Lucas di Grassi says Virgin can catch the midfield teams (Interview)

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Lucas di Grassi believes Virgin can find much more performance in the VR-01 and expects to catch the midfield teams by the end of the year. In an exclusive interview with F1 Fanatic he also explained why he thinks tracks need to have more quick corners and how he’s improved as a driver since making … Continue reading Lucas di Grassi says Virgin can catch the midfield teams (Interview)

Christian Klien to drive for HRT on Friday

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Former BMW tester Christian Klien has joined HRT as the Spanish team’s reserve and third driver. He will participate in the Friday practice sessions in Barcelona this weekend. Klien made his F1 debut at Jaguar in 2004 alongside Mark Webber. The Austrian remained at the team when it became Red Bull, initially sharing his drive … Continue reading Christian Klien to drive for HRT on Friday

Alonso bids for home win as Mercedes bring revised car (Spanish GP preview)

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Spanish F1 fans will have three home drivers to cheer on for the first time ever this weekend. Fernando Alonso is out to repeat his home victory of 2006 while Jaime Alguersuari and Pedro de la Rosa will be eyeing top ten finishes. Following a three-week break a raft of technical updates could change the … Continue reading Alonso bids for home win as Mercedes bring revised car (Spanish GP preview)

Ferrari to use modified engines in Spain

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Ferrari has confirmed it has gained permission from the FIA to modify its engines ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix. The team hopes it will solve the reliability problems it has suffered with its power units. They were forced to change engines in both cars Bahrain, Fernando Alonso retired from the Malaysian Grand Prix with … Continue reading Ferrari to use modified engines in Spain

Key: Sauber still recovering from 2009

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Sauber’s new technical director James Key says the team is still coming to terms with the changes that followed BMW’s decision to sell the team last year. He said he is already making changes in the technical department to address those problems: The team is still recovering from its uncertain situation in the second half … Continue reading Key: Sauber still recovering from 2009