2010 April 12 archive

Cool weather and chance of rain in China 12th April 2010, 17:56

We could see our third consecutive rain-affected F1 event this weekend. Weather forecasts for the Shanghai region this weekend indicate Friday and Saturday will stay dry but there’s a chance of light rain on Sunday which could affect the Grand Prix. It’s expected to stay cool in Shanghai with temperatures below 20C. Friday could be […]

Briatore and Symonds accept three-year F1 ban in Singapore crash settlement

Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds have agreed not to pursue further legal action against the FIA over the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix scandal. In exchange for the FIA dropping the case the pair have agreed not to have any “operational role” in Formula 1 until the end of 2012, or any other FIA competition until […]

Renault aim to beat Mercedes in China

After a stronger than expected start to 2010 Renault hope further upgrades to their R30 in China will allow them to challenge Mercedes. Technical director James Allison said: I think we can [beat Mercedes]because at the moment they?re only just ahead of us on qualifying pace, whereas we seemed to have the edge on race […]

“Art of the Formula 1 Race Car” – read the review and win one of five copies

At the Goodwood Festival of Speed last year I got talking to James Mann, a photographer who told me he’d been doing studio shots of classic F1 cars for an upcoming book. “Art of the Formula 1 Race Car” is the product of that work, a study of 18 of the most important, interesting and, […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 12/4/2010

Due to a technical hitch it seems some people weren’t able to see or comment on yesterday’s round-up. This was because of some work being done on the site to make it load more quickly which caused as problem with the site cache. Sorry for the inconvenience. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Fernando Alonso Bahrain 2010 […]