Champ Car World Series articles on F1 Fanatic archive
How do the 2009 F1 cars compare to other single-seater racing cars? 3rd February 2009, 7:00
The 2009-style F1 cars have got a lukewarm reaction from fans – less than half of F1 Fanatic readers thought they looked good when we did a poll on it last week. To get to the heart of what’s gone wrong with F1 car aesthetics I thought we should compare them to top single-seaters from [...]
2009 Indy Car calendar revealed: Long Beach and Toronto in, Nashville out (Indy Car) 31st July 2008, 18:43
The 2009 Indy Car calendar has been announced and there are three big changes. The Nashville oval is out and two of the top ex-CART/Champ Car venues join the schedule. Both are street tracks: the first is Long Beach, the iconic CART venue once used for Formula 1, which will hold the second round of [...]
Ex-Champ Car drivers shine at Edmonton (Indy Car) 26th July 2008, 10:21
The former Champ Car drivers in the Indy Racing League have enjoyed their best qualifying session of the year at Edmonton. It’s the only time the IRL regulars and the ‘transition teams’ will compete together at an ex-Champ Car venue this year. Penske duo Ryan Brisco and Helio Castroneves locked out the front row but [...]
FIA’s plans for Formula 2 shows Max Mosley wants war with Bernie Ecclestone 25th June 2008, 20:25
A surprise announcement from today’s FIA World Motor Sports Council today revealed the FIA wishes to set up a new feeder series to Formula 1. It will be called Formula 2, reviving the name used for a similar series until 1984, before it was replaced by Formula 3000 and, later, GP2. But why is the [...]
USA Day: Five US scene drivers for F1 15th June 2008, 11:00
There’s no United States Grand Prix this year so it’s USA Day at F1 Fanatic with a series of America-themed articles. Which drivers in the American racing scene whould head over to Formula 1? Here are five of the drivers I’d like to see make the switch from NASCAR and Indy Car.
Engine rules and the F1 monopoly 13th June 2008, 12:30
Over at F1 Insight Clive is concerned about possible future F1 engine regulations: The FIA seem to want every engine involved to produce the same amount of power. Where is the logic in that unless what they really want is a spec formula? There are rumours the FIA wants to extend its control over F1 [...]
CART drivers who raced in F1: From Andretti to Zanardi part 8 10th June 2008, 7:00
Part eight of our look at drivers who raced in both F1 and IndyCar.
CART drivers who raced in F1: From Andretti to Zanardi part 7 7th June 2008, 11:39
Nelson Piquet and Bobby Rahal are two of the most successful drivers in F1 and Champ Car respectively. Read more about them here plus the driver who started just one race in each category.
CART drivers who raced in F1: From Andretti to Zanardi part 6 6th June 2008, 7:00
One of the most exciting talents to join F1 from Champ Car, Juan Pablo Montoya, is among the names in today’s installment of the CART drivers who raced in F1 series.
CART drivers who raced in F1: From Andretti to Zanardi part 3 2nd June 2008, 7:00
The third part of our series on F1 drivers who raced in Champ Car includes two-times Formula 1 champion Emerson Fittipaldi, whose American career included a CART title as well as two Indianapolis 500 victories.