Singapore Day 1: McLaren report

Sep.24 (Vodafone McLaren Mercedes) Team and drivers review the first day of the Singapore Grand Prix weekend at Marina Bay Circuit, Round 15 of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship. Jenson Button,...

Practice 2: Vettel top as Red Bulls show pace

Sep.24 (Grand Prix 247) The five contenders for the 2010 Formula 1 World Championship topped the five top spots on the timing screens at the end of the second free practice of the Singapore Grand Prix...

Raikkonen in no hurry to decide future

Sep.24 (GMM) Kimi Raikkonen insists he still has not decided whether or not to stay in the world rally championship next year. The 2007 world champion left formula one at the end of last season despite remaining under lucrative contract to Ferrari, a...

Practice 1: Webber strikes first in Singapore

Sep.24 (Grand Prix 247) The first day (or should that be night?) of the Singapore Grand Prix weekend began with a damp track which prompted the big guns (or should that be the title contenders?) waiting...

Christian Klien replaces poisoned Yamamoto

Sep.24 (Hispania Racing) Austrian reserve driver, for Hispania Racing, Christian Klien is going to replace Sakon Yamamoto for the Singapore Grand Prix after the Japanese driver was struck by food poisoning...

Pirelli tyres close to Bridgestone’s pace

Sep.24 (GMM) Pirelli's 2011 tyres are currently only about one second off the pace of the sport's existing supplier Bridgestone. The Italian marque, arriving in F1 next year to replace the departing Bridgestone, is currently embarking on a track test...

No BMW comeback for 2013 F1 engine era

Sep.24 (GMM) Even with greener and more road relevant engine rules on their way for formula one, BMW is not expected to return any time soon. That is the view of Dr Mario Theissen, the German carmaker's motor sport director and former BMW-Sauber team...

Vettel and Hamilton future dream team?

Sep.24 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel has refused to rule out one day driving in formula one for McLaren. The British team's boss Martin Whitmarsh said recently he is still interested in securing the young German's services, despite recently slamming him as ...

Singapore GP sold out say organisers

Sep.24 (GMM) The 2010 Singapore grand prix will be a sell-out, organiser Singapore GP has announced. Just over 81,000 tickets for each of the three days of the official event were available, and only a few hundred are now available at the gates.

Surgery for Webber during first Pirelli test

Sep.24 (GMM) Mark Webber will reportedly miss the first group Pirelli test in Abu Dhabi in November. Turun Sanomat newspaper claims the Australian driver will leave the Yas Marina circuit immediately after the 2010 world championship finale. After t...

Team Lotus is back

Sep.24 (Lotus Racing) Lotus Racing has today confirmed that the team will be known as Team Lotus from 2011. The migration from Lotus Racing to Team Lotus will take place over the coming months and the...

Trulli and Kovalainen set to stay at Lotus

Sep.24 (GMM) Jarno Trulli has reportedly signed a contract to remain with Lotus for the team's second season in 2011. On Friday afternoon in Singapore, just before a heavy rain downpour, the Malaysian owned team confirmed reports that it will be know...

For sale: Sauber and Toro Rosso?

Sep.24 (GMM) According to rumours in the Singapore paddock, the Toro Rosso and Sauber teams could be set for new ownership. The Basler Zeitung newspaper claims Nick Heidfeld's new tenure at Sauber could be short-lived because Mexican GP2 driver Sergi...

Webber, Kubica, Massa laugh at rumours

Sep.24 (GMM) Mark Webber, Robert Kubica and Felipe Massa have played down wild paddock rumours about possible movement in the 2011 driver market. All three drivers are under contract with their existing teams for next year, but that has not stopped r...

Di Grassi unhappy to sit out first practice

Sep.24 (GMM) Lucas di Grassi is disappointed to be sitting out Friday evening's initial practice session on the streets of Singapore. For the next four initial Friday sessions in Singapore, Japan, Korea and Brazil, the Brazilian rookie must give up h...

Ecclestone tips ‘hungry’ Webber for title

Sep.24 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone has tipped Mark Webber to hold on to his championship lead until November's chequered flag in Abu Dhabi. "I am a big fan of Sebastian Vettel," the F1 chief executive is quoted by Express newspaper in Singapore, "but Mar...

Singapore track wet for Friday practice

Sep.24 (GMM) The street circuit is wet for Friday evening's first practice session of the Singapore grand prix weekend. With black clouds overhead, the track was in the process of drying after some earlier showers. But a huge downpour with just over...