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2008 Spanish GP practice notes

Kimi Raikkonen leads the way at the Circuit de Catalunya after being fastest in both practice sessions. McLaren look to be in trouble and Renault were the surprise of the day. Here are my notes on the Spanish Grand Prix practice.

Spanish Grand Prix: memorable races

The response to my invitation for guest writers was fantastic and I’m very happy to share the first of these new articles today. Journeyer, a long-time contributor to the comments and Live Blogs on F1Fanatic, covers the history of the Spanish Grand Prix. Formula 1 has been around for 58 years now. With it goes […]

Super Aguri: no deal, but will race

Super Aguri will race in the Spanish Grand Prix but negotiations to save the team are still going on. The F1 field faced being cut to 20 cars had they been a no-show. If a team misses a race and therefore does not contest the entire season it can incur severe financial penalties. Therefore in […]

2008 Spanish GP preview: predictions

So who’s going to be on the podium at the Spanish Grand Prix? Here are my predictions – share yours below.

Danica Patrick becomes first woman to win an Indy Car race

As this site has been down for a couple of days due to a server move I’ve not had chance to write about a remarkable weekend for Indy Car racing in America (however I did write about it in my weekly column for Auto Trader). It was always going to be strange with half the […]

2008 Spanish GP preview: The midfield

With three teams likely to be in the hunt for the victory this weekend the battle to be best of the rest could decide who takes home the points for seventh and eighth positions – assuming the Ferraris, McLarens and BMWs all come home in one piece. So who from Renault, Williams, Red Bull, Toyota […]

Video: 2008 Spanish GP preview


Watch the 2008 Spanish Grand Prix including interviews with Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, plus a preview of the circuit and Murray Walker’s Grand Prix memories. This series of videos is also available on the F1 Fanatic Facebook Group as well: Please note the competition contained in this video is run by USP Content and […]

Want to write for F1Fanatic?

I’ve had a couple of emails from people who would like to write for F1 Fanatic. I’m always keen to get new and interesting articles on the site so I’ve set up a new page for anyone who wants to submit an article. If you’ve got an idea for an article you can either write […]

Takuma Sato: the driver debates

This time last year Takuma Sato gave Super Aguri their first ever point by finishing eighth in the Spanish Grand Prix – beating among others Giancarlo Fisichella in the Renault. But this year the team that was created to keep the Japanese driver in F1 might not even be racing. Does Sato deserve his place […]

How serious is the EU threat to the European Grand Prix at Valencia?

This weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix is supposed to be the first of two races in Spain this year – the second being the European Grand Prix at the new Circuit Urbano Valencia. But yesterday the European Union revealed objections to the Grand Prix on several grounds. There are growing doubts over whether the race, which […]