Is the new Silverstone better for F1? After a day in the stands I think so

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

In the 12 years I’ve been to Silverstone to watch F1 and other races the track has changed very little. So it felt strange to stand at Abbey today and watch the cars turn right instead of left. But having seen GT1 and Formula Three races at the track today I think the revised circuit … Continue reading Is the new Silverstone better for F1? After a day in the stands I think so

Ferrari test F-duct and new aero at Vairano

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Ferrari F-duct as seen in China Ferrari test driver Giancarlo Fisichella shook down a new F10 chassis at the Vairano circuit yesterday – featuring the latest version of the team’s blown rear wing. The new chassis, number 284, will be used by Felipe Massa in the Spanish Grand Prix next weekend. The blown rear wing … Continue reading Ferrari test F-duct and new aero at Vairano

Would more support races help boost crowds at F1’s new venues?

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

In the past decade F1 has added races in several countries with little prior history of motor racing. Unsurprisingly, these races have struggled to draw spectators in the same numbers that European races like the British and Italian Grands Prix. What could be done to encourage more people to come to these new races? One … Continue reading Would more support races help boost crowds at F1’s new venues?