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  • F1 testing wraps up in Bahrain

    Formula One teams wrapped up pre-season testing in Bahrain on Sunday with Lewis Hamilton on top of the timesheets and his Mercedes team looking clear favourites for the opener in Australia on March 16. The 2008 world champion completed 70 laps of...

  • Bahrain circuit to honour Schumacher

    Seven times world champion Michael Schumacher, still in a coma in a French hospital after a skiing accident in late December, is to have the first corner of Bahrain’s Formula One circuit named after him. The German won the inaugural Bahrain race...

  • Red Bull’s woes continue

    World champion Sebastian Vettel failed to complete a lap on another disastrous day of pre-season testing for Red Bull in Bahrain yesterday. It has been a forgettable time for the Milton Keynes-based marque, who enjoyed their most productive day on...

  • Vettel woes continue in Bahrain

    World champion Sebastian Vettel failed to complete a lap on another disastrous day of pre-season testing for Red Bull in Bahrain. It has been a forgettable time for the Milton Keynes-based marque, who enjoyed their most productive day on Friday...

  • Red Bull improve on day two in Bahrain

    Struggling Red Bull had cause for optimism following day two of Formula One’s final pre-season test in Bahrain yesterday, with Daniel Ricciardo recording the team’s fastest lap in six days of testing in the Middle East. Using modified ‘emergency’...

  • Button backing London GP

    Jenson Button believes Formula One’s “dream” of a grand prix around the streets of London could yet become reality. Twenty months ago plans for a race through the streets of the capital were aired by British Grand Prix sponsors Santander. Via CGI...

  • F1 chief dismisses NASCAR objection

    Bernie Ecclestone has defended the position of the United States Grand Prix on this year’s Formula One calendar after coming under fire from the man due to run a NASCAR event on the same weekend. The race at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas (COTA)...

  • Renault running ‘weeks behind’ as season looms

    Renault have revealed they are still “weeks behind” as the new Formula One season looms large on the horizon. The French manufacturing giant have endured a range of issues over the course of pre-season testing to date, both in Jerez last month and...

  • Brazilian Nasr gets reserve role at Williams

    Felipe Massa’s Williams Formula One team have signed another Brazilian with Felipe Nasr joining the former world champions as test and reserve driver for 2014. Williams said the 21-year-old would take part in three tests this year (including the...

  • 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...

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