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Posted on Thursday, February 17, 2011

Renault confirms Heidfeld to replace Kubica

Feb.17 (GMM) Renault has appointed Nick Heidfeld as injured Robert Kubica's replacement for the start of the 2011 season.

"I would have liked to come back to formula one in different circumstances, but I'm proud to have been given this chance," the 3...

Posted on Monday, February 14, 2011

Senna not considered for Kubica sub role

Feb.14 (GMM) Bruno Senna was never a contender to replace the injured Robert Kubica at Renault this year.

That is the explanation of team boss Eric Boullier, after Senna tested the R31 at Jerez following Heidfeld's audition for the newly-available ca...

Posted on Monday, February 14, 2011

Renault set to confirm Heidfeld on Monday

Feb.14 (GMM) Renault is expected to announce on Monday that Nick Heidfeld has been selected as injured Robert Kubica's replacement for the start of the 2011 season.

Injured Pole Kubica will be recovering from injuries suffered in a rally crash for mo...

Posted on Sunday, February 13, 2011

Heidfeld stakes claim for Kubica's Renault seat

Feb.13 (GMM) Nick Heidfeld has moved tantalisingly close to securing a race drive for the 2011 season.

The prime candidate to replace injured Robert Kubica, 33-year-old German Heidfeld tested the Renault R31 at Jerez on Saturday and topped the timesh...

Posted on Friday, February 11, 2011

Raikkonen not ruling out F1 return

Feb.11 (GMM) Kimi Raikkonen has refused to rule out replacing the injured Robert Kubica at Renault.

Having launched his own world rally entry Ice1 for 2011, the 2007 world champion is already in Sweden for the season opener.

Moreover, after negotiat...

Posted on Friday, February 11, 2011

Kubica absence a 'heavy blow' to Renault - Boullier

Feb.11 (GMM) Robert Kubica will definitely be out of action for the first quarter of this season's 20-race calendar.

Earlier, medical specialists had predicted a one-year recovery from the Pole's multiple rally crash injuries, cautioning that athlete...

Posted on Friday, February 11, 2011

Renault not yet ruling out de la Rosa, Liuzzi

Feb.11 (GMM) Eric Boullier has for the first time named Pedro de la Rosa as a potential replacement for Renault's injured regular Robert Kubica.

Another 2010 Sauber driver Nick Heidfeld, however, is in pole position for the R31 seat and will test the...

Posted on Thursday, February 10, 2011

Jerez day one: Renault report

Things were much better for me today compared to Valencia and at least we managed to do quite a lot of laps. We still lost some time because the car had an oil leak in the middle of the day, but we made the most of the time on track and I managed to do some set-up work in the afternoon

Posted on Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Nick Heidfeld set to return with Renault

Ex-BMW driver Nick Heidfeld is set to return to Formula One this year, in place of injured star Robert Kubica. According to various sources, team principal Eric Bouiller informed 4th driver Romain Grosjean of his decision, but the announcement regarding Heidfeld will not be made prior to the third test in Barcelona next week.

Posted on Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Three candidates for Kubica's seat

Eric Bouiller has said that there are three candidates to replace the injured Robert Kubica at Renault. But who are they?

Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Kubica: 'I learnt not to crash...'

Kubica joked about Petrov's 'bad teacher' comments.

Posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Renault: We want to win in 2011

Renault technical director James Allison has described the team’s approach to the design of its new R31 as being at the “brave end of brave” as it looks to get back to winning ways this year. Allison suggests the team has gone aggressive in the design of its latest challenger in a bid to take that next step forward. “This time of year is a heady mix of both thrilling excitement of finding out, confirming that all your plans are coming to fruition and also abject terror […]