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July 2012

F1 set to ban 'double DRS' for 2013

F1 set to ban 'double DRS' for 2013

Continuing Formula One's recent trend to try and inhibit innovation wherever it may occur, the FIA are set to ban the use of Mercedes and Lotus-style 'double DRS' systems from the 2013 season, having secured a majority agreement from teams.

 

Button calls for Hamilton to stay on

Button calls for Hamilton to stay on

McLaren's Jenson Button believes that his team mate Lewis Hamilton should remain with the Woking team beyind 2012, with the 2008 champion's future in the sport still somewhat up in the air, saying that the team is "like home" to him.

Horner hits back at RBR witch hunts

Horner hits back at RBR witch hunts

Red Bull team boss has reacted with frustration to the litany of technical wrangles against his team throughout 2012 so far, saying that the team have always raced within the rules, and are being punished simply for being "creative".

PURE engine maker suspends work

PURE engine maker suspends work

Craig Pollock's all-new PURE engine company has been forced to suspend work on their 2014 V6 turbocharged Formula One engine currently in development, owing to a lack of funds from the financial backers of the new customer engine project.

Kimi/Ferrari rumour no concern for Lotus

Kimi/Ferrari rumour no concern for Lotus

Lotus Formula One team boss Eric Boullier has said that he has no concerns over Kimi Raikkonen potentially leaving them for the 2013 season, despite rumours during the Hungarian GP weekend linking him with a move to Ferrari.

Trust FIA says Brawn after new RBR issue

Trust FIA says Brawn after new RBR issue

Mercedes boss Ross Brawn has said that the teams must trust the FIA's "capable hands" in resolving the current technical disputes in the sport, after a new controversy surrounding Red Bull's car emerged during the Hungarian GP weekend.

Hungarian GP - Post-race reaction

Hungarian GP - Post-race reaction

Nothing much happened during the Hungarian Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton winning comfortably as the usual Hungaroring procession followed in his wake. Throughout the whole field, the drivers said little of note after the event. 

FIA confirm Schu caused aborted start

FIA confirm Schu caused aborted start

The FIA has confirmed that Mercedes driver Michael Schumacher initially caused the aborted start in the Hungarian Grand Prix having stopped outside his grid slot, before he subsequently turned his engine off and was wheeled from the grid.

RBR men lament three-stop race call

RBR men lament three-stop race call

Both Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber were left cursing their three-stop strategies after the Hungarian Grand Prix, with the tactic failing to pay off in the race after tyre degradation proved to be less of an issue than they had expected.

Senna hails Hungary GP as 'turning point'

Senna hails Hungary GP as 'turning point'

Williams Formula One driver Bruno Senna believes that he has reached a "turning point" in his season with the Grove team at the Hungarian Grand Prix, after the Brazilian secured a strong seventh place finish in the Hungaroring race.

Alonso "positive" over Hungary result

Alonso

Championship leader Fernando Alonso has insisted that his fifth place in the Hungarian Grand Prix was a "positive result", after a weekend of damage limitation, saying that the Ferrari team now need to focus on improving their performance.

Raikkonen doubts that win was possible

Raikkonen doubts that win was possible

Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen has admitted that he does not feel he missed out on a win in the Hungarian Grand Prix, despite his close fight with Lewis Hamilton in the final stint, saying that he was never close enough to attempt to pass.

Hamilton: Win one of the toughest ever

Hamilton: Win one of the toughest ever

Hungarian Grand Prix race winner Lewis Hamilton said that his win at the Hungaroring had been one of the 'toughest races' of his career, after he fended off race-long pressure from Lotus pairing Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean.

Ecclestone: 20 races for 2013 calendar

Ecclestone: 20 races for 2013 calendar

FOM chief Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed that Formula One's calendar will remain at a maximum of 20 races for next season, again casting a few minor doubts in the direction of the planned New Jersey Grand Prix in the process.

Hungarian GP - Qualifying reaction

Hungarian GP - Qualifying reaction

As ever, there were cheers, curses and excuses offered up and down the Hungarian Grand Prix grid after the qualifying session, to explain the story of the day. None were interesting, but here is a potted summary of what everyone had to say.

Senna pleased to have ended Q3 drought

Senna pleased to have ended Q3 drought

Williams driver Bruno Senna has said that he is "pleased" to have finally ended his run of early eliminations during qualifying in the 2012 season, though the Williams driver admitted that he could have gone faster in the final session.

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