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Posted on Friday, December 20, 2013

UK broadcasters reveal 2014 plans

BBC Sport and Sky Sports have revealed their plans for the 2014 Formula 1 season. Sky Sports will show all 19 Formula 1 races live, while BBC Sport will show nine live, with highlights of the remaining 10 events. BBC Sport will show the races from Malaysia, Spain, Canada, Britain, Belgium, Italy, Japan, Russia and Abu Dhabi live. "It has been another great year for F1 on the BBC. We’re now very much looking forward to 2014 and feel we have a strong package for […]

Posted on Saturday, November 30, 2013

Maldonado to Lotus highlights flaws in F1's model

The announcement that Pastor Maldonado will race for Lotus in 2014 was not wholly unexpected but it was greeted with universal disdain from Formula 1 fans. Maldonado will move across from Williams and join the affable Romain Grosjean in black and gold as the sport enters a new era. Maldonado is not the hopeless driver that many suggest he is, but his new partnership with Lotus is symptomatic of the deep-rooted problems facing Formula 1 at the current time. That Lotus – the fourth best […]

Posted on Monday, September 30, 2013

Van der Garde pinning hopes on wet weather

Giedo van der Garde says that wet weather will provide Caterham with their best chance of achieving a good result before the end of the season. Van der Garde used unpredictable weather to his advantage in Monaco and Belgium, when he managed to progress through to the second part of qualifying. "If it rains this year then it’ll definitely be very interesting," he said ahead of the Korean Grand Prix. "Our car likes the wet and two of my highlights this year have been on […]

Posted on Sunday, August 25, 2013

Q&A with safety car driver Bernd Maylander

Bernd Maylander has enjoyed a long spell as the safety car driver for Formula 1 and its support events. We catch up with Maylander ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix F1Zone.net: Spa is a favourite track for many drivers. How is it for you? Bernd Maylander: In that way I’m also thinking like a race driver. I agree completely with the drivers saying that Spa is one of the highlights, very quick corners and then one of the most famous corner in the world, Eau […]

Posted on Monday, August 19, 2013

Dutch stars wow in Rotterdam street demo

Up to 300,000 motorsport enthusiasts gathered in the city centre of Rotterdam in the Netherlands on Sunday to meet their racing heroes. The day included a variety of motor racing forms, from karting to Formula 1. Since its debut, City Racing Rotterdam has always held Formula 1 demonstrations, which are considered the highlights of the event. Previous attendees include double world champion Fernando Alonso as well as race winner David Coulthard, Giancarlo Fisichella, Jarno Trulli and Nico Rosberg. Asked by F1Zone about the importance of […]

Posted on Monday, January 21, 2013

Glock's departure a loss that highlights larger issues

Glock's departure from Marussia is a shame for F1, but it highlights a larger issue...

Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Webber: Brazil one of the best races

Mark Webber has said that the Brazilian Grand Prix remains one of his highlights of the season. Webber won in Brazil in 2009 and 2011, as well as taking second place in 2010. "Brazil is a great way to finish the year. It's one of my most favourite weekends because of the history with the drivers they've had; Senna, Piquet and Fittipaldi, these guys did a huge amount for the sport", he said. "Interlagos is a legendary circuit, it's got a great atmosphere, there’s always […]

Posted on Sunday, October 28, 2012

Button highlights option troubles

Jenson Button admitted that his progress in the Indian Grand Prix was hindered by his performance on the option tyres. Button started from fourth place but moved up to third at the expense of Lewis Hamilton. However, he later slipped back to fifth place. "The start of the race was my highlight – there were just millimetres between Lewis, Fernando and me. I’ve never had a start quite like that before – unbelievably hard-fought – and none of us hit each other. It was so […]

Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Q&A with Monisha Kaltenborn

Conducted by Sauber F1 Team Your passport gives your full name as Monisha Kaltenborn Narang. Why do you so rarely use your double surname? Monisha Kaltenborn: “I really like my Indian name. My Indian heritage and my parents’ family mean a great deal to me, which is why I never wanted to give up Narang. On the other hand, you have to admit that double-barrelled names aren’t very practical in day-to-day business operations. That’s why I only rarely use my full name.” What does the […]

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Japanese Grand Prixview

Round 15 of the championship takes place at the Suzuka Circuit in Japan

Posted on Friday, August 24, 2012

Schumacher gearing up for 300th event

Michael Schumacher is gearing up for his 300th Formula One event next weekend in Belgium. Somewhat fittingly, the seven times world champion made his debut in Spa in 1991 and followed this up with his maiden victory a year later. "Spa is like my living room; for me, it's clearly the number one race track in the world. It's uncanny how I always seem to have special moments there - my debut, my first win, a world championship victory and many great races. The fact that I […]

Posted on Thursday, July 26, 2012

Schumacher: We have taken a clear step forward and already achieved a few highlights

Despite being only 12th in Championship Standings Michael Schumacher is pleased with Mercedes improvements in the first half of the season. He believes the team have made progress even if the points he gained in 10 races might actually prove the contrary. Although 27 of his 29 points were gained in the last three races where the german driver manage to finish twice on 7th and also grab his first podium finish since his comeback. “The race in Hungary is the last before the summer […]