Formula One
Mar 16

F1: Horner Convinced That Red Bull Complied With Regulations

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Team Principal Christian Horner talks to the media after his driver Daniel Ricciardo who finished second was excluded from the race.

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Team Principal Christian Horner talks to the media after his driver Daniel Ricciardo who finished second was excluded from the race.

Christian Horner is adamant that Red Bull Racing complied with the regulations during the Australian GP and can win its appeal against the exclusion of Daniel Ricciardo from his second place.

Ricciardo was deemed to have consistently exceeded the fuel flow limit of 100kg/hr, which is monitored by the FIA in real time.

Mar 2

F1: Bahrain International Circuit To Honor Schumacher

Michael Schumacher celebrates after winning the 2004 Bahrain Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Michael Schumacher celebrates after winning the 2004 Bahrain Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Bahrain International Circuit has renamed its first corner after Michael Schumacher as part of its 10th anniversary celebrations.

The circuit notes that he “was directly involved in the early stages of the BIC’s development, offering his own input into the design of the track, including the layout of turn one.”

Mar 1

F1: Massa On Top As Pace Heats Up In Bahrain

Felipe Massa seen during day three of Formula One Winter Testing at the Bahrain International Circuit

Felipe Massa seen during day three of Formula One Winter Testing at the Bahrain International Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Felipe Massa topped the times for Williams as teams began to edge towards running in full qualifying specification in Bahrain today.

The Brazilian recorded the fastest lap of the winter thus far, bettering the mark set by Nico Rosberg last week, albeit by the slender margin of 0.025s.

Feb 22

F1: Pirelli Pleased With Tire Performance In Bahrain

Pirelli Formula One  boss Paul Hembery. (Photo: Getty)

Pirelli Formula One boss Paul Hembery. (Photo: Getty)

Pirelli Formula One  boss Paul Hembery says that the teams made good progress with its latest tires in Bahrain this week, and the conclusion is that they are more consistent and durable than last year.

Pirelli admits that it has taken a conservative route, but Hembery repeated that the company is willing to make changes if necessary.

Feb 22

F1: We’re Making Progress Insists Renault Boss White

Rob White, Renault F1′s deputy managing director. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Rob White, Renault F1′s deputy managing director. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Inevitably Renault was again in the spotlight at Bahrain this week, although the problems experienced by its four cars were by no means all down to the power unit supplier. After the test the company issued this Q&A with Rob White, Renault F1′s deputy managing director (technical).

Q: What were the key steps taken between Jerez and Bahrain?