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Williams to invest in hybrid power

Feb.12 (GMM) Williams intends to buy more of the company that has developed its flywheel KERS system. It emerged on Thursday that, following FOTA's 2010 KERS ban, the energy recovery unit will instead be...
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Schumacher has 2010 F1 title in his sights

Feb.12 (GMM) Michael Schumacher has now given a more optimistic view of Mercedes GP's likely form in 2010. After the initial Valencia test, when the Brackley based team seemed off the pace, Mercedes figures...
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Renault seeks F1 team sponsors in Poland

Feb.11 (GMM) Gerard Lopez, the new major shareholder of Renault's formula one team, has revealed talks with three unnamed Polish companies. Lopez, head of the Luxembourg based Genii Capital investment...
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Jerez Test Day 2: Ferrari review

Feb.11 (YF1) It was a positive day for the Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, at work on the second day of the test sessions this week on the "Circuito Permanente de Velocidad" in Jerez, in Andalusia. Fernando...
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Jerez Test Day 2: Mercedes GP review

Feb.11 (YF1) Michael Schumacher joined the Mercedes GP Petronas team in Jerez today for the second day of this week’s four-day test. After yesterday’s downpours, the weather stayed dry throughout the day...
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Jerez Test Day 2: Force India report

Feb.11 (YF1) An encouraging second day of testing for Force IndiaTonio Liuzzi continued Force India’s testing programme today at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain. Tonio put the VJM03 through its paces on its...
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Jerez Test Day 2: Toro Rosso report

Feb.11 (YF1) After a damp time on Wednesday, today’s conditions meant the Toro Rosso STR5 ran all day on dry weather tyres. Sebastien Buemi completed a good number of laps, important as more rain is...
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Jerez Test Day 2: Renault review

Feb.11 (YF1) Dry conditions allowed the team to complete good mileage in the Renault R30, making use of the dry tyres saved from yesterday. The technical programme was focussed on set-up work and continued...
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Jerez Test Day 2: Williams review

Feb.11 (YF1) Nico Hulkenberg could only complete 67 laps due to delays brought about by hydraulic problems on his Williams FW32. Nevertheless the rookie was fourth quickest overall at the end of his second...
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Jerez Test Day 2: McLaren report

Feb.11 (YF1) Second and final day of testing for Jenson Button, in the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-25, at Jerez this week. The team began the day with a continuation of the early-morning aero mapping it...
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Hall of Fame honour for Ron Dennis

Feb.11 (YF1) McLaren Group chairman Ron Dennis was honoured on stage last night when he became one of the very first inductees into Motorsport magazine’s Hall Of Fame. The inaugural event was billed as...
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Horner not denying Raikkonen interest

Feb.11 (GMM) Another leading Red Bull figure has admitted that the idea of Kimi Raikkonen returning to F1 in 2011 with the energy drinks marque is "interesting". The first to make the admission this week...
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Why is Red Bull’s Adrian Newey smiling?

Feb.10 (YF1) Adrian Newey, Red Bull Racing's chief technical officer, doesn't smile much. In fact our photo editor struggled to find any pictures of him smiling in our database. Fortunately we found one on...
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Red Bull Racing bolster their sponsor line-up

Feb.10 (YF1) Casio have signed up for another year as a team partner and will again use their association with Red Bull Racing to promote their Edifice line of men’s watches. Both the drivers and the...
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Alonso says the F10 is good both dry and wet

Feb.11 (YF1) Despite the rain during the second day of testing behind the wheel of the Ferrari F10 Fernando Alonso was satisfied at the end of the first day at Jerez. “The work was influenced by the bad...
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Williams’ KERS fitted to new Porsche road car

Feb.11 (GMM) The flywheel-based KERS system developed by Williams for formula one will instead be fitted to Porsche's new 911 GT3 R Hybrid road car. The Grove based team told the media on Thursday that its...
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Jerez Test Day 1: Force India review

Feb.10 (YF1) Force India Formula One Team's 2010 challenger, the VJM03, made its official testing debut today at the Circuit de Jerez in Spain. Tonio Liuzzi was on driving duties and, despite the mainly wet...
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Jerez Test Day 1: Renault report

Feb.10 (YF1) A dry start to the day lasted for just over half an hour when heavy rain showers hit the circuit. The track remained damp throughout the day and Vitaly completed some wet weather running in the...