Formula One 2013

  • Frustrated Max Chilton looking for more August 6, 2013

    Marussia driver Max Chilton has vowed to improve on his qualifying woes in the remaining part of the season. Chilton, who made his F1 debut with Marussia this season, has so far been out-qualified by team-mate Jules Bianchi in all 10 grand prix so far this season. "I am a little...
  • Lewis Hamilton out to 'repay' Mercedes August 5, 2013

    Upbeat with his maiden Formula One victory for Mercedes in Hungary, Lewis Hamilton is looking to turn his win into the start of a title bid this season. Hamilton, who switched from McLaren to Mercedes before the 2013 season, claimed his first victory for his new team. His 25 points also...
  • Rolex unveils pit lane clock at Australian GP March 15, 2013

    Melbourne: Rolex, title sponsor of the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix, unveiled the new Rolex pit lane clock at the Albert Park circuit here on Thursday. The clock face on a pit lane gantry has been specially designed and created to be present at all the 19 races through the...
  • Force India's Paul di Resta wants maiden podium March 15, 2013

    Melbourne: British Formula 1 driver Paul di Resta is aiming for his maiden podium finish in the 2013 season which kicks off this weekend here at the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park. "Getting a podium is the next thing on my list of achievements. We came very close in Singapore....
  • Home victory would be sensational: Webber March 15, 2013

    Melbourne: Australian Formula 1 driver Mark Webber thinks that winning his home Grand Prix on Sunday would be sensational. Webber's best finish at the Albert Park here has been fourth place which he achieved last year. With Red Bull expected to be challenging for victory this weekend, Webber admitted that...
  • Alonso is the guy I want to beat: Hamilton March 11, 2013

    London: Lewis Hamilton has singled out Ferrari's Fernando Alonso as the rival the Mercedes driver wants to beat more than any other man on the Formula One grid. The 2008 world champion told British reporters ahead of the Australian season-opener in Melbourne next weekend that he saw the Spaniard as...
  • Red Bull's Vettel the favourite as F1 season begins March 10, 2013

    Paris: Preseason testing has been surprisingly subdued for Red Bull's Formula One team, which has struggled to top the time sheets and left cynics wondering whether Sebastian Vettel's reign as champion is about to end. Don't count him out just yet. The three-time defending champion has been in this situation before....
  • Formula One confirms 19-race calendar for 2013 March 9, 2013

    Geneva: Formula One has officially settled on a 19-race schedule for the 2013 season. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone said last month that the vacant July 21 date on the calendar would not be filled - and that was confirmed at a meeting of the World Motor Sport Council in Geneva on...
  • Prost expects Vettel to equal his title tally February 26, 2013

    Paris: Four-times Formula One world champion Alain Prost has backed Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel to equal his tally of titles this season. Frenchman Prost won his championships with two teams over nine years but Vettel is aiming for four in a row, a feat achieved before only by Argentine great...
  • Caterham launch 2013 car in Jerez February 5, 2013

    Jerez: Caterham Formula One team's 2013 car was unveiled in the pitlane of the Circuito de Jerez on day one of the first pre-season test. The CT 03 was revealed by the team's drivers Charles Pic and Giedo van der Garde. The car has technical features that distinguish it from its...
  • Marussia more competitive after embracing KERS February 5, 2013

    Jerez, Spain: Formula One tail-enders Marussia put themselves on a more level playing field with rivals Caterham on Tuesday while staying silent on their final driver line-up. The Russian-licensed team, who for cost reasons have competed since their debut in 2010 without the KERS energy recovery systems that every other team...
  • Lewis Hamilton unveils 2013 Mercedes car February 4, 2013

    Jerez: Lewis Hamilton showed off his new silver Mercedes Formula One car with determined talk on Monday, even if the 2008 world champion was clearly still adjusting to life after McLaren. "When I first drove in, I stopped by a McLaren and I thought it was just strange to see it...
  • Formula One teams ready to be put to the test February 4, 2013

    Jerez: Ferrari president Luca Di Montezemolo will have more than a moment's hesitation in answering his mobile if Felipe Massa rings on Tuesday. The memory of last year, when the Brazilian Formula One driver called him from the Jerez test track to give his first impressions of Ferrari's new car...
  • Williams to run last year's car at first F1 test January 18, 2013

    London: Williams will run last year's car at Formula One's first pre-season test at the Jerez circuit on Feb 5 with the new FW35 to be unveiled in Barcelona on February 19, the team said on Friday. The former champions are the first team to state publicly that they will not...
  • Felipe Massa eyeing F1 title challenge January 18, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Ferrari driver Felipe Massa has said he intended to vie for the Formula 1 drivers' championship this year alongside team-mate Fernando Alonso. The Brazilian has been buoyed by a strong finish last season which guaranteed a one-year contract extension with the Italian team, reports Xinhua. "I want to...