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F1 links: No new RB4 diffuser until Monaco 21st April 2009, 23:29

Q & A with Adrian Newey Adrian Newey: "We won't have a double-diffuser before Monaco." Injured Schumacher Skips Superbike Race "Michael Schumacher is unable to drive a racing car or bike at present as he is still recovering from his crash at Spain's Cartagena circuit in February." Interested to see how the weather turns out […]

Bahrain Grand Prix weather forecast

The 2008 season was unusually wet with five races significantly affected by rain – and so far in 2009 we’ve already had rain in two of the three Grands Prix so far. But that is not likely to continue at our next venue – the Bahrain International Circuit which is, of course, in the middle […]

Bahrain Grand Prix live blogs

It?s the Bahrain Grand Prix this weekend and we?ll be live blogging once again. Here are the times the live blogs will be running. If you want to join in running them or have any suggestions leave a comment below. Friday 24th April 8.00 – 9.30am – First practice 12.00pm – 1.35pm – Second practice […]

How fit is an F1 driver?

One question that people who don’t follow motor racing often ask is ??how fit are the drivers??? If F1’s not your thing, it’s easy to assume racinga Formula 1 car is no more strenuous than driving on the road. Toyota team doctor Ricardo Ceccarelli gives some extraordinary insight into the punishing forces an F1 driver […]

Expect a Brawn resurgence at Bahrain (Bahrain Grand Prix preview)

Four races in five weeks ?ǣ the 2009 F1 season is off to a hectic start. Bahrain is the last of the opening series of ??flyaway? races and, after two rain-affected Grands Prix, we?re likely to see a much more normal race at the desert circuit. Can Red Bull repeat their form from Shanghai in […]