28 MAY 2015

Hamilton saga cannot be undone says Hakkinen

Mika Hakkinen has tipped Lewis Hamilton to bounce back from the Monaco grand prix.

Ecclestone eyeing new promoter for Italy GP

Bernie Ecclestone says he is open to working with a new race promoter if it saves the embattled Italian grand prix.

FIA clamping down hard in 2015

The FIA is pushing hard for its regulations to be fully respected by F1 teams in 2015.

Deadline on Lotus-Renault buyout deal looming

International media sources believe Lotus is on the cusp of being sold.

FIA not banning alcohol advertising in F1

Jean Todt has ruled out banning alcohol sponsorship in formula one.

New Barcelona mayor says F1 funding not a priority

The Spanish grand prix might be losing the backing of the city of Barcelona.

De Villota investigation unfortunate

Maria de Villota's father has expressed disappointment with the way an investigation into a 2012 crash was concluded.

Lotus chief denies Verstappen brake tested

A Lotus boss has denied Max Verstappen's claim he was "brake-tested" by Romain Grosjean on Sunday.

27 MAY 2015

F1 has turned up the volume in 2015 says Lauda

Niki Lauda thinks F1 has turned up the volume in 2015.

Rosberg wants lucky wife at every race

Nico Rosberg wants his 'lucky charm' at every grand prix as he chases the 2015 title.

Abiteboul smiling after Monaco boost

Cyril Abiteboul left Monaco with a smile on his face.

Ferrari already looking ahead to 2016

Ferrari might already be looking ahead to 2016.

Capelli says Ecclestone wants Monza to stay

Bernie Ecclestone wants the Italian grand prix to stay on the calendar.

Wolff sure Hamilton will trust Mercedes again

Lewis Hamilton is not at Brackley this week as Mercedes tackles the bungled mess of the Briton's Monaco grand prix.

Verstappen claims Grosjean brake-tested him

Max Verstappen claims he crashed at Monaco on Sunday after being "brake-tested".

McLaren-Honda planning big mid-season upgrades

McLaren is preparing a big upgrade package for June's Austrian grand prix.

Hakkinen defends Verstappen after Monaco crash

Mika Hakkinen has leapt to Max Verstappen's defence after his high-speed crash at Monaco.

New Sauber drivers have better attitude

Monisha Kaltenborn has fired a shot at Sauber's former race drivers.

De Villota's family considering legal action

Maria de Villota's family is considering legal action, after the former Marussia team was cleared of wrongdoing in a 2012 crash.

26 MAY 2015

No gift win to repay Hamilton says Wolff

Toto Wolff has ruled out taking drastic measures as Mercedes analyses what went wrong in Monaco.

Pirelli wary of being out-bid for tyre contract

Pirelli is "open" to going to war with a rival tyre manufacturer like Michelin.

Williams must fix Monaco slump

Valtteri Bottas has urged Williams to get to the bottom of its Monaco slump.

Rookie Nasr joins criticism of Verstappen

Felipe Nasr has joined the chorus of criticism of F1 teenager Max Verstappen.

No crisis in formula one says Todt

FIA president Jean Todt has denied the need to radically shake up formula one.

Hamilton more dangerous after Monaco saga says Rosberg

Nico Rosberg admits he needs to up his game in order to beat teammate Lewis Hamilton to the 2015 title.

Democracy at the cost of entertainment

F1's switch to "democracy" has been at the cost of "entertainment".

Red Bull not expecting to keep Monaco form

Red Bull is not expecting to burst back into podium contention after a stronger weekend in Monaco.

No celebrations after first points for McLaren

There were no celebrations on Sunday despite a major breakthrough for the burgeoning McLaren-Honda project.

International press slams Mercedes absurdity

The international media joined British journalists in condemning Mercedes' blundering strategy error that cost Lewis Hamilton victory in Monaco.

Schumacher began modern driver era according to Ecclestone

It was Michael Schumacher who kicked off the era of the 'modern driver'.

Wolff hopes grid girls return

F1 does not need to make a habit of replacing the traditional 'grid girls'.

Merhi cementing place at Manor in 2015

Roberto Merhi looks to be cementing his place at the Manor team.

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Straight Talk - Has anyone seen the FIA?

By Luis Vasconcelos

The last time I looked, the series I've been covering for nearly three decades was called the FIA Formula One World Championship. But when it comes to making the rules in Formula One, the Federation seems to be largely absent.

Straight Talk - Audi closes in on f1 entry

By Luis Vasconcelos

Audi's long awaited arrival in the Formula One World Championship got one step closer recently with Ferdinand Piech's forced decision to resign from the Board of Directors of the Volkswagen Group.

Straight Talk - Grosjean for a top team!

By Luis Vasconcelos

Few sports, if any, have the technology to evaluate the quality of the performance of its stars that Formula One has. Inside each team they can analyse every action of their drivers in detail, as telemetry has developed in such a way that it's now impossible for a driver to hide even the tinniest mistake from his engineers.

Straight Talk - Less Bickering, More Work

By Luis Vasconcelos

Few things are uglier and more embarrassing for those forced to watch and listen than a couple arguing in public, so Red Bull and Renault have been giving the Formula One fans the kind of spectacle we all want to avoid seeing. In spite of the tremendous success the Red Bull-Renault partnership enjoyed between 2010 and 2013.

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