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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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Advantage McLaren

I’m already over-excited about this weekend’s first 2010 F1 race. Even more so due to the new teams, rules and the world-class line up of drivers like Schumacher, Hamilton, Button, Alonso and Vettel. However, in typical F1 style, there is already some controversy and gossip flying around. This concerns McLaren’s new ‘air duct’ system that […]

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2010 F1 Barcelona Testing Times

Here are the combined times from the last F1 test before the 2010 season gets under way. The top three teams are not very surprising, however some teams may still be playing their cards close to their chest. For example, Mercedes will not test their 2010 diffuser design until the first race two weeks from […]

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F1 Testing Gossip

It is never easy to work out which teams are the favourites in F1 testing – particularly this year as fuel loads can vary as much as 150kg, resulting in differences of over 4seconds per lap! The persistent rain in Jerez has not helped either. However there are rumblings on the Internet about Ferrari, Mercedes, […]

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Why Jenson Button might be 2010 F1 World Champion

There are an awful lot of people who do not understand why Jenson Button would want to leave Brawn GP and go up against Lewis Hamilton in ‘his’ McLaren team. Jenson is quite under-rated, despite winning the F1 World Champion title in 2009 and Lewis Hamilton has been hyped before he even arrived in F1 […]

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