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Malaysian GP: Sauber preview

Mar.30 (YF1) After a spectacular race in Australia the third round of the FIA Formula One World Championship is just a few days away. The teams continue their journey to Kuala Lumpur for the Malaysian...
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Lotus to unveil new Malaysian sponsor

Mar.30 (GMM) Lotus is expected to shortly confirm a new sponsorship deal with Maxis, a leading Malaysian mobile network. The logo of the Kuala Lumpur based company, whose headquarters is the impressive...
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Final news briefs from Melbourne

Mar.29 (GMM)  Before finishing the thrilling Australian grand prix in second place, Renault's Robert Kubica had pleaded with a friend not to throw away a EUR100 bet on a podium finish for the Pole.  "I may...
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F1 boss Fernandes not running Lotus team

Mar.29 (GMM)  The real running of the new F1 outfit Lotus is not performed by team principal Tony Fernandes. The Malaysian entrepreneur is also the hands-on chief of his low-cost airline AirAsia as well as...
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Williams impressed with Barrichello

Mar.29 (GMM)  Sam Michael is impressed with Rubens Barrichello, after working alongside the Brazilian veteran for his first two races at the wheel of a Williams. The 37-year-old out qualified his teammate...
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Haug says McLaren supercar caused split

Mar.29 (GMM)  Mercedes-Benz split with McLaren due to the British team's efforts to built its own road supercar. That is according to the German marque's motor sport chief Norbert Haug, after Mercedes took...
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Mercedes eyes Barcelona debut for ‘F-duct’

Mar.29 (GMM)  Mercedes is targeting May's Spanish grand prix for the debut of its own McLaren-style 'F-duct' air inlet system. After Sauber tested (but did not race) a version in Australia, Williams' Sam...
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Coin toss decides Kovalainen’s Sepang fate

Mar.29 (GMM)  The loss of a coin throw means Heikki Kovalainen will sit out Friday morning practice ahead of this weekend's Malaysian grand prix. With Lotus' locally-born test driver Fairuz Fauzy set to...
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Formula 1 heads to rainy Malaysia

Mar.29 (GMM)  The weather turned wild in Melbourne on the day after the thrilling Australian grand prix. Light rain at the start of Sunday's race ensured an exciting race at Albert Park, but Monday's...
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Fauzy to drive Lotus in Sepang practice 1

Mar.28 (GMM) Despite a couple of false starts, it is expected that Fairuz Fauzy will drive a Lotus T127 during Friday practice at Sepang on Friday. In the wake of earlier comments made by team principal...
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Raikkonen to partner Vettel in 2011?

Mar.28 (GMM) Kimi Raikkonen is set to replace Red Bull's Mark Webber ahead of the 2011 season. A report in Germany's Bild am Sonntag said the return of the Finn to formula one, to become his friend...
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Red Bull not confirming Vettel brake failure

Mar.28 (GMM) As darkness fell at Albert Park on Sunday night, Christian Horner would not confirm that brake failure pitched pole sitter and race leader Sebastian Vettel out of the Australian grand...
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Australian GP: Toro Rosso report

Mar.28 (YF1) After a rather dull race in Bahrain, Melbourne and its weather provided an action-packed F1 race. Here’s what the team had to say… Jaime Alguersuari, STR5-03 Pos. 11th: “I think on the...
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Australian GP: Renault report

Mar.28 (UF1) Renault F1 team review the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne. Robert Kubica, P2 Fastest lap: 1:29.570 Pitstops: one, lap 8, 24.188s (Intermediate / option) Robert: “Second...