14th January 2010, 19:02 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Alonso expects no problems with Massa 14th January 2010, 19:02

Fernando Alonso has rebuffed claims there might be friction between him and his new Ferrari team mate in 2010. Alonso said he thought Felipe Massa’s experience at Ferrari would be useful to himself as a newcomer: Felipe is a great team mate for me. First of all I think he’s a Latin character like me, […]

Lotus announce February 12th launch date

Today’s spate of F1 launch announcements continues: Lotus is the latest team to confirm its 2010 launch date. It will show its car for the first time on February 12th. The car will make its first track appearance on February 17th. Team boss Tony Fernandes revealed on Twitter the team will fire the car’s engines […]

Renault R30 to appear on January 31st

Hot on the heels of McLaren, Renault have confirmed the launch date of their 2010 F1 car. The R30 will be presented for the first time at the Valencia circuit on January 31st, the same day as BMW Sauber reveal their new car. The first official F1 test of 2010 begins at the circuit the […]

McLaren to launch MP4-25 on January 29th

McLaren will launch its 2010 contender on January 29th. The car will be called MP4-25, continuing McLaren’s naming convention which dates back to the 1981 MP4 (later called the MP4-1). Meanwhile Toro Rosso has announced it will not have a launch for its car, but will appear at the first test on February 1st. See […]

USF1 Barber test closed to public

Barber Motorsports Park has confirmed USF1′s test session at the track will not be open to the public. A circuit spokesperson said other details of the test have not been decided yet: In regards to the USF1 test, we are still in negotiations at this point. If the test does come to Barber Motorsports Park, […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 14/1/2010

I’m at the Autosport International show in Birmingham today so I won’t be able to respond to comments as much as usual. I hope to have some articles from the show heading your way soon though and of course I’ll be Tweeting from there as well. Links All living Formula One champions to appear at […]