My previous post was a more-or-less immediate reaction to the FIA’s 2010 entry list. I have allowed the dust to settle (sort of) over the weekend and see what the fallout was, and I now have some further thoughts. Of the 25-or-so teams that are angling for some sort of F1 slot next season, only […]
The Formula 1 news has been dominated by political activity of late. I have struggled to bring myself to write about it, but today’s events seem like a good stage to provide an overview of where things stand. This business with Ferrari taking the FIA to court over a veto is very interesting. Ostensibly the […]
The perception that the FIA is heavily biased in favour of Ferrari was already a current talking point even before the stewards made their decision on Lewis Hamilton yesterday. In the preview show for qualifying, ITV ran a piece about Felipe Massa’s unsafe release from a pitstop in Valencia. In that instance he was let […]
So the FIA seems to have got its way in terms of the controversial ‘engine freeze’ proposal. For those of you who don’t follow the politics of F1 too closely (and I don’t blame you), the FIA want to ban engine development. Teams will have to use the same engines race after race — not […]
Bernie Ecclestone’s official Formula 1 store has opened for business. The consensus from the F1 websites seems to be something like, “At last! Finally F1 has realised what MotoGP / Nascar / ChampCar / Qatari Formula Bum have known for ages.” Well I’m sorry, but I don’t see the point of it. I answered a […]
A fair bit of F1 news today. MF1 Racing reveals its new look — yuk. But more importantly, Williams have signed the Concorde Agreement, so the chances of a GPMA break-away series are now much smaller.