McLaren told Hamilton Button wouldn’t pass him during the Turkish Grand Prix

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McLaren told Lewis Hamilton that Jenson Button would not pass him during the Turkish Grand Prix. New footage of the Turkish Grand Prix posted on the official F1 website reveals Hamilton asked the team “If I back off is Jenson going to pass me or not?” He was told “No Lewis, no.” This audio clip … Continue reading McLaren told Hamilton Button wouldn’t pass him during the Turkish Grand Prix

Lotus hoping to pick up points in Montreal

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Lotus technical director Mike Gascoyne is hoping the team will have the chance to score its first points in the Canadian Grand Prix. Gascoyne said the team could benefit from having two experienced drivers in next weekend’s race, which often sees many retirements: Canada?s a race we all look forward to. It?s a great city … Continue reading Lotus hoping to pick up points in Montreal

Mercedes focus on top speed for Canada

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Mercedes are aiming for a better straight-line performance from their W01 in the Canadian Grand Prix. The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is reputed for being a circuit where straight-line speed is crucial for a quick lap. Michael Schumacher said: The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is all about top speed so we have worked very hard on this, … Continue reading Mercedes focus on top speed for Canada

F1 Fanatic round-up: 4/6/2010

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Today on F1 Fanatic we’ll have our latest instalment of “Why you should watch…”. Keep an eye out for it later today. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Los abuelos de Alonso (Publico.es) Some great pictures of Ferrari F1 cars through the years. Thanks to Dusty for the tip. Whitmarsh on FOTA’s future plans (Autosport, subscription required) … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 4/6/2010