September 2013 Archives - F1 Fanatic archive

The winners and losers since the tyre change 30th September 2013, 10:00

The mid-season tyre compound change was always going to shake up the competitive order. Here’s which team gained – and lost – the most.

Marussia sees F1 popularity boost in Russia

In the round-up: F1 gaining popularity in Russia ?? Vergne explains Toro Rosso’s Singapore struggles

Caption Competition 36: Massa and Smedley 29th September 2013, 11:08

Felipe Massa, who is counting down his final half-dozen races as a Ferrari driver, is the subject of our latest Caption Competition.

Boullier doesn’t want to hire pay driver for 2014

In the round-up: Lotus team principal Eric Boullier says he wants to avoid hiring a paying driver next year if he can.

Crashgate’s shadow still lingers five years on 28th September 2013, 11:31

The most notorious piece of cheating ever seen in Formula One took place on this day five years ago.

Horner not expecting repeat of Singapore dominance

In the round-up: Horner not expecting more dominance ?? F1 ‘cannot do without’ smaller teams’ ?? Mohamed Ben Sulayem may enter FIA president race

Sergey Sirotkin has first run in F1 car in Sochi 27th September 2013, 20:56

Sergey Sirotkin, who Sauber intend to add to their race team next year, has had his first run in an F1 car in Sochi.

FIA confirm Pirelli to continue as tyre supplier

The FIA has confirmed Pirelli will continue to supply tyres in Formula One.

New Jersey back on FIA’s 22-race 2014 F1 calendar

The FIA has confirmed the 2014 F1 season calendar with 22 races including a grand prix in New Jersey.

Should F1 switch to larger wheel rims?

Is it time for F1 to catch up with developments in the world of wheels? Here’s how today’s F1 cars would look on 18-inch rims.