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Posted on Friday, February 18, 2011

Bob Bell to be Mercedes tech boss from April

Feb.18 (GMM) Renault's former team boss and technical director Bob Bell has re-emerged at Mercedes.

As Renault changed hands and Eric Boullier took over in charge, Ulsterman Bell was left without a role.

"Bob did a good job and I've no idea what wil...

Posted on Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Chandhok still waiting on Team Lotus deal for 2011

Feb.10 (GMM) Ahead of his test in Team Lotus' newly launched T128 at Jerez this week, Karun Chandhok insists he is still yet to sign a deal for 2011.

It is expected that the Indian driver, who made his F1 debut with the HRT team last year, will be si...

Posted on Friday, February 4, 2011

Team Lotus enjoy productive day

Team Lotus stayed on an extra day in Valencia and enjoyed a productive day, carrying out some filming in the morning before doing some proper runs in the afternoon. Regular drivers Heikki Kovalainen and Jarno Trulli were joined by Portuguese F2 & GP2 backmarker Ricardo Teixeira and Trulli posted a best time of 1.15.639s. Kovalainen and Trulli reckon the T128 is a big improvement on the T127. “Valencia was an excellent test for me,” said Kovalainen. “Even though we had some issues with the power […]

Posted on Thursday, February 3, 2011

F1 set for overtaking zones

Sources have revealed that the FIA's current plan is for an overtaking zone - where the moveable wing will be made active in races - to be the final 600 metres of a track's main straight.

Posted on Thursday, February 3, 2011

Gascoyne blasts 'boring' tracks

Mike Gascoyne - not one to hold back - has blasted two of F1's circuits as 'boring'

Posted on Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Lotus debut T128 in Valencia

After sitting out testing on Tuesday, Team Lotus gave the T128 its debut in Valencia this morning