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Di Grassi won’t get modified VR-01 in Spain 3rd May 2010, 12:34

Timo Glock will be the only Virgin driver to drive the revised VR-01 chassis at this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix, which features a larger fuel tank. Team mate Lucas di Grassi will continue to use the original version of the VR-01. The team blamed the delay in getting back from Shanghai due to the ash […]

Toro Rosso also conduct Vairano test

Ferrari weren’t the only team testing in Viarano last week – Toro Rosso also conducted an aerodynamic test at the Italian circuit. Sebastien Buemi was at the wheel, evaluating new parts for use later in the season: The aim was a bit more long-term, looking at developments for a bit later in the season. The […]

Key: Sauber still recovering from 2009

Sauber’s new technical director James Key says the team is still coming to terms with the changes that followed BMW’s decision to sell the team last year. He said he is already making changes in the technical department to address those problems: The team is still recovering from its uncertain situation in the second half […]

Low chance of rain in Spain

F1’s run of rain-affected races is likely to end this weekend in Barcelona. Although it has been raining in the Montmelo area recently, rain is expected to leave the region before the Grand Prix. At present the Spanish Meteorological Office gives a low chance of rain falling on race day or Saturday – 45%. However […]

Changing tracks: Circuit de Catalunya

Formula 1 holds its 20th race at the Circuit de Catalunya this weekend. The track has changed little in that time. But after only three years one corner which several drivers called the best on the track was cut. More recently two other fast corners have been neutered by the introduction of a chicane. The […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 3/5/2010

The Spanish Grand Prix build-up begins on F1 Fanatic today with the first in a new series of articles looking at how F1’s longest-serving tracks have changed over the years. But first, here’s today’s round-up: Links Burning rubber at Spa! (Renault) Comment of the day Ajokay supplies our first ever video comment of the day: […]