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If we were in charge: 2008 in polls

If F1 Fanatic readers were in charge Max Mosley would be looking for a new job and Lewis Hamilton would have won the Belgian Grand Prix. Here’s how the voting went in every major poll of 2008 – from adjustable wings to top rookies.

F1 Fanatic’s best arguments of 2008

Last month Alan said he had enjoyed the “quality arguing” on F1 Fanatic this year. So have I, and I thought it would be a good idea to end the year by looking back at some of our best quality arguments…

The state of Formula 1 in 2008

The 2008 Formula 1 season ended on a high on the track – but the shock withdrawal of Honda was a sting in the tail. With 2009 almost upon us it’s time to take stock of F1′s position as one season ends and a new year begins: the quality of the competition, the future of […]

Merry Christmas from F1 Fanatic!

Merry Christmas, everyone! I’m away for a few days celebrating Christmas with my family. Wherever you are and whatever you’re celebrating, I hope you have a fantastic time! F1 Fanatic will be back to normal service in a few days. In the meantime, please share any seasons’ greetings of your own below. And if you’ve […]

Will any of today’s F1 drivers beat Michael Schumacher’s records?

Will anyone ever rake Michael Schumacher’s place at the top of the lists of race winners, pole sitters, and pretty much everything else?

Do Ferrari deserve more money? (Poll)

Bernie Ecclestone hit back at FOTA and Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo this week by reminding him that Ferrari gets more money from F1 than the other teams do. Is this fair?

Bernie Ecclestone mocks Max Mosley with a ‘Spankgate’ Christmas card

Bernie Ecclestone’s annual comedy Christmas cards poke fun at the ‘Spankgate’ affair Max Mosley was embroiled in earlier this year. The cards (click above to enlarge) show Mosley lashing F1 bosses with a whip while Ecclestone hands out sticking plasters.

Mercedes SLR McLaren Stirling Moss edition announced (pictures)


Mercedes has revealed the final version of its SLR McLaren sports car, which will be named after Sir Stirling Moss, who drove for the team in the 1950s. Just 75 examples of the Mercedes SLR McLaren Stirling Moss will be built. This most powerful version of the SLR, a joint production with McLaren, has 650bhp […]

2008 F1 driver biographies updated

I’ve updated each of the F1 Fanatic driver biographies with details of their performances in 2008. Links to the new biographies below:

F1 links: Provisional BBC F1 schedule

Formula One goes on economy drive "But what drove me to distraction was all this one-stop strategy, two-stop strategy business and the times when positions only changed when someone stopped at the garage. This virtual overtaking didn't make for satisfactory sport." Early deetails of 2009 BBC F1 coverage "I have also managed to get a […]