Peace breaks out in Formula One

June 24, 2009

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Formula One stepped back from the brink on Wednesday as FIA president Max Mosley agreed a compromise with FOTA, the Teams’ Association, to save the sport from a rival breakaway series.

Breaking news: Formula One steps back from the brink

June 24, 2009

A deal has been reached with Formula One teams to avoid a breakaway series next year, media reported FIA president Max Mosley as saying on Wednesday.

Formula One on the brink as eight teams threaten split

June 19, 2009

Formula One plunged into its biggest crisis in 60 years on Friday with eight of the 10 teams announcing plans to set up their own championship.

Monaco madness

May 23, 2009

You can charter Flavio Briatore’s Force Blue ‘yacht’ for $235,000 a week during the low season. For that, you get five decks, a gymnasium, Turkish steam bath, cinema and cabin space for 12 guests.

Amusing Ferrari take on Formula One chaos

May 14, 2009

Max Mosley’s plans for a budget cap next season, which would give teams with a cap greater technical freedom, has led Ferrari, Renault, Toyota and the two Red Bull teams to say they will not race next season unless the rules are changed.

Button still has the Brawn after car modifications

By Reuters Staff
May 8, 2009

buttonFree practice for the Spanish Grand Prix took place on Friday with most teams bringing modified cars to Barcelona as they attempt to catch the high flying Brawn-Mercedes team.

Enough already Sebastien…

April 27, 2009

Citroen's driver Sebastien Loeb of France talks on the phone after the Carlos Paz-Covalanga special stage at the WRC Argentina Rally in CordobaFor many, the joy of the start of this Formula One season has not only been seeing the upstart Brawn GP team winning three of the four races, but also watching perennially strong teams like Ferrari and McLaren struggle.

Don’t count Ferrari out yet

April 20, 2009

Ferrari are in a deep crisis and performances this season have been disastrous, according to a couple of Italian blogs.

Ferrari boss not a fan of television

April 8, 2009

Angry Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo smashed a television at the end of last season after watching Lewis Hamilton snatch the title off Felipe Messa on the final bend in Brazil.