Posts Tagged ‘Formula One’

11 Jun 2009: Lewis: my car will struggle at high-speed Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton has said that he expects his McLaren to struggle on the high-speed Silverstone circuit next weekend – but promised that he will do his best to put on a show for his British fans.

11 Jun 2009: F1: Damon Hill looks to IRL for breakaway warnings

Former Formula One World Champion Damon Hill has warned that F1 should only stage a breakaway series if it wants to go through the same trials and tribulations that split American open-wheel racing apart for years and handed dominance to its rival NASCAR.

11 Jun 2009: F1: Latest rumours have Red Bull in, Renault out

Two British-based F1 teams appear to be taking opposite paths this morning, as one raises questions over its future F1 involvement and the other is rumoured to have thrown its hat into the ring long-term.

7 Jun 2009: F1: Button pounces to punish wayward Vettel

Jenson Button made the most of a first-lap mistake by Sebastian Vettel to sweep into the lead of the Turkish Grand Prix and off down the road to his sixth win from seven races this season.

7 Jun 2009: F1: Turkish Grand Prix liveblog

It’s as wet as a haddock’s bathing suit in Britain this weekend, so bad that the Isle of Man’s iconic TT bike race has been delayed – but that’s hardly likely to bother the F1 circus on its stay in sunny Turkey. Keep up with the action here.

6 Jun 2009: F1: Mercedes sheds around 50 jobs at Brixworth

Workers at Mercedes’ high-performance engine plant in Northants are facing job losses after the company announced it was cutting back due to the new F1 rule changes.

6 Jun 2009: F1: Vettel pips Button to Istanbul pole

Sebastian Vettel served notice that he doesn’t plan to concede the World Championship battle to Jenson Button just yet by seizing pole position for the Turkish Grand Prix from the Englishman at the last gasp.

5 Jun 2009: F1: Kovalainen finds the magic petrol in Turkey practice

McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen was a surprise at the head of the timesheets following today’s practice sessions in Istanbul. Both of the team’s drivers professed themselves pleased with the pace of the car on a track that was predicted to play to the very worst of the MP4-24’s weaknesses.

5 Jun 2009: Breaking news: Donington Park court case settled

The court case between Donington Park promoter Simon Gillett and circuit owner Tom Wheatcroft has been settled just days before it was due to be heard, according to a statement on the circuit’s website.

4 Jun 2009: Brabham family takes legal advice over F1 entry

News that a British-based Brabham team could be lining up on the F1 grid in 2010 has not been universally welcomed after the family bearing the name pointed out that the public announcement was the first they had heard.

 
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