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Lessons learned at the Melbourne F1 GP for the 2014 season

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Monday, March 24, 2014, In : Technical developments 

Formula One has made some dramatic changes for the 2014 season, which are all well documented in the motorsport media, with some creating a fair bit of criticism. I thought we'd take a look at some of the elements that have a bearing on the provision of rescue and medical services. These may change during the year and more may come to light. Feel free to add to this post in the comments section below.

First up, the engine isn't an engine anymore. It's a powertrain or power unit. See this Rac...

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Formula 1 2012 Season regulations

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Saturday, January 18, 2014, In : Regulations developments 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Tuesday, March 13, 2012

The 2012 season of Formula One is about to get started, with all of the teams converging on Melbourne this weekend for the opening event at Albert Park. Every year there are a slew of changes, as drivers renew or change contracts (or are terminated altogether), teams get new names and new liveries nad the FIA adjusts technical and sporting regulations.

You could go to the FIA website and trawl through all of the regulations, or you could ...
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WRC and F1 GP 2012 calendars released

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Thursday, January 16, 2014, In : Notifications 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Both the WRC and F1 GP have confirmed their calendars for the 2012 season.

The WRC calendar will start with the classic Monte Carlo stage and, for the first time since 2005, will finish in Spain instead of Wales (Rally GB will be held in September). It is a very Eurocentric schedule, with only 3 of the 13 events being held outside of Europe - Mexico, Argentina and New Zealand.

The F1 GP calendar is similar to the 2011 season. Melbourne ...
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Australians assisting with Year 2 of F1GP South Korea

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Thursday, January 16, 2014, In : Musings and opinion 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Tuesday, October 4, 2011

The F1 juggernaut returns to South Korea in just under two weeks for the second time. Last year was the first ever hosting and a training team assembled by CAMS went over to help the Korean team to prepare and conduct the event. There were a number of stumbling blocks along the way, but despite these, the event won an FIA award for its efforts.

This year a smaller Australian contingent is returning to Mokpo for back-up while the K...
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