A bit of news I spotted over at High Gear is that GamesDomain UK have posted a preview of the pre-alpha version of F1 2002 (PC) by EA-Sports.
F1 2001's cars possessed rock-solid handling but had trigger-happy tendencies and needed a light touch to keep them on the track. The 2002 cars, though, actually slide, and controllably so. Pitching the car too hard while braking into the downhill Senna-Esses at Interlagos in F1 2001 would result in the back-end viciously snapping out of line. But now the oversteer starts as a gradual slide, and provided you're on warm tyres, the increased feedback from the Force-Feedback and the subtle new tyre squealing sound effects (a case of ISI taking a page out of the Grand Prix 3 handbook) give you time to get it all under control. Holding a-10 degree drift on the throttle through Magnys Cours' long and ultra-fast Estoril corner is a joy to behold, and a lap of the glorious Spa circuit now verges upon pure driving nirvana.The preview and some screenshots are available here. Don't forget to post your comments on the EA-F1 Series forums.