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Who can stop a Red Bull rout in Istanbul? (Turkish Grand Prix preview) 26th May 2010, 12:59

Red Bull head to the Turkish Grand Prix as the team to beat. Does the Istanbul circuit offer their rivals any hope of catching the RB6s?

Red Bull can be caught – Neale

Jenson Button has been let down in the past two races by operational problems which the team need to eliminate to stay in touch with Red Bull: I don’t think Jenson’s fluctation in form is anything to do with him, I think it’s us. I don’t think we’ve given our drivers a car that can […]

McLaren pleased with return to America

McLaren managing director Jonathan Neale believes the F1 community will “relish” returning to the United States in 2012. Speaking at the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes phone-in he said: I saw the headline and whilst I’m not aware of the details I think most of us in Formula 1 would relish the opportunity to go back to […]

Should Tilke be kept away from Austin?

Yesterday’s news about F1 returning to America generally prompted two reactions from fans. As well as welcoming F1′s new race in Austin in 2012, a lot of people urged the race promoters to pick someone other than Hermann Tilke to design the track. Tilke’s company has designed or altered almost every track on the F1 […]

Ferrari to use revised F-duct in Turkey

Ferrari will run an updated version of its F-duct in the Turkish Grand Prix this weekend. The team say the changes are it make it “more user-friendly for the drivers.” When they last ran the device in Spain it their drivers had to take a hand off the steering wheel in order to active the […]

HRT split from Dallara

HRT F1 have ended their collaboration with Dallara. The Italian chassis manufacturer created the F110 which the team has used this year. HRT will continue to use the car but development of the car will be done in-house, most likely under the leadership of Geoff Willis who has been working with the team since the […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 26/5/2010

There’s been a huge reaction to yesterday’s surprise news about F1 racing in Texas from 2012 – make sure you join in the comments over there. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Turkish Grand Prix preview (ITV-F1) Written by yours truly. Check back here later today for the F1 Fanatic Turkish Grand Prix preview. Grandstand views of […]