14th February 2013

Once again I have been very busy, but I’m back to catch up with F1 and stuff!

Countdown to 2013 Formula One season: 29 days

Birthdays:
Swedish F1 driver Ronnie Peterson was born on this day 69 years ago. He was two times the F1 runner-up.
Young Italian racing driver Andrea Caldarelli is 23 today.

On This Day:
French F1 driver Maurice Trintignant was the first successful French F1 driver, winning two races. He died in 2005 on February 13th.

News:
Pirelli have announced the tyre choices for the first few races of the season. Australia = super-soft/medium, Malaysia = medium/hard, China = soft/medium, Bahrain = soft/hard
2010 Formula Renault 3.5 champion Mikhail Aleshin has joined the Tech 1 team in that series for another campaign.
British driver Katherine Legge is planning to take legal action against IndyCar team Dragon Racing after they replaced her with Sebastian Saavedra. Legge claims she had a two-year deal with a sponsor, whose deal has now been linked to her replacement.

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