2009 August 12 archive

Why three-car teams isn’t a great idea 12th August 2009, 15:00

Unhappy at missing out on the opportunity to get Michael Schumacher back in one of his cars, Luca di Montezemolo is pushing for teams to be able to run three cars again: We’re continuing to fight until every team has the right to start with three cars in the next season (and one I’d have […]

Youth and experience: the leading candidates for USF1′s seats in 2010

USF1 is considering some very different drivers for its inaugural F1 season next year. The team has indicated it is looking at a mix of young American drivers (Jonathan Summerton, Graham Rahal or Ryan Hunter-Reay) alongside a more experienced F1 driver from Europe (Pedro de la Rosa or Alexander Wurz). Who will they pick? Here’s […]

Luca Badoer could be the first Italian to race for Ferrari at Monza since 1992

Although it’s a disappointment that Michael Schumacher will not return to F1 in the European Grand Prix, Ferrari’s second choice of replacement – Luca Badoer – is an interesting one. Not everyone’s happy about it, though – Spanish motorsport federation president Carlos Gracia has criticised Ferrari’s decision to pick Badoer over their other test driver, […]