Lola have followed Prodrive’s lead by saying they are not applying to enter an F1 team in 2011. Lola was another of the teams that submitted an entry for 2010 but was turned down in favour of other entries. They later displayed a model of the 2010 F1 car they had designed.
The teams are getting ready for the fourth round of the season which begins tomorrow. Force India have new UB Group logos on their VJM03s, Ferrari have been practising their pit stops, and Malaysian Grand Prix winner Sebastian Vettel has been walking the track with his team. See below for pictures of today’s pre-race preparations.
Chinese GP racepreparation in pictures Michael Schumacher says he can still fight for the world championship despite having only scored nine points in the first three races. Schumacher believes the new points system introduced this year will help him get back in touch with the leaders – if Mercedes can develop the W01 quickly enough. … Continue reading Schumacher: we can still fight for title
Prodrive is not applying to be the 13th team in F1 in 2011, despite having made several attempts to join in recent years. A statement issued by the team said it is focussing on competing in the World Rally Championship and sportscar racing in 2011.
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Whenever a new race is added to the F1 calendar it’s only a matter of time before stories appear claiming construction problems will prevent the race from happening. It happened with Abu Dhabi last year and with other purpose-built venues before that and, sure enough, stories claiming the Korean Grand Prix organisers were running behind … Continue reading “No doubt” over Korean GP – Ecclestone
Chinese GP racepreparation in pictures Those of you keeping tabs on which drivers have appeared as advisers to the stewards this year can add Alexander Wurz to the list. Of the four drivers to have taken the role so far this year Wurz has the most recent F1 racing experience having competed as recently as … Continue reading Alexander Wurz joins Chinese GP stewards
The F1 Fanatic mobile site is back up and running now so those of you viewing the site on mobile devices should find it loads more quickly. It’s using the same style sheet as before so if you’d rather view the normal site you can scroll to the bottom of the page and click to … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 15/4/2010