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New mirrors rule could affect Red Bull most

Apr.2 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel has confirmed reports that Red Bull is "concerned" with the FIA's banning of outboard-mounted mirrors ahead of the forthcoming Chinese grand prix. Like some key rivals...
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Michelin has conditional interest in F1 return

Apr.2 (GMM) Bridgestone spokesman Andy Stobart on Friday declined to comment on reports former rival Michelin could be about to return to F1, perhaps amid a new 'tyre war' situation. Bridgestone,...
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Prodrive could apply for 2011 F1 team entry

Apr.2 (GMM) Prodrive could be set to lodge an application to fill F1's thirteenth team spot on the 2011 grid. Headed by the experienced former Benetton and BAR chief David Richards, the British outfit...
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Petrov knows he has to raise his game

Apr.1 (YF1) Renault driver Vitaly Petrov knows he has to up his game in the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend. Two DNFs in two starts is hardly setting the scene alight. He will also be keen to put an end...
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Malaysian GP: Virgin Racing preview

Apr.1 (YF1) Some like it hot! And it’s just as well, because on that score the Malaysian Grand Prix never fails to deliver. No sooner had the chequered flag been waved in Australia than the F1 Paddock...
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Hamilton regrets Melbourne outburst

Apr.1 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton on Thursday admitted he had been wrong to criticise his race strategy after last Sunday's Australian grand prix. During the Melbourne race, the 2008 world champion slammed the...
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Malaysian GP: Lotus preview

Apr.1 (YF1) Lotus Racing heads into the weekend’s race feeling confident about maintaining their positive start to the season at the Malaysian Grand Prix. Lotus Racing also looks forward to welcoming...
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Tech issues grab spotlight in Sepang

Apr.1 (GMM) Red Bull has made a tweak to its wheel nuts and hubs, after back-to-back pole sitter Sebastian Vettel speared out in Melbourne whilst leading last Sunday. The team's reliability problems,...
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Outboard F1 mirrors to be banned

Apr.1 (GMM) This weekend's grand prix will be the last for the sort of 'outboard' rear view mirrors that are becoming commonplace in F1. In Australia last week, veterans Rubens Barrichello and Pedro de la...
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Wirth admits he will pay for Virgin redesign

Apr.1 (GMM) Nick Wirth has confirmed reports that his company will foot the bill for the major redesign of Virgin's 2010 car. Wirth, 44, is the new British team's technical director, engaged through his...
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Sepang boss says track needs revamp

Apr.1 (GMM) Malaysia's F1 venue is "tired" and needs a "revamp", track boss Razlan Razali admitted at the Sepang circuit. It was the first of the new wave of Hermann Tilke-designed tracks to join the...
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Improved Ferrari F10 in evidence at Sepang

Apr.1 (GMM) The first major evidence of Ferrari's push to improve the cooling efficiency of its 2010 car can now be seen in the team's pit garage at Sepang. Boss Stefano Domenicali vowed to improve the...
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Alguersuari no fan of Tilke circuits

Apr.1 (GMM) Toro Rosso is not likely to trouble the points-scoring ranks on the "predictable" circuits like Malaysia. That is the admission of Jaime Alguersuari, who battled throughout last Sunday's...
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Haug says good DTM chance for Coulthard

Apr.1 (GMM) Norbert Haug has admitted there is a "good" chance that David Coulthard will race for Mercedes in the German touring car series DTM in 2010. Scot Coulthard, 39, recently tested the C-Class...
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Red Bull fail to clarify Vettel problem

Apr.1 (YF1) After Sebastian Vettel’s retirement from the Australian Grand Prix, Red Bull Racing is working on ensuring the situation is not repeated. But a statement on their website does little to clarify...
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Malaysian GP: Williams preview

Apr.1 (YF1) AT&T Williams team preview the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend at Sepang near Kuala Lumpur. Sam Michael, Technical Director: The team heads to Malaysia with the target of getting both drivers...
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Piquets sues blackmail accuser Briatore

Mar.31 (GMM) Sacked Renault driver Nelson Piquet, and his triple world championship-winning father of the same name, have launched a libel court action against Flavio Briatore. According to the Daily Mail,...
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FIA allow Spain debut for revised Virgin VR01

Mar.31 (GMM) Wirth Research, as distinct from the team Virgin Racing or Manor Motorsport, is set to foot the estimated 1 million pounds sterling bill for redesigning the VR-01 F1 car. It emerged a few days...