2009 January 27 archive
Another disgraceful judgement which puts the future of British motor sport at risk 27th January 2009, 23:22
Croft in Yorkshire is the latest British motor racing circuit to have its future threatened by a stunningly unjust piece of lawmaking. The Yorkshire circuit, which re-opened in 1994, will have to pay almost ?é?ú1m after losing an appeal against local residents who complained about the amount of noise at the circuit. It will also […]
The final 2009 F1 rules published by the FIA a few weeks ago revealed that the much-derided ?óÔé¼?£pit lane closure?óÔé¼Ôäó rule, which ruined several drivers’ races in 2007 and 2008, is finally being dropped. But today the it has revealed that instead of returning to the pre-2007 safety car rules, drives (and fans) will have […]
I’ve just finished putting together lap charts for each of the races from 2008 to go into the statistics section. But then I hit upon the idea of turning them into a quiz. How many of last year’s races can you name by looking at the lap charts? Let anorak battle commence!
In the first instalment of a six-part series we take a look at countries that have produced world champions – but now have neither Grand Prix drivers nor races in modern Formula 1. These are F1′s lost nations. Last world champion: Juan Manuel Fangio, Maserati, 1957 Last Grand Prix winner: Carlos Reutemann, Williams, Zolder, 1981 […]