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2009 F1 drivers helmets (Pictures)

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Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel and Nick Heidfeld have all changed their helmet designs for the 2009 seasons. Several others have made minor changes to their designs. Here’s a look at each of the helmets this year’s F1 drivers will be using.

2009 F1 testing: March 10th (Updated: pictures added)

BMW flexed their muscles in testing yesterday with Nick Heidfeld half a second faster around the Circuit de Catalunya than anyone else. They almost certainly don’t have that great an advantage over their rivals – and nor should McLaren be quite as slow as Heikki Kovalainen’s time yesterday suggests. But an impression is growing that […]

F1 links: BWin tipped for Brawn deal

Interesting Stuff 2009-03-09 "F1Fanatic.co.uk seems fairly impressed" Quote from Mark S about the BBC's F1 site made it onto the BBC Internet Blog. Nice one Mark! Brawn to get backing from bwin? "The new Brawn GP team is reported to have landed funding from the Austrian online betting company Bwin Interactive Entertainment." Bullish Trulli predicts […]

McLaren struggling or sandbagging?

Heikki Kovalainen’s McLaren was at the bottom of the testing times today, 2.6s slower than Nick Heidfeld’s BMW. McLaren haven’t shown much pace in the pre-season build-up so far, and speculation abounds as to whether the MP4-24 is a dud, or whether they’re ‘sandbagging’ to fool the opposition. Let’s put the theories to the test.

F1 links: Sepang tries to drum up interest

New Approach To Promote F1 Event 'Sepang International Circuit spokesman Azhar Ghazali said SIC target for spectators for the F1 race remains at 120,000 people for Race Day. "The current sales figures are a little short than the previous years in view of the current economic situation but we are confident that there will be […]

2009 F1 cars: which looks best? (Poll)

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It’s beauty contest time. The 2009 F1 cars are a strange looking bunch but there’s no mistaking some are better looking than others. Which is the fairest of them all? Vote and check out pictures of each of the cars below.

Scuderia Toro Rosso STR4 launched – first pictures (2009 F1 cars)

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The Toro Rosso STR4 has been revealed, meaning the 2009 F1 grid is now complete. Unsurprisingly, the STR4 is outwardly identical to the Red Bull RB5, albeit with the usual Toro Rosso pain job.

2009 F1 testing: March 9th (Update: pictures and video added)

As the start of the 2009 F1 season draws tantalisingly close, today sees the beginning of the final major test before the Australian Grand Prix. Scuderia Toro Rosso will reveal their STR4 which we expect to be very similar to the Red Bull RB5, but with a Ferrari engine. And we’ll have our first chance […]

Seat rout the opposition in Curitiba (WTCC)

The motor sport fan looking for early season action would have found little reason to come out of hibernation in today’s two WTCC races from Curitiba in Brazil. If Seat’s domination today continues throughout 2009 it’ll be another season to sleep through. The Leon turbo diesels filled the top four places in both races. Reigning […]

Michael Schumacher vs Adrian Newey, 1991-2008 (F1 in numbers)

Michael Schumacher?s biggest rival was not a driver but a designer: Adrian Newey. So said K last week in the comments on an article about which driver won the most races. Journeyer suggested a graph showing how the seven-times world champion compared with the man who designed title-winners for McLaren and Williams.