F1 links: Stewart on British Grand Prix

Stewart: GP loss would be ‘irresponsible’ "We were the first to hold a world championship grand prix in 1950 and we've never missed it since. To lose that now would be irresponsible for the sport itself, maybe for the commercial rights holder and for the British government." A rare example of Jackie Stewart and Bernie […]

Donington Park has British Grand Prix deal until 2026, claims government

The transcripts from the House of Lords’ discussion on the future of the British Grand Prix makes interesting reading. According to them Donington Park’s deal to host the British Grand Prix has been extended from 10 to 17 years. The government also quoted Dutch financial institution ING saying “resources are in place” for the event […]

Predict the Bahrain Grand Prix pole sitter and podium and win cool F1 prizes

It’s time for the second round of the 2009 F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship. Don’t worry if you missed the first round at China last weekend – the mixed-up race meant the scores were fairly low. Plus we have some new prizes up for grabs – and more to come soon as well. Place your predictions […]

The F1 coverage debates: What do Asian fans think of ESPN Star Sports?

We’ve already covered the new BBC coverage in Britain and how Speed TV broadcast F1 in America. Now guest writer Jay Menon tells us about ESPN Star Sports’ Asian F1 broadcasts… For a region as big as Asia, it?s a pity its F1 fans and motor sport lovers get such poor television coverage. I am […]

F1 links: Piquet expects recovery

Piquet: My recovery starts here Nelson Piquet Jnr: "I think hopefully both cars can score points and we can start from zero here again." Actually Nelson, Fernando's got four points already, it's just you on zero… Watkins on Senna – Part II Professor Sid Watkins on Ayrton Senna's fatal crash: “When they were released from […]

More bad news from Donington

Donington Park has had plenty of problems in recent weeks with several races being cancelled. This was because of building work in preparation for the 2010 British Grand Prix encroaching on the circuit?s run-off area. Now circuit owner Tom Walkinshaw is suing the track operators for ??2.47m in unpaid rent. And the company?s plans for […]

No F1 game from Codemasters until 2010 ?ǣ unless you?ve got a Wii or PSP

The last official F1 video game came out in 2006 – so there?s a palpable sense of frustration among many race game fans at the news Codemasters? ??next gen? F1 racer is at least another 12 months off. Codemasters today confirmed rumours that their new F1 title won?t appear until 2010 for top-of-the-range formats like […]

Will one of these drivers get dropped?

One of the most unusual things about last season was the lack of mid-season driver swaps. But the performance of some drivers and the inevitable rumours about changes means some may not last the year. Which of these drivers could be up for the chop?

Bahrain Grand Prix history (Video)

F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer looks back on the brief history of the Bahrain Grand Prix. Like the previous round in China, Bahrain joined the Formula 1 calendar in 2004. Thanks to the efforts of Crown Prince Sheikh al Khalifa, Bernie Ecclestone, and even Sir Jackie Stewart, the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir hosted the […]

F1 links: Ecclestone F1 collection display

The Official Ecclestone car collection to wow crowds in Bahrain "A dazzling selection of 24 of these cars is to be displayed at the Bahrain International Circuit during the sixth running of the Bahrain Grand Prix and will be open throughout the weekend to race spectators. It includes some of the most famous racing cars […]

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