This is Ferrari’s 2007 Formula One challenger, the F2007. This is also Ferrari’s Marlboro-sponsored paint scheme. Cigarette advertising is banned as of this season, and so are graphics that are explicitly reminiscent of cigarette adverts, like the old ‘Bitten & Hisses’ logos on Benson & Hedges Jordans. The new Ferrari appears a conspicuously lighter shade […]
David Beckham is off to play football in America, in deal that will make him USD $250m richer. No I haven’t gone mad and turned F1Fanatic into a football gossip column. This is interesting to F1 fans for two reasons: Firsit, the deal was set up by 19 Entertainment head Simon Fuller, who was hired […]
Coffee-table picture books about motor racing are ten a penny. So what makes this one special? As the title suggests the theme of the book is ‘then and now’, and each spread places two photographs from different periods side by side and compares the two. It’s a simply but effective approach that has produced an […]
The new Renault R27 isn’t due to be launched until January 24th but spy shots of the car being tested at Silverstone have emerged on the internet. The pictures reveal more tightly-sculpted sidepods, Ferrari 248-style mirrors, and changes to the rear underbody on the 2007 car, which will be raced by Giancarlo Fisichella and Heikki […]
Read our top post from the world of F1 bloggers this week. Plus, a Ferrari fan turns on Raikkonen, a Bahraini cheers the McLaren buy-in and Toyota’s launch is met with a little scepticism. Read on for more.
In the F1 news this week India and Portugal are bidding to host a Grand Prix – and Suzuka are hoping to get theirs back. Plus Jarno Trulli hails the GPDA and Adrian Sutil does the same for Lewis Hamilton. Read on for these and more.
First order of business in the new year for an F1 fan is the hike to the Birmingham NEC for the Autosport show. As ever F1 Racing have a splendid F1 display on – this year it’s a re-creation of the Monza start line with eleven cars representing each time. OK, most of the cars […]
Oliver Jarvis had an excellent debut season in British Formula Three last year, sneaking past the hotly-tipped Bruno Senna to claim second in the title behind Mike Conway. But although many expected to see him continue in the British season for another year he’s defected to the Japanese series. Why? Actually the quetion should by […]
A little bit of F1 video fun. Those of you who saw the F1Fanatic Xmas list last month might well have guessed that I was hoping Santa might bring me one of those belting Ferrari Lego sets. Well, he didn’t, but my girlfriend did – and here it is: a 1:8 scale Ferraro Lego model […]
In the first of a new series we take a look back at some of the hottest F1 rumours – that never became true. To kick things off we have the shock dropping of the Monaco Grand Prix, and some typical January scoops on the drivers’ market that didn’t quite work out that way…