Robert Kubica will use a new helmet design having switch teams from BMW to Renault in 2010. The Pole’s helmet is now painted in yellow and black colours to match Renault’s livery. New team mate Vitaly Petrov also showed off his helmet design at Renault’s launch today. He will use a design much the same … Continue reading Robert Kubica reveals new helmet design
Renault launched their R30 today and after everyone took a moment to take in their smart new livery a cry went up of “hang on, isn’t that last year’s car?” They called it the R30 and they spoke of how different it is to the car it replaces – but it certainly isn’t easy to … Continue reading 2010 Renault R30 and 2009 Renault R29 compared (Pictures)
Vitaly Petrov will race for Renault in 2010 and becomes Russia’s first ever F1 driver. The 25 year-old, who has spent the last three-and-a-half seasons racing in GP2, was announced as the team mate for Robert Kubica by Renault at the launch of their R30 today.
The Renault R30 has been unveiled by the team at Valencia. See the first pictures of the new car below. Renault R30 launch 2010 Renault R30 and 2009 Renault R29 compared (Pictures) Vitaly Petrov to become Russia’s first F1 driver with Renault in 2010 Robert Kubica reveals new helmet design
The most striking difference between the new BMW Sauber C29 and its predecessor, the BMW F1.09, is the lack of and major sponsors on the new car. But there are some notable design changes on the new car. Designer Willy Rampf has followed the 2010 trend for high noses and smaller, more sculpted sidepod air … Continue reading 2010 BMW Sauber C29 and 2009 BMW F1.09 compared (Pictures)
BMW Sauber have revealed their 2010 F1 car. The car lacks any major sponsors although the team announced several deals into the run-up to the launch, some of which feature on the car. They include Scalp-D, a Japanese shampoo, and watch brand Certina. Here are the first pictures of the C29.
Two more car launches today – the BMW Sauber breaks cover at 1.30pm British time followed by the Renault R30 around two hours later. Neither team has released details of any live broadcasts for the unveilings, but once the cars appear for the first time I’ll try to get pictures up as quickly as possible. … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 31/1/2010
Renault is expected to announce Vitaly Petrov as the team’s second driver for 2010 when the team reveals its new F1 car. Will Buxton claims Petrov’s deal with the team will bring them sponsorship worth ΤιΌ10m. It would make him the first Russian driver to compete in Formula 1. Petrov finished as runner-up in the … Continue reading Renault to confirm Petrov tomorrow?
It comes as no surprise to learn there are yet more changes to the F1 rules planned for this year. Not only is a second change to the points system planned – the second in two months – but now some drivers may also be forced to start the race on the tyres they qualified … Continue reading Stop the needless rules changes
F1 Fanatic guest writer Ben Evans reminds us to take in more than just the 19 race on the F1 calendar in 2010. Over the past few weeks there has been plenty of discussion on F1 Fanatic about going to see F1 races, ticket prices and so on. Nothing compares to watching the Grand Prix … Continue reading Watch more than just F1 races in 2010
Yesterday was a very busy day for me heading to and from the McLaren launch and trying to juggle keeping the site updated with getting as much as I could out of the event. Salty suggested I should do a ‘behind the scenes’ article on my day at the launch. Is that something you’d like … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 30/1/2010
If yesterday’s Ferrari launch left us all worried that all the 2010 F1 cars were going to look like fat RB5s, the revealing of the McLaren MP4-25 put that thought from our minds. But just as interesting as the car was our first glimpse of how Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button get on as team … Continue reading Hamilton and Button off to a smiling start but the test is yet to come
Stefan GP claim they are on course to enter an F1 car in the world championship having agreed a deal with Toyota Motorsport. A statement on the Stefan GP website said: Stefan GP has just come to a basic agreement with Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) that Stefan GP will receive technical supports from TMG. Stefan … Continue reading Stefan GP agree deal with Toyota
Virgin Racing will launch their first F1 car in an online event on February 3rd. The car, to be called the VR-01, will have what the team calls an “all-digital” launch to complement the cars all-digital design process which shunned wind tunnel testing for CFD design. The VR-01’s debut will happen at 10am GMT. I … Continue reading Virgin VR-01 to launch online
The McLaren MP4-25 has been launched today. So now we can see how it compares to arch-rival Ferrari’s 2010 car, the F10, which was launched yesterday. Have a look at the two cars side-by-side in these pictures to see how two of F1’s powerhouse teams have tackled the 2010 regulations.
McLaren got their 2009 car badly wrong and spent much of the year catching up to their rivals. They needs the MP4-25 to be on the pace from the first race – but is it a big enough step forward over its predecessor? Here’s how the two cars compare.
First pictures of the new McLaren-Mercedes MP4-25. The team’s 2010 F1 car will be driven by Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button.
I’m heading to Vodafone’s headquarters today for the launch of McLaren’s 2010 F1 car, the MP4-25. I intend to post updates from there throughout the day and McLaren are also broadcasting the launch online.
Yesterday was a record-breaking day at F1 Fanatic which saw the most visits in a single day as people flocked to see the new Ferrari F10. Unfortunately some people weren’t able to see it because the new server wasn’t accessible from every location. However that problem should be fixed fairly soon. There will be some … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 29/1/2010
A second 2010 F1 car has broken cover today – Autosport have published a picture of the Williams FW32 being driven at a PR event at Silverstone. Like the Ferrari F10, the FW32 has a long, high nose and a bulkier rear engine cover due to the larger fuel tank. It’s not clear if the … Continue reading Williams FW32 spied by Autosport