Canadian GP organisers have had to cancel their popular Thursday morning 'Open Doors' day, which includes a pit lane walk and a driver autograph session.
2011 driver autograph session (Picture: MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team)
Students in Quebec have been protesting against the increase of university fee since February, a situation exacerbated by the local government in limiting their right to protest of late.
In this difficult social climate, the promoters have decided to take a zero risk approach by calling off the day's fan friendly activities.
Read the full statement here.
Last weekend’s Grand Prix de Monaco probably reminded a few of us that it is an anachronism in the current F1 calendar.
The narrow track promoted very little overtaking, and unless you are a Mark Webber supporter, chances are you’ll think this race was a bit of a bore.
Funnily enough, in popular forums, it is not unusual to see a fair amount of people following F1 on TV lamenting the addition of new circuits in “far flung corners of the world” such as Bahrain or China, to the detriment of the Spa-Francorchamps and Silverstones of this world.
But is this a sensible point of view, and who would actually benefit in keeping those classic tracks?
(Picture: MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team)