Creating sparks in F1

Titanium skids for safety, not sparks, insist FIA

Creating sparks in F1 Formula 1 rule makers are adamant that they are not mandating titanium be fitted underneath next year's cars solely to create sparks, the governing body insists. After tests on a...
Caterham CT05 nose

Ugly Caterham nose to go amid new updates

Caterham CT05 nose The distinctive but decidedly ugly 'anteater' nose of the Caterham CT05 car could be a thing of the past amid a new development push by the backmarker team. "New management, new...
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German Grand Prix: Pirelli preview Hockenheim

Formula 1 heads to the German Grand Prix this weekend, which alternates each year between the Nurburgring and Hockenheim. This year it is the turn of Hockenheim, last used in 2012 - then only Pirelli’s...
Kevin Magnussen

German Grand Prix: McLaren preview Hockenheim

Kevin Magnussen The German Grand Prix is one of the most iconic races in Formula 1. It was first included on the world championship calendar in 1951, when it was held at the infamous Nurburgring...
Adrian Sutil leads Esteban Gutierrez

German Grand Prix: Sauber preview Hockenheim

Adrian Sutil leads Esteban Gutierrez The German Grand Prix is not only a home race for Adrian Sutil, but also for the Sauber F1 Team, as the Hockenheimring is only a three-hour car ride from the German...
Nico Hulkenberg

German Grand Prix: Force India preview Hockenheim

Nico Hulkenberg Force India preview the German Grand Prix, Round 10 of the 2014 Formula 1 world championship, at Hockenheim; Vijay Mallya sums up Silverstone and looks ahead to the German Grand...
Paul Hembery poses with Lotus E22 on 18 inch Pirelli tyres

Pirelli can be ready for 18-inch debut in 2016

Paul Hembery poses with Lotus E22 on 18 inch Pirelli tyres Formula 1's exclusive tyre supplier, Pirelli can be "ready to supply" low-profile tyres to Formula 1 teams by 2016. That is the claim of the...
Gary Hartstein

Schumacher recovery a miracle claims Hartstein

Gary Hartstein Ex Formula 1 doctor Gary Hartstein has again played down renewed hopes about Michael Schumacher's health and possible recovery. The seven time world champion's wife Corinna had triggered...
Mark Webber and Red Bull did a show run through London in 2010

Ecclestone plays down London street race idea

Mark Webber and Red Bull did a show run through London in 2010 Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has warned that a Formula 1 race on the streets of London is not going to happen any time soon. Hopes...
Patrick Head

Head applauds Mercedes for allowing drivers to race

Patrick Head Formula 1 veteran Patrick Head has applauded Mercedes for letting its title contending drivers to race one another in 2014. Williams co-founder Head, 68, is now only a rare sight in the F1...
Happily ever after!

Rosberg and Sibold tie the knot in Monaco

Happily ever after! Mercedes driver and Formula 1 World Championship leader Nico Rosberg has knot with long-term girlfriend Vivian Sibold at a ceremony in Monaco. Rosberg posted a picture on Twitter...
Niki Lauda

Lauda says no FRIC won’t change much for Mercedes

Niki Lauda Niki Lauda has played down the effect that the removal of the complex FRIC suspension system will have on Formula 1's dominant team. The triple world champion is the Formula 1 chairman at...
Pastor Maldonado

Maldonado expects big power boost for Germany

Pastor Maldonado Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado is looking forward to a major power boost at Hockenheim next weekend. The 2012 Spanish Grand Prix winner, who chose to race the number '13' this year and...
Mercedes W05 front suspension

Mercedes to remove FRIC system for Hockenheim

Mercedes W05 front suspension Mercedes will remove the complex FRIC system from its dominant W05  ahead of next weekend's German Grand Prix, their home race. The FIA surprised the entire world of...
Sergio Perez with Jo Ramirez in happier times

Ramirez says Perez is too cocky for Formula 1

Sergio Perez with Jo Ramirez in happier times McLaren's former long-time team manager Jo Ramirez has slammed fellow Mexican, Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez. McLaren ousted Perez, 24, after a single...