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Red Bull linked to Raikkonen return in 2011

Feb.9 (GMM) The idea of Kimi Raikkonen returning to formula one in 2011 with Red Bull is "interesting". That is the admission of Dr Helmut Marko, the energy drink company's motor sport advisor to team...
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Petrov’s Renault 2010 F1 seat in doubt

Feb.9 (GMM) Following reports that the money promised by Russian GP2 driver Vitaly Petrov is in doubt. Russian internet reports reveal that Petrov's first 50 per cent instalment of EUR7.5 million, due on...
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Ferrari already camped at Jerez for tests

Feb.8 (YF1)  Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro is getting ready for this season’s second test session, on the agenda from 10 to 13 February at the Spanish Jerez de la Frontera circuit. The main part of the...
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No pre-season tests for Mercedes’ Heidfeld

Feb.8 (GMM) Nick Heidfeld is not likely to get any test mileage before the start of his season as Mercedes GP reserve driver. After a race career spanning 169 grands prix, the 32-year-old will this year...
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Soucek remains hopeful for 2010 F1 role

Feb.8 (GMM) Andy Soucek insists he is still fielding options to have a role in formula one in 2010. The reigning F2 champion, who once said he could not afford the Campos race seat, also hinted to the...
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Coulthard expects Hamilton to beat Button

Feb.8 (GMM) Jenson Button is not likely to keep up with his new teammate Lewis Hamilton in the opening part of the 2010 season. That is the admission of Button's friend and former rival David Coulthard,...
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Buemi says new Toro Rosso not off the pace

Feb.8 (GMM) The opening test of the 2010 pre-season last week showed that Toro Rosso is not lagging behind, according to Sebastien Buemi. At Valencia, the team's continuing Swiss driver gave the first fully...
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Sutil not worried about Force India saga

Feb.8 (GMM) Adrian Sutil insists he is not worried about reports Force India may soon be forced to close its doors. In a saga played down by team owner and boss Vijay Mallya, the UK's Companies House is...
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Patrick Head honoured by GP Masters

Feb.7 (YF1) Patrick Head, one of the most respected Grand Prix designers of the modern era, will give his name to a new class division within the Grand Prix Masters historic race series this season. Head's...
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New era could see Williams return to F1 glory

Feb.7 (Daniel Chalmers) The past decade was a very lean period for Williams, Formula 1’s second most successful team. They wasn’t any championship joy and only a handful of victories. They now haven’t...
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Ferrari boss: “Still many problems to solve”

Feb.5 ((YF1) The message from Maranello one day after the first 2010 session is very clear: staying realistic and concentrating on the work. Ferrari team princiapl Stefano Domenicali and everyone at the...
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Mallya: “Force India is not in jeopardy”

Feb.5 (GMM) Team owner, director and co-owner Vijay Mallya on Friday played down reports Force India may be unable to race in 2010. An earlier report in the Daily Telegraph newspaper said the Silverstone...
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Webber to debut new Red Bull at Jerez

Feb.5 (GMM) Mark Webber will do the honours when Red Bull's 2010 car is given its track debut at Jerez next week. In order to maximise the RB6's factory development time, the Milton Keynes team was absent...
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Horner fears loss of another manufacturer

Feb.5 (GMM) Formula one risks losing yet another manufacturer if it does not act appropriately amid the engine freeze. That is the view of Christian Horner, boss of the Renault-powered Red Bull team. Amid...
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Force India’s shaky finances in spotlight

Feb.5 (GMM) Force India faces dissolution by the UK's Companies House, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph. The newspaper said the Silverstone based team, reportedly in danger of not being able to...
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Massa no promise to stay at Ferrari forever

Feb.5 (GMM) Felipe Massa has declined to echo teammate Fernando Alonso's pledge to never again switch to a rival formula one team. After signing a new long-term contract with Ferrari, 28-year-old Alonso...
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Mercedes confirms Heidfeld as reserve driver

Feb.4 (GMM) Mercedes GP on Thursday confirmed that Nick Heidfeld will be the team's test and reserve driver in 2010. The move is a something of a demotion for Heidfeld who started racing his F1 career in...
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Horner says Schumi is number 1 at Merc

Feb.4 (GMM) Christian Horner has added his voice to claims Michael Schumacher will be the 'number one' driver at Mercedes in 2010. In the pages of the Germany weekly Sport Bild, the Red Bull team boss was...