Kimi Raikkonen joins Citroen in WRC

Kimi R??ikk??nen will drive for Citroen in the World Rally Championship in 2010. He will drive a Red Bull-sponsored Citroen C4 – the car in which Sebastien Loeb has won the last three World Rally Champsionship titles.

Hamilton drives 1986 McLaren as team celebrate TAG deal extension (Pictures)

Lewis Hamilton missed out on his chance to drive a 1988 McLaren MP4/4 at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. But he got to drive and even earlier model yesterday evening as McLaren celebrated the extension of its long standings contract with TAG Heuer.

Sauber takes Toyota’s place on 2010 grid

The FIA has confirmed Sauber will be granted the 13th slot on the 2010 F1 grid after it was left vacant by departing rivals Toyota. Although the team have officially competed as ‘BMW-Sauber’ for the past four years, this confirms the return of Sauber as an independent outfit in F1, last seen in 2005.

FOA want more F1 on pay-TV

Formula One Administration plans to move more F1 coverage from free-to-air television to pay TV channels. The details of FOA’s plans for international coverage of F1 are explained in a submission made to the British government in its review of which sports should be aired on free television.

What do F1 fans want for Xmas?

Whatever you’re celebrating this winter, there’s the usual selection of books, models, games available to tempt F1 fans. So what are you hoping to unwrap later this month? Have your say below and I’ll use the most popular ideas in an F1 fans’ Xmas gift round-up later this week. Here’s a selection of ideas from […]

2010 F1 testing: December 3rd

Well it was fun while it lasted but today we see our final F1 action of 2009 before the new cars appear next year. At Jerez today Ferrari will juggle their car between three different drivers. And Bertrand Baguette will get a second day in the cockpit, this time with BMW, who must’ve liked what […]

F1 links: Bianchi gets Ferrari deal

Bianchi signs long-term Ferrari deal (Autosport) "The 20-year-old Frenchman has been given an undefined role within the team, but could become test and reserve driver following his maiden Formula 1 outing at Jerez this week." As well as Fisichella, Gene and Badoer? And with testing banned during the season? Ferrari barely need one test driver, […]

Send an F1 picture – win a book

I’ve had an email from F1 books author Christopher Hilton who’s writing a new title on famous Grand Prix circuits. He’s looking for photographs taken by fans from F1 tracks around the world. If you have any pictures you’d like to share, Christopher is offering a signed copy of his latest work to anyone who […]

2010 F1 testing: December 2nd (Update: pictures from today’s test added)

Nico H???lkenberg gets a head-start on his 2010 F1 rivals today as he makes his first testing appearance for Williams since being confirmed as a Grand Prix driver next year. The F1 rookies will be back on track in Jerez today with several new faces joining them including Mirko Bortolotti and Lucas di Grassi.

F1 links: Flins drops French Grand Prix bid

La Vallée de l’Automobile et de la Mobilité Durable continue sans le circuit (Yvelines Média, French) The Yvelines region in France cancels its plans to build an F1 circuit which might have held the French Grand Prix. Judge in Max Mosley trial, Mr Justice David Eady, hits back at press criticism over privacy cases (The […]

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