11th August 2010, 13:13 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Test driver Soucek leaves Virgin 11th August 2010, 13:13

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 […]

Austin will be “amazing”, says Hellmund

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 […]

New images reveal 2011 Indian GP plans

Four new pictures published by Hermann Tilke’s company show what the Jaypee Group Circuit will look like when it hosts the first Indian Grand Prix in 2011. The images show the pit buildings, the grandstand along the main straight and part of the pit lane. A track layout was revealed last November. At that the […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 11/8/2010

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) […]