Luca di Montezemolo is right: F1’s safety car rules are humiliating for the sport

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Ferrari’s Luca di Montezemolo was not impressed by the role the safety car had to play in Singapore: When we race on tracks where staging a circus or something else would be better, anything can happen, because the spectacle is supplied by the Safety Car. This is humiliating for F1. Montezemolo may be sore about … Continue reading Luca di Montezemolo is right: F1’s safety car rules are humiliating for the sport

Lucas di Grassi poised to take Renault seat off Nelson Piquet Jnr for 2009

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New rumours on the 2009 F1 driver market suggest Nelson Piquet Jnr will be dropped by Renault at the end of the year. But Brazilian F1 fans need not despair as Piquet’s countryman Lucas di Grassi is being lined up to replace him. Renault is offering Piquet to Toro Rosso according to Autosport – might … Continue reading Lucas di Grassi poised to take Renault seat off Nelson Piquet Jnr for 2009

BBC’s 2009 F1 team: Legard, Brundle, Coulthard, Humphrey and McKenzie

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Pitpass claims the BBC has named its 2009 F1 coverage presenters as Jonathan Legard, Martin Brundle, David Coulthard, Jake Humphrey and Lee McKenzie. Legard has previously commentated for the BBC on Formula 1 on Radio Five Live and has an expert knowledge of the sport. Pairing him with Martin Brundle, who’s won awards for his … Continue reading BBC’s 2009 F1 team: Legard, Brundle, Coulthard, Humphrey and McKenzie

More pictures of the stunning retro Renault

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Renault is teasing us with more pictures of their fabulous retro-designed 30th anniversary car. It would be nice if Renault could run one car in their usual livery and one in this great design. But F1 rules dictate that teams must run their cars in liveries that are substantially the same. I think this great … Continue reading More pictures of the stunning retro Renault