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Region urges Ferrari to oppose Rome GP

Sep.6 (GMM) Luca di Montezemolo has been challenged to pledge his support or otherwise to Italy's historic grand prix venue Monza. The challenge was thrown out by Monica Rizzi, the regional sports councillor for Lombardy, the governing region of the ...

Return to F1 turbo era planned for 2013

Sep.6 (GMM) The outline of F1's new technical direction for 2013 and beyond has been essentially decided. According to Autosprint's Italian-language auto.it, the sport's cars of the future will feature...

Lopez: F1 costs much more than we thought

Sep.6 (GMM) Formula one costs more than expected, according to Renault's new majority team owner Gerard Lopez. He heads the Luxembourg based investment firm Genii Capital, who amid the crashgate scandal and...

Szafnauer wants F1 calendar date changes

Sep.6 (GMM) The annual formula one calendar should be shifted in order to give team staff a more suitable period of holidays at year's end. That is the opinion of Otmar Szafnauer, chief operating officer at the independent Silverstone based team, For...
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Williams to supply hydraulics to new teams

Sep.6 (GMM) Williams could be set to supply its hydraulic systems to F1's small new formula one teams. This year, new entrants Lotus, Virgin and HRT have been using the FIA-arranged standard hydraulics system supplied by Xtrac. But the systems have ...

Toro Rosso to test F-duct at Vairano

Sep.6 (GMM) Toro Rosso is set to join every other established formula one team in adding a F-duct innovation to its 2010 car. Earlier this season, the small Red Bull-owned team said it could not afford to pursue that line of development. "If I have ...

Italian GP: Sauber preview

Sep.6 (Sauber) Top speed is the order of the day for the legendary Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, so the two C29s for Pedro de la Rosa and Kamui Kobayashi will be lining up with a special low drag and low...

F1 boss on Korean GP: There are problems

Sep.5 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone on Sunday sounded defiant amid reports Korea is not ready to welcome formula one. Yeongam, about a four hour drive from Seoul, is scheduled to host its inaugural grand prix...

What will Ferrari’s punishment be?

Sep.5 (Daniel Chalmers) Monza may be another critical race in the championship, but Ferrari’s challenge could be decided on Wednesday when they face judgement for the team orders they used in the German...

Team orders: Ferrari are the honest ones

Sep.4 (James Rossi) Much has been made of the moment at which Ferrari’s Felipe Massa gracefully slowed to allow his much maligned team mate to pass at the German Grand Prix in July. Quite justifiably, fans...

Sutil says Pirelli tyres will be a challenge

Sep.4 (GMM) Adrian Sutil is expecting a "challenging year" for formula one in 2011 as Pirelli adjusts to the sport. The Italian marque, not in F1 since the early 90s, is replacing departing stalwart...
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Bridgestone say Pirelli face tough year

Sep.4 (GMM) Adrian Sutil is expecting a "challenging year" for formula one in 2011 as Pirelli adjusts to the sport. The Italian marque, not in F1 since the early 90s, is replacing departing stalwart Bridgestone, and has already kicked off its on-trac...

Korean GP tarmac not ready for circuit run

Sep.4 (Grand Prix 247) The Korean Grand Prix circuit held their much anticipated "Circuit Run 2010" featuring Karun Chandhok at the wheel of  the Red Bull Racing showcar. Images from the event (supplied by...

Toro Rosso have a place in Monza history

Sep.3 (Red Bull Media) About 280 kilometres: that’s the distance from the Scuderia Toro Rosso factory in Faenza to Monza, the venue for the Italian Grand Prix. Thus the 14th round of the Formula One World...
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Video: Ayrton Senna movie trailer released

Sep.3 (Grand Prix 247) A short trailer of the forthcoming Ayrton Senna tribute movie has been doing the orunds on YouTube this week. The movie is about the great Brazilian's life and the impact he had and...

FIA summon Massa and Alonso to hearing

Sep.3 (GMM) Ferrari's race drivers have been summoned by the FIA to the forthcoming disciplinary hearing of the World Motor Sport Council. That is the claim of the Spanish sports daily AS, which on Friday said both Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa mu...
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Sauber not dismissing Mexican rumours

Sep.3 (GMM) Peter Sauber on Friday refused to dismiss rumours linking his Swiss team with a major investment from Mexico. Whilst working hard on securing a healthy budget for 2011, the formerly BMW-owned team has been running a mainly blank livery th...

Abu Dhabi deny funding Bulgaria F1 track

Sep.3 (GMM) Abu Dhabi has denied reports it is helping Bulgaria join the formula one calendar. It emerged earlier this week that an economic cooperation agreement has been signed between the Bulgarian economy minister and the Emirates Associated Busi...