Rob Schatten

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HRT celebrates 'best ever' race

Vitantonio Liuzzi celebrated a "crazy race" in Canada as he brought his Hispania home to an impressive 13th place, ahead of both Virgins and Jarno Trulli's sole surviving Lotus

Alonso says 'everything went wrong'

Fernando Alonso was left bitterly disappointed by his retirement from the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday

Kobayashi disappointed with seventh

A rollercoaster weekend saw Japanese driver Kamui Kobayashi finish seventh for Sauber F1, having started 13th on the grid and after running second for 25 laps after the restart

Mixed feelings for Schumacher

Michael Schumacher has admitted to having mixed feelings over what is already being labelled the best performance of his Mercedes career

Di Resta surprised by penalty

Paul di Resta believes he did not deserve the drive-through penalty he was given during the Canadian Grand Prix

STR delighted with double points finish

Toro Rosso secured a double points finish for the first time in 2011 as a bold pre-race strategy switch paid dividends for them at the Canadian Grand Prix

Vettel bemoans costly mistake

A crestfallen Sebastien Vettel bemoaned his "only mistake" as a slide on the final lap cost him victory in an epic Canadian Grand Prix

Hamilton out after crash with Button

Lewis Hamilton has retired from the Canadian Grand Prix following his lap 8 collision with McLaren team-mate Jenson Button

Renault happy with top-10 effort

Both Lotus Renault GP qualified in the top ten ahead of tomorrow's Canadian Grand Prix as the team bounced back from a nightmare qualifying in Monaco

Sauber laments eventful weekend

Sauber's eventful weekend continued on Saturday, with the team seeing both drivers advance to the second qualifying stage before exiting together

Mercedes positive despite positions

Mercedes GP is staying positive after falling a little short of its practice-session promise in qualifying ahead of Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix

Ferrari duo surprised by performance

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa were pleasantly surprised with the pace of their cars on Saturday, after qualifying second and third respectively ahead of Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix

Hispania upbeat about step forward

Hispania Racing is quietly confident following a day of testing which saw its competing closely with Virgin Racing at the tail end of the timesheets

Massa enjoys 'best Friday yet'

Ferrari driver Felipe Massa "enjoyed his best Friday since the beginning of the season" in Friday practice for the Canadian Grand Prix, telling reporters he was "happy" with the performance his Ferrari delivered

McLaren duo frustrated by interruptions

McLaren duo Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button were left frustrated by the interrupted nature of Friday's practice sessions on a day which saw three red flags, leaving them little time to complete their scheduled running

McLaren duo upbeat for qualifying

McLaren duo Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton were upbeat on Friday afternoon after their cars were consistently among the top runners in first and second practice

Rosberg unsure about Mercedes form

Nico Rosberg is feeling apprehensive about the performance of his Mercedes GP car at Monza this weekend

Q & A with Mark Webber

After his second place at Spa, Mark Webber looks like Red Bull's main challenger for the championship in the six remaining races

Kubica not making predictions for Monza

Robert Kubica is not making predictions ahead of this weekend's Monza Grand Prix, but is hopeful that his Renault car will carry over its impressive performance from Spa two weeks ago

Chandhok welcomes first Indian GP

Karun Chandhok has expressed his optimism ahead of the inaugural Indian Grand Prix following the release of the official 2011 Formula 1 calendar, which confirms that India's first F1 race will take place on 30 October next year

Team member licences to go ahead

The FIA's World Motor Sport Council has confirmed that it will seek to introduce "competitors' staff licences" for all teams competing in its world championships

FIA unveils 20-race 2011 F1 schedule

The FIA's World Motor Sport Council has released the provisional race calendar for the 2011 Formula 1 season, which sees Interlagos regain the season finale for the first time since 2008

CytoSport recruits Luhr for Petit

Lucas Luhr will join the CytoSport Porsche driver line-up for Petit Le Mans

Alonso: Ferrari has solved Spa issues

Fernando Alonso is confident that his Ferrari team will have a better weekend at Monza than it did at Spa, having identified the issues that held it back in the Belgian Grand Prix