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Apr 3

Massa says Malaysian GP team orders a ‘mistake’

Felipe Massa held on to lead teammate Valterri Bottas home in Malaysia, despite team orders to let him by. (Photo: Glenn Dunbar/LAT Photographic)

Felipe Massa held on to lead teammate Valtteri Bottas home in Malaysia, despite team orders to let him by. (Photo: Glenn Dunbar/LAT Photographic)

Felipe Massa says that the Malaysian GP team orders saga was “a mistake” by Williams – and insists that the team supports his opinion.

Massa insists that it had not been discussed in advance.

Apr 2

F1: Security Plans In Place For Bahrain Grand Prix

Bahraini protesters put fire on barricades during clashes with riot police following a protest against the Formula One Grand Prix on April 19, 2013. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Bahraini protesters put fire on barricades during clashes with riot police following a protest against the Formula One Grand Prix on April 19, 2013. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Bahrain is planning tight security for this weekend’s Formula One race.

“The plans will be implemented based on our studies and the experience gained during the events of previous years,” said the Sakhir circuit’s head of security, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper.

Apr 2

F1: Ferrari Sponsor Eyes ’10 More Years’ With Alonso

Fernando Alonso is a two-time F1 World Champion. (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso is a two-time F1 World Champion. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Ferrari’s major sponsor Santander is going nowhere.

Emilio Botin, the Spanish banking group’s chief, said this week: “We want to continue in F1 for at least ten more years,” Marca sports newspaper quoted him as saying.

And Botin said Santander wants to remain hand-in-hand with Fernando Alonso for the same time period.

Apr 2

F1: Doctor Says Return Home ‘Safe’ For Schumacher

Michael Schumacher has been at Grenoble Hospital in France since late December. (Photo: Getty Images)

Michael Schumacher has been at Grenoble Hospital in France since late December. (Photo: Getty Images)

A leading sports doctor says it could be true that Michael Schumacher will soon be moved from the hospital in Grenoble to his Swiss home.

Amid fading fears the F1 legend will ever emerge from his now more than three-month coma, it has been reported Schumacher’s wife Corinna is making arrangements for a multi-million dollar medical facility to be added to their house on Lake Geneva.