Fauzy gets Lotus F1 debut on coin toss

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Fairuz Fauzy will make his first appearance in an official F1 practice session at Sepang this weekend. The Malaysian driver will take over Heikki Kovalainen’s car in the first practice session for the Malaysian Grand Prix tomorrow. Fauzy, the Malaysian-owned team’s third driver, will hand the car back to Kovalainen for second practice. Race drivers … Continue reading Fauzy gets Lotus F1 debut on coin toss

Fauzy wins another shambolic race at Sentul

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Fairuz Fauzy converted pole position into victory in the wet sprint race at Sentul. But he was helped by the fact that so few laps were completed at race speed. Little had apparently been done to correct the numerous embarrassing organisational problems evident in yesterday’s race – cars were left in gravel traps for laps … Continue reading Fauzy wins another shambolic race at Sentul

Buemi handed Sentul trophy by stewards

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Luca Filippi has been stripped of his victory in today’s GP2 Asia race, meaning Sebastien Buemi has been crowned the victor. The stewards excluded Filippi from the results after it was discovered his team mate’s tyres had been fitted to his car. His disqualification also raises Ben Hanley to third giving him a well-deserved podium … Continue reading Buemi handed Sentul trophy by stewards

Alonso and Prodrive central to 2008 driver market

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The news that Prodrive will not be using McLaren’s chassis next year raises more questions about who will be racing in F1 in 2008. Ralf Schumacher is leaving Toyota but his F1 career may not yet be over. Alexander Wurz’s departure opens up a space at Williams. And of course there is the unresolved question … Continue reading Alonso and Prodrive central to 2008 driver market