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Onboard video lap of Korea’s F1 track 6th September 2010, 21:29

An onboard video of Karun Chandhok’s lap around the Korean International Circuit gives a good impression of the new F1 track – and how much work the circuit organisers still have to do before the first race there next month. The overall impression is of a layout rather like the Hungaroring but with a couple […]

Bridgestone ready softer tyres for Abu Dhabi

Bridgestone will supply the teams with super-soft tyres for the final race of the season at Abu Dhabi. The selection of super-soft and medium tyres for the last race of the season marks a change from last year’s allocation of soft and medium tyres for the Yas Island race. The teams will be given soft […]

Schlegelmilch F1 photo exhibition in London

An exhibition of F1 photos by Rainer Schlegelmilch opens in London later this month. Schlegelmilch has captured Formula 1 history since the 1960s and the exhibition will include some of his most iconic pictures. The organisers of the exhibit have kindly allowed me to reproduce two of them below including a personal favourite of mine, […]

F-duct may not work at Monza – Renault

Renault technical director James Allison says the team are ot sure whether their new F-duct will work with the low-downforce set-up they are planning to use for the Italian Grand Prix. The Monza circuit requires a low-drag configuration because of its many long straights. Allison said: Monza is very different from all the other circuits […]

Felipe Massa gets back in an F60 at the Hungaroring (Pictures)

Felipe Massa drove a Ferrari F60 at the Hungaroring for the first time since his life-threatening crash at the wheel of one last year. He drove the car, and a road-going Ferrari California, as part of the Ferrari Racing Days event in Budapest. Also on track were members of Ferrari’s F1 Clienti Department driving 15 […]

Technical review: Belgian Grand Prix

Superficially, Spa was a bit of a head-scratcher. Four weeks earlier, in Hungary, McLaren were 1.3 seconds off the pace of Red Bull. How was the Woking-based outfit able to more than claw back that deficit at Belgium – despite having had a mandatory two-week factory shut down between the races?

F1 Fanatic round-up: 6/9/2010

Here?s today?s round-up: Links Tomizawa killed in Moto2 accident (Autosport) ??Japanese rider Shoya Tomizawa has died as a result of injuries sustained in today’s Moto2 race at Misano. ??The 19-year-old was running fourth when he crashed in front of Alex de Angelis and Scott Redding, and was hit at speed by both riders. He was […]