18 JANUARY 2017

Rosberg curious to watch successor

World champion Nico Rosberg says he is looking forward to seeing a "great battle" between Mercedes' new driving duo in 2017.

Lauda tension gone after Bottas signing

Niki Lauda says he feels relaxed now that Valtteri Bottas has been signed up for 2017.

Alonso not afraid of rookie Vandoorne

Fernando Alonso says he is "not worried" even though he has a rookie teammate for 2017.

Liberty still seeking FIA green light

Only one hurdle remains as F1's new owner Liberty Media looks to complete its buyout of the sport.

Honda in talks with Sauber over 2018?

Honda's plans to begin supplying a second F1 team with engines are now shaping up.

Lotus F1 foray not a failure says Lopez

Former F1 team owner Gerard Lopez has defended his record in the sport, insisting the Lotus foray was "not a failure".

Kovalainen made bid to replace Bottas

Former F1 driver Heikki Kovalainen has admitted he made a bid to replace the Mercedes-bound Valtteri Bottas at Williams for 2017.

No problems in Bottas-Hamilton pairing says Kovalainen

Lewis Hamilton's former teammate says Valtteri Bottas should not have any trouble working with the triple world champion in 2017.

17 JANUARY 2017

Last pieces of 2017 puzzle in place

The last major pieces of the 2017 grid have fallen into place.

One year deal for Bottas strange says Salo

Valtteri Bottas' one-year contract to drive for Mercedes in 2017 is "really strange".

Angry Sainz also patient for future

Carlos Sainz has admitted he is "angry" but also "patient", as his career stalls for now at Toro Rosso.

Vandoorne unsure McLaren can win in 2017

Stoffel Vandoorne is not sure McLaren will be ready to win races in 2017.

16 JANUARY 2017

Renault will help Red Bull close gap says Mateschitz

Renault will help Red Bull "get closer" to Mercedes in 2017.

Mateschitz undecided over F1 shares

Dietrich Mateschitz says he is yet to decide if he will accept Liberty's offer and buy shares in formula one.

Bottas switch news due this week

Valtteri Bottas' expected move from Williams to Mercedes looks set to be finalised this week.

Red Bull, Haas cars pass crash tests

Two more F1 teams are on track for pre-season testing late next month.

Giovinazzi deserves F1 race seat says Minardi

New Ferrari reserve Antonio Giovinazzi actually deserves a seat on the 2017 grid.

Ecclestone doubts Red Bull can win title

Bernie Ecclestone doubts Mercedes can be beaten in 2017.

Rosberg may regret retirement decision says Berger

Gerhard Berger says he does not relate to Nico Rosberg's decision to quit F1 at the age of 31.

Boullier targets top four for McLaren

McLaren is not setting its targets too high for 2017.

Minardi defends Stroll

Gian Carlo Minardi has hit out at criticism of Lance Stroll's impending debut in F1.

Wehrlein delighted to join Sauber

Pascal Wehrlein has admitted he is heading to Sauber for 2017.

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