I’ve updated each of the F1 Fanatic driver biographies with details of their performances in 2008. Links to the new biographies below:
Sebastian Vettel articles archive
Sebastien Loeb takes third Race of Champions title from David CoulthardPosted on
Sebastien Loeb won the Race of Champions for the third time after beating David Coulthard in the final race by less than a third of a second. Loeb beat Coulthard 2-1 in the finals, winning both races in the Race of Champions buggies while Coulthard won in the KTM X-bow.
Robert Kubica voted 2008 F1 driver of the year by F1 Fanatic readersPosted on
Over 1,400 of you voted in the poll to decide the best Formula 1 driver of 2008. World champion Lewis Hamilton led the voting early on but it was Robert Kubica who came out on top with 40% of the vote. Here are the results in full.
Red Bull buys back Toro Rosso – does it want STR’s Ferrari engines?Posted on
Red Bull is once again the 100% owner of Toro Rosso having bought back the 50% stake it sold to Gerhard Berger two years ago. Given the economic climate any such move is likely to be read as significant, but what are the reasons for this decision by Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz?
The teams: Toyota, Toro Rosso and Red Bull (F1 2008)Posted on
One of the surprises of 2008 was Toro Rosso beating its sister team Red Bull in the constructors’ championship and claiming its maiden win. Toyota, meanwhile, had one of their best ever F1 seasons. Here’s a look at how these three teams performed in 2008.
Lewis Hamilton is champion in epic climax to final race
2008 Brazilian Grand Prix reviewPosted on
Lewis Hamilton became F1’s youngest ever world champion as the destiny of the 2008 title switched between him and rival Felipe Massa on the final lap of the Brazilian Grand Prix. In Massa was already over the finishing line when Hamilton took a crucial fifth place of Timo Glock as the German driver struggled on … Continue reading Lewis Hamilton is champion in epic climax to final race
Final 2008 championship pointsPosted on
Hamilton and Ferrari claim 2008 titles
2008 Brazilian Grand Prix resultPosted on
Hamilton wins title at final turn
Rate the race: Brazilian Grand PrixPosted on
Rate the Brazilian Grand Prix out of ten and share your thoughts on the season finale below.
2008 Brazilian Grand Prix gridPosted on
Massa on pole, Hamilton fourth
Felipe Massa takes pole for title decider (2008 Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying)Posted on
Felipe Massa thrilled the home crowd by taking pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix for the third year in a row. But this year it means even more as he faced down Lewis Hamilton for the world championship. Hamilton starts fourth behind Jarno Trulli and Kimi Raikkonen.
Vettel’s special helmet (Pictures)Posted on
Vettel says thankyou to Toro Rosso
Five other battles in BrazilPosted on
It?óÔé¼Ôäós not just about Lewis Hamilton against Felipe Massa and McLaren against Ferrari in the drivers?óÔé¼Ôäó and constructors?óÔé¼Ôäó championship this weekend. Pride is at stake up and down the two championship tables. Here are five other battles to keep an eye on in Brazil.
2008 Chinese GP stats and factsPosted on
Strange coincidences between Lewis Hamilton and Rubens Barrichello, rotten luck for Adrian Sutil, and a championship hanging in the balance. Here are the stats and facts from the Chinese Grand Prix.
2008 Chinese Grand Prix picturesPosted on
Look back on the highlights of the Chinese Grand Prix with this gallery of 30 high-resolution images from Shanghai.
Hamilton on cusp of title after dominant win
2008 Chinese Grand PrixPosted on
Lewis Hamilton dominated the Chinese Grand Prix and heads into the final race of 2008 with a strong chance of claiming the title that eluded him last year.
Championship points after ChinaPosted on
Hamilton has seven-point lead
2008 Chinese Grand Prix resultPosted on
Lewis Hamilton wins in Shanghai
2008 Chinese Grand Prix gridPosted on
Penalties for Webber and Heidfeld
Lewis Hamilton on pole in China (2008 Chinese Grand Prix qualifying)Posted on
Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for the Chinese Grand Prix after leading every practice and qualifying session in Shanghai bar one. But with Kimi Raikkonen, Felipe Massa and the ‘third Ferrari’ of Fernando Alonso right behind him he will be under huge pressure at the start. Meanwhile Robert Kubica failed to qualifying inside the top … Continue reading Lewis Hamilton on pole in China (2008 Chinese Grand Prix qualifying)