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BMW Sauber Missing from F1 Entrants

February 23, 2010

In a Formula One season that just seems to be getting stranger and stranger another team goes missing. Already two new teams, USF1 and Campos Meta 1, have big question marks hanging over them as to their readiness and Financial condition. Then today the FIA published the offical list of entrants for the 2010 Formuala […]

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Jerez Second Test Day 3 of 4 – Finally The Rain Stops

February 19, 2010

After heavy rain throughout the night Jerez finally had some sunshine today. While remaining windy at least the wind dried the track early allowing the teams to finally get some dry weather testing in, using slick tires for the first time this week and the lap times dropped substantially. Mark Webber in the Red Bull […]

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Barrichello on Form at Jerez – Day 2 of 4

February 18, 2010

Rubens Barrichello in the Williams FW32 lead the way during a wet and windy second day of testing in Jerez, setting fastest lap and completing the largest number of laps of any of the teams. Poor weather continues to dominate this test session with many of the teams having to adjust their test strategy to […]

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Torro Rosso leads Jerez Day 3

February 12, 2010

Day three of the Jerez Test started dry but ended up being curtailed by heavy rain arriving mid morning. The Toro Rosso continued to perform well being fast earlier this week in the hands of Sebastien Buemi, today Toro Rosso second driver Jamie Alguersuari took over and showed everyone else that he is fast as […]

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Kobayashi Fastest Day 2 of Jerez Test

February 11, 2010

The second day of testing in Jerez was held under dry conditions with the predicted rain holding off. While the circuit was still damp first thing from yesterdays rain it quickly dried out and most of the teams were able to put put a good number of laps on their cars. The big exception was […]

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Virgin Racing First Peak of VR-01 Car

February 3, 2010

Virgin Racing unvieled their new VR-01 Formula One car today using their web site as the vehicle for the event. Taking the honors of the first of the four new teams – Campos Meta 1, Lotus F1 , US F1 Team and Virgin Racing, to show their new car. The team also beat out Force […]

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Young USA F1 Hopefuls Test at Jerez

December 1, 2009

Today marks the first day of testing for a bunch of young motor-sports drivers who had earned the chance of a once in a lifetime F1 test at the Jerez circuit located in the Adalusia region of Spain. Among them were two young drivers from the U.S., Alexander Rossi and J.R. Hilderbrand. Rossi driving the BMW Sauber […]

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FIA Releases Official Entries for 2010 Season

November 30, 2009

Earlier today the FIA officially released the entry list for the 2010 Season. Interestingly the entry list was one team short listing only 12 teams, although the FIA had inserted a footnote to the list which indicated that no decision had been made in regard to Toyota’s replacement on the 2010 grid: “Toyota Motorsport GmbH […]

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BMW Dumps Qadbak for Sauber

November 27, 2009

BMW AG announced today that they have reached an agreement with Peter Sauber for Sauber’s acquisition of the former BMW Sauber F1 Team. In doing so, BMW have terminated the planned sale to Qadbak Investment Ltd. The new contract with Peter Sauber is however contingent upon the former BMW Sauber F1 team having a place […]

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USF1 May Not Be The Only US backed F1 Team

November 26, 2009

Over the last several weeks several reports have emerged that the Qadbak investment in the Sauber Formula 1 team could fall apart, with many questions being raised about the viability of Qadbak, the secretive investment group that agreed to purchase the team from BMW. Swiss newspaper Sonntagszeitung has recently reported that Qadbak far from being […]

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2009 F1 Season – A Good Year ?

November 12, 2009

Well I guess the answer to this question is it depends who you are. If you were Jenson Button then it was a the best year of your Formula One career, a dream finally realized. I still remember watching Button when he was a guest on Top Gear, the iconic English car show. When asked […]

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