Exclusive interview with steward Tom Kristensen

Exclusive interview with steward Tom Kristensen

Having a driver in the F1 stewards’ office has been commonplace since the start of the 2010 season. In Germany last month, Denmark’s Tom Kristensen returned to the FIA role for the first time since last year’s Australian Grand Prix. The multiple Le Mans 24 Hour winner discusses the idea’s progression, exclusively with GPUpdate.net. Read more…

2011 German Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Wednesday 10 August 2011

  2. Exclusive interview with steward Tom Kristensen 06:00

    Exclusive interview with steward Tom Kristensen

    Having a driver in the F1 stewards’ office has been commonplace since the start of the 2010 season. In Germany last month, Denmark’s Tom Kristensen returned…

    F1
  3. Thursday 28 July 2011

  4. In-depth tyre analysis: Nürburgring 13:10

    In-depth tyre analysis: Nürburgring

    Silverstone marked the welcome return of the on-track action we had all enjoyed on such a regular basis prior to Valencia, with drivers battling hard for…

    F1
  5. Wednesday 27 July 2011

  6. 08:00

    GPUpdate TV: Drivers take to the Nordschleife

    F1
  7. Tuesday 26 July 2011

  8. Eddie Jordan: Alonso should respect Massa 11:02

    Eddie Jordan: Alonso should respect Massa

    Fernando Alonso should offer more admiration to Ferrari team-mate Felipe Massa. Those are the feelings of Eddie Jordan, Formula 1 team owner turned pundit for…

    F1
  9. Interview with Force India’s Vijay Mallya 10:00

    Interview with Force India’s Vijay Mallya

    Force India’s Vijay Mallya has been ‘greatly encouraged’ by Adrian Sutil’s sixth place finish in the German Grand Prix, beating both Mercedes works cars…

    F1
  10. Monday 25 July 2011

  11. Interview with Williams’ Sam Michael 16:12

    Interview with Williams’ Sam Michael

    Williams endured a frustrating Sunday afternoon in Germany, with Rubens Barrichello retiring due to an oil seal problem as Pastor Maldonado took the chequered…

    F1
  12. Chandhok expecting more Lotus races 15:56

    Chandhok expecting more Lotus races

    Following his Team Lotus debut at the Nürburgring on Sunday, Karun Chandhok is positive that he will be enjoying more outings for Tony Fernandes’ squad. In…

    F1
  13. 12:40

    Video: Vettel jumps Massa in pits

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  14. Rossi aims to improve corner entry speed 11:48

    Rossi aims to improve corner entry speed

    A trying afternoon resulted in sixth place for Valentino Rossi at Laguna Seca on Sunday. Having set off from the seventh grid spot, the Italian lost significant…

    MotoGP
  15. Domenicali: Ferrari pace significant in cool conditions 10:28

    Domenicali: Ferrari pace significant in cool conditions

    Stefano Domenicali has emphasised that Ferrari was pleased and somewhat surprised to challenge for victory at the Nürburgring, despite the cool temperatures.…

    F1
  16. Horner thankful as Red Bull salvages points 10:16

    Horner thankful as Red Bull salvages points

    Red Bull endured its toughest race of the season so far at the Nürburgring and the championship-leading outfit has now only triumphed in one of the last four…

    F1
  17. Petrov regrets not pitting earlier 10:01

    Petrov regrets not pitting earlier

    Although he picked up a point at the Nürburgring on Sunday, coming home tenth from ninth place on the grid, Vitaly Petrov is questioning why he and Renault…

    F1
  18. Massa delayed by left-rear wheel nut 09:49

    Massa delayed by left-rear wheel nut

    Felipe Massa’s pit lane problem at the Nürburgring has been diagnosed as a malfunction with his left-rear wheel nut. The Brazilian lost fourth place to…

    F1
  19. Whitmarsh ecstatic over entire McLaren effort 09:32

    Whitmarsh ecstatic over entire McLaren effort

    The gratitude of Martin Whitmarsh has been extended to all involved in the McLaren Racing operation, with the Woking outfit having sealed its third victory of…

    F1
  20. ‘He must have known I was there’ – Heidfeld 08:55

    ‘He must have known I was there’ – Heidfeld

    Nick Heidfeld was naturally aggrieved to register a non-finish at his home Grand Prix on Sunday, with the German having ended his race in the NGK Chicane gravel…

    F1
  21. 08:43

    Video: Vettel spins at Turn 10

    F1
  22. Sunday 24 July 2011

  23. 17:16

    Latest F1 photos: Sunday at the Nürburgring

    F1
  24. Alonso’s car passes fuel legality inspection 17:15

    Alonso’s car passes fuel legality inspection

    Fernando Alonso’s Ferrari has passed the relevant post-race FIA checks at the Nürburgring. After stopping on the slowing down lap, after the finish, it was…

    F1
  25. Vettel: We need to work harder now 17:03

    Vettel: We need to work harder now

    Sebastian Vettel’s fourth place finish in Germany means he is unable to establish a new record of finishing either first or second in the first ten races of…

    F1
  26. Buemi handed five-place grid drop for Hungary 16:53

    Buemi handed five-place grid drop for Hungary

    Following his collision with Nick Heidfeld in Germany, Sébastien Buemi will start next Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix five places further back from where he…

    F1
  27. 16:44

    Video: Heidfeld and Buemi collide

    F1
  28. Glock struggles with failing brakes 16:27

    Glock struggles with failing brakes

    Timo Glock found it hard to impress in Sunday’s German Grand Prix, in which he finished 17th for the Virgin Racing team which with he will remain until at…

    F1
  29. ‘Very disappointing end’ leaves Button on sidelines 16:21

    ‘Very disappointing end’ leaves Button on sidelines

    A second consecutive race retirement has left Jenson Button – formerly second to Sebastian Vettel in the Drivers’ Championship – fifth overall and with…

    F1
  30. Sutil delighted but di Resta frustrated 16:13

    Sutil delighted but di Resta frustrated

    The German Grand Prix was a bittersweet affair for Force India. As Adrian Sutil impressively finished sixth courtesy of a two-stop pit strategy, team-mate Paul…

    F1
  31. Barrichello accepts team decision on oil leak 16:06

    Barrichello accepts team decision on oil leak

    As Pastor Maldonado finished 14th for Williams, team-mate Rubens Barrichello was forced to pull out of the German Grand Prix due to an oil leak. The Brazilian…

    F1
  32. Confident Ricciardo pleased with progress 16:03

    Confident Ricciardo pleased with progress

    After making the chequered flag once again, Daniel Ricciardo finished 19th in Sunday’s German Grand Prix. On this occasion, the Australian rookie – in only…

    F1
  33. Kobayashi enjoys eight-place rise to ninth 15:57

    Kobayashi enjoys eight-place rise to ninth

    After being eliminated from Q1 qualifying at the Nürburgring on Saturday, Kamui Kobayashi delivered an impressive race performance in Sunday’s race. Having…

    F1
  34. Buemi: Heidfeld drove into me 15:47

    Buemi: Heidfeld drove into me

    Sébastien Buemi was quite sure who the guilty party was following contact with Nick Heidfeld in the German Grand Prix. With the Renault driver making the most…

    F1
  35. We need to improve, insists Webber 15:45

    We need to improve, insists Webber

    Mark Webber says Red Bull must improve if it is to fight at the front for the remainder of the season, admitting that his team ‘weren’t quick enough’ at…

    F1
  36. Mercedes drivers lamenting average performance 15:43

    Mercedes drivers lamenting average performance

    Mercedes GP failed to make any significant impression in their home Grand Prix on Sunday, with Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher being overhauled by the…

    F1
  37. Chandhok surprised by tyre degradation rate 15:36

    Chandhok surprised by tyre degradation rate

    Karun Chandhok’s German Grand Prix marked his first Formula 1 race since his outing for HRT at Silverstone last year. After sinking to the back of the field…

    F1
  38. Alonso delighted with Sunday performance 15:23

    Alonso delighted with Sunday performance

    Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso was left feeling upbeat after Sunday’s 60-lap German Grand Prix, despite losing out to McLaren rival Lewis Hamilton in a close…

    F1
  39. Hamilton: One of the best races I've driven 15:06

    Hamilton: One of the best races I've driven

    Lewis Hamilton says his drive to victory during Sunday’s German Grand Prix was one of his finest, explaining that it 'couldn't feel any better' to reach the…

    F1
  40. 14:53

    Full German Grand Prix results

    F1
  41. Hamilton wins dramatic German Grand Prix 14:49

    Hamilton wins dramatic German Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton has picked up his second victory of 2011 thanks to an efficient strategy and courageous pass around the outside of Fernando Alonso. Pole-sitter…

    F1
  42. 10:11

    Video: Mark Webber's Nürburgring pole lap

    F1
  43. 00:00

    German Grand Prix: Starting grid

    F1
  44. Saturday 23 July 2011

  45. Buemi stripped of qualifying time 19:17

    Buemi stripped of qualifying time

    Sébastien Buemi will start from either the back of the grid or the pit-lane at the Nürburgring on Sunday afternoon, with stewards deeming the fuel in his…

    F1
  46. Massa ‘not completely happy’ after qualifying 18:28

    Massa ‘not completely happy’ after qualifying

    Ferrari driver Felipe Massa says he cannot be totally satisfied with his team’s performance in Germany this afternoon, admitting that he was surprised by the…

    F1
  47. Petrov: We can definitely score good points 18:18

    Petrov: We can definitely score good points

    Lotus Renault GP driver Vitaly Petrov is expecting to be firmly in the hunt for a strong points finish at the Nürburgring tomorrow afternoon, arguing that his…

    F1
  48. Chandhok content with progress 17:42

    Chandhok content with progress

    Karun Chandhok was left feeling upbeat over his continued progress after Saturday’s qualifying session at the Nürburgring, with the former HRT driver…

    F1
  49. Qualifying grip problems confuse Button 17:16

    Qualifying grip problems confuse Button

    Jenson Button says he ‘couldn’t find enough grip’ on both tyre compounds at the Nürburgring this afternoon, explaining that the handling of his car…

    F1
  50. Alonso aiming for podium finish 16:46

    Alonso aiming for podium finish

    Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso insists a podium finish is still his main target during Sunday's German Grand Prix, despite losing out to both Red Bull drivers…

    F1
  51. Rosberg encouraged by improving pace 16:32

    Rosberg encouraged by improving pace

    Nico Rosberg has explained that he is ‘really satisfied’ with the successful upgrades to his Mercedes GP machinery at the Nürburgring this weekend, with…

    F1
  52. Barrichello predicted tough qualifying session 16:05

    Barrichello predicted tough qualifying session

    Rubens Barrichello says he expected to endure a difficult qualifying session at the Nürburgring on Saturday, revealing that he lapped without his KERS unit…

    F1
  53. My laps were pretty much perfect, says Sutil 15:52

    My laps were pretty much perfect, says Sutil

    Adrian Sutil believes his laps in both the second and final stage of qualifying at the Nürburgring ‘were pretty much perfect’, with the Force India driver…

    F1
  54. Pérez: We’re struggling quite a lot here 15:21

    Pérez: We’re struggling quite a lot here

    Sauber driver Sergio Pérez has admitted that he struggled for grip at the Nürburgring during this afternoon’s qualifying session, with the Mexican set to…

    F1
  55. Buemi hopes wet weather gamble pays off 15:12

    Buemi hopes wet weather gamble pays off

    Sébastien Buemi has gambled with a wet weather setup for tomorrow afternoon’s German Grand Prix, with the Toro Rosso drivers opting to take separate strategy…

    F1
  56. Vettel: We have a very good chance if it’s dry 14:56

    Vettel: We have a very good chance if it’s dry

    Sebastian Vettel is pinning his hopes on dry weather at the Nürburgring on Sunday, arguing that he has ‘a very good chance’ of fighting for victory if…

    F1
  57. Hamilton thrilled with ‘beautifully flowing’ lap 14:35

    Hamilton thrilled with ‘beautifully flowing’ lap

    Lewis Hamilton was left in high spirits after qualifying for Sunday's German Grand Prix, with the McLaren driver describing his final Q3 lap as ‘one of the…

    F1
  58. Webber hails ‘very satisfying’ pole 14:22

    Webber hails ‘very satisfying’ pole

    Mark Webber was overjoyed after claiming his second successive pole position at the Nürburgring on Friday afternoon, placing his RB7 at the front of the grid…

    F1
  59. 14:10

    German GP: Full Qualifying results

    F1
  60. Webber grabs pole for German Grand Prix 14:08

    Webber grabs pole for German Grand Prix

    Red Bull’s Mark Webber has picked up his second consecutive pole position for Sunday’s German Grand Prix. As Lewis Hamilton surprised all by placing his…

    F1
  61. 12:10

    Latest F1 photos: Saturday at the Nürburgring

    F1
  62. Liuzzi handed five-place grid penalty 12:02

    Liuzzi handed five-place grid penalty

    HRT’s Vitantonio Liuzzi has been handed a grid penalty of five places for tomorrow’s German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring. It is therefore now almost…

    F1
  63. 11:19

    German GP: Full Practice 3 results

    F1
  64. Vettel fastest but Alonso threatening 11:08

    Vettel fastest but Alonso threatening

    Sebastian Vettel has snatched the top spot in Saturday morning practice at the Nürburgring. Ahead of this afternoon’s qualifying, the championship leader is…

    F1
  65. Hamilton fined €1,800 for pit lane speeding 00:00

    Hamilton fined €1,800 for pit lane speeding

    McLaren were handed a fine of 1,800 euros (£1,500) on Friday at the Nürburgring due to pit lane speeding in practice. The driver in question was Lewis…

    F1
  66. Friday 22 July 2011

  67. 21:50

    Latest F1 photos: Friday at the Nürburgring

    F1
  68. New exhaust not working perfectly, admits Heidfeld 21:49

    New exhaust not working perfectly, admits Heidfeld

    Nick Heidfeld has explained that Renault’s new exhaust system is yet to be optimised ahead of this weekend’s German Grand Prix, with the squad trialling a…

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