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Promising GP2 line-up taking shape for 2009 27th February 2009, 14:41

The GP2 line-up for 2009 looks very promising with several top drivers retaining their seats and some intriguing new talent entering the championship. Lucas di Grassi is back for a fourth attempt at the series. Di Grassi, runner-up in 2007 and third last year despite only contesting part of the season, must be the title […]

Williams FW31 livery – official pictures

We’ve had sneak peeks of the Williams FW31′s final livery twice already but now the team have published official photographs of the final design. See below for more pictures.

Australian GP hit by sponsor withdrawals

Several major F1 sponsors have cut their spending on the opening round of the season in Australia, facing its promoters with the prospect of losing significant amounts of money. According to the Herald Sun BMW has axed its ??450,000 (??507,000) corporate hospitality budget for the race, joining Foster’s in cutting its spending on the race. […]

Newspapers claim Honda F1 deal done

Several newspapers this morning are claiming a deal to rescue the Honda F1 team has been done. According to The Times: Sources close to the Brackley-based outfit confirmed last night that the deal is going ahead and that the team will conduct a ??shakedown?? test of their new car at Silverstone next Thursday, which will […]

USF1: The case for

Guest writer Clive Allen responds to Peter Anderson’s case against against USF1′s F1 hopes for 2010. It is very easy to list the difficulties confronting USF1 in their attempt to enter F1 in 2010. We are all aware of these and nothing Peter Anderson says in his article, USF1: The case against is anything new. […]

F1 links: F60 updates and Renault pit stops

Ferrari changes car ahead of McLaren test clash "Today the car is running at Vairano, a straight line aerodynamic test facility, with Marc Gene and new parts which convert wind-tunnel figures into reality will appear on the car next week in Spain. Different front and rear wings are being tried." Updated configuration for the F60 […]