Ferrari won yet another constructors?óÔé¼Ôäó championship in 2008, to the surprise of exactly no-one. Since 1999, they?óÔé¼Ôäóve only failed to win the title on two occasions, when Renault interrupted them from 2005-6. What was fascinating about Ferrari this year was the shift in the balance of power between their drivers, with Felipe Massa taking over […]
Ever gazed at Hermann Tilke?óÔé¼Ôäós latest F1 circuit creation and thought ?óÔé¼?ôI can do better than that?óÔé¼?Ø? Here?óÔé¼Ôäós your chance to prove it and win some cash too. Mind Your Own Business podcast – a podcast for businesses – are offering two prizes of ?é?ú100 each to the F1 Fanatic readers who can design the […]
Actually, 2009 F1 testing began months ago – we know Honda and BMW have already tested their KERS, and Williams ran a car with a 2009-spec rear wing on several weeks ago. But today most of the teams were in action in Barcelona and all were preparing for next year. Some ran new aero (BMW […]
After that intense season finale it seems silly to ask what the best moment of the year was. But there were other high points besides that in 2008. Here’s some of the most popular suggestions from F1 Fanatic readers and a few of my favourites too.
Several Formula 1 teams were back in action today for the first time since the Brazilian Grand Prix, testing developments ahead of the 2009 season. BMW are the latest team to run developments of the aerodynamics package we can expect to see on its F1 car in 2009. It’s going to take some getting used […]
The irony of McLaren?óÔé¼Ôäós season was that the team?óÔé¼Ôäós reliability won Lewis Hamilton the drivers?óÔé¼Ôäó championship, but their drivers?óÔé¼Ôäó inconsistency cost them the constructors?óÔé¼Ôäó championship. That?óÔé¼Ôäós putting it rather glibly: Hamilton wouldn?óÔé¼Ôäót have been champion without drives like his Silverstone master class. But the points he threw away in races like Bahrain and Montreal could […]