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  • Fernandes sells Caterham team and quits Formula One

    Malaysian aviation entrepreneur Tony Fernandes ended an unhappy Formula One adventure yesterday by selling his struggling Caterham team to a group of Swiss and Middle Eastern investors with former driver Christijan Albers at the helm. The team...

  • Ecclestone casts doubt on Monza’s F1 future

    Monza, home of the Italian Formula One Grand Prix since the first championship in 1950, risks being dropped from the calendar after 2016, according to Bernie Ecclestone. The sport’s 83-year-old commercial supremo, who is facing bribery charges at...

  • F1 to use standing race restarts from grid in 2015

    Safety car periods will be followed by standing race restarts from the grid next season, Formula One’s governing body announced yesterday. The measure, which replaces rolling restarts, is aimed at making grands prix more exciting but has been...

  • Duo dubious about restarts

    Jenson Button and Nico Rosberg have voiced their concerns with regard to standing restarts during F1 grands prix from next year. The F1 Commission last week passed a proposal that will now go before the World Motor Sport Council for approval it...

  • Lauda expects Hamilton response at British GP

    Niki Lauda has told Lewis Hamilton fans to expect their hero to come out fighting at next month’s British Grand Prix. Hamilton heads into his home race at Silverstone on July 6 29 points adrift of Mercedes rival Nico Rosberg in their battle for...

  • Rosberg wins to stretch F1 lead

    Rosberg wins to stretch F1 lead

    Nico Rosberg won the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix in a Mercedes one-two finish yesterday to stretch his championship lead over team-mate Lewis Hamilton to 29 points after eight races. Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa, who had...

  • Rosberg wins in Austria to stretch F1 lead

    Rosberg wins in Austria to stretch F1 lead

    Germany's Nico Rosberg won the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix in a Mercedes one-two today to stretch his championship lead over team mate Lewis Hamilton to 29 points. Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa, who had started on the front...

  • Massa puts Williams on pole

    Massa puts Williams on pole

    Brazilian Felipe Massa seized his first Formula One pole position since 2008 as a resurgent Williams swept the front row of the starting grid yesterday in qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix. Finnish team-mate Valtteri Bottas took second place...

  • Hamilton quickest in practice

    Hamilton quickest in practice

    Lewis Hamilton's maiden visit to the Red Bull Ring culminated with the Briton emerging top dog in practice on Friday. Situated in the Styrian mountains, the circuit - owned by billionaire energy drinks magnate Dietrich Mateschitz - is an...

  • Marquez success inspires Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton heads into this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix using reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez as his inspiration. Hamilton has now fallen 22 points adrift of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in the race for this season's Formula One...

  • Chilton clears the air with Bianchi

    Max Chilton has cleared the air with Marussia team-mate Jules Bianchi following their shunt in Canada which he concedes left him “upset” for a number of days. Both men blamed the other for the lap-one accident that unfolded at the turn three-four...

  • Hamilton must take Bull by the horns

    Hamilton must take Bull by the horns

    Lewis Hamilton is ready to take an unfamiliar bull by the horns this weekend as Austria’s revamped Red Bull Ring returns to the Formula One calendar after an 11-year absence. The Mercedes driver, a teenager when Austria last hosted a grand prix in...

  • Force India seek to overturn Perez penalty

    Force India have presented new evidence to Formula One’s governing body in a bid to have Mexican Sergio Perez’s five-place grid penalty overturned for Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix. Perez picked up the punishment after he and Brazilian Felipe...

  • Red Bull playing catch-up – Horner

    Christian Horner appreciates Red Bull still have a mountain to climb in their bid to catch Mercedes this season ahead of Formula One’s return to Austria this weekend. Daniel Ricciardo’s maiden F1 victory last time out in Canada owed as much to...

  • Ferrari working to improve

    Ferrari working to improve

    Ferrari technical director James Allison insists the team are leaving no stone unturned in their bid to return to the front of the grid. It is now 21 grands prix without a win for the famous Prancing Horse marque, the Scuderia’s worst drought for...

  • Haas plans to stick to Formula 1 budget

    Gene Haas is adamant his new team can cope with the spiralling costs of Formula One. Haas Formula are due to take to the grid in 2016, ensuring the next 18 months are going to be arduous for the American. Haas has already confirmed his intention...

  • Schumi out of coma

    Schumi out of coma

    Seven times Formula One racing champion Michael Schumacher, who suffered severe head injuries in a ski accident last year, has come out of a coma and was transferred to a Swiss medical centre yesterday, officials said, but gave no details of his...

  • Haas looking for experience to lead team into Formula One

    Gene Haas is targeting a current Formula One driver to spearhead his entrance into the sport in 2016. The American is F1’s newest team owner, with Haas Formula due to take their place on the grid in less than two years’ time. After being granted...

  • I’ll be better next time – Hamilton

    I’ll be better next time – Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton will face the unknown of Austria next week seeking to soothe the frustration of suffering two heavy blows across his last two races. As if the furore of his feud with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in Monaco was not bad enough to...

  • Massa points finger at Perez after crash

    Massa points finger at Perez after crash

    Felipe Massa has pointed an accusing finger at Sergio Perez for an horrific smash that led to both men undergoing hospital checks. The incident came on the final lap of the Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, with Massa and Perez...

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