NEWS ARCHIVE

30 NOVEMBER 2010

FIA REVEALS 2011 F1 ENTRY LIST

The FIA, Formula 1's organising body, published the today the entry list for F1 in 2011.

KERS AND ADJUSTABLE REAR WINGS SET TO TAX DRIVERS

Lewis Hamilton has had his first experience of the 2011 McLaren in the team's simulator and reports on Twitter that it is going to be tricky to co-ordinate KERS and moveable rear wings next year.

28 NOVEMBER 2010

VETTEL HELPS GERMANY TO ROC WIN AS ALBURQUERQUE BEATS THE ACES

GT racer and one-time Red Bull protege Filipe Albuquerque was a surprise winner of the Race of Champions - which pits stars from different motorsport disciplines against each other - in Dusseldorf, as Germany hosted the event for the first time. Albuquerque narrowly defeated rally ace and three-time RoC winner Sebastien Loeb.

27 NOVEMBER 2010

VETTEL DEMONSTRATES RED BULL IN BERLIN

New world champion Sebastian Vettel demonstrated a Red Bull in Berlin today in front of a crowd estimated at more than 80,000.

26 NOVEMBER 2010

MUGGERS TARGET ECCLESTONE AGAIN

Bernie Ecclestone, 80 last month, was taken to hospital in London last night after an attack by four men outside the Prices Gate, Knightsbridge, London, offices of Formula One Management.

RICCIARDO TO TURN UP HEAT ON TORO ROSSO PAIR

On the back of his recent strong showing in the Red Bull at the Abu Dhabi young driver tests, Toro Rosso has appointed Australian Daniel Ricciardo its third and reserve driver for 2011

25 NOVEMBER 2010

IS WEBBER THE KEY FOR RICCIARDO?

The pace of young Australian Daniel Ricciardo aboard the Red Bull in the recent Abu Dhabi young driver tests has given rise to speculation that a seat will be found for him in F1 next year, most likely at Toro Rosso. But will it?

24 NOVEMBER 2010

MARQUARDT REPLACES THEISSEN AT BMW MOTORSPORT

Jens Marquardt is to leave Toyota Motorsport to become Mario Theissen's successor as BMW Motorsport Director next year.

23 NOVEMBER 2010

EUROPEAN F1 ORGANISERS STRUGGLING?

With F1 reaching ever further-flung parts of the world - Korea new to this year's calendar and India on next year's - there are further reports of European venues struggling, with the latest stories suggesting that Valencia is seeking to end its European GP deal.

22 NOVEMBER 2010

MATESCHITZ REVEALS VETTEL'S FERRARI LEANINGS

Red Bull boss Dietrich Mateschitz has told a German newspaper that new world champion Sebastian Vettel harbours an ambition to drive for Ferrari one day, but Mateschitz aims to make any decision to move "as difficult as possible."

20 NOVEMBER 2010

ALONSO TOPS FINAL PIRELLI DAY

Pirelli's first full F1 tyre test concluded today in Abu Dhabi, with Fernando Alonso setting the fastest time (1:40.529) after more than 100 laps at the wheel of the Ferrari.

19 NOVEMBER 2010

PIRELLIS QUESTIONS START TO BE ANSWERED

Ferrari's Felipe Massa pipped new world champion Sebastian Vettel to quickest time on the first day of the two-day Pirelli tyre test in Abu Dhabi, the first experience of the Italian rubber for the F1 teams.

17 NOVEMBER 2010

RICCIARDO HEADS ROOKIE TEST

Abu Dhabi's F1 rookie test came to a conclusion today with the quickest three drivers, Daniel Ricciardo, Jerome D'Ambrosio and Sam Bird all under Sebastian Vettel's 1m39.394s pole position time from last Saturday.

16 NOVEMBER 2010

ABU DHABI TESTING - DAY 1

Just two days after Sebastian Vettel dominated in the Red Bull-Renault, Australian Daniel Ricciardo was the fastest driver in today's first day of testing for young drivers at the Yas Marina circuit.

ALONSO: WE WILL BE BACK, STRONGER

Fresh from his race of frustration trapped behind Vitaly Petrov's Renault in Abu Dhabi and a fruitless drive to seventh place, Fernando Alonso spoke of his disappointment and his hopes for the future

FERRARI RESPONDS TO CRITICISM AT HOME

Ferrari has been under pressure ever since Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, and the tifosi in Italy are up in arms over the outcome, and many are calling for changes in the Maranello team.

15 NOVEMBER 2010

WHILE BARRICHELLO IS CONFIRMED FOR 2011...

On the same day that Nico Hulkenberg said that he could not reach an agreement to stay at Williams, the british team announced that Rubens Barrichello will stay on for the 2011 season.

HULKENBERG LEAVES WILLIAMS

Two weeks after securing his first pole position at the Brazilian GP, Nico Hulkenberg has announced that he will not race for Williams next year.

RACE REPORT - BRILLIANT VETTEL TAKES ADVANTAGE OF STRATEGY BLUNDERS

Abu Dhabi GP - Race Report

14 NOVEMBER 2010

RACE NOTES - VETTEL WINS ABU DHABI GP, AND WINS CHAMPIONSHIP

Abu Dhabi GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Abu Dhabi GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Abu Dhabi GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Race Results

13 NOVEMBER 2010

QUALIFYING REPORT - VETTEL ON POLE, ALONSO LOOKS STRONG, UPHILL BATTLE FOR WEBBER

Abu Dhabi GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - RED BULL QUICKEST IN FINAL ABU DHABI PRACTICE

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 3 Results

12 NOVEMBER 2010

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - HAMILTON FINISHES OPENING DAY ON TOP

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - VETTEL SETS THE BALL ROLLING

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 1 Results

11 NOVEMBER 2010

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Thursday Press Conference

LOTUS RACING TO GO BLACK AND GOLD

Tony Fernandes's Lotus Racing has announced that it will be running black and gold livery from 2011 onwards...

F1 TEAMS FIRM UP TEST LINE-UPS

Red Bull Racing will run 20-year-old reserve driver and Formule Renault 3.5 series runner-up Daniel Ricciardo in the Abu Dhabi young driver tests next week.

MARUSSIA TAKES VIRGIN STAKE

Virgin Racing will be known as Marussia Virgin Racing in 2011 after selling a shareholding to Russian sportscar manufacturer Marussia Motors, who have been partners since the team's launch.

10 NOVEMBER 2010

IS HRT DEAL THE SAVIOUR FOR BARRICHELLO/HULKENBERG?

With the news that Pastor Maldonado will test with HRT as well as Williams in Abu Dhabi next week, it could be that Williams' recent deal to supply HRT with transmissions next year will ultimately safeguard the seats of Rubens Barrichello and Nico Hulkenberg at Williams next year.

9 NOVEMBER 2010

RED BULL AND THE MATHEMATICAL PERMUTATIONS

Red Bull boss Dietrich Mateschitz has explained that the team never entertained the idea of having Sebastian Vettel defer to Mark Webber in the Brazilian Grand Prix as long as both its drivers were still in the championship battle.

LOTUS-RENAULT TALKS ONGOING

Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn, a Brazilian-born Lebanese, was a visitor to Interlagos on Sunday but refused to confirm recent rumours of either a sale of the company's 25% remaining stake in Renault F1 or a sponsorship link with Group Lotus.

8 NOVEMBER 2010

RACE REPORT - BRAZIL 1-2 GIVES RED BULL THE CONSTRUCTORS CROWN

Brazilian GP - Race Report

7 NOVEMBER 2010

RACE NOTES - VETTEL WINS RED BULL 1-2 AT BRAZILIAN GP

Brazilian GP - Race Notes

RED BULL WINS CONSTRUCTORS' TITLE

With one round of the championship still remaining, Red Bull-Renault has clinched the 2010 Constructors Championship.

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Brazilian GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Brazilian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Race Results

BUTTON ESCAPES ATTEMPTED CARJACKING

World Champion Jenson Button escaped unharmed Saturday night from an armed robbery attempt on the car he was traveling in, while on the way from the Interlagos circuit to his hotel.

6 NOVEMBER 2010

QUALIFYING REPORT - HULKENBERG TAKES SENSATIONAL BRAZIL POLE!

Brazilian GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Brazilian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Brazilian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Qualifying Results

NEW PARTNER FOR HRT AS NEW TEAMS SHAPE UP

Hispania Racing Team (HRT) has concluded a deal with former Telefonica chief executive Juan Villalonga which, it is hoped, will put the team on a more sound financial footing.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - KUBICA FASTEST IN WET FP3 AS TEAMS FACE SET-UP DILEMMA

Brazilian GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Practice 3 Results

5 NOVEMBER 2010

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - FIRST BLOOD TO RED BULL IN BRAZIL

Brazilian GP - Practice 2 Report

FERNANDES' RENAULT ENGINE DEAL CONFIRMED

Announcements from Renault and Lotus Racing in Brazil have confirmed Tony Fernandes' long-anticipated Renault engine supply deal for 2011.

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Brazilian GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Brazilian GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - RED BULL SETS INTERLAGOS PACE

Brazilian GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Practice 1 Results

PHILOSOPHICAL WEBBER SAYS EMOTIONAL SUPPORT IS WITH VETTEL

Mark Webber has said in Brazil that while everything on the technical side at Red Bull is good, the team is emotionally behind team mate Sebastian Vettel.

RED BULL EXTENDS RENAULT ENGINE SUPPLY

Red Bull Racing has announced today that it has extended their engine supply deal with Renault for two more years.

LOTUS CONFIRMS RENAULT DEAL FOR 2011

Lotus Racing has confirmed that it will be using Renault engines starting in 2011, after weeks of speculation.

4 NOVEMBER 2010

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Thursday Press Conference

HRT DRAFTS IN KLIEN AGAIN

Christian Klien gets another chance to race the HRT in this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix, partnering Bruno Senna.

2 NOVEMBER 2010

HRT TO USE WILLIAMS GEARBOXES IN 2011

Williams F1 team has announced that it will supply fellow Cosworth runner HRT with gearboxes next season.

1 NOVEMBER 2010

KUBICA: ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN AT INTERLAGOS

Renault and Robert Kubica is predicting that with the weather an unknown and Interlagos demanding on engine, anything could happen in this weekend's Brazilian GP.