What was the best pass of 2009? (Video)

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Overtaking in F1 is a hotly-debated subject – particularly the view that we haven’t seen much of it this year. That isn’t necessarily the case. The video above compiles a selection of the best passes of 2009 – and there were more besides that don’t feature on there. But which driver made the best overtaking … Continue reading What was the best pass of 2009? (Video)

F1 links: Williams chases Icelandic debt

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Iceland’s Glitnir ‘owes’ £10m to F1 team Williams (Daily Telegraph) "After the Icelandic banking sector collapsed last year, Glitnir bank was taken over by the Icelandic government and Williams has not received sponsorship payments since." F1 Race of the Noughties (Motor Sport Musings) Dank puts the case for the 2005 Japanese Grand Prix – which … Continue reading F1 links: Williams chases Icelandic debt

??120K Cruden Hexatech racing simulator is the ultimate gift for an F1 fan

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Still not sure what to buy for the F1 fan in your life? How about a full size professional racing simulator as used by F1 teams? The Cruden Hexatech promises the most convincing racing experience money can buy with realistic G-Force simulation and steering feedback. It comes with software to simulate fast lap shoot-outs, 24-hour … Continue reading ??120K Cruden Hexatech racing simulator is the ultimate gift for an F1 fan

Montezemolo explains Alonso-Raikkonen switch, denies Santander link (Video)

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As well as dropping big fat hints about Michael Schumacher moving to Mercedes, Luca di Montezemolo has also responded to claims about his choice of driver line-up for 2010. He denied bring Fernando Alonso on board purely to keep new sponsor Spanish bank Santander happy: The role of Santander? Certainly, they are happy, but it … Continue reading Montezemolo explains Alonso-Raikkonen switch, denies Santander link (Video)

F1 links: Mosley-Briatore row continues

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Max Mosley statement (PDF, Autosport) “By persuading The Guardian to publish sensationalist extract from his Court submissions without any mention of the other side of the story, Britaore succeeded in using that newspaper to distract attention from his key role in one of the worst and most dangerous examples of deliberate cheating in the history … Continue reading F1 links: Mosley-Briatore row continues

F1 links: More Schumacher return rumours

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Michael Schumacher says yes to £20m Mercedes return to Formula One (Daily Mirror) "Contrary to reports that the sport's most successful racer would be earning just £6million, the German will actually rake in the biggest salary in F1 next season, totalling nearly £20m." Lotus F1 Racing Driver Announcement Q&As (Lotus) Jarno Trulli: "We have to … Continue reading F1 links: More Schumacher return rumours

F1 2009 DVD “Not in a hurry” reviewed

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F1 season review DVDs just keep getting longer. The 2009 edition – weakly titled “Not in a hurry” – clocks in at more than four-and-a-half hours including extras. The tightly-regulated broadcasting of Formula 1 means this is the only way you can buy video footage of Jenson Button’s championship victory and all the other highlights … Continue reading F1 2009 DVD “Not in a hurry” reviewed

Silverstone to use “more exciting” Moto GP track for 2010 F1 race (Pictures)

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Silverstone intends to use a new track layout for the 2010 British Grand Prix. The new circuit will include most of Silverstone’s signature high-speed bends such as Copse, Maggotts, Becketts and Stowe, but not the high-speed Bridge corner. But a circuit spokesperson told F1 Fanatic he expected the new circuit to be “equally, if not … Continue reading Silverstone to use “more exciting” Moto GP track for 2010 F1 race (Pictures)

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