Video: Hamilton’s McLaren in hall of fame

Lewis Hamilton had a timely reminder that McLaren can build good cars when he was re-acquainted with his world championship-winning 2008 McLaren MP4-23 recently. An example of the car was being added to Mercedes’ museum in Stuttgart, joining other great race and championship winning machines. Here’s a video of the car arriving including an interview […]

Over 500 F1 cars in one picture


I came across an excellent picture on another blog which shows every Formula 1 car from 1950 to 2004 side-by-side. Here’s a sample of it: You can download the full file – a hefty 18.7Mb at 9362×6622 pixels – from the F1 Fanatic Discover Simple, Private Sharing at What’s your favourite F1 car […]

Dougie leads in the ultra-close F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship

Dougie has taken over at the head of the F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship leader board once again. But he only has a slender five-point lead over Brouard and SaloolaS. See below for the full rankings.

Your questions: Silverstone tips, Monza track invasions and, erm, number twos

My inbox is full to bursting at the moment, so in an attempt to make some progress through it I’ve rounded up some of your questions and attemptted to answer them all below. And as ever the F1 Fanatic commenters are on hand to fill in the blanks where I can’t.

Renault and Ferrari re-state their threat not to compete in 2010

We’ve been getting slightly mixed messages from both camps in the FIA-FOTA battle in recent days which could be read as signs of an impending truce. But today Ferrari and Renault took steps to highlight the seriousness of their threat not to compete in F1 next year if FOTA’s demands are not met. A letter […]

F1 links: Ecclestone warns FOTA over split

Here’s a round-up of F1 news and other interesting links I’ve found today. If you’ve spotted a hot news story, interesting new website or just something funny from the world of F1, please share your links in the comments below. Bernie’s warning to warring teams Bernie Ecclestone warns FOTA not to mount a breakaway championship […]

F1 drivers who won at Le Mans

This weekend sees the 77th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours. The great race has been won by 117 different drivers and over half of them – 62 – also competed in the Formula 1 world championship at some point in their career. Many of them were race winners in F1, some were even […]

BBC F1 is great but motor sport coverage in Britain is getting worse

BBC F1 are doing a marvellous job in their first year back as F1’s broadcasters in Britain. That much is clear on the live blogs whenever fans outside Britain get a glimpse of BBC’s work and comment on how good it is. But although it’s great to finally see some improvement in Formula 1 broadcasting, […]

Ferrari hybrid plans show KERS irrelevance

At the end of last year Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo asserted: There is nothing in common between F1’s KERS and road car KERS. Vindicating those words, the same week that the FOTA teams, led by Ferrari, insisted they would not use KERS in 2010, it has been revealed that Ferrari intends to use hybrid […]

Senna versus Prost competition winners

Congratulations to the following readers who won our “Senna versus Prost” competition: Tim Senior Tony Hooper Dani??l P. Melters Stephen Prater Glenn Marshall Tomasz Blumowski The books will be on their way to you shortly. Commisserations to those who entered but didn’t win. If you would like to buy the book you can find it […]

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