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The remarkable tale of F1’s only race-winning woman 26th February 2014, 13:42

Desire Wilson is the only woman to have won a race for F1 cars. But her progress was dogged by politics and the hostility of some of her male rivals.

A Tilke F1 track designer explains why FIA rules mean no more Suzukas 22nd October 2013, 12:46

Recreating great F1 corners like Eau Rouge and popular tracks like Suzuka is practically impossible due to the FIA’s rules on circuit design, according to the man who designed the newest track on the calendar.

Ron Howard on the challenge of accurately capturing the spirit of seventies F1 in Rush 15th September 2013, 14:47

Rush director Ron Howard says the biggest challenge of creating his film about the 1976 F1 season was getting the look of the car right.

Alexander Rossi on F1’s second year at COTA, his F1 ambitions and New Jersey’s 2014 race 5th August 2013, 13:14

Aspiring American Formula One driver Alexander Rossi says the sport’s return to the Circuit of the Americas this year will be a “true test” of whether the sport can succeed in the USA.

James Rossiter explains how Force India’s simulator is helping the team progress 16th February 2013, 10:08

James Rossiter tells F1 Fanatic how Force India’s simulator helped the team in the second half of 2012 – and develop their 2013 car.

Hembery: F1 must plan for life after Ecclestone 14th January 2013, 10:05

Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery says F1 needs to plan who will run the sport after Bernie Ecclestone.

“No appetite” for return of tyre war in F1 – Hembery 11th January 2013, 11:30

Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery says he does not expect to see a return to competition between tyre suppliers in Formula One.

Senna aims for qualifying gain in ‘first real F1 season’ 5th July 2012, 14:18

F1 Fanatic spoke to Bruno Senna ahead of his first appearance in the British Grand Prix.

Barrichello credits Pirelli for increased overtaking 6th July 2011, 9:20

Rubens Barrichello says F1 is “better than ever” and credits Pirelli for increasing overtaking.

Chandhok: Indian track “will be ready, there’s no doubt” 5th July 2011, 11:38

Karun Chandhok believes India’s F1 track will be ready on time.