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Force India on track for March debut

Although their rivals are already tweaking their new cars after testing last week, Force India are yet to unveil their 2009 challenger. But on Friday the team revealed that they are on target to debut the VJM02 during testing in early March, ahead of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix later in the month.

Bell to lead Renault team for remainder of 2009

Renault technical director Bob Bell will take over as team principal for the final four races of 2009, it was announced on Wednesday. It follows the recent departure of Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds, who conspired with former driver Nelson Piquet to cause a deliberate crash in last years Singapore Grand Prix.

Force India confident of further gains in Hungary

Although Force India ultimately left the last round in Germany disappointed, their performance over the race weekend was highly encouraging, with Adrian Sutil qualifying in seventh and racing as high as second.

Lola to submit 2010 Formula One entry

British race car makers Lola have announced they will be lodging an entry for the 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship after completing their evaluation of the technical regulations for cost-capped teams announced by the FIA last month.

Stefano Domenicali: Ferrari focused on reliability

After 8,635 kilometres of testing and with less than two weeks before the start of the 2009 FIA Formula One World Championship, reigning world champions Ferrari know their pre-season preparations are fast drawing to a close. Team principal Stefano Domenicali is confident that the F60 will be competitive in the hands of Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen. His main concern now is the cars reliability, as he explained to the Ferrari press office…

Force India hoping to reveal 2009 technical package soon

Force Indias 2009 engine supplier should be revealed in the near future, according to team owner Vijay Mallya. Force India currently use Ferrari power, but talks with McLaren concerning a potential technical collaboration have led to speculation of a possible switch to Mercedes.

Toyotas Pascal Vasselon on Spa-Francorchamps

With its taxing corners, long straights and unpredictable weather, Spa-Francorchamps is one of the most popular circuits on the Formula One calendar. And one of the Belgium tracks biggest fans is Pascal Vasselon, Toyotas senior general manager (chassis), who counts the Belgian race as his home event. Ahead of this weekends Grand Prix, Vasselon discusses the circuit's distinctive set-up requirements and tries to explain its unique appeal…

Symonds: we are optimistic but realistic

After a disappointing start to the season, Renault took a significant step forward at the last round in Germany thanks to Nelson Piquets second-place finish. And although theres a lot of work still to do, Piquets eight points have given the squad a much-needed boost ahead of this weekends Hungarian race. Here director of engineering Pat Symonds reviews the teams performance.

Mallya: Force Indias real focus is on 2009

Next season will see the introduction of several key changes to the Formula One regulations. Many expect these adjustments could bring about a shift in the standings, and Force India are amongst those hoping to capitalise on any upset to the balance of power. Here team boss Vijay Mallya evaluates the squads season so far and explains why hes already looking ahead to 2009.

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Button and Brawn victorious after rain stops play in Malaysia

It was always likely that the rain would affect Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix, but nobody expected the precipitation to play such a key role in a race that was full of excitement. The management of pit stops proved crucial as conditions changed and Brawn GP's Jenson Button won amid much confusion as the race was red flagged after 32 laps.

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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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