Saturday, March 13, 2010


It's a new season again. Formula One is back again for yet another exciting season installed. What do we have? The reigning Driver's Champion, Jenson Button has joined McLaren along side fellow countryman Lewis Hamilton. Michael Schumacher returned after an absent of three years, joining rival Mercedes GP (formerly and reigning Constructor Champion, Brawn GP). Several new teams will debut this year - Virgin Racing, Hispania and Malaysia's very own Lotus. Now, since you are excited for the start of the new F1 season coming this weekend, here are Green Tea's three parts of the 2010 Formula One Preview!!

PART 1 - The Competing Teams
PART 2 - The When And Where (Coming Soon)
PART 3 - The Rules Of All (Coming Soon)


The insight of whos and whos. The 12 teams this year will featured a competitive results just like last year. However, there are few who already gone much further in front than the others, as evidently seen in the pre-season testing. Heading the field is Jenson Button, the reigining world Driver's Championship.

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
Woking, Surrey, UK
Team Principal: Martin Whitmarsh
Technical Directors: Paddy Lowe, Neil Oatley
Drivers: 1. Jenson Button 2. Lewis Hamilton
Test Driver: Gary Paffett
Chasis: MP4-25
Engine: Mercedes FO 108X
Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team
Brackley, Northamptonshire, UK
Team Principals: Ross Brawn, Norbert Haug
Race Drivers: 3. Michael Schumacher 4. Nico Rosberg
Test Driver: Nick Heifeld
Chasis: MGP W01
Engine: Mercedes FO 108X
Red Bull Racing
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK
Team Principal: Christian Horner
Technical Officer: Adrian Newey
Race Drivers: 5.
Sebastian Vettel 6. Mark Webber
Test Drivers: Brendon Hartley, Daniel Ricciardo
Chasis: RB6
Engine: Renault RS27
Scuderia Ferrari Malboro
Maranello, Italy
Team Principal: Stefano Domenicali
Technical Director: Aldo Costa
Race Drivers: 7. Felipe Massa 8. Fernando Alonso
Test Drivers: Giancarlo Fisichella, Marc Gene, Luca Badoer
Chasis: F10
Engine: Ferrari Type 056
AT&T Williams
Grove, Oxfordshire, UK
Team Principals: Frank Williams, Patrick Head
Technical Director: Sam Michael
Race Drivers: 9. Rubens Barrichello 10. Nico Hulkenberg
Test Driver: Valtteri Bottas
Chasis: FW32
Engine: Cosworth CA2010
Renault F1 Team
Viry-Chatillon, France and Enstone, UK
Team Principal: Eric Boullier
technical Director: Bob Bell
Race Drivers: 11. Robert Kubica 12. Vitaly Petrov
Test Drivers: Ho-Pin Tung, Jerome d'Ambrosio, Jan Charouz
Chasis: Renault R30
Engine: Renault RS27 - 2010
Force India F1 Team
Silverstone, Northampshire, UK
Team Principal: Vijay Mallya
Technical Director: Mark Smith
Race Drivers: 14.
Adrian Sutil 15. Vitantonio Liuzzi
Test Drivers: Paul di Resta
Chassis: VJM03
Engine: Mercedes FO 108X
Scuderia Toro Rosso
Faenza, Italy
Team Principal: Franz Tost
Technical director: Giorgio Ascanelli
Race Drivers: 16. Sebastian Buemi 17. Jaime Alguersuari
Test drivers: Brendon Hartley, Daniel Ricciardo
Chasis: STR 05
Engine: Ferrari Type 056
Lotus Racing
Hingham, Norfolk, UK
Team Principal: Tony Fernandes
Technical Director: Mike Gascoyne
Race Drivers: 18. Jarno Trulli 19. Heikki Kovalainen
Test Driver: Fairuz Fauzy
Chasis: T127
Engine: Cosworth CA2010
Hispania Racing F1 Team
Murcia, Spain
Team Principal: Colin Kolles
Technical Director: Toni Cuquerella
Race Drivers: 20. Karun Chandhok 21. Bruno Senna
Chasis: Hispania HRT
Engine: Cosworth CA2010
BMW Sauber F1 Team
Hinwil, Switzerland
Team Principal: Peter Sauber
Technical Director: Willy Rampf
Race Driver: 22. Pedro de la Rosa 23. Kamui Kobayashi
Chasis: C29
Engine: Ferrari 056
Virgin Racing
Dinnington, South Yorkshire, UK
Team Principal: John Booth
Technical Director: Nick Worth
Race Drivers: 24. Timo Glock 25. Lucas di Grassi
Test Drivers: Luiz Razia, Andy Soucek
Chasis: VR-01
Engine: Cosworth CA2010