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Posted on Thursday, February 10, 2011

Heidfeld to race Renault in 2011 - reports

Feb.10 (GMM) Nick Heidfeld has been selected to drive in injured Robert Kubica's place this season, according to a German report.

Lotus-sponsored Renault has already announced that German Heidfeld, 33, will be testing at Jerez this weekend, but only ...

Posted on Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Talent should be stronger than money - Hulkenberg

Force India test and reserve driver Nico Hulkenberg believes that drivers in Formula One should be there based on their talent and ability rather than the size of their wallets. The German won several junior formulae titles - most notably in F3 Euroseries and GP2 - before graduating to Formula One in 2010 with Williams. However, despite a shock pole at a damp Interlagos last November, he found himself ousted in favour of heavily funded Pastor Maldonado.

Posted on Saturday, February 5, 2011

Force India to unveil VJM04 on Tuesday

Force India has announced that it will unveil its new VJM04 in an online event at 14.00 GMT on Tuesday 8 February. The team is one of four that used their 2010 car in the first test last week and used the VJM03 primarily to gather data from the new Pirelli tyres.

Posted on Thursday, February 3, 2011

Friday deal for Hulkenberg

Having been confirmed as test driver for Force India this year, Nico Hulkenberg has also revealed that he will run the car in Friday morning practice sessions. With no other alternatives, and having rejected offers of a race drive from Virgin and HRT, Hulkenberg replaces Paul di Resta, who moves up to a race seat. “I will be driving on every Friday in free practice so the good thing is that I can still show what I can do,” added Hulkenberg. “I have the make […]

Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Valencia Quotes: Force India & Mercedes

Driver quotes from Force India (who used the VJM03) and Mercedes (who used the W02)

Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011

RB7, W02, FW33 lauched in Valencia, Vettel fastest

New season, new drivers, new rules. Same man fastest.

Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011

World Champion fastest on first day of testing

Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel was fastest on the first day of winter testing at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia Pos Driver Car Time Gap Laps 1. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault* 1m13.769s 93 2. Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 1m13.938s + 0.169s 71 3. Gary Paffett McLaren-Mercedes 1m14.292s + 0.523s 91 4. Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 1m14.461s + 0.692s 28 5. Fernando Alonso Ferrari* 1m14.553s + 0.784s 97 6. Kamui Kobayashi Sauber-Ferrari* 1m15.621s + 1.852s 68 7. Jerome D'Ambrosio Virgin-Cosworth 1m16.003s + 2.234s 71 […]

Posted on Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Force India confirm Sutil and di Resta

Force India finally confirm their 2011 line up...

Posted on Monday, January 24, 2011

Minardi: Give young guys more test sessions

Former Minardi boss Giancarlo Minardi believes that young drivers need more time to test in Formula One

Posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2011

19 Jan: Hulkenberg turned down Virgin & more

All the latest from the F1 world. - Nico Hulkenberg's manager Willi Weber has revealed that they turned down the offer of a seat alongside Timo Glock at Virgin, admitting it'd be risky slotting Hulkenberg alongside another German - Williams will launch their FW33 on February 1st at Valencia, with the car running an interim livery at first - Force India look set to name their line up next week as Vijay Mallya has said there are just a few legal loose ends to tie […]