Kimi Raikkonen, Peugeot 908, Motorland Aragon, 2011

Raikkonen tests Le Mans Peugeot in Spain

F1 Fanatic round-upPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

In the round-up: Kimi R??ikk??nen tests for Peugeot’s Le Mans team at Motorland Aragon in Spain.

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Kimi Raikkonen, Peugeot 908, Motorland Aragon, 2011
Kimi Raikkonen, Peugeot 908, Motorland Aragon, 2011

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“35 laps for Kimi Raikkonen in the 908 today on the Aragon circuit.”

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Fernando Alonso: “Tomorrow is the start of what is a very special weekend for one driver who has played his part in the history of Formula 1 and Ferrari in particular: Michael Schumacher. It?s not for me to say he is the greatest of all time as usually, it is the numbers that do the talking: seven world titles, 91 wins, these are incredible records. I hold Michael in very high esteem and I feel honoured to have raced alongside him.”

Paffett tests Lew’s 2012 McLaren (The Sun)

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Stephen Hood interview (Daily Telegraph)

“It?s probably fair to say much of the technology we started out working with didn?t have the intricacies of Formula One in mind. It?s still a very flexible engine – 2010 is testament to that – but we?re such Formula One nuts we started implementing features nobody could have previously envisaged needing so, if anything, we?ve just added to the capabilities of Ego.”

Racing fan builds 170mph F1 lookalike car out of motorbike and banger parts (Daily Mail)

“Motor racing fan Russ Bost leaves motorists and shoppers open-mouthed when he ventures out in this 170mph custom-built kit vehicle.”

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A question from raymondu999:

With HP (who I believe is still a partner/sponsor of Renault) acquiring Autonomy (who is a partner/sponsor of Mercedes) what will happen there? Does anyone know?
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