Interview articles on F1 Fanatic archive
Cosworth considering KERS supply in 2013 31st December 2010, 8:59
Cosworth may offer KERS and transmission packages to F1 teams in 2013.
Williams-Cosworth ‘aim for top four in 2011′ 30th December 2010, 0:49
“Cosworth would win races in a car that’s capable of winning”.
“Drivers of today are best since my day” 29th October 2010, 16:18
In part two of F1 Fanatic’s interview with Sir Jackie Stewart he tells us why he’s backing Mark Webber to win the world championship.
“I was fortunate to race in my era” 28th October 2010, 16:22
Sir Jackie Stewart’s racing career is the subject of a new book, “Collage”, which brings together newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs and all kinds of other documents from his life.
“F1 2010″: The Formula 1 game made by F1 fanatics (Interview, Part 2) 17th September 2010, 9:12
Here’s the second part of my interview with the men behind the new official Formula 1 game. They explained how F1 Fanatic played a role in the creation of “F1 2010″, why Anthony Davidson told them “rFactor” isn’t realistic enough, and what they’ve got planned for “F1 2011″.
“F1 2010″: The Formula 1 game made by F1 fanatics (Interview, Part 1) 16th September 2010, 12:39
The eagerly-anticipated official F1 game by Codemasters goes on sale next week. I played the finished version of the game for the first time yesterday and talked to two of the game’s designers – and self-confessed F1 fans – about what’s gone into the first new F1 game for major formats in four years.
“Formula 1 is a closed book in my mind” – Anthony Davidson 25th August 2010, 18:37
Former F1 driver Anthony Davidson says the sport is a “closed book” for him now and he’s focussed on winning the Le Mans 24 Hours. I spoke to the ex-Super Aguri driver today who said he was keen to see the proposed world sports car championship go ahead – and feels it’s just as good [...]
Silverstone’s architects on making F1 circuits challenging but safe (Part 2) 20th August 2010, 8:00
Safety restrictions have made life difficult for track designers who want to create exciting and challenging racing circuits. To make tracks worthy of the best racing series in the world designers have to strike compromises between spectacle and safety – and satisfy the conflicting demands of bike and car racing. Drew MacDonald of Populous explained [...]
“We need to make Abbey quicker” – how Populous redesigned Silverstone (Part 1) 14th August 2010, 13:51
After years of rumoured development plans which never happened, Silverstone embarked on an upgrade scheme this year masterminded by architects Populous. I spent a morning at their offices in London where their motorsport specialist Drew MacDonald explained how they went about re-drawing one of F1′s most historic venues.
Glock says turn eight is “nothing special” and blue flags need to stay (Interview) 27th May 2010, 17:23
F1 Fanatic spoke exclusively to Virgin driver Timo Glock ahead of the Turkish Grand Prix. Here’s what he had to say about his team’s closely-fought battle with Lotus, racing with Fernando Alonso in Monaco, and those pesky blue flags.