BMW and Ferrari have revealed substantial upgrades to their cars as F1’s ‘ground war’ in Europe begins. Several other teams have brought upgrades as well – including the ones they’re all trying to catch, Brawn.
The F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship is very close as we head into the Spanish Grand Prix. Who do you think will be top this weekend? Will Ferrari, BMW or one of the other teams show progress with their new parts? Or will Brawn be the team to beat again? Make your pole position and podium […]
F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer finishes his look at Fernando Alonso’s F1 career. By the end of 2004, many people acknowledged that Fernando Alonso was going to win titles. It was a matter of when, not if. But few anticipated how quickly it would happen.
Yesterday I wrote about how refreshing it was to see drivers like Sebastian Vettel in the sport. So much better, I said, than the days of miserable old Kimi Raikkonen dodging every question and sulking his way through press conferences. Not long after writing that I went to the official opening of Ferrari?óÔé¼Ôäós new store […]
F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer looks at the career of Spain’s most successful F1 driver – twice champion Fernando Alonso. When the Spanish Grand Prix opened in 1991, it struggled to make any profits with half-full stands. It stayed that way for the 1990s and the start of the 2000s. That’s all in the past […]
The F1 teams’ association met in London today but the press release issued afterwards offered little indication how the talks had gone: The FOTA Executive Committee met today in Heathrow to examine the new regulations proposed by the FIA for the 2010 F1 Championship and to evaluate the progress of the negotiations with the Commercial […]
Valentino Rossi is the mega star of Moto GP ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ his immense personality is only dwarfed by the scale of his talent. Few F1 drivers generate many column inches on personality alone. But Sebastian Vettel, now in his second full season of F1, could be the man to buck that trend.
F1 has raced at the Circuit de Catalunya for the last 18 years and, compared to many other circuits, the track has changed little in that time. So how have lap times at the circuit changed over the years – and when were F1 cars at their fastest?