CURRENT NEWS

21 OCTOBER 2014

ROSBERG MUST RELAX TO GET BACK IN FIGHT SAYS FRENTZEN

Nico Rosberg needs to relax if he wants to get back into the world championship fight.

BRAWN, DOMENICALI TO INVESTIGATE BIANCHI CRASH

A group of well-known F1 names will work with the sport's governing body to investigate the crash of seriously injured driver Jules Bianchi.

TOTAL PRESIDENT KILLED IN PLANE CRASH

The president of F1 sponsor Total has been killed in a plane crash, the Russian news agency Ria Novosti reports.

F1 TO EXCEED 20 RACES AS MADRID PLANS EMERGE

Plans are afoot for a F1 street race in the heart of Madrid, Spain's El Confidencial reports.

RAIKKONEN'S 2014 PROBLEM PSYCHOLOGICAL SAYS MASSA

Kimi Raikkonen is suffering psychologically alongside his Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso this year.

MORE ALARMING NEWS ABOUT CATERHAM FUTURE

More alarming news about the health of the ailing F1 backmarker Caterham has emerged.

20 OCTOBER 2014

VAN DER GARDE HINTS AT 2015 RACE SEAT

Just as news about Nico Hulkenberg emerged on Monday, Giedo van der Garde dropped a big hint about his own future in formula one.

MARKO YET TO TELL SAINZ OF PLANS FOR 2015

Even now crowned the new Formula Renault 3.5 champion, Carlos Sainz jr is still in the dark about his F1 future.

TODT ASKS FOR CALM AFTER BIANCHI CRASH

Jean Todt has called for patience in the wake of critically-injured Jules Bianchi's recent Suzuka crash.

SILLY SEASON WAITS BUT 2015 RUMOURS STILL FIRING

Porsche would like to enter a third car in the fabled Le Mans 24 hour race next year with F1 stars at the wheel, according to Germany's Auto Bild.

VETTEL RESPECTFUL AS RED BULL CAREER ENDED SAYS RICCIARDO

Sebastian Vettel behaved impeccably in 2015, despite plotting his Red Bull exit and being outclassed by his teammate.

TEAMS SHOULD MAKE OWN TYRE COMPOUND CHOICE

Force India has a radical suggestion about how F1 should proceed in the sport's Pirelli-tyred era.

LAUDA NOT SORRY ABOUT MERCEDES UNFREEZE DEFIANCE

Dominant Mercedes is unapologetic amid increasing pressure to agree to an engine 'unfreeze' for 2015.

SURGERY COULD PUT KUBICA RETURN BACK ON TRACK

More surgery on his injured arm could lead Robert Kubica back to formula one.

18 OCTOBER 2014

LAS VEGAS GP READY TO GO ACCORDING TO ECCLESTONE

Las Vegas could be the next new F1 destination, Bernie Ecclestone has revealed.

BUTTON LINKED WITH LE MANS SWITCH

Jenson Button could move into Le Mans sports cars next year if he loses his McLaren seat, manager Richard Goddard has admitted.

FERNANDES SELLS CATERHAM GP2 TEAM

Fernandes has completed his exit from top open-wheeler racing by selling his Caterham-branded GP2 team.

17 OCTOBER 2014

SHIRKING RESPONSIBILITY AFTER BIANCHI CRASH

Jules Bianchi's mother has broken her silence by hinting the family is being told to keep quiet about her son's life-threatening crash.

AFTER BIANCHI CRASH DRIVERS WANT BETTER WET TYRE

Top F1 drivers are calling on the sport's sole tyre supplier to improve its wet-weather product.

$65M INTERLAGOS UPGRADE SAVED BRAZIL GP

Brazil had to spend millions on upgrading the ageing Interlagos circuit or risk losing its place on the formula one calendar.

TORO ROSSO HOPEFUL SAINZ PATIENT AMID VERGNE REPORTS

Carlos Sainz jr says he is being "patient" as Red Bull decides his future in formula one.

RAIKKONEN STAYING PUT

Amid all the 'silly season' commotion surrounding Fernando Alonso, the other Ferrari driver insists he is going nowhere fast.

16 OCTOBER 2014

MONTEZEMOLO CONFIRMS ALONSO LEAVING FERRARI

Luca di Montezemolo has admitted Fernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari.

FIA ASKS TEAMS FOR BIANCHI CRASH INFORMATION

F1's governing body has formed an 'accident panel' in the wake of Jules Bianchi's life threatening crash.

MONTEZEMOLO NOT PLEASED ABOUT FERRARI EXIT

Luca di Montezemolo has hit back at suggestions he was ousted as Ferrari president because of the Italian team's struggles.

DOMENICALI'S NEW JOB TO SPARK ALONSO RUMOURS

Stefano Domenicali has accepted an offer to work for the German manufacturer Audi.

CATERHAM HITS BACK AT KOBAYASHI CLAIMS

Kamui Kobayashi's job at Caterham appears even more tenuous after boss Manfredi Ravetto rebuked the Japanese's comments after the Russian grand prix.

15 OCTOBER 2014

ANGRY MARUSSIA SLAMS BIANCHI REPORTS

Marussia on Wednesday hit back at media reports suggesting the team and Jules Bianchi were to blame for the Frenchman's life-threatening crash at Suzuka.

BERGER SURPRISED VETTEL MOVING TO FERRARI

Former Ferrari driver Gerhard Berger says he is surprised world champion Sebastian Vettel is joining Ferrari.

BIANCHI'S CONDITION REMAINS DESPERATE

Jules Bianchi's father has revealed the medical condition of his son remains "desperate", more than a week after his Suzuka crash.

ENGINE SWITCH TO BRING HALF-SECOND BOOST SAYS MALDONADO

Pastor Maldonado has admitted he is looking forward to Lotus' switch from Renault to Mercedes power for 2015.

RAIKKONEN TO GET NEW CHASSIS FOR AUSTIN

Kimi Raikkonen will race a new chassis in Austin and beyond, the Italian publication Omnicorse reports.

RED BULL BLOCKS VETTEL'S FERRARI TEST DEBUT IN ABU DHABI

Sebastian Vettel will not be able to make his test debut for Ferrari in the days immediately after next month's Abu Dhabi grand prix finale.

REPORT LINKS DOMENICALI TO AUDI

Stefano Domenicali could be Audi-bound, according to a report in Italy's Autosprint.

WOLFF THINKS LE MANS SABBATICAL FOR ALONSO POSSIBLE

It is possible Fernando Alonso will take a sabbatical in 2015, according to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.

MERCEDES WORKING HARD ON 2015 CAR SAYS WOLFF

Mercedes is already hard at work on the championship-winning 2014 car's successor.

MCLAREN TO DECIDE 2015 DRIVERS THIS SEASON

McLaren is aiming to decide its 2015 driver lineup before the chequered flag waves in Abu Dhabi next month.

14 OCTOBER 2014

F1 ENGINE RULES COMPLETELY STUPID SAYS VETTEL

World champion Sebastian Vettel has slammed F1's long-life engine rules.

BUTTON WORRIED ABOUT ROOKIE MAGNUSSEN'S FUTURE

Jenson Button says he is concerned about the future of his rookie teammate Kevin Magnussen, as McLaren continues to delay its decision about 2015.

EMOTIONS STILL HIGH AS BIANCHI FIGHTS FOR LIFE

Marussia has been thrown into the spotlight as more information reportedly emerges about Jules Bianchi's tragic Suzuka crash.

MATESCHITZ HINTS VERGNE TO KEEP TORO ROSSO SEAT

It is more and more certain that Jean-Eric Vergne will secure at least one more year with Toro Rosso.

BLING MAKES HAMILTON A BIT DIFFERENT SAYS LAUDA

According to the Kolner Express tabloid, F1 legend Niki Lauda raised an eyebrow in Russia when he spotted Lewis Hamilton's latest accessory -- an enormous gold chain.

MERCEDES GIFTING TITLE BONUS TO STAFF AND F1 WORLD

All 700 staff members at Mercedes' Brackley headquarters will bank a tasty bonus as a reward for securing the constructors' world championship in Russia, British newspapers report.

LOTUS NOT A BIG LOSS FOR RENAULT SAYS ABITEBOUL

Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul insists engine customer Lotus' impending switch to Mercedes for 2015 is no great loss for the French marque.

GOPRO SHARES PLUMMET AFTER SCHUMACHER REPORTS

A French journalist has played down reports he said a helmet-mounted 'GoPro' camera was to blame for F1 legend Michael Schumacher's brain damage.

13 OCTOBER 2014

NO TEAM ORDERS AS RED BULL CONCEDES TITLE FOR RICCIARDO

Red Bull has decided against boosting Daniel Ricciardo's slim championship hopes by making departing Sebastian Vettel the team 'number 2'.

VETTEL TO START RACE FROM PITLANE IN AUSTIN

World champion Sebastian Vettel, already out of contention for a fifth consecutive title in 2014, is facing the prospect of a tough US grand prix early next month.

FERRARI SPLIT JUST A RUMOUR SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso is still the leading man of the intriguing 2014 'silly season'.

WOLFF ADMITS CHAMPION MERCEDES SEEN AS BAD GUY

Despite having the constructors' title already in the bag, Toto Wolff has admitted Mercedes is playing the role of "the bad guy" in F1 at present.

MASSA SLAMS PIRELLI'S TYRE CHOICE FOR BRAZIL

Felipe Massa has criticised Pirelli's tyre choice selection for the forthcoming Brazilian grand prix, saying it may even be "dangerous".

MARUSSIA SET TO RUN TWO CARS IN AUSTIN

Marussia looks set to revert to a two-car operation in the wake of the Russian grand prix.

RACE REPORT - RUSSIAN RUNAWAY

Russian GP - Race Report

12 OCTOBER 2014

ALONSO SAYS 2015 TEAM NOT MERCEDES-POWERED

Fernando Alonso dropped a big hint about his future after Sunday's Russian grand prix.

KOBAYASHI HINTS CATERHAM SUFFERING PARTS SHORTAGE

Kamui Kobayashi threw fresh doubt on Caterham's future during the Russian grand prix.

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS FOUR IN A ROW

Russian GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Russian GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Russian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Russian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Russian GP - Race Results

ALONSO EYES WILLIAMS AS SABBATICAL RISK GROWS

Williams is the latest team sensationally linked with Fernando Alonso's uncertain future.

MERCEDES POISED TO WIN CONSTRUCTORS TITLE

Mercedes is expected to wrap up the constructors' world championship in Russia later on Sunday.

F1 TO TEST YELLOW FLAG SPEED LIMITS IN AUSTIN

F1 looks set to test new software and procedures next time out in Austin that will automatically limit the speed of the cars through double waved yellow flag zones.

SIROTKIN CONFIDENT OF 2015 DEBUT

Sergey Sirotkin is suddenly sounding confident he will make his F1 debut in 2015.

VETTEL AS FERRARI TEAMMATE WOULD BE NICE SAYS RAIKKONEN

Kimi Raikkonen has admitted it would be "nice" if he is paired at Ferrari with Sebastian Vettel next year.

VERSTAPPEN WITH VERGNE MAKES SENSE FOR 2015 SAYS TOST

Jean-Eric Vergne is now a hot contender to keep his seat at Toro Rosso next year.

MERCEDES NOT BACKING DOWN AMID UNFREEZE PRESSURE

Mercedes is unlikely to back down amid pressure from F1 rivals to agree to relax the current engine 'freeze'.

F1 TOLD TO BE SILENT DURING RUSSIAN ANTHEM

Drivers and team personnel have been ordered to fall silent when the Russian anthem is played on the Sochi grid later on Sunday.

11 OCTOBER 2014

QUALIFYING REPORT - 38 SPECIAL

Russian GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Russian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Russian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Russian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Russian GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - BUSINESS AS USUAL

Russian GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Russian GP - Practice 3 Results

F1 SECURITY UNPRECEDENTED FOR PUTIN VISIT

Unprecedented security at a grand prix will accompany Russian president Vladimir Putin's visit to the inaugural race on Sunday.

NEXT RUSSIAN GP TO BE NIGHT RACE?

The next Russian grand prix could be a night race.

F1 EYEING DRIVER SPEED LIMIT FOR YELLOW FLAGS

F1 is considering a couple of rule changes in response to Jules Bianchi's serious crash at Suzuka last weekend.

TOTAL EXIT NOT END OF LOTUS CAREER SAYS GROSJEAN

Romain Grosjean has denied that Lotus' new Mercedes engine deal makes it less likely he will stay with the Enstone team beyond 2014.

VERGNE COULD KEEP TORO ROSSO SEAT SAYS TOST

Jean-Eric Vergne is back in the running to keep his seat at Toro Rosso in 2015.

GROWING CONCERNS ABOUT BIANCHI'S CONDITION

At least four major publications believe there are "growing concerns" about the health condition of seriously injured F1 driver Jules Bianchi.

ALONSO TO TAKE MOVISTAR TO NEXT TEAM

A week after Sebastian Vettel blew the 'silly season' wide open, little else is clear about the shape of the upper part of the grid for 2015.

MATESCHITZ SAYS RED BULL DOESN'T NEED VETTEL

Red Bull mogul Dietrich Mateschitz insists he is "not disappointed" to be losing world champion Sebastian Vettel.

RIVALS PRESSURE MERCEDES TO AGREE ENGINE UNFREEZE

Rivals are piling pressure on Mercedes to agree to "unfreeze" engine development in formula one.

SCHUMACHER WAKING UP SLOWLY AT HOME SAYS MONCET

Ten months after his skiing fall, Michael Schumacher is now "waking up very slowly" from his serious brain injuries.

10 OCTOBER 2014

MARUSSIA WITHDRAWS BIANCHI'S CAR IN RUSSIA

Marussia on Friday withdrew injured Jules Bianchi's car from the Russian grand prix.

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - SILVER, GREY AND RED MEDALS

Russian GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Russian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Russian GP - Friday Team Quotes

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Russian GP - Friday Photos

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Russian GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - A SOMBER MOOD

Russian GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Russian GP - Practice 1 Results

NOW HAMILTON SUCKED INTO 2015 SILLY SEASON

F1's top three drivers are all now caught up in the most intriguing 'silly season' for some time.

FIA SET TO REVEAL BIANCHI CRASH INVESTIGATION

The atmosphere in the Sochi paddock is grim, with many drivers visibly upset and even angry in the wake of the circumstances surrounding Jules Bianchi's crash.

RICCIARDO TRUSTS VETTEL TO OBEY TEAM ORDERS

Red Bull is now ready to rethink its approach to team orders for the last handful of races in 2014.

BIANCHI'S FATHER SAYS NO CHANGE IN CONDITION

Five days after Jules Bianchi's life-threatening crash at Suzuka, there is "no significant change" in his health condition, father Philippe has revealed.

SAUBER TO HOLD RESCUE TALKS AT SOCHI

Sauber could put its so-called 'Russian rescue deal' back on track this weekend.

KOBAYASHI, MERHI UNCLEAR OVER CATERHAM FUTURE

Roberto Merhi and Kamui Kobayashi remain in the dark about how struggling Caterham will tackle the remaining trio of grands prix in 2014.

MARUSSIA LEFT TO DECIDE ON RUSSIA GP PARTICIPATION

As F1 drivers prepare to set out for the first ever practice action in Russia, it is still not clear how Marussia will tackle the weekend mere days after Jules Bianchi's crash.

9 OCTOBER 2014

LOTUS TO RUN MERCEDES ENGINES IN 2015

The Lotus F1 team has announced today that they have signed a deal to run Mercedes engines for 2015.

F1 WITHHOLDING VIDEO TO PROTECT BIANCHI?

Mere days after the Suzuka race, F1 authorities are continuing to withhold official video footage of Jules Bianchi's horror crash.

MARUSSIA ENTERS ROSSI IN BIANCHI'S PLACE AT SOCHI

Alexander Rossi looks set to race in injured Jules Bianchi's place for Marussia this weekend.

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Russian GP - Thursday Press Conference

VETTEL STILL NOT NAMING 2015 EMPLOYER

A week ago, the 'silly season' seemed much clearer.

CANOPY WOULD NOT HAVE HELPED BIANCHI SAYS LOWE

Paddy Lowe on Thursday said he doubts a covered cockpit would have helped the now seriously injured Jules Bianchi last Sunday at Suzuka.

ROSSI ON STANDBY AS FAST F1 PAUSES FOR BIANCHI

Even the fast-paced world of formula one is pausing for thought, mere days after Jules Bianchi crashed at Suzuka.

VERGNE ARRANGES HELMET STICKERS TO HONOUR BIANCHI

F1 drivers will wear helmet stickers to show their support for injured colleague Jules Bianchi this weekend in Russia.

MARUSSIA COULD FIELD ONE CAR IN RUSSIA AFTER BIANCHI CRASH

Marussia is yet to declare how it will tackle this weekend's Russian grand prix, as its race driver Jules Bianchi lies comatose in Japan.

BIANCHI CRASH AND POLITICS OVERSHADOW SOCHI PREPARATIONS

F1 has made the 8,000 kilometre trek from Suzuka to the all-new Sochi Autodrom, but many are not in the mood to celebrate the sport's latest destination.

8 OCTOBER 2014

HAMILTON HAS NO THOUGHTS OF LEAVING MERCEDES

McLaren was moved on Wednesday to deny wild speculation Lewis Hamilton is set to return to the team in 2015.

FERRARI MAY NEED YET ANOTHER NEW PRESIDENT AFTER 2018

Ferrari could be looking for yet another new president in a few years time.

MARUSSIA GP3 WITHDRAWAL NOT LINKED TO BIANCHI

Marussia says the withdrawal of its GP3 team ahead of this weekend's round in Russia is not connected to Jules Bianchi's fight for life.

ALONSO IN TOUGH MCLAREN NEGOTIATIONS

Fernando Alonso is locked in "tough negotiations" with McLaren, the F1 correspondent Luis Vasconcelos claims.

CONTROVERSIAL PUTIN TO ATTEND RUSSIA GP

F1 will court further controversy this weekend when Russian president Vladimir Putin oversees the inaugural grand prix at Sochi.

SHOW GOES ON BUT F1 STILL THINKING OF BIANCHI

The teams and drivers may have leapt 8,000 kilometres from Suzuka to Sochi, but Jules Bianchi remains in the minds of the entire F1 world.

STILL A LONG ROAD AHEAD OF SCHUMACHER SAYS TODT

Michael Schumacher still has "a long and hard road ahead of him," the F1 legend's friend Jean Todt said this week.

7 OCTOBER 2014

FAMILY GIVES NAME OF BIANCHI HEAD INJURY

Jules Bianchi's family on Tuesday revealed the name of the serious head injury he sustained in Sunday's horror Suzuka crash.

RED BULL THINKS ALONSO IS MCLAREN-BOUND

Red Bull's Dr Helmut Marko believes Fernando Alonso is headed to McLaren.

MCLAREN DENIES STROLL RUMOURS

McLaren has denied claims Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll may be looking at buying into the British team.

NOT JUST SAINZ IN RUNNING FOR KVYAT SEAT

Carlos Sainz jr is not the only candidate to replace the Red Bull-bound Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso next year.

WURZ TELLS DRIVERS TO KEEP QUIET AFTER BIANCHI CRASH

Gerard Saillant, the well-known trauma surgeon with close links to Jean Todt and Michael Schumacher, has arrived in Japan to get involved with Jules Bianchi's fight for life.

QUESTIONS EXPLODE AS BIANCHI CRASH VIDEO EMERGES

As Jules Bianchi lies critically ill in a Japanese hospital, grave questions are being asked about the circumstances surrounding his terrifying collision with a recovery vehicle on Sunday.

F1 WAITING ON OFFICIAL NEWS ABOUT BIANCHI

The worried world of F1 is still waiting for more news about Jules Bianchi.

RED BULL DENIES DEPARTING VETTEL NOW NUMBER 2

Sebastian Vettel will not be marginalised by Red Bull despite shocking the team with his sudden departure news last week in Japan.

BIANCHI WOULD HAVE DRIVEN THIRD FERRARI SAYS MONTEZEMOLO

Jules Bianchi was on course for a future wearing Ferrari red -- and perhaps as soon as 2015.

SCHUMACHER CAN LIVE NORMAL LIFE AGAIN SAYS TODT

Jean Todt has delivered perhaps the most promising news about Michael Schumacher's condition since the F1 legend's fateful skiing fall last December.

6 OCTOBER 2014

BIANCHI CRITICAL BUT STABLE

Jules Bianchi is in a "critical but stable" condition at the Mie hospital, located some 15 kilometres from Suzuka where on Sunday he crashed into a recovery vehicle.

FORMULA 1 HOLDS BREATH FOR BIANCHI

The collective world of formula one had a sleepless night after the Japanese grand prix as it worries about critically injured Jules Bianchi.

QUESTIONS BEING ASKED AFTER BIANCHI CRASH

With the extent of Jules Bianchi's injuries still unclear, F1 is already turning its attention to the controversial circumstances surrounding his accident that stopped the wet Japanese grand prix on Sunday.

IMMEDIATE SUCCESS UNLIKELY FOR VETTEL AT FERRARI SAYS LAUDA

Sebastian Vettel's move to Ferrari may be good for the Italian team, but not so good in the short term for the reigning world champion.

RACE REPORT - A DARK DAY

Japanese GP - Race Report

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Japanese GP - Sunday Photos

5 OCTOBER 2014

LONG-TIME F1 DRIVER ANDREA DE CESARIS DIES IN MOTORCYCLE STREET CRASH

Long-time former Formula 1 driver Andrea de Cesaris has died in a motorcycle crash in Rome, Italy today,

BIANCHI UNDERGOING OPERATION FOR SEVERE HEAD INJURY

Jules Bianchi is undergoing surgery for a "severe head injury", F1's governing body has announced.

BIANCHI BELIEVED TO BE CRITICAL AFTER CRASH

Jules Bianchi's condition may be "critical" in the wake of his race-ending accident in the Japanese grand prix.

BIANCHI TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER ACCIDENT IN JAPANESE GP

Jules Bianchi had a large accident at the Japanese GP when he hit a tractor that was in the process of removing Adrian Sutil's car that had previously gone off.

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS JAPANESE GP OVER ROSBERG

Japanese GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Japanese GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Japanese GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Japanese GP - Race Results

VETTEL MASTERMINDED MASSIVE FERRARI DEAL

The word at Suzuka on race-day Sunday is that Sebastian Vettel pulled off a masterstroke.

BIANCHI UNDERSTANDS FERRARI SIGNING VETTEL

Jules Bianchi has acknowledged there will be no room for him at Ferrari in 2015.

TOST SAYS TORO ROSSO SEAT 99 PERCENT FOR SAINZ

Carlos Sainz jr is closing in on a Toro Rosso drive for 2015.

MCLAREN PLANNING PRIVATE HONDA TESTS?

McLaren and Honda could be planning to run an interim F1 car outside the sport's officially-sanctioned test dates.

FIA ADMITS JAPAN GP COULD BE CANCELLED

Every eye is on the sky in the final hour before the Japanese grand prix.

SCHUMACHER HAS MADE PROGRESS SAYS TODT

Jean Todt has visited his friend Michael Schumacher since the F1 legend returned home after months in hospital and rehabilitation.

4 OCTOBER 2014

DENNIS SAYS ALONSO DEAL NOT DONE

Ron Dennis on Saturday hit back at suggestions Fernando Alonso's return to McLaren in 2015 is already a done deal.

LAUDA RULES OUT MERCEDES MOVE FOR ALONSO

As the morning's sensational news heads into late afternoon at Suzuka, tongues are still wagging far and wide in the Suzuka paddock.

MCLAREN WILL TAKE TIME TO DECIDE DRIVERS

All eyes are on Ferrari and Fernando Alonso in the wake of Sebastian Vettel's shock news on Saturday.

SHOCK AT SUZUKA AS VETTEL LEAVES RED BULL

A wild rumour is now a certainty: Sebastian Vettel is leaving Red Bull to replace Fernando Alonso at Ferrari in 2015.

VETTEL TO LEAVE RED BULL AT END OF SEASON

The Red Bull formula 1 team has announced that four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel is to leave the team at the end of the 2014 season.

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Japanese GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING REPORT - SILVER OVER WHITE

Japanese GP - Qualifying Report

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Japanese GP - Qualifying Results

JAPAN AND RUSSIA RACES TO START ON TIME SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has ruled out moving the start time of Sunday's Japanese grand prix.

TORO ROSSO CONSIDERING SAINZ FOR 2015

Red Bull has not denied that Carlos Sainz jr is the obvious choice to replace Daniil Kvyat in 2015.

FERNANDES DISTANCES HIMSELF FROM CATERHAM TEAM

Tony Fernandes has moved to distance himself from the debt and chaos of the formula one team he founded.

ECCLESTONE SAYS F1 BOARD REPORTS ARE UNTRUE

Bernie Ecclestone has slammed reports his return to formula one's executive board has been denied.

RAIKKONEN WOULD WELCOME VETTEL AS TEAMMATE

Ferrari is yet to confirm the news, but the famous team looks set to enter the 2015 season with Sebastian Vettel alongside Kimi Raikkonen.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - VETTEL ON TOP

Japanese GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Japanese GP - Practice 3 Results

3 OCTOBER 2014

MCLAREN SAYS WORKS STATUS COULD ATTRACT ALONSO

Not many well-informed insiders in the Suzuka paddock still believe Fernando Alonso will be a Ferrari driver in 2015.

TYPHOON DELAY COULD AFFECT RUSSIA GP

F1 authorities have ruled out running the Japanese grand prix on Saturday, it has emerged from Suzuka.

BELGIUM GP SET FOR 2018 DEAL

Far away from the Suzuka paddock, the F1 world heard promising news on Friday from Belgium.

FERRARI ON VERGE OF AGREEING ALONSO SPLIT?

Fernando Alonso and Ferrari are on the cusp of announcing the Spaniard's split, despite his contract for the 2015 and 2016 seasons.

ECCLESTONE DENIED RETURN TO F1 BOARD

Fresh doubt is being cast over Bernie Ecclestone's F1 reign.

RAIKKONEN COUNTS HIMSELF OUT OF CONTRACT TURMOIL

Kimi Raikkonen has denied the contract talks behind closed doors at Ferrari could also affect his place at the Maranello team.

VETTEL'S CHIEF MECHANIC LEAVES RED BULL

Sebastian Vettel's chief mechanic has left Red Bull.

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - ONE POINT TWO FOR TWO

Japanese GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Japanese GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Japanese GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Japanese GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Japanese GP - Practice 2 Results

F1 EYES EARLIER JAPAN GP TO DODGE TYPHOON

An approaching typhoon is threatening to drive the Japanese grand prix off track.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - AWESOME

Japanese GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Japanese GP - Practice 1 Results

DRIVER PAYS THOUSANDS FOR MARUSSIA PRACTICE RUNS

A new recruit will reportedly inject much-needed funds at struggling Marussia.

2 OCTOBER 2014

MCLAREN DENIES BERGER REPORTS

McLaren has slammed reports Gerhard Berger could be set to join the British team.

ALONSO SAYS HE CAN DECIDE F1 FUTURE

After two weeks of intense speculation, Fernando Alonso on Thursday had to admit his future at Ferrari is currently unclear.

FERRARI ARGUES FOR UNFREEZE AS SILLY SEASON BUBBLES

Ferrari is continuing to argue for a relaxation of the so-called engine 'freeze'.

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Japanese GP - Thursday Press Conference

HONDA SET FOR MCLAREN DRIVER TALKS AT SUZUKA

McLaren will not be making a driver announcement this weekend at Suzuka.

MERCEDES ADMITS NO PEACE BETWEEN WARRING DRIVERS

Toto Wolff has admitted tension between Mercedes' title-warring teammates is inevitable over the decisive final five races of 2014.

CATERHAM HITS BACK AFTER BAILIFFS SEIZE F1 EQUIPMENT

The signs are growing stronger that Caterham may not make it to the end of the 2014 season.

BERGER TO REPLACE DENNIS AT MCLAREN?

Ron Dennis' future in charge of the McLaren team is once again in doubt, the German publication Auto Bild reports.

TYPHOON THREATENS JAPAN GP

Mother nature is threatening to interfere with this weekend's running of the Japanese grand prix.

1 OCTOBER 2014

HONDA HITS BACK AFTER F1 DELAY REPORTS

Honda has apparently hit back at rumours its 2015 F1 programme is facing delays.

SAUBER AND DE SILVESTRO SPLIT?

Simona de Silvestro's road to formula one appears to have ended.

WOLFF 99 PERCENT SURE OF 2015 MERCEDES LINEUP

Team boss Toto Wolff is not 100 per cent sure Mercedes will head into the 2015 season with an unchanged driver lineup.

MERCEDES CAN STILL THROW CHAMPIONSHIP AWAY SAYS MARKO

With five full races to spare, Mercedes this weekend has its first opportunity to wrap up the 2014 constructors' world championship.

FASTER CARS WOULD MAKE F1 HARDER SAYS COULTHARD

The best way to make F1 cars harder to drive is to make them faster.

KOBAYASHI RETAINS CATERHAM SEAT FOR HOME RACE

Kamui Kobayashi has retained his race seat at Caterham for his home grand prix this weekend.

FATHER PLAYS DOWN VERSTAPPEN'S SUZUKA DEBUT

Jos Verstappen has moved to ease the pressure on his son's shoulders ahead of the Japanese grand prix weekend.

NURBURGRING BUYOUT DEAL SET TO COLLAPSE?

The fate of the German grand prix venue at the fabled Nurburgring is once again in serious doubt.

30 SEPTEMBER 2014

HONDA DELAY COULD THWART ALONSO SWITCH?

The high uncertainty surrounding Fernando Alonso's future could be connected with rumours emerging from the Honda camp.

HONDA DELAY COULD THWART ALONSO SWITCH?

The high uncertainty surrounding Fernando Alonso's future could be connected with rumours emerging from the Honda camp.

TEEN VERSTAPPEN TO MAKE DEBUT

F1's governing body has cleared the way for Max Verstappen to make history this week at Suzuka.

VOLCANO COULD AFFECT JAPANESE GP

An erupting volcano is threatening to affect this weekend's Japanese grand prix.

29 SEPTEMBER 2014

ALONSO RUMOURS KEEP SHIFTING INTO HIGHER GEAR

In terms of speculation about his future, the last days have been arguably the most intense in Fernando Alonso's entire career.

THREE TEAMS IN BATTLE FOR 2015 SURVIVAL

The fate of three formula one teams continues to hang in the balance.

SAINZ EYES F1 FUTURE DESPITE VERSTAPPEN SETBACK

Carlos Sainz jr hopes a timely show of dominance can put him back in the spotlight after a challenging couple of months.

VERSTAPPEN PASSES MEDICAL AND WAITS FOR LICENSE

Max Verstappen is clearing every hurdle as his fast-track to formula one leads to this weekend's Japanese grand prix.

FERRARI LOSES LEGAL BATTLE WITH ENGINEER

Ferrari has lost a legal battle with a disgruntled F1 engineer.

ROSBERG CONTAMINATION NOT A CONSPIRACY SAYS MERCEDES

Mercedes has revealed the cause of former championship leader Nico Rosberg's steering wheel failure in Singapore.

FORCE INDIA TURNS TO TOYOTA FOR WIND TUNNEL

Force India is the latest F1 team turning to Toyota's state-of-the-art wind tunnel in Cologne.

26 SEPTEMBER 2014

VETTEL EYEING RED BULL COMEBACK DESPITE RUMOURS

The 'Fernando Alonso rumours' have dominated this week's F1 headlines.

PUBLIC OPPOSED TO RUSSIAN GP

Just two weeks before F1 action kicks off at Sochi, the sport's decision to press ahead with the inaugural Russian grand prix remains highly controversial.

TIME SHORT FOR THREE-CAR TEAMS IN 2015 SAYS MCLAREN

Time is running short if formula one needs three-car teams to bolster dwindling grid numbers in 2015.

COSWORTH EYES F1 RETURN WITH AFFORDABLE V6?

Cosworth could be eyeing a return to formula one, with the support of none other than Bernie Ecclestone.

LOWE DISAGREES WITH WOLFF OVER CLAMPDOWN

Paddy Lowe and Toto Wolff, the team bosses at dominant Mercedes, do not see eye-to-eye over the new radio clampdowns in formula one.

DRIVERS ALLOWED TO GAMBLE AT RACE START SAYS WHITING

Drivers are allowed to gamble on making a false start in formula one, the FIA's Charlie Whiting has confirmed.

LAUDA SLAMS FORMULA E SERIES

Niki Lauda is the latest F1 figure to slam the new 'Formula E' series.

BARRICHELLO WANTED MERCEDES RESERVE ROLE IN SINGAPORE

Rubens Barrichello offered his services to F1's dominant team Mercedes at the recent Singapore grand prix.

25 SEPTEMBER 2014

VETTEL SPEAKS UP AS ALONSO RUMOURS KEEP BURNING

Fernando Alonso is the man on everybody's lips this week in the world of formula one.

LOTUS' LOPEZ, BRIATORE PLAY DOWN ALONSO RUMOURS

Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez, and the Fernando Alonso-connected Flavio Briatore, have played down the latest explosive F1 rumours.

COST ISSUE COULD END FREEZE RELAXATION TALKS

Toto Wolff says F1's struggling teams would be the victims if a push to relax the engine development 'freeze' is successful.

24 SEPTEMBER 2014

AGNELLI NEPHEW TO BE NEW FERRARI PRESIDENT?

Ferrari could be set for yet another change right at the top of the Maranello marque.

WILD BRIATORE RUMORS OF LOTUS SWITCH FOR FERRARI'S ALONSO

Rumours about Fernando Alonso's future at Ferrari are continuing to run wild in the days after the Singapore grand prix.

NEWSPAPER NEVER SAID MCLAREN LOST WHISKY SPONSOR

Johnnie Walker parent Diageo declined to step up its deal with McLaren to title sponsorship.

VERGNE HOPES 2015 EMPLOYER NOTICED SINGAPORE DRIVE

Jean-Eric Vergne hopes his impressive drive in Singapore will open a rival team's garage door for him in 2015.

FIA SHOULD RETHINK RADIO CLAMPDOWN SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff thinks Sunday's Singapore grand prix proved F1 needs to rethink its new clampdown on radio communications.

CATERHAM, PIRELLI DENY 2014 TYRE SUPPLY REPORTS

Caterham and Pirelli have denied reports the struggling Leafield based team could be left without tyres at the forthcoming Japanese grand prix.

ROSSI NEVER REGRETTED F1 SNUB

Valentino Rossi, the MotoGP great, says he is still a big fan of formula one.

SCHUMACHER'S BROTHER IN DIVORCE DISPUTE?

Ralf Schumacher is locked in a bitter dispute with his wife Cora, as the couple head towards divorce.

23 SEPTEMBER 2014

KOREA EYES F1 RETURN WITH SEOUL NIGHT RACE

Korea is casting jealous eyes on the success of Singapore's city night race as it plans to return to the F1 calendar.

MERCEDES SAYS RELIABILITY MUST NOW CROWN 2014 CHAMPION

Mercedes has acknowledged it needs to up its game in the reliability stakes following former championship leader Nico Rosberg's problems in Singapore.

SMOKE BECOMES FIRE AS ALONSO'S FERRARI FUTURE IN DOUBT

Where before there was merely smoke, now there are the first obvious signs of fire.

PIRELLI THREATENS TO WITHHOLD TYRES FROM CATERHAM - REPORT

Caterham could be left stranded without tyres ahead of the forthcoming Japanese grand prix, according to the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf.

RED BULL DENIES MAKING ILLEGAL RADIO CALLS

Red Bull has denied claims it sent illegal coded radio messages to Daniel Ricciardo during the Singapore grand prix.

F1 NOT WHAT IT USED TO BE SAYS LOTTERER

Le Mans stars Andre Lotterer and Mark Webber have made less than flattering comparisons between their sports car machines and the modern F1 racer.

SCHUMACHER'S SON ON PATH TO F1 GLORY

Michael Schumacher's son is well on the road to formula one glory.

22 SEPTEMBER 2014

ALONSO, BUTTON RUMOURS RUMBLE ON MONDAY

Even with much of the F1 world on the long-haul return to Europe, the silly season continued to churn on Monday after the Singapore grand prix.

MCLAREN ACCUSES RED BULL OF CLAMPDOWN BREACH

McLaren has pointed the finger at Red Bull for allegedly breaching the FIA's new clampdown on radio communications.

MCLAREN DENIES LOSING JOHNNIE WALKER AS SPONSOR

McLaren has hit back at reports it is set to lose Johnnie Walker as a sponsor.

NO TEAM ORDERS AS RICCIARDO TITLE UNLIKELY SAYS HORNER

Christian Horner has all but written off Daniel Ricciardo's chances of beating the Mercedes drivers to the 2014 title.

ALONSO STAYING AT FERRARI FOR THE MOMENT

As was uttered by a paddock dweller in Singapore this weekend, "There's no smoke without fire".

RACE REPORT - POINTS BLASTER

Singapore GP - Race Report

21 SEPTEMBER 2014

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Singapore GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Singapore GP - Sunday Team Quotes

MCLAREN LOSES SPONSOR DEAL TO ECCLESTONE

McLaren has reportedly suffered yet another sponsorship blow.

ANGRY ROSBERG TELLS MERCEDES TO IMPROVE

One small problem has cost Nico Rosberg big under the glaring Singapore floodlights.

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS SIGNAPORE GP

Singapore GP - Race Notes

RACE RESULTS

Singapore GP - Race Results

RELAXING ENGINE FREEZE TALK IS NONSENSE SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff has declared Mercedes' obvious resistance to moves to relax F1's engine 'freeze'.

HONDA PLANS TO CHARM ALONSO AT SUZUKA

Even in the midst of Fernando Alonso's anger and warnings, rumours about his future just will not go away.

FERRARI WANTS THREE-CAR TEAMS

Ferrari has split from the pack and declared its support for three-car teams in formula one.

DEPUTY PM SAYS SANCTIONS WON'T STOP RUSSIA GP

Russia is pressing ahead with its preparations for next month's inaugural grand prix in Sochi.

GROSJEAN SLAMS RENAULT IN SINGAPORE QUALIFYING

Romain Grosjean made his thoughts about Renault's below-par 2014 'power unit' more than clear as he bowed out in Singapore qualifying.

20 SEPTEMBER 2014

QUALIFYING REPORT - BACK TO NORMAL

Singapore GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Singapore GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Singapore GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Singapore GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - WHERE ARE THEY?

Singapore GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Singapore GP - Practice 3 Results

BUTTON ADMITS MCLAREN DECISION COULD END CAREER

Jenson Button has acknowledged that McLaren's deliberations over its 2015 lineup could leave him without an alternative.

SIXTH ENGINE PENALTY INEVITABLE NOW FOR VETTEL

Sebastian Vettel's bad season continued to get worse even at the Singapore circuit he humbled at the height of his dominant powers.

MASSA TELLS ALONSO TO RESIST MCLAREN SWITCH

Felipe Massa has advised his former Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso to stick with the Italian team for now.

TORO ROSSO TARGETS SUZUKA DEBUT FOR VERSTAPPEN

Toro Rosso intends to give Max Verstappen his F1 weekend debut in Japan early next month.

FIA CLAMPDOWN DUBBED RADIO GA-GA

F1's intended clampdown on performance communications between teams and drivers has been dubbed 'Radio Ga-Ga' up and down the bemused paddock.

19 SEPTEMBER 2014

ECCLESTONE SATS VETTEL IS THE RIGHT MAN FOR FERRARI

Bernie Ecclestone has named struggling world champion Sebastian Vettel as "the right man for Ferrari".

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - NIGHT TRIO

Singapore GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Singapore GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Singapore GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Singapore GP - Practice 2 Results

FIA BACKTRACKS ON CAR PERFORMANCE RADIO CLAMPDOWN

The FIA has backtracked over its total clampdown on "performance"-related radio communications in formula one.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - FERRARI FLYER

Singapore GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Singapore GP - Practice 1 Results

FURIOUS ALONSO THREATENS TO REVEAL SOURCE OF RUMOURS

Fernando Alonso was "visibly upset" on Thursday as he angrily slammed the latest silly-season speculation about his future.

ECCLESTONE ADMITS THREE-CAR TEAMS POSSIBLE

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted F1 could fill up a depleted grid next year with three-car top teams.

DOUBLE POINTS COULD GO?

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted his 'double points' innovation may be axed after the 2014 finale.

NO HELP FROM RED BULL AS VERGNE FACES UNCERTAIN FUTURE

Jean-Eric Vergne has been left alone to keep his motor racing career on track.

KOBAYASHI HOPES FOR THREE-CAR TOP TEAMS IN 2015

Kamui Kobayashi has admitted in Singapore that he may be left out of Caterham's plans for his home Japanese grand prix later this month.

18 SEPTEMBER 2014

FIA COULD EASE RADIO CLAMPDOWN IN SINGAPORE

The FIA could back down over its newly-imposed radio communications ban.

ALONSO, VETTEL FEND OFF SEAT SWAP RUMOUR

Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel on Thursday batted away the most recent 'silly season' speculation.

ECCLESTONE TAKES BLAME FOR RADIO CLAMPDOWN

As day turned to night in the floodlit Singapore paddock, the big talking point was the FIA's radio clampdown.

SUBTLE DETAILS TROUBLING VETTEL IN 2014 SAYS WEBBER

Mark Webber thinks "small, subtle details" are all that is holding back his former F1 colleagues Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen in 2014.

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Thursday Press Conference

DRIVERS WELCOME FIA RADIO CLAMPDOWN

Mercedes' title-warring teammates are the first F1 drivers to welcome the FIA's banning of "performance"-related radio communications.

MARCHIONNE ATTITUDE POSITIVE FOR FERRARI SAYS SURER

An F1 pundit thinks long-time president Luca di Montezemolo's departure is good news for Ferrari.

SUSIE WOLFF NOT DISAPPOINTED WITH WILLIAMS ROLE

Susie Wolff insists she is not disappointed she did not get promoted by Williams for the 2015 season.

KOBAYASHI KEEPS CATERHAM SEAT FOR SINGAPORE

Kamui Kobayashi will stay at the wheel of his green Caterham for this weekend's Singapore grand prix.

SAINZ UPSET WITH VERSTAPPEN SIGNING

Carlos Sainz jr's famous father has expressed disappointment with Red Bull's decision-making in 2014.

SMOKE HAZE OVER SINGAPORE FOR GP

A haze is hanging over Singapore's skies ahead of the highly popular night race.

17 SEPTEMBER 2014

TODT TIPS FERRARI TO END CRISIS QUICKLY

Jean Todt insists Ferrari is not in the sort of crisis today that he found at Maranello more than two decades ago.

DTM CHAMPION WITTMANN NOT DREAMING OF F1

Marco Wittmann may be the newly-crowned DTM champion, but he is not dreaming about a future in formula one.

VETTEL IS MOST EXPENSIVE ITEM AT RED BULL SAYS MARKO

Contract negotiations between reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull may now be in full swing.

HIGHS AND LOWS IN 2014 FOR NEW MERC RESERVE WEHRLEIN

Pascal Wehrlein's 2014 has had both its dizzying highs and its appalling lows.

F1 TEAMS ADMIT CONCERNS OVER TICKET PRICES

F1 team bosses have identified high ticket prices as a major problem for the sport, according to the Telegraph.

16 SEPTEMBER 2014

VETTEL, RED BULL DENY ALONSO SEAT SWAP

Before the long-haul flight to Singapore, world champion Sebastian Vettel and his team have denied the latest sensational 'silly season' rumour.

FERRARI'S BUSINESS SUCCESS UNRELATED TO F1 SAYS MONTEZEMOLO

Luca di Montezemolo says there is no correlation between Ferrari's successes as a business as opposed to success in formula one.

HEIDFELD DEFENDS FORMULA E AFTER VETTEL ATTACK

Nick Heidfeld has defended the new Formula E series following criticism from within the F1 paddock.

FIA CLARIFIES RADIO CLAMPDOWN FOR F1 TEAMS

The FIA has furnished teams with more information about how it intends to enforce its new clampdown on radio communications in Singapore and beyond.

CALDARELLI RULES HIMSELF OUT FOR CATERHAM SEAT

Andrea Caldarelli has counted himself out of the running to race for Caterham in the near future.

MERCEDES SIGNS RESERVE, PRODROMOU STARTS AT MCLAREN

Two formula one teams had news to announce on Monday.

15 SEPTEMBER 2014

FERRARI COULD TAKE $25M STAKE IN F1

Ferrari could become the first F1 team to actually own a stake in the sport, the Telegraph reports.

RUSSIAN LINKED WITH CATERHAM SEAT FOR SOCHI

Daniil Kvyat might not be the only Russian on the Sochi grid next month.

ALONSO AND RAIKKONEN ARE STAYING SAYE MARCHIONNE

Ferrari's management revolution will have no impact on the driver lineup, new president Sergio Marchionne insists.

RED BULL'S DA COSTA ADMITS F1 DREAM OVER

Antonio Felix da Costa has admitted his F1 "dream" is probably over.

FIA SEEKING CLARIFICATION ON RADIO CLAMPDOWN

Ferrari has given a cool welcome to the FIA's clampdown on radio instructions to F1 drivers.

BIANCHI FUTURE UNCLEAR AMID MARUSSIA UNCERTAINTY

Jules Bianchi has revealed he is not sure he will still be driving for Marussia beyond 2014.

SCHUMACHER AT HOME FOR EMOTIONAL STIMULATION

Michael Schumacher is being treated at home by a medical team numbering about 15, the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reports.

12 SEPTEMBER 2014

WOLFF CONCERNED ABOUT RADIO CRACKDOWN, SUPER LICENSE ISSUE

Toto Wolff on Friday expressed concerns about F1's new radio communications clampdown.

MERCEDES TO CORRECT GEAR RATIO FLAW FOR SINGAPORE

Mercedes' rivals are in for some bad news -- the dominant German team looks set to pull even further ahead in Singapore and beyond.

HORNER, PROST BACK FIA RADIO CLAMPDOWN

Christian Horner and Alain Prost have welcomed the FIA's immediate clampdown on radio communications within formula one.

ALONSO SOURCE SAYS MONTEZEMOLO EXIT CHANGES NOTHING

Sources close to Fernando Alonso insist this week's news from Maranello will not affect his future.

FORMULA E SET TO TAKE ON F1

As a brand new, global single seater series prepares to launch off the grid, boss Alejandro Agag insists Formula E is not trying to take on F1.

HAMILTON SAYS PIRELLI TOO CONSERVATIVE AT MONZA

Lewis Hamilton has pointed the finger at Pirelli in the wake of last weekend's Italian grand prix.

11 SEPTEMBER 2014

NO DISCUSSIONS ABOUT FERRARI RETURN SAYS BRAWN

Ross Brawn on Thursday played down reports connecting him with a return to formula one.

MONTEZEMOLO EXIT ROCKS CRISIS-STRUCK FERRARI

Despite securing $35 million as he walks away, Luca di Montezemolo had a tear in his eye on Wednesday as he said farewell to Ferrari.

ROSBERG PRESSURE TOO BIG AT MONZA SAYS WOLFF

As the conspiracy theorists circle over Nico Rosberg, a more credible theory has been put forward by the German newsmagazine Focus -- pressure.

GHOSN FRUSTRATED BY MERCEDES DOMINATION TALK

Losing is just a "normal" part of competing, Renault chairman Carlos Ghosn insists.

F1 FRIDAYS LOOMING FOR SIROTKIN, VERSTAPPEN

Teen Sergey Sirotkin will make his formula one weekend debut in his native Russia next month.

POLICE ENFORCING CALM AROUND SCHUMACHER HOME

Swiss police are enforcing calm around Michael Schumacher's house.

10 SEPTEMBER 2014

MONTEZEMOLO ANNOUNCES FERRARI EXIT

Luca di Montezemolo has ended the intense speculation about his future by announcing his departure as Ferrari's long-time president.

FUTURE GOOD AFTER LONG DENNIS TALKS SAYS BUTTON

The signs are growing stronger that Jenson Button will secure at least one more year at McLaren.

MERCEDES BELL HAS MET WITH MATTIACCI?

Reports that Bob Bell's future could be in red have resurfaced this week.

SAUBER SALE TO STROLL IN DOUBT?

Sauber's potential sale to a Canadian billionaire could have collapsed.

SANTANDER CHIEF BOTIN DIES

Emilio Botin, a man well-known within the F1 paddock, has died.

MASSA ADMITS CAREER WAS IN PERIL SEVERAL TIMES

Felipe Massa has admitted his motor racing career almost collapsed several times.

KOBAYASHI COULD RACE CATERHAM AGAIN IN SINGAPORE

Kamui Kobayashi could return to the wheel of his Caterham next weekend in Singapore.

LUCK HELPED HAMILTON WIN IN MONZA SAYS ROSBERG

"Luck" helped Lewis Hamilton to win Sunday's Italian grand prix.

SCHUMACHER STOPPED MONTOYA FERRARI MOVE

Juan Pablo Montoya says F1 legend Michael Schumacher blocked his potential move to Ferrari a decade ago.

GP2 LEADER PALMER IN STRUGGLE FOR F1 DEBUT

GP2 is steadily losing its reputation as the main feeder series to formula one.

9 SEPTEMBER 2014

BOULLIER DENIES TEAMS TO RUN THIRD CARS

Eric Boullier has dismissed suggestions top F1 teams will have to run three cars next year to plug vacancies on the grid.

FIA TO BAN RADIO INSTRUCTIONS TO DRIVERS

F1's governing body has reportedly banned certain radio communications between engineers and drivers with immediate effect.

SCHUMACHER GOING HOME SAYS MANAGER

More than eight months after his skiing crash last December, Michael Schumacher is finally going home.

VETTEL TO RACE YET ANOTHER CHASSIS IN SINGAPORE

Sebastian Vettel will use yet another new Red Bull chassis in Singapore -- his fourth RB10 in 2014.

MONTEZEMOLO ACCEPTS FERRARI AT END OF AN ERA

All signs continue to point towards a major change of direction at crisis-struck Ferrari.

FIA DISMISSES ROSBERG MISTAKE CONSPIRACY

F1's governing FIA has rubbished the latest conspiracy theory in the wake of the Italian grand prix.

WILLIAMS RIVALS HAD AN EYE ON BOTTAS

After a run of four podiums in five races, Valtteri Bottas had a less enjoyable Italian grand prix.

HAAS REVEALS EXTENT OF FERRARI TIE-UP

The extent of new 2016 entrant Haas' tie-up with Ferrari is becoming clearer.

8 SEPTEMBER 2014

RACE REPORT - THEY DIDN'T DO IT

Italian GP - Race Report

WOLFF SLAMS CONSPIRACY THEORISTS

When Lewis Hamilton passed championship leader Nico Rosberg to take the win at Monza on Sunday, not everyone was convinced.

SAUBER QUIET AMID STROLL BUYOUT REPORTS

Sauber is quiet amid reports the Swiss team is being sold to the Canadian retail billionaire and racing enthusiast Lawrence Stroll.

WOLFF LOOKING TO SELL MORE OF WILLIAMS STAKE

Toto Wolff is still working on offloading his stake in the Williams team.

MARCHIONNE SAYS EVEN MONTEZEMOLO CAN BE REPLACED

An obvious dispute is playing out between Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo and his potential successor, Sergio Marchionne.

MCLAREN HAPPY TO KEEP BUTTON FOR 2015

McLaren could wait another year for a top name to join the newly Honda-powered outfit.

MERCEDES WOULD HAVE GIVEN VERSTAPPEN GP2 DEBUT

Prior to Max Verstappen's signing by Red Bull, the teen Dutchman came close to being snapped up by Mercedes.

7 SEPTEMBER 2014

POST-RACE RUMOURS SWIRL IN MONZA PADDOCK

F1's 2015 'silly season' is no longer just about the drivers.

20-RACE 2015 CALENDAR SURFACES AT MONZA

A preliminary calendar for 2015 is doing the rounds in the Monza paddock.

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS ITALIAN GRAND PRIX OVER ROSBERG

Italian GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Italian GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Italian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Italian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Italian GP - Race Results

MCLAREN SAY HONDA ERA COULD GET EARLY DEBUT

McLaren's Honda era could get an earlier than expected start.

ALL EYES ON MONZA CHICANE AS STAR WARS GOES ON

Millions of eyes will be analysing every millimetre movement on Sunday as Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg dive into the first chicane at Monza.

VERSTAPPEN TO AIM FOR F1 LICENSE NEXT WEEK

Max Verstappen's high speed rush from boyhood to the formula one grid will continue apace next week.

WILLIAMS KEEPS BOTTAS, MASSA FOR 2015

Williams will field an unchanged race driver lineup in 2015.

MONTEZEMOLO DENIAL NOT STOPPING FUTURE RUMOURS

Luca di Montezemolo's half-hearted denial on Saturday has not stopped rampant speculation about the long-time Ferrari president's future.

MONZA'S F1 FUTURE REMAINS IN DOUBT

As the F1 world rejoices at the historic, high speed and highly popular Monza, the future of the fabled Italian grand prix remains in serious doubt.

6 SEPTEMBER 2014

QUALIFYING REPORT - LET THE ACCIDENT COMMENCE

Italian GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Italian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Italian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Italian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

MONTEZEMOLO PLAYS DOWN RUMOURS

Luca di Montezemolo was coy on Saturday as he played down swirling speculation about his future.

MCLAREN COULD KEEP SAME DRIVERS IN 2015 SAYS DENNIS

Ron Dennis says it is possible McLaren will line up with the same drivers in 2015.

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Italian GP - Qualifying Results

RUMOURS OF MONTEZEMOLO EXIT GATHER STEAM AT MONZA

Rumours are gathering steam by the hour that Luca di Montezemolo's regular visit to Monza on Saturday will be his last as Ferrari president.

MERCEDES CONSIDERING DRIVER CHANGE FOR 2015

F1's 'silly season' is bursting into life at Monza -- and almost every team in pitlane is playing ball.

VERGNE OPEN TO FUTURE OUTSIDE F1

Jean-Eric Vergne insists he has his "eyes open" to opportunities outside of formula one for 2015.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - BOOKENDS

Italian GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Italian GP - Practice 3 Results

NASR EYEING MASSA'S SEAT WITH $18M SPONSOR

Felipe Nasr could find his way into a Williams cockpit for 2015, according to the paddock grapevine at Monza.

LOTUS AT MONZA IS WORST CAR SAYS GROSJEAN

Romain Grosjean is pulling no punches at Monza as he assesses the performance of his Lotus car.

FERNANDES HAPPY TO HAVE SOLD CATERHAM

Tony Fernandes has broken his silence to reveal it is "a relief" to have left formula one.

5 SEPTEMBER 2014

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - ROSBERG WON-HAMILTON 16

Italian GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Italian GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Italian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Italian GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Italian GP - Practice 2 Results

MERCEDES NOT RULING OUT DRIVER LINEUP CHANGE

Right at the front of the grid, the 2015 'silly season' is threatening to burst into life.

LAUDA KEEPS OPINION ABOUT ROSBERG CRASH

At Mercedes, the apologies are flying around like so much shattered carbon fibre.

STRUGGLING VETTEL NOT RACING RICCIARDO'S CHASSIS

Sebastian Vettel's 'new' Red Bull chassis for Monza and beyond is not the one used to such good effect by on-form teammate Daniel Ricciardo in 2014.

BOTTAS HINTS CONTRACT NEWS COMING SOON

Recently linked with McLaren's quest for a top driver lineup for the Honda era, Valtteri Bottas' future is suddenly not a topic in the F1 paddock.

NEW RUMOURS SAY MONTEZEMOLO STEPPING DOWN

Speculation is rife that Luca di Montezemolo is on the verge of announcing his departure as Ferrari president.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - 007

Italian GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Italian GP - Practice 1 Results

KOBAYASHI NOT HAPPY WITH CATERHAM SITUATION

Kamui Kobayashi may be back on the grid, but that doesn't mean he is "happy".

4 SEPTEMBER 2014

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Italian GP - Thursday Press Conference

BUSY MONZA WEEKEND KICKS OFF ON THURSDAY

Not surprisingly, a big crowd gathered in the press conference room at Monza as hostilities resumed between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

COLLEAGUE SAYS TODT CONCERNED ABOUT RUSSIA GP

Jean Todt is concerned about the viability of next month's inaugural grand prix.

VETTEL CONSIDERING MCLAREN-HONDA?

Sebastian Vettel is reportedly chewing over the interest in his services expressed by McLaren-Honda.

TEAMMATE WAR VALUABLE FOR F1, MERCEDES SAYS HAUG

F1 should thank the warring Mercedes teammates for their spicy championship battle in 2014.

FERRARI DOUBTS MERCEDES CAN BE CAUGHT BY 2015

Ferrari will have an all-new car for 2015 but it still might not be enough to match Mercedes, technical boss James Allison has admitted.

CATERHAM CONFIRMS KOBAYASHI RETURN

Caterham on Thursday confirmed reports Kamui Kobayashi is returning to race duty this weekend at Monza.

SCHUMACHER COULD RETURN HOME BY CHRISTMAS

Michael Schumacher could leave a rehabilitation clinic and return home by Christmas.

KOBAYASHI HEADING TO MONZA FOR CATERHAM RETURN

Caterham is set to announce Kamui Kobayashi's return to the cockpit for the Italian grand prix.

3 SEPTEMBER 2014

FERRARI CONFIRMS ENGINE DEAL FOR HAAS

Ferrari on Wednesday announced it will supply a V6 'power unit' to F1's new American entrant Haas in 2016.

LOTTERER TURNS DOWN CHANCE TO RACE CATERHAM AT MONZA

Andre Lotterer has turned down the chance to make a second appearance for Caterham this weekend at Monza.

ALONSO WANTS TO EXTEND CONTRACT

Fernando Alonso says he is working on extending his Ferrari deal.

DRIVERS BACK ROSBERG OVER HAMILTON CLASH

Champions Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel have backed Nico Rosberg amid the German's run-in with title rival and teammate Lewis Hamilton.

VETTEL NOT THE BEST DRIVER SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso does not believe reigning quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel is the best driver in formula one.

2016 TEAM HAAS ANNOUNCES NAME TWEAK

The plans of F1's newest team are marching on.

FORCE INDIA PLAYS DOWN MALLYA'S TROUBLES

Force India has played down this week's alarming news from India about team supremo Vijay Mallya.

EUROPE COULD RECOMMEND RUSSIA GP BOYCOTT

Mere days ago, Bernie Ecclestone remained certain formula one will race for the first time in Russia next month.

ALONSO DENIES TALKING WITH MCLAREN'S RON DENNIS

Fernando Alonso has denied being in contact with McLaren supremo Ron Dennis.

LIFE GOES ON FOR SCHUMACHER FAMILY

For the Schumacher family, life goes on.

BRIATORE RETURN WOULD HELP NEW F1 SAYS ALONSO

Flavio Briatore would be a good addition as formula one finds its direction for the future.

FERRARI CUSTOMERS BEHIND IN ENGINE PAYMENTS

Ferrari's customer teams are behind in payments to the Maranello marque.

DESIGNER SPOTTED RICCIARDO POTENTIAL AT TORO ROSSO

Daniel Ricciardo's rise from the deep midfield to title-contending prominence in F1 has been a surprise to almost everyone in the paddock.

2 SEPTEMBER 2014

DRIVERS DEFEND CONTROVERSIAL PARABOLICA GRAVEL

Charlie Whiting has defended the controversial asphalting of Monza's iconic Parabolica corner.

TEAMS AGREE DATE FOR FIRST 2015 TEST

F1 teams have agreed the likely date for the opening winter test of 2015.

TROUBLE FOR MALLYA IN INDIA

Force India supremo Vijay Mallya has run into serious business trouble in his native India.

RENAULT DECLARES RED BULL NEW WORKS TEAM

For the first time, Renault has declared Red Bull as its official 'works team'.

VERSTAPPEN ADMITS BLAME FOR ROTTERDAM CRASH

Max Verstappen has admitted the blame for crashing during his first proper run in a formula one car.

LOTTERER COULD RETURN FOR CATERHAM AT MONZA

Mere days before the Italian grand prix, the identity of Caterham's second race driver is still unclear.

JUNCADELLA IN RUNNING FOR FORCE INDIA SEAT

Dani Juncadella has leapt into contention to make his formula one debut in 2015.

1 SEPTEMBER 2014

UBS REDUCING F1 SPONSORSHIP

Major F1 sponsor UBS is scaling down its investment in the sport.

F1 EXPERTS CRITICISE MERCEDES OVER DRIVER DUEL

F1 experts have accused Mercedes of mismanaging Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton's dramatically imploding relationship.

TOP SPEEDS AT MONZA TO BE LOWER THAN EXPECTED

Top speeds at Monza this weekend may not be quite as spectacular as earlier expected.

FERRARI EXIT COULD OPEN FOR ALONSO ON MONDAY?

Monday could be the magic day in Fernando Alonso's current Ferrari contract.

BOTTAS SEES NO REASON TO LEAVE WILLIAMS

Valtteri Bottas appears out of the running for a change of team prior to the 2015 season.

VERSTAPPEN WAS PREPARED FOR F1 DEBUT CRITICISM

Max Verstappen says he was "prepared" for the waves of criticism about his formula one debut in 2015.

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