2009 F1 driver rankings part 1: 25-16

Working out who was the best F1 driver is never easy – a driver typically only has one rival who has the same equipment, and even within teams two cars are not necessarily always the same. And it’s been even harder this year with the sudden emergence of Brawn and Red Bull as front runners, […]

Michael Schumacher beats Buemi and Piquet in kart race (Pictures & video)

Michael Schumacher hasn’t lost his appetite for racing – he was in action in Las Vegas last weekend taking on some of the top young kart racers and two of this year’s F1 drivers. F1 Fanatic reader Jan Stahl was at the SKUSA SuperNationals XIII kart event where Schumacher was competing along with Sebastien Buemi […]

BMW to spend F1 money on films

It’s bad enough BMW has chosen to quit F1. But now according to Variety magazine they’re going to used the money they’ve saved putting more adverts into films: BMW stunned Hollywood six years ago when it left the entertainment biz in its rearview mirror. But BMW now wants to make a comeback, hiring Propaganda GEM […]

Who should get the second Mercedes?

Mercedes Grand Prix announced their first driver yesterday and few were su[prised to discover it was Nico Rosberg. Who will end up in the second car run by the championship-winners is a much more interesting question as it’s probably the most coveted vacant seat in F1. Who do you think should get it?

F1 2009: Memorable moments (Part 2)

What were the best memorable moments of 2009? Here’s what you suggested as the funniest, most exciting and happiest memories of the 2009 F1 season.

Nico Rosberg joins Mercedes for 2010

Mercedes has confirmed Nico Rosberg will drive for them in 2010. It’s a massive opportunity for Rosberg, who joins the team which were the championship winners this year as Brawn, despite not yet having won a Grand Prix.

Michael Schumacher: the Mercedes years 1990-1991

F1 history

Michael Schumacher got his F1 break after learning his craft with the Mercedes sports car team in 1990 and 1991.

F1 2009: Memorable moments (Part 1)

Starting today we review the highlights of 2009 as nominated by you. We begin with your low points of the season and tomorrow we’ll take a look at the best bits of 2009.

Jose Maria Lopez: out of single-seaters for three years but set for USF1 drive

Anyone who saw Lewis Hamilton win the 2006 GP2 championship may remember Jose Maria Lopez, who finished tenth in the championship that year. Despite not having raced single-seater cars since then, Lopez is now a front runner for a drive at the new USF1 team, whose headquarters he visited on Friday. He has almost all […]

Silverstone gets new Grand Prix deadline

Silverstone has been given a new deadline of December 11th to get a deal in place to hold the British Grand Prix. Bernie Ecclestone had previously given the circuit until November 7th to sign a contract but, not for the first time in his negotiations over the 2010 British Grand Prix, the critical date has […]

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