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Pirelli gets on track for 2011


Italian tyre company Pirelli has finished its first two day test session as it determines the requirements needed for the control tyres to be used in Formula 1 from next season. Experienced German Nick Heidfeld has been released from his … Continue reading

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Flexible wings take centre stage


This season has seen controversy at nearly every race and Hungary was no different. While the world’s press focused on Ferrari’s tactics during the German Grand Prix, the teams focused on their front wings. Ferrari and Red Bull were at … Continue reading

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A flawed regulation comes sharply into focus


After the race much of the attention centred on Michael Schumacher and Fernando Alonso and an overtaking move that will be hotly debated before the next Grand Prix in Turkey. Due to the advent of new safety car regulations, which … Continue reading

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The effect of the change in refueling regulations


The most significant sporting regulation change will be the banning of mid race refuelling. With the removal of refuelling the fundamental character of races will change immensely.  Refuelling has been a part of Formula 1 since 1994 and its return … Continue reading

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