Russian GP - Qualifying Report
Russian GP - Saturday Photos
Russian GP - Saturday Press Conference
Russian GP - Saturday Team Quotes
Russian GP - Qualifying Results
Sebastian Vettel has had a troubled weekend so far in Russia.
Sochi was not a one-off Friday morning appearance for Sergey Sirotkin.
The Max Verstappen camp is not denying speculation the Dutchman looks set to graduate from Toro Rosso to the main Red Bull team for 2017.
Bernie Ecclestone says Russia will stay on the F1 schedule so long as it has the backing of Vladimir Putin.
Jolyon Palmer is beginning to suspect a chassis problem may be behind his recent struggle to match his Renault teammates' pace in 2016.
Russian GP - Practice 3 Report
Russian GP - Practice 3 Results
Russian GP - Practice 2 Report
Russian GP - Friday Photos
Russian GP - Friday Press Conference
Russian GP - Friday Team Quotes
Russian GP - Practice 2 Results
Fernando Alonso said he is finally back to "100 per cent" fitness, more than a month after his huge crash in Australia.
Felipe Nasr is not completely sure a new chassis will fix the handling problems he has been suffering throughout 2016 so far.
Italy's automobile club chief has admitted political changes this week could be a "step forward" in Monza's quest for a new grand prix deal.
Talks are still on track for Sochi to switch to a night race format in the future.
Sebastian Vettel has admitted Ferrari has taken an engine upgrade to Sochi.
The drivers' representative body, the GPDA, made a bid to derail the new chassis regulations that will be introduced in 2017.
Kevin Magnussen has played down the fact he will sit out Friday morning practice in Russia.
The FIA has now confirmed that Red Bull's 'Aeroscreen' concept is in the running to be introduced in formula one.
Max Verstappen has denied he is already hitting a plateau, four races into the second season in his otherwise meteoric F1 career.
Contrary to reports elsewhere, it appears F1 is in fact close to agreeing changes to the engine rules for 2017.
Russian GP - Practice 1 Report
Russian GP - Practice 1 Results
Russian GP - Thursday Press Conference
Red Bull will debut its windshield-style head protection concept on Friday morning at Sochi.
Felipe Nasr will get the new chassis he so desires for this weekend's Russian grand prix.
Jolyon Palmer is facing speculation in Russia that he is in danger of being replaced at Renault.
Romain Grosjean on Thursday said it is important that Pirelli will be able to develop better tyres for 2017.
Nico Rosberg grinned when asked by a German newspaper if married life and fatherhood has slowed him down.
Major technical changes to the cars for 2017 will make the drivers work harder.
Felipe Massa has urged the F1 drivers to stay "united" amid the push to improve F1.
Daniil Kvyat has responded to "strange" rumours that he might need to take a step back to Red Bull's junior team Toro Rosso next year.
Jolyon Palmer is reportedly coming under pressure to hang on to his race seat at Renault.
Daniil Kvyat has dismissed suggestions F1 drivers are at risk of being caught taking meldonium, a newly-banned drug.
Race organisers have made changes to the Sochi circuit in the wake of Carlos Sainz's huge crash a year ago.
Monza may have taken another decisive step towards a new F1 contract, according to multiple media reports in Italy.
The highest paid figure in the F1 paddock is not a driver or a team owner.
Sergey Sirotkin on Wednesday admitted he is targeting a full race seat at Renault for 2017.
Bernie Ecclestone on Wednesday said he would like to become F1's "dictator" once again.
Ferrari team boss Maurizio Arrivabene has played down reports an engine upgrade is set to give the Maranello team a big boost in Russia this weekend.
As the sport's key decision-making groups met outside London on Tuesday, the Austrian newspaper Kleine Zeitung talked of "the most important meetings for formula one in recent years".
Mika Hakkinen says 2016 championship leader Nico Rosberg might finally be ready to win his first F1 title this year.
Renault's new works team surprised the F1 world on Tuesday when it revealed the identity of its new test driver.
John Booth is returning to formula one with Toro Rosso.
Felipe Nasr will not be able to end his early 2016 troubles by switching to a new Sauber chassis this weekend in Russia.
Honda is working on an all-new engine concept for 2017.
F1 has entered an "important week", according to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.
A Russian billionaire is now the full owner of the fabled F1 circuit the Nurburgring.
Nico Rosberg is heading into this weekend's Russian grand prix knowing that his winning streak cannot last forever.
Daniil Kvyat is heading to his home race in Russia confident that Sebastian Vettel now knows him better.
Valtteri Bottas has admitted he would not say no if a seat opened up for him at the works Mercedes team.
F1 needs to turn a revolutionary corner in order to revive the spectacle of the past.
Fernando Alonso is sure he is in the right place with one of the four car manufacturers in formula one.
Gene Haas says he will not force Romain Grosjean to stay at the new American outfit if a "top team" wants to sign him.
Renault is on track to unveil a significant upgrade for its 'power unit' in Canada.
Kevin Magnussen says he wants to keep beating his teammate as he bids to stay at Renault for a second year in 2017.
Susie Wolff, F1's most successful female driver of recent times, has defended Bernie Ecclestone amid accusations of sexism.
Uncertainty over the future of the fabled Italian grand prix at Monza continues, despite a key meeting that took place late last week.
Vijay Mallya will not be coming to any grands prix in the foreseeable future.
Mick Schumacher may not experience as smooth a journey towards formula one as did F1 teen sensation Max Verstappen.
Ferrari will bid to breathe life into its 2016 championship charge by unveiling a key engine upgrade for Russia next weekend.
Monza's F1 future may have come to a head during a meeting in Milan late this week.
Jean-Eric Vergne thinks the additional testing allocated for Pirelli's 2017 tyre development will give him a chance to return to F1 action.
Force India chief Vijay Mallya's legal troubles are continuing to deepen.
Sepang, the long-time host of the Malaysian grand prix, has undergone some layout tweaks ahead of its October race.
McLaren says there is a simple explanation as to why Kevin Magnussen never received a $500,000 company car whilst driving for the British team.
Stoffel Vandoorne says he is looking forward to the first race in his new Japanese racing adventure this weekend.
F1 needs to be looking ahead to the post-Bernie Ecclestone era.
Sergio Marchionne says the 2016 title is still within Ferrari's reach.
The mayor of Monza says he is sure September's Italian grand prix will not be the last at the fabled Autodromo Nazionale.
Dr Helmut Marko has dropped the biggest hint yet that Max Verstappen will be promoted to Red Bull Racing for 2017.
Kevin Magnussen claims he never received his company car, after racing and testing for the McLaren team for more than two years.
Dr Helmut Marko has slammed a "paranoid" Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff for trying to spoil F1's charge towards faster cars for 2017.
Pascal Wehrlein claims Manor is no longer alone at the bottom of the F1 pecking order.
A cloud is hanging over the future of the Chinese grand prix.
More pundits have sided with Daniil Kvyat, after Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel slammed the young Russian following the Chinese grand prix.
Felipe Massa has acknowledged that Williams has fallen behind the top three teams in 2016.
Monisha Kaltenborn has joined Sergio Marchionne in not dismissing speculation Sauber might be snapped up by Alfa Romeo.
Nick Heidfeld has hit out at speculation Lewis Hamilton's full-speed celebrity lifestyle might be affecting his focus on formula one.
Talks over the future of the embattled Italian grand prix at Monza are still taking place.
Fernando Alonso insists he is still fully motivated for motor racing.
Kimi Raikkonen says it is too early to get involved in the 2016 driver 'silly season'.
A tyre supply crisis in formula one has been averted at the eleventh hour.
Daniil Kvyat is expecting Red Bull to challenge F1 pacesetter Mercedes later in 2016.
Mika Hakkinen hopes Fernando Alonso has the "patience" to wait for McLaren-Honda to succeed in formula one.
Championship leader Nico Rosberg and Mercedes have played down rising speculation about the German driver's expiring contract.
Yet another expert is wondering if a loss of focus might explain Lewis Hamilton's poor start to the 2016 season.
Marcus Ericsson says he is willing to swap chassis with struggling teammate Felipe Nasr ahead of the forthcoming Russian grand prix.
Jolyon Palmer's performance in China last weekend was "embarrassing".
Romain Grosjean has blamed "adrenaline" on his post-race rants about rival Marcus Ericsson following the Chinese grand prix.
Sebastian Vettel was furious after the Chinese grand prix, but he actually has reason to smile.
A novel campaign in Indonesia to keep Rio Haryanto on the 2016 grid has been launched.
Chinese GP - Race Report
A lack of focus could have put Lewis Hamilton's bid for a third consecutive world championship off the rails in 2016.
Fernando Alonso and Johnny Herbert have buried their differences with a hug live on television.
Sebastian Vettel's bosses did not rally around the German after he pointed an angry finger at rival Daniil Kvyat in China.
Renault is close to deciding to abandon development of its 2016 car, according to the Danish newspaper BT.
Renault official Cyril Abiteboul says he has been impressed with the team's 2016 race driver Kevin Magnussen.
Sergio Marchionne has not dismissed speculation the struggling Swiss team Sauber could become Alfa Romeo.
Marcus Ericsson has hit back at "unprofessional" rival Romain Grosjean after the Chinese grand prix.
Chinese GP - Sunday Photos
Chinese GP - Sunday Press Conference
Chinese GP - Sunday Team Quotes
Daniil Kvyat held his own wheel-to-wheel and then later in a face-to-face argument with Sebastian Vettel at the Chinese grand prix on Sunday.
Lewis Hamilton says it is too early to say his world championship chances are dwindling.
McLaren may not be Stoffel Vandoorne's only option to step up into a full-time race cockpit for 2017.
Felipe Nasr is hoping his bad start to the 2016 season finally ends in Russia.
Daniel Ricciardo is on the front row of the grid in China because his Red Bull is "the best chassis" in 2016.
Fernando Alonso says feeling the "respect" of the paddock is more important to him than adding a third championship to his tally.
Red Bull is pressing on with the development of its alternative to the FIA-preferred 'halo' concept for cockpit protection for 2017.
Chinese GP - Race Notes
Toto Wolff has admitted Nico Rosberg is in a prime position to negotiate a new Mercedes contract for 2017.
Chinese GP - Race Results
Senior drivers Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso were critical of F1's management in Shanghai on Saturday.
Ferrari may be poised in China to secure its first victory of 2016.
Sebastian Vettel has played down speculation F1 drivers' anger at the political situation in the sport could lead to a strike.
Nico Rosberg is on course to secure a new contract to keep racing at Mercedes beyond 2016.
McLaren-Honda has opened the door for Fernando Alonso to renew his contract beyond the end of next year.
Jean Todt's predecessor says the Frenchman should put formula one back on the right track by having the current agreements challenged in court.
Pirelli is now edging close to finally sealing its new deal to stay in F1 beyond the end of this season.
Haas, the new American team, has stepped up the tone of its rhetoric amid criticism of its close alliance with Ferrari.
Vijay Mallya will miss more F1 races in the immediate future, after the Indian government suspended his passport.
Chinese GP - Qualifying Report
Chinese GP - Saturday Photos
Chinese GP - Saturday Team Quotes
Chinese GP - Saturday Press Conference
Chinese GP - Qualifying Results
Chinese GP - Practice 3 Report
Chinese GP - Practice 3 Results
Chinese GP - Practice 2 Report
Chinese GP - Friday Photos
Chinese GP - Friday Press Conference
Chinese GP - Friday Team Quotes
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have for now confined their championship battle to a squabble over a dinner bill.
Carlos Sainz thinks it is possible Toro Rosso is already the team with the least amount of horse power on the grid.
Bernie Ecclestone is getting involved in finding new investors for Montreal's Canadian grand prix, according to a report in La Presse newspaper.
Valtteri Bottas will get his turn with Williams' new front nose and wing this weekend in China.
Gunther Steiner says he is unfazed amid criticism of Haas' controversial approach to F1.
Jenson Button says he is opposed to ideas to improve F1 by shaking up the order of the grid.
Ferrari is designing a key upgrade for its turbo unit, according to German reports.
Kevin Magnussen has admitted he underestimated the impact that poking fun at former employer McLaren's problems would have.
After returning to action on Friday, Fernando Alonso got the green light to race on throughout the entire Chinese grand prix weekend.
Hungary's place on the F1 calendar is secure for a decade.
Chinese GP - Practice 2 Results
Chinese GP - Practice 1 Report
Chinese GP - Practice 1 Results
Chinese GP - Thursday Press Conference
F1 drivers played a role in the scrapping of the hated 'musical chairs' qualifying system.
Romain Grosjean dismissed criticism of Haas' approach to formula one as little more than "jealousy".
Sebastian Vettel says it is understandable Ferrari has faltered as it bids to catch up with dominant Mercedes.
Fernando Alonso got only a partial green light on Thursday to return to action in Shanghai.
Afternoon turned into evening in Shanghai while the F1 paddock waited for news about Fernando Alonso.
World champion Lewis Hamilton was maintaining his sunny disposition on Thursday, despite admitting his five-place gearbox change penalty was "a kick in the goonies".
Mercedes says leaving Lewis Hamilton's broken gearbox in his car in China was too great a "risk".
Vijay Mallya looks set to sit out yet another grand prix, as his legal troubles in his native India continue.
Championship leader Nico Rosberg has hit back at Bernie Ecclestone's claim that current F1 drivers are "windbags".
Nico Rosberg's bid to extend his winning streak to six races this weekend has got an early boost.
Fernando Alonso says he is still not pre-empting the FIA's decision over his participation in the Chinese grand prix.
Williams has denied speculation a Canadian billionaire could soon buy into the British team.
Johnny Herbert says he stands by his recent criticism of Fernando Alonso, even after the Spaniard's angry reaction.
Sir Jackie Stewart says that if he was running Mercedes, he would pull the German carmaker out of F1.
Johnny Herbert thinks Red Bull should sign up Carlos Sainz for 2017.
A grieving James Allison will reportedly contribute to Ferrari's bid to win the Chinese grand prix this weekend.
Stoffel Vandoorne is "on standby" should FIA doctors once again sideline Fernando Alonso in China, McLaren-Honda has confirmed.
Sauber has bucked the rumours by travelling to Shanghai this week for the Chinese grand prix.
Sergio Marchionne looks set to add yet another executive role to his plate.
Former F1 winner John Watson has backed Jacques Villeneuve in slamming the sport's current drivers.
Mick Schumacher's manager has played down any talk the 17-year-old might soon be ready for formula one.
Valtteri Bottas insists he will not alter his racing style, even though he crashed with reigning champion Lewis Hamilton in Bahrain.
Claire Williams has tipped the F1 paddock to host a fascinating driver 'silly season' this year.
Toro Rosso technical chief James Key says there is no longer much 'synergy' between the Faenza based team and the senior Red Bull outfit.
Fernando Alonso is already in Shanghai as he bids to return to F1 action this weekend.
Two former F1 drivers do not think Ferrari is ready to beat Mercedes to the world championship.
Claire Williams thinks F1 has learned from the 'musical chairs' qualifying debacle.
Rio Haryanto's former boss has hit back at suggestions the Indonesian is a straightforward F1 'pay driver'.
It is still not clear if historic Monza will continue to host the endangered Italian grand prix beyond September's 2016 race.
Quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel insists he has no desire to behave like a "hero".
Honda is ready to push ahead with finding more performance from its 2016 power unit.
F1's radical rules changes for 2017 may stumble at the last hurdle, Germany's Auto Motor und Sport reports.
McLaren is "confident" Fernando Alonso will be shown the green light for his return to racing action this weekend in China.
Apr.11 (GMM) The early success of the new F1 team Haas is splitting opinion in the paddock.
F1 veteran Stefan Johansson has blasted today's drivers for their recent open letter.
With the third round of the season now looming, F1 is heaving a collective sigh of relief that the hated 'musical chairs' qualifying is now gone.
Mick Schumacher is pressing the throttle on the next stage in his quest for future F1 glory.
F1 teams have promised to revisit the possibility of spicing up the qualifying hour ahead of the 2017 season.
Ferrari has been cleared of wrongdoing in the wake of reports Sebastian Vettel was shown an illegal 'coded' message on his pit board in Australia.
Valtteri Bottas has refused to rule out playing a starring role in this year's 'silly season'.
Amid intense and faltering negotiations with Bernie Ecclestone, former F1 driver Ivan Capelli has resigned as a chief of Monza's circuit operator Sias.
Sauber is working hard to find "a lasting solution" to its obvious financial problems, boss and co-owner Monisha Kaltenborn has revealed.
Red Bull is facing a "dilemma" as it ponders the future of its young F1 stars Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz.
F1's qualifying debacle of 2016 continues, as team bosses on Thursday pleaded with authorities to revert to last year's successful format.
Speculation the touted rules revolution for 2017 could be called off at the eleventh hour are being played down on all sides.
Amid a poisonously political climate in F1, the sport's stakeholders will get together on Thursday in yet another bid to fix the 2016 qualifying format debacle.
Max Verstappen's father and manager has ramped up his bid for a top seat in formula one for 2017.
Stoffel Vandoorne says he will remain race-ready ahead of next weekend's Chinese grand prix.
Sebastian Vettel is down to four power units for the remaining 19 races this year, following his smoky retirement on the parade lap in Bahrain.
Imola is ramping up its bid to keep Italy on the F1 calendar.
Sauber has fallen behind once again with its full salary payments to its 300 staff in Switzerland.
F1's governing body is looking into whether Ferrari stretched the new radio clampdown rules, according to a report in Germany's Auto Motor und Sport.
Bernie Ecclestone says "discussions" with the European Commission are currently taking place.
Ferrari is confident it will quickly solve the engine flaw that stopped Sebastian Vettel from even starting Sunday's Bahrain grand prix.
Fernando Alonso has resumed training as he fights to be fit to return to the cockpit of his McLaren-Honda in China.
Amid Sauber's obvious financial problems early in 2016, new media reports suggest the struggling Swiss team could soon be sold.
Nico Rosberg's lawyer has denied claims the Mercedes driver is evading tax.
Mick Schumacher is taking on a busy calendar in 2016 as he continues his push towards formula one.
Quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel is once again leading the fierce criticism amid the latest instalment of the 2016 qualifying format debacle.
After the criticism of Australia, Max Verstappen put his reputation back on track in Bahrain.
Lewis Hamilton is keeping calm, even though he is already 17 points behind at the start of his 2016 championship defence.
Christian Horner has moved to lift the pressure from the shoulders of Red Bull driver Daniil Kvyat.
The real challenge for Haas will be keeping up with the lightening speed of F1's in-season development, Romain Grosjean has admitted.
Championship leader Nico Rosberg's name is among hundreds implicated in an enormous global leak of documents known as the 'Panama Papers'.
Stoffel Vandoorne appears to have put his F1 career on the fast track after making an impressive race debut in Bahrain.
F1 great Emerson Fittipaldi has had legendary racing cars from his private collection seized amid reports of deep financial problems.
Bahrain GP - Race Report
Bahrain GP - Sunday Photos
In the early rounds of the 2016 season, Sauber is clinging to mere survival.
Fernando Alonso says he is "99 per cent" sure he will be back at the cockpit of his McLaren in China.
Stoffel Vandoorne has left Bahrain a happy F1 debutant, even though he will probably have to hand back the keys to Fernando Alonso in China.
Ferrari on Sunday played down rising speculation its championship campaign could be derailed in 2016 by a fundamental reliability flaw.
Azerbaijan says intense fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed local region, does not jeopardise forthcoming sports events like the inaugural Baku street race.
Maurizio Arrivabene says Ferrari will not wield its famous veto to prevent F1 from solving the current impasse over qualifying.
Romain Grosjean is no longer being asked if switching from what became the Renault works team this year to the all-new Haas project was a wise choice.
Bahrain GP - Race Notes
Bahrain GP - Sunday Press Conference
Bahrain GP - Sunday Team Quotes
Bahrain GP - Race Results
F1 bosses have been told to mull over an all-new 'aggregate' format for qualifying, after reverting to the 2015 system was ruled out by the sport's authorities on Sunday.
Race organisers and F1 have confirmed reports that the race start time for the inaugural grand prix in Azerbaijan is changing.
The farcical qualifying format saga is set to run and run, with bosses on Sunday only agreeing the date of the next meeting.
F1's reigning world champion team Mercedes has appealed to its carmaker parent Daimler to stave off a threat posed by 2016 title rival Ferrari.
Kevin Magnussen said he put the pedal to the metal in qualifying without even thinking about getting a good spot on the Bahrain grid.
]To the surprise of no one, the 'musical chairs' qualifying was run again on Saturday to collective cries for it to be scrapped.
FIA president Jean Todt has backed the decision to keep Fernando Alonso on the sidelines this weekend.
Mercedes has opened the door for a potential MotoGP test for the team's reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton.
The jury is out over Williams' highly-anticipated new ultra-short new nose and front wing assembly.
Bahrain GP - Qualifying Report
Bahrain GP - Saturday Photos
Bahrain GP - Saturday Press Conference
Bahrain GP - Saturday Team Quotes
Fernando Alonso gatecrashed live British television on Saturday to slam former F1 driver turned pundit Johnny Herbert.
In an ultra-rare paddock appearance for the media, FIA president Jean Todt on Saturday said it was race organisers who pushed for the introduction of the now-hated 'musical chairs' qualifying system.
Bahrain GP - Qualifying Results
McLaren has confirmed talks with the FIA about getting injured Fernando Alonso back into his McLaren-Honda are "ongoing" in Bahrain.
Bahrain GP - Practice 3 Report
Bahrain GP - Practice 3 Results
Daniil Kvyat says he is not worried he might be the victim of the next step in Max Verstappen's meteoric F1 career.
In one area at least, Mercedes is working hard to catch up with Ferrari.
Renault has hit out at Kevin Magnussen's exclusion from qualifying in Bahrain.
On the very same day he acknowledged the ban, world champion Lewis Hamilton defied Bernie Ecclestone by filming inside the F1 paddock.
Bernie Ecclestone has kept hopes alive that Monza might retain the Italian grand prix beyond September's 2016 race.
F1 is staying on free-to-air television in Austria, after the broadcaster ORF renewed its deal with the sport.
Ron Dennis is reportedly angry with F1's governing body for not detecting the injuries that have sidelined Fernando Alonso in Bahrain.
Jenson Button has admitted a seat on the F1 Commission representing the drivers would be "nice".
Nico Rosberg was the hero of the day when he rescued a distressed child from waters on the coast of Monaco recently.
Force India deputy Bob Fernley has moved once again to play down the high-profile legal and financial problems surrounding Vijay Mallya.
Bahrain GP - Practice 2 Report
Bahrain GP - Friday Photos
Bahrain GP - Friday Press Conference
Bahrain GP - Friday Team Quotes
Bahrain GP - Practice 2 Results
Bahrain GP - Practice 1 Report
Bahrain GP - Practice 1 Results
Almost every team in pitlane is now opposed to the plan to speed up the cars with more downforce in 2017.
A meeting to analyse the future of F1's qualifying format has already been scheduled for Bahrain.
Sebastian Vettel has hit back at suggestions speeding up the cars for 2017 is not the right direction for F1.
Fernando Alonso's rivals were surprised on Thursday when it emerged the Spaniard had been sidelined in Bahrain for medical reasons.
Max Verstappen has revealed he apologised to Toro Rosso for his foul-mouthed radio abuse in the Australian grand prix.
F1's newest team has denied speculation Fernando Alonso's crash in Melbourne was caused by a failure aboard the Haas car driven by Esteban Gutierrez.
Ferrari has joined Mercedes in admitting its interest in F1 teen sensation Max Verstappen.
Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat have tried a mock-up of Red Bull's alternative to the 'halo' cockpit protection concept.
The Williams team is still waiting for its highly-anticipated new ultra-short nose to touch down in the Bahrain paddock.
Bernie Ecclestone has banned Lewis Hamilton from filming footage for his increasingly notorious 'Snapchat' videos inside the F1 paddock.
Bahrain GP - Thursday Press Conference
Fernando Alonso is sitting out the Bahrain grand prix with broken ribs and after suffering a partially collapsed lung.
F1 drivers may be angling for a spot on the sport's decision-making body.
Fernando Alonso will miss this weekend's Bahrain grand prix.
Nico Rosberg has admitted that opening his 2016 championship campaign with a win was "very important".
More reports claim Kimi Raikkonen's power unit has survived his fiery exit from the Australian grand prix.
Mercedes might have made a tactical blunder in its preparation for this weekend's Bahrain grand prix.
Max Verstappen says he has "moved on" after losing his cool at the Australian grand prix.
F1 teams will now begin to turn their focus towards designing a car for the all-new technical regulations of 2017.
McLaren and Red Bull were not the only teams that objected to the tweaking of the highly-controversial 'musical chairs' qualifying system for Bahrain.
FIA president Jean Todt also responded to the F1 drivers' public complaint about the sport's current governance.
A local sports official is confident Monza will secure its place on the F1 calendar for 2017 and beyond.
Roberto Merhi will complete the revival of the former Manor team in the world endurance championship this year.
F1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart has played down suggestions the sport he has been involved with for over five decades is broken.
McLaren has played down reports Fernando Alonso's carbon seat was 'broken' in his high-speed Melbourne crash.
Fernando Alonso will not be cleared to race in Bahrain this weekend until a meeting with FIA doctors on Thursday.
The lack of time and unanimity means F1 is stuck with the hated 'musical chairs' qualifying system for Bahrain.
James Allison is spending some time away from formula one as he mourns the recent death of his wife, it has emerged.
Toto Wolff has slammed the decision to keep the highly controversial 'musical chairs' qualifying format in place for Bahrain.
F1 could be about to hit reverse on its move to speed up the cars for 2017.
Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that "blocks" have been placed on his preferred successor.
Even rules for significantly faster F1 cars in 2017 will not change Adrian Newey's 50 per cent focus on the sport.
The FIA has launched an investigation into Fernando Alonso's spectacular Melbourne crash, with insiders saying the Spaniard was lucky to survive.
A countryman of F1 returnee Kevin Magnussen has defended the Dane's performance at the recent Australian grand prix.
Alex Wurz insists the dissenting letter written on behalf of the current F1 drivers is not a mere reaction to the qualifying format debacle.
Queensland has flagged a potential bid to poach the Australian grand prix from rival state Victoria, the current host of the F1 season opener in Melbourne.
Former driver Takuma Sato says that, amid the category's obvious challenges, he still loves F1.
The saga over the future of historic Monza's grand prix continues, with Bernie Ecclestone making conflicting comments regarding its chances.
Just as details of Max Verstappen's Red Bull deal emerge, the Dutchman has thrown some praise in the direction of Ferrari number 1 Sebastian Vettel.
It is no surprise Fernando Alonso endured a tough week in the wake of his terrifying Melbourne crash.
F1 must return to its glorious roots or risk collapsing, according to 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve.
The controversial and unpopular 'musical chairs' qualifying format will decide the grid for next weekend's Bahrain grand prix.
Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday joined forces with F1 drivers who are complaining about the governance of the sport.
Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed reports the controversial 'musical chairs' qualifying format could actually have survived the 2016 season opener.
F1 drivers have caused a stir by criticising the governance of the sport.
F1 needs to adapt to the changing shape of the world and media.
Max Verstappen has played down claims his rivalry with teammate Carlos Sainz has turned into a feud.
F1 is heading into its second consecutive grand prix of 2016 amid looming uncertainty about the qualifying format.
Nico Rosberg is first in the queue to race with Mercedes in 2017.
Lewis Hamilton has hit back at Charlie Whiting for singling him out over the course of the Australian grand prix weekend.
Renault has not given up on the 2016 season, team boss Frederic Vasseur insists.
Niki Lauda has hit back at claims Mercedes is still sandbagging, one race into its 2016 championship campaign.
Rumours Williams could be set to switch to customer Honda power for 2017 have been denied.
All hope that Monza will keep hosting the Italian grand prix beyond 2016 is not lost yet.
Michael Schumacher was "absolutely right" to have urged Ferrari to sign up Sebastian Vettel for the future.
The big question after Melbourne is whether Ferrari can really challenge Mercedes' dominance in 2016.
Rio Haryanto won the popular vote as F1 debuted its new official 'driver of the day' plaudit in Australia.
Pirelli is sure the new tyre selection rules have succeeded in spicing up F1.
Champagne will not be sprayed on the F1 podiums in 2016.
The engine, gearbox and monocoque aboard Fernando Alonso's otherwise-mangled McLaren-Honda survived his famous crash in Melbourne last Sunday.
Eyes will now turn to the F1 Commission, after team bosses voted unanimously to scrap the new 'musical chairs' qualifying format before Bahrain.
Max Verstappen has found some allies in the wake of his anger and outbursts at the Australian grand prix.
Valtteri Bottas says it is too early to become overly disappointed with the pace of Williams' 2016 car.
F1 is still "miles away" from sounding like the pinnacle of motor sport.
One more title could be enough to satisfy Lewis Hamilton's ambition.
Red Bull's alternative to the 'halo' cockpit protection concept would be better for crashes like those suffered by Fernando Alonso in Melbourne.
New team boss Frederic Vasseur says he is happy with Renault's drivers after the first race weekend of 2016.
Dr Helmut Marko on Tuesday pointed a finger at the F1 rules amid the tension at Red Bull's junior team.
The 2017 'silly season' is already underway.
Helmut Marko is not so sure Ferrari is really ready to challenge Mercedes in 2016.
Jean Alesi says the latest events in F1 show that the sport needs a "dictatorship".
F1 teen sensation Max Verstappen has been criticised for his behaviour at the Australian grand prix.
The controversial 'halo' concept is once again a talking point in F1 circles, following Fernando Alonso's huge crash in Australia.
"Game on!" declared a smiling world champion Lewis Hamilton after the Australian grand prix, as he finished second behind teammate Nico Rosberg.
Amid a thrilling Mercedes versus Ferrari battle for victory in Melbourne, the spectre of ever-changing rules continued to hang over F1.
The length of the F1 calendar is further limiting the "aggression" with which teams and drivers can tackle individual races.
The death knell is nearing for historic Monza's place on the F1 calendar, according to the latest reports from Italy.
Toro Rosso may now be the third-best team in formula one behind grandees Mercedes and Ferrari.
Fernando Alonso was wearing a bandage on his knee and a grimace on Monday when he bumped into Blick correspondent Roger Benoit at a Melbourne beach.
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Tension is brewing inside the Toro Rosso team after Max Verstappen lost his cool in Melbourne.
Fernando Alonso escaped with little more than a sore knee after a terrifying crash during the Australian grand prix.
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2016 is a "very important year" for Fernando Alonso's F1 career.
Jost Capito, set to return to the sport from his current post at Volkswagen, says a F1 foray for the German giant cannot be ruled out.
Haas will not get the $10 million start-up bonus that was paid to F1's most recent team newcomers.
Toto Wolff has admitted Max Verstappen is on Mercedes' radar for the future.
F1 will revert to the qualifying system of 2015 at the next race in Bahrain, after the farcical debut of the new 'musical chairs' format on Saturday.
Musical chairs qualifying looks set to be the shortest-lived format for Saturday afternoon in F1's history.
Leading figures in formula one are calling on the sport to scrap the new 'musical chairs' qualifying format after the woeful spectacle of Melbourne.
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Red Bull has completely ruled out suggestions it faces losing Daniel Ricciardo at the end of the year.
Eric Boullier insists it is not his "responsibility" to convince Fernando Alonso to keep racing in formula one.
The pundits are split over whether Lewis Hamilton's controversial off-track lifestyle will end his dominance of formula one.
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Robert Kubica says he would return to F1 even if the sport is no longer as spectacular.
Pirelli has category denied reports it debuted a new tyre specification last year without informing the FIA or the competing teams.
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Charlie Whiting has scolded world champion Lewis Hamilton for failing to attend key meetings.
Sebastian Vettel's 2016 car is named after a crown-wearing queen, not a pizza.
Rumours that Red Bull could build its own F1 engine are firing yet again.
F1's governing body is determined to push ahead with the controversial 'halo' cockpit protection system.
F1 teams are reportedly angry that Pirelli introduced a new tyre late last year without telling them.
The start of Toto Wolff's 2016 campaign hit a roadblock even before he entered the paddock gates in Melbourne.
The 2016 Toro Rosso could be the perfect tool for its drivers to make their case for a move to the premier team Red Bull Racing for 2017.
It is not just the Honda engine that is holding McLaren back, champion drivers Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button revealed in Melbourne.
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Felipe Massa has acknowledged that Williams will not get involved in the title fight between Mercedes and Ferrari in 2016.
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Mercedes has mixed up the crews of mechanics and engineers working on the German team's two sides of the garage.
Carlos Sainz has refused to join the criticism of the latest rule changes in formula one.
Jacques Villeneuve has slammed F1 drivers who are calling loudly for the introduction of the 'halo' cockpit protection system.
Kevin Magnussen has backed Renault's decision to give new third driver Esteban Ocon some Friday practice outings in 2016.
Carlos Sainz says he is happy to have survived the departure from Toro Rosso of the major Spanish sponsor Cepsa.
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As reported earlier, Aston Martin is entering formula one with Red Bull.
Paul Hembery on Thursday admitted Pirelli's efforts to design tyres that reach a sudden grip 'cliff' did not work out as planned for 2016.
Williams' much anticipated new nose for its 2016 car has finally passed the mandatory crash tests.
Nico Hulkenberg on Thursday put a brave face on the speculation swirling around the future of Force India.
Aston Martin's touted F1 foray is back on track, it emerged in the Melbourne paddock on Thursday.
Fernando Alonso thinks F1 is taking a backwards step with the further clampdown on pit-to-car radio communication in 2016.
Max Verstappen has joined his boss Franz Tost in targeting a podium for 2016.
Romain Grosjean has admitted that switching to Haas for 2016 moved him one step closer to a "dream" Ferrari seat.
Kevin Magnussen has more on his mind this week than the new colour of his 2016 car.
F1 veteran Joan Villadelprat thinks Honda can eventually succeed in formula one.
Kimi Raikkonen's manager has admitted 2016 will be a crucial year for the 2007 world champion.
Sauber's drivers have put a brave face on swirling speculation about the future of the Swiss team.
Pascal Wehrlein is looking past the qualifying controversy and instead sees an opportunity for the Manor team.
Ferrari is now within an uncomfortable striking distance of Mercedes' dominance, according to Niki Lauda.
Renault is set to unveil an all-yellow race livery for 2016.
Gerhard Berger is yet another pundit who believes Mercedes will once again rule the roost in 2016.
On his trip 'down under', Lewis Hamilton found himself in hot water even before setting foot on Australian soil.
Before even a single lap in the 21-race grand prix calendar has been logged, Jenson Button's future in formula one is already being discussed.
Although the action begins in Melbourne this weekend, Roberto Merhi is still not ruling out a role in formula one in 2016.
Success in formula one is translating perfectly into Mercedes' road car sales.
Heikki Kovalainen thinks F1's new American team Haas will have a "very difficult" debut season.
Force India deputy Bob Fernley has hinted that team owner Vijay Mallya will likely skip this weekend's 2016 season opener in Melbourne.
Niki Lauda has backed the decision of Michael Schumacher's family to safeguard the privacy of the F1 great.
CVC's decision about selling formula one could change how Bernie Ecclestone runs the sport, the F1 supremo said on Tuesday.
Jos Verstappen thinks Mercedes will come out of the blocks in Melbourne this weekend with its dominance intact.
Moves are afoot to close the performance gaps between the four 'power units' in formula one.
Renault is apparently not having to spend much more on its formula one programme despite returning to full works status in 2016.
Lewis Hamilton thinks he and Nico Rosberg will handle their rivalry better than ever in 2016.
Valtteri Bottas has played down claims he might be caught up in a more hectic than usual 'silly season' later this year.
Sauber's already-troubled 2016 campaign has taken another hit with the shock departure of its technical boss.
Daniil Kvyat on Monday said he feels ready to fight for the world championship.
F1's new qualifying format could backfire on the sport, Mercedes has warned.
Mercedes is getting specific amid its claims Ferrari has definitely closed the gap over the winter.
Nico Rosberg says he has worked to simplify his life and narrow his focus upon beating Lewis Hamilton for the first time in three years.
Former F1 driver Robert Doornbos says he is not expecting Renault to shine in 2016.
F1 could be poised for a big change at the top, a leading correspondent has claimed.
The sponsorship and income situation in formula one has left Sauber fighting for survival.
Any doubt that the controversial 'musical chairs' qualifying format will make its bow in Melbourne have been swept aside.
Juan Pablo Montoya says the current Mercedes era is no different to any other team's dominance throughout recent F1 history.
Michael Schumacher's manager has defended the ongoing secrecy about the condition of the most successful F1 driver of all time.
Pascal Wehrlein has defended the credentials of his 2016 teammate.
Dietrich Mateschitz's thoughts about quitting formula one are apparently still alive.
Mercedes will ease the rules of engagement between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg for their 2016 battle.
Murray Walker, the iconic voice of formula one, has added his disapproval to the latest criticisms of his beloved sport.
Carlos Sainz's famous father has joined his son in putting the brakes on claims Toro Rosso could be ready to race to the podium in 2016.
Niki Lauda has defended F1's controversial new qualifying format on the basis that the alternative floated by Bernie Ecclestone was "absurd".
Time is running short for F1 to introduce better cockpit protection for 2017.
Just as the US grand prix ended its uncertainty, doubts have now emerged about whether this year's Brazil race will take place in November.
Pascal Wehrlein is confident Manor is the right place for his F1 debut.
Nico Hulkenberg has set his sights on finally reaching the podium in 2016.
Nico Rosberg says he is determined to make 2016 "my year", after two consecutive championship defeats to his teammate Lewis Hamilton.
US grand prix organisers brushed aside any doubts about the 2016 race by revealing Taylor Swift, one of the world's top pop acts, will perform at the October event.
F1 veterans have revealed they disagree with reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton's stance about the 'halo' cockpit cage slated for 2017.
Toto Wolff has severed his last ties to the Williams team.
Mercedes' utter dominance of formula one in the 'power unit' era could finally be over.
F1 remains on track to speed up significantly in the future, according to Niki Lauda.
While Charlie Whiting was at Watkins Glen (US), FIA inspectors were also in Italy.
Doubts Vijay Mallya might have to miss next weekend's season opener in Australia appear over, but the Force India chief's troubles in India are far from over.
Sauber has now paid the two thirds of its 300-strong workforce in Switzerland who were waiting for their overdue February wages.
Honda is running behind schedule so far in 2016, McLaren team boss Eric Boullier revealed on Wednesday.
The US grand prix in Austin looks to be back on track.
It may be the teams, and not the drivers, who are in charge of the extra freedom on tyre selection in 2016.
Eric Boullier says he does not want McLaren-Honda to set any firm targets for 2016.
A trio of former F1 drivers have considered whether world champion Lewis Hamilton's increasing global celebrity will hurt his bid for a fourth title in 2016.
A surprising proposal by Mercedes could help solve the issue of Mercedes' seemingly endless domination in the new 'power unit' era.
Sauber will race in Melbourne next weekend, notwithstanding the financial cloud that hangs over the struggling Swiss team.
Bernie Ecclestone will come under scrutiny on Tuesday as a report is tabled at a meeting of F1's board.
Renault is tipped to make considerable progress with its power unit in 2016, as the works team prepares to unveil its new race livery.
Pastor Maldonado could keep his motor racing career alive in America's top open wheeler series.
David Coulthard says he sympathises with drivers who are openly questioning the latest changes within formula one.
The further clampdown on pit-to-driver radio communications in 2016 will spice up the action.
Force India boss and co-owner Vijay Mallya may be unable to attend grands prix in 2016.
Carlos Sainz says he knows 2016 could be a make-or-break season for him in F1.
Jolyon Palmer has dismissed claims he might take too "cautious" an approach to his job of being a formula one driver.
Bernie Ecclestone is taking flak amid F1's tumultuous beginning to another world championship season.
Carlos Sainz has questioned his boss's target of a podium finish on merit in 2016.
Sauber is entering yet another F1 season under a financial cloud.
Sebastian Vettel says he is yet to give a personal name to his 2016 car, which will carry the hopes of the entire Ferrari team and much of the wider F1 world.
Felipe Massa has confirmed that Williams is hoping to get a new nose and front wing up and running as soon as possible.
Fernando Alonso is still refusing to rule out a future move to Mercedes.
Alain Prost has warned that the qualifying saga of recent days could drag on even longer.
F1's governing body as well as Bernie Ecclestone on Friday confirmed that the 'musical chairs'-style qualifying is going ahead in full in 2016.
World champion drivers on Thursday slammed the current direction of formula one.
One big question heading into the new F1 season is whether Lewis Hamilton has his 'mojo' back.
Fernando Alonso says he is not sure where he will line up on the Melbourne grid.
Williams looks set to unveil a new nose for its 2016 car within the first two or three races of 2016.
The earlier-touted 'cheap engines' solution might soon be back on the table.
Two young drivers with famous fathers will charge towards a future career on the F1 grid with strong support in their wake.
Jean Todt has urged Bernie Ecclestone to stop criticising formula one.
Red Bull will test its own proposed solution to the issue of cockpit protection later this month.
Vijay Mallya on Thursday rejected calls for his arrest.
Rumours are swirling in the Barcelona test paddock about problems with Ferrari's 2016 power unit.
Kevin Magnussen appears a happier man in 2016, in the wake of his ill-fated McLaren adventure.
Things are finally looking up at McLaren.
The heat is back on Pirelli as a new F1 season looms.
The 'will it, won't it' saga of the ever-changing qualifying format for 2016 continued in Barcelona on Wednesday.
Toto Wolff has played down reports Fernando Alonso almost replaced reigning champion Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes last year.
Jean Todt says he is still friends with Michael Schumacher, even in the wake of the seven time world champion's serious head injuries.
'Musical chairs'-style qualifying will take place ahead of the Melbourne season opener in just over two weeks.
With every passing test day, the feeling in the Barcelona paddock is growing ever stronger that Mercedes will decimate all comers early in 2016.
F1 officials have come under fire for what major newspapers including the Independent and Telegraph are calling the 2016 qualifying "farce".
Fernando Alonso says his future rests on the reforms that are slated to revolutionise formula one next year.
Felipe Nasr admits Sauber's newly-launched car may not be 100 per cent ready for the 2016 season opener in Australia in just over two weeks.
Frederic Vasseur, the new team boss at Renault, has admitted neither team driver has a guaranteed future with the French marque beyond 2016.
Valtteri Bottas has counted himself as not among those drivers who are dieting hard ahead of the 2016 season.
Bernie Ecclestone is putting pressure on Hockenheim to up its game in order to secure Germany's future on the F1 calendar.
Sergio Marchionne on Tuesday said the serene winter pre-season enjoyed so far by Mercedes makes him "worry".
Not every driver is on board with F1's plans to cover the cockpits.
Ferrari's hopes for 2016 rest on the progress Mercedes has been able to make over the winter.
Fernando Alonso says he almost switched to Mercedes last year in a move that would have involved Lewis Hamilton replacing him at Ferrari.
Hopes are increasing that the embattled US grand prix will in fact take place in October.
Rare sounds of praise for Renault are emerging from the Red Bull camp ahead of the 2016 season.
The outcome of the 2016 world championship will depend in large part on whether Lewis Hamilton is sufficiently focused.
Fernando Alonso insists that, although ultimate success in F1 has eluded him for a decade, he has found "happiness" with the McLaren-Honda project.
Sauber is targeting the midfield in 2016.