Peter Warr, former team principal of Lotus, Wolf and Fittipaldi, died yesterday of a heart attack. Before joining Lotus he served in the British army and briefly competed as a racing driver. He worked as team manager under Colin Chapman in the 1970s and later managed the design team which created the 77, an early … Continue reading Former Lotus team principal Peter Warr dies
Guest writer John Beamer reviews the technical updates from Singapore and looks ahead to the next round at Suzuka. The Marina Bay circuit is one of highest downforce tracks and the first since Hungary where cars ran in a high downforce configuration. The next tracks all place high demands on downforce, meaning Singapore typically represents … Continue reading Technical review: Singapore Grand Prix
There are signs HRT may be consdering another change to their driver line-up ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix. The team’s pre-race press release does not include quotes from their intended drivers. Similar statements from every other race thie year have done. The team has already changed its driver pairing three times this year. They … Continue reading HRT yet to confirm Suzuka drivers
Lotus has announced a tie-up with Red Bull in which it will use gearboxes and hydraulic systems supplied by the current world championship leaders in 2011. The team has already split from 2010 engine supplier Cosworth and are expected to announce a supply of the same Renault engines Red Bull use next year.
We’re looking for volunteers to help run the live blogs for the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend. If you’d like to get involved please get in touch by emailling me, using Twitter or leave a comment below. Here’s the Tuesday round-up: Links Branson backs call to remove blue flags (Autosport) Earlier this year 61% of … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 5/10/2010