Fernando Alonso may have added to his advantage over Michael Schumacher in Istanbul, but Ferrari are almost level with Renault in the constructors’ championship. Let’s take a look at how all the drivers and teams are performing statistically.
What should have been a textbook cruise to maximum championship points for Michael Schumacher fell apart and handed his grateful team mate a maiden grand prix win.
The three-week summer break came at a pivotal moment in the 2006 championship. Fernando Alonso was within 19 laps of dealing a major blow to Michael Schumacher’s recovery in the title battle at the Hungaroring. But an errant wheel nut – the first mechanical failure in a race for either of the championship protagonists this … Continue reading Turkish Grand Prix 2006 Preview
The title contenders tripped over each other allowing some new faces through to claim the big points. Take a look at how that has affected the championship battles.
Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher both punished before the Grand Prix gets started? You better believe it happened, and here’s how. Fernando Alonso brake-tests Robert Doornbos (video, external) Alonso was held up by Doornbos in the second practice session on Friday. He reated by waving his fist at the Red Bull-Ferrari test driver, and brake … Continue reading Hungary for controversy?
The drivers’ and constructors’ championships get ever closer. But there are intriguing battles up and down the F1 field this year. Take a closer look at who’s beating who in our statistics update. Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport
The Scuderia hammered the opposition in Indianapolis, Magny-Cours and Hockenheim. Now they are bearing down upon the Hungaroring with every indication that they will continue the red-wash. Their chief opponents, Renault, have just one ray of hope to cling to: they will be able to use their mass damper system that had been banned before … Continue reading Hungarian Grand Prix 2006 Preview
Michael Schumacher is putting on a championship charge but he’s running out of time – there’s only seven races to go. He needs to do more than just beat Fernando Alonso to first place – he needs his Renault rival to drop some serious points. But fortune is on his side – Bridgestone have a … Continue reading German Grand Prix 2006 Preview
How has the Bridgestone resurgence affected the title battles? Take a closer look at the championship situation with our detailed statistical analysis of the season so far. Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport
The latest results from the F1Fanatic race popularity surveys continued the downward trend seen since the start of the season. Although the Canadian Grand Prix ranked as the third best (narrowly beating Monaco) The British and United States Grands Prix both had average scores less than five out of ten. The British Grand Prix came … Continue reading Grands Prix getting worse
Damon Hill speaks about Formula One technology, test driving the Williams-Renault FW14B, how to improve Formula One cars and much more. He’s not a fan of grooved tyres… This is the full transcript of an interview that was published in Trackside on Auto Trader two weeks ago (see below). Read on for the full interview.
Are Ferrari fighting back or was the US Grand Prix a one-off? That’s the question on everyone’s minds entering round 11 of the 2006 season, the French Grand Prix at Magny-Cours. Renault will be determined to fight back at their home circuit where Fernando Alonso won convincingly last year. But the reigning champion was beaten … Continue reading French Grand Prix 2006 Preview
Michael Schumacher broke Fernando Alonso’s streak of pole positions and victories at Indianapolis. It also breathed new life into Ferrari’s World Constructors’ Championship bid. With eight rounds remaining, we look at how the United States Grand Prix changed the balance of the championship battles. Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport
Nine races into the 2006 season the drivers’ championship is looking increasingly one-sided. The second part of our half-season report looks at the drivers who have excelled so far this year – and one or two who may be worried about their prospects of getting a good seat for 2007. Tags f1 / formula one … Continue reading Drivers half-season report – Part 2
The Canadian Grand Prix marked the halfway point in the 2006 season, which seems a worthwhile time to take stock of how the drivers are faring up and down the pitlane. Don’t miss the second part coming up before the United States Grand Prix. Tags f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport
The final part of our top 100 countdown of the best F1 moments captured on video. The top ten F1 videos includes the notorious controversies at Suzuka, some legendary races from Monza, and a couple of amazing encounters in Jerez, of all places. But none of these is number one. To find out what is, … Continue reading 100 Greatest F1 Videos – Part X (10-1)
The penultimate part of our countdown of the 100 best F1 videos on the ‘net. Find here a thrilling last lap, an even more thrilling first lap and the luckiest mechanic in Formula One. Also, no prizes for guessing what the most recent clip in the top 100 is and, at long last, the scene … Continue reading 100 Greatest F1 Videos – Part IX (20-11)
Numbers 30 to 21 of our top 100 F1 videos. Todays classic Formula One videos include a thrilling win by Jackie Stewart, a stunning pass by Fernando Alonso, a sensational lap with Ayrton Senna and… Taki Inoue. Read on for the eighth part of our top 100.
In today’s installment, the passing move that made Jacques Villeneuve a star, a thoroughly revolutionary Formula One car, and surely the most embarassing thing that ever happened to Antonio Pizzonia. Read on for the next ten of our Greatest F1 videos ever. Tags f1 / formula one / grand prix / motor sport / video … Continue reading 100 Greatest F1 Videos – Part VII (40-31)
The latest ten in our top F1 videos of all time cover various memorable moments from past American Grands Prix – including one recent controversy we won’t forget in a long time. Plus some excellent vintage on-board footage – and the fastest three-wheeled Formula One car ever seen. Tags f1 / formula one / grand … Continue reading 100 Greatest F1 Videos – Part VI (50-41)