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Ecclestone, team bosses meet about tyres

Apr.2 (GMM) Friday's meeting with Bernie Ecclestone involving all the team bosses was almost exclusively about the tyre supplier situation for 2011. Germany's Auto Motor und Sport said the leading...
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Lotus boss not confirming Fauzy rumours

Apr.2 (GMM) Lotus team boss Tony Fernandes on Friday refused to confirm speculation Fairuz Fauzy will race a green T127 sometime in 2010. After the Malaysian 27-year-old tested Heikki Kovalainen's car...
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Malaysia Day 1: Renault report

Apr.2 (YF1) Renault reflect on the first day of the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend at Sepang. Robert Kubica, R30-03 Free Practice 1: P5, 1:35.402, 22 laps; Free Practice 2: P6, 1:35.148, 34 laps “It was a...
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Malaysia Day 1: Lotus report

Apr.2 (YF1) Friday began with Mike Gascoyne's birthday being celebrated in the garage bfore the action on track began in what is fast becoming Lotus Racing’s signature style, with Fairuz Fauzy in...
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Malaysia Day 1: Virgin Racing report

Apr.2 (YF1) Virgin Racing enjoyed two very productive free practice sessions in Sepang today as running commenced in preparation for this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix. Conditions were hot and humid,...
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Malaysia Day 1: Toro Rosso report

Apr.2 (YF1) With new rules restricting the number of team personnel, STR proudly unveiled their Robot Press Release Generating Machine in Bahrain, but by the time we got to Sepang, packing and unpacking the...
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Malaysia Day 1: Mercedes GP report

Apr.2 (YF1) The opening two practice sessions for the 2010 Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix got underway today at the Sepang International Circuit, located just outside the Malaysian capital of Kuala...
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Malaysia Day 1: Ferrari report

Apr.2 (YF1) Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro tackled Friday’s two free practice sessions concentrating entirely on preparation for Sunday’s race. Both Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso worked on finding the best...
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Malaysia Day 1: Force India report

Apr.2 (YF1) Hot and humid Sepang was the venue for the opening day of practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend. Teams and drivers sizzled in the searing heat during the two 90 minute sessions,...
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Malaysia Day 1: Hispania report

Apr.2 (YF1) Sepang International Circuit, Karun Chandhok in chassis F110-01 #20 completed 24 laps in the morning session, for a best lap time of 1.41.966 while Bruno Senna in chassis F110-02 #21 completed 27...
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Malaysia Day 1: Williams report

Apr.2 (YF1) AT&T Williams reflect on the first day of the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend at Sepang. Sam Michael, Technical Director We spent today’s practice sessions working on starts and evaluating a...
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Malaysia Day 1: Red Bull report

Apr.2 (YF1) Red Bull Racing reflect on the first day of the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend at Sepang. Car 5 Sebastian Vettel “Some small issues for me today, but nothing big. Mark unfortunately had to stop...
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Malaysia Day 1: McLaren report

Apr.2 (YF1) Vodafone McLaren Mercedes reflect on the first day of the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend at Sepang. Lewis Hamilton: “Sepang is a very special place – it’s not a stop-start circuit; it’s a...
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Malaysia Day 1: Bridgestone report

Apr.2 (YF1) Bridgestone’s soft tyre helped Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton set the pace with a 1min 34.175secs lap time as the Malaysian Grand Prix got underway in hot and humid...
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Malaysia Day 1: Sauber report

Apr.2 (YF1) It was a trouble free start to the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend for Kamui Kobayashi and Pedro de la Rosa. Besides the usual set-up work and race preparation, the team found time to test the...
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F1 mirror ban delayed until Barcelona

Apr.2 (GMM) F1 teams have been given more time to adjust to the new ban on outboard-mounted rear view mirrors. It emerged in Malaysia on Thursday that this weekend's race at Sepang will be the last for...
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Fauzy to race Lotus in 2010?

Apr.2 (GMM) According to a murmur sweeping the Sepang media centre during Friday's second practice session, Fairuz Fauzy could race a Lotus later in 2010. After practicing in Heikki Kovalainen's green...
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Friday news briefs from Malaysia

Apr.2 (GMM) News snippets from the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend at Sepang. Heidfeld drives priceless classic Reserve driver Nick Heidfeld has not had any laps in Mercedes' current F1 car, but he did get...