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Formula One Teams Association FOTA Goes Green

July 1, 2010

FOTA unveils ground-breaking Formula One carbon emissions reduction programme in recent press release having commissioned “Truecost” the environmental research analysis organization to perform an extensive external audit of the green house gas emissions created within formula one by the teams and their suppliers. Interestingly if you read the full Trucost Report the actual fuel consumed […]

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Force India Accuse Lotus Racing of IP Theft

June 3, 2010

In the rarified atmosphere of Formula One where a tenth of a second improvement can cost huge sums of money the teams are particularly sensitive about their design secrets, commonly defined in legal circles as Intellectual Property “IP”. Whether you are McLaren, Red Bull or Ferrari at the front of the grid, Force India in […]

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Turkish Grand Prix – Broadcast Schedule

May 27, 2010

This weekend sees the F1 circus head to Istanbul for Round Seven of the Formula One World Championship, the Turkish Grand Prix. Held a the Herman Tilke designed purpose built F1 circuit, Istanbul Park some 50 Km’s outside of Instanbul this year will mark the sixth Grand Prix to be held in Turkey. Istanbul Park […]

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Turkish Grand Prix – Preview

May 26, 2010

The Turkish Grand Prix the first Grand Prix of the 2010 Formula One season to run in a counter clockwise direction poses a big challenge for Drivers. While the circuit is completely different from the last Grand Prix in Monaco where the track was incredibly narrow and twisty with the ARMCO barriers right at the […]

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Formula One Returns to USA

May 25, 2010

In a surprise announcement today the Formula One commercial rights holder announced that Formula one would be returning to the USA in 2012. Even more of a surprise is the location, Austin Texas, not a city with an established world class motor racing circuit, but wait there’s more according to Bernie Ecclestone, President of the […]

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Silverstone can use new Arena Grand Prix Circuit

February 11, 2010

Silverstone Circuits Limited announced today that Formula One Management (FOM), has approved the use of new Arena Grand Prix Circuit configuration for the 2010 Formula One Santander British Grand Prix that will be held from the 9th to the 11th of July later this year. The majority of Silverstone’s iconic straights and high-speed corners are […]

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Schuey Talks About His Return to F1

December 23, 2009

This video sheds some insight on the sequence of events that led to Michael Schumachers Return to racing in Formula One.

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Official Mercedes Confirms Schumacher’s Return

December 23, 2009

Many F1 insiders claimed it would never happen, but they obviously underestimated a certain F1 Champions desire to win and earlier today Mercedes GP confirmed that Michael Schumacher will return to Formula One in 2010. Following on from the recent announcement of the sponsorship deal with the Malaysian based Petronas oil the old Brawn GP […]

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British Grand Prix to Remain at Silverstone

December 8, 2009

After much posturing on Bernie Ecclestone’s part that 2010 Formula One season may not have a British Grand Prix, the two sides finally agreed terms on a new long term contract that could keep the British Grand Prix at Silverstone for the next 17 years. Commenting on the new agreement Bernie Ecclestone (FOM President), said: […]

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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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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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