Following the recent spate of dubious penalty decisions involving Sebastien Bourdais, Lewis Hamilton (at Fuji and Spa) and Felipe Massa, many F1 drivers have voiced a desire to see a permanent stewards appointed. Ideally they would like one with relevant, recent Grand Prix experience. So who could fit the bill? Here’s a few potential names.
Guest writer Andrew Tsvyk concludes his look at the history of Japanese drivers in Formula 1. See part 1 here. This second instalment covers the likes of Takuma Sato, Kazuki Nakajima and Ukyo Katayama. Plus, the only driver to stand on the podium at his home race.
It’s that time of year when we look ahead to the final round try to figure out who needs to finish where to win which championship. Long-time readers of this site know I don’t think very much of points systems and think they should be scrapped. Bernie Ecclestone thinks so too, and when you look […]
Japan’s Honda engines have won 72 Grands Prix in over two decades of F1 competition. Another Japanese F1 product, Bridgestone tyres, which officially made their first appearance in the series in 1997, have 138 wins. But when will a Japanese driver make it to the top step of the podium? In a two-part series guest […]
Details are emerging about the agreement reached between the FIA and FOTA, representing the F1 teams, following their meeting at Geneva today. A joint statement from the two declared “significant cost savings for 2009 and 2010″ had been agreed but added no further detail. However Autosport has published details of some points of the agreement […]