Charlie Whiting

Alonso says F1 driver briefings accomplish little

Charlie Whiting Double world champion Fernando Alonso claims Formula 1 drivers stay deliberately quiet in pre-race briefings chaired by Charlie Whiting. New drivers have often expressed surprise at the...
New F1 turbo engine era not popular with Bernie Ecclestone

Mercedes rivals can develop engines in-season

Engine manufacturers in F1 Formula 1 engine suppliers Ferrari and Renault appear to have won a battle in the long-running freeze saga. Mercedes' struggling V6-making rivals have been pushing hard for...
Nico Rosberg

Rosberg overlooked for top German sports award

Nico Rosberg Formula 1 world championship runner-up Nico Rosberg has been almost completely overlooked in this year's 68th running of the German sportsman of the year awards. At the ceremony in...
Luca di Montezemolo with Sergio Marchionne

Ferrari blocked Montezemolo from being F1 boss

Luca di Montezemolo with Sergio Marchionne Several reports have emerged that Ferrari vetoed Formula 1's move to install Luca di Montezemolo as the new chairman of the Formula One Group. Sport Bild...
Sebastien Buemi

Buemi to remain as Red Bull reserve

Sebastien Buemi Sebastien Buemi is staying on as Red Bull's reserve driver in Formula 1. The 26-year-old has been the team's main test and simulation driver since he was dropped from the junior squad...
Audi have dominated Le Mans in recent years

Audi recruit adds more fuel to F1 speculation

Audi have dominated Le Mans in recent years Audi appears to be taking steps towards a potential Formula 1 foray in the near future. Reports of a project were fuelled recently when ousted Ferrari boss...
Bernie Ecclestone in court

German bank sues Ecclestone for €345 million

Bernie Ecclestone in court German bank BayernLB is seeking €345 million in a lawsuit against Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone over the 2006 sale of the sport's rights, according to a...
FIA crash test (File Photo)

McLaren and Sauber pass mandatory FIA crash tests

FIA crash test (File Photo) McLaren and Sauber have confirmed that their respective 2015 chassis' have passed the mandatory FIA crash tests. McLaren, who embark on their second Honda powered era, are...
Felipe Nasr

Rookie Nasr opts for number 12

Felipe Nasr Brazilian Formula 1 rookie Felipe Nasr has chosen to race with number 12 when he makes his race debut next year at the season opening Australian Grand Prix Nasr, who was Williams reserve...
Ayrton Senna leads Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher during the last South African Grand Prix held at Kyalami in 1993

Ecclestone keen to revive South African GP

Ayrton Senna leads Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher during the last South African Grand Prix held at Kyalami in 1993 Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is working to returning the South African Grand Prix...
Mick Junior Schumacher

Schumacher’s son Mick makes single seater debut

Mick Junior Schumacher Michael Schumacher's son, racing under the protective pseudonym of 'Mick Junior',  is taking his next steps in the wake of his legendary father. 15-year-old Schumacher has had a...
Jock Clear celebrates with the Mercedes team

Jock Clear leaves Mercedes for Ferrari

Jock Clear celebrates with the Mercedes team Mercedes has confirmed the departure of new world champion Lewis Hamilton's performance engineer Jock Clear. "We thank Jock for his work and wish him well...
Mario Illien with Adrian Newey

Horner happy to have Illien working with Renault

Mario Illien with Adrian Newey Christian Horner has confirmed that Red Bull's V6 power unit supplier Renault is now working with engine guru Mario Illien. As the French engine marque faltered at the...
Daniil Kvyat

Horner says Kvyat has Raikkonen style mindset

Daniil Kvyat Team principal Christian Horner has likened Red Bull's new driver for 2015 to one of the most unique drivers in Formula 1 history. As quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel departed for...
Michael Schumacher

Schumacher most Googled for sportsman in 2014

Michael Schumacher Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher was the most searched-for sportsman in 2014, according to internet search engine giant Google. An analysis of the more than two trillion searches...