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Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Renault not denying Heidfeld/Senna reports

Aug.24 (GMM) 24 hours before the drivers file into the Spa-Francorchamps paddock, there is no confirmation about Nick Heidfeld's apparent loss of his Renault race seat.

Multiple media sources are unofficially confirming Heidfeld's former boss Eddie J...

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2011

McLaren offered Virgin deal to Team Lotus

Aug.22 (GMM) McLaren also marketed its technical package to Team Lotus, boss Tony Fernandes has revealed.

It emerged recently that the struggling Virgin team has partnered with the famous British marque for the 2012 season, with the deal to include a...

Posted on Friday, July 29, 2011

Rosberg denies 'destroying' Schumacher in 2011

Jul.29 (GMM) On the occasion of his 100th grand prix, Nico Rosberg dismissed the suggestion his best achievement was "destroying" the great Michael Schumacher at Mercedes.

"No, I definitely would not say that," he is quoted by Finland's Turun Sanomat...

Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Vettel's chasers face James Hunt-like title task

Jul.20 (GMM) A defeat for Sebastian Vettel in 2011 would involve the biggest formula one comeback since James Hunt won the championship 35 years ago.

Finland Turun Sanomat newspaper reports that the task for Vettel's pursuers - including his teammate...

Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2011

Team Lotus strike deal to use Red Bull KERS

Jul.14 (GMM) Team Lotus has struck a deal with its technology partner Red Bull to use a KERS system in formula one.

Malaysian Tony Fernandes' small team is this year using the hydraulics system and gearbox run by the reigning championship-winning out...

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Staff movements rumoured at top F1 teams

Jul.13 (GMM) Italian magazine Autosprint is linking Red Bull's aerodynamics chief Peter Prodromou with a move to Mercedes GP.

The dominant RB7's creator Adrian Newey is not interested in switching camps for now, but 42-year-old Prodromou also worked ...

Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Kubica 'will recover' insists manager

Jun.1 (GMM) Robert Kubica will "recover completely" from his serious injuries, manager Daniele Morelli insists.

Renault team owner Gerard Lopez said before Monaco last weekend that the Pole will definitely not be returning in 2011, but that he might ...

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Next few races crucial for Ferrari's 2011 campaign

May 24 (GMM) Ferrari might have more to say in the coming days about the banning of its innovative new high rear wing in Spain.

Before the Italian team's red cars were lapped during the Barcelona race, the FIA told them to revert to a conventional re...

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2011

McLaren brought 'B' car to Spain - Horner

May 24 (GMM) The McLaren seen in Barcelona last weekend was effectively a 'B' model, according to Christian Horner.

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel was run hard to the chequered flag in Barcelona by Lewis Hamilton, despite the McLaren driver exp...

Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2011

Turkey matched record for most overtaking moves

May 12 (GMM) The Turkish grand prix last weekend set a new record for the most overtaking moves during a single formula one race.

It was already known that the Istanbul Park race broke the previous record for the most number of pitstops.

Finland's T...

Posted on Sunday, May 8, 2011

Trulli, Glock, suffer as F1 careers stall

May 8 (GMM) Jarno Trulli's losing streak in qualifying is the first time he has been outpaced four times on the trot.

The Italian is a veteran of approaching 250 races and until very recently was hailed as arguably the best driver in formula one over...

Posted on Thursday, May 5, 2011

No Friday driver for Team Lotus in Turkey

May 5 (GMM) Neither Jarno Trulli or Heikki Kovalainen will have to give up their T128 cockpits on Friday morning in Turkey.

It will be the first time in 2011 that the green-clad team has not appointed a Friday driver for the initial practice session....