HRT in practice Bernie Ecclestone says he hopes all 12 F1 teams will make it to the end of the season, but admits HRT are facing financial trouble. He told the Daily Telegraph: HRT have got problems. I will sort it out. I’d like to see 12 teams finish the season because they have made … Continue reading “HRT have got problems” – Ecclestone
It’s that strange Monaco Friday when there’s no F1 action going on. There is, however, a GP2 race with an intriguingly mixed-up grid thanks to rain during their qualifying session, which took place just after the second F1 practice. If you’re in Britain it’s on live at 10.15am on Eurosport 2. Here’s today’s round-up: Links … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 14/5/2010
The drivers ran on the super-soft tyres for the first time this weekend in the second practice session – and discovered they may struggle with them in Sunday’s race. Take a look at the second practice times in detail with the interactive chart below.
Michael Schumacher’s grilling at the hands of the media over the 2006 Rascasse controversy provoked many comments on F1 Fanatic yesterday. Several of them drew comparisons between Schumacher’s track record and those of other drivers like Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton. Today Hamilton said he wouldn’t want to be remembered in the same way Schumacher … Continue reading Lewis Hamilton doesn’t want Michael Schumacher’s “tainted” legacy
The Monte-Carlo circuit is the most instantly recognisable setting for a Grand Prix. Today’s practice sessions gave us a chance to see the cars in their high-downforce configurations, with several of them running new parts and displaying new logos.
Fernando Alonso topped the times in the second practice session at Monaco – just as he did in the first. A few spots of rain towards the end of second practice and the usual traffic problems made life especially tricky for the drivers.