2009 January 21 archive

BMW F1.09 launch videos 21st January 2009, 19:53

Here’s a selection of videos from BMW’s F1.09 launch yesterday. The first video shows the new car on track at the Circuito Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain: More videos from BMW’s F1.09 launch below.

KERS and the argument over costs

Bernie Ecclestone has changed his approach in his ongoing row with the Formula 1 Teams’ Assoication over the distribution of money in F1. When Ferrari and FOTA boss Luca di Montezemolo first pressed Ecclestone to incresae the share of money the teams received, Ecclestone’s response was to try to embarrass Montezemolo by publicly reminding him […]

2009 F1 testing notes: January 21st (Update: video and pictures added)

Lewis Hamilton, Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso are among the F1 drivers testing today. See below for more information on today’s F1 tests and share your thoughts on testing as it progresses throughout the day. Update: Video and pictures from today’s test added.

1968 South African Grand Prix flashback

F1 Fanatic guest writer Andrew Tsvyk looks back at a time when the F1 season started on January 1st.