7th February 2006, 16:27 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Another ex-F1 driver turns to A1 Grand Prix 7th February 2006, 16:27

Christian Fittipaldi, nephew of twice-champion Emerson Fittipaldi and a former Formula One driver, will drive for the Brazil team in this weekend’s A1 Grand Prix race in Indonesia in place of Nelson Piquet Jnr. Fittipaldi joins fellow ex-F1 drivers Tomas Enge, Ralph Firman, Hideki Noda, Jos Verstappen and Alex Yoong. Team USA’s Scott Speed will […]

Motorsport News reckon qualifying will change again

British motor sport weekly Motorsport News are suggesting the Formula One’s controversial new qualifying system won’t be used at the first round of the season in Bahrain. The procedure would see the entire field on-track for qualifying with the slower drivers gradually whittled away and twelve slowest cars allowed to refuel before the race. The […]

Longbridge owners appointed to develop Silverstone

The British Racing Drivers’ Club have appointed St. Modwen Properties PLC to develop and operate the Silverstone circuit, site of the British Grand Prix. St Modwen’s own a substantial sherholding in Northern Racing PLC, who have been co-appointed to the task. St Modwen’s other investments include the site of the Longbridge car manufacturing plant which […]