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 ...

Circuit Profile: Australia Melbourne – Albert Park

Lap Distance: 3.295miles/5.2720km Lap Record: Michael Schumacher 1m24.125s Race Distance: 191.110miles/305.7760km Number of Laps: 58   Melbourne has become a firm favourite of the Formula 1 fraternity since it took over from Adelaide as the home of the Australian Grand Prix in 1996. The switch caused consternation, for Adelaide had been hugely popular both as ...

Circuit Profile: Bahrain Sakhir

Lap Distance: 3.914miles/6.2620km Lap Record: Fernando Alonso 1m58.287 Race Distance: 191.786miles/306.8580km Number of Laps: 49   Formula 1 entered uncharted territory when it came to Bahrain for its first ever event in the Middle East in 2004. Both Bernie Ecclestone and FIA president Max Mosley had long been keen to push the sport beyond its ...

Glock rules out Virgin departure

Timo Glock says he is “100% certain” that he is staying at Virgin for a second season, adding that the team has only held off from officially confirming him as it wants to announce its two 2011 drivers together. The German, who joined the start-up Formula 1 squad from manufacturer giant Toyota last winter, signed a multi-year contract ...

Lotus season review

Lotus was the big success story among the three new teams this year. It was the pacesetter in its group virtually all season, wrapped up the critical 10th place in the constructors’ standings, and snapped at the midfielders’ heels on several occasions. Having secured Renault engines, Red Bull transmission systems and some handy new technical ...

2011 F1 drivers and teams Confirmed

The FIA released the teams and drives that have been confirmed for the 2011 season: No. Driver Team Constructor 1 2 Sebastian VETTEL (DEU) Mark WEBBER (AUS) RED BULL RACING (AUT) Red Bull Racing Renault 3 4 Lewis HAMILTON (GBR) Jenson BUTTON (GBR) VODAFONE MCLAREN MERCEDES (GBR) McLaren Mercedes 5 6 Fernando ALONSO (ESP) Felipe MASSA ...

Formula One

Formula One, also known as Formula 1 or F1, and officially referred to as the FIA Formula One World Championship, is the highest class of single seater auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). The “formula” in the name refers to a set of rules with which all participants’ cars must comply. ...

Welcome to the Formula 1 Reporter blog

When I was a kid, with less or no internet connection I was stuck for Formula 1 news. Once the season was over, there was no news still the next season. This was not very good. I am 29 now and I have time on my hands, so I have chosen to supply information to ...