Adrian Sutil and Bertrand Gachot

Fistycuffs at M1NT? Eric Lux, part owner of the Renault F1 team, has confirmed that he will commence legal proceedings against Adrian Sutil regarding an altercation took place in a nightclub after the Chinese Grand Prix. The incident is an unwelcome distraction for Sutil who is currently under pressure at...

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Paul Di Resta and Mercedes

Paul Di Resta and Mercedes Paul Di Resta’s impressive debut with Force India this year has led to speculation that he will be signed by one of the sport’s larger teams in the near future. The young Scot already has well established links with Mercedes, and there are some that...

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Adding variety to circuit design

Adding variety to circuit design Last week the Chief Executive of Abu Dhabi Motorsport Management, Richard Cregan, confirmed that changes will be made to the Yas Marina circuit before the next Grand Prix to be held there in November. There have been two races held in Abu Dhabi but neither...

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Fernando Alonso’s poor start to 2011

Fernando Alonso’s poor start to 2011 Formula One drivers are facing several new challenges in 2011. In addition to managing the high wearing Pirelli tyres, they are also being forced to get the most out of KERS and DRS under the latest regulations. Drivers are able to make a real...

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The Formula One stewarding system

The Formula One stewarding system There was controversy following the Malaysian Grand Prix this week after two highly contentious decisions were made by race officials. Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso were both given surprisingly harsh penalties once the race had finished for what seemed to be minor indiscretions. After a...

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Promoting Formula One

Promoting Formula One Formula One is one of the world’s most popular sports with a massive global following. Part of that popularity is down to the significant work that Formula One Management has put into promoting Grand Prix racing in many different countries. More than 30 years ago, Bernie Ecclestone...

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Felipe Massa and Ferrari’s future options

Felipe Massa and Ferrari’s future options Felipe Massa is a driver under pressure. Last year he was comprehensively outperformed by his teammate and has already started 2011 on the back foot. It’s very early days to be passing any meaningful judgement on Massa’s prospects this season, but Felipe will need...

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Solar energy in Formula One

Solar energy in Formula 1 Two weeks ago week a team of approximately 60 students from the University of New South Wales broke the Guinness World Land Speed Record for solar powered vehicles. Their car, named the Sunswift IVy, represents a step forward in affordable solar transport and brings the...

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