Brawn’s new sponsors in Brazil (pictures)

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

The Brawn cars are sporting several new sponsors’ logos this weekend as Brazilian companies seek to make the most out of Rubens Barrichello’s position in the championship showdown. Itaipava beer, Banco do Brasil, Mapfre and TNT all appear on the cars this weekend. But the clashing shades of yellow don’t do much for the car’s … Continue reading Brawn’s new sponsors in Brazil (pictures)

Red Bull will protest Brawn GP diffuser

Posted on Author Keith Collantine

Red Bull have confirmed they will protest against Brawn GP’s BGP001 if it is passed legal to race. The cars will be scrutineered by the Australian Grand Prix stewards in Melbourne on Thursday. Williams and Toyota’s diffuser designs have also been called into question. But Red Bull’s Helmut Marko focused his claim on Brawn’s diffuser … Continue reading Red Bull will protest Brawn GP diffuser

Force India VJM02 revealed early – pictures (2009 F1 cars)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Force India’s VJM02 was due to break cover tomorrow but Anirudh has dug out some early pictures of it on Force India’s official website. They confirm the impression we got from the Force India calendar earlier this year that the new car replaces the bright red flashes of 2008 with orange and green. More pictures … Continue reading Force India VJM02 revealed early – pictures (2009 F1 cars)

How do the 2009 F1 cars compare to other single-seater racing cars?

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

The 2009-style F1 cars have got a lukewarm reaction from fans – less than half of F1 Fanatic readers thought they looked good when we did a poll on it last week. To get to the heart of what’s gone wrong with F1 car aesthetics I thought we should compare them to top single-seaters from … Continue reading How do the 2009 F1 cars compare to other single-seater racing cars?

Renault R29 revealed in Portugal – pictures (2009 F1 car launches)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Renault’s 2009 F1 car has broken cover. The R29 is the car they hope will improve on the performance of the R28 (two wins last year) and propel Fernando Alonso into contention for the drivers’ championship. The first pictures of the new Renault R29 are below. Update: Is this how the Renault R29 was supposed … Continue reading Renault R29 revealed in Portugal – pictures (2009 F1 car launches)