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Posted on Monday, July 18, 2011

France to propose F1 return for 2013 - report

Jul.18 (GMM) Plans to revive the French grand prix are progressing, the sports daily L'Equipe reports.

The working group put together by prime minister Francois Fillon is reportedly working on a letter of intent to send to F1 chief executive Bernie E...

Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Track boss says 2012 return for Bahrain 'not our call'

Jul.12 (GMM) Bahrain's circuit chief has described the formula one teams as "temperamental" as he admitted the island Kingdom's future on the calendar is still uncertain.

Chairman Zayed Alzayani visited the British grand prix last weekend and had lit...

Posted on Sunday, June 26, 2011

PM wants winning Frenchman on F1 grid - Boullier

Jun.26 (GMM) Part of Francois Fillon's plan is to see a French driver back on the formula one podium.

That is the admission of Renault team boss Eric Bouller, who has been appointed by the French prime minister to help restore a strong French presenc...

Posted on Friday, May 20, 2011

FIA bans DRS for Monaco tunnel and Eau Rouge

May 20 (GMM) The overtaking 'DRS' system will be banned completely in the Monaco tunnel and Spa-Francorchamps' fearsome Eau Rouge.

But the FIA is pushing ahead with allowing the wings to be used on the curving front 'straight' in the Principality nex...

Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Wickens waits as late sponsors threaten d'Ambrosio seat

May 10 (GMM) Jerome d'Ambrosio could lose his seat at Virgin because his sponsors have not paid up.

The newspaper Het Laatste Nieuws said the reluctance of the rookie's Belgian sponsors could hand the race seat to Robert Wickens, whose sponsors are e...

Posted on Friday, April 8, 2011

“Fernando is faster than you” – Team radios in F1

Team radios have only been prominent in F1 over the past decade, but here are some of the most memorable, funny and passionate. Mark Webber: Fuji 2007 It was the 2007 Japanese Grand Prix and it was cold, very wet and rather dark as a storm gathered over the Fuji Speedway. Mark Webber – suffering from food poisoning – vomited inside his crash helmet but insisted on continuing. It’s remarkable how someone can concentrate on driving a Formula One car whilst vomiting mid-sentence and his […]

Posted on Thursday, March 3, 2011

UBS to be new Chinese GP naming sponsor

Mar.3 (GMM) The Chinese grand prix has found a new title sponsor.

The Shanghai Daily reports that UBS, the Swiss global financial services company, will be added to the name of the race this year.

The news was confirmed by formula one authorities as...