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Chinese GP: Mercedes GP preview

Apr.9 (YF1) The 2010 Formula One World Championship continues next weekend with the fourth round, the Chinese Grand Prix, taking place at the Shanghai International Circuit on Sunday 18 April. Nico...
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Chinese GP: McLaren preview

Apr.9 (YF1) Vodafone McLaren Mercedes preview the forthcoming Chinese Grand Prix to take place at the Shanghai International Circuit on the weekend of 16 to 18 April 2010. Jenson Button: "Last year, they...
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Chinese GP: Sauber preview

Apr.9 (YF1) With the Chinese Grand Prix taking place on 18th April in Shanghai, the team is preparing for its next trip to Asia. It will be the first race with new Technical Director James Key on...
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Chinese GP: Bridgestone preview

Apr.9 (YF1) Bridgestone heads to China for the fourth round of the FIA Formula One World Championship where the hard and soft compound Potenza tyres will be put through their paces on the severe Shanghai...
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GP2 Test: D’Ambrosio fastest on day two

Apr.9 (YF1) History taught us the best window to set the fastest laptime at the Spaniard track is during the morning session. In the second day of the last pre-season tests, this theory was again verified...
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Massa ‘close’ to new 3-year Ferrari deal

Apr.9 (GMM) A three-year contract extension is reportedly in the works for Ferrari's Felipe Massa. The 28-year-old Brazilian's deal with the Italian team runs out this season, and it had been rumoured...
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Spa to re-open after tunnel collapse

Apr.9 (GMM) Spa-Francorchamps will re-open at the end of next week, after an access tunnel beneath the Belgian GP venue collapsed in late March. The circuit was closed after the collapse - which occurred...
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Alonso not worried about engine quota

Apr.9 (GMM) Fernando Alonso has played down reports he is already nearly halfway through his allocation of engines for the 2010 season. FIA rules state that each driver may use just eight engines...
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Piquet and Parente to drive GT together

Apr.8 (YF1) Former Renault F1 driver Nelson Piquet has landed himself a drive for the Aurora Racing Team to contest the 2010 Iberian Gt Championship. The Brazilian, who was a central figure in the 2008...
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Simulator work for Hamilton ahead of China

Apr.8 (GMM) Lewis Hamilton also made the long-haul return flight to Europe in the wake of last weekend's Malaysian grand prix. British newspapers reported after Sepang that it was teammate Jenson Button...
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Steward role for Alex Wurz in Shanghai

Apr.8 (GMM) The next driver to act as a formula one steward in 2010 will be Alex Wurz. FIA president Jean Todt's new scheme, where an experienced former driver sits alongside the three other stewards at...
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Briatore eyes F1 return in “another role”

Apr.8 (GMM) Flavio Briatore has admitted he might return to formula one after 2012. The Italian, who turns 60 in a few days, successfully overturned the FIA's imposition last year of a lifetime ban, but...
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Frank Williams: We will find tyres for 2011

Apr.8 (GMM) Sir Frank Williams insists he is not worried that F1 will be embarrassingly left without a tyre supplier in 2011. "There will be tyres," said the veteran co-owner and boss of his eponymous...
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Red Bull review future of their F1 drivers

Apr.8 (GMM) A meeting later this year will discuss the immediate futures of up to three Red Bull-backed F1 drivers. The Swiss newspaper Blick said Toro Rosso's Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari, as...
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Petrov told to lose weight by Renault

Apr.8 (GMM) Renault has told its rookie Russian driver Vitaly Petrov to lose some weight. The German publication Auto Motor und Sport said the 25-year-old newcomer, who is bringing EUR15 million to the...
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Former GP2 team Durango bids for F1 slot

Apr.8 (GMM) The former GP2 team Durango has lodged an application to fill the thirteenth spot on the 2011 formula one grid. The Italian outfit, founded in 1980 and also with experience in sports car and...
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FIA says adjustable ride-height is not legal

Apr.8 (GMM) Adjusting the ride-height of a formula one car's suspension system during parc ferme is illegal, the FIA has clarified. The news comes amid continuing suspicion about the dominant Red Bull RB6...
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GP2 Test: Maldonado tops in Barcelona

Apr.8 (YF1) The GP2 Series paddock gathered this week for the last three-day pre-season test session in Barcelona. And once again, it was Pastor Maldonado who set the pace at the end of the day in a...