F1 Fanatic round-up: 9/3/2010

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

We’re only three days away from our first F1 action of the year. Here’s the Tuesday round-up: Links Malaysia expects bumper F1 crowd (Mail & Guardian) “Ticket sales dropped sharply last year amid the global economic crisis, attracting only 80,000 spectators compared to about 120,000 in 2008. But the local economy is rebounding and Schumacher’s … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 9/3/2010

F1 tickets and more to win in the 2010 F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship is back for the 2010 season! This year we’ve got a bigger competition with – for the first time – prizes to win at every race. We’ve got paintings, F1 DVDs and copies of Autocourse to be won. And the winner of the overall championship will claim the grand prize … Continue reading F1 tickets and more to win in the 2010 F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship

Renault to use special jack for pit stops

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Renault have designed a special quick-release jack to speed up their tyre changes this year. They will also use specially-designed wheel nuts to get tyres on and off more quickly. Sporting director Steve Nielsen said: Although we always aimed to complete pit stops as quickly as possible, the main emphasis was on attaching and detaching … Continue reading Renault to use special jack for pit stops

Massa drives F2008 in Brazil (Pictures)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Felipe Massa drove a 2008-specification Ferrari F1 car at Interlagos yesterday. According to Ferrari he used demonstration tyres for his appearance at the track to present the team’s new sponsor Santander. He was joined by twice-champion Emerson Fittipaldi and former Ferrari test driver Luciano Burti. A group of fans turned up to watch the event, … Continue reading Massa drives F2008 in Brazil (Pictures)