Fernando Alonso’s career in video p1

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F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer looks at the career of Spain’s most successful F1 driver – twice champion Fernando Alonso. When the Spanish Grand Prix opened in 1991, it struggled to make any profits with half-full stands. It stayed that way for the 1990s and the start of the 2000s. That’s all in the past […]

All quiet from FOTA after key meeting

The F1 teams’ association met in London today but the press release issued afterwards offered little indication how the talks had gone: The FOTA Executive Committee met today in Heathrow to examine the new regulations proposed by the FIA for the 2010 F1 Championship and to evaluate the progress of the negotiations with the Commercial […]

F1 links: Max Mosley’s son found dead

F1 boss Mosley’s son found dead The son of Formula One boss Max Mosley has been found dead at his home in west London. Alexander Mosley, 39, was discovered dead at a property in Notting Hill on Tuesday. Brand Health Check: Lewis Hamilton "We do not like dishonesty in our brands, whatever their strengths may […]

Sebastian Vettel: F1?s Valentino Rossi?

Valentino Rossi is the mega star of Moto GP ?ǣ his immense personality is only dwarfed by the scale of his talent. Few F1 drivers generate many column inches on personality alone. But Sebastian Vettel, now in his second full season of F1, could be the man to buck that trend.

Lap times at the Circuit de Catalunya

F1 has raced at the Circuit de Catalunya for the last 18 years and, compared to many other circuits, the track has changed little in that time. So how have lap times at the circuit changed over the years – and when were F1 cars at their fastest?

F1 links: Donington gets June deadline

Donington plans given extra time "North West Leicestershire District Council gave Gillett's plans the green light in January but has now made it clear that unless certain crucial agreements are signed by 30 June then the planning permission regarding the planned £100m redevelopment will be revoked." FOTA discussions ahead "The Formula One Teams' Association (FOTA) […]

Now we’ll find out if they can overtake…

The Circuit de Catalunya will test more than just the drivers’ abilities this weekend – it will also give F1’s new ‘overtaking friendly’ cars their sternest challenge yet. Much of the aerodynamic changes made to this year’s cars were made to make overtaking easier. So far it seems we’ve seen more wheel-to-wheels racing than in […]

Which of this year’s GP2 drivers – and teams – could be in Formula 1 soon?

The GP2 championship kicks off at the Circuit de Catalunya this weekend with 26 drivers hoping to follow the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Timo Glock and Nico Rosberg into Formula 1. But it’s not just the drivers who are looking for places in F1 – several of the teams are eyeing a step up under […]

F1 links: Ecclestone suggests ??60m cap

Bernie Ecclestone says budget cap is likely to go up from £40m "One possibility is that, over the next month or so, Ecclestone will intercede between Mosley and the teams and try to get the FIA president to accept a significant increase in the cap, to something like £60 million or more for next year. […]

GP2 2009 drivers and teams in pictures

The GP2 series enters its fifth championship at the Circuit de Catalunya this weekend. All the teams have announced their drivers so far except Trident and DPR – the latter having confirmed Michael Herck but not his team mate. David Price has sold the team to Michael’s father Andre, so it remains to be seen […]

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