BMW Sauber to become Sauber Motorsport?

A BMW Sauber press release sent out over the weekend showed a new logo for the team (above) and referred to the team as ‘Sauber Motorsport’. The team has not officially announced the change of name and have not yet responded to questions about the new logo. It makes sense for the team to drop […]

Schumacher’s return: what’s changed?

October 22nd, 2006: Michael Schumacher makes his last F1 start. There are 22 cars on the grid, each with traction control, grooved Bridgestone or Michelin tyres, and a fraction of the fuel needed to complete the race. F1’s changed a lot since the last time Schumacher raced. How will he cope on his return?

F1 Fanatic round-up: 8/3/2010

We’re in the run-up to the first race of the season. More 2010 previews and, of course, the Bahrain Grand Prix coming your way this week. Here’s the daily round-up: Links Nigel Mansell tips Lewis Hamilton to edge Jenson Button (BBC) “When asked if he might return, said: ‘Never say die. If there’s a good […]

2010 F1 season preview: Force India

Last year they got their first points, first pole and first podium. Can Force India carry the momentum of their 2009 breakthrough into 2010?

F1 Fanatic round-up: 7/3/2010

Just one week to go to the first Grand Prix of 2010! Here’s today’s round-up: Links Massa says new teams bad for F1 (Autosport) “I hope they won’t be a danger. There are six/seven teams one second apart while those teams are four seconds behind. It’s not good for the sport and not good for […]

2010 F1 season preview: Renault

It?s a new era for Renault with a new owner, new team principal and the Alonso-Briatore-Symonds partnership consigned to the history books. The team began the last two seasons poorly. Can they get off to a better start in 2010?

F1 Fanatic round-up: 6/3/2010

The teams are packing up and heading out to Bahrain. The long wait will be over soon. Here’s the Saturday round-up: Links Raikkonen out! (WRC) “Citroen Junior Team driver Kimi Raikkonen rolled his Citroen C4 World Rally Car out of Friday’s competition almost within sight of the end of SS7 – the repeated El Cubilete […]

Why fuel is so important in 2010 (Video)


The video above supplied by Shell and Ferrari does a good job of explaining the extra importance fuel technology will play in 2010. The ban on refuelling means the teams now have to carry an entire load of fuel with them for a race. Fuel companies like Shell can help F1 teams get a performance […]

2010 F1 season preview: Williams

With rivals Toyota gone and big changes at Renault and Sauber, Williams should at least be at the front of the midfield pack in 2010. But can they raise their game and finally get back among the front runners this year?

Ian Phillips leaves Force India after 19 years

Force India’s director of business affairs, Ian Phillips, has left the team. He had been with them since they entered their first F1 race as Jordan in 1991. A statement issued by the team said: In 1990 Ian moved to the new 7-Up Jordan team as commercial manager, beginning a lifelong friendship with Eddie Jordan. […]

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