CURRENT NEWS

3 AUGUST 2015

SAUBER EYES RENAULT ENGINE SWITCH

Sauber could be set for a change of engine supplier for 2016.

NASR SAYS WILLIAMS TALK WAS JUST SPECULATION

Felipe Nasr has played down earlier speculation that linked him with a potential switch to Williams for 2016.

BOSS LIKENS VERSTAPPEN TO CHAMPION VETTEL

Franz Tost, the team boss at Toro Rosso, has compared F1 teen sensation Max Verstappen to quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel.

FIA'S MOUTON PLAYS DOWN CARMEN JORDA CONTROVERSY

An FIA official has played down a media row with Lotus' female 'development driver' Carmen Jorda.

NO SUMMER SHUTDOWN FOR HONDA AND RENAULT

F1's teams and drivers may be packing their bags for the summer break, but there will be no such factory shutdown at Honda.

1 AUGUST 2015

HAAS ADMITS TRIO HEAD 2016 RACE SEAT SHORTLIST

A trio of drivers has emerged at the top of the shortlist to race for the new F1 team Haas in 2016.

31 JULY 2015

HOCKENHEIM CUTS TICKET PRICES FOR 2016 RETURN

Hockenheim has cut ticket prices as it bids to secure the future of formula one in Germany.

SAINZ MOST OVERTAKEN DRIVER IN 2015

Carlos Sainz is the most overtaken driver on the 2015 grid.

DENNIS PUSHING FOR MAJORITY CONTROL OF MCLAREN

Ron Dennis has only until the end of the season to take majority control of McLaren, the German publication Speed Week reports.

FERRARI TIPPED TO KEEP RAIKKONEN, ALLISON

Ferrari may issue a surprise at Monza in September by keeping its full team together for 2016.

COULD F1 GO FOR GOLD AT THE OLYMPICS?

Might motor racing be a candidate for the Olympic Games?

TORO ROSSO BEST PLACE FOR VERSTAPPEN

Max Verstappen's father has added another denial to lingering speculation the teen Dutchman might be a candidate for Ferrari in 2016.

FERRARI NOT QUITE READY FOR 2015 TITLE SAYS BERGER

Gerhard Berger has hailed the performance in 2015 of his old team Ferrari.

MERCEDES NOW WILLING TO SUPPLY RED BULL

Mercedes has reportedly now joined Ferrari in being prepared to supply engines to Red Bull in 2016.

30 JULY 2015

HONDA SET FOR 50 HORSE POWER STEP

Struggling Honda is preparing to take a significant step forward of up to 50 horse power after the summer break.

BUTTON BACKS MONTOYA'S PLAN TO IMPROVE F1

Jenson Button has backed former F1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya's proposal to spice up the sport "straight away".

TROUBLE BREWING OVER PLANNED 2016 CALENDAR

Discontent is brewing over F1's proposed calendar for 2016.

VETTEL A THREAT TO MERCEDES TITLE

Sebastian Vettel is in the hunt for the 2015 title.

BAKU WELCOMES SUMMER DATE ON 2016 CALENDAR

Organisers of the inaugural grand prix in the Azerbaijan capital Baku have welcomed their summer race date on the 2016 calendar.

29 JULY 2015

WOLFF DEFENDS HAMILTON AFTER DIRE HUNGARY GP

For the first time in the 'power unit' era otherwise dominated by the German team, Mercedes "did not deserve" a podium finish in Hungary.

FERRARI TO LET RAIKKONEN OPTION EXPIRE

Ferrari looks set to allow the 2016 'option' in Kimi Raikkonen's current contract to lapse.

RENAULT CLOSE TO DECIDING F1 FUTURE

Among Renault's top brass, it is decision time.

SINGAPORE TWEAKS SET TO BOOST OVERTAKING

A tweak to the layout of Singapore's F1 street circuit could boost overtaking.

ROSSI HINTS AT HAAS TALKS

GP2 driver Alexander Rossi is not ruling out a move into formula one next year with the new American team Haas.

MONZA TAKES STEP TOWARDS SECURING GP

Monza has reportedly taken a major step towards securing the future of its historic Italian grand prix.

BUTTON LINKED WITH TOP GEAR PRESENTER ROLE

Jenson Button has been linked with a shock move from the F1 grid to the television presenter's chair.

F1 WOULD WELCOME MOSLEY BACK SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone thinks F1 is too democratic.

28 JULY 2015

RUSSIA GP PROMOTER BUOYED BY KVYAT PODIUM

The promoter of the Russian grand prix is hoping Daniil Kvyat can challenge for victory at Sochi later this year.

MERCEDES WORRIED ABOUT BAD RACE STARTS

Mercedes is worried a developing problem with its race starts could begin to dent the team's cruise to the 2015 world championships.

FORCE INDIA DENIES TRADING SAFETY FOR SPEED

Force India has denied compromising safety in the close fight for fifth in this year's constructors' world championship.

ITALIAN PM INVITED TO FIGHT FOR MONZA

The Italian prime minister could add more muscle to Monza's fight to retain its historic formula one race.

RED BULL TEAMS EYE MERCEDES, HONDA POWER FOR 2016

Red Bull is not expecting its surge in form to stay on track beyond the Hungarian grand prix.

MERCEDES STILL STRONGEST DESPITE VETTEL WIN

Kimi Raikkonen may have moved a step closer to keeping his Ferrari race seat for 2016.

SAINZ PLAYS DOWN FAVOURITISM CONTROVERSY

Carlos Sainz has played down his anger with Toro Rosso, after making comments suggesting the team may be favouring Max Verstappen.

27 JULY 2015

FORCE INDIA EYES CURBS AFTER B CAR FAILURES

Fingers were being pointed at the Hungaroring's curbs after Force India suffered a second failure of the weekend with its new 'B'-spec car.

RENAULT RACING TOWARDS FUTURE WITHOUT RED BULL

Renault appears to be charging towards a future without Red Bull.

BUTTON FUTURE NOT PRIORITY NOW SAYS BOULLIER

Jenson Button looks set to be retained by McLaren-Honda in 2016.

RACE REPORT - NOT THE USUAL SUSPECTS

Hungarian GP - Race Report

ECCLESTONE DENIES FERRARI IN TV BOYCOTT

Bernie Ecclestone and Ferrari have denied wild claims the television broadcast of Sunday's Hungarian grand prix amounted to a 'boycott' of the fabled Italian team.

F1 CRITICS LOOK STUPID AFTER HUNGARY THRILLER SAYS LAUDA

"Whoever said formula one is boring looks stupid now," declared F1 legend Niki Lauda after a thrilling Hungarian grand prix.

ARRIVABENE DUCKS KIMI QUESTIONS AGAIN

Maurizio Arrivabene has denied he will now spend the summer break thinking about Kimi Raikkonen's future.

SAINZ ADMITS ANGER WITH TORO ROSSO

Carlos Sainz admitted he was angry with his team after Sunday's Hungarian grand prix.

26 JULY 2015

RACE NOTES - VETTEL WINS HUNGARIAN GP

Hungarian GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Hungarian GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Hungarian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Hungarian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Race Results

F1 NOT AS EXCITING NOW SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso was a hero of qualifying in Hungary, although he admitted formula one is "not as exciting" to him anymore.

ALONSO STRUGGLE WOULD BE HARD SAYS ROSBERG

Nico Rosberg has sympathy for the plight of former champion Fernando Alonso.

LAUDA TIPS MCLAREN-HONDA TO SUCCEED

Niki Lauda has tipped Fernando Alonso and McLaren-Honda to bounce back from their current trough.

TEAMS CONCERNED ABOUT 21-RACE CALENDAR

Team bosses are concerned about F1's plans for an unprecedented 21 grands prix next year.

HAMILTON LIGHT YEARS AHEAD IN HUNGARY

Niki Lauda has hailed the dominance of Lewis Hamilton this weekend in Hungary.

RED BULL MUST TAKE CONTROL OF FUTURE SAYS HORNER

Red Bull needs to take back control of its destiny in formula one, according to team boss Christian Horner.

LOTUS ADMITS RENAULT TALKS TAKING PLACE

Lotus has admitted it is in talks to be bought out by Renault.

NEW CAR WOULD PUT MANOR CLOSER TO MCLAREN SAYS MERHI

Manor might have points on the board if it was powered by an up-to-date engine.

HUNGARY IDEAL FOR RED BULL

Hungary might be a one-off for the much more competitive Red Bull team.

HAMILTON SAYS MERCEDES NOT MOST DOMINANT EVER

From Valtteri Bottas to Max Verstappen, drivers up and down pitlane are being linked with a Ferrari seat for 2016.

BOULLIER NOT THRILLED WITH 2016 TESTING CUTS

Eric Boullier says he is not thrilled with the further reduction of testing in formula one.

25 JULY 2015

QUALIFYING REPORT - PLACE PERFECT

Hungarian GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Hungarian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Hungarian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Hungarian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Qualifying Results

MERHI HOPING TO FINISH SEASON WITH MANOR

Roberto Merhi is now hoping to make it all the way to the end of the season with Manor.

PIRELLI EYEING SUPER-SUPER SOFT TYRE FOR 2016

A tyre even softer than Pirelli's so-called 'super soft' looks set to make its bow in 2016.

HUNGARY GP SET TO STAY ON F1 CALENDAR

The Hungarian grand prix looks set to stay on the F1 calendar.

SCHUMACHER PLIGHT VERY SAD SAYS MONTEZEMOLO

Luca di Montezemolo has credited F1 legend Michael Schumacher as he was inducted into the Automotive 'Hall of Fame' in Detroit.

HOLDING PATTERN EMERGES AS RENAULT DECIDES F1 FUTURE

Many in the paddock are in a holding pattern as Renault's future in formula one remains unclear.

BALL IN WILLIAMS' COURT OVER BOTTAS MOVE

The ball is in Williams' court regarding a potential move for Valtteri Bottas.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - CATCH 22

Hungarian GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 3 Results

BIANCHI STILL ON MINDS AS PEREZ ROLLS IN HUNGARY

A week after Jules Bianchi's death, the tragedy was still front and centre on Friday when Sergio Perez rolled over in his Force India in Hungary practice.

24 JULY 2015

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - ONCE AGAIN

Hungarian GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Hungarian GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Hungarian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Hungarian GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 2 Results

LOTUS LATE TO PAY FOR PIRELLI TYRES IN HUNGARY

More supplier problems struck the Lotus team in Hungary on Friday.

MCLAREN CAN BLOCK WILLIAMS SWITCH FOR BUTTON

McLaren could block a "romantic return" to Williams in 2016 for F1 veteran Jenson Button.

BEST THERAPY FOR MOURNING DRIVERS IS RACING SAYS KVYAT

At the end of a tragic week full of moving tributes to the late Jules Bianchi, the F1 grid is now keen to get back up to full speed.

HONDA TO USE PENALTY-FREE UPGRADE IN HUNGARY

Honda is unveiling a 'token-free' engine upgrade in Hungary and the McLaren drivers will even dodge penalties for racing it.

GROSJEAN HOPES RENAULT BUYS LOTUS

Romain Grosjean has admitted his fingers are still crossed that rumours Renault is looking to buy back Lotus turn out to be true.

RAIKKONEN, RICCIARDO RUMOURS STILL SWIRLING

Rumours continue to swirl around the future of Kimi Raikkonen.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - UPSIDE DOWN

Hungarian GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 1 Results

HAMILTON HITS BACK AT ROSBERG'S BRAKES GRIPE

Lewis Hamilton had a prickly riposte for his teammate and title rival in Hungary when told that Nico Rosberg was complaining about his brakes.

SAUBER NEWS BRINGS CALM AMID SILLY SEASON SAYS KALTENBORN

Sauber chief Monisha Kaltenborn has admitted that counting her drivers out of the 'silly season' was a deliberate step in the name of stability.

VETTEL HAILS FERRARI MIRACLE, DENIES CRISIS

Sebastian Vettel has hailed as "a miracle" the progress made in 2015 by Ferrari.

ONLY BOTTAS TO GET NEW FRONT WING IN HUNGARY

Valtteri Bottas will be running the only version of a new front wing on his Williams in Hungary.

23 JULY 2015

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Hungarian GP - Thursday Press Conference

BOTTAS NOT DENYING FERRARI RUMOURS IN HUNGARY

Valtteri Bottas on Thursday did not deny raging speculation he will switch to Ferrari for 2016.

SAUBER ANNOUNCES SAME DRIVERS FOR 2016

Sauber has counted its race drivers out of the 2016 'silly season'.

HUNGARY AN IMPORTANT TEST FOR WILLIAMS SAYS MASSA

Hungary will be an important test of Williams' prospects for the rest of the 2015 season.

STUCK CANNOT UNDERSTAND ECCLESTONE'S GERMAN GP STANCE

Hans-Joachim Stuck says he "cannot understand" Bernie Ecclestone having allowed Germany to fall off the 2015 schedule.

MONTEZEMOLO A GOOD FRONT MAN FOR F1 SAYS ECCLESTONE

Luca di Montezemolo was in the running to take the top job in formula one, Bernie Ecclestone has revealed.

SAUBER STILL IN TOUCH WITH BMW

Monisha Kaltenborn says Sauber remains in contact with its former owner and works partner BMW.

FERRARI SET TO DECIDE ON RAIKKONEN FUTURE

A big topic of conversation in the Hungaroring paddock this weekend will be the future of Kimi Raikkonen.

TOST WAITING FOR RENAULT'S DECISION ON FUTURE

Next to the Jules Bianchi tragedy and Ferrari's 2016 lineup, another key topic in Hungary this weekend will be the future of Renault.

TOST SAYS HAAS F1 APPROACH SMART

Another team boss has called F1 newcomer Gene Haas' approach to building up his 2016 outfit "smart".

ALLISON CONFIRMS JOCK CLEAR JOINING FERRARI

Ferrari has confirmed the impending arrival at Maranello of former Mercedes engineer Jock Clear.

2017 TYRE CALL PUT INTO ECCLESTONE'S HANDS

The decision about F1's tyre supplier for 2016 has been moved into the hands of Bernie Ecclestone.

BIANCHI HEAD IMPACT MEASURED AT 254G

Jules Bianchi was subjected to a brutal force of 254G in his 2014 crash at Suzuka that ultimately cost the talented Frenchman his life.

22 JULY 2015

DOCUMENT HELPED CALM HAMILTON-ROSBERG RIVALRY

A piece of paper helped to calm the situation between warring teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

TEAMS SET TO SCRAP BEHIND MERCEDES IN HUNGARY

Williams might have to take a back seat in Hungary this weekend, despite dicing with Mercedes for victory last time out.

F1 SCRAPS IN-SEASON TESTING FOR 2016

F1 has scrapped in-season testing for 2016, Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport reports.

WIN RISK FOR SMALLER TEAMS UNACCEPTABLE SAYS LOPEZ

Williams finds itself in the same predicament as Lotus, when the Enstone team tried to push towards the very top of formula one.

EARLY SEASON CRITICISM NOT PLEASANT FOR KVYAT

Daniil Kvyat has admitted to some relief that his difficulties of early 2015 are now behind him.

MOURNING DRIVERS TO CARRY BIANCHI MESSAGE

Mourning F1 drivers will carry on their cars the 'CiaoJules' hashtag tribute to their fallen rival Jules Bianchi this weekend in Hungary.

21 JULY 2015

F1 STARS SHED TEARS TO FAREWELL BIANCHI

F1's stars let tears flow on Tuesday as their friend and rival Jules Bianchi was laid to rest.

ALLISON VOWS TO FINISH WORK AT FERRARI

James Allison has hit back at rumours he might be the victim of Ferrari's new slump.

ROOKIES DENY THAT F1 IS NOW EASY

Toro Rosso's young rookies have hit back at claims formula one is increasingly "easy".

ROSBERG SURE HE CAN WIN 2015 TITLE

Nico Rosberg is sure he can keep pushing teammate Lewis Hamilton in the fight for the 2015 title.

TOST URGES RENAULT TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE

Toro Rosso chief Franz Tost is hoping Renault can now add much-needed performance to its 2015 'power unit'.

LOTUS REACHES AGREEMENT WITH SUPPLIER

Lotus has swerved being ordered into administration by reaching an agreement with a disgruntled supplier.

F1 DRIVERS TO ATTEND BIANCHI'S FUNERAL

A number of current F1 drivers will travel to Nice on Tuesday for the funeral of their fallen rival Jules Bianchi.

20 JULY 2015

WILLIAMS SIGNS MASSA FOR 2016 SEASON?

Williams has taken up its contract 'option' on Felipe Massa for the 2016 season.

LOTUS ORDERED TO PAY 27 BILLS

Lotus is behind in 27 bills adding up to almost $1 million, the Sunday Express reports.

BIANCHI PLAN WAS FERRARI RACE SEAT SAYS DOMENICALI

The late Jules Bianchi was destined for a future race seat at Ferrari.

SMALL MISTAKES LED TO BIANCHI DEATH

F1 is pressing ahead with safety advances as the sport mourns the death of former Marussia driver Jules Bianchi.

MICHELIN STILL IN RUNNING FOR 2017 DEAL

Michelin is still in the running to become F1's new tyre supplier in 2017.

ALONSO NOT TO BLAME FOR CAREER DECISIONS SAYS SAINZ

Carlos Sainz has defended his countryman and mentor Fernando Alonso, amid claims 'bad decisions' have marred the Spaniard's F1 career.

HULKENBERG STILL EYEING RAIKKONEN'S SEAT

Nico Hulkenberg may still be in the running to replace Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari next year.

NURBURGRING ADMITS 2017 F1 RACE UNCERTAIN

Former German grand prix venue the Nurburgring has admitted the fate of the race in 2017 is uncertain.

CRITICS UNAWARE OF F1 CHALLENGE SAYS KVYAT

Two F1 drivers have hit back at suggestions the world championship is no longer the pinnacle of motor sport.

18 JULY 2015

JULES BIANCHI DIES AGED 25

It is with great sadness that we must report that F1 driver Jules Bianchi has died.

17 JULY 2015

NASR TO REPLACE BOTTAS AT WILLIAMS?

The 'silly season' looks set to burst into life.

2015 RUSSIA GP SET FOR FINANCIAL COLLAPSE

This year's Russian grand prix is in danger of last-minute collapse, Russian media and Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper report.

BOTTAS SIGNS DEAL TO REPLACE RAIKKONEN?

Valtteri Bottas has reached a deal with Ferrari to replace Finnish countryman Kimi Raikkonen from 2016.

GERMAN GP UNCERTAINTY TO RETURN FOR 2017 RACE

The uncertainty about the future of the German grand prix is not yet over.

LOSS OF PERALTADA CORNER UNAVOIDABLE SAYS TILKE

Renowned F1 circuit designer Hermann Tilke says the loss of the fearsome Peraltada corner from the Mexico layout was unavoidable.

ALESI CONFIRMS GERMAN SPEEDING REPORTS

Jean Alesi has confirmed rumours he was caught speeding this week at 60kph above the legal limit on a road in Germany.

16 JULY 2015

HONDA LACKS RACING SPIRIT OF 90S SAYS MCNISH

Former F1 driver Allan McNish has questioned whether Honda can ever make a success of its new collaboration with McLaren.

BIZARRE WILLIAMS NOSE CAUSES A STIR

F1 fans and insiders were scratching their heads this week when they spotted a radical Williams nose.

HAAS WANTS EXPERIENCED DRIVERS FOR F1 DEBUT

Haas, the new American F1 team, has defended itself amid speculation it is already bending the rules.

SPOTLIGHT ON ALLISON AS FERRARI FALTERS IN 2015

As Ferrari's 2015 resurgence arguably stalls, eyes are beginning to shift to the unextended contract held by technical boss James Allison.

KVYAT DELIVERING FOR RED BULL

Daniil Kvyat appears to have secured his place at Red Bull Racing for now.

BOTTAS FOREVER GRATEFUL TO WILLIAMS

Valtteri Bottas says he will always be "grateful" to Williams for bringing him into formula one.

BRIATORE HITS OUT OVER TAX EVASION SENTENCE

Flavio Briatore has hit out at the media coverage of his conviction for tax evasion.

VERSTAPPEN'S DAD PLAYS DOWN FERRARI RUMOURS

Max Verstappen's father has put a lid on speculation linking the Toro Rosso rookie with a sensational switch to Ferrari.

HOCKENHEIM URGES FANS TO SECURE GERMAN GP FUTURE

Hockenheim's chief has urged German fans to turn up in numbers next year as the country returns to the formula one calendar.

FORMER F1 DRIVER CAUGHT SPEEDING IN GERMANY

A former F1 driver has this week been caught speeding in Germany.

15 JULY 2015

TITLE IMPOSSIBLE FOR CUSTOMER TEAM LIKE WILLIAMS SAYS DENNIS

Ron Dennis has admitted he "definitely" expected McLaren-Honda to be performing better than it is at the mid-season point of 2015.

RENAULT DID NOT DELIVER POWER UNIT PROMISES SAYS HORNER

Christian Horner has admitted the rocky relationship between Red Bull and Renault is due to a loss of "patience".

BOTTAS IS NOT RIGHT CHOICE FOR FERRARI ACCORDING TO SURER

Ferrari should leave Kimi Raikkonen behind, according to former F1 driver Marc Surer.

MONACO CRASH GAVE VERSTAPPEN MORE CONFIDENCE

Max Verstappen says his big crash at Monaco helped him to find a new level in formula one.

GERMAN BROADCASTERS KEEN TO KEEP F1

F1's German TV broadcasters insist they remain keen to keep the sport on television.

NASR PLAYS DOWN TALK OF TEAM SWITCH

Felipe Nasr has played down rumours linking him with a switch of teams for 2016.

DENNIS DEFENDS MCLAREN MANAGEMENT

Ron Dennis has defended the management structure at McLaren.

MEXICO F1 RENOVATIONS 90 PERCENT COMPLETE

Mexico is right on track for its return to formula one this November.

PIRELLI WANTS MORE TESTING TO SPICE UP F1

Pirelli has vowed to try to spice up next year's grands prix.

MERCEDES HAS MORE BEYOND POWER, DOWNFORCE

There is more to Mercedes' dominance than simply power and downforce.

HORNER WANTS RETURN OF F1 PROCAR SERIES

The return of a 'Procar' series would be one way to make heroes of today's F1 drivers.

14 JULY 2015

BUTTON ADMITS F1 FUTURE UNCERTAIN

Jenson Button has contradicted Ron Dennis by admitting his future at McLaren is uncertain.

LOTUS DENIES SALE TO RENAULT NOW IMMINENT

Lotus has denied it is on the cusp of being sold back to Renault.

RUSSIA, MALAYSIA HAPPY WITH 2016 CALENDAR SHAKEUP

Russia says it is happy with its new early slot on the F1 calendar.

HORNER DENIES EYEING TORO ROSSO'S KEY

Christian Horner insists Red Bull will not simply poach the increasingly-lauded designer James Key from the junior team Toro Rosso.

GROSJEAN DOUBTS SPA CLAMPDOWN WILL IMPROVE SHOW

Romain Grosjean is not sure the forthcoming 'driver aids' clampdown from August's Belgian grand prix will be a game changer.

FIA TWEAKS MOSLEY'S BUDGET CAP PLAN

F1's governing body is proposing a cost cap plan for formula one, along the lines of the idea floated recently by former FIA president Max Mosley.

VAN DER GARDE EYES DTM MOVE

Giedo van der Garde's next move in motor racing could be to German touring cars.

BIANCHI'S FATHER SAYS RECOVERY HOPES FADING

Jules Bianchi's father has admitted hopes are fading that the former Marussia driver will recover from his head injuries.

13 JULY 2015

2016 GERMAN GP RETURN NEVER IN DOUBT

F1's governing body has released the first official race calendar for 2016, and it confirms the return of the German grand prix.

LOPEZ SET FOR RENAULT TALKS IN HUNGARY?

Gerard Lopez is planning a rare-in-2016 visit to a grand prix next weekend.

BUTTON, VANDOORNE EYE SAME F1 SEATS FOR 2016

Stoffel Vandoorne and Jenson Button have found themselves in competition for the same F1 race seats for 2016, according to the Finnish newspaper Turun Sanomat.

LAUDA DENIES LACKING RESPECT FOR FERRARI

Niki Lauda has hit back at suggestions he lacks "respect" for Ferrari.

F1 TAKES ANOTHER STEP TOWARDS EUROPEAN INVESTIGATION

F1 has taken another step towards being investigated by the European Commission.

PUT EVERYTHING UNDER RULE-CHANGE MICROSCOPE SAYS LAUDA

Things are starting to look up in formula one, according to legend Niki Lauda.

PEREZ EXPECTING DECADE IN F1

Sergio Perez is expecting to spend at least another decade in formula one.

MCLAREN SHOULD BE RUING TITLE SPONSOR STANCE

McLaren's financial situation could be compounded by a lack of title sponsor, a report in the Sunday Times suggested.

VERSTAPPEN, RICCIARDO PLAY DOWN FERRARI TALK

Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo now appear out of the running for the Ferrari seat in 2016.

11 JULY 2015

BRIATORE GUILTY, COURT SIDES WITH SCHU OVER PRIVACY

An Italian criminal court in Genoa, Italy, has found Flavio Briatore guilty of tax evasion.

10 JULY 2015

CURRENT RULES STOPPING TOYOTA RETURN SAYS ECCLESTONE

The current rulebook is dissuading more carmakers, like Toyota, from entering F1.

RON DENNIS STILL BELIEVES IN MAGNUSSEN

As he pushes to return to the grid, Kevin Magnussen hopes McLaren supremo Ron Dennis' effort pays off.

MASSA SHOULD HAVE MOVED OVER FOR BOTTAS

Valtteri Bottas should have been waved through to boost Williams' victory hopes in the British grand prix.

HONDA UPGRADE DEPENDS ON FIA GREEN LIGHT

Honda is waiting only on the FIA to deploy more of its in-season engine development 'tokens'.

BUTTON UNDERSTANDS CALL FOR MORE F1 DANGER

When it comes to making F1 more "dangerous", Jenson Button is also on board.

FIA CLAMPS DOWN AFTER MERCEDES PITSTOP DUMMY

The FIA has warned teams against following Mercedes' lead in 'faking' pitstops.

9 JULY 2015

MANUFACTURERS PUSH BACK ON ENGINE COST CAP PLAN

Mercedes and Ferrari are hitting back at efforts to cap engine costs in formula one.

DRIVERS TOO BUSY TO BE CHARACTERS SAYS VETTEL

F1 drivers have little time to be themselves in public.

KVYAT HAS RECOVERED AFTER POOR START ACCORDING TO MARKO

Daniil Kvyat appears to have put his formula one career back on track.

FERRARI HAS NOT CLOSED GAP TO MERCEDES SAYS MINARDI

Former F1 team boss and owner Gian Carlo Minardi says he would give Ferrari just 6 out of 10 for its 2015 campaign so far.

HAAS NAMES GUTIERREZ AS 2016 CANDIDATE

Gene Haas has finally named a candidate to potentially drive for his new American F1 team in 2016.

PIQUET TURNED DOWN TORO ROSSO RETURN

When it comes to 'crashgate', the only protagonist who did not rebuild his F1 career was Nelson Piquet jr.

DRIVERS HOPE FERRARI IMPROVES FOR HUNGARY

Ferrari's drivers have acknowledged the need to improve after a poor showing for the team at Silverstone.

JORDA LOOKING AHEAD TO FIRST F1 TEST

Carmen Jorda says she is still on course to make her formula one driving debut at some point in the future.

8 JULY 2015

HONDA PROMISES PROGRESS AS MCLAREN TENSION MOUNTS

Yasuhisa Arai has played down the huge pressure being applied on Honda by its works F1 partner McLaren.

MERCEDES NOT TO BLAME FOR BOREDOM SAYS SURER

Former F1 driver Marc Surer says it is not fair to blame Mercedes for any of the sport's current problems.

SPRINT QUALIFYING WOULD CHANGE NOTHING SAYS ZEHNDER

'Sprint race qualifying' is not the answer for formula one.

BUTTON NOT GUARANTEED 2016 MCLAREN SEAT

Two British correspondents say they do not believe reports that Jenson Button will definitely still be a McLaren driver in 2016.

WOLFF APOLOGISES FOR LAUDA'S SPAGHETTI SLUR

Toto Wolff has apologised after his fellow Mercedes chief Niki Lauda slammed Ferrari.

THINGS GOING RIGHT FOR HULKENBERG

Victory at Le Mans breathed new life into Nico Hulkenberg.

NOT QUITE FREE CHOICE FOR TYRES IN 2016

Pirelli has ruled out giving teams 'free choice' on their selection of tyre compounds for 2016.

WOLFF SURE F1 WILL AGREE 2017 REFORMS

Toto Wolff is confident F1 will ultimately adopt a much faster formula for 2017.

7 JULY 2015

FORMER BOSS SAYS FERRARI SHOULD OUST RAIKKONEN

The pressure is continuing to pile on Kimi Raikkonen.

BOTTAS HITS BACK AT EXAGGERATED CLAIMS

Felipe Massa has hit back at claims he spoiled Williams' shot at victory at the British grand prix.

FAN SURVEY TOO LATE FOR IMMEDIATE IMPACT

The fan survey commissioned by F1 drivers may have come 'too late' to make an immediate difference.

HAMILTON'S LUCKY PITSTOP CALL ANNOYING SAYS ROSBERG

Lewis Hamilton simply lucked into the perfect strategy call that raced him to victory at Silverstone.

F1 RATINGS IMPROVE IN STRUGGLING GERMAN MARKET

Things could be looking up in formula one, mere days after urgent calls were being made to end a 'crisis'.

MARKO HITS BACK AT VERSTAPPEN RUMOURS

Dr Helmut Marko has hit back at speculation Red Bull could lose Max Verstappen to a key rival after just a single season in F1.

ASTON MARTIN SAYS F1 PROJECT IMPROBABLE

Aston Martin chief Andy Palmer has played down speculation the British carmaker is set to enter formula one.

ALONSO PLAYS DOWN TURN OFF TV ADVICE

Fernando Alonso has clarified his comments, after suggesting "bored" McLaren fans should "turn off the TV until next year".

LOTUS DODGES WINDING UP PETITION IN COURT

Reports of financial strife at Lotus have resurfaced this week.

FERRARI'S TITLE DREAM SLIPPING AWAY AGAIN

Ferrari may be slipping back into old habits, the worried Italian media observed after the British grand prix.

6 JULY 2015

BOTTAS HOPES FOR FUTURE CLARITY BY MONZA

Even Carlos Sainz has found himself embroiled in the increasingly explosive 'silly season'.

DENNIS NOT FAIR TO CALL JORDAN IDIOT SAYS COULTHARD

Ron Dennis has returned fire after his old contemporary Eddie Jordan slammed McLaren's "arrogance".

CRISIS OFF AFTER SILVERSTONE THRILLER?

A single exciting grand prix was the perfect antidote amid F1's so-called 'crisis'.

DID TEAM ORDERS COST WILLIAMS THE WIN?

After launching off the grid and into the lead, Williams was left to rue an opportunity lost in Sunday's British grand prix.

ARRIVABENE WANTS CALM RAIKKONEN AMID SPECULATION

If the British grand prix changed the course of Kimi Raikkonen's future, Maurizio Arrivabene is not saying.

RACE REPORT - UNPREDICTABLY PREDICTABLE

British GP - Race Report

WOLFF NOT RULING OUT RED BULL ENGINE DEAL

All sides came out fighting on Saturday following speculation Red Bull is set for a sensational switch to Mercedes power.

5 JULY 2015

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS THIRD BRITISH GP

British GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

British GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

British GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

British GP - Race Results

RED BULL IN TALKS WITH ASTON MARTIN?

Aston Martin could be Red Bull's ticket back to the front of the grid.

ECCLESTONE SAYS HE, MACKENZIE, COULD BUY F1

Yet another potential buyer for F1's commercial rights has emerged.

RAIKKONEN NOT HAPPY DESPITE RACE SEAT BOOST

Kimi Raikkonen insisted he took no joy or repose from his performance on Saturday.

MCLAREN'S ARAI, BOULLIER ASKED IF IT'S TIME TO GO

As McLaren-Honda's 2015 season goes from worse to woeful, questions about the men in charge are now being asked.

WOLFF OPEN TO LETTING RIVALS CATCH UP

Even dominant Mercedes might be willing to facilitate change amid F1's so-called 'crisis'.

4 JULY 2015

QUALIFYING REPORT - HAMILTON TAKES POLE

British GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

British GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

British GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

British GP - Qualifying Results

TOO EARLY TO CONSIDER RED BULL MOVE FOR SAINZ

Carlos Sainz says he is not getting his hopes up about a potential move to Red Bull's senior team for 2016.

PIRELLI WAITING FOR TYRE TENDER NEWS

Paul Hembery says he is waiting to know if Pirelli will remain F1's official tyre supplier beyond 2016.

MARKET EXPERT POINTS FINGER AT ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone and formula one are being left behind by the "digital generation".

WOLFF SAYS BOTTAS TO WEAR BLUE OR RED IN 2016

Toto Wolff has confirmed speculation Valtteri Bottas will either keep driving for Williams next year or switch to Ferrari.

NOW VERSTAPPEN LINKED WITH FERRARI SWITCH

Teen sensation Max Verstappen has burst into the running for Kimi Raikkonen's seat at Ferrari.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - TRADING PLACES

British GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

British GP - Practice 3 Results

VERSTAPPEN SLAMS GPDA AND FAN SURVEY

Max Verstappen has ridiculed the importance of the global fan survey commissioned by his fellow F1 drivers.

ROSBERG MUST SAVE 2015 CHAMPIONSHIP SAYS ECCLESTONE

Sebastian Vettel says Mercedes is still clearly the favourite for British grand prix victory.

TEAMS NOT CONFIRMING MINI-GP RACE FORMAT SHAKEUP

Team bosses at Silverstone were reluctant to confirm the details of a race weekend format shakeup that could save the increasingly slated sport.

WOLFF OPEN TO SOLUTION IF LOTUS DROPS MERCEDES POWER

Toto Wolff has indicated Mercedes is ready to be flexible amid rumours Renault is looking to take over Lotus.

MONZA OFFICIALS MEET ECCLESTONE ONCE AGAIN

Monza is stepping up its campaign to save the embattled Italian grand prix.

3 JULY 2015

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - R&R

British GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

British GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

British GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

British GP - Practice 2 Results

HAMILTON ACCEPTS INVITE TO ROSBERG'S BBQ

They may not be the best of friends, but title contenders Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will share a gourmet hamburger this weekend at Silverstone.

TORO ROSSO AMONG BEST CARS IN 2015

Max Verstappen agrees with his boss that the 2015 Toro Rosso is one of the very best cars on the grid.

VETTEL DOESN'T CARE ABOUT WEBBER CLAIMS

Sebastian Vettel has shrugged off explosive claims made by his former Red Bull teammate Mark Webber.

ALONSO SCRATCHED BUT BULLISH IN BRITAIN

Fernando Alonso strolled into the Silverstone paddock on Thursday with a bandaged hand.

FUNDING FOR BARCELONA RACE STILL IN DOUBT

Barcelona's new mayor still sounds determined to cut funding to the Spanish grand prix.

F1 VETERANS SAY NO TO SLOW FORMULA E

F1's endangered veterans have ruled out rescuing their careers in Formula E.

MASSA TELLS BOTTAS TO FOLLOW HEART AMID FERRARI LINK

The seat currently occupied by Kimi Raikkonen is the key to the 2016 'silly season'.

GOOD FORM SEES MERHI KEEP MANOR SEAT

Against the odds, Roberto Merhi is still racing for Manor.

SAUBER HAPPY ALTHOUGH A STEP BEHIND FERRARI

Monisha Kaltenborn says Sauber is "happy" with its engine supplier Ferrari.

TERROR ALERT HIGH AT BRITISH GRAND PRIX

Security personnel are on full alert at the British grand prix.

MASSA CONFIDENT OF KEEPING WILLIAMS SEAT

Felipe Massa is confident he will keep his seat at Williams in 2016.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - BOUNCE BACK

British GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

British GP - Practice 1 Results

F1 NOW DETERMINED TO PREVENT MAJOR CRISIS

F1 is working hard to speed away from its current predicament.

GROSJEAN ADMITS RENAULT, PROST RUMOURS EXCITING

Renault has decided to return to full team ownership in formula one.

2 JULY 2015

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Thursday Press Conference

STRIKE MEANS SAUBER LATE TO SILVERSTONE

Sauber mechanics are working overtime in the Silverstone pits on Thursday.

EDDIE JORDAN SAYS ARROGANT MCLAREN MANAGEMENT IS A MESS

McLaren's "arrogance" is holding the once-great team back.

INTERNET IS KEY TO F1'S NEXT GENERATION

A debate is raging among F1 insiders as to whether the pinnacle of motor sport is being left behind in the internet age.

HAMILTON HITS OUT AT F1 KIDS

Lewis Hamilton has hit out at the lack of "gentlemen" on a grid increasingly full of "kids".

HULKENBERG HAS CHANCE OF FERRARI SEAT THINKS BERGER

Kimi Raikkonen's exit from Ferrari and formula one is all but "sealed", the influential Italian daily La Gazzetta dello Sport claims.

NASR HOPING FOR BRAKING PROBLEMS FIX

Felipe Nasr is still calling on Sauber to solve his persistent braking issue.

VERSTAPPEN EYES LE MANS WITH FATHER

Max Verstappen could be the next F1 driver heading to Le Mans.

IMOLA BID ALSO GAINING REGIONAL SUPPORT

Imola's bid to return to the F1 calendar is also gaining regional support.

ROSBERG KEEPING FOCUS IN HAMILTON TITLE FIGHT

Lewis Hamilton may be in the "public eye", but Nico Rosberg has vowed to keep his eye on the world championship.

1 JULY 2015

QATAR STILL PUSHING FOR F1 RACE

Qatar is still pushing hard for a formula one race.

HAMILTON MUST BE BETTER LOSER SAYS HILL

Lewis Hamilton must find a way to cope with losing.

VETTEL INVOLVED LAWYERS OVER MULTI-21 SAYS WEBBER

Sebastian Vettel threatened to sue Red Bull over the 'Multi-21' affair of 2013.

HAMILTON HOPES TO AVOID PLASTIC TROPHY AT HOME GP

Lewis Hamilton is hoping the iconic golden trophy is on the British grand prix podium on Sunday.

FORMULA E TOO SLOW TO BE F1 RIVAL

Two motor racing figures have dismissed a controversial claim that Formula E is set to take F1's place as the pinnacle of the sport.

MCLAREN SHOULD PRIORITISE PACE OVER RELIABILITY SAYS BUTTON

Jenson Button has urged McLaren-Honda to prioritise performance over reliability.

F1 STILL BEYOND REACH FOR KUBICA

Robert Kubica has admitted that racing in formula one remains "beyond my reach" at present.

NOW RUSSIA WANTS OWN F1 TEAM

If Azerbaijan is pushing towards the formula one grid, then so too should Russia.

F1 CRISIS NEEDS QUICK SOLUTION SAYS ARRIVABENE

Maurizio Arrivabene says F1 is seeking "the solution" to its current crisis.

BOTTAS TO WEAR RED IF RAIKKONEN LEAVES

Valtteri Bottas has been singled out as the ideal replacement should his countryman Kimi Raikkonen depart Ferrari.

BURTI TIPS HAMILTON TO BEAT ROSBERG

Lewis Hamilton is the clear favourite to win the 2015 title.

MASSA DEFENDS RADIO INSTRUCTIONS IN F1

Felipe Massa has defended the radio instructions given to today's formula one drivers.

FRIDAY DRIVE FOR LEIMER STILL UNCLEAR

Just two days before his engine would fire, Fabio Leimer still does not know if he will drive at Silverstone.

MOSLEY INVITED TO STRATEGY GROUP MEETING

Max Mosley was invited to Wednesday's key meeting of the Strategy Group in London, The Times newspaper reports.

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