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Marco Andretti (Meet the rookies)

With a surname like Andretti, how can he fail? This kid’s got to end up in F1 sooner or later. Whether he’ll sink like father Michael, or swim to the title like grandfather Mario, is the big, big question. It’s big, because it could also be the key to unlocking F1 popularity in the States.

Bird’s Eye View: If F1 drivers were chocolate…

F1 Fanatic contributor Rachel returns with her take on what F1 drivers would be if they were chocolate bars. Make your own confection suggestions below…

Video: F1′s best circuit ruined?

Video

F1 makes it’s highly anticipated return to the fabulous Spa-Francorchamps circuit next month. But has the great track been dumbed down too far? At Eau Rouge the profile of the corner remains the same but re-surfacing, construction work and the installation of tarmac run-off have made the bend less of a challenge. As this video […]

Spyker & Super Aguri in trouble

The futures of F1′s minnows are uncertain as Spyker cars suffer financial problems and a leading Super Aguri sponsor fails to pay the team. Spyker took over the Midland team last year, which in turn took over Jordan in 2005. The parent company expects to make a loss this year and is considering selling the […]

Gavin Smith to make BTCC return

Former Vauxhall driver Gavin Smith will return to the British Touring Car Championship for the final three rounds of the season. Smith is to race a Seat Leon entered by privateer team GR Asia at Brands Hatch, Knockhill and Thruxton. The same team runs Leons for Tom Coronel, Emmet O’Brien and Maurizio Ceresoli in the […]

One to watch: Romain Grosjean

One To Watch

Could Romain Grosjean be the next top French F1 driver? No, because he’s Swiss. But he does race under a French licence, so maybe he’ll get away with it.

Boring races

Top F1 pundit Peter Windsor recently wrote this in response to a question on how he would improve F1: I would change nothing. I think F1 is fantastic as it is. If you want to watch a million meaningless overtaking manoeuvres and lots of shunts go and watch NASCAR or bikes or IRL or something. […]

One to watch: Lucas di Grassi

One To Watch

Ayrton Senna, Rubens Barrichello, Felipe Massa… could Lucas di Grassi be the next Sao Paulo native to make it into Formula 1?

Debate: Will Ferrari surge to the titles?

McLaren are ahead in both championships with six races to go. But Ferrari are expected to have the upper hand in most of the remaining rounds as venues like Istanbul, Spa-Francorchamps and Interlagos play to their chassis’ strengths. Can either of their drivers win the championship? Is it time they started back one of them […]

Champ Car Road America – Bourdais all the way

The news that he’s off to Formula 1 next year doesn’t seem to have distracted Sebastien Bourdais – in fact he romped to his first victory at Elkhart Lake as if he’d been given a new lease of life. And trouble for championship rivals Robert Doornbos and Will Power have thrust him further into the […]