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[20 Oct 2012 | No Comment | 2,647 views]
A Lap of the Circuit of the Americas

Pirelli say they are as ready as possible for the Circuit of the America’s inaugural grand prix in Austin. With two of Pirelli’s engineers having inspected the circuit over the summer, looking at the track surface and layout in detail with sophisticated laser measuring equipment they are confident with their tyre allocation. And now Formula One’s tyre provider has released their simulation of a lap of the sport’s newest stop on the calendar ahead of next month’s race.

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[28 Nov 2011 | One Comment | 1,952 views]
Interlagos To Move Pits?

The managing director of the Interlagos circuit, Claudio Ito has suggested that the future changes to the track could go beyond modifying the final kink on the pit straight as far as whole new pit complex on the back straight.

Earlier in the year, two stock car drivers were killed at the flat-out corner that leads into the start-finish straight. Changes to improve safety at this point of the track are scheduled to be in place for next year’s Grand Prix – the need to move the permanent grand stand …

New Circuit, New Grand Prix »

[26 Oct 2011 | 6 Comments | 3,463 views]
Exploring New Jersey’s Grand Prix

Plans to host a Formula One race along and above the banks of the Hudson River in 2013 have been revealed in New Jersey. The Formula One Grand Prix of America, as it would be called, will run clockwise on existing roads through Port Imperial and at the top of the Palisades in Weehawken and West New York to form a 5.15 km (3.2 mile) circuit.

Headline, Indian GP, New Circuit »

[25 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 2,501 views]
A Step Into The Unknown

While the Formula One calendar constantly changes and grows out into new territories, there are some circuits that remain perpetual fixtures. Every twist and turn is familiar to drivers and engineers alike. India, however, presents a whole different prospect…

New Circuit, Personal musings »

[11 May 2011 | 2 Comments | 1,610 views]
Greece’ing The Wheels

A very strange story sprung up today: Greece wants to build a Formula One capable circuit. According to project manager, “the project is estimated to cost 94 million euros ($135 million) and is to be partly subsidised by the Greek state. The completion date is estimated at three years.” Having a Formula One capable circuit is one thing, actually getting to host one is another and it’s difficult to think of Greece as a market that Bernie Ecclestone would want to expand into.

Yet that all still ignores the state …

Korean GP, New Circuit, Race Reaction »

[24 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 703 views]
Alonso Conquers Korea

After locking out the front row of the grid, Red Bull’s weekend fell apart in a wet and delayed Korean Grand Prix as the team came away emptied handed and having handed the initiative in the Drivers’ Championship to race winner Fernando Alonso.

When racing finally got underway after the first safety car start was abandoned after just four laps and a second stint of 13 laps, it quickly went wrong for second-placed Mark Webber as he crashed out after running wide, sliding back across the track to collect Nico Rosberg …