24th May 2010, 16:33 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Williams switch to old front wing design 24th May 2010, 16:33

Williams will have to revert back to an older specification front wing design after the two crashes they suffered in Monte-Carlo. Rubens Barrichello crashed after hitting a loose drain cover during the race and Nico H???lkenberg’s race ended in the tunnel on lap one when his front wing failed following contact with an HRT. Sam […]

Should KERS come back in 2011? (Poll)

The F1 teams agreed between them not to use Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems (KERS) this year. But now they are considering bringing them back next year – either by letting teams develop their own systems, or making one specification system available to everyone. Would you like to see the return of the power boost button […]

Turkish Grand Prix live TV times

Here are the details of the BBC’s live video coverage of the Turkish Grand Prix and the F1 Fanatic live blogs which will take place during all five sessions this weekend. If you would like to help run the live blogs this weekend please get in touch by emailling me, using Twitter or leave a […]

Kubica surprised by Renault progress

Robert Kubica says he is surprised to have enjoyed such a strong start to his first season with Renault. Kubica is sixth in the championship with 59 points, 19 behind the two Red Bull drivers. He said: We had some idea during winter testing of what the car was capable of, we understood its strengths […]

Technical review: Spain and Monaco

John Beamer reviews the technical developments at the Spanish and Monaco Grands Prix. Barcelona and Monaco couldn’t be more different in what they demand from an F1 car. Barcelona is the ultimate test of aerodynamic efficiency, whereas Monaco is a drivers’ circuit, which rewards ability and confidence more than anywhere else on the calendar. With […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 24/5/2010

Another week begins but this time there’s a Grand Prix to look forward at the end of it. Here’s the Monday round-up: Links The raging bull! How Webber has left world champions Button and Hamilton trailing (Daily Mail) “‘I drove round the track again in my road car looking to see where the rubber was, […]