What do US F1 fans think of Speed?

F1 Fanatic’s American guest writer Gerard Hetman gives his verdict on Speed’s coverage of Formula 1. For an American F1 fan like me the amount of commentary regarding the BBC?s new coverage has been fascinating to follow. It seems to have been well received by many people, but how good a job are Speed doing […]

The diffuser controversy explained (Video)

Here’s an excellent video from Speed TV’s Steve Matchett explaining the diffuser controversy in detail, with some fascinating close-ups of the three controversial cars: This video was published before today’s appeal court ruling which decided that the diffusers used by Brawn GP, Williams and Toyota are legal.

FIA says Brawn, Williams and Toyota diffusers are legal – what happens next?

Brawn GP, Williams and Toyota will be allowed to continue using their controversial ??double decker? diffusers after the FIA rejected an appeal against them by four other teams. The verdict was handed down at a meeting of the International Court of Appeal attended by the seven teams involved, plus McLaren. So which of the teams […]

Rubens Barrichello’s career in video (p1)

F1 Fanatic guest writer Journeyer begins a new series of F1 driver retrospectives with a look at the most experienced driver of them all: Rubens Barrichello. Rubens Barrichello won the first Chinese Grand Prix in 2004 – in fact, that was his last victory to date. In this first part of a look back on […]

F1 links: Diffusers ‘legal’ says Mail

Formula One championship leader Button to be told his Brawn car is legal "A paddock insider has revealed the court will be reluctant to contradict two sets of stewards who declared the diffusers legal before the Australian and Malaysian grands prix." Don’t blame Hamilton for lying when it goes on all the time in F1 […]

Catch me on live TV tonight

I’m going to be on Sky News at around tonight talking about the diffuser debate. It’s a live broadcast starting at around 7pm – do leave a comment if you manage to tune in! I’ve been on the programme twice before – you can see video of it here and here.

FIA to rule on legality of Brawn, Williams and Toyota diffusers (Poll)

The FIA International Court of Appeal will today finally rule on whether the ‘double decker’ diffusers used by Brawn GP, Toyota and Williams are legal.

Chinese Grand Prix weather forecast

The Chinese Grand Prix weekend is expected to be dry at the moment. However some forecasts are indicating a slight chance of rain on Sunday. The earlier appearance of the Chinese Grand Prix on this year’s calendar has increased the likelihood of rain this weekend. Two separate forecasts point to a 30% chance of rain […]

F1 links: Ferrari swap Baldisserri for Dyer

Baldisserri gets factory role in reshuffle "The staff changes mean that Baldisserri will no longer attend races, with his role at the races now being taken by chief track engineer Chris Dyer." James Allen on the diffuser hearing "Ferrari, McLaren, Renault and Red Bull know that the first four races – a quarter of the […]

Max Chilton’s jump start in pictures

I’ve been at Oulton Park today watching the British Formula Three and GT races. I was opposite the start line as the 2009 F3 championship got under way and pole sitter Max Chilton made one of the most hilariously blatant jump starts I’ve ever seen – have a look for yourself:

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