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F1 links: FOTA not backing down on cap

Here’s a round-up of F1 news and other interesting links I’ve found today. If you’ve spotted a hot news story, interesting new website or just something funny from the world of F1, please share your links in the comments below. Q & A with Stefano Domenicali "The request to make the 2009 regulations the starting […]

FOTA teams offer three-year F1 deal but will Max Mosley accept it?

The news that the nine remaining FOTA-aligned teams (Williams excluded) have submitted applications to contest the 2010 F1 championship ahead of the May 29th deadline has been given a warm reception. But this is not a white flag from FOTA. They are demanding that their teams can compete “on an identical regulatory basis” in 2010 […]

F1 links: Doubts over Hungary, too

Here’s a round-up of F1 news and other interesting links I’ve found today. If you’ve spotted a hot news story, interesting new website or just something funny from the world of F1, please share your links in the comments below. Hungary considers its F1 bills "Government spokesman Domokos Szollar [is] saying that while the government […]

Fuji Speedway to disappear from 2010 F1 calendar, things are looking up

Fuji Speedway, which is owned by Toyota, may not return to the F1 calendar in 2010 as planned. The track is supposed to be rotating the Japanese Grand Prix with Honda-owned Suzuka, which holds this year?s race. But the circuit operators have suggested the 2010 running is in doubt, potentially returning the Japanese round to […]

Button vs the best (F1 in numbers)

There’s a lot of discussion among F1 fans at the moment about how Brawn – and Jenson Button in particular – are dominating the championship. So how far ahead are Button and Brawn? Are we set for the kind of one-sided seasons we’ve seen in the past? Let’s see how they measure up against F1’s […]

Aston Martin announces F1 entry

Aston Martin has confirmed it will enter Formula 1, Autocar magazine claims this morning. It intends to defer its entry until 2012 but its team will begin competing from 2010 as Prodrive. David Richards’ team has been tipped to enter F1 on two occasions in recent years. It planned an entry for 2008 using customer […]

The team mate debates: Toyota

With the first signs of the silly season getting started for 2010, I thought it would be a good time to start a new series of Friday debates on the subject of team driver pairings. Starting today, we?ll look at each of the teams and ask at which point in their history did they have […]

F1 links: Mercedes plan to save F1?

Here’s a round-up of F1 news and other interesting links I’ve found today. If you’ve spotted a hot news story, interesting new website or just something funny from the world of F1, please share your links in the comments below. Mercedes take initiative in Formula One row "Haug's plan – the “Mercedes initiative” – allows […]

Brawn set to extend Button’s contract – but will he get a new team mate?

On the eve of the Australian Grand Prix it emerged Jenson Button had accepted a pay cut in the region of ??12-15m to stay at Brawn GP following the withdrawal of Honda. Now, with a healthy lead in the world championship, he is tipped to sign a new multi-year deal with Brawn. Button looks set […]

Mercedes should put a sticker on this car

At the current rate of scoring*, after the European Grand Prix it will be inevitable that one of the Brawn GP drivers will win the drivers’ championship. And the Mercedes-powered cars have already scored more than twice as many points as any of their rivals. So why haven’t Mercedes plastered their logos all over the […]