The FIA published a vast quantity of material today. Most of it relates to its discussions with Ferrari over whether the Italian team was able to use its technical veto to block the imposition of the budget cap. As I wrote last week: It is worth remembering why Ferrari?óÔé¼Ôäós attempt to use the French courts … Continue reading F1 links: FIA publish Ferrari documents
After a pole position and a win in his first two British Grands Prix, Lewis Hamilton goes into this year’s race knowing he’ll be lucky to score points. At the sharp end of F1, teams come and teams go. But of late no team has oscillated between being championship-challengers and also-rans with the same unpredictability … Continue reading Why do McLaren blow hot and cold?
If Donington Park isn’t up to scratch by 2010, there won’t be a British Grand Prix. That’s Bernie Ecclestone’s insistence – and it is complete and utter folly. At a time when F1 spectator figures are taking a hammering, the last thing F1 should be doing is turning its back on one of the best-attended … Continue reading F1 leaving Britain would be madness
Rubens Barrichello needs to do something ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ anything ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ to stop 2009 turning into a repeat of those six long seasons spent in Michael Schumacher?óÔé¼Ôäós shadow. Seven races into this year?óÔé¼Ôäós championship, Button has won six times and Barrichello?óÔé¼Ôäós points total is barely more than half his British team mate?óÔé¼Ôäós. Button can expect an enthusiastic … Continue reading Silverstone: Button?óÔé¼Ôäós home, Barrichello?óÔé¼Ôäós track? (British Grand Prix preview)
Here’s a round-up of F1 news and other interesting links I’ve found today. If you’ve spotted a hot news story, interesting new website or just something funny from the world of F1, please share your links in the comments below. ACEA (FIA press release) "The FIA's objective is to enable manufacturers in Formula One to … Continue reading F1 links: FIA responds, FOTA does not