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Schumacher has yet to rejoin GPDA

Mar.17 (GMM) Michael Schumacher is hesitating to rejoin the F1 drivers' union GPDA upon his return to formula one this year. According to Germany's Bild Zeitung, the seven time world champion is now one...
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‘Lighter’ Red Bull for Webber in Melbourne

Mar.17 (GMM) A lighter chassis is awaiting Mark Webber for when F1 track action resumes late next week in Melbourne. The Australian, already in the southern city ahead of his ninth home race, told local...
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Kovalainen proposes blue flag ban

Mar.17 (GMM) Heikki Kovalainen's proposal to help spice up the racing in formula one is to scrap blue flags, according to Lotus team boss Tony Fernandes. In an interview with Bloomberg, the Malaysian...
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Video: Ferrari boss reflects on Bahrain GP

Mar.17 (YF1) Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali reflects on a 1-2 victory in the season opening Bahrain Grand Prix. "A fantastic start to the championship! This amazing one-two is just reward for all...
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Sutton Image Montage: Historic Bahrain

Mar.17 (YF1) Eighteen of 20 living Formula 1 World Champions gathered on Bahrain Grand Prix weekend along with a collection of 20 legendary cars to commemorate F1’s 60 years anniversary and a celebrating...
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Ferrari said to be working on B-spec car

Mar.17 (GMM) Rumours that Ferrari is working on a 'B' version of its new F10 car have resurfaced. We reported Italian media speculation in late January that a significant overhaul of the single seater,...
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F1 boss says 2010 rules cannot change

Mar.17 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone says formula one must for now live with its current set of rules. After the processional Bahrain grand prix, there has been widespread criticism of the current rulebook and...
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Lotus set for Petrobras sponsor deal

Mar.17 (GMM) According to Brazilian media reports, Lotus is close to securing a sponsorship deal with Petrobras. Some of the reports said a deal between the new Malaysian-backed team and the semi-public...
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Red Bull: Merc did not want to supply us

Mar.16 (GMM) Mercedes did not want to power Red Bull this year because the German marque feared being beaten. That is the claim of Dr Helmut Marko, the motor sport adviser to the energy drinks company...
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FIA struggling to find F1 commissioner

Mar.16 (GMM) Jean Todt says he is no closer to appointing a commissioner to represent him at every grand prix. Before he was elected as the FIA's new president, the Frenchman said a separate commissioner...
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Laureus logo on Mercedes GP cars

Mar.16 (YF1) The Mercedes GP Petronas cars of seven-time World Champion Michael Schumacher and team-mate Nico Rosberg will carry the Laureus logo throughout the 2010 Formula One World Championship. The...
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Lopez optimistic despite USF1 experience

Mar.16 (GMM) A disappointed Jose Maria Lopez has not ruled out mounting a new formula one foray in the future. Nicknamed 'Pechito', the 26-year-old Argentine rookie had signed for this season with the now...
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Germany vs Italy media war over Schumi

Mar.16 (GMM) The German press has hit back after its Italian colleagues were scathing of Michael Schumacher's comeback performance in Bahrain. After the former Ferrari driver finished sixth behind his...
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Renault in spotlight after Vettel failure

Mar.16 (GMM) Hours after Red Bull diagnosed an exhaust problem as the cause of Sebastian Vettel's Bahrain power loss, the team issued a media statement. The 22-year-old race leader, having started from...
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Massive sponsor exposure for Santander

Mar.16 (GMM) The value of Santander's investment throughout the winter season and the 2010 Bahrain opener was EUR25 million, according to reports in the Spanish press. The Spanish bank is Ferrari's new main...
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Ferrari wants F1’s new teams to catch up

Mar.16 (GMM) Ferrari is supportive of F1's struggling new teams and their chase to catch up with the pace, insists boss Stefano Domenicali. The famous Italian team scathingly denounced the sport's new era...
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FOTA to discuss ‘F1 bore’ saga

Mar.16 (GMM) A meeting of the F1 teams association FOTA is expected to discuss the issue of boring races during a conference on Tuesday, according to Switzerland's Motorsport Aktuell. The saga in the wake...