November 23rd, 2010
ABU DHABI — The overall consensus was positive from the drivers and teams after their first experience testing the Pirelli tires that replace the Bridgestone rubber in 2011. All 12 teams tested Friday and Saturday in Abu Dhabi
June 29th, 2010
VALENCIA, Spain — Already dead and buried, US F1 is now also fined and banned. The FIA’s World Motor Sport Council came down hard on the North Carolina-based team that was granted an entry for the 2010 season but failed to show up. Having found US F1 “guilty of having infringed the FIA International Sporting Code” the FIA fined the team 309,000 euros (which is basically the $382,000 sum the team deposited for its entry fee in the championship), plus it “disqualified” US F1, thus depriving US F1 of the right to take part, in any way whatsoever, in any competition.
June 22nd, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — F-1 has to go green, and having “green” tires is one of the steps in that process. Carbon Green, a technology company that is sponsoring the Virgin F-1 team, has developed an environmentally friendly patented process to recycle used tires — be they from road cars or racing cars
May 3rd, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The teams will meet in Barcelona next weekend to discuss which tire supplier they will want to take over from Bridgestone in 2011