Do you want three-car teams? (Poll)

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Yesterday we saw Ferrari banging the drum for three-car teams once again. But our debate around their now-infamous rant led us to a very different idea – why not let teams run a single car if they choose to? I decided it’s time to put the question to a vote among F1 Fanatic readers:

Technical director Key leaves Force India

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Force India technical director James Key has left team after 13 years at the Silverstone-based squad. He joined the team in 1998 in its original incarnation, Jordan, and became technical director in 2005, the team’s final year in that form. Mark Smith takes over the role of technical director. Key’s work was mainly focussed on … Continue reading Technical director Key leaves Force India

Virgin replace Parente with Soucek

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Andy Soucek has taken Alvaro Parente’s place as third driver at Virgin. Soucek, who won the Formula Two championship last year, drove for Williams in the young drivers’ test at Jerez at the end of 2009. Parente lost his place as the team’s third driver after planned sponsorship from the Portuguese tourism institute failed to … Continue reading Virgin replace Parente with Soucek

Hamilton and Button on track (Pictures)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The Lewis Hamilton-Jenson Button partnership will not just be the focus of attention for British F1 fans this season: it’s the first time two world champions have shared a team in 21 years. Testing restrictions mean the pair are yet to appear together in action but McLaren recently put their two world champions on track … Continue reading Hamilton and Button on track (Pictures)

F1 Fanatic round-up: 22/2/2010

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Later this week we’ll be starting the F1 Fanatic 2010 season preview. If you’ve got an suggestions for articles please post them in the comments. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Mansell and sons, open for racing business (The Sunday Times) Nigel Mansell: “Greg is more like I was… am. Whereas Leo is more of a strategist; … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 22/2/2010