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31 MARCH 2015

OLD CHIEFS DESERVE CREDIT FOR FERRARI WIN

Luca di Montezemolo insists Ferrari's former management should not be forgotten after the fabled team returned to the top step of the podium.

ECCLESTONE'S CRITICISM OF VETTEL WRONG SAYS BERGER

Gerhard Berger has hit back at Bernie Ecclestone, following the F1 supremo's criticism of Sebastian Vettel.

GERMAN GP DEMISE SERIOUS FOR F1 NATION

Norbert Haug has lamented the demise of Germany's historic grand prix.

CATCHING MERCEDES NOT POSSIBLE SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko remains doubtful Red Bull can catch up in 2015.

FERRARI'S DRIVER HIERARCHY ALREADY SET

Kimi Raikkonen is back. 2015 is a crucial year for the Finn, having declared his interest in racing on beyond the season but acknowledging his expiring Ferrari contract.

30 MARCH 2015

FERRARI SAYS MERCEDES STILL HAS BEST CAR

Although disappointed, Toto Wolff had to chuckle late on Sunday when asked if Malaysia signalled the "end of an era" in formula one.

ALONSO UPBEAT WHILE FERRARI MOVES ON

Fernando Alonso insists his first race with McLaren-Honda went better than expected.

MERHI KEEPS OPTIONS OPEN AMID MANOR UNCERTAINTY

Roberto Merhi is having to keep his options open even after making his grand prix debut on Sunday.

RAIKKONEN HAS FULL SUPPORT OF ARRIVABENE

After two races in 2015, Ferrari is happy with its driver lineup.

MARKO WON BET BY GAMBLING ON FERRARI

Dr Helmut Marko left Sepang 400 euros richer - by betting on a Ferrari.

RACE REPORT - SEEING RED

Malaysian GP - Race Report

29 MARCH 2015

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Malaysian GP - Sunday Photos

WOLFF HOPES MALAYSIA STOPS EQUALISATION NONSENSE

Toto Wolff on Sunday said he hopes Ferrari's breakthrough win stops the "nonsense" talk about equalisation.

NO HAMILTON CONTRACT NEWS FOR A FEW MORE DAYS

The Malaysian grand prix weekend started and ended without Lewis Hamilton's new Mercedes contract being announced.

MALAYSIA ANNOUNCES NEW F1 RACE DEAL

Malaysia will continue to host a grand prix for at least the next three years.

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Malaysian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Malaysian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

VETTEL TO BE FATHER AGAIN SAYS ECCLESTONE

All is well in the world of Sebastian Vettel.

RACE NOTES - VETTEL WINS MALAYSIAN GP FOR FERRARI

Malaysian GP - Race Notes

RACE RESULTS

Malaysian GP - Race Results

ROSBERG DENIES BLOCKING HAMILTON

Nico Rosberg protested his innocence on Saturday, amid suspicions he 'blocked' teammate Lewis Hamilton in qualifying.

ECCLESTONE REGRETS LETTING MANOR RETURN

Manor appears to have lost the backing of Bernie Ecclestone, the most powerful man in formula one.

HONDA RELYING MORE ON MCLAREN NOW SAYS BOULLIER

McLaren and Honda are working hard to make their new works collaboration gel.

SUSIE WOLFF SLAMS ALL-FEMALE F1 SERIES IDEA

Susie Wolff has slammed suggestions an all-female version of formula one should be launched.

DENNIS DENIES ALONSO RELATIONSHIP BREAKING DOWN AGAIN

Ron Dennis has played down suggestions McLaren's relationship with Fernando Alonso is once again breaking down.

28 MARCH 2015

MALAYSIA NOT RULING OUT NIGHT RACE

Malaysia is looking into switching to a night race format in the future.

ALONSO UPBEAT DESPITE FERRARI RESURGENCE

McLaren-Honda's all-champion driver lineup is putting a brave face on its situation.

HAMILTON ASKED FIA TO EXPLAIN ALONSO CRASH

Lewis Hamilton played an unusually forceful role earlier this weekend in the drivers' FIA briefing, according to a Spanish newspaper.

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Malaysian GP - Saturday Press Conference

BOSS PLAYS DOWN ROSBERG-HAMILTON MOVE

Toto Wolff on Saturday played down suggestions the tension between Mercedes' drivers could be set to reignite.

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Malaysian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING REPORT - RAIN MIXER

Malaysian GP - Qualifying Report

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Malaysian GP - Qualifying Results

MANIPULATING EXCITEMENT WOULD KILL F1 SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda says Mercedes is staying out of the political debate surrounding the team's ongoing dominance of formula one.

SUTIL'S LEGAL ISSUES WITH SAUBER NOT RESOLVED

Adrian Sutil's legal dispute with Sauber is still ongoing.

HOCKENHEIM WARNS ECCLESTONE OF CONTRACT CONSEQUENCES

Hockenheim has hit back at Bernie Ecclestone's suggestion that Germany might not return to the F1 calendar in 2016.

SUSIE WOLFF DISAPPOINTED WITH SUTIL APPOINTMENT

Susie Wolff has admitted she is surprised and disappointed with Williams' latest signing.

CVC WOULD SELL F1 TO RED BULL SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has welcomed reports Red Bull might be looking at buying formula one.

ALONSO ROLE MEANT NO INDYCAR FOR MAGNUSSEN

Kevin Magnussen has admitted he let an opportunity to race in Indycar this year slide when Fernando Alonso had his Barcelona testing crash.

FERRARI ADDS 100M TO F1 BUDGET?

Ferrari is closing the gap to dominant Mercedes in more ways than one, according to reports.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - ROSBERG'S ROUND 3

Malaysian GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Malaysian GP - Practice 3 Results

NEXT HURDLE FOR MANOR IS 107 PERCENT QUALIFYING RULE

After the silence of Melbourne, Manor finally got its engines running in Malaysia.

SCHUMACHER'S STEPBROTHER ON GERMANWINGS PASSENGER LIST

Michael Schumacher's step-brother was on the passenger list of the ill-fated Germanwings flight, it has emerged.

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Malaysian GP - Saturday Photos

27 MARCH 2015

ECCLESTONE LETS FRUSTRATION SHOW IN MALAYSIA

Bernie Ecclestone cut a frustrated figure on Friday.

TENSION HIGH AS RED BULL AND RENAULT HEAD FOR DIVORCE

The tension between Red Bull's Christian Horner and Renault's Cyril Abiteboul was palpable on Friday, as the warring F1 partners appeared headed for divorce.

DRIVERS COULD GET EXTRA ENGINE FOR 2015?

Drivers may be allocated an extra engine to use throughout 2015, it emerged on Friday.

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - HE'S BACK

Malaysian GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Malaysian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Malaysian GP - Friday Team Quotes

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Malaysian GP - Friday Photos

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Malaysian GP - Practice 2 Results

DOUBTS REMAIN AS ROSBERG SAYS ALONSO SAGA WAS STRANGE

The FIA does not intend to release the findings of its investigation into Fernando Alonso's Barcelona test crash.

MASSA DENIES DOUBTING MERCEDES ENGINE PARITY

Felipe Massa has denied ever saying Williams may be running inferior engines than Mercedes' works team.

HAMILTON HAS SIGNED NEW MERCEDES CONTRACT?

Lewis Hamilton has now scribbled his name on a new contract beyond 2015, according to a Spanish newspaper.

RICCIARDO ADMITS RED BULL CHASSIS NOT BEST IN 2015

Daniel Ricciardo has admitted Red Bull's engine is not its only problem in 2015.

RULE STOPS HAMILTON FROM WEARING GREEN HELMET

Lewis Hamilton cannot wear a special helmet this weekend in Malaysia.

MERCEDES MADE FUEL MISTAKE WITH ROSBERG IN AUSTRALIA

Lewis Hamilton may not have been as dominant in Melbourne as first thought.

ENGINE CUSTOMERS NO FIX FOR HONDA TROUBLES

Adding a customer or two to its roster would not speed up Honda's F1 programme.

ROSBERG'S PREGNANT WIFE UNWELL

Nico Rosberg's mind is on the other side of the world as he also concentrates on his job this weekend in Malaysia.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - THE GOOD AND THE BAD

Malaysian GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Malaysian GP - Practice 1 Results

26 MARCH 2015

WILLIAMS SIGNS SUTIL AS 2015 RESERVE

After a quiet winter for the experienced 32-year-old, Adrian Sutil has kept his formula one dream alive.

RED BULL FRACAS JUST FRUSTRATION SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo has dismissed as "frustration" the unseemly spat between Red Bull and its works engine partner Renault.

VETTEL TURNS DOWN ROSBERG'S DEBRIEF INVITE

Sebastian Vettel has turned down Nico Rosberg's invitation to attend his engineering briefing in Malaysia.

MANOR FIRES UP FERRARI ENGINE AT SEPANG

By the sound of it, Manor appears on course to hit the track this weekend for the first time in 2015.

BOTTAS TWEAKS CAR AFTER BACK INJURY

Valtteri Bottas says modifications have been made to his car ahead of the Malaysian grand prix.

ALONSO SAYS LOCKED STEERING CAUSED CRASH

Fernando Alonso on Thursday said he crashed in Barcelona last month because his steering "locked".

FIA DECLARES ALONSO FIT TO RACE

Fernando Alonso has been declared fit to return to the cockpit of his McLaren-Honda this weekend.

MANOR TOLD IT MUST RUN CARS IN MALAYSIA

Manor has been told it must fire its engines this weekend in Malaysia.

MOSLEY TELLS MOANING RED BULL TO LIVE WITH IT

Max Mosley has told those complaining about the F1 rules to "live with it".

RED BULL EYES FUTURE AS ENGINE MAKER

Red Bull could be ramping up efforts to go it alone in formula one as an engine manufacturer.

ALONSO RUMOURS STILL RACING ON COMEBACK EVE

On the eve of his return to the F1 cockpit, the saga surrounding Fernando Alonso's mysterious Barcelona testing crash continues.

NOW FORCE INDIA SIGNS LOW-PROFILE DEVELOPMENT DRIVER

Force India has become the next F1 team to court controversy with its signing of a 'development driver'.

WILLIAMS CONFIRMS BOTTAS RETURN

Williams on Thursday confirmed Valtteri Bottas' return to action in Malaysia.

25 MARCH 2015

HOCKENHEIM DENIES BLAME FOR GERMAN GP DEMISE

Hockenheim and Bernie Ecclestone on Wednesday denied responsibility for the demise of the historic German grand prix.

RENAULT STILL HITTING BACK AT RED BULL

Renault has continued to hit back amid suggestions its turbo V6 'power unit' is the only reason for Red Bull's 2015 struggle.

HAMILTON SAYS NEW MERCEDES DEAL NOW CLOSE

The end of Lewis Hamilton's protracted negotiations with Mercedes over a new deal beyond 2015 may finally be close.

LOTUS SLAMMED FOR LATEST PAY DEVELOPMENT DRIVER

Lotus is once again taking criticism after naming another 'development driver'.

ALONSO EXPECTING TOUGH RETURN IN MALAYSIA

Fernando Alonso has admitted he is expecting a "tough weekend" in Malaysia.

BARRICHELLO FELL ASLEEP DURING 2015 OPENER

A trio of former F1 drivers are hoping the 2015 season opener was just a blip.

CHINA BUYS PIRELLI

China has bought F1's official tyre supplier Pirelli.

24 MARCH 2015

RENAULT ACCUSES RED BULL OF LYING

Renault's relationship with works team Red Bull continues to crumble.

HAKKINEN EXPECTED MORE FROM RAIKKONEN

Mika Hakkinen says he was disappointed with the performance of his countryman Kimi Raikkonen in Australia.

SILVER LINING FOR MCLAREN IS GOOD CHASSIS

A silver lining for struggling McLaren-Honda could be the cornering ability of the new MP4-30 car.

BOTTAS BACK TO NORMAL

Valtteri Bottas' manager on Tuesday said he expects the Finn to return to action this weekend in Malaysia.

ALONSO'S STEERING LOCKED BEFORE CRASH?

The cause of Fernando Alonso's mysterious Barcelona testing crash may now be clearer.

VERSTAPPEN FEARED GP2 WOULD STALL CAREER

Max Verstappen says he jumped at the chance to become F1's youngest-ever race driver for fear his career would otherwise stall.

MARKO SAYS MAX MOSLEY WOULD FIX F1

As F1 speeds towards its next battleground, the debate about the very future of the sport will also resume in Malaysia.

SEPANG NOT SATISFIED WITH NEW F1 DEAL

As the F1 circus touches down in Malaysia, it is possible this week's race will be the seventeenth and last at Sepang.

F1 SET FOR FIRST WET RACE OF 2015

F1 looks to be heading into its first wet race of the season.

23 MARCH 2015

ALONSO, BOTTAS, MANOR ALL HOPING TO RACE

McLaren on Monday confirmed reports Fernando Alonso is preparing to return to action this weekend in Malaysia.

ALONSO TRAVELLING TO MALAYSIA

Fernando Alonso on Sunday was cleared by FIA-appointed doctors to travel to the scene of this weekend's Malaysian grand prix.

KALTENBORN ADMITS MISTAKES IN VAN DER GARDE SAGA

Monisha Kaltenborn has broken her silence on the Giedo van der Garde affair, admitting she made "mistakes".

GERMAN GP AXE SAD SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has described the official demise of Mercedes' home race this year as "sad".

NEW FUEL-FLOW CONTROVERSY BREWING

A new controversy surrounding F1's fuel-flow rules could be brewing.

YOUNG ATHLETES ARE GLOBAL TREND

F1 is simply adjusting to the new "global trend" of younger athletes.

BOTTAS IMPATIENT FOR MALAYSIA RETURN

Valtteri Bottas is "impatient" to return to the cockpit of his Williams this weekend in Malaysia.

22 MARCH 2015

MERCEDES OFFERED MILLIONS TO SAVE GERMAN GP

Mercedes offered to help keep the German grand prix alive in 2015.

ALONSO TO SIT FIA TESTS AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY

Fernando Alonso's mandatory medical tests on Sunday will take place at the famous English university Cambridge, multiple British newspapers report.

FERRARI BUSY WITH F1 FACTORY MOVE

Ferrari is moving house.

21 MARCH 2015

ALONSO WILL RACE IN MALAYSIA SAYS MANAGER

Fernando Alonso's manager says the McLaren-Honda driver will be back in action in Malaysia next weekend.

ALONSO CRASH COSTS INSURERS 1.8 MILLION

Fernando Alonso's Barcelona testing crash has cost insurers EUR 1.8 million so far.

FIA CONFIRMS GERMAN GP DEMISE

F1's governing body has removed Germany from the 2015 calendar.

20 MARCH 2015

GERMAN GP DEAD AS CIRCUITS PULL OUT

Germany's other F1 circuit has joined Hockenheim in pulling out of the running to host the scheduled July 19 race.

MERCEDES RIVALS WILL NEVER CATCH UP SAYS MARKO

Mercedes' engine advantage is locked in for the long haul, Red Bull official Dr Helmut Marko insists.

MARKO SAYS TORO ROSSO CARS COULD TURN YELLOW

Toro Rosso's cars could turn yellow, Red Bull official Dr Helmut Marko has admitted.

BOTTAS BELIEVES HE CAN DRIVE IN MALAYSIA

Valtteri Bottas' manager has admitted he is not sure the Williams driver will return to action next weekend in Malaysia.

F1 IN IMAGE STRUGGLE AT START OF NEW SEASON

Formula one did not present the best image of itself as the 2015 season opened in Australia.

SCHUMACHER SHOULD ONLY BE SIX-TIME CHAMP SAYS BARRICHELLO

Rubens Barrichello claims his former Ferrari teammate Michael Schumacher should actually be just a six-time world champion.

MARC MARQUEZ BACKS HONDA TO SUCCEED IN F1

Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez has backed Honda to succeed in formula one.

19 MARCH 2015

ALONSO SET FOR MEDICAL CHECKS ON SUNDAY

Fernando Alonso will undergo medical tests conducted by the FIA on Sunday.

BOTTAS RECOVERING FROM BACK INJURY IN INDONESIA

SAUBER SURPRISED BY VAN DER GARDE ACCUSATIONS

Sauber has admitted it was "surprised" to read ousted driver Giedo van der Garde's media statement on Wednesday.

RACE PACE GAP TO MERCEDES NOT HUGE SAYS RAIKKONEN

Mercedes could have a race on its hands in 2015.

NEW RULES MADE FOR RIGHT REASONS

Williams has become the next team to back F1's current regulations.

WOLFF REVEALS HAMILTON BOUGHT FERRARI SUPERCAR

Lewis Hamilton has had contact with Ferrari, Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has admitted.

BIANCHI POINTS REASON MANOR SURVIVED SAYS BOOTH

Manor boss John Booth says the team would not have been resurrected without Jules Bianchi.

RED BULL ASKED FOR FIERCE DEVELOPMENT FROM RENAULT

Renault has revealed it took an unusually-aggressive approach to the 2015 season opener, at works partner Red Bull's behest.

KOBAYASHI IS NOT WORKING ON F1 COMEBACK

Kamui Kobayashi's manager has played down reports the Japanese driver is on the verge of a return to F1.

18 MARCH 2015

VAN DER GARDE ADMITS F1 DREAM PROBABLY OVER

Giedo van der Garde on Wednesday admitted the Sauber legal affair has probably ended his formula one dream.

MCLAREN DENIES TENSION AS ALONSO RETURNS

Fernando Alonso has stepped up his preparations to return to action in Malaysia next weekend.

WINS STILL POSSIBLE FOR MCLAREN-HONDA SAYS BOULLIER

Eric Boullier thinks it is "possible" McLaren-Honda might be in a position to win grands prix later in 2015.

KOBAYASHI IN TALKS FOR MANOR SEAT

Just one race into 2015, the first driver moves are already shaping up.

MERCEDES WOLFF SAYS FERRARI STEP IMPRESSIVE

Mercedes has tipped Ferrari to challenge in 2015.

VAN DER GARDE CAMP SET TO OUTLINE SAUBER DEAL

The Giedo van der Garde camp is set to issue details of the compensation package agreed with Sauber.

F1 KEEPS SAME RADIO CLAMPDOWN RULES FOR 2015

F1's radio clampdown will not be ramped up in 2015.

17 MARCH 2015

FURIOUS RED BULL FINDING LITTLE SUPPORT

So far, Red Bull is finding little support in its quest for immediate changes to the rules.

2015 GERMAN GP NO LONGER POSSIBLE

The last slim hope for this year's German grand prix now appears over.

HAMILTON TELLS RED BULL TO HIRE BETTER PEOPLE

Lewis Hamilton has stepped up his rhetoric against rival Red Bull's complaints.

MANOR WILL RACE IN MALAYSIA SAYA BOOTH

Manor insists it is travelling to Malaysia next weekend to race.

15 MILLION ENDS VAN DER GARDE SAGA?

Dutch media reports on Tuesday said Bernie Ecclestone was involved in negotiations that have ended the Giedo van der Garde saga.

RENAULT SPEEDS TOWARDS RED BULL DIVORCE?

The divorce between Red Bull and Renault seems ever closer.

ROSBERG INVITES VETTEL TO MERCEDES DEBRIEF

Nico Rosberg says his offer to Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel still stands.

GIRLFRIEND TIPS ALONSO FOR MALAYSIA RETURN

Fernando Alonso's girlfriend says the Spaniard should be fit to return in Malaysia next weekend.

MERCEDES SUPPLYING SAME ENGINE TO WILLIAMS

Mercedes has hit back at claims it is not supplying the same specification of engine to its F1 customers.

ECCLESTONE SAYS MERCEDES HAD V6 HEAD-START

Bernie Ecclestone claims Mercedes had a head-start over its engine rivals at the start of F1's controversial turbo V6 era.

BUTTON SAYS F1 CANNOT BAN MERCEDES

World champion Lewis Hamilton has joined his Mercedes bosses in hitting back at Red Bull's 'wailing'.

VERSTAPPEN'S FATHER SLAMS RENAULT

Former F1 driver Jos Verstappen has admitted he was "really upset" after the Australian grand prix.

ECCLESTONE TO TESTIFY IN VALENCIA CORRUPTION TRIAL

Bernie Ecclestone has been named as a witness in the corruption trial regarding the former grand prix on the streets of Valencia.

16 MARCH 2015

RED BULL RIGHT TO COMPLAIN SAYS ECCLESTONE

Red Bull is right to argue for rule changes after Mercedes utterly dominated the 2015 season opener, Bernie Ecclestone said on Monday.

ECCLESTONE TO BILL MANOR FOR F1 FREIGHT

Manor survived an FIA investigation in Australia, but now faces the wrath of F1's commercial chief Bernie Ecclestone.

MERCEDES SLAMS RED BULL AFTER 2015 OPENER

Mercedes chiefs have lashed back at those calling for immediate rule changes after the opening race of 2015.

PETER SAUBER DEFENDS KALTENBORN AFTER MELBOURNE SAGA

Team founder Peter Sauber has defended Monisha Kaltenborn after the courtroom debacle of the team's 2015 season opener.

GERMAN GP DEMISE NOT ECCLESTONE'S FAULT SAYS LAUDA

Germany's F1 circuits, not Bernie Ecclestone, are to blame for the demise of the German grand prix.

ALONSO SAYS MALAYSIA RETURN ON TRACK

Fernando Alonso has suggested his return to action in Malaysia in two weeks is on schedule.

SALO SURPRISED AS FERRARI OVERTAKES WILLIAMS

Ferrari on Sunday confirmed its return to better form after the struggle and turmoil of 2014.

RACE REPORT - THE CRUISERS

Australian GP - Race Report

15 MARCH 2015

FURIOUS RED BULL ISSUES F1 QUIT THREAT

Red Bull has threatened to quit formula one.

LAUDA DENIES PRIVATE LIVES TO HURT MERCEDES DRIVERS

Niki Lauda has rubbished suggestions the private lives of Mercedes' race drivers could affect their championship hopes in 2015.

F1 STARS WORRY ABOUT SPORT'S QUESTIONABLE SHOW

Local hero Daniel Ricciardo on Sunday admitted F1 had put on a questionable show for Australia.

GERMAN GP DEMISE A SHAME SAYS HULKENBERG

Nico Hulkenberg has lamented the apparent decline of the German grand prix.

VETTEL HAS UPPER HAND ALREADY

Sebastian Vettel already has the upper hand over friend and existing Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen.

MERHI HOPING TO KEEP MANOR SEAT FOR MALAYSIA

Roberto Merhi is hoping to keep his Manor race seat for Malaysia.

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Australian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SCHUMACHER SON STARTS F4 CAREER WITH A CRASH

Mick Schumacher's new single seater career has kicked off with a crash.

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Australian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS AUSTRALIAN OPENER

Australian GP - Race Notes

SUSIE WOLFF NOT ON POLE TO REPLACE BOTTAS

Williams has played down suggestions Susie Wolff is now in pole position to make her F1 debut.

RACE RESULTS

Australian GP - Race Results

BOTTAS WILL NOT RACE IN MELBOURNE

Valtteri Bottas is out of the Australian grand prix.

MARKO CONFIRMS RENAULT IN TORO ROSSO TAKEOVER TALKS

Talks are underway between Red Bull and Renault, regarding the sale of the Toro Rosso team.

HONDA NEEDS ALONSO MORE THAN EVER NOW SAYS SALO

Honda has defended its woeful return to formula one in 2015 by saying it opted to go conservative for Melbourne.

NEWEY COMMENTS SHOW RED BULL-RENAULT DIVORCE NIGH

Adrian Newey has joined fellow Red Bull officials in angrily pointing the finger at Renault.

MARKO ALREADY PREDICTING DULL SEASON

At the very first race of the 2015 season, Dr Helmut Marko has predicted a "dull" world championship.

SAINZ BEATS VERSTAPPEN HYPE ON DEBUT

Carlos Sainz has kicked off his F1 career with a bang.

INJURED BOTTAS STILL IN DOUBT FOR AUSTRALIA GP

Valtteri Bottas remains in doubt for Sunday's Australian grand prix.

14 MARCH 2015

CAR, NOT ENGINE EXPLAINS MERCEDES GAP

A better engine no longer explains Mercedes' continuing domination of formula one.

FIA TELLS MANOR TO EXPLAIN QUALIFYING ABSENCE

Manor has been summoned by the FIA to explain its failure to even attempt to qualify for the 2015 season opener.

WEBBER SAD TO SEE RED BULL STRUGGLE

Two former Australian F1 drivers sided with their compatriot Daniel Ricciardo after qualifying in Melbourne.

BOTTAS COULD MISS AUSTRALIAN GP

Valtteri Bottas could sit out the Australian grand prix.

MERCEDES DOMINATES, MCLAREN-HONDA DEAD LAST

The contrast between the two silver-coloured teams in Melbourne could not be more stark.

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Australian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Australian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

BOTTAS HURTS BACK IN MELBOURNE QUALIFYING

A limping Valtteri Bottas ended qualifying with a sore back.

FAMOUS DADS SUPPORT SONS IN TORO ROSSO PITS

The proudest dads in Australia were in the Toro Rosso garage on Saturday.

QUALIFYING REPORT - THE PECKING ORDER

Australian GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Australian GP - Saturday Photos

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Australian GP - Qualifying Results

BOULLIER ADMITS GREY AREAS IN ALONSO MYSTERY

A cloud is now hanging over Fernando Alonso's return to action in Malaysia in two weeks.

HONDA HAS 9 FIA TOKENS FOR 2015 UPGRADES

Honda has 9 FIA 'tokens' to improve the performance of McLaren's works engine throughout 2015.

MANOR LOOKS SET TO MISS QUALIFYING

Manor looks set to miss qualifying in Melbourne.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - LEADING THE WAY

Australian GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Australian GP - Practice 3 Results

VAN DER GARDE GIVES UP ON MELBOURNE SEAT

Giedo van der Garde has dropped his legal action against Sauber at the Australian grand prix.

13 MARCH 2015

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Australian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Australian GP - Friday Team Quotes

AILING BACKMARKERS COULD LEAVE BUTTON DEAD LAST

Amid a diminishing Melbourne grid, Jenson Button is worried he could be left dead-last at the start of the new McLaren-Honda era.

SAUBER SILENT AMID VAN DER GARDE SAGA

Buried in the Giedo van der Garde saga, Sauber is silent.

RED BULL SLAMS RENAULT IN AUSTRALIA

Red Bull has slammed its engine partner Renault, after a difficult start to the 2015 world championship campaign in Australia.

MAGNUSSEN SURPRISED AFTER MELBOURNE CRASH

Kevin Magnussen swiftly took responsibility after crashing his McLaren-Honda in Melbourne practice.

JUDGE TELLS VAN DER GARDE, SAUBER, TO BE SENSIBLE

The Giedo van der Garde saga will continue into yet another day on Saturday.

WILLIAMS ALSO REJECTS WIND TUNNEL BAN

Williams has joined Mercedes in hitting out at a proposal to ban wind tunnels in formula one.

HAMILTON SAYS NEWSPAPER REPORT IS PIECE OF RUBBISH

Lewis Hamilton has slammed a newspaper report that suggested he was demanding $1.5 million per week to sign a new Mercedes deal.

MELBOURNE SCOFFS AT SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE BID

Melbourne officials have scoffed at reports Sydney is lining up as an alternative host of the Australian grand prix.

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - THE FIRST HINT

Australian GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Australian GP - Friday Photos

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Australian GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - THE ONLY QUESTION

Australian GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Australian GP - Practice 1 Results

VAN DER GARDE TO RACE SAUBER IN MALAYSIA

Giedo van der Garde arrived at Albert Park early on Friday and headed straight into the Sauber garage.

ALONSO MYSTERY ROLLS ON AS MELBOURNE PRACTICE BEGINS

As the cars begin to roar in Melbourne, the uncertainty about Fernando Alonso's return to action at McLaren-Honda remain.

LAUDA SLAMS SAUBER NEGLIGENCE AMID VAN DER GARDE CRISIS

Giedo van der Garde is still in the Albert Park paddock on Friday, even though Sauber's two other contracted race drivers were seated in the cars.

MANOR NOT UP AND RUNNING IN MELBOURNE

The 2015 season is off to a stuttering start in Melbourne, with only 8 of the 10 teams actually firing up their engines in Friday practice.

12 MARCH 2015

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Australian GP - Thursday Press Conference

SOFTWARE COULD SIDELINE MANOR IN AUSTRALIA

Against all the odds, Manor made it to Australia and on Thursday both cars soared through scrutineering for the 2015 season opener.

SAUBER COULD HAVE CARS SEIZED AMID DISPUTE

Giedo van der Garde is now racing to get the super licence he needs to contest this weekend's Australian grand prix.

FIA STILL INVESTIGATING ALONSO CRASH

The FIA is still investigating Fernando Alonso's mysterious Barcelona testing crash last month.

WHITMARSH JOINS NEWEY AT AMERICA'S CUP TEAM

Former McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has re-emerged in the world of America's Cup racing.

ALONSO COULD ALSO MISS MALAYSIA

Already absent in Australia, attention is now turning to whether Fernando Alonso will be back in action in Malaysia in just over two weeks.

SAUBER LOSES APPEAL, PEREZ BACKS VAN DER GARDE

Sergio Perez has sided with Giedo van der Garde over his legal dispute with Sauber.

DENNIS NOW ADMITS ALONSO CRASH A MYSTERY

Ron Dennis has admitted bungling the Fernando Alonso saga, finally now joining those who agree the Barcelona test crash is a "mystery".

ECCLESTONE'S TV STRATEGY WORRIES SPONSORS

Sponsors have expressed concern about Bernie Ecclestone's television strategy for formula one.

TEAMS LATE IN TYRE, HOTEL PAYMENTS

Tyres for the 2015 season opener were only released by Pirelli to three teams one day ago, it has emerged.

VAN DER GARDE HAS NO SUPER LICENCE?

Giedo van der Garde's bid to race for Sauber in Melbourne could stumble at the final hurdle.

RED BULL PUSHING TO RUN SHORT NOSE IN MELBOURNE

Red Bull is still pushing to introduce a new bodywork package including a short nose for its 2015 car.

WOLFF HITS OUT AT WIND TUNNEL BAN PROPOSAL

Mercedes has hit out at Red Bull's suggestion that wind tunnels should be banned from formula one.

VETTEL NAMES FIRST FERRARI

Sebastian Vettel has named his first Ferrari 'Eva'.

SAUBER FIGHTS FOR SURVIVAL IN MELBOURNE COURT

Sauber is fighting for survival in a Melbourne court.

11 MARCH 2015

FRANK WILLIAMS BACK UP TO SPEED AFTER HOSPITAL STAY

Sir Frank Williams is out of hospital and back up to speed.

NEWEY'S SON JOINS MICK SCHUMACHER IN F4 TEAM

Mick Schumacher will have a teammate with another famous surname in the German formula 4 series this year.

VAN DER GARDE APPEAL DELAYED UNTIL THURSDAY

A resolution of Sauber's legal dispute with Giedo van der Garde is facing yet another delay.

AUDI CHIEF WILL NOT COMMENT ON F1 RUMOURS

Audi chief Rupert Stadler is no longer clearly denying speculation the Volkswagen-owned German carmaker is preparing to enter formula one.

EXPERTS WORRY ABOUT MCLAREN-HONDA PROJECT

Experts continue to worry about the early phase of McLaren-Honda's new collaboration.

ROSBERG VOWS TO IMPROVE WHEEL-TO-WHEEL SKILLS

Nico Rosberg has identified wheel-to-wheel combat as his main weakness alongside reigning world champion and teammate Lewis Hamilton.

BERGER SAYS MERCEDES WELL CLEAR OF RIVALS

Gerhard Berger has played down Mercedes' claim it will be challenged for victory early in 2015.

SAUBER APPEALS VAN DER GARDE RULING

Sauber is appealing a Melbourne court's ruling that Giedo van der Garde should race for the Swiss team this weekend.

KVYAT AT TWENTY THINKS VERSTAPPEN TOO YOUNG FOR F1

Even another F1 teen, Daniil Kvyat, thinks Max Verstappen might be too young for the pinnacle of motor sport.

MERHI NEEDS A SPONSOR TO KEEP MANOR SEAT

Roberto Merhi has admitted his new race seat at Manor may be short-lived.

VAN DER GARDE DENIES BEING UNPREPARED FOR SAUBER SEAT

Giedo van der Garde on Wednesday declared himself "happy, fit and ready to drive" this weekend in Melbourne.

10 MARCH 2015

ALONSO GIVING ALL FOR MALAYSIA RETURN

McLaren on Tuesday confirmed that Fernando Alonso is on course to return in Malaysia.

NEWEY'S STEP BACK NOT TOO BIG

Mar.10 (GMM) Adrian Newey's "step back" has not been too noticeable so far, Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo said on Tuesday.

FAMILIAR FACES LINING UP AT HAAS

Familiar faces are beginning to line up at the 2016 entrant Haas.

BIANCHI FAMILY NOT READY TO CLOSE SUZUKA CHAPTER

Jules Bianchi's father has not ruled out taking action against those "responsible" for the horror crash at Suzuka five months ago.

VETTEL DID NOT EXIST IN ITALY SAYS BRIATORE

Flavio Briatore has giggled at the new 'Sebastian Vettel fever' at Maranello.

MERCEDES RIVALRY MORE INTENSE IN 2015

Mercedes will continue to let its drivers fight hard for the title, boss Toto Wolff insists.

WILLIAMS TO CHALLENGE MERCEDES IN 2015

Niki Lauda is not expecting Mercedes to utterly dominate in 2015.

TOO EARLY FOR LOTUS PODIUMS SAYS GROSJEAN

Romain Grosjean has played down the prospect of early podiums this year for Lotus.

NEW MCLAREN BETTER THAN IT SEEMS

It has been a tumultuous winter for the fledgling McLaren-Honda collaboration.

BRIATORE WANTS MCLAREN, FIA TO EXPLAIN ALONSO CRASH

Fernando Alonso's mentor Flavio Briatore has revealed the Spanish driver's mysterious testing crash was "very strange".

SCHUMACHER SKI STORY IS TRAGEDY SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has described the fate of F1 legend Michael Schumacher as a "tragedy".

BUTTON DENIES OLYMPIC BID REPORTS

Jenson Button has hit back at reports he contemplated quitting F1 for the Olympics.

FERRARI LINK FOR HAMILTON NONSENSE SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has scoffed at reports Lewis Hamilton could switch to Ferrari rather than sign a new Mercedes contract beyond 2015.

MERHI MAY NOT KEEP MANOR RACE SEAT

Manor has completed the Melbourne grid by signing Spanish rookie Roberto Merhi.

9 MARCH 2015

MCLAREN NOT COVERING UP ALONSO CRASH TRUTH SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff on Monday sided with McLaren-Honda amid the ongoing saga surrounding Fernando Alonso's crash and recovery.

JUDGE DELAYS RULING IN VAN DER GARDE CASE

A Melbourne court on Monday postponed its ruling in a case brought by Dutch driver Giedo van der Garde.

HAMILTON LINKED WITH FERRARI SWITCH

Lewis Hamilton claims his fans in Italy urge him to join Ferrari.

ELECTRIC SHOCK THEORY WILL NOT GO AWAY

Now just days before the start of the season, the now-rampant doubts about Fernando Alonso's mysterious testing crash will not go away.

HAMILTON FOCUSED DESPITE SCHERZINGER SPLIT

Lewis Hamilton has played down any suggestion his split from long-time girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger could affect his performance in 2015.

MCLAREN-HONDA IN TERRIBLE TROUBLE SAYS BRUNDLE

McLaren-Honda has found itself in "terrible trouble" ahead of the 2015 season.

SIGNING RAIKKONEN WAS RIGHT DECISION SAYS DOMENICALI

Former Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali insists Kimi Raikkonen was the right choice for the Maranello team.

NURBURGRING NOT WILLING TO PAY FEE SAYS ECCLESTONE

The fate of the 2015 German grand prix is a simple matter of "the fee".

VAN DER GARDE DRIVE WOULD BE DANGEROUS SAYS SAUBER

Sauber has argued that letting Giedo van der Garde race in Melbourne would be a safety risk.

FERRARI TAKES CONSERVATIVE ENGINE TO AUSTALIA?

Ferrari is travelling to Australia early this week with a few less horse power in the luggage.

BIG MERCEDES GAP MEANS NO TEAM ORDERS ACCORDING TO VILLENEUVE

At least one seasoned observer is happy Mercedes' advantage appears overwhelming in 2015.

TAXMAN VOTED AGAINST MANOR RETURN

The British government did not support Marussia's F1 revival.

8 MARCH 2015

ECCLESTONE ADMITS EUR 15M PLAN B FOR SMALL TEAMS

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted he devised a contingency plan for F1's most struggling teams.

LEIMER'S MANOR HOPES SHRINK

Fabio Leimer's chances of securing the last seat on the 2015 grid have shrunk.

ECCLESTONE SURE MERCEDES WILL WIN 2015 TITLE

Bernie Ecclestone says he has no doubt who will win the 2015 world championship.

HAMILTON IN FINAL STAGES OF CONTRACT TALKS

As he touched down in Australia to begin his title defence, Lewis Hamilton admitted he is close to agreeing a deal to stay at Mercedes beyond 2015.

WURZ PLAYS DOWN BOYCOTT RUMOURS

Alex Wurz has joined Australian grand prix organisers in playing down the threat of boycott.

VILLENEUVE SLAMS ALONSO FOR LACK OF FERRARI RESPECT

Jacques Villeneuve has sided firmly with Ferrari after F1's highest profile driver move.

BUTTON CONSIDERED 2016 OLYMPIC BID

Jenson Button has admitted he thought about quitting formula one to launch a quest for the Olympics.

7 MARCH 2015

VETTEL FOOTAGE KEY TO ALONSO MYSTERY?

The theory Fernando Alonso was already unconscious before he crashed in Barcelona two weeks ago is growing stronger by the hour.

LEIMER IN FRAME FOR SECOND MANOR SEAT

2013 GP2 champion Fabio Leimer has leapt into contention to complete this year's formula one grid.

MCLAREN, ALONSO HIT BACK AT CREATIVE CRASH RUMOURS

Fernando Alonso and McLaren have hit back at reports about the severity of the Spanish driver's memory loss.

MELBOURNE PROMISED SEASON OPENER, DAY RACE

Melbourne is guaranteed its place at the top of F1's annual calendar, it has emerged.

6 MARCH 2015

AUSTRALIAN GP DENIES BOYCOTT THREAT

Australian grand prix organisers insist next weekend's 2015 season opener in Melbourne will not be boycotted.

ALONSO SURPRISED BY MCLAREN CRASH SAGA

Bernie Ecclestone has reportedly said the circumstances of Fernando Alonso's bizarre testing crash are "completely inexplicable".

ECCLESTONE SAYS GERMAN GP MUST MEET CONDITIONS

Bernie Ecclestone has suggested the matter of the embattled German grand prix is purely financial.

MANOR PASSES CRASH TESTS WITH 2015-LEGAL CAR

Manor Marussia is on the way to Melbourne.

BUYING F1 TEAM NOT EXCLUDED ADMITS RENAULT

Renault is now openly contemplating a return to full works status in formula one.

SAUBER SACKED VAN DER GARDE TO SAVE 330 JOBS

Sauber has found itself in legal trouble just one week before first practice in Melbourne.

VETTEL WAS RIGHT TO LEAVE RED BULL SAYS VILLENEUVE

Sebastian Vettel made the right choice in deciding to leave Red Bull for Ferrari.

V6 RULES GOING NOWHERE SAYS TODT

Jean Todt sounds unlikely to agree to any major revisions to F1's current engine regulations.

BIANCHI STILL IN COMA IN NICE

Five months after his horror Suzuka crash, Jules Bianchi remains in a coma.

5 MARCH 2015

ALONSO THOUGHT HE WAS 13 AFTER BARCELONA CRASH

Fernando Alonso's most striking symptom after crashing in Barcelona eleven days ago was a total loss of memory.

FERRARI TALKS BEGAN IN 2008 SAYS VETTEL

Sebastian Vettel on Thursday admitted his first hint of a future Ferrari deal came many years ago.

VAN DER GARDE FORCING SAUBER TO GIVE HIM 2015 SEAT

Giedo van der Garde has commenced legal action in Australia as he bids to force Sauber to let him race next weekend.

DECISION LOOMING OVER 2015 GERMAN GP

The eleventh hour has arrived for the 2015 German grand prix.

ECCLESTONE WANTS GLAMOROUS LADIES ON GRID

A letter to Cyril Abiteboul has revealed the grid strategy of F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

MANOR STILL IN RACE TO REACH MELBOURNE

Manor must still clear high hurdles as it bids to return to F1 this year.

MERCEDES STILL HUNGRY FOR TITLES SAYS ZETSCHE

Mercedes remains "hungry" for F1 success in 2015, the German carmaker's chief executive Dieter Zetsche insists.

POLITICS STOPS MONZA GP RESCUE BID

A cloud hanging over the future of Monza's iconic Italian grand prix is growing darker.

MCLAREN-HONDA WANTS TO WIN SOON SAYA BOULLIER

McLaren-Honda is determined to reach the top step of the podium "as soon as possible".

2015 PIRELLI TYRES NOT SPECTACULAR SAYS HAMILTON

Lewis Hamilton has admitted his ongoing concerns about Pirelli's F1 tyres.

NO MORE MONACO HAMBURGERS WITH HAMILTON SAYS ROSBERG

Nico Rosberg has fired the opening salvo as his rivalry with teammate Lewis Hamilton is set to recommence.

MCLAREN DOCTOR STOPPED HAKKINEN RETURN

Not one but two potential comebacks for double world champion Mika Hakkinen never transpired.

TEAMS THREATENING BOYCOTT OVER ALONSO CRASH?

F1 teams are threatening to boycott unless clearer information about Fernando Alonso's mysterious testing crash is revealed.

WILLIAMS EXPECTING FIGHT WITH FERRARI

A close group of challengers is forming up behind dominant Mercedes ahead of the 2015 season.

KING DENIES EYEING ECCLESTONE'S JOB

Justin King on Wednesday played down suggestions his new role at Manor is a stepping stone to F1's top job.

F4 SEASON COSTING MICK SCHUMACHER 100,000 EUROS

Mick Schumacher's move into single seater racing is costing EUR 100,000 euros.

ERICSSON SAYS OLD FEUD WITH NASR NOW OVER

Marcus Ericsson says he healed old wounds with Felipe Nasr once it become clear they would be F1 teammates this year.

SCHUMACHER DOCTOR'S LAPTOP STOLEN

The office belonging to Michael Schumacher's personal doctor has been burgled.

MANOR HEADS FOR MELBOURNE WITH $92M BUDGET

Set to race as 'Manor Marussia', the backmarker almost collapsed but will return with a $92 million budget in 2015, it emerged on Wednesday.

HAMILTON WANTS MERCEDES TO DOMINATE EVEN MORE

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton has bad news for his rivals, as he intends to "dominate even more" in 2015.

4 MARCH 2015

ALONSO NOW PREPARING FOR MALAYSIA RETURN

Fernando Alonso has returned to physical training in preparation for the start of his 2015 race campaign in Malaysia.

FORCE INDIA ADMITS QUALIFYING WILL BE DIFFICULT FOR MELBOURNE

Force India is expecting to be near the back of the grid at next weekend's Melbourne season opener.

DOCTORS WISE TO SIDELINE ALONSO SAYS TAMBAY

Fernando Alonso says he can "understand" why he has been sidelined for the Australian grand prix.

BRUNDLE QUESTIONS STRANGE ALONSO SAGA

The world of F1 has been split down the middle by the Fernando Alonso crash saga.

FORMER F1 DRIVER SAYS ALONSO TOOK 600 WATT HIT

Officially, a gust of wind blew Fernando Alonso off the track on February 22, resulting in a concussion that has sidelined him for Melbourne.

NEW CLOUD FORMS OVER RUSSIAN GP

A new cloud may be descending over the Russian grand prix.

RED BULL EYES RB11 NOSE-JOB FOR MELBOURNE

Red Bull is scrambling to give its 2015 car a nose-job before its Melbourne race debut next weekend.

3 MARCH 2015

FERRARI ON PAR WITH RED BULL SAYS MARCHIONNE

Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne on Tuesday admitted the Maranello team might have to wait for its next F1 title.

FERNANDO ALONSO TO MISS MELBOURNE OPENER

Fernando Alonso will sit out next weekend's Australian grand prix.

COULTHARD ASKS IF RICCIARDO COPE WITH KVYAT DEFEAT?

Former Red Bull driver David Coulthard has admitted he will be keeping a keen eye on Daniel Ricciardo this year.

MCLAREN-HONDA AND ALONSO WILL WIN TOGETHER SAYS BERGER

Gerhard Berger has played down McLaren-Honda's testing troubles, insisting the historic pairing will win championships again.

WOLFF SAYS F1 SHARK TANK ALIVE AND WELL

F1 as a ruthless 'shark tank' is alive and well, according to Toto Wolff.

OTHER SPORTS INSPIRE GERMANS MORE THAN F1

Formula one has taken a back seat in Germany, Toto Wolff has admitted.

RENAULT ADMITS MERCEDES STILL AHEAD IN 2015

Remi Taffin has admitted Renault still does not possess the best engine in formula one.

TEST CAMERAS TO FIX REGULATIONS FLAW?

F1 looks set to fix what one publication insists is an obvious "flaw" in the current regulations.

MANAGER WARNS MEDIA AS SCHUMACHER'S SON MAKES CAR DEBUT

The low profile enjoyed until now by the great Michael Schumacher's son is over.

MERCEDES WILL NOT TOTALLY DOMINATE 2015 SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has played down suggestions Mercedes' dominance will be stronger than ever in 2015.

FEMALE DRIVER JORDA SLAMS JEALOUS RIVALS

F1's new female signing has hit back at her harshest critics.

2 MARCH 2015

RACE PROMOTERS WANTED HELMET CHANGE BAN

Toto Wolff has defended the controversial banning of mid-season driver helmet livery changes.

RED BULL DROPS CAMOUFLAGE LIVERY FOR RACE SEASON

Red Bull has dropped the RB11's 'camouflage' test livery.

EARLY POINTS UNLIKELY FOR FORCE INDIA SAYS PEREZ

Force India's drivers are expecting a difficult start to the 2015 season.

ALONSO ENTOURAGE SUSPECTS CAR FAILURE

A second week has begun with the saga surrounding Fernando Alonso's testing crash still high in the headlines.

ECCLESTONE ENDS CASH FLOW CRISIS FOR SMALL TEAMS

Amid alarming claims multiple teams are gripped by a 'cash flow crisis', Bernie Ecclestone has reportedly responded.

MERCEDES GAP ALMOST ONE SECOND PER LAP

As Mercedes' rival teams pack up their air freight for Melbourne, the extent of their awa

CANDIDATES LINE UP FOR SECOND MANOR SEAT

The candidates are now beginning to form at Manor's door.

HONDA FREEZES ENGINE UNSURE OF 2015 TOKENS

After a troubled winter, 2015 newcomer Honda has now locked in McLaren's 'power unit' for this year's campaign.

1 MARCH 2015

ARRIVABENE WILLING TO PROVOKE ECCLESTONE

Maurizio Arrivabene is quickly climbing the ladder as arguably one of the most popular team bosses in formula one.

MERCEDES TO HELP SAVE GERMAN GP?

Concerns are growing that Germany really will be dropped from the 2015 calendar.

TEAMS WARN ECCLESTONE OF CASH FLOW CRISIS

Two weeks before the 2015 season begins, the shape of the grid remains unclear.

MCLAREN LOOKING FOR ALONSO HEALTH NEWS SOON

McLaren boss Eric Boullier is confident the Woking team will not be without its star driver for the Melbourne season opener in two weeks.

MCLAREN EXPECTING TO STRUGGLE FOR A FEW RACES

McLaren is expecting to struggle through the opening few races of the season.

MERCEDES IN ANOTHER DIMENSION SAYS RICCIARDO

Earlier, Daniel Ricciardo was planning a full title tilt for 2015.

28 FEBRUARY 2015

REPORT OF $231M DEAL FOR HAMILTON LIKE SATIRE SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff has scoffed at a media report purporting to know the dizzying value of Lewis Hamilton's next Mercedes contract.

MANOR RACING TO BE READY FOR MELBOURNE SAYS BOOTH

Team founder John Booth is confident the former Marussia team will make it to Melbourne.

MCLAREN QUIET ON ALONSO'S MEDICAL SITUATION

McLaren has counted itself out of the continuing speculation about Fernando Alonso's medical condition.

VETTEL HAILS PACE FROM NEW MERCEDES

After a winter of apparent 'sandbagging', Mercedes finally let the cat out of the bag on Friday.

MANOR MARUSSIA ON 2015 ENTRY LIST

As predicted earlier, the FIA on Friday published the official 2015 entry list that includes a place on the grid for the revived 'Manor Marussia' team.

27 FEBRUARY 2015

ALONSO HIT WALL AT 105KPH ACCORDING TO REPORT

Fernando Alonso struck the wall at 105 kilometres per hour last Sunday.

I'M COMPLETELY FINE SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso on Friday declared himself "completely fine" after his Barcelona crash and four-day hospitalisation.

MANOR TO APPEAR ON 2015 ENTRY LIST ON FRIDAY

Friday is another crucial day in the history of the reborn Marussia team.

F1 LOOKS SET FOR COMPETITIVE 2015

Williams has leapt back into contention as a likely 2015 force.

MERCEDES DODGES CAMERA MOUNT RULING

Mercedes has found a clever way around the issue of reportedly 'illegal' camera mountings at the front of its title-defending 2015 car.

VILLENEUVE ADMITS ALONSO CRASH SAGA IS WEIRD

Jacques Villeneuve has counted himself among scores of experts, pundits and fans who have been left "confused" by the Fernando Alonso saga.

VERSTAPPEN HAS SEAT FITTING FOR RED BULL CAR

Max Verstappen is shaping up as a reserve driver for Red Bull's premier F1 team.

RIVAL DOUBTS MCLAREN USING MANOR FOR ADVANTAGE

An engineer for a rival team has rubbished suggestions McLaren is only supporting Manor in order to gain a self-interested advantage.

CATERHAM ASSETS AUCTIONS SET TO GO AHEAD

While Marussia pushes hard to return in 2015 as Manor, another ailing backmarker appears to have reached the end of the line.

CARMEN JORDA'S RIVALS UNHAPPY WITH LOTUS NEWS

Fellow race drivers have reacted with dismay to the identity of Lotus' new F1 development driver.

26 FEBRUARY 2015

ALONSO NOT INJURED BUT IN DOUBT FOR AUSTRALIA

Two weeks before the 2015 season begins, the participation of McLaren-Honda's star driver is in doubt.

ALONSO WANTED TO TEST IN BARCELONA SAYS DENNIS

He was in hospital for four days, and is absent at the final winter test in Barcelona, but Fernando Alonso is "categorically not injured".

NOW FIA HELPING MANOR'S QUEST FOR 2015 GRID

F1's governing body has joined McLaren and Ferrari in actively supporting the former Marussia team's quest to return to the sport this year.

ALONSO COULD MISS MELBOURNE SEASON OPENER

Fernando Alonso's manager has sidestepped suggestions the Spaniard might have to sit out the Melbourne season opener.

FIA TO INVESTIGATE MYSTERIOUS ALONSO CRASH

F1's governing body has vowed to look into the circumstances surrounding the mysterious crash that hospitalised Fernando Alonso for four days.

RENAULT NOT RULING OUT F1 STRATEGY CHANGES

Renault has not ruled out making changes to its approach to formula one.

ROSBERG DETERMINED TO BEAT HAMILTON

Nico Rosberg says he is determined to beat reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton to the 2015 title.

BUTTON PREDICTS UNPREDICTABLE MELBOURNE GRID

Jenson Button is predicting an unpredictable grid for next weekend's Melbourne season opener.

MCLAREN JOINS FERRARI IN HELPING MANOR SURVIVE

McLaren has joined fellow creditor Ferrari in helping the former Marussia team to survive.

25 FEBRUARY 2015

ALONSO TO SIT OUT BARCELONA TEST

McLaren-Honda has confirmed that Fernando Alonso will sit out the final test of the winter this week.

ALONSO GOING HOME TO REST

After three nights in hospital and amid swirling speculation about his testing crash, Fernando Alonso is finally going home.

MANOR EYES FREIGHT DEADLINE, SIGNS WILL STEVENS

The former Marussia team on Wednesday said it is back on track for 2015.

FORCE INDIA SETS FRIDAY DEBUT FOR DELAYED 2015 CAR

Force India has finally released a picture of its long-delayed 2015 car.

WOLFF SELLS MORE OF WILLIAMS STAKE

Toto Wolff has offloaded more of his stake in the Williams team.

WILLIAMS FAST, RED BULL SLOW ON TOP SPEED CHART

Williams has the fastest car in 2015.

SPECULATION NOW RAMPANT AFTER ALONSO CRASH

McLaren's media statement has not stopped rampant speculation about the crash that left Fernando Alonso in hospital for four days and counting.

WEHRLEIN SAYS MERCEDES IN SUPER LICENCE TALKS

Rising star Pascal Wehrlein is hoping talks with the FIA clear the path for his potential formula one debut in 2016.

TECHNICAL EXPERT SAYS FERRARI BACK ON TRACK

One of F1's most respected technical journalists agrees that Ferrari is back on track after its disappointing 2014.

VETTEL EXIT COULD HURT RED BULL SAYS WEBBER

Sebastian Vettel's team switch for 2015 could hurt Red Bull and help Ferrari.

NURBURGRING SAYS GERMAN GP CANNOT AFFORD ECCLESTONE FEES

A deal to keep the German grand prix on this year's F1 calendar still has not been struck.

ARRIVABENE DENIES GUTIERREZ IS FERRARI PAY DRIVER

Ferrari has denied that even the great Italian team is now heading down the 'pay driver' road.

CLOUD STILL HANGS OVER MONZA GP

A cloud continues to hang over the future of the iconic Italian grand prix.

PALMER CHOSE RESERVE SEAT OVER MANOR FOR 2015

Jolyon Palmer opted for the reserve seat at Lotus rather than hoping talks with the former Marussia team bore fruit for 2015.

24 FEBRUARY 2015

MERCEDES PROMISES HALO FOR COCKPIT SAFETY

Reigning champions Mercedes have proposed a new solution to the ever-present problem of cockpit safety in formula one.

WIND CAUSED ALONSO'S CRASH

McLaren has hit back at the conspiracy theories about Fernando Alonso's testing crash on Sunday.

ALONSO DOES NOT REMEMBER CRASH SAYS BRIATORE

Flavio Briatore says Fernando Alonso does not remember the crash that has left him in a Barcelona hospital.

ALONSO COULD SIT OUT FINAL WINTER TEST

Fernando Alonso may sit out the final test of the 2015 pre-season in the wake of his Barcelona crash.

HONDA ADMITS NO CUSTOMERS FOR F1 ENGINE YET

Honda does not have any potential customers for its new F1 engine, boss Yasuhisa Arai has admitted.

FERRARI PASSES WILLIAMS AS SECOND BEST

A low-profile winter for the Grove team is beginning to raise questions about Williams' 2015 prospects.

ENGINE CHAMPIONSHIP MEANS MERCEDES 2015 FAVOURITE

The nature of the 'new' F1 means Mercedes will again be hard to beat in 2015.

HORNER ADMITS DRIVEABILITY ISSUE WITH RENAULT ENGINE

Renault has made progress but not enough yet to topple dominant Mercedes.

ALONSO-VETTEL SWITCH WAS RIGHT ACCORDING TO BRIATORE

Fernando Alonso's departure from Ferrari, replaced by fellow former champion Sebastian Vettel, was one of the highest-profile driver changes in the history of formula one.

23 FEBRUARY 2015

HONDA'S STRUGGLING F1 RETURN CONTINUES ON MONDAY

Six years after pulling out of the sport, Honda is once again making headlines in formula one for all the wrong reasons.

TOP TEAMS TOLD CAMERA MOUNTINGS ILLEGAL

Top teams and likely title challengers Mercedes and Ferrari will have to modify their cars ahead of the season opener in Melbourne.

ALONSO COULD SPEND SECOND NIGHT IN HOSPITAL

Fernando Alonso could spend a second night in hospital, his manager Luis Garcia Abad has admitted.

WILD SPECULATION FOLLOWS MYSTERIOUS ALONSO CRASH

Fernando Alonso's testing crash has triggered wild speculation about the cause.

DRIVERS EXPRESS THEMSELVES BY CHANGING HELMETS

F1 is robbing drivers of one of the last ways they can truly express themselves.

NO MANAGER MAKES HAMILTON TALKS DIFFICULT

Lewis Hamilton's lack of a manager is making contract negotiations with the reigning world champion more difficult.

2015 RENAULT IS TWO THIRDS NEW SAYS TAFFIN

Renault has been able to make a substantially new 'power unit' for 2015 after its disappointing start to the turbo V6 era.

LAUDA TOLD MERCEDES TO PUT HAMMER DOWN

After seven days of apparent sandbagging, did Mercedes finally let the cat out of the bag on Sunday?

RORY BYRNE IS NEW FERRARI DESIGNER'S GURU

Legendary Ferrari designer Rory Byrne has returned to Maranello to be Simone Resta's mentor.

MIDFIELD TEAMS PROPOSE TO BE SEMI-CONSTRUCTORS

Three midfield teams have reportedly proposed that F1's rules be tweaked so that 'semi-constructors' are legal.

DE LA ROSA SET FOR MERCEDES SWITCH?

Pedro de la Rosa could be set to return to formula one with Mercedes.

FERRARI FINE AFTER MARCHIONNE'S REVOLUTION

So far, Sergio Marchionne's revolution is going exactly to plan.

MARCHIONNE BACKS 2017 DELAY FOR F1 REVOLUTION

Sergio Marchionne has backed the move to delay a technical revolution in formula one until 2017.

22 FEBRUARY 2015

ALONSO AIRLIFTED TO HOSPITAL AFTER CRASH

Fernando Alonso was "conscious" as he was airlifted to hospital on Sunday after a crash on the final day of the Barcelona test.

GUTIERREZ COULD DRIVE FERRARI IN MEXICO

Esteban Gutierrez is set to make his debut at the wheel of a Ferrari.

GOOD AND BAD NEWS FOR HONDA ENGINE FREEZE

The news on Sunday was both good and bad for Honda.

FORCE INDIA PREPARATION NOT IDEAL SAYS HULKENBERG

Nico Hulkenberg has admitted Force India's preparation for 2015 is "not ideal".

MCLAREN-HONDA WILL NOT WIN FIRST RACE ACCORDING TO BUTTON

For now, McLaren's problems will not go away.

VETTEL COULD IGNORE LIVERY CHANGE BAN

Sebastian Vettel has admitted he might ignore F1's new ban on helmet livery changes.

21 FEBRUARY 2015

RENAULT CONSIDERS BUYING F1 TEAM?

Renault is reportedly considering buying a team and going it alone as a full constructor once again.

HORNER SAYS MANOR DESERVES F1 RETURN

Christian Horner on Saturday insisted he would welcome the former Marussia team back to F1.

FIRST FERRARI TARGET IS A PODIUM SAYS VETTEL

Sebastian Vettel says he has arrived at Ferrari with the passion the most fabled name in formula one deserves.

FASTER RIVALS HAVE MERCEDES' EYES WIDE OPEN

A fascinating picture is beginning to emerge from winter testing, as multiple teams threaten to step up and challenge Mercedes.

MCLAREN ADMITS MELBOURNE APPROACHING TOO QUICKLY

For F1's top teams, 2015 is a case of putting the troublesome first year of the new turbo V6 era in the past and setting sights on closing the big gap to Mercedes.

20 FEBRUARY 2015

FERRARI NOT EXPECTING 2015 TITLE BID

Ferrari's new boss is not changing his targets for the 2015 season, despite a strong showing in winter testing for the fabled team.

FERRARI BEATS MCLAREN TO MANOR'S DOOR

Ferrari looks to have beaten McLaren-Honda to the reborn Manor team's door.

MERCEDES RACERS BACK ON SONG IN BARCELONA

Mercedes' race lineup is back on song in Barcelona.

MASSA, LAUDA SUPPORT HELMET LIVERY CHANGE BAN

The new ban on helmet livery changes was actually a compromise measure, it emerged on Friday.

F1 MOVE OUT OF THE QUESTION FOR DANICA PATRICK

Danica Patrick has played down suggestions she might be in pole position to enter formula one next year.

RED BULL NEEDS TO CATCH UP SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo has admitted Red Bull has some catching up to do in the few short weeks before Melbourne.

FERRARI STILL SHINING WITH 2015 CAR

Ferrari is continuing to impress with the apparent speed of its 2015 car.

MATESCHITZ DENIES SELLING F1 TEAM TO AUDI

Dietrich Mateschitz has denied reports he might be looking to sell his F1 team Red Bull to Audi.

CRASH TURNS HEADS BUT FERRARI SHINING BRIGHTEST

Nearly three months after the chequered flag waved in Abu Dhabi, it was a pair of rookies who had pulses racing on Thursday.

ROSBERG TO BECOME FATHER IN 2015

Nico Rosberg is the next F1 driver on pole position to become a father.

LOTUS BACK ON TRACK FOR TOP PLACES SAYS GASTALDI

After a miserable 2014 season, Lotus appears back on track this year.

EXTRA MERCEDES POWER NOTICEABLE

How much progress has dominant 2014 title winner Mercedes made over the winter?

VETTEL PLAYS DOWN SCHUMACHER COMPARISON

Sebastian Vettel has denied he is a "carbon-copy" of fellow German and F1 legend Michael Schumacher.

GASTALDI THINKS HUGE EGOS HURTING F1

"Huge egos" have ensured the status quo in formula one when it comes to cost-cutting and income distribution.

MANOR TAKES ANOTHER STEP TO SALVATION

Manor, the reborn Marussia team, took a step back from administration on Thursday.

RALF SCHUMACHER DIVORCES

Former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher and his wife Cora have divorced.

LOTUS HITS BACK AT STRUGGLING TEAM IMAGE

Lotus is hitting back in the wake of reports it might be counted among F1's most struggling teams.

DENNIS DEFENDS OPPOSITION TO FIA COST-CUTTING

Ron Dennis has defended his opposition to centralised cost-cutting in formula one.

BOTTAS PREFERRED BAHRAIN OVER BARCELONA

Valtteri Bottas has lamented the end of winter testing in the island Kingdom of Bahrain.

19 FEBRUARY 2015

MCLAREN TROUBLES CONTINUE IN BARCELONA

McLaren-Honda's troubled pre-season continued on Thursday as the second winter test at Barcelona began.

F1 RUMOURS FIRING FOR AUDI YET AGAIN

Rumours are once again doing the rounds that the Volkswagen Group is eyeing a place on the F1 grid.

MANOR BOOKS CRASH TESTS FOR EARLY MARCH?

While Barcelona echoed to the sound of turbo V6 engines on Thursday, behind-the-scenes developments were also making noise.

ROSBERG SUFFERING INFLAMED NERVE IN NECK

Both of Mercedes' race drivers are out of action at present.

HAMILTON UNWELL AS BARCELONA TEST BEGINS

Pascal Wehrlein leapt rapidly from the Force India to the Mercedes cockpit as the Barcelona test began on Thursday morning.

MANOR ON TRACK TO EXIT ADMINISTRATION

Manor's administrators are expected to issue a statement on Thursday confirming that the former Marussia team is back on the road to the 2015 grid.

GRIBKOWSKY HANDS OVER BRIBE TO GERMAN BANK

Gerhard Gribkowsky has handed over more than a quarter of the $44 million alleged 'bribe' he was paid by F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

NO QUICK FIX TO MCLAREN-HONDA PROBLEMS SAYS RAMIREZ

A crucial month lies ahead for the new McLaren-Honda collaboration.

SIROTKIN CONFIRMS TALKS FOR FORCE INDIA TEST SEAT

Sergey Sirotkin has admitted he is in talks with Force India.

BAHRAIN CONFIRMS QATAR RACE TALKS STILL ON

Bahrain has admitted it is in "talks" amid reports neighbouring Qatar is about to join the F1 calendar.

VETTEL MUST BEAT RAIKKONEN IN 2015 SAYS COULTHARD

Sebastian Vettel must beat friend and new Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen in 2015.

AGE CONTROVERSY WILL SOON BE OLD

Max Verstappen thinks all the stories about his age will soon be old.

SUTIL'S MANAGER DENIES LE MANS REPORTS

Adrian Sutil's manager has denied reports linking the German driver with a top Le Mans seat for 2015.

18 FEBRUARY 2015

F1 BANS MID-SEASON HELMET LIVERY CHANGES

Mid-season helmet livery changes have been banned, according to reports on Wednesday.

FORCE INDIA ANNOUNCES 2015 TEST ROLE FOR MERCEDES' WEHRLEIN

Pascal Wehrlein's forthcoming Force India test duties were made official on Wednesday.

SUTIL LINKED WITH NISSAN SEAT FOR LE MANS

Adrian Sutil could keep his top motor racing career alive in 2015 with a Le Mans seat.

F1 REJECTS RULES REVOLUTION FOR 2016

A rules revolution in formula one will have to wait, after the decision-making F1 Commission met in Geneva on Tuesday.

HULKENBERG, PEREZ PREPARE FOR BARCELONA TEST

The absent-in-Jerez Force India team is busily setting up for this week's second pre-season test.

CHAMPION TRIO TO BEGIN BARCELONA ACTION

Three world champions will bring F1 track action back into life on Thursday.

17 FEBRUARY 2015

FIA STUDY SHOWS F1 COSTS COULD BE HALVED

A study commissioned by the FIA reportedly shows that costs in formula one could be halved without hurting the 'show'.

FERRARI REVEALS VISION OF F1 FUTURE

Just as the F1 Commission meets in Geneva, Ferrari has outlined its vision of the sport's future.

F1 COMMISSION TO CONSIDER FUTURE ON TUESDAY

F1 will round another corner to the future on Tuesday.

VETTEL LIKE COPY OF SCHUMACHER SAYS ARRIVABENE

The true 2015 pecking order will still not become clear at this week's Barcelona test.

MERCEDES TO DECIDE TOKEN STRATEGY BEFORE MELBOURNE

A big unknown ahead of the 2015 season is how F1's manufacturers will manage the new engine 'unfreeze'.

MCLAREN STILL STRUGGLING TO RUN 2015 CAR?

McLaren-Honda may still be struggling to make progress with their new 2015 car.

F1 SHOULD RESPECT ALONSO'S FERRARI EXIT SAYS CAMPOS

Ferrari's management situation led to the departure of number 1 driver Fernando Alonso.

MANOR PAYS 2015 FEE, FIA LEAVES DOOR OPEN

Manor, formerly known as Marussia, is plotting its course for a 2015 return.

RICCIARDO ADMITS FERRARI LOOKING STRONG

Daniel Ricciardo, the only non-Mercedes driver to win races last year, has admitted he might have a new rival in 2015.

F1 APPEAL HAS DIMINISHED SAYS FRIESACHER

Former Minardi driver Patrick Friesacher has joined the ranks who argue F1 took a sharp wrong turn.

F1 STRUGGLES HURT FERRARI BRAND POWER?

On-track struggles in formula one have hurt fabled Ferrari's brand power, according to a study by asset valuation company Brand Finance.

16 FEBRUARY 2015

F1 MANAGEMENT IS BLOCKAGE FOR SPONSORS SAYS LOPEZ

Gerard Lopez has hit out at F1's "archaic management".

SCHUMACHER PROGRESS SLOW

Nearly 14 months after his late 2013 skiing accident, little new is known about the great Michael Schumacher's medical progress.

PRODROMOU CREATED MCLAREN MASTERPIECE

Going extreme with the new MP4-30 is a "calculated risk", McLaren supremo Ron Dennis has revealed.

NASR DEFENDS LACK OF SUCCESS IN GP2

Felipe Nasr has defended his move into formula one this year despite not matching the success of others in the sport's feeder category.

FORCE INDIA WORKING HARD ON 2015 CAR

Force India is reportedly now hard at work on preparing its new car.

GROSJEAN NOT EXPECTING WINNING LOTUS IN 2015

Lotus is not expecting a return to the top step of the podium in 2015.

SAINZ HAPPY TO BE IN VERSTAPPEN'S SHADE

Carlos Sainz jr insists he is happy to be in the shade of his high-profile Toro Rosso teammate.

14 FEBRUARY 2015

RENAULT NOT SOLELY TO BLAME FOR 2014 SAYS LOPEZ

It is clear there is little love lost between Lotus and its former engine supplier.

13 FEBRUARY 2015

FORCE INDIA ON ROAD TO BARCELONA TEST

Signs of life emerged from Force India on Friday.

BUTTON HAPPY TO BE ALONSO'S TEAMMATE

Jenson Button insists he is happy to be paired with Fernando Alonso.

2017 REFORM COULD ENTICE NEWEY BACK?

A big change to the regulations could convince Adrian Newey to return to full throttle in formula one.

RENAULT NOT YET EXPLORING LIMITS OF 2015 ENGINE

Renault has confirmed reports it did not hit full throttle at the recent Jerez test.

12 FEBRUARY 2015

RED BULL TO SPEED UP IN BARCELONA SAYS MARKO

Red Bull will begin to step on the throttle at the forthcoming Barcelona test.

ENGINE BOSS THINKS MERCEDES' RIVALS CAN CATCH UP

Dominant 2014 champion Mercedes thinks its rivals can catch up.

ALONSO WAITING TO SET MCLAREN-HONDA GOAL FOR 2015

McLaren-Honda is beginning to play down its chances of bursting off the grid at the very start of the 2015 season.

WILLIAMS PLAYS DOWN FERRARI LINK FOR BOTTAS

Williams is not taking seriously reports star driver Valtteri Bottas is looking to replace Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen next year.

MALAYSIA UNDECIDED OVER F1 CONTRACT EXTENSION

Talks to renew Malaysia's F1 contract are still ongoing.

WILLIAMS TEAM SPARKED MASSA REVIVAL

A "calmer" environment may have contributed to the return to form of former Ferrari driver Felipe Massa.

HORNER DISMISSES EARLY 2015 TROUBLES FOR RED BULL

Christian Horner has played down reports Red Bull is entering a second consecutive season amid early troubles.

11 FEBRUARY 2015

WILLIAMS BACKS MARUSSIA'S 2014-CAR PLAN

Williams on Wednesday said it would welcome Marussia back to the F1 grid -- even if the struggling backmarker has to field a 2014 car.

ECCLESTONE NOT WORRIED AS TV RATINGS DECLINE

Television ratings and major car manufacturers would appear to be ingredients Bernie Ecclestone cannot do without.

ALONSO EYES MCLAREN-HONDA SUCCESS SOON

Arguably the biggest question mark heading into the 2015 season is the form of McLaren-Honda.

MERCEDES YET TO SHOW FULL POTENTIAL SAYS COSTA

Designer Aldo Costa denies Mercedes has played it too safe with the new title-defending W06.

MARCHIONNE NOT EXPECTING MIRACLES FROM NEW FERRARI

Sergio Marchionne insists he is not getting carried away with Ferrari's winter test form.

WOLFF WANTS NEW HAMILTON DEAL BEFORE MELBOURNE

Toto Wolff has admitted he would like to agree a new deal with world champion Lewis Hamilton before the season begins.

NO EXPLOSION AS ALONSO'S FERRARI TENURE ENDED SAYS BRIATORE

Flavio Briatore has hit back at claims Fernando Alonso's relationship with Ferrari was in ruins when he left the fabled team.

MERCEDES STILL FAVOURITE FOR 2015

Former chief Norbert Haug doubts that Mercedes' rivals have been able to track down the German giant's advantage ahead of the 2015 season.

10 FEBRUARY 2015

QUESTION MARK OVER RED BULL'S 2015 FORM

2014 runner-up Red Bull has emerged as a big question-mark ahead of the new season.

ECCLESTONE EYES SECOND DIVISION WITH OLD RED BULL

Bernie Ecclestone is working on a contingency plan in case the F1 grid continues to dwindle.

MCLAREN DESIGNER SAYS RACE FINISH IN MELBOURNE IS REALISTIC

McLaren-Honda is confident it will see the chequered flag in Melbourne.

ALONSO VOWS TO SUE OVER TAX EVASION REPORTS

Fernando Alonso is threatening legal action after being named on a list of those suspected of tax evasion.

FERRARI TESTER SAYS MERCEDES IS 2015 FAVOURITE

Ferrari tester Marc Gene has acknowledged that Mercedes remains the favourite for the 2015 season.

SOME TEENS CAN BE READY FOR F1 SAYS VERSTAPPEN

Max Verstappen says he understands the FIA's decision to clamp down on the age and inexperience of future rookies in formula one.

NURBURGRING MAKES PROPOSAL TO SAVE GERMAN GP

The Nurburgring has tabled an offer in the hope of keeping the German grand prix alive in 2015.

VETTEL CAMP DENIES COPYING SCHUMACHER HELMET

The Sebastian Vettel camp has denied claims the quadruple world champion's 2015 helmet livery is based on a design once worn by the great Michael Schumacher.

9 FEBRUARY 2015

ECCLESTONE SAYS GERMAN GP NOT DEAD YET

The 2015 German grand prix is not dead yet.

VETTEL BACK TO NAUGHTY OLD SELF SAYS MARKO

Sebastian Vettel is back to his old self, Red Bull official Dr Helmut Marko has admitted.

PHOTOGRAPHER NOTICES NEW FERRARI PAINT FOR 2015

Ferrari has reportedly added a coat of new paint to its formula one car for 2015.

MERCEDES TO DOMINATE AGAIN IN 2015?

Flavio Briatore does not think any F1 rivals are ready to challenge Mercedes' dominance in 2015.

BOTTAS PLAYS DOWN FERRARI'S HEADLINE TEST TIMES

Valtteri Bottas is not ruling out racing to his first-ever grand prix win in 2015.

LOTUS PUTS SMILE BACK ON ROMAIN GROSJEAN

Romain Grosjean is once again wearing his customary smile.

QATAR CLOSE TO F1 RACE DEAL?

Qatar claims it is about to join the F1 calendar.

VAN DER GARDE TO TEST GP2 CAR ON MONDAY

Giedo van der Garde will return to the cockpit of a GP2 car this week.

7 FEBRUARY 2015

STRATEGY GROUP REJECTS V8 ENGINES FOR 2017

The powerful strategy group on Thursday rejected Ferrari's proposal to replace the current V6 engines with a twin-turbo V8 formula for 2017.

FORCE INDIA DENIES NOT PAYING SUPPLIER BILLS

Force India has hit back at reports it could be the next team to spin out of formula one.

MANOR STILL DETERMINED TO RETURN IN 2015

The former Marussia team has confirmed reports it has not given up on returning to formula one in 2015.

6 FEBRUARY 2015

MARUSSIA NOW TARGETS CHINA COMEBACK WITH 2015 CAR

Thursday's Paris blow may not be the death knell for Marussia.

FORCE INDIA DEFENDS BLOCKING MANOR REVIVAL

Force India has defended blocking Marussia's application to return to F1 this year with a 2014-spec car.

ECCLESTONE CONFIRMS TEAMS BLOCKED MANOR RETURN

Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed reports that Marussia will not be allowed to return to formula one this year with its 2014-spec car.

INSIDERS DOUBT ALONSO CAN SUCCEED IN 2015

Respected insiders are not expecting McLaren-Honda to shine in 2015.

BOTTAS NOT DENYING INTEREST IN RAIKKONEN'S SEAT

Valtteri Bottas has not denied he might be looking to take Kimi Raikkonen's place at Ferrari for 2016.

HAAS PLANS YELLOW LIVERY FOR 2016 TEAM?

F1's new team for 2016, the American entrant Haas, could race with a distinctive yellow livery.

UPSET MAGNUSSEN EYES INDYCARS

Kevin Magnussen is not ruling out looking elsewhere to keep his racing instincts sharp.

MERCEDES OUT OF REACH FOR 2015 SAYS MATESCHITZ

Team owner Dietrich Mateschitz does not think Red Bull can mount a serious championship challenge in 2015.

F1 ACTUALLY NO LOUDER IN 2015

A Spanish correspondent has contradicted the ears of many by insisting F1 is no louder in 2015.

5 FEBRUARY 2015

END OF THE LINE AS CATERHAM PLANS ASSETS AUCTION

Caterham is finally reaching the end of the line, as administrators decide to auction the backmarker's assets.

SILENT HAMILTON IN A SPIN AFTER SPLIT

Defending champion Lewis Hamilton went into a silent spin on Wednesday as the first test of the 2015 pre-season concluded at Jerez.

MCLAREN-HONDA WORKING ON CULTURAL BARRIERS

Horse power and downforce are not the only challenges taking place behind closed garage doors at McLaren-Honda this pre-season.

RUMOURS SWIRL AROUND MANOR REVIVAL

Rumours are now swirling around the future of the ailing backmarker formerly called Marussia.

SCHUMACHER SON CLOSE TO F4 CONTRACT?

Michael Schumacher's son is set to begin down his own road to formula one.

4 FEBRUARY 2015

RIVAL TEAMS WILL STOP MANOR COMEBACK?

Marussia's 2015 comeback could be thwarted because the team does not have a new car ready to race.

FERRARI TAKES BIG STEP FOR 2015 SAYS KALTENBORN

Monisha Kaltenborn has joined those who are impressed with the progress made by beleaguered great Ferrari over the winter.

2015 FORCE INDIA SET TO MISS ANOTHER TEST

Yet another official test will pass before Force India's 2015 car is debuted, it emerged on Wednesday.

MANOR PLANS TO EXIT ADMINISTRATION BEFORE 2015 SEASON

There were signs of life on Wednesday from the team formerly known as Marussia.

FORCE INDIA DENIES RUMOURS OF TEAM COLLAPSE

Force India and also F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone have played down reports about the health of the Silverstone based team.

LAUDA PUTS ON RED SWEATER FOR FERRARI SURPRISE

Ferrari is emerging from crisis and turmoil to become perhaps Mercedes' biggest threat for the 2015 title.

JEREZ SEES F1 MOVE UP A GEAR FOR 2015

As the first test of the 2015 pre-season nears its end, more questions have emerged than have been answered.

MERCEDES ADMITS F1 ENGINES LOUDER IN 2015

Mercedes chiefs have admitted that F1 unexpectedly turned up the volume for 2015.

NASR PLAYS DOWN SAUBER'S TOP TEST PACE

Felipe Nasr has played down Sauber's sudden leap from the doldrums of 2014 to the top of the Jerez timesheets.

F1 TO DISCUSS 1,000HP ENGINES ON THURSDAY

F1 is targeting a return to four-digit horse power.

NURBURGRING SURPRISED BY ECCLESTONE COMMENTS

The apparent demise of F1's historic German grand prix is causing a stir in the country.

3 FEBRUARY 2015

GERMAN GP DEMISE A DISASTER SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda says the demise of the German grand prix would be a "disaster".

F1 HAS TURNED UP ENGINE VOLUME FOR 2015

F1 has turned up the volume for 2015.

VETTEL PACE RAISES HOPES OF FERRARI REVIVAL

Ferrari is emerging as a shock contender to take on mighty title defenders Mercedes in 2015.

DENNIS UPBEAT DESPITE HORROR START FOR MCLAREN-HONDA

McLaren are continuing to put a brave face on its troubled start to the 2015 pre-season.

HAMILTON COULD RETIRE AFTER NEW MERCEDES CONTRACT - REPORT

Lewis Hamilton is on the cusp of agreeing a new deal that could see him live out the remainder of his F1 career at Mercedes.

WOLFF NOT EXPECTING DRIVER HARMONY IN 2015

Toto Wolff is not expecting the current mood of peace between Mercedes' drivers to last.

HAAS IN NO RUSH TO SIGN 2016 DRIVERS

Gene Haas says he is in no rush to sign a pair of drivers for his 2016 F1 team.

ECCLESTONE SAD AT 2015 GERMAN GP DEMISE

The fate of this year's German grand prix remains dim, as local reports suggest Bernie Ecclestone has now written off the scheduled July race.

2 FEBRUARY 2015

KVYAT LOSES WING, LOTUS IMPRESSES WITH NOSE

Red Bull and Lotus caused a stir on Monday as the first test of the 2015 pre-season continued at Jerez.

DAY OF CONTRASTS MARKS START OF TEST SEASON

F1's 2015 test season kicked off on Sunday amid stark contrasts, as Mercedes looked set to extend its utter dominance into a second championship campaign.

FORCE INDIA MAY MISS MELBOURNE OPENER?

Rumours about the health of the Force India team are continuing to worsen.

KOBAYASHI TO KEEP CAREER ALIVE IN JAPAN

F1 favourite Kamui Kobayashi has kept his motor racing career alive for 2015.

HAMILTON, DENNIS SAY ALONSO NOT MERCEDES-BOUND

Lewis Hamilton and Ron Dennis have dismissed speculation Fernando Alonso could be planning to spoil their respective plans.

MCLAREN NOT RULING OUT LIVERY CHANGE

McLaren supremo Ron Dennis is not ruling out a change of livery for the newly-launched MP4-30.

NEWEY NOT EXPECTING RED BULL TO MATCH MERCEDES

Adrian Newey has admitted that while Renault has improved its engine over the winter, it may not be enough to challenge Mercedes for the title.

ALONSO PUTS BRAVE FACE ON MCLAREN STRUGGLES

Fernando Alonso on Sunday put on a brave face as he admitted his first day in the MP4-30 was a "slow start" to his new chapter at McLaren.

1 FEBRUARY 2015

LOTUS MISSING AS NOSES STIR INTEREST AT JEREZ TEST

Only seven teams are up and running for the first day of official pre-season testing at Jerez.

NO OLD ENGINE STRATEGY FOR MERCEDES IN 2015

Mercedes has hit back at rumours it might begin the 2015 season with 'old' engines for strategic reasons.

WINTER SEASON SET TO BEGIN AT JEREZ

F1 2015 is about to kick off in earnest.

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