Donington Park’s owners will have to spend ?é?ú600,000 to restore its circuit to operational standard after its failed attempt to hold the 2010 British Grand Prix. The track itself is mostly intact, though some sections have been dug up near where the new parts of the circuit were to have been built. Some barriers and […]
BMW-Sauber will reveal its 2010 F1 car on January 31st at Valencia. The wraps will come off the new car at 2:30pm local time. Testing for the 2010 F1 season will begin at the track the day after. So far the team has only announced one driver – Kamui Kobayashi. It will continue to use […]
After yesterday’s shock news of the FIA being forced to rescind Flavio Briatore’s ban, what will happen next? Are the FIA going to appeal against the decision? Here’s today’s F1 Fanatic round-up. Links Briatore in no rush for F1 return The Briatore story inevitably dominates the F1 news at the moment. He may have escaped […]
2008 F1 season
Flavio Briatore has successfully overturned his lifetime ban from motor racing.
2010 F1 season
Eric Boullier has been confirmed as the new team principal at Renault.
I’ve had confirmation through from one of the teams of the dates of this year’s test sessions. These are as follows: February 1st – 3rd – Valencia (Ricardo Tormo), Spain February 10th – 13th – Jerez, Spain February 17th – 20th – Jerez, Spain February 25th – 28th – Circuit de Catalunya, Spain So far […]
Enko asked an interesting question on the 2010 British Grand Prix discussion page. Do you think a five- and six-year-old would enjoy the race? Do you normally see children that young at F1 races? Is it worth taking children to F1 races? And what is the right age to start taking them?
An earlier-than-usual start for the round-up today as we wait for the outcome of Flavio Briatore’s appeal against the lifetime ban handed down by the FIA. Links No way back for Piquet (Autocar) Alan Henry reveals Campos did receive an offer from Nelson Piquet Jnr but they turned him down. Good riddance. BMW Sauber name […]
Michael Schumacher will earn number one status at Mercedes by being quicker than his new team mate – according to his former team mate Eddie Irvine. Talking to ESPN Irvine said: Michael won’t walk in there and expect to be number one to Nico. The fastest guy will be the number one and that’s always […]
Ferrari has confirmed it will join the other F1 teams for the test session at Valencia on February 1st. However, contrary to some reports, the team says it has not yet decided whether Fernando Alonso or Felipe Massa will be first to drive the new car. According to Ferrari’s Luca Colajanni: Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro will […]