6th August 2010, 12:04 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Kovalainen: Spa is great, but not the chicane 6th August 2010, 12:04

Looking ahead to the next round of the world championship at Spa-Francorchamps, Heikki Kovalainen enthused about the track but reserved some criticism for the slow chicane added to the circuit in 2007: I think Spa is one of the circuits where it’s still possible to have a big accident. It’s little more risky than some […]

How close is the 2010 F1 championship? Top five covered by just eight points*

Right now we are enjoying one of the closest championship fights between multiple drivers Formula 1 has ever seen. The change in the points system this year makes it easy to overlook just how closely-fought the title race is at the moment. Apply last year’s points system to this year’s championship and we’d have the […]

Lotus to run 16-year-old Malaysian in test

Lotus are to conduct an aerodynamic test with a 16-year-old driving. Malaysian kart racer Nabil Jeffri will drive their T127 in Britain next month. The team have not revealed the venue for the test. Jeffri currently races in the Formula BMW Pacific championship, where he lies fifth after six of the season’s 15 rounds. He […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 6/8/2010

If you’ve not had a look at the comment thread from yesterday’s post on Mark Webber’s crash, check it out, it’s a great read. Here’s today’s round-up: Links “I was preparing myself for a big shunt” (ESPN) “As [Schumacher and Barrichello] came into view I started firing off the shots and was preparing myself for […]