Top 5 championship development points updated
Many F1 drivers were missing from the grid in the minutes before Sunday’s season opening Bahrain GP.
Global interest in the new 2010 season had been sky high, but reporters, television cameras and VIPs searched hard to locate F1′s most famous faces in the tense moments of preparation prior to the formation lap.
“We speak with drivers, I speak with drivers” – Haug
Norbert Haug has contradicted McLaren’s team boss by confirming that talks with other drivers have taken place. With Heikki Kovalainen’s place for 2010 not secured, Martin Whitmarsh had insisted at Valencia last weekend: “At the moment we have not had, nor are we in, conversations with any other drivers.”
“It’s not a learning school” -Mark Webber
Formula one drivers on Thursday questioned whether Jaime Alguersuari is ready to make his formula one debut. The 19-year-old Spaniard is set not only to become the youngest ever grand prix starter in Hungary, but with only two straight-line tests under his belt, he must also be the least experienced.
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