Robert Kubica has revealed he nearly did not participate in the fateful 2011 rally in which he was seriously injured, and that he had a Ferrari F1 contract for 2012.
Spanish GP winner Pastor Maldonado has a good record at Monaco but a strong run on his F1 debut ended in a collision with Lewis Hamilton.
See if you can recall the finer details of the season past by taking this brand new F1 Fanatic quiz.
Find every part of F1 Fanatic’s 2011 F1 season review below.
How well did F1 Fanatics predict the 2011 season?
In the round-up: Rubens Barrichello could stay at Williams this year.
A look back on some of the statistical highlights and curious facts from the 2011 season.
How can we compare Sebastian Vettel’s achievements with other F1 champions?
Red Bull’s performance advantage in 2011 was never as large as it was last year.
How F1 Fanatics rated the best and worst races of the year.
Results of the F1 Fanatic reader polls throughout 2011.
F1 Fanatic’s growing community continued to produce terrific content for the site in 2011.
F1 Fanatics have voted Sebastian Vettel as 2011 Driver of the Year.
Some of my favourite articles from the year and a reminder of some of the new features which have appeared during 2011.
Red Bull dominated the 2011 season in a manner not seen since the Schumacher-Ferrari days.
The MP4-26 had a troubled gestation but McLaren became Red Bull’s closest challengers.
BBC to save ?é?ú150m but director says it did not approach free-to-air channels with F1 share deal.
Look back on this year’s racing with a collection of 100 of the best pictures of the year.
The 150?é?? Italia was not a car with which Fernando Alonso could avenge his 2010 defeat.
The Mercedes W02 did not trouble the front runners any more than its predecessor had.