2010 Teams

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No USF1 Replacement. FIA Rejects All Applicants

September 18, 2010

The FIA turns down all applicants for the Open Grid Slot in the 2011 Formula One World Championship. The open grid slot was created by the implosion and failure of the much heralded US Based Team, USF1. Which failed to make the grid at the beginning of this season and subsequently filed for Bankruptcy after […]

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FIA Drives Final Nail into USF1’s Coffin

June 24, 2010

USF1 punished even after death. Today the FIA released a press release regarding the decision of the World Motor Sport Council on the ill fated USF1 team’s failed attempt to field a car in the 2010 Formula One World Championship: “During the extraordinary hearing that was held in Geneva on 23 June 2010, the Judging […]

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USF1 Defunct – Cosworth Terminates Contract

June 6, 2010

Cosworth recently announced that it has terminated its contract with USF1. While I have been unable to find any official announcement that USF1 has given up all hope of competing in Formula One at some future date, Cosworths press release seems to leave no doubt that USF1 is officially dead after having decided to liquidate […]

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USF1 Creditors Are Closing In

April 12, 2010

While their has been no recent news on what is happening to all of USF1’s expensive Computer and Manufacturing equipment now that all the employees have apparently been laid off ,or for that matter the custom facility being built at Motorland Aragon in Spain. However It seems that the teams Creditors in England are moving […]

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USF1 – Has the Dream Ended?

April 3, 2010

Several media sources are reporting that USF1 has completely closed down, I hope that these reports are incorrect but it is not looking good for the “American F1 Dream Team”. Apparently Ken Anderson USF1 Team Principal and CEO has e:mailed the remaining employees that were put on unpaid leave several weeks ago telling them that […]

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Malaysian Grand Prix – Lotus First Home Race

March 30, 2010

After mixed results in Melbourne Lotus Racing is looking forward to racing at the Malaysian Grand Prix. Owned by Tony Fernandes together with a conglomerate of Malay investors including the Malaysian Government the team thinks of the Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend as its home event and and making it even more special this will […]

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Will USF1 be allowed to Enter Formula One

March 19, 2010

USF1’s position as an entrant into the 2011 Formula One World Championship is still in doubt. Today the FIA have released a press release regarding the new selection process to identify one candidate team for 2011 and possible reserve entries. So you may be thinking that USF1 will have to reapply and that pretty much […]

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Mecedes GP Pleased with Mid Pack Finish at Bahrain

March 17, 2010

The Bahrain Grand Prix wasn’t dominated by Michael Schumacher as many of his old fans were hoping, but it was not a disaster either. Both Schumacher and Rosberg drove well throughout the race finishing in 5th and 6th positions gaining enough points to put Mercedes Gp into third position of the Constructors Championship. Despite finishing […]

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USF1 Update

March 16, 2010

Well there is still not much concrete news about USF1, apparently John Todt, President of the FIA has been tasked with investigating USF1’s failure to make it to the grid this year, what the outcome of this investigation will be is anybodies guess. The F1 media pundits seem to believe that sanctions against the team […]

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USF1 Fate To Be Decided by FIA President

March 12, 2010

USF1’s fate will be decided by John Todt current FIA President. This was the decision taken at the World Motor Sport Council Meeting held in Bahrain earlier today. No indication was given as to what that decision may be, just a rather ambiguous statement issued in a press release after today’s meeting: “With regard to […]

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Ferrari Pre Season Videos

March 10, 2010

Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso give their perspective of Ferrari’s chances on the up and coming 2010 Formula One World Championship

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