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?óÔé¼ÔäóAmbrosio/DAMS pairing … Continue reading Grosjean replaces d’Ambrosio in GP2
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Williams drivers Rubens Barrichello and Nico H?â??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
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
Martin Whitmarsh said he expects McLaren to race their exhaust-blown diffusers in Germany this weekend. It brought to the British Grand Prix but removed them after Friday practice. He said the configuration, which only Red Bull had on their cars at the start of the season, was one of two notable innovations in F1 this … Continue reading Whitmarsh expects to race new diffuser
Ferrari are aiming for a substantial point haul in the German Grand Prix this weekend. The Italian team has scored just four points since introducing its exhaust-driven diffuser package at Valencia two races ago. It will have further changes to its diffuser for this weekend’s race. They expect the F10 will work well on the … Continue reading Ferrari eager for points in Germany
Keke Rosberg became the first man to lap an F1 circuit at an average speed of more than 160mph (258kph) on this day 25 years ago.
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