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Ten reasons why you don’t want to be an F1 driver 31st March 2011, 10:31

Being an F1 driver is a dream job – but it’s not without a few downsides.

Top ten… Underdog triumphs (Video) 14th October 2010, 10:12

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 […]

Top ten… Hermann Tilke corners 22nd August 2010, 12:00

Guest writer Ned Flanders picks his ten favourite Hermann Tilke designed corners. Hermann Tilke ?ǣ Formula?s 1 circuit guru of the moment ?ǣ 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?s pen, it?s fair to say that modern […]

Top ten… First lap crashes 5th August 2010, 11:40

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.

Top ten… Team radio moments (Video) 17th July 2010, 9:00

Guest writer Tim Ferrone picks his ten favourite pit-to-car radio moments. F1 coverage may be severely lagging behind in at least one significant way – the lack of a high-definition broadcast – but we’ve also enjoyed some changes for the better. Gone are the static cameras and poor on screen graphics that plagued the presentation […]

Top ten… Weirdest F1 retirements 7th April 2010, 9:11

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 […]

Top ten… Home Grand Prix wins 23rd March 2010, 16:10

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 […]

Top ten… Ways to finish an F1 race 19th January 2010, 6:00

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 […]

Top ten… Italian Ferrari drivers 4th September 2009, 10:00

Ten of the best Italian drivers to race for the prancing horse.

Top ten closest F1 race finishes 17th August 2008, 7:00

Here’s the ten closest finishes to a proper F1 race, including Grands Prix as long ago as 1954, and as recent as 2002.