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Posted on Friday, April 1, 2011

Moveable wings F1's 'most stupid idea' - Lauda

Apr.1 (GMM) The new moveable rear system is the "most stupid idea" formula one chiefs have ever implemented.

That is the typically blunt view of triple world champion Niki Lauda, after the officially-titled DRS (drag reduction system) made its debut ...

Posted on Monday, March 28, 2011

Dominant Vettel paced himself in Aus - Marko

Mar.28 (GMM) Dominant Sebastian Vettel did not play the RB7's full hand of cards in Melbourne, according to Red Bull motor sport consultant Helmut Marko.

Reigning world champion Vettel got his 2011 defence off to the best possible start at the weeken...

Posted on Sunday, March 27, 2011

Rivals eye Red Bull's KERS, flex, dominance

Mar.27 (GMM) On race day in Australia, the buzzword is 'mini-KERS'.

After it emerged that runaway pole sitter Sebastian Vettel nor Mark Webber used the energy-recovery system in qualifying, reports emerged that Red Bull's KERS is ultra-compact and li...

Posted on Monday, March 21, 2011

More money from Branson 'would be nice' - Glock

Mar.21 (GMM) Timo Glock has admitted "it would be nice" if Sir Richard Branson ploughed some more money into the team that bares his famous company's name.

F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has been a critic of Virgin Racing following its difficul...

Posted on Monday, March 21, 2011

Force India lacking speed for season start - Sutil

Mar.21 (GMM) Adrian Sutil has admitted that Force India is lacking some speed ahead of this weekend's 2011 season opener.

"We have a reliable car, which is positive, and this will help us during the first few races. But we still need to look for mor...

Posted on Sunday, March 13, 2011

Schumacher can stay beyond 2012 'with pleasure' - Haug

Mar.13 (GMM) Mercedes has not ruled out extending its contract with Michael Schumacher.

Currently, despite his disappointing return to F1 last year, the seven time world champion's deal is not set to expire until the end of next season.

But Norbert ...

Posted on Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Lauda tells Vettel about F1's 'wild dogs'

Mar.2 (GMM) Niki Lauda has given Sebastian Vettel an entertaining insight into the "wild" behaviour of F1's past champions.

In a joint interview, new reigning world champion Vettel asked triple title winner Lauda if the reputations of some of the spo...

Posted on Monday, February 21, 2011

Lauda says adjustable rear wings 'a poor compromise'

Feb.21 (GMM) Niki Lauda has admitted his opposition to the debuting adjustable rear wings this year.

Drivers will be able to press a button to stall the rear wing this year if they are within 1 second of the car in front and within a 600 metre zone o...

Posted on Friday, February 18, 2011

F1 must axe Bahrain season opener - Lauda

Feb.18 (GMM) Niki Lauda has urged F1 authorities to call off the 2011 season opener.

"This is about democracy in a country," the triple world champion told Bild newspaper, as anti-government protesters clash with violent police in Bahrain's capital M...

Posted on Sunday, February 13, 2011

Lauda unimpressed with Kubica's rallying

Niki Lauda, three times Formula One champion, has criticised Robert Kubica for his decision to participate in rallies outside of his Formula One commitments.

Posted on Sunday, February 13, 2011

Lauda slams 'unreasonable' Kubica after crash

Feb.13 (GMM) Niki Lauda has criticised Robert Kubica for putting his F1 career at risk by rallying.

The F1 world has united in support for the Polish driver after he suffered horror injuries during a minor event in Italy recently.

Renault is now fac...