A very surprising story on Autosport.com this evening: Despite no confirmation that a buyer has been found to secure the future of the Brackley-based outfit, autosport.com has learned that with the 2009 car now ready, team personnel have been instructed to get ready to go testing. It is not clear whether the preparations are advanced […]
IndyCar’s final race of 2008 at Chicago The F1 calendar features some of the greatest racing circuits in the world. To become Formula 1 world champion you must prove yourself on the 350kph straights of Monza, the tight confines of Monte-Carlo, and everything in between. there’s one type of track missing from F1 racing, the […]
F1 Fanatic has passed a landmark this week as the site has exceeded 2,000 RSS subscribers for the first time. Actually, the way these things go it passed 2,000, then fell under it, then passed it again, and so on, but it looks like the threshold has been solidly passed now. I’ve been very encouraged […]
F1 Fanatic guest writer Gerard Hetman kept an eye on the USF1 announcement on Speed TV and sent in this report. Tuesday saw the dawn of a new era in Formula 1 team management and ownership with the launch of the USF1 racing team. Co-founded by longtime F1 stalwarts Ken Anderson and Peter Windsor, the […]
USF1 is expected to announce its plans to enter F1 in 2010 later today. The plan is being headed by two men, Ken Anderson and Peter Windsor. Windsor has worn many hats in an F1 career spanning more than two decades, but mystery surrounds his last involvement with Brabham. His role in taking over the […]
The details of BBC?óÔé¼Ôäós F1 coverage this year are due to be announced in a press conference today. We already know a lot about their TV plans for 2009. Today I expect some big announcements about their online coverage.
For many people motor racing means Formula 1. For evidence of that, see how many news sites list ?óÔé¼?£F1?óÔé¼Ôäó in their sports sections instead of ?óÔé¼?£motor sport?óÔé¼Ôäó. But F1 is not the only international racing series. Which championship comes closest to matching F1?óÔé¼Ôäós intoxicating blend of speed, glamour and cutting edge technology?