News emerged on Friday from the Nurburgring, an historic German circuit battling to keep its grand prix up and running.
Rio Haryanto on Friday admitted the race is on to secure the final place on this year's F1 grid.
The jury is out as to whether Ferrari can take on Mercedes for the 2016 world championship.
Bob Bell has set to work on turning the near-collapse of the Lotus team into a Mercedes-style success story.
Max Verstappen has been at Toro Rosso's Faenza headquarters this week as the team prepares for 2016.
Valtteri Bottas says he is now more prepared for when intense speculation takes centre stage in his F1 career.
F1 legend Mario Andretti has his fingers crossed that the US grand prix in Austin goes ahead as planned.
A Danish racing driver has urged Kevin Magnussen to brush off news that he was actually only Renault's second choice for 2016.
Manor has made a wise choice by signing up Pascal Wehrlein for 2016.
Two prominent F1 chiefs disagree over the issue of whether formula one drivers are grossly overpaid.
Carmen Jorda has hit back at a former F1 colleague, following an accusation that her presence at Renault caused him to quit the sport.
Pascal Wehrlein on Wednesday admitted his Manor race deal is for one season only.
Pascal Wehrlein has confirmed reports he will make his F1 debut with Manor in 2016.
1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve has admitted to making a couple of mistakes during his formula one career.
F1 could have a Russian team in the not-too-distant future.
Romain Grosjean says he enjoyed his first run at the wheel of Haas' 2016 car -- in the virtual world.
Pastor Maldonado has revealed his eleventh-hour ousting at Renault hit him like "a bolt from the blue".
Mario Andretti has counted himself out of the constant criticism of modern formula one.
Pascal Wehrlein will make his F1 debut for Manor this year.
Flavio Briatore is a radically changed man, according to the latest gossip reports emerging from Italy.
Michael Schumacher's son will delay his move into the highly-competitive European F3 series for at least another year.
Kevin Magnussen and his long-time manager Dorte Riis Madsen are set to split, according to the Danish newspaper BT.
Ferrari is ready to take on Mercedes in 2016, according to the Italian marque's long-time team manager Massimo Rivola.
2016 rookie Jolyon Palmer says he is happy to be teamed with Kevin Magnussen for his first season in F1.
Red Bull is keeping its expectations in check ahead of the new F1 season.
F1 legend Alain Prost says it is "not mandatory" that Renault ever adds to its current tally of world championships.
Nelson Piquet jr has acknowledged that his formula one days are over for now.
Former Mercedes tester Sam Bird says only a lack of sponsorship prevented him from making his mark in formula one.
Marco Sorensen says he quit F1's Enstone team in protest of the status of female development driver Carmen Jorda.
Alain Prost has hit back at the criticism of F1's 'power unit' era.
Rumours are swirling that Robert Kubica's next career move could be back into single seaters.
Renault reportedly tried and failed to secure the services of Stoffel Vandoorne for 2016.
Mercedes is not sure it will dominate formula one for a third consecutive season in 2016.
Renault is expecting to make a big step forward with its power unit for 2016.
Sebastien Buemi says he is still a part of Red Bull's F1 programme.
Ferrari's 2016 car will make its track debut one day before official winter action kicks off.
Kevin Magnussen has been at the centre of a stalking case, the Danish newspaper BT reported.
Jean-Eric Vergne could be set to step into the reserve driver role at Ferrari.
Monza is hoping to secure a new formula one race deal for the future before the start of the 2016 season.
Flavio Briatore has ruled out returning to formula one for now.
The Renault works team is expecting Red Bull to perform well in 2016.
Investigations into the collapse and attempted revival of Caterham in late 2014 are underway.
Alexander Rossi says his chances of a Manor race seat for 2016 are "looking good".
Gerhard Gribkowsky is set to be released from jail.
Roberto Merhi is still not ruling out keeping a role in formula one for 2016.
Former Manor F1 chiefs John Booth and Graeme Lowdon are continuing their motor racing adventure in Le Mans endurance sports cars.
Renault wasn't Kevin Magnussen's only F1 option for 2016, according to the Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet.
Flavio Briatore has wished his old employer well as Renault prepares to return to full works status in formula one this year.
Alain Prost thinks McLaren-Honda will have a better season in 2016.
Kevin Magnussen has expressed his sympathy for the plight of Pastor Maldonado, who was ousted at the last minute by Renault for 2016.
Chris Dyer, a well-known former engineer for Michael Schumacher and Kimi Raikkonen, is returning to F1 after a five year hiatus.
Renault will walk a fine line between improving the 2016 car and preparing for the opportunity presented by next year's radically different rules.
Renault says it is not surprised by comments made recently by Dr Helmut Marko.
Esteban Ocon may get some Friday practice outings in 2016.
Michael Schumacher's former boss has caused a stir by suggesting the health condition of the F1 legend is "not good".
Renault revealed neither its 2016 car nor the race livery as the wraps came off a mostly black single seater during Wednesday's Paris event.
Kevin Magnussen was still letting the news sink in as he stepped onto the stage as a works Renault race driver on Wednesday.
Renault is aiming to add 200 staff to its Enstone chassis factory by the end of next year.
Alain Prost has played down Renault's hopes for 2016.
Kevin Magnussen said he felt lucky to have been given a rare "second chance" in formula one.
Kevin Magnussen's father thinks the new Renault adventure has even more potential than if the 23-year-old had been retained by McLaren.
A Danish businessman has hailed Kevin Magnussen's return to F1.
Carlos Ghosn on Wednesday did not hide that enticing Fernando Alonso back to the new works Renault team is an objective.
The sport's newest team boss, Frederic Vasseur, said 2016 is the right time for him to enter the world of formula one.
F1's complex and controversial engine development 'token' system will be scrapped for 2017.
Toro Rosso remains "on schedule" to debut its 2016 car on the first day of Barcelona testing.
Red Bull will enjoy the very same equipment as the Renault works team in 2016, the French carmaker has assured.
A surprise face at the Renault launch on Wednesday belonged to Carmen Jorda.
F1 will press ahead with its plans to protect the drivers' cockpits in 2017, according to Alex Wurz.
Renault on Wednesday revealed a black livery for its return as a works F1 team.
Pastor Maldonado's manager has played down speculation the Venezuelan might rescue his tattered F1 career by joining Manor in 2016.
Williams has signed up former long-time McLaren test driver Gary Paffett.
Fiat Chrysler president Sergio Marchionne wanted Toro Rosso to be powered by Alfa Romeo-branded engines in 2016.
A landmark meeting starring the biggest names in formula one took place in Milan on Tuesday.
Force India looks set to lose its major co-owner and title sponsor Sahara.
Pastor Maldonado has confirmed rampant speculation that he has lost his race seat in formula one.
Toro Rosso's new car is up to a second per lap faster than its 2015 predecessor.
Despite two recent tragedies, former F1 driver Max Chilton is pressing ahead with his career in motor racing.
The father of a young Russian driver signed up by Force India for 2016 is a billionaire.
A meeting last Friday broke with formula one no closer to determining the shape of its future.
Force India should set its 2016 sights on F1's third force Williams.
Honda's F1 chief Yasuhisa Arai has admitted the Japanese marque struggled with a 'lack of match sharpness' as it returned to the grid in 2015.
Haas, the new American F1 team, has no plans to appoint a full-time reserve driver.
Sebastian Vettel admits a seasoned eye will quickly recognise the changes made to Ferrari's F1 car for 2016.
Kevin Magnussen has now agreed a deal to race with the new Renault works team in 2016, according to sources.
Speculation is mounting that McLaren will kick off its hopes for a much better 2016 season with a livery tweak.
Daniil Kvyat is hoping Red Bull can improve in 2016.
Toro Rosso plans to homologate its 2016 chassis later this week, according to a source close to the Faenza based team.
The long race for a seat at Manor is entering its final days, according to the Jakarta Post.
F1's future continued to take shape on Friday.
F1 seems on track for faster tyres in 2017, as Pirelli welcomes the opportunity to meet with disgruntled drivers next week.
Kevin Magnussen's father as well as his manager are refusing to comment on widespread reports that the former McLaren reserve is now poised to return to the F1 grid.
Bernie Ecclestone sounds unconvinced after F1's engine manufacturers recently agreed a change of direction for the future.
F1 legend Gerhard Berger has backed Nico Rosberg to bounce back in 2016.
A single season has transformed the images of two of F1's best drivers, according to legend Gerhard Berger.
Mercedes chiefs are heading into the 2016 season with their eyes fixed firmly on Ferrari.
For McLaren-Honda, the rumours are running as thick and fast as the expectations of a much better campaign for the famous Anglo-Japanese collaboration.
The livery for Ferrari's 2016 car could include a novel dose of white, according to one Italian source.
Pirelli is looking to tackle the complexity of the new tyre rules for 2016 by divulging more live information to the public during races.
F1's governing body is believed to have shortlisted a cockpit protection system nicknamed 'the halo' for introduction in 2017, according to the British newspaper The Sun.
Dr Helmut Marko, a leading Red Bull official, has bad news for F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.
Toro Rosso is "on schedule" for the 2016 season, despite the late change of engine supplier.
Pirelli issued a polite 'no' to reigning world champion team Mercedes ahead of the recent wet tyre test at Paul Ricard.
In the days before the news becomes official in Paris, sources report that Renault's F1 management team is shaping up.
F1 could be set to take a sharp turn away from the era of Pirelli's heavily degrading tyres.
Carlos Sainz has revealed he is a new lightweight version for the 2016 season.
Bernie Ecclestone has not yet given up on the future of the US grand prix in Austin.
Carlos Sainz has tipped his countryman and mentor Fernando Alonso to have a "better" season with McLaren-Honda.
Carlos Sainz says his goal is to impress his bosses and win a promotion to Red Bull's senior team.
Carlos Sainz insists he is not running away with the "dangerous" idea that Toro Rosso could be better than Red Bull Racing in 2016.
Pirelli has played down reports that Kimi Raikkonen is unhappy with F1's new generation of wet weather tyres.
Toro Rosso took on an 100 additional staff to cope with the challenge of preparing for the 2016 season.
Sebastian Vettel has tested twice already in 2016, despite not even setting eyes on Ferrari's new car.
Paul Ricard is not ruling out hosting a revived French grand prix at the circuit near Marseille.
Pastor Maldonado's cousin is set to begin his own adventure in single seater racing.
Formula one needs Ferrari to give Mercedes a run for its money in 2016.
Jock Clear has finally started work at Ferrari, after serving a full year of so-called 'gardening leave'.
A former F1 driver's career has taken a stimulating twist.
Manor has signed up another big name ahead of the 2016 season.
Honda has dismissed speculation it has found more than a whopping 200 horse power over the winter break.
Mercedes is targeting a track debut for its championship-defending W07 car in the days before the opening winter test in Barcelona.
Mark Webber, the always plain-speaking former F1 driver, has named his 'best and worst' on today's F1 grid.
Ferrari's 2016 car, codenamed 667, appears on course to make its track debut as scheduled at the first Barcelona test.
Honda has aced the winter off-season following the Japanese carmaker's woeful return to F1 last year.
Before starting work at McLaren, new team chief executive Jost Capito has named Fernando Alonso as the "best driver in formula one".
Roger Penske, a famous name in US motor racing, has ruled out entering formula one.
Reigning quadruple Indycar champion Scott Dixon has admitted that even his success in the US is not a ticket to formula one.
Monza is eyeing a tweak to its fabled circuit layout.
F1 drivers have agreed that the sport should implement better cockpit protection for 2017.
F1 appears to have succeeded in turning up the volume for 2016.
Sauber can still have a good 2016 even though the debut of the new car is delayed.
Stoffel Vandoorne on Friday said there is no guarantee he will step into a F1 race cockpit for 2017.
Decision-time regarding Pascal Wehrlein's F1 future is now imminent.
Monza race organisers and Bernie Ecclestone are still negotiating over the fee for a new Italian grand prix contract.
Organisers of the inaugural grand prix in Azerbaijan have hit back at reports that the June race is in doubt.
Pirelli secretly altered the construction of its F1 tyres in preparation for 2016.
With the engine supply crisis of last year finally over, Red Bull is not ruling out staying in F1 even beyond 2020.
Renault concluded last year that returning to winning ways in collaboration with Red Bull would not be possible.
Two former F1 drivers have lamented the current state of the sport.
Jost Capito, McLaren's new team CEO, has not confirmed speculation he will start work at the Honda-powered team in April or May.
An Argentinean minister has confirmed the government's desire to see formula one return to the South American country.
The F1 world will get its first look at Red Bull's 2016 livery next month.
Toro Rosso and Ferrari have played down media reports that are doing the rounds on Thursday.
Amid swirling rumours, the promoter of F1's newest race said Azerbaijan cannot wait for its inaugural grand prix.
The media has been summoned to Paris for February 3, as Renault presses the throttle on its plans for 2016.
More details about Dietrich Mateschitz's latest acquisition have emerged.
The new sponsor of a GP2 team is tipped to eventually enter formula one.
Azerbaijan's inaugural grand prix should be in doubt, according to an economist.
Fernando Alonso's manager says he is confident McLaren-Honda will prepare a better car for the Spaniard to race in 2016.
Williams' Rob Smedley has played down suggestions the Grove team might be contemplating a shock switch from F1's field-leading Mercedes power.
Robert Kubica's rally career could end after the forthcoming season opener in Monte Carlo.
Roberto Merhi is not giving up on formula one.
Massimo Rivola, a long-time member of Ferrari's travelling F1 team, has confirmed he will have a different role in the future.
Red Bull is facing the possibility of a EUR 30,000 fine after Max Verstappen's spectacular blast up and down the famous Kitzbuhel ski slopes last week.
Luca di Montezemolo thinks he deserves more credit for the contribution he made to Ferrari.
Manor has dropped the word 'Marussia' from its official name in formula one.
Raffaele Marciello has split with Ferrari and will also no longer work with the Ferrari-powered F1 team Sauber.
Organisers of the Russian grand prix look to have secured a title sponsor for the fourth edition of the Sochi race this year.
Sebastian Vettel will keep his pre-season preparations in a high gear next week.
The F1 Commission on Tuesday approved a plan by the sport's engine manufacturers to impose a cap on the price of supplying to customer teams.
Ferrari burst into testing action on Tuesday, the Italian sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport reported.
Christian Horner claims he encouraged Mercedes to sign Lewis Hamilton when the now triple world champion was on the market back in 2012.
Force India has confirmed reports that a touted deal with the British luxury carmaker Aston Martin has fallen through for now.
Rob Smedley has promised Williams' drivers a vastly evolved car for the 2016 season.
McLaren staff worked throughout the Christmas break in order to keep its Honda-powered 2016 car on schedule.
Sauber has played down news that its 2016 car, the C35, will miss the opening test of the winter test period.
Plans to dramatically shake up the engine regulations appear to now be off the table, following a key meeting in Geneva on Monday.
Sauber has confirmed reports on Monday that it will not take its 2016 car to the first test of the official winter pre-season next month.
Renault looks set to field a yellow and black livery in 2016 as the French carmaker takes over and rebrands the team formerly known as Lotus.
With five weeks until the first official winter test, F1 teams' plans are starting to take shape.
Williams' 2016 car will be ready to run on the opening day of pre-season testing next month.
Jean Todt has moved to distance F1's governing body from the sort of scandals that have gripped the world of football.
The Williams team has revealed its strong opposition to Jean Todt's idea that formula one should consider reintroducing in-race refuelling.
Sergey Sirotkin has revealed he will now turn his attention to the possibility of a Friday role in formula one for this year.
Damon Hill has sided with Bernie Ecclestone amid a renewed debate about whether women are able to go head-to-head with men in formula one.
Former McLaren doctor Aki Hintsa says he has made some progress since being diagnosed with cancer mid last year.
A source at PDVSA, the Venezuelan state oil company, has played down speculation about Pastor Maldonado's immediate future.
Pirelli wants F1's top drivers to test its tyres later this year.
The volume of F1 will be turned up this year, Williams technical boss Pat Symonds says.
Max Verstappen is a world champion of the future, according to former Toro Rosso co-owner Gerhard Berger.
Nico Hulkenberg says he is content for now at Force India.
Jean Todt says he is confident F1 is moving towards a solution on the thorny topic of engines.
Former Ferrari designer Nikolas Tombazis is returning to formula one.
Renault would be wiser to direct the bulk of its effort into Red Bull.
Gerhard Berger thinks F1 is not the spectacle it once was.
Paul Hembery has played down claims that Pirelli was behind the reported watering-down of planned radical chassis changes for 2017.
Pope Francis has promised to pray for Michael Schumacher.
McLaren has signed up Volkswagen's motor racing chief Jost Capito.
Stoffel Vandoorne says he is hoping to break into formula one in 2017.
Paul Hembery on Thursday said he is expecting formula one to enjoy an exciting start to the 2016 season.
Valtteri Bottas used a false name in order to enjoy a recent running race, the Finnish newspaper Iltalehti reported on Thursday.
Felipe Massa has admitted there is no guarantee his F1 career will continue after the forthcoming 2016 season.
Bernie Ecclestone thinks Mercedes is set for a third consecutive year of dominating formula one in 2016.
Renault officials have flown to Caracas amid speculation Pastor Maldonado could lose his race seat for 2016.
Valtteri Bottas thinks Williams is on track to have a better season in 2016.
Pierre Gasly is hoping to break into formula one with Toro Rosso next year.
Once again as a new F1 season looms, there is legal trouble ahead for the Swiss team Sauber.
Long-time podium champagne sponsor Mumm is leaving F1.
Mercedes has no thoughts whatsoever about reassessing its commitment to formula one.
Haas is targeting points finishes in its debut season, driver Esteban Gutierrez has confirmed.
Sauber has appointed a replacement for departing long-time senior engineer Giampaolo Dall'Ara.
F1 teams will test in the days after two European grands prix in 2016, it emerged on Wednesday.
Kevin Magnussen is reportedly in talks with Renault about replacing Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado in 2016.
In Italy and across the world, anticipation about Ferrari's new car for 2016 and a potential championship bid is building.
McLaren's abysmal season was actually "good" for the team, boss Eric Boullier says.
Pascal Wehrlein says he is still waiting to know if he will make his formula one debut in 2016.
Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche says he is perfectly happy with Mercedes' F1 driver duo.
F1's manufacturers look set to agree to reduce the price of their engines, even if they want to press ahead with the current 'power unit' formula beyond 2017.
Sergio Marchionne has reiterated Ferrari's winning target for 2016.
Giedo van der Garde is putting the Sauber scandal of 2015 behind him as he returns to racing this season.
A company co-owned by David Coulthard will produce the new free-to-air coverage of formula one in Britain this year.
Only three teams will be in action later this month as Pirelli develops its wet-weather F1 tyres.
F1's plan to radically speed up the cars for 2017 has been watered down.
Toto Wolff says he can understand the criticisms being made by F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.
Max Verstappen has marked the end of his New Year holiday by predicting a big power boost for Toro Rosso this year.
Lewis Hamilton has tipped another year of strong form from himself and the Mercedes team.
Renault's Lotus takeover is continuing to race ahead, even though an official name change for the Enstone team is yet to be announced.
Toto Wolff has leapt up the rankings in an annual list of the richest people in Switzerland.
Upgrade work on the Hungarian grand prix venue near Budapest is to take place.
Romain Grosjean says he feels more European than French or Swiss.
F1 would be improved if the drivers were given more freedom to speak their minds, according to pundit Marc Surer.
A new contract to secure the future of the historic Italian grand prix at Monza is now "close" to being signed.
Haas, F1's new Ferrari-linked American team, is on track to make its testing debut in February.
Valtteri Bottas insists he is not intoxicated with the thought of joining Ferrari.
Niki Lauda has returned to the world of aviation, according to reports in the Austrian press on Friday.
Ferrari is not confirming reports about its intended launch plans for the 2016-specification car.
The Swiss F1 team Sauber is losing a long-time senior engineer, media reports reveal.
Ferrari is planning an online launch for its 2016 car, it emerged on Thursday.
World champion Lewis Hamilton expressed interest in buying a wild custom car from Ken Block, the famous American rally and stunt driver.
Nico Rosberg is still in the game when it comes to winning world championships.
The Nurburgring is not ruling out returning to the F1 calendar in 2017.
F1 should have two priorities in order to improve the sport.
Mario Illien thinks Renault may begin to show clear progress with its F1 engine early in 2016.
Sebastian Vettel has urged caution as Ferrari heads into the 2016 season as a potential title candidate.
Carlos Sainz has urged his bosses at Toro Rosso to let him and teammate Max Verstappen race more freely in 2016.
Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne is expecting a close fight with Mercedes in 2016.
Mick Schumacher, the 16-year-old son of F1 legend Michael, looks set to sign a deal with a Ferrari-linked Italian junior team.
Adrian Newey has admitted he is worried planned rule changes in formula one are not going far enough.
Niki Lauda is not as outspoken and brash behind the scenes, according to Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg.
Signing Romain Grosjean is helping to attract staff to F1's new American outfit Haas, boss Gunther Steiner says.
Alfa Romeo would need to ally with a team in order to enter formula one, Ferrari and Fiat Chrysler president Sergio Marchionne said on Monday.
Jos Verstappen has called time on his motor racing career in order to focus on his son Max.
Maurizio Arrivabene says it his job to deliver on the ambitious goal set by Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne for 2016.
Red Bull looks to be moving on in formula one without a title sponsor.
Maurizio Arrivabene has suggested Kimi Raikkonen needs to move closer to the pace of his Ferrari teammate in 2016.
Success will not come overnight for Renault in the wake of the Lotus buyout.
Kevin Magnussen says he is keen to keep his foot in the F1 door this year.
Whether Ferrari can take on Mercedes next year is arguably the biggest question of the winter.
As Mercedes looks into the future, Nico Rosberg says his ideal teammate is Lewis Hamilton.
While upbeat about 2016, McLaren-Honda's champion drivers are cautious about predicting a rapid return to victory for the beleaguered team.
Cepsa, a major sponsor of the Toro Rosso team, could announce its departure from formula one "in the coming days".
Kimi Raikkonen has admitted he is a fan of F1's older circuits, amid the new era of ultra-modern tracks penned mainly by Hermann Tilke.
F1 is speeding out of a brief Christmas sojourn into a "critical" period for the future, Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says.
Alain Prost is set to become Renault's new team principal, according to intensifying rumours.
F1 sensation Max Verstappen saw in the New Year amid a safety scare whilst holidaying in Dubai.