Rubens Barrichello is set to become F1’s most experienced driver in the Turkish Grand Prix. Ben wrote a review of his career here yesterday. Today I wanted to pick out some of Barrichello’s best moments. What was the Brazilian’s greatest Grand Prix? Here’s a few of my picks, nominate yours below.
There’s been an excellent discussion in the post on Nick Heidfeld’s misfortune in the Spanish Grand Prix about how the problematic safety car rules might be fixed. Part of the difficulty in finding a solution is how to safely slow down a pack of racing cars when the safety car is deployed. This video shows … Continue reading Video: the safety car rules danger
How did Heikki Kovalainen’s McLaren stand up to his 140mph crash in the Spanish Grand Prix? This week’s F1 review video explains what makes F1 cockpits so strong.
Heikki Kovalainen was involved in a a heavy impact on lap 23 of the Spanish Grand Prix. Kovalainen waved and gave a thumbs-up to the crowd after being taken from the scene on a stretcher.
And now for something completely different. It’s Sunday afternoon and, as a break from the story we’re all a bit sick of, here’s a selection of some of my favourite funny F1 moments – featuring Nigel Mansell, Mika Hakkinen, Michael Schumacher, and everyone’s favourite F1 comedy double act: Nelson Piquet and Eliseo Salazar.
Sebastien Bourdais had a big crash in testing at Barcelona on Wednesday. Happily he was unhurt but he may have dealt a blow to his standing in the team if the damage to the new STR3 forces the team to delay its introduction. Major crashes can affect F1 drivers in different ways. Even though drivers … Continue reading Video: How drivers react to big crashes
Watch the Bahrain Grand Prix review video – see below for more information.
Today’s Bahrain Grand Prix saw the latest development in the Lewis Hamilton-Fernando Alonso rivalry. Hamilton hit the back of Alonso’s Renault causing the McLaren driver to lose his front wing. Alonso denied he was responsible, saying: “The McLaren was just a lot faster than my car and he crashed into me.” Hamilton has not yet … Continue reading Alonso denies blame for Hamilton crash
Watch the second part of the Bahrain Grand Prix preview video – see below for more information.
Watch the first part of the Malaysian review and Bahrain preview video plus a competition to win Grand Prix tickets and a Lewis Hamilton McLaren model.
Two races, two DNFs for Felipe Massa. There were plenty of people speculating that the Ferrari driver would struggle without traction control and electronic engine braking – and they appear to have been proven correct.
Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen have been summoned to appear before the Malaysian Grand Prix stewards to answer questions about why they apparently delayed BMW’s Nick Heidfeld and Renault’s Fernando Alonso on their final qualifying laps. The penalty for delaying other drivers in qualifying is typically five grid places – which would move the back … Continue reading Video: Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen investigated over blocking
Rain at the 2001 Malaysian Grand Prix produced a cracking race. Here are a few videos of one of Michael Schumacher’s best wins.
This is Toyota’s video preview of the 2008 Malaysian Grand Prix: find out more about how the drivers and cars are prepared for the high temperature and humidity, plus hear from drivers Jarno Trulli and Timo Glock and others from the Toyota team. More Formula 1 videos in the F1 videos section.
Questions will surely be asked about safety standards at the Albert Park circuit following this monster crash for Timo Glock. He ran wide at turn 12 on lap 45 and hit a series of bumps that totalled his Toyota. He was extremely lucky to escape injury in the worst accident of a crash-strewn race. Join … Continue reading Video: Timo Glock crash
The 2002 Australian Grand Prix began with an enormous crash that wiped out eight cars. See video below of how one spectator saw Ralf Schumacher’s dramatic flight after he hit Rubens Barrichello’s Ferrari.
Watch the first F1Fanatic video race preview of 2008 including interviews with Lewis Hamilton and Murray Walker plus a competition to win tickets to the British Grand Prix.
The Moto GP season starts this weekend and the promoters have made sure that anyone who uses Youtube knows about it. An official promotional video is listed on the front page of the web’s favourite videos site.
I always find the closer a new season gets, the more sharply I feel the pangs of withdrawal. Happily these days we have Youtube, and the wonderful people who go along to the F1 tests and film them, which keeps me going… Here’s some footage of Michael Schumacher testing on Monday alongside Kimi Raikkonen at … Continue reading Video: F1 testing at Barcelona (part 6)
This is already one of my highlights of F1 in 2007. Nick Heidfeld drove his F1.06 around three laps of the Nurburgring Nordschleife.