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Ferrari to use modified engines in Spain 4th May 2010, 22:31

Ferrari has confirmed it has gained permission from the FIA to modify its engines ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix. The team hopes it will solve the reliability problems it has suffered with its power units. They were forced to change engines in both cars Bahrain, Fernando Alonso retired from the Malaysian Grand Prix with […]

Renault expect better form in Barcelona

Renault say they expect to perform better at the Circuit de Catalunya for the Spanish Grand Prix this weekend than they did in pre-season testing at the track three months ago. Chief race engineer Alan Permane explained the progress the team has made since then and the updates they will bring to the car at […]

Criticism of Ferrari Marlboro barcode prompts outburst from Montezemolo

The Ferrari Marlboro barcode story was dead. So why on earth has Luca di Montezemolo gone public with his thoughts on the matter? By confusing Ferrari’s position on the matter he’s only given people fresh cause to wonder whether F1’s most successful team should be allowed to circumvent rules banning tobacco advertising.

New York F1 track plans revealed – Jersey City bids for 2012 night race

The plans for a New York Grand Prix have appeared online after an environmental pressure group criticised the project. A 5.79km (3.6-mile) circuit in Liberty State Park has been designed and the organisers are hoping to emulate Singapore by holding the Grand Prix at night. See the 2012 New York City Grand Prix plans in […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 4/5/2010

If you’d like to help out running the live blogs for this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix, please get in touch either by emailling me, using Twitter or leave a comment below. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Martin Brundle answers your questions (BBC) “I matched the three great drivers of my generation – Senna, Schumacher and Mika […]