USF1

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USF1 Defunct – Cosworth Terminates Contract

June 6, 2010

Cosworth recently announced that it has terminated its contract with USF1. While I have been unable to find any official announcement that USF1 has given up all hope of competing in Formula One at some future date, Cosworths press release seems to leave no doubt that USF1 is officially dead after having decided to liquidate […]

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USF1 Creditors Are Closing In

April 12, 2010

While their has been no recent news on what is happening to all of USF1’s expensive Computer and Manufacturing equipment now that all the employees have apparently been laid off ,or for that matter the custom facility being built at Motorland Aragon in Spain. However It seems that the teams Creditors in England are moving […]

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USF1 – Has the Dream Ended?

April 3, 2010

Several media sources are reporting that USF1 has completely closed down, I hope that these reports are incorrect but it is not looking good for the “American F1 Dream Team”. Apparently Ken Anderson USF1 Team Principal and CEO has e:mailed the remaining employees that were put on unpaid leave several weeks ago telling them that […]

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Will USF1 be allowed to Enter Formula One

March 19, 2010

USF1’s position as an entrant into the 2011 Formula One World Championship is still in doubt. Today the FIA have released a press release regarding the new selection process to identify one candidate team for 2011 and possible reserve entries. So you may be thinking that USF1 will have to reapply and that pretty much […]

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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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USF1 Eliminated

March 3, 2010

USF1 got its wish today, well in part at least. Today the FIA released the official entry list for the 2010 Formula One World Championship and USF1 is no longer listed as an entrant. The other items of note are that the recent rumors about Campos Meta 1 changing its name are indeed true with […]

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USF1 New Video

March 2, 2010

In this irreverent send up the video’s producer must have been looking into a crystal ball. Funny? – sort of. Sad? – definitely! As the readiness of USF1’s new car, or lack of became known over the last couple of weeks, this animated cartoon is surprisingly close to the mark. Wish I was writing about […]

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Barcelona Final Test – Summary

March 1, 2010

Mclaren were again the fastest team, setting fastest laps at both last weeks second Jerez test and again for the final test held at the Circuit De Catalunya just outside of Barcelona. Lewis Hamilton driving the McLaren MP4-25 on the last day in Barcelona set the fastest time for the week but as the following […]

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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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