Driver market articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Yamamoto joins Virgin as reserve driver 23rd March 2011, 6:48
Sakon Yamamoto has joined Virgin as the team’s reserve driver for the first three races of 2011.
Robert Kubica joins Renault for 2010 as doubts grow over Qadbak-Sauber entry 7th October 2009, 21:20
Robert Kubica has been confirmed as the replacement for Fernando Alonso at Renault for 2010. The Polish driver is returning to the company that played a crucial role in his arrival in F1. He won the World Series by Renault championship in 2005. Kubica always seemed likely to leave BMW after it emerged that he [...]
Brawn GP takes Honda F1′s place on the 2009 F1 grid – official 6th March 2009, 0:31
Ross Brawn has confirmed that his new team Brawn GP will take over from Honda and contest the 2009 F1 season. As has been rumoured in recent weeks the team will use the same Mercedes engines as McLaren and Force India. Ross Brawn will be team principal of his eponymous outfit and Jenson Button and [...]
Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet Jnr confirmed at Renault for 2009 5th November 2008, 14:45
Fernando Alonso has committed his future to Renault, ending speculation over a possible move to Ferrari. Renault has become the seventh team to announce an unchanged line-up for 2009 with Nelson Piquet Jnr remaining alongisde Alonso.
As the 2008 F1 season ends on a high we now look forward to what should be one of the most fascinating off-seasons for many years. With radical changes to the technical rules, fraught political tension between the rule-makers and the teams, and two holes suddenly appearing in the calendar, these are the questions that [...]
2009 F1 driver and car numbers 4th November 2008, 21:16
Ferrari lose 1 to McLaren
Is this the 2009 F1 drivers entry list? 16th October 2008, 12:00
McLaren, Ferrari, BMW, Williams and Red Bull have their driver line-ups set for 2009. With a few informed guesses we can probably make a decent guess at what the official 2009 F1 driver line-up will look like. Here’s my thoughts, share yours below:
Alonso-Ferrari rumours return 9th October 2008, 14:19
Santander to put Alonso in a Ferrari?
BMW confirm 2009 F1 drivers 6th October 2008, 10:38
Kubica and Heidfeld stay with BMW for 2009
2009 F1 driver rumours: Honda consider Bruno Senna and Nick Heidfeld 2nd October 2008, 1:00
Fernando Alonso’s place on the grid is central to the 2009 F1 driver market: he is thought likely to stay at Renault, or switch to BMW or Honda. New rumours have arisen suggesting Honda may have given up on acquiring Alonso’s services, but are looking at replacing Rubens Barrichello and Jenson Button – or both [...]