Video: 2008 British GP preview


Here’s the British Grand Prix preview video which features a virtual lap of the Silverstone Circuit, Murray Walker on the memorable 1987 race, and a feature on Sebastien Bourdais.

ITV F1 TV ratings grow slowly

ITV’s F1 coverage comes to an end this year and the BBC are taking over for 2009. The corporation might have done well out of the change, as it appears F1 audiences are growing in Britain at the moment. But is this a sustainable, long-term increase in dedicated F1 followers, or ‘fair-weather fans’ who only […]

McLaren want more openness in F1 – they should start with their own pit wall

Martin Whitmarsh been banging the drum for more open communication between F1 and its fans: I think for us to maintain and develop our fanbase we have to make better use of Formula One as an asset. Those of us that are involved in it have not yet done a good enough job to provide […]

2008 British Grand Prix preview: Toyota vs Red Bull vs Renault vs Williams

Behind the top three of Ferrari, McLaren and BMW the battle among the midfield teams is just as excitingly close. Not least because it’s two factory teams versus their two customers: 4. Red Bull-Renault 24 5. Toyota 23 6. Williams-Toyota 15 7. Renault 12 Toyota made a major step forward in France, scoring their first […]

Video: British Grand Prix history 1950-76


F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer begins a three-part series looking back at highlights from the British Grand Prix. We now go to Silverstone for the 60th British Grand Prix. As it’s the 60th, there have been special celebrations planned to mark the occasion. We’ll have our own little celebration by going through the British Grand […]

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?