FIA happy with safety of Pirelli's tyres

F1's governing body on Thursday said it is satisfied Pirelli's tyres are structurally safe.

Williams keeps Bottas, Massa for 2016

Williams will race into another season with Valtteri Bottas alongside Felipe Massa.

Renault poised to sign Lotus purchase option

Renault is now poised to sign an option to buy a majority stake of the ailing F1 team Lotus, the German publication Auto Motor und Sport reports.

No Pirelli directives issued yet

How Pirelli will handle the aftermath of the Belgian tyre blowout saga remains unclear.

Marchionne set for Red Bull engine talks

Ferrari wants to re-enter the running to be Red Bull's new engine supplier from 2016.

Lotus facing new hurdles in Monza paddock

Monza looks set to be another challenging weekend for Lotus.

Alonso unhappy but motivated

Carlos Sainz, the Spanish rookie who claims Fernando Alonso as a mentor, says the McLaren driver and double world champion is "unhappy" in 2016.

Vettel expecting no more boos from Tifosi

Sebastian Vettel is expecting a very different Italian grand prix.

No engine talks with Honda yet - Booth

Manor is not yet turning its attention to the matter of its driver lineup for 2016.

Allison has signed new Ferrari deal?

James Allison is staying put at Ferrari.

Montezemolo says Ecclestone Monza threats not new

Former Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has weighed into the uncertainty surrounding Monza's future on the F1 calendar.

Pirelli set to announce tyre usage clampdown

Pirelli on Thursday is poised to announce stricter guidelines regarding the use of its tyres by formula one teams ahead of the Italian grand prix.


PM tells Ecclestone Hands off Monza!

The big guns are now firing over the question of historic Monza's future on the F1 calendar.

Turkey could still return to F1?

The new operator of Turkey's former F1 track says the sport could return to Istanbul in the future.

Lotus clinging to survival at Monza

Lotus is clinging to survival ahead of the Italian grand prix.

Rosberg has not taken backwards step says Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton does not think his teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg has taken a step backwards in 2015.

Monza rescue talks to hit highest gear

Talks to secure Monza's future on the F1 calendar will step into a high gear this weekend.

More mixed messages as Honda tackles Monza

Honda is going into yet another race weekend with mixed messages.

Michelin remains open to Pirelli tyre war

Michelin remains open to going wheel-to-wheel with Pirelli in 2017.

Raikkonen backs new Iceman alcoholic drink

Kimi Raikkonen is the face of a new alcoholic drink in his native Finland.

Hulkenberg set to keep Porsche seat for 2016

Nico Hulkenberg looks set to defend his title as Le Mans winner at next year's edition of the fabled 24 hour sports car race.

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Straight Talk - Give them an inch...

By Luis Vasconcelos

...and they'll take a mile, I found myself thinking during the Belgian Grand Prix, last weekend. Through the once daunting Eau Rouge/Radillon section many drivers were going completely off the track to achieve better lap times, from the start of free practice until the end of the race. The FIA had put a sausage kerb at the top of the Radillon but after many drivers went over it during Friday sessions it was removed for being "scary and dangerous". Going slower and avoiding it didn't seem to be an option drivers would contemplate though...

Straight Talk - Too much for the boys!

By Luis Vasconcelos

Jules Bianchi was in everyone's mind when we landed in Budapest, and drivers were bombarded with questions about the late Frenchman, as this was the first funeral many of them had attended - not an easy experience for anyone, let alone when you're there to say goodbye to someone so young.

Straight Talk - When small is not beautiful

By Luis Vasconcelos

Last week's meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the 2016 F1 calendar, extending the season to 21 Grand Prix. That decision alone should be enough reason for concern for the teams, for the amount of travelling and days away from home will be increased - and we will all have the mammoth task of working over the space of just 35 weeks.

Straight Talk - Hulkenberg back in the game

By Luis Vasconcelos

Formula One can be a funny old business, particularly when it comes to drivers choices - mainly about the way some top teams make decisions that can cost them Grand Prix victories and even World Championships.

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