The video above supplied by Shell and Ferrari does a good job of explaining the extra importance fuel technology will play in 2010. The ban on refuelling means the teams now have to carry an entire load of fuel with them for a race. Fuel companies like Shell can help F1 teams get a performance … Continue reading Why fuel is so important in 2010 (Video)
With rivals Toyota gone and big changes at Renault and Sauber, Williams should at least be at the front of the midfield pack in 2010. But can they raise their game and finally get back among the front runners this year?
Force India’s director of business affairs, Ian Phillips, has left the team. He had been with them since they entered their first F1 race as Jordan in 1991. A statement issued by the team said: In 1990 Ian moved to the new 7-Up Jordan team as commercial manager, beginning a lifelong friendship with Eddie Jordan. … Continue reading Ian Phillips leaves Force India after 19 years
Red Bull have used their F1 simulator to produce a video lap of the revised Bahrain Grand Prix circuit. Mark Webber narrates and drives the lap of the track which will hold the first practice session of the 2010 season in one weeks’ time. See below for the video.
In today’s F1 Fanatic round-up we have a strange photograph, a funny video, and a special birthday: Links A photograph of JLS in the back of a taxi driven by Jenson Button (Popjustice) This is curious because McLaren drivers are not normally allowed to have personal sponsorship deals, but the site reckons: “It’s something to … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 5/3/2010
Ferrari’s 2009 campaign was their least successful since 1993 and left the team with a lot of wounded pride. But they could put that behind them very quickly in 2010 with a competitive-looking car and a strong new driver line-up.
Lada may be one of the car manufacturers you’re least likely to associate with F1 but the Russian company is set to change that having agreed a sponsorship deal with Renault. The company’s logos will appear on the cockpit sides of the Renault R30 and on Vitaly Petrov’s overalls.
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