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F1 links: the German GP and Austrian stamps 10th February 2009, 23:17

Bernie and the Germans “Ecclestone is not keen on any race getting a cheaper deal and says that the German government should subsidize the event. The German government did a great deal to support Germany’s bid for the soccer World Cup in 2006, offering guarantees which helped win the deal. It also provided improvements to […]

2009 F1 cars compared – Red Bull

Seven of the cars on the 2009 F1 grid have now been launched, with the addition of Red Bull’s RB5 which was unveiled yesterday. Given that car will likely be the same as the Toro Rosso STR4, we might as well call it eight, with potentially only Force India left to show off their new […]

USF1: why it just might work

The reports that a new American team called USF1 could enter F1 in 2010 have been met with a largely enthusiastic reaction. But the hope that F1 might get a new team soon and that it could come from a country where Formula 1 has struggled to gain national attention is tempered with a degree […]

F1 links: More on the RB5 – and Renault

Red Bull RB5: in interesting take on the rules “From all launched cars, the RB5 is without doubt the most interesting.” Another Sponsor in Total “On the day the covers came off Red Bull Racing?s 2009 Formula One car, the RB5, we are pleased to announce Total is joining as a Team Supplier.” Presumably because […]

2009 F1 testing: February 10th (Update: video and pictures added)

Now the run-up to the 2009 F1 season really gets under way, with major tests on three of the next four weeks. After the launch of Red Bull’s RB5 yesterday there are now seven new F1 cars in action. The first of those starts today with F1 teams running in Jerez and Bahrain. Follow today’s […]