This weekend is the 24 Hours of the Nurburgring. The mammoth race with over 200 entrants takes place on the mighty Nurburgring Nordschleife, home of the German Grand Prix until 1976. I’m sure the following is no more than a pipe dream, but let’s allow ourselves a little indulgence here and ask, how could F1 […]
Is the American Le Mans Series more technologically sophisticated than Formula 1? Just one of the thought-provoking blog posts I’ve come across this week. Plus take a peek at the Monaco webcam, Ask Nigel returns, and more below…
Two of Formula 1’s most respected journals are digitising their comprehensive back catalogues. Top annual F1 journal Autocourse, and early F1 magazine and authority Motorsport, are publishing electronic versions of their early editions.
So often long-range weather forecasts ahead of Grand Prix weekends promise rain that never comes. But teams are increasingly wary of rain forecast for this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix qualifying and race. Over at Autosport Geoff Creighton and Emlyn Hughes have finely honed the science of predicting the weather forecast for a Grand Prix weekend […]
Regular F1 Fanatic commenter Robert McKay has written a guest article looking at what F1 can learn from NASCAR – a subject we’ve looked at here before. Here’s his take on America’s favourite motor sport. I?óÔé¼Ôäóve recently started watching Sky?óÔé¼Ôäós NASCAR coverage. Readers of Keith?óÔé¼Ôäós other blog, Maximum Motorsport, will know he?óÔé¼Ôäós a bit annoyed […]
The Monaco Grand Prix is Formula 1’s most celebrated race. But the most decisive racing action this weekend will surely happen the day before – in Monaco Grand Prix qualifying. Overtaking is so difficult in Formula 1 today that it’s almost redundant to remark that it’s unlikely to happen at Monaco. But the tight and […]
Guest writer Journeyer concludes his two-part guide to the Monaco Grand Prix. If you thought part one yesterday was great, then you’ll love part two! This covers some of the more recent Monaco magical moments from the 1980s up to 2007:
In the Monaco Grand Prix preview video, Lewis Hamilton discusses why it’s his favourite track, Frank Williams talks about who the greatest racer who drove for him was, and a preview of the historic Monte-Carlo circuit.
Only a handful of races into the season and already the doom mongers are out for the scalp of Nelson Piquet Jnr The Renault driver?óÔé¼Ôäós erratic start to the year is, in some people?óÔé¼Ôäós view, enough to cost him his seat should he disappoint again at Monaco. Now, though I have never been the greatest […]