FOA want more F1 on pay-TV

Formula One Administration plans to move more F1 coverage from free-to-air television to pay TV channels. The details of FOA’s plans for international coverage of F1 are explained in a submission made to the British government in its review of which sports should be aired on free television.

What do F1 fans want for Xmas?

Whatever you’re celebrating this winter, there’s the usual selection of books, models, games available to tempt F1 fans. So what are you hoping to unwrap later this month? Have your say below and I’ll use the most popular ideas in an F1 fans’ Xmas gift round-up later this week. Here’s a selection of ideas from […]

2010 F1 testing: December 3rd

Well it was fun while it lasted but today we see our final F1 action of 2009 before the new cars appear next year. At Jerez today Ferrari will juggle their car between three different drivers. And Bertrand Baguette will get a second day in the cockpit, this time with BMW, who must’ve liked what […]

F1 links: Bianchi gets Ferrari deal

Bianchi signs long-term Ferrari deal (Autosport) "The 20-year-old Frenchman has been given an undefined role within the team, but could become test and reserve driver following his maiden Formula 1 outing at Jerez this week." As well as Fisichella, Gene and Badoer? And with testing banned during the season? Ferrari barely need one test driver, […]

Send an F1 picture – win a book

I’ve had an email from F1 books author Christopher Hilton who’s writing a new title on famous Grand Prix circuits. He’s looking for photographs taken by fans from F1 tracks around the world. If you have any pictures you’d like to share, Christopher is offering a signed copy of his latest work to anyone who […]

2010 F1 testing: December 2nd (Update: pictures from today’s test added)

Nico H???lkenberg gets a head-start on his 2010 F1 rivals today as he makes his first testing appearance for Williams since being confirmed as a Grand Prix driver next year. The F1 rookies will be back on track in Jerez today with several new faces joining them including Mirko Bortolotti and Lucas di Grassi.

F1 links: Flins drops French Grand Prix bid

La Vallée de l’Automobile et de la Mobilité Durable continue sans le circuit (Yvelines Média, French) The Yvelines region in France cancels its plans to build an F1 circuit which might have held the French Grand Prix. Judge in Max Mosley trial, Mr Justice David Eady, hits back at press criticism over privacy cases (The […]

2010 F1 testing: December 1st

F1 Testing Pictures

Testing for the 2010 season officially begins today as nine of this year’s teams assemble in Jerez where a total of 19 young drivers will sample F1 cars over the next three days.

F1 links: Army uses F1 technology

F1 expertise motors to the aid of Afghan war effort (Daily Telegraph) "The British motorsport industry is improving the Army's chances in Afghanistan, supplying vital parts to cool and protect ageing armoured vehicles struggling in the inhospitable terrain." Exclusive Interview With JR Hildebrand (Speed TV) "I would say I’ve built the first part of my […]

Kimi Raikkonen voted top driver of 2009

Kimi Raikkonen got the most votes in our 2009 F1 driver of the year poll. But as sumedh pointed out in the forum, it seems we have had a large number of visitors from a Kimi Raikkonen community after the poll was put live. It’s clear from traffic patterns to the site this has had […]

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