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F1 blogs & more: Behind the scenes at Monte-Carlo with Mark Webber

Here’s some of my latest picks from the world of F1 blogs and websites, including Mark Webber’s own photographs of his weekend in Monaco. You can also now follow what I’m reading on social bookmarking site StumbleUpon and share other articles you think I might like using it. You can still email me as usual […]

Video: 2008 Monaco GP review


Watch the Monaco Grand Prix review video with a recap of the race action and the championship standings.

The three Kimi Raikkonens

On his day, Kimi Raikkonen is untouchable. Blisteringly quick over a single lap, relentlessly consistent over a stint, irrepressibly smart when it comes to the cut and thrust of wheel-to-wheel racing. And then he turns up at the 2008 Monaco Grand Prix and puts in the kind of performance that makes you wonder whether Nelson […]

Shakespeare, Warhol and Max Mosley

F1 Fanatic reader Stephen Snook has contributed this highly thought-provoking essay on morality and the Max Mosley debate. Without Dante there would be no Italian; without Luther there would be no German; without Shakespeare, there would be no English. If this is an over simplification, then it is certainly true to say that modern Italian, […]

How do the new Alonso-Ferrari rumours affect the 2009 F1 driver market?

Fernando Alonso?s prospects of joining Ferrari in the near future appeared to have been killed off earlier this year when Luca di Montezemolo said in public that he did not want Alonso to partner Kimi Raikkonen in the future. But the rumours re-surfaced over the Monaco Grand Prix weekend with sources claiming Alonso had signed […]

The foolishness of crowds

Mark Webber is frustrated that Formula 1′s flawed safety car rules still haven’t been fixed – and he blames the team bosses for it: As far as I know, a solution is being worked on. But there needs to be unanimity and I have heard that some teams want to keep the current rules. I […]

Sebastien Bourdais: the driver debates

For many years, Sebastien Bourdais was the driver everyone thought deserved a crack at Formula 1. He won the Formula 3000 championship (since replaced by GP2) and claimed the final four Champ Car titles before the series collapsed. With only six Formula 1 starts to his name it’s hard to draw solid conclusions about his […]

Max Mosley accused of helping Michael Schumacher win 1994 championship

Max Mosley has been accused of helping Michael Schumacher win the 1994 world championship by advising his Benetton team on how to handle a dispute with the FIA. Benetton were investigated by the FIA following the fuel rig fire that engulfed Schumacher’s team mate Jos Verstappen’s car in the German Grand Prix. The FIA accused […]

Monaco Grand Prix 2008 facts & stats

Here’s a round up of the statistical highlights from yesterday’s dramatic Monaco Grand Prix. Spotted a curious stat I’ve missed? Then post it in the comments below…

Scott Dixon wins Indianapolis 500 from Vitor Meira and Marco Andretti

Scott Dixon started on pole position, and he won the race, but there was plenty of action in between. His Target Ganassi team mate Dan Wheldon made the early running but dropped back with handling problems and ended the race in a lowly twelfth. Alex Lloyd, making his first start, spun coming off the final […]