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Vettel hopes Red Bull to use ‘F-duct’ soon

Apr.15 (GMM) Almost half of the field is expected to be running an 'F-duct' in Friday practice in China, but current pacesetters Red Bull will not be among them. Alongside innovators McLaren, it emerged on...
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No Friday driving for Virgin’s Soucek

Apr.15 (GMM) Andy Soucek on Thursday admitted he is not likely to drive a Virgin during Friday practice sessions at grands prix any time soon. The 24-year-old Austrian-Spaniard and reigning F2 champion is...
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Lola not interested in 2011 F1 entry

Apr.15 (GMM) Lola on Thursday became another prospective F1 team to rule out applying for the final spot on the 2011 grid. The British racing car company applied to race this season, and went to some...
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Hamilton “weaving” still in the spotlight

Apr.15 (GMM)  Lewis Hamilton will find himself a major topic of the pre-event drivers' briefing in Shanghai. After the Malaysian grand prix two weeks ago, Renault boss Eric Boullier was critical of FIA...
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Ferrari, Williams, Merc to use F-duct in China

Apr.15 (GMM)  Sauber, Ferrari, Williams and Mercedes are tipped to all be running a McLaren-style 'F-duct' system during Friday practice in Shanghai. "Our plan is to have it on the car from Friday to...
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Kubica and Massa play down Ferrari rumours

Apr.15 (GMM)  Robert Kubica and Felipe Massa on Thursday played down the rumours about their respective futures. With Brazilian Massa's Ferrari contract set to expire, it is suggested that Kubica, 25,...
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F1 to enjoy extended break after China

Apr.15 (GMM)  Fernando Alonso on Thursday tipped the F1 world to enjoy its rare extended break in the wake of  Sunday's Chinese grand prix. The first four rounds of this year's world championship have all...
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Prodrive says no to F1 bid for 2011

Apr.15 (GMM)  Prodrive has not launched a new bid to enter formula one. Thursday was the deadline for potential teams to register interest with the FIA for the 2011 selection process. But despite Prodrive...
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Promo work keeps Button busy in China

Apr.15 (YF1) A Wednesday in Shanghai wouldn’t be the same with an ExxonMobil press event – and world champion Jenson Button duly obliged by throwing himself into a frenzied afternoon of activities...
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Tilke denies quotes on Korean GP delays

Apr.15 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday said there is "no doubt" Korea will be ready to host its inaugural grand prix in late October. Local promoters Korea Auto Valley Operation (KAVO) have already...
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Willi Weber back in court facing jail

Apr.15 (GMM) Legal trouble has struck again for Willi Weber, Michael Schumacher's long time manager. The 68-year-old, who now handles Nico Hulkenberg's young career, was sentenced to probation and a...
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Warwick, Mansell, Fittipaldi, Hill to be stewards

Apr.15 (GMM) Derek Warwick, Nigel Mansell and Emerson Fittipaldi are being lined up to act as the fourth F1 stewards at forthcoming grands prix. FIA president Jean Todt's new initiative is to have a...
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Red Bull reserve role for Coulthard in China

Apr.15 (GMM) David Coulthard will be Red Bull's formula one reserve driver for the Chinese grand prix weekend. The energy drink company's regular joint reserve drivers, Daniel Ricciardo and Brendon...
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Kubica wants to be in title winning team

Apr.15 (GMM) As the uncertainty about Felipe Massa's contract rises, Robert Kubica is increasingly mentioned as his most likely successor. Renault has a multiple year contract with the 25-year-old Pole,...
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Ferrari boss unwilling to discuss Massa contract

Apr.15 (GMM) Luca di Montezemolo would not be drawn when asked about speculation that 2010 could be Felipe Massa's last season at Ferrari. Brazilian and German reports recently said the 28-year-old, whose...
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Cold weather greet F1 fraternity in China

Apr.15 (GMM) There was no sign of Wednesday's hail, but Shanghai remained grim and cold as F1 drivers and their engineers walked the 5.9km layout on Thursday. After the oppressive heat and humidity of...
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Chinese GP: Virgin Racing preview

Apr.15 (YF1) Shanghai, in the People’s Republic of China, is the next stop on F1’s 2010 tour for Round 4 of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship, the Chinese Grand Prix. The race is the last of the...
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Fresh Cosworth engine for Senna in China

Apr.14 (GMM) Bruno Senna will have a fresh Cosworth engine fitted to his HRT car for qualifying and the race in China this weekend. Brazil's Globo reports that the change will be made as a precaution,...