Australian GP history 1996-2008 (Video)

F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer concludes his look at the history of the Australian Grand Prix. Albert Park in Melbourne is a very different place from Adelaide’s streets. Where Adelaide had long straights and mostly 90-degree turns, Albert Park has more varied corners. But it still provided plenty of action, as we shall see in […]

F1 links: Ecclestone on F1 boycott threat

Flavio Briatore and Ron Dennis issue threat to boycott race …according to Bernie Ecclestone. "Teams To Blame" For North America Absence Bernie Ecclestone: "The teams wanted too much money to race there. That was the problem." Bernie Ecclestone on drivers, deals, dodgy cars . . . and divorce Bernie Ecclestone on Brawn GP: “Can I […]

Red Bull will protest Brawn GP diffuser

Red Bull have confirmed they will protest against Brawn GP’s BGP001 if it is passed legal to race. The cars will be scrutineered by the Australian Grand Prix stewards in Melbourne on Thursday. Williams and Toyota’s diffuser designs have also been called into question. But Red Bull’s Helmut Marko focused his claim on Brawn’s diffuser […]

A giant step into the unknown (Australian Grand Prix preview)

Every first race of a new F1 season his hard to predict. But this is different. This is a revolution: the most radical new rules in a generation, and testing form which suggests the world champion’s team are nowhere, and the outfit that was sold over the winter could win the race. Is Lewis Hamilton?s […]

Australian GP history 1985-1995 (Video)


F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer looks back on the history of the Australian Grand Prix. It’s back! F1 2009 is about to get under way, and so are we! I’m back for the new season, ready to share with you the history of the sport. Let’s kick things off with the season-opener, the Australian Grand […]

Are you going to the Australian Grand Prix?

I?ve already seen in the comments to other articles that several of you are going to be in Melbourne for the Australian Grand Prix this weekend. I?m very jealous of all of you! If you?re going to be at Albert Park for this weekend?s F1 race, please leave a comment below and we?ll find out […]

F1 links: Lewis Hamilton does the rounds

Hamilton: 'A huge weight has been lifted and I can start to enjoy it' – Motor Racing, Sport – The Independent Lewis Hamilton: "Not so much has really changed, except for the appearance of the car. It looks a lot different, but in general the car feels very much the same. Obviously, you notice the […]

FIA to cut licence fees – but by how much?

The F1 drivers’ superlicence fee row appeared to end in defeat for the drivers as they agreed to pay the FIA’s higher fee structure – which increased revenue to the FIA five-fold. However the sports governing body has now indicated it will cut the fees in 2010, but not said how much they will come […]

F1 2009: Quick pre-season guide

After months of waiting the 2009 F1 season finally gets going this weekend. For those of you just catching up with all the changes for 2009 here’s a quick guide to the teams, the drivers, the tracks, the rules and the technology. Packing in more than 50 separate articles, this is everything you need to […]

F1 2009 Technology: Rear wings, diffusers – and the inevitable controversy

As we head into the first race of 2009 a row is brewing over the diffusers used by Toyota, Williams and Brawn GP. F1 Fanatic guest writer John Beamer takes a look at the diffuser row and offers his thoughts on what’s gone wrong at McLaren. Hands up who finds that rear wing attractive? Uh… […]

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