F1 Fanatic round-up: 9/3/2010


We’re only three days away from our first F1 action of the year. Here’s the Tuesday round-up: Links Malaysia expects bumper F1 crowd (Mail & Guardian) “Ticket sales dropped sharply last year amid the global economic crisis, attracting only 80,000 spectators compared to about 120,000 in 2008. But the local economy is rebounding and Schumacher’s … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 9/3/2010

2010 F1 season preview: Toro Rosso


Last season was a reality check for Toro Rosso after their giant-killing feats in 2008. For the first time in their five-year history the team have had to manufacture their own car this season. How will they fare in 2010?

Schumacher’s return: what’s changed?


October 22nd, 2006: Michael Schumacher makes his last F1 start. There are 22 cars on the grid, each with traction control, grooved Bridgestone or Michelin tyres, and a fraction of the fuel needed to complete the race. F1’s changed a lot since the last time Schumacher raced. How will he cope on his return?

F1 Fanatic round-up: 8/3/2010


We’re in the run-up to the first race of the season. More 2010 previews and, of course, the Bahrain Grand Prix coming your way this week. Here’s the daily round-up: Links Nigel Mansell tips Lewis Hamilton to edge Jenson Button (BBC) “When asked if he might return, said: ‘Never say die. If there’s a good … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 8/3/2010