Pescara articles on F1 Fanatic archive

F1?s best street circuits part 2/3 (Video) 25th September 2008, 8:00

Yesterday we looked at the first four of the top street circuits listed in F1 Racing in March. All but one of those circuits were used within the last 20 years. The next four are the opposite: all but one were not used within the last 20 years, giving us a more definitive look of […]

Jarno Trulli on his F1 career (Video) 9th September 2008, 7:00

Jarno Trulli looks back on his motor racing career in this video from Toyota. The Italian one-time Grand Prix winner talks about getting started in karts and memorable moment from F1. It also shows the roads around his home town of Pescara, which held the 1957 Italian Grand Prix. And, of course, Trulli’s passion for […]

F1 circuits history part 3: 1954-7 7th January 2008, 7:00

The third part of the guide to Formula 1 circuits includes the longest track ever used for an F1 race – and no it’s not the Nurburgring. Plus the former site of the British Grand Prix that is now home to horse racing, and the fearsome Monza oval.

“Classic Motorsport Routes” (Richard Meaden, 2007) 4th November 2007, 7:00

Something a little different in the reviews corner this week. This book shows you how to seek out and re-trace the great road racing circuits from motor racing history, including the former giant F1 tracks like Pescara and the Nurburgring Nordschleife. An F1 fan could get a few years’ worth of holiday destinations out of […]

More essential & cheap summer reads for F1 fans 8th August 2007, 11:00

After last week’s five must-read F1 summer paperbacks went down so well I thought I’d pick out another five. Once again these are all titles I’ve read and can wholeheartedly recommend – and you can pick them up for pennies from our affiliate partner.

Debate: Bring back which track? 16th July 2007, 10:00

The European Grand Prix is at the Nurburgring this weekend. Sadly not the classic, fearsome Nurburgring Nordschleife – surely top of any F1 fan’s list of tracks they’d like to see return to the F1 calendar. It got me thinking at which old tracks should be put back on the calendar – ignoring the cost […]