Formula 1 news - 16 Jul 2011

31 July 2011

Vettel: The win was within reach today
Button wins damp and dramatic Hungarian GP
Dramatic fire forces Heidfeld retirement
Latest F1 photos: Sunday at the Hungaroring
Di Resta thrilled with best ever result
McLaren couldn’t hear Hamilton over radio
D’Ambrosio recalls pit lane spin
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30 July 2011

Pirelli: Hamilton could four-stop on Sunday
Webber perplexed over ‘bizarre’ Vettel time
Vettel grabs pole in thrilling Hungarian shootout
Pollock: Simon switch absolutely transparent
Vettel goes fastest on Saturday morning
Latest F1 photos: Saturday at the Hungaroring
Alonso: Front row was out of reach
Massa expecting to be quicker in race
Sutil pleased with another top ten result
Barrichello annoyed by KERS problem
Pérez ‘very happy’ with top ten performance
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29 July 2011

Crash was my fault, admits Webber
Hamilton ends Hungarian Friday on top
BBC strikes deal with Sky Sports
Latest F1 photos: Friday at the Hungaroring
Hamilton encouraged by opening day
Alonso targets improvement in final sector
Sauber drops MSG sponsorship
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28 July 2011

Hungaroring weather update: Rain due on Friday
In-depth tyre analysis: Nürburgring
Sauber retains drivers for 2012 season
Force India to reveal 2012 drivers in December
McNish takes steward role for Hungary
Hamilton: Hungary can’t come soon enough
Latest F1 photos: Thursday at the Hungaroring
Simon joins PURE as Technical Director
F1 photos: Charity football match, Budapest
Volkswagen still considering Formula 1 future
Liuzzi to race V8 Supercar in October
Budapest DRS zone on start/finish straight
Gravel traps removed at Hungaroring
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27 July 2011

Button gears up for 200th Grand Prix
Preview: Round 11 – Hungary
Ricciardo targets qualifying improvement
Mallya: We have to keep our heads down
Virgin drivers excited about Budapest
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26 July 2011

Watson: Only an absence will stop Vettel
Eddie Jordan: Alonso should respect Massa
Williams to run KERS on both cars
Webber: Hungary another opportunity for us
Good Hungarian memories for Schumacher
Interview with Force India’s Vijay Mallya
Hungaroring Memories: Flying lap from Coulthard, 2001

25 July 2011

Chandhok expecting more Lotus races
Rosberg ready for 100th Grand Prix
‘He must have known I was there’ – Heidfeld
Hungaroring Memories: Mansell takes Senna, 1989
New Williams bodywork to help cooling
Interview with Williams’ Sam Michael
Austin track receives $25m funds from Texas
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24 July 2011

Alonso’s car passes fuel legality inspection
Vettel: We need to work harder now
Hamilton: One of the best races I've driven
Hamilton wins dramatic German Grand Prix
Glock signs three-year extension at Virgin
Senna to get practice outing at Hungaroring
Latest F1 photos: Sunday at the Nürburgring
Buemi handed five-place grid drop for Hungary
Video: Heidfeld and Buemi collide
Glock struggles with failing brakes
‘Very disappointing end’ leaves Button on sidelines
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23 July 2011

Buemi stripped of qualifying time
Alonso aiming for podium finish
Hamilton thrilled with ‘beautifully flowing’ lap
Webber hails ‘very satisfying’ pole
Webber grabs pole for German Grand Prix
Liuzzi handed five-place grid penalty
Vettel fastest but Alonso threatening
Massa ‘not completely happy’ after qualifying
Petrov: We can definitely score good points
Chandhok content with progress
Qualifying grip problems confuse Button
Rosberg encouraged by improving pace
Barrichello predicted tough qualifying session
My laps were pretty much perfect, says Sutil
Pérez: We’re struggling quite a lot here
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22 July 2011

Alonso: First impressions are good
McLaren drivers predict tough weekend
Vettel ‘not 100 percent happy yet’
Schumacher pleased with continued Mercedes progress
Webber moves ahead on Friday afternoon
Ecclestone admits to paying F1 bribe
Alonso leads the way at Nürburgring
Latest F1 photos: Friday at the Nürburgring
New exhaust not working perfectly, admits Heidfeld
Video: Alonso and Schumacher nearly collide
Massa pleased to complete Friday programme
Ricciardo problem yet to be identified
Sauber hail ‘very productive day’
We should be ready, Webber warns
Di Resta content with solid start
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21 July 2011

Schumacher ‘very optimistic’ despite results
Lotus: Trulli’s contract to be extended
Chandhok replaces Trulli for German Grand Prix
Cars to feature electric pit mode from 2014
Nürburgring weather update: Rain could affect race
McLaren: Whitmarsh job not under threat
Latest F1 photos: Thursday at the Nürburgring
FIA rubberstamps 15,000rpm rev limit
Video: Nürburgring track guide with Kovalainen
Red Bull links up with Kaufland hypermarkets
Renault considers rear-facing exhausts
Webber wary of Alonso attack
Nürburgring start line moved
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20 July 2011

Ecclestone accused of F1 bribe
Ferrari taking race by race viewpoint
Kristensen to serve as steward at Nürburgring
Preview: Round 10 – Germany
Ferrari announces split with Costa
GPUpdate TV: Ferrari prepare for Nürburgring
At a glance: Nürburgring Grand Prix winners
At a glance: Nürburgring pole position winners
Nürburgring Memories: Diniz rolls at start, 1999

19 July 2011

Mansell: Hamilton should act like a Champion
Pirelli expecting two stops in Germany
Renault hoping for rise in ‘respectability’
A big task ahead, Mallya admits
Ricciardo looking to close the gap
F1 photos: Moscow City Racing
Video: Fisichella entertains at Moscow City Racing
Allison becomes FOTA technical leader
Video: Razia helmet camera in Moscow
Nürburgring Memories: Lauda survives horror fire, 1976

18 July 2011

More new wings for Williams cars
Rosberg and Trulli to join next Fans Forum
Glock looking forward to home race
Rosberg to drive Fangio Mercedes on Nordschleife
Nürburgring Memories: Fangio beats Ferrari duo, 1957

17 July 2011

Hamilton: Never make Nürburgring predictions

16 July 2011

Petrov 'convinced' upgrades will prove successful
Coughlan to be sued by former NASCAR team
Button determined to bounce back in Germany

15 July 2011

Whitmarsh eager to capitalise on new media
Massa encouraged by qualifying improvement
Virgin 'extremely happy' with both drivers
Nürburgring should suit our car, says Pérez
Schumacher upbeat ahead of home race

14 July 2011

Exhausts to be raised for 2012
In-depth tyre analysis: Silverstone
GPUpdate’s One 2 Watch: Nico Müller
Alonso prepared to take more risks
Kubica confident of 2012 racing return
Chandhok responds to Mallya's comments
Webber ‘positive’ about 2012 Red Bull deal
Whitmarsh: Two wins not satisfying enough
FIA confirms Valencia specification for engine maps
Video: Quaife-Hobbs' first F1 aero test

13 July 2011

Pérez to test for Ferrari in September
Webber: The team wanted points, but so did I
Whitmarsh gives Hamilton extra time off
Mallya hits back at Indian driver criticism
Quaife-Hobbs completes second Virgin test
Button to drive in Moscow this weekend
Head to change Williams role for 2012
Mateschitz: Webber is staying with Red Bull
GPUpdate TV: Vettel on effects of diffuser changes
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12 July 2011

Vettel: Pit-stop error won’t happen again
Horner and Webber to talk ‘behind closed doors’
Force India hoping to retain di Resta
Video: Crowd reaction to Alonso missing Drivers' Parade
Video: Vettel attempts guitar at British GP party
Mallya takes blame for lost Force India points
Interview with Force India’s Adrian Sutil
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11 July 2011

Williams drivers set to be re-signed
Domenicali hails 'wonderful day' for Ferrari
Toro Rosso unsure over 2012 driver line-up
Interview with Toro Rosso's Franz Tost
Interview with Williams' Sam Michael
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10 July 2011

Teams agree to scrap blown diffuser ban
Hamilton laments need to save fuel
Horner: We couldn’t afford a team collision
Alonso wins as Red Bull flounder at Silverstone
Teams fail to agree on blown diffuser rules
Vettel sets fastest time on Top Gear
Video: Alonso runs after missing drivers' parade
Latest F1 photos: Sunday at Silverstone
Button: Podium was possible today
Schumacher admits error after Kobayashi clash
McLaren and Sauber fined for pit lane errors
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9 July 2011

Blown diffuser ban set to be lifted
Shame we couldn't get another run, says Vettel
Webber: Important to make every lap count
Webber seizes pole for British Grand Prix
We are at a disadvantage, says Horner
FIA calls emergency meeting of technical heads
Vettel fastest in final Silverstone practice
FIA cuts Renault teams' diffuser allowance
Latest F1 photos: Saturday at Silverstone
It's a big learning curve, explains Ricciardo
Glock: I gave it everything today
Video: Mark Webber's Silverstone pole lap
Maldonado happy to reach Q3
Sauber duo upbeat ahead of race
We had much higher expectations, admits Petrov
Massa: The car seems competitive
We have made good progress, says Rosberg
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8 July 2011

Whitmarsh questions blown diffuser regulations
Vettel unsure over effects of rule changes
Hamilton and Webber visit stewards about DRS
Massa quickest at rain-soaked Silverstone
Webber fastest in damp Silverstone practice
Schumacher repeats: No retirement in 2011
Latest F1 photos: Friday at Silverstone
Ricciardo pleased with first day at HRT
We seem quite competitive, says di Resta
Petrov optimistic despite 'challenging' day
Button laments 'frustrating' Friday practice
Ferrari drivers unable to analyse new parts
Kobayashi thanks team after morning crash
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7 July 2011

Button pins hopes on diffuser restraints
Single DRS zone for British Grand Prix
Boullier coy over diffuser limitation effects
Silverstone weather update: Rain possible Friday/Saturday
McLaren: Valencia was just a blip for us
Latest F1 photos: Thursday at Silverstone
Ricciardo: The first aim is to finish
The title fight is over, says Verstappen
Ecclestone still pushing for South Africa return
Silverstone Memories: On-board with Hill, 1999

6 July 2011

Vettel would be crazy to lose now, says Massa
Hamilton: Keep your opinions to yourselves
Vettel to appear on Top Gear this Sunday
Di Grassi to develop Pirelli’s 2012 tyres
Horner dismisses Hamilton-Red Bull possibilities
Newey predicts ‘heavy effect’ for diffuser limitations
Preview: Round 9 – Great Britain
Mansell confirmed as steward for British GP
GPUpdate TV: Webber on Silverstone and Ricciardo
Silverstone boasts record sell out for Sunday
D’Ambrosio excited about Virgin progress
Silverstone Memories: Mansell gives Senna a lift, 1991
At a glance: Silverstone Grand Prix winners
At a glance: Silverstone pole position winners

5 July 2011

Villeneuve: F1 a ‘borefest’ now
Paffett stays with McLaren for 2012
Barrichello hoping to sign new Williams contract
Force India to present F1 Art Car
F1 Photos: Williams announces Renault engine deal
GPUpdate TV: McLaren duo look on to Silverstone
Red Bull added to Formula Sochi line-up
Silverstone Memories: Woodcote pile-up, 1973
Mansell advises Hamilton to stay at McLaren
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4 July 2011

Williams and Renault reunite for 2012
Thesan Capital becomes new owner of HRT
Whitmarsh: Hamilton wants to stay at McLaren
Virgin announces technical link-up with McLaren
Webber not worried by diffuser cutbacks
Di Resta: Silverstone my biggest race yet
Silverstone Memories: First ever F1 race, 1950
Lotus to run with Caterham logos
Adam Parr on return of Williams-Renault
Cars 2 sponsors Virgin for Silverstone
Di Montezemolo backs V6 engine plan
Renault: Hard to know how much we’ll suffer
Photos: Goodwood Festival of Speed
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3 July 2011

Newey ‘very happy’ at Red Bull
Hamilton eager to see effects of rule changes

2 July 2011

British Grand Prix: Did you know?
Mercedes duo hopeful over updates

1 July 2011

Button yearning for success at Silverstone
Pollock 'very disappointed' with engine rule changes
Exclusive interview with PURE's Craig Pollock
FIA: Engines will remain representative of F1
Kobayashi targets British GP points
Video: 2010 Race of Champions final
Race of Champions to be staged in Düsseldorf