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Posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2011

No payin’, no gain – Pay drivers in Formula One

Pay drivers. They’re always in Formula One. Derided by fans and seen as a wasted seat for someone with talent, they’re taken by the team for their financial situation. However, they’re not exactly diabolical. But what constitutes as a pay driver? Fernando Alonso brings with him Santander sponsorship to Ferrari whilst Adrian Sutil brings Medion money to wherever he drives. But you’d call these guys Formula One material, so does it count? To the majority, it doesn’t. Which brings us on to the real pay […]

Posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Hamilton will move on from 2010 trials

Lewis Hamilton will return with fresh determination to succeed this year, having erased the memories of his 2010 title disappointment and the off-track troubles that clouded his campaign. That is the view of McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh, who says that he, the team and Hamilton have learned lessons from the difficulties they faced last season, and they are excited about their chances for the campaign ahead. "I think it is well publicised that Lewis had a number of issues," Whitmarsh told AUTOSPORT in an […]