Silverstone’s architects on making F1 circuits challenging but safe (Part 2)


Safety restrictions have made life difficult for track designers who want to create exciting and challenging racing circuits. To make tracks worthy of the best racing series in the world designers have to strike compromises between spectacle and safety – and satisfy the conflicting demands of bike and car racing. Drew MacDonald of Populous explained … Continue reading Silverstone’s architects on making F1 circuits challenging but safe (Part 2)

F1 Fanatic round-up: 20/8/2010


The second instalment of Keith?s interview with Silvertone designers Populous will be up later today ?ǣ I hope you all enjoy it. Until then, here?s today?s round up: Links De la Rosa driving “better than ever” (Autosport) ??Pedro de la Rosa thinks he is now driving better than he has ever done in his career … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 20/8/2010

From the stands: Tommy B and Katy watch the German GP at Hockenheim


Long-standing F1 Fanatic fans Tommy B and Katy were in Hockenheim to watch the German Grand Prix. Read their account from the Hockenheimring as they squeezed in plenty of driver spotting and ?ǣ thanks to a bit of clever Tweeting ?ǣ were invited into the paddock. Here?s their view from the stands.

F1 Fanatic round-up: 19/8/2010


Here’s today’s round-up: Links The Secret Life of Robert Kubica ( ??He?s Polish; he?s driven for BMW Sauber and Renault; in five seasons on the Formula One grid he?s scored one win, 11 podiums, one pole position and 226 points; and many tip him to be a future world champion. These are just some of … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 19/8/2010