Grand Prix Media Reviews articles on F1 Fanatic archive

What the papers said: Hamilton’s first win 11th June 2007, 19:15

Say what you like about Lewis Hamilton – it’s a joy to see the morning’s newspapers bursting with Formula 1 coverage. And some of it isn’t scream-till-you’re-hoarse hyperbole – there are some great pieces, especially in The Times and The Guardian. What a contrast it makes with the trash that was written after Monaco. Here […]

Japanese Grand Prix 2006 Media Review 9th October 2006, 20:26

The contrast between the headlines in last Monday’s papers and this week’s couldn’t be more stark. Fernando Alonso has gone from being all-but written off to virtually being declared champion by some papers. Michael Schumacher won admirers among even his sternest critics for his measured response to a heartbreaking late retirement. But quite a few […]

Chinese Grand Prix 2006 media review 3rd October 2006, 10:56

The championship battle just gets closer – in fact it couldn’t be any tighter. Have a look at the highlights from the national newspapers… Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport

Italian Grand Prix 2006 Media Review 11th September 2006, 21:32

A once-in-a-decade weekend for Formula One as the most successful driver in the sport today – and of all time – retires. Take a look at how the British press reacted to the retirement of Michael Schumacher. Formula One should get this much coverage every Grand Prix weekend… Tags: f1 / formula one / grand […]

Hungarian Grand Prix 2006 Media Review 7th August 2006, 20:43

Formula One explodes across the nation’s newspapers and all the stories are about one man – Jenson Button. The Times, Guardian, Daily Telegraph and Metro even put him on the cover! More on the biggest F1 story for the nationals this year in our media review. Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / […]

German Grand Prix 2006 Media Review 31st July 2006, 19:18

The British newspapers marked the continuation of Michael Schumacher’s title assault – and the resurgence of Jenson Button. Find out more in our media review. Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport

United States Grand Prix 2006 Media Review 3rd July 2006, 21:15

Formula One coverage is still being squashed by World Cup and Wimbledon repors. We size up the write ups in our media review. Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport

Canadian Grand Prix 2006 Media Review 26th June 2006, 21:47

Buried under reams and reams off stuff about the World Cup, and now further obscured from sight by speculation on what the Wimbledon tennis tournament would be like if it ever stopped raining, the post-race Formula One coverage is getting squeezed in all the newspapers. So what did we think of the little there was? […]

ITV1 not showing Canada live 19th June 2006, 18:27

ITV will not be showing the Canadian Grand Prix qualifying session or race live on their only analogue TV channel, ITV1. Qualifying will be live on digital channel ITV4 at 6pm on Saturday. It will be repeated on ITV1 at 00.45am. The race will be live on digital channel ITV2 at 5pm on Sunday. Only […]

The new breed 13th June 2006, 13:24

Two papers this morning followed up the British Grand Prix coverage with interviews with the two drivers most likely to make their debuts in F1 next year. The Guardian picked Heikki Kovalainen, Renault’s test driver whom Nico Rosberg narrowly beat to the GP2 title last year. Kovalainen’s conventional racing credentials are strong (2004 World Series […]