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Moto GP cancels night race due to rain 12th April 2009, 22:58

The Singapore Grand Prix organisers will be casting worried glances in the direction of Qatar at the moment. Moto GP was due to kick of its 2009 season at the Gulf state with a night race, but it was abandoned due to heavy rain. According to the BBC: Qatar has an average of eight days’ […]

Chinese Grand Prix TV schedule

The Chinese Grand Prix, round three of the 2009 F1 championship, is one this weekend. Here’s where BBC are broadcasting the coverage for British viewers. All sessions are supported by radio commentary (on Five Live or Five Live Sports Extra) and are broadcast online. Friday 17th April 2:55-4:35am First practice live (Red button) 6:55-8:35am Second […]

F1 links: Diffuser row latest

Byrne doubts diffuser legality claims No surprise there, then… It’s More Than Just Diffusers… Christian Horner: "The cars are going quicker through the corners now. And the contention over the double diffuser is that the corner speeds will only increase dramatically as they become more refined. The regulations haven’t succeeded in slowing the cars, but […]

Will the F1 teams back a candidate in the FIA president election?

Before the season began the F1 teams’ association (FOTA) declared they wanted to co-operate with the FIA, as regulators of F1, and Formula One Management, as the commercial owners, to work for the good of the sport. Luca Montezemolo declared: Every sport needs a strong political authority and regulator because we are not in a […]