17th August 2009, 23:43 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Nurburgring gets ‘F1 engine journey’ 17th August 2009, 23:43

I was curious when I learned a British company was building an exhibit allowing people to walk through a model of an F1 engine. Unfortunately for me – but luckily for German F1 fans – it’s being built at the Nurburgring. Part of the Ring Werk museum, the exhibit was built by EDM. Here’s what […]

Renault Valencia ban lifted by FIA

Fernando Alonso will race for Renault in this weekend’s European Grand Prix as the FIA quashed the swingeing penalty imposed on the team by the Hungarian Grand Prix stewards. With Nelson Piquet Jnr dropped by the team, GP2 driver Romain Grosjean is expected to race the second R29 alongside Alonso.

Brawn must hit back after three weak races (European Grand Prix preview)

Since the teams last did battle at the Hungaroring they’ve all had two week’s compulsory down-time. Before the break Jenson Button pointed out that the rules can’t prevent them from thinking about F1 – and his team is the one with the deepest thinking to do. Can they mount a resurgence and get his championship […]

Will Alonso get to race in Valencia? (Poll)

Renault goes before the World Motor Sports Council today to argue against its exclusion from the European Grand Prix. The stewards at the Hungarian Grand Prix banned them from this weekend’s race after the team knowingly allowed Fernando Alonso to leave the pits with a loose wheel during the race.