Reigning F3 Euroseries champion Paul di Resta will race in the DTM in 2007 – shame he’ll be doing it in a Mercedes-Benz C-Class from 2005. One can’t imagine he’s too happy to see his career take such a sharp swing away from single seaters. Lewis Hamilton preceded him as champion and walked into the … Continue reading Di Resta to DTM
“Lewis: I’m in front of Alonso” screamed The Sun today. It doesn’t sound like the sort of thing Hamilton would say about his team mate. And, sure enough, it’s not.
The Formula One circus arrived at an Asian Grand Prix venue outside of Japan for the first time in its history in 1999. It delivered a surprising race – if not exactly a vintage one. For a few days it even seemed to have settled the drivers’ championship in favour of Mika Hakkinen – before … Continue reading 1999 Malaysian Grand Prix flashback
Following the F1Fanatic debate after the Australian Grand Prix it was interesting to hear David Coulthard’s remarks in today’s Malaysian grand Prix press conference. The ex-GPDA representative and staunch safety advocate publicly raised the possibility of cockpit covers on F1 cars, and other solutions to the problems of debris intruding into the cockpit:
Tyrrell created one of F1’s most unusual aerodynamic devices but by the time Ferrari copied it the FIA had decided they should be banned.
The banning of traction control for 2008 is, for many, the remedying of one of Formula 1’s greatest ills. But what is the next big problem the sport needs to fix? However big a difference it may make to the racing is debatable. Already F1 designers are queueing up to downplay the importance of the … Continue reading Debate: Traction control gone – what’s next?