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
Fernando Alonso took to the streets of his home town in Oviedo, Spain to demonstrate a Renault R28 for his adoring fans. It’s safe to assume no-one pointed out the R28 was the same car he won last year’s Singapore Grand Prix in… The twice-champion, who was commemorated with a new street named after him, … Continue reading Fernando Alonso thrills 170,000 fans at home in Oviedo (pictures and video)
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
One of my favourite books when I was growing up was “In the driving seat” – a book about F1 racing tracks by Derek Allsop with quotes from Nigel Mansell in it. I learned the track layouts and got my first glimpse of the strange-looking cars of decades past. The young fans of today are … Continue reading Official F1 annuals reviewed
After the Singapore Grand Prix last year there were some people who asked if Nelson Piquet Jnr crashed deliberately but many others – myself included – who rubbished the idea. But the FIA believes it is worth investigating and has launched a World Motor Sports Council hearing into the affair. So how many people believe … Continue reading Did Piquet crash on purpose? (Poll)
The FIA has confirmed Renault are being called to answer charges they deliberately caused a crash to help Fernando Alonso win the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.
Ten of the best Italian drivers to race for the prancing horse.
Are the FIA going to put out details of the Renault investigation tomorrow so it gets buried in the Saturday papers? Let’s find out… Mosley Call On Renault Could Come Friday "The FIA could announce as early as Friday whether Renault is to be called before the World Motor Sport Council to answer allegations surrounding … Continue reading F1 links: Renault announcement due soon
Giancarlo Fisichella will drive for Ferrari in his home Grand Prix at Monza next weekend, the team has confirmed. He will be the first Italian to drive for Ferrari in his home Grand Prix at Monza since Ivan Capelli in 1992.
Regular commenter TommyB was at the Belgian Grand Prix and snapped an impressive collection of pictures over the weekend. See below for shots of Kimi Raikkonen passing Giancarlo Fisichella for the lead – and the win, as it would turn out – plus those limited edition Michael Schumacher caps, and something Fernando Alonso won’t want … Continue reading Belgian Grand Prix: Your pictures
Is Vitantonio Liuzzi getting ready to take the place of Giancarlo Fisichella at Force India when his fellow Italian joins Ferrari to replace Luca Badoer at the Italian Grand Prix? Force India may have denied the rumours but there are reports Liuzzi recently had a seat fitting with the team to get ready for a … Continue reading Liuzzi called up to replace Fisichella?
The F1 driver market for 2010 is a much more unpredictable one than we’ve had recently – or maybe it just seems that way because so many drivers stayed in the same teams this year as last. There are big names looking for new berths – Robert Kubica and Kimi Raikkonen – and top teams … Continue reading 2010 F1 drivers – who goes where?
South Korea has moved a step closer to holding its first F1 race next year by securing the necessary funds to complete its construction. More on the track here: 2010 South Korean F1 track shown in new pictures on official website Here’s the story and a round-up of other articles I’ve been reading today: South … Continue reading F1 links: South Korea gets funding for 2010
Here’s a round-up of F1 news and other interesting links I’ve found today. If you’ve spotted a hot news story, interesting new website or just something funny from the world of F1, please share your links in the comments below. Bernie Ecclestone fears inquiry may force Renault out “I think it will p*** off Renault … Continue reading F1 links: Ecclestone fears Renault quit
Jenson Button has gone from runaway leader of the F1 championship to man on the run. Having scored 61 points from a maximum of 65 over the first seven races, Button has only picked up four in the last three. Remarkably, he still has a reasonably healthy lead in the championship. But with his team … Continue reading Jenson Button clings to narrowing lead
The Belgian Grand Prix was fought out between the two drivers who’ve made the best starts in F1 this year: Kimi Raikkonen and Giancarlo Fisichella. Plus, where would Timo Glock have finished without his fuel rig problem? And just how bad was it for Luca Badoer? Read on to find out.
Force India has moved quickly to deny remarks made by its commercial director Ian Phillips that Ferrari will confirm Giancarlo Fisichella as its driver for the Italian Grand Prix within the next 24 hours. Phillips, who often appears on the BBC’s F1 coverage, told the broadcaster: Nobody’s asked us yet but I think it’s pretty … Continue reading Force India deny Fisichella move claim
OK, we all know about Force India’s first points. But which driver reached his points century at Spa? And which are the only two drivers to win more Belgian Grands Prix than Kimi Raikkonen? Here are the facts and stats from yesterday’s race.
Here’s a round-up of F1 news and other interesting links I’ve found today. If you’ve spotted a hot news story, interesting new website or just something funny from the world of F1, please share your links in the comments below. Giancarlo Fisichella on red alert for Ferrari Giancarlo Fisichella's manager Enrico Zanarini: “I repeat, nobody … Continue reading F1 links: Raikkonen tipped for Brawn move
Looking through the press releases after the Belgian Grand Prix I found a few interesting quotes. Romain Grosjean didn’t last long in his second Grand Prix. And he’s surely only person who thinks Jenson Button was responsible for their tangle on the first lap: I made a very good start, moving up to thirteenth place … Continue reading Belgian Grand Prix quotes round-up