Red Bull surprised by Vettel engine failure

Oct.24 (GMM) A gutted Red Bull team on Sunday night was ruing a catastrophic Korean grand prix, where Mark Webber lost the championship lead, and Sebastian Vettel the race. The immediate attention...

Alonso conquers Korea as Red Bulls implode

Oct.24 (Grand Prix 247) Ferrari's Fernando Alonso conquered treacherous conditions the rain delayed inaugural Korean Grand Prix while Red Bull Racing’s title ambitions took a pounding with Sebastian Vettel...

Money talks for Williams 2011 seat

Oct.24 (GMM) Considerations about money will play a role in the formulation of Williams' driver lineup for 2011. That is the admission of the famous British team's co-owner Patrick Head, amid speculation...

Brawn denies friction at Merc with Haug

Oct.24 (GMM) Ross Brawn has admitted he has begun to think about retiring. The Briton has played down rumours he is at loggerheads with Norbert Haug, but acknowledged that if the 2011 car is disappointing,...

FIA cannot guarantee future of F1 at Spa

Oct.24 (GMM) Jean Todt insists the FIA cannot guarantee historic Spa-Francorchamps' place on the annual formula one calendar. The much-loved Belgian venue is struggling with profits and facing down Bernie...

Kubica says switch to Ferrari not realistic

Oct.24 (GMM) Robert Kubica has confirmed he would like to race alongside his friend Fernando Alonso at Ferrari. Asked the question directly by the Spanish newspaper El Pais, the Pole answered emphatically:...

2011 Mercedes GP already in wind tunnel

Oct.24 (GMM) The design of Mercedes' 2011 car is already in the wind tunnel and "more innovative" that its disappointing predecessor. That is the claim of the German marque's Norbert Haug, one day after...

Klien to race for Hispania again this year

Oct.24 (GMM) After Sunday's Korean grand prix, Christian Klien could return to the wheel of the HRT for one or both of the remaining races of 2010. That is the claim of the Austrian newspaper Kleine...

Heavy constant rain delays Korean GP start

Oct.24 (GMM) The elements continued to conspire against the Korean Grand Prix as rain poured down to disrupt the start of the first ever race in the country. First the race was delayed 10 minutes, it was...

Korean GP post qualifying press conference

Oct.23 (FIA) Sebastian Vettel qualified on pole position for the Korean Grand Prix and will share the front row with Red Bull Racing team mate Mark Webber. As has become customary in the last half of the...

Teams expecting race day rain in Korea

Oct.23 (GMM) The F1 paddock is expecting rain at the new Yeongam venue. After a dry inaugural race weekend in South Korea so far, forecasts are predicting rain later on Saturday and overnight, with a very...

Lotus signs engine contract with Renault

Oct.23 (GMM) As the dark Korea paddock emptied on Saturday night, word spread that Lotus has finally secured its engine supply contract for 2011. It has been an open secret that the new Malaysian team is...

Heidfeld eyes Renault and Force India

Oct.23 (GMM) Renault and Force India have emerged as the most likely teams to keep Nick Heidfeld's formula one career alive beyond 2010. Although returning from Mercedes and Pirelli test roles to complete...

Hispania to get Williams gearbox in 2011

Oct.23 (GMM) The struggling HRT team has emerged as a likely customer for technical support by Williams in 2011. Last month it was reported that famous British team Williams could be set to supply its...

Ecclestone outlines Briatore’s future F1 role

Oct.23 (GMM) Flavio Briatore is preparing to put aside the crashgate scandal and return to formula one for the benefit of the sport. That is the claim of Bernie Ecclestone, who is not only F1's chief...

Chandhok to Lotus latest paddock rumour

Oct.23 (GMM) According to the latest rumour in the F1 paddock, Karun Chandhok may be in talks with Lotus about joining Tony Fernandes' team for 2011. The rumour was aired on British television on Saturday...

McLaren target Red Bull with mind games

Oct.23 (GMM) Red Bull is nervous about not throwing away the 2010 world championship, and McLaren will be there to pick up the pieces. That is the gist of the mind games being played in the media by...

Villeneuve wants Webber to beat Vettel

Oct.23 (GMM) Jacques Villeneuve has admitted he wants Mark Webber to beat his Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel to the 2010 title. The 1997 world champion, in Australia for a touring car race, said the...