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2008 Monaco Grand Prix predictions

Last year’s Monaco Grand Prix was all about best buddies Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton headed the practice times yesterday, but Alonso will have his work cut out to notch up a third consecutive Monte-Carlo victory. Who will win F1′s most prestigious race? Read my prediction and make your own below…

Bring back the (real) Nurburgring

This weekend is the 24 Hours of the Nurburgring. The mammoth race with over 200 entrants takes place on the mighty Nurburgring Nordschleife, home of the German Grand Prix until 1976. I’m sure the following is no more than a pipe dream, but let’s allow ourselves a little indulgence here and ask, how could F1 […]

F1 blogs review: ALMS vs F1

Is the American Le Mans Series more technologically sophisticated than Formula 1? Just one of the thought-provoking blog posts I’ve come across this week. Plus take a peek at the Monaco webcam, Ask Nigel returns, and more below…

Classic F1 publications go digital

Two of Formula 1′s most respected journals are digitising their comprehensive back catalogues. Top annual F1 journal Autocourse, and early F1 magazine and authority Motorsport, are publishing electronic versions of their early editions.

2008 Monaco GP preview: Rain

So often long-range weather forecasts ahead of Grand Prix weekends promise rain that never comes. But teams are increasingly wary of rain forecast for this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix qualifying and race. Over at Autosport Geoff Creighton and Emlyn Hughes have finely honed the science of predicting the weather forecast for a Grand Prix weekend […]

What F1 can learn from NASCAR II

Regular F1 Fanatic commenter Robert McKay has written a guest article looking at what F1 can learn from NASCAR – a subject we’ve looked at here before. Here’s his take on America’s favourite motor sport. I?ve recently started watching Sky?s NASCAR coverage. Readers of Keith?s other blog, Maximum Motorsport, will know he?s a bit annoyed […]

2008 Monaco GP preview: qualifying

The Monaco Grand Prix is Formula 1′s most celebrated race. But the most decisive racing action this weekend will surely happen the day before – in Monaco Grand Prix qualifying. Overtaking is so difficult in Formula 1 today that it’s almost redundant to remark that it’s unlikely to happen at Monaco. But the tight and […]

Video: Monaco GP history 1974-2008

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Guest writer Journeyer concludes his two-part guide to the Monaco Grand Prix. If you thought part one yesterday was great, then you’ll love part two! This covers some of the more recent Monaco magical moments from the 1980s up to 2007:

Video: 2008 Monaco GP preview

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In the Monaco Grand Prix preview video, Lewis Hamilton discusses why it’s his favourite track, Frank Williams talks about who the greatest racer who drove for him was, and a preview of the historic Monte-Carlo circuit.

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 […]