September 2010 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

Codemasters answer “F1 2010″ complaints 30th September 2010, 18:14

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 […]

“F1 2010″: PC review, the ‘fake AI’ controversy and details on the first patch

“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 […]

Who will have the best car for the final races? Top teams’ performance analysed

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 […]

Kobayashi relishing first home race

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 […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 30/9/2010

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 […]

Webber: Ferrari have momentum (Video) 29th September 2010, 12:14

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 […]

Final tracks suit McLaren better – Button

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’?t have enough pace to take the fight to the Ferraris and the Red Bulls, but […]

No change in my approach – Hamilton

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 […]

Jean Todt?s Approval Rating IX

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?s governing body, Jean Todt, is managing the championship. Join in by casting your vote below.

Five-year Lotus deal for Gascoyne

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?s great to have formally agreed a five […]