F1 Fanatic round-up: 10/1/2010

It’s Sunday and I’m happy because today I have an excuse to put a picture of a 1980s F1 car on the home page. That’s coming up a little later – for now here’s the daily round-up: Links New Lotus F1 driver Heikki Kovalainen preparing for the season (Video) Heikki Kovalainen gives a video interview […]

USF1 car undergoes crash test (Video)


There’s been some speculation about how far along USF1 are with their F1 project. A new video released by the team today showing their car’s nose structure undergoing crash testing may help address those concerns. The team revealed the crash test took place last week, but it’s likely most of the existing teams had crash-tested […]

Buemi to drive Red Bull F1 car on ice

Red Bull are planning to celebrate the return of the Canadian Grand Prix to the F1 calendar with a special event in Montreal. Toro Rosso driver Sebastien Buemi will drive one of their F1 cars on a specially-constructed ice circuit by the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. The event will take place at the Olympic Basin at […]

The F1 comeback Schumacher will want to emulate: Niki Lauda

One of the off-season’s most tantalising questions is how Michael Schumacher will fare on his F1 return. Other F1 world champions have made comebacks from retirement before him. Alan Jones did it twice, though with little success on either occasion. And Alain Prost did too though that was a pre-planned return from a sabbatical. Schumacher’s […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 9/1/2010

Welcome to the weekend everyone! For those of you in Britain it’s one week until the Autosport International show opens to the public in Birmingham so if you’re planning to go make sure you’ve got your tickets sorted. Links Kovalainen: McLaren stint made me better (Autosport) Heikki Kovalainen talks about how his two years at […]

USF1 to test F1 car in America

USF1 has confirmed its 2010 F1 preparations will begin at Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama. Peter Windsor told the official F1 website: We?ve got the dispensation from the FIA, which is fantastic, because we are not based in Europe. We are the only team that does have a test circuit outside Europe, so it is […]

Rampf stays at reorganised BMW Sauber

The re-formed BMW Sauber team has reorganised ahead of the 2010 F1 season with Peter Sauber taking the role of President. However he will not have any operational duties at the team’s Hinwil base. Sauber said: “I will keep myself informed on all important developments, but will leave operational matters to the management in Hinwil.” […]

Chinese Grand Prix tickets not on sale yet

The 2010 Chinese Grand Prix is 100 days away but ticket sales have not yet begun for the event. F1.com doesn’t have any tickets on sale for the race yet and there’s been nothing on the Shanghai International Circuit’s website, which now appears to have gone down. It’s the earliest round of the championship which […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 8/1/2010

We start today’s round-up with a reminder for F1 fans in Britain – this evening David Coulthard is on the 40th anniversary edition of BBC sports quiz “A Question of Sport” at 7pm on BBC1. Here’s the Friday round-up: Links Relaxed Jenson Button creates positive first impression as new kid on McLaren block (The Times) […]

Lotus will have launch before first test

Lotus have confirmed they will have an official launch for their 2010 F1 car before it makes its first track appearance on February 17th. The team will make its return to F1 at the third of the four F1 tests scheduled for February, at the Jerez circuit in Spain. They will also be at the […]

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