Formula One To Vote On Bahrain Race

Formula One To Vote On Bahrain Race
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Formula One’s governing body is planning to reconsider the 2011 Bahrain Grand Prix and cast a revote among all teams, after its former president and one of its top drivers called for F1 to cancel the event among continued unrest. “The way things are at the moment, we have no idea what is going to… Continue Reading...

Former F1 Chief Max Mosley Speaks Out Against Bahrain Race

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Former F1 Chief Max Mosley Speaks Out Against Bahrain Race
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F1’s former chief commandant Max Mosley has joined Red Bull pilot Mark Webber in speaking up against the FIA’s decision to race in Bahrain this October, claiming that it is a mistake that “will eventually cost Formula One dear.” “By agreeing to race there, Formula One becomes complicit in what has happened,” said Mosley in… Continue Reading...

Formula 1 May Return To The United States At Monticello Motor Club

Formula 1 May Return To The United States At Monticello Motor Club
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It’s been three years since Formula 1 last raced on American soil at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but the owners of the exclusive Monticello Motor Club (essentially a country club with a race track rather than a golf course) are hoping that the sport will return to the United States at their venue. According to a… Continue Reading...

FIA Looking To Bring Back 107% Rule For F1, Backmarkers Suddenly Doomed

FIA Looking To Bring Back 107% Rule For F1, Backmarkers Suddenly Doomed
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FIA President Jean Todt is looking at re-instating the 107% rule as a means of whipping chronically under-funded under-performing teams into shape. The 107% rule gets its name from the stipulation that in order for a driver to qualify for a race, he must obtain a qualifying time within 107% of the polesitter’s time. The… Continue Reading...

FIA Abandons Two-Tier System for 2010 Formula 1 Season

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FIA Abandons Two-Tier System for 2010 Formula 1 Season
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Max Mosley, the head of the FIA (Formula 1’s governing body) has agreed to scrap the Two-Tier system he had proposed for the series starting next year. The system was opposed by almost every team in the Formula One Team’s Association (FOTA), including Ferrari, which issued a press release last week announcing its opposition and… Continue Reading...

Ferrari To Quit Formula 1 Next Year Unless Rules Change

Ferrari To Quit Formula 1 Next Year Unless Rules Change
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Ferrari has officially declared that if FIA president Max Mosley intends to go through with his plan for a two-teared budgetary system in Formula 1 he can count the prancing horse out. In a statement Ferrari’s board of directors declared that if the FIA goes ahead with it’s plans, “then the reasons underlying Ferrari’s uninterrupted… Continue Reading...
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