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Posted on Friday, June 3, 2011

Pressure growing on Heidfeld at Renault

Jun.3 (GMM) Six races into his 2011 campaign in injured Robert Kubica's Renault, the spotlight on Nick Heidfeld is growing brighter.

It has been suggested boss Eric Boullier believes the veteran German has underperformed, amid rumours the Gravity-man...

Posted on Saturday, April 9, 2011

Di Grassi to do next Pirelli tyre test

Apr.9 (GMM) Lucas di Grassi will do the driving when F1 tyre supplier Pirelli resumes its private track testing programme.

We reported in January that the former Virgin driver could be set to replace Pedro de la Rosa, who later announced he has retur...

Posted on Friday, April 1, 2011

Is the testing ban good for F1?

Since the start of the 2009 season, Formula One teams have been banned from testing their cars outside of grand prix weekends. This has been met both favourable and unfavourable, depending on the team and the driver. Michael Schumacher labels it ‘ridiculous’. But is the testing ban good for Formula One, or should it be scrapped. Over 2 years since it was introduced, we take a look at the positives and the negatives. There are two main issues when it comes to the current lack […]

Posted on Wednesday, March 9, 2011

New rule solves tyre test dilemma - Hembery

Mar.9 (GMM) Changes to the rules in 2011 solve Pirelli's dilemma about how to continue developing its F1 tyres.

The Italian marque used a 2009 Toyota and testers Nick Heidfeld, Pedro de la Rosa and Romain Grosjean to develop this season's tyres, but ...

Posted on Friday, February 11, 2011

Unlikely Grosjean 'ready' to race Kubica's car

Feb.11 (GMM) Romain Grosjean insists he is ready to return to Europe to replace the injured Robert Kubica.

The Swiss-born Frenchman, who along with Bruno Senna is a third driver at Renault this year, is currently in Abu Dhabi for the start of the GP2...

Posted on Thursday, February 10, 2011

GP2 Asia: Grosjean takes Abu Dhabi pole

Lotus Renault GP's test driver Romain Grosjean took pole position for the opening GP2 Asia Series race this afternoon, four tenths ahead of Ferrari test driver Jules Bianchi

Posted on Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Nick Heidfeld set to return with Renault

Ex-BMW driver Nick Heidfeld is set to return to Formula One this year, in place of injured star Robert Kubica. According to various sources, team principal Eric Bouiller informed 4th driver Romain Grosjean of his decision, but the announcement regarding Heidfeld will not be made prior to the third test in Barcelona next week.

Posted on Thursday, February 3, 2011

Van der Garde fastest in Abu Dhabi

Giedo van der Garde was fastest on Day 2 of the GP2 test in Abu Dhabi

Posted on Monday, January 31, 2011

Renault announce Senna as reserve driver

Bruno Senna - who started 18 races in 2010 for HRT - has been announced as Lotus Renault GP's reserve driver for the 2011 season. Romain Grosjean and Fairuz Fauzy are also reserve drivers for the team but if anything were to happen with Kubica or Petrov, Senna would be the driver promoted to a race seat.

Posted on Sunday, January 30, 2011

Renault sign Grosjean as a test driver

Romain Grosjean rejoins Renault as a test driver. He participated in several GPs for the team in 2009 but did not impress thanks to unfortunate circumstances. He's back though...