Friday, September 17, 2010

Racing News for the Week

New Delhi, India site added to F1 2011
A new track located in New Delhi, India, will join the Formula One World Championship schedule next season, bringing the total number of grands prix during the 2011 season to 20. The inaugural Grand Prix of India is scheduled for October 30, 2011.

BMW Sauber announced Tuesday that Nick Heidfeld will replace Pedro de la Rosa at the team for the remainder of the 2010 Formula One season. Heidfeld is a veteran of 10 Formula One seasons, seven of which were spent with the Sauber organization. He parted ways with the team at the end of last season to join Mercedes GP as the team’s reserve driver. He recently left that job to become the official tire tester for Pirelli.