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After he had a bad season at Scuderia Torro Rosso, the Italian driver Vitantonio Liuzzi was dropped by his team due to the small performances he showed during this season. Asked about this situation Liuzzi told the press that he is currently in talks with other teams. The Italian also added that he hopes that his future will be close related to F1 championship due to the fact that his main objective, ever since he started racing, was to be in a F1 monopost. The Italian hopes that if he (...)
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McLaren is currently under investigation after the stewards discovered that at the Hungarian Grand Prix the team used a new lightweight gearbox that has not been crash tested. Sources have confirmed the fact that discussion are taking place to decide if McLaren will get a penalty or not for this. Although the new gearbox didn’t require an altered crash structure from the one that was already approved by the FIA, McLaren breached article 16.1.2 of the technical regulations: "Any (...)
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FIA officials revealed the fact that it had received new evidence related to the spying controversy that involved McLaren and Ferrari. "Following receipt of new evidence, the World Motor Sport Council has been reconvened for a hearing in Paris on September 13,"said the officials.The officials didn’t want to reveal the new evidence so for this we must wait for the 13th of September. Let’s hope this day will not bring bad luck to McLaren. In July the FIA decided not to impose any penalty to (...)
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This year’s Prince Asturias sports award will be handed to the ex F1 champion Michael Schumacher. Altough Schumacher isn’t racing anymore this didn’t stopped the officials to name the German pilot the winner for the 2007 trophy. The trophy will go to Schumacher due to the pilot’s sporting achievements: the German retired after he win seven F1 world championships but he was also involved in humanitarian and charitable work for the United Nations. After Fernando Alonso and the Tour de France (...)
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Adrian Sutil tested the new Spyker B-spec monopost a full day of running at Monza in Italy after the car successfully passed the rear impact tests. The new monopost will debut in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.Adrian Sutil seemed happy with the car.“We worked on finding a good set-up for the race and understanding how the car behaves in low downforce configuration and also tried out the soft and harder tyres, which seemed to work well for us,” . “It is difficult to say where we are with the (...)
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Toyota, admitted the fact that it is interested in bringing the double world champion Fernando Alonso to its Formula 1 team. As we know, due to the conflict with his team mate Lewis Hamilton, Alonso is unhappy at Mclaren Mclaren and everybody says that he is considering to race for another team in the 2008 season. Toyota plans to offer $40 million to obtain Fernando’s signature on the contract. John Howett, Toyota’s president said that they are also considering to bring Ralf Schumacher to their (...)
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Honda Racing, the Japanese team, announced they will upgrade their RA107 monopost for the Japanese Grand Prix that will take place next month. The team will try some of the components planned to be used on the 2008 monopost. Honda plans to make the modification in attempt to obtain a victory at the Japanese Grand Prix in front of McLaren and Ferrari Ferrari . According to Honda’s director of engineer Jacky Eeckelaert, with the help of their new aerodynamicists Loic Bigois and John Owen, the team has (...)
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After Hamilton was the best in the first day of testing at Monza, today it was Alonso who topped the session. Alonso overtook his team mate who placed on the second place with a small difference of 0.03s. BMW BMW -Sauber’s Nick Heidfeld set the third fastest time of the day at Monza, this meaning that Bmw begins to show its true performances we all wanted to see. Heidfeld overtook Toyota’s Jarno Trulli but also the driver of Scuderia Ferrari, Kimi Raikkonen. Behind the Ferrari Ferrari monopost was (...)
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On the first day of testing at Monza, Lewis Hamilton was the fastest with his new wing package and set a time of 1:24.112 s. Hamilton topped Ferrari Ferrari ’s driver Kimi Raikkonen who was very close with 1:24.258s. Looks like Hamilton is prepared to take his revenge due to his tyre incident at Istanbul Park and will push his car to the limits for one purpose: win the F1 Championship . BMW-Sauber’s Nick Heidfeld looked confident and finished on the 3rd place at Monza. Jarno Trulli followed him with (...)
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After the incident in the Turkish Grand Prix, when Hamilton got a tyre failure, Bridgestone believes that this was caused by a phenomenon called chunking. Hirohide Hamashima, the director of motorsport tyre development took the tyre from the Turkish Grand Prix and with the help of some analysis will discover, said that the Japanese tyre manufacturer, the reason that caused the failure. Maybe some of you don’t know what "chunking" means. So, this happens when small bits of rubber get stuck (...)

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