Niki Lauda

Lauda rules out Mercedes move for Alonso

Niki Lauda As the morning's sensational Formula 1 silly season news headed into late afternoon at Suzuka, tongues were still wagging far and wide in the Suzuka paddock. Mercedes' Niki Lauda, who often...
Carlos Sainz in the running for Toro Rosso 2015 seat again

Sainz back in the running for Toro Rosso seat

Carlos Sainz in the running for Toro Rosso 2015 seat again Red Bull has not denied that Carlos Sainz jr is the obvious choice to replace Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso in 2015. Suzuka and the sport was...
Tony Fernandes

Fernandes distances himself from Caterham team

Tony Fernandes Former team owner Tony Fernandes has moved to distance himself from the debt and chaos of the Formula 1 outfit  he founded and backed since 2010. Formula 1 backmarker Caterham has...
Sochi race will start on time

No changes to Japan and Russia start times

Sochi race will start on time Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has ruled out moving the start time of Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. Shifting the 3pm start time forward by up to four hours has been...
Bernie Ecclestone

Ecclestone rubbishes F1 board reports

Bernie Ecclestone Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has slammed reports his return to Formula 1's executive board has been denied. British newspapers on Friday had said that despite his German legal...
forecast track 5

Phanfone typhoon could hamper F1 trip to Russia

The worst impact from a typhoon lurking off the coast of Japan will be felt the day after the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix and could affect preparations for the next race in Russia, the sport's weather...
Manfredi Ravetto (middle) with Christijan Albers and Colin Kolles

Ravetto confident Caterham will survive crisis

Manfredi Ravetto (middle) with Christijan Albers and Colin Kolles Caterham principal Manfredi Ravetto said on Friday there were no guarantees the Formula One team would make it to the end of the season but...
Alex Wurz

Wurz appointed GPDA chairman

Alex Wurz Austrian ex-Formula One racer Alex Wurz was appointed chairman of the Grand Prix Drivers Association on Friday, replacing Spaniard Pedro de la Rosa. The GPDA said in a statement that McLaren's...
The awesome Eau Rouge

Belgium Grand Prix set for deal until 2018

The awesome Eau Rouge Far away from the Suzuka paddock, the Formula 1 world heard promising news on Friday from Belgium. L'Echo newspaper reported that Bernie Ecclestone has agreed to extend the Grand...
Pastor Maldonado

Maldonado gets ten place engine grid drop

Pastor Maldonado Pastor Maldonado, whose maiden season at Lotus goes from bad to worse, when he became the second driver to be given a ten place grid penalty for the use of a sixth turbo power unit in...
Bernie Ecclestone

Ecclestone denied return to Formula 1 board

Bernie Ecclestone Fresh doubt is being cast over Bernie Ecclestone's Formula 1 reign, as news is circulating around the Suzuka paddock that the sport's 'supremo' has been denied his planned return to the...
F1 woke to wet conditions at Suzuka on Thursday

Japan GP may start earlier to dodge typhoon

F1 woke to wet conditions at Suzuka on Thursday An approaching typhoon is threatening to drive the Japanese Grand Prix off track, as every eye is on the ominous skies above the fabled circuit. "The...
Will Stevens at Suzuka

Stevens provides cash boost for Marussia

Will Stevens at Suzuka A new recruit will reportedly inject much-needed funds at struggling Marussia,as the team announced at Suzuka that Briton Will Stevens, currently a Formula Renault 3.5 driver but...
Will Stevens

Stevens joins Marussia as reserve

Will Stevens The Marussia F1 Team is pleased to announce that it has signed young British hopeful Will Stevens to its 2014 roster of Official Reserve Drivers, alongside Alexander Rossi. 23 year old...
Gerhard Berger

McLaren rubbish Berger reports

Gerhard Berger McLaren has slammed reports that former F1 driver and team owner Gerhard Berger could be set to join the British team. Earlier, Germany's Auto Bild said supremo Ron Dennis is coming under...
Gerhard Berger with Ron Dennis

Berger denies he will replace Dennis at McLaren

Gerhard Berger with Ron Dennis McLaren supremo Ron Dennis' future in charge of the team is once again in doubt, with former Formula 1 driver and team boss Gerhard Berger being tipped for the top post at...