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RB6s untouchable in Turkey’s turn eight (Second practice interactive chart)Posted on
The second practice session in Istanbul ended with the top teams not far apart on lap time. But each seems to be strong at different points on the Istanbul track. Read on for analysis and interactive data from second practice.
Red Bull and Force India run F-ducts (Turkish Grand Prix practice in pictures)Posted on
Red Bull and Force India ran F-ducts on their cars for the first time in practice for the Turkish Grand Prix today. See below for pictures of the new parts and the other cars during practice at Istanbul.
McLaren fastest again in second practice as Red Bull hit reliability troublePosted on
McLaren were fastest again in the second practice session for the Turkish Grand Prix. Close behind Button were the two Red Bulls. But both suffered reliability problems on their cars, with Mark Webber coming to a stop at the end of the session.
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Vettel’s late lap reveals Red Bull’s potential (Practice one interactive chart)Posted on
McLaren grabbed the headlines with the fastest time in first practice at Turkey but there’s no missing the potential of Red Bull either. Take a closer look at the data from first practice below.
Hamilton heads Button in first practicePosted on
Lewis Hamilton was the fastest driver in the first practice session in Turkey, setting setting a lap almost a second quicker than team mate Jenson Button. The two Mercedes were behind them, followed by Sebastian Vettel in the Red Bull.
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Ferrari reveal special 800th Grand Prix livery (Turkish GP Thursday pictures)Posted on
Ferrari are marking their 800th Grand Prix start this weekend with a special design on their engine covers. Get a closer look at the design below along with other pictures from the pre-race weekend build-up at Istanbul.
Glock says turn eight is “nothing special” and blue flags need to stay (Interview)Posted on
F1 Fanatic spoke exclusively to Virgin driver Timo Glock ahead of the Turkish Grand Prix. Here’s what he had to say about his team’s closely-fought battle with Lotus, racing with Fernando Alonso in Monaco, and those pesky blue flags.
More updates for Lotus in TurkeyPosted on
Lotus have brought a new rear wing for their T127 following the car’s substantial update just two races ago. Chief technical director Mike Gascoyne said: We?óÔé¼Ôäóll be using our new pillar mounted rear wing here, and have some new parts which will enable us to optimise the weight distribution, so again, I?óÔé¼Ôäóm quietly confident we?óÔé¼Ôäóll … Continue reading More updates for Lotus in Turkey
2010 Turkish Grand Prix – F1 Fanatic unofficial race programme (Video)Posted on
Have all the important information for this weekend?óÔé¼Ôäós Turkish Grand Prix at your fingertips with the F1 Fanatic unofficial race programme including a video lap of the track:
Who can stop a Red Bull rout in Istanbul? (Turkish Grand Prix preview)Posted on
Red Bull head to the Turkish Grand Prix as the team to beat. Does the Istanbul circuit offer their rivals any hope of catching the RB6s?
Ferrari to use revised F-duct in TurkeyPosted on
Ferrari will run an updated version of its F-duct in the Turkish Grand Prix this weekend. The team say the changes are it make it “more user-friendly for the drivers.” When they last ran the device in Spain it their drivers had to take a hand off the steering wheel in order to active the … Continue reading Ferrari to use revised F-duct in Turkey
F1 to race in Texas, USA in 2012Posted on
Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed Formula 1 will return to the United States of America in 2012.
Hopefully the 2010 Turkish Grand Prix won’t be the last onePosted on
Will F1 return to Turkey in 2011? With attendance figures for the race plummeting and Bernie Ecclestone doubling his price to the Turkish government for a place on the packed F1 calendar, F1’s time in Turkey may be drawing to a close. But it would be a pity to see F1 lose the best new … Continue reading Hopefully the 2010 Turkish Grand Prix won’t be the last one
Williams switch to old front wing designPosted on
Williams will have to revert back to an older specification front wing design after the two crashes they suffered in Monte-Carlo. Rubens Barrichello crashed after hitting a loose drain cover during the race and Nico H?â??lkenberg’s race ended in the tunnel on lap one when his front wing failed following contact with an HRT. Sam … Continue reading Williams switch to old front wing design
Should KERS come back in 2011? (Poll)Posted on
The F1 teams agreed between them not to use Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems (KERS) this year. But now they are considering bringing them back next year – either by letting teams develop their own systems, or making one specification system available to everyone. Would you like to see the return of the power boost button … Continue reading Should KERS come back in 2011? (Poll)
Turkish Grand Prix live TV timesPosted on
Here are the details of the BBC’s live video coverage of the Turkish Grand Prix and the F1 Fanatic live blogs which will take place during all five sessions this weekend. If you would like to help run the live blogs this weekend please get in touch by emailling me, using Twitter or leave a … Continue reading Turkish Grand Prix live TV times
Kubica surprised by Renault progressPosted on
Robert Kubica says he is surprised to have enjoyed such a strong start to his first season with Renault. Kubica is sixth in the championship with 59 points, 19 behind the two Red Bull drivers. He said: We had some idea during winter testing of what the car was capable of, we understood its strengths … Continue reading Kubica surprised by Renault progress