Sport Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull speaks to the press during testing in Jerez

For the third day running in Jerez, Red Bull were forced to bring an early end to their test.

French ministers call for heads of Renault bosses in spy scandal

French ministers and opposition politicians yesterday insisted that Renault bosses must be punished for their "unbelievably amateurish" handling of the phantom industrial espionage saga.

Renault security chief arrested over 'fake spy scandal' allegations

A Renault security boss has been arrested while trying to leave the country and accused of concocting the spying allegations which shook the French car giant – and the entire motoring world – in January.

Ecclestone deal drove Renault into the black

Revenues at Renault's Formula One team accelerated by 9 per cent to a record £161m in 2009, despite the squad suffering a series of setbacks during the year, according to recently filed accounts.

Renault 'espionage' could be just a bad case of office politics

Allegations of top-level industrial espionage at the French car company Renault, which stunned the motoring world in January, were nothing more than a malevolent hoax, counter-intelligence agents now believe.

Heidfeld gets nod to replace Kubica

Nick Heidfeld is to replace the injured Robert Kubica at Renault for the foreseeable future. Kubica is potentially out for the entire forthcoming Formula One season after undergoing a series of operations at the Santa Corona hospital in Pietra Ligure, following the serious injuries he suffered in an accident in the Ronde di Andora rally 10 days ago.

Nick Heidfeld replaces the injured Robert Kubica

Nick Heidfeld is to replace the injured Robert Kubica at Renault for the foreseeable future.

Robert Kubica remains in intensive care

Formula One driver Robert Kubica is to remain in intensive care for another two days following a nine-hour surgical procedure over the weekend.

Video: Taxis fight back against clampers

Cabbies have blocked in a clamping firm after they immobolised one of their colleague's car.

Robert Kubica vows to return to Formula One in 2011

Injured Lotus Renault Formula One driver Robert Kubica plans to return to racing before the end of the year.

Rivals unite to send Kubica 'get well' message

Formula One teams used their cars to send Robert Kubica a "get well soon" message yesterday as the Renault driver was moved out of intensive care four days after his crash during a rally in Italy.

Briton chosen to lead Olympus to new heights

Olympus has joined the select group of Japanese companies with foreigners at the helm by naming a Briton as its new head. Michael Woodford, who has been at the camera maker for three decades, will take over as the company's president and executive officer at the beginning of April.

Trio on shortlist to replace Robert Kubica

Lotus Renault appear to have arrived at a shortlist of three names to drive in place of the stricken Robert Kubica this season.

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