Vijay Mallya

Mallya says Force India are in a good place

Vijay Mallya Reflecting on the first half of the 2014 season where his Force India team lie fifth in the constructors' standings, and ahead of grandee team McLaren, Vijay Mallya has proclaimed that he is...
Empty seat aplenty at Hockenheim on race day

Why did German F1 fans stay away from Hockenheim?

Hockenheim normally packed on race days in the past had empty spaces in the stands this year On the same day as the German Grand Prix, the Nurburgring hosted an event called the Truck Grand Prix. Watching...
Lewis Hamilton with Toto Wolff

Mercedes seking multi-year deal with Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton with Toto Wolff With Nico Rosberg all signed up for the future, Mercedes' attention is now turning to the occupant of the other Silver Arrows, Lewis Hamilton. "Yes," the Brackley team's...
Bernie Ecclestone

Ecclestone plays down F1 buy-back reports

Bernie Ecclestone Bernie Ecclestone has played down suggestions that he is seriously considering  buying back into Formula 1. Business journalist Christian Sylt claims that the sport's biggest...
Hockenheim on Friday was deserted

Why is Formula 1 playing to empty stands?

The crowds were absent from Hockenheim on Friday Niki Lauda wants Formula 1 to think urgently about what is turning off the fans in 2014, and although big crowds were buzzing in Austria and Silverstone...
Sochi Autodrom is ready to host the grand prix

Russian GP organisers play down renewed doubts

Sochi Autodrom is ready to host the grand prix Organisers of the Russian Grand Prix have responded swiftly to renewed doubts about October's inaugural Sochi race. The Crimean crisis had already created...
Romain Grosjean

Lotus announces two race deal with Interwetten

Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 Team will feature the branding of the online entertainment company Interwetten for this week’s German Grand Prix and next week’s Hungarian Grand Prix. Interwetten has taken...
Tom Stallard

McLaren change stir up Hamilton and Alonso talk

Tom Stallard Deep into a second consecutive bad Formula 1 season for the grandee team, the changes at McLaren continue with most noticeable sign of the restructuring process at the Woking based team in...
Christian Albers and Colin Kolles

Mid-season driver changes for Caterham and Sauber?

Christian Albers and Colin Kolles After over 40 staff members at Caterham were shown the door this week, arguably the most nervous drivers in the Hockenheim paddock are the two plying their trade in the...
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F1 owners to cash in with new refinancing plan

Shareholders in Formula 1 including private equity fund CVC are set to share a $1 billion dividend thanks to a refinancing of the high-profile motor sport business. Sources close to the deal confirmed...
Jean Todt

Todt open to improving new era Formula 1

Jean Todt FIA President Jean Todt has revealed that he is prepared to listen to any proposals to revise Formula 1's rules that will improve the sport. Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo has been...
Gene Haas

Haas paid $20 million deposit for F1 team entry

Gene Haas Gene Haas proved his intent and seriousness about entering Formula 1 by paying a $20 million deposit. So says business journalist Christian Sylt, who told us that the more than $20 million...
Bernie Ecclestone

Ecclestone upset by witness testimony

Bernie Ecclestone According to an observer reporting for the Austrian press agency APA, Formula 1 Chief Executive Bernie Ecclestone was visibly upset while listening to a witness as his corruption trial...
Alexander Rossi

Rossi one of many redundancies at Caterham

Alexander Rossi Californian driver Alexander Rossi one of many departures from Caterham this week, as the team's new owners begin reorganising the team in the aftermath of buying it from founder Tony...