Codemasters have issued the following response to the reported AI problems in “F1 2010” and detailed their plans for how the game will be patched: As you are aware work is on-going towards a patch for the game, and we will release details on this as we move through the patch creation process. Your constructive … Continue reading Codemasters answer “F1 2010” complaints
“F1 2010” by Codemasters was reviewed here last week in its Xbox 360 and PS3 incarnations. Since then there have been some complaints about the game which Codemasters are set to address by issuing a patch for the game. They have denied claims the AI of rival cars is faked during races. Here’s a look … Continue reading “F1 2010”: PC review, the ‘fake AI’ controversy and details on the first patch
Red Bull did not have the size of performance advantage the were expected to in Singapore. They still look like the team to beat over the final four races but Ferrari are coming on strong and McLaren can’t be ruled out yet either. Their performance data for the past 15 races is analysed below to … Continue reading Who will have the best car for the final races? Top teams’ performance analysed
Kamui Kobayashi got to drive in front of his home crowd for Toyota during practice at Suzuka last year. This time he will get to race in front of them as he prepares to start his first home Grand Prix for Sauber next week. He said: Returning to race in Japan as a Formula One … Continue reading Kobayashi relishing first home race
Interesting developments in the 2007 ‘spygate’ episode and more bad news on Korea in today’s round-up: Links Motor racing-Former Ferrari engineer Stepney sentenced (Reuters) “Local media reported that Stepney was sentenced on Wednesday to a year and eight months in prison and handed a 600 euro ($817) fine. Italy’s legal system means he is highly … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 30/9/2010
Mark Webber said he was content to score points at what had been a “weak weekend” for him in Singapore: I’m very much focusing on what I’ve got to do. As I said before if it’s two guys, four guys, eight guys, you can’t control what happens at their side. I believe the best way … Continue reading Webber: Ferrari have momentum (Video)
Jenson Button believes the final four races in Japan, Korea, Brazil and Abu Dhabi will play to his car’s strengths more than at Singapore. He told his official website: It was a little disappointing to see that we probably didn’?éÔÇÖt have enough pace to take the fight to the Ferraris and the Red Bulls, but … Continue reading Final tracks suit McLaren better – Button
Lewis Hamilton says he won’t change his approach to racing despite failing to finish the last two races following contact with other cars. He told his official website: I’m a racer. I always race my heart out, and nothing will ever change that. Lewis Hamilton Having looked back on the collisions with Felipe Massa and … Continue reading No change in my approach – Hamilton
Are you happy with how F1 is being run by the FIA president? Once every month at F1 Fanatic we look at how the president of the sport?óÔé¼Ôäós governing body, Jean Todt, is managing the championship. Join in by casting your vote below.
Lotus chief technical officer Mike Gascoyne has extended his contract with the team for five more years. Gascoyne said he intends to finish his career with the team: Having started the team from scratch with Tony it was always my intention to finish my career here, so it?óÔé¼Ôäós great to have formally agreed a five … Continue reading Five-year Lotus deal for Gascoyne
Last month, people in over 200 different countries and territories visited F1 Fanatic. Find out where the most readers came from in the forum link below. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Why Michael Schumacher will never be back to his best (BBC) But most F1 Fanatic readers – 70% – say they want him to stick … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 29/9/2010
Williams technical director Sam Michael says he believes his team can conintue to fight with Renault and Mercedes in the final races of 2010. Here’s what he had to say in a Q&A released by the team: Q: What’s your reaction to the 20-second penalty given to Nico Hulkenberg following a post-race protest by Force … Continue reading Williams expect to keep up with Renault
Singapore’s night race spectacular served up another twist in the 2010 championship story. Find all the F1 Fanatic Singapore Grand Prix coverage in one place below ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ from Friday practice to the post-race review and our live comments on every session.
With four rounds of the Predictions Championship remaining the fight for the win has closed up with ten points covering the top nine. Tom Hitchings holds onto a reduced lead after Vamla, who’s currently ranked 87th, made the top prediction for the Singapore Grand Prix. The second place prize went to George Chatzipantelis.
The results of the latest round of the F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship will be up later today. In the meantime, here’s the round-up: Links New Teams’ New Drivers? (Speed) “I have it on very good authority that Jarno Trulli will not be a Lotus driver in 2011. Apparently he?óÔé¼Ôäós decided to go of his own … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 28/9/2010
Which driver did the best job during the Singapore Grand Prix weekend? See below for my pick of the best drivers in the Singapore Grand Prix. Review each driver’s race weekend in detail below and vote for who you thought was the most impressive driver.
Ferrari were stronger at Singapore than the headline times after practice made them look. Even so, Fernando Alonso’s fourth win of the year was easily his best of the season so far and means he has momentum behind him in the championship battle.
Lotus Racing are to contest Proton’s claim that it cannot use the Team Lotus name in the English High Court. A statement issued by the team today said: We have […] today issued proceedings in the English High Court for a declaration that Team Lotus Ventures has the rights to use the Team Lotus name.
Lewis Hamilton’s third no-score in four races following his controversial collision with Mark Webber has hit his championship hopes hard. But just as worrying for him and Jenson Button was McLaren’s lack of pace around Singapore.
Red Bull were fastest in all three practice sessions but missed out on victory at a circuit where they were expected to dominate. Mark Webber made an unlikely strategy work with some excellent passes but had a dose of ‘champion’s luck’ when he survived heavy contact with Lewis Hamilton to finish the race on the … Continue reading Webber has champion’s luck but lacks Vettel’s pace (Red Bull race review)