At the start of the year there was a lot of discussion about whether we’d ever get used to the peculiar 2009-specification cars with their bizarre front and rear wings. So, has time made us more fond of the new-look F1 cars? How do they compare to the designs of previous generations? Have a look […]
All right, all right! But, apart from better sanitation and medicine and education and irrigation and public health and roads and a freshwater system and baths and public order… what have the Romans done for us? Like the Romans in Monty Python’s “The Life of Brian”, Max Mosley gets a fair bit of stick from […]
It’s time to tackle another crop of your questions. Today we have queries about drivers who left their teams after winning the world championship, pit TVs, and how to get work at the Abu Dhabu Grand Prix. Plus, is there really a road named after Jenson Button?
If Mosley was hoping his latest broadside against the F1 teams would goad FOTA into reviving their threat of a breakaway championship, it didn’t work. So he took matters into his own hands, writing to FIA members to warn them: No doubt we face a difficult period. This may well result in short-term problems in […]
Akio Toyoda, the newly-appointed president of Toyota Motor Corp, expects it will take be at least another two years before the company turns a profit. Speaking at his first press conference since taking over the role, Toyoda said: ?óÔé¼?ôWe want to do everything possible to avoid a third consecutive year of losses.?óÔé¼?Ø The company posted […]
Max Mosley may have seized his first opportunity to resume hostilities with FOTA but it’s clear the teams’ association intends to play a major role in shaping the future of Formula 1. FOTA embraced the support of the majority of F1 fans and broadened its campaign against Mosley to include many supports?óÔé¼Ôäó grievances. But how […]