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Posted on Friday, February 11, 2011

Renault not yet ruling out de la Rosa, Liuzzi

Feb.11 (GMM) Eric Boullier has for the first time named Pedro de la Rosa as a potential replacement for Renault's injured regular Robert Kubica.

Another 2010 Sauber driver Nick Heidfeld, however, is in pole position for the R31 seat and will test the...

Posted on Thursday, February 10, 2011

McLaren testing forward exhausts at Jerez

Feb.10 (GMM) McLaren was testing a Renault-like forward-exiting exhaust concept on its newly launched MP4-26 car at Jerez on Thursday.

The car debuted by Lewis Hamilton at the Spanish circuit therefore differed fundamentally from the version launched...

Posted on Thursday, February 10, 2011

F1 world salutes injured Kubica at Jerez

Feb.10 (GMM) The ultra-competitive world of formula one pulled together on Thursday as one of the sport's best drivers lay in hospital.

Pole Robert Kubica would have returned to the track this week at Jerez, but an horror rally crash in Italy has lef...

Posted on Thursday, February 10, 2011

Kubica feared he was paralysed in crash - manager

Feb.10 (GMM) Robert Kubica feared his horror rally crash had left him paralysed, the Polish driver's manager has revealed.

After arriving at the Italian hospital in a critical condition last Sunday and having seven hours of surgery, the 26-year-old R...

Posted on Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Heidfeld to test Kubica's Renault at Jerez

Feb.10 (GMM) Nick Heidfeld will test Renault's new R31 car at Jerez this week.

It had been speculated that the 33-year-old German, who had yet to secure a role in F1 for the 2011 season, was a leading contender to replace his injured former BMW teamm...

Posted on Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Kubica to undergo surgery Thursday on fractures

GENOA, Italy  Doctors said Tuesday they were cautiously optimistic about Formula One driver Robert Kubica's recovery, saying he was responding well to treatment and getting ready for more surgery to stabilize fractures he suffered in a rally car crash. Considering the seriousness of his injuries from Sunday's crash, Kubica's condition has improved and "let us hope for the best in the future," said a medical update from the Santa Corona hospital. The 26-year-old Polish driver underwent seven hours of surgery Sunday after a high-speed crash […]

Posted on Sunday, February 6, 2011

Robert Kubica suffers serious injury

Robert Kubica looks set to miss the start of the new Formula 1 season after suffering multiple fractures to his right arm, leg and hand in a crash on the Ronde di Andora rally on Sunday. The Polish driver was airlifted to hospital on Sunday morning following a high-speed crash that took place 4.6 kilometres into the opening stage of the event, on a stage near the village of Testico in Italy. Kubica is understood to have swiped a wall and hit a crash barrier […]

Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Kubica: 'I learnt not to crash...'

Kubica joked about Petrov's 'bad teacher' comments.