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Mosley and teams set to clash again 4th February 2009, 23:55

Today brought new evidence of an impending and potentially massive clash between the FIA and the Formula 1 teams over costs. While FOTA is already talking about relaxing the restrictions on testing in 2009, Max Mosley is pushing for massive cuts to drastically reduce the cost of competition to around ??50m. And rumours claim he’s […]

F1 links: More cost cutting

FOTA progress continues this week “FOTA also began preliminary discussions about the results of a major market research campaign it has commissioned to find out what fans want to see in F1. Although the full findings from the document are not yet believed to have been delivered, initial results are now being looked at to […]

Biggest change to the F1 rules since??

Pat Symonds remarked recently that the radical changes in the F1 rules for 2009 were the biggest he?d seen since 1983. The ??formula? in Formula 1 has been changed many times since the world championship began in 1950. Which were the biggest changes in recent F1 history?

F1 links: Coulthard on Monaco

Piers Morgan’s full Monte! The tax haven where the jewels are real and the orgasms are fake “I spent an amusing morning with Formula 1 racing star David Coulthard, who fled to Monaco 15 years ago and now owns a hotel there called the Columbus. When I asked him what made him move there in […]

Is the FIA’s take on medals irrelevant? Clive thinks not – here’s why

Guest writer Clive of F1 Insight takes another look at the FIA’s take on Bernie Ecclestone’s contentious ‘medals’ plan. To be fair to the FIA, their list of what would have happened in the past if a medals system had been in place is relevant because it is, at least, an attempt to test the […]