Grosjean replaces d’Ambrosio in GP2

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Former F1 driver Romain Grosjean will drive for DAMS in this weekend’s GP2 race at the Hockenheimring. According to the official GP2 website Grosjean will take the place of Jerome d’Ambrosio: With testing strictly controlled in this category, Gravity Sport Management has made this decision in order to analyse the reasons why the d?Ambrosio/DAMS pairing … Continue reading Grosjean replaces d’Ambrosio in GP2

Williams drivers expect tyre challenge

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Williams drivers Rubens Barrichello and Nico H???lkenberg expect the German Grand Prix to be a difficult race for tyre management. Bridgestone are bringing their two most extreme tyre compounds – super-soft and hard – and the slow sections on the Hockenheimring can put severe strain on tyres. Barrichello said: Despite the revisions a few years … Continue reading Williams drivers expect tyre challenge

Ecclestone’s escalator no worry for US GP

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Texas Comptroller of Public Account Susan Combs said she is not concerned by the expected annual increase in the cost of hosting the United States Grand Prix. Bernie Ecclestone typically increases race hosting fees by seven to ten percent per year – known as his ‘escalator’ – but Combs told the Austin American Statesman that … Continue reading Ecclestone’s escalator no worry for US GP

F1 Fanatic round-up: 20/7/2010

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Thanks to Cari for taking care of yesterday’s round-up. I’m back at the helm today… Links Button and Petrov burn around Kremlin (Youtube) While Robert Kubica appeared in Poland his team mate Vitaly Petrov also appeared before his home crowd, with Jenson Button in attendance in Russia too. Teams hopeful of logo-dispute solution (Autosport) Martin … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 20/7/2010