Virgin VR-01’s track debut (Pictures)


Virgin Racing have run their VR-01 for the first time at Silverstone. See below for pictures of Timo Glock driving the car around the Stowe circuit. Update: Pictures of Lucas di Grassi’s Friday test in the VR-01 added.

Heidfeld gets Mercedes third driver role


Mercedes has confirmed Nick Heidfeld will be their third driver in 2010. The news means Heidfeld will not be on the grid for the first time since the end of the 2005 season, when he was sidelined with injury. He has contested 167 Grands Prix since 2000.

F1 Fanatic round-up: 4/2/2010


Only one team is doing any testing today – Virgin Racing, who are shaking down their striking new VR-01 at Silverstone. Pictures are expected later on today. There’s some murmurs of discontent about the FOTA F1 Fans Survey and suggestions we should create a better one of our own. What do you think? Read on … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 4/2/2010

F1 testing review: Valencia (Pictures)


Ferrari look to have made a clean break from their disappointing 2009 campaign after lapping quickest on all three days of the first F1 test. The early signs are BMW Sauber are closest to them on performance, with McLaren not far behind as well.

F1 testing pictures: February 3rd


Today sees the final day of F1 testing at Valencia. Here are some pictures from the test where Michael Schumacher and Fernando Alonso are among those in action.

Virgin Racing launch VR-01

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Virgin Racing are the first of the new F1 teams to launch their 2010 car. See below for more pictures and information about the VR-01.

2010 F1 testing: February 3rd


Much of the world’s media will be focused on Michael Schumacher’s return to test for Mercedes again today. Meanwhile two other world champions will get their first official runs with their new teams – Fernando Alonso in the Ferrari F10 and Jenson Button driving the McLaren MP4-25. Join us for day three of testing below.