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Nick Heidfeld returns to Rebellion Racing for 2013

Nick Heidfeld returns to Rebellion Racing for 2013

Former Formula 1 driver Nick Heidfeld will return to the Rebellion Racing LMP1 team this season. The German has been announced as one of the team’s six drivers for the 2013 season, which includes full-season World Endurance Championship and American Le Mans Series entries. The Anglo-Swiss team has not announced […]

Grosjean next in line for Kubica’s seat – reports

Grosjean next in line for Kubica’s seat – reports

(Inautonews.com/GMM) Romain Grosjean has emerged as the most likely candidate in the event Robert Kubica cannot return to Renault next year. Injured Pole Kubica’s current substitute Nick Heidfeld is pushing to keep his seat, but Frenchman Grosjean’s manager is Eric Boullier, the boss of the Renault team and a major […]

Red Bull worried about FIA clampdown – Heidfeld

Red Bull worried about FIA clampdown – Heidfeld

(Inautonews.com/GMM) The blown exhaust clampdown, taking effect this weekend at Silverstone, could blow the wind out of Red Bull’s sails. That is the suspicion of Nick Heidfeld, who admits to wondering why the team’s management has been so publicly outspoken in its criticism of the FIA’s mid-season move. “Maybe they […]

Renault eyes sponsors for Senna race debut – report

Renault eyes sponsors for Senna race debut – report

(Inautonews.com/GMM) Bruno Senna could soon replace Nick Heidfeld in injured regular Robert Kubica’s Renault race seat. According to Auto Motor und Sport, team owner Gerard Lopez spent some time before the Canadian grand prix in reserve driver Senna’s native Brazil. The Luxembourg businessman was reportedly looking for sponsors, on the […]

Pressure growing on Heidfeld at Renault

Pressure growing on Heidfeld at Renault

(Inautonews.com/GMM) Six races into his 2011 campaign in injured Robert Kubica’s Renault, the spotlight on Nick Heidfeld is growing brighter. It has been suggested boss Eric Boullier believes the veteran German has underperformed, amid rumours the Gravity-managed Romain Grosjean might be a candidate to replace him. German magazine Speed Week […]

Rumours swirl about Kubica, Heidfeld, Grosjean

Rumours swirl about Kubica, Heidfeld, Grosjean

(Inautonews.com/GMM) Amid suggestions Renault is disappointed with Nick Heidfeld’s recent form, the name Roman Grosjean has returned to the F1 rumour mill. The Swiss-born Frenchman had a poor start to his F1 career amid the ‘crashgate’ scandal with Renault in 2009, but is once again associated with the team under […]

Boullier not sure Kubica can return to F1

Boullier not sure Kubica can return to F1

(Inautonews.com/GMM) Eric Boullier insists it is too early to say when or even if Robert Kubica will return to formula one. The injured Pole is now out of hospital and reportedly spending up to seven hours per day on his rehabilitation, particularly to restore the functionality of his right hand […]

Lauda thinks Renault missing Kubica

Lauda thinks Renault missing Kubica

(Inautonews.com/GMM) The loss of Robert Kubica has hurt Renault’s ambitions for 2011, according to the always-blunt Niki Lauda. With Kubica recovering from horror injuries in a pre-season rally crash, Renault turned to the German veteran Nick Heidfeld to become Russian regular Vitaly Petrov’s new teammate. “Renault have had a good […]

2011 no cakewalk for Red Bull – Heidfeld

2011 no cakewalk for Red Bull – Heidfeld

(Inautonews.com/GMM) Nick Heidfeld is sure Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel will not walk away with the 2011 world championship. The reigning champions enjoyed a dominant start to the season but German Heidfeld, who drives for Renault, has been particularly impressed with the improvements of the McLaren team. “After the first […]

Passing ‘too easy’ in F1 now – Heidfeld

Passing ‘too easy’ in F1 now – Heidfeld

(Inautonews.com/GMM) Nick Heidfeld has expressed concern that overtaking is becoming too easy in formula one. For 2011, given the loud calls from fans who wanted to see more passing, the FIA introduced the ‘DRS’ rear wings that make it easier for chasing cars to mount a challenge. And the severe […]

F1 much less physical than past – Heidfeld

F1 much less physical than past – Heidfeld

(Inautonews.com/GMM) Nick Heidfeld has admitted that driving a formula one car in 2011 is physically much easier than it was in the past. In terms of the complexity of the task, drivers have complained this year that KERS and DRS are making their lives difficult. But in terms of the […]

Sepang: Heidfeld not confirming same problem for Petrov

Sepang: Heidfeld not confirming same problem for Petrov

(Inautonews.com/GMM) Nick Heidfeld said he did not know the details of the problems that affected both Renault drivers in initial practice at Sepang. The German had to return to the pits with a damaged tyre and floor after an apparent brake locking problem. And his teammate Vitaly Petrov had a […]

Heidfeld reveals 2010 talks with Renault

Heidfeld reveals 2010 talks with Renault

(GMM) Nick Heidfeld came close to being appointed as Robert Kubica’s new teammate for 2011. Instead, the 33-year-old is replacing Kubica following the Pole’s horror rally crash, after Renault decided to keep the well-backed Vitaly Petrov on board this season. But, after Kubica’s crash, the ease with which Renault chose […]