Kimi Raikkonen to take sabbatical in 2010 as McLaren talks end

2010 F1 season

Kimi Raikkonen will not drive for McLaren in 2010.

Mercedes or McLaren? Button’s decision

Depending on who you believe, Jenson Button may already have signed for McLaren. But many people thought the same about Kimi Raikkonen a few weeks ago. And it’s hard to believe Button would voluntarily leave the team that made him champion after sticking by them for so long. Which team will he pick for 2010?

Timo Glock happy with move to Manor Grand Prix for 2010

The 2010 F1 driver line-up took another step closer to completion today – but not with the widely predicted move by Jenson Button to McLaren. It was another of the new F1 outfits, Manor Grand Prix, who announced ex-Toyota racer Timo Glock had joined them for 2010.

Toyota in F1 2001-2009 in pictures

Pictures

Toyota: they arrived, they spent staggering amounts of money without winning anything, and then they gave up. It’s not the kind of inspiring story that’s likely to get made into a film any time soon. But it wasn’t without its high points and interesting moments. Have a look at some of Toyota’s better memories in […]

Mercedes Grand Prix take over Brawn for 2010

Mercedes has announced it is taking over Brawn GP and rebranding it Mercedes Grand Prix for 2010.

F1 2009: The year in stats (Part 2)

The final part of our look at the 2009 F1 season in numbers will shed some more light on which were the best-performing drivers, and looks at how 2009 compared to other F1 seasons. Plus there’s a recap of all the major records broken in 2009 – from the youngest ever F1 driver to the […]

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.

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