February 2013 Archives - 2/16 - F1 Fanatic archive
Sutil tipped to claim final seat at Force India 28th February 2013, 0:01
In the round-up: Sutil set to get Force India place • McLaren confident over pace • Lotus not worried about Renault engine map ruling
Teams’ last chance to prepare in pre-season testing 27th February 2013, 10:19
The final four-day test ahead of the 2013 season gets underway at the Circuit de Cataluna tomorrow. Here’s how the teams have got on so far.
In the round-up: Button not concerned by Lowe departure • Domenicali doesn’t expect Ferrari to be quickest • Hill doubts Hamilton will challenge for title
Teams have trouble getting useful data from testing 26th February 2013, 13:52
F1 teams begin their final four-day pre-season test on Thursday. But some have had difficulty making the most of the running they’ve had so far.
Renault say improving the reliability of their engines is a priority for them in 2013.
In the round-up: Renault looking to cut the number of teams they supply • Brawn says new Mercedes not a title contender • Dave Charlton dies
Schumacher to race ex-team mate’s son in karts 25th February 2013, 18:15
Michael Schumacher will race his former team mate Jos Verstappen’s 15-year-old son as he makes a comeback in karts this weekend.
McLaren’s technical director Paddy Lowe will leave at the end of the year, the team has confirmed. He is expected to join Mercedes.
Pirelli say the high level of tyre degradation seen in testing so far won’t be replicated in the races.
Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed he is in discussions about holding a Mexican Grand Prix at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City in 2014.