Ferrari not decided who will test ‘F2010′ first

Ferrari has confirmed it will join the other F1 teams for the test session at Valencia on February 1st. However, contrary to some reports, the team says it has not yet decided whether Fernando Alonso or Felipe Massa will be first to drive the new car. According to Ferrari’s Luca Colajanni: Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro will […]

Button: “Next 10 weeks could decide title”

Jenson Button says it is essential he gets up to speed with his new surroundings at McLaren in order to get his championship defence off to a good start. New team mate Lewis Hamilton revealed the pair will meet up at Woking later this month but haven’t seen each other since Button’s shock McLaren switch […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 4/1/10

It’s the first working day after the new year so hopefully we’ll start to see some news trickling through. The verdicts on Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds’ case against the FIA is expected tomorrow, so we may see some news on that leaking out. Here’s today’s round-up: Comment of the day John Beamer was not […]

The FIA wants to “improve the show”. Here’s how to get it right (and wrong)

Last year the FIA announced: A mandate has been given to the F1 Sporting Working Group to develop detailed proposals to improve the show. The Working Group will meet in January and make recommendations for the World Motor Sport Council to consider in advance of the 2010 F1 season. We’ve seen a lot of positive […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 3/1/10

Yesterday ended with the sad news that a spectator had been killed during the first stage of the Paris-Dakar Rally. Hopefully the rest of the often dangerous event will be completed without any similar accidents. Here’s what’s going on at F1 Fanatic today: Links Ron Dennis: I’ve paid the price for dedicating 30 years to […]

Windsor: America “more industrious”

USF1 sporting director Peter Windsor has voiced his objection to F1’s factory shut-down which will take place for the second time this year. Writing on the USF1 website he said: There was an F1 team meeting vote in the early fall about whether the 2009 F1 August shut-down had been a “success”. I was impressed […]

Jean Todt’s approval rating (Poll)

Another tumultuous year of F1 politics in 2009 culminated in Max Mosley’s decision not to stand for re-election, paving the way for Jean Todt to be elected his successor. Today we start a new series of articles on F1 Fanatic to monitor what Todt is doing for the sport and whether F1 fans think he […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 2/1/10

A later-than-usual round-up as I’ve spent a lot of the day on the road – I’ll try to be more punctual tomorrow. Links Interview with Tony Fernandes (Autosport) “I think teams compete, but there are many ways that they compete stupidly – trying to kill each other doesn?t benefit anyone. In many ways it also […]

Name that race: 2009 edition

The fiendishly tough F1 season quiz is back. Can you name that race? Tackle the test below…

F1 Fanatic round-up: 1/1/10

Happy new year and welcome to the first of our new-look daily round-ups. Also, did anyone else see the BBC F1 crew on Jools Holland’s “Hootenanny” last night? David Coulthard did not look impressed with being trodden on by Al Murray. Anyway, on with the round-up: Links His Brawn contract officially expired, Jenson Button has […]

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