Previously it seemed drivers could do what they liked to defend position. Yesterday’s decision will hopefully set a new precedent for a better standard of driving in motor racing.
Ferrari will learn their fate in the German Grand Prix team orders controversy four days before the Italian Grand Prix. The FIA World Motor Sport Council will meet on September 8th to look into the matter in which Ferrari ordered Felipe Massa to allow Fernando Alonso past to win the German Grand Prix. An FIA … Continue reading Ferrari to face FIA on September 8th
Which driver did the best job during the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend? See below for my pick of the best drivers in the Hungarian Grand Prix. Review each driver’s race weekend in detail below and vote for who you thought was the most impressive driver.
Red Bull had both their cars on the front row for the sixth time this year, but once again they weren’t able to translate that into a one-two finish. Despite that there was plenty for them to celebrate in their 100th Grand Prix start as they took the lead in the constructors’ championship and Mark … Continue reading Red Bull mark 100th F1 start with win (Hungarian Grand Prix facts and stats)
Red Bull’s performance advantage was visible from first practice at the Hungaroring. It reached a peak of 1.214 seconds per lap – the gap between pole-sitter Vettel and third placed Fernando Alonso in qualifying. But the flexing front wing which helped them achieve such amazing speed is likely to be outlawed at the next race.
Lewis Hamilton lost the lead of the drivers’ championship and McLaren surrendered first place in the constructors’ rankings after a poor showing from the team in Hungary. Jenson Button also had a bad weekend, failing to reach Q3 again and struggling to keep up with the Saubers.
I spent yesterday at Renault?óÔé¼Ôäós factory in Enstone, as part of the team?óÔé¼Ôäós new ?óÔé¼?£Race Days?óÔé¼Ôäó fixture. Guests pay ?é?ú175 a head for a chance to see a race from within the team’s factory, complete with live links to the track, pit stop challenges and an F1 simulator. Before the race we heard from Renault’s … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 2/8/2010