2009 March 20 archive

‘Most wins’ rule delayed to 2010 after F1 teams spot FIA rules blunder 20th March 2009, 18:02

The FIA has delayed the controversial new “most wins” championship system until 2010. The surprise move came shortly after the F1 Teams’ Association pointed (FOTA) out that the last-minute introduction of a new scoring system broke the FIA’s own rules. The 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 system used last year will be retained for 2009.

Australian Grand Prix TV times

We?re one week away from the start of the F1 season ?ǣ the Australian Grand Prix. Here in Britain the BBC?s much-vaunted new F1 coverage will make its debut. Here are the times of their F1 programmes ?ǣ please share details of coverage in your country below. You can follow all the sessions live on […]

The F1 Fanatic verdict is in: Ferrari are the top team heading into 2009

Last week I invited you to rank the F1 teams to see who everyone thought would be fighting for victory in the Australian Grand Prix next weekend. Ferrari were the team that came out on top but everyone seems puzzled over just how quick McLaren are. Here’s the results in full.

2009 F1 testing: final pictures

The final F1 test session has finished and we’re just one week away from the start of the new season. Here’s a look back at the preparations for the 2009 season with a selection of over 100 pictures of all the teams, most of which have not been published here before.

Red Bull 2009 F1 preview video

Red Bull have produced another one of their impressive F1 videos looking ahead to the new season. It’s narrated by Sebastian Vettel (“for me it’s more than just a car – she will never let me down”!) and explains how the car gets to the track from the design board. See their prevous video here: […]