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New Mosley threat over “dictator” claims puts FIA-FOTA deal in jeopardy 25th June 2009, 21:48

Max Mosley has sent a stinging letter to Luca di Montezemolo, accusing the FOTA and Ferrari boss of describing him as a “dictator” and giving inaccurate information to the press following the deal reached yesterday. Mosley has demanded FOTA “correct false statements” and issue and apology or else he will “consider my options open” regarding […]

Nelson Piquet Jnr’s BMW X5 for sale

A BMW X5 owned by Nelson Piquet Jnr is up for sale on Auto Trader. The silver 2003 model comes with air conditioning, black leather interior and tinted. According to the advert there is an “F1 fire extinguisher under the drivers’ seat”. The X5 is priced at ?é?ú11,500. Piquet probably bought the car new when […]

Who will get the six new seats in 2010?

Three new teams on the 2010 F1 entry list means aspiring F1 drivers have a once-in-a-generation chance to grab six new places in Formula 1. Promising young rookies and more experienced hands who were recently squeezed out are likely to be at the front of the queue. But who has the crucial combination of talent, […]

Williams to demonstrate three F1 cars at Goodwood Festival of Speed (Video)

This year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed will mark 40 years since Sir Frank Williams first entered a car into a Grand Prix. This video shows what they’ve got planned.

F1 links: No more F1 at Hockenheimring

Almost lost among the flurry of details about the FIA-FOTA agreement and Max Mosley’s decision to stand down, the Hockenheimring circuit in Germany today announced it will not be holding another F1 race: Formula One news: Hockenheim says goodbye to Formula 1 "The city council saw a loss of 6 million euro in 2008 after […]