Lewis Hamilton missed out on his chance to drive a 1988 McLaren MP4/4 at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. But he got to drive and even earlier model yesterday evening as McLaren celebrated the extension of its long standings contract with TAG Heuer.
The FIA has confirmed Sauber will be granted the 13th slot on the 2010 F1 grid after it was left vacant by departing rivals Toyota. Although the team have officially competed as ‘BMW-Sauber’ for the past four years, this confirms the return of Sauber as an independent outfit in F1, last seen in 2005.
Formula One Administration plans to move more F1 coverage from free-to-air television to pay TV channels. The details of FOA’s plans for international coverage of F1 are explained in a submission made to the British government in its review of which sports should be aired on free television.
Whatever you’re celebrating this winter, there’s the usual selection of books, models, games available to tempt F1 fans. So what are you hoping to unwrap later this month? Have your say below and I’ll use the most popular ideas in an F1 fans’ Xmas gift round-up later this week. Here’s a selection of ideas from … Continue reading What do F1 fans want for Xmas?
Well it was fun while it lasted but today we see our final F1 action of 2009 before the new cars appear next year. At Jerez today Ferrari will juggle their car between three different drivers. And Bertrand Baguette will get a second day in the cockpit, this time with BMW, who must’ve liked what … Continue reading 2010 F1 testing: December 3rd
Bianchi signs long-term Ferrari deal (Autosport) "The 20-year-old Frenchman has been given an undefined role within the team, but could become test and reserve driver following his maiden Formula 1 outing at Jerez this week." As well as Fisichella, Gene and Badoer? And with testing banned during the season? Ferrari barely need one test driver, … Continue reading F1 links: Bianchi gets Ferrari deal