2010 F1 testing: December 1st

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Testing for the 2010 season officially begins today as nine of this year’s teams assemble in Jerez where a total of 19 young drivers will sample F1 cars over the next three days.

F1 links: Army uses F1 technology


F1 expertise motors to the aid of Afghan war effort (Daily Telegraph) "The British motorsport industry is improving the Army's chances in Afghanistan, supplying vital parts to cool and protect ageing armoured vehicles struggling in the inhospitable terrain." Exclusive Interview With JR Hildebrand (Speed TV) "I would say I’ve built the first part of my … Continue reading F1 links: Army uses F1 technology

2010 F1 teams list sees Virgin replace Manor – and no Sauber or Toyota


The official 2010 F1 teams list published today by the FIA has confirmed long-standing rumours the new Manor entry will be branded by former Brawn sponsors Virgin. The FIA has also noted the absence of an entry from Toyota and has not yet substituted it with another team – including new BMW owners Sauber.

Schumacher wins Desafio 2009 after Massa victory in second heat

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Michael Schumacher won the Desafio Internacional das Estrelas kart race for the second time in three years by finishing second in today’s second heat. Schumacher won the first race in Florianopolis yesterday and came in second today behind his former team mate – and event organiser – Felipe Massa.

Schumacher and 11 other F1 drivers join Massa’s kart race this weekend


Felipe Massa makes his return to competitive racing this weekend as he hosts his annual International Challenge of the Stars kart race in Florianopolis. Michael Schumacher is among the F1 drivers to turn up for the Desafio Internacionale das Estrelas having also raced karts at Las Vegas last weekend. Here’s a full list of the … Continue reading Schumacher and 11 other F1 drivers join Massa’s kart race this weekend