20th September 2010, 16:30 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

What F1 Fanatics say about… Singapore 20th September 2010, 16:30

From looking at the comments left by F1 Fanatic readers who’ve been to the Singapore Grand Prix it’s clear this recent addition to the Formula 1 calendar is a popular one. If you’re going this year, or have ever thought about a trip to Singapore for the Grand Prix, find out what people who’ve been […]

Singapore eases bumps after complaints

The Singapore Grand Prix organisers have taken steps to reduce the bumpiness of the circuit. The track has been re-surfaced to ease the bumps between turns three and seven and at turns 14 and 19. Drivers had complained about the bumps at the first two races. Ahead of this weekend’s race Nick Heidfeld said: It […]

Kubica downplays Singapore chances

Robert Kubica says he’s looking forward to racing on Singapore’s streets this weekend: There are lots of bumps, kerbs, and bits of track where you have to keep some margin for mistakes because the walls are very close ?ǣ especially in the last sector. I always enjoy driving there and, although the race is very […]

Gutierrez to be Sauber test driver in 2011

Pictures: Esteban Gutierreztesting for BMW Esteban Gutierrez will be Sauber’s test and reserve driver in 2011. The Mexican driver has already worked with the team this year as an “affiliated” driver. He will also drive for the team in the end-of season rookie driver test at Abu Dbahi. He won the inaugural GP3 championship at […]

Technical review: Italian Grand Prix

Guest writer John Beamer looks at the technical developments at the Italian Grand Prix. The fine balance involved in setting up a Formula 1 car was a major talking point at Monza as never before. It all revolved around the decisions teams had to make about whether to run their F-ducts or not – and […]

D’Ambrosio to drive for Virgin on Fridays

Jerome d’Ambrosio will drive for Virgin in practice sessions at four of the final five races of the season. The Belgian GP2 driver will participate in first practice for the Singapore, Japanese, Korean and Brazilian Grands Prix. He will also drive for them in the end-of-season rookies’ test at Abu Dhabi. He started the year […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 20/9/2010

Here?s today?s round-up: Links F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone makes team orders hint (BBC Sport) ??Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has hinted that the rule banning team orders may be abolished when it is reviewed at the end of the 2010 season. ??Echoing comments made by McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh at the Hungary Grand Prix, Ecclestone […]