Tag Archives: Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile

Peugeot confirms withdrawal from sportscar racing


Peugeot has announced that they will withdraw from sportscar racing with immediate effect. The French manufacturer has cited the current economic climate as the reason for their withdrawl with falling sales clearly a key factor in the decision. A statement … Continue reading

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How to solve the qualifying conunmdrum


The qualifying session for last weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix featured a rare occurrence of Formula 1 2011-all ten cars on track during Qualifying 3 in a bid to set the fastest time possible in their quest for grid positions … Continue reading

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Ecclestone backtracks on Bahrain decision


The decision to reschedule the Bahrain Grand Prix was met with widespread condemnation from fans and media outlets around the world. With political uprising and government oppression still ongoing in the island Kingdom Formula 1 has been painted in an … Continue reading

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HRT appeal rejected


Unsurprisingly both Hispania cars failed to set a time within 107% of pole position during this morning’s qualifying session. The team applied to the FIA for a dispensation to race but this was rejected by the governing body. The team … Continue reading

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FIA statement regarding Bahrain


The FIA made a brief statement last night in relation to the cancellation of the Bahrain Grand Prix. Having been curiously quiet throughout recent weeks the sport’s governing body released the following statement: The Federation Internationale de l’Automobile supports the … Continue reading

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GP2 Asia cancels Bahrain race


GP2 Asia organisers have been forced to cancel this weekend’s race at the Bahrain International Circuit due to the ongoing civil unrest on the island kingdom. The political situation in the region has been well documented in recent weeks and … Continue reading

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Pivotal weeks ahead for Formula 1


The next few weeks look set to be crucial to the future of Formula 1 with decisions to be made on engine regulations and the financial future of the sport. This week looks set to see one of the most … Continue reading

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