Schumacher thinks McLaren look strong

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Michael Schumacher is pleased with the progress Mercedes have made in the Barcelona test but thinks McLaren stood out as one of the strongest cars on the final day: [McLaren] looked very strong today, absolutely. But it depends who is going to bring what to Bahrain. Michael Schumacher At one point Schumacher ran in close … Continue reading Schumacher thinks McLaren look strong

Brawn: Schumacher back where he left off

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Ross Brawn says working with Michael Schumacher at Mercedes feels just the same as it did when the two were at Ferrari together. Speaking at the Circuit de Catalunya today he said: Obviously [Schumacher] stopped because he was a little bit tired of Formula 1. That’s gone now and he’s very passionate about racing again. … Continue reading Brawn: Schumacher back where he left off

Massa’s helmet-cam lap of Jerez (Video)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

We don’t see enough helmet-cams in F1 – the last time I remember seeing one was during David Coulthard’s final appearance at Interlagos in 2008. Happily Felipe Massa has given one a try during testing at Jerez recently – check out the video above. But you have to wonder what the pictures would have looked … Continue reading Massa’s helmet-cam lap of Jerez (Video)

Ferrari, McLaren and Mercedes closely matched in race distance simulations

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Tomorrow is the final day of F1 testing before the first race of 2010 and the question everyone wants to know the answer to is this: Who’s got the fastest car? Ferrari have been rumoured to be the favourites for some time but the race distance simulation run in largely dry conditions at the Circuit … Continue reading Ferrari, McLaren and Mercedes closely matched in race distance simulations

Mercedes SLS AMG to lead the pack as new F1 safety car in 2010 (Pictures)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

F1 is to get a new safety car in 2010. Mercedes are to use their flagship SLS AMG sports car to lead the field when the track is neutralised during races this year. The company, which has supplied F1’s safety cars since 1996, has also used Michael Schumacher to promote the car in a video … Continue reading Mercedes SLS AMG to lead the pack as new F1 safety car in 2010 (Pictures)

Join our live blogging team for 2010

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

The ever-popular F1 Fanatic live blogs will return for every practice session, qualifying hour and Grand Prix this year. We’re looking for volunteers to help moderate and run the sessions. Each session is typically supported by around half-a-dozen moderators who put comments live, run polls and generally keep the sessions running smoothly. You don’t need … Continue reading Join our live blogging team for 2010