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Wed 30 Dec 2009
Stefan GP chief visits Toyota's Cologne HQ
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Stefan GP chief visits Toyota's Cologne HQ

Serbian businessman Zoran Stefanovic's interest in the Toyota Formula One team stepped up a gear last week. His outfit Stefan GP hopes to make its Grand Prix debut either next year or in 2011, and a recent visit to Toyota's Cologne headquarters...

Schumacher helps Hockenheim sell tickets, Merc sell cars
F1

Schumacher helps Hockenheim sell tickets, Merc sell cars

Michael Schumacher has ensured a good Christmas and New Year for Mercedes-Benz and Hockenheim. In the wake of the seven time world champion's decision to return to Formula One in 2010, the German news agency DPA reports that tickets for next ...

Sun 27 Dec 2009
It's official: Schumacher goes to Silver ArrowsHeadline
F1

It's official: Schumacher goes to Silver Arrows

An early Christmas present - Schumacher returns to Formula One Michael Schumacher, the German seven-time world champion has signed a one-year contract with Mercedes Grand Prix at the team's offices in Brackley, England, after a month of talks.

Shell wishes Schumacher luck in new career move
F1

Shell wishes Schumacher luck in new career move

As Michael Schumacher's move to Mercedes GP Team was confirmed, Richard Bracewell, Shell's Global Sponsorship Manager, reflected upon the 14-year association with the seven-time Formula One champion: "Michael has worked with Shell as a racing ...

Davide Valsecchi to drive for iSport
GP2

Davide Valsecchi to drive for iSport

Davide Valsecchi secures iSport seat for remaining GP2 Asia rounds and GP2 Series 2010 campaign.... iSport are pleased to announce GP2 race winner Davide Valsecchi will continue to race alongside Oliver Turvey for the remaining GP2 Asia races...

Statement from Mercedes GP on signing Schumacher
F1

Statement from Mercedes GP on signing Schumacher

MICHAEL SCHUMACHER JOINS MERCEDES GP PETRONAS Stuttgart/Brackley - The MERCEDES GP PETRONAS Formula One Team can confirm today that seven-times Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher will make his racing return in 2010 with the Silver ...

Button not ousted to make room for Schumacher - Brawn
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Button not ousted to make room for Schumacher - Brawn

Ross Brawn has played down suggestions that new world champion Jenson Button was pushed out of the Mercedes GP team to make room in 2010 for Michael Schumacher. When Button's switch to McLaren was announced, it was believed the relationship ...

Boullier to be new Renault team boss
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Boullier to be new Renault team boss

Eric Boullier will be Renault's new team principal, according to reports. In connection with the newly Genii Capital-controlled team, the Frenchman's name has arisen in recent days. Reports said the former boss of the GP2 team DAMS has recently...

First reactions on Schumacher's return to Formula One
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First reactions on Schumacher's return to Formula One

Norbert Haug , Vice-President of Mercedes-Benz Motorsports: "In 1991 Mercedes-Benz helped him make his debut at Spa in a Jordan and the rest is history: seven World Championship titles, more than any racing driver, 91 Grand Prix wins, more than...

Schumacher confirms plan to stay in F1 until 2012
F1

Schumacher confirms plan to stay in F1 until 2012

Michael Schumacher on Wednesday said he does not intend to return to Formula One for one year only. It was announced earlier that, after a three-year 'retirement' following a 16-year Grand Prix career, the seven time world champion will be ...

Mercedes announces Schumacher return
F1

Mercedes announces Schumacher return

Weeks of speculation about Michael Schumacher's future ended on Wednesday, when Mercedes GP announced that the seven time world champion is returning to Formula One in 2010. "I am really looking forward to working with my old friend Ross Brawn...

FOTA confirms joint launch scrapped for 2010
F1

FOTA confirms joint launch scrapped for 2010

The F1 teams association FOTA has confirmed that plans for a common car launch for Formula One teams at the end of next month have been scrapped. To cut costs, the FOTA teams association was earlier reported to have agreed to stage a single...

Kobayashi visits Sauber for seat fitting
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Kobayashi visits Sauber for seat fitting

Kamui Kobayashi has visited Sauber's Hinwil headquarters to be fitted for the Swiss team's 2010 car. With exclusive photos of the event published by Switzerland's Blick, the 23-year-old - who so impressed with his two races in 2009 prior ...

Schumacher signs Mercedes contract for 2010
F1

Schumacher signs Mercedes contract for 2010

Michael Schumacher has now signed a contract to return to Formula One next year with Mercedes, according to multiple authoritative sources. Germany's Bild newspaper and the BBC in Britain say the seven time world champion, who turns 41 in early...

Mercedes-Benz statement on Henkel agreement
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Mercedes-Benz statement on Henkel agreement

Henkel and Brawn GP come to an agreement Stuttgart/Dusseldorf Brawn GP announced today that the differences between Brawn GP and Henkel with regard to a Formula 1 sponsorship have been resolved by mutual agreement. All potential claims will be...

USF1, Campos, say they will race in 2010
F1

USF1, Campos, say they will race in 2010

Bosses of the USF1 and Campos teams have played down Bernie Ecclestone's claim that they are unlikely to be on the F1 grid in 2010. The F1 chief executive said this week that of the sport's four confirmed new teams, he has doubts about the ...

Teams scrap plans for common 2010 car launch
F1

Teams scrap plans for common 2010 car launch

Well-advanced plans for a common car launch for Formula One teams at the end of next month have been scrapped. To cut costs, the FOTA teams association was earlier reported to have agreed to stage a single event for the unveiling of the 2010 ...

Henkel, Mercedes, settle F1 sponsorship dispute
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Henkel, Mercedes, settle F1 sponsorship dispute

The sponsorship dispute between the Mercedes GP team and Henkel, a German adhesives and liquids company, has been settled. It emerged last week that, after a Henkel official agreed a 90 million euro deal for 2010 and beyond with Brawn GP earlier...

Ecclestone expects two new teams to fold
F1

Ecclestone expects two new teams to fold

Bernie Ecclestone does not expect two of F1's four new teams to actually race in 2010, according to the Times newspaper. The London based publication said the sport's 79-year-old chief executive was referring to Campos and USF1. "I think the...

Andy Shovlin would be Schu's engineer
F1

Andy Shovlin would be Schu's engineer

Yet another sign that Michael Schumacher is set to return to F1 next year has emerged. According to German sources, even though Nico Rosberg is currently the only confirmed Mercedes driver for 2010, his race engineer will be Jock Clear. Clear...

Piquet to reveal 2010 plans 'very soon'
F1

Piquet to reveal 2010 plans 'very soon'

Nelson Piquet has revealed that his plans for the 2010 season will be known "very soon". The 24-year-old Brazilian was ousted by Renault this year before the 'crashgate' scandal, and has since tested twice for a NASCAR Truck series team. But...

Series 2010 entry list
GP3

Series 2010 entry list

GP3 Series grid (in alphabetical order) <pre> Team Name License Addax Team ESP ART Grand Prix FRA Atech CRS Grand Prix GBR Carlin GBR Jenzer Motorsport SUI Manor Racing ...

2010 GP3 Series calendar
GP3

2010 GP3 Series calendar

2010 GP3 Series calendar of events <pre> Date Venue 03-04 Mar Le Castellet, France Test 30-31 Mar Le Castellet, France Test 13-14 Apr Barcelona, Spain Test 08-09 May ...

Series 2010 calendar revealed
GP3

Series 2010 calendar revealed

Eight rounds in the 2010 season The GP3 Series is proud to unveil its inaugural race calendar. Eight rounds have been confirmed for the 2010 season, seven of which will support the FIA Formula One World Championship. The season goes green in...