16th July 2010, 17:35 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Chandhok sidelined, Senna and Yamamoto to drive for HRT in Germany 16th July 2010, 17:35

Bruno Senna and Sakon Yamamoto will be HRT’s drivers in the German Grand Prix next week. Senna will return to the car having been absent during the British Grand Prix. A statement from the team said Karun Chandhok will return to the cockpit “at some later races this season”.

McLaren to test exhausts again in Germany

McLaren will conduct back-to-back tests of its new exhaust-driven diffuser along with the regular configuration of the car as it bids to fix the problems with its latest upgrade. Team principal Martin Whitmarsh said the outcome of the tests will determine whether the upgrade is raced next weekend: The days since the British Grand Prix […]

Why Grosjean deserves another F1 shot

Comparing Romain Grosjean’s performance last year to how well his successor Vitaly Petrov is doing, perhaps Grosjean was dropped too hastily.

Key wary of “extreme” Hockenheim tyres

Sauber technical director James Key says the team will have a busier than usual workload ahead of the German Grand Prix as the team gets to grips with the “extreme” tyre options being provided by Bridgestone. Teams will have to use tyres from the opposite end of Bridgestone’s range of compounds – the super-soft and […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 16/7/2010

It’s the end of another week so who’s got motor racing plans for the weekend? I’m going to be at Rockingham on Sunday to see the British F3 championship where I will try not to grumble about the introduction of mandatory pit stops. Here’s today’s round-up. Links The Secret Life of Sebastien Buemi (F1.com) “I […]