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Q&A with Toyotas Pascal Vasselon

Although Toyota showed potential during testing at Silverstone before the British Grand Prix, the team struggled for pace in qualifying and were left disappointed by their eventual race result. Ahead of this weekends race at Hockenheim, Pascal Vasselon, the Japanese squad's senior general manager (chassis), reveals his expectations.

Super Aguri withdraw from 2008 championship

Following weeks of speculation concerning the future of the team, Super Aguri announced Tuesday that they are to withdraw from the 2008 FIA Formula One World Championship with immediate effect.

2008 Team Preview - Williams, Red Bull, Toyota, Toro Rosso

Winter testing suggests this years midfield battle will be incredibly close. With their combination of Nico Rosberg and the FW30, Williams are looking ominously quick, while both Red Bull and Toyota are hoping 2008 will be their breakthrough season. And then there is Toro Rosso, lurking in the wings waiting to steal all threes thunder.

2008 Team Preview - Honda, Super Aguri, Force India, McLaren

While the midfield looks competitive, down at the back of the grid therell be clashes aplenty with Honda, Super Aguri and Force India all vying to make their mark during 2008. Will Honda resurrect their chances? Will Super Aguris SA08 prove as surprising as its predecessor? Or will debutants Force India make a splash?

2008 Team Preview - Ferrari, BMW Sauber, Renault

Last season saw Ferrari win out after an epic battle with McLaren, while reigning champions Renault found themselves outclassed and outpaced by the up-and-coming BMW Sauber team. Can McLaren take revenge in 2008? Can BMW Sauber go one better? Or will Renault reassert their dominance?
In the first of a three-part feature examining the 08 prospects of all 11 teams, we take a closer look at the three that finished top of the heap in last years championship…

Force India usher in a new era at Mumbai launch

Force India launched their 2008 season in style on Thursday, unveiling their challenger at an official ceremony in Mumbai. The new car - a revised version of the 2007 Spyker - has been named the VJM01.
The glittering event, which took place on the Indian citys glamorous waterfront at the historic Gateway of India monument, also gave the assembled guests the first glimpse of the car's striking new gold, tungsten and white livery.

R28 designed for optimum tyre performance

Renault say their 2008 car, the R28, represents a shift in design philosophy from its predecessor, aimed at extracting optimum performance from the Bridgestone tyres that all competitors have used since the start of 2007.
Renault made no secret of the fact that last year they struggled with the enforced transition to the Japanese companys rubber, having enjoyed championship-winning success with Michelin the two previous seasons.

Theissen: we will challenge for wins

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BMW Motorsport Director Mario Theissen is certain that the BMW Sauber F1.08 will challenge expected frontrunners Ferrari and McLaren during the 2008 season, even though the new car has so far struggled to make much of an impression in testing.
“We are convinced that the BMW Sauber F1.08 represents another significant step forward,” Theissen told the team's official website. “We are very confident that we have got what it takes to turn the duel involving the two teams ahead of us into a three-way battle.”

Honda targeting points at every race

Honda officially unveiled their 2008 car in its race livery at the teams UK base on Tuesday. Following its shakedown test at Valencia last week in the hands of race drivers Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello, it fell to test driver Alex Wurz to take the wraps of the RA108.
After their disappointing 2007 season, Honda are hoping that a complete re-evaluation of their design process will mean the RA108 can once again make the Japanese team a regular points contender.

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Flash news

Hamilton excluded from Australian results, Trulli regains third

McLarens Lewis Hamilton has been disqualified from last weekends Australian Grand Prix after a second stewards investigation on Thursday decided both he and his team had provided ‘misleading' evidence during a hearing held after the Melbourne race.

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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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