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Kubica and Massa play down Ferrari rumours

Apr.15 (GMM)  Robert Kubica and Felipe Massa on Thursday played down the rumours about their respective futures. With Brazilian Massa's Ferrari contract set to expire, it is suggested that Kubica, 25,...
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F1 to enjoy extended break after China

Apr.15 (GMM)  Fernando Alonso on Thursday tipped the F1 world to enjoy its rare extended break in the wake of  Sunday's Chinese grand prix. The first four rounds of this year's world championship have all...
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Prodrive says no to F1 bid for 2011

Apr.15 (GMM)  Prodrive has not launched a new bid to enter formula one. Thursday was the deadline for potential teams to register interest with the FIA for the 2011 selection process. But despite Prodrive...
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Promo work keeps Button busy in China

Apr.15 (YF1) A Wednesday in Shanghai wouldn’t be the same with an ExxonMobil press event – and world champion Jenson Button duly obliged by throwing himself into a frenzied afternoon of activities...
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Tilke denies quotes on Korean GP delays

Apr.15 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday said there is "no doubt" Korea will be ready to host its inaugural grand prix in late October. Local promoters Korea Auto Valley Operation (KAVO) have already...
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Willi Weber back in court facing jail

Apr.15 (GMM) Legal trouble has struck again for Willi Weber, Michael Schumacher's long time manager. The 68-year-old, who now handles Nico Hulkenberg's young career, was sentenced to probation and a...
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Warwick, Mansell, Fittipaldi, Hill to be stewards

Apr.15 (GMM) Derek Warwick, Nigel Mansell and Emerson Fittipaldi are being lined up to act as the fourth F1 stewards at forthcoming grands prix. FIA president Jean Todt's new initiative is to have a...
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Red Bull reserve role for Coulthard in China

Apr.15 (GMM) David Coulthard will be Red Bull's formula one reserve driver for the Chinese grand prix weekend. The energy drink company's regular joint reserve drivers, Daniel Ricciardo and Brendon...
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Kubica wants to be in title winning team

Apr.15 (GMM) As the uncertainty about Felipe Massa's contract rises, Robert Kubica is increasingly mentioned as his most likely successor. Renault has a multiple year contract with the 25-year-old Pole,...
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Ferrari boss unwilling to discuss Massa contract

Apr.15 (GMM) Luca di Montezemolo would not be drawn when asked about speculation that 2010 could be Felipe Massa's last season at Ferrari. Brazilian and German reports recently said the 28-year-old, whose...
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Cold weather greet F1 fraternity in China

Apr.15 (GMM) There was no sign of Wednesday's hail, but Shanghai remained grim and cold as F1 drivers and their engineers walked the 5.9km layout on Thursday. After the oppressive heat and humidity of...
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Chinese GP: Virgin Racing preview

Apr.15 (YF1) Shanghai, in the People’s Republic of China, is the next stop on F1’s 2010 tour for Round 4 of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship, the Chinese Grand Prix. The race is the last of the...
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Fresh Cosworth engine for Senna in China

Apr.14 (GMM) Bruno Senna will have a fresh Cosworth engine fitted to his HRT car for qualifying and the race in China this weekend. Brazil's Globo reports that the change will be made as a precaution,...
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Twitter ban in China may stump F1 users

Apr.14 (GMM) F1's new obsession with Twitter might have to take a backseat role in China this weekend. Particularly over the pre-season period, many F1 figures - including drivers, bosses, team PR...
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Pat Symonds set for F1 ‘consultant’ role

Apr.14 (GMM) F1's other banned 'crashgate' conspirator, Pat Symonds, could soon resume a role in the sport. Following news that the scandal has ended due to a settlement with the FIA, it is already...
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McLaren initiated Mercedes split says Dennis

Apr.14 (GMM) McLaren initiated its split with former works partner and major shareholder Mercedes, according to Ron Dennis. The 62-year-old chairman of the Woking based company now heads McLaren's own...
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Rain and hail in Shanghai on Wednesday

Apr.14 (GMM) It is raining heavily and even hailing on Wednesday as the F1 paddock begins to fill ahead of the Chinese grand prix weekend. With official proceedings set to kick off at the Shanghai circuit...
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Chinese GP: Lotus preview

Apr.14 (YF1) Spirits are high as Lotus Racing turns to China and the final race before the European season kicks off in Spain. The team is again focusing on reliability and the challenge of seeing both cars...