BAR have revealed that they will not make any modifications to the fuel tank at the cetnre of the San Marino Grand Prix controversy when they return and their present two-race ban, but they will run with 6kg more ballast to ensure that they cannot possibly run underweight. They expect it to cost them around … Continue reading BAR 6kg heavier in Nurburgring
Ferrari chief Luca Montezemolo has hit out at tyre supplier Bridgestone after Michael Schumacher’s double tyre failure at Barcelona. “We have a very competitive car, but we have a big problem with the tyres,” he told the press. A statement in response to his remarks read, “Bridgestone understands his frustrations and we are working closer … Continue reading Montezemolo blames Bridgestone, rules
Paul Stoddart may regret signing 40 year-old Israeli Chanook Nissany – the first Israeli to drive an F1 car – after the rookie crashed into team mate Christijan Albers during one of the team’s rare test sessions.
Nick Fry is continuing to defend BAR against allegations that Jenson Button’s car ran underweight at Imola. It spent six hours in scrutinerring before being passed by the stewards, but the decision was bizarrely appealed against by the FIA and BAR face a potential ban if the appeal is successful. “Does anyone really think that … Continue reading BAR weight row goes on
According to Autosport-Atlas Ferrari have decided to cancel their testing session at Silverstone in June. It is a response to the near-universal criticism of their refusal to pursue cost-cutting reductions in testing. However there is still no sign that they will back down from their two somewhat contradictory stances on testing: that their reduction in … Continue reading Ferrari offer testing truce?
Ferrari are under pressure on and off the track. On track the F2004-M has not proved up to the job of supporting Schumache’s bid for an eighth title, and off track the manufacturers are blasting Ferrari for refusing to sign up to the testing ban agrred by the other nine teams in Brazil. Of those … Continue reading ‘Group of nine’ write to Ferrari