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F1 fans reject FOTA’s ‘Mario Kart’ wings 24th June 2010, 18:51

The Formula One Teams’ Association’s plan to introduce adjustable rear wings has come in for fierce criticism from fans.

FIA bans US F1 from competing

The FIA has banned US F1 from participating in any of its competitions after it failed to appear at the first round of the season in Bahrain. US F1 were also handed a fine of ??309,000 (??254,000), which is the same as the entry fee they paid to join the world championship, and ordered to […]

2010 European GP: The F1 Fanatic Unofficial race programme (Video)

Have all the important information for this weekend?s European Grand Prix at your fingertips with the F1 Fanatic unofficial race programme including a video lap of the track:

Pirelli to supply four types of slick in 2011

The F1 tyre arrangements under Pirelli in 2011 will be similar to those under Bridgestone this year. Pirelli will supply four types of dry weather tyre plus intermediate and wet weather tyres, as Bridgestone currently do. There are no changes expected in the rules under which drivers have a choice of two compounds during a […]

Helmet-cam video lap of Fiorano with Fernando Alonso in the Ferrari F10

Ferrari have published two videos of Fernando Alonso’s shakedown of the updated Ferrari F10 at Fiorano last week. You can watch both the videos below.

All eyes on Ferrari’s bid to catch McLaren and Red Bull (European GP preview)

The McLaren-Red Bull fight for supremacy has largely occupied our attention in the last few races. But Ferrari are still in the hunt and are looking to propel themselves to the front with a significant upgrade package this weekend. Will it be enough to help Fernando Alonso score his first win at his other home […]

F1 on BBC2 on Sunday (Euro GP TV times)

Here are the details of the BBC’s live video coverage of the European Grand Prix and the F1 Fanatic live blogs which will take place during all five sessions this weekend. At present the BBC’s timetables indicate the race will be on BBC1 as usual on Sunday. However due to the situation in a Prominent […]

Hot weekend ahead in Valencia

The European Grand Prix may be two months earlier on the calendar this year but it will have little effect on the temperatures at the track this weekend. Hot and dry conditions are forecast for all three days of the event with temperatures in the high 20s – just as they were last year when […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 24/6/2010

Yesterday’s story on the introduction of adjustable rear wings in 2011 generated a huge amount of reaction – make sure you cast your vote there and see what other F1 Fanatic readers have to say about the radical proposal. Here’s today’s round-up: Links The 1987 Austrian Grand Prix was anything but dull (Motor Sport Musings) […]