F1 V6 turbo engines

Mercedes insist engine unfreeze is ridiculous

F1 engines in the spotlight Mercedes appears increasingly less inclined than ever to give in to its Formula 1 rivals' demands for an engine unfreeze ahead of the 2015 season. Media reports in Italy...
Mario Illien with Adrian Newey

Renault denies signing Mario Illien to fix problems

Mario Illien with Adrian Newey Renault has denied reports it has recruited renowned former Formula 1 engine guru Mario Illien to help close the gap on dominant Mercedes. Germany's Auto Motor und Sport...
Sergio Perez

Perez given seven place grid penalty for Brazil

S Sergio Perez ergio Perez will have a seven place starting grid penalty at next weekend's Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix as punishment for reckless driving in Sunday's U.S. race. The Force India...
Adrian Sutil and Giedo van der Garde

Van der Garde in line for Sauber race seat in 2015

Adrian Sutil and Giedo van der Garde Sauber looks set to field an all-new driver lineup next year, after confirming Caterham refugee Marcus Ericsson is joining the Swiss team in 2015. Supposedly caught...
Lewis Hamilton with Simon Fuller

Hamilton to ditch Fuller and handle own affairs

Lewis Hamilton with Simon Fuller Lewis Hamilton is scaling back his deal with Simon Fuller, the entertainment manager famed for his involvement with American Idol and the Spice Girls. In Fuller's XIX...
Adrian Newey with Sebastian Vettel

Andretti advises Vettel to take Newey to Ferrari

Adrian Newey with Sebastian Vettel American Formula 1 legend and 1978 world champion Mario Andretti has tipped Sebastian Vettel to emulate Michael Schumacher's success once he switches to Ferrari from...
Jean-Eric Vergne with Franz Tost

Tost wants Vergne not Sainz for Toro Rosso in 2015

Jean-Eric Vergne with Franz Tost Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost has admitted he would like to keep Jean-Eric Vergne on board for the 2015 Formula 1 season, to help with highly rated newcomer Max...
Susie Wolff

Susie Wolff to extend Williams deal beyond 2014

Susie Wolff beyonf Susie Wolff will extend her deal with Williams into the 2015 Formula 1 season, according to Bild newspaper. The 31-year-old female Briton was the Grove team's test driver this year,...
Kamui Kobayashi

Kobayashi in Austin to keep F1 dream alive

Kamui Kobayashi Like his Caterham teammate Marcus Ericsson, Kamui Kobayashi has travelled to Austin without a Formula 1 car to drive. But unlike the Swedish rookie Ericsson, who reportedly carries up...
Caterham looking for drivers

Caterham have two weeks to find a buyer

Caterham looking for a buyer The Caterham Formula One team may have to be wound up if a buyer does not emerge in the next two weeks, an administrator said on Friday. "We're continuing our efforts to try...
Sir Frank Williams

Sir Frank Williams hospitalised for weeks

Sir Frank Williams Formula 1 team owner Frank Williams is in hospital in England and is expected to stay there for several weeks for treatment to a pressure sore, the team said on Friday. A spokeswoman...
Sebastian Vettel in Austin

Confirmed Vettel will start from pitlane in Austin

Sebastian Vettel in Austin Red Bull's quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel will start the United States Grand Prix from the pitlane because of an engine penalty, Formula One stewards said on...
Nurburgring future uncertain

Russian billionaire buys Nurburgring

Nurburgring future secured After the Capricorn rescue deal fell through, a new owner for the Nurburgring, which hosts the German Grand Prix, has already been found. Until recently, the embattled...
Max Verstappen

Verstappen wants Vergne to be Toro Rosso teammate

Max Verstappen Toro Rosso's teenage signing Max Verstappen says he would prefer to have Jean-Eric Vergne as his teammate next year. Red Bull, the owner of Toro Rosso, is yet to decide whether the...
Formula One World Championship

FIA to tackle cost crisis after F1 teams collapse

With Caterham and Marussia in the throes of oblivion, the FIA has admitted it is concerned about the financial situation in Formula 1. It is believed the next most endangered team on the grid is the...
Forza Rossa dealership in Romania

Forza Rossa still waiting for FIA approval

Forza Rossa dealership in Romania Forza Rossa, the Romanian project targeting a debut in Formula 1, has played down reports it has already been granted an entry by the FIA. Reports this week suggested...
Marcus Ericsson

Ericsson set for Sauber switch in 2015

Marcus Ericsson Marcus Ericsson looks set to keep his Formula 1 career alive by signing with Sauber for the 2015 season. Said to carry some $18 million in personal sponsorship, the Swedish rookie is...