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Posted on Sunday, February 13, 2011

Banned Symonds returns to F1 with Virgin

Feb.13 (GMM) Pat Symonds is back in F1 with the Virgin team.

The crashgate conspirator revealed last month that he wants to return to the sport, even though like Flavio Briatore he is banned from having an "operational role" until 2013.

But it is be...

Posted on Saturday, February 5, 2011

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26 Tech Specs

Technical specifications for the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-26, which was unveiled on Friday in Berlin. The car will be driven by Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button.

Posted on Thursday, February 3, 2011

F1 set for overtaking zones

Sources have revealed that the FIA's current plan is for an overtaking zone - where the moveable wing will be made active in races - to be the final 600 metres of a track's main straight.

Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Rosberg concerned about rear wing

Nico Rosberg has expressed his concern about the new rules regarding the moveable rear wing

Posted on Saturday, January 22, 2011

2010 Season boosts TV figures

(F1.com) Formula One Management (FOM) is pleased to announce that Formula One racing’s global television audience increased to 527 million individuals over the course of the 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship. In what will be remembered as one of the hardest fought F1 seasons in history, TV audiences across the globe swelled in response to the on-track excitement. A function of this increased demand was additional coverage in many territories, as live free practice and additional qualifying and race programming were added to schedules […]

Posted on Friday, January 21, 2011

HRT go to Hollywood

World renowned vehicle concept designer and visionary illustrator Daniel Simon (www.danielsimon.net) has reached agreement with Hispania Racing, to create a dynamic new corporate image for the Spanish team as it enters it' second season in the FIA Formula One World Championship. The brilliant young German designer shot to prominence as the author of the visionary automotive design book “Cosmic Motors”, which propelled him to become one of Hollywood’s leading and most sought after vehicle designers. As a vehicle concept designer and automotive futurist, he has […]

Posted on Thursday, January 20, 2011

F1 flops, Motor Racing legends

By James Bennett, Guest contributor It is fair to say that in F1, the cream doesn’t always rise to the top. On many occasions, a great talent has slipped through the net, sometimes going on to great success in other categories. While F1 is the self-proclaimed ‘pinnacle of motorsport’, rarely is the grid made up of the 20-or-so best drivers in the world, or even the best F1 drivers. But at the same time, some of those that have gone on to become legends in […]

Posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Shanghai set for March inspection

The Shanghai International Circuit - host of the Chinese Grand Prix - will undergo an FIA inspection before the green light can be given for the 2011 event "The Shanghai International Circuit has confirmed that all work as requested by the FIA will be carried out and should be completed by the end of February," a spokeswoman for the FIA told Reuters. "Before a new licence can be issued, the FIA will carry out a final inspection in March." It is unsure exactly what changes […]