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FIA Decides – HRT Out of 2011 Australian Grand Prix

March 26, 2011

During Qualifying at the Australian Grand Prix today just one team failed to meet the reintroduced 107% rule. That team was the HRT F1 Team. After missing the first practice on Friday the team managed to get one car ready but only completed one lap in the second session of the day. Working over night […]

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Ferrari Escapes Further Punishment by FIA

September 9, 2010

In a recent press release the FIA announced that it would take no further action against Ferrari but enforced the sanctions imposed by the Stewards at the Grand Prix of Germany after Ferrari instructed Felipe Massa to let his team mate Fernando Alonso pass. Relinquishing the lead of the Grand Prix to Alonso, and in […]

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FIA Agree to Change Safety Car Rules

May 21, 2010

The FIA have come out in favor of revising the safety car rules, acknowleging a lack of clarity in the current rules that cost Michael Schumacher a twenty second penalty at the end of the Monaco Grand Prix, effectively ruining what otherwise would have been his best finish of the season. The FIA’s official press […]

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Monaco Grand Prix Results Stand – No Appeal From Mercedes

May 18, 2010

The Monaco Grand Prix results were in question for the last few days after Mercedes GP had said that they would be appealing the penalty imposed on Michael Schumacher for overtaking Fernando Alonso on the last corner of the race after the Safety car had entered pit lane. Today, in a statement released by Mercedes […]

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FIA Settles With Briatore And Symonds

April 13, 2010

The FIA has agreed to a settlement with Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds putting an end to the Singapore Crashgate Scandal and subsequent flurry of legal suits and counter suits. In a press release issues yesterday that looks like it has been written by one or more of the FIA’s lawyers the FIA has accepted […]

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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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USF1 Team Principal Ken Anderson Breaks Silence

March 4, 2010

USF1 Team Principal and chief executive finally has broken his silence on the problems facing USF1 that led to their decision not to compete in 2010. In a lengthy interview with AUTOSPORT, Anderson gave insight into how the political turmoil in F1 last season coupled with sponsorship problems early this year were the primary factors […]

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Bad News – USF1 Will Not Compete in 2010

February 28, 2010

The news just got a whole lot worse for USF1 fans. SpeedTV’s Bob Varsha reported today on the “Speed Report” that USF1 has lodged a formal request with the FIA to defer their entry until 2011. As part of the request Varsha also reported that the team is prepared to put up a seven figure […]

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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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USF1 – SpeedTV Video Update

February 22, 2010

SpeedTv’s Bob Varsha gives his take on what is happening at USF1. Varsha, a good friend of Peter Windsor and one of the few outsiders that have actually seen the inside of the USF1 facility should have good access to Peter Windsor and Ken Anderson but even he couldn’t get a response from the team. […]

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