Hispania to get tech support from Williams

Oct.25 (GMM) Williams has not denied reports it intends to sell its hydraulic systems and gearboxes to HRT in 2011. The report emerged in Korea at the weekend, after the famous British team had in...

Briatore says only disaster can stop Alonso

Oct.25 (GMM) Only a "disaster" will prevent Fernando Alonso from winning his third drivers' title in 2010. That is the claim of his manager Flavio Briatore, who said the championship challenge is now a...

Epsilon Euskadi still pursuing F1 ambitions

Oct.25 (GMM) Joan Villadelprat on Monday insisted he has not given up on bringing his Spanish Le Mans team Epsilon Euskadi into formula one. The Spaniard tried to acquire the thirteenth and final team...

Weber says Hulkenberg not out of Williams

Oct.25 (GMM) Nico Hulkenberg's manager has played down suggestions the young German will definitely lose his race seat at Williams at the end of the season. The British team on Monday seemed to confirm...

Third championship title beckons for Alonso

Oct.25 (Daniel Chalmers) After a thrilling race in Korea Fernando Alonso now has one hand on the championship trophy, and considering his and Ferrari’s current form he’s going to be hard to...

Maldonado and Stoneman to test Williams

Oct.25 (Grand Prix 247) Williams F1 today announced that the team will run Pastor Maldonado and Dean Stoneman during the young driver test days in Abu Dhabi on 16 and 17 November 2010. Venezuelan Pastor...

Ecclestone praises Todt hands-off approach

Oct.25 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone has applauded a hands-off approach for the governing FIA's new president. After Max Mosley's controversial 16-year reign, former Ferrari team boss Jean Todt took over for 2010...

Korea organisers promise better 2011 show

Oct.25 (GMM) Organisers of Sunday's inaugural Korean grand prix have vowed to put on a better show in 2011. "There are a lot of things to work on," admitted Chung Yung-cho, chief executive of the promoter...

Sauber slams unsporting race team crews

Oct.25 (GMM) Peter Sauber has denounced members of the Ferrari and McLaren teams for displaying "unsporting" behaviour during Sunday's Korean grand prix. Hinwil based Sauber's founder and boss said he was...

Sao Paulo mayor has no fear of losing GP

Oct.25 (GMM) The mayor of Sao Paulo has played down fears poor circuit facilities will see the Interlagos venue fall off the annual formula one schedule. Mayor Gilberto Kassab was at the scene of next...

Ecclestone claims misquote regarding Spa

Oct.25 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone has played down reports he has already earmarked the popular Spa-Francorchamps venue as the most likely to be axed in Europe. In a recent interview with the British newspaper...

Lotus to build wind tunnel in UK

Oct.25 (GMM) Lotus has announced it will soon start building a wind tunnel at its current UK headquarters in Hingham. The news would seem to end team owner and boss Tony Fernandes' earlier plans to set up...

Korea looks to develop F1 team and driver

Oct.25 (GMM) Organisers of the Korean grand prix have indicated they will support efforts to see a local team and driver on the formula one grid. "This is something we really must have; a (Korean) team and...

Schumi urges Red Bull to use team orders

Oct.25 (GMM) The Schumacher brothers are adamant Red Bull must now impose team orders if it wants to win the 2010 drivers' world championship. Their young countryman Sebastian Vettel looked set to take the...

Korean GP: Toro Rosso report

Oct.25 (Toro Rosso) The original plan for the inaugural Korean Grand Prix was that it should have been a night race, to make it more viewer-friendly for a European audience. The organisers wisely thought...

Korean GP: Ferrari report

Oct.25 (Ferrari) Fifth win of the season for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, all courtesy of Fernando Alonso. Thanks to victory in this first running of the Korean Grand Prix, the Prancing Horse has brought...

Korean GP: Renault report

Oct.25 (Renault) Team and drivers review Korean Grand Prix. Robert Kubica: Fifth place means good points for the team and it’s a good reward for all our efforts this weekend. It was a long, difficult race...