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Italian Grand Prix Thursday Press Conference

September 9, 2010

The Thursday Press Conference kicks off the Formula One Italian Grand Prix race weekend. Attending this first press conference this year were drivers from Ferrari, McLaren, Williams F1, Force India and Lotus Racing. DRIVERS: Fernando Alonso (FA) [Ferrari], Rubens Barrichello (RB) [Williams F1], Jenson Button (JB) [McLaren], Vitantonio Liuzzi (VL) [Force India], Jarno Trulli (JT) […]

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German Grand Prix Friday Press Conference

July 23, 2010

The German Grand Prix Friday press conference and for that matter all Friday Press Conferences are usually attended by the team principals of various teams, this weekend however the FIA have mixed it up selecting not only team management but also one of the drivers from the same team. Representing Mercedes GP at todays press […]

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Canadian Grand prix – Preview

June 8, 2010

This weekend after a one year hiatus Formula One returns to North America for the Candian Grand Prix in Montreal. The race itself is held at the Circuit Gilles Villineuve located on Île Notre-Dame an artificial island located in the Saint Lawrence River immediately just east of Downtown Montreal. The temporary road circuit is known […]

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Turkish Grand Prix Friday Press Conference

May 28, 2010

I find the Friday Press Conference of a Grand Prix race weekend one of the most interesting. You get a different view point of Formula One than that shown by the Drivers. Todays press conference in turkey was no exception with Team principals from Ferrari, Mercedes GP, Wiliams F1 and Torro Rosso answering questions on […]

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Williams To Test Cosworth Engine Modifications in Turkey

May 24, 2010

Williams and Cosworth have been hard at work since the Monaco Grand Prix preparing for the Turkish Grand Prix. Williams building new parts to replace the damage on the two crashed FW32’s of Rubens Barrichello and Nico Hulkenberg and Cosworth trying to solve the power band issues that he teams have been complaining about. It […]

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Williams Confirms Monaco Grand Prix Crash Causes

May 22, 2010

Williams saw both of its cars crash out of the Monaco Grand Prix. Nico Hulkenberg crashed out on the fist lap and Rubens Barrichello crashed coming up the hill after turn two on lap 30 while in 11 place. Both events caused massive damage to the cars eliminating Rosberg and Barrichello from the race and […]

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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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Monaco Grand Prix – Williams F1 Shoots For Top Ten Qualifying

May 14, 2010

The Monaco Grand Prix circuit presents a singular set of challenges for the Formula One teams. Firstly the tight, twisty, bumpy circuit through the narrow streets of Monte Carlo requires a unique set up allowing the most suspension travel of any Grand Prix. Secondly, one corner in particular, the tight hairpin bend just before the […]

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Spanish Grand Prix Friday Press Conference

May 7, 2010

Following today’s practice session at the Spanish Grand Prix race weekend the FIA held a press conference with Formula One Team Technical Directors: Ross BRAWN (Mercedes); Aldo COSTA (Ferrari); Sam MICHAEL (Williams) and Nick WIRTH (Virgin) For those of you that are real gear heads this press conference had a lot of great information about […]

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Spanish Grand Prix Friday Practice -Red Bull Fastest Again

May 7, 2010

Friday Practice for the Spanish Grand Prix began in unseasonably cold conditions. During the morning session Cosworth saw their first engine failure of the season when the engine in Nico Hulkenberg’s William FW32 let go. Hulkenberg’s bad luck continued in the afternoon session when he ran wide, the car appeared to dig into to the […]

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Williams F1 Backs KER’s Technology

April 28, 2010

While many of the Formula One teams have turned their back on KER’s the same can’t be said for Williams F1, who today confirmed that it has acquired a majority shareholding in Williams Hybrid Power (WHP), increasing its existing 40% stake in the company to 78%. Williams F1’s original investment in WHP dates back to […]

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