27 OCTOBER 2016

Thursday Press Conference

Mexican GP - Thursday Press Conference

F1 journalists say Alonso best driver

Journalists almost unanimously agree that Fernando Alonso is still the best driver in F1.

Red Bull atmosphere will not sour says Verstappen

Max Verstappen is sure the quality of his current relationship with Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo will last.

Wolff only wants to make money says Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone has hit out at the latest generation of F1 team chiefs, accusing them of caring most about money.

Team predicts nine second boost in 2017?

One team thinks lap times could be boosted by as much as an astonishing 9 seconds in 2017.

Perez waiting for Ferrari switch says Hulkenberg

Sergio Perez turned down Renault for 2017 because he is probably holding out for Ferrari.

Palmer linked with Sauber switch

Jolyon Palmer is being linked with a potential move to Sauber for 2017.

Haas keeping driver door open for 2017

Haas is currently leaving the door open for a driver change in 2017.

Gasly to be reserve driver in 2017 says Marko

Pierre Gasly will remain a part of Red Bull's F1 programme in 2017.

26 OCTOBER 2016

Hamilton can still win title says Verstappen

Max Verstappen says it would be wrong to write off Lewis Hamilton's chances of winning the 2016 season.

Relaxed Massa eyeing next seat after F1

Felipe Massa appears to have narrowed down his post-F1 options for 2017 to either a race seat in Formula E or the German touring car series DTM.

Sauber sabotage claims ridiculous

A wild rumour has emerged about the Sauber team and its Brazilian driver Felipe Nasr.

Verstappen needs patience to win again says Marko

Dr Helmut Marko has continued his criticism of F1 sensation Max Verstappen in the wake of the US grand prix.

Sepang will still host 2017 Malaysia GP

Race organisers have admitted that scrapping the Malaysian grand prix would have legal ramifications.

25 OCTOBER 2016

Sepang says no quick decision over GP break

Sepang, the host of the Malaysian grand prix, has warned there will be no quick decision over the future of the race near Kuala Lumpur.

Rosberg aware of Mexican match point

Nico Rosberg says he is "aware" that he could be crowned the 2016 world champion as soon as this weekend.

Italian press says Ferrari misses Alonso

Amid a difficult closing phase of the 2016 season, Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel are continuing to get a battering in the Italian media.

Sainz has long future in F1

Max Verstappen may have won the popular vote, but a spotlight is also being shon on another bright performance in Austin last weekend.

Horner praises Pirelli's 2017 tyres

The first real praise about Pirelli's all-new bigger and wider tyres has finally emerged.

24 OCTOBER 2016

Alonso could quit even with Mercedes offer

Fernando Alonso says even a plum seat at Mercedes or Red Bull would not convince him to stay in F1 if next year's cars do not excite him.

Arrivabene rejects latest Ferrari rumours

Maurizio Arrivabene has rejected the latest round of rumours about Ferrari.

Rosberg denies settling for second in Austin

World championship leader Nico Rosberg has denied settling for second place throughout the US grand prix.

Haas expected more from Gutierrez

Haas boss Gunther Steiner has admitted a question mark is hanging over Esteban Gutierrez's future.

Ecclestone defends comments about Rosberg

Bernie Ecclestone has defended his claim that Lewis Hamilton would make a better winner of the 2016 world championship.

Nasr still denying Force India switch rumours

Reports that Felipe Nasr is in pole position to secure the vacant Force India cockpit for 2017 are gaining strength.

Gasly cannot understand Kvyat decision

Pierre Gasly has admitted he "cannot understand" why Red Bull overlooked him for a Toro Rosso seat for 2017.

Race Report - Happy hunting ground

United States GP - Race ReportBy Dan Knutson in Austin

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Straight Talk - F1 shouldn't be a niche sport

By Luis Vasconcelos

Malaysia has now decided it's not worth it hosting a Formula One Grand Prix in Sepang, because the race generates major losses and they've decided it's better to soldier on with other forms of racing, particularly Moto GP rather than keeping on losing money to host a Formula One Grand Prix.

Straight Talk - The appeal of a works team

By Luis Vasconcelos

Nico Hulkenberg has decided to swap the team that is likely to finish fourth in this year's Championship for another one that has scored only eight points. Moreover, the last time Hulkenberg's new team finished ahead of his current team was back in 2013, so what is happening this year is not a one-off, it's a trend.

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Straight Talk - Looking for new Grand Prix

By Luis Vasconcelos

Formula One is about to enter new territory with the acquisition by Liberty Media. We've all gathered a lot more effort will be put into digital and social media, as a way to broaden the exposure and attract a completely new generation of fans - something the old regime was not even trying to do as Bernie Ecclestone was quick to point out.

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