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Technical review: the fly-away races 26th April 2010, 10:33

The next round at Barcelona will be a feast for technology fans as teams bring their biggest updates yet to their 2010 cars. John Beamer looks at the developments so far this year and what to expect in Spain. Despite spending the first four races far from home the rate of development has been impressive […]

Bahrain Grand Prix technical review 21st March 2010, 10:17

F1 Fanatic guest writer John Beamer casts his eye over the technical changes on the cars at Bahrain. Last year the leading cars were often within a few hundredths of a second of each other. But in the first race of this year Fernando Alonso’s fastest lap was a second quicker than anyone else’s and […]

2010 F1 cars technical analysis (Part 2) 28th February 2010, 14:25

F1 Fanatic’s technical expert John Beamer continues his look at the 2010 F1 car designs. The 2010 F1 testing schedule seems shorter than ever. With just 15 days of running across four tests it doesn’t take much to upset a team’s tightly packed schedule. Throw in heavy rain and the testing scheme goes out of […]

2010 F1 cars technical analysis (Part 1) 7th February 2010, 21:34

F1 Fanatic guest writer John Beamer examines the seven 2010 F1 cars revealed so far. It’s been an exciting couple of weeks for F1 fans as teams have begun to unveil their 2010 challengers. From a technical point of view, 2010 should be a belter. Teams are still learning what works and what doesn’t after […]

Don’t just watch – get involved in 2010 6th February 2010, 11:50

Want to do more than just watch races in 2010? F1 Fanatic guest writer Ben Evans shows you how to get involved in motor racing. When you think of getting involved in motorsport, you naturally think of driving. But for those of us who can’t match the elite few at the top of motor racing […]

Watch more than just F1 races in 2010 30th January 2010, 11:38

F1 Fanatic guest writer Ben Evans reminds us to take in more than just the 19 race on the F1 calendar in 2010. Over the past few weeks there has been plenty of discussion on F1 Fanatic about going to see F1 races, ticket prices and so on. Nothing compares to watching the Grand Prix […]

Ten ways to get a drive in F1 (part 3/3) 6th October 2008, 11:00

Andy and LJH present the final for of their ten ways to get a drive in Formula 1. We?ve covered six different ways to get into F1 and today we present the final four: if you?ve not got a famous dad and chatting up the engine builders has got you nowhere, this is what you […]

Ten ways to get a drive in F1 (part 2/3) 5th October 2008, 14:14

Andy & LJH continue their look at how today’s drivers got their break in F1. Yesterday we looked at how to get in F1 by paying for a drive, getting in with an engine builder, and battling your way through the junior categories. Here are three more ways of making your way to Formula 1.