2008 British Grand Prix preview: Can Lewis Hamilton win at Silverstone?

A home victory would be the perfect way for Lewis Hamilton to respond to criticism of his driving after two consecutive no-scores in Canada and France. Do McLaren have the car – and does Hamilton have the nerve – for him to win the British Grand Prix at a sold-out Silverstone? He will be hoping […]

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – two questions

The first ever Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be held in 2009 as the last race of the season. But what has become of the plans for the Yas Island circuit to be a hybrid street and permanent track? And how has it suddenly landed the most coveted slot on the calendar?

F1 blogs & more: Bad sportsmanship

A quick round-up of links I’ve bookmarked on StumbleUpon this week including bad sportsmanship in F1, Ferrari building a new simulator, and British winners of their home race. Read on for more.

Tips on visiting the British Grand Prix at Silverstone from other F1 fans

Heading to the British Grand Prix this weekend? Is it your first time at Silverstone for F1? Here are some tips and advice from F1 Fanatic readers who’ve been to the British GP before.

Competition: Win a Kangaroo TV for the British Grand Prix weekend

Here’s a special competition for anyone who’s going to the British Grand Prix weekend. Kangaroo TV are offering five handsets exclusively to F1 Fanatic readers for the British Grand Prix next week. Enter the competition below by email for your chance to win!

The Ben Evans Column: F1 and tennis

If there was any doubt before France that Lewis Hamilton?s F1 honeymoon was over there certainly isn?t now. In a weekend where the McLaren team was subject to some extremely harsh penalties (why was Heikki Kovalainen penalised but not Kimi Raikkonen during qualifying?) Hamilton?s race was effectively over midway through the first lap.

Pictures: Silverstone F1 test paddock


I was in the paddock at the Silverstone F1 test yesterday. Here are a few of my photographs including home drivers Lewis Hamilton and David Coulthard plus world champion Kimi Raikkonen. For more keep an eye out for my exclusive article on Force India F1 Team on Autotrader.co.uk on Monday.

BMW’s win vindicates split from Williams

What must Frank Williams have thought when Robert Kubica and Nick Heidfeld gave BMW its first win and first one-two at the Canadian Grand Prix three weeks ago? Since BMW left Williams in 2005 the Munich marque has grown in strength while progress at Williams has been painfully slow by comparison.

Poll: Should drivers keep their numbers?

27. 46. 5. Some numbers are instantly recognisable to motor racing fans being linked with one driver – whether it’s Gilles Villeneuve, Valentino Rossi, Nigel Mansell, or someone else. At present F1 drivers either get the number 1 if they won the world champioship, or else have to take a number based on their team’s […]

FIA?s plans for Formula 2 shows Max Mosley wants war with Bernie Ecclestone

A surprise announcement from today?s FIA World Motor Sports Council today revealed the FIA wishes to set up a new feeder series to Formula 1. It will be called Formula 2, reviving the name used for a similar series until 1984, before it was replaced by Formula 3000 and, later, GP2. But why is the […]