1.5.2015 08:00 am
With the break before moving to the start of European circuits, the situation regarding the financial status of several F1 teams remains a concern.
It is certainly an issue the authorities would love to eliminate.
Over the last twelve months we have repeatedly been informed that it is essential that manufacturers remain in F1.
The media has been avidly following the restructuring program of Ferrari’s F1 division following a year of several replacements in company’s senior staff.
You have to wonder at the level of draconian power wielded by CVC Capital Partners and their appointed front man, Bernie Ecclestone, if current reports are to be believed.
It’s that time of the year again when the roads in Gauteng become like the laid back coastal towns Gautengers migrate to each extended holiday period.
Today marks the anniversary of the implementation of e-tolls in Gauteng. The first anniversary, mind you – not its birthday, because it was somewhat stillborn and failed to materialise into the “masterpiece” and “better” or “only” way to go that everyone – including the highest court in the land – was told it would be.
A master plan to turn the fortunes of local circuit racing around is being implemented, with the face of the sport set to change dramatically next year.
So last week saw the department of transport and Sanral “engaging” the Gauteng e-tolls committee, after previously dissing the entire process and labelling it as nothing but an impotent farce.
The recent announcement by the Competition Commission that it would be investigating 82 car component manufacturers for collusion and price-fixing has sparked debate about South Africa’s motor industry and its operations.
The public has rightfully asked many questions of the horrific truck crash in Alberton last week, most of them focusing on the driver.
Major insurers have called for balance of third party insurance to be made compulsory.
947 recently ran a competition called #ShowUsYour947 in a bid to create awareness for the name change of their radio station.
Predictably, the violent crash and subsequent serious injuries suffered by Murussia Formula One driver Jules Bianchi during last Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix elicited huge debate throughout the world.
The past weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix has created a plethora of discussion on the web following the crash in which Jules Bianchi sustained serious head injuries.