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Glock hopes for improvement with updates

May 6 (GMM) With rival Lotus hoping for a more than one second improvement in Barcelona, Virgin's Timo Glock believes his similarly heavily-revised VR-01 car will be faster by about seven tenths per lap this...
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Vettel: Are we in the right country?

May.6 (YF1) Red Bull Racing's Sebastian Vettel was part of the drivers FIA press conference at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. Here are highlight's of his answers to questions directed at him. Red...
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Pressured Ferrari remove bar code branding

May 6 (GMM) Ferrari's 2010 car no longer features a controversial 'barcode' livery on its engine cover. The Italian team last week angrily rejected reports the signage was subliminal advertising for its...
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Alonso: Very important days for me here

May.6 (YF1) Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was one of the drivers at Thursday's FIA press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. We publish highlights to answers posed to the Spaniard ahead of this...
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Virgin Racing score online poker sponsor

May.6 (YF1) As Virgin Racing prepares for the start of Formula 1’s European season in Spain this weekend, the team announced a new partnership with Full Tilt Poker.Net. Full Tilt Poker.Net is now a major...
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Button inducted into Champions’ Avenue

May.6 (YF1) Jenson Button today followed in the footsteps of fellow motorsport world champions when he was inducted into the Circuit de Catalunya’s prestigious Champions’ Avenue display. Unveiling...
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Updated Williams for Barrichello in Spain

May 6 (GMM) Nico Hulkenberg's Williams will not initially be in the same specification as his teammate Rubens Barrichello in Barcelona. The German rookie confirmed to Germany's Auto Motor und Sport that...
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Hispania boss denies lack of funding

May 6 (GMM) Colin Kolles on Thursday moved to dispel persistent rumours that HRT might not see the end of its debut season. After struggling to survive in the winter before even turning a wheel, the new...
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No airbox on revised Mercedes MGP W01

May 6 (GMM) One of the innovations on the Mercedes car for the Spanish grand prix is the abolishment of the traditional 'airbox'. The airbox - an inlet for the normally-aspirated engines - has traditionally...
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Schumi merchandise moving slowly

Michael Schumacher's long time manager has admitted the hype of the German's return to formula one this year has not matched his expectations. Sabine Kehm has taken over as the Mercedes driver's general...
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Spanish GP: McLaren preview

May.6 (YF1) Vodafone McLaren Mercedes preview this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Catalunya. Jenson Button: “The Spanish Grand Prix is a race I won last year, and I regard it as one...
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Klien: Hispania deal small step back into F1

May 6 (GMM) Christian Klien is happy to be back with an official role in formula one, but he acknowledges that being a third driver at HRT is a "small step". Despite Sakon Yamamoto recently signing on in...
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Schumacher: I am still taking it seriously

May 6 (GMM) Michael Schumacher admits he is more relaxed now but denies this new attitude explains his lack of performance after returning to formula one in 2010. In an interview with Germany's...

Hispania Racing to build own 2011 car

May 6 (GMM) Hispania Racing (HRT) will build its own car for the 2011 season, according to the new Spanish team's boss Colin Kolles. After the car commissioned by the team's founder Adrian Campos and...
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Alonso wants dry weekend in Barcelona

May 6 (GMM) Fernando Alonso has admitted he is hoping for a dry grand prix this weekend. The Spaniard won the dry opening race of the 2010 season, and despite also qualifying in the top three in...
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New Ferrari engines not ready for Sauber

May 6 (GMM) Pedro de la Rosa does not think Ferrari's engine modifications will feature in the rear of the Sauber cars in Spain this weekend. In the wake of several reliability problems at the first four...
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Anger at Webber “nanny state” comments

May 5 (GMM) Mark Webber has shifted into reverse gear after slamming F1 host state Victoria as a "bloody nanny state". The Australian, irritated at local overregulation such as the prevalence of speeding...
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Mercedes GP score Autonomy backing

May.6 (YF1) Mercedes GP Petronas is pleased to confirm the team’s new partnership with Autonomy Corporation plc, a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise and the second largest...