NEWS ARCHIVE

31 JULY 2010

QUALIFYING REPORT - VETTEL TAKES COMFORTABLE HUNGARORING POLE

Hungarian GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Hungarian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Hungarian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Hungarian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Qualifying Results

CYPHER GROUP WITHDRAWS FROM F1 BID

The secretive American outfit Cypher Group has announced that it has pulled out of the running to bid for the open 13th slot in Formula One.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - WEBBER SETS SCORCHING HUNGARORING PACE

Hungarian GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 3 Results

30 JULY 2010

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - VETTEL SETS OPENING DAY PACE AT HUNGARORING

Hungarian GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Hungarian GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Hungarian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Hungarian GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - RED BULL A SECOND CLEAR IN FIRST HUNGARY SESSION

Hungarian GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 1 Results

29 JULY 2010

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Hungarian GP - Thursday Press Conference

28 JULY 2010

SURPRISE, SURPRISE: NEW DEAL FOR MONTE CARLO!

Monaco has agreed a new 10-year deal with Formula 1 commercial rights holder Bernie Ecclestone after a meeting in London today. Ecclestone recently said that Formula 1 could do without Monaco, which is regarded by many drivers, teams and sponsors as Grand Prix racing's blue riband event.

27 JULY 2010

TIME TO BIN TEAM ORDERS RULE?

Ferrari's actions in the German Grand Prix have caused an outcry from F1 fans who feel cheated. However, whether or not the World Motor Sport Council takes further action, it will do precious little to stamp out team orders. All it will mean is that teams will apply them with a far greater degree of subtlety.

26 JULY 2010

HOW STEFANO DOMENICALI WENT THROUGH HOCKENHEIM TEAM ORDERS CHARADE

Following the German Grand Prix, Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali spoke with the press.

RACE REPORT - ALONSO TAKES CONTROVERSIAL HOCKENHEIM WIN

German GP - Race Report

25 JULY 2010

FERRARI FINED $100,000 AND FACES WORLD MOTOR SPORTS COUNCIL

Ferrari has been fined $100,000 for being in breach of the FIA international sporting code with regard to team orders during their 1-2 finish in the German Grand Prix. The matter will also be referred to the FIA World Motor Sports Council for further consideration.

FERRARI BOSSES CALLED IN FRONT OF STEWARDS

Following the controversial finish of the German Grand Prix, Ferrari's team bosses have been summoned to see the race stewards.

RACE NOTES - ALONSO LEADS FERRARI 1-2 TO WIN GERMAN GP

German GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

German GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

German GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

German GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

German GP - Race Results

WHY MERCEDES AND SCHUMACHER ARE STRUGGLING AT HOME

Michael Schumacher suffered the ignominy of failing to make Q3 in front of his home fans at Hockenheim, losing out by eight thousandths of a second to team mate Nico Rosberg and finally bumped out of the qualifying shoot-out by rookie young German Nico Hulkenberg's Williams-Cosworth.

24 JULY 2010

QUALIFYING REPORT - VETTEL TAKES POLE POSITION FOR HOME RACE

German GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

German GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

German GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

German GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

German GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - VETTEL GOES QUICKEST IN FINAL PRACTICE

German GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

German GP - Practice 3 Results

23 JULY 2010

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - ALONSO QUICKEST ON HOCKENHEIM OPENING DAY

German GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

German GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

German GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

German GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

German GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - SUTIL TOPS DAMP OPENING SESSION AT HOCKENHEIM

German GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

German GP - Practice 1 Results

22 JULY 2010

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

German GP - Thursday Press Conference

TYRES TO PLAY KEY ROLE AT HOCKENHEIM?

With a significant gap between the two Bridgestone control rubber compounds on offer at Hockenheim, this weekend's German Grand Prix could turn into the kind of tactical encounter that the Canadian Grand Prix proved to be.

KOREA SAYS FIA SATISFIED WITH PROGRESS

Despite reports that Korea may seek a year's postponement of its inaugural Grand Prix, scheduled for October 2010, the managing Korean Auto Valley Operation says that a recent site visit by the FIA's Charlie Whiting was a success.

HORNER: COMMUNICATION COULD HAVE BEEN BETTER

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has admitted that team communication 'could have been better' at the British Grand Prix, in which the decision to give the one remaining new spec front wing to Sebastian Vettel soured relations with eventual race-winner Mark Webber.

20 JULY 2010

WHO PARTNERS KUBICA AT RENAULT?

With McLaren, Red Bull Racing, Ferrari and Mercedes apparently firmed up for 2011, although some suggest that Michael Schumacher may retire again at the end of the year, there is considerable interest in the second Renault seat alongside Robert Kubica.

19 JULY 2010

VILLENEUVE STILL TRYING COMEBACK TRAIL

Jacques Villeneuve has been linked to Durango's application for the 13th place on the F1 grid. Villeneuve, 39, won the championship for Williams 13 years ago and was looking to return to the F1 grid this year, alongside old foe Michael Schumacher.

MATESCHITZ: THE PITS MUST NOT INTERFERE

Red Bull Racing owner Dietrich Mateschitz says there is no number one or number two driver in his team and that the team should not interfere in the driver rivalry.

16 JULY 2010

BUEMI AND ALGUERSUARI RETAINED BY TORO ROSSO

Toro Rosso team boss Franz Tost has confirmed that Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari will again form the team line-up in 2011.

15 JULY 2010

RED BULL: PRIORITY GOES TO CHAMPIONSHIP LEADER

Red Bull Racing has held clear-the-air talks with Mark Webber following the Aussie’s British Grand Prix win in controversial circumstances at Silverstone last weekend.

14 JULY 2010

WHAT REALLY HAPPENED WITH SENNA AND HRT?

Stories emerging that Bruno Senna missed Silverstone because he upset HRT team principal Colin Kolles with an e-mail and/or had not paid sponsorship monies to the team, are not quite the full story as told to us.

JORDAN CUT OFF IN HIS PRIME!

Eddie Jordan was the victim of a practical joke by McLaren's Ron Dennis after the British Grand Prix.

13 JULY 2010

THE SECRET OF RED BULL'S QUALIFYING SPEED

It looks like Christian Horner was right when he said that there is a lot more to Red Bull's pace than simply a blown diffuser. And, even successfully getting the best out of a blown diffuser is no easy task, as Mercedes and McLaren proved in Valencia and Silverstone respectively.

12 JULY 2010

DOES RAIKKONEN HAVE A MERCEDES FUTURE?

Two recent developments might point to Kimi Raikkonen returning to Formula 1 next season.

11 JULY 2010

RACE REPORT - WEBBER VINDICATED BY POPULAR SILVERSTONE WIN

British GP - Race Report

RACE NOTES - WEBBER DOMINATES BRITISH GP

British GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

British GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

British GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

British GP - Race Results

10 JULY 2010

HORNER DENIES RED BULL FAVOUR VETTEL

Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner has denied that Sebastian Vettel received favourable treatment in his quest to beat team mate Mark Webber to pole position at Silverstone.

MCLAREN'S TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS AT SILVERSTONE

McLaren gave an insight into the fierceness of the development battle that is Formula 1 when it explained the time and effort that had translated into fourth and 14th places on the British Grand Prix grid for home heroes Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton.

QUALIFYING REPORT - RED BULL DOMINATES SILVERSTONE QUALIFYING

British GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

British GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

British GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

British GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - FERRARI CLOSES GAP TO RED BULL IN FINAL SILVERSTONE PRACTICE

British GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

British GP - Practice 3 Results

BRITISH ACES FLOORED AT SILVERSTONE

After a difficult start to its British Grand Prix, McLaren has elected not to run its blown diffuser for the rest of the Silverstone weekend.

9 JULY 2010

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - WEBBER HEADS SILVERSTONE TIMES

British GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

British GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

British GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

British GP - Practice 2 Results

HRT DROPS SENNA FOR YAMAMOTO

HRT has replaced Bruno Senna with test and third driver Sakon Yamamoto at Silverstone.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - VETTEL TOPS FIRST SESSION AT SILVERSTONE

British GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

British GP - Practice 1 Results

8 JULY 2010

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Thursday Press Conference

WEBBER: I'M GOOD TO GO

Mark Webber says he is fully fit and ready to go after his horrific airborne exit from the European Grand Prix in Valencia.

WILLIAMS HANDS CHAIRMANSHIP TO PARR

Sir Frank Williams has handed over the chairmanship of Williams Grand Prix Engineering to current chief executive officer, Adam Parr.

TRACTORS BANNED AT SILVERSTONE!

Silverstone is fast gathering a reputation for being the centre of political intrigue. In 2007 Spygate had just kicked off, in 2008 Donington was announced as the new British GP venue on the occasion of Silverstone's 60th birthday, last year was the FOTA breakaway and, now, the F1 teams have been told to remove their motorhome tractor units from the paddock.

7 JULY 2010

13TH SLOT IN F1 IS UP FOR GRABS

ART Grand Prix has announced that it has decided to withdraw their application to the FIA to be considered to take part in the 2011 Formula One World Championship.

ROBERT KUBICA TO REMAIN WITH RENAULT

The Renault F1 team announced that it has signed a contract extension with Robert Kubica through the 2012 season.

CAN WILLIAMS TAKE THE HEAT?

Williams technical director Sam Michael says that the team will evaluate Friday practice data from its exhaust blown diffuser before taking a decision on whether to qualify and race with the device.

6 JULY 2010

SILVERSTONE WILL ANSWER KEY CHAMPIONSHIP QUESTIONS

This weekend's British Grand Prix should answer important questions as to how the rest of the 2010 world championship will develop.

FOUR MORE PRACTICE OPPORTUNITIES FOR FAUZY

Malaysian driver Fairuz Fauzy will have four more outings for Lotus Racing in the first session of free practice at Silverstone, Budapest, Singapore and Abu Dhabi.

5 JULY 2010

TESTING - WHY F1 NEEDS SOME

It was Flavio Briatore who used to put his finger to his temple and pull a funny face when he was trying to understand the amount of testing that F1 did. You could see his point.

4 JULY 2010

NEWEY GIFT IS SYMBOLIC

Red Bull Racing left no doubt of the high regard in which they hold technical chief Adrian Newey when they presented the design ace with a 2009 RB5 chassis, which he is driving at the Goodwood festival in England this weekend.

2 JULY 2010

BUTTON TARGETS FIRST SILVERSTONE WIN

After a disappointing race at Silverstone last year, which came just as Brawn Grand Prix started to hot tyre warm-up problems, world champion Jenson Button is targeting his first win on home soil.

WEBBER APPROACHES THE GOVERNING BODY

As if somersaulting at 190mph was not enough stress for one week, Mark Webber proved that he has fully recovered by getting up early for a 6am pit stop outside the Houses of Parliament in London.