F1 Fanatic round-up: 4/1/10

It’s the first working day after the new year so hopefully we’ll start to see some news trickling through. The verdicts on Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds’ case against the FIA is expected tomorrow, so we may see some news on that leaking out. Here’s today’s round-up: Comment of the day John Beamer was not […]

The FIA wants to “improve the show”. Here’s how to get it right (and wrong)

Last year the FIA announced: A mandate has been given to the F1 Sporting Working Group to develop detailed proposals to improve the show. The Working Group will meet in January and make recommendations for the World Motor Sport Council to consider in advance of the 2010 F1 season. We’ve seen a lot of positive […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 3/1/10

Yesterday ended with the sad news that a spectator had been killed during the first stage of the Paris-Dakar Rally. Hopefully the rest of the often dangerous event will be completed without any similar accidents. Here’s what’s going on at F1 Fanatic today: Links Ron Dennis: I’ve paid the price for dedicating 30 years to […]

Windsor: America “more industrious”

USF1 sporting director Peter Windsor has voiced his objection to F1’s factory shut-down which will take place for the second time this year. Writing on the USF1 website he said: There was an F1 team meeting vote in the early fall about whether the 2009 F1 August shut-down had been a “success”. I was impressed […]

Jean Todt’s approval rating (Poll)

Another tumultuous year of F1 politics in 2009 culminated in Max Mosley’s decision not to stand for re-election, paving the way for Jean Todt to be elected his successor. Today we start a new series of articles on F1 Fanatic to monitor what Todt is doing for the sport and whether F1 fans think he […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 2/1/10

A later-than-usual round-up as I’ve spent a lot of the day on the road – I’ll try to be more punctual tomorrow. Links Interview with Tony Fernandes (Autosport) “I think teams compete, but there are many ways that they compete stupidly – trying to kill each other doesn?t benefit anyone. In many ways it also […]

Name that race: 2009 edition

The fiendishly tough F1 season quiz is back. Can you name that race? Tackle the test below…

F1 Fanatic round-up: 1/1/10

Happy new year and welcome to the first of our new-look daily round-ups. Also, did anyone else see the BBC F1 crew on Jools Holland’s “Hootenanny” last night? David Coulthard did not look impressed with being trodden on by Al Murray. Anyway, on with the round-up: Links His Brawn contract officially expired, Jenson Button has […]

Kobayashi-on-Button voted best overtaking move of 2009

The pass that made a star of Kamui Kobayashi has been voted the best overtaking move of 2009 by F1 Fanatic readers. The vote to find the best pass of 2009 was closely fought and attracted over 2,000 votes – along with some heated debate.

F1 links: Last ever edition

Welcome to the final instalment of F1 links. I’m retiring this series to make way for a new daily site round-up which will include some links plus content from the forum and top comments. There’ll be more stuff too but I’m not going to give it all away just yet. However if you’ve not replied […]

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