F1 links: BMW F1.09 teaser video

I was at a stag party last night so no time to do the links round-up. Here’s a bumper weekend collection of F1 reading instead! BMW Sauber F1.09 – The countdown is on. Part 1/3. Video teaser for the 2009 BMW launch on Tuesday. New-look Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-24 makes debut in Portugal “After a […]

Massa?s number four and Kubica?s number five ?ǣ but who’s number 13?

Earlier this week the FIA published the list of official team and driver entries for the 2009 season. Pitpass* found it surprising that Robert Kubica had been elevated to number five, giving him a lower number than Nick Heidfeld, which wasn?t the case last year. I didn?t find that remarkable in the slightest. What caught […]

How the F1 rules changes for 2009 are meant to improve racing (part 3/3)

F1 Fanatic guest writer John Beamer concludes his review of changes in the 2009 F1 rules designed to allow cars to follow each other more closely and encourage overtaking.

2009 McLaren, Ferrari and Toyota F1 cars side-by-side (Pictures)

With McLaren’s MP2-24 unveiled yesterday we can now see how the first three 2009 F1 cars to be launched compare. Here’s some close-up comparisons of the new McLaren alongside the Ferrari F60 and Toyota TF109.

Massa in Ferrari ice kart race (Pictures)


Felipe Massa and Luca Badoer joined in the ice karting race at Ferrari’s annual Madonna di Campiglio ‘Wrooom’ ski event in Italy. But both the F1 drivers were beaten to victory by Ducati MotoGP star Casey Stoner, who passed Massa one lap before the chequered flag. See below for some great pictures from the kart […]

F1 links: F1 Fanatic P7

Best Sports Blog – The 2008 Weblog Awards Congratulations to Kissing Suzy Kolber who win the award once again. F1 Fanatic finished seventh. The four S’s of Formula One’s future Some wise words from Luca di Montezemolo at Ferrari’s Wrooom event: “I think that this sport has four S’s: stability, seriousness, spectacle and sustainability,” Montezemolo […]

How the F1 rules changes for 2009 are meant to improve racing (part 2/3)

Guest writer John Beamer continues his look at how the F1 rules have been changed for 2009 in a bid to encourage closer racing and more overtaking.

Indonesian round cancelled, Mexican race moved (A1GP)

A1 Grand Prix’s attempt to bring its brand of racing to the streets of Indonesia have failed as the Lippo did not gain FIA approval in time: This follows notification this morning from the FIA that certain aspects of the track construction project, undertaken by the local promoter and organisers of the event, have failed […]

Ron Dennis’s three decades as McLaren team principal, 1980-2009


Ron Dennis is stepping down as McLaren team principal. Here’s how he turned the team Bruce McLaren founded into one of the most successful in F1.

McLaren MP4/24 revealed – pictures and video (2009 F1 car launches)


McLaren has shown off its 2009 F1 car, the MP4/24, with which Lewis Hamilton will be looking to defend his 2008 world championship. Pictures and video of the new McLaren launched at the McLaren Technology Centre below.

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