Leading Spanish squad Campos Racing have announced a collaboration with the Formula Gulf 1000 Series, due to begin this coming season.
Sergey Zlobin also happens to be the Sporting Director of SMP Racing – that his son, Nikita, has been chosen for the Russian Driver Development Programme may, or may not, be purely coincidental.
Florian Herzog, Sergei Trofimov and Nikita Zlobin have solidified their respective German Formula 3 programmes for the coming season.
Since Giovanna Amati’s anonymous and brief spell with the ailing Brabham team in 1992, Formula 1 has suffered from a dearth of female competitors. Meanwhile, this season’s GP3 Series contains 2010 Formula Renault BARC champion Alice Powell.
Italian racer Vicky Piria will become the first female to contest the GP3 Series this season when she competes for Trident Racing, while Marusssia Manor complete their line-up with Tio Ellinas and Fabiano Machado. Robert Visoiu joins Jenzer Motorsport.
On Friday, it was revealed that Vitaly Petrov will replace Jarno Trulli at Caterham F1 Team with immediate effect, while Mike Gascoyne has been announced as the Chief Technical Officer at Caterham Group.
With 2010 slowly grinding to a halt as Christmas approaches, I got in contact with Justin to see how he was getting on.
When Roland Ratzenberger hit the wall at Villeneuve corner at Imola on April 30th 1994, Formula 1 was left to face with its first competitive fatality since Ricardo Paletti at Montreal twelve years earlier.
Although there had been some races and minor events prior to the 1906 French Grand Prix, it signified the first time the spirit of high speed competition was sanctioned by an Automobile club - namely the l'Automobile Club de France.