Alonso gets stuck in gravel trap in first Ferrari appearance (Pictures & video)

The first public appearance at Ferrari for Fernando Alonso didn’t go entirely according to plan. The Spanish champion got stuck in a gravel trap while he and future team mate Felipe Massa were being driven around the Valencia circuit in a Ferrari California by Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo. They’d been trying to get as […]

Indian F1 track design revealed

India is set to host its first F1 Grand Prix in 2011 ?ǣ and here?s the first glimpse of the track where the race will take place. The circuit in the Jaypee Greens Sports City bears the usual hallmarks of a Hermann Tilke-designed track. But from this first impression it seems to have some of […]

F1 2009: The year in stats (Part 1)

Next week’s installment of the F1 Fanatic post-season review will include the driver rankings, which I’m writing at the moment (and keeping a close eye on your suggestions in the forum). To help me work out who’s done the best job this year I’ve compiled some statistics on the drivers’ performances in 2009. Who was […]

Why the UK government must protect live F1 broadcasts on free-to-air television

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The government’s refusal to put Formula 1 on the list of protected sporting events may jeopardise the continued popularity of a sport which Britain excels at, and an industry which employs thousands and generates millions of pounds.

BMW: Ten years in F1 in 100 pictures

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Pictures of BMW’s F1 campaigns with Williams and as their own team from 2000 to 2009.

F1 2009: Which races did you go to?

Yesterday we looked back on another F1 season packed with live blogging fun. But the one thing better than seeing F1 on TV is being there are the track. Tell us about the races you went to this year.

F1 links: Briatore demands ??900K from FIA

Flavio Briatore to demand €1m payout from FIA (The Guardian) "Documents seen by the Guardian reveal that Briatore is asking for a total annulment of the FIA's instruction to its members – race organisers, teams or drivers – not to have any dealings with him. He is also demanding a minimum of €1m (£900,000) in […]

F1 2009: Race-by-race

We’ve followed every minute of every session on the F1 Fanatic live blogs this season. Here’s a look back at the story of the 2009 F1 season as told by you – with your comments from the most exciting moments in each race of the season:

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix technical analysis – and a look ahead to 2010

F1 Fanatic guest writer John Beamer examines the technical updates from Abu Dhabi and gives his early thoughts on the major changes for 2010. As evident from my recent musings on the technical side of F1 every team has focused its development resources on 2010. Suffice to say there is little to report from Yas […]

F1 links: Barrichello wins $500K lawsuit

F1 Racing Driver Barrichello Wins $500,000 Libel Suit Against Google (TechCrunch) "Google has been ordered by a Brazilian court to pay Formula One racing driver Rubens Barrichello $500,000 in damages for the presence of fake online profiles of the driver on its social network Orkut, which is hugely popular in the man’s home country." Ross […]

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