Formula 1 news - 16 Jul 2012

31 July 2012

Pirelli announces compounds up to Singapore
Maldonado aims to learn from mistakes
New aerodynamics chief signed at Mercedes
Anthony Hamilton sues Paul di Resta
Williams F1 car on display in London
Sauber releases 360-degree on-board video
Video of the Day: Best of Red Bull demos

30 July 2012

Tension suspected between Marussia team-mates
Mallya: Force India still not consistent enough
A pleasant Budapest surprise for Ferrari
Rosberg: Mercedes is able to turn the corner
F1 video: Post-Budapest feelings from Rosberg
Video of the Day: McLaren’s TOONED – Episode 3

29 July 2012

Button bemused by early pit-stop calls
Webber did consider no third stop
Hamilton fends off Räikkönen for Budapest victory
Petrov handed fine for pit lane speeding
Alonso focused on closest title rival
After Hungary: Full championship standings
Latest F1 photos: Sunday in Budapest
Senna: Hungary is a turning point for Williams
Schumacher switched off engine to save it
Sauber drivers critical of drop in performance
Grosjean hoping win comes next time
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28 July 2012

Vettel: Mapping changes not the reason for dip
Grosjean thrilled after German ‘disaster’
Worst Mercedes qualifying for two years
Webber hoping for rain from 11th on grid
Hamilton storms to Hungarian pole position
Webber heads tight final practice in Hungary
Latest F1 photos: Saturday in Budapest
Williams achieves double top ten result
Bittersweet tenth place for Hülkenberg
Hamilton delighted with latest McLaren updates
Ricciardo aggravated by first Q1 exit
Hungarian GP: Full Qualifying results
Hungarian GP: Full Practice 3 results
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27 July 2012

Schumacher: Aquaplaning didn’t cause the crash
Vettel: Mapping changes making no difference
Hamilton fastest as rain falls in Hungary
Hamilton unfazed by Dennis comments
McLaren one-two in first Hungarian practice
Latest F1 photos: Friday in Budapest
PURE suspends engine building for 2014
Bianchi still not completely comfortable
Hamilton ‘very, very happy’ with McLaren progress
Alonso pleased upgrade work is complete
Hungarian GP: Full Practice 2 results
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26 July 2012

Alonso: Car has improved by three seconds
Hungaroring DRS zone confirmed by FIA
Dennis 'pretty sure' Hamilton will stay at McLaren
De Villota released from La Paz hospital
Stats of 2012: Fastest Lap Head-to-Head
Latest F1 photos: Thursday in Budapest
Video of the Day: Alonso vs Hamilton in Hungary

25 July 2012

'FIA forces Red Bull throttle map change'
Ex-sponsor files bankruptcy against Doornbos
McLaren ‘back in the hunt’ for Hungary
Ferrari: We can’t think everything is fine
Budapest: Game on in the championship
Stats of 2012: Grand Prix Head-to-Head
Stoneman to work on Williams training simulator
Danny Sullivan returns as driver steward
No room for Williams errors, says Gillan
At a glance: Hungaroring Grand Prix winners
At a glance: Hungaroring pole position sitters
Video of the Day: McLaren’s TOONED – Episode 2

24 July 2012

Brawn: We’ll work hard to improve Mercedes
Wolff now assisting Williams as Team Principal
Whitmarsh hoping F1 cuts ‘inner frictions’
Stats of 2012: Qualifying Head-to-Head
Reclaiming sixth will be hard, Mallya admits
Hungary ‘a second home race’ for Glock
F1 photos: Sauber releases images of cutaway car
Pirelli hoping to learn more about Hungaroring
Räikkönen aims for improved qualifying pace
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23 July 2012

GPUpdate.net Half-Term Stats: 2012
McLaren sets new pit-stop record
Domenicali hails ‘perfect’ Alonso driving
Kobayashi confident of Hungaroring turnaround
Clos to practice again in Hungary
Force India now challenging Williams for seventh
Webber to regroup ahead of Budapest
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22 July 2012

McLaren has the fastest car again, says Button
Vettel docked 20 seconds, drops to fifth
Alonso celebrates controlled victory in Germany
Red Bull escapes penalty through rule loophole
Red Bull under investigation over torque maps
After Germany: Full championship standings
Latest F1 photos: Sunday at Hockenheim
Vettel: The move showed respect for Button
Mercedes admits that car is too slow
Revised German Grand Prix results
Alternative strategy fails to pay off for Lotus
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21 July 2012

Grosjean ‘not happy at all’ with Q2 timing
Vettel annoyed to be slowed by Webber
Alonso on pole at saturated Hockenheim
De Villota returns home to Spain
Webber receives grid penalty at Hockenheim
Latest F1 photos: Saturday at Hockenheim
Pérez docked five places for impeding Räikkönen
Hülkenberg delighted with recovery for fourth
Rosberg still aiming for points from 22nd
McLaren expecting improvement in the dry
Conditions were on the limit, says Alonso
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20 July 2012

Räikkönen hoped for more Super DRS time
Rosberg takes five-place penalty for gearbox
Maldonado quickest in another wet session
Schumacher: 2013 decision to come in October
McLaren upgrades as Lotus runs Super DRS
Button fastest as rain hits Hockenheim
Latest F1 photos: Friday at Hockenheim
I’m reasonably pleased, Alonso reports
McLaren confident about latest upgrades
Webber describes ‘unreal’ weather conditions
Crash was my fault, Schumacher admits
Germany GP: Full Practice 2 results
German GP: Full Practice 1 results
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19 July 2012

Di Resta keen to seal 2013 plans
Hockenheim: Meet me halfway
Hockenheim modifies track to prevent corner-cutting
Whitmarsh hoping Hockenheim updates pay off
Warwick to be steward in Germany
Latest F1 photos: Thursday at Hockenheim
At a glance: Hockenheim Grand Prix winners
At a glance: Hockenheim pole position sitters
Daly aims to join Abu Dhabi test
Environmentalists against London Stadium race
Video of the Day: Hockenheim on-board in 1998

18 July 2012

Whitmarsh confident over new Hamilton deal
Ecclestone hopes to keep Nürburgring race
Nürburgring bankrupt, EU refuses to support
Bianchi set for practice outing in Germany
Ferrari and McLaren drop on annual Forbes list

17 July 2012

London Grand Prix bid formally accepted
Pirelli: Teams will decide over changed compound
Hockenheim DRS zone to come before hairpin
Senna collects Lorenzo Bandini Trophy in Italy
Villeneuve signs up for second V8 Supercars event
Caterham all set for move to Leafield
F1 video: Moscow City Racing highlights
F1 photos: Moscow City Racing demonstration
Video of the Day: Hülkenberg’s guide to Hockenheim
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16 July 2012

Hamilton poised to begin talks over future
Marussia: No car problem in de Villota crash
100th Grand Prix for Hamilton and Kovalainen
Frijns: A good Formula 1 introduction
Hockenheim: A new circuit for Pirelli
Räikkönen hoping for warm German weather
Clos to drive again in Hockenheim practice
Video of the Day: Interview with Conor Daly

14 July 2012

Vettel aiming to secure maiden home victory
Video of the Day: F1 Race Stars preview

13 July 2012

Bottas fastest as Silverstone test concludes
Grosjean hit with 5-place grid penalty
Schumacher eager to reward Mercedes staff
Final day of Silverstone test gets underway
Latest F1 photos: Silverstone test - Day 2
Video of the Day: Petrov at Farnborough Airshow

12 July 2012

Bottas tops opening day of Silverstone test
London plans not a joke, insists Ecclestone
Montezemolo dreams of F1 race at Mugello
Three teams begin rookie test at Silverstone
Tost: Toro Rosso drivers have shown sparkle
Marussia hails 'remarkable' de Villota recovery
Latest F1 photos: Silverstone test - Day 1
Video of the Day: Lotus onboard at Goodwood

11 July 2012

Whiting hints at no ‘stepped noses’ next season
Schumacher: I am still not satisfied
Williams call Bottas for young driver test
Vergne to demo Red Bull RB7 in Warsaw
Video of the Day: McLaren's 'Tooned' animation

10 July 2012

Marussia heading to Moscow for demo run
Webber admits to initial Ferrari discussions
Interview with Red Bull's Mark Webber
Webber to remain with Red Bull in 2013
Austin officials encouraged by recent progress
Chilton given Young Driver outing by Marussia
Video of the Day: Caterham's school of donuts

9 July 2012

Daly set for second F1 aero test at Duxford
Hamilton carries Olympic torch in Luton
Domenicali delighted with Massa performance
'Belgian Grand Prix secure until 2015 season'
F1 photos: 2012 British Grand Prix Party
Räikkönen: Lotus E20 nearly at full speed
F1 video: Hamilton runs with Olympic torch
Video of the Day: D’Ambrosio opens Grand Prix Ball

8 July 2012

De Villota awake and talking to family
Hefty fines for Maldonado and Kobayashi
McLaren loses another 35 points to Red Bull
I’ll be happier in an hour, says Alonso
Pérez says stewards must punish Maldonado
Webber beats Alonso to second Silverstone win
After Great Britain: Full championship standings
Latest F1 photos: Sunday at Silverstone
Massa confident of keeping Ferrari seat
Vettel regrets early loss of time
Kobayashi apologises for pit lane accident
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Mixed feelings as Grosjean charges to sixth
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7 July 2012

Webber: Front row is what we deserved
Schumacher: Rain is welcome on Sunday
'I backed off under yellow flags' – Alonso insists
Alonso seals dramatic Silverstone pole
Qualifying red flagged amid terrible conditions
Button: Front tyre issues the story of my year
'Silverstone announcement on Saturday afternoon'
Alonso quickest in final Silverstone practice
Latest F1 photos: Saturday at Silverstone
Toro Rosso hoping for wet race
Hamilton confused by Intermediate struggle
British GP: Full Qualifying results
British GP: Full Practice 3 results
Video of the Day: Kovalainen drives at Goodwood
£16,000 raised in Henry Surtees event

6 July 2012

De Villota undergoes further surgery
Pirelli offers to supply more Wet tyres
Hamilton fastest in wet British GP practice
Traffic jams surround saturated Silverstone
De Villota family thanks fans for support
Grosjean tops soaking first Silverstone practice
Latest F1 photos: Friday at Silverstone
Webber feeling sorry for Silverstone fans
D’Ambrosio delights crowds at Grand Prix Ball
British GP: Full Practice 2 results
Selection of different liveries at Silverstone
Mansell serving as steward for Britain
Glock back in action at Silverstone
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5 July 2012

Alonso: Silverstone should better suit Ferrari
Lotus teams up with Batman film for Silverstone
The facts: Silverstone Circuit
Latest F1 photos: Thursday at Silverstone
F1 video: Onboard lap with Button at Silverstone
Video of the Day: Evolution of the F1 racing car
At a glance: Silverstone Grand Prix winners
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4 July 2012

De Villota loses right eye in crash
McLaren performs 800 practice pit-stops
Di Resta parts company with manager Hamilton
Horner: Vettel is not going to Ferrari
Williams carrying ‘high hopes’ to Silverstone
Latest F1 photos: Wednesday at Silverstone
Massa relishing fast corners of Silverstone
Petrov to demo Caterham in Moscow
BBC team to wing walk above Silverstone
F1 photos: FOTA Fans Forum in Grove
Video of the Day: Hamilton’s guide to Silverstone

3 July 2012

De Villota conscious in Cambridge hospital
Di Resta confident about strong home race
Facial and head injuries for de Villota
Alonso making most of situation, says Warwick
F1 video: Grosjean on 2012 so far
De Villota injured in testing accident
Van der Garde to drive streets of Rotterdam
Frijns awarded first miles in F1 car
Video of the Day: Mansell wins at Silverstone in 1992

2 July 2012

Schumacher and others to join Fans Forum
Classic F1 cars to compete at Silverstone
Photos: Goodwood Festival of Speed 2012
Dead heat at top and Lorenzo injured
Video of the Day: F1 begins at Silverstone

1 July 2012

Alonso hopes to design F1 circuit
Räikkönen hopeful of victories
Video of the Day: Alonso drives classic Ferrari