Britney, The Professor, Teflonso: What’s in a nickname?
Being an F1 driver is a dream job – but it’s not without a few downsides.
Guest writer Ned Flanders aka Greg picks ten of the great underdog performances in F1. One of the few things the 2010 season has been lacking is a shock underdog triumph. So, for everyone who supports the dark horses of motor racing like I do, here are just a few occasions when the smaller teams … Continue reading Top ten… Underdog triumphs (Video) |
Guest writer Ned Flanders picks his ten favourite Hermann Tilke designed corners. Hermann Tilke ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ Formula?óÔé¼Ôäós 1 circuit guru of the moment ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ is not one of the most popular figures in F1. But with over half of the 2010 calendar partially or entirely drawn up by Tilke?óÔé¼Ôäós pen, it?óÔé¼Ôäós fair to say that modern … Continue reading Top ten… Hermann Tilke corners |
First lap collisions are an occupational hazard for F1 drivers. When it all goes wrong, it goes wrong in a big way – as you can see in this selection of ten of the most spectacular first lap pile-ups.
Greg – better known as Ned Flanders in the comments – makes his debut as an F1 Fanatic guest writer by picking ten of the oddest causes of driver retirements. Retiring from a motor race is often an unremarkable experience for an F1 driver. Although reliability has improved hugely in recent years, the sight of … Continue reading Top ten… Weirdest F1 retirements
Over the years we’ve seen how performing in front of a home crowd can inspire greatness in racing drivers. Can Mark Webber emulate great drivers of the past like Juan Manuel Fangio, Jim Clark and Ayrton Senna by winning his home Grand Prix? If he does expect a reaction from the Australian crowd similar to … Continue reading Top ten… Home Grand Prix wins
As we saw yesterday Christian Fittipaldi really raised the bar when it comes to crossing the finishing line in style. But drivers who want to make it home with a little flair have plenty of options. Here’s ten of the more unusual ways to finish an F1 race featuring memorable moments from Michael Schumacher, Fernando … Continue reading Top ten… Ways to finish an F1 race
Ten of the best Italian drivers to race for the prancing horse.
Here’s the ten closest finishes to a proper F1 race, including Grands Prix as long ago as 1954, and as recent as 2002.