F1 rookies test: Guide to the drivers

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The in-season testing ban may have caused some problems but it has given us one thing to look forward to: tomorrow a three-day F1 test session exclusively for rookie drivers begins at Jerez. Already most of the teams have announced their drivers which include a host of champions plus several drivers from nations not currently … Continue reading F1 rookies test: Guide to the drivers

Audi builds driver-less car for Pikes Peak

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Could racing cars driven by robots one day compete with the best F1 drivers in the world – and beat them? Audi is investigating the technology and has built this ‘Autonomous’ TTS which it is considering sending up the infamous Pikes Peak hill climb. Audi claims: The Autonomous Audi TTS project is not aimed at … Continue reading Audi builds driver-less car for Pikes Peak

Schumacher and 11 other F1 drivers join Massa’s kart race this weekend

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Felipe Massa makes his return to competitive racing this weekend as he hosts his annual International Challenge of the Stars kart race in Florianopolis. Michael Schumacher is among the F1 drivers to turn up for the Desafio Internacionale das Estrelas having also raced karts at Las Vegas last weekend. Here’s a full list of the … Continue reading Schumacher and 11 other F1 drivers join Massa’s kart race this weekend

Canada confirmed on 2010 F1 calendar

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

When the FIA published the 2010 F1 calendar last month one the Canadian Grand Prix was noted as being “subject to the completion of contract negotiations with Formula One Management”. These have now been officially completed and F1 will be returning to the popular Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal in 2010 after missing the round … Continue reading Canada confirmed on 2010 F1 calendar

Michael Schumacher beats Buemi and Piquet in kart race (Pictures & video)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Michael Schumacher hasn’t lost his appetite for racing – he was in action in Las Vegas last weekend taking on some of the top young kart racers and two of this year’s F1 drivers. F1 Fanatic reader Jan Stahl was at the SKUSA SuperNationals XIII kart event where Schumacher was competing along with Sebastien Buemi … Continue reading Michael Schumacher beats Buemi and Piquet in kart race (Pictures & video)

Jose Maria Lopez: out of single-seaters for three years but set for USF1 drive

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Anyone who saw Lewis Hamilton win the 2006 GP2 championship may remember Jose Maria Lopez, who finished tenth in the championship that year. Despite not having raced single-seater cars since then, Lopez is now a front runner for a drive at the new USF1 team, whose headquarters he visited on Friday. He has almost all … Continue reading Jose Maria Lopez: out of single-seaters for three years but set for USF1 drive