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20 AUGUST 2014

CATERHAM VOWS TO SUE SACKED F1 STAFF

Caterham has hit back after it emerged sacked staff are moving to sue the backmarker team's new management.

F1 LOOKING AHEAD TO SUMMER SHUTDOWN

Tired faces left the Hungaroring paddock last Sunday looking forward to a break.

MEXICO COULD BE DOUBLE POINTS FINALE IN 2015

Mexico could close next year's world championship with a 'double points' finale.

YOUNG VERSTAPPEN THE BIG TALKING POINT AT SPA

F1 has emerged from its summer slumber, but the big talking point at Spa-Francorchamps will be a 16-year-old 'kid' who doesn't even have a license to drive a road car.

RUSSIA WILL GET F1 TRACK LICENSE SAYS WHITING

Sochi has cleared the final hurdle ahead of Russia's controversial inaugural grand prix this year.

VERGNE TARGETS 2015 AFTER CAREER BLOW

Jean-Eric Vergne insists he is not giving up on formula one.

CATERHAM TO ANNOUNCE ONE-OFF RACE FOR LOTTERER

Little doubt remains that Andre Lotterer will make his formula one race debut with Caterham this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps.

19 AUGUST 2014

RED BULL PUTS FUTURE IN HANDS OF TEENAGE HOPES

Max Verstappen and Daniil Kvyat are the future of Red Bull.

RUMOURS TIP LOTTERER FOR CATERHAM RACE DEBUT

The F1 rumour mill is alight with speculation Caterham is taking a new race driver to this weekend's Belgian grand prix.

FRIDAY DEBUT POSSIBLE FOR 2015 ROOKIE VERSTAPPEN

Toro Rosso has confirmed reports Max Verstappen will become F1's youngest ever race driver next year.

TORO ROSSO NEXT TEAM SET FOR NOSE CHANGES

Toro Rosso could be the next F1 team with 'nose news' looming.

18 AUGUST 2014

ALONSO SHOULD SPEND CAREER AT MARANELLO SAYS PIERO FERRARI

Enzo Ferrari's only living son says he wants Fernando Alonso to stay with the Maranello team for the rest of his F1 career.

LOPEZ HITS BACK AT GENII FINANCIAL REPORTS

Gerard Lopez has lashed back at reports suggesting Lotus team owner Genii is in dire financial health.

GUTIERREZ IN TALKS WITH OTHER TEAMS FOR 2015

Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez has revealed his management is in talks with "other teams" about 2015.

LOTUS TO DROP TUSK NOSE FOR 2015

Lotus will drop its unique 'tusked' nose solution for the 2015 season.

DI RESTA DETERMINED TO RETURN TO F1

Former Force India driver Paul di Resta is not ready to give up on his formula one career.

AXED MARMORINI LASHES OUT AT FERRARI

Luca Marmorini has lashed out at Ferrari after being ousted as the fabled team's engine boss.

VERSTAPPEN NOT TOO YOUNG FOR 2015 DEBUT SAYS LAMMERS

Former grand prix driver Jan Lammers thinks 16-year-old Max Verstappen is ready for formula one.

RAVETTO CONFIRMS NEW NOSE FOR CATERHAM AT SPA

New team deputy Manfredi Ravetto has confirmed Caterham will debut a new nose at this weekend's Belgian grand prix.

14 AUGUST 2014

MONTEZEMOLO SLAMS GOSSIP ABOUT FERRARI DRIVERS

Luca di Montezemolo has dismissed "unfounded gossip" about Fernando Alonso's future at Ferrari.

ECCLESTONE ON HOLIDAY AFTER PAYING SETTLEMENT

Bernie Ecclestone's bribery trial and charges have been officially dropped, after the F1 supremo lodged his controversial $100 million settlement with Munich authorities.

MCLAREN LOOKING TO REFRESH DRIVER LINEUP SAYS BOULLIER

Eric Boullier has admitted McLaren is looking to eventually "refresh" its driver lineup.

MASSA WANTS WILLIAMS TO BEAT OLD TEAM FERRARI

Felipe Massa says his new team Williams is locked in a battle with Ferrari, for whom he raced in formula one for eight years until his ousting last year.

NASR SAYS SAUBER SEAT POSSIBLE FOR 2015

Felipe Nasr has set his sights on a 2015 race debut in formula one.

VERSTAPPEN PLAYS DOWN 2015 TORO ROSSO SEAT REPORTS

Max Verstappen's father has played down reports his son will make his formula one debut as a seventeen-year-old next March.

ALBERS NOT DENYING CATERHAM TO AXE DOUBLE NOSE

New team boss Christijan Albers is not denying Caterham will axe the 2014 car's unseemly nose.

13 AUGUST 2014

VERSTAPPEN CHOOSES RED BULL OVER MERCEDES

Red Bull has confirmed reports that highly-rated teenage rookie Max Verstappen has joined the energy drink company's driver development programme.

ANOTHER FITTIPALDI ON PATH TO F1

Max Verstappen, the son of F1 podium-sitter Jos who has joined Red Bull's famous driver programme, is not the only familiar name treading a path to the grand prix grid.

LOTUS, WILLIAMS SWAPPED F1 FORTUNES IN 2014

Even amid his pointless first half-season with Lotus, Pastor Maldonado has signed up with the Enstone team for 2015.

RED BULL UNLIKELY TO CATCH MERCEDES SAYS HORNER

Boss Christian Horner has admitted it is "unlikely" Red Bull will catch up with dominant Mercedes in 2014.

KOBAYASHI BACKS SWEEPING CHANGES AT CATERHAM

Kamui Kobayashi has backed the sweeping changes at Caterham, even though it has put his formula one future in doubt.

TOBACCO COMPANY PLAYS DOWN LOTUS RUMOURS

Imperial Tobacco has played down reports it is looking to return to formula one with Lotus.

FIA TO APPROVE RUSSIA GP TRACK NEXT WEEK

In just one week, Russia could get the final green-light for its inaugural grand prix.

12 AUGUST 2014

VETTEL TIRED AFTER DOMINANT RUN IN F1 SAYS HORNER

Part of Sebastian Vettel's problem in 2014 is that he is 'worn out', Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has revealed.

RENAULT AND FERRARI OUT-SPENT BY MERCEDES

Recently departed Renault F1 boss Jean-Michel Jalinier says the struggling French marque was out-spent as the sport entered its new V6 era.

11 AUGUST 2014

F1 PUSHING ON WITH RUSSIAN GP PLANS

Russia and formula one are pushing ahead with preparations for the country's inaugural grand prix.

MONTEZEMOLO REJECTS RUMOURS OF LEAVING FERRARI

Luca di Montezemolo has rejected claims he could be set to quit his post as Ferrari president.

VETTEL BUYS FATHER A FERRARI

Sebastian Vettel has bought his father a Ferrari.

RIVALS WILL COPY MERCEDES ENGINE SAYS SZAFNAUER

Force India chief Otmar Szafnauer is "sure" Mercedes' field-leading V6 engine concept will be copied by rivals Renault, Ferrari and Honda in 2015.

BANK REJECTS ECCLESTONE'S COMPENSATION OFFER

Bernie Ecclestone's legal troubles are not yet over.

SCHUMACHER MEDICAL RECORDS SUSPECT WAS GERMAN

The suspect accused of attempting to sell Michael Schumacher's medical records was from Germany, according to the latest reports.

8 AUGUST 2014

ALONSO DENIES RUMOURS OVER F1 FUTURE

Fernando Alonso has taken time out of his summer vacation to deny speculation about his future.

OUTRAGE AS MONZA'S PARABOLICA RUN-OFF ASPHALTED

F1's summer break has not stopped a cry of outrage at news the iconic Parabolica corner at historic Monza has been altered ahead of next month's Italian grand prix.

7 AUGUST 2014

2014 MCLAREN A LABORATORY FOR HONDA SAYS BOULLIER

McLaren's current car is a "rolling laboratory" for the start of the works Honda era beginning in 2015.

ROOKIE KVYAT HITS BACK AT CRITICISM

Daniil Kvyat, the youngest rookie in formula one, has hit back at suggestions formula one drivers lack the hero status of the sport's past stars.

FERRARI COULD LEARN FROM WILLIAMS EXPERIENCE SAYS MASSA

Ferrari could learn from Williams' recovery from the doldrums of the British team's past few seasons.

GERMAN CHARITY SURPRISED BY $1M ECCLESTONE PAYMENT

Officials of a German children's charity were completely surprised when it emerged Bernie Ecclestone would pay them $1 million.

SAUBER TO STAY WITH FERRARI

Sauber has vowed to "stay together" with its engine supplier Ferrari.

SCHUMACHER MEDICAL RECORDS SUSPECT COMMITS SUICIDE

The Michael Schumacher camp is "stunned and shocked" as the story of the F1 legend's skiing crash and recovery took a tragic twist this week.

6 AUGUST 2014

ECCLESTONE HAILS CAPITALIST COURT SETTLEMENT

Bernie Ecclestone on Wednesday hailed the "capitalist system" that saw him escape a bribery trial by paying the German court a record $100 million settlement.

SCHUMACHER MANAGER WEBER SLAMS COMPLAINING WIMP DRIVERS

Willi Weber, famous for making his fortune as Michael Schumacher's 'Mr 20 per cent' manager, has joined those decrying the new face of formula one.

ALONSO WANTS $50M PER YEAR FOR NEW FERRARI DEAL

Multiple authoritative media sources claim Fernando Alonso wants almost $50 million a year to sign a new contract with Ferrari.

ECCLESTONE GOES BACK TO WORK ON F1

Bernie Ecclestone is going straight back to work after agreeing a $100 million deal to end his bribery trial in Munich.

MERCEDES COSTA RULES OUT FERRARI RETURN

Aldo Costa insists he is "sorry" to see his old team Ferrari struggle in formula one.

RAIKKONEN TO BE FATHER

Kimi Raikkonen looks set to race into the world of fatherhood.

5 AUGUST 2014

JUDGE ENDS ECCLESTONE TRIAL AFTER $100M DEAL

Bernie Ecclestone walked out of court on Tuesday with the corruption scandal that threatened to end his F1 reign and leave him in jail effectively over.

ECCLESTONE CORRUPTION ACQUITTAL SET FOR TUESDAY?

Bernie Ecclestone is expected to put the corruption scandal behind him on Tuesday and return full-time to formula one.

ONLY EMERGENCY TEAM ORDERS AT MERCEDES SAYS ZETSCHE

Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche insists there will be "no team orders" to settle the outcome of the title battle between warring Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

VERSTAPPEN NOT DENYING 2015 TORO ROSSO DEBUT RUMOURS

Max Verstappen's father has admitted the 16-year-old might be fast-tracked into formula one with a Toro Rosso race seat.

BIANCHI NOT RULING OUT 2015 FERRARI RACE SEAT

Jules Bianchi is no longer ruling out a move to Ferrari for 2015.

PEREZ SAYS HULKENBERG STRONGEST F1 TEAMMATE

Sergio Perez has singled out Nico Hulkenberg as "the strongest teammate I've had in formula one".

NO F1 POPULARITY CRISIS MEETING FOR NOW

F1 chiefs have now cancelled until further notice a scheduled meeting of the newly-formed 'popularity working group'.

4 AUGUST 2014

MARMORINI MOVES TO RENAULT AFTER FERRARI EXIT

Mere days after officially leaving Ferrari, Luca Marmorini looks set to take another high-profile job in formula one.

INDYCAR DRIVER LINKED WITH HONDA F1 TEST

A leading contender to become a test driver for Honda's F1 return has emerged.

MELBOURNE SECURES PLACE ON F1 CALENDAR

The future of the Australian grand prix is secure.

WOLFF BEGINS SUMMER BREAK IN HOSPITAL

Toto Wolff began his summer break in hospital, the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reports.

F1 TO WELCOME ECCLESTONE COURT SETTLEMENT SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda says F1 should "welcome" the news that Bernie Ecclestone looks to have settled the high-profile corruption case that threatened his role at the top of the sport.

GLOCK NOT LOOKING FOR F1 RETURN

Timo Glock has admitted he has all but given up on the thought of returning to formula one.

MARKO EYES F1 DEBUT FOR ROOKIE VERSTAPPEN

Red Bull may not be giving up on hot talent Max Verstappen.

MERCEDES NOT ENDING CONTRACT WITH INJURED SCHUMACHER

Mercedes has vowed to stick with Michael Schumacher as the F1 legend continues his recovery from a skiing fall last December.

2 AUGUST 2014

ECCLESTONE TO KEEP F1 JOB AFTER $100M COURT DEAL?

Bernie Ecclestone looks set to avoid jail and retain control of formula one.

1 AUGUST 2014

MALLYA GRANTED BAIL ON TAX CASE IN INDIA

Although the meeting was ultimately cancelled, it was expected that one of the touted 'popularity working group' protagonists would be Vijay Mallya.

LOTUS OWNER'S LOSSES, DEBTS CONTINUE TO WORSEN?

Alarming news about the financial health of Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez has emerged.

MARMORINI OUT AT FERRARI, HAKKINEN WORRIES ABOUT FRY

Weeks after the rumours first emerged, Ferrari has this week finally admitted that engine boss Luca Marmorini is leaving the Italian team.

MCLAREN RUMOURS NATURAL FOR ON-FORM BOTTAS SAYS HAKKINEN

Mika Hakkinen has acknowledged rumours linking his protege Valtteri Bottas with McLaren.

31 JULY 2014

F1 POPULARITY MEETING CANCELLED

A crisis meeting to plot formula one's future has been cancelled.

TEAMS TO ARGUE WITH ECCLESTONE OVER 22-RACE CALENDAR

F1 team bosses are heading for a clash with Bernie Ecclestone over the shape of the next grand prix calendars.

MAGIC PAINT TO GIVE FERRARI POWER BOOST?

Marussia has led the way for a reported 20 horse power boost for struggling engine supplier Ferrari.

MERCEDES WILL TRY AGAIN TO TURN UP F1 VOLUME SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has put his mind to the problem of F1's dwindling television and spectator audiences.

MERCEDES DRIVERS TOLD TO OBEY TEAM ORDERS IN FUTURE

Mercedes' title-warring drivers have been told they must follow team orders over the remaining eight races of 2014.

PUNDIT SAYS KVYAT IS F1'S MAN OF THE FUTURE

Fresh blood is in no short supply on the F1 grid this year, as Daniel Ricciardo and Valtteri Bottas impress.

FORMER MANAGER SAYS ALONSO IS BEST THING ABOUT FERRARI

The new era of social media and F1's traditional 'silly season' may not mix well together.

30 JULY 2014

F1 LOOKING AHEAD TO SUMMER SHUTDOWN

Tired faces left the Hungaroring paddock last Sunday looking forward to a break.

CATERHAM VOWS TO SUE SACKED F1 STAFF

Caterham has hit back after it emerged sacked staff are moving to sue the backmarker team's new management.

MEXICO COULD BE DOUBLE POINTS FINALE IN 2015

Mexico could close next year's world championship with a 'double points' finale.

29 JULY 2014

ECCLESTONE SAYS F1 TO SCRAP 2015 GRID RESTARTS

Bernie Ecclestone says F1 will abandon its highly controversial plan for standing re-starts after safety car periods from 2015.

FERRARI DENIES PAT FRY AXED

Ferrari on Tuesday denied reports Pat Fry has been sacked.

ECCLESTONE OFFERS EUR 25M TO SETTLE BRIBERY CASE

Bernie Ecclestone is willing to pay EUR 25 million to settle the corruption case, media reports said on Tuesday.

ROSBERG ADMITS HAMILTON COST HIM HUNGARY WIN

Mercedes chiefs are heading into the month-long summer break scratching their heads at how to deal with an escalating driver battle.

HIRED TO RACE NOT OBEY TEAM ORDERS

Lewis Hamilton has hit back at suggestions he was wrong to ignore team orders during Sunday's Hungarian grand prix.

WOLFF DENIES MERCEDES WILL PUNISH HAMILTON

Toto Wolff has dismissed suggestions Mercedes will sanction Lewis Hamilton for ignoring team orders in Hungary.

F1 TO LOOK AT RULES TO STOP NEGATIVITY SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone thinks formula one needs to act now to prevent a downward trend of unpopularity.

VILLENEUVE MAKES COMMENTS FOR THE HEADLINES

Jacques Villeneuve makes comments designed deliberately to trigger sensational headlines.

28 JULY 2014

RACE REPORT - SOMEBODY FORGOT TO TELL HIM

Hungarian GP - Race Report

MERCEDES TO RETHINK TEAM ORDERS AFTER HAMILTON DEFIANCE

Mercedes has moved to put the intensifying battle between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg behind closed doors.

RED BULL BARRACKING FOR LOTUS' RENAULT EXIT

Christian Horner is barracking for Lotus to switch to customer Mercedes power for the 2015 season.

RAIKKONEN EYES BETTER FERRARI FOR 2015

Kimi Raikkonen was looking ahead to 2015 rather than seeing Sunday's Hungarian grand prix as the start of an immediate Ferrari revival.

HAMILTON ANGLING FOR NEW EUR 90M CONTRACT

Lewis Hamilton is angling for a pay-rise at Mercedes, the major German newspaper Bild-Zeitung reports.

ALONSO, HAMILTON SAY RICCIARDO AMONG F1'S BEST

Daniel Ricciardo has joined the upper echelon of F1's best drivers.

27 JULY 2014

NEW WAR ERUPTS BETWEEN F1 TEAMS AND MEDIA

Lewis Hamilton versus Nico Rosberg is not the only raging battle in formula one.

TITLE BATTLE SIZZLES IN HUNGARY THRILLER

A thriller at the Hungaroring has thrown fresh fuel on the simmering relations between Mercedes' championship rivals and teammates.

RACE NOTES - RICCIARDO 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

MERCEDES BUILDS HAMILTON ALL-NEW CAR FOR RACE

Lewis Hamilton will be at the wheel of a shiny new Mercedes in Sunday's Hungarian grand prix.

RAIKKONEN SAYS FERRARI MUST ADDRESS WEAKNESSES

Kimi Raikkonen has urged Ferrari to improve, after the team's blunder cost him a competitive grid spot for the Hungarian grand prix.

MARKO PLAYING CONTRACT POKER WITH VETTEL SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has accused fellow Austrian and F1 rival Dr Helmut Marko of playing games to secure the services of world champion Sebastian Vettel.

HONDA TARGETING WINS FOR MCLAREN RETURN

Honda is targeting nothing other than victory as it prepares to return to formula one in 2015.

MASSA BEMOANS SPARE PARTS STRUGGLE IN HUNGARY

Felipe Massa insists he was beaten in Hungary only because his car was not up to par with his on-form Williams teammate Valtteri Bottas.

BRIATORE TO INJECT MORE SHOW INTO F1?

Bernie Ecclestone sees friend Flavio Briatore as the key to rescuing formula one's flagging 'show'.

LOTUS PERFORMANCE SPURS GROSJEAN EXIT RUMOURS

Romain Grosjean has admitted Lotus' lack of competitiveness in 2014 is driving rumours he could be set to leave the Enstone team.

26 JULY 2014

LAUDA PRESSURES LOWE AFTER HAMILTON FIRE

Niki Lauda was putting the pressure on team boss Paddy Lowe late on Saturday, as technical trouble dented Lewis Hamilton's title hopes for the second time in the space of a week.

HAMILTON'S HOPES UP IN FLAMES IN HUNGARY

Have Lewis Hamilton's championship hopes gone up in Mercedes-flavoured flames on Saturday.

QUALIFYING REPORT - HAMILTON FIRED

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

F1 TEAMS TO FOLLOW ECCLESTONE TO RUSSIA

F1 team bosses have swerved around the political crisis in the wake of the MH17 air disaster.

ZETSCHE WANTS ECCLESTONE TO GIVE UP F1 MARKETING

Dieter Zetsche, the chairman of Mercedes parent Daimler, has pointed the finger at Bernie Ecclestone in the wake of the unpopular German grand prix.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - SEB'S AHEAD

Hungarian GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 3 Results

EVEN RENAULT LOOKING FORWARD TO SUMMER SHUTDOWN

Even F1's engine suppliers will take a 'summer break' in August.

SILLY SEASON STRIKES F1 THROUGHOUT 2014 GRID

The unofficial silly season has officially hit F1, as talk of a move to Mercedes for world champion Sebastian Vettel buzzes the paddock.

HAMILTON SLAMS PIRELLI TYRES IN HUNGARY

Lewis Hamilton was heavily critical of Pirelli's tyres after practice for the Hungarian grand prix.

SACKED STAFF TO SUE CATERHAM

Caterham is facing legal action after sacking 40 members of staff earlier this month.

25 JULY 2014

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - MIXED BAG

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

LAUDA RUBBISHES VETTEL-TO-MERCEDES RUMOUR

With the summer sun baking in Budapest, 'silly season' has well and truly arrived in the F1 paddock.

MERCEDES STICKING WITH BREMBO DESPITE FAILURE

Mercedes will continue to work with brake supplier Brembo, despite Lewis Hamilton's disc failure in Hockenheim qualifying a week ago.

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - HUNGRY HAMILTON

Hungarian GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 1 Results

HAMILTON EXPECTS CONTRACT TALKS WITHIN 2014

Lewis Hamilton says he has told Mercedes he is not on the move to a rival formula one team.

VETTEL REFUSES TO STAMP OUT MERCEDES RUMOURS

The big paddock rumour in Hungary is that Mercedes has made a move to sign Sebastian Vettel.

AZERBAIJAN, NEW JERSEY NEXT FOR F1 CALENDAR SAYS ECCLESTONE

With Mexico set to join the 2015 calendar, two more new grands prix should follow the year after.

FERRARI EFFORTS NOW ON 2015 SAYS ALONSO

Ferrari is now focusing "all" of its efforts on 2015, according to lead driver Fernando Alonso.

GROSJEAN IN NO HURRY TO SECURE F1 FUTURE

With his Lotus future in doubt, Romain Grosjean could be eyeing a move up the formula one grid.

VETTEL SLAMS FORMULA E

World champion Sebastian Vettel has slammed the FIA's new fully-electric single seater series, Formula E.

ROSBERG NOT WORRIED ABOUT HAMILTON AT HUNGARY

Championship leader Nico Rosberg insists he is not worried about racing on 'a Hamilton track' this weekend in Hungary.

SCHUMACHER'S WIFE SELLING PRIVATE JET

Michael Schumacher's wife is selling the private jet the seven time world champion used to fly around the world.

MALDONADO WOULD WELCOME CIGARETTE SPONSOR AT LOTUS

Pastor Maldonado would welcome a cigarette sponsor to Lotus.

24 JULY 2014

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Hungarian GP - Thursday Press Conference

SUTIL SAYS FEET PLANTED DESPITE RUMOURS

Adrian Sutil on Thursday insisted he has no intention of losing his place in formula one.

F1 MORE LEGO THAN EXTREME SPORT SAYS VILLENEUVE

Jacques Villeneuve has lamented the lack of "heroes" on today's formula one grid.

HAMILTON'S ENGINEER BREAKS RIBS IN CYCLING CRASH

Toto Wolff was not the only senior member of Mercedes' management team hurt in a cycling pileup this week. 40

VERSTAPPEN CHOOSES MERCEDES OVER RED BULL?

Max Verstappen has turned down an offer from reigning world champions Red Bull as he turns onto the road to formula one.

23 JULY 2014

RED BULL RIVALS TARGET VETTEL SAYS MARKO

McLaren and Mercedes have targeted Sebastian Vettel, the German magazine Sport Bild reported on Wednesday.

WOLFF INJURED IN CYCLING CRASH

Toto Wolff is expected to attend this weekend's Hungarian grand prix, despite undergoing surgery on Tuesday following a cycling crash.

ALONSO COULD BE FREE TO LEAVE FERRARI?

Fernando Alonso could be contractually free to walk away from Ferrari.

ECCLESTONE CONFIRMS MEXICO SET FOR F1 RETURN

Mexico has secured its return to the formula one calendar in 2015.

LAUDA APOLOGISES FOR CALLING FERRARI CAR AN EXPLETIVE

Niki Lauda has swiftly hit reverse, after using an expletive to describe the cars fielded in 2014 by Mercedes' grandee rivals McLaren and Ferrari.

F1 WILL RESPECT RUSSIA GP CONTRACT SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has moved to dismiss doubts about this year's inaugural Russian grand prix.

LOTUS REVEALS INTENTION TO KEEP GROSJEAN

Romain Grosjean could still be looking at a Lotus future beyond 2014.

FERRARI F1 DREAM JUST A CLICHE SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo insists he does not feel the famous lure of Maranello.

GERMANY COULD HOST TWO RACES PER YEAR AGAIN

Future F1 calendars could once again host two grands prix in Germany within a single season.

22 JULY 2014

VETTEL BLAMED FOR TURNING OFF HOCKENHEIM CROWD

World champion Sebastian Vettel is copping some of the blame for the small crowd at Hockenheim last weekend.

FRIC EXITS F1 WITH A WHIMPER

As quickly as the 'Fric' storm swept into the paddock, it left with barely a whimper.

VERSTAPPEN SAYS SON MAX IS HOT TOPIC IN F1 PADDOCK

Jos Verstappen thinks his son is a "hot" topic in the F1 paddock.

FERRARI NEEDS RAIKKONEN FOR 2015?

Marco Mattiacci has hit back at suggestions Ferrari could or should plan its revival for the 2015 season without Kimi Raikkonen.

HAMILTON HEADS FOR THERAPY AFTER HOCKENHEIM

Lewis Hamilton is planning a week of physiotherapy following his drive through the field after a hefty qualifying crash at Hockenheim.

RED BULL-RENAULT PARTNERSHIP NOW IN BETTER SHAPE

The relationship between Red Bull and Renault appears to be in better health.

ALONSO HAILS VETTEL'S TEAMMATE

Fernando Alonso has hailed the "amazing" job being done this year by Daniel Ricciardo.

21 JULY 2014

RACE REPORT - ROSBERG RULES

German GP - Race Report

SUNDAY PHOTOS

German GP - Sunday Photos

HAMILTON SENSED A SAFETY CAR CONSPIRACY

Euphoric at Silverstone two weeks ago when he pulled the gap back to just 4 points, Lewis Hamilton's mood dimmed once again on Sunday as he deficit blew back out to 14.

LAUDA USES EXPLETIVE TO DESCRIBE MCLAREN, FERRARI CARS

Niki Lauda has used an expletive to describe the quality of the cars produced by Mercedes' grandee rivals in 2014.

MASSA HAS NO FEAR OF RISING STAR BOTTAS

Felipe Massa insists his F1 career is not being put in the shadow by a new star.

RIVALS CONSIDERED PROTESTING HAMILTON BRAKE SWITCH

Two top teams have admitted they considered lodging a protest against Mercedes at the German grand prix.

VETTEL ADMITS NEW FUEL GAVE NO BOOST IN GERMANY

New fuel did not give Red Bull the boost it was hoping for in Germany, world champion Sebastian Vettel has admitted.

F1 LEFT TO MUSE REASONS FOR SMALL HOCKENHEIM CROWD

Elsewhere in Germany on Sunday, the Nurburgring hosted an event called the 'Truck Grand Prix'.

ALONSO URGES RAIKKONEN TO 'IMPROVE'

Fernando Alonso has urged teammate Kimi Raikkonen to "improve".

SCHUMACHER MIGHT RETURN HOME THIS SUMMER

Michael Schumacher might soon continue his rehabilitation at home, according to the Swiss newspaper Sonntagsblick.

20 JULY 2014

RACE NOTES - ROSBERG WINS IN GERMAN GP

German GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

German GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

German GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

German GP - Race Results

19 JULY 2014

QUALIFYING REPORT - THE OTHER HOME POLE

German GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

German GP - Saturday Team Quotes

MERCEDES POINTS AT DISC SUPPLIER AS HAMILTON CRASHES

Just when it had got back on track, Lewis Hamilton's championship campaign spun off the road once again.

QUALIFYING RESULTS

German GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

German GP - Practice 3 Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - FERRARI FIRST

German GP - Practice 3 Report

2015 WILLIAMS SEAT 'NOT REALISTIC' - WOLFF

Susie Wolff admits expecting to land a race seat for 2015 is "not realistic".

EMPTY TRACK LEAVES F1 AT 'FIVE MINUTES TO 12' - LAUDA

Niki Lauda wants formula one to think urgently about what is turning off the fans in 2014.

RUSSIA GP PLAYS DOWN PLANE CRASH DOUBTS

Organisers of the Russian grand prix have responded swiftly to renewed doubts about October's inaugural Sochi race.

MERCEDES 'STILL FAST' EVEN WITHOUT FRIC

Even with no car running the technology at Hockenheim, 'Fric' was the buzzword at the scene of the German grand prix.

MIND GAMES 'IMPORTANT' IN MERCEDES TITLE BATTLE

It was, of course, unnecessary for audacious competitor Fernando Alonso to tell reporters at Hockenheim he thinks mind games are "very important" in formula one.

18 JULY 2014

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - RATHER SURPRISING

German GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

German GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

German GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - AT HOME

German GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

German GP - Practice 1 Results

MCLAREN CHANGE STIRS UP HAMILTON, ALONSO RUMOURS

Deep into a second consecutive bad season for the grandee team, the changes at McLaren have begun.

UNCERTAINTY ENDS AS ALL TEAMS REMOVE FRIC

The 'Fric' saga could be nearing an end, as it emerges every F1 team has removed the controversial suspension technology ahead of the German grand prix weekend.

DRIVER CHANGES LOOMING AT CATERHAM, SAUBER

After over 40 staff were shown the exit this week, arguably the most nervous drivers in the Hockenheim paddock are wearing green.

RAIKKONEN HITS BACK AT CALLS FOR HOCKENHEIM BAN

Kimi Raikkonen has hit back after critics called on him to be banned for his British grand prix crash.

PLANE CRASH PILES DOUBT ON RUSSIA GP

The F1 paddock in Hockenheim has joined the rest of the world in shock at the terrible news emerging from violence-torn Ukraine.

SCHUMACHER FAMILY STOPS PUBLICATION OF HOSPITAL PHOTOS

With Michael Schumacher fighting for recovery in a Swiss clinic, his family has also been fighting on another front.

17 JULY 2014

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

German GP - Thursday Press Conference

LAUDA WANTS RE-THINK AFTER DECADE OF F1 REVOLUTION

Niki Lauda has proposed a sweeping review of every rule change in formula one for the past decade.

HYUNDAI WAS BEHIND ROSBERG HELMET COMPLAINT

Car manufacturer Hyundai was behind a complaint about Nico Rosberg's proposed German grand prix helmet livery.

RAIKKONEN FINE AFTER SILVERSTONE RIB PAIN

Kimi Raikkonen on Thursday confirmed he is "fine" after his big crash at Silverstone just under two weeks ago.

ROSBERG CHANGES HELMET AFTER FIFA BAN

Nico Rosberg has modified his proposed world cup-themed helmet ahead of the German grand prix.

SCHUMACHER'S WIFE SAYS MOST DIFFICULT TIME NOW OVER

The "most difficult time" in Michael Schumacher's "struggle" is now over.

CATERHAM CONFIRMS JOB LOSSES

Caterham has confirmed reports "a number of employees" have left the team.

TODT OPEN TO IMPROVING F1

Jean Todt has revealed he is prepared to listen to any proposals to revise formula one's rules.

CATERHAM AXES AT LEAST 50 F1 STAFF

"At least 50" Caterham staff have left the Leafield based team, according to Speed Week.

MERCEDES TO RUN WITHOUT FRIC AT HOCKENHEIM

Championship leader Mercedes will remove its sophisticated 'Fric' system from the dominant W05 car for the German grand prix.

RAIKKONEN FIT FOR GERMAN GP

Kimi Raikkonen will contest this weekend's German grand prix.

FIFA WANTS TO BAN ROSBERG'S WORLD CUP HELMET

FIFA, the governing body of world football, "wants to ban" Nico Rosberg's special helmet livery for the German grand prix.

HAAS PAID $20M DEPOSIT FOR F1 TEAM ENTRY

Gene Haas proved his seriousness about entering formula one by paying a $20 million deposit.

FANS ENJOYED KINDERGARTEN COMPLAINING SAYS VETTEL

World champion Sebastian Vettel has dismissed Niki Lauda's criticism in the wake of the British grand prix.

BOSS NOT WORRIED ABOUT HOCKENHEIM FUTURE

Hockenheim is not looking at this weekend's German grand prix as its last.

MERCEDES WANTS DRIVER DUO TIL THE COWS COME HOME

Mercedes is so happy with its driver lineup it can imagine keeping Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg on board "until the cows come home".

16 JULY 2014

SMOOTH SAILOR ROSBERG FEELS SORRY FOR VETTEL

Nico Rosberg is having a good week.

ECCLESTONE UPSET WITH WITNESS ON WEDNESDAY

According to an observer reporting for the Austrian press agency APA, Bernie Ecclestone was "visibly upset" on Wednesday.

TEAMS COULD SEEK FRIC CLARIFICATION

The big question ahead of Hockenheim is whether any team will lodge a protest against rivals running 'Fric' suspension systems.

ROSBERG'S NEW CONTRACT WORTH EUR 55M

Mercedes announced on Wednesday that Nico Rosberg is staying put for several more years.

ROSSI ONE OF MANY DEPARTURES AT CATERHAM

Alexander Rossi is just one of many departures at Caterham this week.

HAMILTON'S COMMENTS ON ROSBERG WAS JOKE

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has played down a spat between Mercedes' race drivers over championship leader Nico Rosberg's nationality.

WEEKEND COULD BE LAST BLAST AT NEW HOCKENHEIM

The "phones have been running hot" ahead of the German grand prix, according to Hockenheim boss Georg Seiler.

VAN DER GARDE PLAYS DOWN SAUBER RACE SEAT RUMOURS

Giedo van der Garde has played down rumours linking him with a race seat at Sauber.

15 JULY 2014

ECCLESTONE SAYS GRIBKOWSKY PAYMENT AN 'INSURANCE POLICY'

Bernie Ecclestone on Tuesday told his corruption trial in Munich that he made a $44 million payment to avoid bankruptcy.

MERCEDES CAN WIN EVERY REMAINING RACE IN 2014 SAYS VETTEL

Sebastian Vettel has admitted Red Bull will not be able to catch up with Mercedes in 2014.

CATERHAM MOST LIKELY TO LODGE FRIC PROTEST

The word on everyone's lips ahead of the German grand prix weekend is 'Fric'.

MERCEDES TO LIMIT WARRING DRIVERS PIT STRATEGIES

Mercedes will restrict the race strategies that can be adopted by its drivers as Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg fight for the 2014 title.

NEW CATERHAM CHIEFS TO AXE UGLY 2014 NOSE

The distinctive nose at the front of Caterham's 2014 car could be the popular victim of a development push by the backmarker team.

F1 LEGEND FORGHIERI SLAMS RIDICULOUS DRS

Legendary Ferrari designer Mauro Forghieri has a couple of simple suggestions to spice up formula one.

TITANIUM SKIDS FOR SAFETY, NOT SPARKS SAYS FIA

F1 is not mandating titanium be fitted underneath next year's cars solely to create sparks, the governing body insists.

14 JULY 2014

ECCLESTONE PLAYS DOWN LONDON GP HOPES

Bernie Ecclestone has warned that a F1 race on the streets of London is not just around the corner.

MERCEDES WON'T INTERFERE WITH TITLE BATTLE SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda insists Mercedes' two drivers will continue to enjoy a free run to the 2014 title.

RAIKKONEN RETIREMENT TALK NOT SMART SAYS HAKKINEN

Mika Hakkinen has questioned countryman Kimi Raikkonen's admission that he will "probably" retire after the 2015 season.

SCHUMACHER RECOVERY 'WOULD BE A MIRACLE' SAYS HARTSTEIN

Former F1 doctor Gary Hartstein has played down renewed hopes about Michael Schumacher's health.

MONTEZEMOLO FEELS 'DUTY' TO FIX F1

Luca di Montezemolo has warned he is prepared to take action to improve formula one.

NEWLYWED ROSBERG OVER THE MOON

Championship leader Nico Rosberg has married his long-time girlfriend Vivian.

MCLAREN PROPOSED GRID RESTART IDEA SAYS WHITING

McLaren was the driving force behind F1's controversial move to introduce grid restarts next year.

PIRELLI CAN BE READY FOR 18-INCH DEBUT IN 2016

Pirelli can be ready to supply low-profile tyres to formula one teams by 2016.

ZERO CHANCE OF FRIC AGREEMENT

1In the days and hours before scrutineering at Hockenheim, uncertainty reigns when it comes to F1's new technical controversy.

11 JULY 2014

UNGAR JOINS CATERHAM, MARMORINI EXITS FERRARI

As half-time approaches in 2014, changes abound in the world of F1.

FRIC REMOVAL WILL NOT CHANGE MUCH SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has played down the effect the removal of the complex 'Fric' system will have on F1's dominant team.

SAINZ JR CONFIRMS CATERHAM TALKS

Carlos Sainz jr has admitted talks about making his grand prix debut for Caterham this year have taken place in recent days.

HONDA TO WORK WITH MERCEDES-LINKED COMPANY FOR F1 TURBO

Honda will make its return to F1 next year with the help of a Mercedes-linked company, it has emerged.

MALDONADO EYES MAJOR POWER BOOST FOR GERMANY

Pastor Maldonado is looking forward to a major power boost at Hockenheim next weekend.

10 JULY 2014

MERCEDES TO REMOVE FRIC FOR HOCKENHEIM

Mercedes will remove the complex 'Fric' system from its dominant F1 car ahead of next weekend's German grand prix.

CVC'S MACKENZIE BACKS ECCLESTONE IN COURT

F1 owner CVC's chief Donald Mackenzie on Wednesday gave Bernie Ecclestone a boost.

VETTEL NOT SURE RED BULL CAN CATCH MERCEDES FOR 2015

World champion Sebastian Vettel is not sure Red Bull can catch up with Mercedes by 2015.

RAMIREZ SLAMS PEREZ FOR WRONG ATTITUDE

Jo Ramirez, McLaren's former long-time team manager, has slammed fellow Mexican Sergio Perez.

SAINZ DEBUT AT HOCKENHEIM POSSIBLE?

Talks about Carlos Sainz jr immediately replacing a Caterham driver for the German grand prix and beyond took place at Silverstone last weekend.

FERRARI SEAT NOT THE PLAN FOR 2015 SAYS BIANCHI

Jules Bianchi staked a claim on a Ferrari race seat on Wednesday, setting the pace at the post-British grand prix Silverstone test.

DOMINANT MERCEDES TO LOSE EXTREME FRIC ADVANTAGE

Lewis Hamilton left Silverstone without making a single comment to the media after testing on Wednesday.

MERCEDES HAS DUTY TO LET DRIVERS RACE SAYS PATRICK HEAD

Patrick Head has applauded Mercedes for letting its drivers race in 2014.

HOCKENHEIM TICKET DISCOUNT OFFER BACKFIRES

A marketing gimmick has backfired ahead of next weekend's German grand prix.

9 JULY 2014

ROSBERG HITS BACK AT HAMILTON'S GERMAN ATTACK

Nico Rosberg has hit back at his teammate Lewis Hamilton, after the Briton said next weekend's German grand prix is "not really his home race".

NO HOME WIN TARGET FOR VETTEL IN 2014

Sebastian Vettel is targeting a podium finish at his home race next weekend.

MERCEDES ADVANTAGES SET TO END

If the latest developments are any indication, Mercedes' dominance might not last for too long.

ECCLESTONE'S BRIBERY TRIAL EXTENDED

Bernie Ecclestone's Munich trial has been extended.

BIANCHI, GUTIERREZ, SAINZ STAR IN 2014 SILLY SEASON

F1's silly season is underway.

WHITING SLAMS LAUDA FOR RACE DELAY CRITICISM

F1 race director Charlie Whiting has hit back at Niki Lauda, after the Mercedes team chairman slammed as "ridiculous" the delayed British grand prix.

WIFE SAYS SCHUMACHER MOVING FORWARD IN REHAB

Corinna Schumacher has delivered an encouraging message about the progress of her injured husband.

8 JULY 2014

GERMANY NOT ROSBERG'S HOME RACE SAYS HAMILTON

Right back in the championship hunt after a home win at Silverstone, Lewis Hamilton has also ramped up his off-track battle with teammate Nico Rosberg.

BUTTON NOT WORRIED ABOUT CRITICAL DENNIS

Jenson Button is still confident he will be a McLaren driver in 2015.

KOLLES FLAGS JOB LOSSES AMID CATERHAM MESS

Jobs will be lost after Caterham's change of ownership, new team 'advisor' Colin Kolles has admitted.

LAUDA SLAMS RAIKKONEN FOR BRITISH GP CRASH

Kimi Raikkonen will sit out the post-British grand prix test, after his high speed crash on Sunday.

FITTIPALDI TELLS ALONSO TO STAY AT FERRARI

F1 legend Emerson Fittipaldi has urged Fernando Alonso to spend "another year" at Ferrari.

SWISS COMPANY PLAYS DOWN INVOLVEMENT IN SCHUMACHER SCANDAL

A Swiss helicopter company has played down reports it is at the centre of the scandal involving Michael Schumacher's stolen medical report.

7 JULY 2014

MCLAREN DENIES BUTTON TOLD OF 2015 AXE

McLaren has rubbished rumours Jenson Button already knows he will not be driving for the Woking based team in 2014.

AUTHORITIES CLOSE TO FINDING SCHUMACHER MEDICAL RECORD THIEF

Authorities are on the cusp of tracking down the thief of Michael Schumacher's medical records.

KOLLES DENIES CATERHAM OWNER SPECULATION

Caterham is the latest hotbed of formula one rumours.

RENAULT PARTNERSHIP ON NEW BASIS FOR 2015 SAYS MARKO

With Mercedes heading for 2014 spoils, Red Bull is setting its next targets in formula one.

HURDLES IN WAY OF LOTUS' MERCEDES MOVE

Lotus' switch to Mercedes power for 2015 may be hitting a snag.

RACE REPORT - SOONER OR LATER

British GP - Race Report

MERCEDES DUO TUSSLE OVER TITLE MOMENTUM

Lewis Hamilton insists he is right back on track for the 2014 title.

LAUDA SLAMS VETTEL FOR SCREAMING LIKE CHILD

Niki Lauda has slammed Sebastian Vettel for "screaming like a child" during the British grand prix.

RAIKKONEN TO MISS SILVERSTONE TEST AFTER CRASH

Kimi Raikkonen is expected to sit out this week's post-British grand prix test at Silverstone.

CHANGES AFOOT AS CATERHAM'S NEW ERA BEGINS

Changes are afoot at Caterham, mere days after the team's takeover by mysterious investors.

MONZA MUST ACCEPT NEW CONTRACT TERMS SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has revealed he is "ready to sign" a new contract with circuit officials at Monza.

BILD PUBLISHES PHOTOS OF SCHUMACHER'S WIFE SMILING

As Michael Schumacher's fans hold out hope, no official news has been heard from the F1 great's camp for three weeks.

6 JULY 2014

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS BRITISH GP

British GP - Race Notes

RACE RESULTS

British GP - Race Results

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

British GP - Sunday Team Quotes

LAUDA DENIES FERRARI POACHING TOP ENGINEERS

Niki Lauda has promptly played down suggestions dominant Mercedes is bleeding engineers to Ferrari.

ROSBERG FAILURE BLOWS CHAMPIONSHIP WIDE OPEN

Lewis Hamilton is right back in the game, as his championship deficit shrinks from 29 points to just 4 with a popular home win at Silverstone.

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Sunday Press Conference

MATTIACCI ORDERS TECHNICAL DISCONTINUITY AT FERRARI

Ferrari has floored the throttle in its push to emerge from its 2014 slump.

HAMILTON DECISION IS LATEST TITLE BLOW

As ever, it was Niki Lauda who delivered the bluntest assessment of Saturday's events at Silverstone.

GROSJEAN ON MOVE AS LOTUS SHIFTS GEAR

Romain Grosjean could be left out in the cold as Lotus looks to change gear for 2015.

5 JULY 2014

QUALIFYING REPORT - THE GERMANS IN BRITAIN

British GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

British GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

British GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

British GP - Practice 3 Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - TEAM BY TEAM BUT NOT THAT TEAM

British GP - Practice 3 Report

HAY FEVER AND LEAKING OIL SPOIL HAMILTON MOMENTUM

More technical trouble is not the only thing on Lewis Hamilton's mind at Silverstone.

RAIKKONEN WILL BE GREAT AGAIN SAYS MATTIACCI

New team boss Marco Mattiacci insists he is not afraid of making changes to put Ferrari back on the path to victory.

LOTUS TO TEST 18-INCH PIRELLI TYRE

Pirelli will test a much lower-profile tyre during next week's post-British grand prix test at Silverstone.

NEWEY COULD DESIGN INFINITI SUPERCAR?

One of Adrian Newey's first non-F1 technical projects could be an Infiniti supercar.

BUTTON HURRY-UP PRINTED ON CHIP PAPER

Even the great Ayrton Senna got a 'hurry-up' from McLaren supremo Ron Dennis.

INVESTORS SAVED CATERHAM FROM SILVERSTONE AXE

Caterham would not be at Silverstone if not for the team's mysterious new owners.

SAUBER TO STAY WITH FERRARI POWER IN 2015

According to word from Silverstone, Lotus is poised to announce its switch from struggling Renault to leading Mercedes power for 2015.

ECCLESTONE ADMITS F1 BUY-BACK POSSIBLE

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted he might buy back formula one.

4 JULY 2014

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - FLIP FLOP

British GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

British GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

British GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - SILVER SILVER

British GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

British GP - Practice 1 Results

BUTTON ON THE MARKET AFTER DENNIS CRITICISM

Jenson Button has declared himself on the market, in the wake of McLaren supremo Ron Dennis' criticism.

ALONSO NOT LOOKING BEYOND TWO YEAR CONTRACT

Fernando Alonso says he is not ready to look beyond his current Ferrari contract.

SUSIE WOLFF LIVES HER DREAM AMID CRITICISM

Susie Wolff will live her dream on Friday at Silverstone, but she is also facing criticism.

MARMORINI IN DANGER AT FERRARI - REPORT

Yet another big name could be set for the Ferrari axe.

RAIKKONEN TO PROBABLY QUIT AFTER 2015

Kimi Raikkonen has revealed he will "probably" retire from formula one at the end of next season.

TEAM DRIVERS SURPRISED BY CATERHAM SALE

Caterham's change of ownership this week also caught its race drivers by surprise.

WOLFF REVEALS ECCLESTONE ROW OVER SOCIAL NETWORKS

Toto Wolff has revealed he had "a long row" with F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone.

LOPEZ WITNESSED ABDUCTION OF FEMALE FRIEND

Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez was in the middle of a kidnapping incident, according to reports in the French press.

WHITING PLAYS DOWN GRID RESTART FEARS

F1 race director Charlie Whiting has played down concerns about next year's grid restarts.

3 JULY 2014

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Thursday Press Conference

FERRARI OFFERS BRAWN 5M FOR F1 RETURN - REPORT

Ferrari has set its million-dollar sights on luring Ross Brawn back to formula one.

HAAS MAKES EARLY F1 DEBUT AS FERRARI SPONSOR

Haas, F1's new team for 2016, has arrived in formula one earlier than expected.

RENAULT SHAKEUP SEES JALINIER GO, ABITEBOUL RETURN

Deep into its difficult first season of the new V6 era, Renault has made changes at the very top.

MCLAREN CHIEFS MUST TRY HARDER TOO SAYS BUTTON

Jenson Button has hit back at Ron Dennis, after the McLaren supremo warned the out-of-contract 2009 world champion to "try harder".

MUGELLO COULD STEP IN AMID MONZA PROBLEMS

Ten million euros might not be enough to keep the Italian grand prix at historic Monza.

HAMILTON CLAIMS MORE ABILITY THAN ROSBERG

Lewis Hamilton has stepped up the off-track battle ahead of his home grand prix, declaring he has "the edge" on teammate Nico Rosberg on sheer "ability".

RAIKKONEN PROBLEMS SIMILAR TO VETTEL'S SAYS MANAGER

Champions Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel are suffering from similar problems in 2014.

SUSIE WOLFF DETERMINED TO USE SUPER CHANCE ON FRIDAY

Susie Wolff is "nervous" but "ready" as she prepares to break a long F1 drought this week.

ANOTHER WITNESS BACKS ECCLESTONE'S BRIBERY DEFENCE

Bernie Ecclestone's run of good form in court continued on Wednesday.

RENAULT NOT TO BLAME FOR VETTEL'S AUSTRIA PROBLEM

Renault was not solely to blame for Sebastian Vettel's problems in Austria last time out.

F1 PADDOCK PUZZLES OVER CATERHAM SALE

Heads are being scratched in the F1 paddock, the day after the struggling Caterham team changed hands.

F1 TEAMS ALSO BATTLING TO BUY INTO SPORT

Formula one teams may not just be competing for trophies and sponsors, according to a report by Germany's Auto Motor und Sport.

2 JULY 2014

CATERHAM CONFIRMS TEAM SALE

Caterham on Wednesday made it official, announcing Tony Fernandes' sale of the struggling F1 team.

KOLLES BRINGING ALBERS AS NEW CATERHAM BOSS

A former F1 driver is returning to the sport -- as a team boss.

NO INTENTION TO SELL TO RED BULL SAYS RENAULT

F1 engine supplier Renault has denied it is being bought out by disgruntled partner Red Bull.

MCLAREN NEEDS A CHANGE WITH HONDA SAYS BUTTON

Jenson Button insists he is "looking forward to" McLaren's new Honda era.

VETTEL COULD CHASE FAST CAR TO FERRARI SAYS ECCLESTONE

Switching to Ferrari could be a way for Sebastian Vettel to kick-start his F1 career, according to Bernie Ecclestone.

ECCLESTONE TELLS STRUGGLING CATERHAM TO STOP

Even amid swirling speculation about Caterham's future, Bernie Ecclestone is unmoved.

PIRELLI RAISES CONCERNS OVER GRID RESTARTS

F1 tyre supplier Pirelli has raised its concerns about F1's new standing restart rule for 2015.

WITNESS GIVES ECCLESTONE GOOD DAY IN COURT

Bernie Ecclestone's defence got a boost on Tuesday, as the corruption trial continued in Munich.

KOLLES RETURNING TO F1 WITH CATERHAM?

Colin Kolles is set to return to the pitwall as a F1 team boss.

1 JULY 2014

MONZA TO GET THE AXE SAYS ECCLESTONE

Monza is on a three-race countdown to the F1 exit, Bernie Ecclestone warned on Tuesday.

FERNANDES TO CONFIRM CATERHAM TEAM SALE THIS WEEK

Ever since team founder and main backer Tony Fernandes departed Twitter with the message "F1 hasn't worked", Caterham has been officially silent.

MALLYA HAPPY WITH FORCE INDIA DRIVERS

Drivers at Force India and Williams appear unlikely to feature in this year's F1 'silly season'.

LOTUS IN CONTACT WITH MERCEDES FOR 2015 POWER

Lotus could be set to move on from its disastrous 2014 season.

HAMILTON ON BACK FOOT FOR TITLE SAYS WALKER

Nico Rosberg has put himself on pole position to beat his high-profile teammate to the 2014 world championship.

ZANARDI LOOKS FORWARD TO SCHUMACHER RECOVERY

Alex Zanardi, horrifically and near-fatally injured in 2001, has wished his old rival Michael Schumacher well.

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