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Williams introduce new wings for Spa 24th August 2010, 22:52

Williams are hoping to celebrate Rubens Barrichello‘s 300th Formula 1 race this weekend at the Belgian Grand Prix with a strong performance, thanks to new front and rear wings. Williams? Technical Director Sam Michael said: ??We will have new front and rear wings, plus some mechanical changes for the FW32 for this race. We?re also […]

Force India rule out repeat Spa result

Force India has ruled out a repeat of its performance at the 2009 Belgian Grand Prix, the scene of the team?s first pole position with Giancarlo Fisichella and a second place finish. Force India driver Adrian Sutil said: ??Of course last year the team had a dream result at Spa, with the pole and then […]

Team input ??invaluable?? to Indian circuit

Organisers of next year?s inaugural Indian Grand Prix have announced they are taking input from the teams in designing the new circuit, with the aim of making it one of the most challenging and interesting tracks on the calendar. Hermann Tilke ?ǣ the architect behind several new circuits including Turkey and Abu Dhabi ?ǣ crafted […]

Grosjean to make another GP2 apearance

Romain Grosjean will race in GP2 for the second time this year at Spa-Francorchamps this weekend. Grosjean, who started seven races for Renault at the end of last year, will drive for DAMS in the two GP2 races at Spa. He has already driven for the team in place of Jerome d’Ambrosio at the Hockenheimring, […]

Mansell returns as Spa steward

Nigel Mansell will serve as the drivers’ representative on the stewards’ panel at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend. Mansell also appeared as a steward at the British Grand Prix this year. The other stewards are Royal Automobile Club de Belgique Sport president Yves Bacqueline and World Motor Sports Council members Lars ?sterlind and Garry […]

Track tweaks at Spa ahead of race

The Belgian Grand Prix organisers have made some tweaks to the Spa-Francorchamps circuit ahead of this weekend’s F1 race. The outside of the La Source hairpin – turn one – now has a longer strip of astroturf which has been increased to three metres wide. This may discourage drivers from going off the track there […]

“F1 2010″: are you going to buy it? (Poll)

The first official F1 video game for major formats in four years goes on sale in one month’s time. And unlike many recent F1 games Codemasters’ “F1 2010″ will be a multi-format titles, with versions available for Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. Will you be buying it? What are your expectations of the long-awaited […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 24/8/2010

Apologies for all the technical problems yesterday – everything should now be running smoothly. A big thank you to Ed Marshall for all his help getting us back online. Here?s today?s round up: Links McLaren to remove F-duct for Monza (Autosport) ??McLaren will remove the F-duct from its car for the first time this season […]