4 MAY 2016

Mercedes in dark over Ferrari's true pace

Niki Lauda said Sebastian Vettel's first-lap retirement at Sochi means Mercedes is still in the dark about Ferrari's true pace.

Billionaire eyes Russian F1 team

A billionaire has admitted he would like to establish a Russian formula one team.

No testing for Sauber, Pirelli starts 2017 running

Sauber will sit out the first in-season test of the 2016 season after next weekend's Spanish grand prix.

Renault right to revive Magnussen's career

David Coulthard has hailed the performance of Kevin Magnussen after the Dane opened Renault's points account in Russia last weekend.

Cockpit shield may be delayed until 2018?

The introduction of cockpit-mounted head protection may need to wait until 2018, according to a report in Germany's Auto Motor und Sport.

McLaren happy with 2017 rule changes

One team happy with the new rules for 2017 is McLaren-Honda, according to its boss Eric Boullier.

Briatore rules out return to boring F1

Flavio Briatore has ruled out returning to formula one.

McLaren-Honda can target podium in 2016 says Alonso

Fernando Alonso says a podium goal might not be too far away for McLaren-Honda in 2016.

3 MAY 2016

Rosberg has luck of a champion

Former F1 driver Franck Montagny thinks runaway championship leader Nico Rosberg will eventually strike problems in 2016.

Vettel won't seek revenge on Kvyat

Dr Helmut Marko doubts Dannil Kvyat's now two-race spat with Sebastian Vettel will spill into even more race weekends.

Red Bull pressure led to Kvyat crash says Alesi

Jean Alesi thinks Red Bull is partly to blame for Daniil Kvyat's first-lap crashes with Sebastian Vettel at Sochi.

Vettel feeling pressure of Ferrari situation

Sebastian Vettel is feeling the pressure as Ferrari's 2016 title push flounders, according to the Italian press after the grand prix in Russia.

F1 drivers to discuss race start crashes

Fernando Alonso says F1 drivers will discuss the recent series of messy race starts in 2016.

Putin meeting surprised Rosberg

Nico Rosberg has admitted to being surprised when he met Russia's controversial president Vladimir Putin after the race in Sochi.

Sainz hits out at Palmer incident penalty

Carlos Sainz has hit out at the 10-second penalty imposed for his confrontation with rival Jolyon Palmer at Sochi.

Russia not ready for more F1 races

Russia's sports minister has played down suggestions the country might add another annual grand prix to the F1 calendar.

Lombardy concerned over Monza deal delay

Lombardy president Roberto Maroni has admitted he is "concerned" a new deal for Monza's Italian grand prix is taking too long.

Now Ocon adds to pressure on Palmer

The pressure on Jolyon Palmer will stay high in Barcelona next weekend.

Stroll eyes F3 title before F1

Lance Stroll is the latest teenager looking to break into formula one.

2 MAY 2016

Race Report - 007

Russian GP - Race Report

Ferrari must close gap quickly says Marchionne

Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne on Monday said he is sure the Maranello team will bounce back from its current dip.

Mercedes eyes step back to recover reliability

Mercedes chiefs Niki Lauda and Toto Wolff say priority number 1 is for the reigning champions to solve car reliability problems.

Marko to have serious word with Kvyat

Maurizio Arrivabene on Sunday said Daniil Kvyat could mount no justified defense of his driving after colliding with Sebastian Vettel twice at Sochi.

Ferrari won't give up on 2016 title says Arrivabene

Maurizio Arrivabene insists Ferrari must keep its eye on the goal of winning the 2016 world championship.

Ecclestone still waiting for Monza GP progress

Bernie Ecclestone has suggested the uncertainty over the future of Monza's F1 race could continue to drag.

Mercedes gap to rivals is catastrophic

A Russian official on Sunday expressed concern that Mercedes' continuing dominance is hurting formula one.

Father has accepted Ratzenberger death

22 years on, the father of Roland Ratzenberger says he and his wife have accepted the tragic death of their son.

Mick missing Michael on road to F1

Max Verstappen has predicted a tough road to formula one for another son of a famous former driver.

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2016 Autocourse Classic Calendar

Sideview Cartoon - Walk in Sochi

By Carlo Baffi

Walk in Sochi

Straight Talk - Can we have Christmas in April?

By Luis Vasconcelos

As I wait for my flight to Moscow for boarding, the people that will decide the future of Formula One should be arriving at Bernie Ecclestone's Biggin Hill airport for a meeting to decide the 2017 Regulations which need to be approved by next Saturday.

Sideview Cartoon - Art in Mercedes' Hospitality

By Carlo Baffi

Art in Mercedes' Hospitality

Straight Talk - Always look on the bright side of life

By Luis Vasconcelos

Formula One's ability to shoot itself in the foot has probably made you forget we've actually had two brilliant Grand Prix to start the 2016 season. Yes, Nico Rosberg won both races, but behind the two top teams there were plenty of battles to keep the fans entertained.

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