Fernando Alonso will race for Renault in this weekend’s European Grand Prix as the FIA quashed the swingeing penalty imposed on the team by the Hungarian Grand Prix stewards. With Nelson Piquet Jnr dropped by the team, GP2 driver Romain Grosjean is expected to race the second R29 alongside Alonso.
Renault goes before the World Motor Sports Council today to argue against its exclusion from the European Grand Prix. The stewards at the Hungarian Grand Prix banned them from this weekend’s race after the team knowingly allowed Fernando Alonso to leave the pits with a loose wheel during the race.
Luca Badoer will spend two days at the wheel of the Ferrari F60 ahead of his F1 comeback at Valencia next week. According to Ferrari: Tomorrow and Tuesday Luca will be part of a video shooting for promotional purposes behind the F60?óÔé¼Ôäós wheel at the Fiorano race track. Isn’t it convenient the team should need […]
Here are the times for the BBC?óÔé¼Ôäós F1 coverage of this weekend’s European Grand Prix: Friday 21st August 8.55 – 10.35 – Free practice 1 (BBC Red Button and online) 13.00 – 14.30 – Free practice 2 (BBC Red Button and online) Saturday 22nd August 10.00 – 11.00 – Free practice 3 (BBC Red Button […]
F1 returns after a four-week break for the European Grand Prix in the city of Valencia this weekend. August is the hottest month of the year in this part of the world and the weather is expected to run true to form, with hot, dry running on all three days. Temperatures are forecast to be […]
Renault held an open day for fans earlier this week. Their current and former F1 cars were on display, including Fernando Alonso’s championship-winning car from 2005 and the Renault-powered Benetton Michael Schumacher won the 1995 title in. Pete Johnston went along and very kindly allowed me to use some of his pictures from the day: