2010 British Grand Prix deal done (updated)

Alan Henry claims on the Guardian’s website that the British Grand Prix will be on the 2010 F1 calendar and stay there until 2014. The story claims a five-year deal with Silverstone to host the British Grand Prix has been struck and will be announced tomorrow. That would coincide with the race-holding British Racing Drivers’ […]

Massa and di Grassi win 500 mile kart race

Felipe Massa won a kart race in Brazil for the second weekend in a row. This time it was the 500 Milhas Granja Viana race, which he won with F1 2010 hopeful Lucas di Grassi and Stock Car Lights driver Julio Campos. Rubens Barrichello, who won last year’s Granja Viana, placed third in a five-man […]

2009 F1 driver biographies updated

I’ve updated the biographies for each of the 25 drivers who started an F1 race in 2009. You can find them all below: McLaren Lewis Hamilton Heikki Kovalainen Ferrari Felipe Massa Kimi R??ikk??nen Luca Badoer Giancarlo Fisichella BMW Robert Kubica Nick Heidfeld Renault Fernando Alonso Nelson Piquet Jnr Romain Grosjean Toyota Jarno Trulli Timo Glock […]

BMW pick GT racing and WTCC over F1

BMW have announced details of the categories they will be racing in during 2010 having pulled out of F1. Far from pulling out of motor racing entirely the company is expanding its GT racing programme, leaving you to wonder what these other categories offer which F1 does not.

Brawn GP: One incredible year (Video)

One year ago today, Honda announced it was putting its F1 team up for sale. In the 12 months since then their successors, Brawn, stunned us by not only surviving but by dominating the first half of the season and ultimately bringing home both world titles. It may have been called a ‘fairytale’ but there […]

Kimi Raikkonen joins Citroen in WRC

Kimi R??ikk??nen will drive for Citroen in the World Rally Championship in 2010. He will drive a Red Bull-sponsored Citroen C4 – the car in which Sebastien Loeb has won the last three World Rally Champsionship titles.

Hamilton drives 1986 McLaren as team celebrate TAG deal extension (Pictures)

Lewis Hamilton missed out on his chance to drive a 1988 McLaren MP4/4 at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. But he got to drive and even earlier model yesterday evening as McLaren celebrated the extension of its long standings contract with TAG Heuer.

Sauber takes Toyota’s place on 2010 grid

The FIA has confirmed Sauber will be granted the 13th slot on the 2010 F1 grid after it was left vacant by departing rivals Toyota. Although the team have officially competed as ‘BMW-Sauber’ for the past four years, this confirms the return of Sauber as an independent outfit in F1, last seen in 2005.

FOA want more F1 on pay-TV

Formula One Administration plans to move more F1 coverage from free-to-air television to pay TV channels. The details of FOA’s plans for international coverage of F1 are explained in a submission made to the British government in its review of which sports should be aired on free television.

What do F1 fans want for Xmas?

Whatever you’re celebrating this winter, there’s the usual selection of books, models, games available to tempt F1 fans. So what are you hoping to unwrap later this month? Have your say below and I’ll use the most popular ideas in an F1 fans’ Xmas gift round-up later this week. Here’s a selection of ideas from […]

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