Making an anticlimax of sorts, the FIA released today the names of the 2010 entry list with all the present teams included....and a welcome change Cosworth as the engine supplier. Another information here is that there are only Five teams with conditional entries and they have time till 19th June to work out something...so the FIA says. The Press Realease for you.
Following the completion of the applications process for teams to compete in the 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship, the following teams have been confirmed.
Team and the constructors in brackets
SCUDERIA FERRARI MARLBORO (FERRARI)
SCUDERIA TORO ROSSO (STR TBA)
RED BULL RACING (RedBull Racing TBA)
AT&T WILLIAMS (WILLIAMS TOYOTA)
FORCE INDIA F1 TEAM (FORCE INDIA MERCEDES)
CAMPOS GRAND PRIX (CAMPOS COSWORTH)
MANOR GRAND PRIX (MANOR COSWORTH)
TEAM US F1 (TEAM US F1 COSWORTH)
VODAFONE McLAREN MERCEDES* (McLAREN MERCEDES)
BMW SAUBER F1 TEAM* (BMW SAUBER)
RENAULT F1 TEAM* (RENAULT)
PANASONIC TOYOTA RACING* (TOYOTA)
BRAWN GP FORMULA ONE TEAM* (BRAWN TBA)
*These five teams have submitted conditional entries.The FIA has invited them to lift those conditions following further discussions to be concluded not later than close of business on Friday 19 June.
The maximum number of cars permitted to enter the 2010 Championship has been increased to 26, two being entered by each competitor. Pending completion of the discussions referred to above, further due diligence is currently taking place on other potential entries.