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15 AUGUST 2017

WIND TUNNEL PROBLEMS HURT RED BULL SAYS HORNER

Christian Horner says problems at the factory caused Red Bull's early-season problems in 2017.

NO TREND IN FERRARI VS MERCEDES BATTLE SAYS BINOTTO

It is not possible to say that either Mercedes or Ferrari has the edge at the mid-season point in a close battle for 2017 spoils.

NO INTENTION OF BREAKING CONTRACT SAYS SAINZ

Carlos Sainz says he is happy tensions with his Red Bull and Toro Rosso bosses have calmed after an intense recent period.

14 AUGUST 2017

BOTTAS THE PERFECT DRIVER SAYS ROSBERG

Valtteri Bottas might be close to being "the perfect driver".

DRIVERS UNHAPPY WITH EXTRA HALO WEIGHT

While most focus on the aesthetics, it is another feature of the controversial 'Halo' system that might actually have a more significant impact on F1.

11 AUGUST 2017

ROSBERG PHYSIO BACKS KUBICA COMEBACK

Yet another respected figure in the F1 paddock has backed Robert Kubica's return to F1.

MASSA RECOVERS FROM HUNGARY ILLNESS

Felipe Massa looks to be on track for his return to action after the August break.

10 AUGUST 2017

ROSBERG TIPS MERCEDES TO BEAT FERRARI

Nico Rosberg is not sure Ferrari has the ability to stay ahead of Mercedes in 2017.

HONDA WANTS TO PASS RENAULT IN 2017

Honda is aiming to leave behind the dubious honour of being F1's least powerful engine supplier by the end of the season.

MCLAREN SET FOR INDYCAR RETURN IN FUTURE

McLaren may not be heading back to Indycar this year, but the future is another matter entirely.

LECLERC WOULD BE USEFUL FOR SAUBER

Rumours the Swiss team Sauber could become a junior platform for Ferrari are gaining strength.

9 AUGUST 2017

F1 AT CROSSROADS OVER FUTURE ENGINE SAYS HORNER

The swarms of carmakers flocking to Formula E is a chance for F1 to think about going back to the future with its next engine.

LEGAL ISSUES FORCED HALO INTRODUCTION

Mercedes backed the FIA into a corner over the issue of cockpit protection in F1.

DOMENICALI ENJOYING F1'S OPEN 2017 SEASON

Former Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali has admitted he is crossing his fingers the Maranello marque can end its decade-long title drought this year.

KUBICA HAD NO PROBLEM WITH 2017 CAR SAYS ENGINEER

A Renault engineer has raised expectations Robert Kubica might indeed be heading back to F1.

PUNDIT DEFENDS MAGNUSSEN AMID CRITICISM

A leading F1 correspondent has backed Kevin Magnussen amid criticism of the Haas driver's racing style.

KVYAT CAN'T TAKE TORO ROSSO SEAT FOR GRANTED SAYS PETROV

Daniil Kvyat cannot take his place in formula one for granted.

MCLAREN DENIES ALONSO TO SKIP SINGAPORE

McLaren executive Zak Brown has slammed suggestions Fernando Alonso may miss another grand prix this year.

NO RUSH TO ADD MORE AMERICAN RACES SAYS CAREY

Chase Carey says he will not rush to set up a second race in the United States.

8 AUGUST 2017

PORSCHE NOT DENYING FUTURE F1 FORAY

Porsche is not denying that a "high efficiency engine" already under development could become the basis of a F1 project.

MCLAREN WANTS TO KEEP VANDOORNE, ALONSO

McLaren has confirmed claims it intends to line up with an unchanged driver lineup for 2018.

NEW F1 ENGINE TO BE BETTER SAYS CAREY

New F1 CEO Chase Carey has revealed that a new engine, cost cuts, and fairer income distribution should lead to better racing in the future.

STROLL JOINS F1 SILLY SEASON

Lance Stroll could be a surprise protagonist in this year's F1 'silly season'.

7 AUGUST 2017

VETTEL WANTS ONE-YEAR FERRARI EXTENSION

Sebastian Vettel's future might not be as clear as recent media reports suggest.

2018 CONTRACT NOT NEWS TO ME SAYS MAGNUSSEN

Kevin Magnussen says he was not surprised when Haas announced recently that it is keeping the same driver lineup for 2018.

BOTTAS HAS NO PLAN B FOR 2018

Valtteri Bottas has admitted he does not have a 'plan B' in the event Mercedes does not re-sign him for 2018.

ENGINE BOOST HELPS MCLAREN RELATIONSHIP SAYS HONDA

Honda is hoping better performance from its F1 engine will calm the troubled waters between the Japanese manufacturer and McLaren.

FERRARI FORM BOOSTS MONZA TICKET SALES

Monza is enjoying boosted ticket sales as a direct result of Ferrari's better performance in 2017.

WINNING RED BULL WILL END VERSTAPPEN RUMOURS SAYS HORNER

Speculation about Max Verstappen's future will calm down once Red Bull gives him a winning car.

MCLAREN WANTS SAME DRIVERS IN 2018 SAYS NORRIS

Lando Norris has calmed speculation he could be about to burst into formula one.

CAREY WANTS TITLE SHOWDOWN IN ABU DHABI

Chase Carey says he does not have a personal favourite for the 2017 title.

4 AUGUST 2017

MARKO NOT DENYING TORO ROSSO-HONDA RUMOURS

Toro Rosso is at the centre of the F1 rumour mill, as the sport enters its summer break.

SAUBER NOT TARGETING TOP TEAMS SAYS VASSEUR

Sauber's new boss says the Swiss team is targeting the front of the midfield for the future.

WILLIAMS CONSIDERS DI RESTA FOR 2018 SEAT

Paul di Resta has suddenly entered the running to race for Williams in 2018.

LANDO NORRIS ON EMPTY TANKS IN TEST SAYS BERGER

Gerhard Berger says it is difficult to judge the potential of young drivers based on this week's testing in Hungary.

HULKENBERG RELAXED OVER HALO CENSORSHIP

Nico Hulkenberg says he is not bothered about being edited out of an official F1 video about the controversial 'Halo' concept.

WEHRLEIN NOT KEEN ON FORMULA E MOVE

Pascal Wehrlein has played down claims he could keep his racing career alive in Formula E next year.

3 AUGUST 2017

KUBICA UNSURE OF NEXT STEP IN F1 COMEBACK

F1's past and future merged in Hungary on Wednesday as Robert Kubica made his bow in the 2017 Renault car at the post-grand prix test.

BOTTAS WANTS NEW CONTRACT AND 2017 TITLE

Valtteri Bottas says his target for 2017 is a new contract for next year and a shot at the world championship.

MARCHIONNE NOT CONFIRMING MONZA DRIVER CALL

Sergio Marchionne is not saying if Ferrari plans to announce its next driver lineup at Monza in one month.

FIA TO PUSH LIMITS OF HALO DESIGN

F1's mandatory-for-2018 'Halo' concept took a step forward in Hungary on Wednesday.

2 AUGUST 2017

KUBICA CONVINCED OF F1 COMEBACK SAYS HORNER

F1 will on Wednesday get a clearer picture about the prospect of a return to the sport for Robert Kubica.

TORO ROSSO LINKED WITH KFC LIVERY CHANGE

Toro Rosso could get another colour change for 2018.

BINOTTO PUSHING FOR FERRARI TOP JOB

A power struggle is threatening to disturb the focus of Ferrari's push to end a ten-year championship drought.

HULKENBERG CALLS MAGNUSSEN 'WANNABE VERSTAPPEN'

Nico Hulkenberg has lashed back at Kevin Magnussen in the wake of their on and off-track stoushes in Hungary.

DECISIVE PERIOD FOR THREE F1 DRIVERS

From the front to the back of the 2017 grid, the respective futures of three F1 drivers could take a step forward over the August break.

HONDA STILL PUSHING TO IMPROVE 2017 ENGINE

Amid swirling speculation about the future, Honda is still pushing to improve its 2017 engine.

CHAMPAGNE RETURNS TO F1 PODIUM

Champagne has returned to the F1 podium.

1 AUGUST 2017

MERCEDES DENIES WOLFF FURIOUS AFTER HUNGARY

Mercedes has denied its boss was furious when Lewis Hamilton gave up a podium spot to Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas in Hungary.

ITALIAN PRESS BACKS RAIKKONEN FOR 2018

The Ferrari-partisan Italian press has backed reports the Maranello marque looks set to keep Kimi Raikkonen at the team for 2018.

F1 EXIT LIKELY FOR WEHRLEIN

Pascal Wehrlein says he is doing all he can to stay in formula one beyond 2017.

VERSTAPPEN APOLOGISED WITH DUTCH BEER

Max Verstappen said sorry with a bottle of Dutch beer after punting his Red Bull teammate out of the Hungarian GP.

31 JULY 2017

RACE ANALYSIS - AN UNEASY BREEZE: HOW VETTEL BARELY WON

Hungarian GP - Race AnalysisBy Dan Knutson in Budapest

HORNER QUESTIONS MERCEDES TEAM ORDER DECISION

Mercedes has admitted a team decision in Hungary may cost Lewis Hamilton the world championship.

RICCIARDO WILL ACCEPT VERSTAPPEN APOLOGY

Max Verstappen has apologised for punting his Red Bull teammate out of the Hungarian grand prix.

VETTEL AND RAIKKONEN WANT TO STAY SAYS MARCHIONNE

Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne has confirmed speculation the Italian team will probably keep its driver lineup the same in 2018.

HORNER NOT COMMENTING ON TORO ROSSO-HONDA LINK

Another senior figure in the Red Bull camp has declined to comment on reports Toro Rosso is set to become Honda-powered in 2018.

SAUBER TO BE FERRARI JUNIOR TEAM SAYS MARCHIONNE

Sergio Marchionne has admitted Sauber could become "a kind of junior team" for Ferrari.

30 JULY 2017

RACE NOTES - VETTEL WINS HUNGARY

Hungarian GP - Race NotesBy Mark Karp

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

FERRARI SIMPLY BETTER ON SLOW CIRCUITS SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff thinks Mercedes' victory chance in Hungary is "one per cent".

ALONSO EYES MCLAREN ENGINE GIFT FOR 2018

Fernando Alonso has hinted he will stay with McLaren next year, depending on the outcome of the team's engine supplier crisis.

SAINZ NOT COMMENTING ON TORO ROSSO-HONDA RUMOUR

Carlos Sainz will not comment on rising speculation about a change of engine supplier for Toro Rosso.

FERRARI TO ANNOUNCE VETTEL-RAIKKONEN AT MONZA

Ferrari is set to keep its current race driver lineup intact for 2018.

MERCEDES EYES DI RESTA AS F1 RESERVE

Paul di Resta is now in reigning world champions Mercedes' sights.

RED BULL EYES INDEPENDENT ENGINE SUPPLIER FOR FUTURE

Dr Helmut Marko has played down early links between Red Bull and Volkswagen brands interested in entering F1 in the future.

F1 DEFENDS EDITING NEGATIVE HALO COMMENTS

F1 says cutting negative opinions about the 'Halo' safety concept from press conference footage was an "editorial decision".

LECLERC EYES SAUBER MOVE FOR 2018

Charles Leclerc has admitted he is starting to look towards a possible move into F1 for 2018.

MERCEDES NOT DUMPING F1 FOR FORMULA E SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda says there is no risk Mercedes will dump F1 in favour of the increasingly-popular all-electric series Formula E.

29 JULY 2017

QUALIFYING REPORT - FERRARI FRONT

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

RESERVE DRIVER PAUL DI RESTA TO REPLACE MASSA FOR HUNGARY

Reserve driver Paul di Resta will replace Felipe Massa for remainder of the Hungarian GP.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - RED ALERT

Hungarian GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Budapest

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 3 Results

HAMILTON SAYS FERRARI MOVE UNLIKELY

Lewis Hamilton says he is unlikely to move from the Mercedes team before retiring from F1.

MCLAREN HOPES FOR TORO ROSSO-HONDA DEAL?

McLaren has its fingers crossed Honda will agree an engine deal for 2018 with the Red Bull junior team Toro Rosso.

SAUBER NOT RULING OUT FERRARI-LINKED DRIVER

Sauber is not ready to think about its 2018 driver lineup.

WING CONTROVERSY STORM IN A TEACUP SAYS RED BULL

Red Bull has hit back at claims its new front wing design is teetering on the brink of legality.

UNWELL MASSA CHECKED IN BUDAPEST HOSPITAL?

Felipe Massa was taken to hospital following Friday's practice sessions in Hungary.

ALONSO ADMITS 2018 INDYCAR SWITCH POSSIBLE

Fernando Alonso is not ruling out a switch to America's top open wheeler category Indycar for 2018.

PORSCHE NOT RULING OUT F1 MOVE

Porsche is not ruling out a move into formula one in the future.

28 JULY 2017

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - SECOND VERSE SAME AS THE FIRST

Hungarian GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Budapest

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Hungarian GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Hungarian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Hungarian GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 2 Results

SAUBER EYES UPGRADE TO 2018 FERRARI ENGINE

Sauber looks set to stick with Ferrari power for 2018.

ILMOR, PORSCHE EYE F1 FOR 2021

Cosworth, Porsche and now Ilmor are all eyeing a potential move into F1 after 2020.

KVYAT HINTS TORO ROSSO DECISION IMMINENT

Daniil Kvyat thinks it's possible Red Bull will make a decision about his future this weekend.

END IS NIGH FOR LMP1 AND DTM SAYS MASSA

While F1 and Formula E keep growing and thriving, the end could be nigh for motor racing's other top categories Le Mans and DTM.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - TUMBLING TIMES

Hungarian GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Budapest

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Hungarian GP - Practice 1 Results

PALMER SAYS KUBICA NO THREAT FOR 2017

Jolyon Palmer says he is keeping his Renault seat for the rest of 2017.

TEAMS WILL PERSONALISE HALO DESIGNS SAYS WHITING

F1's governing body has played down the waves of negativity following its decision to impose the controversial 'Halo' concept in 2018.

STROLL ADMITS WILLIAMS LOOKING TO 2018

Lance Stroll says Williams is already working on its 2018 car.

27 JULY 2017

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Hungarian GP - Thursday Press Conference

MERCEDES NOT FAVOURITE FOR HUNGARY SAYS SALO

Mercedes is not the certain winner of this weekend's Hungarian grand prix.

LIBERTY TO INTRODUCE FRANCHISE MODEL FOR F1 SAYS WOLFF

Liberty Media is looking into replacing the F1 teams' current 'Concorde Agreement'-type commercial contracts with a franchise model.

ROSBERG TO BE FORMULA E TEAM BOSS?

Nico Rosberg is being lined up as the team boss for Mercedes' brand new Formula E foray for 2019.

RED BULL MUST GIVE VERSTAPPEN WINNING CAR SAYS HORNER

Christian Horner has acknowledged that Red Bull needs to give Max Verstappen a winning car for 2018.

VERSTAPPEN NOT RULING OUT FERRARI, MERCEDES SWITCH

Max Verstappen is not ruling out a future switch to top teams Ferrari or Mercedes.

ONLY JUDGE STROLL IN 2018 SAYS PROST

Quadruple world champion Alain Prost has defended F1's teen rookie Lance Stroll.

26 JULY 2017

VERSTAPPEN DISAPPOINTED IN 2017

Max Verstappen is "disappointed" for one of the first times in his meteoric motor racing career.

VERSTAPPEN TO FINISH SECOND IN HUNGARY SAYS FATHER

Max Verstappen will have a car good enough to split F1's title protagonists this weekend in Hungary.

BERGER TO RESCUE EMBATTLED RACING SERIES

F1 legend Gerhard Berger is tasked with rescuing the embattled German touring car series DTM after this week's shock news.

HAAS MOVE A BLOW FOR FERRARI INFLUENCE SAYS MINARDI

Former F1 chief Gian Carlo Minardi thinks Ferrari may be struggling to wield its influence among customer teams.

25 JULY 2017

FIA GIVES GREEN LIGHT FOR KUBICA RETURN

F1's governing body says it has no problem with Robert Kubica's impending return to the sport.

HUNGARY PERFECT FOR KUBICA COMEBACK SAYS HULKENBERG

Nico Hulkenberg thinks Hungary is the perfect venue for Robert Kubica to step up his campaign to return to formula one.

TEAMS CAN NO LONGER BUY F1 SHARES SAYS LIBERTY

F1 owner Liberty Media has closed the door on an offer to allow teams to buy into the sport.

24 JULY 2017

VETTEL DENIES FERRARI ENTERING CRISIS

Sebastian Vettel has denied Ferrari might be on the brink of a new 'crisis'.

HONDA STAYING IN F1 WITH MCLAREN SAYS YAMAMOTO

Honda says it is staying in F1 with McLaren next year.

VERSTAPPEN PATIENCE COULD END

Max Verstappen's "patience" with Renault-powered Red Bull may eventually end.

WILLIAMS NOT READY FOR 2018 DRIVER TOPIC

Williams is not ready to show its hand regarding its driver lineup for 2018.

FERRARI COULD KEEP RAIKKONEN

Former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher can imagine Ferrari deciding to keep Kimi Raikkonen on board next year.

HALO MAKES F1 TOO SAFE SAYS AUDETTO

Former F1 team boss Daniele Audetto has hit out at the FIA's decision to impose the controversial 'Halo' in 2018.

VILLENEUVE CONFIRMS WILLIAMS SPAT

Jacques Villeneuve has confirmed his spat with his former F1 team Williams.

AUER PLAYS DOWN F1 CHANCES

DTM frontrunner Lucas Auer has played down his chances of moving into F1 next year.

21 JULY 2017

MERCEDES, RED BULL SLAM HALO DECISION

Mercedes and Red Bull bosses have hit out at the FIA's decision to impose the controversial 'Halo' frontal protection concept for 2018.

20 JULY 2017

FIA MANDATES HALO FOR 2018

The controversial frontal protection concept called 'Halo' will make its mandatory debut on all formula one cars next year.

CAREY WANTS MORE GERMAN TEAMS IN F1

F1 CEO Chase Carey says he wants more German carmakers to join the category.

KUBICA CONFIDENT HE CAN DRIVE 2017 CAR

Robert Kubica says the idea of testing this year's Renault car does not faze him.

PEREZ SHOULD ONLY LEAVE FOR FERRARI SAYS MALLYA

Vijay Mallya says he would be happy if Force India lines up with the same drivers next year.

19 JULY 2017

MCLAREN-MERCEDES TALKS NOT PROMISING SAYS HORNER

Christian Horner sees parallels between McLaren's current situation and the predicament faced by Red Bull two years ago.

HAAS HAS CONTROL OF DRIVER DECISION SAYS STEINER

Haas boss Gunther Steiner said he remains in control of the American team's driver decision for 2018.

MARCHIONNE CALLS FOR FERRARI RESPONSE

Sergio Marchionne has called for "an immediate response" from Ferrari after the British grand prix.

WILLIAMS BANS VILLENEUVE FROM MOTOR HOME

According to the rumour grapevine, Williams has banned its 1997 champion Jacques Villeneuve from the team's motor home at grands prix.

FORMER PM HOPES FOR DUTCH GP RETURN

Former Dutch prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende says he hopes Max Verstappen can help power The Netherlands' return to the F1 calendar.

KUBICA TO TEST 2017 RENAULT IN HUNGARY

Robert Kubica will step up his F1 comeback by testing Renault's 2017 car after the forthcoming Hungarian grand prix.

F1 TO DISCUSS SHIELD IN WEDNESDAY MEETING

The potential introduction of the cockpit protection solution known as 'Shield' will have top billing as F1's strategy group meets on Wednesday.

18 JULY 2017

WOLFF WANTS HAMILTON TO STAY AT MERCEDES

Toto Wolff says he is pushing Lewis Hamilton to commit to Mercedes beyond the end of next year.

ITALIAN PRESS SAYS FERRARI MUST START FROM SCRATCH

Italy's partisan media is worried the tide may have turned against Ferrari in its championship battle with Mercedes.

VERSTAPPEN STILL A LITTLE WILD SAYS VETTEL

Sebastian Vettel has no right to complain about dangerous driving.

SAINZ PLAYS DOWN CHANCES OF HUNGARY TEAM SWITCH

Carlos Sainz has now joined those playing down his chances of switching teams ahead of the Hungarian grand prix next weekend.

17 JULY 2017

RACE ANALYSIS - SILVER STREAK: HOW HAMILTON WON

British GP - Race Analysis
By Dan Knutson in Silverstone

FERRARI TYRE FAILURE BLAME OBVIOUS SAYS ARRIVABENE

Pirelli is looking into the tyre failures that cost Sebastian Vettel almost his entire championship lead at Silverstone.

HAAS TURNS FULL FOCUS TO 2018 CAR

F1's American team Haas is turning its attention to building a better car for 2018.

FERRARI OFFERS VETTEL THREE-YEAR CONTRACT?

Ferrari wants Sebastian Vettel to sign a new three-year contract.

FORCE INDIA MUSING TWO OPTIONS FOR NAME CHANGE

Force India has written up a short-list of potential new team names for the 2018 season and beyond.

ALONSO PUSHING FOR MCLAREN'S ENGINE DECISION

Fernando Alonso says he would like to know the identity of McLaren's 2018 engine supplier as soon as possible.

RED BULL TO CONSIDER SAINZ RELEASE SAYS HORNER

Red Bull chiefs and Carlos Sainz have hit back at suggestions the Spanish driver will switch to Renault ahead of the forthcoming Hungarian GP.

VERSTAPPEN SAYS FERRARI RUMOURS POSITIVE

Max Verstappen has described rumours linking him with a move to Ferrari as "positive".

BOTTAS SET FOR 2018 MERCEDES DEAL SAYS WOLFF

Valtteri Bottas looks set to secure a one-year extension to his Mercedes contract for 2018.

16 JULY 2017

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS AT SILVERSTONE AGAIN

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

British GP - Race Results

CANADA GP BOSS NOT WEIGHING INTO SILVERSTONE DISPUTE

Canadian grand prix promoter Francois Dumontier says he does not want to weigh in on the dispute between F1 owner Liberty Media and Silverstone.

VANDOORNE HAPPY TIDE FINALLY TURNING IN F1

Stoffel Vandoorne says he is happy the tide is finally turning on his difficult opening season in F1.

FORCE INDIA SUED OVER PINK SPONSOR DEAL

Although boss Vijay Mallya is happy with his pink-coloured cars in 2017, the sponsorship deal has landed Force India in legal trouble.

NOW TORO ROSSO LINKED WITH HONDA SWITCH

The uncertainty about Honda's future in F1 has taken another twist.

NO MORE RISKY STARTS FOR BOTTAS

Valtteri Bottas says he will not attempt a "risky" race start at Silverstone.

GASLY TO REPLACE SAINZ AT TORO ROSSO?

A new driver could be set to join the F1 grid as soon as the next grand prix in Hungary.

KVYAT PUSHES TO KNOW TORO ROSSO PLANS

Daniil Kvyat says he is open to staying at Toro Rosso next year.

WOLFF BLASTS DELUSIONAL HAMILTON CRITICS

Toto Wolff has blasted Lewis Hamilton's critics, after the Mercedes driver skipped the London demonstration event this week.

MERCEDES TACKLES QUIT RUMOURS WITH SPONSOR NEWS

Mercedes has hit back at rumours the German carmaker might pull out of formula one in the coming years.

15 JULY 2017

QUALIFYING REPORT - HOME HIT

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

ALONSO KEEPS OPEN MIND ABOUT SHIELD

Fernando Alonso says he retains an open mind about 'Shield', after the cockpit protection concept made its track debut at Silverstone.

WOLFF PLAYS DOWN ATTENDING VETTEL PARTY

Toto Wolff has played down his attendance at Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel's recent 30th birthday party.

ANOTHER YEAR AT TORO ROSSO POSITIVE SAYS SAINZ

Carlos Sainz says he will be happy to stay at Toro Rosso next year.

MCLAREN ADMITS CUSTOMER ENGINE TALKS

A switch to customer Mercedes power appears to be back on the menu at McLaren.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - SPLIT 'EM UP

British GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Silverstone

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

British GP - Practice 3 Results

GIOVINAZZI HOPES FOR 2018 RACE SEAT

Antonio Giovinazzi is hoping Haas is the key to his future in F1.

14 JULY 2017

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - STILL AHEAD

British GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Silverstone

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

HAMILTON'S RIVALS QUESTION LONDON ABSENCE

Lewis Hamilton's rivals say they do not understand his decision to skip the London demonstration this week.

SAUBER-HONDA ENGINE DEAL IN DOUBT SAYS ERICSSON

Marcus Ericsson has admitted the identity of Sauber's engine supplier for 2018 is in doubt.

ALONSO HAS NOTHING TO SAY ABOUT FUTURE

Fernando Alonso has "nothing to say" about his future.

PEREZ NOT COMMITTING TO FORCE INDIA FOR 2018

Sergio Perez is not ready to commit to Force India for 2018.

VETTEL PLAYS DOWN SILVERSTONE ENGINE BOOST

Sebastian Vettel has played down reports Ferrari will have a new engine specification this weekend at Silverstone.

ECCLESTONE ADMITS SINGAPORE GP IN DOUBT

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted next year's Singapore grand prix might not go ahead.

FERRARI WILL DECIDE FUTURE SAYS RAIKKONEN

Kimi Raikkonen says Ferrari will decide his future in F1.

HULKENBERG HAPPY WITH KUBICA OR ALONSO FOR 2018

Nico Hulkenberg has admitted that Robert Kubica could be his teammate in 2018.

ROSBERG RULES OUT FERRARI COMEBACK

Nico Rosberg has ruled out returning to F1 next year with Ferrari.

OCON ADMITS BLOCKING PEREZ FANS ON TWITTER

Esteban Ocon says he had to block some of Sergio Perez's fans on Twitter.

MASSA WANTS TO STAY AT WILLIAMS

Felipe Massa says he is happy to stay at Williams in 2018.

VETTEL CALLS FOR JUMP START RULES RETHINK

Sebastian Vettel has called for a rules rethink regarding jump starts in F1.

VETTEL KEEPS OPEN MIND ABOUT SHIELD

Sebastian Vettel was keeping an open mind before giving the 'Shield' cockpit protection design its track debut at Silverstone.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - IT'S GOING TO BE FUN

British GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Silverstone

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

British GP - Practice 1 Results

WHEEL TETHER LANDS TORO ROSSO IN FIA TROUBLE

Toro Rosso found itself in trouble with the FIA ahead of the British grand prix.

VANDOORNE NOT WORRIED ABOUT MCLAREN EXIT

Stoffel Vandoorne says he is not worried he might lose his McLaren seat at the end of the season.

13 JULY 2017

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

British GP - Thursday Press Conference

FERRARI CAN IMPROVE IN QUALIFYING SAYS VETTEL

Sebastian Vettel has admitted Ferrari needs to up its game in qualifying.

ABSENT HAMILTON BOOED IN LONDON

Lewis Hamilton will head into his home race at Silverstone amid a cloud of local booing.

F1 NOT RULING OUT LONDON GP

The chances of a F1 street race in London have taken a clear step forward this week.

F1 ON CUSP OF CORRUPTION SCANDAL?

F1 could be on a cusp of a new corruption scandal.

MAYOR NOT YET BACKING COPENHAGEN F1 PLANS

Copenhagen is not yet backing plans for a F1 street race in the Danish capital.

ALFA ROMEO MAY POWER HAAS IN F1?

Alfa Romeo could be ready to enter formula one.

PORSCHE TO MAKE F1 DECISION IN JULY?

Porsche is tipped to decide within the next two weeks whether or not to enter formula one.

BUEMI, KUBICA RUMOURS HEATING UP

Sebastien Buemi is not ruling out a return to the F1 grid.

NO VERSTAPPEN RELEASE FOR 100 MILLION SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko has categorically ruled out releasing Max Verstappen before the Dutchman's Red Bull contract runs out.

25 RACES NOT BAD FOR F1 STAFF SAYS BRAWN

Ross Brawn is not ruling out an expansion of the F1 calendar to include 25 races.

12 JULY 2017

KUBICA TESTS 2017 CAR IN RENAULT SIMULATOR

Robert Kubica has taken yet another step on his road back to the F1 grid.

SILVERSTONE HITS BACK AT POSTURING CHARGE

British grand prix organisers have hit back at F1 owner Liberty Media, after being accused of "posturing".

MCLAREN ASKS FERRARI ABOUT ENGINE SUPPLY

Ferrari has emerged as an unlikely option for McLaren, as rumours of a looming divorce with struggling works partner Honda persist.

MERCEDES DO NOT NEED ALONSO SAYS LAUDA

Fernando Alonso's hopes of joining a winning F1 team for 2018 appear to be waning.

11 JULY 2017

FERRARI READY TO EXTEND VETTEL DEAL

Ferrari is ready to sign a new contract with Sebastian Vettel.

WOLFF LOOKING AHEAD TO 2019 DRIVER MARKET

Mercedes looks set to keep Valtteri Bottas on board for 2018.

MARCHIONNE CONFIRMS SASSI'S F1 EXIT

Sergio Marchionne has confirmed that Ferrari engine boss Lorenzo Sassi has left the F1 team.

BOSSES SORRY ABOUT VERSTAPPEN PROBLEMS

Red Bull chiefs have apologised for Max Verstappen's run of disastrous car reliability in 2017.

ALONSO NOT RULING OUT FERRARI FOR 2018

Fernando Alonso says it is not the right time of year to be counting or ruling out his possibilities for the future.

VANDOORNE TOOK STEP FORWARD IN AUSTRIA

Stoffel Vandoorne left Austria feeling more upbeat about the future at McLaren-Honda.

LIBERTY HITS OUT AT SILVERSTONE POSTURING

F1 owner Liberty Media has hit out at what it regards as "posturing" by British grand prix promoter the BRDC.

WHITING DEFENDS FIA JUMP START SYSTEM

Charlie Whiting says there is nothing wrong with F1's jump start system.

RED BULL WRITES OFF 2017 CHAMPIONSHIP

Christian Horner has backed frustrated team driver Max Verstappen in declaring the 2017 world championship basically over for Red Bull.

MERCEDES LETTING HAMILTON DOWN SAYS WOLFF

Mercedes must up its game to help Lewis Hamilton win the 2017 world championship.

10 JULY 2017

RACE ANALYSIS - THE GETAWAY: HOW BOTTAS WON

Austrian GP - Race Analysis
By Dan Knutson in Spielberg

BOTTAS IN FIGHT FOR 2017 TITLE SAYS HAMILTON

Valtteri Bottas is in the hunt for the 2017 world championship.

RAIKKONEN MUST INCREASE COMMITMENT SAYS MARCHIONNE

Sergio Marchionne has issued a wake-up call to Kimi Raikkonen, whilst rejecting rumours Max Verstappen or Fernando Alonso are in the running to replace him.

MARCHIONNE QUESTIONS PLANS FOR NEXT F1 ENGINES

Sergio Marchionne has thrown a potential spanner in the works of F1's plans for its next engine regulations.

RED BULL TAKES UP OPTION ON SAINZ CONTRACT

Carlos Sainz and Red Bull have confirmed that the Spaniard is definitely under contract to drive for Toro Rosso in 2018.

VERSTAPPEN CONFIDENT AMID FERRARI RUMOURS

Amid intense speculation about his future, Max Verstappen was suddenly in a better mood after the Austrian grand prix.

HORNER TIPS RED BULL TO KEEP KVYAT

Daniil Kvyat is on track to stay at Toro Rosso in 2018.

CALLS GROW FOR DRIVER PENALTY SYSTEM OVERHAUL

Calls are growing for F1 to overhaul its system of penalising drivers for technical problems.

MAGNUSSEN BEST TEAMMATE SINCE ALONSO SAYS GROSJEAN

Romain Grosjean has named Kevin Magnussen as his best teammate since Fernando Alonso.

9 JULY 2017

RACE NOTES - BOTTAS 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

F1 COULD INTRODUCE NEW ENGINES ONE YEAR EARLY

F1 could introduce a new engine formula as early as 2020.

SOMETHING CHANGED IN MCLAREN-HONDA DIVORCE

After a tumultuous period in the McLaren-Honda marriage, the works collaboration now appears to be back on track.

FORCE INDIA NOT READY TO ANNOUNCE AUER TEST

Force India is still not confirming reports that DTM frontrunner Lucas Auer will get his first F1 test in August.

FIA HALTS AUSTRIA GP TRACK EXTENSION SAYS MARKO

F1's governing body appears to have put the brakes on plans to expand the current layout of the Austrian grand prix.

HAMILTON-VETTEL AGGRESSION TO INCREASE SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has warned that tensions between F1's two championship protagonists look set to heat up rather than cool down.

LIBERTY SHOULD BUY SILVERSTONE SAYS BROWN

Silverstone could come to regret axing its long-term British grand prix contract.

8 JULY 2017

QUALIFYING REPORT - TAKE A RECORD AND TAKE FIVE

Austrian GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Spielberg

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Austrian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Austrian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Austrian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Austrian GP - Qualifying Results

F1 TO HAVE HALO OR SHIELD IN 2018 SAYS WHITING

F1 cars will feature either Halo or 'Shield' cockpit protection in 2018.

SAINZ HITS BACK AFTER RED BULL REBUKE

Carlos Sainz says he will talk to Helmut Marko, Christian Horner and Franz Tost, after being slammed by his Red Bull bosses in Austria.

MARKO SAYS NO TO VERSTAPPEN RUMOURS

Dr Helmut Marko has issued his latest clear "No" amid speculation Max Verstappen could be on the move for 2018.

NO REGRETS AFTER FORCE INDIA EXIT SAYS HULKENBERG

Nico Hulkenberg says he has no regrets after switching from Force India to the Renault works team for 2018.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - TROUBLE AHEAD

Austrian GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Spielberg

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Austrian GP - Practice 3 Results

MCLAREN DENIES HONDA POWER BREAK RUMOUR

The future of the McLaren-Honda project appears to be in healthier shape this weekend in Austria.

WOLFF RULES OUT OCON FOR MERCEDES IN 2018

Toto Wolff has ruled out signing up Esteban Ocon to replace Valtteri Bottas for 2018.

MATESCHITZ UNDERSTANDS VERSTAPPEN ANGER

Dietrich Mateschitz says he 'understands' the anger expressed recently by Max Verstappen.

VANDOORNE PLAYS DOWN 2017 GAP TO ALONSO

Stoffel Vandoorne insists he is not getting down about his disappointing first season in F1.

7 JULY 2017

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - BETTER YET

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

F1 SHOULD ADD SECOND CHINA GP SAYS BROWN

F1 should look into adding a second grand prix in China.

TODT HAS QUESTIONS TO ANSWER OVER VETTEL SAYS HAMILTON

The FIA has questions to answer after Sebastian Vettel escaped a further penalty following the recent Baku grand prix.

NO BIG DIFFERENCE FROM NEW HONDA SAYS VANDOORNE

Stoffel Vandoorne has backed McLaren teammate Fernando Alonso in playing down the 'spec 3' Honda engine that is set to debut this weekend in Austria.

PEREZ CAREER IN NOW OR NEVER PHASE SAYS OCON

Sergio Perez's F1 career is in a "now or never" phase.

SILVERSTONE TO AXE BRITISH GP ON TUESDAY

Silverstone bosses are expected to axe their British grand prix contract within days.

MASSA HAS EYE ON KUBICA'S COMEBACK ATTEMPT

Felipe Massa admits he will keep a close eye on former F1 driver Robert Kubica's push to return to the category.

VETTEL DENIES OIL IN FUEL STORY HURT FERRARI

Valtteri Bottas says he is not ready to declare that Mercedes has definitely raced ahead in the 2017 championship battle.

WILLIAMS DEFENDS STROLL'S PRIVATE TESTS

The next steps in Lance Stroll's private test programme are not known.

FERRARI NOT CONFIRMING ENGINE BOSS EXIT

Ferrari is not confirming reports that its engine boss has left the team.

WEHRLEIN ADMITS SAUBER ATMOSPHERE DIFFERENT

Pascal Wehrlein is not ruling out staying at Sauber next year.

MASSA COULD STAY IN 2018 SAYS WILLIAMS

Felipe Massa could stay in formula one beyond the end of this year.

ALONSO DISMISSES VETTEL, HAMILTON COMMENTS

Fernando Alonso says he is not concerned if the top drivers at Ferrari and Mercedes do not want him as their 2018 teammate.

FAILURES NOT VERSTAPPEN'S FAULT SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo says his Red Bull teammate is not to blame for a run of technical failures.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - THE FASTEST EVER

Austrian GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Spielberg

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Austrian GP - Practice 1 Results

6 JULY 2017

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Austrian GP - Thursday Press Conference

COSWORTH ATTENDS LATEST F1 ENGINE MEETING

If the latest F1 meeting is any indication, the sport's future is looking bright.

WHITING TO RETIRE RUMOURS RE-SURFACE

Speculation is once again doing the rounds that long time F1 race director Charlie Whiting could be set to be replaced.

ALONSO EXPECTS NOTHING FROM NEW HONDA

Fernando Alonso has played down expectations about Honda's 'new' engine ahead of the Austrian grand prix this weekend.

CAREY DENIES TARGETING 25-RACE F1 CALENDAR

Chase Carey has denied setting 25 races per season as the target for future F1 calendars.

NO MORE CHANCES FOR TEMPER-PRONE VETTEL

The FIA would have to act if Sebastian Vettel loses control of his temper one more time.

NOW COMMUNICATION BOSS LEAVES SAUBER

Another key Sauber member has left the Swiss F1 team.

5 JULY 2017

VETTEL CRASHGATE OVER NOW SAYS LAUDA

Mercedes chiefs have called an end to the Sebastian Vettel 'crashgate' saga.

PAUL RICARD BIDS TO HOST 2018 WINTER TESTS

Paul Ricard could be the scene of next year's official F1 winter testing.

SAUBER SET TO CONFIRM VASSEUR AS BOSS

Sauber is set to announce Frederic Vasseur as its new team boss.

F1 TALK TOO EARLY FOR MICK SCHUMACHER

It is too early to be predicting F1 stardom for Mick Schumacher.

VILLENEUVE NOT SORRY FOR STROLL CRITICISM

Jacques Villeneuve has refused to apologise for his harsh outspokenness about his countryman Lance Stroll's performance in F1 this year.

STROLL'S PRIVATE TESTING NOT FAIR SAYS VILLENEUVE

Jacques Villeneuve has hit out at the private testing programme being enjoyed this year by controversial F1 rookie Lance Stroll.

4 JULY 2017

VETTEL ESCAPES MAJOR FIA PENALTY

Sebastian Vettel has issued an apology after avoiding a major additional penalty as a result of intentionally driving into Lewis Hamilton in Baku.

F1 TARGETS LIGHTER ENGINES FOR FUTURE

Weight has emerged as a major factor as F1 prepares to change its engine formula beyond 2020.

OCON MOVING ON AFTER PEREZ RUN-INS

Esteban Ocon has vowed to move on amid a controversial period in his relationship with Force India teammate Sergio Perez.

JORDAN SAYS WOLFF WILL NOT SILENCE HIM

Eddie Jordan says he will not be silenced, after being slammed by Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.

NO RENAULT WINS UNTIL 2019 SAYS ABITEBOUL

Cyril Abiteboul has admitted that Renault might not be winning races by next year.

3 JULY 2017

ALONSO WANTS MERCEDES OR FERRARI SEAT SAYS BRIATORE

Fernando Alonso has targeted a move into one of F1's two top teams for 2018.

2017 DIFFICULT FOR TEAMMATE VANDOORNE SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso has admitted his teammate's introduction to F1 this year has been "difficult".

RED BULL SAYS LOSS OF OIL TRICK HURT FERRARI

Speculation is increasing that a technical controversy is behind Ferrari's sudden dip in form.

FIA SHOULD EXCUSE EMOTIONAL VETTEL SAYS BERGER

Gerhard Berger says the FIA should forgive Sebastian Vettel for driving into Lewis Hamilton recently in Baku.

JOS VERSTAPPEN SAYS SON HAPPY AT RED BULL

Max Verstappen's father has denied the Red Bull driver is looking for a way out of his contract.

NO ULTIMATUM FOR STRUGGLING PALMER SAYS ABITEBOUL

Cyril Abiteboul says he is imposing no "ultimatum" on struggling Renault driver Jolyon Palmer.

BERGER CONFIRMS FORCE INDIA TEST FOR NEPHEW

It is now almost certain that Gerhard Berger's nephew will shortly make his F1 test debut.

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