Italian GP weather update: rain again?

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Earlier this week the signs pointed to a dry weekend at Monza for the Italian Grand Prix. But now forecasts are starting to indicate a chance of wet weather this weekend. The Metrociel precipitation map shows rainfall arriving at the circuit on Saturday afternoon – potentially during qualifying – and remaining into Sunday. (See here … Continue reading Italian GP weather update: rain again?

Monza’s new kerbs are not likely to stop corner-cutting controversies

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The Monza circuit operators have installed new kerbs in four places on the track. Significantly, the kerbs feature high raised parts to discourage drivers from using anything more than the flattest part of the corners. Ferrari themselves have acknowledged their car is not so good over kerbs, which could lead to suspicion that the Italian … Continue reading Monza’s new kerbs are not likely to stop corner-cutting controversies

F1 links: Mercedes buy into Brawn

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

As McLaren prepare to confirm details of their latest road car, their F1 engine supplier Mercedes is about to get into bed with a rival team. Production of the last McLaren-Mercedes road vehicle collaboration, the SLR, is coming to an end. Are Mercedes strengthening their ties with Brawn at the expense of their McLaren association? … Continue reading F1 links: Mercedes buy into Brawn