2010 June 21 archive

Bridgestone changes tyre choices for five rounds to produce more exciting races 21st June 2010, 14:21

Bridgestone has altered the choice of tyre compounds on offer for five forthcoming races on the F1 calendar. The move is an attempt to re-create the conditions which produced an unpredictable and exciting race in Canada last week. In the German Grand Prix drivers will have to use both the super-soft and hard tyres during […]

Richards not willing to take F1 ‘risk’

Prodrive boss David Richards has said he wasn’t willing to risk job losses at his company by entering F1 in 2011. Richards, who revealed in April he was not applying to compete in F1 next year, told The Independent: I wasn’t prepared to risk everyone’s livelihoods. It was quite interesting to watch the reaction of […]

Technical review: Canadian Grand Prix

Tyres, not F-ducts, provided the talking point in the Canadian Grand Prix. Guest writer John Beamer reviews the technical developments in the last round. At Montreal conventional wisdom was proven right. McLaren’s straight-line speed advantage, driven by a fully working F-duct and the Mercedes engine (worth up to 30bhp) allowed it to secure a one-two […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 21/6/2010

A new week begins, and this one has a Grand Prix at the end of it! Here’s today’s round-up: Links Fernando Alonso sees his chance to break F1′s two-horse race (The Guardian) “The claims by the Mercedes team principal, Ross Brawn, that his team are still in both the drivers’ and constructors’ championships appear a […]