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  • 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...

  • My version is different – Rosberg

    My version is different – Rosberg

    Nico Rosberg has questioned Lewis Hamilton’s version of events after the Mercedes team-mates collided while contesting the lead on the second lap of the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday. Lewis Hamilton told reporters at Spa on Sunday that the...

  • FIA will take no action against Rosberg

    Formula One's governing body will take no action against championship leader Nico Rosberg despite Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton accusing him of a deliberate collision at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday. "The FIA will not intervene in this...

  • Hamilton wonders whether team-mate can be trusted

    Hamilton wonders whether team-mate can be trusted

    Lewis Hamilton says he no longer knows whether to trust Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg on the track after they collided at Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix but has ruled out retaliation. The incident, with Rosberg’s front wing making contact with...

  • Alonso expects to see Sainz in F1 sooner or later

    Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso says fellow-Spaniard Carlos Sainz junior will be in F1 ‘sooner or later’ despite the setback of Toro Rosso opting for Dutch teen Max Verstappen next season. Sainz had been seen as a leading candidate for the Toro Rosso...

  • Ricciardo wins at Spa after Mercedes title rivals collide

    Ricciardo wins at Spa after Mercedes title rivals collide

    Australian Daniel Ricciardo won the Belgian Grand Prix for Red Bull yesterday while Mercedes title rivals Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton provided the drama of the day by colliding on the second lap. Hamilton failed to finish after fighting with a...

  • Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole position in Spa

    Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole position in Spa

    Formula One leader Nico Rosberg swept to pole position at the Belgian Grand Prix yesterday with Mercedes team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton alongside on the front row after a wet qualifying session. Red Bull’s four-times world champion...

  • Rosberg and Hamilton both agree to disagree

    Rosberg and Hamilton both agree to disagree

    Championship leader Nico Rosberg and Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton appeared at odds again, if not poles apart, as they renew their Formula One title battle in Belgium this weekend. Returning to work after the long August break, both drivers...

  • Sochi circuit wins FIA seal of approval

    Russia’s new Sochi Formula One circuit has been cleared to host the country’s first grand prix in October after a rave review from the sport’s governing body. The FIA technical head Charlie Whiting, who conducts a detailed inspection of all new...

  • McLaren are on the right track says Magnussen

    McLaren are on the right track says Magnussen

    Kevin Magnussen believes McLaren are a long way from a return to their glory days, although he is convinced they are at least on the right track. With eight races of the season remaining, starting this Sunday with the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa as...

  • Verstappen to become youngest ever F1 driver

    Verstappen to become youngest ever F1 driver

    Dutch 16-year-old Max Verstappen is set to become Formula One’s youngest ever driver after the Toro Rosso team announced that he will replace France’s Jean-Eric Vergne in their line-up next year. Verstappen, son of former grand prix racer Jos,...

  • Ferrari quash exit rumours

    Ferrari quash exit rumours

    Ferrari president Luca Di Montezemolo has hit out at the suggestions Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen will leave the team at the end of the season. Both former world champions Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen have reportedly claimed they could...

  • Rivalry won’t boil over – Wolff

    Rivalry won’t boil over – Wolff

    Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff is confident the simmering rivalry between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will not boil over and has revealed the pair may be allowed to duel for the F1 title. German Rosberg leads the drivers’ standings on 202...

  • Williams hope to end win drought in Formula One

    Williams hope to end win drought in Formula One

    Williams’s top brass believe the team’s upward curve this season will result in a long-overdue victory. The Grove-based marque have re-emerged over the past few months as a force to be reckoned with, scoring 77 points in the last four races. That...

  • German bank rejects Ecclestone deal

    German bank rejects Ecclestone deal

    A German bank that once held a major stake in Formula One has rejected Bernie Ecclestone's offer of a €25 million settlement in a dispute over the sale of that stake. Earlier this week, a Munich court dropped a bribery case against Ecclestone...

  • Raikkonen has faith in Ferrari

    Raikkonen has faith in Ferrari

    Kimi Raikkonen has firm belief that Ferrari can again turn him into a grand prix winner – just not this year. Raikkonen’s return to Maranello this season has been a bitter disappointment as it was firmly expected he would provide team-mate...

  • Ecclestone turns focus back to F1 after trial in Munich

    Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone is again ready to run Formula One on a full-time basis after ridding himself of what he described as “three-and-a-half years of aggravation”. After spending three months on trial in a Munich district court on...

  • Wolff revises team directives policy

    Wolff revises team directives policy

    Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff has implemented a new code of conduct with regard to team orders for drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Wolff was forced to act following events that unfolded during the Hungarian Grand Prix at the end of...

  • Rookie Magnussen hails his McLaren team-mate Button

    Kevin Magnussen has hailed the impact McLaren team-mate Jenson Button has so far had on his burgeoning F1 career. In his rookie campaign Magnussen has performed creditably, although he has yet to again scale the heady heights of his debut race...

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