BUZZING
Jan 30

F1: Red Bull Still Struggling Through Jerez Testing

Daniel Ricciardo stands beside the Red Bull RB10 after continued problems during Jerez testing. (Photo: Andrew Ferraro/LAT Photographic)

Daniel Ricciardo stands beside the Red Bull RB10 after continued problems during Jerez testing. (Photo: Andrew Ferraro/LAT Photographic)

Red Bull endured another disastrous day in Jerez as Daniel Ricciardo ran only three laps, and he failed to record a time before the team confirmed that it would not run again today.

On his first outing this morning he stopped on track with smoke rising from the rear of the car. The team is continuing to work with Renault to address packaging issues.

Jan 30

F1: Doctors Begin Process To Wake Schumacher From Coma

Hashtag message for Michael Schumacher on the Ferrari pitboard Wednesday 29 January 2014. (Photo: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

Hashtag message for Michael Schumacher on the Ferrari pitboard Wednesday 29 January 2014.
(Photo: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

The medical team in Grenoble has begun the process of waking Michael Schumacher from his coma, it has now been formally confirmed.

Schumacher’s manager Sabine Kehm released the news after speculation had emerged in the media over the past 24 hours.

Jan 29

F1: Gene Haas Looks To Make Entrance Into World Of Formula 1

Gene Haas (left), co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, speaks with the media during NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on Jan 27, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.  (Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Gene Haas (left), co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, speaks with the media during NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on Jan 27, 2014 in Charlotte, NC. (Photo: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Stewart-Haas Racing founder and co-owner Gene Haas is serious about starting a Formula One team, although he freely admitted it’s far from a done deal.

Haas has applied for a Formula One license with the FIA, the sport’s governing body, and if that license is granted, he will attempt to put a team together in the Charlotte area, which is home to both SHR and the Windshear rolling-road wind tunnel that Haas owns and many NASCAR and Formula One teams alike use.

Jan 29

F1: Horner Confident That Renault Can Fix Problems

Christian Horner -team principal- Red Bull Racing. (Photo: Glenn Dunbar/LAT Photographic)

Christian Horner -team principal- Red Bull Racing.
(Photo: Glenn Dunbar/LAT Photographic)

Red Bull boss Christian Horner remains confident that Renault will be able to address the issues that have afflicted the RB10 this week.

Sebastian Vettel has logged only 11 laps after the car suffered problems with its energy store, one of the key elements of the energy recovery system.