Don’t miss any of the action this year: get the 2010 F1 Fanatic Google Calendar

I’ve had a lot of questions from people asking when the 2010 F1 Fanatic Google calendar will be ready – so I’m pleased to announce it’s ready now. By popular demand, I’ve added each practice session, qualifying and race of the 2010 F1 season separately so you can see the times for every part of […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 13/1/2010

Tomorrow I’m heading up to Birmingham for the start of the Autosport International show. If there’s anything you’re particularly interested in going on at the show let me know and I’ll try to report back. In the meantime, here’s today’s round-up: Links We will be on the grid – Campos (BBC) Adrian Campos tells the […]

Nelson Piquet Jnr seeks new crashing opportunities in NASCAR

Nelson Piquet Jnr claims he will race in one of the NASCAR championships this year. They’re welcome to him.

No launch for Williams FW32

Williams have confirmed they will not hold an official launch for their 2010 F1 car. The Cosworth-powered car, likely to be called FW32, will make its debut at the first F1 test of 2010 at Valencia on February 1st. With the plan for a joint launch in Valencia having failed some teams are skipping ‘launch […]

Schumacher starts GP2 test (Pictures)

Pictures

Michael Schumacher has begun his three-day test in a GP2 car as he prepares for his return to F1 later this year. Schumacher, who turned 41 last week, is driving at the Jerez circuit in Spain between now and Thursday. Here’s the first pictures from his test.

F1 Fanatic round-up: 12/1/2010

Today Michael Schumacher will be at the wheel of a racing car again as he samples a GP2 car at Jerez. I had it in mind this would be the first time he’d ever driven a “feeder series” car, having skipped F3000 on his way to F1, but I discovered that isn’t the case. He […]

Fernando Alonso makes first official appearance for Ferrari (Pictures & Video)

Pictures

Fernando Alonso has appeared as an official Ferrari driver for the first time. He donned Ferrari red at the team’s annual PR event at Madonna di Campiglio in Italy. Update: Video and pictures of Alonso with his new team below.

FIA starts Briatore appeal but softens stance

The FIA has confirmed it will appeal the Tribune de Grande Instance’s verdict against its decision to ban Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds from motor racing. However it also admitted it would not prevent drivers managed by Briatore, such as Mark Webber, from competing in F1 as it had previously threatened: While the appeal is […]

McLaren drivers get new race engineers

Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button will both have new race engineers this year as McLaren makes changes to its race team. Phil Prew, who was Hamilton’s race engineer last year, will move into the new role of principal race engineer. Managing director Jonathan Neale explained how the position will work: He?ll travel to every race […]

Michael Schumacher’s three-day GP2 test ‘to develop new components’

Michael Schumacher will get an early start on his preparations for the 2010 F1 season tomorrow when he gets behind the wheel of a GP2 car for a three-day test at Jerez in Spain. The test has been approved by the FIA, the F1 testing committee and GP2 – and series organiser Bruno Michel stressed […]

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