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20 DECEMBER 2014

RICCIARDO PACE A FACTOR IN VETTEL EXIT SAYS HORNER

Daniel Ricciardo's surprising pace was "probably a factor" in the decision taken by Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull.

DE LA ROSA OUT, VERGNE IN AT FERRARI

Ferrari has confirmed speculation Pedro de la Rosa is vacating his test-driver post.

ECCLESTONE DETERMINED TO CHANGE 2016 ENGINE RULES

Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed reports he remains determined to shake up F1's engine rules.

19 DECEMBER 2014

ECCLESTONE STILL FIGHTING WITH GERMAN BANK

Bernie Ecclestone and a German bank are still locked in a legal fight.

F1 TO HAVE NEW ENGINE RULES IN 2016?

F1 is now speeding towards yet another new set of engine regulations.

ECCLESTONE, WALSH, MONTEZEMOLO JOIN F1 BOARD

F1's owner CVC has made three notable appointments to the sport's executive board.

MERCEDES CONFIRMS EXIT FOR FERRARI-BOUND CLEAR

Mercedes has confirmed the departure of new world champion Lewis Hamilton's performance engineer Jock Clear.

DE LA ROSA COULD EXIT FERRARI AS WELL

Pedro de la Rosa has refused to comment on whether he will be following his countryman and friend out of Ferrari.

SCHUMACHER'S SON MAKES SINGLE SEATER DEBUT

Michael Schumacher's son is taking his next steps in the wake of his fabled father.

18 DECEMBER 2014

ECCLESTONE POKES FUN AT JAIL THREAT IN XMAS CARD

Bernie Ecclestone has poked fun at the legal troubles that almost landed him in jail this year.

FERRARI REVOLUTION CONTINUES

The sweeping pre-2015 revolution at Ferrari is continuing at full speed.

ILMOR WORKING WITH RENAULT

Christian Horner has confirmed that Red Bull's engine supplier Renault is now working with Mario Illien.

LOTUS OPENED THE DOOR TO ALONSO SAYS LOPEZ

Lotus really was one of Fernando Alonso's options for the 2015 season, team owner Gerard Lopez has admitted.

17 DECEMBER 2014

FERRARI CONFIRMS EXIT FOR TOMBAZIS AND FRY

Ferrari has confirmed reports top engineers Nikolas Tombazis and Pat Fry have left the Italian team.

PROST ADVICE HELPED PREVENT MERCEDES WAR SAYS WOLFF

Alain Prost gave Mercedes crucial advice early this year to help avoid a repeat of his troubled pairing with Ayrton Senna in the late 80s.

DAMAGED RED BULL TROPHIES FOUND IN LAKE

Red Bull has recovered up to a third of the trophies stolen from its F1 headquarters in a ram-raid earlier this month.

HORNER SAYS KVYAT HAS RAIKKONEN MINDSET

Christian Horner has likened Red Bull's new driver for 2015 to one of the most unique drivers in F1 history.

ECCLESTONE THREAT ENDS AS WALSH 'WALKS AWAY'

Paul Walsh is no longer a threat to Bernie Ecclestone's long reign over formula one.

SCHUMACHER MOST SEARCHED-FOR SPORTSMAN AT GOOGLE IN 2014

Michael Schumacher was the most searched-for sportsman in 2014, the internet giant Google has announced.

16 DECEMBER 2014

HAAS TO BID FOR FAILED MARUSSIA'S ASSETS

Gene Haas has a close eye on Marussia as the backmarker team's collapse is completed over the next few days.

VETTEL REPLACING ALONSO WAS THE RIGHT CHOICE SAYS MONTEZEMOLO

Ousted Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has backed the Italian team's signing of Sebastian Vettel for 2015.

MERCEDES READY TO COMPROMISE AMID ENGINE DISPUTE

Mercedes is reportedly ready to compromise amid the engine regulations dispute.

F1 NEWS ABOUT GUTIERREZ, FRIJNS, NIELSEN

Sauber refugee Esteban Gutierrez has rescued his F1 career with a role at Ferrari.

15 DECEMBER 2014

KUBICA GIVES UP ON F1 COMEBACK?

Robert Kubica has suggested he is close to abandoning the idea of ever returning to formula one.

LAUDA NOT SURE HOW F1 ENGINE ROW WILL END

Even Niki Lauda admits he is not sure what is the future of F1's engine regulations.

FERRARI SHOULD RESIST REVOLUTION

Jean Todt has urged Ferrari to resist making revolutionary changes after faltering at the start of the new V6 era.

ALONSO-MCLAREN MESS COULD BE LOOMING SAYS VILLENEUVE

Ron Dennis has dismissed reports Fernando Alonso has built 'exit clauses' into his new McLaren-Honda contract.

VERSTAPPEN TOO YOUNG FOR F1 SAYS TODT

Jean Todt says Max Verstappen is "too young" for formula one.

ALONSO RULES OUT LE MANS IN 2015

Fernando Alonso says he will not be following Nico Hulkenberg's lead by splitting his F1 duties with Le Mans next year.

MAGNUSSEN CAN WIN TITLES AFTER 2015 PAUSE SAYS DENNIS

Ron Dennis has likened Kevin Magnussen to champions Fernando Alonso and Mika Hakkinen, insisting the deposed rookie Dane's career is only on "pause".

KOREA ENDANGERS SPORTS CAR RACE FOR HULKENBERG

Korea has become a potential spanner in the works for Nico Hulkenberg.

ECCLESTONE SAYS NO F1 ACTION ON YOUTUBE

Bernie Ecclestone has ruled out the broadcasting of grands prix on the internet.

DECISION TO OUST VERGNE WAS DIFFICULT

Jean-Eric Vergne has made a promising start to his post-F1 career.

13 DECEMBER 2014

MCLAREN DENIES DENNIS NOW SOLE TEAM OWNER

McLaren has denied Bernie Ecclestone's claim that Ron Dennis has bought back majority ownership of the Woking based team.

12 DECEMBER 2014

ALONSO ADDRESSES UNFINISHED BUSINESS AT MCLAREN

For both Fernando Alonso and Ron Dennis, a successful F1 marriage is "unfinished business".

ECCLESTONE TO PROPOSE V10 COMEBACK FOR F1

Bernie Ecclestone refuses to give up his crusade against F1's current engine formula.

ECCLESTONE ADMITS RACES IN KOREA, QATAR UNLIKELY

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted Korea is unlikely to make its return to the F1 world championship next year.

WALSH UNLIKELY TO REIN IN ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday sounded unfazed following reports a new F1 chief intends to 'rein in' the long-time F1 supremo.

DENNIS ADMITS DRIVER CHOICE PAINFUL

Mere hours ago, his F1 career appeared over, but Jenson Button is now half of what Ron Dennis is hailing as "easily the best lineup" in F1 today.

11 DECEMBER 2014

MCLAREN CONFIRMS ALONSO AND BUTTON FOR 2015

As expected early on Thursday, McLaren announced that Jenson Button has kept his race seat at McLaren for 2015.

CATERHAM STILL IN FIGHT FOR F1 SURVIVAL

Despite the passing of a deadline, beleaguered F1 backmarker Caterham's fight for survival continues.

VERSTAPPEN EXPECTS AGE CONTROVERSY TO CONTINUE

F1's youngest ever driver Max Verstappen is expecting controversy about his age and experience to continue for now.

FERRARI'S PAT FRY, TOMBAZIS SENT ON VACATION

Pat Fry is the next major Ferrari name set to depart.

FRENTZEN - FROM F1 TO HEARSE DRIVER

Once a race winner and title contender, Heinz-Harald Frentzen today drives a hearse and is recovering from knee surgery.

HAMILTON ADVANTAGE TO BE SHORT-LIVED SAYS ROSBERG

Nico Rosberg insists he has already bounced back from the disappointment of not winning the 2014 world championship.

BUTTON TO BE ALONSO'S TEAMMATE IN 2015?

British newspapers say Jenson Button has been selected to be fellow champion Fernando Alonso's Honda-powered McLaren teammate in 2015.

10 DECEMBER 2014

MCLAREN TO ANNOUNCE NEWS ON THURSDAY

The long wait for news about McLaren's 2015 driver lineup finally appears to be over.

NEWEY TO STAY IN THE LOOP IN 2015

Red Bull is playing down the likely effect of Adrian Newey's diminished involvement.

NEW RUMOURS TAKE HOLD AMID MCLAREN DRIVER DELAY

As the McLaren wait rolls on, the British team is continuing to take criticism for leaving Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen in the lurch.

NEW F1 BOSS TO REIN IN ECCLESTONE?

A source has reinforced reports Bernie Ecclestone could be 'reined in' by the incoming new F1 chairman.

FERRARI, RENAULT SEE LOOPHOLE IN FREEZE RULES

Mercedes' F1 engine rivals are targeting a 'loophole' in the regulations, according to media reports.

TODT EYES ONE OR MORE NEW TEAMS IF COSTS CUT

Jean Todt has revealed his ambition to welcome "or or more" new teams to formula one.

NASR SAYS SAUBER IS A SERIOUS F1 TEAM

Felipe Nasr has played down suggestions he is kicking off his F1 career with an ailing team.

F1 REALITY FRUSTRATES GP2 CHAMP PALMER

Jolyon Palmer has expressed frustration that his new GP2 title has not proved an instant ticket to formula one.

WORKING IN F1 EASIER THAN F3 SAYS VERSTAPPEN

9 DECEMBER 2014

MERCEDES STOPPED LOUSY 2014 SEASON SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has credited Mercedes' team management for preventing a "lousy" world championship in 2014.

BUTTON RESORTS TO JOKES AS MCLAREN WAIT CONTINUES

Jenson Button has resorted to jokes as McLaren's farcical delay in announcing its 2015 driver lineup drags on.

MERCEDES EYES FRIDAY ROLE FOR WEHRLEIN IN 2015

Pascal Wehrlein could be a regular name on the F1 race circuits in the near future.

FURBATTO TO JOIN STELLA AT MCLAREN?

Another Italian is headed for McLaren, the Ferrari media insider Leo Turrini reports.

MERCEDES SURPRISED BY 2014 DOMINANCE

Mercedes was "surprised" when it realised the level of its dominance at the start of the radical new V6 era in 2014.

8 DECEMBER 2014

MCLAREN DENIES 2015 DRIVER DECISION DELAY

McLaren has denied its 2015 driver lineup is delayed due to a behind-the-scenes "problem".

GROSJEAN STILL EYES MOVE TO TOP TEAM

Romain Grosjean admits he might still be looking to move away from Lotus after 2015.

MARKO EXPECTS THIEVES TO MELT F1 TROPHIES FOR SILVER

Dr Helmut Marko has admitted the chances are high that Red Bull's stolen F1 trophies will be lost forever.

VETTEL, RAIKKONEN AMONG RICHEST SWISS RESIDENTS

Sebastian Vettel has been named among the 300 richest residents of Switzerland.

BOB BELL TO START FERRARI ROLE IN MARCH?

Mercedes' former technical chief Bob Bell looks set to start work at Ferrari in March.

COLLAPSING TEAMS GAVE NOTHING TO F1 SAYS TRULLI

F1 will not miss the collapsing backmarker teams Caterham and Marussia.

DOMENICALI REPLACES BERGER AS OPEN-WHEEL BOSS

Stefano Domenicali has returned to the world of open-wheel racing.

LOWE VOWS TO IMPROVE MERCEDES RELIABILITY

Paddy Lowe has vowed to improve Mercedes' reliability record.

BIANCHI'S CONDITION UNCHANGED

Jules Bianchi's father says the injured F1 driver remains in a "stable" condition, more than two months after his Suzuka crash.

BULLISH MASSA TARGETING 2015 TITLE

Felipe Massa has targeted the 2015 drivers' title.

KOBAYASHI TO TEST SUPER FORMULA IN JAPAN

Kamui Kobayashi looks set to keep his motor racing career alive outside of formula one.

6 DECEMBER 2014

THIEVES STEAL 60 TROPHIES FROM RED BULL

More than 60 trophies won by Red Bull were stolen from the F1 team's factory late on Friday night.

5 DECEMBER 2014

NEWEY SHOOK HANDS ON 2015 FERRARI SWITCH

Adrian Newey agreed a sensational move to Ferrari earlier this year, it has emerged.

MCLAREN DELAYS DRIVER NEWS YET AGAIN

Yet another week will draw to a close with no news forthcoming about McLaren's 2015 driver lineup.

CUSTOMER HAAS KEEPING EYE ON FERRARI TURMOIL

Gene Haas, F1's newest team owner, has admitted to keeping a sharp eye on the turmoil at Maranello.

F1 WORLD NOW EXPECTING FRIDAY ANNOUNCEMENT FROM MCLAREN

The F1 world is now eyeing yet another date for the delayed announcement of McLaren's 2015 driver lineup.

DRIVER REPRESENTATIVE WURZ BACKS BIANCHI REPORT

The F1 drivers' union GPDA has welcomed the outcome of the investigation into Jules Bianchi's Suzuka crash.

DOMENICALI STUDYING F1 ENTRY FOR VW?

Reports Audi is contemplating a future in formula one are once again gathering steam.

KOREA TRICK TWEAKS ENGINE RULES FOR 2015

The story of Korea's surprise return to the F1 calendar for 2015 has taken another bizarre twist.

4 DECEMBER 2014

2014 WAS HARD WORK FOR NEW MCLAREN BOSS BOULLIER

Eric Boullier has admitted his first year as McLaren team boss has been a busy one.

DENMARK'S LEGO RULES OUT MCLAREN DEAL

Kevin Magnussen's hopes of retaining his McLaren seat may have taken a hit on Thursday.

2015 KOREA RACE COULD BE IN SEOUL

Organisers of the former Korean grand prix have been caught off guard by the country's surprise return to the 2015 calendar.

NEW F1 CHAIRMAN TO MARGINALISE ECCLESTONE?

Reports indicate Bernie Ecclestone's reign over formula one is once again under threat.

COULTHARD, TEAM INSIDER CRITICISE MCLAREN DITHERING

A former long-serving McLaren driver and a team insider have criticised the British outfit for its handling of the 2015 driver lineup deliberations.

VETTEL NEVER LOST RESPECT FOR RICCIARDO

Sebastian Vettel says he never lost respect for Daniel Ricciardo throughout the 2014 season.

FIA WASHES ITS HANDS WITH BIANCHI REPORT

Former F1 driver Patrick Tambay has hit out at the FIA for so squarely blaming Jules Bianchi for his life-threatening Suzuka crash.

KOREA RETURNS TO 21-RACE CALENDAR FOR 2015

F1 has added another race to the 2015 schedule, creating the prospect of an unprecedented trek to 21 grand prix destinations next year.

FIA TO STOP MORE VERSTAPPEN-LIKE F1 DEBUTS

Max Verstappen could be the first and last 17-year-old to ever start a grand prix.

SPA CRASH WAS TURNING-POINT FOR ROSBERG DEFEAT SAYS WOLFF

The Belgian grand prix in August was the turning point of Nico Rosberg's ill-fated 2014 championship campaign.

TOMBAZIS TO DEPART FERRARI?

The next high-profile departure at Ferrari will be chief designer Nikolas Tombazis.

F1 COULD LOSE GERMAN BROADCASTER RTL

F1 could be set to lose one of its major free-to-air broadcasters in a key market, according to Germany's Sport Bild.

3 DECEMBER 2014

RED BULL NOT GIVING VETTEL OLD F1 CAR YET

Red Bull has told departed team champion Sebastian Vettel it owes the German one of his title-winning cars -- but not yet.

RENAULT COULD QUIT AMID CURRENT ENGINE RULES SAYS HORNER

F1's current engine regulations could push manufacturers out of the sport and convince others not to press ahead with projects in the future.

KVYAT RELAXED AS HE TAKES OVER VETTEL'S COCKPIT

Daniil Kvyat insists he is relaxed as he steps into quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel's shoes at Red Bull.

ROSBERG CAN BEAT HAMILTON IN 2015 SAYS HAKKINEN

Mika Hakkinen thinks Nico Rosberg can bounce back from title defeat in 2015.

LOTUS LOSES ANOTHER SPONSOR TO WILLIAMS

Lotus has lost yet another sponsor to the resurgent Williams team.

ROSSI, CHILTON LOOKING BEYOND MARUSSIA DEMISE

F1 test driver Alexander Rossi is looking to switch to America's premier open wheeler series Indycar for 2015.

MOSLEY READY TO HELP F1 AMID EUROPEAN INVESTIGATION

Max Mosley has not ruled out returning to F1 amid the risk that the sport's commercial contracts could be torn up.

ALONSO TO JOIN HULKENBERG AT LE MANS?

Fernando Alonso could follow Nico Hulkenberg's lead in splitting his F1 duties with a sensational debut at the fabled Le Mans 24 hours next year.

WHY LAUDA PRAYED FOR MCLAREN BREAKDOWN IN 2012

Niki Lauda has recalled how one "important piece" of Mercedes' utter dominance this year was actually put in place in 2012.

2 DECEMBER 2014

MCLAREN TO CONSIDER ALONSO'S TEAMMATE ON THURSDAY

McLaren's protracted driver deliberations will finally come to a head later this week.

WOLFF DOUBTS F1 WILL LOSE MORE TEAMS

Toto Wolff thinks there is little danger the F1 grid will fall below 18 cars for the 2015 season.

GROSJEAN ADMITS FERRARI TALKS

Romain Grosjean says he was in talks with teams including Ferrari until the 2015 driver market was "shaken up" by Sebastian Vettel.

ENGINE RIVALS SET FOR MORE MERCEDES DOMINANCE

2014 engine rivals Renault and Ferrari appear unlikely to close the gap to dominant Mercedes before the start of next season.

TORO ROSSO SET TO KEEP SPANISH SPONSOR

Just as Carlos Sainz settles in at Toro Rosso, it emerges that a major sponsor is staying with the Red Bull-owned team after all.

1 DECEMBER 2014

VETTEL COMPLETES FIRST FERRARI TEST

Sebastian Vettel has wasted no time in kicking off his Ferrari career in earnest.

NO MCLAREN ANNOUNCEMENT ON MONDAY

McLaren will not announce its 2015 driver lineup on Monday.

WEBBER IN HOSPITAL AFTER SPORTS CAR CRASH

F1 veteran Mark Webber is in hospital in Sao Paulo following a huge crash during a sports car race in Brazil.

VERGNE IN TALKS OVER INDYCAR MOVE

Jean-Eric Vergne has revealed his next move could be to Indycar.

EQUIPMENT SALE MEANS MARUSSIA NEAR FINISH LINE

Marussia appears to be close to the end of the line.

SAINZ DROPS JUNIOR FOR F1 DEBUT

Toro Rosso's new recruit has announced he no longer wants to be called 'Junior'.

WILLIAMS TO HEAD NEW GENERATION WORKING GROUP

F1 has created a new working group with an eye on future generations.

HAMILTON WANTS MERCEDES TALKS BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Lewis Hamilton says he does not feel the lure of F1's most famous team.

MERCEDES WANTS BMW, AUDI IN F1

Mercedes would like to go head-to-head in F1 with Germany's other two premium carmaker brands.

CVC COULD PAY SMALL TEAMS ENGINE BILLS?

Mercedes chairman Dieter Zetsche says he wants formula one to maintain a healthy grid.

28 NOVEMBER 2014

SAINZ SIGNS TO DRIVE FOR TORO ROSSO IN 2015

Scudera Toro Rosso has announced today that Carlos Sainz Jr will join the team to race alongside fellow rookie Max Verstappen for the 2015 season.

VETTEL DENIES DRIVING FERRARI ROAD CAR AT 350KPH

Sebastian Vettel's press office has denied claims the German driver reached mind-numbing speeds on the public roads of Abu Dhabi last week.

WILLIAMS CONFIRMS SUSIE WOLFF STAYING

Williams on Friday confirmed Susie Wolff is staying with the team as test driver in 2015.

NO ENGINE DISCOUNT FOR SMALL TEAMS

The F1 Commission this week failed to act on the issue of the sport's struggling small teams.

WILLIAMS POACHES SPONSOR FROM STRUGGLING LOTUS

A major backer of the Lotus team has switched allegiances within the F1 pitlane.

VETTEL EXIT SPOILED VERGNE'S RED BULL FUTURE

Jean-Eric Vergne says he was a contender to replace the Ferrari-bound Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull.

HULKENBERG TO SPLIT F1 WITH LE MANS IN 2015

Nico Hulkenberg will contest next year's Le Mans 24 hour race.

VETTEL IS MATTIACCI'S PARTING GIFT TO FERRARI

Marco Mattiacci has broken his silence to suggest Sebastian Vettel was his "parting gift" to Ferrari.

RED BULL WINGS GROUNDS FOR RACE BAN SAYS FORCE INDIA

Red Bull's illegal front wing in Abu Dhabi may have been grounds for a race ban.

TORQUE OF V6 ENGINE LIKE STAR WARS SAYS COULTHARD

David Coulthard says he was blown away by the performance of this year's title-winning Mercedes turbo V6 engine.

27 NOVEMBER 2014

F1 VOTES ON RULE CHANGES FOR 2015 SEASON

F1 has moved to scrap the highly controversial double points system ahead of the 2015 season.

NO PANIC AFTER ROUGH HONDA TEST DEBUT

Before departing Abu Dhabi, boss Eric Boullier told Spanish television Movistar the British team has "no reason to panic".

EUROPEAN COMMISSION LOOKING INTO F1

The European Commission (EC) is now looking into potential anti-competition breaches within formula one, according to international media reports.

TORO ROSSO SET TO ANNOUNCE SAINZ JR ON MONDAY?

Red Bull will announce the identity of Jean-Eric Vergne's successor at the junior team Toro Rosso in the coming days.

VETTEL TO TAKE ITALIAN LANGUAGE LESSONS

Sebastian Vettel will take private lessons in Italian as he gets up to speed with life at Ferrari.

VERGNE ANNOUNCES TORO ROSSO EXIT

Jean-Eric Vergne has announced his departure from Toro Rosso.

ROSBERG NOT ANGRY WITH MERCEDES AFTER TITLE LOSS

Nico Rosberg insists he is "not angry" with Mercedes after technical trouble ended his world championship hopes last Sunday.

MERCEDES CAUGHT FERRARI SNOOPING IN ABU DHABI

Mercedes thwarted a Ferrari 'spy' during the post-race Abu Dhabi test on Wednesday.

SCHUMACHER SITS IN THE SUN IN GERMAN MAGAZINE

A German lifestyle magazine is being criticised for publishing a photo of Michael Schumacher on the cover of its latest issue.

26 NOVEMBER 2014

HONDA WILL BE STRONG DESPITE TROUBLED START SAYS DENNIS

Ron Dennis has played down suggestions Honda's 2015 engine programme is running behind schedule.

ALONSO MOCKS FERRARI'S MARLBORO MAN SHAKEUP

Fernando Alonso has wasted no time in strongly distancing himself from Ferrari, where he spent the past five seasons as the fabled team's 'number 1' driver.

TODT SAYS RED BULL'S TWIN-TURBO PLAN IS NONSENSE

FIA president Jean Todt insists he does not have unlimited powers to force change within the seemingly crisis-struck world of formula one.

VETTEL'S FERRARI APPEARANCE LEGALLY NOT OK SAYS MARKO

Sebastian Vettel breached his contract by kicking off his Ferrari career early on Tuesday.

BOTTAS MANAGEMENT PLAYS DOWN FERRARI RUMOURS

Valtteri Bottas' managers have played down rumours linking the on-form Finn with a move to Ferrari.

PALMER EYES FORCE INDIA RESERVE ROLE

New GP2 champion Jolyon Palmer is hoping for "a role" with Force India in 2015.

SAINZ DENIES TORO ROSSO DECISION ALREADY MADE

Carlos Sainz jr has denied he already knows he will make his F1 debut with Toro Rosso next year.

DENMARK EYES F1 RACE FOR 2018

Denmark is the latest country in the queue to host a formula one race.

25 NOVEMBER 2014

HAMILTON WANTS TO KEEP NUMBER 44 IN 2015

2014 world champion Lewis Hamilton wants to keep his personal race number 44 next year rather than switch to number 1.

DRIVER REUNION COULD MAKE MCLAREN STRONGER SAYS DENNIS

Even Ron Dennis is now beginning to hint that Fernando Alonso is set to return to McLaren.

QATAR TO BREAK F1 FEE RECORD IN 2017?

Qatar, the small Arab country, looks set to break F1's record for the highest-paying grand prix host.

VETTEL HAS PASSION FOR FERRARI SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo, the new de-facto number 1 at Red Bull, says he can understand why Sebastian Vettel is heading to Ferrari.

SAINZ WAITS FOR IMMINENT TORO ROSSO ANNOUNCEMENT

Carlos Sainz jr says he hopes Toro Rosso will shortly announce his 2015 debut.

TV BROADCASTER WORRIED ABOUT RATINGS DECLINE

The German broadcaster RTL has blamed formula one for declining television ratings in 2015.

24 NOVEMBER 2014

FERRARI REPLACES MATTIACCI WITH ARRIVABENE

Ferrari on Monday confirmed reports team boss Marco Mattiacci is being replaced after just seven months in the job.

RACE REPORT - HAM'S THE MAN

Lewis Hamilton is the man who won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and his second world championship. He did it in style, grabbing the lead from title rival and Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg at the start, leading most of the way, and winning his 11th race of the season.

FORMER SPANISH KING SAYS ALONSO IS GOING TO MCLAREN

Fernando Alonso completed his Ferrari career on Sunday still refusing to confirm widespread speculation his next move is to McLaren-Honda.

MALLYA SLAMS RED BULL AS F1 CHEATS

Rival F1 team Force India has blasted outgoing world champions Red Bull as the "cheats" of the sport.

NEW DEAL WITH CHAMP HAMILTON MAY TAKE TIME SAYS WOLFF

With Lewis Hamilton now a double world champion, Mercedes has vowed to waste no time in signing him up for the future.

MATTIACCI FOCUSED ON FERRARI TOP JOB AT THE MOMENT

Marco Mattiacci has done little to reject rumours he is set to depart as Ferrari's team boss.

ROSBERG GRACIOUS IN TITLE DEFEAT

As their fierce rivalry this year came to its zenith on Sunday, Nico Rosberg was notably gracious in defeat.

TORO ROSSO TIPPED TO ANNOUNCE SAINZ THIS WEEK

Carlos Sainz jr could be unveiled within days as Toro Rosso's new driver for 2015.

NOT POSSIBLE TO NAME SCHU RECOVERY DATE SAYS MANAGER

Michael Schumacher's manager Sabine Kehm says it is "not possible" to talk about how long it will take the F1 legend to recover.

23 NOVEMBER 2014

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON IS CHAMPION

Abu Dhabi GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Abu Dhabi GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Abu Dhabi GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Race Results

NEWEY SAYS ALL F1 CARS FRONT WINGS FLEXING

Red Bull cried foul on Saturday after its cars were disqualified from qualifying in Abu Dhabi.

VERGNE SET FOR TORO ROSSO EXIT

Jean-Eric Vergne appears to have missed out on a Toro Rosso seat for 2015.

ROSBERG'S MIND GAMES REACH TITLE ZENITH ON SUNDAY

Nico Rosberg has been busily playing the psychological game this weekend as he clings to his world championship chances.

RED BULL STILL BLOCKING VETTEL'S FERRARI TEST

Sebastian Vettel has hit out at Red Bull for blocking him from making his Ferrari test debut next week.

MAGNUSSEN CAN BE DANISH SPORTING LEGEND?

A new name "might" have leapt into contention to become Fernando Alonso's teammate at McLaren-Honda next year.

ECCLESTONE READY TO TEAR UP INCOME CONTRACTS

Bernie Ecclestone on Saturday said he is prepared to "tear up" contracts and start again, as the sport's civil war appeared to ease slightly in Abu Dhabi.

ALONSO HITS BACK AFTER MATTIACCI JIBES

Fernando Alonso has lashed back at Marco Mattiacci for questioning his commitment and motivation.

REPORTS LINK BRAWN, COSTA, BOTTAS WITH FERRARI

The latest names linked with Ferrari are Ross Brawn and Valtteri Bottas.

22 NOVEMBER 2014

RED BULL EXCLUDED FROM QUALIFYING FOR FLEXIBLE WING

Red Bull Racing's drivers Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo were excluded from qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after it was found that they had illegal front wings.

PEREZ TO REMAIN AT FORCE INDIA IN 2015

The Sahara Force India Formula One team has announced that driver Sergio Perez has extended his contract with the team for the 2015 season.

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Team Quotes

ANGRY TEAMS HAPPIER AFTER MACKENZIE MEETING

F1's three angry teams seemed slightly less angry on Saturday after a meeting with Donald Mackenzie.

MARLBORO CHIEF TO REPLACE FERRARI BOSS MATTIACCI?

After just seven months in the job, Marco Mattiacci is set to lose his role as Ferrari team boss.

QUALIFYING REPORT - THE OPENING ADVANTAGE

Abu Dhabi GP - Qualifying Report

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Qualifying Results

MCLAREN RUNS RED BULL-LIKE FRONT WING

McLaren's new front wing bears a striking resemblance to the one fitted to the 2014 Red Bull.

ALONSO'S FERRARI FAILURE HARD TO GRASP SAYS TRULLI

Jarno Trulli has admitted he is surprised his old F1 teammate Fernando Alonso did not make his five-year Ferrari marriage work.

F1 CIVIL WAR RAGES ON IN ABU DHABI

The civil war in formula one continues to rage.

BIG CHANCE OF SHOWDOWN CRASH IN ABU DHABI SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has admitted it is possible Sunday's championship showdown will end with a crash.

SAINZ DESERVES TORO ROSSO SEAT

Antonio Felix da Costa, a former Red Bull-backed F1 hopeful, says Carlos Sainz jr now deserves his chance in formula one.

RED BULL WANTS LOUDER, CHEAPER V6 POWER FOR F1

Red Bull has proposed a new engine formula for the sport.

NO TOTAL LOGO ON 2015 LOTUS

Romain Grosjean says he is retaining the backing of the French oil company Total.

VAN DER GARDE DENIED PASS FOR ABU DHABI

Giedo van der Garde was denied access to the Abu Dhabi paddock, the Swiss newspaper Blick reports.

CATERHAM MAY USE 2014 ENGINE NEXT YEAR

Caterham may have to use a 2014 engine if it is to make it onto next year's F1 grid.

NO FORCE INDIA SEAT FOR GP2 CHAMPION PALMER

Force India has played down Jolyon Palmer's hopes of moving into formula one next year.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - SETTING THE STAGE

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 3 Results

21 NOVEMBER 2014

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Press Conference

VETTEL ONE OF 60 NEW SIGNINGS AT FERRARI

Sebastian Vettel may be joining Ferrari at just the right moment.

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - EDGED OUT

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - HAMILTON, THE WOULD BE CHAMPION

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 1 Results

ALONSO THINKS VETTEL WILL NEED LUCK AT FERRARI

Fernando Alonso thinks his Ferrari successor Sebastian Vettel will need "luck" in the years that lie ahead of him.

WOLFF SURE TITLE FIGHT WILL NOT BOIL OVER

Toto Wolff is sure Mercedes' in-house battle for the biggest prize in motor sport this weekend will not boil over.

BUTTON ADMITS INTEREST IN LE MANS SWITCH

Jenson Button says the last two months have taught him how to "live in the moment".

GUTIERREZ ADMITS FRIDAY ROLE POSSIBLE FOR 2015

Esteban Gutierrez has admitted becoming a test driver is a possibility for 2015.

CATERHAM THANKS RENAULT FOR HELPING F1 COMEBACK

Caterham's acting boss Finbarr O'Connell has thanked the world of formula one for helping the team to make its F1 comeback this weekend.

POLITICIAN SAYS F1 BREACHING EU COMPETITION AGREEMENT

With F1's biggest names swapping teams and the 2014 championship entering its decisive showdown, the furore over the future of the sport enjoyed a brief sojourn on Thursday.

20 NOVEMBER 2014

ROSBERG TELLS HAMILTON TO KEEP TITLE FIGHT CLEAN

Nico Rosberg has kicked off the Abu Dhabi championship showdown by telling teammate Lewis Hamilton to keep their fight clean.

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Thursday Press Conference

VETTEL REPLACING ALONSO AT FERRARI ANNOUNCED

Finally, the open secrets about Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel's futures became officially clear on Thursday.

ALONSO ADMITS FERRARI LOVE HAD FADED

Fernando Alonso endured an uncomfortable moment in Abu Dhabi on Thursday afternoon.

ABU DHABI EXTENDS F1 RACE CONTRACT

Abu Dhabi's long-term place on the F1 calendar is secure.

MASSA IS ROSBERG'S BEST HOPE FOR TITLE SAYS GLOCK

A strong Williams driver is Nico Rosberg's best hope of winning the 2014 title against the odds.

MCLAREN SHOULD PICK BUTTON OVER MAGNUSSEN SAYS HERBERT

Former F1 driver Johnny Herbert has urged McLaren to consider keeping Jenson Button to be Fernando Alonso's Honda-powered teammate.

DE SILVESTRO SPLITS WITH BACKER, MANAGER

Simona de Silvestro has split with her manager.

MERCEDES DESPERATE TO AVOID TITLE BREAKDOWN SAYS LAUDA

Mercedes is determined to ensure the 2014 title is decided in Abu Dhabi by events other than a technical failure.

BARRICHELLO RULES OUT CATERHAM RETURN

Rubens Barrichello has denied he is about to make a sensational return to F1 to complete the 2014 season with Caterham.

CATERHAM COMPLETES COMEBACK LINEUP WITH STEVENS

Caterham has completed its driver lineup for the Abu Dhabi comeback.

BIANCHI WILL BE HEAVILY DISABLED SAYS STREIFF

Jules Bianchi "will be very heavily disabled" if he ever emerges from his coma, according to the former F1 driver Philippe Streiff.

INDIA GP HEADING FOR 2016 RETURN?

Bernie Ecclestone says India could return to the F1 calendar in 2016.

EUROPEAN UNION TURNS EYE TO F1 CRISIS

The threat of a major civil war within formula one is growing by the day.

MARUSSIA'S ABU DHABI RETURN FAILS

Marussia's eleventh-hour bid to return to action in Abu Dhabi has failed.

FERRARI DENIES MAKING VETTEL ANNOUNCEMENT

Ferrari has denied reports it is now officially confirming Sebastian Vettel's 2015 switch.

19 NOVEMBER 2014

LOTUS CONFIRMS GROSJEAN FOR 2015

Romain Grosjean will stay at Lotus in 2015, the Enstone team announced on Wednesday.

BIANCHI MOVED TO FRANCE, SCHUMACHER PARALYSED

Jules Bianchi is no longer in Japan, his family announced on Wednesday.

MARUSSIA TEAM STAFF SPOTTED IN ABU DHABI

Staff wearing Marussia team shirts were spotted on Wednesday in the Abu Dhabi paddock.

GP2 CHAMPION PALMER GETS FORCE INDIA TEST

Force India is giving new GP2 champion Jolyon Palmer his F1 break.

MERCEDES NOT PREPARING HAMILTON OR ROSBERG TITLE T-SHIRTS

As the Abu Dhabi paddock begins to fill, F1 pundits are busily picking their favourite for the 2014 world championship.

ECCLESTONE HITS BACK AT F1 CARTEL ACCUSATION

Bernie Ecclestone has hit back with fury at a letter demanding talks with F1's small teams in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

WEBBER NOT SURPRISED AT VETTEL SWITCH

Mark Webber has backed his former Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel's move to Ferrari.

HORNER REJECTS ECCLESTONE PROPOSAL FOR ENGINE UNFREEZE

An extreme proposal to equalise engine performance in F1 does not even have the support of Renault works team Red Bull.

HAAS NOT DETERMINED TO HAVE AMERICAN DRIVER

Haas, F1's new team for 2016, is not determined to field an American driver.

MICHELIN NOT RULING OUT F1 RETURN

Michelin is not ruling out a return to formula one.

MEETINGS COULD DECIDE TORO ROSSO FUTURE FOR SAINZ

Toro Rosso remains the "only option" for Carlos Sainz jr's formula one debut in 2015.

BARRICHELLO COULD BE CATERHAM DRIVER IN ABU DHABI

As Caterham prepares in Abu Dhabi for its F1 return this weekend, a round of intriguing speculation is taking place.

TODAY'S F1 IS NOT RACING SAYS WEBBER

Mark Webber has admitted he is concerned about the road on which F1 has turned.

AMNESTY REPORT SLAMS ABU DHABI BEFORE F1 FINALE

Human rights organisation Amnesty International has criticised Abu Dhabi in the days before F1's high-profile and glitzy season finale.

MCLAREN DELAYS DRIVER ANNOUNCEMENT UNTIL DECEMBER

The long wait to know McLaren's official 2015 driver lineup is not yet over.

18 NOVEMBER 2014

CATERHAM SETTING UP IN ABU DHABI

Caterham has bucked expectations and arrived in Abu Dhabi for the 2014 finale.

BERGER TIPS HAMILTON TO WIN 2014 TITLE

Gerhard Berger has played down Nico Rosberg's chances of winning the world championship this weekend in Abu Dhabi.

SUTIL BREACHED SAUBER CONTRACT?

Adrian Sutil may have breached the terms of his Sauber contract in 2014, the Dutch publication Formule1 reports.

PALMER RULED OUT FOR CATERHAM DEBUT

New GP2 champion Jolyon Palmer is not among the numerous contenders to race for the returning Caterham in Abu Dhabi.

VETTEL NOT BLAMING ALONSO FOR FERRARI DELAY

Sebastian Vettel has hinted once again that he will be a Ferrari driver in 2015.

HORNER SAYS RENAULT 75HP DOWN ON MERCEDES

Christian Horner has put an alarming horse power figure on Renault's deficit to dominant Mercedes in 2014.

SMALL TEAMS WANT NEW TALKS AT ABU DHABI FINALE

Disgruntled small teams Force India, Lotus and Sauber have written a letter to express alarm that F1 appears headed in the direction of 'Super GP2'.

17 NOVEMBER 2014

ROSBERG HAS CHANCE TO WIN 2014 TITLE SAYS VETTEL

Outgoing world champion Sebastian Vettel thinks it is possible Nico Rosberg will become his title-winning successor this weekend in Abu Dhabi.

MCLAREN PARTS WITH LONG-TIME TESTER PAFFETT

McLaren is parting company with Gary Paffett, long-time test and reserve driver with the British team since 2006.

WOLFF EYEING HAMILTON CONTRACT TALKS ON MONDAY

Mercedes has scheduled urgent contractual talks with Lewis Hamilton, as the team looks to keep its dominant pairing together beyond 2015.

ONLY A COFFIN WILL END ECCLESTONE'S REIGN

Buoyed by the end of his legal troubles, Bernie Ecclestone says he is now determined to never step down as F1 chief executive.

RAIKKONEN LOOKING TO KEEP FERRARI SEAT IN 2016

Kimi Raikkonen is even looking beyond 2015 as he aims to keep his Ferrari career alive for at least two more years.

BESCHIR IN CATERHAM LINK, SAINZ TO TEST RED BULL

The list of potential teammates for confirmed Caterham driver Kamui Kobayashi in Abu Dhabi is growing by the hour.

ALONSO VISITS FERRARI SPORTS CAR TEAM IN BAHRAIN

Fernando Alonso has made what might be his last PR appearance for Ferrari in the lead-in to this weekend's 2014 season finale.

CHILTON TO COMPLETE CATERHAM'S ABU DHABI LINEUP?

Max Chilton has emerged as a surprise candidate to race the second Caterham in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

KOBAYASHI'S TEAMMATE UNCLEAR FOR CATERHAM RETURN

Caterham's administrators have reappointed Kamui Kobayashi to contest the 2014 finale in Abu Dhabi next weekend.

16 NOVEMBER 2014

VETTEL EXPECTS NO PROBLEMS WITH TEAMMATE RAIKKONEN

Sebastian Vettel has apparently grown tired of the extended wait to officially announce his switch to Ferrari.

CATERHAM STAFF MADE REDUNDANT

On the very day Caterham announced it will return to the grid in Abu Dhabi, the F1 team's entire staff was made redundant.

15 NOVEMBER 2014

ECCLESTONE SET TO DROP DOUBLE POINTS FOR 2015

As the double-points finale approaches, Bernie Ecclestone has admitted the controversial scheme will be dropped for 2014.

HONDA ERA BEGINS, MCLAREN DENIES SAINZ RUMOUR

McLaren's new works Honda era got up and revving at Silverstone on Friday.

TEAMS HIT BACK AT ECCLESTONE ATTITUDE

F1 teams have hit back at Bernie Ecclestone's attitude about social media.

14 NOVEMBER 2014

CATERHAM HEADING TO ABU DHABI FOR 2014 FINALE

Caterham on Friday announced it will return to formula one to contest the season finale in Abu Dhabi.

NO POINT ATTRACTING YOUNG GENERATION TO F1 SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has ensured the world of formula one on Friday will be discussing one thing -- his controversial views.

CATERHAM PREPARING FREIGHT FOR ABU DHABI

Caterham's administrator on Friday said the team is preparing equipment to be shipped to the season finale in Abu Dhabi.

RENAULT NOT INTERESTED IN GOING BACK TO V8 SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff has hit back at claims F1 is heading into a spending war because of Mercedes' attitude amid the engine 'unfreeze' debate.

MASSA HAPPIER AFTER LEAVING FERRARI SAYS MANAGER

Felipe Massa's manager says the Brazilian has rarely been happier in formula one.

CATERHAM COULD OVERCOME MISSED CROWDFUNDING TARGET

Friday's deadline looks set to come and go without Caterham raising the $3.7 million it needs through crowdfunding.

SAINZ MAY BE SHOCK CONTENDER FOR MCLAREN SEAT

Carlos Sainz jr may have emerged as a shock candidate to be Fernando Alonso's teammate next year.

NO CHANGE IN BIANCHI'S CONDITION

Almost six weeks on, there is "no change" in Jules Bianchi's condition.

NEWEY'S SON SIGNS UP FOR FORMULA 4

Another Newey is plotting a course to the F1 grid.

13 NOVEMBER 2014

MCLAREN-HONDA TO MAKE TRACK DEBUT ON FRIDAY

McLaren is taking the 90 minute trip from its Woking headquarters on Friday to Silverstone, where the new works Honda era will begin.

F1 NEGATIVITY TO DELAY FLOATATION PLANS AGAIN

The crisis of collapsing and complaining teams looks set to once again spoil plans for F1's stock market floatation.

FERRARI HINTS RAIKKONEN DEFINITELY STAYING IN 2015

Ferrari has given the strongest sign yet that Kimi Raikkonen will definitely still be wearing red in 2015.

VETTEL ADMITS CONTEMPLATING F1 EXIT

Sebastian Vettel has admitted he weighed up switching to another team versus quitting formula one altogether ahead of the 2015 season.

ALONSO IN DUBAI, NOT WOKING AS WAIT CONTINUES

Yet another week is threatening to pass with Fernando Alonso's future still unclear.

GROSJEAN JUMPS THE GUN ON NEW LOTUS DEAL

Romain Grosjean has followed Sebastian Vettel's lead in jumping the gun on his 2015 plans.

ERICSSON TERMINATES CATERHAM CONTRACT

Even if Caterham makes the Abu Dhabi grid, regular driver Marcus Ericsson will not be at the wheel of a green car.

12 NOVEMBER 2014

VETTEL UNOFFICIALLY CONFIRMS FERRARI DRIVE

Sebastian Vettel has unofficially confirmed that he will be a Ferrari driver in 2015.

MASSA HITS BACK AT PIQUET'S F1 CRITICISM

Felipe Massa has hit back at F1 legend Nelson Piquet's harsh critique of modern formula one.

MCLAREN MAKING ROOM FOR ALONSO ENTOURAGE?

Officially, Fernando Alonso is still deciding if he should leave Ferrari for another team.

BRIATORE SAYS ECCLESTONE'S DOUBLE POINTS IS SMART

Flavio Briatore thinks his friend and regular business partner Bernie Ecclestone has pulled off a masterstroke with 'double points' in 2014.

INDIA EYEING F1 RETURN BY 2017

India is unlikely to return to the F1 calendar until at least 2017, a senior official at former race promoter Jaypee has admitted.

11 NOVEMBER 2014

MCLAREN NOW DECIDING ALONSO'S TEAMMATE

For the first time since 2007, Fernando Alonso will make a visit to Woking this week, authoritative media sources are reporting.

ALONSO COULD TAKE RACE ENGINEER TO MCLAREN

Fernando Alonso could take his race engineer from Ferrari to McLaren-Honda for 2015, it has emerged.

VETTEL NEEDS SPECTACULAR FERRARI CAR SAYS BRIATORE

Sebastian Vettel needs to hope for a "spectacular" Ferrari next year, according to Flavio Briatore.

MCLAREN, MERCEDES PLAY DOWN THREE CARS FOR 2015

As the 2014 season winds to a close, the prospect of three-car teams for 2015 remains a mystery.

FORCE INDIA FINANCIAL RUMOURS MUST STOP SAYS MALLYA

Vijay Mallya has played down the latest reports questioning the financial health of his F1 team Force India.

MASSA SAYS HE WILL NOT HELP ROSBERG WIN TITLE

Felipe Massa has rejected Nico Rosberg's call to help him win the 2014 world championship.

10 NOVEMBER 2014

RACE REPORT - DOWN TO THE WIRE

Brazilian GP - Race Report

MERCEDES TO QUIT IF F1 REVIVES V8 ENGINES SAYA LAUDA

Mercedes has warned it will quit formula one if moves to revive the old V8 era are successful.

OFF-TRACK CIVIL WAR ERUPTS IN F1

On track in Brazil, a thrilling and intense battle for the drivers' world championship that will now go down to the wire continued to play out.

ROSBERG LOOKS TO MASSA FOR TITLE FINALE HELP

With only the 'Abu Double' showdown to run, Nico Rosberg nibbled back into title rival Lewis Hamilton's now 17-point lead with victory in Brazil.

ALONSO PLAYS DOWN CHANCE OF ABU DHABI ANNOUNCEMENT

Fernando Alonso has departed yet another F1 circuit at the tail end of the 2014 season giving little away about his next move.

CATERHAM AND EVEN MARUSSIA'S ABU DHABI HOPES STILL ALIVE

As plans for three-car and customer teams emerge, F1 may in fact have a full grid for 2015.

HORNER ADMITS 2015 UNFREEZE UNLIKELY NOW

Christian Horner has criticised Mercedes for continuing to block moves for an engine development 'unfreeze' for 2015.

MARCHIONNE WORRIED, TOMBAZIS NOW IN DOUBT?

New Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne has reportedly expressed concerns about the Italian team's 2015 project.

9 NOVEMBER 2014

RACE NOTES - ROSBERG LEADS HAMILTON IN MERCEDES 1-2 AT INTERLAGOS

Brazilian GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Brazilian GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Brazilian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Race Results

FUTURE STILL CLOUDED FOR THREE SMALL TEAMS

A week after the boycott threats of Austin, struggling teams Lotus, Force India and Sauber travelled to Brazil apparently close to a 'fighting fund' bailout that would secure their future.

MCLAREN COULD SIGN ALONSO, TEST HONDA IN ABU DHABI

In Brazil, probably Fernando Alonso's penultimate race for Ferrari, the Spaniard has given more hints than ever that his tenure in red is almost over.

ROSBERG WINS ONE TROPHY BUT EYES ANOTHER

Nico Rosberg secured a trophy after qualifying on pole for Sunday's Brazilian grand prix.

MERCEDES RIVALS WARN FREEZE COULD END COMPLETELY

With progress also having stalled over the small teams' touted 'fighting fund', Toto Wolff emerged from a big team bosses meeting at Interlagos on Saturday with little news.

8 NOVEMBER 2014

QUALIFYING REPORT - ROSBERG REIGNS

Brazilian GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Brazilian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Qualifying Results

ECCLESTONE SLAMS CATERHAM'S BEGGING BOWL

Bernie Ecclestone has joined those who are heavily critical of Caterham's plea for fans' money to get the struggling team back on track.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - THE THIRD MAN

Brazilian GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Practice 3 Results

ALONSO SAYS THERE IS LIFE AFTER FERRARI

ernando Alonso remains the big player as the F1 driver 'silly season' reaches its climax for another year.

ENGINE MARQUES STILL ARGUING OVER 2015 UNFREEZE

Progress on the 2015 engine 'unfreeze' may not be as simple as first thought.

CATERHAM ASKS FANS TO FUND ABU DHABI COMEBACK

As Marussia reaches the end of the line, fellow absent backmarker Caterham wants F1 fans to fund its Abu Dhabi comeback later this month.

7 NOVEMBER 2014

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - ALL FIRED UP

Brazilian GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Brazilian GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Brazilian GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Practice 2 Results

END OF THE LINE AS MARUSSIA CEASES TRADING

As 18 F1 cars practiced in Brazil, one of the absent teams came to the end of the line.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - ROSBERG RESPONDS

Brazilian GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Practice 1 Results

ALONSO DELAY PUTS CLOUD OVER BUTTON'S FUTURE

On the one hand, everyone in the F1 paddock now knows what the top of the grid will look like in 2015.

ROOKIE BURSTS INTO F1 AMID SAUBER CRISIS

Felipe Nasr, a low-profile F1 presence until now, has burst into a storm in the Interlagos paddock.

LOTUS SET TO ANNOUNCE GROSJEAN FOR 2015

Lotus is set to announce that Romain Grosjean is staying with the Enstone team in 2015.

SYMONDS SAYS ALONSO NOT RIGHT FOR WILLIAMS

Williams is not ready to welcome a driver of Fernando Alonso's stature.

MONTEZEMOLO SET FOR ALITALIA TOP JOB

No longer Ferrari's long-time president, Luca di Montezemolo's next move is now clear.

SAINZ PREPARING FOR TORO ROSSO REJECTION

Carlos Sainz jr has admitted not moving up to formula one next year would be a "big blow".

ALONSO ADMITS CYCLING PLANS DELAYED FOR NOW

Fernando Alonso admitted on Thursday that his plans to launch a professional cycling team in 2015 have been delayed.

6 NOVEMBER 2014

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Thursday Press Conference

SUTIL CAMP SAYS THREE SAUBER CONTRACTS FORBIDDEN

Mere days but a hemisphere later, the F1 'silly season' has moved on yet again between the US and Brazilian double-header.

ROSBERG HAPPY WITH HEAVY BRAZIL RAIN

Most members of F1's travelling circus touched down in Sao Paulo this week and cursed not packing an umbrella.

MCLAREN GIVES ALONSO DEADLINE FOR 2015 DECISION

McLaren has warned Fernando Alonso he is running out of time to commit to the British team for the 2015 season.

LOTUS HOPING FOR GROSJEAN ANNOUNCEMENT SOON

Romain Grosjean is edging close to a deal to remain with Lotus for 2015.

ROSBERG MISSING AGGRESSION FOR 2014 COMBAT

Lewis Hamilton has produced championship-winning performance alongside former title favourite Nico Rosberg in the latter stages of 2014.

VERGNE NOT WORRIED ABOUT LOSING F1 SEAT

Jean-Eric Vergne is suddenly sounding very confident about his future in F1.

CATERHAM PREPARING FOR ABU DHABI RETURN

Caterham is preparing to return to formula one for F1's 2014 finale in Abu Dhabi next month.

BRAZIL MOVES TRACTOR AFTER BIANCHI CRASH

Organisers of the Brazilian grand prix have tweaked safety measures in light of Jules Bianchi's life-threatening Suzuka crash a month ago.

SAUBER SIGNS NASR AND SPONSOR FOR SECOND SEAT

Sauber has locked Adrian Sutil, Esteban Gutierrez and Giedo van der Garde out of formula one for now.

5 NOVEMBER 2014

CATERHAM AND MANOR ON 2015 ENTRY LIST

Caterham and Marussia have both entered the 2015 world championship.

MALLYA SAYS FORCE INDIA TO KEEP PEREZ

With Nico Hulkenberg already signed up for 2015, all eyes at Force India are now on Sergio Perez.

SANTANDER MET WITH MCLAREN IN AUSTIN?

Evidence is building by the day that Fernando Alonso is McLaren-bound.

BERGER DENIES TALKS WITH MCLAREN AND FERRARI

Gerhard Berger has played down persistent speculation his next move could be a return to the F1 paddock.

POSITIVE PRESSURE ON RAIKKONEN SAYS MATTIACCI

The pressure on Kimi Raikkonen to up his game is of the "positive" variety, Ferrari team boss Marco Mattiacci insists.

4 NOVEMBER 2014

ALONSO'S MCLAREN DEAL APPEARS DONE?

After a frantic period of mystery and speculation, the course of Fernando Alonso's future is now beginning to clear.

BASE PAYMENT COULD RESOLVE BOYCOTT THREAT SAYS LOPEZ

F1 authorities are scrambling this week to put down a lingering boycott threat ahead of the Brazilian grand prix.

ROSBERG NOT THINKING ABOUT TITLE DEFEAT

Earlier the runaway title leader, Nico Rosberg's championship hopes have faded dramatically after five straight wins for teammate Lewis Hamilton.

MERCEDES CLOSE TO AGREEING ENGINE UNFREEZE

Talks over a touted engine 'unfreeze' for the 2015 season appear to have taken a dramatic turn.

HAAS COULD KEEP SUTIL'S F1 DREAM ALIVE

Adrian Sutil could keep his F1 dream alive by moving to the new Haas F1 Team for 2016.

3 NOVEMBER 2014

RACE REPORT - HOW THE WEST WAS WON

United States GP - Race Report

WOLFF MOVES TO END BOYCOTT THREAT

F1 may have moved a small step towards ending the boycott threat.

F1 NOW GUARANTEED ABU DOUBLE TITLE FINALE

Lewis Hamilton on Sunday continued to charge towards his second world title, but his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg is guaranteed to still be in the title fight for the finale that could be referred to as 'Abu Double'.

BOYCOTT THREAT STILL LINGERING FOR BRAZIL GP

Two hours before Sunday's US grand prix, the risk that only 12 cars would race still existed.

SANTANDER TO STAY EVEN IF ALONSO LEAVES?

The Spanish multinational Santander is staying at Ferrari even if the closely-aligned Fernando Alonso jumps ship.

RENAULT DENIES SIGNING MARIO ILLIEN

Renault has denied reports it has recruited renowned former F1 engine guru Mario Illien to help close the gap on dominant Mercedes.

FUTURE UNCLEAR FOR SCHUMACHER

Former F1 doctor Gary Hartstein has expressed doubt Michael Schumacher will ever recover from his ski crash brain injuries.

PEREZ GIVEN PENALTY FOR CAUSING ACCIDENT

Sergio Perez has been given a 7 place grid penalty for causing an accident with Adrian Sutil during the first lap of today’s United States Grand Prix.

2 NOVEMBER 2014

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS IN AUSTIN

United States GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

United States GP - Sunday Press Conference

RACE RESULTS

United States GP - Race Results

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

United States GP - Sunday Team Quotes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

United States GP - Sunday Photos

ECCLESTONE VOWS TO WORK TO END F1 CRISIS

The smell of crisis is in the air in Austin, as Bernie Ecclestone scrabbles to end a boycott threat and put failing teams back on track.

VAN DER GARDE SET FOR SECOND SAUBER SEAT IN 2015

Sauber looks set to field an all-new driver lineup next year, after confirming Caterham refugee Marcus Ericsson is joining the Swiss team in 2015.

ALONSO RETURN WOULD BE NO SURPRISE SAYS LOPEZ

Fernando Alonso's future continues to be clouded in mystery.

1 NOVEMBER 2014

MARCUS ERICSSON TO DRIVE FOR SAUBER IN 2015

Sauber has announced that rookie Marcus Ericsson will drive for the Swiss team in 2015.

QUALIFYING REPORT - POLE IS NOT POINTS

United States GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

United States GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

United States GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

United States GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

United States GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - MAKING IT LOOK EASY

United States GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

United States GP - Practice 3 Results

RENAULT RECRUITS ILLIEN TO IMPROVE F1 ENGINE

Renault has recruited renowned F1 engine guru Mario Illien as it and works partner Red Bull vow to close the gap on dominant Mercedes.

BOYCOTT THREAT EMERGES AS NEXT TEAMS FACE COLLAPSE

Battle lines are being drawn as F1 reacts to the 'crisis' of collapsing teams.

HAMILTON TAKES CONTROL OF OWN MANAGEMENT

Lewis Hamilton is "scaling back" his deal with Simon Fuller, the entertainment manager famed for his involvement with American Idol and the Spice Girls.

TOST WANTS TO KEEP VERGNE AT TORO ROSSO

Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost has admitted he would like to keep Jean-Eric Vergne on board for the 2015 season.

KOBAYASHI IN AUSTIN TO KEEP F1 DREAM ALIVE

Like his 2014 teammate Marcus Ericsson, Kamui Kobayashi has travelled to Austin without a formula one car to drive.

VETTEL TO QUALIFY IN AUSTIN

Sebastian Vettel will make a brief appearance during qualifying on Saturday ahead of the US grand prix in Austin.

WILLIAMS BOSSES ABSENT FROM US GP

Williams' two F1 bosses are missing in action this weekend for the US grand prix.

SUSIE WOLFF TO EXTEND WILLIAMS DEAL

Susie Wolff will extend her deal with Williams into the 2015 season, according to the German newspaper Bild.

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