Formula One 2012

  • Watch out for the Lotus team

    Slispstream |  Dhananjay Khadilkar
    The time for talk is over. In a week from now on, the action that will speak louder. The 2012 Formula One season starts from...

  • Karthikeyan hopes to stay alive in F1 19-12-2011 04:00 PM

    Bangalore: India's Narain Karthikeyan has not given up hope of racing in Formula One (F1) next year despite there being only two clear vacancies remaining and a long list of rivals for them. "I had a good Indian Grand Prix and the intention is to see what opportunities are available...
  • Grosjean to partner Raikkonen at Lotus 09-12-2011 02:40 PM

    London: French driver Romain Grosjean will be Kimi Raikkonen's teammate at Lotus Renault next season, the Formula One team announced on Friday. The news left Russian Vitaly Petrov, who raced for the team this year along with Brazilian Bruno Senna, looking for a seat for 2012. "I am thrilled to...
  • Mercedes to launch 2012 car in February 06-12-2011 04:45 PM

    London: Mercedes plan to run their 2012 car for the first time at the second test of the season in Barcelona on February 21, the Formula One team said on Monday. Mercedes also announced that their official team name would change to Mercedes AMG Petronas to bring in Mercedes-Benz performance...
  • Will the silver arrow hit (Red) Bull's eye?

    Slispstream |  Dhananjay Khadilkar
    Mercedes GP will now have a new name from 2012. The German team has added AMG to its existing name. For a team that is...

  • Will Raikkonen's comeback add spice to the 2012 F1 season?

    Kimi Raikkonen will make a comeback into Formula One racing with the Lotus Renault team. ...
  • Raikkonen returns to F1 with Lotus Renault 29-11-2011 06:53 PM

    Helsinki: Former world champion Kimi Raikkonen will be back in Formula One driving for Lotus Renault GP next year. Raikkonen, who left F1 at the end of 2009 to try rallying, signed a two-year agreement, the team said on Tuesday. The 32-year old Raikkonen, who accumulated the 2007 title, 18...
  • Kubica manager rejects Renault statement 24-11-2011 10:26 PM

    Robert Kubica's manager has accused Renault of twisting the Formula One driver's words over his lack of fitness for the start of the 2012 season and has indicated the Pole could join another team next year. Renault said on Wednesday that Kubica would miss the start of next season as...
  • De la Rosa to drive for HRT in 2012 21-11-2011 11:38 PM

    London: Veteran Pedro de la Rosa will drive for HRT next year after signing a two-year deal, the Spanish-owned Formula One team announced on Monday. The 40-year-old Spaniard is a McLaren test driver but raced for Sauber in Canada this year as a stand-in for unwell Mexican rookie Sergio Perez....
  • HRT to use Williams gearbox in 2012 04-11-2011 01:55 PM

    HRT have extended a deal with Williams for the supply of gearboxes to the end of 2012 and hope to continue it beyond that date, the Spanish-owned Formula One team said on Thursday. "The new deal also provides for a greater technical collaboration," it added in a statement. Former champions...
  • 'Force India's new driver decision on Dec 15' 27-10-2011 10:55 AM

    Bangalore: Refuting reports that he would replace Adrian Sutil at Sahara Force India next year, team test driver Nico Hulkenberg on Thursday said that co-owner Vijay Mallya would take a decision on the matter on December 15. "There are quite a few rumours going on. A decision has not yet...