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A virtual lap of Albert Park, Melbourne F1 circuit with Google Street View 21st March 2009, 17:45
Albert Park circuit in Melbourne mainly uses public roads, and the whole track has been photographed by Google Street View, giving us a ground-level view of the circuit where the 2009 F1 season begins next week. Here’s a corner-by-corner look at the Albert Park Circuit.
Australian GP hit by sponsor withdrawals 27th February 2009, 10:27
Several major F1 sponsors have cut their spending on the opening round of the season in Australia, facing its promoters with the prospect of losing significant amounts of money. According to the Herald Sun BMW has axed its £450,000 (€507,000) corporate hospitality budget for the race, joining Foster’s in cutting its spending on the race. [...]
Ten ways to pick an F1 race to visit 20th February 2009, 11:00
With the 2009 F1 season almost upon us fans will be sorting out their plans to go to a Grand Prix. So how do you go about picking which race to go to? Here are ten ways to help make up your mind.
2009 F1 tracks compared 17th February 2009, 11:00
After looking at the 2009 F1 cars from various angles many people have remarked on how different many of the designs are. But if we take a look at the circuits alongside one another it seems F1 tracks are becoming increasingly similar.
How Hermann Tilke conquered the F1 calendar, 1996-2009 (Video) 5th February 2009, 7:00
Yesterday’s discussion about a potential Rome Grand Prix circuit turned into a debate about Hermann Tilke’s abilities as an F1 track designer. Daniel put forward the case for the prosecution: Why do they still get this guy to build tracks? Every track he has designed is boring. With all the new tracks that have appeared [...]
Did you go to a race in 2008? 19th December 2008, 7:00
Did you visit a Grand Prix in 2008? If so, please take a moment to share your opinions about the experience with other fans who’ve been to the same venues:
2009 F1 calendar shortened 5th November 2008, 14:17
The FIA has published an updated 2009 F1 calendar. The Chinese Grand Prix is now the third round instead of the 15th, and will be held in April. This means F1 will have visited the circuit twice within seven months, and next year’s Grand Prix may see different climactic conditions to what we have been [...]
2009 F1 calendar: better than ’08? (Poll) 8th October 2008, 11:00
The official 2009 F1 calendar has been published with the Canadian Grand Prix mysteriously absent. That’s not the only change for next year, with Abu Dhabi arriving on the calendar as the new season finale. Has the FIA and Bernie Ecclestone done a better job with the 2009 F1 calendar than the 2008 schedule? Compare [...]
Provisional 2009 F1 calendar has good news for France, bad for America 25th June 2008, 18:53
The first details of the 2009 F1 calendar were published today with the F1 schedule set to return to 19 races – a high it has only reached once before, in 2005. As was expected the French Grand Prix is remaining at Magny-Cours. The Australian Grand Prix also appears as a provisional fixture. However there [...]
2009 F1 calendar expected tomorrow with French round at Magny-Cours 24th June 2008, 7:00
A provisional 2009 F1 calendar is expected to be announced tomorrow by Bernie Ecclestone according to Nigel Roebuck. Among the changes for 2009 will be the first Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, announced last year. And on Sunday rumours came to light that Magny-Cours, host of the French Grand Prix, will get a second stay of [...]