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KERS not powerful enough for F1? 14th June 2008, 23:15

Honda’s Ross Brawn has suggested F1 teams may not use the much-vaunted Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems next year as they are not sure they will improve the performance of their cars: I think each team will be covering both options because no one knows how good KERS will be. Therefore I’m certain that each team […]

Report: Australian Grand Prix saved

An Australian newspaper is reporting that the Australian Grand Prix will remain on the F1 calendar until 2015. According to the Herald Sun the race will stay at Albert Park where it has been since 1996. Bernie Ecclestone had been pressuring the organisers to turn the event into a night race for the benefit of […]

How quick would F1 lap at Le Mans?

The Le Mans 24 Hours is underway at the 13.6km (8.4m) Circuit de la Sarthe. It’s an unusual track, dominated by the huge Mulsanne straight, and then looping back to the start/finish straight via a succession of straights and high-speed corners. In terms of size it has no equal in Formula 1 – the next […]

2008 Canadian Grand Prix Notes

Here are my notes on the Canadian Grand Prix including final thoughts on that pit lane crash, the BMW drivers shuffling position, and another unhapy race for Fernando Alonso. Add your observations below…