Jenson Button has said on Twitter he thinks Michael Schumacher will race in F1 before the 2009 season is over: Who knows why Button might think that – but in Ross Brawn he has an ally who knows the workings of Michael Schumacher’s mind as well as almost anyone. This could be an ‘educated guess’. […]
An article in the Financial Times claims Fiat could enter the World Rally Championship in 2010: Two car manufacturers, believed to be Fiat and Volkswagen, are on the verge of joining Citro?â?½n and Ford in the World Rally Championship (WRC), says its chief executive. Fiat currently races in the rival Intercontinental Rally Challenge. As SJ […]
Romain Grosjean will take Nelson Piquet Jnr’s place in the second Renault at this weekend’s European Grand Prix. The identity of Fernando Alonso’s new team mate will not come as a surprise to many – Grosjean was linked to the seat as early as April 2008.
Although it’s five years since Williams last won a Grand Prix, and 12 since their last championship triumph, it still feels odd not to see their blue-and-white cars regularly at the sharp end of a race. By which I mean leading it by upwards of half a minute. That was what I got used to […]
I was curious when I learned a British company was building an exhibit allowing people to walk through a model of an F1 engine. Unfortunately for me – but luckily for German F1 fans – it’s being built at the Nurburgring. Part of the Ring Werk museum, the exhibit was built by EDM. Here’s what […]
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.