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Jerez Test II Day 1: Mercedes GP report

Feb.17 (YF1) The Mercedes GP Petronas team began the third pre-season test at the Jerez circuit in southern Spain today with Michael Schumacher at the wheel of the MGP W01. After last week’s rain-affected...
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Jerez Test II Day 1: McLaren report

Feb.17 (YF1) The day-long changeable conditions made progress frustratingly slow, as meaningful running could not be achieved without the arrival of either a rain shower or a red-flag period. Nevertheless,...
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Jerez Test II Day 1: Ferrari report

Feb.17 (YF1) It was a day of hiccups for the Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, today at the eighth day of testing for the 2010 Championship, the fifth at the "Circuito Permanente de Velocidad" in Jerez de la...
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Jerez Test II Day 1: Toro Rosso report

Feb.17 (YF1) Driver: Sebastien Buemi; Chassis: STR5 - 02; Best time: 1:23.322, 79 laps Just four days after the end of the last test session, the third and penultimate one of the winter got underway today,...
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Jerez Test II Day 1: Force India report

Feb.17 (YF1) The Force India Formula One Team resumed its VJM03 testing programme at the Circuito de Jerez today as the first of a four day programme got underway. New test and reserve driver Paul di Resta...
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Jerez Test II Day 1: Williams report

Feb.17 (YF1) Williams F1 team objectives for the day were to concentrate on set-up work and systems checks with the FW32. Sam Michael, Technical Director: Today the track was generally damp with only a few...
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Jerez Test II Day 1: Lotus report

Feb.17 (YF1) Lotus Racing has enjoyed a successful first day of testing at Jerez with driver Fairuz Fauzy completing 76 laps without problems, and completing the 300 kms needed to gain his Super Licence,...
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Jerez Test II Day 1: Sauber report

Feb.17 (YF1) In constantly changing weather conditions, Pedro de la Rosa, who was at the wheel of the C29, used the day to try out all the different tyre specifications. Pedro de la Rosa: “The conditions...
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Stefan GP ‘very close’ to announcing drivers

Feb.17 (GMM) Zoran Stefanovic on Wednesday refused to be drawn on the identity of the drivers for his hopeful formula one entrant Stefan GP. The Serbian outfit is pushing hard to be included on the 2010...
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Aldar sells Yas Marina to government

Feb.17 (Zawya Dow Jones) Aldar Properties, Abu Dhabi's largest developer by market value, has sold the racing circuit, marina, yacht club as well as other infrastructure assets at its flagship Yas Marina...
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Fisichella drove new Ferrari at Jerez

Feb.17 (GMM) Two rainy days of exclusive team "filming" at Jerez was actually Giancarlo Fisichella's first chance to drive the new Ferrari F10 single seater. It had been reported that the Italian team's use...
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Report: Chandhok signed for Stefan GP

Feb.17 (GMM) Stefan GP is reported to have signed a driver to complete its 2010 lineup. Although without an official entry to race this season, the Serbian outfit is believed to have already signed the...
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Key USF1 figure leaves American team

Feb.17 (GMM) A key member of the new American entrant USF1 is believed to have left the team. Brian Bonner, the team's head of business development, is no longer working with USF1, amid rumours the YouTube...
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More chiefs for Lotus Racing

Feb.16 (YF1) Following the unveiling of the Lotus Cosworth T127 on Friday night, Lotus Racing has this morning announced a strengthening of its senior management team. Team Principal Tony Fernandes has...
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Nick Fry has not left Mercedes GP

Feb.16 (GMM) Contrary to reports, Nick Fry has not left Mercedes GP. The original internet report has been withdrawn by the website in question, even though it does appear that some restructuring of the...
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Lotus to race with Malaysian license

Feb.16 (GMM) A spokesman for the Lotus F1 team has confirmed that the Norfolk based outfit will race with a Malaysian license in 2010. The T127 car, named in the traditional designation of the legendary...
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Stefan GP seeks F1 entry for 2010

Feb.16 (GMM) Stefan GP is pushing to secure a fourteenth team entry for the 2010 season, boss Zoran Stefanovic has confirmed. It has been reported that the Serbian outfit, not yet a feature of this year's...
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Adrian Valles tipped for USF1 second seat

Feb.16 (GMM) USF1's only confirmed driver Jose Maria Lopez has singled out fellow rookie Adrian Valles as an ideal teammate. We reported earlier this month that Spaniard Valles, 23, was the leading...