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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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FOTA Elects New Board

January 19, 2010

The Formula One Teams Association announced today the apointment of new Executive Committee board members for the 2010 F1 Season. The Executive Committee of the Formula One Teams Association elected Martin Whitmarsh as its new Chairman for the year 2010. Stefano Domenicali will be the Vice Chairman. Completing the team which will lead FOTA in […]

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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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FIA Elects New President

October 23, 2009

The race between Ari Vatanen and Jean Todt to become the next president of the FIA has ended in an overwhelming vote in favor of Jean Todt. Final tally of the votes cast for President were: Jean Todt: 135 Ari Vatanen: 40 Abstentions/Invalid Votes: 12 Jean Todt will serve a four year term as President […]

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Formula One Teams Association Reinstates Williams and Force India

September 9, 2009

At a meeting in Monza today, prior to the Italian Grand Prix, the Formula One Teams Association (“FOTA”) reinstated Williams and Force India as full members of the organization. Williams and Force India had been suspended from FOTA following their unconditional entry into the 2010 season during FOTA’s disagreement with the FIA on the imposed […]

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FOTA Happy with New Concorde Agreement

August 5, 2009

FOTA ( Formula One Teams Association) issued a press release today praising the signing of the new Concorde agreement and stressed that it would support any iniative that would allow BMW Sauber, the only team that has not yet signed, apply for full participation under the new agreement. “Geneva, 5 August 2009 – The Formula […]

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So Will The 3 New Teams Still Participate in 2010

June 29, 2009

Now that FOTA has prevailed and the budget cap has been scrapped for 2010 what will be the three new teams: Campos Grand Prix; Manor Grand Prix and Team USF1; position. It has been reported that at Team USF1 and Campos Grand Prix it is still full steam ahead neither team claiming that the budget […]

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Max It’s About F1 – Not You!!!!

June 26, 2009

Just when we thought all the drama around the FIA and FOTA split had been put to bed, Max Mosely threatens to go back on the agreement reached in Paris this week during the World Motor Sport Council meeting. Max is throwing a tantrum over reported statements made by FOTA members that he was replaced […]

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Formula One Wins

June 24, 2009

At the World Motorsport Council meeting in Paris today a deal was brokered between Max Mosely, Bernie Ecclestone and Luca di Montezemolo which ended the war between the FIA and FOTA and guaranteed a single F1 Championship going forward. While Mosely insisted that their were no losers in the battle between FOTA and the FIA, […]

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F1’s Big Guns Meet Tomorrow at FIA World Motorsport Council

June 23, 2009

Oh! how I would love to be a fly on the wall of tomorrows FIA’s World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) meeting in Paris. In attendance will be Max Mosely head of the FIA, Bernie Ecclestone Formula One’s commercial rights holder and representing FOTA Luca di Montezemelo FOTA’s chairman and President of Ferrari. How the WMSC […]

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FIA Bullying Continues

June 19, 2009

Max Mosely and the FIA continue their confrontational stance with FOTA. Today in response to FOTA’s decision to maintain the conditional nature of their entries for the F1 2010 Series the FIA annouced that it would begin legal proceedings to prevent FOTA from forming a break away championship series. Why can’t Mosely compromise , if […]

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