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Hamilton welcomes moderate F1 stewards

Apr.21 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton has contradicted Martin Brundle's claim that F1 stewards this year are being too lenient. Former driver and British commentator Brundle said on Tuesday that Sebastian Vettel...
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Canadian GP not depending on sponsorship

Apr.21 (GMM) A naming sponsorship is possible but not crucial ahead of Canada's return to the F1 calendar in 2010. After its absence in 2009, the popular Montreal race is back this year with a June 13...
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Montezemolo steps down at Fiat

Apr.21 (GMM) Luca di Montezemolo has stepped down as chairman of the Italian carmaker Fiat. He will, however, remain president of Ferrari, with 34-year-old John Elkann - a descendant of the founding...
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Alguersuari has 50 hour voyage to Europe

Apr.21 (GMM) It took them nearly 50 hours, but F1 drivers including Jaime Alguersuari and Mark Webber are now back home. Toro Rosso's Alguersuari, who travelled with Virgin test driver and countryman...
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Avon confirms talks to supply F1 tyres

Apr.20 (GMM) Avon has confirmed reports it is a potential supplier of tyres in formula one next year. The name entered the frame as a potential replacement for F1's departing sole supplier Bridgestone in...
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Whitmarsh becomes McLaren Group CEO

Apr.20 (GMM) The latest management reshuffle at McLaren has made team boss Martin Whitmarsh an even more powerful figure within the Woking based company. Ron Dennis is still chairman of both the McLaren...
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Haug applauds F1’s peace in new Todt era

Apr.20 (GMM) Norbert Haug on Tuesday is quoted as applauding the better environment in formula one this year. After his long reign and the bitter political war of 2009, Max Mosley has been replaced as FIA...
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Brundle: Drivers deserved penalties in China

Apr.20 (GMM) Martin Brundle has revealed that he would push for harsher decisions and penalties if he was a formula one steward. So far in 2010, to give additional credibility to the officials'...
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Buemi seeking new Toro Rosso chassis

Apr.20 (GMM) Sebastien Buemi has asked his bosses at Toro Rosso if a new STR5 chassis can be built up for him ahead of the forthcoming Spanish grand prix. The 21-year-old Swiss' Ferrari-powered car had...
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Lotus planning to elocate HQ to Sepang?

Apr.20 (GMM) Lotus is hoping to put in place plans for a Malaysian headquarters and wind tunnel later this year. The Norfolk based team, headed by Malaysian airline tycoon Tony Fernandes, said at its...
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Bizarre routes back to Europe for F1 world

Apr.20 (GMM) Two days after the chequered flag in Shanghai, the world of formula one is still clamouring to leave the venue of the Chinese grand prix. Although there are signs the volcanic ash cloud...
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Iceland ash hits Virgin Racing hardest

Apr.19 (GMM) While F1 personnel devise imaginative routes back to Europe, the harshest impact of the volcanic ash lingering above Europe could fall on Virgin. With FIA clearance, the new British team has...
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Ecclestone: Lewis had a great race

Apr.19 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone has told Lewis Hamilton's rivals to "stop moaning" about the on-track tactics of the 2008 world champion. The McLaren driver's weaving in front of Vitaly Petrov in Malaysia...
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Brawn baffled by Schumi’s China showing

Apr.19 (GMM) Ross Brawn admits to being baffled by Michael Schumacher's Shanghai struggles. While marginally outpaced by teammate Nico Rosberg also in the first three races of his 2010 comeback, the...
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Red Bull looking to debut F-duct in Spain

Apr.19 (GMM) Red Bull could be the next team with an 'F-duct' type system running on its 2010 car. After McLaren pioneered the initially controversial innovation, Sauber, Ferrari, Williams and Mercedes...
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Sauber not yet blaming Ferrari for failure

Apr.19 (GMM) Despite Sauber suffering yet another engine failure in China on Sunday, the fingers of blame did not immediately point in Ferrari's direction. After engine overheating problems in Bahrain,...
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F1 boss says Spanish GP won’t be cancelled

Apr.19 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed claims that next month's Spanish grand prix could be cancelled. It was confirmed on Monday that this weekend's Japanese round of the MotoGP series has been...
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Massa unhappy with Alonso after pit clash

Apr.19 (GMM) Felipe Massa was not happy with his Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso in the wake of Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. With Alonso facing the prospect of queuing in the pitlane for service behind...