NEWS ARCHIVE

30 SEPTEMBER 2011

MERCEDES SIGNS COSTA AND WILLIS!

Mercedes has signed both Aldo Costa and Geoff Willis to bolster its technical strength.

29 SEPTEMBER 2011

ECCLESTONE: THUMBS-UP FOR VETTEL, THUMBS DOWN FOR FERRARI/FOTA

Bernie Ecclestone has hailed Sebastian Vettel as the best driver in F1 at the moment.

27 SEPTEMBER 2011

HORNER: WE WANT TO FINISH IT OFF IN STYLE

Post-Singapore, Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner was left contemplating a drivers' championship table that requires Sebastian Vettel to claim just one more point to ensure back-to-back titles.

26 SEPTEMBER 2011

MARTIN WHITMARSH ON SINGAPORE

After a Singapore Grand Prix McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh was left to reflect on another strong performance from Jenson Button and a problematic afternoon for Lewis Hamilton. He answered media questions post-race.

RACE REPORT - VETTEL CHAMPION IN ALL BUT NAME

Singapore GP - Race Report

25 SEPTEMBER 2011

RACE NOTES - VETTEL CRUISES TO SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX WIN

Singapore GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Singapore GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Singapore GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Singapore GP - Race Results

LOTUS EXTENDS RENAULT DEAL

Team Lotus announced today that it has extended their Renault engine contract for through the 2013 season.

24 SEPTEMBER 2011

QUALIFYING REPORT - VETTEL CLAIMS SINGAPORE POLE

Singapore GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Singapore GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Singapore GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Singapore GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - WEBBER FASTEST IN FINAL SINGAPORE PRACTICE

Singapore GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Singapore GP - Practice 3 Results

23 SEPTEMBER 2011

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - VETTEL QUICKEST IN SECOND PRACTICE

Singapore GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Singapore GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Singapore GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Singapore GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - HAMILTON TOPS FIRST SINGAPORE SESSION

Singapore GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Singapore GP - Practice 1 Results

22 SEPTEMBER 2011

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Thursday Press Conference

SINGAPORE: TOUGHER THAN MONACO?

The Singapore Grand Prix has rapidly established itself as a classic 'event' on the F1 calendar. There seems does, however, seem to be some disagreement among the leading drivers as to whether it is now the toughest street challenge.

VETTEL DENIES GOING TO MONZA STEWARDS

Sebastian Vettel has denied asking Monza race stewards to look into the incident with Fernando Alonso when the German took the lead from the Spaniard early in the Italian GP.

19 SEPTEMBER 2011

FERNANDES DREAMS OF A POINT IN SINGAPORE

Team Lotus heads to Singapore with high hopes from a new floor and diffuser package.

HRT CONFIRMS KARTHIKEYAN RETURN

Narain Karthikeyan will return to the HRT cockpit in Friday practice at Singapore, in preparation for a race return in the Indian GP at the end of October.

17 SEPTEMBER 2011

SINGAPORE SPICE - WITH ADDED OVERTAKING!

The Singapore night race with its unique atmosphere will also benefit from DRS. Last year, a race-long battle between Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel was entertaining in its own right, but the advent of DRS promises to spice up the mix.

16 SEPTEMBER 2011

RAIKKONEN VISITS WILLIAMS

Williams has admitted that 2007 World Champion Kimi Raikkonen recently visited its Grove factory, leading to speculation that the Finn could be seeking to revive an F1 career that ended in 2009.

15 SEPTEMBER 2011

TEAMS LOOK TO BUY F1 STAKE

Formula 1's teams have hired DC Advisory Partners, leading European corporate finance advisers, to look into taking a stake in the F1 business.

13 SEPTEMBER 2011

SAM MICHAEL TO JOIN MCLAREN!

Sam Michael will join McLaren as Sporting Director from 2012.

CHRISTIAN HORNER REFLECTS ON MONZA

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner talks abou thet Monza weekend.

12 SEPTEMBER 2011

RACE REPORT - VETTEL AGAIN AS RED BULL CRACKS MONZA

Italian GP - Race Reportw

11 SEPTEMBER 2011

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Italian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Italian GP - Sunday Photos

LIUZZI TO GET FIVE PLACE GRID PENALTY FOR START CRASH

HRT driver Vitantonio Liuzzi has received a five place grid penalty at the Singapore Grand Prix for causing the accident at the start of today's Italian GP.

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Italian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Italian GP - Race Results

RACE NOTES - VETTEL CRUISES TO ITALIAN GP WIN

Italian GP - Race Notes

LOTUS SIGNS TRULLI FOR 2012

Team Lotus announced today that they have extended Jarno Trulli's contract to continue with the team for 2012.

10 SEPTEMBER 2011

QUALIFYING REPORT - VETTEL TAKES 10TH 2011 POLE AT MONZA

Italian GP - Qualifying Report

CHANGES AHEAD AT TEAM LOTUS

Team Lotus boss Tony Fernandes says that there will be changes next year if the team does not make significant progress.

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Italian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY PHOTOS (UPDATED)

Italian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Italian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Italian GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - RED BULL LOOKING GOOD TO MAINTAIN 100% POLE RECORD

Italian GP - Practice 3 Report

FIA CONFIRMS MONZA CAMBER CHECKS

Further to our story yesterday, the FIA has confirmed that it will be checking team camber settings after Italian GP qualifying.

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Italian GP - Practice 3 Results

9 SEPTEMBER 2011

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - VETTEL QUICKEST IN SECOND MONZA SESSION

Italian GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Italian GP - Friday Photos

MCLAREN WANT BUTTON LONG-TERM

McLaren has yet to take up a 2012 option on Jenson Button but it is believed to be a formality.

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Italian GP - Friday Press Conference

TYRE RISKS COULD LEAD TO MONZA EXCLUSION

After the Belgian Grand Prix, in which the winning Red Bulls exceeded Pirelli's recommended four degrees of camber after limited dry running in free practice, Pirelli has lobbied the FIA to consider adopting its reduced Monza camber recommendations as law, for safety reasons.

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Italian GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Italian GP - Practice 2 Results

RED BULL RENEW RENAULT ENGINE DEAL

Red BUll Racing has announced that they have extended their engine partnerdship with Renault for another five years.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - MCLAREN ON TOP IN MONZA FIRST SESSION

Italian GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Italian GP - Practice 1 Results

8 SEPTEMBER 2011

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Italian GP - Thursday Press Conference

COSTA TO MERCEDES?

According to the Italian press, experienced former Ferrari technical director Aldo Costa could be set to join Mercedes.

BRAWN URGES TYRE CAUTION

While Pirelli has received the backing of the GPDA in its move to save tyre wastage by next year getting rid of one set of hard tyres that are hardly ever used, Mercedes GP chief Ross B

GALLAGHER LEAVES COSWORTH

Mark Gallagher, general manager of Cosworth's F1 business unit for the past two years, is leaving the company.

6 SEPTEMBER 2011

ANALYSIS: ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF KERS

KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems) were first used in F1 in 2009, abandoned the following season and reintroduced this year, at the same output levels as the original systems.Anecdotal evidence suggests KERS plays a role in nearly every overtaking move for cars that have the system, as well as providing a valuable area of cutting-edge research into electronics and battery technology.

5 SEPTEMBER 2011

DRS TO SPICE UP MONZA?

The Italian Grand Prix this forthcoming weekend will once again see two separate DRS zones, as we saw earlier this year in Canada.

2 SEPTEMBER 2011

RENAULT CONFIRMS SENNA AS HEIDFELD ACCEPTS SETTLEMENT

Renault F1 has announced that they have officially split with Nick Heidfeld, and that Bruno Senna will drive for the team for the remainder of the season.

BBC TO SHOW FULL RACES VIA THE RED BUTTON?

A month after the BBC's loss of complete live UK coverage of Formula 1 from 2012 was revealed, there are reports that the half of the calendar not shown live by the national broadcaster will be available on demand via the channel's red button.

WHITING HAPPY WITH INDIAN PROGRESS

The FIA's Charlie Whiting said that progress at India's Buddh circuit had "exceeded expectations" since he last visited the venue.

1 SEPTEMBER 2011

BARRICHELLO TO BE FORCED OUT?

Rubens Barrichello, the most experienced driver in the history of the sport with 319 F1 races under his belt, looks likely to be pushed out at Williams F1 due to financial considerations.