18th June 2010, 15:08 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Carlin deny F1 team rumours 18th June 2010, 15:08

Carlin racing team have denied they have submitted an entry to compete in F1 next year. Racing director Trevor Carlin denied reports on some sites this morning claiming the team were gearing up for an F1 campaign in 2011: While F1 may be a long-term goal for the team, we have not submitted an application […]

Sauber aim to bounce back in Valencia

Sauber hope to perform better in the European Grand Prix than they did in Montreal. They failed to get either car to the finish in Canada, two weeks after finishing tenth and 11th in Turkey. Technical director James Key said: We have a new aero upgrade for the European Grand Prix, which should make the […]

Mercedes “within striking distance” – Brawn

Ross Brawn believes Mercedes are “within striking distance” of the championship leaders. He expects to cut their deficit with an upgrade package at next week’s European Grand Prix: Looking ahead to Valencia, the circuit is similar to Montreal in many ways with long straights connected by slow corners which should suit our car. We have […]

Canadian Grand Prix was best race since Brazil 2008, F1 Fanatic readers say

Just how good was Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix? According to F1 Fanatic readers it was the best race since the epic championship showdown at Interlagos two years ago. Now Bridgestone is looking into what lessons it can learn from the race to help produce more exciting Grands Prix over the rest of the season. But […]

Kubica contact cost me fifth – Sutil

Adrian Sutil believes the puncture he picked up when he was hit by Robert Kubica cost him a potential fifth-place finish in the Canadian Grand Prix. Sutil said: We missed out on a big chance. It was not our fault, but still we missed a big chance. I think position five or six was possible, […]

“Can’t afford to just take points” – Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton reckons it’s important to push for wins rather than settle for point to be competitive in the world championship this year. Speaking to his official website after his second consecutive win of the season the 2008 world champion said: It’s great to be leading the world championship, but, I have to be honest, […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 18/6/2010

The weekend’s nearly here so here’s your Friday round-up: Links Gran Turismo 5 – Fuelled by Red Bull Racing (Red Bull) “For months the F1 team has been working with Polyphony, the company behind the game after Red Bull was asked to become part of the latest chapter: GT5 ?σΤιΌΤΗ£ The Real Driving Simulator. In […]