NEWS ARCHIVE

31 MAY 2010

FRANCHITTI WINS INDY 500

Dario Franchitti won the Indianapolis 500 today, the second of his career.

30 MAY 2010

RACE REPORT - WEBBER: WHAT A F**KING DISASTER...

Turkish GP - Race Report

RED BULL TEAM PRINCIPAL CHRISTIAN HORNER ON TURKISH GP CONTROVERSY

Red Bull-Renault's Team Principal Christian Horner comments on the accident between Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber at the Turkish GP.

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Turkish GP - Sunday Photos

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON LEADS MCLAREN 1-2 AS RED BULLS TANGLE IN TURKEY

Turkish GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Turkish GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Turkish GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Turkish GP - Race Results

29 MAY 2010

QUALIFYING REPORT - POLE POSITION HAT-TRICK FOR WEBBER

Turkish GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Turkish GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Turkish GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Turkish GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Turkish GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - VETTEL FASTEST AHEAD OF QUALIFYING IN TURKEY

Turkish GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Turkish GP - Practice 3 Results

28 MAY 2010

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - BUTTON HEADS OPENING DAY IN TURKEY

Turkish GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Turkish GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Turkish GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Turkish GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Turkish GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - MCLARENS TOP FIRST PRACTICE IN ISTANBUL

Turkish GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Turkish GP - Practice 1 Results

27 MAY 2010

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Turkish GP - Thursday Press Conference

PIRELLI CLOSES ON F1 DEAL

The word in Turkey is that Pirelli has emerged as strong favourite to land F1's tyre supply deal when Bridgestone leaves at the end of the current season.

LEHTO: MERCEDES IS GOING IN MICHAEL'S DIRECTION

JJ Lehto has said that he believes Mercedes is developing its car to suit the characteristics of Michael Schumacher's driving style rather than that of Nico Rosberg.

25 MAY 2010

US GP IS GO: IN TEXAS!

F1 commercial rights holder Bernie Ecclestone has concluded a 10-year deal for the US Grand Prix to return to the F1 calendar from 2012, at a new purpose-built venue in Austin, Texas.

SCHUMI UNDETERRED BY MONACO PENALTY

Michael Schumacher, refusing to feel hard done by his six place demotion in the Monaco GP for overtaking Fernando Alonso on the last lap under controversial Safety Car conditions, did not sit at home licking his wounds last weekend.

WILLIAMS COMPROMISED BY MONACO DAMAGE

Williams will head to this weekend's Turkish Grand Prix with a compromise set-up after suffering heavy damage to the race chassis of both Rubens Barrichello and Nico Hulkenberg during the Monaco GP.

24 MAY 2010

KUBICA ON TURKEY: TURN 8 WILL BE INTERESTING ON FULL FUEL...

Renault's Robert Kubica, one of the stars of the 2010 F1 season so far, says that Istanbul Park's challenging flat-out Turn 8 right-hander will be 'interesting' on the first lap of the race with a full load of fuel.

HAMILTON FACES AUSTRALIAN CHARGE

Lewis Hamilton is to be charged over his 'hooning' episode at the Australian Grand Prix in March.

21 MAY 2010

UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX TO RURAL NEW YORK?

A letter has gone out to members of New York's Monticello Motor Club, an exclusive driving resort race track ninety miles from Manhattan, informing them of progress in talks to bring the US Grand Prix to the facility for 10 years, starting in 2012.

20 MAY 2010

FIA TO CLARIFY SAFETY CAR REGULATIONS

Following the application of a 20s penalty for Michael Schumacher and his subsequent demotion from sixth to 12th in the race order of last weekend's Monaco GP, the FIA has admitted that the Safety Car rules need clarification, and that the F1 Commission will take action.

VETTEL TO DRIVE NEW CHASSIS IN TURKEY

Red Bull Racing will field a new chassis for Sebastian Vettel in the Turkish GP meeting starting on May 28.

18 MAY 2010

MERCEDES DROPS APPEAL TO MONACO PENALTY

Mercedes GP has decided to drop the appeal against the penalty imposed on Michael Schumacher at the Monaco GP, after the FIA agreed to discussions to clean up the safety car regulations.

17 MAY 2010

RACE REPORT - WEBBER'S MASTER CLASS

Monaco GP - Race Report

SCHUMACHER PENALISED, MERCEDES APPEALS

Monaco Grand Prix stewards have ruled that Michael Schumacher was in breach of article 40.13 of the F1 sporting regulations when he passed Fernando Alonso's Ferrari at the last corner of the last lap in Monte Carlo.

16 MAY 2010

RACE NOTES - MARK WEBBER WINS MONACO GP

Monaco GP - Race Notes

MICHAEL SCHUMACHER PENALIZED

Michael Schumacher has been penalized for passing Fernando Alonso on the last corner of the race when the Safety Car was diving into the pits, and has dropped out of the points to 12th place.

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Monaco GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Monaco GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Monaco GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS (UPDATED)

Monaco GP - Race Results

MERCEDES - WE COCKED UP BUT WE'VE MADE PROGRESS

Mercedes was left to lament a missed opportunity in Monte Carlo when Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher qualified sixth and seventh after Rosberg had set the quickest Q2 time.

F1 TYRES: PIRELLI OR MICHELIN?

With F1 teams anxious to start design work on their 2011 challengers a decision on a new tyre supplier is imminent and it seems that Pirelli or Michelin have emerged as favourites to take over from Bridgestone.

15 MAY 2010

QUALIFYING REPORT - SECOND POLE IN A WEEK FOR WEBBER

Monaco GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Monaco GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Monaco GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Monaco GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Monaco GP - Qualifying Results

ALONSO NEEDS NEW MONOCOQUE

Fernando Alonso will miss Monaco qualifying as a result of his accident in free practice on Saturday morning.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - KUBICA PROVES MONACO POTENTIAL

Monaco GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Monaco GP - Practice 3 Results

14 MAY 2010

COULD WEBBER HAVE A FERRARI FUTURE?

Rumours in Monte Carlo suggest that Spanish GP winner Mark Webber could have a future with Ferrari.

PAT FRY LEAVES MCLAREN

McLaren's chief engineer Pat Fry is to leave the team after 18 years.

13 MAY 2010

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - ALONSO STAYS ON TOP OF CLOSE MONACO OPENING DAY

Monaco GP - Practice 2 Report

THURSDAY PHOTOS

Monaco GP - Thursday Photos

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Monaco GP - Thursday Press Conference

THURSDAY TEAM QUOTES

Monaco GP - Thursday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Monaco GP - Practice 2 Results

GP2 QUICK MEN FASTER THAN F1 TAILENDERS

Predictions that GP2 pacesetters would be in among the F1 times at Monte Carlo became a reality after the first session of practice for both categories in Monaco.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - ALONSO TOPS MONACO OPENING PRACTICE

Monaco GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Monaco GP - Practice 1 Results

12 MAY 2010

WEDNESDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Monaco GP - Wednesday Press Conference

10 MAY 2010

RACE REPORT - WEBBER MAKES IT FOUR WINNERS IN FIVE RACES

Spanish GP - Race Report

9 MAY 2010

RACE NOTES - MARK WEBBER WINS SPANISH GP

Spanish GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Spanish GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Spanish GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Spanish GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Spanish GP - Race Results

F1 TYRES: EXPERIENCE IS BEST

Talks about Formula 1 tyre supply for 2011 are ongoing with the possibility emerging in Barcelona that current supplier Bridgestone may be persuaded to rethink its withdrawal at the end of this season.

MONACO SPLIT QUALIFYING UNLIKELY

Suggestions that Monaco qualifying should be run in split sessions due to the tightness of the circuit and the speed differential between the quickest teams and F1's new boys, require unanimous agreement and are unlikely to be passed.

8 MAY 2010

QUALIFYING REPORT - WEBBER CLAIMS SPANISH GP POLE

Spanish GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Spanish GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Spanish GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Spanish GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Spanish GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - RED BULL STILL ON TOP

Spanish GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Spanish GP - Practice 3 Results

7 MAY 2010

BRAWN: MICHAEL AND NICO RAN DIFFERENT PROGRAMMES

Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn was happy with progress on the opening day of practice for the Spanish Grand Prix, with Michael Schumacher looking more competitive than he has thus far in 2010.

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - RED BULLS STILL ON TOP IN SPAIN

Spanish GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Spanish GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Spanish GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Spanish GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Spanish GP - Practice 2 Results

FERRARI REMOVES 'BARCODE' LIVERY

Ferrari has modified its car livery in Barcelona following last week's controversy over whether the 'barcode' livery on its engine cover and the driver's overalls may constitute subliminal tobacco advertising.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - MCLAREN TOPS FIRST FREE PRACTICE IN SPAIN

Spanish GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Spanish GP - Practice 1 Results

6 MAY 2010

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Spanish GP - Thursday Press Conference

WARWICK JOINS STEWARDS IN SPAIN

Former Toleman, Renault, Brabham Arrows and Lotus F1 driver Derel Warwick will lend his expertise to race stewards at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix.

KLIEN SIGNED AS HRT FRIDAY DRIVER

HRT has signed 27-year-old Christian Klien to be test and reserve driver, having already taken on Japanese driver Sakon Yamamoto.

4 MAY 2010

JERSEY CITY PLAN TO REVIVE US GP?

A report in the Jersey Journal suggests that plans are afoot to host a possible F1 race in Liberty State Park, possibly at night and with the New York City skyline as backdrop.

3 MAY 2010

WILL CHASSIS UPGRADE SOLVE SCHUMACHER WOES?

With Michael Schumacher's difficult race in Shanghai making the seven time champion's form the major talking point after how to get home from China, Mercedes will be hoping that a longer wheelbase chassis due for introduction at Barcelona this week will prove better suited to Schumacher's driving style.

SCHUMACHER JOINS LEGION D'HONNEUR

Late last week, French Prime Minister Francois Fillon presented a knighthood in the Legion of Honour to Mercedes GP driver Michael Schumacher for his career achievements in Formula One.

1 MAY 2010

MOSLEY BACKS BERGER

In an interview with the British F1 Racing magazine, former FIA president Max Mosley has backed Gerhard Berger as the best person to take over from current F1 commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone.