“Obviously, I can only be very pleased with how this first official test went” -Bruno Michel
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The GP3 Series promises to be a great championship
The ART Grand Prix team would like to announce their driver line up for the inaugural 2010 GP3 Championship season. The French based squad will boast three drivers, Esteban Gutierrez, Alexander Rossi and Pedro Enrique to compete in what will be a strong championship that will run parallel to its sister series, the GP2 championship.
Olivier Quesnel is the sports boss for Peugeot and Citroen
Another potential full-time successor for the departed Renault team boss Flavio Briatore can be scratched from the list. Former F1 drivers Alain Prost and Gerhard Berger have been linked with the role, and although it is believed the quadruple world champion is still interested, Berger denies that talks even took place.
F1 world lashes out at crash-gate leniency
As the ‘crash-gate’ scandal ended on Monday, a contrite Nelson Piquet Jr said he now wants to resurrect his formula one career. Having blown the whistle on his ousted bosses Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds, the 23-year-old Brazilian was not punished by the World Motor Sport Council on Monday despite admitting to crashing on purpose during the 2008 Singapore grand prix.
Prost gets closer to Renault boss role
Renault’s so-called ‘crash-gate’ hearing of the World Motor Sport Council on Monday took less than two hours. With the French team already effectively admitting the guilt of Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds and not contesting the conspiracy charges, a decision is expected to be published by the FIA before the end of business hours.
Multiple media reports said the FIA did not comment
A high ranking FIA official reportedly knew about the ‘crash-gate’ allegations as long ago as the 2008 season finale in Brazil last year. Britain’s Daily Mirror newspaper on Friday published a transcript of Nelson Piquet Snr’s August 17 interview with Quest investigators, commissioned by F1′s governing body, about the scandal.
Heavy consequences await departed F1 chiefs - Ghosn holding fire on ‘crash-gate’ reaction
Fernando Alonso insists it is not ’100 per cent’ certain that he will be a Ferrari driver in the near future. The Spaniard had been told by La Gazzetta dello Sport that Italian fans already see him as the next driver of a Maranello made single seater.
Diario AS said Renault has offered to oust Briatore in favour of Frederic Vasseur
The French carmaker Renault has reportedly offered to replace the boss of its formula one team, Flavio Briatore. The offer, made to the sport’s governing body ahead of the 21 September hearing into the ‘crash-gate’ affair, was interpreted by the Spanish newspaper AS as being a move to appease the World Motor Sport Council.