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Thu 04 Mar 2010
Sabine Kehm to be Schumacher's new manager
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Sabine Kehm to be Schumacher's new manager

Sabine Kehm has stepped into a leading managerial role for Michael Schumacher's second career on the Formula One grid. Although handled throughout his ultra-successful career by Willi Weber, Schumacher essentially negotiated his own return to F1...

Wed 15 Dec 2010
Tom Walkinshaw loses fight to cancerHeadline

Tom Walkinshaw loses fight to cancer

Former racing driver and team principal Tom Walkinshaw died today, December 12, at the age of 64, after fighting a battle with cancer. He was born at Mauldslie Farm, near Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland on November 17, 1946. Tom ...

Sat 17 Jul 2010
Formula One - On and Off track week 28Headline

Formula One - On and Off track week 28

Schumacher still loves horses, driver rivalry - what else is new, Ecclestone and his girlfriend. Schumacher still loves horses Although Michael Schumacher has left the famous Italian prancing horse stable in 2006, he and his wife Corinna still...

Fri 31 Dec 2010
The ten most embarrassing 2010 Formula 1 momentsHeadline

The ten most embarrassing 2010 Formula 1 moments

December is traditionally the time to reflect on the past Formula One season, a season that started with a boring race in Bahrain, but ended on a high with no less than four competitors from three teams fighting for the title during the very last...

Sun 16 May 2010
Saturday in Monaco: From the paddock to the partiesHeadline

Saturday in Monaco: From the paddock to the parties

Partying in Monaco, Mr. Innocent is back in the paddock, More surprises on Sunday? Partying in Monaco Ex-Formula One Ferrari driver and now Citroen rally driver Kimi Raikkonen is present in Monaco, where he spends time with his friends on his...

Sun 20 Jun 2010
JJ Lehto injured in boating accidentHeadline

JJ Lehto injured in boating accident

Former Formula One driver, 2004 American Le Mans Series champion and two-time Le Mans 24 hour winner JJ Lehto was injured in a boating accident in southern Finland early Friday morning, in a crash that resulted in the death of another ...

Thu 14 Oct 2010
Putin in Sochi to sign 2014 F1 race contract
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Putin in Sochi to sign 2014 F1 race contract

Russian president Vladimir Putin is due to sign the contract for a 2014 Grand Prix in the resort city Sochi on Thursday. It emerged last weekend that F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone had agreed terms for the race, to be held on a bespoke ...

Mon 20 Dec 2010
Formula One - Full Throttle: Reflections on WalkinshawHeadline

Formula One - Full Throttle: Reflections on Walkinshaw

Reflections on Walkinshaw's greatest achievement in Formula One With the passing of Tom Walkinshaw last Tuesday, following a battle with cancer, motor racing will remember him as one of the most prominent figures within the sport over the past...

Mon 06 Dec 2010
F1 wreck led to Australian title for former tester
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F1 wreck led to Australian title for former tester

Former Jaguar tester James Courtney on Sunday secured his first V8 Supercar title. But as a 22-year-old in 2002, the Australian was testing a Jaguar at Monza when a rear suspension failure sent him into the barriers at an...

Fri 24 Sep 2010
BMW not coming back for F1's 2013 engine era - Theissen
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BMW not coming back for F1's 2013 engine era - Theissen

Even with greener and more road relevant engine rules on their way for Formula One, BMW is not expected to return any time soon. That is the view of Dr Mario Theissen, the German carmaker's motor sport director and former BMW-Sauber team ...

Mon 08 Mar 2010
Vettel names 2010 car 'Luscious Liz'
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Vettel names 2010 car 'Luscious Liz'

Sebastian Vettel has named his new RB6 Formula One car 'Luscious Liz'. The 22-year-old German and 2009 championship runner-up famously called last year's Red Bull 'Kate's Dirty Sister' -- because it was faster and more aggressive than its ...

Fri 08 Oct 2010
Engine makers want F1 to keep V8s beyond 2012
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Engine makers want F1 to keep V8s beyond 2012

F1's engine makers are banding together against the FIA's plans to introduce a radically new engine formula in 2013. It was previously believed the bulk of the teams backed the plans for turbocharged 1.6 litre 4-cylinder engines, in accordance...

Fri 17 Dec 2010
$150m F1 track proposed for Vietnam
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$150m F1 track proposed for Vietnam

Vietnam could be the next country vying to join the ever-growing Formula One calendar. Hans Geist, linked in the past with F1 forays in Russia, Austria and Bahrain, has proposed a $150 million project to Vietnam's ministry of planning and ...

Tue 21 Dec 2010
F1 cars to have 'tea tray' front wings in 2013
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F1 cars to have 'tea tray' front wings in 2013

F1 cars will feature 1980-style 'tea tray' front wings in 2013, the BBC reported on Tuesday. With KERS and adjustable rear wings to feature on the grid next season, and radical 4-cylinder turbo engines to debut in 2013, the report said the ...

Fri 10 Sep 2010
Hamilton hits out at FIA super license threat
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Hamilton hits out at FIA super license threat

Lewis Hamilton has hit out at the FIA's plans to penalise Formula One drivers for road traffic infractions. It is almost certainly the McLaren driver's so-called 'hoon driving' in Melbourne earlier this year that has moved the governing body to...

Wed 22 Dec 2010
Schumacher snubbed in magazine's top 50 drivers list
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Schumacher snubbed in magazine's top 50 drivers list

Michael Schumacher does not feature in an authoritative magazine's ranking of the top 50 racing drivers of 2010. The editor of the British print magazine Autosport, often described as the 'bible' for motor sport fans, said the seven time world...

Tue 13 Jul 2010
Chris Pook involved in New Jersey F1 race bid
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Chris Pook involved in New Jersey F1 race bid

Chris Pook has confirmed he is involved with plans for a second Formula One race in the United States. Pook is a British businessman who championed the famous Long Beach street event for F1 before heading the Champ Car series. It has been ...

Wed 06 Oct 2010
Angry Raikkonen rules out F1 return with Renault
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Angry Raikkonen rules out F1 return with Renault

Kimi Raikkonen has broken his silence to scold Renault and reveal he will not be joining the Enstone based Formula One team in 2011. Team chiefs Gerard Lopez and Eric Boullier have said numerous times in recent days that the 2007 world champion,...

Sat 04 Dec 2010
Albuquerque, Schumacher and Vettel take ROC gloryHeadline
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Albuquerque, Schumacher and Vettel take ROC glory

2010 Race of Champions lived up to past events and the stars put on a show in Germany. The annual Race of Champions (ROC) was held in Dusseldorf, Germany this year following up on last year's ROC in Beijing, China held in the famous 'birds nest'...

Fri 24 Dec 2010
Formula One - On and Off track week 51Headline

Formula One - On and Off track week 51

The promoters of the Austin Grand Prix, Full Throttle Productions (FTP), has been given the green light by the Travis County Commissioners to begin grading work on the site south-east of Austin. The plans for the project have not yet been approved...

Sun 19 Dec 2010
Formula One - On and Off track week 50Headline

Formula One - On and Off track week 50

FIA announces new regulations, Reactions on lifting the team order ban, Lotus saga reaches boiling point. FIA announces new regulations Formula One's governing body, the F?d?ration Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), has published the 2011...

Mon 13 Dec 2010
Renault signs deal with Group Lotus and ProtonHeadline
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Renault signs deal with Group Lotus and Proton

Today the Renault Formula One team announced a long-term deal with Group Lotus, the sports car manufacturer owned by Malaysian car manufacturer Proton. French car company Renault have sold their remaining stake in the Renault Formula One team to...

Mon 29 Mar 2010
Raikkonen to partner Vettel at Red Bull in 2011 - report
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Raikkonen to partner Vettel at Red Bull in 2011 - report

Kimi Raikkonen is set to replace Red Bull's Mark Webber ahead of the 2011 season. A report in Germany's Bild am Sonntag said the return of the Finn to Formula One, to become his friend Sebastian Vettel's teammate, is already being ...

Tue 30 Mar 2010
Shell celebrates 450 races with Ferrari
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Shell celebrates 450 races with Ferrari

Shell V-Power race fuel, blended to perfection Long before the official Formula One World Championship began, the relationship between a passionate young racing driver named Enzo Ferrari and a global fuel company called Shell was blending on the...

Thu 27 May 2010
Formula One to return to USA -- and TexasHeadline
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Formula One to return to USA -- and Texas

In a shock announcement today, it was revealed that the FIA Formula One championship would be returning to the calendar in 2012, but not in New York City or Indianapolis, as might have been expected, but in Austin, Texas. Bernie ...

Fri 05 Nov 2010
Anything is possible during the Brazilian Grand PrixHeadline
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Anything is possible during the Brazilian Grand Prix

2010 Brazilian Grand Prix Preview For the penultimate round of the FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile) Formula One World Championship teams have arrived at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace near Sao Paulo in Brazil. As a tribute ...

Mon 17 May 2010
Barrichello plays down steering wheel toss
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Barrichello plays down steering wheel toss

Rubens Barrichello has denied claims he recklessly endangered his F1 rivals after crashing out of Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix. The Brazilian veteran threw his steering wheel onto the racing line after shunting due to a technical problem whilst ...

Sat 04 Sep 2010
Details of US GP's Austin track lay-out revealedHeadline
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Details of US GP's Austin track lay-out revealed

The organizers of the Formula One United States Grand Prix have released detailed plans of the circuit which will be built on a site located southeast of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Texas. The promoter of the race, Full Throttle ...

Sun 30 May 2010
Bob Bondurant was married at Monaco GP
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Bob Bondurant was married at Monaco GP

FORMER MONACO FORMULA 1 DRIVER MARRIES ON CIRCUIT DURING 2010 MONACO GRAND PRIX MONACO - Bob Bondurant, of "Grand Prix " movie fame and founder of the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving in Phoenix, Ariz., got married on the Monaco...

Fri 22 Oct 2010
Formula One - On and Off track week 42Headline

Formula One - On and Off track week 42

Sochi to host Russian Grand Prix, The Russians are in, who's out?, Silverstone construction on schedule Sochi to host Russian Grand Prix Both little big bosses FOM Executive Bernie Ecclestone and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin have...

Fri 31 Dec 2010
2011 Ferrari passes monocoque crash tests
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2011 Ferrari passes monocoque crash tests

Ferrari's 2011 chassis has passed a sequence of crucial crash tests, according to Italian media reports. The mandatory monocoque tests reportedly took place under FIA guidelines and in the presence of an official observer at the CSI technical...

Sat 12 Jun 2010
Peter Sauber launches Sauber Club One
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Peter Sauber launches Sauber Club One

Peter Sauber launches "Sauber Club One" Hinwil/Montreal, 11th June 2010 - Emblazoned for the first time on the engine covers of the two C29 racers at the Canadian Grand Prix is the prominent logo of the "Sauber Club One". The "Sauber Club...

Mon 31 May 2010
Intrigue in Turkey after Webber/Vettel crash
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Intrigue in Turkey after Webber/Vettel crash

Red Bull had instructed Mark Webber to switch his engine to a fuel-saving mode in the moments before his crash with teammate Sebastian Vettel in Turkey. In the aftermath of the controversial incident, rumours began to swirl inside the Istanbul...

Fri 14 May 2010
Keke Rosberg insists no problem with Schumacher
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Keke Rosberg insists no problem with Schumacher

Keke Rosberg has shied away from rekindling his earlier attack on Michael Schumacher. At Monaco earlier this week, elements of the media stirred up the old controversy sparked by the seven time world champion parking his Ferrari at Rascasse to...

Fri 30 Jul 2010
Summer break after the Hungaroring bumpsHeadline
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Summer break after the Hungaroring bumps

2010 Hungarian GP preview For round twelve of the FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile) Formula One World Championship the trucks of the Formula One teams have arrived at the Hungaroring in Hungary. The Hungarian circuit, which ...

Thu 26 Aug 2010
Qatar still planning to join F1 calendar
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Qatar still planning to join F1 calendar

Qatar is still pushing ahead with plans to join the Formula One calendar. The Losail circuit already hosts a MotoGP night race, and earlier this year it emerged that modifications were taking place with the aim of also accommodating F1. Nasser...