Not the F1 2006 preview

For those of who are being ‘Formula One Season Preview’-ed to death (and F1Fanatic are culprits as much as anyone), do check Sniff Petrol’s hilarious Factually Inaccurate F1 Preview. Sniff Petrol Issue 71 Factually Inaccurate F1 Preview (external)

A1GP of America un-cancelled

Contrary to earlier expectations the A1 Grand Prix chief operating officer David Clare has confirmed that the Laguna Seca race will go ahead as orginally intended: Despite challenges brought on by the prevailing weather conditions, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is confident that the track will be presented to the necessary standard required to host an … Continue reading A1GP of America un-cancelled

On with the show

It’s been a long and busy winter here at F1Fanatic. For those of you who were with us last year, welcome back! I hope you’re enjoying to new site design. And for those of you who’ve recently joined us – and I’m delighted to say that’s 75% of you – welcome! 2006 promises to be … Continue reading On with the show

New test pact for five?

Ferrari are one of five teams ready to sign a new pact restricting testing ahead of the 2006 season, according to German site Auto Motor und Sport. Auto Motor und Sport believe the pact has already been signed and a fax confirmation will soon be received. Renault, Williams, Mclaren and Honda are the four other … Continue reading New test pact for five?

Raikkonen-Ferrari rumours return

The Finnish press are up in arms about Kimi Raikkonen’s rumoured move to Ferrari in 2007. Three newspapers carried the story today according to Paddock Talk. Related links Paddock Talk: Raikkonen signed by Ferrari? (external) Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / ferrari / mclaren / raikkonen

Ferrari unveil final aero spec

Ferrari’s Bahrain-spec aerodynamic bodywork has been spotted being tested at the Sakhir circuit by Michael Schumacher. A deep front wing scoop, replacing the ‘chin wing’, and cascading inner front wings are clearly discernible, taking styling cues from 2005 front-runners Renault. Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix / ferrari

Victory for Grand Prix campaign

John Frankenheimer’s 1966 classic film Grand Prix is set for a September DVD release by Warner Home Video, according to this month’s F1 Racing. This follows a campaign supported by over 6,000 fans to have the film released.