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There was always going to be some people who thought Michael Schumacher’s puncture in Brazil was, caused deliberately by Giancarlo Fisichella even though the two apparently only made contact for one eighth of a second. As mentioned here yesterday Ferrari are left without Schumacher’s main men. With Schumacher gone, bloggers say goodbye and thankyou. On […]

F1 in the news

If you host a Grand Prix and the hotels nearby pong a bit you should look worried – that, after all, is the reason why Suzuka has lost the Japanese Grand Prix to the Fuji Speedway. But if the locals merely hold up members of the racing teams at gunpoint, that’s nothing to be concerned […]

F1 2006 Review: Drivers end-of-season rankings part 1

The 2006 championship was contested by 27 different drivers, 18 of which entered every race. Which ones impressed and which ones struggled? We rate all 27, starting with the first 17 today and looking at our top ten drivers in detail tomorrow.

Raikkonen greeted by Ferrari exodus

The Michael Schumacher dream team is no more. Not only has the seven-times champion called time on his stellar career, but the men who brought him greatness at Ferrari are all moving on too. Today saw confirmation of the rumours that had surrounded Ross Brawn’s future at the team for several months. He will stand […]

F1 2006 Review: The highs & lows

As ever, the season had its dizzying highs and depressing lows. With two champion drivers and one champion engine builder leaving the sport there were a lot of farewells. And the action on the track oscillated between the dramatic, the controversial, and the just plain dull. We look back on the best and worst moments […]

F1 2006 Review: The year in pictures

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Relive the memorable moments of 2006 with 108 photographs from every round of the season. Including Jenson Button and Felipe Massa’s first Grand Prix wins, Michael Schumacher’s final victory in Shanghai, Jacques Villeneuve and Juan-Pablo Montoya’s last races and all the rollercoaster twists and turns of the 2006 championship – which was won in the […]

F1 2006 Review: Men of the year

F1Fanatic’s comprehensive 2006 season review starts today with our thoughts on who were the top performers in 2006. With the final round of the season over it’s time to vote in the annual F1 Racing Man of the Year Awards. We take a look at this year’s and tip which drivers, teams and personalities deserve […]

Brazilian Grand Prix 2006 Media Review

It was fascinating to see how the different newspapers treated the final race of the season, the final race of Michael Schumacher’s career, and the crowning of Fernando Alonso as the youngest ever double champion. On several papers F1 made a rare intrusion onto the front page. Others apparently preferred the less dignified image of […]

Alonso triumphs in final duel with Schumacher

2006 Brazilian Grand Prix review

Michael Schumacher delivered a spellbinding performance that recalled his most memorable victories but Fernando Alonso claimed the championship.

Alonso vs Schumacher: The final chapter

Tomorrow will see the final battle between Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher – the two great drivers of Formula One today. With a fired-up Schumacher starting tenth and a conservatively-minded Alonso fourth the two must surely cross paths at some point during the Brazilian Grand Prix. It’s a terrible pity that this intense rivaly is […]