When I spoke to Oliver Turvey last month he reckoned missing the pre-race test at Abu Dhabi had kept him from doing better in his first two GP2 Asia races. He proved that with a fine win in the third race of the championship at the Yas Island circuit after a gripping and – at […]
Ferrari technical director Aldo Costa played down the team’s performance in the first test of the year at Valencia, saying: “We are fast but we don’t know how fast we are compared to the others.” The F10 was the fastest car on all three days of the test and completed more laps than any other […]
Over 36,000 F1 fans packed the grandstands in Valencia to see Fernando Alonso make his first appearance for Ferrari on Wednesday. Ferrari hailed the reception as a sign that Alonso, not Michael Schumacher, is Formula 1’s biggest star draw: It has to be said that the Ricardo Tormo circuit was hosting seven new cars making […]
Today round three of the GP2 Asia championship takes place at Abu Dhabi – three months after rounds one and two which took place at the same venue supporting the F1 Grand Prix. British fans can watch live coverage on Eurosport at 2pm, and there will be a report up on F1 Fanatic afterwards. There’s […]
Virgin Racing have run their VR-01 for the first time at Silverstone. See below for pictures of Timo Glock driving the car around the Stowe circuit. Update: Pictures of Lucas di Grassi’s Friday test in the VR-01 added.
Mercedes has confirmed Nick Heidfeld will be their third driver in 2010. The news means Heidfeld will not be on the grid for the first time since the end of the 2005 season, when he was sidelined with injury. He has contested 167 Grands Prix since 2000.
Only one team is doing any testing today – Virgin Racing, who are shaking down their striking new VR-01 at Silverstone. Pictures are expected later on today. There’s some murmurs of discontent about the FOTA F1 Fans Survey and suggestions we should create a better one of our own. What do you think? Read on […]
Ferrari look to have made a clean break from their disappointing 2009 campaign after lapping quickest on all three days of the first F1 test. The early signs are BMW Sauber are closest to them on performance, with McLaren not far behind as well.
Today sees the final day of F1 testing at Valencia. Here are some pictures from the test where Michael Schumacher and Fernando Alonso are among those in action.