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5 MARCH 2015

2015 PIRELLI TYRES NOT SPECTACULAR SAYS HAMILTON

Lewis Hamilton has admitted his ongoing concerns about Pirelli's F1 tyres.

NO MORE MONACO HAMBURGERS WITH HAMILTON SAYS ROSBERG

Nico Rosberg has fired the opening salvo as his rivalry with teammate Lewis Hamilton is set to recommence.

MCLAREN DOCTOR STOPPED HAKKINEN RETURN

Not one but two potential comebacks for double world champion Mika Hakkinen never transpired.

TEAMS THREATENING BOYCOTT OVER ALONSO CRASH?

F1 teams are threatening to boycott unless clearer information about Fernando Alonso's mysterious testing crash is revealed.

WILLIAMS EXPECTING FIGHT WITH FERRARI

A close group of challengers is forming up behind dominant Mercedes ahead of the 2015 season.

KING DENIES EYEING ECCLESTONE'S JOB

Justin King on Wednesday played down suggestions his new role at Manor is a stepping stone to F1's top job.

F4 SEASON COSTING MICK SCHUMACHER 100,000 EUROS

Mick Schumacher's move into single seater racing is costing EUR 100,000 euros.

ERICSSON SAYS OLD FEUD WITH NASR NOW OVER

Marcus Ericsson says he healed old wounds with Felipe Nasr once it become clear they would be F1 teammates this year.

SCHUMACHER DOCTOR'S LAPTOP STOLEN

The office belonging to Michael Schumacher's personal doctor has been burgled.

MANOR HEADS FOR MELBOURNE WITH $92M BUDGET

Set to race as 'Manor Marussia', the backmarker almost collapsed but will return with a $92 million budget in 2015, it emerged on Wednesday.

HAMILTON WANTS MERCEDES TO DOMINATE EVEN MORE

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton has bad news for his rivals, as he intends to "dominate even more" in 2015.

4 MARCH 2015

ALONSO NOW PREPARING FOR MALAYSIA RETURN

Fernando Alonso has returned to physical training in preparation for the start of his 2015 race campaign in Malaysia.

FORCE INDIA ADMITS QUALIFYING WILL BE DIFFICULT FOR MELBOURNE

Force India is expecting to be near the back of the grid at next weekend's Melbourne season opener.

DOCTORS WISE TO SIDELINE ALONSO SAYS TAMBAY

Fernando Alonso says he can "understand" why he has been sidelined for the Australian grand prix.

BRUNDLE QUESTIONS STRANGE ALONSO SAGA

The world of F1 has been split down the middle by the Fernando Alonso crash saga.

FORMER F1 DRIVER SAYS ALONSO TOOK 600 WATT HIT

Officially, a gust of wind blew Fernando Alonso off the track on February 22, resulting in a concussion that has sidelined him for Melbourne.

NEW CLOUD FORMS OVER RUSSIAN GP

A new cloud may be descending over the Russian grand prix.

RED BULL EYES RB11 NOSE-JOB FOR MELBOURNE

Red Bull is scrambling to give its 2015 car a nose-job before its Melbourne race debut next weekend.

3 MARCH 2015

FERRARI ON PAR WITH RED BULL SAYS MARCHIONNE

Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne on Tuesday admitted the Maranello team might have to wait for its next F1 title.

FERNANDO ALONSO TO MISS MELBOURNE OPENER

Fernando Alonso will sit out next weekend's Australian grand prix.

COULTHARD ASKS IF RICCIARDO COPE WITH KVYAT DEFEAT?

Former Red Bull driver David Coulthard has admitted he will be keeping a keen eye on Daniel Ricciardo this year.

MCLAREN-HONDA AND ALONSO WILL WIN TOGETHER SAYS BERGER

Gerhard Berger has played down McLaren-Honda's testing troubles, insisting the historic pairing will win championships again.

WOLFF SAYS F1 SHARK TANK ALIVE AND WELL

F1 as a ruthless 'shark tank' is alive and well, according to Toto Wolff.

OTHER SPORTS INSPIRE GERMANS MORE THAN F1

Formula one has taken a back seat in Germany, Toto Wolff has admitted.

RENAULT ADMITS MERCEDES STILL AHEAD IN 2015

Remi Taffin has admitted Renault still does not possess the best engine in formula one.

TEST CAMERAS TO FIX REGULATIONS FLAW?

F1 looks set to fix what one publication insists is an obvious "flaw" in the current regulations.

MANAGER WARNS MEDIA AS SCHUMACHER'S SON MAKES CAR DEBUT

The low profile enjoyed until now by the great Michael Schumacher's son is over.

MERCEDES WILL NOT TOTALLY DOMINATE 2015 SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has played down suggestions Mercedes' dominance will be stronger than ever in 2015.

FEMALE DRIVER JORDA SLAMS JEALOUS RIVALS

F1's new female signing has hit back at her harshest critics.

2 MARCH 2015

RACE PROMOTERS WANTED HELMET CHANGE BAN

Toto Wolff has defended the controversial banning of mid-season driver helmet livery changes.

RED BULL DROPS CAMOUFLAGE LIVERY FOR RACE SEASON

Red Bull has dropped the RB11's 'camouflage' test livery.

EARLY POINTS UNLIKELY FOR FORCE INDIA SAYS PEREZ

Force India's drivers are expecting a difficult start to the 2015 season.

ALONSO ENTOURAGE SUSPECTS CAR FAILURE

A second week has begun with the saga surrounding Fernando Alonso's testing crash still high in the headlines.

ECCLESTONE ENDS CASH FLOW CRISIS FOR SMALL TEAMS

Amid alarming claims multiple teams are gripped by a 'cash flow crisis', Bernie Ecclestone has reportedly responded.

MERCEDES GAP ALMOST ONE SECOND PER LAP

As Mercedes' rival teams pack up their air freight for Melbourne, the extent of their awa

CANDIDATES LINE UP FOR SECOND MANOR SEAT

The candidates are now beginning to form at Manor's door.

HONDA FREEZES ENGINE UNSURE OF 2015 TOKENS

After a troubled winter, 2015 newcomer Honda has now locked in McLaren's 'power unit' for this year's campaign.

1 MARCH 2015

ARRIVABENE WILLING TO PROVOKE ECCLESTONE

Maurizio Arrivabene is quickly climbing the ladder as arguably one of the most popular team bosses in formula one.

MERCEDES TO HELP SAVE GERMAN GP?

Concerns are growing that Germany really will be dropped from the 2015 calendar.

TEAMS WARN ECCLESTONE OF CASH FLOW CRISIS

Two weeks before the 2015 season begins, the shape of the grid remains unclear.

MCLAREN LOOKING FOR ALONSO HEALTH NEWS SOON

McLaren boss Eric Boullier is confident the Woking team will not be without its star driver for the Melbourne season opener in two weeks.

MCLAREN EXPECTING TO STRUGGLE FOR A FEW RACES

McLaren is expecting to struggle through the opening few races of the season.

MERCEDES IN ANOTHER DIMENSION SAYS RICCIARDO

Earlier, Daniel Ricciardo was planning a full title tilt for 2015.

28 FEBRUARY 2015

REPORT OF $231M DEAL FOR HAMILTON LIKE SATIRE SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff has scoffed at a media report purporting to know the dizzying value of Lewis Hamilton's next Mercedes contract.

MANOR RACING TO BE READY FOR MELBOURNE SAYS BOOTH

Team founder John Booth is confident the former Marussia team will make it to Melbourne.

MCLAREN QUIET ON ALONSO'S MEDICAL SITUATION

McLaren has counted itself out of the continuing speculation about Fernando Alonso's medical condition.

VETTEL HAILS PACE FROM NEW MERCEDES

After a winter of apparent 'sandbagging', Mercedes finally let the cat out of the bag on Friday.

MANOR MARUSSIA ON 2015 ENTRY LIST

As predicted earlier, the FIA on Friday published the official 2015 entry list that includes a place on the grid for the revived 'Manor Marussia' team.

27 FEBRUARY 2015

ALONSO HIT WALL AT 105KPH ACCORDING TO REPORT

Fernando Alonso struck the wall at 105 kilometres per hour last Sunday.

I'M COMPLETELY FINE SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso on Friday declared himself "completely fine" after his Barcelona crash and four-day hospitalisation.

MANOR TO APPEAR ON 2015 ENTRY LIST ON FRIDAY

Friday is another crucial day in the history of the reborn Marussia team.

F1 LOOKS SET FOR COMPETITIVE 2015

Williams has leapt back into contention as a likely 2015 force.

MERCEDES DODGES CAMERA MOUNT RULING

Mercedes has found a clever way around the issue of reportedly 'illegal' camera mountings at the front of its title-defending 2015 car.

VILLENEUVE ADMITS ALONSO CRASH SAGA IS WEIRD

Jacques Villeneuve has counted himself among scores of experts, pundits and fans who have been left "confused" by the Fernando Alonso saga.

VERSTAPPEN HAS SEAT FITTING FOR RED BULL CAR

Max Verstappen is shaping up as a reserve driver for Red Bull's premier F1 team.

RIVAL DOUBTS MCLAREN USING MANOR FOR ADVANTAGE

An engineer for a rival team has rubbished suggestions McLaren is only supporting Manor in order to gain a self-interested advantage.

CATERHAM ASSETS AUCTIONS SET TO GO AHEAD

While Marussia pushes hard to return in 2015 as Manor, another ailing backmarker appears to have reached the end of the line.

CARMEN JORDA'S RIVALS UNHAPPY WITH LOTUS NEWS

Fellow race drivers have reacted with dismay to the identity of Lotus' new F1 development driver.

26 FEBRUARY 2015

ALONSO NOT INJURED BUT IN DOUBT FOR AUSTRALIA

Two weeks before the 2015 season begins, the participation of McLaren-Honda's star driver is in doubt.

ALONSO WANTED TO TEST IN BARCELONA SAYS DENNIS

He was in hospital for four days, and is absent at the final winter test in Barcelona, but Fernando Alonso is "categorically not injured".

NOW FIA HELPING MANOR'S QUEST FOR 2015 GRID

F1's governing body has joined McLaren and Ferrari in actively supporting the former Marussia team's quest to return to the sport this year.

ALONSO COULD MISS MELBOURNE SEASON OPENER

Fernando Alonso's manager has sidestepped suggestions the Spaniard might have to sit out the Melbourne season opener.

FIA TO INVESTIGATE MYSTERIOUS ALONSO CRASH

F1's governing body has vowed to look into the circumstances surrounding the mysterious crash that hospitalised Fernando Alonso for four days.

RENAULT NOT RULING OUT F1 STRATEGY CHANGES

Renault has not ruled out making changes to its approach to formula one.

ROSBERG DETERMINED TO BEAT HAMILTON

Nico Rosberg says he is determined to beat reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton to the 2015 title.

BUTTON PREDICTS UNPREDICTABLE MELBOURNE GRID

Jenson Button is predicting an unpredictable grid for next weekend's Melbourne season opener.

MCLAREN JOINS FERRARI IN HELPING MANOR SURVIVE

McLaren has joined fellow creditor Ferrari in helping the former Marussia team to survive.

25 FEBRUARY 2015

ALONSO TO SIT OUT BARCELONA TEST

McLaren-Honda has confirmed that Fernando Alonso will sit out the final test of the winter this week.

ALONSO GOING HOME TO REST

After three nights in hospital and amid swirling speculation about his testing crash, Fernando Alonso is finally going home.

MANOR EYES FREIGHT DEADLINE, SIGNS WILL STEVENS

The former Marussia team on Wednesday said it is back on track for 2015.

FORCE INDIA SETS FRIDAY DEBUT FOR DELAYED 2015 CAR

Force India has finally released a picture of its long-delayed 2015 car.

WOLFF SELLS MORE OF WILLIAMS STAKE

Toto Wolff has offloaded more of his stake in the Williams team.

WILLIAMS FAST, RED BULL SLOW ON TOP SPEED CHART

Williams has the fastest car in 2015.

SPECULATION NOW RAMPANT AFTER ALONSO CRASH

McLaren's media statement has not stopped rampant speculation about the crash that left Fernando Alonso in hospital for four days and counting.

WEHRLEIN SAYS MERCEDES IN SUPER LICENCE TALKS

Rising star Pascal Wehrlein is hoping talks with the FIA clear the path for his potential formula one debut in 2016.

TECHNICAL EXPERT SAYS FERRARI BACK ON TRACK

One of F1's most respected technical journalists agrees that Ferrari is back on track after its disappointing 2014.

VETTEL EXIT COULD HURT RED BULL SAYS WEBBER

Sebastian Vettel's team switch for 2015 could hurt Red Bull and help Ferrari.

NURBURGRING SAYS GERMAN GP CANNOT AFFORD ECCLESTONE FEES

A deal to keep the German grand prix on this year's F1 calendar still has not been struck.

ARRIVABENE DENIES GUTIERREZ IS FERRARI PAY DRIVER

Ferrari has denied that even the great Italian team is now heading down the 'pay driver' road.

CLOUD STILL HANGS OVER MONZA GP

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

PALMER CHOSE RESERVE SEAT OVER MANOR FOR 2015

Jolyon Palmer opted for the reserve seat at Lotus rather than hoping talks with the former Marussia team bore fruit for 2015.

24 FEBRUARY 2015

MERCEDES PROMISES HALO FOR COCKPIT SAFETY

Reigning champions Mercedes have proposed a new solution to the ever-present problem of cockpit safety in formula one.

WIND CAUSED ALONSO'S CRASH

McLaren has hit back at the conspiracy theories about Fernando Alonso's testing crash on Sunday.

ALONSO DOES NOT REMEMBER CRASH SAYS BRIATORE

Flavio Briatore says Fernando Alonso does not remember the crash that has left him in a Barcelona hospital.

ALONSO COULD SIT OUT FINAL WINTER TEST

Fernando Alonso may sit out the final test of the 2015 pre-season in the wake of his Barcelona crash.

HONDA ADMITS NO CUSTOMERS FOR F1 ENGINE YET

Honda does not have any potential customers for its new F1 engine, boss Yasuhisa Arai has admitted.

FERRARI PASSES WILLIAMS AS SECOND BEST

A low-profile winter for the Grove team is beginning to raise questions about Williams' 2015 prospects.

ENGINE CHAMPIONSHIP MEANS MERCEDES 2015 FAVOURITE

The nature of the 'new' F1 means Mercedes will again be hard to beat in 2015.

HORNER ADMITS DRIVEABILITY ISSUE WITH RENAULT ENGINE

Renault has made progress but not enough yet to topple dominant Mercedes.

ALONSO-VETTEL SWITCH WAS RIGHT ACCORDING TO BRIATORE

Fernando Alonso's departure from Ferrari, replaced by fellow former champion Sebastian Vettel, was one of the highest-profile driver changes in the history of formula one.

23 FEBRUARY 2015

HONDA'S STRUGGLING F1 RETURN CONTINUES ON MONDAY

Six years after pulling out of the sport, Honda is once again making headlines in formula one for all the wrong reasons.

TOP TEAMS TOLD CAMERA MOUNTINGS ILLEGAL

Top teams and likely title challengers Mercedes and Ferrari will have to modify their cars ahead of the season opener in Melbourne.

ALONSO COULD SPEND SECOND NIGHT IN HOSPITAL

Fernando Alonso could spend a second night in hospital, his manager Luis Garcia Abad has admitted.

WILD SPECULATION FOLLOWS MYSTERIOUS ALONSO CRASH

Fernando Alonso's testing crash has triggered wild speculation about the cause.

DRIVERS EXPRESS THEMSELVES BY CHANGING HELMETS

F1 is robbing drivers of one of the last ways they can truly express themselves.

NO MANAGER MAKES HAMILTON TALKS DIFFICULT

Lewis Hamilton's lack of a manager is making contract negotiations with the reigning world champion more difficult.

2015 RENAULT IS TWO THIRDS NEW SAYS TAFFIN

Renault has been able to make a substantially new 'power unit' for 2015 after its disappointing start to the turbo V6 era.

LAUDA TOLD MERCEDES TO PUT HAMMER DOWN

After seven days of apparent sandbagging, did Mercedes finally let the cat out of the bag on Sunday?

RORY BYRNE IS NEW FERRARI DESIGNER'S GURU

Legendary Ferrari designer Rory Byrne has returned to Maranello to be Simone Resta's mentor.

MIDFIELD TEAMS PROPOSE TO BE SEMI-CONSTRUCTORS

Three midfield teams have reportedly proposed that F1's rules be tweaked so that 'semi-constructors' are legal.

DE LA ROSA SET FOR MERCEDES SWITCH?

Pedro de la Rosa could be set to return to formula one with Mercedes.

FERRARI FINE AFTER MARCHIONNE'S REVOLUTION

So far, Sergio Marchionne's revolution is going exactly to plan.

MARCHIONNE BACKS 2017 DELAY FOR F1 REVOLUTION

Sergio Marchionne has backed the move to delay a technical revolution in formula one until 2017.

22 FEBRUARY 2015

ALONSO AIRLIFTED TO HOSPITAL AFTER CRASH

Fernando Alonso was "conscious" as he was airlifted to hospital on Sunday after a crash on the final day of the Barcelona test.

GUTIERREZ COULD DRIVE FERRARI IN MEXICO

Esteban Gutierrez is set to make his debut at the wheel of a Ferrari.

GOOD AND BAD NEWS FOR HONDA ENGINE FREEZE

The news on Sunday was both good and bad for Honda.

FORCE INDIA PREPARATION NOT IDEAL SAYS HULKENBERG

Nico Hulkenberg has admitted Force India's preparation for 2015 is "not ideal".

MCLAREN-HONDA WILL NOT WIN FIRST RACE ACCORDING TO BUTTON

For now, McLaren's problems will not go away.

VETTEL COULD IGNORE LIVERY CHANGE BAN

Sebastian Vettel has admitted he might ignore F1's new ban on helmet livery changes.

21 FEBRUARY 2015

RENAULT CONSIDERS BUYING F1 TEAM?

Renault is reportedly considering buying a team and going it alone as a full constructor once again.

HORNER SAYS MANOR DESERVES F1 RETURN

Christian Horner on Saturday insisted he would welcome the former Marussia team back to F1.

FIRST FERRARI TARGET IS A PODIUM SAYS VETTEL

Sebastian Vettel says he has arrived at Ferrari with the passion the most fabled name in formula one deserves.

FASTER RIVALS HAVE MERCEDES' EYES WIDE OPEN

A fascinating picture is beginning to emerge from winter testing, as multiple teams threaten to step up and challenge Mercedes.

MCLAREN ADMITS MELBOURNE APPROACHING TOO QUICKLY

For F1's top teams, 2015 is a case of putting the troublesome first year of the new turbo V6 era in the past and setting sights on closing the big gap to Mercedes.

20 FEBRUARY 2015

FERRARI NOT EXPECTING 2015 TITLE BID

Ferrari's new boss is not changing his targets for the 2015 season, despite a strong showing in winter testing for the fabled team.

FERRARI BEATS MCLAREN TO MANOR'S DOOR

Ferrari looks to have beaten McLaren-Honda to the reborn Manor team's door.

MERCEDES RACERS BACK ON SONG IN BARCELONA

Mercedes' race lineup is back on song in Barcelona.

MASSA, LAUDA SUPPORT HELMET LIVERY CHANGE BAN

The new ban on helmet livery changes was actually a compromise measure, it emerged on Friday.

F1 MOVE OUT OF THE QUESTION FOR DANICA PATRICK

Danica Patrick has played down suggestions she might be in pole position to enter formula one next year.

RED BULL NEEDS TO CATCH UP SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo has admitted Red Bull has some catching up to do in the few short weeks before Melbourne.

FERRARI STILL SHINING WITH 2015 CAR

Ferrari is continuing to impress with the apparent speed of its 2015 car.

MATESCHITZ DENIES SELLING F1 TEAM TO AUDI

Dietrich Mateschitz has denied reports he might be looking to sell his F1 team Red Bull to Audi.

CRASH TURNS HEADS BUT FERRARI SHINING BRIGHTEST

Nearly three months after the chequered flag waved in Abu Dhabi, it was a pair of rookies who had pulses racing on Thursday.

ROSBERG TO BECOME FATHER IN 2015

Nico Rosberg is the next F1 driver on pole position to become a father.

LOTUS BACK ON TRACK FOR TOP PLACES SAYS GASTALDI

After a miserable 2014 season, Lotus appears back on track this year.

EXTRA MERCEDES POWER NOTICEABLE

How much progress has dominant 2014 title winner Mercedes made over the winter?

VETTEL PLAYS DOWN SCHUMACHER COMPARISON

Sebastian Vettel has denied he is a "carbon-copy" of fellow German and F1 legend Michael Schumacher.

GASTALDI THINKS HUGE EGOS HURTING F1

"Huge egos" have ensured the status quo in formula one when it comes to cost-cutting and income distribution.

MANOR TAKES ANOTHER STEP TO SALVATION

Manor, the reborn Marussia team, took a step back from administration on Thursday.

RALF SCHUMACHER DIVORCES

Former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher and his wife Cora have divorced.

LOTUS HITS BACK AT STRUGGLING TEAM IMAGE

Lotus is hitting back in the wake of reports it might be counted among F1's most struggling teams.

DENNIS DEFENDS OPPOSITION TO FIA COST-CUTTING

Ron Dennis has defended his opposition to centralised cost-cutting in formula one.

BOTTAS PREFERRED BAHRAIN OVER BARCELONA

Valtteri Bottas has lamented the end of winter testing in the island Kingdom of Bahrain.

19 FEBRUARY 2015

MCLAREN TROUBLES CONTINUE IN BARCELONA

McLaren-Honda's troubled pre-season continued on Thursday as the second winter test at Barcelona began.

F1 RUMOURS FIRING FOR AUDI YET AGAIN

Rumours are once again doing the rounds that the Volkswagen Group is eyeing a place on the F1 grid.

MANOR BOOKS CRASH TESTS FOR EARLY MARCH?

While Barcelona echoed to the sound of turbo V6 engines on Thursday, behind-the-scenes developments were also making noise.

ROSBERG SUFFERING INFLAMED NERVE IN NECK

Both of Mercedes' race drivers are out of action at present.

HAMILTON UNWELL AS BARCELONA TEST BEGINS

Pascal Wehrlein leapt rapidly from the Force India to the Mercedes cockpit as the Barcelona test began on Thursday morning.

MANOR ON TRACK TO EXIT ADMINISTRATION

Manor's administrators are expected to issue a statement on Thursday confirming that the former Marussia team is back on the road to the 2015 grid.

GRIBKOWSKY HANDS OVER BRIBE TO GERMAN BANK

Gerhard Gribkowsky has handed over more than a quarter of the $44 million alleged 'bribe' he was paid by F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

NO QUICK FIX TO MCLAREN-HONDA PROBLEMS SAYS RAMIREZ

A crucial month lies ahead for the new McLaren-Honda collaboration.

SIROTKIN CONFIRMS TALKS FOR FORCE INDIA TEST SEAT

Sergey Sirotkin has admitted he is in talks with Force India.

BAHRAIN CONFIRMS QATAR RACE TALKS STILL ON

Bahrain has admitted it is in "talks" amid reports neighbouring Qatar is about to join the F1 calendar.

VETTEL MUST BEAT RAIKKONEN IN 2015 SAYS COULTHARD

Sebastian Vettel must beat friend and new Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen in 2015.

AGE CONTROVERSY WILL SOON BE OLD

Max Verstappen thinks all the stories about his age will soon be old.

SUTIL'S MANAGER DENIES LE MANS REPORTS

Adrian Sutil's manager has denied reports linking the German driver with a top Le Mans seat for 2015.

18 FEBRUARY 2015

F1 BANS MID-SEASON HELMET LIVERY CHANGES

Mid-season helmet livery changes have been banned, according to reports on Wednesday.

FORCE INDIA ANNOUNCES 2015 TEST ROLE FOR MERCEDES' WEHRLEIN

Pascal Wehrlein's forthcoming Force India test duties were made official on Wednesday.

SUTIL LINKED WITH NISSAN SEAT FOR LE MANS

Adrian Sutil could keep his top motor racing career alive in 2015 with a Le Mans seat.

F1 REJECTS RULES REVOLUTION FOR 2016

A rules revolution in formula one will have to wait, after the decision-making F1 Commission met in Geneva on Tuesday.

HULKENBERG, PEREZ PREPARE FOR BARCELONA TEST

The absent-in-Jerez Force India team is busily setting up for this week's second pre-season test.

CHAMPION TRIO TO BEGIN BARCELONA ACTION

Three world champions will bring F1 track action back into life on Thursday.

17 FEBRUARY 2015

FIA STUDY SHOWS F1 COSTS COULD BE HALVED

A study commissioned by the FIA reportedly shows that costs in formula one could be halved without hurting the 'show'.

FERRARI REVEALS VISION OF F1 FUTURE

Just as the F1 Commission meets in Geneva, Ferrari has outlined its vision of the sport's future.

F1 COMMISSION TO CONSIDER FUTURE ON TUESDAY

F1 will round another corner to the future on Tuesday.

VETTEL LIKE COPY OF SCHUMACHER SAYS ARRIVABENE

The true 2015 pecking order will still not become clear at this week's Barcelona test.

MERCEDES TO DECIDE TOKEN STRATEGY BEFORE MELBOURNE

A big unknown ahead of the 2015 season is how F1's manufacturers will manage the new engine 'unfreeze'.

MCLAREN STILL STRUGGLING TO RUN 2015 CAR?

McLaren-Honda may still be struggling to make progress with their new 2015 car.

F1 SHOULD RESPECT ALONSO'S FERRARI EXIT SAYS CAMPOS

Ferrari's management situation led to the departure of number 1 driver Fernando Alonso.

MANOR PAYS 2015 FEE, FIA LEAVES DOOR OPEN

Manor, formerly known as Marussia, is plotting its course for a 2015 return.

RICCIARDO ADMITS FERRARI LOOKING STRONG

Daniel Ricciardo, the only non-Mercedes driver to win races last year, has admitted he might have a new rival in 2015.

F1 APPEAL HAS DIMINISHED SAYS FRIESACHER

Former Minardi driver Patrick Friesacher has joined the ranks who argue F1 took a sharp wrong turn.

F1 STRUGGLES HURT FERRARI BRAND POWER?

On-track struggles in formula one have hurt fabled Ferrari's brand power, according to a study by asset valuation company Brand Finance.

16 FEBRUARY 2015

F1 MANAGEMENT IS BLOCKAGE FOR SPONSORS SAYS LOPEZ

Gerard Lopez has hit out at F1's "archaic management".

SCHUMACHER PROGRESS SLOW

Nearly 14 months after his late 2013 skiing accident, little new is known about the great Michael Schumacher's medical progress.

PRODROMOU CREATED MCLAREN MASTERPIECE

Going extreme with the new MP4-30 is a "calculated risk", McLaren supremo Ron Dennis has revealed.

NASR DEFENDS LACK OF SUCCESS IN GP2

Felipe Nasr has defended his move into formula one this year despite not matching the success of others in the sport's feeder category.

FORCE INDIA WORKING HARD ON 2015 CAR

Force India is reportedly now hard at work on preparing its new car.

GROSJEAN NOT EXPECTING WINNING LOTUS IN 2015

Lotus is not expecting a return to the top step of the podium in 2015.

SAINZ HAPPY TO BE IN VERSTAPPEN'S SHADE

Carlos Sainz jr insists he is happy to be in the shade of his high-profile Toro Rosso teammate.

14 FEBRUARY 2015

RENAULT NOT SOLELY TO BLAME FOR 2014 SAYS LOPEZ

It is clear there is little love lost between Lotus and its former engine supplier.

13 FEBRUARY 2015

FORCE INDIA ON ROAD TO BARCELONA TEST

Signs of life emerged from Force India on Friday.

BUTTON HAPPY TO BE ALONSO'S TEAMMATE

Jenson Button insists he is happy to be paired with Fernando Alonso.

2017 REFORM COULD ENTICE NEWEY BACK?

A big change to the regulations could convince Adrian Newey to return to full throttle in formula one.

RENAULT NOT YET EXPLORING LIMITS OF 2015 ENGINE

Renault has confirmed reports it did not hit full throttle at the recent Jerez test.

12 FEBRUARY 2015

RED BULL TO SPEED UP IN BARCELONA SAYS MARKO

Red Bull will begin to step on the throttle at the forthcoming Barcelona test.

ENGINE BOSS THINKS MERCEDES' RIVALS CAN CATCH UP

Dominant 2014 champion Mercedes thinks its rivals can catch up.

ALONSO WAITING TO SET MCLAREN-HONDA GOAL FOR 2015

McLaren-Honda is beginning to play down its chances of bursting off the grid at the very start of the 2015 season.

WILLIAMS PLAYS DOWN FERRARI LINK FOR BOTTAS

Williams is not taking seriously reports star driver Valtteri Bottas is looking to replace Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen next year.

MALAYSIA UNDECIDED OVER F1 CONTRACT EXTENSION

Talks to renew Malaysia's F1 contract are still ongoing.

WILLIAMS TEAM SPARKED MASSA REVIVAL

A "calmer" environment may have contributed to the return to form of former Ferrari driver Felipe Massa.

HORNER DISMISSES EARLY 2015 TROUBLES FOR RED BULL

Christian Horner has played down reports Red Bull is entering a second consecutive season amid early troubles.

11 FEBRUARY 2015

WILLIAMS BACKS MARUSSIA'S 2014-CAR PLAN

Williams on Wednesday said it would welcome Marussia back to the F1 grid -- even if the struggling backmarker has to field a 2014 car.

ECCLESTONE NOT WORRIED AS TV RATINGS DECLINE

Television ratings and major car manufacturers would appear to be ingredients Bernie Ecclestone cannot do without.

ALONSO EYES MCLAREN-HONDA SUCCESS SOON

Arguably the biggest question mark heading into the 2015 season is the form of McLaren-Honda.

MERCEDES YET TO SHOW FULL POTENTIAL SAYS COSTA

Designer Aldo Costa denies Mercedes has played it too safe with the new title-defending W06.

MARCHIONNE NOT EXPECTING MIRACLES FROM NEW FERRARI

Sergio Marchionne insists he is not getting carried away with Ferrari's winter test form.

WOLFF WANTS NEW HAMILTON DEAL BEFORE MELBOURNE

Toto Wolff has admitted he would like to agree a new deal with world champion Lewis Hamilton before the season begins.

NO EXPLOSION AS ALONSO'S FERRARI TENURE ENDED SAYS BRIATORE

Flavio Briatore has hit back at claims Fernando Alonso's relationship with Ferrari was in ruins when he left the fabled team.

MERCEDES STILL FAVOURITE FOR 2015

Former chief Norbert Haug doubts that Mercedes' rivals have been able to track down the German giant's advantage ahead of the 2015 season.

10 FEBRUARY 2015

QUESTION MARK OVER RED BULL'S 2015 FORM

2014 runner-up Red Bull has emerged as a big question-mark ahead of the new season.

ECCLESTONE EYES SECOND DIVISION WITH OLD RED BULL

Bernie Ecclestone is working on a contingency plan in case the F1 grid continues to dwindle.

MCLAREN DESIGNER SAYS RACE FINISH IN MELBOURNE IS REALISTIC

McLaren-Honda is confident it will see the chequered flag in Melbourne.

ALONSO VOWS TO SUE OVER TAX EVASION REPORTS

Fernando Alonso is threatening legal action after being named on a list of those suspected of tax evasion.

FERRARI TESTER SAYS MERCEDES IS 2015 FAVOURITE

Ferrari tester Marc Gene has acknowledged that Mercedes remains the favourite for the 2015 season.

SOME TEENS CAN BE READY FOR F1 SAYS VERSTAPPEN

Max Verstappen says he understands the FIA's decision to clamp down on the age and inexperience of future rookies in formula one.

NURBURGRING MAKES PROPOSAL TO SAVE GERMAN GP

The Nurburgring has tabled an offer in the hope of keeping the German grand prix alive in 2015.

VETTEL CAMP DENIES COPYING SCHUMACHER HELMET

The Sebastian Vettel camp has denied claims the quadruple world champion's 2015 helmet livery is based on a design once worn by the great Michael Schumacher.

9 FEBRUARY 2015

ECCLESTONE SAYS GERMAN GP NOT DEAD YET

The 2015 German grand prix is not dead yet.

VETTEL BACK TO NAUGHTY OLD SELF SAYS MARKO

Sebastian Vettel is back to his old self, Red Bull official Dr Helmut Marko has admitted.

PHOTOGRAPHER NOTICES NEW FERRARI PAINT FOR 2015

Ferrari has reportedly added a coat of new paint to its formula one car for 2015.

MERCEDES TO DOMINATE AGAIN IN 2015?

Flavio Briatore does not think any F1 rivals are ready to challenge Mercedes' dominance in 2015.

BOTTAS PLAYS DOWN FERRARI'S HEADLINE TEST TIMES

Valtteri Bottas is not ruling out racing to his first-ever grand prix win in 2015.

LOTUS PUTS SMILE BACK ON ROMAIN GROSJEAN

Romain Grosjean is once again wearing his customary smile.

QATAR CLOSE TO F1 RACE DEAL?

Qatar claims it is about to join the F1 calendar.

VAN DER GARDE TO TEST GP2 CAR ON MONDAY

Giedo van der Garde will return to the cockpit of a GP2 car this week.

7 FEBRUARY 2015

STRATEGY GROUP REJECTS V8 ENGINES FOR 2017

The powerful strategy group on Thursday rejected Ferrari's proposal to replace the current V6 engines with a twin-turbo V8 formula for 2017.

FORCE INDIA DENIES NOT PAYING SUPPLIER BILLS

Force India has hit back at reports it could be the next team to spin out of formula one.

MANOR STILL DETERMINED TO RETURN IN 2015

The former Marussia team has confirmed reports it has not given up on returning to formula one in 2015.

6 FEBRUARY 2015

MARUSSIA NOW TARGETS CHINA COMEBACK WITH 2015 CAR

Thursday's Paris blow may not be the death knell for Marussia.

FORCE INDIA DEFENDS BLOCKING MANOR REVIVAL

Force India has defended blocking Marussia's application to return to F1 this year with a 2014-spec car.

ECCLESTONE CONFIRMS TEAMS BLOCKED MANOR RETURN

Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed reports that Marussia will not be allowed to return to formula one this year with its 2014-spec car.

INSIDERS DOUBT ALONSO CAN SUCCEED IN 2015

Respected insiders are not expecting McLaren-Honda to shine in 2015.

BOTTAS NOT DENYING INTEREST IN RAIKKONEN'S SEAT

Valtteri Bottas has not denied he might be looking to take Kimi Raikkonen's place at Ferrari for 2016.

HAAS PLANS YELLOW LIVERY FOR 2016 TEAM?

F1's new team for 2016, the American entrant Haas, could race with a distinctive yellow livery.

UPSET MAGNUSSEN EYES INDYCARS

Kevin Magnussen is not ruling out looking elsewhere to keep his racing instincts sharp.

MERCEDES OUT OF REACH FOR 2015 SAYS MATESCHITZ

Team owner Dietrich Mateschitz does not think Red Bull can mount a serious championship challenge in 2015.

F1 ACTUALLY NO LOUDER IN 2015

A Spanish correspondent has contradicted the ears of many by insisting F1 is no louder in 2015.

5 FEBRUARY 2015

END OF THE LINE AS CATERHAM PLANS ASSETS AUCTION

Caterham is finally reaching the end of the line, as administrators decide to auction the backmarker's assets.

SILENT HAMILTON IN A SPIN AFTER SPLIT

Defending champion Lewis Hamilton went into a silent spin on Wednesday as the first test of the 2015 pre-season concluded at Jerez.

MCLAREN-HONDA WORKING ON CULTURAL BARRIERS

Horse power and downforce are not the only challenges taking place behind closed garage doors at McLaren-Honda this pre-season.

RUMOURS SWIRL AROUND MANOR REVIVAL

Rumours are now swirling around the future of the ailing backmarker formerly called Marussia.

SCHUMACHER SON CLOSE TO F4 CONTRACT?

Michael Schumacher's son is set to begin down his own road to formula one.

4 FEBRUARY 2015

RIVAL TEAMS WILL STOP MANOR COMEBACK?

Marussia's 2015 comeback could be thwarted because the team does not have a new car ready to race.

FERRARI TAKES BIG STEP FOR 2015 SAYS KALTENBORN

Monisha Kaltenborn has joined those who are impressed with the progress made by beleaguered great Ferrari over the winter.

2015 FORCE INDIA SET TO MISS ANOTHER TEST

Yet another official test will pass before Force India's 2015 car is debuted, it emerged on Wednesday.

MANOR PLANS TO EXIT ADMINISTRATION BEFORE 2015 SEASON

There were signs of life on Wednesday from the team formerly known as Marussia.

FORCE INDIA DENIES RUMOURS OF TEAM COLLAPSE

Force India and also F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone have played down reports about the health of the Silverstone based team.

LAUDA PUTS ON RED SWEATER FOR FERRARI SURPRISE

Ferrari is emerging from crisis and turmoil to become perhaps Mercedes' biggest threat for the 2015 title.

JEREZ SEES F1 MOVE UP A GEAR FOR 2015

As the first test of the 2015 pre-season nears its end, more questions have emerged than have been answered.

MERCEDES ADMITS F1 ENGINES LOUDER IN 2015

Mercedes chiefs have admitted that F1 unexpectedly turned up the volume for 2015.

NASR PLAYS DOWN SAUBER'S TOP TEST PACE

Felipe Nasr has played down Sauber's sudden leap from the doldrums of 2014 to the top of the Jerez timesheets.

F1 TO DISCUSS 1,000HP ENGINES ON THURSDAY

F1 is targeting a return to four-digit horse power.

NURBURGRING SURPRISED BY ECCLESTONE COMMENTS

The apparent demise of F1's historic German grand prix is causing a stir in the country.

3 FEBRUARY 2015

GERMAN GP DEMISE A DISASTER SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda says the demise of the German grand prix would be a "disaster".

F1 HAS TURNED UP ENGINE VOLUME FOR 2015

F1 has turned up the volume for 2015.

VETTEL PACE RAISES HOPES OF FERRARI REVIVAL

Ferrari is emerging as a shock contender to take on mighty title defenders Mercedes in 2015.

DENNIS UPBEAT DESPITE HORROR START FOR MCLAREN-HONDA

McLaren are continuing to put a brave face on its troubled start to the 2015 pre-season.

HAMILTON COULD RETIRE AFTER NEW MERCEDES CONTRACT - REPORT

Lewis Hamilton is on the cusp of agreeing a new deal that could see him live out the remainder of his F1 career at Mercedes.

WOLFF NOT EXPECTING DRIVER HARMONY IN 2015

Toto Wolff is not expecting the current mood of peace between Mercedes' drivers to last.

HAAS IN NO RUSH TO SIGN 2016 DRIVERS

Gene Haas says he is in no rush to sign a pair of drivers for his 2016 F1 team.

ECCLESTONE SAD AT 2015 GERMAN GP DEMISE

The fate of this year's German grand prix remains dim, as local reports suggest Bernie Ecclestone has now written off the scheduled July race.

2 FEBRUARY 2015

KVYAT LOSES WING, LOTUS IMPRESSES WITH NOSE

Red Bull and Lotus caused a stir on Monday as the first test of the 2015 pre-season continued at Jerez.

DAY OF CONTRASTS MARKS START OF TEST SEASON

F1's 2015 test season kicked off on Sunday amid stark contrasts, as Mercedes looked set to extend its utter dominance into a second championship campaign.

FORCE INDIA MAY MISS MELBOURNE OPENER?

Rumours about the health of the Force India team are continuing to worsen.

KOBAYASHI TO KEEP CAREER ALIVE IN JAPAN

F1 favourite Kamui Kobayashi has kept his motor racing career alive for 2015.

HAMILTON, DENNIS SAY ALONSO NOT MERCEDES-BOUND

Lewis Hamilton and Ron Dennis have dismissed speculation Fernando Alonso could be planning to spoil their respective plans.

MCLAREN NOT RULING OUT LIVERY CHANGE

McLaren supremo Ron Dennis is not ruling out a change of livery for the newly-launched MP4-30.

NEWEY NOT EXPECTING RED BULL TO MATCH MERCEDES

Adrian Newey has admitted that while Renault has improved its engine over the winter, it may not be enough to challenge Mercedes for the title.

ALONSO PUTS BRAVE FACE ON MCLAREN STRUGGLES

Fernando Alonso on Sunday put on a brave face as he admitted his first day in the MP4-30 was a "slow start" to his new chapter at McLaren.

1 FEBRUARY 2015

LOTUS MISSING AS NOSES STIR INTEREST AT JEREZ TEST

Only seven teams are up and running for the first day of official pre-season testing at Jerez.

NO OLD ENGINE STRATEGY FOR MERCEDES IN 2015

Mercedes has hit back at rumours it might begin the 2015 season with 'old' engines for strategic reasons.

WINTER SEASON SET TO BEGIN AT JEREZ

F1 2015 is about to kick off in earnest.

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