Ricciardo says Toro Rosso's inexperienced line-up means strong start is crucial
Daniel Ricciardo believes that Scuderia Toro Rosso's strong start in testing with the new STR7 is crucial given the inexperience of the Italian team's rookie driver line-up.
Di Resta pleased with Force India progress despite difficult second day conditions
Paul di Resta described Wednesday's second day of testing at Jerez as one of his more difficult days in a Formula 1 car despite being pleased with the progress that the team is making with the Force India VJM05.
Pirelli closing in on deal to secure F1 test car for its tyres
Pirelli is closing in on a deal to secure a much-needed test car for the year ahead, as it now focuses its efforts on getting hold of a 2010 chassis.
Heikki Kovalainen says Caterham's decision to use KERS will help its quest for points
Heikki Kovalainen believes that Caterham's decision to use KERS in 2012 could make the difference in the team's quest to score its first points.
Spanish Formula 1 television coverage secured with Antena 3 deal
Television coverage of Formula 1 in Spain has found a new home with confirmation that the Antena 3 channel will cover the sport for 2012 and '13.
Caterham's Heikki Kovalainen signs up to IMG Worldwide management
Caterham driver Heikki Kovalainen will be managed by IMG Worldwide from 2012, the same company that helped steer the careers of Alain Prost, Ayrton Senna and Jackie Stewart, and currently tends the needs of NASCAR driver Danica Patrick.
Pedro de la Rosa reckons HRT in promising shape
Pedro de la Rosa thinks HRT can get itself in good shape for the start of the season, on the back of his first track experience with the team at Jerez in Spain this week.
Rosberg keeps Mercedes on top on third morning in Jerez F1 test
Nico Rosberg kept Mercedes at the top of the timesheets at the midway stage of day three testing at Jerez, with Romain Grosjean and Lotus this time the fastest of the 2012 runners.
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<font color='Navy'>Pos Driver Team Time Laps</font>
1. Rosberg Mercedes 1m17.613s 74
2. Grosjean Lotus 1m18.419s +0.806 53
3. Hamilton McLaren 1m19.464s +1.851 38
4. Vergne Toro Rosso 1m19.734s +2.121 41
5. Perez Sauber 1m19.770s +2.157 31
6. Vettel Red Bull 1m20.154s +2.541 28
7. Alonso Ferrari 1m20.412s +2.799 29
8. Senna Williams 1m21.293s +3.680 61
9. Van der Garde Caterham 1m23.505s +5.892 40
New Ferrari creating 'a lot of work' - Massa
Ferrari has a hefty workload with its new car according to Felipe Massa, who has spent the last two days trying to get a better understanding of the F2012.
Raikkonen explains car damage
Kimi Raikkonen says that he damaged the floor of his Lotus on Wednesday morning after running off the track under braking.
Bianchi combines F1 role with Formula Renault
Jules Bianchi will combine his new role as a Force India test driver with a full race drive in Formula Renault 3.5 with Tech 1 Racing this year.
HRT sale rumours circulate
HRT could be up for sale again less than a year after being bought by Madrid-based investment company Thesan Capital.
FIA urged to drop the Bahrain F1 Grand Prix amid continued unrest
The FIA has been urged by a group of British politicians to reconsider its decision to let the Bahrain Grand Prix go ahead, in the wake of fresh troubles in the Gulf state.