FIA Press Conference: The boys from Brazil

Nov.4 (FIA) Four Brazilian's in Formula 1 were obvious candidates for the Brazilian Grand Prix FIA drivers press conference on Thursday at Interlagos. Facing the media were: Rubens BARRICHELLO (Williams),...

Alonso: Felipe winning would be very welcome

Nov.4 (Ferrari)Fernando Alonso had his regular Thursday meeting earlier than usual to better fit in with the needs of European newspapers, but the format was much the same as it has been for the past few...

Vettel’s Brazil engine raced twice already

Nov.4 (GMM) The engine to be used by Sebastian Vettel in Brazil this weekend has already contested two grands prix, it has emerged. The German was heading for the lead of the world championship two weeks...

Team orders saga haunts Alonso’s title bid

Nov.4 (GMM) Nick Heidfeld on Thursday was another Formula 1 figure to come out sand say it would be a shame if the team orders saga is seen to have influenced the outcome of the drivers' world...

F1 on HD TV not confirmed for 2011

Nov.4 (GMM) The likelihood that F1 will be broadcast in high definition next year has taken a backwards step. Bernie Ecclestone boosted the hopes of F1's global television audience in September when he...

Klien to replace Yamamoto in Brazil

Nov.4 (GMM) Christian Klien will be back in action for the HRT team at this weekend's Brazilian grand prix. The Austrian also replaced Japanese Sakon Yamamoto in Singapore due to food poisoning, but no...

Vettel: It would be stupid to give up the title

Nov.4 (GMM) As the 2010 world championship battles heats up, so too is the competitive rivalry between Red Bull's teammates. Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel are openly not friends, but with just two...

Mateschitz: Racing must remain racing

Nov.4 (GMM) Dietrich Mateschitz insists that team orders will play no role in whether a Red Bull driver secures the energy drink-owned team's first title in 2010. A myriad of pundits believe Mark Webber,...

Red Bull has no plans to sell Toro Rosso

Nov.4 (GMM) Red Bull insists it has no plans to sell Toro Rosso. The energy drinks company is pushing for the 2010 title with its main team Red Bull Racing, while its second team is a midfield runner at...

Korea F1 organisers deny illegal conduct

Nov.4 (GMM) Even after hosting its inaugural grand prix less than two weeks ago, a cloud is above the future of Korea's formula one race. The Yeongam circuit has failed a state safety inspection and...

Brazilian GP: Cosworth preview

Nov.4 (Cosworth) The 2010 Formula One World Championship edges closer to its exciting conclusion with the penultimate round of the season, the Brazilian Grand Prix, taking place at the Interlagos Circuit...

Brazilian GP: Hispania Racing preview

Nov.4 (Hispania Racing) With only two races left, the Formula 1 Championship heads off to the Autodromo José Carlos Pace in Interlagos, one of the most exciting and defiant tracks on the calendar. Situated...

Alonso: Fortunately we are united as a team

Nov.4 (GMM) Fernando Alonso believes Ferrari's rivals are "trying to divert attention" from their own problems by playing psychological games in the media. With just two races still to run in 2010 and...

Di Grassi admits risk of losing Virgin drive

Nov.4 (GMM) Lucas di Grassi has admitted there is a risk he will not stay with the Virgin team beyond the 2010 season. The Brazilian made his debut with the new British team this year, but the Belgian...

Officials deny US GP plans behind schedule

Nov.4 (GMM) The lead attorney for the US grand prix promoter has denied reports the Austin track will not be ready for its scheduled 2012 race debut. An official document that emerged this week showed that...

Webber totally relaxed ahead of crucial races

Nov.4 (GMM) Whilst still a main contender for the 2010 title, Mark Webber insists his own expectations for the season have already been met. "I am totally relaxed and looking forward to the last races," the...

FIA tell Shanghai to improve track for 2011

Nov.4 (GMM) China's Shanghai circuit must improve its track surface and rain drainage before hosting its eighth grand prix next April. The huge and impressive facility cost $240 million to build ahead of...

McLaren boss grilled about Button attitude

Nov.3 (GMM) McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has been targeted by media for comment, ahead of the Brazilian GP, amid suggestions Jenson Button should surely now be supporting the World Championship charge...