Archive for 2013/01/29
The changing face of F1 broadcasting was illustrated again yesterday when SKY Italia launched its new pay TV F1 programming in a ceremony at Monza. Italy is moving to a model similar to the UK, where SKY has every race weekend live on a pay channel while BBC covers half live and the rest highlights only, on free to air terrestrial TV. The previous free-to-air incumbent of the rights in Italy, RAI, is expected to take the BBC-equivalent role in Italy with just nine races live and the rest on highlights, but it hasn’t come to the table yet, with ;More…
Long-time trusted friend Uffe Tägtström has been designing Kimi’s helmets since his karting days, so we caught up with him to find out what really goes on inside – or in this case outside – the Iceman’s head… Although the driver is very much involved in the design process, when it comes to the Iceman things are typically mysterious when it comes to his head gear: “Usually Kimi gives a hint of what should be on his helmet for the season ahead.
Red Bull driver Mark Webber has expressed his relief after enjoying his first pain-free pre-season training programme in three years. In an interview published on his official website, the Australian revealed how he was able to resume his fitness regime just weeks after an operation on his leg in December