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De la Rosa lands 2012 race drive with HRT

Pedro de la Rosa is to leave his current position as McLaren test driver and return to the grid next season with the HRT team. De la Rosa, who will be 41 when he begins his 2012 campaign, is a veteran of 85 Grand Prix starts and last raced with Sauber at this year’s Canadian round.

Robert Kubica Q&A: Fans’ response has been overwhelming

The Renault team - and Formula One in general - was dealt a heavy blow in February when star driver Robert Kubica was ruled out of the start of the 2011 season following a serious crash during the Ronde di Andora Rally in Italy. Several surgeries and over two months later, Kubica is finally looking forward to leaving hospital and briefly heading home, before commencing the rehabilitation programme which everyone hopes will precede his F1 return. Speaking to his team’s official website, the Pole had the following to say to his fans…

Massa determined to maintain China momentum

Ferrari have not had the best of seasons so far, with Felipe Massa’s performances in particular coming under the spotlight. Critics have suggested that 2011 is a make-or-break year for the Brazilian’s career with the Scuderia, but in Shanghai he answered those critics by beating illustrious team mate Fernando Alonso to sixth place.

Christian Klien: My sights are still trained on HRT’s vacant seat

Christian Klien has revealed he’s making every effort to land the final vacant slot on the 2011 grid, at HRT. Klien, who raced for the Spanish team at three Grands Prix in 2010, is working hard behind the scenes to secure the second seat alongside Narain Karthikeyan, despite some tough competition from other drivers.

Heidfeld replaces De la Rosa at BMW Sauber

BMW Sauber announced on Tuesday that Nick Heidfeld is to replace Pedro de la Rosa at the team for the remainder of the 2010 season. Heidfeld will race alongside Kamui Kobayashi at the final five Grands Prix of the year.

Q&A with McLaren's Jenson Button

Although McLaren’s Jenson Button had to watch team mate Lewis Hamilton take his second successive win at last weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix, he left Montreal a very happy F1 driver. Not only did Button’s second-place finish place boost him up the driver standings to within three points of the lead, but he climbed on a plane safe in the knowledge the MP4-25 is finally a frontrunner. Speaking to his official website, he explains how he now needs to improve his qualifying pace to take full advantage...

Q&A with Renault's Vitaly Petrov

Ever wanted to know your favourite Formula One driver better? Ever wanted a glimpse inside their lives outside the cockpit and see what really makes them tick - away from the race track? You can with the help of our series, The Secret Life. Renault’s Vitaly Petrov is our latest target, as he reveals a hatred of early starts, a penchant for playing cards and a passion for Spanish football...

Michael Schumacher: Don't expect too much in Spain

Michael Schumacher: Don't expect too much in SpainMichael Schumacher has warned fans that he is unlikely to be fighting for victory in next weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, despite the much-talked-about improvements to his Mercedes GP car.

The Secret Life of Nico Hulkenberg

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Ever wanted to know your favourite Formula One driver a little better? Ever wanted a glimpse inside their lives outside the cockpit and see what really makes them tick - away from the race track? You can with the help of our series, The Secret Life. Williams' Nico Hulkenberg is our latest target, as he reveals his hatred of air travel, a cache of unused gym equipment, and the oh-so-guilty pleasure of a full-fat cola...

Lewis Hamilton Q&A: I know I can win in this car

Lewis Hamilton McLarenWhilst McLaren team mate Jenson Button has racked up two wins, Lewis Hamilton's hard-fought finishes - he's overtaken 32 rivals this season - have gleaned the British driver just two podiums. However, Hamilton has warned he doesn't plan on playing second fiddle to Button for much longer. Thanks to the hard work he and his fellow team members have put in, the 2008 world champion believes he'll be back on the top step very soon, as he explained in an interview with his official website…

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Williams to revive Renault engine partnership

Williams are to switch from Cosworth to Renault power for the 2012 and 2013 seasons it was announced on Monday, reviving one of Formula One racing’s most famous partnerships. Between 1989 and 1997, Williams and Renault won four drivers’ and five constructors’ titles together. Read more... Link  

2012 Race Drivers

Sebastian Vettel
Mark Webber
Lewis Hamilton
Jenson Button
Fernando Alonso
Felipe Massa
Michael Schumacher
Nico Rosberg
Kimi Räikkönen
Romain Grosjean
Paul di Resta
Nico Hulkenberg
Kamui Kobayashi
Sergio Perez
Daniel Ricciardo
Jean-Eric Vergne
Pastor Maldonado
Bruno Senna
Heikki Kovalainen
Vitaly Petrov
Pedro de la Rosa
Narain Karthikeyan
Timo Glock
Charles Pic

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