Posts Tagged ‘FIA’

14 Mar 2009: F1: Is British GP safe even if Donington does deliver?

Bernie Ecclestone has appeared to cast doubt over the future of the British Grand Prix even if Donington Park delivers on its promise to have a F1-worthy track ready by next summer.

11 Mar 2009: Quotes to watch out for: Lawman Mosley takes the stand

Max Mosley has struck a public blow for probity, transparency and separation of powers in regulatory bodies. Come on, pick yourself off up the floor and stop laughing. He really did.

28 Feb 2009: Over the white line: a rally car named desire

Want to know what the world’s most desirable car is? Well, you’ve come to the wrong place, mate. It’s a question we can’t answer. Or maybe we can…

7 Feb 2009: F1: Mosley reveals British GP watching brief

The FIA could step in to secure the future of the British Grand Prix if it runs into trouble in 2010, according to a recent statement from its president Max Mosley. The only thing is, it might choose not to interfere. And, if it did, Bernie Ecclestone might not listen.

19 Jan 2009: F1: Dennis says FOTA – and proper research – crucial to sport’s future

Co-operation between all the teams on the F1 grid, whether front-runners or back-markers, privateers or manufacturer-backed, will be the only way to secure the support’s survival, according to Ron Dennis.

19 Jan 2009: A1GP: Could Brands Hatch lose season finale?

Terrible news about A1GP for British fans – Brands Hatch might be in the frame to lose its status as the host of the season finale, a privilege it has enjoyed for the last two years. The May 1 event would still be slated to take place there – it just wouldn’t occupy the end-of-season slot any more if speculation kicked off by the FIA is on the mark.

5 Dec 2008: F1: Honda is gone, but Fry and Brawn will fight on

Japanese car giant Honda confirmed its withdrawal from Formula One this morning, becoming the first in what could turn into a chain of falling dominoes that would change the face of the sport.

7 Nov 2008: Bernie: Even Lewis can’t save British GP if Donington fails

Bernie Ecclestone has told British F1 fans that not even a home champion will be enough to save their grand prix in 2010 should Donington Park fail to meet its obligation to stage the event.

23 Sep 2008: F1: Hamilton and McLaren lose Belgian GP appeal

McLaren and Lewis Hamilton have failed to win their appeal against the penalty that stripped them of victory in the rain-soaked Belgian Grand Prix.

23 Sep 2008: Racing splits: Is Formula One heading for disaster?

Earlier in the season, just when the threat of a split in world motorsport seemed to be receding, up popped Max Mosley and Bernie Ecclestone with dangerous talk of F1 breakaways and rivals to GP2. But if it happens, does it have to end in tears?

 
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