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F1 drivers who won at Le Mans

This weekend sees the 77th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours. The great race has been won by 117 different drivers and over half of them – 62 – also competed in the Formula 1 world championship at some point in their career. Many of them were race winners in F1, some were even […]

BBC F1 is great but motor sport coverage in Britain is getting worse

BBC F1 are doing a marvellous job in their first year back as F1’s broadcasters in Britain. That much is clear on the live blogs whenever fans outside Britain get a glimpse of BBC’s work and comment on how good it is. But although it’s great to finally see some improvement in Formula 1 broadcasting, […]

Ferrari hybrid plans show KERS irrelevance

At the end of last year Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo asserted: There is nothing in common between F1’s KERS and road car KERS. Vindicating those words, the same week that the FOTA teams, led by Ferrari, insisted they would not use KERS in 2010, it has been revealed that Ferrari intends to use hybrid […]

Senna versus Prost competition winners

Congratulations to the following readers who won our “Senna versus Prost” competition: Tim Senior Tony Hooper Dani??l P. Melters Stephen Prater Glenn Marshall Tomasz Blumowski The books will be on their way to you shortly. Commisserations to those who entered but didn’t win. If you would like to buy the book you can find it […]

Enter our Edit TV competition and you could watch F1 on your PC for free

Want to be able to watch and record live F1 broadcasts on your computer? Three lucky winners could get their hands on everything they need to do just that. We’ve got three PCTV Nano Stick Ultimates and three copies of Edit TV to be won. Don’t miss your chance to win – enter our exclusive […]

F1 links: FIA and FOTA reach deal – report

According to BBC Sport on Twitter FOTA has agreed to remove its opposition to the 2010 regulations and submit entries for next year pending further negotiations with the FIA over the rules. I’ll post any further updates on this here if they emerge this evening. Here’s more of my bookmarks from today – as ever, […]

Is this F1’s worst crisis?

Hardly a day passes now without some new development in F1’s latest political crisis. Formula 1 has had many similar rows in the past and, so far, it has managed to avoid disaster scenarios of teams withdrawing en masse and rival championships being formed. So how concerned should we be about FOTA’s refusal to accept […]

Barrichello unhappy after more car trouble (Turkish Grand Prix round-up)

Wrapping up the Turkish Grand Prix coverage at F1 Fanatic, here’s a look back at the rest of the weekend’s stories. Including Rubens Barrichello’s concerns about his reliability, what went wrong for Fisichella and the other changes to the cars.

It wasn’t just Button that cost Vettel second (Turkish Grand Prix analysis)

Sebastian Vettel’s three-stop strategy at Istanbul left him vulnerable to team mate Mark Webber. Webber occasionally managed to match Vettel’s pace despite carrying a heavier fuel which, along with Vettel’s delay behind Button, helped Webber nab second off his team mate. Here’s an analysis of the Turkish Grand Prix including how far McLaren are off […]

F1 links: Mosley urges teams to enter

Max Mosley has written to the eight FOTA teams saying: It is of course up to you, but the simplest way to ensure that all entrants run under the same rules would be if everyone entered under the cost-cap rules as published and then all entrants cooperated to agree modifications to those rules which would […]