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  • Alonso gets points prediction in early

    Alonso gets points prediction in early

    Undeterred by his last points prediction coming back to bite him, Fernando Alonso has said he ex-pects his misfiring McLaren Formula One team to open their account for the season in Monaco this weekend. The Spaniard had told reporters before his...

  • Audi rules out entry into Formula One racing

    Germany’s Audi has no plans to enter Formula One, the company said yesterday, seeking to end speculation that the sportscar maker was tempted to broaden its commitment to motor racing. “This is not a topic for us,” a spokesman for the premium...

  • F1 refuelling return depends on cost ­ Wolff

    F1 refuelling return depends on cost ­ Wolff

    The proposed return of refuelling to Formula One in 2017 will only happen if it is affordable, according to Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff. The move, announced by the governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) on Friday, has received...

  • F1 to bring back refuelling in rules revamp

    F1 to bring back refuelling in rules revamp

    Formula One is set to bring back refuelling in 2017 as part of a rules revamp to make cars faster, louder and more aggressive-looking. The FIA said in a statement yesterday, a day after a meeting of the sport’s Strategy Group, that the aim was to...

  • F1 revamp on agenda at ‘crucial’ strategy meeting

    F1 revamp on agenda at ‘crucial’ strategy meeting

    Formula One bosses and top teams will meet today to discuss a revamp of the sport, as well as technical concerns, but with considerable doubt over how much they can actually agree. Past Strategy Group meetings, each billed as increasingly...

  • Deal done by Monaco – Hamilton

    Deal done by Monaco – Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton expects the ink to be drying on his long-awaited Mercedes contract when the teams arrive for the Monaco Grand Prix in two weeks’ time and denied claims the deal was being held up by his wage demands. The reigning Formula One world...

  • Formula One an option for Audi, says CEO

    Formula One remains an option for Audi, the German carmaker’s chief executive Rupert Stadler was quoted as saying yesterday amid speculation about a partnership with former world champions Red Bull. He told Britain’s Auto Express magazine website...

  • Ferrari looking for answers at Barcelona test this week

    Ferrari looking for answers at Barcelona test this week

    Ferrari will be looking for answers in Formula One testing this week after champions Mercedes were more dominant than ever in Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix. The race at the Circuit de Catalunya marked the start of the European season and Ferrari had...

  • Rosberg claims first win

    Rosberg claims first win

    Nico Rosberg beat Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton for the first time this season and cut the Formula One world champion’s lead to 20 points with a commanding victory in the Spanish Grand Prix yesterday. Hamilton, who had won three of the first...

  • F1 clamps down on fuel systems

    Formula One’s governing body has warned teams it will be keeping a close eye on their fuel systems to ensure none are gaining a performance advantage through clever management of the flow rate. “With immediate effect we will expect fuel pressure,...

  • Nico Rosberg wins Spanish Grand Prix

    Nico Rosberg wins Spanish Grand Prix

    Nico Rosberg won the Spanish Grand Prix from pole position to trim Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton's overall lead to 20 points after beating his Mercedes team mate for the first time this season. Hamilton, who had won three of the first...

  • Rosberg ends Hamilton’s run

    Rosberg ends Hamilton’s run

    Nico Rosberg denied world champion team mate Lewis Hamilton a fifth pole position in a row by seizing the top slot for Mercedes at the Spanish Grand Prix yesterday. Hamilton, who leads the German in the standings by 27 points after three wins in...

  • Burning blanket costs Raikkonen a set of tyres

    Kimi Raikkonen cursed his luck after one of those days at the Spanish Grand Prix where even the tyre warmer turned up the heat on the Ferrari driver. “So far the weekend has been more difficult than I wanted and today I was still struggling, for...

  • Rosberg fastest in final Spanish practice

    Rosberg fastest in final Spanish practice

    Nico Rosberg led final practice for the Spanish Grand Prix after championship-leading Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton spun at the corner where Fernando Alonso crashed in pre-season testing. Rosberg lapped with a best time of one minute 26.021...

  • Hamilton on top in Spanish GP practice

    Hamilton on top in Spanish GP practice

    Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton set the pace in Spanish Grand Prix practice yesterday while Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg fell foul of the stewards with his first reprimand of the season. While Rosberg set the fastest lap of the day in...

  • Mercedes duo wary of threat posed by improving Ferrari

    Mercedes duo wary of threat posed by improving Ferrari

    Two of the top names at Mercedes have insisted they are aware of the threat posed by Ferrari this season. Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton has dominated the opening four rounds of the year with three wins and one second-place finish to his...

  • McLaren reveal car changes

    McLaren reveal car changes

    McLaren have revealed a change to the colour scheme of their cars ahead of this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix. The Woking-based team have endured a torrid start to 2015 and remain without a Formula One World Championship point as Jenson Button and...

  • F1 to get later start to the 2016 season

    F1 to get later start to the 2016 season

    Formula One’s 2016 season will see the latest start to a championship since 1988, with the opening Australian Grand Prix scheduled for April 3. Melbourne’s Albert Park street circuit has usually hosted the opener in March, though it was pushed...

  • Williams still suffering hangover from 2013

    Williams still suffering hangover from 2013

    The Williams Formula One team made a loss of 42.5 million pounds in 2014 but said yesterday they expected a significant improvement next year once they are over the lingering ‘hangover’ of past failure. “What we are reporting today is essentially...

  • No short-term fixes for Red Bull, says Horner

    No short-term fixes for Red Bull, says Horner

    Staying with Renault represents Red Bull’s best hope of Formula One success but there will be no short-term fixes for the team’s current woes, according to principal Christian Horner. The former world champions have been plagued with reliability...

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