Flavio Briatore has told the world’s press he stepped down from Renault to protect the team. Here’s a round-up of what people are saying about the Renault crash scandal and further developments in the story this morning: ‘I quit to save the team’, claims Flavio Briatore as Renault accept race-fixing charge (Daily Mail) "I was […]
Brawn has picked up another new sponsor, this one in time for next weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix. Canon, which famously sponsored the championship-winning Williams-Hondas of the 1980s, will have their logos on the side of Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello’s BGP001s. Brawn previously announced beer brand Itaipava as a new sposor for the Brazilian Grand […]
A two-times F1 world champion like Fernando Alonso has no need of tainted triumphs handed to him in a corrupt fashion.
Much of the reaction to the departures of Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds from Renault have so far been focussed on what it says about the Singaproe crash scandal. But the sudden loss of the managing director and director of engineering means the team are faced with a serious operational problem – assuming, of course, […]
2009 F1 season
The Renault F1 team has confirmed it will not contest the FIA’s charges against the team over the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.
Year-long F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship leaders Dougie and SaloolaS are all-square on 205 points each with four rounds remaining. But Saloolas will be cursing Lewis Hamilton for his last-lap crash at Monza: it promoted Kimi Raikkonen to third place, matching Dougie’s prediction…
A surprising and quite telling development in the FIA’s investigation into the Renault Singapore crash came today as the governing body extended its offer of immunity to Pat Symonds. The clear implication is the FIA believe Symonds know more than he has told them so far – and suspicion will inevitably fall on the next […]
The FIA announced today that Lotus will get the final place on the 2010 F1 grid. The Malaysian government has backed the bid and the entry was made by a company called “1Malaysia F1 Team”. 1Malaysia is an initiative of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, intended to promote unity among Malaysians. This brightly-coloured car […]