What was the best pass of 2009? (Video)

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Overtaking in F1 is a hotly-debated subject – particularly the view that we haven’t seen much of it this year. That isn’t necessarily the case. The video above compiles a selection of the best passes of 2009 – and there were more besides that don’t feature on there. But which driver made the best overtaking … Continue reading What was the best pass of 2009? (Video)

F1 links: Williams chases Icelandic debt

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Iceland’s Glitnir ‘owes’ £10m to F1 team Williams (Daily Telegraph) "After the Icelandic banking sector collapsed last year, Glitnir bank was taken over by the Icelandic government and Williams has not received sponsorship payments since." F1 Race of the Noughties (Motor Sport Musings) Dank puts the case for the 2005 Japanese Grand Prix – which … Continue reading F1 links: Williams chases Icelandic debt

??120K Cruden Hexatech racing simulator is the ultimate gift for an F1 fan

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Still not sure what to buy for the F1 fan in your life? How about a full size professional racing simulator as used by F1 teams? The Cruden Hexatech promises the most convincing racing experience money can buy with realistic G-Force simulation and steering feedback. It comes with software to simulate fast lap shoot-outs, 24-hour … Continue reading ??120K Cruden Hexatech racing simulator is the ultimate gift for an F1 fan

Lewis Hamilton’s last-lap championship win voted best F1 race of the 2000s

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The heart-stopping conclusion to the 2008 F1 championship – which saw Lewis Hamilton snatch the title away from Felipe Massa at the last gasp – has been voted the best F1 races of the last ten years by F1 Fanatic readers. The 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix garnered more than 40% of the votes cast. Second … Continue reading Lewis Hamilton’s last-lap championship win voted best F1 race of the 2000s

Montezemolo explains Alonso-Raikkonen switch, denies Santander link (Video)

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As well as dropping big fat hints about Michael Schumacher moving to Mercedes, Luca di Montezemolo has also responded to claims about his choice of driver line-up for 2010. He denied bring Fernando Alonso on board purely to keep new sponsor Spanish bank Santander happy: The role of Santander? Certainly, they are happy, but it … Continue reading Montezemolo explains Alonso-Raikkonen switch, denies Santander link (Video)

Luca di Montezemolo expects Michael Schumacher to join Mercedes

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Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo has given the strongest indication yet that Michael Schumacher may make a return to F1 with Mercedes next year. He said: It seems he has a twin brother, identical in every way, who seems to have it in his head to go and race in Formula 1 with Mercedes. I … Continue reading Luca di Montezemolo expects Michael Schumacher to join Mercedes

F1 links: Mosley-Briatore row continues

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Max Mosley statement (PDF, Autosport) “By persuading The Guardian to publish sensationalist extract from his Court submissions without any mention of the other side of the story, Britaore succeeded in using that newspaper to distract attention from his key role in one of the worst and most dangerous examples of deliberate cheating in the history … Continue reading F1 links: Mosley-Briatore row continues

Updated 2010 F1 rules include new testing, engine and safety car regulations

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The FIA has published an updated version of the 2010 F1 sporting regulations. It adds many of the changes announced earlier such as the new ten-place points system and refuelling ban, as well as a few other small-but significant changes. The testing restrictions will be even tighter in 2010 and drivers who perform mutliple engine … Continue reading Updated 2010 F1 rules include new testing, engine and safety car regulations