2010 June 03 archive

Hamilton praises “incredible development” 3rd June 2010, 18:24

Lewis Hamilton has praised McLaren’s rate of development since the start of the season after recording his first win of the year in the Turkish Grand Prix. Hamilton told his official website: I can?t keep the smile off my face ?ǣ we are absolutely on it! Last year, you saw what we could do when […]

Massa admits Ferrari development struggle

Felipe Massa says Ferrari’s upgrades for its F10 have not improved the car as quickly as they expected to. Writing on his blog Massa described the Turkish Grand Prix as “the poorest performance from Scuderia Ferrari so far this season.” He added: We were uncompetitive through the whole weekend from Friday through to Sunday, struggling […]

‘It won’t happen again’ – Webber

Red Bull have issued another statement which the team hopes will ‘draw a line’ under the fall-out from their drivers’ collision on lap 40 of the Turkish Grand Prix. Mark Webber Said the pair will not allow a repeat of the collision: It?s a shame for the team, as we lost a good opportunity to […]

The track they should build in Austin

The United States Grand Prix organisers should make it their mission to build the fastest circuit in Formula 1 for its return to America in 2012.

Texas state paying $25m for 2012 F1 race

Bernie Ecclestone is charging $25m (??17m / ??20.29m) for the first United States Grand Prix in 2012 Local newspaper the Austin American-Statesman claims the local government is putting forward the money for the race. The money comes from a pot used to fund major sporting events such as the Super Bowl. The race promoters intend […]

Kobayashi: ‘Q3 means more than a point’

Kamui Kobayashi praised his team’s effort in getting both cars to finish for the first time in 2010 last weekend. But he admitted reaching the top ten in qualifying gave him more satisfaction: Definitely qualifying means more to me because it shows my true performance. In a race you can always benefit from somebody else?s […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 3/6/2010

If you’ve not already tried it you can use the F1 Fanatic Google Calendar to get the times of every F1 practice session, qualifying and race throughout the rest of 2010. Find it here: F1 Fanatic Google Calendar Here’s today’s round-up: Links Good weekend, bad weekend (ITV-F1) My latest article for ITV-F1. Please leave any […]