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F1 in the news 43: Ralf & Spa

In the F1 news this week Pitpass catch out Ralf Schumacher, Honda signs new staff and we’re not going to be banned from using the phrase ‘F1′. Which is a relief.

No F1 GP at Indianapolis in 2008

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has announced it will not be holding an F1 Grand Prix in 2008. The circuit owners had stipulated a deadline of July 9th for confirming a deal to hold the race. But circuit owner Tony George and F1 commercial boss Bernie Ecclestone failed to agree on the fee for the race. […]

Video: F1 tests at revised Spa


Here’s four videos of F1 cars returning to action on the beautiful Spa-Francorchamps circuit for the first time since 2005. The new track features revised corners at bus stop and La Source designed by the omnipresent Hermann Tilke. Happily one of the greatest corners at F1′s best circuit – Eau Rouge – has been left […]

Top ten… F1 scandals

Top ten

The eyes of the F1 world are fixed on the twists and turns of the Ferrari-McLaren espionage scandal. F1 is no stranger to controversy – here’s ten of the juiciest from recent years…

Debate: Stepney scandal good for F1?

Ferrari-McLaren scandal, Stepney-gate, the Ferrari espionage affair – call it what you will, everyone’s talking about it. Lewis Hamilton may be big news in the back pages of newspapers but the increasingly strange details of industrial espionage between F1′s two top teams is commanding column inches in the front pages. Every top sport from football […]

New stuff at F1 Fanatic

There’s been a load of work going on behind the scenes at F1 Fanatic – here’s a quick run down of the new features. We’ve got more wallpapers, more feeds plus our pick of the very best in F1 books and video.

The F1 cars that never raced

A new book, “Unraced”, takes a look at some of the most recent F1 cars that were built yet never saw the start of a Grand Prix. It’s full of interesting tales from teams that collapsed to cars that were just too radical to be made reliable. Here’s four of the most interested F1 cars […]

Extraordinary details in Ferrari-McLaren spy case

The hearings into Mike Coughlan’s reputed involvement in obtaining documents from Ferrari began today and some surprising allegations have been made. Apparently Ferrari first heard of the matter when a photocopying shop in Woking contacted them. It is alleged that Mike Coughlan’s wife Trudy entered the shop earlier that day to duplicate a 780 page […]

More pictures from the British GP

A final set of my pictures from the British Grand Prix – this time looking at the action and the massive crowd on race day.

Spyker officially drop Albers

Spyker boss Michel Mol has confirmed that Christijan Albers will no longer race for the team. The team are yet to announce a replacement driver for the Nurburgring round next week and any one of a number of racers could fill Albers’ place.