Lewis Hamilton And Mercedes Vow To Strike Back In China
Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes are vowing to come back hard in China after being ambushed by resurgent Ferrari in the Formula One season-opener in Australia.
Australian GP: Daniel Ricciardo Crushed After Home Race Ruined
A tough week for Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo ended in despair on Sunday as the home hero came to a stop midway through the Australian Grand Prix with smoke billowing out of his car.
Sebastian Vettel Wins Australian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton Finishes 2nd
Vettel won by almost 10 seconds from Hamilton and Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in a commanding victory of tactics and speed around the Albert Street circuit.
Australian GP: Ricciardo Sorry as Home Title Hopes Spin Out
Daniel Ricciardo was left apologising to the Red Bull garage after his hopes of becoming the Australian Grand Prix's first home winner spun out during qualifying on Saturday.
Australian GP: 'Fired up' Ferrari in the Hunt, Says Vettel
Sebastian Vettel has seen a number of false dawns since crossing to Ferrari but the German could see good times ahead for the 'scuderia' after putting his car on the front row of the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday.
Hamilton Takes Pole Position for Mercedes at Australian GP
Lewis Hamilton will start off the pole in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix after winning qualifying on Saturday.
Melbourne GP: Sebastian Vettel Quickest in Final Aussie Practice
Vettel unleashed a best lap of one minute 23.380 seconds to finish top of the timesheets in FP3 in the final hit-out before qualifying to decide the grid positions for Sunday's season-opening race.
Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton Bosses Season's First Practice
Lewis Hamilton laid down a marker as he led a Mercedes one-two in the new Formula One season's first free practice at the Australian Grand Prix on Friday.
Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel Not Paying Heed to Hype Surrounding Ferrari
Ferrari's fast lap times and good reliability during winter testing has raised hopes of a challenge to Mercedes' three-year dominance of Formula One but the excitement is yet to infect four-times champion Sebastian Vettel.
Formula One: Let's See More Women in Paddock, Says Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton said Thursday he wants to see more women and fewer "dudes" in the paddock at Formula One grands prix.
Formula One: Ricciardo Seeks End to 37-year Aussie Drought
Daniel Ricciardo called his strong support at the Australian Grand Prix "kind of overwhelming" Thursday, but said it gave him extra motivation to become the race's first Aussie winner in 37 years.
Formula 1: Hamilton, Vettel Expected to Be Protagonists As Season Begins
Lewis Hamilton said Thursday he wanted a season-long world title joust with Sebastian Vettel and declared Ferrari as the team to beat in this weekend's Australian Formula One Grand Prix.
Formula One 2017: Five Big Talking Points Ahead of the Season
The new Formula One season begins with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on Sunday. Here are five talking points ahead of the new campaign:
Formula One Live Streaming: Full Schedule & Where to Watch
The live broadcast of all the Formula One races will be shown across the Star Sports network, while the live streaming of the races can be caught on Hotstar.com.
Formula 1: Ferrari Look to Bring Back Glory Days With New Car
The Italian stallion has a spring in its step as Ferrari, Formula One's oldest and most successful team, start a new season with fresh hope of returning to the top in the carmaker's 70th anniversary year.
Same Old Problems For New-look McLaren
Fernando Alonso, as frustrated as any double Formula One world champion would be in a slow and unreliable car, summed up McLaren's testing woes in terms guaranteed to make Honda executives wince.
Valtteri Bottas Steps Calmly Into The Mercedes Hot Seat
Valtteri Bottas is learning fast but Lewis Hamilton's new Mercedes team mate will only really find out what he is up against when the Formula One season starts in Australia next week.
Formula One Takes On a New Look for 2017
Formula One has undergone major rule changes, with wider cars and fatter tyres providing a new look and bigger challenge.
Formula One Maps Out a Post-Bernie Ecclestone Future
The old ringmaster has gone, pushed aside by Formula One's new American owners, and the marketing men have moved in with a mission to overhaul the circus and give spectators something more modern for their money.
Force India Formula One Team Reveals New Pink Livery for 2017 Season
Force India's Formula One cars will sport a new pink livery this season after the team signed a sponsorship deal with Austrian water technology company BWT.
Formula One Makes Commercial Appointments
Formula One has appointed global heads for sponsorship and research as it accelerates into a new era under U.S.-based Liberty Media following the departure of Bernie Ecclestone.
Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas Sets Fastest Time in Testing
New signing Valtteri Bottas put champions Mercedes on top of the timesheets on Wednesday with the fastest lap so far in Formula One's pre-season testing.
New Formula 1 Cars the Fastest I Have Ever Driven: Lewis Hamilton
Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton has warned that Formula One's new cars, while better looking and thrilling to drive, may not do much for the racing when the season starts in Australia on March 26.
Lewis Hamilton Says F1 Must Embrace Social Media
Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton urged Formula One's new rulers Liberty Media to bring the sport up to date on Thursday by opening it up to social media.
Lewis Hamilton Hails 'Awesome' New Mercedes W08 Car
"It felt incredible," added the Briton, who finished runner-up last season behind now-retired team mate Nico Rosberg despite winning more of the 21 races.
Vijay Mallya Dreams Big as Force India Eye Top Three Finish
Vijay Mallya has promised Force India will "dream big" as they look to break into the top three of Formula One this season.
Williams Retain Paul Di Resta as Reserve Driver
Britain's Paul Di Resta will continue as reserve driver for Williams this season, the Formula One team announced on Monday.
Mercedes Boss Toto Wolff Signs New Deal
Mercedes Formula One team boss Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda have extended their deals with the world champions until at least 2020.
Valtteri Bottas Believes He Can Beat Team-mate Lewis Hamilton
New Mercedes Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas has no intention of playing second fiddle to team mate Lewis Hamilton this season and believes he can emulate retired predecessor Nico Rosberg and beat the Briton.
Former F1 Boss Bernie Ecclestone Dismisses Rival Series Rumours
Former Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed speculation that he might set up a rival series and said he would never want to undermine the existing championship.
Former F1 World Champion Jenson Button Test Drives Airbus A380 Simulator
Former Formula One world champion Jenson Button has taken his love for racing from the tracks to the air and quite literally as the British driver spent th elast week piloting a British Airways A380 flight simulator at London’s Heathrow Airport.
BP Replaces Total as Renault F1 Fuel Partner
The two companies last worked together in 1997 when the then-world champions Williams had Renault engines and BP sponsorship.
Lewis Hamilton Challenges Fans to Design His New Helmet
Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has challenged fans to design his race helmet for the new season starting in March.
Bernie Ecclestone Forced Out as Formula 1 Boss
Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that he was removed as Chief Executive Officer of the Formula 1 Group by US-based Liberty Media, which consolidated its takeover of the motor sport.
More to Life Than Driving Around in Circles, Says Nico Rosberg
Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg said on Friday he was enjoying the freedom of retirement and could turn his focus to renewable energy now that he has left the racetrack.
Valtteri Bottas Can Be as Quick as Nico Rosberg, Says Niki Lauda
Niki Lauda believes new Mercedes signing Valtteri Bottas can be as fast as the man he replaced, retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg.
Felipe Massa to Return to Formula 1 With Williams
Brazilian driver Felipe Massa has announced he will race again for Williams this year, just weeks after retiring from Formula One.
Bottas Replaces Rosberg at Mercedes, Felipe Massa Returns to F1
Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas will replace retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes this season, the Wiiliams team announced on Monday.
British Grand Prix Could Be Dropped for a Year: Bernie Ecclestone
The British Grand Prix may have to be dropped from the calendar for a year if the owners of Silverstone bring down the curtain on their hosting of the race in 2019, Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone said Friday.
Vijay Mallya's Force India to Launch F1Car at Silverstone
Force India will be one of the first teams to show off their 2017 Formula One car after announcing a February 22 launch at their Silverstone home base.
F1 Champions Mercedes to 'Unveil the Beast' on February 23
Mercedes, Formula One's dominant team who have yet to announce a replacement for retired world champion Nico Rosberg, will present their 2017 car at Silverstone on February 23.
Formula One Waits for Mercedes Announcement
The time for talking is fast approaching as Mercedes start a new year with Formula One waiting for a big announcement about who is going to replace retired world champion Nico Rosberg alongside Lewis Hamilton.
Year Ender 2016: Major Landmarks in Sports
The one thing that enthralls sports fans around the globe is a fairytale ending and the 2016 season has been full of it. There were multiple highs and lows for sportspersons around the globe, but few achievements lit up the world of sports.
Daniel Ricciardo Rules Himself Out for Mercedes
Ricciardo, who finished third in the 2016 drivers' championship behind Rosberg and Hamilton, said he wasn't about to jump ship.
'Keep Fighting' is New Michael Schumacher Family Initiative
Michael Schumacher's family have launched an initiative to help others inspired by the seven-times Formula One world champion's career and character to 'keep fighting' in the face of adversity.
Mercedes to Wait Until 2017 on Rosberg Replacement
Mercedes will wait until the New Year before making any announcement on a replacement for retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg, with Finland's Valtteri Bottas still the favourite.
Fernando Alonso On Mercedes Wishlist Post Rosberg Retirement
Fernando Alonso would be on the list of possible replacements for retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes despite his contract with McLaren, according to team boss Toto Wolff.
Formula One Returns to France After 10-Year Absence
The French Formula One Grand Prix will return in 2018 after a 10-year absence with the race scheduled to take place at the Circuit Paul Ricard in southern France, regional politician Christian Estrosi said on Monday.
Sebastian Vettel Clear He's Staying at Ferrari
Sebastian Vettel has made clear his future is with Ferrari as Mercedes look to replace newly-retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg for next season.
Lewis Hamilton Sad, Not Surprised By Nico Rosberg Retirement
Lewis Hamilton says he is "sad but not surprised" at Nico Rosberg's sudden decision to quit Formula One.
List of Champions Who Suddenly Called it Quits
Here are a selection of other champions who quit abruptly while at the top.
Nico Rosberg - A Factbox On the Formula 1 World Champion
Here's a factbox on Nico Rosberg, who decided to retire from Formula 1 just a week after winning the title
Nico Rosberg Announces Retirement Days After Winning Formula 1 Title
Nico Rosberg stunned Formula One on Friday with the shock announcement that he was retiring only days after winning his first world championship with Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton One of the Best, but No Friend: Nico Rosberg
Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg hailed Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton as one of the greatest drivers of all time but ruled out forging any friendly ties with the Briton as long as they raced each other.
Rosberg-Hamilton Duel Has the Intensity of Senna-Prost Rivalry, Not the Acrimony: Karun Chandhok
India's very own Karun Chandhok, who became the second Indian to drive in the Formula One, has travelled to all the venues this season as an expert. Karun thus had the perfect ringside view of how the entire season panned out and shared some very interesting facts during an exclusive interview with News18 over phone from Abu Dhabi.
Germany Has a New Formula 1 Champion But Race in Doubt
The German Grand Prix, absent in 2015, is set to be struck off again in 2017 for financial reasons and Rosberg's dominant Mercedes team say there is little they can do about it.
Frustrated Lewis Hamilton Plots New Path to Legends' Status
Hamilton is the first Formula One driver to win 10 races in a season and fail to secure the world title - and he will not be celebrating.
Nico Rosberg Beats Lewis Hamilton to Clinch Formula One World Title
Nico Rosberg won his maiden Formula One world title Sunday by securing second place behind Mercedes arch-rival Lewis Hamilton in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Hamilton on Pole for F1 Title Showdown, Rosberg Second
Lewis Hamilton lapped in a league of his own to seize pole position for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday but Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg remained championship favourite with second place on the grid.
Abu Dhabi GP: Lewis Hamilton Fastest in Both Practice Sessions
Hamilton reported a strange feeling with the gearbox in the evening session but Mercedes said it was one used only on Fridays and of no significance for the race.
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton On Top In Opening Practice
Lewis Hamilton took first blood by topping the times ahead of his Mercedes team-mate and world championship leader Nico Rosberg in Friday’s opening practice ahead of this weekend’s title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Germany Set To Be Dropped From 2017 F1 Calendar
Hockenheim boss Georg Seiler was quoted by German media as saying the economic risks of hosting the event in successive years were too great for his circuit, which hosted it this season and has a contract for 2018.
Lewis Hamilton Takes Inspiration From Williams Sisters
Hamilton, who grew up with little money and no family background in motor racing but with a determined father pushing him on, said he had plenty in common with the sisters who trod a similar path in tennis.
2009 World Champion Jenson Button Bids Goodbye to Formula 1
Former world champion Jenson Button announced on Thursday that Sunday's season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be his last race in the sport.
Singapore in The Driving Seat As it Negotiates New F1 Deal
Moreover, Ecclestone and F1's new owners, U.S. cable TV mogul John Malone's Liberty Media, face a new risk: with Malaysia pulling out of a new deal, they could altogether lose their presence in Southeast Asia, one of the world's fastest-growing regions.
Bernie Ecclestone Seeks 'Long-term' Singapore Deal
"Yes, the grand prix has cost Singapore a lot of money, but we've also given them a lot of money. Singapore was suddenly more than just an airport to fly to or from somewhere," Ecclestone was quoted as saying.
Impossible Odds Of Winning F1 Title, Admits Lewis Hamilton
Hamilton has won the last three races to move to within 12 points of his Mercedes teammate Rosberg. But Rosberg only needs a top three finish this weekend to clinch his maiden title and stop Hamilton from becoming the first British driver to be crowned a four-time Formula One world champion.
New Formula 1 Owners Hint at More Races, 'Night Race in Vegas' a Possibility
Liberty Media is looking to expand the number of Formula One races, hoping to cash in on the glamorous appeal of its newly acquired asset, chief executive Greg Maffei said on Wednesday.
Felipe Massa Says Tearful Farewell to Home Fans
Tears flowed in the Formula One pitlane as Brazilian Felipe Massa hugged his family, thanked his past and present mechanics and waved to the crowd after crashing out of his home grand prix on Sunday.
Force India Almost Seal Fourth Place After Good Show in Brazil
Force India has virtually sealed a historic fourth position in the constructors championship after securing 18 points from the rain-hit Brazilian Grand Prix as Sergio Perez finished an impressive fourth and Nico Hulkenberg seventh.
Lewis Hamilton Wins Brazilian GP to Take Title Battle Down to Last Race
Hamilton won a stop-start, wet and chaotic Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday to take the Formula One title battle with Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg down to the wire in Abu Dhabi.
Brazilian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton Secures Pole Ahead of Nico Rosberg
But Rosberg will secure his first world title if he can win Sunday’s race at the Interlagos circuit.
Brazilian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg Pips Lewis Hamilton in Final Practice
The world championship leader clocked a best time of one minute and 11.740 seconds on a damp morning at Interlagos to finish the session just 0.093 seconds ahead of the defending champion Hamilton
Brazilian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton Fastest in Practice
Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton reminded Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg that he will not hand over his Formula One title without a fight after dominating Friday practice at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Formula 1: Esteban Ocon Replaces Hulkenberg at Force India
Twenty-year-old French driver Esteban Ocon will partner Sergio Perez at Force India next Formula 1 season, replacing Nico Hulkenberg in the midfield squad.
Mexican Formula 1 Driver Sergio Perez Dumps Sponsor Over Trump Tweet
Formula 1 driver Sergio "Checo" Perez has dumped his sponsor, Hawkers sunglasses, for a tweet in which they mocked Mexicans after the triumph of US president-elect Donald Trump.
Brazilian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg Set to Deliver Lewis Hamilton Knockout Blow
Nico Rosberg may not want to talk about it, but he is poised to join an illustrious club if he can complete a hat-trick at the Brazilian Grand Prix and secure his maiden world championship.
Brazilian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg One Win Away From his First Title
Win in Brazil on Sunday, win the Formula One title: Nico Rosberg's task sounds simple enough but is a lot harder to achieve.
Michael Schumacher Has Shown 'Encouraging Signs', Says Ross Brawn
Michael Schumacher has shown some "encouraging signs" in his recovery from serious head injuries suffered in a skiing accident in 2013, former Ferrari technical head Ross Brawn said on Thursday.
World Cup Top-Scorer Miroslav Klose Retires at 38 to Begin Coaching Career
Germany's leading scorer with 71 goals in 137 internationals was without a club after his Lazio contract expired last season and he will now join the national side's coaching team.
Mexican Grand Prix: Ferrari Boss Attacks 'Unfair' Sebastian Vettel Penalty
Vettel was penalised for moving under braking as he defended fourth place at Turn Four against Ricciardo in the penultimate lap of the tumultuous race at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.
Mexican Grand Prix: Seven Points Strengthen Force India's Fourth Position
Sahara Force India consolidated its fourth position in the constructors championship by collecting seven points from the Mexican Grand Prix with Nico Hulkenberg finishing seventh and Sergio Perez 10th here.
Lewis Hamilton Wins Mexican Grand Prix, Nico Rosberg Second
Defending champion Lewis Hamilton kept alive his title defence with a controlled and near-flawless victory ahead of championship leader and Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in a dramatic Mexican Grand Prix.
Mexican Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton Claims Pole Ahead of Nico Rosberg
Hamilton posted a time of 1:18.704 in Saturday's third and final round of qualifying in Mexico City, while Rosberg had the second-best lap time of 1:18.958.
Force India Could Take Time Over Second Driver
The British-based Formula One team have one of the most desirable seats remaining on the grid after Germany's Nico Hulkenberg decided to leave for Renault.
F1: Difficult to Take Away Top Spot From Nico Rosberg, Says Lewis Hamilton
British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton said edging past his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg to claim a fourth world title will not be easy given the 26 points he trails the German with three races to go.
Force India's Sergio Perez Eyes Better Performance At Mexican GP
Although Perez has downplayed his chances of a podium finish in Sunday's race, he was placed third at this year's edition of both the Monaco Grand Prix and the European Grand Prix.
Sergio Perez Finishes 8th For Force India in United States GP
Perez, McLaren's Jenson Button and Romain Grosjean of Haas completed the top 10.
US Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton Cuts Nico Rosberg's F1 Lead With 50th Career Win
The straightforward victory was Hamilton's fourth in Texas in five seasons and ended a barren stretch for the triple world champion dating back to his last win in Germany in July.
Lewis Hamilton Beats Title Rival Nico Rosberg to Pole
Hamilton, 33 points behind the German with four rounds remaining, has won three of the past four races in Austin but had never before managed to seize top slot on the starting grid in Texas.
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg Feeling the Pressure, Says Toto Wolff
Formula One title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are under huge pressure as they enter the final straight, however much they try to hide it, Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said on Friday.
Formula One Leader Nico Rosberg Shuts Out Negative Thoughts
Rosberg has won nine races so far, to Hamilton's six, and has been repeating a mantra of taking each race as it comes without thinking of any bigger picture.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel More Focused On Car Than Contract
Vettel, 29, will be in the final year of his contract next season, when the rules undergo a major shakeup, but he said there was no hurry to get a new deal wrapped up.
Lewis Hamilton in US Spotlight As Title Chase Enters Home Straight
At Suzuka, he played on his camera and complained that the media session was "killing me" and the furore that followed resulted in him walking out of a team news briefing two days later.
Lewis Hamilton to Face More Questions in Austin
The mathematics are such that even if Hamilton wins every remaining race, Rosberg can still win his first championship by finishing second in each race.
Nico Hulkenberg to Leave Force India, Set For Renault
The 2015 Le Mans winner has been strongly linked to the French team and Force India sources confirmed he was heading to that team
Ferrari's Ex-Chief Engineer Sees a 'Climate of Fear' at the Company
Ferrari's former chief engineer Luca Baldisserri has spoken up about the company.
Mercedes Drivers Rosberg and Hamilton Celebrate Dream Team Triple
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg took time out from their title battle on Tuesday to join Mercedes bosses and factory staff in celebrating the team's third successive Formula One constructors' world championship.
Embattled Hamilton Vows to Fight on After Suzuka Defeat
The Briton's title hopes were dealt a crushing blow a week ago when he was forced to retire with a fiery engine failure from the lead in Malaysia.
Nico Rosberg Extends Lead With Dominant Japan GP Win
Daniel Ricciardo, winner in Malaysia a week ago, was sixth in his Red Bull as Force India pulled further ahead of Williams in their private battle for fourth overall.
Nico Rosberg Wins Japanese GP, Mercedes Clinch Constructors Title
Rosberg now leads Hamilton by 33 points in the overall standings and, with just four races to go, can claim the title without winning any more races this year.
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen Hit With 5-place Grid Penalty In Suzuka
ustralian Ricciardo led a Red Bull one-two in Malaysia last week after Hamilton's engine caught fire with the Briton seemingly cruising to victory.
Sebastian Vettel Plays Down Ferrari Bossâs Comments On Future
Vettel is fifth in the standings, behind Raikkonen. The Finn won the world championship with Ferrari in 2007, the team's last drivers' title.
Seething Lewis Hamilton Snubs Media in Japan
The peeved Briton was widely criticised by international media for fiddling with his mobile phone throughout Thursday's FIA news conference at Suzuka.
Japanese Grand Prix: Rosberg Pips Hamilton to Take Pole
Nico Rosberg stormed to pole position at the Japanese Grand Prix for a third successive year on Saturday, piling more pressure on world champion Lewis Hamilton.
Nico Rosberg Strikes First Blow at Japanese Grand Prix
Rosberg pipped the Formula One world champion Hamilton by 0.215 seconds as the two Mercedes topped the timesheets in the Suzuka sunshine.
Mercedes Identify Cause of Lewis Hamiltonâs Engine Blowout
Mercedes have pinpointed the cause of the engine blowout that forced Lewis Hamilton to retire while leading the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix.
Sergio Perez Says He is Staying at Force India in 2017
Perez, who has rebuilt his career at Force India having been dropped by former champions McLaren, has raced to two third-place finishes this year.
Malaysian Grand Prix 2016: Ricciardo leads Red Bull one-two as Hamilton retires
Daniel Ricciardo claimed his maiden Formula One win of the season in Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix after reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton retired from the lead with a blown engine.
Verstappen Pinning Hopes on Red Bull Race Pace
Max Verstappen hoped Red Bull’s race day performance would allow him to take the fight to champions Mercedes after he qualified third for Sunday’s Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix.
Sergio Perez, Nico Hulkenberg to start at 7th and 8th in Malaysia GP
The whole qualifying hour was very intense because you could see how close together the lap times were for all the cars and I had to maximise each lap," added the Mexican.
Rosberg Tops Malaysian GP Practice, Magnussen Catches Fire
Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg set the timesheets ablaze in Friday's opening practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix, but it was Kevin Magnussen's fiery Renault that stole all the attention.
Jenson Button Set to Enter 'Club 300' in Malaysia
Button is all set to become only the third driver in the history of the sport to start 300 Formula One races.
Australia to host opening race of 2017 F1 season
Australian Grand Prix officials have welcomed the decision to retain Melbourne as the opening race in the 2017 Formula One season.
Fernando Alonso Says Motivation is Key to Contract Extension
Fernando Alonso says he is only thinking as far ahead as next season and any extension of his McLaren Formula One contract beyond 2017 will depend on how he feels about the sport.
Formula One Can't Be a 'Dictatorship', Says New Chairman Chase Carey
Ecclestone has built Formula One into a global powerhouse over the past four decades but Carey said US mogul John Malone's Liberty Media now wanted to take it to new heights.
Force India's Perez Finishes 8th in Singapore GP
Sergio Perez drove a fine race to finish a creditable eighth and earn Force India four points from the Singapore Grand Prix at the Marina Bay circuit.
Nico Rosberg Back on Top After Singapore Grand Prix Win
Rosberg celebrated his 200th Formula One race by retaking the championship lead from Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton after a pole to flag win in Singapore on Sunday.
Nico Rosberg's Singapore Chance to Overhaul Lewis Hamilton
Rosberg led the title race by 43 points earlier in the season and is looking to follow his victories in Belgium and Italy in the last two races with a maiden triumph around the Marina Bay street circuit.
Nico Rosberg Storms to Pole in Singapore Grand Prix
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg took pole position for his 200th Formula One race after a stunning qualifying lap around Singapore's Marina Bay street circuit on Saturday.
Lizard in the Limelight As Nico Rosberg Laps Fastest in Singapore
A large lizard lumbering across the track startled Red Bull's Max Verstappen and livened up final practice for the Singapore Formula One grand prix on Saturday.
Faster, Closer, More Exciting - Drivers' Plea to New Owners
Drivers were asked what changes they would like to see brought in by US billionaire John Malone's Liberty Media, which is buying out F1's parent company in a deal which values the sport at $8 billion.
No Substance to Carlos Slim Takeover Rumours: Force India
Force India on Friday rubbished media reports that Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is buying the Formula One team.
Formula One Set for Major Changes After $8 Billion Takeover
It may not require an overnight emergency operation, but Formula One will surely undergo some serious life-affirming surgery in the years ahead following this week’s multibillion-dollar takeover.
All Change for Formula One as Billion-Dollar Deal Looms
A new chapter dawns for Formula One with American media mogul John Malone poised to become the glittering but flawed sporting jewel's new custodian.
Ecclestone Could Stay on if Formula One Sale Proceeds
A takeover of Formula One by Liberty Media, rumoured to be imminent, could be good news for the sport but Bernie Ecclestone is likely to remain at the helm for some time yet, paddock insiders said on Sunday.
Lewis Hamilton Baffled by Poor Start at the Italian Grand Prix
Hamilton plummeted from pole position to sixth as Mercedes team-mate German Nico Rosberg took the lead and then reeled off his second successive victory.
Force India Concede Fourth Place Despite Double Points Finish
Perez held on to his grid spot to finish eighth while Hulkenberg crossed the chequered flag in 10th place after starting ninth on the grid, bringing home five points for the team.
Nico Rosberg Wins Italian Grand Prix to Cut Lewis Hamilton's Lead
Rosberg pounced on a poor start by his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to win Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix and cut his championship lead to just two points.
Formula One to Be Sold Next Week: Reports
The well-sourced German magazine Auto Motor und Sport said that the sport's veteran commercial ring-master Bernie Ecclestone had confirmed the deal at the Italian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton Equals Juan Manuel Fangio, Ayrton Senna With Monza Pole
Hamilton drew level with legendary racing drivers Juan Manuel Fangio and Ayrton Senna in the record books on Saturday when he flew to pole ahead of Nico Rosberg for Sunday's Italian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton Flies to Italian Grand Prix Pole
The British defending world champion, who started from the back of the grid at Spa last weekend, is joined on the front row by team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg.
Lewis Hamilton Maintains Monza Momentum Over Nico Rosberg
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton stayed on top in his high-speed duel with Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg in Saturday's third and final practice for Sunday's Italian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton Shades Nico Rosberg in Monza Practice
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton bounced back to top the times ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in Friday's second free practice for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix.
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg Tops Italian GP Opening Practice
Nico Rosberg led Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in another show of strength by the dominant Formula One champions in first practice for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday.
Vettel Apologises as Raikkonen Warns Against 'Payback'
Sebastian Vettel apologised to Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen for their first corner collision at last Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix and played down talk of a simmering row with Dutch teenager Max Verstappen.
Felipe Massa to Retire From Formula One at End of the Season
The 35-year-old Williams driver, who won 11 races for Ferrari between 2006 and 2008 and finished overall runner-up to Lewis Hamilton in the 2008 world championship, is out of contract at the end of the year.
Italian GP: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton Targets More Monza Glory to Aid Title Push
Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton heads to this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix knowing that a hat-trick of successive wins at Monza will put him in charge of the title race after one of the most rollercoaster seasons of his career.
Kevin Magnussen Expects to Compete at Italian GP
Kevin Magnussen expects to compete at this weekend's Italian Grand Prix after medical checks showed no serious injury to his left ankle following a crash at last weekend's Belgian GP.
Fernando Alonso Retirement is a Real Possibility, Says Lewis Hamilton
Nevertheless, Hamilton said he hoped the Spaniard would go on. His contract with McLaren expires at the end of the 2017 campaign.
Belgian GP: Force India Move up to Fourth After Strong Finish
Force India overtook Williams for fourth position in the team standings after Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez bagged 22 points by finishing fourth and fifth in the Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix here on Sunday.
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg Eases to Belgian GP Win, Lewis Hamilton Third
German Nico Rosberg eased to victory in a chaotic Belgian Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday.
Best Qualifying Session of Year Gives Renault Hope
Renault are eyeing their second points-scoring finish of the campaign at the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix after the team claimed their best result of the year in qualifying on Saturday.
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg Takes Pole For Belgian Grand Prix
Nico Rosberg took advantage of title rival and Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton's grid penalty to storm to pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa on Saturday.
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen Fastest in Final Belgian GP Practice
The Finn, four-time winner at Spa-Francorchamps, lapped the track in one minute 47.974 seconds on a hot and sweltering morning.
Lewis Hamilton to Take Engine Grid Penalty
The 31-year-old Briton, who leads his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg by 19 points in this year's title race with nine races remaining, said he would do his best to limit the damage.
Lewis Hamilton Faces Penalty on Return After Summer Break
Lewis Hamilton returns to work at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend knowing he faces the prospect of grid penalties in the next few weeks that could dent his prospects of a fourth world championship.
Belgian Grand Prix: Rejuvenated Lewis Hamilton Has 50th Win in His Sights
Lewis Hamilton can become only the third driver to win 50 grands prix when Formula One returns from its month-long August break and gets back to business at Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix.
Former Ferrari Driver Chris Amon Dies Aged 73
Former Ferrari driver Chris Amon, often described as one of the best in Formula One never to have won a race, has died at the age of 73 after a battle with cancer, family of the New Zealand motorsport great said on Wednesday.
Bernie Ecclestone's Pilot Held for Mother-in-Law Kidnap
The arrest came after police rescued Aparecida Schunck Flosi Palmeira, the 67-year-old mother of Ecclestone's Brazilian wife, Fabiana Flosi, on Sunday night after more than a week in captivity.
Police Rescue Kidnapped Mother-in-Law of F1 Boss Bernie Ecclestone
Brazilian police said they rescued the kidnapped mother-in-law of British Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone unharmed after more than a week in captivity and arrested two men over her abduction.
Force India Drivers Finish with Double Points at German Grand Prix
Sahara Force India drivers returned with double points with Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez finishing seventh and 10th respectively at the German Grand Prix of the Formula One Championships on Sunday.
Lewis Hamilton Powers to Victory in German Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton extended his lead in the Formula One drivers' championship to 19 points after winning the German Grand Prix with ease on Sunday, with Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg only fourth.
Sebastian Vettel Disappointed With Slow Ferrari Pace
A disappointed Sebastian Vettel expressed his feelings on Saturday when he said that Ferrari were not at the German Grand Prix 'to finish fifth and sixth' at his home event.
Nico Rosberg Takes Pole for German GP, Lewis Hamilton 2nd
Nico Rosberg beat Mercedes team-mate and Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton to take pole position for Sunday's German Grand Prix.
Mercedes Fined for Unsafe Release of Lewis Hamilton
The team was fined 10,000 euros on Saturday for Hamilton's 'unsafe release' from the pits during the final free practice for Sunday's German Grand Prix.
German GP: Rosberg Fastest in Practice, Hamilton Summoned by Stewards
Nico Rosberg completed a clean sweep of practice for his home German Formula One Grand Prix by topping the timesheets ahead of Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in Saturday’s final session.
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg Dominates German Grand Prix Practice
Nico Rosberg revelled in his return to home soil by topping the times in Friday's second free practice for this weekend's German Grand Prix.
Formula One: Red Flags to Replace Yellow in Qualifying
Red flags will replace waved double yellows in the event of hazardous incidents in qualifying, Formula One's race director Charlie Whiting said on Friday.
Indonesia's Haryanto to Race in German Grand Prix
Rio Haryanto will race in this weekend’s German Formula One Grand Prix, the Indonesian said in a statement issued by his Manor team on Wednesday.
Bernie Ecclestone's Mother-in-Law Kidnapped in Brazil: Reports
The mother-in-law of Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has been kidnapped in Sao Paulo and criminals are demanding 120 million reais ($36.5 million) in ransom, according to reports in a leading Brazilian news magazine.
Formula One Drivers Call for Clearer Rules
Formula One drivers have called for the sport's rules to be made clearer after several high-profile incidents over the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend triggered debate on how they should be applied.
Hulkenberg Brings One Point for Force India From Hungry
Nico Hulkenberg took the last spot in top-10 to bring one point for Sahara Force India while Sergio Perez finished 11th, just outside the points bracket in the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton Wins in Hungary to Claim Overall Lead
Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton stormed to a record fifth Hungarian Grand Prix victory on Sunday, climbing above Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg atop the drivers' standings.
Rosberg Edges Hamilton for Hungary Grand Prix Pole
Nico Rosberg snatched pole position from Mercedes team-mate and rival Lewis Hamilton in an incident-packed qualifying for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg on Top Again at Hungarian Grand Prix
World championship leader Rosberg made the most of continued troubles for his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton by topping the times in Saturday’s final practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Rosberg Fastest, Hamilton Crashes at Hungary GP Practice
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was second, 0.595 seconds behind the championship leader, with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, the 2015 Hungaroring winner, finishing third.
Lewis Hamilton Leads Mercedes 1-2 in Opening Hungarian GP Practice
Hamilton got his bid for a record fifth Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix win off to a strong start by going fastest for Mercedes.
Nico Rosberg Signs Deal to Stay at Mercedes Until 2018
Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg has signed a new contract that will keep him at Mercedes with Lewis Hamilton until the end of the 2018 season, the team said on Friday.
F1 Team Manor Appoint Mayer as Chief Executive
Formula One team Manor have appointed Thomas Mayer, the chief operating officer at Renault Sport F1, as their new CEO, the outfit said on Thursday.
Hamilton, Rosberg Look to Avoid Each Other at Hungarian GP
The slow, twisting track of the Hungarian Grand Prix could prove challenging Sunday for the Mercedes teammates who have collided twice already this year.
I Have to Be on F1 Grid Next Year, Says Vandoorne
Belgian driver Stoffel Vandoorne says he has to be racing in Formula One next season and has options if McLaren do not hand him Jenson Button's seat.
Mercedes Will Not Appeal Nico Rosberg Penalty at British GP
Mercedes have decided to accept a British Grand Prix penalty that leaves Nico Rosberg just one point clear of team mate Lewis Hamilton at the top of the Formula One world championship, the team said on Monday.
Force India Returns With Double Points Finish From 'home' Race
Sahara Force India relish a double points finish at the home British Grand Prix with Sergio Perez finishing a creditable sixth, just ahead of teammate Nico Hulkenberg, here on Sunday.
Lewis Hamilton Storms to British Grand Prix Victory From Pole
Hamilton streaked away to comfortably win his home British Grand Prix on Sunday at Silverstone, with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg hanging on for a provisional second.
Mercedes More Popular for Collisions, Says Bernie Ecclestone
Collisions between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have made champions Mercedes more popular than their wins, Formula One's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday.
Sauber's Marcus Ericsson Passed Fit to Race in British GP
Ericsson crashed heavily during final practice on Saturday morning and was taken to hospital in Oxford for checks.
Lewis Hamilton on Pole for Mercedes at the British Grand Prix
Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position for his home British Grand Prix on Saturday with Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg qualifying alongside on the front row.
Perez, Hulkenberg to Remain at Force India for 2017: Vijay Mallya
"We are very happy with Nico and Checo. Both are signed for 2017. And really I haven't thought about it beyond that," Mallya said on Friday at the team bosses' media interaction
Hamilton Ahead of Rosberg in Crash-Hit Final Practice
Hamilton, who was also fastest in both practices on Friday, wound up 0.063 seconds better than Rosberg, who missed the entire second Friday session, with Australian Daniel Ricciardo third, half a second adrift in his Red Bull car.
Jenson Button Needs a Competitive Car to Stay in F1
The 2009 world champion's future at Honda-powered McLaren, who have not won a race since his last victory in 2012, is up in the air beyond this year but he has been linked with a possible return to Williams.
Vijay Mallya Back in F1 Paddock, India a Step Too Far
Vijay Mallya has set foot in the Formula One paddock for the first time this season but attending races outside Britain, let alone returning to India, remains a step too far for the exiled tycoon.
British GP: Lewis Hamilton Fastest As Nico Rosberg Hits Trouble
Triple world champion Hamilton was quickest in both practice sessions, with a best time of one minute 31.654 seconds on a cloudy and grey morning followed by a 1:31.660 after lunch.
Ferrari Retains Kimi Raikkonen for 2017 F1 Season
The 2007 Formula One World champion Kimi Raikkonen has been retained by Ferrari for the 2017 season, it was announced on Friday.
Lewis Hamilton on Top in Opening Practice at British Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton grabbed the initiative on Friday morning when he narrowly outpaced championship leading Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to top the times in opening practice for this weekend's British Grand Prix.
Kimi Raikkonen to Stay at Ferrari Next Year
Ferrari ended months of speculation on Friday when they confirmed that their popular Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen is to stay with the team next year.
Mercedes Says No Team Orders for Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg
Mercedes Formula One drivers Hamilton and Rosberg will remain free to race each other for the world championship after their costly last lap collision in Austria, the team said on Thursday.
Lewis Hamilton Ready to Swap Jeers for Cheers
Lewis Hamilton need fear no boos or whistles at Silverstone this weekend but the Formula One world champion cannot escape the fallout from Austria as he chases a fourth British Grand Prix victory.
F1 Stalwart Michael Blash to Retire at the End of Season
Formula One's deputy race director, Blash, had been part of the sport for 50 years and managed the Brabham team run by Bernie Ecclestone in the 1970s.
Hamilton Wins Austrian GP After Last-Lap Crash With Rosberg
Lewis Hamilton crashed with his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in a wild final lap on Sunday as he claimed a dramatic victory in a pulsating Austrian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton Takes Pole for Austrian Grand Prix
Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix on Saturday with team mate and overall leader Nico Rosberg set to start seventh after a grid penalty.
Ferrari's Vettel, Raikkonen Top Final Austrian GP Practice
Formula One leader Nico Rosberg crashed and caused the session to be red-flagged for 10 minutes.
Mercedes Chief Confirms Ecclestone's Prize Money Reforms
Toto Wolff said he met the Briton and talked about various models for the future as the sport prepares to move to a fairer and more even distribution of its growing income and wealth.
Nico Rosberg Tops Times at Rain-hit Practice
The 31-year-old German clocked a best lap in one minute and 7.967 seconds to outpace his British rival by 0.019 seconds in a session that was interrupted by a heavy downpour.
Nico Rosberg on Top After Opening Free Practice at Austrian GP
Championship leader Nico Rosberg clocked the fastest ever lap at the Red Bull Ring on Friday as he topped the times in an incident-filled opening free practice for this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix.
Vellore Engineering Students Ready to Test Their Formula Car in Germany
With the dream of seeing their car driven by Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton someday, 40 engineering students from the Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) in Tamil Nadu have put their head together to design a Formula car.
Brexit Makes No Difference to F1, Says Bernie Ecclestone
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone welcomed Britain's vote to leave the European Union on Friday and said it made no difference to a global sport dominated by British-based teams.
Force India Expect Sergio Perez to Stay With Them
Force India are confident Sergio Perez will stay with them next season, despite rumoured Ferrari interest, after another stand-out performance by the Mexican at Sunday's European Grand Prix in Baku.
F1: Mercedes Want a Re-think on Radio Ban
Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff has called for a re-think on the radio communications ban that robbed Lewis Hamilton of a chance to fight for a podium finish in Sunday’s European Grand Prix.
Ferrari Not Giving up Title Hope Yet
Eight races into the Formula One season and Ferrari remains winless, but the Italian team is not yet ready to surrender the 2016 title to runaway leader Mercedes.