22 MAY 2017

Reliability takes hit as teams push limits says Wolff

Engine reliability has taken a hit in 2017 as manufacturers push to "the absolute limit".

Massa could stay at Williams in 2018

Felipe Massa says he would consider staying in F1 beyond the end of this season.

F1 to consider extending DRS zones

The potential extension of DRS overtaking zones this year will be decided on a circuit by circuit basis.

Liberty to reveal F1 budget cap plan

The idea of team budget caps in formula one is not dead yet.

Lauda to watch Alonso's Indy 500 bid

Niki Lauda says he will be following every lap of Fernando Alonso's bid to win the Indy 500 on Sunday.

Teams exaggerating data to Pirelli

Pirelli has admitted some teams have "exaggerated" downforce values as the F1 supplier sets its tyre operating guidelines before grands prix.

Lauda would veto McLaren-Mercedes deal

Niki Lauda says he would "veto" a supply of customer Mercedes engines for struggling former F1 grandee McLaren.

19 MAY 2017

Pirelli axes hard tyres for Silverstone

Pirelli has agreed to axe its selection of hard tyres for a forthcoming grand prix.

Carey expects turbulent F1 talks

Chase Carey is expecting "turbulent" times ahead as negotiations with teams look set to kick off.

Brawn says Vettel key to Ferrari success

Ross Brawn has hailed Sebastian Vettel's personal contribution to the excitement of the 2017 season.

Trailing Bottas still not no.2 says Wolff

Toto Wolff says Mercedes remains committed to not designating Valtteri Bottas the 'number 2' driver for 2017.

Magnussen-manager dispute heads to court

A broken relationship between Kevin Magnussen and his former manager is heading to court.

Marko rules out Le Mans for Red Bull

Dr Helmut Marko says Red Bull will not be heading to Le Mans any time soon.

18 MAY 2017

Marko hails step forward after Ecclestone exit

Dr Helmut Marko has hailed a step forward for formula one in the wake of Bernie Ecclestone's departure.

Red Bull hoping for Renault upgrade says Marko

Red Bull is waiting on a Renault upgrade that has been delayed for reliability reasons.

Wolff denies 5kg weight advantage rumours

Toto Wolff has denied that Mercedes slashed 5 kilos of weight from its 2017 car ahead of the recent Spanish grand prix.

Teams unhappy amid Mercedes-Honda cooperation rumours

Two F1 teams have admitted their opposition amid rumours Mercedes is preparing to help Honda finally get up to speed in formula one.

Marko confirms official role for Jos Verstappen

Dr Helmut Marko has confirmed reports that Max Verstappen's father is taking on an official Red Bull role.

17 MAY 2017

Engine rule changes or Red Bull will quit says Marko

Red Bull could quit formula one if the next set of engine regulations is not significantly better.

Red Bull in control of Sainz says Wolff

Red Bull has "control" of Carlos Sainz's F1 future, according to rival Mercedes' chief Toto Wolff.

Raikkonen's daughter born

Kimi Raikkonen has become a father for the second time -- and Nico Rosberg appears to be hot on his heels.

Boss defends Force India after number breach

Sporting boss Otmar Szafnauer has defended Force India, after the team was pulled up for not complying with new rules in Barcelona.

Room for more quality races says Brawn

Ross Brawn thinks there is space on the F1 calendar for "one or two more" races.

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Monaco: Inside F1's Greatest Race

Monaco: Inside F1's Greatest Race

by Malcolm Folley (Author)

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Sideview Cartoon - Spanish strategies

By Carlo Baffi

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Straight Talk - Two against one - is it 2007 all over again?

By Luis Vasconcelos

Kimi Raikkonen had his best performance of the season last weekend in Russia, scoring his first podium finish of 2017, closing on Valtteri Bottas and Sebastian Vettel in the second part of the Sochi race, after just missing out on his first pole position to his team mate. But that didn't stop Ferrari from using the veteran Finn as help for Vettel's battle for victory, giving yet another hint Raikkonen is seen very much as the Number Two driver at Maranello.

Straight Talk - Would you miss the Monaco Grand Prix?

By Luis Vasconcelos

If one of the things McLaren targeted when it was decided Fernando Alonso would give the Monaco Grand Prix a miss to try his hands in the Indy 500 was media exposure, then well done to Zak Brown and his staff. From Wednesday to Friday in Bahrain, the Spaniard's decision was the focal point of the paddock but, of course, when qualifying started, no one thought about it anymore.

Straight Talk - The dangers of playing hardball

By Luis Vasconcelos

"People in Formula One have very short memories", I was told a couple of weeks ago by Christian Horner when I asked him if the relationship between his team and Renault could ever fully recover from the very public fallout from 2014.

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