• 'Mugello test is important this year' May 2, 2012

    Paris: Force India reserve driver Jules Bianchi has been behind the steering wheel for the in-season testing at Mugello that started on Tuesday. In an exclusive interview, the 22-year-old French driver, who is part of the Ferrari Driver Academy, talks to IBNLive.com about the Mugello test and his experience with...
  • Mugello test could spice up this F1 season

    Slispstream |  Dhananjay Khadilkar
    The first set of fly-away races has produced great results with four different drivers emerging as winners. Unlike last year when Sebastian Vettel was running...

  • Lotus starts smelling success again

    Slispstream |  Dhananjay Khadilkar
    The 2012 Formula One season is turning out to be a statistician's dream. History was created at the Chinese GP after Nico Rosberg's first career...

  • 'Race can help healing process in Bahrain' April 22, 2012

    Sakhir: Force India deputy team principal Robert Fernley believes Sundays race will prove to be a catalyst for the healing process in Bahrain. Fernley spoke exclusively to IBNlive.com just before the start of Saturday's qualifying session. What is your assessment of the situation in Bahrain now, especially considering the problems...
  • Force India 'emotionallly destabilised' in Bahrain April 21, 2012

    Paris: It is now apparent that this weekend's Bahrain GP is not about Formula One anymore. The ever intensifying protests against the government have completely overshadowed the race. Among the teams, Force India literally felt the impact of the strife after a firebomb exploded near the vehicle that was carrying...
  • A special week for Formula One

    Slispstream |  Dhananjay Khadilkar
    This week has been special in Formula One. Nico Rosberg won his first race in six years. There was plenty of reason for Mercedes to...

  • Finally, Rosberg does it for himself and Mercedes GP!

    Slispstream |  Dhananjay Khadilkar
    In cricket, the number 111 known as Nelson's figure, isn't considered to be auspicious. The famous on-field hop of umpire David Shepherd, when the team...

  • Who will win Chinese Checkers?

    Slispstream |  Dhananjay Khadilkar
    The thing that struck me most about the Shanghai track which I visited in 2009, was the long straight and the two gigantic structures that...

  • Force India confident of good Shanghai outing April 10, 2012

    Paris: Force India driver Paul di Resta is content with the way the season has begun for the team. "It was important that we picked up some good points on such an unpredictable day in Malaysia. We've seen how close all the teams are this year and getting points isn't...
  • Can we have more wet races please?

    Slispstream |  Dhananjay Khadilkar
    One of the complaints about Formula One has been that it has become predictable as far as the podium finishers are concerned. In any given...

  • F1: It's Bahrain time again

    Slispstream |  Dhananjay Khadilkar
    The debate on Bahrain has now become an annual feature in Formula One. Last year, despite attempts by Bernie Ecclestone to stage the race (by...

  • In Sergio Perez, a star is born

    Slispstream |  Dhananjay Khadilkar
    It has been a while since Formula One witnessed such a dramatic race in which the hero was someone from a team other than the...

  • Disappointing to not win Malaysian GP: Perez March 28, 2012

    Paris: Sergio Perez has become the toast of Formula One following his phenomenal performance at the Malaysian GP. The 21-year-old clinched a second place at Sepang, in the process achieving Saubers best finish ever, but expressed his disappointment at not being able to win the race. "Initially I was a...
  • Why Massa needs to deliver in Malaysia March 23, 2012

    The first race of the season in Melbourne went as per predictions, and not just as far as the podium finishers were concerned. Felipe Massa put up yet another predictable (in this case, disappointing) performance, thereby providing fodder to his critics who have been questioning his place in Ferrari. Massas...
  • Aus GP: McLaren-Red Bull all over again March 20, 2012

    Paris: The more things change, the more they remain the same. At least, the first race of the 2012 Formula One season suggests so. Compared to last year there have been many changes in the sport. Regulations have been modified, new technical partnerships have been formed, some driver line ups...