F1 cars, post-1980 (Goodwood Festival of Speed pictures)


I’m at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend – here’s my first batch of photographs of F1 cars. This set includes the 1988 McLaren-Honda MP4/4 (ex-Ayrton Senna), an ex-Michele Alboreto Ferrari and the gorgeous Benetton-Ford B188. Plus, several cars from the 2008 F1 season. Pictures in this gallery: 275

1969 Canadian Grand Prix flashback

There’s no Canadian Grand Prix on the calendar this year – but FOTA and many F1 fans hope the sport will return soon. F1 Fanatic guest writer Andrew Tsvyk looks back on one of the earliest world championship round in Canada.

At Goodwood this weekend…

I’m at Goodwood for the Festival of Speed this weekend – if you’re going as well and would like to say hello then please get in touch. I’ll be checking my email and Twitter accounts during the weekend so if you want to arrange a time to meet up let me know and I’ll get […]

ISI to make Superleague Formula game

Superleague Formula recently kicked off/gave the green light to its second season of football-cum-motorsport action. I still find the whole concept rather cynical and unappealing but you can’t deny they promote themselves rather better than F1 does. I’ve already written about how much better their website is than F1.com, and now they’ve got a promising […]

Overtaking: Back to the drawing board

F1 has been grappling with the problem of how to get the cars to race more closely for several years. For 2009, the FIA’s Overtaking Working Group proposed a radical solution involving lower, wider front wings and higher, narrower rear wings. It made the cars wretchedly unattractive but, they reckoned, it should allow them to […]

Force India getting closer to first points

One of the quieter success stories of the first half of the season has been the gradual improvement of Force India. An effective programme of development has brought real progress, and the team has finally begun to get cars beyond the first segment in qualifying. They?ve come tantalisingly close to scoring their first points ?ǣ […]

F1 links: Alguersuari takes Hartley’s place

F1 reserve drivers don’t get much to do these days, but nonetheless Red Bull are keen to give their up-and-comers more chance to get get a close first-hand experience of Grand Prix racing. So they’ve replaced their third driver Bredon Hartley with his 2008 British Formula Three team mate Jaime Alguersuari for the rest of […]

LG planning F1 HD TV advert?

An interview with LG’s vice president of corporate sponsorships Andrew Barrett has been circulated by the Motor Sport Business Forum. In it, Barrett discusses a forthcoming advert for LG’s 200hz LCD TV range, which he boasts will be the first to use actual footage from an F1 race: We’ve produced a TV commercial talking about […]

McLaren get ready for Goodwood (Video)

McLaren have released two videos showing their preparations for the Goodwood Festival of Speed. First up, Chris Goodwin talks about the McLaren-Honda MP4/4 which he, Bruno Senna and finally Lewis Hamilton will take turns in driving this weekend: And here another video showing their preparations for this weekend’s Festival: See the McLaren Youtube page for […]

100+ pictures of F1 drivers and cars at the Goodwood Festival of Speed


Just two days to go until one of my favourite dates on the motor racing calendar: the Goodwood Festival of Speed. I’m fidgety with anticipation as usual, so for the benefit of those of you who won’t be going, here’s a collection of some of the F1 cars and drivers which have appeared in recent […]