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 […]
You don’t ordinarily think of Ferraris as being unattractive but this beast was certainly hit with the ugly stick.
Bernie Ecclestone waited a few days before responding to Max Mosley’s surprising claims last week about the FIA’s contract negotiations with Formula One Group: I sincerely hope that it isn’t a declaration of war because, if that’s what the message should be, then we’ll have to defend ourselves. That is what anyone would do. I […]
F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer returns with the first in a two-part look at the history of the Monaco Grand Prix. And so we reach Monaco, Formula 1’s most famous and glamorous race – and with good reason. Barring World War II, Grands Prix has been held here for the last 80 years or so. […]
Ferrari have won 13 championships in the last nine years but haven’t tasted victory at Monte-Carlo since 2001: Year Best finish Driver 2002 2 Michael Schumacher 2003 3 Michael Schumacher 2004 3 Rubens Barrichello 2005 7 Michael Schumacher 2006 5 Michael Schumacher 2007 3 Felipe Massa How has F1’s form team of the 21st century […]