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  • Hamilton hesitates over handshake

    Hamilton hesitates over handshake

    It was a clearly hesitant Lewis Hamilton that shook the outstretched hand of Formula One title rival Nico Rosberg to signal the start of this weekend's countdown towards either championship ecstasy or agony. Organised by the FIA ahead of the final...

  • Bianchi out of artificial coma

    Bianchi out of artificial coma

    Jules Bianchi (right) is no longer in an artificial coma but remains unconscious and in a critical condition, his family have said. The 25-year-old Frenchman suffered a diffuse axonal injury to his brain, which involves widespread damage, in a...

  • Mercedes ready for talks with Hamilton

    Mercedes ready for talks with Hamilton

    Mercedes can hardly wait for Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Formula One title decider to be over so they can tie Lewis Hamilton down to a long-term contract. The 29-year-old Briton, who can become a double world champion at Yas Marina, has a year remaining on...

  • ‘Abu Double’ is a last roll of the dice for some

    ‘Abu Double’ is a last roll of the dice for some

    Mercedes have won both Formula One titles already, and Red Bull are sure of second place, but Sunday’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be a last roll of the dice for some of those behind them. With an unprecedented double points on offer,...

  • 230 Caterham staff redundant

    The Caterham Formula One team have made 230 staff redundant while still planning to race in next weekend’s Abu Dhabi season-ender, an administrator said yesterday. Finbarr O’Connell told Reuters that the team, who went into administration last...

  • Mercedes duo ready for final battle

    Mercedes duo ready for final battle

    Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have both come out fighting ahead of their Formula One world title showdown next weekend. Ahead of the final race of the campaign in Abu Dhabi, being dubbed ‘The Duel in the Desert’, Hamilton holds a 17-point...

  • F1 is not interested in young fans, says Ecclestone

    Formula One would rather cater for rich over-70s than chase a younger generation that cannot afford luxury watches and is more interested in social media, according to commercial sup-remo Bernie Ecclestone. In a wide-ranging interview with...

  • Wolff rejects ‘irresponsible’ engine cost war talk

    Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff has played down Red Bull’s threat of an engine development spending war in 2016 by saying the major car manufacturers agree on the need to keep costs down. Speaking to reporters, the Austrian made clear that...

  • Money not the issue for Button

    Money not the issue for Button

    Jenson Button is hoping that McLaren will not let him go for love nor money. With Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso expected to join the Formula One team, the focus has been on which of 2009 world champion Button and Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen will...

  • I can make it – Rosberg

    I can make it – Rosberg

    Nico Rosberg is “100 per cent” convinced he can snatch the Formula One world title from the grasp of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Rosberg gave himself a fighting chance with a much-needed victory in Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix to end...

  • Rosberg cuts Hamilton’s lead

    Rosberg cuts Hamilton’s lead

    Germany’s Nico Rosberg won the Brazilian Grand Prix yesterday to end team-mate Lewis Hamilton’s run of five successive victories and cut the Briton’s championship lead to 17 points with one race remaining. Hamilton was second, 1.4 seconds behind,...

  • Caterham raise more than a million pounds in 48hrs

    The Caterham Formula One team, which is in administration and fighting for survival, said yesterday it had raised more than a million pounds in the space of 48 hours and attracted a new potential buyer. “A new financially-sound interested party...

  • Rosberg wins in Brazil to cut Hamilton's lead

    Rosberg wins in Brazil to cut Hamilton's lead

    Germany's Nico Rosberg won the Brazilian Grand Prix to end team mate Lewis Hamilton's run of five successive victories and cut the Briton's championship lead to 17 points with one race remaining. Hamilton was second, 1.4 seconds behind, with...

  • Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole

    Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole

    Germany’s Nico Rosberg chalked up his 10th pole position of the season yesterday after beating team-mate Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes sweep of the front row in Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying. Rosberg seized the top spot with a lap just 0.033 of a...

  • Rosberg makes his point to Hamilton in practice

    Rosberg makes his point to Hamilton in practice

    Nico Rosberg proved he is unwilling to allow Lewis Hamilton to ride roughshod all over him by turning in a dominant day of practice yesterday ahead of the Brazilian Grand Prix. After emerging from a controversial race in Belgium where he and...

  • Hamilton aims for another first in Brazil

    Hamilton aims for another first in Brazil

    Lewis Hamilton can set more British Formula One records in Brazil this weekend but it is the world championship he wants and that will have to wait. No Briton has ever won six grands prix in a row, or celebrated 11 victories in a single...

  • Mercedes chief Wolff warming to engine changes

    Mercedes chief Wolff warming to engine changes

    Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff is beginning to thaw with regard to his stance over an unfreezing of the engine rules. The manufacturers of the power units – with the engine one of the six components that comprise the system – have been...

  • Audi boss knocks back Formula One speculation

    German carmaker Audi has knocked down speculation about a possible F1 entry in 2016 after recruiting former Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali to an unspecified role. “There is no decision that we are going in that direction,” Audi...

  • Rosberg facing uphill battle in championship

    Rosberg facing uphill battle in championship

    Nico Rosberg has conceded his hopes of winning this season’s Formula One world title are in serious jeopardy after being hit by Lewis Hamilton’s recent five-star run. Following their controversial collision during the Belgian Grand Prix which...

  • Epstein is confident over GP in Austin

    Circuit of the Americas chairman Bobby Epstein firmly believes the United States Grand Prix can survive financially at the venue. It had been suggested in the build up to Sunday’s race at the Austin track that COTA was struggling to make ends...

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