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Ecclestone keen on NYGP and Briatore

Mar.25 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday said he is pushing to organise a grand prix on the streets of New York. The F1 chief executive told Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport that he hopes the race will...
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Alternative Aussie GP venue scuppered

Mar.25 (GMM) The local Victorian state government on Thursday threw a spanner in the works of plans to relocate the Australian grand prix from Albert Park after the current contract expires in 2015. The...
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McLaren drivers confirm diffuser tweak

Mar.25 (GMM) McLaren's two drivers on Thursday confirmed that the diffuser fitted to the rear of their MP4-25 cars has been altered since the 2010 season opener in Bahrain two weeks ago. It is believed...
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Australian GP: Virgin racing preview

Mar.25 (YF1) Sun, sea, surf, sand and Melbourne’s sensational Albert Park street circuit. What more could an F1 team ask for? Race number two of the FIA Formula One World Championship takes the F1...
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Australian GP: Lotus preview

Mar.25 (YF1) Lotus Racing arrived in Melbourne, Australia, set for round two of the 2010 Formula OneTM World Championship. After exceeding expectations for a six month old team in Bahrain, with both Jarno...
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Renault endorses FIA’s “Make Roads Safe”

Mar.25 (YF1) Renault F1 Team announced its full endorsement of the FIA’s Make Roads Safe campaign, part of the UN Decade of Action on Road Safety that aims to save five million lives worldwide over the...
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Ferrari and Shell renew deal until 2015

Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso pose with the Shell adorned Ferrari F10 Mar.25 (YF1) Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro announced the renewal of its technical and commercial agreement with Shell for the next five...
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Schumi backs “Make Cars Green” campaign

Mar.25 (YF1) Seven times Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher has helped underline Bridgestone’s commitment to the FIA’s Make Cars Green program at an event held in collaboration with the...
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Australian GP: Bridgestone preview

Mar.25 (YF1) Bridgestone heads to Australia for the second race of the 2010 Formula One season where Bridgestone’s hard and soft compound Potenza tyres will tackle the streets of Albert Park for the...
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Massa backs Aussie road safety initiative

Mar.25 (YF1) Ferrari F1 driver Felipe Massa backed an important road safety campaign promoted by CAMS, the Confederation of Australian Motorsport. The initiative is aimed at youngsters from the age of 12...
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Di Resta paddles with shark before F1 debut

Mar.25 (GMM) Within two minutes of Paul di Resta's first beach visit in Australia, he was within metres of a seven-foot shark. Paddling in the shallows at St Kilda beach, located near Albert Park, Force...
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Ecclestone says Hamilton faster than Button

Mar.25 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that he was not surprised when Lewis Hamilton outpaced F1's new reigning champion in Bahrain two weeks ago. Much has been written about the new pairing at...
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Bridgestone asked to tweak tyres

Mar.25 (GMM) According to rumours in the Albert Park paddock on Thursday, the FIA has asked Bridgestone to consider supplying a more extreme selection of tyres at future grands prix. The news follows an...
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Tom Kristensen to be steward in Australia

Mar.25 (GMM) Tom Kristensen has been named as the driver representative on the F1 stewards panel at this weekend's Australian grand prix. After Alain Prost took up the duties in Bahrain two weeks ago, now...
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Coulthard closing in on 2010 DTM deal

Mar.25 (GMM) David Coulthard has hinted he is close to agreeing a deal to race with Mercedes in the German touring car series DTM in 2010. After a couple of tests with the marque, it was suggested the...
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Ferrari’s McLaren-type vent not ready

Mar.25 (GMM) With Sauber preparing to try a McLaren-style air inlet system in Melbourne, Ferrari has revealed it is not ready to race a similar innovation on its F10 car. Designer Nikolas Tombazis told...
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Webber denies retirement talk

Mar.25 (GMM) Red Bull's Mark Webber on Thursday said he was not angry despite Lewis Hamilton telling the media in Melbourne that he might retire at the end of 2010. 2008 world champion Hamilton, who...
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GP2: Maldonado tops again at Ricard test

Mar.25 (YF1) Pastor Maldonado was again quickest for the second day of GP2 Series collective tests in le Castellet. On a 2A configuration track, the Venezuelan clocked in a best laptime of 1:09.769, one...