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Dario Franchitti should swallow his pride and return to Indy Car after being dropped by his NASCAR team

Dario Franchitti has been dropped as a NASCAR Sprint Cup driver by Chip Ganassi Racing. He will no longer compete in the top tier of the championship, and it remains to be seen whether he’ll now race in the Nationwide or Craftsman Trucks series. I’m no fan of NASCAR and I thought Franchitti’s decision to […]

Mark Webber: the driver debates

Mark Webber is, to some, one of the most promising F1 drivers and would be winning races tomorrow if he was in a McLaren or Ferrari. Others feel the hype doesn?t match reality, Webber has thrown away opportunities and never passes up an opportunity to whinge to the press.

Video: British GP Toyota preview


Toyota drivers Jarno Trulli and Timo Glock talk about the Silverstone circuit in this video previewing the British Grand Prix.

British Grand Prix preview: Force India

I had the fortune to spend a few hours with the Force India F1 team last weekend to watch their preparations for the British Grand Prix (read the full article on Auto Trader here). The Silverstone-based team have brought a raft of updates for their home Grand Prix. Will they be able to get off […]

Paffett, not winner Green, excluded from Norisring results (DTM)

Most people expected the stewards to get involved after the DTM’s annual visit to the Norisring. But to the surprise of many it was fifth placed man Gary Paffett, not winner Jamie Green, who was penalised. Paffett was disqualified from the final results. Did the stewards get the wrong British driver?

Bourdais unhappy with grooved tyres

When we debated Sebastien Bourdais here a few weeks ago there were some reservations about the quality of his performances since he scored on his Grand Prix debut in Australia. The Toro Rosso driver has hinted why he might be having difficulty settling into F1 after five years in Champ Car. He remarked he was […]

BGP Kangaroo TV competition winners

Thanks to everyone who entered the competition to win a Kangaroo TV for the British Grand Prix weekend. Are you a winner? Find out below…

What’s it like to work for an F1 team?

Ever wondered what it’s like to work for a Formula 1 team? F1 Fanatic reader Paul Darby has been there and done that with McLaren in the 1990s. Read about his experience in this guest post. I was working at PC World in Southampton, selling fantastically over priced PCs with even more ludicrously stupid insurance. […]

The best souvenir you’ve got from a race

What’s the best souvenir you’ve picked up at a race – F1 or anything else? Some of us started discussing this on the F1 Fanatic Forum last week. Best finds so far include handfuls of carbon fibre from Giancarlo Fisichella’s crash at Magny-Cours in 2002, a jam jar full of tyre marbles from Melbourne ’01, […]

2008 British Grand Prix preview: Can Lewis Hamilton win at Silverstone?

A home victory would be the perfect way for Lewis Hamilton to respond to criticism of his driving after two consecutive no-scores in Canada and France. Do McLaren have the car – and does Hamilton have the nerve – for him to win the British Grand Prix at a sold-out Silverstone? He will be hoping […]