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Williams strikes oil with Venezuelan sponsor deal

The Williams team is in Venezuela at the moment and today the team announced the long-awaited tie up with PDVSA, the state owned oil company. It is a massive boost to the team, which said …

15 Jan 2011   |  5:30 pm GMT  |  112 comments
Changes behind the scenes at Force India

The Force India team has yet to decide who will drive its cars, but behind the scenes the team has made some changes to the engineering management. Dominic Harlow becomes Head of Circuit Engineering, a role …

07 Jan 2011   |  4:29 pm GMT  |  28 comments
A personal review of the F1 year – Sauber

BMW Sauber F1 team, 0 wins, 0 podiums, 8th in Constructors' Championship It was a season of two halves for the team, with a lamentable first half and a fairly positive second half. Kamui Kobayashi turned …

05 Jan 2011   |  6:48 pm GMT  |  34 comments
Liuzzi defiant: “I have a contract with Force India and I want to race”

Still no word from Force India on its driver line up for the coming season. There are three jobs available; the two race drivers and the Friday/test driver. There has been speculation that the race …

05 Jan 2011   |  2:17 pm GMT  |  43 comments
A personal review of the F1 year – Toro Rosso

Toro Rosso, 0 wins, 0 poles, 9th in Constructors' Championship Probably the least talked about team in F1, I have to admit I've always found Toro Rosso a bit of an enigma. Why does Red Bull …

03 Jan 2011   |  3:36 pm GMT  |  34 comments
A personal review of the F1 year – Williams

Williams F1 team, 0 wins, 1 pole, 6th in Constructors' championship Williams is considered the weather vane of F1 - if it is in reasonable shape, then F1 is in good shape. The team struggled during …

01 Jan 2011   |  5:12 pm GMT  |  45 comments
Chapman family distance themselves from Fernandes’ version of Lotus

This afternoon the family of Lotus founder and legendary engineer Colin Chapman issued a statement which distances them from the Tony Fernandes vision for Lotus. It's not a body blow to the Malaysian's plans, but …

23 Dec 2010   |  6:23 pm GMT  |  207 comments
Fernandes gives up JPS livery but is determined to remain Team Lotus

In the intricate chess match which is the battle to be "Lotus" in Formula 1, this weekend it was the turn of Tony Fernandes to make some moves. The Malaysian businessman, who owns the team which …

12 Dec 2010   |  5:33 pm GMT  |  102 comments
Invasion of the Black and Golds: Bahar says, “Four Lotus cars on grid suits me”

Tonight F1 fans are a little confused and a little concerned as they contemplate a 2011 season with four black and gold Lotus Renault cars on the track, two owned by the Enstone based Lotus …

08 Dec 2010   |  6:21 pm GMT  |  210 comments
Sauber still aiming high, but he wants out within three years

Sauber has issued an interesting Q&A with its team principal and 100% shareholder Peter Sauber at the end of a very turbulent season for the Swiss team. It started with a desperate situation and ended …

01 Dec 2010   |  12:04 pm GMT  |  27 comments
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