F1 German GP: The Problem With Brawn

Mark Webber got a drive-through penalty for a small run-in with Rubens Barrichello at the start of the race but that didn’t stop him from winning his first F1 race. Perhaps the more intriguing story is that Rubens and Brawn couldn’t turn an early race lead and Webber’s penalty into the win. Maybe the political fun and games with Max was more interesting. Continue reading

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Deal Reached To Save F1 (UPDATED)

Max Mosley held a press conference this morning saying that the FIA and FOTA reached a deal this morning to keep Formula One as one series next season. Eight teams, known collectively as FOTA, were threatening to form their own series, starting in 2010. Continue reading

FOTA Breakaway Series Schedule Leaked

The British newspaper, The Guardian, claims to have gotten a hold of the desired schedule FOTA wants for its 2010 season. The rumoured schedule is 17 rounds long and visits a lot of old F1 venues that have left the series. The rumoured schedule and analysis after the jump. Continue reading

F1 British GP: I Give Up On TSN and Jarno Trulli

For the final time, the British Grand Prix was held at Silverstone. Sebastian Vettel took the win in a Red Bull one-two finish. Sadly, though, this won’t be the last Grand Prix aired on TSN. Once again, they managed to bring their coverage down a notch. Continue reading

FIA Starts Legal Action Against FOTA

As I predicted earlier today, the FIA will be taking legal action against FOTA over their proposed breakaway series. The FIA claims that the FOTA teams have breached contractual obligations and violated competition laws. They also singled out Ferrari in their legal action for their breach of commercial agreements with the FIA. Continue reading

FOTA Announces F1 Breakaway Series

The Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) has dropped a bombshell ahead of tomorrow’s announcement of the final entry list for the 2010 Formula One World Championship. In a move reminiscent of the CART/IRL split, FOTA announced on Thursday night that they would form their own breakaway series starting in 2010. Continue reading

Canadian GP To Return Next Year?

With the 2010 Formula One World Championship schedule to be released next week, it’s crunch time for promoters looking to get a Grand Prix on the calendar. After a year’s absence from the rotation, Canada looks to make a return to Formula One. But another group is might want its hands on a big race in Montreal. Continue reading