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Chinese Grand Prix Practice 3 Live Blog

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F1 links: Ferrari rue KERS switch

Ferrari: Removing KERS has not helped Stefano Domenicali: “Here we are also running without KERS and as a result, we are losing even more performance, in addition to not having as much aerodynamic downforce as the best cars. Our fight for the championship is ever more compromised.” Hamilton and Vettel among Laureus Award nominees McLaren’s […]

Soft tyre rule: exciting or artificial? (Poll)

This weekend the drivers will once again have to cope with the ??super soft? tyre. It made for interesting racing in Australia ?ǣ but should F1 be resorting to gimmicks like forcing drivers to use un-competitive tyres?

Chinese Grand Prix predictions

The 2009 F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship starts here! Get your predictions in for the Chinese Grand Prix for your chance to win some cool F1 prizes…

Chinese Grand Prix practice 2 live blog

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McLaren brings new diffuser to China

McLaren have brought a new diffuser solution to China which seems to use some of the concept of the ‘double decker diffuser’ that was passed legal by the FIA earlier this week: (Original image) F1 Fanatic’s tech expert John Beamer reckons: “Doesn’t look as open as Brawn/Williams/Toyota. They’ve only really put on a narrow central […]

The explanations for Dennis’s departure

The timing of Ron Dennis’s announcement that he is stepping down as CEO of McLaren Racing is bound to provoke speculation that it is a consequence of the FIA’s latest investigation of the team. But could Lewis Hamilton and father/manager Anthony have played a role in Dennis’s departure? Or did he quit in the hope […]

Driver rotation is another bad idea

In a recent column for Autosport Tony Dodgins argued that F1 drivers should swap between teams at every race. Max Mosley has suggested a similar scheme many times before. Dodgins is so convinced this radical idea has potential he declared: Sorry, but I can’t really see the downside. Never have done. If anyone wants to […]

McLaren to make major announcement

News that McLaren is to hold a press conference has sparked intense speculation about what they are about to announce. Today’s Times raises the possibility of Ron Dennis severing his ties with the F1 side of the operation. It claims Dennis was implicated in the Hamilton/Trulli controversy at Melbourne: Dennis?s decision to step back is […]

Rubens Barrichello’s career in video (p2)

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Journeyer concludes his two-part look at Rubens Barrichello’s F1 career. Rubens Barrichello is the most experienced driver in Formula 1 history – and from the end of 1990s and throughout the 2000s he was usually found mixing it with the leaders and regularly winning races himself. But despite a long spell at multiple championship winners […]