Donington Park boss Simon Gillett has stated he has a deal to run the British Grand Prix for the next 17 years, as revealed on F1 Fanatic in April. And despite various setbacks he insists the track will be ready for the 2010 race. Here’s more news stories and interesting links I’ve discovered today – […]
Lewis Hamilton had a timely reminder that McLaren can build good cars when he was re-acquainted with his world championship-winning 2008 McLaren MP4-23 recently. An example of the car was being added to Mercedes’ museum in Stuttgart, joining other great race and championship winning machines. Here’s a video of the car arriving including an interview […]
I came across an excellent picture on another blog which shows every Formula 1 car from 1950 to 2004 side-by-side. Here’s a sample of it: You can download the full file – a hefty 18.7Mb at 9362×6622 pixels – from the F1 Fanatic drop.io. Discover Simple, Private Sharing at Drop.io What’s your favourite F1 car […]
Dougie has taken over at the head of the F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship leader board once again. But he only has a slender five-point lead over Brouard and SaloolaS. See below for the full rankings.
My inbox is full to bursting at the moment, so in an attempt to make some progress through it I’ve rounded up some of your questions and attemptted to answer them all below. And as ever the F1 Fanatic commenters are on hand to fill in the blanks where I can’t.
We’ve been getting slightly mixed messages from both camps in the FIA-FOTA battle in recent days which could be read as signs of an impending truce. But today Ferrari and Renault took steps to highlight the seriousness of their threat not to compete in F1 next year if FOTA’s demands are not met. A letter […]
This weekend sees the 77th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours. The great race has been won by 117 different drivers and over half of them – 62 – also competed in the Formula 1 world championship at some point in their career. Many of them were race winners in F1, some were even […]
BBC F1 are doing a marvellous job in their first year back as F1’s broadcasters in Britain. That much is clear on the live blogs whenever fans outside Britain get a glimpse of BBC’s work and comment on how good it is. But although it’s great to finally see some improvement in Formula 1 broadcasting, […]
At the end of last year Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo asserted: There is nothing in common between F1’s KERS and road car KERS. Vindicating those words, the same week that the FOTA teams, led by Ferrari, insisted they would not use KERS in 2010, it has been revealed that Ferrari intends to use hybrid […]