Mark Webber Not Happy With Bahrain Decision

Mark Webber Not Happy With Bahrain Decision
Mark’s thoughts on yesterday’s announcement to reschedule the 2011 Bahrain Grand Prix “My opinion is unchanged since I was first asked about this in late February. Even though a decision has been made, I’ll be highly surprised if the Bahrain Grand Prix goes ahead this year.” Mark Webber not happy with FIA decision Photo by: ...

Monaco GP Red Bull Friday Practice Report

Monaco GP Red Bull Friday Practice Report
1st Practice P1, 2nd Practice P5 “It’s been positive so far. Both tyres are working well and seem to be lasting, which is important. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing signing autographs for the fans Photo by: xpb.cc We will see how the conditions are on Sunday, but the super soft tyre seems to be the ...

Vettel studying Webber’s overlay data hard

Interesting to see Vettel studying Webber’s overlay data hard today. McLaren solid quali trim +Ferrari good on race run but Red Bull immense

We need to push for more, admits Brawn

Ross Brawn admits that Mercedes GP are yet to achieve a pace with which they can enjoy consistent runs at the front of the field, with the silver arrows having suffered a highly frustrating start to the season. Heading to Turkey, the Champion team of 2009 sit fifth in the championship and over two 1-2 ...

A closer look at the pace of the F1 cars post Melbourne

Over the winter we were told by teams and drivers that it was very hard to guess what the pecking order was simply from looking at testing. With so many variables like the DRS wing, KERS and fuel loads, establishing a clear picture was difficult during the four official tests. On top of that the ...

Race results – 2011 Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix

Pos. Driver Team Time 1. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 1:29:30.259 2. Lewis Hamilton McLaren +22.297 3. Vitaly Petrov Renault +30.560 4. Fernando Alonso Ferrari +31.772 5. Mark Webber Red Bull +38.171 6. Jenson Button McLaren +54.304 7. Felipe Massa Ferrari +1:25.186 8. Sebastien Buemi Scuderia Toro Rosso +1 Lap 9. Adrian Sutil Force India F1 ...

Massa samples new Saudi Arabian circuit

Last Thursday saw Ferrari’s Felipe Massa travel to Saudi Arabia in order to try out a brand-new race track, the Reem International Circuit close to capital city Riyadh. The event, organised by Ferrari sponsor and Marlboro parent company Phillip Morris International, involved the Brazilian driving around 40 guests at the track in a Ferrari F430 ...

Force India gets its day in court against Lotus

Force India gets its day in court against Lotus
It has just been announced that Force India’s case against 1 Malaysia, the owner of Team Lotus, for infringement of intellectual property, will be heard in the High Court in London on January 16 2012. Force India is also pursuing Lotus Technical director Mike Gascoyne personally as well as Aerolab, the wind tunnel where the ...

Murray Walker: Artificial rain not Formula 1

Legendary Formula 1 commentator Murray Walker has expressed his opinions over Bernie Ecclestone’s idea to introduce fake rain in a bid to spice up races courtesy of an automated sprinkler system, with the 87-year-old dubbing the idea as unnatural and not in the nature of the sport. “I’m an old-fashioned traditionalist,” Birmingham-born Walker explained on ...

Williams’ radical gearbox hard to copy

Sam Michael is confident Williams’ innovative 2011 car will be hard for the British team’s rivals to copy. The Oxfordshire based team’s technical director singled out only four innovations of note among the class of 2011: Renault and Red Bull’s exhaust systems, the Toro Rosso double-floor, and Williams’ ultra compact and low gearbox. He is ...