13 DECEMBER 2017

Williams to announce second driver on Friday

Williams will finally reveal the identity of Lance Stroll's 2018 teammate on Friday.

Hamilton not targeting Alonso's triple crown

Lewis Hamilton says he does not want to emulate Fernando Alonso in targeting motor racing's unique 'triple crown'.

Reliability first goal for 2018 says Abiteboul

Cyril Abiteboul says Renault's first priority for 2018 is reliability.

F1 must attract a new generation says Carey

Chase Carey has admitted Liberty Media has a task to win over long-time F1 fans.

No desire to fix Rosberg friendship says Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says he has no desire to fix his relationship with his former teammate Nico Rosberg.

12 DECEMBER 2017

Sirotkin manager says Williams decision close

Robert Kubica has reportedly dropped out of the race to complete Williams' 2018 driver lineup.

Gasly hopes Honda good enough for points

Pierre Gasly says he is hoping Honda's 2018 engine is good enough for Toro Rosso to score regular points.

Trust explains unopposed FIA re-election says Todt

Jean Todt says being appointed as FIA president for a third consecutive term was the result of having acquired a position of "trust".

Vettel takes blame for unnecessary Baku

Sebastian Vettel has admitted Baku was "the worst moment" in his failed 2017 championship challenge.

Mercedes snaps up Ferrari engine boss

Former Ferrari engine boss Lorenzo Sassi is heading to arch F1 rival Mercedes.

Wolff denies Mercedes eyeing Ocon for 2019

Toto Wolff has played down claims Mercedes is already eyeing Valtteri Bottas' 2019 replacement.

11 DECEMBER 2017

F1 makes plans for Las Vegas race

An official has denied that planning for a F1 race in Las Vegas is obviously racing ahead.

McLaren's sponsor hopes rise after Honda exit says Brown

Zak Brown has admitted it was "difficult" for McLaren to convince sponsors to join the British team amid its Honda crisis.

Williams denies Rowland could get 2018 race seat

Williams has denied that Formula 2 star Oliver Rowland is now a late contender to replace Felipe Massa for 2018.

Raikkonen not judging Liberty Media yet

Kimi Raikkonen says he will not judge Liberty Media until the next generation of F1 cars emerges in a few years' time.

Ferrari eyes healthy cigarette sponsor?

Ferrari could be about to announce a 'new' major sponsor for 2018.

New deal close for German F1 broadcaster

F1 looks set to remain on free-to-air television in Germany.

Even Ferrari partnership has limits says Brawn

Ross Brawn has ruled out scrapping F1's plans to replace the current 'power units' after 2020.

Hulkenberg welcomes Sainz challenge

Nico Hulkenberg says he is happy rather than worried now that Carlos Sainz is his teammate at Renault.


Aldo Costa does not seek Ferrari return

Aldo Costa says he has no desire to return to Ferrari.

Extreme pressure got to Vettel in 2017 says Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton said Sebastian Vettel buckled "under extreme pressure" in 2017.

F1 crazy to slow Verstappen down says Rossi

Valentino Rossi says F1 is "crazy" to try to reign in Max Verstappen.

Haas could agree Maserati deal for 2018

Haas could link up with the Italian carmaker Maserati for 2018.

Vettel says Formula E not the future

Sebastian Vettel says he has no interest in Formula E.

Son of Honda founder sympathises with Alonso

Hirotoshi Honda says he can understand Fernando Alonso's disappointment with the failed three-year works McLaren-Honda project.

Gasly recalls near-fatal 2016 crash

Pierre Gasly made his F1 debut this year, but he says an event of 2016 was more emotional.

Kaltenborn questions decision to oust Wehrlein

Monisha Kaltenborn has questioned Sauber's decision to oust Pascal Wehrlein.

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Straight Talk - What an ugly divorce

By Luis Vasconcelos

When relationships between teams and engine manufacturers come to an end, it's not always easy for the two parties to see through their last few races together. Williams and BMW had a tense relationship at the best of times and struggled to keep things civilised at the end of 2005, and it's well know the relationship between McLaren and Honda has gone down the drain, but what is happening between Renault and Toro Rosso has descended into a new level.

Straight Talk - So close, yet so far

By Luis Vasconcelos

The contrast between Sebastian Vettel and all other members of the Ferrari team at the end of the Mexican Grand Prix was striking. Obviously everyone at the Scuderia was disappointed with the loss of the Drivers' Championship to Lewis Hamilton, but the German driver looked completely distraught.

Sideview Cartoon - Ferrari's Sepang Debrief

By Carlo Baffi

Ferrari's Sepang Debrief

Straight Talk - The pros and cons of having team orders

By Luis Vasconcelos

Team orders have been part of motor racing since the sport was born more than one century ago. In the aftermath of yesterday's Belgian Grand Prix there are two teams that are seriously considering imposing team orders from Monza until the end of the season, but for completely different reasons and with completely different purposes.

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