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McLaren to stop work on ride-height system

Apr.13 (GMM) McLaren on Tuesday confirmed it will not introduce an adjustable ride-height system in China this weekend. After admitting in Melbourne he suspected other teams including Red Bull of running...
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Briatore lined up for F1 return in 2013

Apr.13 (GMM) The events of Flavio Briatore's 60th birthday on Monday means the ousted former Renault boss is coming back to formula one, Italian media said on Tuesday. "He will start immediately behind the...
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No fresh engine for Alonso in China

A Apr.13 (GMM) Fernando Alonso will not use a fourth fresh engine at this weekend's fourth round of the 2010 world championship. With the Spaniard already onto his third engine in Malaysia two weekends...
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Chinese GP: Renault preview

Apr.13 (YF1) Renault preview the forthcoming Chinese Grand Prix to be held at Shanghai International Circuit> A lap of Shanghai with Robert Kubica The track in Shanghai is an impressive place....
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Chinese GP: Force India

Apr.13 (YF1) The Chinese Grand Prix will be the fourth round of the 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship and the final event in the quartet of flyaway races that opened the season. Held at the state of...
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Ferrari not extending Massa deal yet

Apr.13 (GMM) Italian media sources have not fully backed reports that Felipe Massa is close to extending his contract with Ferrari for 2011 and beyond. German and Brazilian reports last week suggested...
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Rain expected for Chinese GP weekend

Apr.13 (GMM) After inclement weather spiced up the recent Australian and Malaysian grands prix, more rain is expected in the region of this weekend's Chinese round near Shanghai. In the wake of the...
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Briatore denies “guilt” over crashgate

Apr.13 (GMM) Despite the FIA agreeing to end its push to have a lifetime ban re-imposed, Flavio Briatore insists he is not guilty of race-fixing. F1's governing body on Monday announced that, after talks...
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Chinese GP: Hispania preview

Apr.12 (YF1) Hispania Racing (HRT F1 Team), the newest F1 team in the paddock, acquired by Jose Ramon Carabante in February and led by team principal Dr Colin Kolles heads to China and Shanghai for the...
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Chinese GP: Cosworth preview

Apr.12 (YF1) The Shanghai International Circuit, venue of the Chinese Grand Prix, is not one of the most severe on the engine, but does offer two notable straights which place a premium on outright engine...
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Korea GP boss denies cancellation reports

Apr.12 (GMM) Organisers of October's inaugural Korean grand prix have denied reports the race could be called off. The German news magazine Focus has claimed that the circuit under construction in Yeongam...
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Crashgate scandal ends with settlement

Apr.12 (GMM) The so-called 'crashgate' scandal is finally over. F1's governing body on Monday announced that, after talks with Singapore race-fixing conspirators Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds, a...
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Ralf sticks up for Michael

Apr.12 (GMM) While defending the success of his elder brother's comeback, Ralf Schumacher has refused to rule out also launching a return to the sport. Also driving for Mercedes, 34-year-old Schumacher has...
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Klien set for HRT Friday drive in China?

Apr.12 (GMM) Christian Klien will travel to Shanghai this week for the Chinese grand prix. For the first time since entering F1 with Jaguar in 2004, the 27-year-old is no longer a regular in the formula...
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Michelin wants tyre war to return to F1

Apr.12 (GMM) Michelin will only return to F1 next year if it has at least one tyre supplier to compete against. With Bridgestone pulling out as the official sole supplier, the French marque Michelin has...
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USF1 trucks confiscated and put on eBay

Apr.12 (GMM) Two transporters intended to move the USF1 team around Europe this year have been seized and are now for sale. London's High Court issued the seizure order on behalf of a UK creditor, and...
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Rosberg’s girlfriend designs F1 motorhome

Apr.12 (GMM) Nico Rosberg's girlfriend is designing the interior of the new Lotus motor home. Vivian Sibold, who is the 24-year-old Mercedes driver's long-time partner, studied interior design in New...
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Hakkinen: F1 fans need to be educated

Apr.12 (GMM) Formula one is not a sport of pure spectacle, according to its back-to-back world champion of 1998 and 1999, Mika Hakkinen. In the wake of accusations that new rules have made the races even...