2005: Media Review

F1 enjoyed a much better season in 2005 than in 2004 – but didn’t necessarily receive the press attention it deserved. Ironically, the spotlight shone brightest on the sport when it covered itself in shame at Indianapolis. And ITV’s coverage continued to decline in quality. The United States Grand Prix farce was undoutbedly the meia … Continue reading 2005: Media Review

2005: Season Awards

Concluding our season review, F1Fanatic’s resident columnist Be Evans dishes out the awards to the very best of 2005 – indeed, even those who excelled in mediocrity. Driver of the Year Most years this is shoe-in for Mr M. Schumacher but 2005 has seen perhaps the greatest generational shift in driving talent for many years, … Continue reading 2005: Season Awards

Editorial: Predictable?

2005 was the year when F1 stopped being predictable – Michael Schumacher didn’t win everything and a pair of stellar new talents dominated the season. Even some of the best motor sport commentators were caught out. Matt Bishop, writing in the F1 Racing monthly subscribers’ letter back in February, was as dismissive of the 2005 … Continue reading Editorial: Predictable?

2005: Statistical Review

Statistics are unfairly maligned. Yes, they can be distorted, manipulated and spun – but lay the figures out in full and clearer picture often emerges. We take a look at some of the stories of 2005 with a little help from F1Fanatic’s brand new statistics pages. Raikkonen vs Alonso Alonso tallied 135 points to Raikkonen’s … Continue reading 2005: Statistical Review

F1Fanatic Issue 30 now available

F1Fanatic issue #30 is now available, featuring: Japanese Grand Prix review Chinese Grand Prix preview Editorial: Fuelling the fire Media review #18 For all this and more visit www.f1fanatic.co.uk

F1Fanatic Issue 29 now available

Issue 29 of F1fanatic is now available, featuring: Brazilian Grand Prix review Feature: Boring, boring football Japanese Grand Prix preview Editorial: Michael Park Media review #17 For all this and more visit www.f1fanatic.co.uk