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Bridgestone asked to tweak tyres

Mar.25 (GMM) According to rumours in the Albert Park paddock on Thursday, the FIA has asked Bridgestone to consider supplying a more extreme selection of tyres at future grands prix. The news follows an...
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Tom Kristensen to be steward in Australia

Mar.25 (GMM) Tom Kristensen has been named as the driver representative on the F1 stewards panel at this weekend's Australian grand prix. After Alain Prost took up the duties in Bahrain two weeks ago, now...
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Coulthard closing in on 2010 DTM deal

Mar.25 (GMM) David Coulthard has hinted he is close to agreeing a deal to race with Mercedes in the German touring car series DTM in 2010. After a couple of tests with the marque, it was suggested the...
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Ferrari’s McLaren-type vent not ready

Mar.25 (GMM) With Sauber preparing to try a McLaren-style air inlet system in Melbourne, Ferrari has revealed it is not ready to race a similar innovation on its F10 car. Designer Nikolas Tombazis told...
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Webber denies retirement talk

Mar.25 (GMM) Red Bull's Mark Webber on Thursday said he was not angry despite Lewis Hamilton telling the media in Melbourne that he might retire at the end of 2010. 2008 world champion Hamilton, who...
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GP2: Maldonado tops again at Ricard test

Mar.25 (YF1) Pastor Maldonado was again quickest for the second day of GP2 Series collective tests in le Castellet. On a 2A configuration track, the Venezuelan clocked in a best laptime of 1:09.769, one...
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Ferrari boss urges “humility” in Melbourne

Mar.24 (YF1) Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo has echoed the sentiments of his star driver Fernando Alonso by urging his team and the tifosi to remain realistic ahead of the Australian GP. The...
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Hamilton in no hurry to appoint manager

Mar.24 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton has revealed he received "a lot" of applications to become his new manager. It emerged before the 2010 season opener that the McLaren driver will no longer be handled...
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Sauber set to run McLaren-type air vent

Mar.24 (GMM) According to rumours from the Melbourne pitlane on Wednesday, Sauber is ready to test an initial version of the controversial McLaren-style knee-activated air inlet system. The innovation,...

Renault strike sponsor deal with bank

Mar.24 (YF1) The Renault F1 Team announced that the R30 race cars will carry branding from DIAC, a French subsidiary of RCI Banque, during the forthcoming rounds of the FIA Formula 1 World...
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Petrov not your average F1 pay driver

Mar.24 (GMM) It is not right to describe Vitaly Petrov as simply a F1 "pay-driver", according to his manager Oksana Kossatschenko. Although confirming that the Russian rookie is bringing EUR15 million to...
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Hamilton senses Webber to retire soon

Mar.24 (GMM) Mark Webber could be planning to hang up his formula one helmet at the end of 2010, Lewis Hamilton said in Sydney on Wednesday. After taking the helm of a racing yacht for a sponsor event on...
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Chandhok denies Indian GP funding F1 seat

Mar.24 (GMM) Karun Chandhok has denied claims the group behind next year's inaugural Indian grand prix is also funding his 2010 seat with the HRT team. When F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone recently...
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Brain surgery for Aussie GP boss

Mar.24 (GMM) The boss of the Australian grand prix will be at Albert Park this weekend, despite recently undergoing emergency brain surgery. Ron Walker, chairman of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation,...
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Lotus works to replace Xtrac hydraulics

Mar.24 (GMM) The source of many reliability problems encountered by F1's new teams so far in 2010 has been traced to their common supplier XTrac. Not since 1996 has the UK-based company, who like...
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No Friday Lotus role yet for Fauzy

Mar.24 (GMM) It is still yet to be confirmed that Fairuz Fauzy will be at the wheel of a Lotus on Friday morning practice for next week's Malaysian grand prix, or in Melbourne later this week. Team boss...
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Alonso gets himself a Maserati GranCabrio

Mar.24 (YF1) The two time Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso, driver of Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, has “unveiled” in Fiorano the Maserati GranCabrio that he has selected. The Spaniard has...
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DTM Mercedes for Ralf Schumacher

Mar.24 (YF1) Ralf Schumacher will once again compete with the AMG Mercedes C-Class in the 2010 DTM championship starting at Hockenheim on 25th April 2010. 34-year-old Schumacher began his DTM career at...