July 2nd, 2013
The FIA will send its own observers to the Formula 1 young driver test later this month to ensure that current racers do not work on car developments. Motor racing’s governing body has agreed to a change of the testing regulations that will allow teams to use their regular drivers to help out with tyre work at the Silverstone test from July 17-19. The move comes on the back of the multiple Pirelli tyre failures at the British Grand Prix, and should help Pirelli find a solution that will eradicate the problems it has suffered so far this year.
June 19th, 2013
Valtteri Bottas says his third place on the Canadian Grand Prix grid changed the atmosphere in the struggling Williams team. The multiple title-winning squad has yet to score a point in 2013, and despite Bottas’s qualifying performance , that situation remained after Montreal as he slumped to 14th in the race