FORMULA ONE RACING

  • Mallya flies in for Indian GP, slams critics October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Embattled Force India team boss Vijay Mallya made his Indian Grand Prix entrance in combative mood on Saturday, lashing local media for their coverage of his business troubles and grounded Kingfisher airline. The liquor and aviation tycoon, no longer a billionaire according to the latest Forbes list, flew...
  • Tough seeing kids in hospitals: Fernando Alonso October 27, 2011

    The Spanish Formula One racing driver visited the polio affected kids ward at a city hospital to support the cause. ...
  • Force India sues Lotus over car design June 2, 2010

    New Delhi: The Vijay Mallyaowned Force India Formula One team has sued F1 rival Lotus in UK, accusing it of copying their VJM03 wind tunnel model. "The Force India F1 Team confirms it has instigated UK civil proceedings against 1Malaysia Racing Team SDN BHD (a Malaysian company), 1Malaysia Racing Team (UK)...
  • Schumacher close to deal with Mercedes: report December 12, 2009

    Berlin: Michael Schumacher is close to signing a deal with Mercedes to come out of retirement and compete in Formula One next year, Germany's Bild newspaper reported on Saturday. Mercedes have signed Germany's Nico Rosberg for 2010 but have yet to name his team mate with media speculation swirling around the...
  • India ecstatic on Force India win August 31, 2009

    Chennai: Force India's first podium finish at the Belgian Grand Prix has raised expectation in the country of more consistent performances and of having an Indian driver on board the twoyearold team. Italian driver Giancarlo Fisichella finished second on Sunday to log the Indian team's first points in F1, triggering wild...
  • Govt plays spoilsport, says F1 is just entertainment August 25, 2009

    New Delhi: The government believes hosting a Formula One race will have no impact on the development of sport in the country, local media reported on Tuesday. India is scheduled to host its first F1 grand prix in 2011, but the sports ministry has described it as "entertainment" and said it...