Monthly archives: February, 2011

Brawn: Reliability is our main challenge at the moment

Mercedes GP’s hit and miss performance at the recent Jerez test has prompted some to speculate that the team are on the back foot ahead of the 2011 season. But team principal Ross Brawn is confident they have plenty of time to remedy any reliability issues and is optimistic that by the time March’s Bahrain…



Bahrain F1 Race in Doubt

With an increasing number of reports speculating about the Bahrain Grand Prix, the circuit has just made the following statement: “The safety of all Bahraini nationals, expats and overseas visitors is a priority at all times in the Kingdom and, at the Bahrain International Circuit, our focus at the present time is on delivering another…



Will Raikkonen Replace Kubica?

With medical experts acknowledging that Robert Kubica could be out for the season, attention has inevitably moved to the identity of who could replace him. Assuming that Vitaly Petrov drives on the first two days of the next test, then the R31 will be awaiting the replacement driver in Jerez on Saturday February 12. The…



Kubica’s 2011 campaign in doubt after rally crash 06 Feb 2011

Renault race driver Robert Kubica looks set to miss part – if not all – of the 2011 Formula One season after suffering multiple fractures to his right arm, leg and hand in a high-speed accident on Sunday, while competing in the Ronde di Andora Rally in Italy. Kubica, who regularly combines rallying events with…