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  • Ricciardo taking it ‘race-by-race’

    Daniel Ricciardo still has designs on this year’s Formula One world title, although appreciates his hopes are now “distant”. Back-to-back victories either side of the summer break, as he took advantage of Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico...

  • FIA warns teams not to send coded messages

    FIA warns teams not to send coded messages

    Formula One’s governing body has banned teams from sending drivers coded messages under a controversial clampdown on the use of radio communications from this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) issued a...

  • German teen Wehrlein appointed Mercedes F1 reserve

    Nineteen-year-old German Pascal Wehrlein has been appointed reserve driver for the dominant Mercedes Formula One team after becoming the youngest winner in the German Touring Car championship (DTM). Mercedes announced the appointment a day after...

  • Brawn distances himself from Ferrari speculation

    Former Ferrari technical director Ross Brawn has distanced himself from speculation that he could return to the Formula One team following next month’s departure of chairman Luca Di Montezemolo. “I’m not considering a role at Ferrari or anywhere...

  • Mexico returns on 20-race 2015 F1 calendar

    The Formula One calendar will expand to a record-equalling 20 races next season with Mexico returning in November after a 23-year absence, the governing FIA said yesterday. This year’s calendar had 19 races. The Nov. 1 race in Mexico City will be...

  • FIA clamp down on radio talk

    The FIA has decided to ban all radio transmissions at future grands prix deemed to help the driver with his on-track performance. Messages from drivers asking for advice on driving style, or from the teams informing their drivers on how and where...

  • Ferrari chairman quits

    Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, chairman of Italian luxury sports car maker Ferrari, is quitting to be replaced by the boss of parent group Fiat after the two men clashed over strategy and the Formula One team’s poor results. Montezemolo, one of...

  • Hamilton cautiously optimistic as pressure mounts for Rosberg

    Hamilton cautiously optimistic as pressure mounts for Rosberg

    Lewis Hamilton is hoping his Italian Grand Prix victory has provided him with a launchpad to again reel in Nico Rosberg – but is wary of Mercedes’ technical gremlins returning to haunt him. Hamilton put behind him the furore of his feud with...

  • Updated: Michael Schumacher heads home from hospital

    Updated: Michael Schumacher heads home from hospital

    Former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has left a Swiss hospital to continue his recovery at home. His manager, Sabine Kehm, said the seven-time champion from Germany has made "progress" since a skiing accident in December put him in a...

  • Mercedes rubbish conspiracy rumours

    Nico Rosberg and Toto Wolff have laughed off conspiracy theories suggesting Lewis Hamilton’s Italian Grand Prix triumph was fixed. A mistake by Rosberg on lap 29 in out-braking himself into the first chicane – Variante del Rettifilio – allowed...

  • Hamilton applies the pressure

    Hamilton applies the pressure

    Lewis Hamilton battled back from an agonisingly slow start to win the Italian Grand Prix for Mercedes yesterday and slash team-mate Nico Rosberg’s Formula One championship lead to 22 points. Rosberg finished second as dominant Mercedes celebrated...

  • Hamilton beats Rosberg to pole

    Hamilton beats Rosberg to pole

    Lewis Hamilton set himself up as favourite for today’s Italian Grand Prix after beating championship-leading team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg to pole position on an all-Mercedes front row. Mercedes-powered cars filled the top six slots after...

  • Di Montezemolo committed to Ferrari

    Luca Di Montezemolo has scotched rumours he was set to resign as president of Ferrari. Speculation had built up in recent days Di Montezemolo, who has been in charge at Ferrari for the last 23 years, was on his way out. But the suave 67-year-old...

  • Hamilton suffers electrical gremlins at Monza GP

    Hamilton suffers electrical gremlins at Monza GP

    Electrical gremlins held up Lewis Hamilton in Italian Grand Prix practice yesterday after the Mercedes driver had lapped more than half a second quicker than anyone else in the morning session. The Briton, who retired from the race in Belgium 12...

  • Hamilton determined to claw back points

    Hamilton determined to claw back points

    Nico Rosberg was booed in Belgium after a collision with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton but the Formula One leader will raise a cheer from Ferrari fans if he does it again at Monza on Sunday. The chances of that happening at the ‘Pista Magica’,...

  • Williams to retain Bottas for 2015 championship

    Valtteri Bottas is poised to be confirmed at Williams for 2015. Bottas has enjoyed a stellar second season in F1, notably finishing on the podium four times in the last five races, although victory continues to elude him. With the Finn fifth in...

  • Ferrari chief Mattiacci would love Brawn back

    Ferrari team principal Marco Mattiacci has revealed he would love to see Ross Brawn back at Maranello. Brawn left Formula One at the end of last season after four years as team principal of Mercedes as he did not want to form part of the new...

  • Hamilton still targeting F1 glory

    Lewis Hamilton has vowed to win this year’s Formula One world title after clear-the-air talks with Mercedes team-mate and bitter rival Nico Rosberg. Mercedes have taken “suitable disciplinary measures” against Nico Rosberg after he “acknowledged...

  • Rosberg apologises, disciplined for Hamilton crash in Belgium

    Rosberg apologises, disciplined for Hamilton crash in Belgium

    Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg has apologised for colliding with team-mate Lewis Hamilton during Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix and has been disciplined, his Mercedes team said yesterday. German Rosberg hit Hamilton on the second lap at...

  • Question mark hangs over Button’s future

    Question mark hangs over Button’s future

    Jenson Button’s Formula One future is looking increasingly uncertain after McLaren boss Ron Dennis said yesterday he was keeping an eye on other leading drivers who might become available. Button, the 2009 world champion with Brawn, has been at...

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