Renault are often held up examples of how ‘restrained’ spending can still be effective within Formula One. Everything is relative of course, but compared to the giga-spending of Toyota, Renault are positively frugal, and excellent value for money when you consider how many races each team has won in the last four years (Renault 18, [...]
Ever driven a lap of the legendary Nurburgring Nordschleife? Our returning columnist Ben Evans has and in the first of his new columns for F1Fanatic he gives us an insight into a lap of the track. It turned me green with envy, and it will probably do the same to you…
In case you missed any of it, here’s our complete 2006 F1 season review in full.
This week in Trackside the races that went wrong – including the notorious 2005 United States Grand Prix and the 1982 San Marino race. Plus A1 Grand Prix’s problems in Beijing last weekend and the 2001 CART race at Texas that was cancelled after the drivers started blacking out. Related links Autotrader.co.uk – Trackside: Grand [...]
Let’s take a look back at the lighter side of the F1 news from 2006. If you know all the words to “Niki Lauda hat ein Ohr”, laughed at the ITV report which slated their own Formula One coverage, groaned at the gut-wrenching awfulness of Talladega Nights, and voted for (or against) Michael Schumacher’s nomination [...]
In this week’s round-up of top F1 posts from the blogging world we have two interesting technical pieces, speculation on an Indian Grand Prix, some F1 video highlights, and one blogger already longing for the 2007 season… Read on for more (all links external).
In our weekly round-up of F1 headlines today we have Williams’ ironic signing of Kazuki Nakajima, Bernie Ecclestone pushing a shared British and French Grand Prix, and David Coulthard diversifying into TV broadcasting. Read on for more from this week’s news. (All story links external)
It’s all too easy when writing about Michael Schumacher career to get stuck in a thick sludge of trivia. The plain and simple fact that Schumacher’s career was so long, so successful and spent with such successful teams that he has obliterated much of the record books – in absolute terms at least. Yes, many [...]
I was fascinated to see both Autosport and F1 Racing carried pieces in their most recent issues on Michael Schumacher’s greatest races. I’m not too proud to not have a go at an idea that has already been covered by two other publications, so here are my ten favourite Schumacher races. To me, they are [...]