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Timo Glock on the Nurburgring (video) 9th July 2009, 22:55

Here’s a look ahead to the German Grand Prix with Toyota’s Timo Glock. He drives the Nurburgring in a Lexus IS-F and answers some fans’ question (while, for reasons that aren’t explained, driving a race simulator of a track that doesn’t look much like the N???rburgirng. Can anyone tell what it is?)

The one-off Grand Prix tracks

Fuji Speedway is to disappear from the F1 calendar once again. Despite a multi-million pounds upgrade ahead of its reintroduction in 2007, its return last a mere two races. But there are venues whose acquaintance with F1 was even more fleeting. Ten tracks held just a single race each and do not look likely to […]

F1 links: Walker criticises Mosley

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. Ferrari or bust, says GP chief Australian Grand Prix organiser Ron Walker: "In my view […]

Schumacher on fitness and rivals (video)

Shell and Ferrari have put out this short video interview with Michael Schumacher ahead of this weekend’s German Grand Prix. Schumacher talks about how punishing his F1 fitness regime was, which were his favourite tracks – and the rival he rated above all the others. Not as much fun as his appearance on Top Gear, […]

Nick Heidfeld’s career in video (part 2)

The early part of Nick Heidfeld’s F1 career was respectable, if unremarkable. But by the end of 2003 he was at something of a dead end, and found himself at Jordan, a team that was on its last legs. Despite that, he soon found himself allied to one of F1’s emerging powerhouse teams – BMW.

F1 links: FOTA criticise FIA over deal

Predictably, FOTA has reacted to Max Mosley’s attempt to undermine the June 24th deal by insisting it be honoured. I can’t imagine what other reaction Mosley might have expected from them, or what he think his options are if he fails to get the FOTA eight on board for 2010. I can only conclude he’s […]