Todt denies bowing to Ferrari’s pressure

Sep.23 (GMM) Jean Todt has hinted that F1's team orders ban will be reconsidered in order to make the sport more "transparent". But the FIA president denied he is bowing to the pressure and ideals of Ferrari, the famous Italian team he led to enormou...

Ecclestone open to return of French GP

Sep.23 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone has revealed he is not opposed to the idea of France returning to the formula one calendar. Earlier this month it emerged that Magny Cours, the long-time scene of the country's annual race between 1991 and 2008, is ramp...

De la Rosa will watch Singapore GP on TV

Sep.23 (GMM) For the first time in many years, Pedro de la Rosa will be watching a grand prix this weekend from the comfort of his Zurich home. The Spanish 39-year-old, who before returning to the F1 grid this year with Sauber was McLaren's long-time...

Merc not worried about superbike Schumi

Sep.23 (GMM) Mercedes insists it is still not worried about Michael Schumacher's outings on the saddle of powerful superbikes. Immediately before travelling to Singapore this week, the seven time world champion tested 180 horse power KTM and Honda bi...

Danny Sullivan back as Singapore steward

Sep.23 (GMM) Danny Sullivan will be in the stewards room this weekend in Singapore. The 1985 Indy 500 winner debuted in the FIA's new driver-representative role at Hockenheim in July. There, he was famously involved in the decision to fine Ferrari $...

Alonso’s engine usage no worry for Ferrari

Sep.23 (GMM) Fernando Alonso insists he is not worried about his engine situation with five races still to run in 2010. Ferrari is pushing ahead with the Spaniard's championship chances, but at Monza two weeks ago he began using his eighth V8 unit fo...

Rain in Singapore a worry for F1 drivers

Sep.23 (GMM) F1 drivers have admitted they are concerned about the prospect of rain under the Singapore lights this weekend. During the first two editions of the sport's first night event in 2008 and 2009, wet weather did not fall on the city street ...

Melbourne seeks F1 beyond 2015 contract

Sep.22 (GMM) A new venue for the Australian grand prix beyond 2015 could be shaping up near Melbourne. Earlier this month, Calder Park owner Bob Jane denied a major redevelopment of his circuit was a move to become an alternative for current F1 host ...

McLaren expect to be closer to Red Bull

Sep.22 (GMM) McLaren team figures believe the recent flexible bodywork saga will have taken the shine off Red Bull's earlier dominance. At F1's last outings in Spa and Monza, where new FIA compliance tests...

Renault score Russian shipyard sponsor

Sep.22 (Renault) The Renault F1 Team is pleased to announce another successful step in its commercial strategy in Eastern Europe with the arrival of Vyborg Shipyard JSC as a team partner for the final five...

Petrov: My objective to fight in the top 10

Sep.22 (Renault) Rookie Renault F1 driver Vitaly Petrov will be racing on the Marina Bay Circuit for the first time this weekend during the Singapore Grand Prix. The Russian will be strapped into a highly...

Kubica: I always enjoy driving in Singapore

Sep.22 (Renault) Robert Kubica speaks ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix at Marina Bay Circuit. The Polish driver is hoping that the Renault R30 can deliver at a tough venue, on a tough weekend. How do you...

Red Bull does 7-Eleven deal for Singapore

Sep.22 (Red Bull Media) Red Bull Racing is pleased to welcome back 7-Eleven as an official team partner for the Singapore Grand Prix. The agreement means the company’s logo will feature on the bargeboards...

Singapore GP: Virgin Racing preview

Sep.22 (Virgin Racing) Round 15 of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship takes the Virgin Racing team back to the Far East this weekend for the Singapore Grand Prix - F1’s one and only night race. Since the...

Carmaker Lotus enters GP2 with ART team

Sep.22 (GMM) British sports car maker Lotus is entering F1's main feeder category GP2. Lotus Motorsport, an arm of the Proton-owned Lotus Cars, is entirely separate to Lotus Racing, the new formula one team headed by Tony Fernandes. Amid reports Gro...

Heavy rain clouds loom over Singapore

Sep.22 (GMM) It has been a glum day in Singapore, where in the city's Marina Bay area the fifteenth round of the 2010 world championship will be held this weekend. The paddock of the street circuit is currently wet, and there have been black clouds o...

Santander delighted with F1 involvement

Sep.22 (GMM) Santander is more than happy with its sponsorship activities in formula one, according to Spanish media reports. Citing the confirmation of communications boss Juan Manuel Cendoya, the EFE and Europa Press (EP) news agencies said the Spa...

McLaren airport run causes a stir

Sep.22 (GMM) Dutch airline KLM is unimpressed after a recent promotional event involving McLaren and Lewis Hamilton. The Vodafone sponsor event earlier this month involved Hamilton driving a formula one car on a runway of the Netherlands' main intern...