Wed 30 Dec 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On By: Jonathan Ingram Johnson, F1 exodus: top stories The Top Ten motor racing stories in 2009, according to one man's opinion. 1. Jimmie Johnson wins four straight -- This is the story of the decade. It only changes...
Sun 27 Dec 2009
An early Christmas present - Schumacher returns to Formula One Michael Schumacher, the German seven-time world champion has signed a one-year contract with Mercedes Grand Prix at the team's offices in Brackley, England, after a month of talks.
Wed 23 Dec 2009
Renault to stay in Formula One The French Renault car company today announced during a press conference in Paris they have decided to stay in Formula One, but have sold a 75 percent stake to the Luxembourg Genii Capital Investment company led by...
Tue 15 Dec 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Same Orbit For NASCAR, F1? The subjects of NASCAR's Sprint Cup and Formula One have been coming up in the same sentence regularly these days. F1 drivers have been testing Sprint Cup cars, Marcos Ambrose...
Wed 09 Dec 2009
The Silverstone Circuits Limited and Formula One rights holder Bernie Ecclestone today announced they have reached a 17-year agreement which secures the British Grand Prix from 2010 onwards. The oldest race in Formula One history will retain its...
Mon 07 Dec 2009
Following the exit of the Toyota Formula One team, just weeks ago, Sauber F1 finally received the news that they had been waiting for weeks --- That the Swiss team Thursday have been confirmed that they have been chosen as the 13th, and final...
It has emerged that 500 of the 650 employees will lose their job at the high tech Toyota Formula One facility in Cologne, Germany. According to the German Auto, Motor und Sport magazine, Toyota had already notified their employers on November 30...
While many of next year's Formula One drivers contracted for 2010 are waiting as late as February to drive their cars in testing, the new ban did not cause any damage to the young drivers, who this week received the first green light to test F1...
Tue 01 Dec 2009
The annual Formula One winter test takes place at the circuit of Jerez in Spain on December 1-3, 2009. Traditionally a number of drivers have been invited to drive a Formula One car, some of them attend as a reward for their achievements in 2009.
Mon 30 Nov 2009
Today Flavio Briatore, former Renault Formula One team principal, has asked the French High Court in Paris to overturn the decision of FIA's World Motor Sports Council to ban him from Formula One for life. The decision was made in September this...
Wed 25 Nov 2009
Sun 22 Nov 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram The Best Ever? On a weekend when Tony Schumacher clinched his sixth straight Top Fuel championship at Pomona, Jimmie Johnson put himself in line to win his fourth straight Sprint Cup title after leaving...
Thu 19 Nov 2009
After fifteen years the partnership between the McLaren Formula One team and Mercedes-Benz comes to an end, as the German car manufacturer today announced a new partnership with Brawn Grand Prix. Mercedes has bought a 75.1 % interest in the Brawn...
Wed 18 Nov 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Martin's Chase Plot Thickens The past week produced a remarkable batch of late fall racing news. One writer's view of the top ten stories. Mark Martin, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. Photo...
Mon 16 Nov 2009
Two weeks ago it became painfully clear that Donington Park CEO Simon Gillett was not able to pull off his stunt to host the British Grand Prix from 2010 onwards, after the circuit failed to meet the third deadline imposed by Formula One...
Sat 07 Nov 2009
Fri 06 Nov 2009
The Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi provided a futuristic Thousand and One Nights-like decor for last weekend's ultimate round of the 2009 Formula One World Championship. The developers and builders of the circuit can rest assured, they have ...
Wed 04 Nov 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram US F1 Ready For Busch? If NASCAR Valley is the source for America's next Formula One car, it seems fitting that Kyle Busch is being wooed by the US F1 team. Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing ...
Mon 02 Nov 2009
Sun 01 Nov 2009
Fri 30 Oct 2009
Round 17, the last round of the 2009 FIA Formula One World Championship, takes place at the Yas Marina Circuit, located near the city of Abu Dhabi, the second largest city of the United Arab Emirates. Although oil business is still booming, in the...
On October 23, 2009, former Scuderia Ferrari CEO and Ferrari F1 team principal Jean Todt was elected President of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) for a four-year term by the FIA General Assembly at its annual meeting in Paris,...
Wed 28 Oct 2009
Round 16 of the 2009 FIA Formula One World Championship takes place at the Jose Carlos Pace Circuit in Interlagos, Brazil. Located on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, the circuit is situated between two large lakes. The track is constructed on a...
Sun 25 Oct 2009
FIA Presidential elections, a guide for dummies On Friday October 23 the members of the FÃ©dÃ©ration Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) will elect a new president, as current 69-year old president Max Mosley will step down after a reign of 16...
Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram France Jr. A Year Early After his victory in Charlotte on Saturday night, Jimmie Johnson appears to be on his way to a fourth straight Sprint Cup championship. But will he be able to get into the NASCAR...
Sat 24 Oct 2009
Sporting director Peter Windsor has named NASCAR's Las Vegas-born Kyle Busch as an ideal driver for the new USF1 team in 2011. Briton Windsor, who with Ken Anderson aims for their Charlotte-based team to debut next season, said he keeps up to...
Fri 23 Oct 2009
How Button won the championship in Brazil After a very chaotic, rainy and red flag plagued qualifying session on Saturday, Jenson Button didn't have much hope of winning the championship in Brazil. He only managed to score a very disappointing...
Thu 15 Oct 2009
Fri 09 Oct 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram JPM Pointing To Title? Juan Pablo Montoya can be either princely or prickly, depending on the mercurial driver's mood. Following the Earnhardt Ganassi Racing team's advancement into the Chase and the ...
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