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Jerez Test Day 2: McLaren report

Feb.11 (YF1) Second and final day of testing for Jenson Button, in the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-25, at Jerez this week. The team began the day with a continuation of the early-morning aero mapping it...
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Jerez Test Day 2: Sauber review

Feb.11 (YF1) The second day of testing in Jerez was held in lot better weather conditions as the track dried quickly in the morning. With Kamui Kobayashi, driving the BMW Sauber C29, being one of the drivers...
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Hall of Fame honour for Ron Dennis

Feb.11 (YF1) McLaren Group chairman Ron Dennis was honoured on stage last night when he became one of the very first inductees into Motorsport magazine’s Hall Of Fame. The inaugural event was billed as...
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Volkswagen and Kolles deny Campos links

Feb.11 (GMM) Volkswagen and Colin Kolles on Thursday denied reports they are part of a package to rescue the beleaguered Campos team. Earlier Spanish reports said Campos team president Jose Ramon Carabante...
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Ralf Schumacher had surgery recently

Feb.11 (GMM) Ralf Schumacher fell heavily whilst skiing in Austria last month, according to the Cologne publication Express. It is reported that the 34-year-old German, who is vying to return to formula...
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Concerns about new intermediate F1 tyre

Feb.11 (GMM) Concerns about Bridgestone's new intermediate tyre were raised after the opening day of the Jerez test on Wednesday. The bad weather at the Spanish circuit meant teams had their first chance to...
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Vettel’s helmet resembles Red Bull can

Feb.11 (GMM) After calling his 2009 car 'Kate's Dirty Sister', Sebastian Vettel proved his quirky humour remains fully intact at Wednesday's launch of the new Red Bull. Admitting that he was still dreaming...
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Points system no big deal says de la Rosa

Feb.11 (GMM) Pedro de la Rosa has played down the likely effectiveness of F1's new points scoring system. The F1 Commission last week confirmed that extending the gap between first and second places in...
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Horner not denying Raikkonen interest

Feb.11 (GMM) Another leading Red Bull figure has admitted that the idea of Kimi Raikkonen returning to F1 in 2011 with the energy drinks marque is "interesting". The first to make the admission this week...
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Ecclestone to rescue Campos F1 project?

Feb.11 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone and Jose Ramon Carabante have joined forces to rescue the Campos team, Spain's Diario AS newspaper reports. The deal will reportedly see team partner and president Carabante...
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Red Bull Racing bolster their sponsor line-up

Feb.10 (YF1) Casio have signed up for another year as a team partner and will again use their association with Red Bull Racing to promote their Edifice line of men’s watches. Both the drivers and the...
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Williams’ KERS fitted to new Porsche road car

Feb.11 (GMM) The flywheel-based KERS system developed by Williams for formula one will instead be fitted to Porsche's new 911 GT3 R Hybrid road car. The Grove based team told the media on Thursday that its...
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Jerez Test Day 1: Virgin Racing review

Feb.10 (YF1) Virgin Racing are up and running in Jerez. The team and car arrived here yesterday, followed closely by some brand new parts which have been developed from last week’s initial shakedown data....
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Bridgestone reveal tyre specs for season

Feb.10 (YF1) Bridgestone, the Official Tyre Supplier to the FIA Formula One World Championship, announced the compound allocations of Potenza tyres for the first three rounds of the 2010 FIA Formula One...
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Jerez Test Day 1: Force India review

Feb.10 (YF1) Force India Formula One Team's 2010 challenger, the VJM03, made its official testing debut today at the Circuit de Jerez in Spain. Tonio Liuzzi was on driving duties and, despite the mainly wet...
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Jerez Test Day 1: Renault report

Feb.10 (YF1) A dry start to the day lasted for just over half an hour when heavy rain showers hit the circuit. The track remained damp throughout the day and Vitaly completed some wet weather running in the...
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Jerez Test Day 1: Ferrari report

Feb.10 (YF1) The second test session prior to the start of the Formula 1 World Championship, got underway today at Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia. The session was affected by adverse weather: the track...
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FIA denies new F1 teams can miss races

Feb.10 (GMM) Contrary to reports in recent days, formula one teams in fact cannot miss races in 2010 and escape penalty, the FIA clarified on Wednesday. In recent days, both F1 chief executive Bernie...