Why is FOTA worrying about qualifying when F1 faces far greater problems?

Fiddling while Rome burns. Re-arranging deckchairs on the Titanic. There are plenty of cliches to be thrown at FOTA’s plans to radically overhaul qualifying yet again. Why is FOTA trying to change a system that has already been tweaked eight times in the past five years? Its not as if there aren’t more serious problems […]

Jimmie Johnson is NASCAR’s #1 again – but how would he fare in Formula 1?

Jimmie Johnson won the NASCAR title for the third year in a row last week. In the past six years he’s also been runner-up twice, in 2003 and 2004. He doesn’t fit the NASCAR stereotype of a drawling redneck: Johnson is from California and flies to races in a Gulfstream jet. He’s also clearly one […]

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Starting today F1 Fanatic will be offering more Formula 1 news. These stories will be listed under ‘News in brief’ on the right-hand side of the site, and as you can see that box has been re-designed to fit more content in.

Mark Webber in road crash

Red Bull driver suffers broken leg

2008 F1 driver rankings part 3

It’s time for the final four. Who was my driver of the year? Read on to find out, and share your verdict below.

Who was the best driver of 2008? (Poll)

You’ve read my verdict on the drivers of 2008 – now it’s time for yours. Who was the best F1 driver this year? Cast your vote below…

F1 links: November 21st

Pointless qualifying change | Overtaking in 2009 | Ecclestones divorce

The season in quotes (F1 2008)

What are the quotes you remember best from 2008? Here are some of the words that stick in my mind from this season, plus a few that were suggested in the forum.

Valentino Rossi’s first Ferrari test in pictures

F1 pictures Pictures

Valentino Rossi tested a Ferrari F1 car today at the Mugello circuit where he scored seven victories in Moto GP.