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Teams are making preparations just in case the Bahrain grand prix is called off at the last minute.
That is the claim of Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport, reporting that the teams could put their back-up plans into action even as late as the Sunday in China — mere days before they are expected to be at Sakhir.
May 2012 be a successful year for all race drivers and event promoters in Quebec and worldwide
Saluting the end of 2011, Flagworld wishes to thank all our friends: race drivers, promoters and event organizers. We love to participate in our way as media representatives for Flagworld Communications Inc.
The F1 world is once again keeping a nervous eye on an ash cloud produced by an Icelandic volcano eruption.
Almost exactly a year ago, the sport’s travelling circus ground to a halt when airports closed due to an unpronounceable Icelandic volcano. On Saturday, another volcano – Grimsvotn – erupted in Iceland and the dangerous ash cloud is now en route to the UK, according to the Bloomberg news agency.
Pirelli has revealed the PZero tyre compound choices for the grands prix of Canada, Europe and Great Britain.
In Canada, the soft and the supersoft tyre will be used as prime and option respectively: just as is the case in Monaco, where the supersoft tyre is making its debut. In Valencia, the street circuit that hosts the Grand Prix of Europe, the medium tyre will make its debut as the prime with the supersoft as the option.
Bahrain has already emerged as a possible alternate venue
There is a chance bad weather will affect the forthcoming 15 scheduled days of pre-season formula one testing. Europe is in the grip of an extreme winter, which is affecting even the usually more temperate Spain, where heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures are being recorded.
Team Costa Rica
The racing weekend in Zolder was the debut one for Team Costa Rica. The new racing team, which fielded the 17 years-old mexican Juan Carlos Sistos, was founded by Eduardo Aguilar Calderon, team manager committed in launching and promoting the young south American driving talents. Today he explains how the idea of a new team for the championship organized by Enzo Coloni was born.