Fuji Speedway to disappear from 2010 F1 calendar, things are looking up

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Fuji Speedway, which is owned by Toyota, may not return to the F1 calendar in 2010 as planned. The track is supposed to be rotating the Japanese Grand Prix with Honda-owned Suzuka, which holds this year?s race. But the circuit operators have suggested the 2010 running is in doubt, potentially returning the Japanese round to … Continue reading Fuji Speedway to disappear from 2010 F1 calendar, things are looking up

Brawn set to extend Button’s contract – but will he get a new team mate?

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On the eve of the Australian Grand Prix it emerged Jenson Button had accepted a pay cut in the region of ??12-15m to stay at Brawn GP following the withdrawal of Honda. Now, with a healthy lead in the world championship, he is tipped to sign a new multi-year deal with Brawn. Button looks set … Continue reading Brawn set to extend Button’s contract – but will he get a new team mate?

Williams to replace Rosberg for 2010?

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Dissatisfaction in the Williams team with their start to the season has become focused on the performance of lead driver Nico Rosberg. That the merest hint of criticism of Rosberg was allowed to creep into the team?s official press release after the Spanish Grand Prix hints at the depth of the team?s concerns. Patrick Head … Continue reading Williams to replace Rosberg for 2010?

Stalemate: Ferrari taking FIA to court but who is in the right? (Poll)

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Today’s meeting between the F1 teams representatives, the FIA and Bernie Ecclestone failed to resolve the row over the 2010 regulations. Two hours into the meeting Max Mosley received a text message from his lawyer informing him that Ferrari were beginning legal action in France to block the new rules. The proceedings came to a … Continue reading Stalemate: Ferrari taking FIA to court but who is in the right? (Poll)

Compromise, stalemate, war: What will be the outcome of F1’s budget cap talks?

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Ferrari, Toyota, Red Bull, Toro Rosso and Renault are threatening not to participate in the 2010 world championship. With the deadline for entries just two weeks away, the teams’ representatives are meeting FIA president Max Mosley and commercial boss Bernie Ecclestone to hammer out a deal. Will they get the job done? Will the impasse … Continue reading Compromise, stalemate, war: What will be the outcome of F1’s budget cap talks?

British Grand Prix to skip a year in 2010? They said that about San Marino…

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Bernie Ecclestone was widely quoted yesterday saying: If the work at Donington is not finished in time, we would be happy to skip a year. I don?t want to lose the British Grand Prix ? that?s the last thing we want to do, but we aren?t going to Silverstone for sure. I’m not in the … Continue reading British Grand Prix to skip a year in 2010? They said that about San Marino…

The FIA must not let its row with Ferrari become a split that would destroy F1

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The Ferrari board confirmed today it will pull its team out of F1 if the FIA does not back down on its controversial plans for the 2010 rules. Toyota and Red Bull/Toro Rosso have already voiced the same objections and several F1 news sites are indicating that Mercedes, Renault and BMW are prepared to do … Continue reading The FIA must not let its row with Ferrari become a split that would destroy F1

FIA aims to get all teams to cap budgets using one-sided regulations

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The publication today of the FIA’s budget cap plan for 2010 shows it intends to get every team competing under the spending limit. Rather than offering technical regulation that would allow cost-capped teams to compete on parity with the unlimited spenders, it seems to me the rules for next year would favour those sticking to … Continue reading FIA aims to get all teams to cap budgets using one-sided regulations

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