The F1 tyre arrangements under Pirelli in 2011 will be similar to those under Bridgestone this year. Pirelli will supply four types of dry weather tyre plus intermediate and wet weather tyres, as Bridgestone currently do. There are no changes expected in the rules under which drivers have a choice of two compounds during a … Continue reading Pirelli to supply four types of slick in 2011
Here are the details of the BBC’s live video coverage of the European Grand Prix and the F1 Fanatic live blogs which will take place during all five sessions this weekend. At present the BBC’s timetables indicate the race will be on BBC1 as usual on Sunday. However due to the situation in a Prominent … Continue reading F1 on BBC2 on Sunday (Euro GP TV times)
The European Grand Prix may be two months earlier on the calendar this year but it will have little effect on the temperatures at the track this weekend. Hot and dry conditions are forecast for all three days of the event with temperatures in the high 20s – just as they were last year when … Continue reading Hot weekend ahead in Valencia
Yesterday’s story on the introduction of adjustable rear wings in 2011 generated a huge amount of reaction – make sure you cast your vote there and see what other F1 Fanatic readers have to say about the radical proposal. Here’s today’s round-up: Links The 1987 Austrian Grand Prix was anything but dull (Motor Sport Musings) … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 24/6/2010
The FIA has announced it will bring back the ‘107% rule’ in 2011. From next year drivers whose best times are more than 7% slower than the fastest time set in the first part of qualifying will not be allowed to start the race.
Heinz-Harald Frentzen will be the drivers’ representative on the stewards’ panel for this weekend’s European Grand Prix. Frentzen raced in F1 from 1994 to 2003, starting 156 races for Sauber, Williams, Jordan (twice), Prost and Arrows. The German driver entered F1 having been on Mercedes’ young driver programme with Michael Schumacher and Karl Wendlinger. After … Continue reading Frentzen joins Valencia stewards