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Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2013

Sutil emerges as leading Force India candidate

German driver Adrian Sutil has re-emerged as a leading candidate for Force India's vacant seat. Sutil drove for the Silverstone based team between 2007 and 2011 but was dropped in favour of Nico Hulkenberg in 2012. Sutil was found guilt of grievous bodily harm after assaulting one of Lotus's executives, Eric Lux, in a Shanghai nightclub in April 2011. Sutil did not race in F1 last year. "Adrian Sutil had a seat fitting with the team this week," a Force India spokesperson confirmed. "At this […]

Posted on Saturday, January 12, 2013

Force India driver wait surprises di Resta

Force India's Paul di Resta has said that he is surprised that the team has yet to announce their second driver for 2013. Nico Hulkenberg left the team for Sauber at the end of 2012, with several names - including former driver Adrian Sutil and reserve Jules Bianchi - being linked to the vacant seat. "I am surprised there has been nothing yet. The team have said they will announce it in good time as to where they are going to be, and I have […]

Posted on Monday, December 17, 2012

Lotus confirm Romain Grosjean will race for the team in 2013

Lotus has confirmed Romain Grosjean for 2013

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2012

Vitaly Petrov joins Caterham F1 Team

Caterham F1 Team has today announced that Vitaly Petrov has joined the team as race driver, replacing Jarno Trulli with immediate effect. The Russian was at the Anglo-Malaysian team’s factory in Hingham on Friday 17th February for a seat fitting ahead of his first run with the team at the second pre-season test in Barcelona, 21st to 24th February. Team Principal Tony Fernandes: “We are all delighted to welcome Vitaly into our team and are very excited about the role he will play in helping […]

Posted on Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Barrichello to announce Indy future next week

Rubens Barrichello is set to decide next week whether he will switch from Formula 1 to the Indycar series for 2012. F1's longest-serving veteran has been left without a race seat this season, but he recently enjoyed an Indy test with the KV team, in which his close friend Tony Kanaan is involved. "There is a lot going on, we have spoken with many people and there are things to be resolved, including the family aspect," the 39-year-old told radio Bandeirantes on Tuesday. "There is […]

Posted on Monday, January 30, 2012

Barrichello admits Indycar switch possible

Rubens Barrichello is not yet writing off his Formula 1 career. But the veteran Brazilian, who has lost his Williams race seat on the eve of his 20th consecutive season, has admitted he might emerge on the 2012 Indycar grid. Regarding F1, he told Brazil's Jornal Nacional: "If it happens, it will be a great thing. "If not, I had the feeling for nineteen years. If you're asking 'Do I want it to happen" then I do! Because it was always my life. "So Formula […]

Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2012

Trulli not worried about Petrov rumours

Jarno Trulli on Thursday said he is not worried amid raging speculation he could be about to lose his race seat. The Italian veteran is signed up to stay with Caterham next year, but team figures are sounding vague about the commitment. At the same time, it is reported that Renault refugee Vitaly Petrov's manager visited Caterham's Hingham headquarters recently. "I have a contract with Caterham and that's it," Trulli, 37, is quoted by Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport. "I know nothing about the rumours. […]

Posted on Thursday, January 5, 2012

Raikkonen back behind the wheel

“I have not sat in an F1 car since the last race of the 2009 season” smiled Kimi, as he jumped into the cockpit for his first seat fitting at Enstone today. The Finn spent his day at Lotus factory in Enstone, despite a heavy technical programme, took time to answer his fans’ questions. Kimi, today marked the first time you have been back in the cockpit of a Formula 1 car since 2009. How did it feel? The last time I was at Enstone I […]