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Max Mosley and the art of distraction

Steven Roy reckons the fuss over ‘medals’ is just a big distraction: I have come to the conclusion that it is a grand deception. There is a technique in business where you take a small problem and make it a big problem. Then solve the big problem using the extra resources you have been given […]

Red Bull RB5 sneak preview in video

Red Bull’s RB5 won’t be launched until Monday but a video released today hints at what we can expect from their 2009 F1 car.

Name a future F1 race winner

The ??Lost nations? series which appeared on this site last week started a lot of debate over which young racers of today are the F1 winners of tomorrow. Which drivers in the lower leagues will be fighting Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel for F1 wins in the future? Here are some names to keep an […]

Sebastien Bourdais officially confirmed by Toro Rosso for 2009 season

Sebastien Bourdais will remain in F1 in 2009 after he was finally confirmed by Toro Rosso today, as was predicted earlier this week. The news means there will only be further open slots left on the F1 grid if a buyer is found for Honda.

The rise and fall of F1 driver numbers, 1980-2009 (F1 in numbers)

With The Team Formerly Known As Honda looking increasingly unlikely to appear at the 2009 Australian Grand Prix, the 2009 F1 season could begin with the fewest starters in more than three decades.

F1 links: Mosley’s “unusually stupid” remark

FIA president Max Mosley to stand for re-election ‘He said he expected “six or seven” people to enter the race, although Sir Fred Goodwin will not be one of them. The former Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive was linked with the role, but Mosley scotched that rumour. “Last week Sir Fred called me to […]

Alguersuari vs Turvey, round two (WSR)

Last year?s British F3 championship was decided in a thrilling finale at Donington Park. Jaime Alguersuari overcame a points deficit to beat Carlin team mate Oliver Turvey to the crown. This year the pair are set to resume their battle in the World Series by Renault. Both are still with Carlin and the inter-team rivalry […]

Max Mosley: five more years? (Poll)

Max Mosley is planning to run for election as president of the FIA once again this year.

More details on USF1 emerge

Autoblog claims to have more information about putative American F1 team USF1: The USF1’s mission is to stand apart from the other 11 teams by hyping U.S. technology under the tagline of “Made in America.” The vehicle will be designed and built in the States and piloted by a duo of American drivers. The main […]

How Hermann Tilke conquered the F1 calendar, 1996-2009 (Video)

2009 F1 season

Has Hermann Tilke ruined the F1 calendar? Let’s take a look at what he’s done for F1 track design in the last 14 years.