Mark Hughes analyses the testing form "In the cooler conditions of Jerez, the Ferrari seemed to take a while to get its tyres up to temperature – repeating a pattern that’s been seen for some years now." Q & A with Renault's Bob Bell Bob Bell: "Moveable aerodynamics is completely new territory for all the […]
The F1 teams’ association’s plans for the future of Formula 1 attracted a huge amount of interest yesterday. Much of the teams’ recommendations were based on a survey of 8,500 F1 fans conducted by FOTA. F1 Fanatic can now reveal the results of that survey in full for the first time.
Yesterday F1 Fanatic celebrated its fourth brithday. By sheer coincidence a couple of days ago I came across the issue of Autosport that was printed on my own birthday: November 5th, 1981 (see picture). This got me thinking – can we find out what the big F1 news was on the day (or week) of […]
F1 Fanatic first appeared on March 5th, 2005 and today it is four years old! In the past I have marked the site’s birthdays by wheeling out new site designs but I’m sticking with the same basic layout for the foreseeable future, though with some minor updates in the pipeline for the coming weeks. As […]
The BBC has re-launched its Formula 1 website ahead of the 2009 F1 season. ‘Formula One’ now gets its own tab on the Sport homepage (which, confusingly, is separate from the ‘motor sport’ section). There are some excellent offerings on the site including video clips from past races. There are new columns from pundits including […]
The teams’ plans for the future of F1 revealed today are a mixture of sound ideas plus a couple of complete and utter howlers. There was a lot to commend in the ideas they put forward today, but a few worrying omissions as well. Here’s my take on FOTA’s F1 proposal.