Dietrich Mateschitz

Mateschitz optimistic about life after Vettel

Dietrich Mateschitz Red Bull mogul Dietrich Mateschitz insists he is not disappointed to be losing world champion Sebastian Vettel, and admits he is optimistic about both his team's future driver...
Michael Schumacher

Schumacher waking up slowly at home

Michael Schumacher Ten months after his life threatening skiing fall, Michael Schumacher is now waking up very slowly from his serious brain injuries. That is the claim of the respected French Formula 1...
Bernie Ecclestone and Vladimir Putin

Unprecedented F1 security for Putin visit

Bernie Ecclestone and Vladimir Putin during Russian GP announcement Unprecedented security measures at a Formula 1 race will accompany Russian president Vladimir Putin's visit to the country's inaugural...
Sergey Sirotkin deal has yet to happen

Sauber looking to put Russian deal back on track

Sergey Sirotkin deal has yet to happen Sauber could put its so-called Russian rescue deal back on track during the country's inaugural grand prix weekend at Sochi. The struggling Swiss team announced...
Kamui Kobayashi future unsure

Caterham future remains uncertain for drivers

Kamui Kobayashi future uncertain Roberto Merhi and Kamui Kobayashi remain in the dark about how struggling Caterham will tackle the remaining thre grands prix in 2014. Spanish rookie Merhi had been...
Jules Bianchi's accident still in the spotlight

FIA set to make Bianchi crash investigation public

Jules Bianchi is treated trackside after his accident The atmosphere in the Sochi paddock is grim, with many drivers visibly upset and even angry in the wake of the circumstances surrounding Jules...
Parents of Marussia driver Jules Bianchi at Mie General Medical Centre in Yokkaichi

Father says no change in Bianchi’s condition

Parents of Marussia driver Jules Bianchi at Mie General Medical Centre in Yokkaichi Five days after Jules Bianchi's life-threatening crash at Suzuka, there is no significant change in his health condition,...
Max Chilton will be the only Marussia on the Sochi grid

Marussia to race with only one car at Russian GP

Max Chilton will be the only Marussia on the Sochi grid The Marussia F1 Team will run a single car for the duration of the forthcoming grand prix weekend in Sochi, out of respect for their driver Jules...
Paddy Lowe

Closed cockpit no help to Bianchi claims Lowe

Paddy Lowe Mercedes technical director Paddy Lowe on Thursday said he doubts a covered cockpit would have helped the now seriously injured Jules Bianchi last Sunday at Suzuka. Since the Frenchman...
Valterri Bottas and Felipe Massa

Williams preview Russian Grand Prix

Valterri Bottas and Felipe Massa Following the success of February’s Winter Olympics, the eyes of the sporting world return to Sochi this weekend for the inaugural Russian Grand Prix. Given Russia’s...
Claire Williams

Williams calls for closed cockpits in F1

Claire Williams The deputy team principal of the Williams team Claire Williams has called for Formula One to consider the introduction of closed cockpits in the wake of Jules Bianchi's life-threatening...
Alexander Rossi

Rossi waits but Marussia may field one car in Russia

Alexander Rossi Marussia is yet to announce how it will tackle this weekend's Russian Grand Prix, as its race driver Jules Bianchi lies comatose in a hospital in Japan. In the few days since the French...
Jules Bianchi with Romain Grosjean and Jean-Eric Vergne

F1 drivers to honour Bianchi with helmet stickers

Jules Bianchi with Romain Grosjean and Jean-Eric Vergne Formula 1 drivers will wear helmet stickers to honour and show their support for injured colleague Jules Bianchi during this weekend's Russian Grand...
Fernando Alonso

Alonso cycling team unlikely to happen

Fernando Alonso The International Cycling Union (ICU) has revealed that Fernando Alonso will not become team principal of his own cycling team in the near future. Double F1 world champion...
Kamui Kobayashi

Kobayashi keeps Caterham seat for Sochi

Kamui Kobayashi Kamui Kobayashi will be in action alongside Marcus Ericsson for Caterham  at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix, but Roberto Merhi will take his cockpit for FP1 on Friday...
(L to R) Circuit designer Hermann Tilke, Anar Alakbarov Executive Director of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and President of Azerbaijan Automobile Foundation, Azad Rahimov Azerbaijan Minister of youth and sport and Bernie Ecclestone

All systems go for 2016 European GP in Baku

(L to R) Circuit designer Hermann Tilke, Anar Alakbarov Executive Director of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and President of Azerbaijan Automobile Foundation, Azad Rahimov Azerbaijan Minister of youth and...
Nico Rosberg versus Lewis Hamilton heads to Russia

Mercedes preview Russian Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg versus Lewis Hamilton heads to Russia Round 16 of the 2014 Formula One World Championship brings us to Sochi for the inaugural Russian Grand Prix, held at the Sochi Circuit. Lewis Hamilton:...
Renault V6 turbo engine

Renault preview Russian Grand Prix

Renault V6 F1 turbo power unit Sochi is the third longest lap on the calendar after Spa and Silverstone. At over 5.8km fuel consumption per lap will be high, but with plenty of tight corners and short...