David Coulthard articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Hakkinen and Coulthard drive classic McLarens 5th September 2013, 16:10

Former McLaren team mates Mika Hakkinen and David Coulthard reunited to drive some of their former team’s classic F1 cars.

Brundle and Coulthard expect unpredictable 2011 22nd February 2011, 17:09

Brundle expects “a little bit of unpredictability” in 2011. “I think it’s going to be very exciting.”

Brundle and Coulthard take over from Legard at BBC 11th January 2011, 10:03

Brundle will take over Legard’s commentary role and Coulthard will join him.

Coulthard 13th on DTM debut 25th April 2010, 14:09

David Coulthard finished 13th in his first race for Mercedes in the DTM. He started 17th on the grid behind fellow ex-F1 driver Ralf Schumacher, who’s in his third year in the German touring car series. Schumacher finished tenth in the season-opener at the Hockenheimring behind another former F1 driver, Markus Winkelhock, also in an […]

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 […]

The Red Bull driver merry-go-round 16th July 2009, 7:00

Toro Rosso has confirmed Sebastien Bourdais will not race for the team at the Hungarian Grand Prix next weekend. Jaime Alguersuari is expected to take over his place. This sparked a debate here about whether the Spanish 19-year-old is ready for F1 yet. But Red Bull’s policy of getting racers from their young driver scheme […]

Why do McLaren blow hot and cold? 16th June 2009, 17:00

After a pole position and a win in his first two British Grands Prix, Lewis Hamilton goes into this year’s race knowing he’ll be lucky to score points. At the sharp end of F1, teams come and teams go. But of late no team has oscillated between being championship-challengers and also-rans with the same unpredictability […]

Minibus takes on Coulthard’s F1 car in Peru, loses (Pictures and video) 15th June 2009, 20:40

David Coulthard won’t be competing in his home Grand Prix this race for the first time in 16 years. But he still gets to take F1 cars for a spin every now and then. Yesterday he demonstrated a Red Bull show car in Lima, the capital city of Peru. Here’s some pictures and video from […]

Domination: the 1998 Australian GP 2nd April 2009, 7:00

A new season, a new generation of Formula 1 cars, and a routing of the opposition. This year?s Australian Grand Prix had much in common with the 1998 race. F1 Fanatic guest writer Andrew Tsvyk tells the story. During the presentation of McLaren?s newest Formula 1 challenger on January 16th, Ron Dennis announced his retirement […]

Hartley loses third driver role to Coulthard 25th March 2009, 8:48

Red Bull will not be able to use Brendon Hartley as a reserve driver this year after the young New Zealander failed to acquire a super licence in time. David Coulthard, who retired from F1 last year, will instead take the role of Red Bull’s third driver and will return to the cockpit if Mark […]