CURRENT NEWS

1 OCTOBER 2016

LAUDA MAKES HAMILTON DO PIRELLI TESTING

Niki Lauda has insisted that Mercedes' two race drivers take part in Pirelli's 2017 tyre testing.

WURZ DENIES HALO MORE DANGEROUS IN FIRE

Alex Wurz has denied that the 'Halo' cockpit protection device could actually make a car fire like that suffered by Kevin Magnussen at Sepang even more dangerous.

WOLFF RESPONDS TO HAMILTON PSYCHOLOGICAL COMMENTS

Toto Wolff has responded to Lewis Hamilton's claim that a team staff reshuffle hurt him "psychologically" this year.

RED BULL DENIES VERSTAPPEN COLLAPSED

Red Bull has denied reports that Max Verstappen passed out after a practice session in Malaysia.

SILLY SEASON SIZZLING IN SEPANG HEAT

Although the top seats are mainly secured, the driver silly season is now in full swing.

SOCHI PROMOTER DENIES 2017 RACE DOUBTS

Russian grand prix promoter Sergey Vorobyov has denied that Sochi is another race that could be endangered for 2017.

SCHUMACHER TAKING STEADY ROAD TO F1

Mick Schumacher insists he is still taking it steady on his road to F1.

QUALIFYING REPORT - ROUND OUT

Malaysian GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Sepang

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Malaysian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Malaysian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Malaysian GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - STAYING IN PLACE

Malaysian GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Sepang

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Malaysian GP - Practice 3 Results

30 SEPTEMBER 2016

HAMILTON RESPECTS ROSBERG MORE NOW SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff thinks world champion Lewis Hamilton respects Nico Rosberg more than ever in 2016.

PORTUGAL EYES F1 RETURN

Portugal could bid to return to the F1 calendar.

VETTEL NOT YET IMPRESSED WITH 2017 TYRES

Sebastian Vettel has admitted he is not yet overly impressed with Pirelli's new tyres for 2017.

BOTTAS SAYS FUTURE LOOKS POSITIVE

Valtteri Bottas is still not ready to confirm that he is staying at Williams in 2017.

MASSA, NASR WORRIED OVER BRAZIL GP FUTURE

F1's two Brazilian drivers are worried amid speculation Interlagos could fall off the race calendar.

ALONSO RECOMMENDS SAINZ FOR MCLAREN FUTURE

Fernando Alonso says Carlos Sainz would be a good McLaren-Honda driver for the future.

HAAS WAITING FOR DRIVER SILLY SEASON

Romain Grosjean says he feels so good about his future in F1 that he bought a house last week.

VERSTAPPEN MADE RICCIARDO BETTER DRIVER

Red Bull's race drivers have admitted they are each pushing the other on in 2017.

SAUBER NEEDS RESERVE DRIVER IN 2017

Sauber has acknowledged it may need to appoint an official reserve driver for 2017.

RENAULT DRIVERS STILL IN DARK OVER FUTURE

Renault's two drivers are still in the dark over whether they will drive for the French works team in 2017.

HOCKENHEIM SAYS NO 2017 CONTRACT YET

Track boss Georg Seiler says Hockenheim does not yet have a contract to host the German grand prix in 2017.

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - EDGED OUT

Malaysian GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Sepang

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Malaysian GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Malaysian GP - Friday Team Quotes

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Malaysian GP - Friday Press Conference

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Malaysian GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - FIRE!

Malaysian GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Sepang

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Malaysian GP - Practice 1 Results

29 SEPTEMBER 2016

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Malaysian GP - Thursday Press Conference

HULKENBERG LINKED WITH FORCE INDIA EXIT?

Nico Hulkenberg on Thursday reacted with surprise to rumours linking him with a surprise switch to Renault.

MERCEDES CAN WIN TEAM TITLE IN MALAYSIA

Mercedes could wrap up the constructors' world championship this weekend in Malaysia, with five clear races then to follow.

FERRARI DISORIENTED AFTER ALLISON EXIT SAYS STEWART

Ferrari is "disoriented", F1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart has surmised.

F1 PUNDITS EYE HAMILTON VS ROSBERG TITLE BATTLE

Although Mercedes is on the cusp of wrapping up the constructors' title, the battle for the drivers' crown is still wide open.

ERICSSON FIT TO RACE AFTER BICYCLE CRASH

Marcus Ericsson is bruised and battered but fit to race in Malaysia this weekend.

THREE PROVISIONAL RACES ON 2017 CALENDAR

Three of the 21 grands prix scheduled for 2017 have been given only provisional status on the newly-published race calendar.

BERGER DOUBTS 2017 REVOLUTION RIGHT FOR F1

F1 legend Gerhard Berger has questioned whether the 2017 rules revolution is the right path for the sport.

SILLY SEASON FIRING FOR SAINZ AND PEREZ

The driver 'silly season' is still bubbling away in the F1 paddock.

28 SEPTEMBER 2016

KUBICA EYES LE MANS

Robert Kubica is looking to step up his return to circuit racing by targeting Le Mans.

TEAMS AGREE RULE CHANGES FOR 2017

F1 teams and the FIA have agreed a swathe of rule changes to be sent to the decision-making strategy group for approval.

BMW DECIDES AGAINST F1 RETURN

German carmaker BMW has made clear it is content for now outside of formula one.

BERGER HOPES F1 AVOIDS POWER STRUGGLE

F1 legend Gerhard Berger has backed the sale of the sport's commercial rights to American mogul John Malone's Liberty Media.

BARCELONA NOT CONFIRMING PRE-SEASON DATES

Barcelona is not yet confirming officially that pre-season testing will take place at the Circuit de Catalunya early next year.

MAGNUSSEN WANTS TO STAY AT RENAULT

Kevin Magnussen is hoping to stay with Renault so that 2016 is not a "lost" year.

27 SEPTEMBER 2016

PIRELLI BEGINS TO BRING DOWN HIGH PRESSURES

Pirelli is beginning to ramp down its controversially high compulsory minimum tyre pressures, according to Germany's Auto Motor und Sport.

TOST PLAYS DOWN SAINZ TO RENAULT RUMOURS

Toro Rosso chief Franz Tost does not believe the Faenza based team will lose Carlos Sainz.

MCLAREN-HONDA READY TO WIN

McLaren-Honda is expecting to match engine pacesetters Mercedes next year.

EU POLITICIAN QUESTIONS F1'S LIBERTY SALE

A European politician has questioned whether F1's high profile sale to Liberty Media should be allowed to proceed.

ROSBERG HAS CHANCE TO WIN 2016 TITLE SAYS BERGER

Gerhard Berger says he is ready to sit back and watch Mercedes' two stars fight it out for the 2016 title.

KUBICA TESTED IN RENAULT F1 SIMULATOR

Robert Kubica recently tested in Renault's F1 simulator, team boss Frederic Vasseur has admitted.

PROST BACKS OCON AMID RENAULT RUMOURS

F1 legend Alain Prost has backed his countryman Esteban Ocon to keep climbing the sport's ladder.

26 SEPTEMBER 2016

ABU DHABI BOSS HOPES FOR TITLE FINALE FIGHT

Abu Dhabi's F1 boss is hoping the 2016 world championship goes right down to the wire.

MERCEDES WILL NOT SOLVE 2016 CLUTCH PROBLEM

Toto Wolff has admitted Mercedes' two drivers may continue to struggle with their race starts this year.

VANDOORNE NOT BITTER ABOUT YOUNGER RIVALS

Stoffel Vandoorne insists he does not feel bitter that it took him so long to break into formula one.

WEHRLEIN OPEN TO SECOND YEAR AT MANOR

Pascal Wehrlein is open to spending a second year at Manor.

HONDA EYES SECOND F1 TEAM FOR 2018

Honda has indicated it is inching towards being ready to supply more teams with engines in formula one.

RAIKKONEN LEAVING F1 FUTURE OPEN FOR NOW

Kimi Raikkonen is leaving open the door to extending his F1 career even beyond 2017.

KVYAT SAYS NO PLAN B AMID GASLY RUMOURS

Daniil Kvyat has admitted he has no 'plan B' for his career.

SAINZ AS GOOD AS VERSTAPPEN SAYS DE LA ROSA

Former F1 driver Pedro de la Rosa thinks countryman Carlos Sainz is just as good as Max Verstappen.

ZAK BROWN, AGAG LINKED WITH F1 ROLES

F1 sponsorship guru Zak Brown is lining up a top job in the sport, according to the respected business outlet Sky News.

23 SEPTEMBER 2016

VANDOORNE DENIES BUTTON DEAL MEANS MORE PRESSURE

Stoffel Vandoorne does not think Jenson Button's new McLaren deal will ramp up the pressure when he makes his F1 debut next year.

RICCIARDO NOT SURE RADICAL CHANGE GOOD FOR F1

Daniel Ricciardo is not sure radical change is the right move when it comes to improving formula one.

FORMULA E WOULD WELCOME MASSA SWITCH

Formula E boss Alejandro Agag has admitted he would "love" Felipe Massa to make the switch to the all-electric series.

22 SEPTEMBER 2016

ROSBERG CAN BEAT HAMILTON SAYS PROST

F1 legend Alain Prost has joined those who think Nico Rosberg has a real chance of winning the 2016 world championship.

HONDA AIMS TO AVOID SUZUKA ENGINE PENALTY

Honda is preparing to spend the last of its engine upgrade 'tokens' soon.

SINGAPORE WAS BEST CHANCE FOR 2016 WIN SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo has admitted his last chance of winning a race may have come and gone in Singapore.

RENAULT ENGINE SWAP RUMOURS FALSE SAYS SAINZ

Carlos Sainz has once again played down suggestions he might complete a shock switch to the works Renault team for 2017.

MCLAREN PLAYS DOWN APPLE BUYOUT RUMOURS

McLaren has denied reports that it could be bought by the famous electronics multinational Apple.

MERCEDES HAD FERRARI-LIKE STRUGGLE TOO SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff has backed F1 rival Ferrari's efforts to win again in formula one.

LAUDA TO PUSH FOR 2017 BAHRAIN TEST

Niki Lauda says he will push the teams to allow Pirelli to do some pre-season testing in a warm location like Bahrain.

21 SEPTEMBER 2016

CAREY WANTS F1 RACES TO BE MUCH BIGGER

After attending just one grand prix, F1's new executive chairman is already making plans for big changes.

WOLFF NOT WORRIED ABOUT LIBERTY'S INCOME PLANS

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff says he is not worried about new F1 owner Liberty Media's plans to fundamentally change how prize money is distributed.

STROLL SIGNS WILLIAMS DEAL FOR 2017?

Lance Stroll has signed a contract to make his F1 debut for Williams in 2017.

MAGNUSSEN WANTS TO STAY AT RENAULT

Kevin Magnussen's advisor says the Dane still regards staying at Renault as his 'plan A' for 2017.

WOLFF SLAMS GUTIERREZ FOR BACKMARKER DRIVING

Toto Wolff is the latest F1 figure to hit out at the driving of Haas racer Esteban Gutierrez.

HAMILTON MUST HIT BACK IN MALAYSIA SAYS LAUDA

Lewis Hamilton must hit back hard at championship rival and teammate Nico Rosberg next weekend in Malaysia.

F1 DOOR OPEN FOR BERGER'S NEPHEW SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff says "the door is open" to a potential future in formula one for Lucas Auer.

MASSA SURPRISED BY RETIREMENT REACTION

Felipe Massa says he has been heartened by the reaction to his decision to retire from F1 at the end of the year.

20 SEPTEMBER 2016

F1 PADDOCK PONDERS ROSBERG AS 2016 CHAMPION

The F1 paddock is musing the possibility that Nico Rosberg will be crowned the sport's next world champion.

FERRARI MUST OPEN BASE IN ENGLAND SAYS BRIATORE

Sebastian Vettel is struggling amid the current situation at Ferrari, according to a respected Italian journalist.

ALONSO EYES TITLE FIGHT FOR MCLAREN IN 2017

Fernando Alonso is still targeting a tilt at the 2017 world championship.

KVYAT PASSION BACK TO NORMAL IN SINGAPORE

It was a tale of reverse fortunes for two drivers on the Singapore grid last weekend.

19 SEPTEMBER 2016

ECCLESTONE-CAREY POWER STRUGGLE SHAPING UP

A power struggle between Bernie Ecclestone and F1 newcomer Chase Carey is continuing to shape up.

FIA LOOKING INTO SINGAPORE MARSHAL NEAR-MISS

F1's governing body is looking into a dangerous incident that occurred during the Singapore grand prix.

PEREZ HOPING FOR ANNOUNCEMENT BEFORE MALAYSIA

Sergio Perez is hoping his future in F1 can be announced before the next race in Malaysia.

ITALY HAILS RAIKKONEN AFTER SINGAPORE

Kimi Raikkonen appears to be back in top form in formula one.

KVYAT PROVES HE BELONGS IN F1 SAYS ERMILIN

Daniil Kvyat is pushing to prove he deserves to stay in formula one.

ROSBERG NOT SURPRISED BY HAMILTON RESPECT

Nico Rosberg says there is still "respect" between himself and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.

NO NEW SINGAPORE GP DEAL AGREED YET

The Singapore grand prix weekend was run and won without a new deal being agreed for the future.

RACE REPORT - JUST BARELY

Singapore GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson in Singapore

18 SEPTEMBER 2016

RACE NOTES - ROSBERG TAKES SINGAPORE

Singapore GP - Race Notes
By Mark Karp

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Singapore GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Singapore GP - Race Results

CAREY IN MEETINGS WITHOUT ECCLESTONE?

When asked what Liberty Media's plans are for F1, the sport's incoming executive chairman answered: "No more Liberty Media.

TRULLI, ZANARDI LESS IMPRESSED WITH F1

Two former F1 drivers have admitted they find the sport less appealing than during their own careers.

LOWE PLAYS DOWN TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM

Sep.18 (GMM) Paddy Lowe has played down reports about a legal 'traction control'-style system aboard Mercedes' dominant 2016 car.

MCLAREN CHANCE MATTER OF TIME SAYS DE VRIES

Sep.18 (GMM) Nyck de Vries thinks it is only "a matter of time" before he gets his own chance at a career in formula one with McLaren.

FERRARI-DALLARA COLLABORATION RUMOURS SWIRL

Rumours are swirling that Ferrari is set to collaborate with Dallara, a specialist Italian race car manufacturer.

MAGNUSSEN WANTS TO KEEP BEATING PALMER

Kevin Magnussen is keeping his sights on beating his current teammate, as he waits to see if he will be retained by Renault for 2017.

SCHUMACHER FAMILY TO WIN CASE AGAINST MAGAZINE

A case brought against a German magazine is likely to be won by Michael Schumacher's family.

17 SEPTEMBER 2016

QUALIFYING REPORT - THE CHANCES OF WINNING

Singapore GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Singapore

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 - GODZILLA STARS IN FP3

Singapore GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Singapore

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Singapore GP - Practice 3 Results

EUROPE COULD PUT BRAKES ON F1 SALE SAYS MOSLEY

Former FIA president Max Mosley has warned that the European Commission could put the brakes on the sale of F1 to Liberty Media.

F1 TEAMS KEEN ON BUYING INTO SPORT

F1 teams are open to the concept of buying into the sport's commercial rights.

FERRARI, MERCEDES DENY LOWE SWITCH RUMOURS

Ferrari has now played down rumours linking Mercedes' Paddy Lowe with a move to Maranello.

RIVALS SEE THREE-TEAM BATTLE IN SINGAPORE

Singapore 2016 could be a close, three-way battle for victory.

PIRELLI SCRAPS PLANS FOR 2016 TYRE CHANGE

Pirelli has scrapped its plans to introduce a new construction for its 2016 tyres.

SAINZ, EVEN KVYAT, LINKED WITH RENAULT SWITCH

Both of Toro Rosso's drivers are being linked with a sensational switch to the works Renault team for 2017.

LAUDA HITS BACK AT VERSTAPPEN'S REPLY

Niki Lauda says he is not sorry about criticising Max Verstappen's aggressive driving.

TALKS ON TO KEEP SINGAPORE ON CALENDAR

Talks are on to keep F1's popular Singapore night race on the calendar beyond 2017.

HARYANTO IN TALKS FOR 2017 RETURN?

Rio Haryanto could be on the way back into F1 for 2017.

16 SEPTEMBER 2016

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - YES IS THE ANSWER

Singapore GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Singapore

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Singapore GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Singapore GP - Practice 2 Results

2017 GOOD TIME TO MAKE WILLIAMS DEBUT SAYS STROLL

Lance Stroll says he thinks 2017 is a "good time" for him to make his F1 debut.

HONDA CAN TARGET MERCEDES FOR 2017 SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso thinks Honda can be targeting Mercedes for 2017.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - SUNSET RED

Singapore GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Singapore

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Singapore GP - Practice 1 Results

MAGNUSSEN HINTS POWER STRUGGLE BEHIND RENAULT DRIVER DELAY

Kevin Magnussen has admitted to some frustration about Renault's delayed decision about the shape of the works team's 2017 driver lineup.

F1 SILLY SEASON EXTENDS TO ECCLESTONE'S JOB

It's not just 'silly season' in the F1 driver camp.

POOR STARTS COULD COST HAMILTON TITLE

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he is worried poor starts could cost him the 2016 world championship.

LOWE HITS BACK AT FERRARI SWITCH RUMOURS

Paddy Lowe has hit back at rumours linking him with a switch to Ferrari.

15 SEPTEMBER 2016

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Thursday Press Conference

VETTEL NOT DENYING LOWE TO FERRARI RUMOURS

Sebastian Vettel on Thursday did not deny rumours linking Mercedes chief Paddy Lowe with a move to Ferrari.

ECCLESTONE TO ATTEND SINGAPORE GP WITH CHASE CAREY

Bernie Ecclestone has had a change of heart regarding his attendance at this weekend's Singapore grand prix.

SAUBER KEEPS REBUILDING AFTER LONGBOW BUYOUT

Sauber is continuing to rebuild after almost collapsing under financial strain earlier in 2016.

BUTTON HAPPY TO RETIRE WITH ONE TITLE

Jenson Button says he would be happy to retire with just a single world championship under his belt.

GROSJEAN WELCOMES F1'S NEW AMERICAN OWNERS

Romain Grosjean has welcomed F1's new American owners, saying the 'American way' can be good for the sport.

HAMILTON NOT WORRIED ABOUT SINGAPORE SLUMP

Lewis Hamilton says he is not too worried about a repeat this weekend of Mercedes' poor showing in the Singapore grand prix last year.

14 SEPTEMBER 2016

BRITISH GRAND PRIX NOT SUPER-SAFE SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has hit out at European countries that don't spend more to safeguard their future on the F1 calendar.

DRIVER DECISION NOT A PRIORITY FOR RENAULT

Kevin Magnussen's chances of keeping his place at Renault dramatically drop after September ends, according to the Danish newspaper BT.

DOORNBOS TIPS VERSTAPPEN TO SHINE IN SINGAPORE

Former F1 driver Robert Doornbos thinks his countryman Max Verstappen has a real chance of winning this weekend's Singapore grand prix.

NASR HAPPIER WITH SAUBER AFTER TEAM BUYOUT

After almost collapsing earlier this year, Sauber is now noticeably back on track.

13 SEPTEMBER 2016

MERCEDES ACTIVE SUSPENSION TRICK REVEALED

The FIA and rival teams want to stop a rule loophole that explains some of the superiority of Mercedes' 2016 car.

STROLL ADMITS PRESSURE OF F1 DEBUT RUMOURS

Lance Stroll has admitted he is feeling the "pressure" of speculation linking him with the Williams race seat for 2017.

ECCLESTONE, BUTTON TIP HAMILTON FOR TITLE

Two prominent F1 figures would put their money on Lewis Hamilton winning a third consecutive drivers' title in 2017.

ECCLESTONE SAYS PROST BEST EVER F1 DRIVER

Bernie Ecclestone has named Alain Prost as the greatest F1 driver of all time.

12 SEPTEMBER 2016

BOTTAS GETS MARRIED IN HELSINKI

Valtteri Bottas has enjoyed an exciting preparation for this weekend's Singapore grand prix.

ABU DHABI COULD BE ECCLESTONE'S LAST RACE?

Bernie Ecclestone's future might not be as secure as it was earlier thought.

ENGINE SURVIVED BIG MAGNUSSEN CRASH

Kevin Magnussen looks set to re-use the power unit that was aboard his Renault when he crashed heavily at Eau Rouge recently.

KALTENBORN EXPECTS EUROPEAN DECISION SOON

Monisha Kaltenborn has tipped the European Commission to rule on the fairness of the governance and income distribution in formula one "soon".

STROLL READY FOR F1 DEBUT

Lance Stroll says he is ready to drive a formula one car.

BIANCHI HITS BACK AT LEGAL ACTION CRITICISM

The late Jules Bianchi's father has defended his criticism of F1 authorities.

9 SEPTEMBER 2016

VERSTAPPEN NOT RULING OUT SINGAPORE WIN

Max Verstappen is not ruling out a bid for victory under the Singapore lights next weekend.

FORMULA E BOSS PLAYS DOWN F1 ROLE RUMOURS

Formula E boss Alejandro Agag has played down suggestions he is set to help run formula one in the wake of the buyout by US media tycoon John Malone.

F1 TAKEOVER MUST CLEAR TWO HURDLES

F1's sale to US tycoon John Malone's Liberty Media is yet to clear two significant hurdles.

MANAGER HAD RENAULT, HAAS TALKS SAYS MASSA

Felipe Massa has admitted his manager had contact with other teams before he decided to retire from F1 at the end of the year.

8 SEPTEMBER 2016

ECCLESTONE CONFIRMS HE IS STAYING

Bernie Ecclestone is staying in formula one, despite earlier speculation that the F1 supremo would be ousted amid the sale deal to Liberty Media.

VANDOORNE WANTS TO BEAT ALONSO IN 2017

Stoffel Vandoorne insists he is looking forward to going up against Fernando Alonso next year at McLaren.

PEREZ STAYING AMID FORCE INDIA BUYOUT RUMOURS

Sergio Perez is staying with Force India, amid rumours in Mexico that his backers may even buy the Silverstone based team.

VERSTAPPEN THANKS HAMILTON FOR BACKING

Max Verstappen has thanked Lewis Hamilton after the reigning world champion backed the driving of the controversial 18-year-old.

ECCLESTONE WANTED 7-YEAR MONZA DEAL SAYS CAPELLI

Bernie Ecclestone wanted Monza's new deal to be for a full seven years, according to race consultant Ivan Capelli.

OCON SEEMS DESTINED FOR RENAULT SEAT

Esteban Ocon's future at Renault appears all but guaranteed.

WHITING DENIES JOB TALKS WITH F1 TEAMS

Charlie Whiting has slammed reports suggesting he is looking for another job in F1. Germany's Auto Bild claimed last week that the sport's long-serving race director and starter wants to leave the FIA and is already in talks with a couple of teams.

7 SEPTEMBER 2016

FORMULA 1 GROUP SOLD

It was announced today that Liberty Media is to purchase Delta Topco, the firm run by Bernie Ecclestone and CVC and is the Commercial Rights holder to the FIA Formula One World Championship.

ECCLESTONE NOT COMMITTING TO POST-SALE F1

Bernie Ecclestone is not committing to his current role in charge of F1 if the sale to US media tycoon John Malone's Liberty Group goes through.

MASSA RULES OUT RETURNING TO BRAZIL

Felipe Massa has ruled out continuing his racing career next year in Brazil's domestic stock car series.

SAINZ PLAYS DOWN LATEST RENAULT SWITCH RUMOURS

Carlos Sainz has played down any lingering speculation that he might still be in the running to change teams for 2017.

RUSSIAN GP2 DRIVER REVEALS F1 TALKS

Artem Markelov, a Russian GP2 driver, claims he is in talks with "a number of teams" about entering formula one.

6 SEPTEMBER 2016

RACE FOR SINGAPORE WIN COULD BE CLOSE

The race could be on for victory in next weekend's Singapore grand prix.

VERSTAPPEN NO FAN OF HALO SYSTEM

Max Verstappen has admitted he is no fan of the 'Halo'.

NYCK DE VRIES EYES VANDOORNE'S MCLAREN ROLE

The next young charger is now stepping up a notch at McLaren.

VERSTAPPEN TELLS LAUDA TO GO TO PSYCHIATRIST TOO

Max Verstappen has told his critics to "get used to" his on-track style.

WOLFF PLAYS DOWN ECCLESTONE SUCCESSOR REPORTS

Toto Wolff has played down suggestions he would make an ideal successor to Bernie Ecclestone.

PALMER'S FATHER COULD BE BRITISH GP SAVIOUR

Jolyon Palmer's father has emerged as a potential saviour for the British grand prix.

5 SEPTEMBER 2016

RUMOURS SWIRL ABOUT ECCLESTONE'S FUTURE

As big rumours swirl about the sale of F1's commercial rights, Bernie Ecclestone has named a potential successor as chief executive.

MAGNUSSEN, PALMER IN RUNNING FOR 2017 SAYS VASSEUR

Renault's existing drivers are still in the running for the race seats in 2017.

VILLENEUVE NO LONGER RAIKKONEN CRITIC

Jacques Villeneuve says he is no longer a critic of Kimi Raikkonen.

MARKO, GASLY DENY KVYAT AXE RUMOURS

Dr Helmut Marko has hit back at rumours Red Bull junior Pierre Gasly is set to take over Daniil Kvyat's Toro Rosso seat with immediate effect.

VETTEL STRUGGLING AT FERRARI SAYS LAUDA

Sebastian Vettel is currently "struggling" in his role as Ferrari's lead driver.

WILLIAMS TO REPLACE MASSA WITH STROLL?

Williams looks set to replace the retiring Felipe Massa with Canadian rookie Lance Stroll for 2017.

RACE REPORT - VICTORY PLATTER

Italian GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson in Monza

4 SEPTEMBER 2016

RACE NOTES - ROSBERG WINS IN ITALY

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

2017 PRE-SEASON TEST DATES EMERGE

The 2017 calendar is really starting to take shape, as the dates for the pre-season test schedule now emerge in the Monza paddock.

FERRARI IN RIGHT HANDS AFTER ALLISON EXIT SAYS MARCHIONNE

Sergio Marchionne has backed Mattia Binotto as the right man to lead Ferrari back to winning.

PEREZ NOT CONFIRMING FORCE INDIA STAY RUMOURS

Sergio Perez says his plans for the 2017 season are not quite ready to be revealed.

SALE OF F1 BY CVC DEFINITELY DONE?

The deal is definitely done on the sale of F1's majority stake by current owners CVC, according to multiple authoritative publications.

BUTTON ON STANDBY FOR ALONSO EXIT?

Jenson Button surprised the F1 paddock at Monza by announcing he is taking a sabbatical in 2017.

MASSA COULD RACE ELSEWHERE IN 2017

Felipe Massa's father says it is possible the retiring F1 driver will switch to another category in 2017.

MANAGER BACKS VERSTAPPEN OVER VILLENEUVE ROW

Max Verstappen's manager has moved to put a lid on a war of words between the 18-year-old driver and 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve.

3 SEPTEMBER 2016

QUALIFYING REPORT - HEADING FOR 50

Italian GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Monza

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Italian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Italian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Italian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Italian GP - Qualifying Results

VERSTAPPEN SLAMS VILLENEUVE AFTER CRITICISM

Max Verstappen has hit back with fury at criticism from 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve.

PIRELLI ADMITS NEW TYRE DEBUT IN DOUBT

Pirelli has admitted it might not be able to introduce a new construction of tyre this year.

MAGNUSSEN DOUBTS HALO WILL MAKE F1 DEBUT

Kevin Magnussen is not sure the controversial Halo device will ever be introduced in F1.

F1 TEAMS FEAR ZIKA VIRUS IN SINGAPORE

F1 teams are reportedly concerned about the risk of staff contracting the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Singapore later this month.

WEHRLEIN CONFIDENT OF 2017 CONTRACT

Pascal Wehrlein is confident he will still be a F1 driver in 2017.

ALONSO SATISFIED WITH HONDA PROGRESS SAYS SAINZ

Carlos Sainz says he can sense the optimism in his friend and countryman Fernando Alonso.

2017 MONZA CONTRACT NOT SIGNED YET

The Italian grand prix saga is still not over, as the contract was not actually signed on Friday.

F1 WILL ALWAYS SURVIVE WORSE TIMES SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso says F1 will survive, even if the sport does not dramatically improve the spectacle in the coming years.

F1 SET FOR SILLY SEASON DECISION MONTH

Felipe Nasr has tipped September to host the culmination of this year's driver 'silly season'.

FERRARI RACING NEW ENGINE AT MONZA

Ferrari has spent the last of its in-season performance 'tokens' with its Monza engine upgrade.

SAUBER SIGNS ANOTHER TOP ENGINEER

Sauber is hitting the throttle after being acquired by investors.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - WAY AHEAD

Italian GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Monza

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Italian GP - Practice 3 Results

2 SEPTEMBER 2016

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - TOKEN POWER

Italian GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Monza

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

WILLIAMS RETURN FOR BUTTON UNLIKELY

A seat may only have just become officially available, but Jenson Button may have missed the boat to switch to Williams for 2017.

WHITING IN TALKS TO JOIN F1 TEAM?

Charlie Whiting may be looking for another job in F1.

HOCKENHEIM SAYS NO 2017 RACE DEAL DONE YET

Hockenheim chief Georg Seiler says no deal has been done to guarantee the future of the German grand prix for 2017.

NO TALKS WITH TEAMS ABOUT 2017 SAYS MASSA

Felipe Massa says he had no negotiations with F1 teams prior to announcing his decision to retire at Monza.

NOT EVERY RIVAL CRITICAL OF VERSTAPPEN

Not every driver is overly critical of Max Verstappen's aggressive driving at Spa.

GROSJEAN HINTS AT 2017 HAAS STAY

Romain Grosjean has hinted strongly that he is staying at Haas for 2017.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - THE TEMPLE OF SPEED

Italian GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Monza

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Italian GP - Practice 1 Results

NEW MONZA DEAL SET FOR FRIDAY ANNOUNCEMENT

A day and time has been set for the announcement of Monza's new Italian grand prix deal.

NO INFORMATION ABOUT SCHUMACHER SAYS ROSSELLA

Rossella Giannini says she has no information about Michael Schumacher's condition, or contact with the great German's family.

1 SEPTEMBER 2016

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Italian GP - Thursday Press Conference

MASSA TO RETIRE, MAGNUSSEN TO RACE

Felipe Massa has announced his retirement from formula one.

MARKO DENIES GASLY TO OUST KVYAT

Dr Helmut Marko has slammed rumours Pierre Gasly is on the cusp of beginning his F1 adventure.

VETTEL NOT COMMITTING WHOLE CAREER TO FERRARI

Sebastian Vettel is relieved Monza looks to be back on track with a new three-year F1 race deal.

TEAMS COULD REJECT NEW PIRELLI TYRE?

Pirelli's plans to introduce a new construction for its tyres in 2016 could be rejected by the teams.

HONDA EYES NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR 2017

Honda has indicated it could follow the technological lead of F1's other 'power unit' makers.

F1'S SECOND THOUGHTS OVER EURO EXODUS SAYS MONZA

Italian grand prix chief Angelo Sticchi Damiani thinks a shift back to Europe could be occurring in F1.

MASSA COULD TURN TO BRAZIL'S STOCK CAR?

Felipe Massa could find himself out of F1 and in Brazil's national stock car series in 2017.

RTL FLAGS NEW TV DEAL FOR GERMANY

German free-to-air broadcaster RTL is considering extending its F1 television deal yet again.

PIZZONIA'S TOP SPEED F1 RECORD COULD TUMBLE

A 12-year F1 record might finally tumble at Monza this weekend.

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