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Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2012

3D could tempt Ecclestone to hand F1 to Sky

Pay television company Sky could replace Formula One's own broadcaster, according to a report in the Times. Journalist Kevin Eason said Barney Francis, the managing director of F1's new British broadcaster Sky Sports, will be in the Austin paddock this weekend. "He wants to introduce 3D to F1 and will have talks with Bernie Eccclestone", Eason wrote. Eason also revealed that Sky's ambitions for F1 "could go as far as providing the (entire) television coverage of F1 ... taking over from Ecclestone's television organisation". Francis […]

Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Webber: Austin an important weekend after 'joke' Abu Dhabi

Mark Webber is hoping to be back fighting at the front after a disappointing race in Abu Dhabi

Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012

United States Grand Prixview

Looking ahead to Round 19 of the championship in the United States

Posted on Monday, November 12, 2012

Force India coming to America

Force India head to American soil for the first time this week as they prepare to take part in the United States Grand Prix in Austin. Nico Hulkenberg retired on the opening lap in Abu Dhabi, while Paul di Resta claimed ninth place. "I’ve not spent a lot of time in America so I’m looking forward to being there and seeing some of the country", said Hulkenberg. "I’ve visited New York before, but that’s as much as I’ve done. I love the people and the […]

Posted on Saturday, November 10, 2012

Red Bull ready for American patrol

Red Bull Racing head to the United States Grand Prix with the chance of securing both the Drivers and the Constructors Championship. Red Bull's third successive title is almost a certainty - they lead Ferrari by 82 points and need a lead of just 43 to wrap up the title before heading to Brazil. Sebastian Vettel will win a third world title if he scores more than fifteen points than Fernando Alonso. "I think it's great that we are travelling to the United States again. […]

Posted on Friday, November 9, 2012

Back in the USA for Schumacher

Michael Schumacher is enthusiastic about F1's return to the USA after a five year absence. Schumacher claimed the win at Indianapolis in 2006 and privately decided to retire at the end of the season following that victory. Schumacher returned to the sport in 2010 and next weekend's United States Grand Prix will be his penultimate race in F1. "My wife and I have been big fans of the USA, and also of Texas, for many years so I'm particularly looking forward to the race in Austin. […]

Posted on Friday, November 9, 2012

Which way to America for Grosjean

Romain Grosjean is aiming for points at the United States Grand Prix

Posted on Friday, November 9, 2012

Raikkonen promises more with Lotus

Kimi Raikkonen has said that there is still more to come from him and Lotus following their victory in Abu Dhabi. Raikkonen took his first win in three years at the Yas Marina Circuit, the 19th of his career. "We did it! It took us a while, but we did it. All the work by the team came good and we were able to show what we knew all along; we have a car that can compete at the front. And more than that, we […]

Posted on Friday, November 9, 2012

Cowboy-ashi looking for real Texans

Kamui Kobayashi has said that he is looking forwards to F1's return to the USA - so that he can meet some real cowboys. Kobayashi finished sixth in Abu Dhabi and admits he has no idea what the Circuit of the Americas will hold for Sauber. "I have never been to Texas, as I have only been to New York and Las Vegas in America. I know this will be something completely different and perhaps pretty exciting because Texas is cowboy country, so I hope […]

Posted on Friday, November 9, 2012

Hamilton targeting USA victory

Lewis Hamilton was the last F1 winner in Indianapolis. He now wants to be the first F1 winner in Austin

Posted on Thursday, November 8, 2012

GP2 champion Valsecchi quickest as test ends

Times: 1. Davide Valsecchi Lotus-Renault 1m42.677s 86 2. Kevin Magnussen McLaren-Mercedes 1m42.827s + 0.150 51 3. Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 1m43.093s + 0.416 80 4. Robin Frijns Red Bull-Renault 1m43.233s + 0.556 53 5. Oliver Turvey McLaren-Mercedes 1m43.604s + 0.927 44 6. Luiz Razia Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m45.286s + 2.609 68 7. Alexander Rossi Caterham-Renault 1m46.485s + 3.808 86 Quotes: Robin Frijns (Red Bull Racing): "It was a long day and we tested a lot on the car. I think I did a good job for the […]

Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Red Bulletin: Welcome to America

Sebastian Vettel is one of the most famous racing drivers in the world. But in New York, he can pretend he's just any other guy