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
Kimi Raikkonen got the most votes in our 2009 F1 driver of the year poll. But as sumedh pointed out in the forum, it seems we have had a large number of visitors from a Kimi Raikkonen community after the poll was put live. It’s clear from traffic patterns to the site this has had … Continue reading Kimi Raikkonen voted top driver of 2009
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.
The in-season testing ban may have caused some problems but it has given us one thing to look forward to: tomorrow a three-day F1 test session exclusively for rookie drivers begins at Jerez. Already most of the teams have announced their drivers which include a host of champions plus several drivers from nations not currently … Continue reading F1 rookies test: Guide to the drivers
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.
Could racing cars driven by robots one day compete with the best F1 drivers in the world – and beat them? Audi is investigating the technology and has built this ‘Autonomous’ TTS which it is considering sending up the infamous Pikes Peak hill climb. Audi claims: The Autonomous Audi TTS project is not aimed at … Continue reading Audi builds driver-less car for Pikes Peak
Raikkonen close to Citroen WRC deal (WRC) "Formula 1 star Kimi Raikkonen is understood to be ready to sign a deal with Citroen to drive a C4 World Rally Car on all 13 rounds of the 2010 World Rally Championship." Is Kimi Raikkonen about to get one of the most coveted seats in rallying? It … Continue reading F1 links: Raikkonen in Citroen WRC deal link
When the FIA published the 2010 F1 calendar last month one the Canadian Grand Prix was noted as being “subject to the completion of contract negotiations with Formula One Management”. These have now been officially completed and F1 will be returning to the popular Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal in 2010 after missing the round … Continue reading Canada confirmed on 2010 F1 calendar