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F1 links: Ferrari cake

Cake about Ferrari for birthday mmm… Ferrari cake Blundell tips Raikkonen to take title Mark Blundell says Kimi Raikkonen will bounce back in 2009 Times are tough on the circuit, says F1 hopeful "Formula One hopeful Jonathan Kennard believes motorsport’s top teams are worried to invest in drivers following Honda’s dramatic departure from the sport." […]

Council backs Donington Park’s Grand Prix plans ahead of application hearing

Donington Park’s plans to run the British Grand Prix from 2010 have won the support of South Derbyshire District Council. Director of community services Mark Alflat told the Derby Evening Telegraph he is recommending the scheme gets planning approval when it goes before Leicestershire District Council on Thursday: The development offers substantial economic opportunities. The […]

Pre-season F1 launch and events guide

January and February are the fallow months for F1 fans as we wait for the new season to begin. But with cars to be launched, testing to be done and other events and racing going on, the pre-season weeks needn’t be boring. Here’s a guide to what’s happening between now at the first race of […]

F1 links: tomorrow’s F1 drivers

Formula One turning to younger drivers "[Esteban] Gutiérrez easily would have taken my vote for the young talent of the year, had it not been for the final meeting of the Formula BMW series on Dec. 7, an event in Mexico City with the top drivers from the series around the world taking part in […]

Commenting on comments

I’ve just updated F1 Fanatic to the latest version of WordPress. The biggest change that means for everyone following the site is that you can now leave a comment next to any comment you choose. For example, if you want to reply to the 12th comment out of 29 you can now click ‘reply’ next […]

Will Fernando Alonso go to Ferrari in 2011? Here’s why I think so (Poll)

Rumours about Fernando Alonso joining Ferrari kept surfacing last year but seemed to have been killed off when the Scuderia revealed it had extended Kimi Raikkonen’s contract. So what do we make of the fresh rumours of Alonso joining the team in 2011? Here’s why I think they make a lot of sense.

4.5 million views – a record 2008!

It was a record-breaking year for F1 Fanatic with more visitors, comments and articles than ever before.

The 2008 F1 Fanatic top 10

Max Mosley videos, ugly 2009 F1 cars, the first ever F1 night race… none of these were the subject of the most-read article on F1 Fanatic in 2008. So what was it? Read on to find out.

David Coulthard’s F1 career: 1994-2008

In the last guest article of 2008 Andrew Tsvyk takes a look at David Coulthard’s career highlights as he makes the switch from F1 racing driver to F1 TV pundit. The 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix was his last-ever Formula 1 race. In this article I will look at some of the races that shaped his […]

F1 links: Walker’s win and Alonso’s deal

It’s out! Alonso has a Ferrari contract My good friend and colleague Pino Allievi is writing in La Gazetta dello Sport in Italy that Fernando Alonso has a four year contract with Ferrari starting 2011, but with clauses which allow that contract to be brought forward one year to 2010. Fans vote John Motson’s Tottenham […]