There’s a huge debate going on about Nelson Piquet Jnr’s crash in last year’s Singapore Grand Prix and some F1 drivers have been talking about the affair as well. Here’s what Rubens Barrichello and Nick Heidfeld had to say about the matter, plus more of the day’s news stories. Italian GP Press Conference Rubens Barrichello […]
Nelson Piquet Jnr’s statement to the FIA about his controversial crash during the Singapore Grand Prix last year have appeared online. F1SA has published the documents which are reproduced in full below.
Ferrari have confirmed Banco Santander as a major sponsor for the 2010 F1 season. The deal has been rumoured since last year, and is soon expected to be followed by confirmation that Fernando Alonso will race for them next year.
Bernie Ecclestone has told the Indian press that he wanted Karun Chandhok to take Giancarlo Fisichella’s place at Force India instead of Vitantonio Liuzzi. Chandhok is the most likely driver to succeed Narain Karthikeyan as India’s next F1 driver. But is he ready for a step up to the top level?
2010 F1 cars
The first F1 team to reveal a design for the 2010 F1 season is Lola – even though it doesn’t have a place on the grid.
Back in April, when Brawn were striding to victory wherever they showed up, I had a conversation with one of Mercedes’ product managers. Why, I asked, weren’t Mercedes rushing to get their logos on the BGP001s, as it looked like they were going to romp to the championship? He explained that because Brawn only had […]
F1 car history provided the inspiration for the naming of the McLaren MP4-12C, the new sports car revealed by the company today. The car shares the same naming convention used by the team’s F1 cars. It falls between McLaren’s 1997 MP4-12 (which won three Grands Prix) and the 1998 MP4-13 (which won both world championship […]
Earlier this week the signs pointed to a dry weekend at Monza for the Italian Grand Prix. But now forecasts are starting to indicate a chance of wet weather this weekend. The Metrociel precipitation map shows rainfall arriving at the circuit on Saturday afternoon – potentially during qualifying – and remaining into Sunday. (See here […]