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26 AUGUST 2016

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - OUR HERO

Belgian GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Spa-Francorchamps

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Belgian GP - Friday Team Quotes

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Belgian GP - Friday Press Conference

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Belgian GP - Practice 2 Results

BOTTAS NOT CONFIRMING RENAULT SWITCH REPORTS

Valtteri Bottas has refused to confirm or deny reports he has received an offer to switch to Renault for 2017.

VETTEL KNOWS FERRARI FORM WILL TAKE TIME

Sebastian Vettel says he remains patient as Ferrari builds back up to winning form.

PEREZ PLAYS DOWN RENAULT SPONSOR CLASH

Sergio Perez has played down suggestions a clash of sponsors could thwart his next move in formula one.

SAINZ IMPRESSED WITH MCLAREN PROGRESS

Carlos Sainz says he has been impressed with the progress being made by McLaren-Honda.

BUTTON PROBABLY WILL STAY IN F1

Jenson Button says his plans beyond 2016 will be known "soon".

HAAS UNMOVED OVER GUTIERREZ RUMOURS

Haas boss Gunther Steiner will not say if Esteban Gutierrez is staying at the new American team for its second season in 2017.

MAGNUSSEN ADMITS TALKS WITH RENAULT RIVALS

Kevin Magnussen has admitted he has been in contact with other teams because Renault is yet to sign him up for the 2017 season.

SAUBER LOOKS TO REBUILD TATTERED TEAM

Sauber is starting to rebuild its tattered organisation after almost succumbing to financial woes in 2016.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - THE REPEAT

Belgian GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Spa-Francorchamps

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Belgian GP - Practice 1 Results

PUBLIC NEEDS MIRACLE TO SEE SCHUMACHER AGAIN

A "miracle" is what is needed if the public wants to ever again see F1 legend Michael Schumacher.

NEW TEAMMATE OCON INTERESTS WEHRLEIN

Pascal Wehrlein used the summer break to sit his theory test for the C1 truck license category.

25 AUGUST 2016

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Belgian GP - Thursday Press Conference

HULKENBERG TO ALSO TEST HALO AT SPA

Nico Rosberg will not be the only F1 driver trying the 'Halo' cockpit protection device in Friday practice.

HAMILTON NOT ANGRY BUT PLAYS DOWN SPA WIN

Lewis Hamilton on Thursday insisted he is not angry with Mercedes as he faces a difficult weekend at Spa.

VANDOORNE SAYS HE COULD LEAVE MCLAREN

Stoffel Vandoorne says that if he doesn't race for McLaren next year, he could go elsewhere in pitlane.

ENGINE UPGRADES ABOUND AHEAD OF SPA

Ferrari is not the only team taking engine upgrades to this weekend's Belgian grand prix.

HUGE PERFORMANCE LEAP FOR 2017 SAYS HEMBERY

Paul Hembery has tipped a huge performance leap for formula one as a result of the rules changes for 2017.

ROSBERG QUESTIONS HAMILTON

Nico Rosberg has all guns blazing as he bids to put his world championship campaign back on track at Spa and beyond.

INDYCAR, WEC ALTERNATIVES FADE FOR MASSA

Felipe Massa has played down any claims he might keep his racing dream alive for 2017 by switching to Indycar.

VANDOORNE READY FOR F1 SAYS CAPITO

McLaren's incoming chief executive says Stoffel Vandoorne is ready for F1.

SCHUMACHER'S FATE TRAGIC SAYS BRAWN

25 years after observing the meteoric start to the most successful career in F1 history, Ross Brawn says the fate of Michael Schumacher is nothing short of "tragic".

24 AUGUST 2016

HAMILTON FACES PENALTIES, ROSBERG TO TEST HALO

Mercedes has revealed world championship leader Lewis Hamilton is "likely" to face penalties this weekend at Spa.

FERRARI TAKING NEW ENGINE TO SPA?

Ferrari has a new engine specification in its luggage as the sport prepares to wake from its August slumber this weekend in Belgium.

ECCLESTONE IN TALKS TO BE HOCKENHEIM RACE PROMOTER

Hockenheim and Bernie Ecclestone look to be on track to secure Germany's place on the F1 calendar.

F1 BATTLES TO AVOID LAST PLACE

Even at the very back of the grid, a spicy and crucial battle is taking place.

MICK SCHUMACHER MISSING HIS DAD

Former F1 priest Don Sergio Mantovani has tipped Michael Schumacher to keep fighting.

23 AUGUST 2016

SPA PROMOTER THRILLED WITH F1 TICKET SALES

The race promoter is heralding almost unprecedented interest in this weekend's Belgian grand prix.

22 AUGUST 2016

TRACK LIMITS MUST BE POLICED SAYS WHITING

Two F1 team bosses have slammed the current situation in the sport regarding the thorny topic of so-called 'track limits'.

TEEN OCON CAN HANDLE F1 PRESSURE SAYS LAGRUE

The head of Mercedes' driver development programme insists Esteban Ocon is ready for F1.

HAMILTON TO TAKE ENGINE PENALTY AT MONZA

It has been decided that Lewis Hamilton will slide down the grid at Monza.

TYRES TO DOMINATE BATTLE FOR FOURTH SAYS SYMONDS

Mastering Pirelli's tyres will be the key to a close battle for top spot behind F1's 'big three' teams in the latter phase of the 2016 championship.

TORO ROSSO GOOD PLACE FOR 2017 SAYS KVYAT

Daniil Kvyat has admitted staying at Toro Rosso would be a "very good place" for him to continue his career in formula one.

NASR SEEKS HELP FOR 2017 RENAULT SEAT?

Felipe Nasr took a bid for a works seat in formula one all the way to the top last week, according to a Brazilian media outlet.

19 AUGUST 2016

SPA TO BE FIRST RACE FOR MCLAREN-HONDA'S CAPITO

Jost Capito has confirmed he will soon start work at McLaren.

OCON EYES DEBUT AND RENAULT, MERCEDES FUTURE

Esteban Ocon has not denied that his forthcoming nine-race stint at Manor is effectively an audition for a Renault race seat for 2017.

SEPANG REVEALS CIRCUIT CHANGES FOR 2016

Malaysia's F1 chief has revealed that the Sepang circuit has undergone significant changes ahead of the 2016 race.

NO F1 DEAL FOR LAS VEGAS RACE YET SAYS TILKE

Plans to take F1 back to Las Vegas remain in the air for now.

18 AUGUST 2016

FERRARI A GREAT DISAPPOINTMENT IN 2016 SAYS WEBBER

Mark Webber does not think Mercedes' rivals are quite ready to pounce on the German team's dominance.

17 AUGUST 2016

PEREZ ADMITS HE COULD LEAVE FORCE INDIA

Sergio Perez has admitted it is possible his powerful Mexican backers will call time on his tenure at Force India at the end of 2016.

RENAULT GETTING CLOSE TO 2017 DRIVER CALL

Renault is now mere weeks from closing on its driver lineup for the 2017 season.

NASR DENIES TAKING POLITICAL SIDES IN BRAZIL

Felipe Nasr has denied taking a political side this week after making an official visit to Brazil's acting president Michel Temer.

MONTEZEMOLO DENIES LATEST SCHUMACHER COMMENTS

International publications and Luca di Montezemolo have clarified reports this week that suggest Michael Schumacher's condition is now improving.

16 AUGUST 2016

TYRES TO BLAME FOR F1 RAIN DELAYS SAYS MASSA

Pirelli has hit back at claims it is to blame for the dearth of wet-weather racing in formula one today.

F1 NOT THE PRIORITY FOR LAMBORGHINI SAYS DOMENICALI

Stefano Domenicali says Lamborghini will not be entering formula one any time soon.

BELGIAN GP RAMPING UP TERRORISM MEASURES

Organisers of the Belgian grand prix will ramp up anti-terrorism measures ahead of the forthcoming race at Spa-Francorchamps.

15 AUGUST 2016

RAIKKONEN HAS GOOD CHANCE AT SPA SAYS SALO

Kimi Raikkonen has a good chance of a strong result once the summer break ends next weekend.

SAINZ FELT AT EYE LEVEL WITH VERSTAPPEN

The quiet achiever in F1 says he is looking forward to shining again in 2017.

NO NEW RESERVE DRIVER FOR RENAULT

Renault says it will not appoint an official replacement for reserve driver Esteban Ocon.

MAGNUSSEN MUST DO MORE TO SECURE FUTURE?

Kevin Magnussen has work to do in order to secure his future in F1.

SPONSOR TO LEAVE MANOR LIVERY FROM SPA

A prominent sponsor will be missing from the livery of Manor's 2016 car once the summer break ends at Spa next weekend.

SUMMER BREAK AT RIGHT TIME FOR KVYAT

Former F1 driver Vitaly Petrov thinks the summer break came just at the right time for his Russian countryman Daniil Kvyat.

12 AUGUST 2016

2017 TYRE TESTS GIVE TOP TEAMS HUGE ADVANTAGE

F1's top three teams are getting a "huge advantage" by helping Pirelli test the bigger tyres for 2017.

TECH BOSS GIVES THUMBS UP TO 2017 CARS

Force India's technical boss has given a thumbs up to the new generation of F1 cars for 2017.

MALDONADO SET FOR SPORTS CAR SEAT

Pastor Maldonado could be set to get his race career back on track in sports cars.

HARYANTO HOPES FOR F1 RACE SEAT RETURN

Rio Haryanto says he hopes to return to a race seat in formula one.

11 AUGUST 2016

FERRARI WILL BE STRONGER IN 2017 SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso says he has no hard feelings as he looks back on his decision to quit Ferrari.

RED BULL KEEPING KEY AND KVYAT

Dr Helmut Marko has played down speculation that two key Red Bull figures could be set to leave the energy drink company's F1 foray.

HARYANTO ACCEPTS MANOR RESERVE ROLE

Rio Haryanto has accepted the reserve driver role at Manor, after being dropped by the backmarker F1 team.

DRIVERS NEED A MERCEDES OR RED BULL TO WIN F1 TITLES SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko thinks drivers wanting to win the 2017 world championship need to be at the wheel of a Mercedes or a Red Bull.

10 AUGUST 2016

OCON REPLACES HARYANTO AT MANOR - CONFIRMED

Reports that Esteban Ocon will replace Rio Haryanto at Manor were confirmed on Wednesday morning.

BUTTON HOPES FOR FOUR-WAY TITLE FIGHT IN 2017

Jenson Button has headed into his summer break declaring that his future in F1 is currently clouded.

CVC POISED TO SELL F1 STAKE?

CVC is poised to finally sell its multi-billion dollar majority stake in formula one, according to the business news agency Bloomberg.

OCON POISED TO REPLACE HARYANTO?

Esteban Ocon appears set to emerge from the summer break as F1's newest teenage rookie.

PIRELLI WANTS BAHRAIN TEST FOR 2017 TYRES

Pirelli chief Paul Hembery has revealed he is pushing for track testing to take place in warmer locations, admitting Bahrain would be "ideal".

HAMILTON FEARS TITLE LEAD WON'T LAST

Lewis Hamilton said he headed into F1's summer break aware that his lead in the world championship might not last for long.

9 AUGUST 2016

F1'S BRAZILIAN DUO FACE UNCERTAIN FUTURE

F1's two Brazilian drivers are each facing an uncertain future beyond 2016.

F1 SHOULD START 2021 ENGINE PLANNING NOW

F1 should start putting its mind to the future of the engine regulations, according to two of the sport's leading technical officials.

8 AUGUST 2016

NEWEY FULLY MOTIVATED AGAIN SAYS HORNER

Adrian Newey is getting much more involved in the design of next year's Red Bull, according to Red Bull team boss Christian Horner.

ONLY NEW RULES CAN STOP MERCEDES SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso has hailed the timing of F1's regulations change for 2017.

ROSBERG LACKS HAMILTON'S KILLER INSTINCT SAYS MARKO

It is Lewis Hamilton's "killer instinct" that in 2016 will deliver championship victory to him for a third consecutive time.

BOTTAS HAS RENAULT OFFER?

Valtteri Bottas has an "offer" to switch from Williams to the Renault works team for 2017.

GOOD OFFER WOULD RESTART F1 CAREER SAYS BUEMI

Sebastien Buemi says only a "good offer" from a F1 team could entice him away from his current motor racing forays.

5 AUGUST 2016

MONTEZEMOLO STRUGGLES TO HOLD TONGUE OVER FERRARI

Former team president Luca di Montezemolo has struggled to resist commenting on Ferrari's current situation.

ECCLESTONE CREDITS VERSTAPPEN FOR HEINEKEN DEAL

Bernie Ecclestone has credited Max Verstappen for tipping Heineken over the edge in deciding to enter F1.

WEHRLEIN DEFENDS PERFORMANCE AGAINST HARYANTO

Pascal Wehrlein has defended his performance alongside Manor teammate Rio Haryanto in the first half of 2016.

4 AUGUST 2016

RENAULT COULD TURN BLUE FOR 2017

The works Renault team could be set to change colours for 2017, according to the latest international reports.

MARKO PLAYS DOWN KVYAT AXE RUMOURS

Dr Helmut Marko has moved to temper speculation that Daniil Kvyat is set to definitely lose Red Bull's backing.

HULKENBERG HAILS MCLAREN-HONDA PROGRESS

Nico Hulkenberg has hailed McLaren-Honda's rate of improvement in 2016.

ECCLESTONE TO SELL F1 RADIO COMMUNICATION?

Bernie Ecclestone is reportedly planning to monetise access to radio communications in F1.

SIROTKIN IN RUNNING FOR RENAULT SEAT?

Sergey Sirotkin's father thinks the 20-year-old Russian is in the running to step into a race seat with Renault for 2017.

3 AUGUST 2016

WILLIAMS OPENS DOOR TO BUTTON, PEREZ

Williams has made clear its door may be open to not only Jenson Button but also Sergio Perez for the 2017 season.

MARCHIONNE NOT SATISFIED BUT STAYING THE COURSE

Sergio Marchionne has this week suggested Ferrari will stay the course, despite admitting that the great Italian marque has disappointed in the opening half of 2016.

FATHER DEFENDS MAGNUSSEN'S F1 COMMITMENT

Kevin Magnussen's father has hit back at media speculation that his future is Renault is under a cloud because of his work ethic.

LAUDA TO HELP ROSBERG BOUNCE BACK

Championship rivals Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have got off to very different starts to their F1 summer break.

WOLFF URGES RENAULT TO SIGN OCON

Esteban Ocon looks set to be the next teenage charger to make his mark in formula one.

MERCEDES, MCLAREN IN DISPUTE OVER ENGINEER

A dispute is bubbling between world champions Mercedes and rival F1 team McLaren over an engineer.

2 AUGUST 2016

ITALY BACKS ROSBERG OVER FIA PENALTY

The Italian media has backed Nico Rosberg after he was penalised for an overtaking move on Max Verstappen at Hockenheim.

HOCKENHEIM WANTS HELP TO SECURE GERMAN GP FUTURE

A cloud continues to hang over the future of the German grand prix.

ROSBERG LOST THE TITLE IN JULY SAYS MONTAGNY

Lewis Hamilton may now be a sure bet to win his third consecutive world championship this year.

HAMILTON SUED OVER $4.6M GRENADA VILLA

World champion Lewis Hamilton is in a $4.6 million legal battle with an Italian property developer.

ECCLESTONE HAILS POLICE AFTER KIDNAPPING RAID

Bernie Ecclestone has hailed Brazilian police after his mother-in-law was freed unhurt from kidnappers following a daring raid.

HARYANTO PUSHING HARD FOR SPA BACKING

Rio Haryanto says his management will not be resting during F1's summer break.

1 AUGUST 2016

ARRIVABENE SAYS FERRARI MUST INCREASE DOWNFORCE

Maurizio Arrivabene has admitted that Ferrari needs to rev up its progress when it comes to aerodynamics.

MAGNUSSEN STILL IN PLAY FOR 2017 SEAT?

Kevin Magnussen remains in the running to keep his works Renault seat beyond 2016.

MCLAREN HEADING FOR 2017 WINS SAYS DENNIS

McLaren-Honda is on target for "victories" in 2017.

ECCLESTONE PLAYS DOWN SACHSENRING RUMOURS

Reports that the Sachsenring could be in the running to rescue the German GP for 2017 have been played down.

KVYAT NOT GIVING UP ON F1 CAREER

Daniil Kvyat is not ready to give up on his formula one career quite yet.

ECCLESTONE'S MOTHER-IN-LAW SAFE AFTER KIDNAPPING

Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law is safe and well, after being kidnapped in Sao Paulo over a week ago.

MICK SCHUMACHER'S NEXT STEP IS F3, NOT F1

Mick Schumacher's manager has put the brakes on any suggestion the 17-year-old might soon be set to join fellow teenager Max Verstappen in F1.

RACE REPORT - WHEN IT COUNTED...

German GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson in Hockenheim

31 JULY 2016

SUNDAY PHOTOS

German GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

German GP - Sunday Press Conference

MANY F1 RULES MAKE NO SENSE SAYS RAIKKONEN

Kimi Raikkonen has confirmed reports that he is set to marry his partner Minttu during the forthcoming F1 summer break.

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

German GP - Sunday Team Quotes

SACHSENRING COULD HOST 2017 GERMAN GP?

A third German circuit has entered the frame as the country's troubled F1 future comes under the microscope.

KVYAT ADMITS FORM MAKES F1 FUTURE BLEAK

Daniil Kvyat has admitted he has no future in F1 if he cannot end a major performance slump.

HALO DELAY DEBATE RAGES ON

The debate about the cockpit protection concept 'Halo' continues to rage at Hockenheim.

MORE HEADS COULD ROLL AT FERRARI?

More personnel departures could be on the cards at Ferrari.

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS AGAIN

German GP - Race Notes
By Mark Karp

RACE RESULTS

German GP - Race Results

WOLFF SLAMS MERCEDES TO QUIT RUMOURS

Toto Wolff has slammed reports Mercedes intends to suddenly quit formula one at the end of 2018.

30 JULY 2016

QUALIFYING REPORT - HOME RUN

German GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Hockenheim

SATURDAY PHOTOS

German GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

German GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

German GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

German GP - Qualifying Results

LAUDA, TEAMS WANT LESS FIA INTERFERENCE

F1's top teams are pleading with race director Charlie Whiting to ease his stance when it comes to 'track limits'.

ALONSO HAS GIVEN UP ON CONSTANT RULE CHANGES

Fernando Alonso has revealed he has "given up" trying to follow the complex and ever-changing F1 rules.

CONTROVERSY, ROWS BREWING OVER HALO

A big controversy is brewing over F1's cockpit protection concept 'Halo', after the teams and FIA agreed to delay its introduction until 2018.

GERMAN MEDIA PREDICTING CLOSE MERCEDES FIGHT

F1's respected German journalists are expecting the fight between Mercedes' warring teammates to remain close in 2016.

VERSTAPPEN JOKES ABOUT RAIKKONEN CONTROVERSY

Max Verstappen says he is not fazed by the furore surrounding his recent on-track battle with Kimi Raikkonen in Hungary.

MAGNUSSEN ADMITS RENAULT AXE REPORTS ANNOYING

Kevin Magnussen has called reports that he will leave Renault at the end of the season "annoying".

MCLAREN'S ALONSO SAYS ALLISON OUTSTANDING

Fernando Alonso has described Ferrari's departed technical chief James Allison as "outstanding".

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - TOP OF THE PILE

German GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Hockenheim

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

German GP - Practice 3 Results

29 JULY 2016

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - THE REPEAT

German GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Hockenheim

FRIDAY PHOTOS

German GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

German GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

German GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

German GP - Practice 2 Results

F1 DELAYS HALO AND SCRAPS RADIO BAN

F1 voted to delay the introduction of 'Halo' and also wind back the controversial radio clampdown in a key strategy group meeting on Thursday.

KVYAT NOT COMMENTING ON RUSSIAN RUMOURS

Daniil Kvyat lashed back at rumours Red Bull is set to dump him completely.

MASSA, BOTTAS ADMIT WILLIAMS SEATS UNCERTAIN

Williams' current F1 drivers have admitted they are still facing an uncertain future on the grid.

BRAWN DENIES REPLACING FERRARI'S ALLISON

Ross Brawn has denied the latest rumours about his potential return to F1.

VETTEL TO DEBUT WIDE PIRELLIS ON MONDAY

Sebastian Vettel will be the first F1 driver to sample Pirelli's bigger and wider tyres for the 2017 season.

NO APOLOGY FROM HAMILTON OVER MIDDLE FINGER SAYS GUTIERREZ

Esteban Gutierrez says world champion Lewis Hamilton is yet to apologise for making an obscene gesture during last weekend's Hungarian GP.

NEXT HONDA UPGRADE SET FOR SPA SAYS BUTTON

Honda is not resting in its efforts to close the gap to its power unit rivals.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - WOW!

German GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Hockenheim

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

German GP - Practice 1 Results

PALMER HAPPY TO WAIT FOR RENAULT DECISION

Jolyon Palmer thinks he is still in the running to prolong his F1 career beyond a single season.

BERGER PONDERS IF FERRARI LIED ABOUT ALLISON

Ferrari on Thursday faced suggestions it "lied" about the impending departure of James Allison.

28 JULY 2016

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

German GP - Thursday Press Conference

F1 SET FOR VOTE SHOWDOWN OVER HALO

F1 looks set for a showdown between Bernie Ecclestone and the FIA over the introduction of the 'Halo' cockpit protection system for 2017.

ALLISON FELL OUT WITH MARCHIONNE

James Allison left Ferrari after a falling out with new president Sergio Marchionne.

WOLFF SAYS DRIVER ROWS WILL RACE ON FOR NOW

Toto Wolff has admitted that Mercedes' philosophy of signing two 'number 1' drivers will never be perfect.

ECCLESTONE NOT INDIFFERENT TO MONZA, HOCKENHEIM

The long and protracted saga over the future of the Italian grand prix may finally be at an end.

JOS VERSTAPPEN BEATS UP OWN FATHER?

Max Verstappen's famous father has reportedly had an eventful few days between the Hungarian and German grands prix.

FOOTBALL GAME SENDS SCHUMACHER 'POSITIVE ENERGY'

German basketball legend Dirk Nowitzki on Wednesday said he hoped some "positive energy" was beamed back to Michael Schumacher.

GOVERMENT ADMITS GERMAN GP COULD BE HARYANTO'S LAST

This weekend's German grand prix could be Rio Haryanto's F1 finale.

27 JULY 2016

VETTEL STILL PATIENT FOR FERRARI SUCCESS

Sebastian Vettel says he remains "patient" for success at Ferrari.

RENAULT ONLY 47HP BEHIND NOW SAYS HORNER

Engine performance in formula one appears to be rapidly converging.

HOCKENHEIM REVS UP ANTI-TERRORISM SECURITY

Hockenheim has ramped up security for this weekend's German grand prix following a spate of terrorist attacks in the country and Europe.

OFFICIALS ADMIT GERMAN GP FUTURE IN DOUBT

After a gap year, the German grand prix might be back this weekend but the future of the country's place on the calendar remains in doubt.

DOORNBOS SIDES WITH HAMILTON OVER YELLOW FLAGS

A former F1 driver has sided with world champion Lewis Hamilton over the yellow flag controversy of Hungary.

MCLAREN-HONDA RELATIONSHIP CLOSER THAN EVER

McLaren and Honda have hailed the state of their current working relationship.

26 JULY 2016

VETTEL BACKS HAMILTON OVER YELLOW FLAGS

Claims Lewis Hamilton triggered the late stewards investigation into teammate Nico Rosberg's pole position have been played down.

ALONSO ADMITS 2016 PODIUM UNLIKELY

Fernando Alonso has admitted that he is unlikely to finish on the podium in 2016.

KVYAT SET FOR RED BULL SPLIT?

Red Bull does not intend to renew its contract with Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat for 2017.

MONTREAL MAYOR PLAYS DOWN F1 RACE FEARS

Montreal's mayor has played down reports the 2017 Canadian grand prix is in serious doubt.

ECCLESTONE'S MOTHER-IN-LAW KIDNAPPED?

Brazilian kidnappers are reportedly demanding $37 million in ransom for the release of F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law.

VILLENEUVE TIPS ROSBERG FOR 2016 TITLE

Jacques Villeneuve thinks Nico Rosberg will bounce back from losing his world championship lead for the first time in 2016.

KEEPING HARYANTO IS PLAN A ACCORDING TO MANOR

Manor says its "plan A" is to keep Indonesian rookie Rio Haryanto on the team in 2016.

25 JULY 2016

MCLAREN PLAYS DOWN VANDOORNE TO MANOR RUMOUR

McLaren has played down rumours Stoffel Vandoorne could be on the verge of returning to the F1 grid.

BUTTON UNDECIDED OVER NEXT CAREER STEP

Kimi Raikkonen could be left as the clear elder statesman of F1 should Jenson Button retire at the end of the season.

ARRIVABENE PLAYS DOWN VETTEL, ALLISON RUMOURS

Maurizio Arrivabene has broken his silence to play down speculation Ferrari could be about to lose Sebastian Vettel and James Allison.

F1 RULES ON AGENDA FOR STRATEGY GROUP

The abundance of rules in F1 today will be discussed by the strategy group in Geneva later this week.

HUNGARY GP BORING SAYS MONTAGNY

Former F1 driver Franck Montagny said the spectacle of the 2016 season hit a low in Hungary.

MCLAREN SHOULD BE ON PODIUM BY NOW SAYS RAMIREZ

Retired McLaren veteran Jo Ramirez says he thinks the Woking team is behind schedule.

RACE REPORT - TEN CRUCIAL SECONDS

Hungarian GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson in Budapest

24 JULY 2016

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON TAKES FIFTH WIN

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

WOLFF THINKS F1 TOO CAUTIOUS ON SAFETY

Toto Wolff thinks F1 has become "a little over-cautious" in the wake of Jules Bianchi's death.

RED BULL WELL-POSITIONED FOR FUTURE SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko is confident Red Bull will be ready to challenge Mercedes for the title in 2017.

WOLFF PLAYS DOWN THREAT TO BOTTAS F1 FUTURE

Toto Wolff has played down the uncertainty surrounding Valtteri Bottas' future on the F1 grid.

FERRARI RACING HEAVIER CAR IN HUNGARY

Ferrari's car became 2 kilograms heavier ahead of the Hungarian grand prix weekend.

23 JULY 2016

QUALIFYING REPORT - RED RAIN & YELLOW FLAGS

Hungarian GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Budapest

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

PEREZ ADMITS RENAULT INTERESTING OPTION

Renault has emerged as Sergio Perez's main alternative in the event that he does not stay at Force India in 2017.

F1 TO VOTE ON HALO NEXT WEEK

F1 is preparing to vote on the issue of whether or not to introduce the 'Halo' cockpit protection for 2017.

WEHRLEIN NOT SURPRISED ABOUT ROSBERG NEWS

Pascal Wehrlein says he was not surprised when he heard in Hungary that Nico Rosberg is staying at Mercedes for the next two years.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - BULL RUN

Hungarian GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Budapest

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 3 Results

ALONSO STILL SUFFERING PAIN FROM MELBOURNE CRASH

Fernando Alonso has admitted he still feels the effects of his huge crash in Australia.

22 JULY 2016

MERCEDES EYES NEXT GENERATION AFTER ROSBERG

Mercedes could be ready to look to the "next generation" of drivers by the time Nico Rosberg's new two-year deal ends.

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - CRASHING AHEAD

Hungarian GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Budapest

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 2 Results

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Hungarian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Hungarian GP - Friday Team Quotes

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Hungarian GP - Friday Photos

ROSBERG SIGNS NEW TWO-YEAR, EUR 45M DEAL

Nico Rosberg travelled to the Hungaroring with a new two-year contract in his back pocket.

VETTEL BLAMES MEDIA AMID FERRARI CRISIS

Sebastian Vettel has pointed a finger at the media as talk of a Ferrari 'crisis' swirls in Hungary.

BOTTAS ADMITS F1 FUTURE NOT SECURE YET

Valtteri Bottas says he still does not know if he will be staying at Williams in 2017.

RICCIARDO NOT SCARED OF VERSTAPPEN

Daniel Ricciardo insists he is not "scared" of his teammate Max Verstappen.

STAYING AT SAUBER AN OPTION AFTER BUYOUT SAYS NASR

Felipe Nasr is not ruling out staying at Sauber in the wake of the Swiss team's buyout by an investment group.

BUTTON NOT SURE MCLAREN CAN WIN IN 2017

Jenson Button is not so sure McLaren-Honda can be in a winning position as soon as 2017.

2017 TALKS NOT JUST WITH RENAULT SAYS MAGNUSSEN

Kevin Magnussen has admitted for the first time that he is looking beyond Renault to secure his future in formula one.

KVYAT BACKS WORLD CHAMPIONS F1 CRITICISM

Daniil Kvyat has backed the complaints of two multiple champions as today's face of formula one comes under the microscope.

HAAS LOOKS SET TO KEEP SAME DRIVERS

Esteban Gutierrez says his future is secure.

F1 TO REVIVE GRID STARTS FOR WET RACES?

Following a spate of recent criticism, F1 could revive the old concept of starting wet grands prix from the grid.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - UNCATCHABLE

Hungarian GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Budapest

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 1 Results

21 JULY 2016

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Hungarian GP - Thursday Press Conference

LATEST RADIO RULES DIVIDE F1 PADDOCK

The F1 paddock remains split on the issue of radio restrictions, as the FIA further tightened the rules ahead of the Hungarian grand prix.

FIA USING TECHNOLOGY TO ENFORCE TRACK LIMITS

F1's governing body has turned to technology to enforce the thorny topic of 'track limits' this weekend in Hungary.

HORNER TIPS MERCEDES SWITCH FOR VETTEL IN 2018

Sebastian Vettel's former boss thinks the German driver may soon run out of patience for Ferrari.

FERRARI NEEDS TIME AMID F1 RECOVERY SAYS BERGER

F1 legend Gerhard Berger says Ferrari needs "time" to recapture its glory days.

ERICSSON'S BACKERS HAVE BOUGHT SAUBER

Monisha Kaltenborn has declined to confirm or deny reports it is Marcus Ericsson's Swedish backers who have bought the Sauber team.

IMOLA FILES LEGAL ACTION TO SECURE ITALY GP

Imola has filed legal action as it steps up its bid to host the Italian grand prix from 2017.

BIANCHI HAD DIFFICULT TIME IN FERRARI TALKS SAYS MASSA

Jules Bianchi was enduring a "difficult time" in his relationship with Ferrari when he crashed at Suzuka in 2014.

20 JULY 2016

FERRARI NEEDS QUIET APPROACH AMID CRISIS SAYS BRAWN

Ross Brawn has urged Ferrari to take a "quiet approach" to its quest for the world championship.

PROST BACKS RAIKKONEN'S NEW FERRARI DEAL

F1 legend Alain Prost has backed Ferrari's decision to stick with Kimi Raikkonen.

CAPELLI CANNOT SEE MONZA LOSING F1 TO IMOLA

Former F1 driver Ivan Capelli says he is confident Monza will soon end its troubles and cement its place on the 2017 calendar.

MERCEDES MUSING SWITCH TO 2017 PROJECT SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff has admitted that managing the transition between focusing on the 2016 and 2017 seasons is currently a major topic at Brackley.

ALONSO SAYS 2017 TITLE IS THE GOAL

Fernando Alonso is still not ruling out a tilt for the 2017 title.

RENAULT ADMITS 2017 DRIVER LINEUP STILL OPEN

Renault has admitted that its driver lineup for 2017 remains totally open.

19 JULY 2016

ROSSI BACK ON F1 RADAR AFTER INDY 500 WIN

Alexander Rossi might have re-booted his F1 aspirations by winning the fabled Indianapolis 500 this year.

VERSTAPPEN PLAYS DOWN TITLE CHANCES

Max Verstappen has played down his chances of taking on Mercedes' might for the 2016 world championship.

OFFICIALS SAY MONZA STILL IN GAME FOR ITALY GP

Italian officials are refusing to acknowledge that Monza's chances of keeping the grand prix are now over.

CHAMPIONS DON'T MIND LONG 2016 CALENDAR

Two prominent F1 drivers say they have no problem with this year's longest-ever race calendar and the shift away from Europe.

ALLISON SET FOR FERRARI SPLIT?

James Allison looks set to split with Ferrari, according to the authoritative Italian sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport.

18 JULY 2016

F1 PREPARED TO WAVE GOODBYE TO ITALY SAYS ECCLESTONE

The future of the historic Italian grand prix at Monza continues to hang in the balance.

VERSTAPPEN TOASTS SUCCESS WITH $400,000 CAR

Max Verstappen has toasted the early success of his meteoric formula one career with an extravagant purchase -- but only with his father's 'ok'.

ALONSO SPEAKS UP FOR FAST, EXPERIENCED BUTTON

Jenson Button is a key member of the McLaren-Honda project, according to his current teammate Fernando Alonso.

OCON READY TO TAKE ON VERSTAPPEN AGAIN OCON READY TO TAKE ON VERSTAPPEN AGAIN

Esteban Ocon says he is "100 per cent ready" to go head-to-head with Max Verstappen yet again.

15 JULY 2016

PROST LIKENS MERCEDES BATTLE TO SENNA CLASH

Alain Prost has likened the intensifying fight between Mercedes' two drivers to his legendary battle with teammate Ayrton Senna.

APPLE LINKED WITH F1 RIGHTS BUYOUT

Apple, the famous American multinational technology company, has been linked with buying F1's commercial rights.

SOURCE PLAYS ARRIVABENE EXIT CLAIMS

An insider who is famously close to Ferrari has played down rumours Maurizio Arrivabene could lose his job.

PETROBRAS EYES TORO ROSSO SUPPLY DEAL?

The Brazilian oil company Petrobras is considering adding Toro Rosso to its formula one roster.

14 JULY 2016

VILLENEUVE SLAMS F1 DRIVERS OVER SAFETY CAR

Two former grand prix winners are leading the criticism of F1's new tendency to start any wet race behind the safety car.

CANDIDATES QUEUE UP FOR PALMER'S SEAT

Jolyon Palmer may face a struggle to hang onto his Renault seat beyond 2016.

VETTEL PRESSED FOR NEW RAIKKONEN DEAL

Sebastian Vettel insisted that Ferrari keep Kimi Raikkonen for 2017, according to a British newspaper.

PEREZ TO ASSESS FUTURE IN SUMMER BREAK

Sergio Perez is still not willing to pledge his future to Force India.

FULL SEASON FOR HARYANTO NOT ASSURED SAYS MANAGER

Rio Haryanto's run in formula one could now be coming to an end.

GROSJEAN MOURNS BIANCHI BUT OPPOSED TO HALO

Even the sad memory of his friend Jules Bianchi does not mean Romain Grosjean backs the proposed 'Halo' device.

13 JULY 2016

RED BULL WOULD VOTE AGAINST HALO

Red Bull has indicated it will vote against the introduction of the 'Halo' cockpit protection for 2017.

GETTING NOTICED IS DIFFICULT AT MANOR SAYS WEHRLEIN

Pascal Wehrlein has indicated he wants his F1 career to step up a notch for 2017.

HAAS LEAVES DRIVER QUESTION OPEN FOR NOW

Haas is leaving its driver lineup for the 2017 season open for now.

12 JULY 2016

CALLS GROW FOR RADIO CLAMPDOWN TO END

There are growing calls for F1 to scrap its "ridiculous" ban on technology-related driver coaching on the radio.

TODT HAPPY WITH F1 AT PRESENT

FIA president Jean Todt says he is happy with formula one at the moment.

MCLAREN WANTS ALONSO TO STAY SAYS BOULLIER

McLaren boss Eric Boullier says he has no doubt about wanting Fernando Alonso to remain a part of the Honda-powered project.

RICCIARDO'S SMILE NOW ON VERSTAPPEN'S FACE'

A season and a half into his meteoric F1 career so far, Max Verstappen is continuing to impress.

F1 LEGENDS TIP HAMILTON TO WIN TITLE

Two experienced veterans of the world of formula one are tipping Lewis Hamilton to win a third consecutive world championship in 2016.

TOP THREE TO HAVE 2017 TYRE ADVANTAGE SAYS SYMONDS

Pat Symonds thinks F1's three top teams will get an advantage by spearheading the track development of the new, bigger Pirelli tyres for 2017.

ITALIAN PRESS SEES FERRARI IN CRISIS AGAIN

The Italian press thinks Ferrari has entered another period of "crisis".

NASR NOW SEES FUTURE FOR SAUBER TEAM

Sauber has leapt back into contention to retain Felipe Nasr for 2017, after it had looked like the Brazilian was losing patience.

11 JULY 2016

RACE REPORT - HOME ALONE

British GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson in Silverstone

RADIO BAN MAKING WAVES AGAIN AFTER ROSBERG PENALTY

F1's controversial ban on radio instructions is making waves again, as world champion Lewis Hamilton moved to within a single point of the title lead on Sunday.

NO PANIC AS FERRARI SAYS TITLE FIGHT STILL ON

While Sebastian Vettel is urging Ferrari not to "panic", boss Maurizio Arrivabene says the team must quickly resolve its issues before Hungary.

BOTTAS LIKELY TO STAY AT WILLIAMS SAYS SALO

Valtteri Bottas looks set to stay at Williams next year, according to former F1 driver Mika Salo.

SAINZ REJECTS RENAULT SEAT TRADE RUMOURS

Carlos Sainz and Toro Rosso have rejected the latest speculation about the Spaniard's future in F1.

SAFETY CAR START CRITICISED AFTER SILVERSTONE

Drivers are split over whether Sunday's British grand prix should have been started behind the safety car.

10 JULY 2016

ROSBERG PENALISED FOR RADIO INSTRUCTIONS

Nico Rosberg has lost second place today, after he was handed a 10-second penalty after the race for receiving instructions by his team on the radio during the race.

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS THIRD BRITISH GP IN A ROW

British GP - Race Notes
By Mark Karp

SUNDAY PHOTOS

British GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

British GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS (REVISED)

British GP - Race Results

ANOTHER CRASH COULD MEAN MERCEDES DRIVER BANNED SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff says another collision between Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg could result in the imposition of team orders or even race bans.

MCLAREN-HONDA TO FIGHT MERCEDES IN 2017 SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso has switched his focus to 2017, reassured that he made the right decision to build up the new McLaren-Honda project over three years.

RAIKKONEN NEGOTIATED NEW DEAL ALONE SAYS MANAGER

Kimi Raikkonen negotiated his new Ferrari contract without the assistance of his long-time manager.

VERSTAPPEN PROGRESS STILL IMPRESSING F1 PADDOCK

Max Verstappen is continuing to impress the F1 paddock with his meteoric rise to F1 stardom.

FERRARI NO LONGER MERCEDES MAIN RIVAL SAYS ECCLESTONE

Red Bull has overtaken Ferrari as the new main challenger for Mercedes in F1.

MASSA ON THE LIST FOR 2017 CONTRACT SAYS WILLIAMS

Felipe Massa is at "the top of the list" to stay at Williams next year.

HONDA MAY WORK DURING AUGUST SHUTDOWN

Honda could keep working throughout the August factory shutdown period, it has emerged.

9 JULY 2016

QUALIFYING REPORT - EXCEEDING THE LIMITS

British GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Silverstone

SATURDAY PHOTOS

British GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

British GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

British GP - Qualifying Results

PEREZ ALL SIGNED UP FOR 2017 SAYS MALLYA

Force India supremo Vijay Mallya says Sergio Perez is definitely staying at the Silverstone based team in 2017.

RAIKKONEN KEEPS FERRARI BALANCED SAYS STEWART

News that Kimi Raikkonen is staying at Ferrari in 2017 was hailed on all sides in the Silverstone paddock.

GOOD NEWS FINALLY FLOWING AT SAUBER

Sauber could be on the road to recovery, after a long financial crisis saw the 23-year-old Swiss team come close to collapse.

KVYAT NOT WILLING TO PREDICT TORO ROSSO SEAT

Daniil Kvyat says he is still not in a position to predict his next step in formula one.

WILLIAMS DUO PLAYS DOWN RAIKKONEN NEWS IMPACT

Williams' two drivers say a new contract for Kimi Raikkonen does not affect their own next moves in F1.

HAMILTON PROMPTED LAUDA COMMENTS U-TURN

World champion Lewis Hamilton has admitted he prompted Niki Lauda's bizarre comments U-turn.

FIA UNMOVED OVER RADIO SAFETY ARGUMENT

F1's governing body is apparently unmoved by arguments its new clampdown on pit-to-driver radio communication should be relaxed.

BUTTON HINTS AT POSSIBLE MCLAREN EXIT

Jenson Button has given the biggest hint yet that he could be on the way out at McLaren-Honda.

HALO COULD BE DELAYED UNTIL 2018?

Cockpit protection may not make its debut in 2017 after all, following the debut of the updated 'Halo 2' prototype at Silverstone.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - EVERY CLOUD HAS A SILVER LINING

British GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Silverstone

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

British GP - Practice 3 Results

8 JULY 2016

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - THE OPPOSITE ENDS

British GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Silverstone

RAIKKONEN TO CONTINUE AT FERRARI IN 2017

Ferrari's team principal Maurizio Arrivabene announced today that Kimi Raikkonen has signed an agreement to drive for the Italian team for the 2017 season.

FRIDAY PHOTOS

British GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

British GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

British GP - Practice 2 Results

MERCEDES DUO HEARS NEW CRASH RULES

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg face harsh penalties should Mercedes' "final warning" about in-race collisions not be listened to.

SAUBER HAS SECURED ITS F1 FUTURE SAYS KALTENBORN

Sauber has "found a solution" to its financial woes that almost sunk the Swiss F1 team.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - SEVERE DETERRENTS

British GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Silverstone

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

British GP - Practice 1 Results

WEHRLEIN COULD GET SECOND YEAR AT MANOR

Pascal Wehrlein has said it is possible he will stay at Manor for a second season in 2017.

LOWER PROFILE FOR JOS HELPING MAX VERSTAPPEN

Dr Helmut Marko has confirmed that Jos Verstappen's step into the background in recent races has been deliberate.

MARKO HINTS KVYAT TO KEEP TORO ROSSO SEAT

Daniil Kvyat's chances of keeping his seat at Toro Rosso next year appear to be growing.

HONDA TAKES ENGINE UPGRADE TO SILVERSTONE

Honda has brought an updated engine to the British grand prix.

OCON IN RUNNING FOR 2017 RENAULT SEAT SAYS VASSEUR

Renault's newly-promoted 'team principal' has admitted French youngster Esteban Ocon is in the running for a race seat in 2017.

MURRAY WALKER TO SIT OUT BRITISH GP

Legendary former F1 commentator Murray Walker will be a rare absentee at the British grand prix this weekend.

7 JULY 2016

CRASHING INTRIGUE

A review of the novel CRASH
by Toby Vintcent

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Thursday Press Conference

MERCEDES TO REMAIN FREE FROM TEAM ORDERS

Mercedes has just issued a statement, in the aftermath of the accident between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton last Sunday, during the final lap of the Austrian Grand Prix.

MERCEDES CLASH A RACING INCIDENT SAYS MASSA

Felipe Massa has played down the furore surrounding the Mercedes drivers' latest crash, saying what happened in Austria was just a "racing incident".

BUTTON NOT THINKING BRITISH GP TO BE LAST

Jenson Button insists he is not heading into the British grand prix thinking it could be his last home race.

PALMER AWARE 2016 COULD BE ONLY HOME GP

Jolyon Palmer says he will savour his home race at Silverstone this weekend, because it could be his only shot at racing in a British grand prix.

HONDA'S PROGRESS BEST IN F1 SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso insists he is "happy" with his life, despite the fact a full decade has passed him by without adding a third title to his tally.

FAMILY STILL WANTS PRIVACY FOR SCHUMACHER

Michael Schumacher's manager says there is no change for now in the decision to keep the F1 legend's recovery from brain injuries completely private.

MALLYA DETERMINED TO ENJOY RARE GP APPEARANCE

Vijay Mallya says he is determined to soak up the British grand prix this weekend, having been unable to attend a single race in 2016.

6 JULY 2016

LAUDA HITS REVERSE OVER HAMILTON COMMENTS

Niki Lauda has hit reverse on his comments about world champion Lewis Hamilton.

F1 MUST BE CAREFUL WITH NEXT SAFETY STEPS SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda thinks F1 needs to learn lessons from its recent past, balancing safety against safeguarding "the DNA" of the sport.

WOLFF TO MEET MERCEDES DRIVERS ON THURSDAY

Toto Wolff will sit with Mercedes' two drivers to decide the next steps after their Austria run-in -- whether Lewis Hamilton wants to or not.

F1 COULD LOSE BRAZIL GP, DRIVERS SAYS MASSA

Felipe Massa has warned it is possible Brazil will fall out of formula one altogether at the end of 2016.

PIRELLI, FERRARI SET DATE FOR 2017 TYRE TEST

The first date for Pirelli's track testing for its bigger and wider 2017 tyres has reportedly been set.

5 JULY 2016

HAMILTON TRASHED ROOM IN BAKU SAYS LAUDA

World champion Lewis Hamilton destroyed a hospitality room after crashing in Baku qualifying.

MERCEDES TO DECIDE ON TEAM ORDERS THIS WEEK

Mercedes will decide in the next two days how to proceed in the wake of the latest collision between teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

AUSTRIA CRASH WON'T CHANGE FUTURE DECISION SAYS ROSBERG

Nico Rosberg says the events in Austria on Sunday will not affect his decision about the future.

RAIKKONEN LOOKS SET FOR NEW CONTRACT

Kimi Raikkonen looks set to keep his place at Ferrari in 2017, according to the latest specialist reports from Italy.

ERICSSON BACKERS BEHIND SAUBER RESCUE?

It is Marcus Ericsson's main backer that is rescuing and buying the embattled Sauber team.

NO CELEBRATIONS AFTER MAX'S PODIUM

Max Verstappen's father says there were no celebration parties after the 18-year-old finished second in Austria.

WESTSCHLEIFE WON'T BE READY FOR 2017 SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko has played down rumours next year's Austrian grand prix could be held on a new layout at the Red Bull Ring.

RUMOURS LINK WEHRLEIN WITH FORCE INDIA SEAT

Rumours are linking Pascal Wehrlein with a potential move to Force India for 2017.

4 JULY 2016

CLASH WILL NOT HURT ROSBERG CONTRACT TALKS SAYS WOLFF

Although furious after Sunday's Austrian grand prix, Toto Wolff said events at the Red Bull Ring will not affect the contract negotiations over a new deal for Nico Rosberg.

RUMOURS STILL SWIRLING AROUND SAINZ FUTURE

Even though team owner Red Bull has taken up its option on Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz, rumours continue to swirl around the impressive young Spaniard.

MANOR PUNTS SAUBER INTO PRIZE-MONEY PERIL

Austria 2016 set the scene for both good and bad news regarding the future of the struggling Sauber team.

FIA SAYS AEROSCREEN NOT SCRAPPED YET

Ferrari will try again to debut the updated 'Halo 2' cockpit protection this weekend ahead of the British grand prix.

FERRARI HELPING PIRELLI WITH TYRE EXPLOSION PROBE

Ferrari and Pirelli are investigating the race-ending tyre explosion that stopped Sebastian Vettel in his tracks on Sunday.

F1 NEEDS MORE RACES LIKE AUSTRIA SAYS MATESCHITZ

F1 would be in better health if there were more races like Sunday's Austrian grand prix.

RACE REPORT - WINNING HIT

Austrian GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson in Spielberg

3 JULY 2016

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS AUSTRIAN GP

Austrian GP - Race Notes
By Mark Karp

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Austrian GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Austrian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Austrian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Austrian GP - Race Results

KERBS CAUSE A STIR IN AUSTRIA

Troublesome kerbs have been causing a stir this weekend in Austria.

BUTTON CLARIFIES COMMENTS

Jenson Button has clarified his comments about young drivers in formula one.

WEHRLEIN A VERY SPECIAL DRIVER SAYS WOLFF

Pascal Wehrlein's F1 career took a major step forward in Austria, according to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.

GUTIERREZ WENT TO HOSPITAL AFTER BAKU

Esteban Gutierrez has revealed he needed a day in hospital after the recent race in Baku to get to the bottom of a lingering health issue.

2 JULY 2016

QUALIFYING REPORT - RECORD BREAKING GRAB

Austrian GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Spielberg

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Austrian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Austrian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Austrian GP - Saturday Press Conference

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Austrian GP - Qualifying Results

MAGNUSSEN CONFIDENT HE WILL STAY AT RENAULT

Kevin Magnussen said he is feeling "no stress" over his future in F1.

PIRELLI HINTS PRESSURES COULD COME DOWN NOW

Pirelli has indicated that the FIA closing a loophole could mean exorbitantly high tyre pressures can be eased in the forthcoming races.

FIA DID HALO EXTRACTION TEST IN AUSTRIA

Despite some early fanfare in Austria, problems on Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari meant the titanium 'Halo 2' did not make its practice debut on Friday.

MASSA HINTS AT WILLIAMS PAY-CUT

Felipe Massa has hinted he might take a pay-cut in order to continue his F1 career into 2017.

JAMES KEY DEPARTURE WOULD BE A BLOW SAYS SAINZ

The departure of James Key would be a blow to Toro Rosso, according to Carlos Sainz.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - RED AHEAD

Austrian GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Spielberg

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Austrian GP - Practice 3 Results

RED BULL, KVYAT, NOT READY TO DECIDE FUTURE

Daniil Kvyat has indicated he could be open to staying at Toro Rosso in 2017.

ROW BREWING OVER ECCLESTONE'S INCOME PROPOSAL

A row over the future of F1's income distribution system is brewing.

A BAD DAY FOR HAMILTON IN AUSTRIA

It was not a good start to the weekend for world champion Lewis Hamilton in Austria.

SAUBER BUYOUT CLOSE TO OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Sauber is closing on a deal to bail the Swiss team out of its perilous financial situation.

1 JULY 2016

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - ROSBERG RAINS

Austrian GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Spielberg

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Austrian GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Austrian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Austrian GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Austrian GP - Practice 2 Results

RED BULL WILL NOT ACCEPT LESS INCOME SAYS HORNER

Christian Horner says Red Bull will not accept a reduction in the income it gets from F1's Bernie Ecclestone-led organisation.

FIA MOVES TO STOP TYRE PRESSURE LOOPHOLE

As predicted by an F1 pundit, the FIA has quickly closed a loophole allowing teams to minimise tyre pressures.

WOLFF FLAGS MULTI-YEAR DEAL FOR ROSBERG

Toto Wolff has flagged a new "multi-year" contract with Nico Rosberg.

RAIKKONEN STILL BEST CHOICE FOR FERRARI SAYS SALO

Mika Salo thinks his countryman Kimi Raikkonen remains the best choice for Ferrari beyond 2016.

SAINZ SHOULD BE HAPPY WITH TORO ROSSO NEWS SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso says his young countryman Carlos Sainz should not be disappointed he is staying at Toro Rosso for a third year in 2017.

MASSA SAYS HE WILL DECIDE F1 FUTURE

Felipe Massa insists he is in control of his next move in F1, as his current Williams contract runs out.

VETTEL TAKES PENALTY, HAMILTON EXPECTS TO FOLLOW SUIT

Sebastian Vettel's Austrian GP campaign has taken an early hit as he will drop five places down the grid due to a gearbox change.

INTERNATIONAL GROUP SET TO BUY SAUBER?

Sauber is reportedly on the cusp of being sold.

GROSJEAN SURE DALLARA FIXING HAAS PROBLEMS

Romain Grosjean has defended Haas' chassis-making partner Dallara, after a series of wing failures in 2016.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - RECORD SMASHER

Austrian GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Austrian GP - Practice 1 Results

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