New F1 owner Liberty Media has urged the teams to buy into the sport.
Toto Wolff has admitted it is possible Valtteri Bottas could be replaced at Mercedes by a bigger name for 2018.
Toto Wolff says the retirement of Nico Rosberg was regarded as an "opportunity" for Mercedes rather than a problem.
F1 rookie Stoffel Vandoorne agrees with his McLaren teammate Fernando Alonso that their head-to-head fight will not be too intense in 2017.
Kevin Magnussen says he is already enjoying life at his new F1 home.
Dr Helmut Marko says that in Mercedes' place, Red Bull would have taken a punt on a young driver rather than sign up someone like Valtteri Bottas.
Valtteri Bottas is taking a personal sponsor with him from Williams to Mercedes.
If Manor finds an eleventh-hour saviour, the embattled backmarker team would have to race its 2016 car early this season.
The final hurdle has been cleared as Liberty Media races towards completing its takeover of formula one.
McLaren executive Zak Brown has confirmed reports the British team might be set for a livery change in 2017.
Former F1 driver Marc Surer hopes Valtteri Bottas is up to the task of taking on triple world champion Lewis Hamilton in 2017.
F1 teams are backing away from new owner Liberty's offer of shares in the sport they compete in.
Piero Ferrari would like to see the F1 team that bears his famous surname win at least three races in 2017.
2017 rookie Lance Stroll says he is happy that Felipe Massa will be his teammate this year.
Bad news is still flowing out of Silverstone, the embattled current venue of the historic British grand prix.
Reigning GP2 champion will keep his skills sharp this year in Japan's top tier of open wheel racing.
Michael Schumacher's former long-time manager has criticised the F1 legend's family.
Former F1 driver Christian Klien is starting his year by finally completing his compulsory military service in his native Austria.
Mercedes steered away from signing Pascal Wehrlein for 2017 because it would have been "too early" for the young German.
Toto Wolff has played down fears the career of new Ferrari reserve Antonio Giovinazzi might stagnate in 2017.
Kevin Magnussen says he was "disappointed" to hear about his former Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul's recent parting shot.
World champion Nico Rosberg says he is looking forward to seeing a "great battle" between Mercedes' new driving duo in 2017.
Niki Lauda says he feels relaxed now that Valtteri Bottas has been signed up for 2017.
Fernando Alonso says he is "not worried" even though he has a rookie teammate for 2017.
Only one hurdle remains as F1's new owner Liberty Media looks to complete its buyout of the sport.
Honda's plans to begin supplying a second F1 team with engines are now shaping up.
Former F1 team owner Gerard Lopez has defended his record in the sport, insisting the Lotus foray was "not a failure".
Former F1 driver Heikki Kovalainen has admitted he made a bid to replace the Mercedes-bound Valtteri Bottas at Williams for 2017.
Lewis Hamilton's former teammate says Valtteri Bottas should not have any trouble working with the triple world champion in 2017.
The last major pieces of the 2017 grid have fallen into place.
Valtteri Bottas' one-year contract to drive for Mercedes in 2017 is "really strange".
Carlos Sainz has admitted he is "angry" but also "patient", as his career stalls for now at Toro Rosso.
Stoffel Vandoorne is not sure McLaren will be ready to win races in 2017.
Renault will help Red Bull "get closer" to Mercedes in 2017.
Dietrich Mateschitz says he is yet to decide if he will accept Liberty's offer and buy shares in formula one.
Valtteri Bottas' expected move from Williams to Mercedes looks set to be finalised this week.
Two more F1 teams are on track for pre-season testing late next month.
New Ferrari reserve Antonio Giovinazzi actually deserves a seat on the 2017 grid.
Bernie Ecclestone doubts Mercedes can be beaten in 2017.
Gerhard Berger says he does not relate to Nico Rosberg's decision to quit F1 at the age of 31.
McLaren is not setting its targets too high for 2017.
Gian Carlo Minardi has hit out at criticism of Lance Stroll's impending debut in F1.
Pascal Wehrlein has admitted he is heading to Sauber for 2017.
Silverstone's owner is now more confident about the future of the British grand prix.
Every F1 circuit will be tweaked and upgraded to accommodate this year's much faster cars.
Better news is now emerging from Banbury, the UK headquarters of the embattled F1 backmarker Manor.
F1 legend Gerhard Berger says that if he was in charge at Mercedes, he would have signed Pascal Wehrlein for 2017.
Frederic Vasseur says he might not be done with his F1 career.
Ferrari has swung open the door for Mick Schumacher.
Force India has suffered a financial blow ahead of the 2017 season.
Former Ferrari junior Raffaele Marciello has called off his F1 dream.
It will take some time before the pecking order clearly emerges in 2017, according to Pirelli chief Paul Hembery.
Max Verstappen says he is "absolutely" ready to win the world championship in 2017.
Renault will not be "weakened" by the departure of team boss Frederic Vasseur.
Frederic Vasseur says he quit as Renault boss because of "serious differences" with his management colleagues.
Team boss Gunther Steiner has dismissed a stinging attack on Kevin Magnussen, who is Haas' new recruit for 2017.
Manor has just a single week to avoid collapse, according to sources close to the embattled F1 backmarker.
Donington might once again be in the running as a potential alternative venue for the British grand prix.
Former F1 driver Martin Brundle has revealed he suffered a heart attack in the moments after the chequered flag in Monaco this year.
Zak Brown has played down reports F1 teams might be reluctant to accept Liberty Media's offer of shares in the sport.
Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul has lashed out at departing team driver Kevin Magnussen.
Red Bull will continue to use a controversial suspension concept in 2017, according to Germany's Auto Bild.
Carlos Sainz has singled out fellow Spaniard Fernando Alonso as one of the most influential figures in his rise to formula one.
McLaren-Honda will launch its 2017 car on February 19, according to the Spanish sports daily AS.
Two more sponsors have backed out of supporting embattled F1 legend Michael Schumacher.
Team boss Frederic Vasseur has left Renault.
Mercedes has denied reports it has set a date for the announcement of Lewis Hamilton's teammate for 2017.
Niki Lauda says the identity of Lewis Hamilton's new teammate for 2017 remains unknown because "it's all so complicated".
Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne says he plans to retire after 2018.
Williams has declined to comment on a wave of speculation about the British team's next moves.
Paddy Lowe could leave his role as Mercedes' technical boss in order to become the overall chief at Williams.
Ferrari is working harder than ever for F1 success in 2017, according to president Sergio Marchionne.
Mercedes should have been braver and signed MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi for 2017.
Bernie Ecclestone has told British officials to stop "complaining", amid fears Silverstone will drop off the calendar after 2019.
Daniil Kvyat says he has returned from a Christmas break to a spate of "intensive training" ahead of the 2017 season.
After losing his seat at Haas, Esteban Gutierrez will continue his motor racing career in the Formula E single seater series.
Valtteri Bottas' next step in formula one will be known "in good time" before pre-season testing begins late next month.
Nico Rosberg has no plans for the 2017 season opener in March except for "sitting on a couch".
Nico Hulkenberg says he has never worked harder ahead of a new season of formula one.
Manor owner Stephen Fitzpatrick has admitted losing tenth place in the 2016 world championship was a real blow to the team's hopes of survival.
As he prepares for 2017, Nico Hulkenberg insists he is content.
Felipe Massa had to break an agreement to race in Formula E this year, according to the Spanish sports daily Marca.
Manor and its administrators have admitted that the F1 team's short-term survival is in doubt.
British motor racing tracks have played down Bernie Ecclestone's hint they might be in the running to take over the British grand prix.
Renault has become the fourth F1 team to reveal a 2017 car launch date.
McLaren has revealed that it will use a new Honda engine in 2017.
Manor is once again facing the prospect of collapse, according to authoritative British media reports on Friday.
Valtteri Bottas is ready to win races in formula one, according to his trainer.
Nico Rosberg looks set to stay with Mercedes as a brand ambassador.
Force India has become the third team to reveal a launch date for its 2017 car.
Bernie Ecclestone insists he is happy rather than upset that some of F1's biggest names have elected to retire.
A new cloud has moved over the future of the British grand prix.
Bernie Ecclestone has jumped to the defence of Sebastian Vettel, amid criticism of the Ferrari driver's performance and frustration in 2016.
Esteban Ocon says he and Force India are aiming high for 2017.
Jean Alesi has hailed Ferrari's decision to sign up an Italian driver for 2017.
Former F1 driver Roberto Merhi has moved to calm the hype surrounding Max Verstappen.
Bernie Ecclestone says he hopes F1 legend Michael Schumacher's teenage son makes it all the way to formula one.
Mercedes on Wednesday announced it will launch its 2017 car on 23 February.
Jean Alesi thinks the departure of James Allison in 2016 had a big impact on Ferrari's season.
Ferrari has reportedly made a bold bid to catch up in 2017 by designing a new suspension system, or have the Mercedes-pioneered concept banned by the FIA.
Former F1 driver Roberto Merhi has tipped a tough forthcoming season for Lewis Hamilton's new teammate.
Stoffel Vandoorne is refusing to compare himself with Lewis Hamilton.
McLaren's former long-time team manager Jo Ramirez thinks "passion" is lacking in the Woking team of today.
Renault can target points and maybe even a podium in 2017.
Kevin Magnussen is sure he will enjoy his F1 career more now that he has switched teams for the second time.
Rio Haryanto has dropped out of the running to return to F1 in 2017.
Daniel Ricciardo says it is former teammate Sebastian Vettel's unbridled focus on F1 that leads to his obvious "frustration".
The late and sensational rush in the 2017 driver 'silly season' is now set to end.
Ferrari will crack the 1000 horse power barrier with its 2017 engine, according to a report in Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Nico Rosberg's physical trainer is not sure what his next move will be.
Max Verstappen admits that if Red Bull's 2017 car is a title challenger, his relationship with teammate Daniel Ricciardo would change.
As the three-year anniversary of his skiing accident passes, Michael Schumacher is quietly turning 48.
Zak Brown thinks his impact at McLaren can be felt immediately in 2017.
Toro Rosso is in talks about selling the naming rights of the team's engine supplier for 2017.
Nico Hulkenberg thinks 2017 could be a second consecutive tough campaign for the Renault works team.
Stoffel Vandoorne's "worst enemy" in 2017 will be his highly rated teammate Fernando Alonso.
Niki Lauda has hit out at Ross Brawn's contribution to the recent success of the Mercedes team.
Mick Schumacher says he wants to follow in his famous father's footsteps by winning the world championship.
World champion Nico Rosberg has hit back at his former teammate's complaints about losing key members of his race crew in 2016.
Felipe Nasr has admitted it is possible he will be left without a F1 seat for 2017.
Felipe Massa is still refusing to comment on widespread speculation his F1 retirement will be very short lived.
Sir Jackie Stewart claims he earns more than most of the entire F1 grid.
F1 teams are being offered shares in the sport but not voting rights, according to Germany's Auto Motor und Sport.
The shock retirement of world champion Nico Rosberg is a big boost to Daniel Ricciardo's title chances.
Toto Wolff has admitted for the first time that Valtteri Bottas is a "possibility" to replace Nico Rosberg at Mercedes.
New owners Liberty Media are considering scratching Fridays from the F1 race weekend.
New Ferrari reserve Antonio Giovinazzi could be set for some Friday practice outings with Sauber or Haas in 2017.
It is now almost certain that Mercedes will head into 2017 with Valtteri Bottas as Lewis Hamilton's new teammate.
F1's utter domination by Mercedes must end in 2017.
F1 could be about to find a spanner in the works of its plans for more aesthetically pleasing cars for 2017.
McLaren has clarified claims that another key member of the Honda-powered team is leaving.
Carlos Sainz says his Red Bull bosses didn't even contemplate letting him go to Mercedes for 2017.
Felipe Massa has played down reports that he is definitely cancelling his retirement plans in order to stay at Williams for 2017.
Monisha Kaltenborn thinks F1's new owners are sympathetic to the idea of a fairer distribution of power among the teams.
McLaren is not commenting on reports new boss Jost Capito is leaving the team, just four months after starting work.
Lewis Hamilton says he wants to keep his entire crew of mechanics and engineers for 2017.
Mercedes could be set to further delay its decision about the identity of world champion Nico Rosberg's successor.
Sergio Marchionne says he has learned his lesson and will no longer be making any bold predictions for 2017.
Carlos Sainz has ruled himself out of the running to replace Nico Rosberg at Mercedes.
Halo looks set to be on the way into F1 for 2018.
Liberty Media is continuing to formalise its takeover of formula one.
Former team boss Jean Todt has tipped Ferrari to keep chipping away at the small gap to F1 frontrunners Mercedes and Red Bull.
Nico Rosberg says Mercedes should consider taking the "risk" of signing up German youngster Pascal Wehrlein to replace him for 2017.
Felipe Massa says he has been invited by his former boss to become an F1 steward.
Michael Schumacher's manager insists there will be no changes to the policy of radio silence when it comes to the health of the F1 legend.
Stoffel Vandoorne has admitted he is unlikely to be in a position to win races straight away in formula one.
Antonio Giovinazzi is tipped to step into a third driver role with Ferrari for 2017.
F1 will head into the Christmas and New Year's break without announcing the identity of Mercedes' second driver for 2017.
Valentino Rossi's father has admitted the MotoGP legend came "very, very close" to switching to formula one a decade ago.
A cloud is hanging over Manor's future ahead of the 2017 season.
Sebastian Vettel is emerging as a favourite to become Nico Rosberg's longer term replacement at Mercedes.
Former team boss Ross Brawn thinks Mercedes will still be a leading force in formula one next year.
Austria could lose its free to air television coverage of formula one from 2020.
Drivers will find it even harder to make the perfect race start in 2017.
Bernie Ecclestone has admitted he is worried Lewis Hamilton will utterly dominate in 2017.
Pat Symonds has refused to deny reports that Paddy Lowe will replace him as Williams' technical boss.
Ross Brawn has admitted F1 should consider taking a sharp turn with its engine regulations for 2020.
Ferrari must consider reorganising its structure in order to return to the top of F1.
He will not replace Nico Rosberg in 2017, but the door to a future at Mercedes is a possibility for Fernando Alonso the year after.
Nico Rosberg has admitted his return to F1 in the future could be in the form of driver management.
New world champion Nico Rosberg insists that Mercedes has been "understanding" about his late decision to quit the team and F1.
Mika Salo says it is very possible a golden opportunity for his fellow Finn Valtteri Bottas to step up to Mercedes might fall through.
It will be 2018 at least before McLaren can finally put the first title sponsor on its cars since 2013.
Pastor Maldonado says he is working on his return to formula one.
Felipe Massa has ruled out going it alone to put Brazil back on track for a healthy future in F1.
Bernie Ecclestone and new F1 director Chase Carey are in contact with Toto Wolff about the identity of Nico Rosberg's Mercedes successor.
Force India has acknowledged it will be difficult to defend fourth place in the constructors' world championship next year.
Pirelli sounds determined to keep clamping down on how F1 teams are using their tyres.
Giacomo Agostini, arguably the greatest motorcycle racing legend of all time, says he cannot understand new F1 champion Nico Rosberg's decision to quit.
Felipe Nasr says Nico Rosberg's shock decision to retire improves his chances of staying in F1 next year.
Lewis Hamilton and Toto Wolff are looking to put the controversy of the Abu Dhabi finale firmly in the past.
Williams is not commenting on reports it rejected an initial offer from Mercedes to buy out Valtteri Bottas' 2017 contract.
Paddy Lowe looks set to leave Mercedes and return to Williams.
Sergey Sirotkin has admitted he is pushing to become Renault's race driver by 2018.
Kevin Magnussen has rejected the advice of Le Mans legend and Danish countryman Tom Kristensen.
McLaren has rubbished reports Mercedes' technical boss Paddy Lowe is set to leave the reigning world champions and return to Woking.
It is becoming clearer and clearer that Pascal Wehrlein will join Mercedes as Lewis Hamilton's new teammate in 2017.
F1's acquisition by Liberty Media will speed ahead early next year.
Mercedes' engineering chief Aldo Costa has named in-house junior Pascal Wehrlein as a good candidate to replace retiring world champion Nico Rosberg.
Nico Rosberg has hit back at his former boss Niki Lauda, following criticism of his sudden decision to quit Mercedes and formula one.
New world champion Nico Rosberg has backed countryman Pascal Wehrlein's suitability to replace him at Mercedes.
Nico Rosberg has hit back at claims he might return to formula one after a few years of retirement.
Bernie Ecclestone has admitted he is "surprised" a deal to revive the French grand prix is finally done.
Monisha Kaltenborn says it would be better if Ferrari rather than Mercedes was dominating formula one.
Austrian grand prix venue, the Red Bull Ring, has recorded an alarming financial loss for 2016.
The newly retired Nico Rosberg could decide to return to formula one in the future.
Mercedes is yet to close the chapter on Lewis Hamilton's controversial driving in the closing stages of the Abu Dhabi title finale.
Felipe Nasr has indicated he has the patience to wait for clarity regarding his future in F1.
Toto Wolff says it would be better if Pascal Wehrlein got another "year or two" to develop at a midfield team before stepping up at Mercedes.
Toto Wolff has excused his fellow Mercedes team chief Niki Lauda for initially reacting angrily to Nico Rosberg's shock decision to retire.
Pascal Wehrlein appears to be in pole position to step up and become Lewis Hamilton's new teammate at Mercedes for 2017.
Mick Schumacher could now be on the cusp of becoming Mercedes' next official F1 junior driver.
Maurizio Arrivabene has counted Ferrari out of Mercedes' last minute scramble to replace the newly-retired world champion Nico Rosberg.
Sports minister Thierry Braillard says he learned about the return of the French grand prix via the media.
New GP2 champion Pierre Gasly has set his sights on being in F1 in time for France's calendar return in 2018.
Sergio Marchionne says Ferrari's biggest problem in 2016 was falling behind the development curve.
Sergio Marchionne has admitted Ferrari is at risk of losing its champion drivers after 2017.
Red Bull and its drivers have distanced themselves from Nico Rosberg's seismic decision to leave Mercedes and F1.
Sebastian Vettel has responded to the seismic Nico Rosberg retirement story simply by referring to his Ferrari contract.
Niki Lauda has hit out at Nico Rosberg's decision to quit Mercedes just days after winning the world championship.
Pascal Wehrlein has declared himself "ready" to step up and become Lewis Hamilton's new Mercedes teammate.
Fernando Alonso and Mercedes have played down rumours linking the Spanish driver with Nico Rosberg's newly-vacant 2017 seat.
Even newly retired drivers are being linked with Nico Rosberg's surprisingly vacant Mercedes seat for 2017.
Nico Rosberg says he wants to remain connected to F1 following his shock decision to quit Mercedes and retire.
The rumours linking potential names with Nico Rosberg's newly vacant 2017 seat are getting wilder by the moment.
In a shock announcement by Nico Rosberg today, the newly crowned world champion has decided that he is retiring from the sport, with immediate effect.
Sauber looks set to be first out of the blocks with its 2017 car.
F1 stewards are looking to speed up their deliberating and be more consistent in their decisions.
After a decade's absence, France will return to the F1 calendar in 2018.
As the long 2016 season finally ends, Max Verstappen continues to divide opinion.
F1 should consider shaking up the race weekend format.
Niki Lauda says the Abu Dhabi grand prix was proof in itself that Nico Rosberg deserves the 2016 world championship.
Jenson Button will continue to contribute to McLaren-Honda in 2017.
Niki Lauda has linked the demise of the German grand prix with how the public interacts with the country's champion drivers Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg.
Monisha Kaltenborn says Sauber would like to complete its 2017 driver lineup "as soon as possible".
Nico Rosberg has admitted he was unsure if Lewis Hamilton would take his 'backing up' tactics in Abu Dhabi to the next level.
Kimi Raikkonen's improvement in 2016 was nothing short of "amazing".
Damon Hill has rubbished rumours Lewis Hamilton might quit Mercedes.