Domenicali hints at further 2010 rules changes and return of KERS (Video)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

F1 could have more compulsory pit stops and further changes to the points system in 2010, according to Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali. He also said he wants to see KERS return in 2011 and gave a firm vote of confidence to his two drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa. See the video interview with … Continue reading Domenicali hints at further 2010 rules changes and return of KERS (Video)

Domenicali criticises 2009 rules (Video)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Ferrari’s Stefano Domenicali believe the 2009 technical rules haven’t helped promote overtaking as planned. In an interview with Ferrari’s fuel partner Shell (above) Domenicali said the new rules had only changed which teams were competitive, but not improved racing: If you look at the races that objective was not really achieved, so far, at the … Continue reading Domenicali criticises 2009 rules (Video)

Ferrari and BMW?s clash over KERS could signal a threat to FOTA unity

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The first fault line has opened in what so far has been the impressively solid unity of the Formula 1 Teams? Association. Speaking at Ferrari?s annual press skiing event, Stefano Domenicali complained that BMW had vetoed the efforts of the other teams to postpone the introduction of Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems (KERS) for 2009 due … Continue reading Ferrari and BMW?s clash over KERS could signal a threat to FOTA unity

Why have the teams formed their own group and what does it mean for F1?

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Formula 1?s ten teams have formed a new group to represent their interests in the sport following a meeting at Ferrari?s Maranello headquarters. It looks like another move in the power games that have been going on between the sport?s regulators (the FIA), the commercial rights holders (FOM) and the teams, which intensified during the … Continue reading Why have the teams formed their own group and what does it mean for F1?

2008 Malaysian GP preview: the Ferrari fight back

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Australia was an unmitigated disaster for Ferrari, and the Italian press left them in no doubt of that. Tuttosport said: “Raikkonen was a shadow of himself and Massa [was] inattentive. Not since 1992 has Ferrari started a season so badly.” They pointed out that it was the team’s first race without Jean Todt (who joined … Continue reading 2008 Malaysian GP preview: the Ferrari fight back