F1 Fanatic round-up: 6/1/10

After yesterday’s shock news of the FIA being forced to rescind Flavio Briatore’s ban, what will happen next? Are the FIA going to appeal against the decision? Here’s today’s F1 Fanatic round-up. Links Briatore in no rush for F1 return The Briatore story inevitably dominates the F1 news at the moment. He may have escaped […]

Briatore wins appeal against lifetime ban from motorsport

2008 F1 season

Flavio Briatore has successfully overturned his lifetime ban from motor racing.

Renault confirm new team boss Boullier

2010 F1 season

Eric Boullier has been confirmed as the new team principal at Renault.

2010 F1 testing dates confirmed

I’ve had confirmation through from one of the teams of the dates of this year’s test sessions. These are as follows: February 1st – 3rd – Valencia (Ricardo Tormo), Spain February 10th – 13th – Jerez, Spain February 17th – 20th – Jerez, Spain February 25th – 28th – Circuit de Catalunya, Spain So far […]

What age is too young for an F1 race?

Enko asked an interesting question on the 2010 British Grand Prix discussion page. Do you think a five- and six-year-old would enjoy the race? Do you normally see children that young at F1 races? Is it worth taking children to F1 races? And what is the right age to start taking them?

F1 Fanatic round-up: 5/1/10

An earlier-than-usual start for the round-up today as we wait for the outcome of Flavio Briatore’s appeal against the lifetime ban handed down by the FIA. Links No way back for Piquet (Autocar) Alan Henry reveals Campos did receive an offer from Nelson Piquet Jnr but they turned him down. Good riddance. BMW Sauber name […]

Irvine: “Schumacher will be number one”

Michael Schumacher will earn number one status at Mercedes by being quicker than his new team mate – according to his former team mate Eddie Irvine. Talking to ESPN Irvine said: Michael won’t walk in there and expect to be number one to Nico. The fastest guy will be the number one and that’s always […]

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 […]

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