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2010-03-04 09:26
The FIA has confirmed its team entry list for the 2010 F1 season ahead of the Bahrain GP. The 13 teams that have been licensed to compete in the 2010 F1 season are as follows:



McLaren

Team Principal: Martin Whitmarsh
Technical Chief: Paddy Lowe
Team Base: Woking (UK)
Drivers: Jenson Button/Lewis Hamilton (both from the UK)
Test Driver: Gary Paffett (UK)
First Season: 1966
Chassis: MP4-25
Engine: Mercedes-Benz
Grand Prix Races: 665
World Championships: 8
Highest race finish: 1st
Race victories: 164
Pole Positions: 145
Fastest Laps: 136



Mercedes GP

Team Principal: Ross Brawn
Technical Chief: John Owen
Team Base: Brackley (UK)
Drivers: Michael Schumacher, Nico Rosberg (both German)
Test Driver: Nick Heidfeld (Germany)
First Season: 2010
Chassis: MGP W01
Engine: Mercedes-Benz FO 108X
Grand Prix Races: 0
World Championships: 0
Highest race finish: 0
Race victories: 0
Pole Positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0

Mercedes Grand Prix is the successor to Brawn GP.



Red Bull

Team Principal: Christian Horner
Technical Chief: Adrian Newey
Team Base: Milton Keynes (UK)
Drivers: Sebastian Vettel (Germany)/Mark Webber (Australia)
Test Drivers: Daniel Ricciardo (Australia)/Brendon Hartley (New Zealand)
First Season: 2005
Chassis: RB6
Engine: Renault RS27-2010
Grand Prix Races: 88
World Championships: 0
Highest race finish: 1
Race victories: 6
Pole Positions: 5
Fastest Laps: 6



Ferrari

Team Principal: Stefano Domenicali
Technical Chief: Aldo
Costa Drivers: Fernando Alonso (Spain)/Felipe Massa (Brazil)
Test Drivers: Giancarlo Fisichella (Italy)/Luca Badoer (Italy)/Marc Gene (Spain)
Team Base: Maranello (Italy)
First Season: 1950
Chassis: F10
Engine: Ferrari056
Grand Prix Races: 793
World Championships: 16
Highest race finish: 1
Race victories: 210
Pole Positions: 203
Fastest Laps: 219



BMW-Sauber

Team Principal: Peter Sauber
Technical Chief: Willy Rampf untill April/ James Key will take over in April
Team Base: Hinwil (Switzerland)
Drivers: Kamui Kobayashi (Japan)/Pedro De La Rosa (Spain)
Test Drivers: TBA
First Season: 1993
Chassis: MP4-25
Engine: Ferrari056
Grand Prix Races: 215
World Championships: 0
Highest race finish: 1
Race victories: 1 Pole
Positions: 1
Fastest Laps: 2



Williams

Team Principal: Frank Williams
Technical Chief: Sam Michael
Drivers: Nico Hulkenberg (Germany)/Rubens Barrichello (Brazil)
Test Drivers: Valtteri Bottas (Finland)
Team Base: Grove (UK)
First Season: 1975
Chassis: FW32
Engine: CosworthCA2010
Grand Prix Races: 584
World Championships: 9
Highest race finish: 1 Race victories: 113
Pole Positions: 125
Fastest Laps: 130



Renault

Team Principal: Eric Boullier
Technical Chief: James Allison
Drivers: Robert Kubica (Poland)/Vitaly Petrov (Russia)
Test Drivers: Jerome d'Ambrosio (Belgium)/Ho-Pin Tung (China)
Team Base: Enstone (UK)
First Season: 1977
Chassis: R30
Engine: Renault RS27-2010
Grand Prix Races: 262
World Championships: 2
Highest race finish: 1
Race victories: 35 Pole
Positions: 51 Fastest Laps: 29



Force India

Team Principal: Vijay Mallya Technical Chief: Mark Smith
Drivers: Adrian Sutil (Germany)/Vitantonio Liuzzi
(Italy) Test Drivers: Paul di Resta (Great Britain)
Team Base:
Silverstone (Great Britain)
First Season: 2008
Chassis: VJM03
Engine: Mercedes-BenzFO 108X
Grand Prix Races: 35
World Championships: 0
Highest race finish: 2
Race victories: 0
Pole Positions: 1
Fastest Laps: 1



Toro Rosso

Team Principal: Franz Tost
Technical Chief: Giorgio Ascanelli
Drivers: Sebastien Buemi (Switzerland)/Jaime Alguersuari
(Spain)
Test Drivers: Daniel Ricciardo (Australia)/Brendon
Hartley
(New Zealand)
Team Base: Faenza (Italy)
First Season: 2006
Chassis: STR5
Engine: Ferrari056
Grand Prix Races: 70
World Championships: 0
Highest race finish: 1
Race victories: 1
Pole Positions: 1
Fastest Laps: 0



Lotus

Team Principal: Tony Fernandes
Technical Chief: Mike Gascoyne
Drivers: Heikki Kovalainen (Finland)/Jarno Trulli
(Italy)
Test Driver: Fairuz Fauzy (Malaysia)
Team Base:
Norfolk (Great Britain)
First Season: 2010 Chassis: T127
Engine: Cosworth CA2010
Grand Prix Races: N/A
World Championships: 0
Highest race finish: 0
Race victories: 0
Pole Positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0

Lotus is a new team that will be racing under an old name.



Virgin

Team Principal: John Booth
Technical Chief: Nick Wirth
Drivers: Timo Glock (Germany)/Lucas di Grassi (Brazil)
Test
Drivers: Luiz Razia (Brazil)
Team Base: Sheffield/Bicester
(Great Britain)
First Season: 2010
Chassis: VR-01
Engine: Cosworth
Grand Prix Races: 0
World Championships: 0
Highest race finish: 0
Race victories: 0
Pole Positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0


HRT-F1 ( Hispania Racing, formerly Campos)

Team Principal: Colin Kolles Technical Chief: Toni Cuquerella
Drivers: Bruno Senna (Brazil) Test Drivers: TBA Team Base:
Murcia (Spain) First Season: 2010 Grand Prix Races: - World
Championships: 0 Highest race finish: 0 Race victories: 0 Pole
Positions: 0 Fastest Laps: 0

Campos was renamed HRT-F1 and is scheduled to launch its car on Thursday, 4th March

US F1 (Confirmed as only racing in 2011)

Team Principal: Ken Anderson Technical Chief: TBA Drivers:
Jose Lopez (Argentina) Team Base: Charlotte (North Carolina, US)
First Season: 2010
Grand Prix Races: N/A
World Championships: 0
Highest race finish: 0 Race victories: 0 Pole Positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0

USF1 Confirmed on Wednesday that it won't be able to race until 2011.

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