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  • FIA details new super licence system for 2016

    FIA details new super licence system for 2016

    Formula One’s governing body has kicked up a controversy with a new super licence points system for 2016 that, if applied in the past, would have kept even Ayrton Senna waiting for a debut. The revamped criteria, in an appendix to the...

  • Korean Grand Prix dropped from F1 calendar

    The Korean Formula One Grand Prix has been formally dropped from the 2015 calendar after its surprise inclusion last month for contractual reasons. A revised 20-race calendar, starting in Australia on March 15, appeared on the governing...

  • Time is fast running out for Caterham F1 team

    Time is fast running out for Caterham F1 team

    The administrator behind Caterham believe they have until the end of January to find a buyer if the team is to have any hope of competing in Formula One this year. Negotiations remain ongoing with three credible candidates, although they have been...

  • Williams announce reshuffle

    Willams have reshuffled their race operations structure ahead of the new Formula One season, which includes the appointment of Jenson Button’s race engineer from McLaren. Dave Robson, who had worked with Button at McLaren following the Briton’s...

  • Alonso a top target for Mercedes if Hamilton leaves team

    Alonso a top target for Mercedes if Hamilton leaves team

    Fernando Alonso would be top of the list for Mercedes if Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton fails to agree a new deal with the team beyond this year, according to motorsport director Toto Wolff. Hamilton, who took his second championship in 2014...

  • Button starts the year as a married man

    Button starts the year as a married man

    McLaren Formula One driver Jenson Button entered the New Year as a married man after tying the knot with long-term girlfriend Jessica Michibata in Hawaii. “Happy New Year from Mr & Mrs Button,” the 2009 world champion told his 1.9 million...

  • Former Formula 1 driver Montagny fails dope test

    Ex-Formula One driver Franck Montagny feared his racing career could be over after revealing yesterday he had tested positive for a derivative of cocaine at a round of the new Formula E electric series. “Auto sport is maybe over for me,” the...

  • Bianchi family release update

    Bianchi family release update

    Jules Bianchi remains unconscious but breathing unaided following his horror crash at the Japanese Grand Prix in October, his parents have announced in a statement. The Frenchman was left in a coma, suffering a severe head injury after his...

  • Schumi still fighting back

    Schumi still fighting back

    Michael Schumacher’s world changed forever on December 29, 2013. The seven-time Formula One world champion was skiing at the Meribel resort in the French Alps when, having helped a fallen family friend according to his manager Sabine Kehm, he fell...

  • Ferrari, McLaren take a hit from Marussia collapse

    Ferrari and McLaren stand to lose millions as a result of the collapse of the Marussia Formula One team, the Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported. It said documents from administrators FRP Advisory dated Dec. 18 showed that Ferrari were owed £16.6m...

  • Gutierrez thrown in too young, says Ferrari boss

    Gutierrez thrown in too young, says Ferrari boss

    Mexican driver Esteban Gutierrez was thrown into Formula One too young and paid the price but Ferrari can help him prove his worth, the Italian team’s principal Maurizio Arrivabene told reporters. Gutierrez, who was dropped by Swiss-based Sauber...

  • The future is Clear for Ferrari

    The future is Clear for Ferrari

    Ferrari have recruited Jock Clear, the Mercedes engineer who helped Lewis Hamilton win this year’s Formula One world championship, as the last key element in the Italian team’s rebuilding after a dismal year. Ferrari failed to win a race in 2014,...

  • Vergne replaces De la Rosa as Ferrari test driver

    Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne has replaced Spaniard Pedro De la Rosa as Ferrari test driver, the Formula One team said. Vergne, who raced for Toro Rosso this year, will focus mainly on car development work in the simulator. Mexican Esteban Gutiérrez...

  • Ecclestone proposes new engine change

    Ecclestone proposes new engine change

    Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone will make a further attempt to cut the sport’s extravagant costs today. Ahead of a meeting of the Strategy Group that comprises the ‘big five’ – Ferrari, McLaren, Mercedes, Red Bull and Williams, plus the...

  • Ferrari wield axe in structural shake-up

    Ferrari have parted company with chief designer Nikolas Tombazis and engineering director Pat Fry, two of the men responsible for designing this year's car as the team endured their first season without a win since 1993. "Nikolas Tombazis and Pat...

  • F1 warming to social media

    F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone may have recently expressed his aversion to social media, but he insists Formula One is doing all it can to engage with fans. Bernie Ecclestone stated last month he is “not interested in tweeting, Facebook and...

  • Ecclestone sees the value of women in F1

    Ecclestone sees the value of women in F1

    Bernie Ecclestone believes one of his most trusted female aides could succeed him as Formula One supremo, almost a decade on from suggesting a woman’s place was in the kitchen rather than a race track. Sacha Woodward-Hill is a name relatively...

  • Ecclestone sees the value of women

    Ecclestone sees the value of women

    Bernie Ecclestone believes one of his most trusted female aides could succeed him as Formula One supremo, almost a decade on from suggesting a woman's place was in the kitchen rather than a race track. Sacha Woodward-Hill is a name relatively...

  • McLaren name Alonso and Button as 2015 drivers

    McLaren name Alonso and Button as 2015 drivers

    Spain’s double world champion Fernando Alonso and Britain’s Jenson Button will drive for Honda-powered McLaren next season, the Formula One team said yesterday. Alonso’s return to Woking, seven years after he left following an acrimonious season...

  • Ricciardo itching to get back behind the wheel

    Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo cannot wait to get back behind the wheel in a bid for redemption at his home Australian Grand Prix where a controversial disqualification robbed him of a maiden podium last season. Ricciardo thrilled home fans when...

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