23 MARCH 2017

Mercedes interested in Vettel says Marko

Sebastian Vettel will be on Mercedes' list when the great German team comes to thinking about the 2017 driver lineup.

Kubica rules out F1 return for now

Robert Kubica said he accepts that returning to F1 will for now remain a closed topic.

Liberty to sell paddock passes to the public

F1's new owners Liberty Media have followed through on a promise to start opening up the paddock to the public.

Klien tips Raikkonen to shine in 2017

One former F1 driver has picked a surprising dark horse for 2017 glory.

2017 not huge challenge for drivers says Berger

The beginning of the new era of formula one will not solve all of the sport's problems.

McLaren must keep up motivation

McLaren-Honda must be focused in order to emerge from its dire current situation.

Bottas unlikely to beat Hamilton says Symonds

It is "a lot to ask" if Valtteri Bottas' fans are expecting the Finn to beat Lewis Hamilton in 2017.

Massa confirms Williams competitive

Felipe Massa has confirmed the paddock perception that Williams looks set to be 'best of the rest' behind F1's top three teams early in 2017.

Test results put pressure on Ferrari says Hakkinen

Toto Wolff has denied claims Mercedes adopted a strategy to "bluff" its way through the recent winter test season.

All good with back injury for Melbourne says Wehrlein

F1 doctors on Thursday gave Pascal Wehrlein the green light to race in Australia, following a back injury that marred his pre-season.

Shark fins staying in F1 for now

F1 fans will have to get used to the look of the 'shark fins' in 2017.

22 MARCH 2017

Ricciardo gets Renault boost for Melbourne

Local favourite Daniel Ricciardo's Melbourne hopes got a boost on Wednesday.

Todt agrees V10 return unthinkable

Jean Todt has joined fellow F1 boss Ross Brawn in saying a return of loud, normally-aspirated engines in the sport is "unthinkable".

Schumacher's favourite uncle dies

The Schumacher family is grappling with its latest blow, as the F1 legend's uncle passes away.

Vettel names 2017 Ferrari Gina

2017 title favourite Sebastian Vettel has continued his tradition of naming his formula one car for the forthcoming season.

Hamilton relationship better says Wolff

Toto Wolff says his relationship with Lewis Hamilton is "stronger" ahead of the 2017 season.

More downforce makes F1 boring says Stuck

As excitement builds for the new era of F1, German official Hans-Joachim Stuck thinks the sport has taken a wrong turn.

21 MARCH 2017

Ousted Ecclestone couldn't change says Carey

New F1 chief Chase Carey says he is still in contact with his ousted predecessor Bernie Ecclestone.

Ferrari spent 100s of millions to catch up

Ferrari is on the cusp of a much better season in F1.

Vettel to Mercedes sounds good says Wolff

Sebastian Vettel "would fit" into the Mercedes team, according to team boss Toto Wolff.

Wolff carries lucky injury into 2017

Toto Wolff is carrying a 'lucky injury' into the 2017 season.

Honda says McLaren relationship strong

Honda has hit back at reports its works McLaren collaboration is on the road to tatters.

Rosberg-Hamilton relationship negative says Wolff

The intense relationship between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg had become "negative" for Mercedes.

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Formula One Circuits from Above with Google Earth

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Straight Talk - Finding the right balance

By Luis Vasconcelos

News that both the Russian and the Canadian Grand Prix have extended their current deals for very long periods of time are a clear sign Liberty Media didn't come to Formula One to spend time looking around at how the business has been run and then come up with a long-term plan on how to proceed.

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By Carlo Baffi

Christmas at Mercedes

Straight Talk - When safety gets in the way of racing

By Luis Vasconcelos

What a shame those exciting last five laps of the Mexican Grand Prix were completely destroyed by red tape. When we should all be talking about the tremendous battle Sebastian Vettel and the two Red Bull drivers engaged in, everywhere on social media the subjects are the penalties handed to Max Verstappen and the German and then, of course, the use of very foul language by the four-times World Champion.

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Mexican Grand Prix: Speedy Gonzales replaces Safety Car!

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