5th May 2010, 19:00 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

GP2 2010 season preview: The drivers racing to become F1′s stars of tomorrow 5th May 2010, 19:00

Young drivers backed by Ferrari, McLaren and Renault are among those competing in the new GP2 season which starts this weekend. Winning the category is the best way to get yourself a ticket into F1 – and it’s great racing too. Here’s your guide to the season ahead:

Bridgestone changes Valencia tyre choices

F1 drivers will use Bridgestone’s medium tyre compound at the European Grand Prix in Valencia for this first time at the track when the teams race their this year. The street race has been brought forward on the Grand Prix calendar and this year the teams will use Bridgestone’s Medium and Super Soft tyres instead […]

Aero upgrades for McLaren in Spain

McLaren are bringing a raft of aerodynamic updates for the MP4-25 to the Spanish Grand Prix as they strive to keep in touch with Red Bull and Ferrari. Chief engineer Tim Goss explained the changes to the car this weekend: We’re bringing a significant upgrade to Spain. We’ve got a new front and rear wing, […]

Christian Klien to drive for HRT on Friday

Former BMW tester Christian Klien has joined HRT as the Spanish team’s reserve and third driver. He will participate in the Friday practice sessions in Barcelona this weekend. Klien made his F1 debut at Jaguar in 2004 alongside Mark Webber. The Austrian remained at the team when it became Red Bull, initially sharing his drive […]

Alonso bids for home win as Mercedes bring revised car (Spanish GP preview)

Spanish F1 fans will have three home drivers to cheer on for the first time ever this weekend. Fernando Alonso is out to repeat his home victory of 2006 while Jaime Alguersuari and Pedro de la Rosa will be eyeing top ten finishes. Following a three-week break a raft of technical updates could change the […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 5/5/2010

Tonight I’m flying to Barcelona and I’ll be spending Thursday and Friday at the track as a guest of Virgin sponsor FXPro. Hopefully I should have access to both their drivers for interviews so keep an eye out for those on the site plus more updates from the circuit. The Spanish Grand Prix preview will […]