2nd August 2010, 21:04 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

A move too far: Schumacher forces stewards to take a stand 2nd August 2010, 21:04

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 to face FIA on September 8th

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 […]

Who was the best driver of the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend?

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 mark 100th F1 start with win (Hungarian Grand Prix facts and stats)

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 […]

Red Bull fly to victory but FIA set to clip their wings (Red Bull race review)

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.

Unreliability and poor pace costs McLaren title lead (McLaren race review)

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.

F1 Fanatic round-up: 2/8/2010

I spent yesterday at Renault?s factory in Enstone, as part of the team?s new ??Race Days? fixture. Guests pay ??175 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 […]