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Chandhok confirmed as Hispania F1 Team is born

Mar.4 (YF1) Team developments continued in Murcia near Valencia. Following Jose Ramon Carabante's acquisition of the team earlier in February, on March 2nd, Campos Meta 1 was renamed "HRF1" Team, "Hispania...
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Lotus announces sponsor deal with CNN

Mar.2 (GMM & YF1) New F1 team Lotus on Tuesday announced it will be sponsored by the famous news network CNN in 2010 and beyond. The "long-term agreement" will see the familiar 'CNN' logo on the T127...
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Campos to become Hispania Racing

Mar.2 (GMM) Campos Meta 1 intends to change its name to Hispania Racing F1 Team before the start of the 2010 season next weekend. Jose Ramon Carabante, who had already been the team president, took over the...
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Force India accounts problem sorted

Mar.2 (GMM) The recent uncertainty about the future of the Force India team is now over. The UK's companies registrar Companies House recently threatened to dissolve the Silverstone based outfit because it...
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Russian car builder to sponsor Renault

Mar.2 (GMM) Russia is set to sponsor the Renault formula one team in 2010, prime minister Vladimir Putin has announced. Russian rookie Vitaly Petrov has been signed to race this year for the Enstone based...
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Barcelona Day 4: Red Bull report

Feb.28 (YF1) Drivers: Sebastian Vettel/Mark Webber; Car: RB6-02; Laps: 137 (Vettel – 76; Webber – 61); Best time: Vettel: 1:20.667; Webber: 1:20.496); Circuit length: 4.655 km Fastest lap: L Hamilton...
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Barcelona Day 4: Toro Rosso report

Feb.28 (YF1) Driver: Sébastien Buemi; Chassis: STR5-02; Best time: 1:22.135, 88 laps At the end of the session, Sébastien said: “I am pleased with my two days here. Today, we concentrated on doing a...
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Barcelona Day 4: Renault report

Feb.28 (YF1) Dry and sunny weather in Barcelona gave good testing conditions. With Robert Kubica in the cockpit of the Renault R30, the team lost some track time in the morning with a technical problem, but...
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Barcelona Day 4: Mercedes GP report

Feb.28 (YF1) Michael Schumacher was at the wheel of the MGP W01 car today to conclude this week’s four-day test at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona and complete his own on-track preparations for the...
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Barcelona Day 4: McLaren report

Feb.28 (YF1) Final day of pre-season testing. Lewis Hamilton was back in the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes, continuing the understanding, evaluation and development of new components that Jenson had started...
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Barcelona Day 4: Force India report

Feb.28 (YF1) Adrian Sutil brought the Force India F1 Team's 2010 winter testing programme to a close at the Circuit de Catalunya today. The German ended the testing, in the VJM03, on a high with the fourth...
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Barcelona Day 4: Sauber report

Feb.28 (YF1) On the final day of pre-season testing Kamui Kobayashi was again on duty in the C29 for the BMW Sauber F1 Team. A gear box problem cost about two hours of track time before lunch. In the...
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Barcelona Day 4: Lotus report

Feb.28 (YF1) Hot weather in Barcelona provided the backdrop for the final day of testing on track for the Lotus Racing team before the 2010 Formula 1™ season kicks off in earnest. Heikki Kovalainen took...
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Barcelona Day 4: Virgin report

Feb.28 (YF1) Virgin Racing today concluded its three-test, pre-season programme at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, the team’s final day of running ahead of the season curtain-raiser in Bahrain in...
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Barcelona Day 3: Red Bull report

Feb.27 (YF1) Driver: Sebastian Vettel; Car: RB6- 02; Laps: 44; Best time: 1:23.123; Sebastian Vettel completed his second day of the final pre-season test in Barcelona this afternoon in another day affected...
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Barcelona Day 3: Force India report

Feb.27 (YF1) Adrian Sutil replaced Tonio Liuzzi in the Force India VJM03 for testing at the Circuit de Catalunya today. After a switch to the second race chassis overnight last night, Adrian's morning...
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Barcelona Day 3: Renault report

Feb.27 (YF1) A dry start lasted for just over an hour before the rain returned making for damp conditions for the rest of the day. The team adapted its programme and Vitaly completed 68 laps acclimatising to...
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Barcelona Day 3: Toro Rosso report

Feb.27 (YF1) Sebastien Buemi; Chassis: STR5-02; Best time: 1:21.413, 106 laps Chief Engineer, Laurent Mekies said: “Today’s programme was supposed to be a repeat of yesterday’s – pit stop practice...