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Lotus F1 hire race winners for F1 assault

The new Lotus F1 team has revealed the scale of its ambition by announcing that Jarno Trulli and Heikki Kovalainen, both race winners in F1, will drive for the team in its debut season next …

14 Dec 2009   |  12:35 pm GMT  |  56 comments
Lotus F1 boss Fernandes to give keynote at Monaco forum

Tony Fernandes, the team Principal of the new Lotus F1 team will deliver the keynote address on the first day of the 2009 Motor Sport Business Forum in Monaco. All eyes will be on the Grimaldi …

04 Dec 2009   |  11:48 am GMT  |  53 comments
Sauber back on the F1 grid as FIA offers him Toyota’s slot

Toyota's adventure in F1 is now well and truly over as the FIA today granted Peter Sauber the 13th slot on the grid - unlucky for some. A statement issued by the FIA this evening said, …

03 Dec 2009   |  11:31 pm GMT  |  24 comments
TAG Heuer celebrates 25 years with McLaren

The McLaren Technology Centre hosted a celebration last night of TAG Heuer's 25th anniversary as a sponsor of the McLaren team. And today they announced an extension to one of sport's longest sponsorship deals. From McLaren's …

03 Dec 2009   |  7:23 pm GMT  |  15 comments
Sauber buys his team back from BMW

Peter Sauber has bought back his team from BMW and it will race next season as Sauber with Ferrari engines. The deal under which Qadbak, the mysterious Swiss Arab investment vehicle was to acquire the …

27 Nov 2009   |  7:29 pm GMT  |  44 comments
Williams looking at bigger picture

I've been thinking about Williams selling a minority shareholding in the team to Austrian motorsport investor Toto Wolff. The deal was announced at the end of last week. It is yet another example, in this early …

23 Nov 2009   |  7:43 pm GMT  |  45 comments
Button pulls the trigger on Brawn, now he has to beat Hamilton

Jenson Button has done what he threatened to do; quit the team he won the championship with and launched a new adventure with McLaren. Button has a three year contract to race alongside Lewis Hamilton in …

18 Nov 2009   |  3:41 pm GMT  |  368 comments
Button and McLaren opt for a piece of theatre

The latest turn of the wheel in the saga over where Jenson Button and Kimi Raikkonen will race next year is that Button and his manager, Richard Goddard visited McLaren's Woking HQ yesterday. In itself that …

14 Nov 2009   |  9:56 am GMT  |  244 comments
“Manufacturer era in F1 is over” says Williams boss

The era of manufacturers dominating F1 is over, according to Williams chief executive Adam Parr. Following a week in which Toyota announced its withdrawal and Renault held an emergency board meeting to discuss its ongoing …

08 Nov 2009   |  9:44 pm GMT  |  50 comments
Williams announces Cosworth deal, driver news to follow

Sir Frank Williams has confirmed that his team will use the Cosworth engine next season and is set to announce his driver line up of Rubens Barrichello and Nico Hulkenberg on Monday. All three decisions show …

30 Oct 2009   |  3:42 pm GMT  |  19 comments
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