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Renault R29 capable of victory.


Flavio Briatore and Ron Dennis had threatened to boycott Melbourne.

Renault are convinced the new R29 will fight for wins this season.

Alonso is in the Michael Schumacher and Alain Prost mould" Brundle.

Bernie believes McLaren are sandbagging and will surprise in Melbourne.

Rubens Barrichello can gallop to victory in the Brawn Mercedes machine.

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Clark goes Kart racing


Clark Rodgers attendends the Jim Russell Racing School. I want to thank Adrian Szwarcburg and Marin Karting for making this possible. I also would like to thank the Jim Russell international Karting center and Mark Wolocatiuk. I had a fantastic time and will be talking about my experience on podcast number 334.

Ferrari to have their KERS system on the grid in Melbourne.

The FIA reverses position on new points system.

Lewis Hamilton not happy with the sudden change in F1′ rules.

Renault first team to announce starting season with KERS.

Michael Schumacher stunned with last minute changes by the FIA.

Photos by: Adrian Szwarcburg


Audi R15 on top at Sebring.



On the first day of testing at Sebring the R15 shows it’s pace.

The FIA announced the current 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 system will stay and the world champion will be the driver who wins the most races in a season.

Tyler Alexander at McLaren since 1963 announces his retirement.

The Brawn GP machines break into the 117’s this morning at Jerez.

Sebastian Vettle reveals… I fly economy class.

Today’s Jerez times

Pos Driver Team Time Laps
1. Button Brawn-Mercedes (B) 1:17.844 114
2. Rosberg Williams-Toyota (B) 1:18.071 66
3. Piquet Renault (B) 1:18.382 128
4. Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes (B) 1:19.121 118


Sebastian Loeb takes win # 50



With the victory in Cyprus Loeb reaches his 50th WRC win.

Fernando Alonso ends Brawn domination in Jerez.

FIA voting on new  points system 12-9-7-5-4-3-2-1

Schumacher may not renew his contract with Ferrari.

Todays test times:

Pos Driver Team Time Laps
1. Alonso Renault (B) 1:18.343 103
2. Barrichello Brawn-Mercedes (B) 1:18.398 62
3. Button Brawn-Mercedes (B) 1:18.892 12
4. Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes (B) 1:19.513 85
5. Rosberg Williams-Toyota (B) 1:19.783 123