Katherine Legge talks about her first experience in the new DeltaWing Coupe, which turned its first laps earlier this week at Roebling Road in Georgia.
Formula 1 has traditionally been operated in the penumbra of a document called the Concorde Agreement. This legally-binding document ties the teams, the commercial right’s owners (FOM) and the governing body (FIA) together in a dance of speed, technology and perhaps most importantly…money. The agreement expired in December of 2012 and to date, no extension has been signed.
What we do have is a memorandum of understanding between the FIA and FOM as to how the Concorde Agreement will be completed. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says that the teams and the commercial right’s holder have already signed a commercial agreement but the FIA’s ink is the only thing missing on the signature line.
Enzo Potolicchio and Emilio Di Guida check into SPEED.com following Sunday’s Continental Tire Sports Car Festival at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Christian Horner says that his Red Bull team did an “incredible job” to deal with tire and gearbox issues during what looked from the outside like a straightforward win for Sebastian Vettel in Monza.
Vettel made his life harder in the first stint by flat spotting a front tire at Turn One, and later there were concerns about the gearbox. It says a lot that the German only set the 12th fastest lap as he nursed the car home – and for once he didn’t try to add to his tally in the record books.