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F1 stewarding gets another overhaul 11th December 2009, 20:54

Few things generate more heated debate on this site than decisions taken (or not taken) – by F1 race stewards. In the last few seasons stewards’ decisions have often contradicted earlier decisions, and similar verdicts can take anything between minutes and hours to be taken. The FIA at least seems to have recognised the system […]

Abu Dhabi gets 2010 F1 season finale

Abu Dhabi will host the F1 season finale for the second year in a row in 2010 after swapping its place on the calendar with the Brazilian Grand Prix. The final 2010 F1 calendar revealed today by the FIA sees the last two races switched around and confirms F1 will have 19 races next year.

FIA confirms new points system in 2010

The new points system which was surprisingly proposed by the F1 Commssion yesterday will be used in F1 in 2010. A statement from the FIA read: Due to the expanded grid of 13 teams, and further to the recommendation of the F1 Commission, a new points system will be in place for the 2010 season.

Virgin to confirm di Grassi on Tuesday?

Virgin has announced it will reveal the first details of its 2010 F1 team on Tuesday next week. Now Brazilian website IG Esporte claims Lucas di Grassi will be announced as the team’s second driver. He will join Timo Glock, who he raced against in GP2 in 2006 and 2007. Virgin will take over the […]

F1 2009 coming to iPhone

Codemasters are releasing a version of their official 2009 F1 game for the Apple iPhone next week. It will feature all the teams and tracks from the 2009 F1 season, and 20 drivers. Players will be able to race in ‘time trial’ and ‘endurance’ modes. In ‘time trial’ the challenge is to set the best […]

“Stirling Moss: All my races” (Book review)

This new book chronicles Stirling Moss’s entire racing career, covering almost 600 races in F1, F3, touring cars, sports cars, rallies, time trials and more.