Pirelli confirm De la Rosa as test driver

Sep.28 (Pirelli) Spanish driver Pedro de la Rosa will replace Nick Heidfeld as Pirelli’s official test driver, as the legendary Italian firm gears up for its Formula One return. Heidfeld was recently...

F1 cost-cutting pact discussed in Singapore

Sep.28 (GMM) A major topic of conversation during a team bosses meeting in Singapore was the so-called Resource Restriction Agreement. At the resolution of last year's political crisis, and the signing of...

Tilke insists Korean GP role only advisory

Sep.28 (GMM) Hermann Tilke has backed Korea to finish its F1 circuit in time, but at the same time distanced himself from the Yeongam venue. Earlier this year, the track's designer Tilke denied having...

Hamilton: I have changed my attitude

Sep.28 (GMM) After crashing out of the consecutive Italian and Singapore grands prix, Lewis Hamilton has vowed a different approach to the remaining races in 2010. Before his terminal crash into Felipe...

Alonso is now the man to beat for the title

Sep.27 (Daniel Chalmers) After a flawless Singapore GP everything is falling into place for Fernando Alonso, and his status as F1’s most complete driver is really starting to shine through. Monza was...

Lotus naming rights legal battle erupts

Sep.27 (GMM) Malaysian carmaker Proton on Monday vowed to challenge Tony Fernandes' intention to brand his formula one team 'Team Lotus' in 2011 and beyond. In 2010, airline millionaire Fernandes' new...

McLaren wing scare at Singapore airport

Sep.27 (GMM) A striking new front wing for McLaren's 2010 car almost didn't make it to the Singapore circuit at the weekend. Managing director Jonathan Neale travelled from the team's Woking headquarters...

Massa: World championship for me is over

Sep.27 (GMM) Felipe Massa furrowed his brow in Singapore when an Italian journalist dared to ask about the health of his world championship chances. The Ferrari driver is increasingly seen as a bit-part...

Massa’s ninth engine used as precaution

Sep.27 (GMM) Felipe Massa's engine usage for the 2010 season ticked over to a ninth unit in Singapore, resulting in a grid penalty. That news alone could be interpreted as a potential threat to the title...

Klien: Hispania F110 behaves like a rally car

Sep.27 (GMM) Singapore was a "one-off" stint at the wheel of team regular Sakon Yamamoto's car, HRT reserve driver Christian Klien said after Sunday's night race. Despite the struggling Spanish team saying...

Sutil misses departed technical guru Key

Sep.27 (GMM) Force India is already missing the input of its departed technical director James Key. The team is locked in a close battle with Williams for sixth and seventh places in the constructors'...

Korea organisers say F1 track will be ready

Sep.27 (GMM) Race organisers hit back on Monday amid widespread reports the inaugural Korean grand prix was in real danger of being called off. F1 teams, media and personnel are concerned that - despite...

HD likely for F1 broadcasts in 2011

Sep.26 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone boosted the hopes of F1's global television audience on Sunday by indicating the sport will be broadcast in high definition next year. Earlier in 2010, despite the FOTA fan...

Singapore GP: Ferrari report

Sep.26 (Ferrari) Fourth win of the season for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, the second in a row, with all of them obtained by Fernando Alonso. The Spaniard thus takes his twenty fifth victory from 155 Formula...

Singapore GP: Toro Rosso report

Sep.26 (Toro Rosso) High hopes of points, particularly for Jaime Alguersuari, who put in a strong Saturday qualifying performance to secure eleventh place on the grid, were dashed under the bright lights...

Sutil and Hulkenberg penalised

Sep.26 (Grand Prix 247) After the Singapore Grand Prix the FIA stewards handed out the following penalties: Nico Hulkenberg was adjudged to have left the track and gained an advantage on the opening lap...

Singapore GP: Mercedes GP report

Sep.26 (Mercedes GP) Nico Rosberg continued his run of points-scoring finishes today with a strong drive to take fifth place at the Singapore Grand Prix from seventh position on the grid. Team-mate Michael...

Singapore GP: Bridgestone report

Sep.26 (Bridgestone) Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro’s Fernando Alonso won a thrilling and eventful Singapore Grand Prix with a Bridgestone super soft-medium tyre strategy at the Marina Bay street course. Alonso...