Race Notes: Singpore Grand Prix 2009

2009 Formula 1 SingTel Singapore Grand PrixDate: 27 September 2009Circuit: Marina Bay Street CircuitLocation: Marina Bay, Singpore(PitlaneFanatic) (GoogleCircuits)Distance: 61 lapsTyre choices (red): SS / S / M / H Coverage: BBC One with BBC Radio 5 Live audioAnchor: Jake HumphreyAnalysts: David Coulthard (DC) and Eddie Jordan (EJ)Interviewers: Ted Kravitz and Lee McKenzie R5 commentary: David […]

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Why We Are Here

I’m a bit late catching up with my RSS reader, as I am with so many things. Nevertheless, I would like to associate myself with remarks made by Joe Saward recently. If you are disillusioned with the endless politicking in F1 and other motorsports be sure to give it a read – and also the […]

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Race Notes: Italian Grand Prix 2009

2009 Formula 1 Gran Premio Santander d’ItaliaDate: 13 September 2009Circuit: Autodromo Nazionale di Monza (PitlaneFanatic) (GoogleCircuits)Location: Parco Monza, Milan, ItalyDistance: 53 lapsTyre choices (red): SS / S / M / H Coverage: BBC One / BBC Radio 5 Live[*]Anchor: Jake HumphreyAnalysts in the paddock: David Coulthard (DC) and Eddie Jordan (EJ) R5 commentary[*]: David Croft […]

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FIA Release Audio of Renault/Piquet Hearing

In a first for the FIA in this new post-McLaren penalty transparency, they have released an audio recording of the World Motorsport Council meeting in which Nelson Piquet Jr and the Renault F1 team were called to answer charges of race-fixing. You can listen to the near 77-minute hearing and the 7 minute conclusions, as […]

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Delayed Race Notes: Belgian Grand Prix 2009

[Preface – Due to studies I fell behind with the editing of these posts. They were written live as usual, but needed a lot of work to make readable. Anything in italics in square brackets was written during the edit, just like this paragraph.]2009 Formula 1 ING Belgian Grand PrixDate: 30 August 2009Circuit: Spa-Franchorchamps (PF) […]

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Goodbye Flav

Monday saw the FIA World Council meet to hear the case of Renault, Briatore, Symonds and Piquet Jr conspiring to fix the result of the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix by Piquet crashing his car, guaranteeing a Safety Car period and thus giving Fernando Alonso the lead and the race win. FIA statement: Renault F1 stated […]

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