Treating traumatic brain injuries, by an F1 Chief Medical Officer | Professor Peter Hutchinson

14,000 people die every day worldwide from trauma, many from traumatic brain injuries. In this short expert lecture, neurosurgeon and Formula 1 British Grand Prix Chief Medical Officer Professor Hutchinson shares ways to improve the investigation, management and outcome of these injuries for patients. Professor Peter Hutchinson FMedSci is Professor of Neurosurgery at the University … Read more Treating traumatic brain injuries, by an F1 Chief Medical Officer | Professor Peter Hutchinson

Silverstone Circuit Opens New Pit and Paddock Complex

Silverstone motor racing circuit opened its new pit and paddock complex this week just in time for the British Grand Prix on the 10th of July 2011. The new Pit complex, which cost over £27 million, is three-stories high and was designed by 2012 Olympic architects Populous. Known as ‘The Wing’ it was officially opened … Read more Silverstone Circuit Opens New Pit and Paddock Complex

Formula 1 2011: Australian Grand Prix Results

Here are the results of the 2011 Australian Grand Prix which saw Sebastian Vettel triumph for RBR-Renault. The German finished in a time of one hour and twenty six minutes at Albert Park in Melbourne – two minutes short of the record set there in 2004 by Michael Schumacher. Mark Webber said that he “didn’t … Read more Formula 1 2011: Australian Grand Prix Results

Formula 1: Bahrain Grand Prix 2011 Cancelled

The opening 2011 Formula 1 Grand Prix, which had been due to take place in Bahrain on March 13th, has today been cancelled after recent pro-democracy protests in the country resulted in several deaths. Speaking about the cancellation of the Grand Prix, Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa said : “After the events of … Read more Formula 1: Bahrain Grand Prix 2011 Cancelled

Formula 1: Jerome D’Ambrosio to Drive for Virgin Racing in 2011

Belgian Jerome D’Ambrosio will partner Timo Glock for Virgin Racing in the 2011 season, it was announced today. The 25 year old, who cut his teeth in GP2, replaces Brazillian, Lucas di Grassi, who now has no drive for the 2011 season. The move came following the Belgian impressing team bosses during an evaluation drive at … Read more Formula 1: Jerome D’Ambrosio to Drive for Virgin Racing in 2011

Renault Sport F1 to Supply Lotus, Red Bull & Malaysia 1 Engines

Renault will be supplying engines to three F1 teams in 2011 under the auspices of Renault Sport F1. The new division of Renault will operate from Viry-Châtillon, Renault’s traditional F1 racing base. Its Chairman will be Bernard Rey, a member of Renault’s Management Committee. The creation of Renault Sport F1 follows Renault’s decision to sell … Read more Renault Sport F1 to Supply Lotus, Red Bull & Malaysia 1 Engines

Formula 1: Court Finds For Piquets in Renault Libel Case

Nelson Piquet Jnr and Nelson Picquet Snr have won in their libel case against Renault. The case, which was brought by the Piquets following the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix, hinged around the Renault accusation that Piquets junior and senior made an “attempt to blackmail the team”. The Piquets lawyer, Ben Crossley said, in his statement … Read more Formula 1: Court Finds For Piquets in Renault Libel Case

Formula 1: Red Bull Celebrate as Vettel Wins 2010 World Championship at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel, of Red Bull, has become the 2010 Formula 1 World Champion in a dramatic last race of the season showdown during today’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The 23 year old German claimed the Championship by four points from Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso as the Spaniard could only manage 7th place in today’s race. Vettel started … Read more Formula 1: Red Bull Celebrate as Vettel Wins 2010 World Championship at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel Heads Abu Dhabi 2010 Grand Prix Qualifying

Formula 1 World Championship contender, Sebastian Vettel, will start today’s 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from pole position after claiming the top spot in qualifying by three hundredths of a second from Lewis Hamilton. Ferrari man, and current championship leader, Fernando Alonso, however, starts in third place – enough to lift the title in this, … Read more Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel Heads Abu Dhabi 2010 Grand Prix Qualifying

Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton Heads Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Practice 2

Lewis Hamilton maintained his slim hopes of regaining the Formula 1 World Championship in this weekend’s 2010 season finale at Abu Dhabi by posting the fastest time in the second practice session today. The Brit, the outsider of four still in the title hunt at this weekend’s final Grand Prix of the season, produced a … Read more Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton Heads Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Practice 2

Poll: Who Will Be Formula 1 World Champion in 2010?

Who will be the Formula 1 World Champion Driver in this, the 2010 season? Will it be the current Championship leader, Mark Webber, or will he be caught by Fernando Alonso of Ferrari or his team-mate Sebastian Vettel who sit equal second 14 points behind the Australian driver? Will Brit hopefuls Hamilton or Button be … Read more Poll: Who Will Be Formula 1 World Champion in 2010?

Formula 1: Mark Webber Fastest in 2010 Korean Grand Prix Practice

Australian Formula 1 World Championship favourite, and current leader, Mark Webber of Red Bull has put down another marker for his rivals in today’s 2010 Korean Grand Prix practice session, where he set the fastest time of 1 minute, 37.942 seconds. His closest championship rivals had different fortunes: Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso was under 0.2 seconds behind … Read more Formula 1: Mark Webber Fastest in 2010 Korean Grand Prix Practice

Formula 1 Japan Grand Prix 2010: Qualifying Postponed by Rain

The qualifying for this Sunday’s 2010 Formula 1 Japan Grand Prix has been postponed to 10:00 local time after torrential rainfall on the Suzuka track made the course undriveable on Saturday. The rain, if it persists during Sunday’s qualifying and race, may well add an interesting dimension as the heavy favourites for the event, Sebastian … Read more Formula 1 Japan Grand Prix 2010: Qualifying Postponed by Rain

Formula 1: Red Bulls Impress in Japan Grand Prix 2010 Practice

Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber are looking like the most likely winners of this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix after both drivers posted fastest times in the opening practice sessions at Suzuka. In both the first and second practices, Red Bull hit the top two fastest times, while Robert Kubica brought his Renault into third fastest … Read more Formula 1: Red Bulls Impress in Japan Grand Prix 2010 Practice

Formula 1: Mark Webber Claims Third Consecutive Pole in 2010 Turkish GP

Mark Webber has this afternoon qualified in first for the 2010 Formula 1 Turkey Gran Prix, maintaining Red Bull’s 100% record of poles this season, and grabbing his third consecutive pole in the process. Mark Webber is the first Australian to achieve three poles in a row since Sir Jack Brabham in 1960. Webber finished … Read more Formula 1: Mark Webber Claims Third Consecutive Pole in 2010 Turkish GP