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  • Updated: Rosberg secures controversial Monaco pole

    Updated: Rosberg secures controversial Monaco pole

    Germany's Nico Rosberg took a controversial pole position at the Monaco Grand Prix today after an incident that denied unhappy Mercedes team mate and championship leader Lewis Hamilton the chance to beat him. Formula One stewards summoned Mercedes...

  • Vettel eager to taste success in Monaco GP

    Vettel eager to taste success in Monaco GP

    Sebastian Vettel celebrates his 100th grands prix with Red Bull this weekend and hopes to mark the occasion by uncorking champagne on the most-coveted podium in Formula One tomorrow afternoon. Vettel’s 99 previous grands prix with the Milton...

  • Rosberg set to stay at Mercedes next year

    Nico Rosberg is set to stay alongside championship leader Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes next season after the dominant Formula One team indicated both drivers were signed up for some time to come. “We have long-term relationships with both our...

  • Maldonado quells fears over future

    Pastor Maldonado is adamant his F1 career is not in jeopardy despite threats from Venezuela’s new sports minister to pull the plug on the country’s financial support for motor racing. Maldonado has long been supported, either directly or...

  • Maldonado quells fears over future

    Pastor Maldonado is adamant his Formula One career is not in jeopardy despite threats from Venezuela's new sports minister to pull the plug on the country's financial support for motor racing. Maldonado has long been supported, either directly or...

  • Hamilton fastest in practice

    Hamilton fastest in practice

    Fernando Alonso put Ferrari on top of the afternoon practice timesheets at the Monaco Grand Prix yesterday but Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton was still fastest overall for Mercedes. The Briton, who will be chasing his fifth win in...

  • F1 designer Newey says he is staying at Red Bull

    Red Bull technical head Adrian Newey has moved to quash speculation that he could be tempted by a big money bid from Formula One rivals Ferrari. “I remain committed to Red Bull for the foreseeable future,” the 55-year-old Briton said in a...

  • Ferrari rush to reassure Alonso

    Ferrari moved quickly to assure Fernando Alonso they were fully behind him today after the Formula One driver made critical comments about a lack of support. "Fernando is the best driver in the world, who always gives 200 percent in the races,"...

  • Mercedes duo risk fall out says Prost

    Mercedes duo risk fall out says Prost

    Four-times Formula One world champion Alain Prost fears Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton risk damaging their relationship in the heat of this year’s intense fight for the title. Hamilton and Rosberg have known one another since their karting days,...

  • Red Bull chief Horner keen to chase down Mercedes

    Red Bull chief Horner keen to chase down Mercedes

    Red Bull team principal Christian Horner insists everyone within his organisation is relishing the biggest challenge they have faced for many years. After winning four successive drivers’ and constructors’ titles, Red Bull now find themselves in...

  • Triple F1 world champion Brabham dead at 88

    Triple F1 world champion Brabham dead at 88

    Jack Brabham became the first Australian to win the Formula One title in 1959, famously pushing his car uphill to the finishing line to seal thetriumph after running out of fuel on the final lap at the US Grand Prix at Sebring Australian Jack...

  • ‘Megaphone’ exhaust does not work, says Rosberg

    ‘Megaphone’ exhaust does not work, says Rosberg

    A ‘megaphone’ exhaust tested by Mercedes in Spain on Wednesday failed to make the quieter new F1 cars sound any louder, race driver Nico Rosberg said. “It wasn’t a great solution,” the German said in a video posted on Instagram after he had lapped...

  • Red Bull say Vettel’s chassis not distorted

    Red Bull say Vettel’s chassis not distorted

    Red Bull denied reports yesterday that Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel’s early season struggles were due to his car having a crooked chassis. The 26-year-old German was given a ‘new’ chassis for last weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix in...

  • Button pushes retirement talk aside

    Button pushes retirement talk aside

    Jenson Button has no intention of quitting Formula One just yet as he is determined to end his career on a high. Button is fast approaching a crossroads, however, as his contract with McLaren expires at the end of this season. At present the team...

  • Russia is on says Todt

    FIA president Jean Todt sees no reason at present to follow the lead of world motorbike’s governing body and cancel the inaugural Russian Grand Prix. The race is due to make its debut on the Formula One calendar on October 12 in the Black Sea...

  • Mercedes ready to pump up the volume in Formula One

    Mercedes ready to pump up the volume in Formula One

    Mercedes may have the answer for Formula One fans longing for more engine noise in the new V6 era and they are ready to sound off about it. The season’s dominant team, runaway winners of all five races so far, will try a new ‘megaphone’ type...

  • Rosberg aims to strike back in Monaco

    Mercedes will give Nico Rosberg every chance of turning the tables on team-mate Lewis Hamilton in Monaco next week after he lost out to the Briton for the fourth race in a row in Spain on Sunday. Rosberg’s fourth successive second place, after...

  • Hamilton pips Rosberg to victory

    Hamilton pips Rosberg to victory

    Lewis Hamilton won the Spanish Grand Prix for Mercedes yesterday to chalk up his fourth victory in a row and wrest the Formula One championship lead from ‘gutted’ German team-mate Nico Rosberg. In what was also the fourth successive Mercedes...

  • Hamilton wins in Spain to take F1 overall lead

    Hamilton wins in Spain to take F1 overall lead

    Lewis Hamilton won the Spanish Grand Prix to chalk up his fourth victory in a row and wrest the Formula One championship lead from Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg. In what was also the fourth successive Mercedes one-two, and fifth win in five...

  • Hamilton on pole for Spanish GP

    Hamilton on pole for Spanish GP

    Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix yesterday with a fourth successive win and the overall championship lead beckoning today. Team-mate Nico Rosberg, who is four points clear of Hamilton but has finished...

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