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 ...

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 ...