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Shakespeare, Warhol and Max Mosley

F1 Fanatic reader Stephen Snook has contributed this highly thought-provoking essay on morality and the Max Mosley debate. Without Dante there would be no Italian; without Luther there would be no German; without Shakespeare, there would be no English. If this is an over simplification, then it is certainly true to say that modern Italian, […]

How do the new Alonso-Ferrari rumours affect the 2009 F1 driver market?

Fernando Alonso?s prospects of joining Ferrari in the near future appeared to have been killed off earlier this year when Luca di Montezemolo said in public that he did not want Alonso to partner Kimi Raikkonen in the future. But the rumours re-surfaced over the Monaco Grand Prix weekend with sources claiming Alonso had signed […]

The foolishness of crowds

Mark Webber is frustrated that Formula 1′s flawed safety car rules still haven’t been fixed – and he blames the team bosses for it: As far as I know, a solution is being worked on. But there needs to be unanimity and I have heard that some teams want to keep the current rules. I […]

Sebastien Bourdais: the driver debates

For many years, Sebastien Bourdais was the driver everyone thought deserved a crack at Formula 1. He won the Formula 3000 championship (since replaced by GP2) and claimed the final four Champ Car titles before the series collapsed. With only six Formula 1 starts to his name it’s hard to draw solid conclusions about his […]

Max Mosley accused of helping Michael Schumacher win 1994 championship

Max Mosley has been accused of helping Michael Schumacher win the 1994 world championship by advising his Benetton team on how to handle a dispute with the FIA. Benetton were investigated by the FIA following the fuel rig fire that engulfed Schumacher’s team mate Jos Verstappen’s car in the German Grand Prix. The FIA accused […]

Monaco Grand Prix 2008 facts & stats

Here’s a round up of the statistical highlights from yesterday’s dramatic Monaco Grand Prix. Spotted a curious stat I’ve missed? Then post it in the comments below…

Scott Dixon wins Indianapolis 500 from Vitor Meira and Marco Andretti

Scott Dixon started on pole position, and he won the race, but there was plenty of action in between. His Target Ganassi team mate Dan Wheldon made the early running but dropped back with handling problems and ended the race in a lowly twelfth. Alex Lloyd, making his first start, spun coming off the final […]

Ferrari mistakes let Hamilton in for win despite crash

2008 Monaco Grand Prix review

Wet conditions got the better of Ferrari at Monaco allowing Lewis Hamilton to claim victory at the principality despite hitting the barrier in the early running.

Video: Kimi Raikkonen hits Adrian Sutil and denies Force India a points finish

It’s hard to pick a single highlight from an action-packed Monaco Grand Prix. But one of the most astonishing moments of the race was Kimi Raikkonen’s late collision with Adrian Sutil. The Force India driver had performed brilliantly up until that moment, never putting a wheel wide and lapping quickly. The team were poised to […]

Six points separate top four F1 drivers

The Monaco Grand Prix has left the drivers’ championship race looking quite open, as three drivers have now each scored two victories. Lewis Hamilton has a narrow lead in the drivers’ championship but Ferrari’s constructors’ championship lead is largely intact.