Incredible amateur video of Fittipaldi’s 1993 Monza crash

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This video shot by a fan gives a new angle on Christian Fittipaldi’s famous somersaulting crash at Monza in the 1993 Italian Grand Prix.

Alguersuari set to keep Toro Rosso seat

Jaime Alguersuari is likely keep his seat at Toro Rosso according to Red Bull’s Helmut Marko. Marko told Italian site 422race.com: “It will be Alguersuari. We must still resolve some contractual details, but our choice will be him.” He denied reports the team was considering replacing Alguersuari with Mirko Bortolotti or taking Bruno Senna from […]

Should drivers be forced to pit? (Poll)

Rumours continue to grow that a late change to the 2010 F1 rules will force drivers to make at least two pit stops per race. The plan has received a largely negative reaction on F1 Fanatic so far, so let’s put it to the vote and find out what most fans think of it: *This […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 18/1/2010

The ‘Crashgate’ fall-out is going up a gear with the news that Flavio Briatore is preparing to sue the FIA for loss of income. The FIA has earlier announced it will protest the Tribune de Grande Instance’s ruling that the lifetime ban they gave Briatore was illegal. That story and more in today’s round-up: Links […]

Driving the F1 simulator which gives teams “the best way to cheat”

F1 drivers will get their first runs in their new cars at Valencia in two weeks’ time. Actually, that’s a lie – they started driving them months ago. The increased use of simulators in F1 means that while the FIA puts ever greater restrictions on testing mileage, teams are relying more heavily on virtual testing […]

Great F1 cars of the last six decades: Renault R25 (Autosport International)

The Renault R25 is featured at this year’s Autosport International show as one of the great racing cars of the last six decades. The R25 was the last of a breed – the final V10-engined machine to win the world championship, and the car which broke Ferrari’s six-year winning streak in the constructors’ world championship. […]

Kubica visits Renault team (Updated)

Another first glimpse of an F1 driver with his new team – Robert Kubica has been to visit the Renault factory in Enstone. Kubica met new team principal Eric Boullier during his visit. The Renault R30 will be launched on January 31st but Kubica’s team mate has not been announced yet. Here’s the first pictures […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 17/1/2010

We’re eight weeks away from the first race of the year at Bahrain. Here’s today’s F1 Fanatic round-up: Links No ??equalising?? of engines for 2010 (James Allen) “After extensive discussions got nowhere, the FIA is believed to have ruled that the engines will stay as they are with no re-tuning.” M I G BANK – […]

Great F1 cars: Williams-Renault FW14B

The Williams-Renault FW14B is featured at this year’s Autosport International show as one of the great racing cars of the last six decades. The FW14B was such a leap forward for the team in 1992 it was able to delay the introduction of its successor and still win races by whole minutes. It was probably […]

Martin Donnelly with his Lotus 102

Martin Donnelly on the crash that almost killed him

F1 history

Whn Martin Donnelly’s Lotus 102 speared off into the Jerez barriers at 140mph it exploded into pieces. Donnelly was thrown across the track with his seat still strapped to his back.

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