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.

Button not worried by McLaren losing Lowe

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.

Reliability a priority for Renault in 2013

Renault say improving the reliability of their engines is a priority for them in 2013.

Renault want to reduce F1 engine supply

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 confirm Lowe to leave at end of year

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 not expecting “five-stop races”

Pirelli say the high level of tyre degradation seen in testing so far won’t be replicated in the races.

Mexico City could hold 2014 Mexican GP – Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed he is in discussions about holding a Mexican Grand Prix at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City in 2014.