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Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Force India unveils 2015 livery in Mexico

Force India has unveiled its new 2015 livery and front nose during a team launch in Mexico. The squad took the wraps from its 2014 car - which featured the team's 2015 nose design - at an event in Mexico City, ahead of Formula 1’s return to the country later this year. Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez have been retained to drive the Mercedes-powered machine, with team principal Vijay Mallya targeting podium finishes. The team confirmed on Tuesday that its 2015 car, the VJM08, will […]

Posted on Friday, September 26, 2014

Ravetto adamant of Caterham presence in 2015

Caterham team principal Manfredi Ravetto insists that the squad has a future in the sport beyond the end of the 2014 season. Ravetto joined the outfit following a takeover by a group of Swiss and Middle Eastern investors and was promoted to the role of team principal following the resignation of Christijan Albers. Ravetto insists that plans are being put in place to ensure that Caterham has a future in Formula 1. "We are currently testing our 2015 car in Cologne, at Toyota’s wind tunnel," […]

Posted on Sunday, September 7, 2014

Provisional 20 race 2015 calendar revealed

A provisional 20 race calendar for the 2015 Formula 1 season has been circulated to teams ahead of this weekend's Italian Grand Prix. The draft calendar features the return of the Mexican Grand Prix, while the season will begin in Australia in mid-March and conclude with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the end of November, according to Speedweek. The calendar is set to be finalised at a World Motor Sport Council meeting later this year. Draft 2015 calendar: March 15: Australian Grand Prix, Albert […]

Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014

Button concedes retirement is possible

Jenson Button has conceded that retirement from Formula 1 at the end of the season is a possibility. Button, 34, has raced for McLaren since the start of 2010 but his contract expires at the end of the current campaign. McLaren is currently evaluating its driver options for 2015, with Button in contention to retain his seat, alongside Danish youngster Kevin Magnussen. But McLaren is reportedly still chasing Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel as they attempt to lure one of them to drive for the […]

Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Pirelli to prepare for tyre warmer ban

Pirelli is to begin preparations for the 2015 tyre warmer ban at this week's test in Bahrain. Each team will receive an extra set of medium tyres in order to test their behaviour. 'Pirelli is also bringing an extra set of medium tyres per team to Bahrain, with 2014 construction and compound', read a statement released by the Italian company. 'However, these are actually considered to be ‘prototypes’ as their purpose is to test tyre behaviour without warming blankets, which will be banned from 2015 […]

Posted on Friday, February 14, 2014

De Silvestro joins Sauber as 'affiliated driver'

Sauber has announced that IndyCar racer Simona De Silvestro has joined the team as an 'affiliated driver'. The 25 year old Swiss has raced in the USA since 2006 and has competed in the IndyCar series since 2010. She was IndyCar's rookie of the year in 2010 and claimed a podium finish last season on her way to 13th in the standings. Sauber will now help De Silvestro gain her Formula 1 super license with a programme that will include on track testing, simulator training, […]

Posted on Sunday, February 9, 2014

Ecclestone proposes €1m for whistleblowers

Bernie Ecclestone is proposing that a reward of €1 million should be given to anyone who comes forward with information of teams breaking the budget cap, which is set to be introduced from next year. The FIA announced in December that a cost cap will be introduced in Formula 1 from the start of 2015 in an attempt to stabilise and eventually lessen the amount of spending required in the sport. The cost cap, which is to be initially set at $200 million, is likely to […]