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  • Vettel warns against expectations

    Vettel warns against expectations

    Sebastian Vettel gave Ferrari’s new Formula One car his seal of approval yesterday while warning fans not to expect too much from a team that made major changes after failing to win anything last year. “Obviously there is a change in colour for me...

  • McLaren unveil 2015 F1 car

    McLaren unveil 2015 F1 car

    McLaren have launched their 2015 car as they look to use their renewed partnership with both Honda and Fernando Alonso to return to winning ways after two years in the Formula One wilderness. The Woking-based marque will be running Honda engines...

  • Silverstone sale is instant success

    Silverstone’s attempt to turn back the clock resulted in the circuit selling their allocation of 1,000 cut-price £99 tickets for the British Grand Prix in just 22 minutes. The response was so overwhelming new Silverstone managing director Patrick...

  • Red Bull flat out as first F1 test looms

    Red Bull flat out as first F1 test looms

    Former champions Red Bull are rushing to get their new Formula One car ready for Sunday’s first pre-season test in Spain but there is still plenty of work to be done, team principal Christian Horner said this week. “Not yet,” he replied when asked...

  • Lotus expect a huge step forward in 2015

    Lotus expect to be far more competitive this season with a new F1 car that they hailed as a massive step forward yesterday. Pictures of the Mercedes-powered E23 were released on the team website (www.lotusf1team.com) with a standard nose replacing...

  • Perez expects best season with new-look Force India

    Perez expects best season with new-look Force India

    Force India revealed an aggressive new look for the 2015 Formula One season on Wednesday with Mexican driver Sergio Perez telling his compatriots he expected his best season yet. In a livery presentation at Mexico City’s Soumaya museum, the team...

  • Williams first to show off new car

    Williams first to show off new car

    Williams claimed a first yesterday by revealing their 2015 car before any of their Formula One rivals had taken the wraps off theirs. With Force India planning to show off their new livery at a presentation in Mexico City later, Williams released...

  • Marussia auction halted as possible investor emerges

    Hopes of reviving the failed Marussia Formula One team grew yesterday after an auction of their cars and equipment was postponed to allow talks with a potential new investor. The 2014 cars, spares and race equipment had been due to go on sale...

  • Don’t rush to F1, says Hamilton’s dad

    Don’t rush to F1, says Hamilton’s dad

    Every young racer wants to be the next Lewis Hamilton but most are in too much of a hurry to give themselves the best chance of success. That is the considered view of Hamilton’s father Anthony, who by his own admission did not know what he was...

  • Ferrari to present new F1 car online on January 30

    Ferrari to present new F1 car online on January 30

    Ferrari will present their new Formula One car online on January 30, a day after McLaren take the wraps off their Honda-powered challenger. Ferrari, with four times champion Sebastian Vettel signed from Red Bull, said in a statement that the...

  • FIA details new super licence system for 2016

    FIA details new super licence system for 2016

    Formula One’s governing body has kicked up a controversy with a new super licence points system for 2016 that, if applied in the past, would have kept even Ayrton Senna waiting for a debut. The revamped criteria, in an appendix to the...

  • Korean Grand Prix dropped from F1 calendar

    The Korean Formula One Grand Prix has been formally dropped from the 2015 calendar after its surprise inclusion last month for contractual reasons. A revised 20-race calendar, starting in Australia on March 15, appeared on the governing...

  • Time is fast running out for Caterham F1 team

    Time is fast running out for Caterham F1 team

    The administrator behind Caterham believe they have until the end of January to find a buyer if the team is to have any hope of competing in Formula One this year. Negotiations remain ongoing with three credible candidates, although they have been...

  • Williams announce reshuffle

    Willams have reshuffled their race operations structure ahead of the new Formula One season, which includes the appointment of Jenson Button’s race engineer from McLaren. Dave Robson, who had worked with Button at McLaren following the Briton’s...

  • Alonso a top target for Mercedes if Hamilton leaves team

    Alonso a top target for Mercedes if Hamilton leaves team

    Fernando Alonso would be top of the list for Mercedes if Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton fails to agree a new deal with the team beyond this year, according to motorsport director Toto Wolff. Hamilton, who took his second championship in 2014...

  • Button starts the year as a married man

    Button starts the year as a married man

    McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button entered the New Year as a married man after tying the knot with long-term girlfriend Jessica Michibata in Hawaii. “Happy New Year from Mr & Mrs Button,” the 2009 world champion told his 1.9 million...

  • Former Formula 1 driver Montagny fails dope test

    Ex-Formula One driver Franck Montagny feared his racing career could be over after revealing yesterday he had tested positive for a derivative of cocaine at a round of the new Formula E electric series. “Auto sport is maybe over for me,” the...

  • Bianchi family release update

    Bianchi family release update

    Jules Bianchi remains unconscious but breathing unaided following his horror crash at the Japanese Grand Prix in October, his parents have announced in a statement. The Frenchman was left in a coma, suffering a severe head injury after his...

  • Schumi still fighting back

    Schumi still fighting back

    Michael Schumacher’s world changed forever on December 29, 2013. The seven-time Formula One world champion was skiing at the Meribel resort in the French Alps when, having helped a fallen family friend according to his manager Sabine Kehm, he fell...

  • Ferrari, McLaren take a hit from Marussia collapse

    Ferrari and McLaren stand to lose millions as a result of the collapse of the Marussia Formula One team, the Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported. It said documents from administrators FRP Advisory dated Dec. 18 showed that Ferrari were owed £16.6m...

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