Vitaly Petrov describes his crash in the closing stages of the Monaco Grand Prix
Heidfeld says Petrov’s move on him during the Turkish Grand Prix was “not safe”.
Vitaly Petrov thinks the combination of rules changes in 2011 have made overtaking “too easy”.
Vitaly Petrov and Nick Heidfeld will wear “sparkling golden” race suits in the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Eric Boullier says he’d have “no excuses” if Vitaly Petrov “failed for a second year.”
Vitaly Petrov beat Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber to claim his first ever podium finish.
Petrov struggles with brakes as Heidfeld is set to test on Saturday.
Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin has helped Vitaly Petrov secure another sponsor.
Vitaly Petrov has extended his contract to race with Renault for another two seasons.
Vitaly Petrov admits he is hoping for a better race weekend in Brazil having crashed out of the last two Grands Prix.
A heavy crash cost Vitaly Petrov a potential points finish. Robert Kubica Vitaly Petrov Qualifying position 8 20 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’37.179 (-0.62) 1’37.799 Race position 5 Laps 55/55 39/55 Pit stops 1 1 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive chart in new window Robert Kubica Looked set to … Continue reading Petrov crashes out (Renault race review)
Vitaly Petrov said he was “proud” to hear news of a planned Russian Grand Prix in 2014 and says he hopes to be on the grid for it: I’m very proud that my country has made this decision, which will make F1 even more popular in Russia. Almost all the drivers already have a home … Continue reading Petrov hopes to be on Russian GP grid
Vitaly Petrov has been handed a five-place grid penalty for the next round of the championship at Korea for his collision with Nico Hulkenberg on the first lap of the Japanese Grand Prix. However Felipe Massa has not been punished for his collision moments later with Vitantonio Liuzzi. All four drivers retired from the race. … Continue reading Petrov penalised, Massa spared (Poll)
Vitaly Petrov says he needs some good results in the final races to show he deserves to keep his seat at Renault in 2010: The recent races have not been easy for me, and I think it’s down to my lack of experience and some bad luck. I’m working hard and improving, especially with my … Continue reading Petrov: “I need to show what I can do”
Renault has announced a second Russian sponsor has joined their roster The logo of Vyborg Shipyard JSC will appear on the R30 for the rest of the season. The team acknowledged the presence of Vitaly Petrov, Russia’s first F1 driver, helped land the deal: This marks the team’s second partnership with a Russian company in … Continue reading Petrov draws Russian sponsor to Renault
Vitaly Petrov has been given a five-place grid penalty for holding up Timo Glock in qualifying. Petrov held Glock up immediately after coming out of the pits at the start of Q1. Glock also has a penalty as his mechanics had to open his gearbox. He starts from the back of the grid and Petrov … Continue reading Petrov demoted to 20th for Glock block
Robert Kubica Vitaly Petrov Qualifying position 8 7 Qualifying time comparison (Q3) 1’21.328 (+0.099) 1’21.229 Race position 5 Average race lap 1’37.270 (+9.573) 1’27.697 Laps 23/70 70/70 Pit stops 2 1 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive chart in new window Robert Kubica At the end of free practice both … Continue reading Points for Petrov (Renault race review)
The difference between the Renaults was as night and day in Montreal as Vitaly Petrov endured a tough introduction to the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Robert Kubica Vitaly Petrov Qualifying position 8 14 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’15.682 (-1.162) 1’16.844 Race position 7 17 Average race lap 1’21.297 (-2.606) 1’23.902 Laps 70/70 68/70 Pit stops 3 … Continue reading Petrov’s tough race (Renault race review)
How did Heikki Kovalainen’s Lotus keep Vitaly Petrov behind for ten laps? Why did Michael Schumacher try to go half the race distance on a set of super-soft tyres? And where would Felipe Massa have finished if he hadn’t tangled with Schumacher? Examine the Canadian Grand Prix in detail with the interactive data below.
The Chinese Grand Prix saw McLaren score their first one-two finish since Fernando Alonso drove for them. It was also the first British one-two in 11 years and Russia became the 33rd country to score points in F1. Read on for all the stats and facts from China.