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Posted on Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Raikkonen paying for NASCAR debut - report

Apr.5 (GMM) Kimi Raikkonen will pay a reported $100,000 per race as he moves to establish a career in America's premier NASCAR series.

Canada's Rue Frontenac said driver and team owner "Kyle Busch has never met Kimi Raikkonen" but will "entrust one o...

Posted on Tuesday, March 8, 2011

US GP boss eyes fake rain for Texas track

Mar.8 (GMM) 2012 US grand prix organiser Tavo Hellmund has admitted he thinks Bernie Ecclestone's idea to spice up formula one with artificial rain is "brilliant".

F1 chief executive Ecclestone said it would be "easy" to ready the irrigation systems ...

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...

Posted on Monday, February 21, 2011

Renault can replace Heidfeld during 2011 - report

Feb.21 (GMM) Nick Heidfeld's new contract with Renault allows the team to replace him with Robert Kubica at any point in 2011.

That is the claim of the specialist publication Speed Week, amid earlier suggestions a solid one-year term might have been ...

Posted on Sunday, February 13, 2011

Could Pirelli go too far?

With Bridgestone out and Pirelli in this year, the latter has made noises about making tyres that don't last as long. But could that have a negative rather than a positive effect on the racing?

Posted on Friday, February 11, 2011

Kubica: I will return to Formula One this season

Despite suffering a horrific injury in a rally accident on Sunday, Robert Kubica has said that he wants to return to Formula One this season. Kubica, 26, lost control on a right hand bend and caught a gap in the armco barrier, which ripped through the car. In the accident, he was left with just a litre of blood.