Test driver Soucek leaves Virgin

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Virgin test driver Andy Soucek has officially left the team. The Spanish driver cited a lack of opportunities to drive the VR-01 as being part of the reason for him leaving the outfit. Soucek’s departure leaves GP2 racer Luiz Razia as the team’s only reserve driver. A statement released by Soucek’s management said: Andy and … Continue reading Test driver Soucek leaves Virgin

Austin will be “amazing”, says Hellmund

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

United States Grand Prix promoter Tavo Hellmund has promised the track being built in Austin for the 2012 race will be “amazing”. Speaking in an interview with Bernie Ecclestone on F1.com Hellmund said: I have conveyed my ideas to Hermann Tilke and Peter Wahl who are the most established racetrack architects of our times. The … Continue reading Austin will be “amazing”, says Hellmund

F1 Fanatic round-up: 11/8/2010

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

We’ve already got F1 Fanatic T-shirts on sale and soon they should be followed by F1 Fanatic mugs too – have a look at this picture of an early prototype by Luke of Unlap. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Practice Makes Perfect – McLaren’s Pitstop Team at MTC pre-European Grand Prix (Youtube) Splitters Explained (Scarbsf1’s Blog) … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 11/8/2010