F1 Fanatic round-up: 14/5/2010


It’s that strange Monaco Friday when there’s no F1 action going on. There is, however, a GP2 race with an intriguingly mixed-up grid thanks to rain during their qualifying session, which took place just after the second F1 practice. If you’re in Britain it’s on live at 10.15am on Eurosport 2. Here’s today’s round-up: Links … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 14/5/2010

Lewis Hamilton doesn’t want Michael Schumacher’s “tainted” legacy


Michael Schumacher’s grilling at the hands of the media over the 2006 Rascasse controversy provoked many comments on F1 Fanatic yesterday. Several of them drew comparisons between Schumacher’s track record and those of other drivers like Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton. Today Hamilton said he wouldn’t want to be remembered in the same way Schumacher … Continue reading Lewis Hamilton doesn’t want Michael Schumacher’s “tainted” legacy

Monaco Grand Prix practice in pictures


The Monte-Carlo circuit is the most instantly recognisable setting for a Grand Prix. Today’s practice sessions gave us a chance to see the cars in their high-downforce configurations, with several of them running new parts and displaying new logos.

Alonso makes it two in a row in Monaco


Fernando Alonso topped the times in the second practice session at Monaco – just as he did in the first. A few spots of rain towards the end of second practice and the usual traffic problems made life especially tricky for the drivers.

Kubica shows Renault potential in Monaco (Practice one interactive chart)


Robert Kubica gave Renault some encouragement with the third-fastest time in practice at Monaco this morning, less than one tenth of a second slower than Fernando Alonso in the Ferrari. Practice times are especially difficult to interpret at Monaco due to traffic and the ever-improving track surface. Take a closer look at who did what … Continue reading Kubica shows Renault potential in Monaco (Practice one interactive chart)