CURRENT NEWS

11 DECEMBER 2017

F1 MAKES PLANS FOR LAS VEGAS RACE

An official has denied that planning for a F1 race in Las Vegas is obviously racing ahead.

MCLAREN'S SPONSOR HOPES RISE AFTER HONDA EXIT SAYS BROWN

Zak Brown has admitted it was "difficult" for McLaren to convince sponsors to join the British team amid its Honda crisis.

WILLIAMS DENIES ROWLAND COULD GET 2018 RACE SEAT

Williams has denied that Formula 2 star Oliver Rowland is now a late contender to replace Felipe Massa for 2018.

RAIKKONEN NOT JUDGING LIBERTY MEDIA YET

Kimi Raikkonen says he will not judge Liberty Media until the next generation of F1 cars emerges in a few years' time.

FERRARI EYES HEALTHY CIGARETTE SPONSOR?

Ferrari could be about to announce a 'new' major sponsor for 2018.

NEW DEAL CLOSE FOR GERMAN F1 BROADCASTER

F1 looks set to remain on free-to-air television in Germany.

EVEN FERRARI PARTNERSHIP HAS LIMITS SAYS BRAWN

Ross Brawn has ruled out scrapping F1's plans to replace the current 'power units' after 2020.

HULKENBERG WELCOMES SAINZ CHALLENGE

Nico Hulkenberg says he is happy rather than worried now that Carlos Sainz is his teammate at Renault.

8 DECEMBER 2017

ALDO COSTA DOES NOT SEEK FERRARI RETURN

Aldo Costa says he has no desire to return to Ferrari.

EXTREME PRESSURE GOT TO VETTEL IN 2017 SAYS HAMILTON

Lewis Hamilton said Sebastian Vettel buckled "under extreme pressure" in 2017.

F1 CRAZY TO SLOW VERSTAPPEN DOWN SAYS ROSSI

Valentino Rossi says F1 is "crazy" to try to reign in Max Verstappen.

HAAS COULD AGREE MASERATI DEAL FOR 2018

Haas could link up with the Italian carmaker Maserati for 2018.

VETTEL SAYS FORMULA E NOT THE FUTURE

Sebastian Vettel says he has no interest in Formula E.

SON OF HONDA FOUNDER SYMPATHISES WITH ALONSO

Hirotoshi Honda says he can understand Fernando Alonso's disappointment with the failed three-year works McLaren-Honda project.

GASLY RECALLS NEAR-FATAL 2016 CRASH

Pierre Gasly made his F1 debut this year, but he says an event of 2016 was more emotional.

KALTENBORN QUESTIONS DECISION TO OUST WEHRLEIN

Monisha Kaltenborn has questioned Sauber's decision to oust Pascal Wehrlein.

7 DECEMBER 2017

CUSTOMERS MAY BEAT RENAULT IN 2018 SAYS PROST

Alain Prost has admitted Renault may struggle to beat its engine customers in 2018.

6 DECEMBER 2017

F1 AND LE MANS SHOULD SHARE ENGINE?

Jean Todt says he hopes F1's new engines for 2021 might be adapted for use at Le Mans.

TEAMS MUST HANDLE BUDKOWSKI-STYLE WORK BANS SAYS TODT

Jean Todt says it is up to F1 teams to regulate how new staff are employed after they move from the FIA.

NO NASCAR MOVE FOR KVYAT

European Nascar chief Jerome Galpin has played down suggestions Daniil Kvyat is set to move to the series next year.

BOTTAS NOT REALLY HAPPY WITH 2017

Valtteri Bottas says he feels disappointed at the end of his first season with Mercedes.

NEW HARD TYRE IS INSURANCE SAYS PIRELLI

Pirelli has defended its decision to introduce a 'super hard' tyre in 2018.

ROSBERG NOT SURPRISED FERRARI LOST IN 2017

Nico Rosberg insists he continues to have no regrets about deciding to quit F1 at the age of 31.

SCHUMACHER WOULD LOVE TO ATTEND FIA EVENT

Figures close to Michael Schumacher say the F1 legend was missed at an FIA function this week.

KEEPING SAUBER SECRET DIFFICULT SAYS LECLERC

Charles Leclerc admits it was "difficult" to keep F1's worst kept secret in the second half of the 2017 season.

5 DECEMBER 2017

HAAS CLOSES DOOR ON FERRARI'S GIOVINAZZI

Haas appears to have closed the door completely on Antonio Giovinazzi.

KVYAT TO ATTEND NASCAR TEST

Another potential opportunity has opened up for ousted Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat.

ERICSSON WAS NERVOUS BEFORE 2018 DEAL SIGNED

Marcus Ericsson has admitted he had "a few nervous weeks" before he was re-signed by Sauber for 2018.

4 DECEMBER 2017

NO FERRARI SWITCH FOR HAMILTON

Lewis Hamilton has ruled out a move to Ferrari.

HAMILTON RULES OUT ALONSO AS TEAMMATE

Lewis Hamilton says he will never again be paired with a driver like Fernando Alonso.

MICHELIN NOT PLANNING F1 RETURN

Michelin has ruled out returning to formula one for now.

MARCHIONNE SAYS FIAT QUIT THREAT SERIOUS

Sergio Marchionne has reiterated his threat to pull Ferrari out of F1 after 2020.

VANDOORNE EVEN BETTER THAN ALONSO SAYS PROST

Stoffel Vandoorne is now knocking on the door of performing "even better" than Fernando Alonso.

VETTEL UNSURE OVER KUBICA RETURN

Sebastian Vettel has admitted he is not sure what to think about Robert Kubica's F1 comeback.

NO FOUR LEAF CLOVER ON 2018 SAUBER

It is not yet clear if Alfa Romeo's legendary 'four leaf clover' will be on the Sauber livery in 2018.

KVYAT IN TALKS OVER FORMULA E MOVE

Daniil Kvyat could revive his motor racing career in Formula E.

RENAULT SETS MODEST GOALS FOR FUTURE SAYS PROST

Renault is setting moderate goals for its immediate future in F1.

LAUDA COULD QUIT F1 AFTER 2020

Niki Lauda has joined Ferrari and Mercedes in not promising to stay in F1 beyond 2020.

2 DECEMBER 2017

ERICSSON AND LECLERC TO DRIVE FOR SAUBER

The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 team have announced that Marcus Ericsson and Charles Leclerc will drive for the Swiss team in 2018.

1 DECEMBER 2017

SIROTKIN ADMITS WANTING WILLIAMS RACE SEAT

Sergey Sirotkin has admitted he is hoping Williams picks him instead of Robert Kubica to drive for the British team in 2018.

MALLYA FEARS DEATH IN INDIAN JAIL

Vijay Mallya says he fears being murdered if he is put in an Indian jail.

HAMILTON COULD QUIT AT ANY TIME SAYS SURER

Lewis Hamilton will quit formula one when his "private life" becomes more important to him.

NEW TYRES TO HELP F1 CAR DESIGNERS SAYS ISOLA

Pirelli's softer new tyres for 2018 will open up new car design possibilities for F1 teams.

TODT FORGIVES VETTEL FOR BAKU INCIDENT

FIA president Jean Todt says he "forgives" Sebastian Vettel for his actions this year in Baku.

F1 CHIEFS SCOUT RACE LOCATIONS IN MIAMI?

Miami is emerging as a likely destination of a second US grand prix in the near future.

NO TRIPLE HEADER RACES AFTER 2018 SAYS BRAWN

Ross Brawn says F1 wants to avoid organising 'triple header' races in future.

30 NOVEMBER 2017

RED BULL'S HORNER SUPPORTS LIBERTY

Christian Horner says he supports F1's new owners Liberty Media.

BRAWN WANTS THREE MORE CARMAKERS IN F1

Ross Brawn says he wants more car manufacturers to enter formula one.

FERRARI NOT READY FOR FORMULA E SAYS AGAG

Formula E boss Alejandro Agag does not think Ferrari is serious about launching a foray any time soon.

SANTANDER TO LEAVE FERRARI AND F1

Santander has announced it is quitting not only Ferrari, but F1 altogether.

TODT TO STAY AS FIA PRESIDENT UNTIL 2021

Jean Todt will not face a rival as he secures his third and final four-year tenure as FIA president.

WILLIAMS NOT DISCUSSING KUBICA'S PACE

Williams is keeping the F1 world in suspense over whether Robert Kubica will return to the grid next year.

YEAR OFF COULD BE GOOD FOR KVYAT

Daniil Kvyat can still return to formula one even if he has to sit out 2018.

DRIVERS HAPPY WITH NEW PIRELLI HYPER SOFT

Top F1 drivers have shown a thumbs up to Pirelli's softer new tyres for 2018.

RED BULL TECHNOLOGY TO HELP HONDA SAYS MARKO

Red Bull is already working with Honda, amid rumours they will go racing together in 2019.

29 NOVEMBER 2017

ALFA ROMEO MAKES RETURN TO F1

Alfa Romeo will return to Formula One with a multi-year agreement to be the title sponsor of the Sauber F1 team beginning in 2018.

RAIKKONEN NOT WORRIED ABOUT KUBICA RETURN

Kimi Raikkonen insists he is "not worried" he might be sharing a grid with Robert Kubica next year.

MERCEDES JOINS FERRARI IN F1 QUIT THREAT

Mercedes is now joining Ferrari in threatening to quit formula one after 2020.

TORO ROSSO PARTNERSHIP TO BE MORE EQUAL SAYS HONDA

Honda thinks it will have a "more equal partnership" with Toro Rosso in 2018 after three ill-fated years with McLaren.

SAUBER TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENTS ON WEDNESDAY

Sauber is preparing to make some key announcements on Wednesday.

ROSBERG NOT RULING OUT FULL-TIME TV ROLE

Nico Rosberg is not ruling out replacing F1 legend Niki Lauda as a full-time television pundit on German television.

28 NOVEMBER 2017

HAMILTON UNDER PRESSURE TO USE NUMBER 1

Lewis Hamilton says he still does not want to wear the number 1 in 2018.

FERRARI TO LOSE MAJOR BACKER SANTANDER

Ferrari looks set to lose major sponsor Santander.

HONDA WASN'T READY FOR TOP TEAM SAYS HASEGAWA

Despite the McLaren split, Honda thinks it has finally found the right direction in F1.

ITALY WORRIED ABOUT FLAGGING FERRARI FORM

The Italian press is heading into the winter break concerned about Ferrari's late-season performance.

MERCEDES PREDICTS BRIGHT FUTURE FOR VERSTAPPEN

The top men at Mercedes are predicting a bright future for Max Verstappen.

CHASE CAREY WANTS FERRARI TO STAY IN F1

Chase Carey and Jean Todt, arguably the most powerful men in formula one, have played down Ferrari's quit threat.

GERMAN BROADCASTER IN TALKS WITH F1

Talks are ongoing between Liberty Media and the broadcaster RTL about extending the free-to-air television deal for Germany.

PIRELLI HOPES TOP TEAMS CLOSER IN 2018

Pirelli chief Marco Tronchetti Provera says he hopes the top three teams are closer together in 2018.

STROLL UNDERSTANDS NEED TO IMPROVE SAYS LOWE

Paddy Lowe has admitted he hopes Lance Stroll learns from his difficulties in 2017.

ROSBERG THINKS HAMILTON COULD QUIT F1

Nico Rosberg says there are signs his former Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton will soon retire from formula one.

ZETSCHE HAPPY WITH BOTTAS AT MERCEDES

Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche says Mercedes is happy with its F1 driver pairing.

27 NOVEMBER 2017

RACE ANALYSIS - THE SUNSET CHASERS: BOTTAS WINS THE SEASON FINALE

Abu Dhabi GP - Race Analysis
By Dan Knutson in Abu Dhabi

DRIVERS NOT KEEN ON NEW F1 LOGO

Top F1 drivers have reacted coolly to the unveiling of the sport's new logo.

TILKE DEFENDS ABU DHABI LAYOUT AFTER DULL FINALE

Hermann Tilke has defended the Abu Dhabi layout after a processional 2017 finale.

TODT DENIES HALO WILL BE SCRAPPED

Jean Todt has dismissed rumours the controversial Halo concept will be scrapped ahead of the 2018 season.

2018 ENGINE RULES NOT BARKING MAD SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff has hit back at criticisms of the changing engine rules for 2018.

LAUDA QUITS AS GERMAN TV PUNDIT

Niki Lauda announced on Sunday that he will no longer work as a F1 pundit for German broadcaster RTL.

FERRARI CAN CHOOSE TO QUIT F1 SAYS TODT

Jean Todt says the FIA cannot be swayed by Ferrari's threats about quitting formula one.

PETROBRAS TO SPONSOR MCLAREN IN 2018?

McLaren looks set to secure a significant new sponsor for 2018.

26 NOVEMBER 2017

RACE NOTES - BOTTAS TAKES MERCEDES 1-2 AT ABU DHABI

Abu Dhabi GP - Race Notes
By Mark Karp

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Abu Dhabi GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Abu Dhabi GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Race Results

NO CONTRACT DECISIONS IN COMING MONTHS SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo and Red Bull are in stalemate over a potential contract beyond 2018 for the Australian driver.

GERMAN FANS COULD LOSE F1 TV COVERAGE

German fans could find that formula one is not on television in 2018.

VERSTAPPEN OFF THE PACE AS 2017 ENDS

Max Verstappen's recent run of top form has ended in Abu Dhabi.

ALONSO, MCLAREN DISAGREE OVER FULL WEC CAMPAIGN

McLaren and Fernando Alonso continue to disagree about whether the Spanish driver should complete the full world endurance championship in 2018.

KUBICA MUST PASS MEDICAL CHECKS FOR F1 LICENSE SAYS TODT

Medical specialists will examine Robert Kubica before he is granted an FIA super license.

VANDOORNE FELT SELF-DOUBT DURING TOUGH 2017

Stoffel Vandoorne has admitted his first full season in F1 tested his self-confidence.

FIA FIRM ON THREE ENGINES RULE CHANGE FOR 2018

The FIA is standing firm on the move from four to three engines per driver in 2018.

MCLAREN STANDS FIRM ON SHARK FIN VETO

McLaren is standing firm on its 'veto' about F1's shark fin-style engine covers for 2018.

25 NOVEMBER 2017

QUALIFYING REPORT - FINNISHING BUSINESS

Abu Dhabi GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Abu Dhabi

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Qualifying Results

MCLAREN VETO MEANS SHARK FINS BANNED FOR 2018

McLaren has thrown a spanner in the works as rival formula one teams design their cars for 2018.

LIBERTY READY TO REVEAL NEW F1 LOGO

F1's new owners are preparing to reveal a new official logo for the sport in Abu Dhabi.

HAMILTON DID NOT IMPROVE IN 2017 SAYS ROSBERG

Nico Rosberg does not think Lewis Hamilton upped his game in 2017.

ALONSO DENIES LOSING F1 FOCUS

Fernando Alonso has denied he is spreading himself too thin across other disciplines.

SAINZ HOPES KVYAT RETURNS TO F1

Carlos Sainz says he hopes Toro Rosso refugee Daniil Kvyat finds a new home in F1.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - A SHADY CHARACTER

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Abu Dhabi

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 3 Results

GROSJEAN HAPPY WITH MAGNUSSEN AS TEAMMATE

Romain Grosjean has backed the Haas team's current driver lineup.

F1 TESTS NEW MICROPHONE TO IMPROVE ENGINE SOUND

F1 is working to turn up the engine volume for the sport's television viewers.

HALO TO MAKE 2018 CARS SLOWER?

F1 cars could be half a second per lap slower in 2018.

24 NOVEMBER 2017

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - TOPPERS

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Abu Dhabi

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 2 Results

RENAULT TURNS UP POWER FOR FINALE

Renault has reportedly decided to take a riskier approach to this weekend's 2017 finale.

LIBERTY EYES TRACK CHANGES TO IMPROVE RACING

Max Verstappen does not think Liberty Media should push for fundamental changes to be made to the circuits.

2018 MCLAREN CHASSIS TO BE 100PC EVOLUTION

McLaren's 2018 car will be an "evolution" of the current one.

LIBERTY WANTS COPENHAGEN RACE?

Plans for a grand prix on the streets of the Danish capital are still alive.

MAGNUSSEN HOPES 2018 TYRES LESS SENSITIVE

Kevin Magnussen says he is looking forward to trying Pirelli's new F1 tyres next week.

MASSA KNOWS IDENTITY OF WILLIAMS SUCCESSOR

Felipe Massa says he already knows who his replacement will be at Williams next year.

ERICSSON ADMITS CONCERN ABOUT LOSING SEAT

Sauber's two drivers are facing the prospect of losing their places in formula one after the 2017 finale in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - THE BEGINNING OF THE END

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Abu Dhabi

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 1 Results

23 NOVEMBER 2017

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Thursday Press Conference

ILMOR WOULD NEED SPONSOR FOR F1 FORAY SAYS ILLIEN

Mario Illien has played down suggestions Ilmor might be set to re-enter F1 in 2021.

FATHER HOPEFUL KUBICA WILL GET WILLIAMS SEAT

Robert Kubica's father has added weight to speculation the Polish driver is definitely returning to the F1 grid for 2018.

HONDA WANTS TO BEAT RENAULT IN 2018

Honda has set the minimum target of overtaking rival engine maker Renault in 2018.

SAUBER SET FOR DRIVER, ALFA ROMEO ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sauber is shaping up to make announcements this week in Abu Dhabi.

22 NOVEMBER 2017

WILLIAMS DENIES KUBICA DEAL DONE

Williams has denied reports Robert Kubica is definitely returning to F1 with the British team next year.

FORCE INDIA WILL NOT BE FORCE ONE IN 2018

Force India chiefs has abandoned plans to rename the team 'Force One' for 2018.

BOTTAS MUST PROVE HE DESERVES MERCEDES SEAT

Valtteri Bottas has admitted he needs to again "prove" he deserves the Mercedes seat he occupies.

21 NOVEMBER 2017

2021 PLAN WILL NOT ENTICE NEW ENGINE MAKERS SAYS ABITEBOUL

Cyril Abiteboul doubts Liberty's proposed engine formula for 2021 will entice independent manufacturers onto the grid.

GROSJEAN HAPPY TO GROW UP WITH HAAS

Romain Grosjean says he is happy at Haas.

ALONSO CAN WIN LE MANS ON DEBUT SAYS GENE

Former F1 driver Marc Gene thinks Fernando Alonso can win next year's Le Mans on debut.

RENAULT SHOULD BE BETTER IN 2018 SAYS VERSTAPPEN

Max Verstappen says he is not sure how competitive his Red Bull will be in 2018.

F1 TO REPLACE OFFICIAL LOGO

F1 looks set to change its official logo for 2018.

DOORNBOS HAPPY TO SEE KUBICA BACK IN F1?

Robert Kubica's return to F1 next year is now set in stone?

HAMILTON UNSURE VANDOORNE IS FUTURE CHAMPION

Lewis Hamilton says he is not sure if Stoffel Vandoorne can become a world champion.

MCLAREN'S NORRIS TO MAKE F2 DEBUT IN ABU DHABI

Lando Norris will make his Formula 2 debut in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

HARTLEY NOT WORRIED ABOUT HONDA SWITCH

Brendon Hartley says he is looking forward to switching from Renault to Honda power for 2018.

20 NOVEMBER 2017

MASSA DOUBTS ALONSO WILL WIN 2018 TITLE

Felipe Massa does not think his old Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso will win the title next year.

HAMILTON LEAVES VERSTAPPEN PERPLEXED

Max Verstappen says Lewis Hamilton's off-track behaviour often leaves him "perplexed".

RENAULT WANTS TO KEEP SAME ENGINES IN 2021

Renault cannot approve of Liberty Media's vision for the 2021 engine formula until other aspects of the future are also clear.

GOV'T NOT INVOLVED IN DUTCH GP BID YET

Dutch sports minister Bruno Bruins says the government will "wait" before getting involved in a grand prix bid.

HARTLEY HAD 2018 CONTRACT FOR WEEKS

Brendon Hartley says he has known for "several weeks" that he will be driving for Toro Rosso next year.

LAUDA, WOLFF WANT HAMILTON TO STAY

Mercedes has admitted it wants to keep Lewis Hamilton beyond 2018.

WOLFF WORRIED ABOUT LIBERTY'S F1 VISION

Toto Wolff has now joined Niki Lauda in saying he is worried about F1's future.

ALONSO ADMITS EYEING LE MANS FUTURE

Fernando Alonso says he is willing to talk about "the future" with regards to a potential Le Mans foray.

MAYOR SAYS SAO PAULO NOT LOSING GRAND PRIX

Sao Paulo mayor Joao Doria has dismissed as "speculation" reoprts Interlagos is set to lose the Brazilian grand prix.

17 NOVEMBER 2017

LOWE EYES FASTER CAR FOR WILLIAMS IN 2018

Paddy Lowe says he is focused on making the Williams a "faster car" for 2018.

HAMILTON HAPPIER TODAY THAN A DECADE AGO

Lewis Hamilton says he is so much happier today than he was at the beginning of his F1 career.

STROLL NOT LISTENING TO HATERS

Lance Stroll says he would give himself "8.5 out of 10" for his rookie season in F1.

MCLAREN OPEN TO ALONSO'S LE MANS FORAY

Zak Brown has given the strongest sign yet that Fernando Alonso will be allowed to contest next year's fabled Le Mans race.

HONDA EYES TALKS OVER LIBERTY'S 2021 ENGINE PLAN

Honda thinks there is "room" to negotiate with F1's owners about the future of the engine regulations.

16 NOVEMBER 2017

LAUDA DENIES MERCEDES TO JOIN F1 QUIT THREAT

Niki Lauda has denied that Mercedes might join Ferrari in threatening to quit F1.

MASSA TO ACCEPT FIA ROLE

The soon-to-be-retired Felipe Massa is set to take on an FIA role in the future.

RED BULL HOPING TO GET THROUGH RENAULT PARTS CRISIS

Red Bull is hoping for the best as the troubled end to engine supplier Renault's season concludes next weekend in Abu Dhabi.

VILLENEUVE, MONTOYA, QUESTION KUBICA COMEBACK

Two former F1 drivers have cast doubt on Robert Kubica's ability to successfully return to formula one next year.

BOTTAS MUST BECOME F1 KILLER SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff has urged second Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas to become more of an F1 "killer".

15 NOVEMBER 2017

MONTEZEMOLO PUTS BRAKES ON VETTEL WIN

Two former F1 luminaries have put the brakes on Ferrari's optimism after Sebastian Vettel won in Brazil.

MAGNUSSEN HEADING TO COURT IN JANUARY

Kevin Magnussen will be heading to court next January.

NEW RULES TO MAKE F1 LIKE DRIVING A BUS SAYS HAMILTON

Lewis Hamilton says next year's cars will be like driving "a bus".

HORNER, STEINER, DEFEND LIBERTY'S F1 PLANS

Christian Horner has defended Liberty Media's vision of the future of F1.

RICCIARDO NOT SURE FERRARI DREAM F1 MOVE

Daniel Ricciardo is not sure Ferrari could be his next team in F1.

ROSBERG OPEN TO FIXING HAMILTON FRIENDSHIP

Outgoing world champion Nico Rosberg says he is open to rekindling his old friendship with Lewis Hamilton.

14 NOVEMBER 2017

FERRARI SHOULD HAVE SIGNED VERSTAPPEN SAYS BRIATORE

Flavio Briatore thinks Ferrari has made a mistake by not signing Max Verstappen for the future.

RENAULT RAN OUT OF ENGINE PARTS IN 2017 SAYS VERSTAPPEN

Max Verstappen has admitted Renault turned down the power in Brazil.

KUBICA STRONG OPTION FOR WILLIAMS TEST SAYS LOWE

Paddy Lowe says Robert Kubica is "definitely a strong option" to get the green light for a test in Abu Dhabi.

MAGNUSSEN TUNES OUT F1 RUMOURS

Kevin Magnussen says he no longer pays attention to F1 rumours.

F1 OWNER SAYS BRAZIL SECURITY NOT OUR RESPONSIBILITY

F1 has hit the ball into the court of the race organisers, after a spate of violent incidents surrounding the Brazilian grand prix.

13 NOVEMBER 2017

RACE ANALYSIS - SPINNING WHEELS: THE KEYS TO VETTEL'S VICTORY

Brazilian GP - Race Analysis
By Dan Knutson in Interlagos

2018 HARTLEY DEAL NOT SET IN STONE

A 2018 deal to race for Toro Rosso is not yet set in stone for Brendon Hartley.

SAO PAULO MAYOR PLAYS DOWN F1 VIOLENCE

Sao Paulo mayor Joao Doria has played down the violence that marred this year's Brazilian grand prix.

ALONSO NOT MY MENTOR SAYS VANDOORNE

Stoffel Vandoorne says he does not need Fernando Alonso's help in formula one.

ABU DHABI TEST FOR KUBICA NOT YET CONFIRMED

A test for Robert Kubica in Abu Dhabi is not quite set in stone.

VERSTAPPEN NOT SEEKING NUMBER 1 STATUS

Max Verstappen says he does not want to be Red Bull's 'number 1' driver.

HONDA SWITCH SHOULD HAVE TORO ROSSO WORRIED SAYS ALONSO

Toro Rosso should be "seriously worried" about its forthcoming future with Honda power.

LAUDA WORRIED ABOUT LIBERTY'S F1 VISION

Niki Lauda admits Liberty Media's vision of the future of formula one leaves him "worried".

12 NOVEMBER 2017

RACE NOTES - VETTEL WINS IN BRAZIL

Brazilian GP - Race Notes
By Mark Karp

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Brazilian GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Brazilian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Race Results

RED BULL TRIES TO CALM TORO ROSSO-RENAULT ROW

Red Bull has stepped in to calm a spiralling dispute between its junior F1 team Toro Rosso and mutual engine supplier Renault.

KUBICA SET FOR POST-ABU DHABI WILLIAMS TEST

Robert Kubica looks set to get yet another chance to prove himself at the wheel of a formula one car.

VIOLENCE NO THREAT TO BRAZIL GP FUTURE SAYS MASSA

The latest violent incidents involving F1 personnel is evidence Brazil "needs to evolve".

11 NOVEMBER 2017

QUALIFYING REPORT - CRASHING BOOKENDS

Brazilian GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Interlagos

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Brazilian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Brazilian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - INFINITESIMAL

Brazilian GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Interlagos

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Practice 3 Results

TORO ROSSO MAY MISS ABU DHABI?

Toro Rosso may have to sit out the 2017 finale in Abu Dhabi.

POINTS IN LAST TWO RACES TO COST FORCE INDIA MONEY

Force India is in the odd position of not particularly wanting to do well in Brazil and Abu Dhabi.

WILLIAMS NOT RUSHING TO ANNOUNCE DRIVER

Williams is not close to ending the wait over the identity of its second driver for 2018.

HUGO BOSS LEAVING F1 FOR FORMULA E

Fashion brand and long-time F1 sponsor Hugo Boss is leaving the category.

ROSBERG DOUBTS VETTEL CAN WIN 2018 TITLE

Nico Rosberg does not think Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari are ready to topple Mercedes in F1.

ALONSO POISED TO ANNOUNCE 2018 LE MANS FORAY

Fernando Alonso has refused to deny reports he will definitely contest the fabled Le Mans 24 hour race next year.

ZANDVOORT TO PRESS AHEAD WITH DUTCH GP BID

Zandvoort is a viable host of a relaunched Dutch grand prix.

BAKU ONLY MAJOR DRIVER MISTAKE SAYS VETTEL

Sebastian Vettel says his biggest mistake during his failed 2017 title bid was Baku.

F1 BOSS PLAYS DOWN FERRARI QUIT THREAT

New supremo Chase Carey has played down the tension between the sport's owners Liberty Media and F1's most famous team Ferrari.

10 NOVEMBER 2017

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - A LOT OF FIGHT

Brazilian GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Interlagos

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Brazilian GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Brazilian GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - FASTEST EVER

Brazilian GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Interlagos

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Practice 1 Results

ALONSO NOT DENYING LE MANS TEST REPORTS

Fernando Alonso is not denying speculation he is on a fast track to next year's Le Mans.

RED BULL CLEAR ABOUT ENGINE FUTURE

Red Bull may already know what engine it will use in 2019.

WEHRLEIN ADMITS WILLIAMS ONLY OPTION FOR 2018

Pascal Wehrlein has admitted Williams is his last hope of staying on the F1 grid for 2018.

CHAMPION HAMILTON CAUGHT COLD AFTER TITLE WIN

After wrapping up his fourth title two weeks ago, Lewis Hamilton has emerged in Brazil with a cold.

FAMILY FRIEND SAYS SCHUMACHER DOING WELL

There is still hope Michael Schumacher might one day return to a normal life.

FORCE INDIA DUO FREE TO RACE IN BRAZIL SAYS PEREZ

Force India has lifted the standing team orders preventing Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon from going wheel-to-wheel in races.

BOTTAS NOT RULING OUT HAMILTON TEAM ORDERS

Valtteri Bottas is targeting second place behind his teammate Lewis Hamilton in the 2017 world championship.

9 NOVEMBER 2017

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Thursday Press Conference

HAMILTON DETERMINED TO RIDE TAX STORM

Lewis Hamilton insists the "storm" surrounding his tax affairs won't derail his push for victory this weekend.

BRAWN, NOT LAUDA, CONVINCED HAMILTON TO MAKE F1 SWITCH

Lewis Hamilton has corrected the industry-standard story about how he decided to switch from McLaren to Mercedes some years ago.

HAMILTON TO KEEP SIGHTS ON VETTEL BEYOND 2017

Lewis Hamilton says he will remain focused on beating Sebastian Vettel over the next few years in formula one.

HAMILTON JUST AS GOOD AS SENNA, SCHUMACHER SAYS MASSA

Lewis Hamilton is just as much a legend of F1 as Ayrton Senna or Michael Schumacher.

GIOVINAZZI NOT GIVING UP ON 2018 F1 DREAM

Antonio Giovinazzi says he still has his eye on the big "dream" of racing in formula one for Ferrari.

SAINZ FENDS OFF 2019 RED BULL SWITCH RUMOURS

Carlos Sainz has batted away rumours his stay at Renault could be fleeting.

MCLAREN ADAPTING 2018 CAR FOR RENAULT ENGINE

McLaren is reportedly working hard to adapt its 2018 car to the very different Renault engine.

8 NOVEMBER 2017

FOUR ENGINE MAKERS EYEING 2021 RULES

Up to four or more engine suppliers may be interested in joining F1 in 2021.

TOYOTA NOT DENYING ALONSO SEAT FITTING

Fernando Alonso looks to be shaping up for a Le Mans foray in 2018.

MASSA SET FOR SABBATICAL YEAR IN 2018

Felipe Massa says it is possible he will take a "sabbatical" next year before returning to motor racing in 2019.

HORNER OPPOSED TO FRIDAY PRACTICE AXE

Red Bull boss Christian Horner is not sure scrapping Friday practice is the right way forwards for formula one.

ANDRETTI ADMITS EYEING F1 TEAM ENTRY

Former F1 driver Michael Andretti has admitted he would like to re-enter the sport as a team owner.

BERGER'S NEPHEW TO SECURE F1 RESERVE ROLE

Gerhard Berger's nephew looks set to secure a regular job in formula one.

7 NOVEMBER 2017

TORO ROSSO NOT WORRIED ABOUT HONDA SWITCH

Franz Tost says he is looking forward to Toro Rosso's switch to works Honda power for 2018.

HAMILTON NAMED IN PARADISE PAPERS

World champion Lewis Hamilton has found himself at the centre of an international tax avoidance scandal.

6 NOVEMBER 2017

MERCEDES, FERRARI HIT BACK AT LIBERTY PLANS

Top teams Ferrari and Mercedes are pushing back against Liberty Media's plans to modernise formula one.

NO EXCUSE FOR BEING BEHIND VERSTAPPEN SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo says he has no "excuse" for being regularly humbled by his young teammate Max Verstappen this year.

ROSBERG RULES OUT F1 COMEBACK

Nico Rosberg has once again dismissed any claims he might be thinking about returning to F1.

PEREZ SURPRISED BY TEAMMATE OCON'S 2017 PACE

Sergio Perez has admitted he was impressed by the performance of his rookie Force India teammate Esteban Ocon this year.

PIRELLI TO INTRODUCE SIXTH TYRE IN 2018

Pirelli is planning to introduce a sixth tyre compound for 2018.

MCLAREN SET TO ANNOUNCE 2018 RESERVE DRIVER

The driver market is still simmering at the tail end of 2017.

LIBERTY, FIA HELPED BROKER COMPLEX DEAL SAYS BROWN

Liberty Media and the FIA helped to keep Fernando Alonso at McLaren and Honda in formula one.

WHITING REJECTS NEED FOR PERMANENT F1 STEWARDS

Gunther Steiner thinks F1 needs a panel of permanent race stewards.

4 NOVEMBER 2017

MASSA TO RETIRE FROM F1

Felipe Massa has announced that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the 2017 season.

3 NOVEMBER 2017

VETTEL TO SKIP 2018 RACE OF CHAMPIONS

Sebastian Vettel has counted himself out of next year's running of the well-known Race of Champions event.

MARCHIONNE ISSUES NEW FERRARI QUIT THREAT

President Sergio Marchionne has threatened to pull Ferrari out of formula one.

2 NOVEMBER 2017

RED BULL IS TRUE TOP TEAM FOR VERSTAPPEN

Max Verstappen's father is confident the 20-year-old has selected a true "top team" to race for through 2020.

FERRARI NOT RULING OUT USING VETO FOR ENGINE RULES

Ferrari is not ruling out using its controversial 'veto' to block Liberty Media's plans for the future of F1.

BOSS ADMITS HAAS MAY HAVE STARTED 2018 CAR TOO EARLY

Gunther Steiner said only time will tell if Haas' decision to abandon the 2017 car project quite early was the right one.

VETTEL NOT AFRAID OF HAMILTON

Sebastian Vettel is already setting his sights on stopping Lewis Hamilton from winning yet another title in 2018.

1 NOVEMBER 2017

RED BULL CAN WAIT FOR RICCIARDO DECISION SAYS HORNER

Red Bull is prepared to wait for Daniel Ricciardo to make his decision about staying with the team beyond 2018.

2018 MERCEDES WILL SUIT BOTTAS BETTER SAYS LAUDA

Mercedes is promising to build a car more suitable for Valtteri Bottas' driving style in 2018.

ALONSO CAN WIN 2018 TITLE SAYS FITTIPALDI

F1 legend Emerson Fittipaldi thinks Fernando Alonso could have a title-winning car on his hands next year.

FORMER ENGINEER SAYS FERRARI MUST END CRISIS

Ferrari too easily slips into a "crisis" that it then finds difficult to escape from.

GRAVEL TRAPS NOT SIMPLE ANSWER SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso has sided with F1 race director Charlie Whiting over the issue of getting rid of the circuits' asphalt run-off zones.

MERCEDES NOT HAPPY WITH 2021 ENGINE CONCEPT SAYS WOLFF

Mercedes has come out in opposition to Liberty Media's proposed new engine formula for 2021.

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