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Melbourne Day 1: McLaren review

Mar.26 (YF1) Vodafone McLaren Mercedes drivers, reigning World Champion and 2009 Australian Grand Prix winner Jenson Button and 2008 World Champion Lewis Hamilton review their day at Albert Park in...
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Melbourne Day 1: Bridgestone report

Mar.26 (YF1) Bridgestone’s soft tyre helped Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton go fastest at Albert Park for the first day of practice for the Australian Grand Prix. Hamilton set a 1m...
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Melbourne Day 1: Sauber review

Mar.26 (YF1) Because of mixed weather conditions with some rain in the second free practice session for the Australian Grand Prix it is difficult to estimate everybody’s performance. However, Pedro de la...
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Melbourne Day 1: Red Bull review

Mar.26 (YF1) Red Bull Racing drivers Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel reflect on the first day of the Australian Grand Prix weekend at Albert Park in Melbourne. Mark Webber 1st Practice P14, 2nd Practice...
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Melbourne Day 1: Force India review

Mar.26 (YF1) Force India was the first team to run three drivers on the first day of a 2010 Grand Prix weekend. Vitantonio Liuzzi and reserve driver Paul Di Resta drove in the first practice session with...
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Melbourne Day 1: Lotus review

Mar.26 (YF1) The second practice session on Friday afternoon in Melbourne began under cloudy skies with light rain falling, curtailing track time for Lotus Racing throughout the afternoon session. Despite...
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Melbourne Day 1: Williams review

Mar.26 (YF1) AT&T Williams Cosworth team review their first day of the Australian Grand Prix weekend at Albert park in Melbourne with Rubens Barrichello and Nico Hulkenberg behind the wheel of the...
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Friday news snippets from Melbourne

Mar.26 (GMM) Much behind the scenes activity in Melbourne during the build-up to the Australian Grand Prix at the city's Albert Park circuit. Briatore still managing F1 drivers Flavio Briatore has told...
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Heidfeld takes over as GPDA chairman

Mar.26 (GMM) Nick Heidfeld is the new chairman of the Grand Prix Drivers' Association (GPDA). With Pedro de la Rosa wanting to step back now that he has rejoined the grid after several years as a test...
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Virgin admits fuel tank size blunder

Mar.26 (GMM) Virgin has confirmed reports that the FIA has given the British team approval to fit a new fuel tank in the VR-01 car. German reports late on Thursday said that, despite the homologation of...
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Ecclestone expects long Schumi comeback

Mar.26 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone does not expect Michael Schumacher to re-enter retirement at the end of his new three-year Mercedes contract. After spending the 2007, 2008 and 2009 seasons on the sidelines...
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Stefan GP still working on USF1 takeover?

Mar.26 (GMM) Stefan GP has not given up on racing in formula one this year. With the Toyota relationship recently coming to an end, Serbian businessman Zoran Stefanovic is now said to be working on...
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Renault not taking Vettel problem blame

Mar.26 (GMM) A broken spark plug was the "symptom, not the cause" of the problem aboard Sebastian Vettel's Red Bull in Bahrain two weeks ago. That is the information of a spokesman for the team's engine...
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GP2 Test: Maldonado upstages young guns

Mar.25 (YF1) Pastor Maldonado ended both three testing days at the top of the timing sheet in Le Castellet. He clocked in a best laptime of 1:09.784 this afternoon. This last day was also marked by...
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Force India working on air vent concept

Mar.25 (GMM) Like Sauber, it is believed Force India is also close to finishing an 'f-duct' air inlet system similar to the controversial one cleared to race this year on McLaren's 2010 car. "I hope that...
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New parc ferme process to stay in 2010

Mar.25 (GMM) After a successful trial in Bahrain, the FIA will go ahead with a new parc ferme routine for the whole of the 2010 season. Because the field is now bigger than in 2009, the governing body...
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Vettel scoffs at Dennis’ “low fuel” theory

Mar.25 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel on Thursday scoffed at Ron Dennis' suggestion that Red Bull did not tell the truth about its problem in the Bahrain season opener two weeks ago. Having initially said a failed...
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Virgin fuel tank too small to finish races

Mar.25 (GMM) Virgin has been given a green light by the FIA to make a substantial change to its 2010 chassis. Although the chassis is homologated for cost reasons and therefore not able to be modified, it...