22 JUNE 2017

Verstappen should keep quiet amid rumours

A former F1 driver has urged Max Verstappen to "keep quiet" and "not worry", amid speculation he wants to move on from his current team Red Bull Racing.

Bratches eyes pay-TV future for F1

New F1 boss Sean Bratches says the sport will continue on the path of switching more coverage to pay TV platforms.

F1 could have new teams for 2019 says Todt

Jean Todt has not denied that a new team might be lining up to enter formula one.

Ferrari takes engine upgrade to Baku

Ferrari is taking an engine upgrade to this weekend's grand prix on the streets of Baku.

Berger's nephew not confirming Force India news

Gerhard Berger's nephew is not ready to confirm reports he will make his F1 test debut in Hungary.

21 JUNE 2017

Carey plays down 2018 triple header

Chase Carey has played down the 'triple header' that will take place in F1 next year.

Carey confident all 21 races set for 2018

Chase Carey has played down speculation next year's 21-race calendar could actually drop to 19 grands prix.

No hurry to sign new Bottas deal says Wolff

Toto Wolff says Mercedes will "take our time" in deciding whether to keep Valtteri Bottas for 2018.

McLaren deal not Mercedes priority says Wolff

Toto Wolff is still reluctant to talk about the possibility of Mercedes supplying customer engines to McLaren next year.

Honda not ruling out F1 help

Honda is no longer ruling out accepting help as it looks to finally get up to speed in F1.

Hamilton could quit F1 after 2017

Lewis Hamilton is not ruling out quitting F1 at the end of the season.

Russia GP date change due to World Cup

Next year's football World Cup is one reason organisers of the Russian grand prix pushed for a date change for 2018.

Sauber not commenting on McLaren gearbox claims

Monisha Kaltenborn has played down the impact the potential McLaren-Honda split might have on Sauber.

McLaren eyeing Sainz as 2018 plan B?

McLaren is lining up Carlos Sainz as a 'plan B' in the event Fernando Alonso quits the team after 2017.

Prost welcomes new F1 team rumours

F1 legend Alain Prost has welcomed rumours suggesting an eleventh team could be on the grid in 2018.

Berger's nephew to make F1 test debut

Gerhard Berger's nephew is set to take a big leap forward in his ambitions to race in F1.

20 JUNE 2017

Carey proud to revive European F1 races

F1 chiefs say they are proud to be bringing two traditional European races back to the sport's calendar.

Bottas wants long term Mercedes deal

Valtteri Bottas says he is balancing his ambitions to win races against his desire to secure a "long term contract" with Mercedes.

Tyre management not among McLaren's problems

Tyre management is not among McLaren's problems in 2018.

Vettel defends social media absence

Sebastian Vettel has defended his decision to keep a low public profile.

Porsche to attend F1 engine meeting, Austria GP

Porsche could be contemplating a future move into formula one.

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No Angel: The Secret Life of Bernie Ecclestone

No Angel: The Secret Life of Bernie Ecclestone

by Tom Bower

Born into poverty, Bernie Ecclestone has made himself a billionaire by developing Formula One racing. Private, mysterious and some say sinister, the eighty-year-old criss-crosses the globe in his private jet, mixing with celebrities, statesmen and sporting heroes. His success is not just in creating a multibillion-pound global business but in resisting repeated attempts to snatch the glittering prize from his control.

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Straight Talk - Two against one - is it 2007 all over again?

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Kimi Raikkonen had his best performance of the season last weekend in Russia, scoring his first podium finish of 2017, closing on Valtteri Bottas and Sebastian Vettel in the second part of the Sochi race, after just missing out on his first pole position to his team mate. But that didn't stop Ferrari from using the veteran Finn as help for Vettel's battle for victory, giving yet another hint Raikkonen is seen very much as the Number Two driver at Maranello.

Straight Talk - Would you miss the Monaco Grand Prix?

By Luis Vasconcelos

If one of the things McLaren targeted when it was decided Fernando Alonso would give the Monaco Grand Prix a miss to try his hands in the Indy 500 was media exposure, then well done to Zak Brown and his staff. From Wednesday to Friday in Bahrain, the Spaniard's decision was the focal point of the paddock but, of course, when qualifying started, no one thought about it anymore.

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