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  • Massa ‘positive’ after Schumi visit

    Felipe Massa feels “very positive” about Michael Schumacher’s condition following a recent visit to see the F1 champion in hospital. It is now approaching eight weeks since Schumacher was placed in an induced coma following a skiing accident in...

  • UK judge finds ‘untruthful’ Ecclestone paid bribes

    A British judge found yesterday that Bernie Ecclestone had paid bribes to a German banker as part of a “corrupt agreement” linked to the 2005 sale of a stake in F1 – an issue at the heart of Ecclestone’s forthcoming bribery trial in Germany. The...

  • Red Bull woes continue

    Red Bull suffered another pre-season day of disaster in Sakhir, yesterday, as their testing woes show no sign of ending. At the first test in Jerez last month, Sebastian Vettel and new team-mate Daniel Ricciardo managed a combined total of just 21...

  • Renault making progress on engine faults – reports

    Renault is making good progress on the engine faults that plagued the four-day Formula One test in Spain a fortnight ago but is still behind schedule, according to media reports. The problems affected all three Renault-powered teams in Jerez, with...

  • McLaren’s Button not expecting a fast start

    Jenson Button believes this year’s Formula One cars could be almost as slow as those in GP2 in the early stages of the season. The true pace of the 2014 models was far from unleashed in the first pre-season test at the Jerez circuit in Spain last...

  • Pirelli look forward to next tests

    Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery believes the upcoming two pre-season tests in Bahrain will afford the 11 Formula One teams a more ideal proving ground for this season’s range of tyres. Following last year’s debacle for Pirelli, that...

  • We feel Brawn departure – Wolff

    Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff has conceded the team has felt the loss of Ross Brawn since his recent departure. Following four years as team principal, after Mercedes bought out his eponymously-named marque Brawn GP following its title...

  • Ecclestone upset by F1 engine woes

    F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed the sport’s new V6 turbo era as “completely unnecessary nonsense” after Renault engine woes sidelined champions Red Bull in pre-season testing. Quadruple champion Sebastian Vettel’s team completed just 14...

  • Doctors to start waking Schumacher

    Doctors treating seven-times Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher for injuries suffered during a skiing accident have started lowering his sedation level to wake him up from an artificial coma, his agent said yesterday. Schumacher slammed...

  • Ferrari intrigued by McLaren suspension

    An innovative rear suspension on McLaren’s new Formula One car, first seen in testing this week, has intrigued rivals amid talk of the team having a potential ‘secret weapon’. “I haven’t seen it in the flesh but I’d like to see a bit more of it...

  • Vettel has problems as Mercedes march on

    Renault rushed to fix a problem with their new Formula One power unit yesterday after Red Bull’s world champion Sebastian Vettel wrapped up his first pre-season test early with barely any laps completed. While the three Renault-powered teams...

  • Schumi camp calls for end to rumours

    Michael Schumacher’s management have again called for an end to the speculation regarding the condition of the seven-time Formula One world champion. It is exactly one month since Schumacher was involved in a skiing accident at the French resort...

  • Former Lotus boss Boullier moves to McLaren

    Eric Boullier has been appointed to the newly-created role of racing director at McLaren. Boullier resigned from his post as team principal of Lotus on Friday in order to take the position with McLaren. The Frenchman’s appointment is part of a new...

  • Hamilton crashes as F1 starts new era

    Lewis Hamilton crashed his Mercedes, world champion Sebastian Vettel failed to complete a timed lap and McLaren’s car stayed in the garage as Formula One’s new turbo era endured a difficult, and strangely quiet, birth yesterday. Twin black streaks...

  • New rules make F1 more dangerous – Newey

    Formula One’s 2014 regulations may have made the sport more dangerous rather than improving driver safety as intended, Red Bull’s title-winning technical wizard Adrian Newey said yesterday. The Briton, who designed the Williams that Brazilian...

  • Hamilton crashes new Mercedes - Red Bull launch their car

    Updated 1.42 p.m. Lewis Hamilton walked away from a heavy crash after putting in the first laps of Formula One's new turbo era in testing with Mercedes this morning. Twin black streaks of scorched tyre rubber at the end of the Jerez pit straight...

  • Stewart backing Alonso to hold edge at Ferrari

    Jackie Stewart is backing Fernando Alonso to have the edge over Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari this season ­– providing he does not let the Finn get under his skin. The battle of the former world champions is one of the more intriguing duels to be...

  • Alonso sees parallels in the past at Ferrari F14 T launching

    Ferrari unveiled their eye-catching 2014 Formula One car yesterday with Fernando Alonso hoping a fifth season with the team will be as good for him as it was for Michael Schumacher 14 years ago. The F14 T car, its name chosen in a vote of more...

  • McLaren launch car

    McLaren showed off their new F1 car yesterday with neither a title sponsor nor a team principal in sight but plenty of determination to banish the gloom of a depressing 2013 season. Once famed for lavish launches, McLaren opted for an online only...

  • Ferrari fans settle on F14 T for new F1 racer after poll

    Ferrari’s 2014 Formula One car will be called the F14 T after an online poll of fans, the Italian team said yesterday. Ferrari said 1,123,741 votes were cast from 208 countries – as far afield as Palau, Greenland and Equatorial Guinea – over nine...

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