Formula 1 news - 18 Oct 2011

31 October 2011

Force India driver decision coming before Abu Dhabi
Red Bull ‘still hungry’ for new records
Whitmarsh: Hamilton pressured by Button
Massa: There’s not much to say
India a squandered opportunity, says Boullier
Video: Simulation of New Jersey F1 circuit
Renault rules out works team return

30 October 2011

Massa didn't give me any space, says Hamilton
Button hails 'perfect' day in India
Vettel: It was a very smooth race
Vettel wins first Indian Grand Prix
Video: Rowan Atkinson's reaction to Lewis Hamilton
Latest F1 photos: Sunday in Greater Noida
Kobayashi drove straight into me, says Glock
Karthikeyan: We proved a lot of points
Dismal afternoon for Williams duo
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29 October 2011

Sutil overjoyed with top ten result
Turn 8 anti-cut kerbing too high, claims Massa
Karthikeyan hit with 5-place grid penalty
Button: Qualifying was a disaster
Vettel 'extremely happy' with car balance
Vettel on pole for first Indian Grand Prix
Glock halted by failure of fifth gear
Grosjean to drive Renault on remaining Fridays
Coughlan becomes Williams Technical Director
Vettel moves ahead in final Indian practice
Latest F1 photos: Saturday in Greater Noida
Maldonado ready for points fight
Petrov hopeful of regaining ground
Alonso 'surprised' by qualifying pace
Rosberg hindered by late yellow flags
Video: Behind the scenes with Hamilton and Button
Video: Massa crashes out of qualifying
Buemi hails 'fantastic' Toro Rosso effort
Kovalainen: I extracted all that I could
I've laid a good foundation, says Webber
Hamilton describes 'good day' in India
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28 October 2011

Alonso’s stoppage due to engine problem
Staying on racing line is vital, says Vettel
Massa fastest in Indian Grand Prix practice
Hamilton and Pérez hit with grid penalties
Striking helmet designs for Indian Grand Prix
Hamilton begins Indian weekend on top
Total safety is impossible, says Schumacher
Latest F1 photos: Friday in Greater Noida
Cricket’s Sachin Tendulkar to wave chequered flag
Renault where we should be, says Senna
Mallya: Hearing engines was a very special moment
Hamilton to take new gearbox for Saturday
Massa: Remaining quickest will be very difficult
Alguersuari thanks mechanics for repair work
Rosberg dubs new track ‘awesome’
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27 October 2011

Button: You can’t get away from the danger
Coletti to test with Toro Rosso in November
Massa: Wheldon/Simoncelli deaths a terrible shock
Indian power cuts aggravate press and teams
Latest F1 photos: Thursday in Greater Noida
HRT paints black ribbons on cars
GPUpdate TV: McLaren drivers on India
Herbert returns as steward for India
Di Resta: I don’t feel in danger when racing
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26 October 2011

Korjus to test for Renault in Abu Dhabi
Two DRS zones for Indian Grand Prix
Austin organisers back New Jersey Grand Prix
Preview: Round 17 – India
Latest F1 photos: Wednesday in New Delhi
Russian government to spend $200m on F1 circuit
GPUpdate TV: India on-board with Neel Jani
Mallya: A very important weekend for Force India

25 October 2011

Official: New Jersey to host Grand Prix in 2013
Official: Chandhok not racing in India
Sutil pushing Mallya to know 2012 plans
New Jersey F1 race set to be confirmed
Glock: Big unknowns for everyone in India
Lynn and Williamson nominated for FIA Academy
GPUpdate TV: Vettel’s guide to Buddh circuit

24 October 2011

2012 will be great for Hamilton, says father
Liuzzi on sidelines as Karthikeyan returns
Williams duo upbeat after virtually driving India
Plans revealed for second Indian F1 circuit
F1 photos: Vettel returns home to Heppenheim
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23 October 2011

Vettel: India second fastest track after Monza
Sauber cautious after misjudging Korea
Schumacher ‘extra motivated’ after Korea crash

22 October 2011

New Jersey poised to join F1 calendar
Rosberg aims for top six on Indian debut
Newey: Wheldon crash a shockwave and reminder
Pérez to drive Buddh in Ferrari simulator
Hamilton expecting strong final three races

21 October 2011

Bird would take Friday drives ‘with both hands’
Button excited about new Indian track
Red Bull: RRA claims are boring after a while
Reports spread of Hamilton-Scherzinger break-up

20 October 2011

Bortolotti tests on Williams simulator
Vettel to help Webber secure second place
Webber: Vettel is beatable next year
GPUpdate TV: Vettel makes Milton Keynes visit
Ralf Schumacher remains in DTM for 2012

19 October 2011

Leimer invited for Sauber F1 rookie test
Jani enjoys first laps at Buddh International Circuit
Domenicali continues to support FOTA
Organisers in India ready for inaugural race
F1 photos: Opening of the Buddh International Circuit
F1 photos: Red Bull press conference, Milton Keynes

18 October 2011

Hartley: F1 still the target, but I’m not a dreamer
Sauber: Sixth still the target in 2011
Video: Pirelli performs 'Let's Dance Attack'
Post-Korea interview with Williams’ Mark Gillan
Boy George booked for F1 Rocks in India
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17 October 2011

Horner questions future of FOTA
Chandhok: Indian Grand Prix out of my hands
Vettel returning to hometown with F1 car

16 October 2011

Ferrari still fighting for wins, Alonso insists
Petrov handed five-place drop for Schumacher clash
Hamilton: I had full lock everywhere
Red Bull claims title as Vettel wins in Korea
Latest F1 photos: Sunday at Yeongam
Gascoyne hails ‘very satisfying’ race for Lotus
Fruitless afternoon for Williams drivers
HRT fined for unsafe pit-stop release
Glock upbeat after ‘good’ weekend
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15 October 2011

Vettel escapes punishment in Korea
Whitmarsh bullish over race prospects
Button: Race a step into the unknown
Vettel hails 'very good' Red Bull performance
Tomorrow is the day that counts, says Hamilton
Hamilton ends Red Bull pole run in Korea
Barrichello: Saving tyres a big factor
Another McLaren one-two in final Yeongam practice
Latest F1 photos: Saturday at Yeongam
Vettel shortcut under investigation
Force India happy with double top ten
Sauber drivers bemoan difficult qualifying
Alguersuari 'expecting a lot' on Sunday
'My best lap of the year' - Kovalainen
Webber rues costly Turn 1 mistake
Mercedes duo pleased to save tyres
We are suffering more in the dry, admits Alonso
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14 October 2011

Hamilton: We’ll challenge Red Bull in qualifying
Rosberg wanting pit exit changes following collision
Vettel expecting many pit-stops on Sunday
Hamilton heads McLaren 1-2 in damp Korean practice
Schumacher on top as rain hits Yeongam
Horner trusting Ecclestone over Bahrain issues
Latest F1 photos: Friday at Yeongam
Yeongam weather update: More rain still forecast
Rosberg fined for late arrival at meeting
GPUpdate TV: Button and Hamilton preview Korea
Virgin evaluates 2012 components in Korea
Senna eager to solve stability issues
Challenging Korea debut for di Resta
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13 October 2011

McLaren prepares for 700th Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel: Champion's Album
Senna wearing special helmet for anniversary
Fernandes: Lotus naming row not tenable
Improved visibility at Korea’s pit lane entrance
Latest F1 photos: Thursday at Yeongam
Hamilton: It’s down to me, no excuses
GPUpdate TV: Sky’s the limit for Red Bull
GPUpdate TV: Ferrari’s experimenting continues
Video: Yeongam on-board with Vettel, 2010

12 October 2011

Sahara buys into Force India F1
McLaren eager to extend Hamilton’s contract
Webber launches four-mile 'Adventure Run'
Donnelly announced as Korea driver steward
Vergne given Toro Rosso Friday drives
Preview: Round 16 – Korea
Latest F1 photos: Wednesday at Yeongam
Mercedes signs multi-year Puma deal
Di Resta braced for more unknown circuits
D’Ambrosio hoping to sustain momentum

11 October 2011

Senna aims for top ten in all remaining races
Button now targeting second world title
GPUpdate TV: Coulthard interviews Champion Vettel
Gillan: Williams pushing hard to iron out problems
Liuzzi: We need to strike back in Korea
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10 October 2011

Wickens: I’m more ready than ever for F1
Vettel: Life doesn’t get much better than this
Sebastian Vettel: Back-to-back World Champion
Lauda: Vettel can beat Schumacher’s seven
F1 photos: Red Bull press conference, Yokohama
Toro Rosso fined €5,000 for loose wheel
Video: Vettel performs donut at Suzuka

9 October 2011

Webber applauds team-mate Vettel
Hamilton apologises for Massa contact
Podium finish fantastic for Ferrari, says Alonso
Champion Vettel: Difficult to know where to start
Button praises 'impeccable' McLaren
Button wins and Vettel becomes Champion at Suzuka
Latest F1 photos: Sunday at Suzuka
Mixed day for Sauber duo at Suzuka
Rosberg delighted with 13-place rise
Schumacher ‘proud’ of double Champion Vettel
Full Japanese Grand Prix results
Japanese Grand Prix: Starting grid

8 October 2011

Kobayashi promoted to seventh place
Webber shocked to qualify sixth fastest
Button: I got everything out of the car
Vettel: I’m still not focusing on the title
‘It was a bit stupid at the chicane’ – Schumacher
Hamilton: I could have fought for pole
Vettel grabs surprising pole position at Suzuka
Rosberg still hoping for points from back of grid
Senna grateful for support after morning crash
Button still quickest in final Suzuka practice
Latest F1 photos: Saturday at Suzuka
Force India duo upbeat despite Q2 exit
Barrichello praises team for setup changes
Top ten result delights Kobayashi
Massa: At least Webber is behind us
Alonso 'not surprised' by qualifying result
Buemi annoyed but Alguersuari upbeat
Japanese GP: Full Qualifying results
Japanese GP: Full Practice 3 results

7 October 2011

Schumacher fined as others escape penalties
Mallya denies Force India sale rumours
Vettel: Crash was a reminder about championship
Button still on top after second Suzuka practice
Pirelli confirms compounds for rest of season
Williams stopped Maldonado as safety measure
Button tops Suzuka practice as Vettel crashes
Lotus reverts to previous power steering for Japan
Latest F1 photos: Friday at Suzuka
McLaren optimistic after topping first sessions
Trulli happier after more power steering changes
Alonso: It won’t be easy to fight up front
Webber expecting more DRS-related incidents
Toro Rosso drivers hail promising Friday
Williams bemoans ‘difficult’ start to weekend
Kobayashi pleased with Sauber upgrades
‘Mercedes not perfect match with Suzuka’
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6 October 2011

Button: Only Vettel thinks I can still win
Vettel still focussing on race victory
Suzuka weather update: Rain chance slim
Suzuka DRS zone on start/finish straight
Latest F1 photos: Thursday at Suzuka
Suzuka Memories: Senna and Prost clash again, 1990

5 October 2011

Alonso: Second would be great this year
Hamilton: Great news that Button is staying
Official: Button and McLaren sign multi-year deal
Jones confirmed as steward for Suzuka
Preview: Round 15 – Japan
Frentzen, Verstappen and Stuck for ROC legends
Construction work resumes at Texas F1 circuit
Ecclestone: No tax problems for Indian GP
Farmers plan protests over Indian Grand Prix
GPUpdate TV: McLaren look on to Suzuka
Suzuka Memories: Senna and Prost (on-board), 1989
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4 October 2011

Ferrari declares ‘ambitious targets’ for 2012
GP2 to use F1 compounds and points system
Anthony Hamilton: Lewis is happy with management
Boullier expecting ‘very smooth’ staff changes
Catching Renault a big ask, di Resta admits
Karthikeyan aims to beat Lotus/Virgin in India
GPUpdate TV: Insight – The Formula 1 helmet
Williams targets double points finish in Japan
Suzuka Memories: Alonso passes Schumacher at 130R, 2005
Glock braced for more difficult races

3 October 2011

Questions raised over US Grand Prix future
Media reaction over Ferrari radio message
Rosberg hoping for Suzuka DRS boost
Hamilton: McLaren in good shape for Suzuka
Liuzzi to wear special helmet for Japan victims
Ecclestone to give evidence at Gribkowsky trial
GPUpdate TV: Ricciardo performs demo in New Delhi
Suzuka Memories: Mansell injures back in crash, 1987

1 October 2011

Alguersuari album popular in UK and Spain
Ricciardo excited about visiting Suzuka