F1 drivers in the 2009 Le Mans 24 Hours

Senna, Mansell, Prost… the 2009 Le Mans entry list has some famous F1 names on it. Those three are, of course, ‘sons of…’ plus one ‘nephew of…’. But there are 23 other drivers racing at Le Mans this weekend who all have F1 starts to their name. Here’s a list of all of them, including […]

2010 F1 teams list to be announced (Update: FIA has revealed list)

Today the FIA is due to finally announce its F1 teams entry list for 2010 – the consequences of which could be far-reaching for Formula 1. There have been signs in recent days that Max Mosley and the eight remaining teams represented by FOTA might be close to a compromise solution. The list published by […]

F1 links: Donington until 2026?

Donington Park boss Simon Gillett has stated he has a deal to run the British Grand Prix for the next 17 years, as revealed on F1 Fanatic in April. And despite various setbacks he insists the track will be ready for the 2010 race. Here’s more news stories and interesting links I’ve discovered today – […]

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 drop.io. Discover Simple, Private Sharing at Drop.io 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 […]

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