20th May 2010, 17:00 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

The top ten tyre rule is a failure 20th May 2010, 17:00

Before the season began I argued the new-for-2010 ‘top ten tyre rule’ was an unnecessary change to the rules that would do little if anything to improve the quality of racing in F1. The first six races have shown that not only has it failed to promote better racing it has done the opposite – […]

FIA admits “lack of clarity” and vows to change rules after Monaco controversy

The FIA has said it will make changes to the F1 rules following the controversy over Michael Schumacher’s penalty in the Monaco Grand Prix.

Mallya wants competitive Indian driver

Vijay Mallya says he wants to see an Indian driver racing for his team Force India – but only one that can fight with the front runners. In an apparent snub to Karun Chandhok, who became the second Indian driver to compete in F1 this year, Mallya told Formula1.com: It is very important [to have […]

Over 100 F1 Twitter accounts to follow

I’ve updated the F1 Twitter Directory which now boasts over 100 genuine F1-related Twitter accounts to follow.

F1 Fanatic round-up: 20/5/2010

Absolutely no nudity in today’s round-up. Probably… Links Peter Sauber on saving his team (Autosport, subscription required) “Roughly speaking, our current budget is the same as in 2005. In those days we had Ferrari engines [as, ironically, the team does now], and in Petronas we had an engine sponsor. If I take the money paid […]