Fair Park, Dallas archive

The one-off Grand Prix tracks 9th July 2009, 19:56

Fuji Speedway is to disappear from the F1 calendar once again. Despite a multi-million pounds upgrade ahead of its reintroduction in 2007, its return last a mere two races. But there are venues whose acquaintance with F1 was even more fleeting. Ten tracks held just a single race each and do not look likely to […]

USA Day: United States GP pictures 15th June 2008, 19:00

The United States Grand Prix has visited a range of venues from the great (Watkins Glen, Long Beach) to the less good (Las Vegas, Pheonix).

What happens when tracks crack 7th June 2008, 23:52

The disintegrating track surface at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is threatening the running of tomorrow’s Canadian Grand Prix.

F1 circuits history part 9: 1979-84 13th January 2008, 7:00

The major changes were happening to the F1 calendars in the early 1980s. Several attempts were made to find new homes for the United States Grand Prix after Watkins Glen and Long Beach were dropped. In addition to the several American circuits below F1 also looked at holding a race in New York, which came […]

Massa criticises Silverstone 24th June 2007, 10:00

Felipe Massa criticised the Silverstone circuit after F1 testing there last week. Here’s what he had to say: It is very bumpy everywhere. I think it is a much worse situation than the last year, so they really need to resurface it straightaway otherwise we will have trouble.

Debate: Where should the US Grand Prix be held? 14th June 2007, 10:00

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s contract to hold the United States Grand Prix runs out this year – should it get an extension on the contract? Or should the race be held somewhere else. The circuit has been criticised for being too unchallenging for the drivers and not worthy of the evocative name ‘Indianapolis’. But American […]

F1 in the blogs 18 17th February 2007, 9:00

See some stunning pictures of the 1939 Auto Union that (nearly) went up for sale at Christie’s in our post of the week. Plus a flashback to the 1984 Dallas Grand Prix, trouble for DaimlerChrysler and some strange predictions for 2007.

Video: Top 50 F1 Passes – Part II 16th January 2007, 9:00

The second part of our feature on thirty years of outstanding overtaking. Today’s memorable moments include inspired ‘double passes’ by Jean Alesi and Alain Prost, a pair of cracking moves from the infamous 1984 Monaco Grand Prix, and an unlikely move by Damon Hill.

Video: Top 50 F1 Passes – Part I 15th January 2007, 9:00

So, the arrival of aerodynamics killed racing did it? Not a bit of it. F1Fanatic counts down the 50 greatest overtaking moves of the last 30 years, featuring such past pass masters as Gilles Villeneuve, Nigel Mansell, Juan Pablo Montoya and many more. The first ten videos are below – check back over the next […]