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.

Kubica 'stable and making progress'

Lotus Renault Formula One driver Robert Kubica is responding well to treatment after undergoing major surgery.

Renault encouraged by Robert Kubica recovery

Robert Kubica is already turning his thoughts to a Formula One comeback as he awaits further surgery on Thursday following his horrific crash in Italy.

Possible replacement Vitantonio Liuzzi focused on Robert Kubica recovery

Vitantonio Liuzzi has sidestepped questions about the possibility of replacing Robert Kubica at Lotus Renault this season, insisting the stricken Pole's recovery is the priority.

Doctors optimistic of saving Kubica's hand

Robert Kubica was yesterday awakened from an induced coma as he began the first day of a lengthy rehabilitation from serious injuries sustained in a rallying accident on Sunday.

Surgeon optimistic on Robert Kubica injury

Robert Kubica's injured right hand is making progress but more time is needed to determine if he can fully recover, his surgeon said on Monday after the Formula One driver spent his first night in hospital following a crash.

Rally crash leaves Kubica's F1 season in doubt

Formula One driver Robert Kubica was injured in a rally crash yesterday, fracturing his right arm, leg and hand. He underwent surgery and is unlikely to be able to drive for Renault for the start of the 2011 season, which begins with the Bahrain Grand Prix on 13 March.

Renault's Kubica seriously injured in rally crash

Renault driver Robert Kubica has suffered serious injuries after crashing a car during a rally in Italy, according to reports.

Renault chief denies tobacco link to Lotus

Renault F1 chairman Gerard Lopez dismissed concern yesterday that his Lotus-backed team's new black and gold livery could fall foul of anti-tobacco legislation.

Renault-Nissan boss denies spy scandal was about technology

The boss of Renault-Nissan spoke out yesterday for the first time about allegations of industrial spying on his company's rapid advances in electric cars which shook the French-Japanese car giant this month.

GM boss voices concern over industrial espionage

The chief executive of one of the world's biggest car makers has acknowledged that industrial espionage is a major threat to the company that worries him "every day".

Renault says it a victim of organised network

French carmaker Renault is victim of an organised international network, but no critically important information related to its electric car programme has been leaked, a top executive said.

China seen as likely buyer of secret car technology

Government fears leak of Renault's secrets may represent a serious threat to French economic interests. John Lichfield reports

Renault chiefs suspended for 'espionage'

French carmaker Renault has suspended three executives, including a management committee member, after discovering that sensitive commercial information has been compromised.

Lotus-Renault retain Petrov

Despite earning 27 points to team-mate Robert Kubica's 136 last season Russia's first grand prix driver, Vitaly Petrov, has signed a two-year contract extension at Lotus-Renault that will take him to the end of the 2012 season.

Renault agree to pay damages to Piquet

The Renault Formula One team apologised unreservedly to triple world champion Nelson Piquet and his son yesterday and agreed to pay them substantial damages for libel resulting from 2009 race-fixing allegations.

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