As if the Renault ‘Crashgate’ saga couldn’t get any more scandalous/intriguing/bonkers, things have taken a huge turn today as the team boss and engineering bloke have ‘parted ways’ with the French outfit.
Ferrari have just sent out a mailshot asking their website users to vote on whether the Formula One Teams Association has made the right decision to organise a new championship next year, as an alternate to F1.
Overshadowing today’s practice sessions, the world of Formula 1 has gone crazy this morning, with the announcement by the Formula One Teams’ Association (FOTA) that its teams are going to leave F1 and set up their own series.
You remember at the end of last week all of the Formula 1 Teams’ Association (FOTA) members had signed up to race in F1 next year, and we breathed a sigh of relief? Well, it might not be quite that simple…
All of the Formula One Teams’ Association (FOTA) member teams – including Ferrari – have signed up to race in F1 next year, as long as a new Concorde Agreement is signed by everyone involved come June 12.
It could only happen at Spa. Rain, sun and even some hail, all in the space of one day. A day that marked the return of competitive Formula One to our screens, and a day that marked a return to, well, business as usual.
Formula One’s ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone called an emergency meeting with the team principals minutes before qualifying for the Hungarian GP began on Saturday lunchtime. With television viewing figures waning – in some territories at least – and disappointing box office last time out at Hockenheim, Bernie is officially worried.