Our 2010 F1 season preview has come to an end – which is just as well because the season starts soon!
Review the F1 Fanatic 2010 Season Preview in full below:
Teams, cars and drivers
All the 2010 teams and drivers. Check out the team information pages to find out more about their background and the major staff members at the factory.
Each team also has a preview looking at their form going into the new season, and biographies for each of their drivers.
There are some important changes in the F1 rules this year including a revised points system, the banning of refuelling and new, narrower front tyres.
Find out more about the rules changes below:
- The new 2010 F1 rules: A quick guide
- F1 Commission agrees new 2010 points system
- 2010 F1 rules published: FIA changes post-race penalties and fuel declarations
- Updated 2010 F1 rules include new testing, engine and safety car regulations
There are 19 races on the calendar this year. The biggest change is the addition of a new Grand Prix in Korea to be held in October.
This year also sees the return of the Canadian Grand Prix, which was missing from the 2009 schedule.
The German Grand Prix switched from the Nurburgring to the Hockenheimring (it rotates venues every year) and Bahrain and Silverstone each have new sequences of corners.
The full 2010 F1 calendar is below. You can also get a version which adds the time for every F1 session into your Google Calendar. It also comes in ICAL, XML and HTML flavours. Find it here: F1 Fanatic Google Calendar
|1||March 12-14th||Bahrain Grand Prix||Bahrain International Circuit|
|2||March 26-28th||Australian Grand Prix||Albert Park, Melbourne|
|3||April 2nd-4th||Malaysian Grand Prix||Sepang International Circuit|
|4||April 16-18th||Chinese Grand Prix||Shanghai International Circuit|
|5||May 7-9th||Spanish Grand Prix||Circuit de Catalunya|
|6||May 13-16th||Monaco Grand Prix||Monte-Carlo|
|7||May 28-30th||Turkish Grand Prix||Istanbul Park|
|8||June 11-13th||Canadian Grand Prix||Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal|
|9||June 25-27th||European Grand Prix||Valencia Street Circuit|
|10||July 9-11th||British Grand Prix||Silverstone|
|11||July 23-25th||German Grand Prix||Hockenheimring|
|12||July 30th-August 1st||Hungarian Grand Prix||Hungaroring|
|13||August 27-29th||Belgian Grand Prix||Spa-Francorchamps|
|14||September 10-12th||Italian Grand Prix||Monza|
|15||September 24-26th||Singapore Grand Prix||Singapore|
|16||October 8-10th||Japanese Grand Prix||Suzuka|
|17||October 22-24th||Korean Grand Prix||Jeonnam*|
|18||November 5-7th||Brazilian Grand Prix||Interlagos|
|19||November 12-14th||Abu Dhabi Grand Prix||Yas Island|
More features looking ahead to the new season:
- Ten things to look forward to in 2010
- Can Schumacher pass 100 wins in 2010?
- Who’s got the best looking car? (Poll)
- F1 2010 season preview: The rookies
- Schumacher’s return: what’s changed?
- The 2010 season in 20 questions
Twitter has taken off in a big way over the last 12 months and you can now find many F1 drivers, teams and other personalities on there. Check out our F1 Twitter directory to find lots of F1 people to follow this year: F1 Twitter directory
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