2009 May 05 archive

F1 links: Donington gets June deadline 5th May 2009, 21:02

Donington plans given extra time "North West Leicestershire District Council gave Gillett's plans the green light in January but has now made it clear that unless certain crucial agreements are signed by 30 June then the planning permission regarding the planned £100m redevelopment will be revoked." FOTA discussions ahead "The Formula One Teams' Association (FOTA) […]

Now we’ll find out if they can overtake…

The Circuit de Catalunya will test more than just the drivers’ abilities this weekend – it will also give F1′s new ‘overtaking friendly’ cars their sternest challenge yet. Much of the aerodynamic changes made to this year’s cars were made to make overtaking easier. So far it seems we’ve seen more wheel-to-wheels racing than in […]

Which of this year’s GP2 drivers – and teams – could be in Formula 1 soon?

The GP2 championship kicks off at the Circuit de Catalunya this weekend with 26 drivers hoping to follow the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Timo Glock and Nico Rosberg into Formula 1. But it’s not just the drivers who are looking for places in F1 – several of the teams are eyeing a step up under […]