Of course it’s a song we’ve all heard before, but the CBC have confirmed that talks are ongoing between François Dumontier (NASCAR organizer in Montreal) and Bernie Ecclestone, and that they in fact met on Tuesday to talk some more about putting Canada back on the F1 map where it belongs.
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He’s baaaaaaack…or he might be, anyway. Given how much is currently up in the air in the wide world of Formula One, another piece of speculation on what’s upcoming should be viewed as just that: rampant speculation. Still, you’ll want to follow the jump to find out what those current rumours are.+Continue Reading
Mark your calendars: on January 15th, 2009, the Isle of Man is releasing sets of commemorative Lewis Hamilton postage stamps, honouring F1′s youngest-ever (well, until Sebastian Vettel takes it in 2009) world champion. No word yet on whether or not the adhesive tastes like a magnum of Mumm, but here’s hoping.
In other F1 news of a possibly porcine nature, Lewis Hamilton and Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team principal Ron Dennis paid a visit to team sponsors ExxonMobil in Fairfax, Virginia earlier in the week. Why is this important? Because, fair CarEnvy readers, the entire time they were there, Ron and Lewis could only think of Canada.
To read more about how Tony George’s sparklingly come-hither press pagoda can’t even turn McLaren’s head anymore, follow the jump.+Continue Reading
The Guardian has reported that talks yesterday between the FIA and FOTA were among the best they’ve ever been, and that everyone attending these talks was immensely pleased at their outcome. Which is well and good, but are they telling us what they talked about? Not yet; apparently, the official revelations will be made public on Friday, after one further meeting amongst members of the FIA. Will the suggestions of standardized gearboxes and engines across the board be made law for 2010? I’d say I’d never seen press releases make such a big deal out of containing absolutely no news at all…except it would be a blatant lie, as I’ve followed F1 for quite awhile.
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