Bad news for Takuma Sato fans – the Japanese driver’s manager has ruled out him making a return to the cockpit in 2010 with Lotus. Lotus are set to announce their driver line-up on Monday and it’s looking increasingly likely that Jarno Trulli and Heikki Kovalainen will be named. Japan had two F1 drivers on […]
Given that I reviewed a new book on Stirling Moss the other day it’s appropriate I should turn to “Legendary race cars” next as he supplied the forward for it.
Earlier this week I asked for your nominations for the best F1 race of the 2000s – and hundreds of suggestions poured in. Those have been whittled down to a short list – you have ten options and one vote to decide the greatest Grand Prix of the last ten years. If you’ve already got […]
There’s no shortage of books on the new world champions – as well as the official Jenson Button book we have this offering from Christopher Hilton plus another from Alan Henry (not yet reviewed). This book (and the others) hit the shelves around the same time Brawn announced it was turning into Mercedes and Button […]
The new Lotus F1 team will reveal its 2010 F1 driver line-up on Monday. Jarno Trulli has long been linked with one of the seats. He has worked with Lotus’s chief technical director Mike Gascoyne several times before, often during the most successful parts of Trulli’s career: at Jordan in 2000, at Renault in 2003 […]
Few things generate more heated debate on this site than decisions taken (or not taken) – by F1 race stewards. In the last few seasons stewards’ decisions have often contradicted earlier decisions, and similar verdicts can take anything between minutes and hours to be taken. The FIA at least seems to have recognised the system […]
Abu Dhabi will host the F1 season finale for the second year in a row in 2010 after swapping its place on the calendar with the Brazilian Grand Prix. The final 2010 F1 calendar revealed today by the FIA sees the last two races switched around and confirms F1 will have 19 races next year.
The new points system which was surprisingly proposed by the F1 Commssion yesterday will be used in F1 in 2010. A statement from the FIA read: Due to the expanded grid of 13 teams, and further to the recommendation of the F1 Commission, a new points system will be in place for the 2010 season.
Virgin has announced it will reveal the first details of its 2010 F1 team on Tuesday next week. Now Brazilian website IG Esporte claims Lucas di Grassi will be announced as the team’s second driver. He will join Timo Glock, who he raced against in GP2 in 2006 and 2007. Virgin will take over the […]