F1 Fanatic round-up: 7/8/2010


What are you doing with your first of three consecutive F1-free weekends? Let us know below. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Video: Engineers Turn Giant Robot Arm Into An Awesome F1 Simulator (PopSci) “Players sit in a cabin on a robot arm about 7 feet off the ground and drive a Ferrari F2007 car around a … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 7/8/2010

How close is the 2010 F1 championship? Top five covered by just eight points*


Right now we are enjoying one of the closest championship fights between multiple drivers Formula 1 has ever seen. The change in the points system this year makes it easy to overlook just how closely-fought the title race is at the moment. Apply last year’s points system to this year’s championship and we’d have the … Continue reading How close is the 2010 F1 championship? Top five covered by just eight points*

F1 Fanatic round-up: 6/8/2010


If you’ve not had a look at the comment thread from yesterday’s post on Mark Webber’s crash, check it out, it’s a great read. Here’s today’s round-up: Links “I was preparing myself for a big shunt” (ESPN) “As [Schumacher and Barrichello] came into view I started firing off the shots and was preparing myself for … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 6/8/2010

Top ten… First lap crashes |

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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.

F1 Fanatic round-up: 5/8/2010


We’ve got a guest post coming up today from an F1 Fanatic reader who was at both the back-to-back races in Germany and Hungary. For now, here’s today’s round-up: Links Good weekend, bad weekend (ITV-F1) My latest article for ITV-F1: “Red Bull continues to impress not just with the outrageous speed of its RB6 but … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 5/8/2010

F1 Fanatic round-up: 4/8/2010


Here’s today’s round-up: Links F1 2010 developer diary four Thanks to Kristian Eriksen for the tip! Bernie Ecclestone’s Porsche Panamera for sale (Auto Trader) Surprised he’s not flogging it himself, given that he once was a used car salesman. I suspect no-one who didn’t know that before was surprised to learn it. Comment of the … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 4/8/2010