Friday, February 18, 2011

The news of the week

* Robert Kubica suffered a last operation , last Wednesday , to repair his broken bones in his right elbow. The operation lasted eight hours and went very well. Robert would still remain two weeks in hospital and will finally leave the hospital to begin his rehabilitation which should take place in Italy in the same region. Moreover, Lotus-Renault GP confirmed the tenure of Nick Heidfeld to replace Robert Kubica during his convalescence.
* Pirelli has changed its soft tires and super-soft for tests that take place in Barcelona this week. But the medium tires will not change . More Pirelli said that for the first 4 GP, tires to be used will be the soft and hard ones .
* From this week tensions are held in Bahrain where demonstrations are held in an attempt to overthrow the current regime. GP2 Asia Race to be held this weekend has been canceled and the winter testing and the first GP of the season of Formula 1 could be in danger. Bernie Ecclestone has also said he would make a decision next week. Over Barcelona has already indicated that it could accommodate last winter testing in place of Bahrain so it would not be able to do it .

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