Hamilton: We’re in the championship fight

Oct.21 (Grand Prix 247) Lewis Hamilton led the F1 World Championship not long ago. He arrives at the Korean Grand Prix fourth in the title chase. He spoke during the FIA press conference. What are your...

Button: Every race we go to seems critical

Oct.21 (Grand Prix 247) McLaren Mercedes' Jenson Button is fifth in the F1 World Championship, but going into the Korean Grand Prix weekend he is still in contention. He was at the FIA drivers press...

Webber: It’s a clean slate here for everybody

Oct.21 (Grand Prix 247) Mark Webber arrives in korea leading the Formula 1 World Championship with three rounds to go. He and his four title rivals were part of Thursday'a FIA drivers press conference at the...

Vettel: We’re in a very strong, good position

Oct.21 (Grand Prix 247) Red Bull racing's Sebastian Vettel lies tied second in the Formula 1 World Championship standings with three races to go. He, along with his four title rivals, spoke at the FIA press...

Alonso: This has been my best season in F1

Oct.21 (Ferrari) Being late for an FIA Press Conference usually involves being fined, but today at the new Korea International Circuit, all five participants were “legally late” because they took part...

Ferrari’s track record at new circuits

Oct.21 (Ferrari) The circuit which hosts the Korean Grand Prix is the tenth new or never before used track to host a championship race since 1999. Time for a look back at how Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro has...

Berger: Red Bull best car but Alonso favourite

Oct.21 (GMM) Fernando Alonso's rivals will need to be as "selfish" as the Spaniard to beat him to the 2010 title, according to Gerhard Berger. Although the former grand prix winner - a close friend of...

Spa negotiating over Belgian GP future

Oct.21 (GMM) A Belgian politician has played down fears Spa-Francorchamps is set to lose its grand prix, but admitted that no European venue is completely safe. Bernie Ecclestone said this week it is...

Vodafone extends McLaren sponsorship

Oct.21 (GMM) Vodafone has extended its title sponsorship of McLaren through to the end of 2013, the British F1 team announced on Thursday. "Formula one is a strong platform from which we can engage our...

Karthikeyan targets 2011 Force India seat

Oct.21 (GMM) Narain Karthikeyan has emerged as a contender to race with the Force India team in 2011. Before Karun Chandhok made his debut in 2010, 33-year-old Karthikeyan was India's first grand prix...

Van der Garde aims for Virgin seat in 2011

Oct.21 (GMM) A Dutch GP2 driver is edging ever nearer a formula one race cockpit for the 2011 season. Earlier this month, 25-year-old Giedo van der Garde's manager revealed he is in talks with several...

Ecclestone happy after Indian GP site visit

Oct.21 (GMM) Before arriving in Korea, Bernie Ecclestone visited the site of next year's inaugural Indian grand prix. According to local reports, the F1 chief executive gave the facility 40 kilometres from...

Hulkenberg loses Williams seat to Maldonado

Oct.20 (GMM) Pastor Maldonado has signed a deal to race alongside Rubens Barrichello at Williams in 2011. That is the claim of Warm Up, the electronic version of Brazil's Grande Premio publication. The...

Korea surface won’t break up insists Tilke

Oct.20 (GMM) Hermann Tilke on Wednesday sounded confident the newly laid track surface at Yeongam will survive this weekend's inaugural Korean grand prix. With the top layer so recently laid and oils still...

Young guns lining up for Abu Dhabi F1 test

Oct.20 (GMM) The driver lineup is shaping up for November's end-of-season young drivers test in Abu Dhabi. Before the F1 teams try Pirelli's new tyres for the first time at the Yas Marina track, the test...

Rain and wet weekend possible in Korea

Oct.20 (GMM) There is a chance of another rain-affected grand prix event this weekend. The forecast for the city of Mokpo - the closest to the Yeongam venue in Korea's Jeollanam-do province - is not...

Villeneuve interest in Aussie V8 Supercars

Oct.20 (GMM) Jacques Villeneuve has apparently moved his sights from a full-time return to formula one, or a seat in the American NASCAR series, to Australia's domestic touring car series V8 Supercars. The...

Korea PRO: We’re not prepared for F1 debut

Oct.20 (GMM) "Frankly, we have not been prepared well for our F1 debut," said Yoon Keun-Sang, the PR director for the race organiser. "If we host this year's event successfully, the situation will be far...