The inbox is groaning full so it’s time to tackle another round-up of your F1 questions. This time we’re talking national anthems, libel, 2010 F1 testing, what to take to a Grand Prix… …and Lewis Hamilton passing Timo Glock in last year’s Brazilian Grand Prx. Tinfoil hats at the ready!
Malaysia is considering putting money into an F1 team entry. You might expect Malaysian F1 fans to be keen on the idea, but it’s not the case as guest writer Jay Menon explains. The Malaysian government is supporting a bid for Proton-owned Lotus to return to the F1 grid in 2010. I can’t say I’m … Continue reading Malaysia isn’t ready for an F1 team
As McLaren prepare to confirm details of their latest road car, their F1 engine supplier Mercedes is about to get into bed with a rival team. Production of the last McLaren-Mercedes road vehicle collaboration, the SLR, is coming to an end. Are Mercedes strengthening their ties with Brawn at the expense of their McLaren association? … Continue reading F1 links: Mercedes buy into Brawn
Vitantonio Liuzzi has been confirmed by Force India as their replacement for Giancarlo Fisichella, as tipped here last week. Liuzzi’s confirmation means there will be three home drivers racing in this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix at Monza.
Luca Badoer has criticised the F1 press, claiming negative coverage of his appearances for Ferrari led to him losing his drive. And there was me thinking performances like this and this were the real reason. Badoer blames media after losing Ferrari F1 drive Luca Badoer: "Those who write don't understand how much harm they can … Continue reading F1 links: Badoer hits out at media
Here are the times for the BBC?óÔé¼Ôäós F1 coverage of this weekend?óÔé¼Ôäós Italian Grand Prix: Friday 11th September 8:55-10:35 – First practice (BBC Red Button and online) 12:55-13:45 – Second practice (BBC Red Button and online) Saturday 12th September 9:55-11:05 – Third practice (BBC Red Button and online) 12:10-14:10 – Qualifying (BBC1, Red Button and … Continue reading Italian Grand Prix TV times
The forecast is there should be no repeat of last year’s unusually wet weather at Monza for the Italian Grand Prix this weekend. Three days of hot, dry weather with temperatures reaching the 30s are expected. Only a few sites are predicting any chance of rain – AccuWeather gives a low chance of light rain … Continue reading Hot, dry weather expected for Monza
The Indian government may not think F1 is a sport, but with Giancarlo Fisichella putting Force India on the podium and a group of Indian investors looking to take over the former BMW team, perhaps F1 is starting to take a foothold in the world’s second-largest country? Indian consortium bids for Formula 1 team BMW … Continue reading F1 links: Indian investors eye BMW