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Posted on Saturday, March 26, 2011

Rivals daunted by dominant Vettel pole

Mar.26 (GMM) Sebastian Vettel on Saturday kicked off his title defence with a dominant run to pole position in Melbourne.

"What did he do, a (1 minute) 23-5? Ah, yes," McLaren's Jenson Button, fourth on the grid and 1.2 seconds slower, answered when...

Posted on Friday, March 25, 2011

Glock admits Virgin's 107pc qualifying fear

Mar.25 (GMM) Timo Glock has admitted that Virgin might struggle to qualify for the Australian grand prix.

F1 has reintroduced the old 107 per cent qualifying rule for 2011, and - based on the initial Friday time sheet - it means cars must be within a...

Posted on Friday, March 25, 2011

Kinky Kylie, Chandhok crashes, no HRT yet

Mar.25 (GMM) As action kicked off under cloudy Melbourne skies, it emerged that new world champion Sebastian Vettel has finally dreamed up a name for his 2011 ride.

The British press speculated that the unofficial name for his new Red Bull - Kinky Ky...

Posted on Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Karthikeyan not worried about 2011 qualifying rule

Mar.16 (GMM) Narain Karthikeyan insists he is not overly worried about failing to qualify for grands prix this year.

A year after three new teams entered formula one last season, the sport has re-imposed a 107 per cent qualifying rule for 2011.

It m...

Posted on Monday, March 14, 2011

Karthikeyan confident of getting up to speed

Mar.14 (GMM) Narain Karthikeyan is confident he can get back up to speed in formula one within a few races of his 2011 return.

The Indian's highly rated teammate Vitantonio Liuzzi was significantly faster in the limited testing he has done with the H...

Posted on Friday, March 11, 2011

Q and A: Karthikeyan on 2011 hopes

Narain Karthikeyan faces the tough task of getting back up to speed in Formula 1 after a long absence this year while driving for a team that did not have a great 2010 season in HRT.But the Indian is optimistic that both he and his team can prove a poi...

Posted on Friday, March 11, 2011

Karthikeyan sure he will quickly settle

Narain Karthikeyan is optimistic that it will only take him a few races to get back up to full speed after five years away from the Formula 1 grid.The Indian has made a surprise F1 comeback with Hispania this year. He last raced in the world championsh...

Posted on Friday, March 11, 2011

Hispania unveils its 2011 challenger

Hispania Racing has become the final team to unveil its 2011 car, as it took the wraps off the new F111 at Barcelona during the penultimate day of winter testing.After initial plans for the team to work in partnership with Toyota fell through, HRT has ...

Posted on Friday, March 11, 2011

Liuzzi hopes for 'long' HRT tenure

Mar.11 (GMM) With HRT's stop-start debut season in memory, Vitantonio Liuzzi on Thursday would not reveal the length of his new contract with the Spanish team.

No fewer than four drivers competed for Hispania last year as the team struggled for survi...

Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2011

Q and A: Liuzzi explains HRT decision

Hispania yesterday completed the 2011 Formula 1 field by confirming that it had signed ex-Force India driver Vitantonio Liuzzi as its second driver for the new season.The Italian met the press - including AUTOSPORT - at Barcelona today and explained wh...

Posted on Wednesday, March 9, 2011

HRT announce Liuzzi and Friday debut for F111

Mar.9 (GMM) HRT announced on Wednesday that Vitantonio Liuzzi will complete the Spanish team's 2011 race driver lineup.

After being ousted by Force India, he will be Narain Karthikeyan's teammate, and will drive the new Hispania car later this week i...

Posted on Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Liuzzi completes Hispania deal

Hispania has confirmed that Tonio Liuzzi will be its second driver this year, as the Italian's signing completes the 2011 Formula 1 line-up.Liuzzi was on the market after losing his Force India seat at the end of 2010. He tested for HRT at Catalunya la...