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Webber Dominates Incident Filled Monaco Grand Prix

May 16, 2010

Monaco lived up to its reputation today as the most difficult challenging circuit of the F1 Season, it had everything, great racing, dramatic crashes and even controversy, but through it all Mark Webber controlled the race from the drop of the checkered flag. It must have been a frustrating race for Webber, with several crashes […]

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Briatore, Symonds Ban Overturned

January 6, 2010

The Flav (Flavio Briatore) may yet get to be in Motor Racing once again if the French courts have anything to do with it. The French Court hearing Briatore and Symonds case against the FIA overturned Briatore’s life time ban and Symonds 5 year ban that the FIA imposed following its investigation of the Nelson […]

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Renault to Stay in F1 – Sort Of

December 16, 2009

After months of speculation that Renault may leave Formula One the news is finally out. Renault has reportedly formed strategic partnership with Genii Capital, a Luxemburg based firm specialized in new technologies, brand management and motor sport, under which Renault will sell a large stake in the Renault F1 Team to Genii. Genii ownership will […]

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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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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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First Toyota, Now Renault?

November 6, 2009

On the same day Toyota announced it is leaving F1 at the end of this year, Renault held an extraordinary board meeting to discuss its future plans, which did nothing to quell the rumors that it may also leave Formula 1. Renault Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn did nothing to put the rumors to rest when […]

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No Competition for Hamilton in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Qualifying

October 31, 2009

Lewis Hamilton completely obliterated the competition at the Yaz Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi today. Quickest in all three qualifying sessions setting fastest lap time of 1 minute 39.695 seconds in Q2 and claiming pole position in the third session with a time of 1:40.948, 0.667 seconds faster than Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton’s qualifying winning margin […]

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Renault Signs Replacement for Alonso

October 7, 2009

With Fernando Alonso leaving the team at the end of the season to join Ferrari it hasn’t taken Renault long to find an experienced replacement, signing Robert Kubica to drive for the team in 2010. Announcein Kubica’s signing Bob Bell, Renault’s newly promoted Team Principal commented: “We are very excited to have signed Robert with […]

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Renault Looses Sponsors after FIA Decision

September 24, 2009

Following the FIA decision on the Singapore “CrashGate” scandal Renault has lost two of its current sponsors. Earlier today the Spanish insurance firm Mutua Madrilena, asked for its name to be removed from Renault’s cars and then ING the Dutch banking giant and Renaults major sponsor dropped the bombshell that it would also be terminating […]

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Singapore Grand Prix – Race Weekend Schedule

September 23, 2009

This coming weekend Formula One moves to Asia for the Singapore Grand Prix to be held at the Marina Bay street circuit. With its inaugural race last year the Singapore Grand Prix became the first ever Night race in Formula One and the first ever street race to be held in Asia. Following input from […]

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