F1 Fanatic round-up: 8/1/2010

We start today’s round-up with a reminder for F1 fans in Britain – this evening David Coulthard is on the 40th anniversary edition of BBC sports quiz “A Question of Sport” at 7pm on BBC1. Here’s the Friday round-up: Links Relaxed Jenson Button creates positive first impression as new kid on McLaren block (The Times) […]

Lotus will have launch before first test

Lotus have confirmed they will have an official launch for their 2010 F1 car before it makes its first track appearance on February 17th. The team will make its return to F1 at the third of the four F1 tests scheduled for February, at the Jerez circuit in Spain. They will also be at the […]

BMW Sauber launch new website

The BMW Sauber F1 team has a new website which you can find here. As you’d expect there’s not much to see at the moment but there is a nice rolling gallery of the team’s racing cars including the gorgeous Sauber-Mercedes sports cars and early F1 cars. The team has also put up a few […]

F1 in HD “not until 2011″

Hoping to watch the 2010 F1 season in high definition? Afraid you’re set for another disappointment. BBC’s Lee McKenzie has said on Twitter that FOM will not be offering Formula 1 in HD to broadcasters until 2011.

Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, 2007

Hamilton: “I blew Alonso away”

2010 F1 season

Lewis Hamilton turns 25 today and he’s given a detailed interview on one of his sponsor’s websites about his F1 career so far.

A change for the better: double diffusers likely to be banned in 2011

Autosport reveals the F1 teams are planning a change in the technical rules to ban double diffusers – but not until after the 2010 F1 season. The thinking is this will help keep cornering speeds down and hopefully reduce the turbulence coming from the back of F1 cars, allowing them to follow each other more […]

Briatore’s victory gives the FIA a tough lesson in the limits of its power

The Singapore crash affair is by no means over: I cannot imagine the FIA letting Tuesday’s verdict in favour of Flavio Briatore lie, and Briatore himself has said he may bring further lawsuits. But now the verdict is out there and the principal players have all said their pieces, it’s time to take stock. The […]

F1 Fanatic round-up: 7/1/2010

After Tuesday’s drama yesterday was a lot quieter for F1 news apart from BMW-Sauber announcing their 2010 car launch. Let’s find out what today has in store. Links 2010 regulation changes – 2009/2010 side comparison (F1.com) One of three articles taking an early look at how the 2010 F1 rules will change the design of […]

New F1 drivers on Twitter

Bruno Senna, Lucas di Grassi, Nico H???lkenberg… what do the three F1 rookies announced for this year all have in common? Yep, they’re all on Twitter – joining the likes of Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello who started using it last year. With more drivers using Twitter F1 fans are increasingly able to ask questions […]

Donington Park needs ??600K to fix track

Donington Park’s owners will have to spend ??600,000 to restore its circuit to operational standard after its failed attempt to hold the 2010 British Grand Prix. The track itself is mostly intact, though some sections have been dug up near where the new parts of the circuit were to have been built. Some barriers and […]

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