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F1 links: (Mostly) non-Renault news 16th September 2009, 23:17

OK, so there’s only one big F1 story right now. But there are some other interesting developments going on and other articles reading. Here’s a quick round-up from me, as usual please post yours below: Merc SLS debuts with help from Hamilton (Auto Trader) But would he rather have an SLS or an MP4-12C? And […]

David Richards to take over at Renault?

Much of the reaction to the departures of Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds from Renault have so far been focussed on what it says about the Singaproe crash scandal. But the sudden loss of the managing director and director of engineering means the team are faced with a serious operational problem – assuming, of course, […]

Briatore and Symonds step down as Renault accepts Singapore crash charge

The Renault F1 team has confirmed it will not contest the FIA’s charges against the team over the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.

How many F1 teams will race in 2010?

Following yesterday’s developments it now looks like there could be as many as 14 teams racing in F1 in 2010. It would be fabulous to see 28-car Formula 1 grids, but is it really likely? I’m not sure.

Leaders tied in predictions championship

Year-long F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship leaders Dougie and SaloolaS are all-square on 205 points each with four rounds remaining. But Saloolas will be cursing Lewis Hamilton for his last-lap crash at Monza: it promoted Kimi Raikkonen to third place, matching Dougie’s prediction…

Should the FIA have offered Pat Symonds immunity – and will he take it?

A surprising and quite telling development in the FIA’s investigation into the Renault Singapore crash came today as the governing body extended its offer of immunity to Pat Symonds. The clear implication is the FIA believe Symonds know more than he has told them so far – and suspicion will inevitably fall on the next […]