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F1 Fanatic archive revamped 4th January 2009, 23:01

The archive is never the sexiest part of a web page. But hopefully anyone looking to find a particular F1 Fanatic article will find it a bit easier as I’ve revamped them. It’s now broken down by category with lists of each of the five newest articles in each category. Below that is a simple […]

Merry Christmas from F1 Fanatic! 25th December 2008, 1:31

Merry Christmas, everyone! I’m away for a few days celebrating Christmas with my family. Wherever you are and whatever you’re celebrating, I hope you have a fantastic time! F1 Fanatic will be back to normal service in a few days. In the meantime, please share any seasons’ greetings of your own below. And if you’ve […]

Track design competition winners named 12th December 2008, 7:00

If the world’s racing circuits disappeared overnight and we needed a fresh set of blueprints to work from, at least we already have a collection of great ideas thanks to the stack of track concepts sent in for the latest F1 Fanatic competition. The winners, who each receive ??100 courtesy of the Mind Your Own […]

The long and short of it 28th September 2008, 9:57

I’ve made a small but significant change to the layout of F1 Fanatic. All posts are now classed either as “articles in brief” or “articles in full”, which determines where they appear on the home page: Articles in full are longer stories which appear in the main column on the left, usually with an image. […]

Improved commenting at F1 Fanatic 21st September 2008, 14:06

A few additions to the site should make it easier to make comments and edit them when you make a mistake.

Get a picture next to your name 16th August 2008, 7:00

You may have noticed a tweak to the comments at F1 Fanatic. Some users now have small pictures, usually called avatars, next to their names. These are Gravatars (??globally recognised avatars?) and you can get one yourself which will appear on this site and any other site that uses the same system. They also work […]

The best souvenir you’ve got from a race 30th June 2008, 12:30

What’s the best souvenir you’ve picked up at a race – F1 or anything else? Some of us started discussing this on the F1 Fanatic Forum last week. Best finds so far include handfuls of carbon fibre from Giancarlo Fisichella’s crash at Magny-Cours in 2002, a jam jar full of tyre marbles from Melbourne ’01, […]

F1 Fanatic Forum now open! 16th June 2008, 7:00

Recently I’ve noticed some of you haven’t been able to find the right post to talk about the latest piece of F1 news. So I decided to create a forum on the site where we can discuss everything to do with F1 there isn’t room or time to cover on the blog. You can give […]

New stuff: Top 100 and past polls 29th May 2008, 12:00

It’s been an extraordinarily start to the season on F1 Fanatic. Just a few months ago I marked the 10,000th comment on the site – yesterday we passed the 15,000 mark*. There’s already a list of the top 10 posts with the most comments on the front of the site (look up to the top […]

Share your ideas for F1 Fanatic 19th May 2008, 12:30

I’m trying out a new feature on F1 Fanatic that allow readers to share and vote on different ideas for articles. On the side bar to the right of this text you should see a box with the title “Suggest an article for F1 Fanatic.” Here you can post your ideas for articles, polls or […]