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Sep 24

Webber, Kubica, Massa deny team movement rumours

All three drivers are under contract with their existing teams

Flagworld - F1Mark Webber, Robert Kubica and Felipe Massa have played down wild paddock rumours about possible movement in the 2011 driver market. All three drivers are under contract with their existing teams for next year, but that has not stopped rumours that Webber or Kubica could be heading to Ferrari, while Massa is ousted from the Italian team to possibly find refuge at Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 24

Rumours – Sauber, Toro Rosso for sale

Jacques Villeneuve/Durango was mentioned as a possible buyer.

2010-07-11-0085According to rumours in the Singapore paddock, the Toro Rosso and Sauber teams could be set for new ownership. The Basler Zeitung newspaper claims Nick Heidfeld’s new tenure at Sauber could be short-lived because Mexican GP2 driver Sergio Perez stands a good chance of becoming Kamui Kobayashi’s 2011 teammate. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 28

Alonso grins at Ferrari rumours at Spa

“We will see”

2009-07-25 - Ferrari 0018Fernando Alonso in Belgium tried to put the brakes on reports of his impending move to Ferrari. “Everyone takes it as fact that I am going, but I haven’t said anything, nobody has. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 24

Mallya denies Prodrive buyout rumours

Vijay Mallya has scotched rumours he might be about to sell his formula one team.

2009-02- 28 - VJM02 - 4 Dr. Vijay Mallya - 133The Indian billionaire’s Force India outfit has been making progress in 2009, but according to speculation at Valencia, he might be in talks with Prodrive about selling the Silverstone based team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 15

Raikkonen agent and Domenicali deny rumours

“There is nothing new”

Kimi RaikkonenKimi Raikkonen’s Finnish agent as well as Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali have fended off the latest round of rumours regarding the 2007 world champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Angry Bourdais slams Toro Rosso axe rumours

Is that clear to everyone?

Sebastien Bourdais - TURKEY_2008002Sebastien Bourdais has reacted furiously to reports that Sunday’s German grand prix could be his last race in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Alonso denies latest Ferrari rumours

The Renault driver answered “no” twice when asked

2009-04-04 - Renault - Fernando AlonsoFernando Alonso on Thursday denied the latest round of suggestions that he is set to switch to Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

US F1 does not deny YouTube rumours

“Plenty of announcements regarding US F1 will be made shortly”

Peter Windsor has answered “who knows?” to speculation the famous video-sharing website YouTube may be part of new formula one team US F1’s plans for 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Rumours of tension between Red Bull duo

Of course you can’t have two winners

2009-04-19 - Red Bull -  Mark Webber & Sebastian VettelIf recent rumours are to be believed, an increasing tension has crept into the relationship between Red Bull Racing’s teammates. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

New rumour links Coca-Cola with F1

Coke has never sponsored a formula one team

New rumours have arisen linking Coca-Cola with a sponsorship foray in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 06

Piquet rumours back on song in Turkey

“Criticism is going to be around my whole life” -Piquet Jr

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - Renault - Nelson Piquet 02Even before Nelson Piquet beached his Renault in the gravel during ‘Q1’ on Saturday, speculation that his seat is still in danger was floating around the Istanbul paddock.

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May 25

Heidfeld not worried about BMW seat rumours

Nick Heidfeld on Sunday said his job at BMW-Sauber should not be in doubt

2009-05-24 - MonacoGP - BMW - Nick Heidfeld 05Germany’s Bild newspaper on Saturday reported that the 32-year-old veteran has been earmarked for replacement after the 2009 season, while teammate Robert Kubica can expect to be retained. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Ferrari boss does not deny Alonso rumours

We will see, we will see

Stefano Domenicali has refused to deny persistent speculation that Fernando Alonso’s future is with the Ferrari team. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

Rumours link Pantano with Bourdais’ seat

Potentially vacant Red Bull-sponsored seat

Giorgio Pantano 1New rumours in the Italian press have shed fresh doubts on the future in formula one of the sport’s only French driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

Abu Dhabi denies new F1 delay rumours (+ photos)

More than 11 000 workers, 24 hours a day

The developer of the new Abu Dhabi formula one circuit has played down reports of a dispute that could threaten the completion of the project.

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Apr 16

Promoter puts brakes on Montreal rumours

Dumontier would be most directly in charge of the event

2008-05-13 - 2816Francois Dumontier has applied the brakes to speculation that Montreal is poised to soon return to the formula one calendar.

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Mar 09

Rumours hint at major Brawn GP sponsor

The white BGP001 car carried no commercial signage

bgp001-7A well-known Austrian online betting company could be set to become a major sponsor of the newly-renamed Brawn GP team in 2009, according to reports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 03

Emirates denies Honda sponsorship rumours

Not seeking new sponsorship agreements

A spokesman for Emirates has denied speculation linking the Dubai based airline with title sponsorship of the rescued Honda F1 team.

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Mar 02

Tester Wurz calm amid Honda rumours

Under contract as spare and development driver

Alex Wurz is staying calm amid raging speculation the team currently known as Honda will survive to contest 2009.

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Feb 17

Rumours tip Virgin as late Honda bidder

Formula one would do well to have them on board

As the clock to Melbourne clicks down to less than 40 days, the latest rumour in the Honda saga is that Sir Richard Branson may be the mysterious late bidder for the Brackley based team. Read the rest of this entry »

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