A closer look at the pace of the F1 cars post Melbourne

Over the winter we were told by teams and drivers that it was very hard to guess what the pecking order was simply from looking at testing. With so many variables like the DRS wing, KERS and fuel loads, establishing a clear picture was difficult during the four official tests. On top of that the ...

Race results – 2011 Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix

Pos. Driver Team Time 1. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 1:29:30.259 2. Lewis Hamilton McLaren +22.297 3. Vitaly Petrov Renault +30.560 4. Fernando Alonso Ferrari +31.772 5. Mark Webber Red Bull +38.171 6. Jenson Button McLaren +54.304 7. Felipe Massa Ferrari +1:25.186 8. Sebastien Buemi Scuderia Toro Rosso +1 Lap 9. Adrian Sutil Force India F1 ...

Massa samples new Saudi Arabian circuit

Last Thursday saw Ferrari’s Felipe Massa travel to Saudi Arabia in order to try out a brand-new race track, the Reem International Circuit close to capital city Riyadh. The event, organised by Ferrari sponsor and Marlboro parent company Phillip Morris International, involved the Brazilian driving around 40 guests at the track in a Ferrari F430 ...

Force India gets its day in court against Lotus

Force India gets its day in court against Lotus
It has just been announced that Force India’s case against 1 Malaysia, the owner of Team Lotus, for infringement of intellectual property, will be heard in the High Court in London on January 16 2012. Force India is also pursuing Lotus Technical director Mike Gascoyne personally as well as Aerolab, the wind tunnel where the ...

Murray Walker: Artificial rain not Formula 1

Legendary Formula 1 commentator Murray Walker has expressed his opinions over Bernie Ecclestone’s idea to introduce fake rain in a bid to spice up races courtesy of an automated sprinkler system, with the 87-year-old dubbing the idea as unnatural and not in the nature of the sport. “I’m an old-fashioned traditionalist,” Birmingham-born Walker explained on ...