Kovalainen tight lipped about F1 future

Sep.23 (Grand Prix 247) Heikki Kovalainen is one of several drivers linked with a drive with Renault in 2011. When pushed to comment about plans for next year, during the FIA drivers press conference on...

Petrov not worried about Renault seat

Sep.23 (Grand Prix 247) One of the most coveted seats in Formula 1 is Vitaly Petrov's in the Renault F1 team. Speculation has a dozen or so drivers angling for the Russian's spot in the French team for 2011,...

Alonso: We need podium finishes in all races

Sep.23 (Ferrari) As the floodlights brought an artificial brightness to the Marina Bay paddock, Fernando Alonso faced the press for his usual Thursday meeting and, just like every other race Thursday for...

Heidfeld: I always believed I would be back

Sep.23 (Grand Prix 247) Nick Heidfeld makes a welcome return to the Formula 1 grid starting with this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix. The German replaces under-performing veteran Pedro de la Rosa in the...

Webber: I am here to try and win the race

Sep.23 (Grand Prix 247) Mark Webber arrived in Singapore ahead of this weekend's Grand Prix leading the F1 world championship standings. The Aussie has not had the best of outings at the Marina Bay Circuit,...

Schumi: You won’t get rid of me that easily

Sep.23 (GMM) Michael Schumacher on Thursday swiftly dismissed rumours he is considering returning to retirement at the end of the 2010 season. Given the seven time world champion's disappointing return...

Shedding light on the Singapore Grand Prix

Sep.23 (Red Bull Media) When the idea was first proposed for a night race, there was some concern over safety and (obviously) lighting. But the successful debut race in 2008 proved that not only was it more...

F1 safety cars get Allianz sponsor branding

Sep.23 (GMM) The logos of German insurance group Allianz are adorning the formula one safety car in the Singapore pitlane. Recently, it was rumoured that the Munich based global company was set to sponsor Mercedes GP. In fact, the deal - announced b...

FIA to inspect Korea after final asphalt laid

Sep.23 (GMM) September 21, touted as the belated final inspection date for Korea's new F1 circuit, passed without notice. That's because it has been agreed with the struggling race organisers that the inspection can take place next week instead, acco...

Barrichello not celebrating 300th race again

Sep.23 (GMM) Rubens Barrichello is not planning to celebrate his 300th grand prix this weekend. The Brazilian officially celebrated the unprecedented milestone recently at Spa-Francorchamps, despite some statisticians pointing out that he didn't actu...

Sauber unimpressed with de la Rosa

Sep.23 (GMM) Pedro de la Rosa lost his race seat because he was not consistent enough. In Singapore on Thursday, photographers clamoured around the Spaniard's replacement Nick Heidfeld, who is well known to the Swiss team after two separate tenures i...

Di Resta set for 2011 Force India race seat

Sep.23 (GMM) Paul di Resta looks set to make his formula one race debut in 2011. A report in the British newspaper The Sun said the 24-year-old Scot "will almost certainly" graduate from his reserve and Friday driving seat to a full racing position n...

F1 boss not worried about Indian GP

Sep.23 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday insisted he is not worried that next year's Indian grand prix might also turn into a crisis. Delhi, also to host F1's inaugural Indian race late in 2011, is currently embroiled in crisis over its shambolic o...

De la Rosa joins Pirelli as tyre tester

Sep.23 (GMM) Pedro de la Rosa has been signed up as another Pirelli tyre tester. After many consecutive years at the grand prix circuits, the 39-year-old Spaniard will watch this weekend's Singapore action on television from his Zurich home. He has ...

Singapore GP: Sauber preview

Sep.23 (Sauber) With a new, but familiar, driver on board and a significant aerodynamic update to the car, the team heads to the spectacular night race in Singapore. Kamui Kobayashi is especially looking...

Heidfeld in Singapore and ready to rumble

Sep.23 (Grand Prix 247) Last time Nick Heidfeld raced a Formula 1 car was at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix back in November 2009 where he finished fifth. Little did he know, as he parked the his BMW Sauber in...

Exciting Lotus announcements eminent

Sep.23 (GMM) Lotus has scheduled a raft of "exciting announcements" for Friday in Singapore. According to widespread paddock sentiment, the press conference will include confirmation of a technical tie-up with Renault, and an official change of name ...

Alonso’s Diary: Rainy welcome to Singapore

Sep.23 (Ferrari) Fernando Alonso arrived in Singapore on the eve of the Grand Prix weekend at Marina Bay Circuit. The Spaniard, fresh from a momentous victory on Ferrari home turf, writes about the...