Force India: The cars are working well

Force India: The cars are working well
Sahara Force India enjoyed a positive start to the season as Adrian Sutil and Paul Di Resta completed their free practice programmes today in Albert Park. Paul Di Resta (VJM06/04) FP1: P13 1:28.910 18 laps FP2: P12 1:28.311 37 laps Paul: “It wasn’t the easiest of days because I had

Caterham: We definitely have work to do to get where we want to be

Giedo van der Garde goes farming in FP2
Caterham drivers report from the first day of practice for the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne, Round 1 of the 2013 Formula 1 world championship. Charles Pic: “For our first full day of running that was ok. We definitely have work to do to get where we

Williams: Spent the day comparing packages

Williams: Spent the day comparing packages
Williams team and drivers report from the first day of practice for the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne, Round 1 of the 2013 Formula 1 world championship. Mike Coughlan, Technical Director: We did some aero evaluations this morning comparing the two packages that we brought to Melbourne. We’ll be

Mercedes: We were able to get a good picture of the tyres

Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W04
The 2013 Formula One season got underway today with Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton completing the first two practice sessions of the Australian Grand Prix weekend at Albert Park in Melbourne. Lewis and Nico completed a total of 89 laps during today’s two practice sessions The technical programme focused on basic

Red Bull: Overall it was a good day for u

Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB9.
Red Bull team and drivers report from the first day of practice for the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne, Round 1 of the 2013 Formula 1 world championship. Sebastian Vettel First Practice Session: Position: 1, Best Time: 1:27.211, Laps: 16 Second Practice Session: Position: 1, Best Time: 1:25.908,

Toro Rosso: Competition is very tight in our part of the grid

Toro Rosso: Competition is very tight in our part of the grid
Toro Rosso team and drivers report from the first day of practice for the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne, Round 1 of the 2013 Formula 1 world championship. Daniel Ricciardo (STR8-01) First Practice Session – Best lap: 1:30.969, pos. 18th, 19 laps Second

Boss alarmed about lack pace in new McLaren

Sergio Perez
McLaren on Friday admitted it is now “worried” about the pace – or lack thereof – in their new MP4-28 car. Jenson Button was just ninth in opening practice in Melbourne, before lagging more than two seconds off the pace in the second ninety minute session. Team newcomer Sergio Perez was consistently even slower. “I […]

Active suspension the key to Mercedes’ speed?

Active suspension the key to Mercedes' speed?
Specialist Formula 1 publications are reporting a secret of the new found speed of Mercedes’ new W04 car – a system referred to in the German squad’s garage as ‘Fric’. German television RTL is saying it probably stands for ‘front and rear interactive control’, or in other words a type of

Something wasn’t right at McLaren claims Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes new recruit Lewis Hamilton has admitted he decided to leave McLaren at the end of last year because “something didn’t feel right” within the team. The 2008 world champion had been groomed by the Woking based team for Formula 1 stardom from his McLaren-sponsored days in karting, but 2012 was his sixth consecutive season […]

Grosjean admits to fatigue after torrid 2012 season

Grosjean admits to fatigue after torrid 2012 season
Incident prone Lotus driver Romain Grosjean has admitted the 2012 season took its toll on him mentally and physically. Banned in Monza and written off as Formula 1′s ‘first lap nutcase’ by Mark Webber, Grosjean admits he was relieved at the end of December, when Lotus decided he should be given another chance for 2013. […]  #F1 http://feeds.feedburner.com/Yallaf1com