The Daily Telegraph are taking a swipe at Formula One in an anonymous ‘Mike the money’ column. The contributor claims to have talked Hyundai boss Chung Mong Koo out of starting an F1 team in the 1990s and takes a pop at various drivers over their salaries including British driver Jenson Button: The serial English […]
Slightly later than advertised (technical problems I’m afraid, folks!) here is the media review for the Malaysian Grand Prix. Related links Malaysian Grand Prix media review F1Fanatic Volume 02, Issue 03 Tags: f1 / formula one / grand prix
Bernie Ecclestone has told French sports magazine L’Equipe that up to three European Formule One Grands Prix could be under threat: “There are two Grands Prix in Italy, two in Germany … more or less two in France if you consider that Monaco and France are related. I think that three Grands Prix could disappear […]
Headline Fisichella home and dry in Malaysia They say “Fernando Alonso, the world champion, left here last night leading this season’s title race after finishing second but he now knows that he has a challenger under his own roof.” We say Too early to put any money on Fisichella just yet. Verdict read article Headline […]
In this week’s issue of F1Fanatic: Malaysian Grand Prix review Editorial: Has the bubble burst?
The finely-poised qualifying session promised us a great race. But, after the high of Bahrain, the Malaysian Grand Prix failed to deliver anything in the way of thrills. Giancarlo Fisichella took the win, but you wondered what might have happened had the Renault bosses not defused his team-mate’s charge.
Bahrain thrilled us: Formula One came back on a high with drama in qualifying, a gripping battle for race victory, an astonishing rookie debut, and plenty of overtaking. But Malaysia was a tedious damp squib. So which one was the one-off? It’s easy for an F1 fan to let their head drop after a race […]
Eight teams have given the FIA notice of their intent to protest Ferrari running what the other teams believe is an illegal wing – but it is their front wing, not their rear wing, which is coming under fire. The teams believe the uppermost part of the Ferrari wing deflects too greatly at high speed […]
Going into the second round of the championship at Sepang, the team struggling most with the new two-race V8 engine rules appears to be Ferrari. Felipe Massa has now had his engine changed twice and Michael Schumacher will also use a new unit and take a ten-place grid penalty. Fellow Ferrari engine user David Coulthard […]
ITV will not be showing the qualifying session for this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix live on terrestrial television, despite the action taking place early in the morning in Britain. The qualifying session will be screened from 5.30am-7.15am, but only on the digital channel ITV3. ITV1 will carry a tape-delayed replay of qualifying at 1.10pm, and […]