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Posted on Sunday, January 20, 2013

Timo Glock set to leave Marussia

Timo Glock is set to leave Marussia after three years with the team. German outlet Sport Bild claims that Glock will depart the Banbury based team. "I have experienced three great years with Marussia. We part in friendship," Glock is reported to have told Sport Bild. "I want new challenges [for myself] and continue my journey in motorsport." It is indicated that an official announcement will be given on Monday. Sport Bild also reports that DTM is a likely destination for the German, with Glock having been BMW Sauber's […]

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Sauber denies Mercedes engine deal for 2014

Sauber has denied reports it has penned an agreement with Mercedes to replace its engine deal with Ferrari for the 2014 season and beyond. French sources have claimed Force India, currently supplied by Mercedes, will switch suppliers with Ferrari-powered Sauber for the radical new turbo V6 rules. It would be big news for the Swiss team, as - the works BMW years aside - Sauber has been powered by Ferrari throughout most of its almost two-decade involvement in F1. But a Sauber spokesman insisted: "We […]

Posted on Friday, December 21, 2012

Review of Motorsport 2012

A quick look back at the 2012 season outside of Formula One

Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Kubica to contest European rally series in 2013

Robert Kubica looks set to return to full-time competitive action in 2013. Multiple media reports, including German's Sport Bild and also SID news agency, claim the former BMW and Renault driver will contest the European Rally Championship (ERC) at the wheel of a Ford Fiesta. SID said the Pole, who has still has limited use of his right arm in the wake of his February 2011 rally crash, has received clearance to enter the Fiesta with modified controls. "It would be incredible if Robert came […]

Posted on Thursday, November 22, 2012

Raikkonen to complete comeback with perfect record

Kimi Raikkonen looks set to be the first driver since Nick Heidfeld in 2008 (BMW) to finish every race in a complete Formula One season. The Finn's rare feat, delivering him an almost certain third in the drivers' points standings, has coincided with his return to the sport with Lotus after a two-year rallying hiatus. "Our record shows that the team can build a reliable car and that I know how to drive it," said Raikkonen. Meanwhile, the former McLaren and Ferrari driver gave the […]

Posted on Friday, November 16, 2012

Robert Kubica unable to test single seaters

Robert Kubica has said that he would like to return to championship racing, but is still unable to test single seaters

Posted on Monday, November 12, 2012

Vettel preparing for 100th race

The United States Grand Prix will mark Sebastian Vettel's 100th race in Formula One. Vettel made his début at Indianapolis in 2007 driving for BMW and has since raced for Toro Rosso and Red Bull, winning 26 races and 2 world titles. "It’s all gone so quickly. One hundred is a big number - one hundred Grands Prix sounds a lot: one hundred starts, one hundred times surviving the first corner", he told F1.com. "If I reflect on it, it doesn’t feel so long ago that I broke […]

Posted on Thursday, October 4, 2012

Kubica eyes 'track' testing as next step back to F1

Having contested three minor Italian rallies since returning to active competition recently, Robert Kubica has revealed he is now eyeing "the track". The Pole has not yet driven a single seater since returning to health, because the long-term injuries to his right arm make full movement inside the cockpit currently impossible. But Kubica, rated as one of the best F1 drivers through his BMW and Renault career until the end of 2010, has admitted he has targeted a return to F1-style circuit running in the […]

Posted on Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Road back to F1 not so long now says Kubica

Robert Kubica has taken yet another step on his long road back to Formula One, by winning the Citta di Bassano rally in northern Italy. "I still have a long road in front of me," the former BMW and Renault driver said afterwards. "But this shows the road is not as long as we thought," added Kubica, referring to his extended recovery from an horror rally crash in early 2011. The main problem for the 27-year-old now is the mobility of his right arm. Turning […]

Posted on Friday, September 28, 2012

McLaren confirms Sergio Perez

Sergio Perez has been confirmed at McLaren on a multi-year deal. Sergio Perez: "I’m thrilled and delighted to have become a Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver. The McLaren name is one of the greatest in the history of Formula 1. For more than 40 years McLaren has been a team that every racing driver has aspired to drive for – I was brought up on the great stories of Ayrton Senna's many world championship triumphs for McLaren – and I'm truly honoured that they've chosen me […]

Posted on Tuesday, September 18, 2012

F1 return for Kubica still possible admits Hakkinen

Mika Hakkinen has revealed he thinks it is possible Robert Kubica will return to Formula One. "If he is able, he will surely find a place," the 1998 and 1999 world champion is quoted by the Polish publication Przeglad Sportowy. "If he recovers his health, the future is open," said Hakkinen, referring to the former BMW and Renault driver who suffered serious injuries in a February 2011 rally crash. Kubica has returned to the headlines this month, resuming his competitive career with a couple of […]

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2012

Kubica unhurt in Italian rally crash

Robert Kubica's return to competitive action has taken a knock, with the Pole crashing out of a minor rally in Italy. Finally returning to action after a 19-month recovery from serious injuries, the former BMW and Renault driver won the recent Ronde Gomitolo di Landa rally at the wheel of a Subaru Impreza. But Kubica, who clearly no longer enjoys the full mobility of his right arm in the wake of his February 2011 rally crash, crashed during another minor Italian rally - the San […]