Design an F1 track and WIN ??100

Ever gazed at Hermann Tilke?s latest F1 circuit creation and thought ??I can do better than that??? Here?s your chance to prove it and win some cash too. Mind Your Own Business podcast – a podcast for businesses – are offering two prizes of ??100 each to the F1 Fanatic readers who can design the […]

Martin Brundle at BBC in 2009

Brundle confirms commentary role

2009 Formula 1 testing begins (Pictures)


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 […]

The best moments of 2008

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.

BMW tests its 2009 Formula 1 car prototype – and it ain’t pretty (Pictures)


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 […]

F1 links: F1 debt

Formula 1 owes $2.3bn, pays $95m…

The teams: McLaren (F1 2008)

The irony of McLaren?s season was that the team?s reliability won Lewis Hamilton the drivers? championship, but their drivers? inconsistency cost them the constructors? championship. That?s putting it rather glibly: Hamilton wouldn?t have been champion without drives like his Silverstone master class. But the points he threw away in races like Bahrain and Montreal could […]

Official: Canadian GP axed

“Unworkable demands” blamed

F1 cars will hit 298kph in Craner Curves at the new Donington Park in 2010

When – or if – the British Grand Prix moves to Donington Park in 2010 the new circuit will take Silverstone’s place as the fourth quickest circuit regularly used by Formula 1. Documents submitted by the circuit owners to North West Leicestershire District Council projects an average lap speed of 220.75kph with cars hitting a […]

Rubens Barrichello wins kart race in Brazil ahead of Felipe Massa (Video)


Felipe Massa and Rubens Barrichello were among the F1 stars racing in the 500 Milhas de Kart Granja Viana 2008 this weekend. Barrichello won the race for a record eighth time – while Massa proved his reliability problems in 2008 weren’t just confined to his Ferrari. Here’s a selection of videos from the race:

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