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F1 links: Barrichello to Williams? 12th October 2009, 23:11

The 2010 F1 drivers rumour of the day is that Rubens Barrichello wil join Williams, something which was first suggested by Autosport a couple of weeks ago. The Brazilian press are reporting it today, and claiming that Williams will use Cosworth power instead of Renault. As that is likely to be a cheaper option it […]

Felipe Massa makes Ferrari test return in Maranello (Pictures & video)

Today, 79 days after his horrific crash in qualifying at the Hungaroring, Felipe Massa got back behind the wheel of a Ferrari. He said: The moment I got into the car it was exactly like before the accident, as if nothing had happened. It was important to demonstrate to the people who work with me, […]

Rain and low temperatures at Interlagos

A few splashes of rain turned last year’s Brazilian Grand Prix into a heart-stopping thriller of a championship finale. The early weather forecast for this weekend indicates the Interlagos track will be hit by rain again this year – but most likely not during the race. Although some weather services are forecasting rain on all […]

Barrichello needs a big result on home ground (Brazilian Grand Prix preview)

If the Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend is half as exciting as the one we had last year, it’ll be a race to remember. Although we’re unlikely to see an exciting conclusion to the championship on Sunday, anyone rooting for a down-to-the-wire title battle will be hoping for a home win for Rubens Barrichello or […]

Rights and wrongs of the testing ban

F1 Fanantic guest writer and Vee8 author Duncan Stephen looks at the problems the testing ban has caused this year. This year has seen several major changes in F1, but among the biggest has been the ban on in-season testing. As is usually the case with sweeping rule changes, it has brought more than its […]