January 29th, 2013
Two-time DTM champion Mattias Ekstrom believes that the interest shown by Timo Glock and Robert Kubica in the series is proof that it is getting stronger. Glock is the latest driver to choose to continue his career in the German-based series after leaving Formula 1, following the likes of Jean Alesi, Mika Hakkinen, Heinz-Harald Frentzen, Ralf Schumacher and David Coulthard
August 28th, 2012
Robert Kubica tested a factory Ford Fiesta RS WRC in France last month, AUTOSPORT’s sources have confirmed. The Polish driver joined Ford for its development test at the Circuit des Ecuyers close to Reims in central France.
January 24th, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — If you have ever wanted to own a F-1 team, but perhaps didn’t have the multimillions needed to buy it, you may soon get the chance to own at least part of one. Williams is considering a flotation of shares of its team on the stock market.
December 22nd, 2010
Vitaly Petrov will stick with the recently renamed Lotus Renault GP team through the 2012 Formula One World Championship season. (Steve Etherington Photo) VIRY-CHATILLON, France — Russian Vitaly Petrov isn’t going anywhere in 2011 after signing a two-year contract extension to remain with the recently rebranded Lotus Renault GP in the Formula One World Championship
October 19th, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — After trying for nearly 30 years to take F-1 to Russia, Bernie Ecclestone has finally achieved his dream. The 2014 Russian Grand Prix is set to take place in Sochi, the Black Sea resort area that will also host the 2014 Winter Olympics
September 21st, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa will have to run used engines in the final five races.
July 20th, 2010
LONDON — Indy 500 winner and F-1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve has filed an entry for the 13th F-1 team slot in 2011. Villeneuve Racing would reportedly partner with the Italian Durango team.
July 7th, 2010
VIRY-CHATILLON, France — Robert Kubica will remain with Renault through the 2012 Formula One season after signing a two-year contract extension with the team. “It was a straightforward decision for me to continue with a team where I feel at home,” said Kubica, who joined Renault at the end of last year. “What’s important for me is to be in the right atmosphere, with a good group of people, where everybody is pulling in the same direction.
June 29th, 2010
VALENCIA, Spain — Already dead and buried, US F1 is now also fined and banned. The FIA’s World Motor Sport Council came down hard on the North Carolina-based team that was granted an entry for the 2010 season but failed to show up. Having found US F1 “guilty of having infringed the FIA International Sporting Code” the FIA fined the team 309,000 euros (which is basically the $382,000 sum the team deposited for its entry fee in the championship), plus it “disqualified” US F1, thus depriving US F1 of the right to take part, in any way whatsoever, in any competition.
June 28th, 2010
VALENCIA, Spain — Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel bounced himself back into contention for the world championship with an easy European Grand Prix triumph in Valencia on a day when a spectacular back flip left Mark Webber on the sidelines in the other Red Bull.
May 18th, 2010
MONACO — Holding grand prix races on back-to-back weekends is logistically feasible, but it always means a lot of hard work for the teams.
May 16th, 2010
By Dan Knutson NSSN Correspondent MONACO — Victory in Monaco. It doesn’t get any better than this in Formula One
April 13th, 2010
Sauber Cuts Ties With Rampf; Durango Team To F-1? BLOOMINGTON, Minn
April 4th, 2010
SEPANG, Malaysia — After two messed up races, the Reds finally hit a Bull run as Sebastian Vettel led teammate Mark Webber to a one-two sweep of the in the Malaysian Grand Prix. Vettel could have won in Bahrain and Australia – he started both races on pole – but mechanical failures beat him back
March 28th, 2010
MELBOURNE, Australia — Who says Formula One races are boring? After the tedious event in Bahrain, F-1 served up a thriller in Australia with action, rain, accidents, incidents, dramas, battles, overtaking and failures
March 22nd, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Some conspiracy theorists, including some of those close to the Felipe Massa camp, are speculating that Ferrari told Massa to ease off to insure that Fernando Alonso would win the Bahrain Grand Prix.
March 4th, 2010
With US F1’s withdrawal from the World Driving Championship and the naming of Karun Chandok as the second HRT Cosworth driver, the entry list for this year’s FIA Formula One World Championship is complete. The USF1 Team has indicated that they will not be in a position to participate in the 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship.
January 25th, 2010
STUTTGART, Germany — The silly season is winding down as the number of remaining available seats is dwindling quickly With Toro Rosso confirming Jaime Alguersuari as Sebastian Buemi’s teammate for this season, and with Pedro de la Rosa signing with BMW Sauber, and with Jose Maria Lopez’s manager saying the Argentine was on the verge of being confirmed by US F1, only three rides remain open: one each at US F1, Campos Meta and Renault. Renault says it might not yet have decided on who it will nominate as Robert Kubica’s teammate when it officially unveils its car Jan
January 4th, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Whether he has inside information, a hidden agenda, or perhaps insufficient facts, Bernie Ecclestone recently said that Campos and US F1 teams might not make it onto the grid this season.