Bernie Ecclestone has changed his mind on the future of the British Grand Prix yet again. To recap, he started the year saying there was no way the 2010 race would be held anywhere other then Donington Park. He later suggested in an interview with The Times that this wasn’t the case, and then took […]
In 1964 the honour of hosting F1 in Britain went to Brands Hatch for the first time.
A lot of effort went into changing the design of F1 cars this year in the hope it would make for more exciting racing. But with half the season gone the signs are not good. The ‘rate the race’ polls on this site after every Grand Prix are getting worse results this year compared to […]
Ari Vatanen anounced his campaign to run for FIA president last week. Since then Max Mosley has said he won’t stand but has come out in support of Jean Todt to be the next president. Today I had a lengthy chat on the phone with Vatanen – he gave me his reaction to Mosley supporting […]
A waste of money. Pointless greenwash. White elephant. Just a few of the criticisms levelled at the Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems that were introduced into F1 this year amid much fanfare. Nine races in, no KERS-equipped car has won a race or even set a pole position. Of the four teams that began the year […]
Update: Use the F1 Twitter directory to find more F1 people on Twitter. Something cool has happened since we first looked at F1 people on Twitter: actual F1 drivers have started appearing on there. Not many, mind you, but given the number of up-and-coming drivers using the social messaging service we could soon see every […]
Toro Rosso has confirmed Sebastien Bourdais will not race for the team at the Hungarian Grand Prix next weekend. Jaime Alguersuari is expected to take over his place. This sparked a debate here about whether the Spanish 19-year-old is ready for F1 yet. But Red Bull’s policy of getting racers from their young driver scheme […]