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FIA Friday press conference - Spanish GP, Circuit de Catalunya

Senior team personnel: Jose Carabante (HRT), Jean-Francois Caubet (Renault Sport F1), Stefano Domenicali (Ferrari), Mark Gallagher (Cosworth) and Adam Parr (Williams).
Q: Jean-Francois, how will the diffuser rule effect you depending on whether you have them or don’t have them?

FIA Thursday press conference - Spanish GP, Catalunya

Drivers: Jaime Alguersuari (Toro Rosso), Fernando Alonso (Ferrari), Pastor Maldonado (Williams), Sergio Perez (Sauber) Mark Webber (Red Bull).

FIA post-race press conference - Turkish GP, Istanbul Park

Drivers: 1 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing); 2 - Mark Webber (Red Bull Racing); 3 - Fernando Alonso (Ferrari).
Q: Sebastian, today most drivers needed to use Plan B but it all seemed to go very much to plan for you today.
Sebastian Vettel: Yeah, I think we had a smooth race...

FIA post-qualifying press conference - Turkish GP, Istanbul Park

Drivers: 1 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull), 2 - Mark Webber (Red Bull), 3 - Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
Q: Sebastian, four poles out of a four this season. That is testament to your competitiveness this season?
Sebastian Vettel: First of all apologies to the team and to the mechanics...

FIA Friday press conference - Turkish GP, Istanbul Park

Senior team personnel: Robert Fernley (Force India), Mike Gascoyne (Lotus), Norbert Haug (Mercedes), Christian Horner (Red Bull), Franz Tost (Toro Rosso), Martin Whitmarsh (Mercedes).
Q: Robert, Paul di Resta seems to be doing a particularly good job with the team, I think you will agree. Tell us how you came to get him and how he is in the team. Of course, he came from a slightly strange background in DTM.
Norbert Haug: Strange?

FIA Thursday press conference - Turkish GP, Istanbul Park

Drivers - Timo Glock (Virgin), Lewis Hamilton (McLaren), Heikki Kovalainen (Lotus), Felipe Massa (Ferrari), Vitaly Petrov (Renault) and Adrian Sutil (Force India).
Q: Timo, I think a little bit of a frustrating start to the season for you judging from your comments recently?
Timo Glock: Not a perfect start to the year for us, but we just have to get on with it and make the best out of it.

FIA post-race press conference - Chinese GP, Shanghai Circuit

Drivers: 1 - Lewis Hamilton (McLaren), 2 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull), 3 - Mark Webber (Red Bull).
Q: Lewis, you made a gamble to keep back a fresh set of tyres. Was it the gamble that paid off for you today?
Lewis Hamilton: I think today the strategy we came up with going into qualifying definitely helped...

FIA Friday press conference - Chinese GP, Shanghai Circuit

Team personnel (technical) - Aldo Costa (Ferrari), James Key (Sauber), Paddy Lowe (McLaren), Naoki Takunaga (Renault) and Geoff Willis (HRT).
Q: A question to you all. Can you give us some idea as to how things went today for you. James, could you start?

FIA Thursday press conference - Malaysian GP

Drivers - Sebastien Buemi (Toro Rosso), Jenson Button (McLaren), Felipe Massa (Ferrari), Nico Rosberg (Mercedes), Jarno Trulli (Lotus).
Q: Let’s start with a little question to Jenson and Felipe. Just talk about the battle that kept us so entertained in Australia. Jenson, your version perhaps.

FIA post-race press conference - Australian GP, Melbourne Albert Park Circuit

Drivers: 1 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull), 2 - Lewis Hamilton (McLaren), 3 - Vitaly Petrov (Renault).
Q: Sebastian, pole position and victory. It looked under control, was it?
Sebastian Vettel: Yeah, obviously, it was a good race. In the end, things calmed down a bit. Lewis didn’t push as hard anymore, so we tried to control the last part of the race...

FIA post-qualifying press conference - Australian GP, Melbourne Albert Park Circuit

Drivers: P1 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull); P2 - Lewis Hamilton (McLaren); P3 - Mark Webber (Red Bull)
Q: Sebastian, a totally dominant performance. Half-a-second faster than last year’s pole position and you didn’t even use the KERS button. You must feel on top of the world?

FIA Friday press conference - Australian GP, Melbourne Albert Park Circuit

Drivers: Jerome D’Ambrosio (Virgin), Nick Heidfeld (Renault), Sergio Perez Mendoza (Sauber), Paul di Resta (Force India) and Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull).
Q: Sergio, how did things go for you today? What are your first impressions?

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Flash news

Timo Glock emphasises Virgin commitment

Virgin’s Timo Glock has insisted he’s fully committed to the team, despite a difficult first season with the newcomers. Glock, who made three podium appearances with previous employers Toyota, has yet to finish higher than 16th in 2010. 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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