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 ...

FIA Academy names 12 winning drivers

A total of twelve drivers have been handed places for this year’s inaugural FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy, with the entire scheme being organised and run by the motorsport governing body plus Alexander Wurz and Robert Reid. Selected from a variety of motorsport formulae, the 12 drivers are: – Kevin Abbring, 21, Netherlands – ...

Coulthard to replace Legard?

BBC’s Formula 1 team could see a changed line-up in 2011 as commentator Jonathan Legard could be replaced by former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard. The Scotsman joined the BBC as trackside pundit following his retirement from single-seater racing at the end of 2008. Speaking about his position within the BBC team, he told British ...