I didn’t post the points table after the Malaysian Grand Prix because I knew the FIA hearing about three teams’ diffusers could turn it upside down; however, the FIA ICA have declared the diffusers legal and so here are the current point standings as we head into the Chinese GP weekend:
The argument started before the first race of this season: is the new diffuser used by the Brawn, Toyota and Williams teams legal? Well, we finally have an answer: yes. The official statement from the FIA: The FIA International Court of Appeal has decided to deny the appeals submitted against decisions numbered 16 to 24 […]
It may be 5:00 in the morning, but I’m awake for the Malaysian grand Prix! (See my notes on practice & qualifying.) Grid: JB, JT, SV, TG, NR, MW, RK, KR, RB, FA, NH, KN, LH, HK, SBo, FM, NP, GF, AS, SBu
D’oh! I got confused and missed qualifying (5am this morning) because I thought it was Friday practice! So no live notes from me, but I’ll scan the F1 news sources and see what’s what.
As usual, I’ll put my live race notes behind a cut so as not to spoil it for anyone who hasn’t seen the race yet…
The McLarens didn’t perform well in the practice sessions, whereas the new Brawn team faired much better. Q1: (Qualifying session 1)
Live notes after the cut…
There’s no TV coverage (at least not here in Toronto) of the first practice session, but there is the official live timing info from the FIA. It could be our first chance to see if the Brawn GP team really are as fast as people suspect, and whether McLaren have been sandbagging or truly have […]
We haven’t even made it to the practice session for this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix but we already know that whoever takes the chequered flag won’t be sure of their victory for another week! BMW, Ferrari, Renault and Red Bull have registered protests against the diffuser used by the Brawn, Toyota and Williams teams. The […]
My post with the new F1 season’s calendar, teams and drivers has only been up an hour or so and I’ve already read a rumour that some teams may boycott the Australian Grand Prix!