When McLaren turned up at the first race of 1988 with scarcely any testing miles on its new car, few expected the MP4/4s to dominated the season the way they did. But at the Brazilian Grand Prix hopes of a closely-fought season were wrecked as McLaren dominated. Guest writer Andrew Tsvyk tells the story. This […]
Lewis Hamilton goes into the final round of 2008 knowing that he has the car to win the race – and that he only needs fifth place to guarantee the world championship and a place in the F1 history books. Nothing in F1 is ever as simple as that, but there are several reasons why […]
David Coulthard starts his 246th and final Grand Prix at Interlagos this weekend. He has spent 14 and a half seasons in the sport’s top flight, was championship runner-up in 2001, and won 13 races.
First Toyota, now Ferrari is threatening to pull its F1 team if Max Mosley persists with his plan to make all F1 teams use the same engine: The Ferrari Board of Directors expressed strong concerns regarding plans to standardise engines as it felt that such a move would detract from the entire raison of a […]
Robert Kubica was the driver most F1 Fanatic readers wanted to win the Formula 1 championship when we did a poll on it before the Chinese Grand Prix. Kubica is out of the running now and only Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa can win the title this weekend. So, who do you want to be […]
You never forget a great championship-deciding moment. But what can turn a memorable moment into an emotional peak is a well-delivered commentary. Whether shocking, joyous or poignant, these are some of the great high points, for me, of recent years. No surprise the commentary for much of them was supplied by Murray Walker – whether […]
During the Chinese Grand prix weekend F1 teams were shown pictures of the new venue that will host the first ever Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – the Yas Island Marina circuit. It will hold the final round of the 2009 F1 season. Here are 33 high-resolution pictures showing the track design, layout, construction work and […]