A whip-round for Max Mosley

British F1 journalists at the Italian Grand Prix gave Max Mosley a farewell present as he prepares to give up the presidency next month. At a dinner on Thursday he was handed a leaving present bought by the writers – a ??150 brown leather whip. According to a report in The Times, one journalist said […]

Italian Grand Prix qualifying live blog

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Giancarlo Fisichella?s career in video (P2)


F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer concludes his look back at Giancarlo Fisichella’s racing career. Giancarlo Fisichella had a knack of being at the right team at the wrong time. He left Jordan for Benetton in 1998 just as Jordan was reaching its peak. And at the end of 2001 he left Benetton to return for […]

Barrichello’s helmet designed by his children


Rubens Barrichello is using a special helmet design for this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix. His children Eduardo (eight) and Fernando (four) helped with the design. It’s Fernando’s birthday this weekend and Barrichello sent him a special message (and posted a picture) on Twitter. The sign on the back of the helmet is the design of […]

Italian Grand Prix practice 3 live blog

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Piquet-Renault scandal: more new evidence and complaints about leaks

Since Nelson Piquet Jnr’s statement leaked online yesterday the story has exploded, commanding back-page coverage on many of Britain’s daily papers and dominating the build-up to the Italian Grand Prix. There are accusations of blackmail, complaints about the media’s handling of the story, more material appearing online and statements flying around. Here’s a quick summary […]

Fisichella makes Ferrari debut and Liuzzi returns for Force India (pictures)


There must’ve been some hasty revisions to the Italian Grand Prix programme as a new home driver was added to the entry list at the expense of another, As Giancarlo Fisichella moved over to Ferrari, Vitantonio Liuzzi took his place at Force India. Here’s the first pictures of them in action for their new teams […]

Enter your Italian Grand Prix predictions

Friday practice for the Italian Grand Prix has finished and that means it’s time for the latest round of the F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship. Enter your predictions for pole sitter and the top three of the podium and you could be in with a chance of winning a prize – even if you haven’t played […]

Italian Grand Prix practice 2 live blog

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Giancarlo Fisichella’s career in video (P1)


F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer turns his historical eye to Ferrari’s new star Giancarlo Fisichella. Giancarlo Fisichella finally had his dream come true: this weekend at Mona he will race for Ferrari. Fisichella has taken a circuitous route to F1’s most famous outfit, changing teams eight times in 14 seasons. In this two-part series we’ll […]

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