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New F1 Wing Tests

The FIA announced yesterday (coincidentally AFTER the race) that they reserve the right to introduce tougher wing deflection tests in order to catch those teams who’s wing construction is not within the spirit of the rules. The weights used to test for wing flexibility may be doubled in order to catch teams who have been […]

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Ferrari Team Orders

It was a sad end to an entertaining German Grand Prix. Ferrari decided to swap the positions of Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso towards the end of the race to ensure Alonso (who had the most championship points) received the maximum score, closing him in on the leaders a little bit more than if he’d […]

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2010 Monaco F1 Grand Prix

For years, the Monaco F1 Grand Prix has been all about qualifying. Modern F1 cars simply cannot overtake around the streets of Monte-Carlo unless a competitor has a big problem. Tomorrow’s qualification battle will be immense as the advantage the top teams have over the rest of the field will be largely removed. In Monaco, […]

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Smooth as a Jenson Button

It is early days in the 2010 F1 World Championship, but McLaren’s decision to hire Jenson Button is looking inspired at the moment. A combination of his experience and smooth driving style is certainly giving him an advantage when racing in changeable weather conditions. After 4 races, Jenson and McLaren lead both the driver and […]

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First Blood to Alonso

Well, that was an anti-climax! The anticipation of the first 2010 F1 race in Bahrain had me over-excited and eager for the start of one of the best ever F1 seasons. Sadly, the new rules seem to have backfired badly. Drivers were paranoid about saving their tyres, saving fuel, etc. and over-taking appeared nearly impossible […]

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