Max Verstappen with father Jos

Jos Verstappen plays down son’s F1 debut

Max Verstappen with father Jos Jos Verstappen has moved to ease the pressure on his son's shoulders ahead of his Formula 1 debut in FP1 on the first day of the Japanese Grand Prix weekend. The former...
Nurburgring future uncertain

Nurburgring buyout on brink of collapse

Nurburgring future uncertain The fate of the German Grand Prix venue at the legendary Nurburgring is once again in serious doubt as financial woes continue to mount. Recently, we reported that after...
Mercedes W05 nose and front wings in Bahrain pitlane

Already 2015 rules benefit Mercedes and Ferrari

Mercedes W05 nose and front wings It appears that two Formula 1 teams already have a "big head start" when it comes to the 2015 regulations, according to Force India technical boss Andy Green. With the...
Fernand Alonso leads Felipe Massa

Ferrari focus on beating Williams

Fernand Alonso leads Felipe Massa Ferrari believe that they found some extra pace in Singapore and travel to Japan determined to close the gap to Williams in the F1 constructors' championship...
Fernando Alonso

Alonso joins forces with sports investment firm

Fernando Alonso Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso has 'joined forces' with Novo, a sport investment management firm, amid longstanding and continuing speculation that he is poised to...
Pirelli tyres for Suzuka

Pirelli not sure of best strategy for Suzuka

Pirelli tyres for Suzuka The nature of the daunting Suzuka circuit is such that even Pirelli are unsure of the best tyre strategy for the Japanese Grand Prix. Speaking ahead of Round 15 of the F1 World...
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Volcano could affect Japanese GP weekend

Mount Ontake An erupting volcano is threatening to affect this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka. On Saturday, Mount Ontake - located less than 200 kilometres from the Suzuka circuit - erupted,...
Paul Hembery with Pat Fry and Steve Clark in Hungary

Ferrari loses legal battle with engineer

Paul Hembery with Pat Fry and Steve Clark in Hungary Ferrari has lost a legal battle with a disgruntled Formula 1 engineer Steve Clark who in 2012 joined the Maranello team from Mercedes, where he was a...
Max Verstappen

Verstappen passes medical on road to super license

Max Verstappen Teenage sensation Max Verstappen is clearing every hurdle as his fast-track to Formula 1 leads to this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix. The Dutchman's ultimate seventeenth birthday present...
Start lights

Drivers can gamble at race start says Whiting

Start lights Formula 1 drivers are allowed to make an gamble on making a false start coming off the grand prix grid, the FIA's Charlie Whiting has confirmed. At Monza, some observers were both amazed...
Formula E continues to get thumbs down from F1 world

Lauda says Formula E is not motorsport

Formula E continues to get thumbs down from F1 world Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda is the latest Formula 1 figure to slam the newly launched Formula E series. The all-electric and nearly silent single...
Sochi Autodrom opening ceremony

Russian GP presses ahead despite opposition

Sochi Autodrom opening ceremony Just two weeks before Formula 1 action kicks off at Sochi, the sport's decision to press ahead with the inaugural Russian Grand Prix remains highly controversial. Despite...
Cosworth is a familiar name in F1

Cosworth eye F1 return with affordable package

Cosworth is a familiar name in F1 Cosworth could be eyeing a return to Formula 1, with the support of none other than F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone. Although the expensive new engine rules and a lack of...
Gerard Lopez with Kimi Raikkonen

Lopez and Briatore play down Alonso reports

Gerard Lopez with Kimi Raikkonen Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez, and the Fernando Alonso's former manager Flavio Briatore, have played down the latest explosive Formula 1 silly season reports. Germany's...
Jean-Eric Vergne

Vergne keeping fingers crossed for 2015 drive

Jean-Eric Vergne Jean-Eric Vergne hopes his impressive drive during the Singapore Grad Prix will open a Formula 1 team's garage door for him in 2015. Dumped as a Red Bull-backed driver, the Frenchman...