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Red Bull may be vulnerable at Montreal (Canadian Grand Prix preview) 9th June 2010, 19:12

F1’s return to Montreal was cheered by fans when it was announced last November. Following an exciting race in Istanbul, and with the championship battle finely poised between McLaren and Red Bull, the stage is set for one of Montreal’s typically unpredictable races.

Montreal track re-surfaced after break-up

The Circuit Gilles Vileneuve has had new tarmac laid at the places where it broke up during its last Formula 1 event in 2008. Turn two (the Senna hairpin), turns six and seven and turn ten (the Casino hairpin) all suffered a lot of damage during the qualifying session for the 2008 race. They were […]

The F1 Fanatic Forum is back

I’m very happy to announce that the F1 Fanatic Forum is back and open for you to use once again! You can read the announcement in full on the forum here: Welcome back to the F1 Fanatic Forum And you can find the forum rules here: F1 Fanatic Forum Rules Apologies for the delay in […]

Ferrari extend Massa’s contract to 2012

Ferrari have announced Felipe Massa will remains with the team for the next two seasons. Massa said: Throughout my entire Formula 1 career, I have always raced with an engine made in Maranello and it is a matter of pride for me to be able to continue working with a team that I regard as […]

Di Montezemolo attacks new teams and calls for shorter races and more testing

Luca di Montezemolo has repeated his criticism of the sport’s new teams, calling them “a joke” in an interview with Autocar. The Ferrari boss said: There is a need to have competitive teams. F1 is like soccer. It needs heroes and it needs big teams. You cannot equalize everything. We need to avoid having too […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 9/6/2010

The Canadian Grand Prix preview is coming your way later today. In the meantime here’s today’s round-up: Links Force India rebuff Lotus over technical director (Reuters) Vijay Mallya: “Mark [Smith] will stay with us until April 2011 and we will, in due course, announce a structure that will take us to the next level of […]