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The Ben Evans column: Piquet, Moto GP, and the star F1 driver of 2009

Only a handful of races into the season and already the doom mongers are out for the scalp of Nelson Piquet Jnr The Renault driver?s erratic start to the year is, in some people?s view, enough to cost him his seat should he disappoint again at Monaco. Now, though I have never been the greatest […]

Ferrari’s ugliest F1 car? The 1973 312B3S ‘Spazzaneve’

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You don’t ordinarily think of Ferraris as being unattractive but this beast was certainly hit with the ugly stick.

Ecclestone hits back at Mosley

Bernie Ecclestone waited a few days before responding to Max Mosley’s surprising claims last week about the FIA’s contract negotiations with Formula One Group: I sincerely hope that it isn’t a declaration of war because, if that’s what the message should be, then we’ll have to defend ourselves. That is what anyone would do. I […]

Video: Monaco GP history 1929-73

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F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer returns with the first in a two-part look at the history of the Monaco Grand Prix. And so we reach Monaco, Formula 1′s most famous and glamorous race – and with good reason. Barring World War II, Grands Prix has been held here for the last 80 years or so. […]

2008 Monaco GP preview: Ferrari

Ferrari have won 13 championships in the last nine years but haven’t tasted victory at Monte-Carlo since 2001: Year Best finish Driver 2002 2 Michael Schumacher 2003 3 Michael Schumacher 2004 3 Rubens Barrichello 2005 7 Michael Schumacher 2006 5 Michael Schumacher 2007 3 Felipe Massa How has F1′s form team of the 21st century […]

Video: 2008 Monaco GP Toyota preview

Toyota explain the changes they make to the TF108 for the Monaco Grand Prix in this video, including a comparison of the high-speed and low-speed rear wing configurations. More Formula 1 videos in the F1 videos section.

The best race so far – your verdict

After each Grand Prix this year I’ve asked you to rate the race. So which one did you like best so far? It’s perhaps not a great surprise to see the hectic Australian Grand Prix was rated by far the most popular which an average score of 7.6 out of 10. But after a bit […]

Monaco GP preview: Heikki Kovalainen

Heikki Kovalainen must be an early candidate for ‘unluckiest driver of the year’. OK, he’s not had Sebastian Vettel’s Series of Unfortunate Events, but he has had some rotten fortune: Australia – Strategy ruined by safety car Malaysia – Docked five places on grid Spain – Crashed heavily after car failure Turkey – Suffered puncture […]

Share your ideas for F1 Fanatic

I’m trying out a new feature on F1 Fanatic that allow readers to share and vote on different ideas for articles. On the side bar to the right of this text you should see a box with the title “Suggest an article for F1 Fanatic.” Here you can post your ideas for articles, polls or […]

Return of the street fighters

For the first time since the 1980s Formula 1 has a trio of street circuits on the calendar. Monte-Carlo this weekend will be followed by the Valencia and Singapore street circuits later in the year. And Bernie Ecclestone has indicated he wants more street circuits in the future, including moving the French Grand Prix to […]