Webber: No need to tell team about shoulder

Red Bull’s Mark Webber has defended his decision not to tell Team Principal Christian Horner about the shoulder injury he sustained prior to the Japanese Grand Prix, and has said the reason he kept quiet is because it didn’t affect his performance behind the wheel of the RB6. News that the Aussie was nursing a ...

Max Mosley: Two or three teams could go in 2011

Former FIA President Max Mosley has warned Formula One’s powers-that-be that much more needs to be done to cut costs and he has predicted that two or three teams could quit in 2011 unless something is done to address the issue. Mosley has long campaigned for commonsense when it comes to team expenditure and while ...

Nigel Mansell: Mercedes could be joker in pack F1 2011

Mercedes Grand Prix could spring a few surprises next season and be right up there pushing the likes of Red Bull Racing, Ferrari and McLaren, that is the prediction of 1992 Formula One World Champion, Nigel Mansell. Speaking at the BRDC awards in London this week, Mansell also added that he doesn’t think it can ...

Autosport Awards 2010 Results

Autosport Awards Results Award Winner British Club Driver of the Year Tom Blomqvist National Driver of the Year Jason Plato AUTOSPORT.com Rookie of the Year Kamui Kobayashi LG Moment of the Year Heikki Kovalainen extinguishes his burning Lotus AUTOSPORT Pioneering and Innovation Award McLaren F-duct AUTOSPORT John Bolster Award Bridgestone AUTOSPORT John Bolster Award Chip ...

Horner “disappointed” Webber didn’t inform him of broken shoulder

Horner “disappointed” Webber didn’t inform him of broken shoulder
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has admitted that his driver Mark Webber should have told him about the shoulder fracture he suffered before the Japanese Grand Prix this season. Yesterday morning JA on F1 broke the story that Webber had driven the last four races of the season with a broken shoulder. The 34 ...

Lotus to start 2011 season without KERS

Lotus has not changed its mind about running a KERS system in 2011. In May this year, team boss Tony Fernandes said the Norfolk-based team had “good reasons” to build the 2010 car’s successor without the energy recovery technology. Another new feature of the technical rules for 2011 is an adjustable rear wing to help ...

Proton confirms talks for partial Renault F1 takeover

Proton intends to push ahead with a partial takeover of the Enstone based Formula One team Renault. Previously, it was believed the Malaysian carmaker was only in talks over a potential title sponsorship, with Renault F1 to be renamed after the Proton-owned British sports car maker Group Lotus. But Datuk Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamed ...

Mosley: Race calendar becoming too long for F1

A 20-race calendar is too long for Formula One, according to former FIA president Max Mosley. 2010’s tally of 19 races was the equal-biggest in the history of the sport, and next year the rally is growing to twenty rounds. The USA and Russia are set to join possibly more additional grands prix in the ...

Di Resta better than champion Vettel – Franchitti

Paul di Resta is even better than F1’s new world champion Sebastian Vettel. That is the claim of triple Indycar title winner Dario Franchitti, who is Scot di Resta’s cousin.  Di Resta, 24, is on the cusp of his Formula One debut, having secured the 2010 DTM title and forged a strong link with Force ...

Heikki Kovalainen The Fireman

Heikki says: Great news we won the moment of the year award at the autosport awards! It belongs to all of my fans so thank you for voting! Fireman power!   Source: Twitter