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28 JUNE 2016

MERCEDES TYRE PRESSURE TRICK REVEALED?

A trick employed by Mercedes to counter Pirelli's high mandatory tyre pressures has emerged.

KVYAT BREAKS SILENCE AS RED BULL EYES FUTURE

Daniil Kvyat has finally broken his long Twitter silence, having not uttered a word on his social media account since his calamitous home race at Sochi and demotion from Red Bull.

SYMONDS PROUD OF WILLIAMS PITSTOP TURNAROUND

Pat Symonds is proud of Williams, who have emerged this year as the team with clearly the fastest pitstops in formula one.

MONZA HOPES FOR 2017 CONTRACT BY SEPTEMBER

An official is hoping Monza finally ends its protracted negotiations over Monza's F1 future by the Italian grand prix in September.

RED BULL COULD REVIVE OLD SPIELBERG LAYOUT

Red Bull is looking into expanding the current layout of the Austrian grand prix venue in Spielberg.

PIRELLI CEO HAPPY WITH F1 PRESENT AND FUTURE

Pirelli chairman Marco Tronchetti Provera said he is happy the Italian company is still involved in an ever more competitive formula one.

BOTTAS STEPS UP MANAGEMENT OF OWN F1 CAREER

Valtteri Bottas says he has his F1 future in his own hands for the first time.

27 JUNE 2016

ECCLESTONE WORKING ON NEW INCOME SYSTEM

Bernie Ecclestone on Monday said he is working on a plan to reform F1's controversial income distribution system.

WILLIAMS COMPLIMENT VERY NICE SAYS BUTTON

Jenson Button is not commenting on speculation he might return to Williams next year.

HAMILTON SAYS ROSBERG RELATIONSHIP GOOD

Lewis Hamilton says the venom has gone out of his relationship with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.

ECCLESTONE HAPPY WITH BREXIT VOTE

Bernie Ecclestone says Britain exiting the European Union is the right thing, even for formula one.

HOME TRACK DOESN'T SUIT RED BULL SAYS WEBBER

Former Red Bull driver Mark Webber is not expecting his old team to shine too brightly this weekend in Austria.

PODIUM, WINS IN NEXT TWO YEARS SAYS HONDA

Honda's F1 boss Yusuke Hasegawa has warned that even podiums are for now a distant target for the McLaren-Honda project.

HONDA STILL OPEN TO SUPPLYING SECOND TEAM

Honda is still open to supplying engines to a customer F1 team.

LAUDA SAYS ROSBERG TO SIGN 2-YEAR DEAL

Nico Rosberg appears poised to ink a new contract and stay with Mercedes for the next two years.

RICCIARDO SAYS NO CONTACT WITH FERRARI

Daniel Ricciardo is not ruling out a move to Ferrari at some point in the near future.

RAIKKONEN TO MARRY ON AUGUST 5?

Kimi Raikkonen appears to have set a wedding date.

DUTCH GP POSSIBLE AT ASSEN TRACK

Momentum is building for The Netherlands' return to the F1 calendar.

24 JUNE 2016

F1 MUST CHANGE OR DISAPPEAR SAYS ABITEBOUL

Cyril Abiteboul on Friday has given a hard-hitting interview with the German press, boldly criticising key aspects of the sport.

F1 TO DROP EUROPEAN RACES SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed reports he intends to drop "one or two" European rounds from the F1 calendar.

PROST SAYS BAKU COVERAGE A DISASTER

Alain Prost has described the coverage of last weekend's inaugural race in Baku as a "disaster".

WILLIAMS RECAPTURING WINNING MENTALITY SAYS SMEDLEY

Williams is working to rediscover its "winning mentality", according to Rob Smedley.

ALONSO WANTS THIRD TITLE IN 2017

Fernando Alonso says he hopes to be fighting for the world championship in 2017.

TODT PLAYS DOWN FUTURE F1 RACE CLASHES

Jean Todt has paved the road for more high-profile date clashes between key races like F1 grands prix and the iconic Le Mans.

FORCE INDIA NOT UNHAPPY WITH HULKENBERG

The impressive form of Sergio Perez does not mean Force India is unhappy with his teammate.

RAIKKONEN ALTERNATIVES POTENTIALLY FASTER SAYS PROST

F1 legend Alain Prost has weighed into Ferrari's deliberations about the future of Kimi Raikkonen.

VERSTAPPEN LISTENED AFTER MONACO CRASHES SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko says Max Verstappen has learned a valuable lesson after his 'hero to zero' outing in Monaco last month.

23 JUNE 2016

TEAMS OPEN TO SELLING PEREZ, SAINZ TO FERRARI

The respective bosses of the two drivers most strongly linked with a move to Ferrari say they are open to talking with the Italian team about a buyout.

SLIM EYES EIGHT-DIGIT BOOST FOR PEREZ'S FERRARI SEAT

Sergio Perez's bid for a Ferrari race cockpit for 2017 could have got an eight-digit boost.

BRAZIL PROMOTER SLAMS MASSA OVER GP COMMENTS

The promoter of Brazil's F1 race has slammed Felipe Massa for saying it is "possible" Interlagos will be axed from the calendar.

RED BULL COULD SELL SAINZ DEAL TO RENAULT?

There could be more than meets the eye to the re-signing by Red Bull of Carlos Sainz for 2017.

FITTIPALDI BACKS END OF AEROSCREEN MOMENTUM

Former F1 driver Christian Fittipaldi has backed reports that Red Bull's 'Aeroscreen' concept has been put on the back burner.

MARKO SAYS KVYAT COULD STAY AT TORO ROSSO

Dr Helmut Marko has suggested Daniil Kvyat stands a strong chance of keeping his place at Toro Rosso beyond the end of 2016.

ROSBERG READY TO BEAT HAMILTON IN 2016 SAYS MONTAGNY

Former F1 driver Franck Montagny thinks Nico Rosberg is ready to win his first world championship in 2016.

22 JUNE 2016

ALLISON SAYS 2017 CARS TO BE 'BEAUTIFUL'

F1 is creating a fleet of "beautiful" next-generation cars.

TODT PLAYS DOWN NEED FOR RADIO BAN RETHINK

Jean Todt has played down the need for F1 to revisit the controversial ban on certain pit-to-driver radio communications.

DAVE RYAN SURE MCLAREN WILL WIN AGAIN

Dave Ryan is sure McLaren will eventually returning to winning ways in F1.

CAPITO TO START AT MCLAREN IN LATE AUGUST

A couple more months will pass until McLaren's new chief executive will start work at the Woking team.

TOST HOPES TO KEEP TORO ROSSO DRIVERS FOR 2017

Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost said he would be happy if the Faenza team lined up with the same drivers in 2017.

OFFICIAL SAYS MONZA DEAL NOW 'ON THE HOME STRAIGHT'

Italian automobile club (Aci) chief Angelo Sticchi Damiani says a new F1 race deal for Monza beyond 2016 is now "on the home straight".

21 JUNE 2016

ONLY REAL HAMILTON CAN BEAT ROSBERG SAYS WEBBER

Mark Webber thinks world champion Lewis Hamilton can bounce back and secure his third consecutive title this year.

PEREZ NOT RULING OUT FERRARI SWITCH

Sergio Perez is not dismissing speculation he is in the running to replace Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari for 2017.

FERRARI SHOULD FOCUS ON 2017 AND INTERNATIONALISE

Ferrari might be wise to write off 2016 and focus all of its efforts on beating Mercedes next year.

NO F1 FORAY FOR LAMBORGHINI SAYS DOMENICALI

Stefano Domenicali has played down any suggestion Lamborghini might enter formula one.

BRIATORE SAYS ALONSO'S MCLAREN MOVE WAS HIS FAULT

Flavio Briatore has hinted for the first time that Fernando Alonso's move to McLaren-Honda may have been a mistake.

IMOLA NOT DETERMINED TO SHUT OUT MONZA SAYS MAYOR

Imola and Monza may be able to peacefully co-exist in F1.

ROSBERG BACK TO WINNING AFTER HELMET CHANGE

Nico Rosberg put his championship charge back on track in Baku after following Lewis Hamilton's lead -- with his helmet.

KVYAT TO MAKE OWN DECISIONS ON F1 FUTURE

Daniil Kvyat's future in F1 is not as secure as that of his current Toro Rosso teammate Carlos Sainz.

20 JUNE 2016

MERCEDES DENIES ROSBERG SMARTER THAN HAMILTON

Mercedes on Monday said it is not right to conclude that Lewis Hamilton struggled with his engine settings in Baku because he is less studious than Nico Rosberg.

TILKE RELIEVED AFTER FIRST BAKU RACE

Hermann Tilke has admitted he breathed a sigh of relief once the chequered flag waved on Sunday.

HAMILTON FINDS ALLIES IN RADIO RULES COMPLAINT

The big topic after Sunday's inaugural F1 race in Baku was the controversial limitations on radio traffic between driver and pitwall.

FERRARI IN NO HURRY TO DECIDE RAIKKONEN'S FUTURE

Ferrari has admitted Kimi Raikkonen's future remains uncertain beyond the end of his 2016 contract.

SAINZ WAITING FOR RED BULL'S DECISION ON FUTURE

Carlos Sainz looks set to stay at Toro Rosso for a third consecutive season in 2017.

NO GP2-LIKE CHAOS FOR F1 IN BAKU RACE

After two calamitous GP2 races in Baku, the stage was set for a thrilling and incident-filled inaugural formula one battle on the Azerbaijani streets.

RACE REPORT - A STEP INTO THE UNKNOWN

European GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson

19 JUNE 2016

RACE NOTES - ROSBERG WINS BAKU FLAG-TO-FLAG

European GP - Race Notes
By Mark Karp

SUNDAY PHOTOS

European GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

European GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

European GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

European GP - Race Results

MARCHIONNE WARNS 2016 TITLE SLIPPING AWAY

Sergio Marchionne has warned that time is running out for Ferrari to win the 2016 world championship.

HAMILTON LEAVES LAUDA UNIMPRESSED IN BAKU

Niki Lauda admitted he was less than impressed with Lewis Hamilton's performance in Baku qualifying.

BRIATORE CLAIMS CREDIT FOR AZERBAIJAN'S F1 RACE

Flavio Briatore has claimed credit for Azerbaijan's spectacular street grand prix in Baku.

18 JUNE 2016

QUALIFYING REPORT - THE CITY'S IDEAL SPOT

European GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson

SATURDAY PHOTOS

European GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

European GP - Saturday Team Quotes

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

European GP - Saturday Press Conference

QUALIFYING RESULTS

European GP - Qualifying Results

VERSTAPPEN CONFIRMS BORED FATHER NOT IN BAKU

Max Verstappen has admitted his father is taking a back seat now that he has secured a future at a top F1 team.

RED BULL RECOMMENDS BUEMI FOR RENAULT SEAT

Sebastien Buemi would make an ideal new race driver for the works Renault team.

PIRELLI RELIEVED TO FINALLY INK FIA DEAL

Pirelli has admitted to relief that, after a long delay, its presence in F1 beyond 2016 has finally been confirmed.

NOT EVERY DRIVER MOANING ABOUT BAKU

Not every driver was complaining as F1 action kicked off at Baku's spectacular and unique new street track.

SAUBER'S NASR HITS ROCK BOTTOM

Sauber could be about to hit rock bottom in F1, as Felipe Nasr was dead last after Friday practice in Baku.

ROSBERG NOW CLOSE TO 2017 CONTRACT?

Nico Rosberg and Mercedes and now edging close to agreeing a new contract for 2017 and beyond.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - STREETS LINED WITH SILVER

European GP - Practice 3 Report
y Dan Knutson

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

European GP - Practice 3 Results

ECCLESTONE ADMITS IMOLA COULD REPLACE MONZA

Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed that Imola is in the running to snatch the Italian grand prix from Monza.

2017 BAKU GP COULD BE NIGHT RACE

It is possible the next edition of the European grand prix at Baku could be held at night.

17 JUNE 2016

RED BULL PUTS AEROSCREEN ON BACK BURNER

Progress with Red Bull's 'aeroscreen' concept has stalled.

KERB PROBLEM PUTS BAKU UNDER CLOUD

Baku's inaugural grand prix is under a cloud due to a worrying problem with kerbs at the brand new street circuit.

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - HE DID IT AGAIN

European GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson

FRIDAY PHOTOS

European GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

European GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

European GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

European GP - Practice 2 Results

SENIOR F1 DRIVERS QUESTION BAKU SAFETY

Senior F1 drivers have questioned the safety credentials of the sport's newest venue.

IMOLA POISED TO SNATCH ITALIAN GP FROM MONZA

Imola chief Uberto Selvatico Estense says the former San Marino GP venue is "ready" and poised to replace Monza as Italy's sole F1 race.

BRAZILIAN GP AXE QUITE POSSIBLE SAYS MASSA

Felipe Massa has warned that Bernie Ecclestone may be serious in his threat to axe the Brazilian grand prix.

SAINZ ADMITS RED BULL DOOR A BIT CLOSED

Carlos Sainz is not ruling out staying with Toro Rosso in 2017.

HEINEKEN TO DO RED BULL F1 DEAL?

Heineken could be set to expand its new F1 sponsorship deal to involve one or more of the teams.

VERSTAPPEN'S FATHER JOS NOT IN AZERBAIJAN

For the first time in his 27-race formula one race career, Max Verstappen will be without his famous father Jos this weekend in Baku.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - EXPLORING THE LIMITS

European GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

European GP - Practice 1 Results

16 JUNE 2016

NO SPARE CHASSIS FOR RENAULT AT BAKU

F1's leap across the world in the space of mere days has left a couple of teams struggling for spare parts.

TOP THREE TEAMS PUSHING HARD FOR TITLE

Toto Wolff says Mercedes will work hard to maintain its position at the top of the F1 tree.

F1 TEAMS BACK HEINEKEN DEAL AMID CONTROVERSY

F1 teams have backed the sport's new global sponsorship deal with Heineken.

RICCIARDO HAPPY WITH VERSTAPPEN UNTIL 2018

As news emerges that Red Bull's driver lineup is now set in stone for the next two years, Daniel Ricciardo says he is happy alongside F1 teen sensation Max Verstappen.

MARCHIONNE MADE F1 ROOKIE ERROR SAYS BERGER

Sergio Marchionne made a "typical rookie error" in predicting immediate wins in 2016 and the world championship title, according to former Ferrari driver Gerhard Berger.

TILKE DENIES BAKU TOO DANGEROUS FOR F1

Hermann Tilke has played down fears F1's newest venue in Baku might not be safe enough.

HULKENBERG SAYS NO LE MANS IN FORESEEABLE FUTURE

Nico Hulkenberg does not think he will be returning to Le Mans in "the foreseeable future".

JOURNALISTS PLAY DOWN BRAZIL GP AXE THREAT

Brazilian journalists have played down Bernie Ecclestone's warning that the Interlagos race in November could be the last.

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

European GP - Thursday Press Conference

15 JUNE 2016

F1 SPONSOR DEALS BETTER THAN WINNING SAYS STEWART

Sir Jackie Stewart says bringing big companies like Heineken into formula one is "even better" than winning world titles.

ECCLESTONE PLAYS DOWN LATEST LAS VEGAS REPORTS

Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed the latest reports about Las Vegas potentially joining an F1 calendar of the near future.

DRIVERS LUKEWARM OVER NEW BAKU LAYOUT

F1 drivers have admitted they are not sure how much they will enjoy this weekend's inaugural grand prix on the streets of Baku.

RED BULL KEEPING SAME DRIVERS IN 2017 AND 2018

Red Bull is confirming that it will field an unchanged driver lineup in 2017.

NASR ADMITS HE COULD LEAVE SAUBER

Felipe Nasr has played down suggestions he will definitely leave Sauber at the end of the season.

MAGNUSSEN HOPES CONTRACT TALKS START SOON

Kevin Magnussen hopes his talks with Renault about staying with the French works team beyond 2016 begin soon.

GROSJEAN URGES HAAS TO FIX WING FLAW

Romain Grosjean has urged Haas to get to the bottom of a recurring technical fault in 2016.

14 JUNE 2016

LAUDA BACKS HAMILTON AFTER LATEST ROSBERG CLASH

Niki Lauda has backed Lewis Hamilton after the first corner collision that Nico Rosberg admits left him "p----d off" in Canada.

PRESS SAYS FERRARI VICTORY NOW WITHIN REACH

Sebastian Vettel's wish for an easier time from the Italian press after Canada was only partly delivered.

MINISTER SAYS BAKU COULD BE ON NEXT 10 F1 CALENDARS

Baku could become a long-term feature of forthcoming F1 calendars, according to Azerbaijan's sports minister Azad Rahimov.

NEW ENGINE ANOTHER WORLD FOR RED BULL SAYS HORNER

Christian Horner says Montreal was proof that Red Bull is right back on track.

13 JUNE 2016

RACE REPORT - FLOAT AND STING

Canadian GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson in Montreal

ARRIVABENE SAYS GAP TO MERCEDES SHRINKING

Ferrari can look on the bright side despite missing victory in Sunday's Canadian grand prix.

F1 CHANGING RULES AT THE WRONG TIME ACCORDING TO WOLFF

Toto Wolff has indicated he thinks F1 is changing the rules for 2017 at precisely the wrong moment.

BUTTON SAYS ONLY HE WILL DECIDE F1 FUTURE

Jenson Button insists he remains in the driving seat when it comes to deciding his future in formula one.

RENAULT ADMITS INTEREST IN SAINZ

Renault has admitted its interest in signing up Carlos Sainz for 2017.

MAYOR WORKING TO SECURE MONTREAL'S F1 FUTURE

Montreal mayor Denis Coderre says the city will move to secure the future of the Canadian grand prix.

ARRIVABENE SAYS ALLISON RUMOURS SHOW DISRESPECT

Maurizio Arrivabene has slammed as a sign of "disrespect" rumours Ferrari technical boss James Allison could soon leave the team.

12 JUNE 2016

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS IN MONTREAL

Canadian GP - Race Notes
By Mark Karp

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Canadian GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Canadian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Canadian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Canadian GP - Race Results

GRID PENALTY FOR SAINZ

Carlos Sainz will get a five-places penalty for this afternoon’s Canadian Grand Prix.

SINGLE PIT STOP ON THE CARDS?

With Sunday morning’s weather presenting cooler weather than in practice and qualifying, some teams might be considering to run the race with a single-stop strategy with their Pirelli tyres.

VERSTAPPEN NOT ASHAMED TO TRAIL RICCIARDO

Max Verstappen has suggested he feels no shame in being outperformed in the last couple of race weekends by his teammate.

BALL IN MERCEDES COURT OVER ROSBERG TALKS SAYS BERGER

Gerhard Berger says the ball is in Mercedes' court over Nico Rosberg's negotiations for a contract beyond 2016.

HARYANTO MAY STOP FASTING FOR RACE DAY

Rio Haryanto's religious beliefs may need to take a back seat to safety in the Canadian grand prix on Sunday.

FORMER FERRARI GREATS QUESTION TEAM RESURGENCE

Two former Ferrari drivers are not sure when the great Maranello team will rise to the very top of formula one once again.

RICCIARDO, PEREZ BOSSES SAY HANDS OFF TO FERRARI

Red Bull and Force India have issued a firm 'hands off' amid speculation Ferrari is shopping around to replace Kimi Raikkonen.

11 JUNE 2016

QUALIFYING REPORT - PUNISHING MISTAKES

Canadian GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Montreal

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Canadian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Canadian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Canadian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Canadian GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - A FRANTIC SESSION

Canadian GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Montreal

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Canadian GP - Practice 3 Results

VETTEL HOPES TO KEEP TROUBLING MERCEDES

Ferrari may have taken the leap ahead it was seeking after introducing a revised turbo design for the Canadian grand prix.

PROST SAYS SAINZ READY FOR FERRARI

F1 legend Alain Prost says that if he was looking to replace Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari, he would choose a young Spaniard.

HULKENBERG TO DEFINITELY RETURN TO LE MANS

Nico Hulkenberg says he definitely wants to return to Le Mans one day.

LEGEND SURE ALONSO WILL TACKLE LE MANS

Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen is certain F1's Fernando Alonso will contest Le Mans one day.

VETTEL SET FOR 2020 FERRARI CONTRACT EXTENSION

His current deal runs until the end of next year, but Sebastian Vettel is already in talks to extend his Ferrari contract.

BUTTON INTERESTED IN TV PRESENTING FUTURE

Jenson Button has admitted he is still interested in a future on television.

FERRARI'S ALLISON LINKED WITH RENAULT RETURN

This year's F1 'silly season' is not just about the drivers.

LANCE STROLL MORE MATURE THAN VERSTAPPEN SAYS WOLFF

Lance Stroll, a Williams development driver, has caught the eye of Mercedes' team boss Toto Wolff.

TORO ROSSO TO USE RED BULL REAR END IN 2017

Toro Rosso will move a big step closer to Red Bull's premier F1 team in 2017, boss Franz Tost has revealed.

2020 F1 CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS TO START SOON

Team bosses think negotiations over the next commercial contracts in formula one will begin shortly.

FIA HAS EYE ON FLEXING FERRARI, RED BULL

Some flexing bodywork on the 2016 car has caught the eye of some rival teams.

10 JUNE 2016

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - TWO FOR TWO

Canadian GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Montreal

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Canadian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Canadian GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Canadian GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - MONACO STREAKER IN MONTREAL

Canadian GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Montreal

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Canadian GP - Practice 1 Results

RED BULL BRINGS SHORT NOSE, NEW PROCEDURES TO CANADA

A new, shorter nose is not the only change Red Bull has made ahead of the Canadian grand prix.

ROSBERG CONTRACT TALKS ABOUT MERCEDES STRATEGY

The first sign of trouble in Nico Rosberg's negotiations with Mercedes has emerged.

VETTEL HAS NOTHING AGAINST RICCIARDO AS TEAMMATE

Sebastian Vettel on Thursday said he would not mind being reunited in a team with Daniel Ricciardo.

BOTTAS QUIET AMID EARLY DRIVER SILLY SEASON

Valtteri Bottas is keeping quiet amid early rumblings that, as in 2015, he could play a role in this year's driver movement 'silly season'.

TOO EARLY TO REVEAL 2017 DRIVER PLANS SAYS ARRIVABENE

Maurizio Arrivabene has dropped yet another hint that Ferrari is seriously contemplating keeping Kimi Raikkonen in the team beyond 2016.

VERSTAPPEN DENIES FEELING PRESSURE AFTER MONACO

Max Verstappen has played down suggestions his crash to earth in Monaco a fortnight ago has ramped up the pressure of his recent move to Red Bull.

LE MANS WINNER NOT EYEING F1 SWITCH

A reigning winner of the fabled 24 hours of Le Mans says he is not keen on pushing for an opportunity to race in formula one.

HEINEKEN COULD BOOST MONZA'S CONTRACT CHANCES

A swig of Heineken with an Italian twist could have boosted Monza's chances of staying on the F1 calendar.

KVYAT DENIES NEED FOR PSYCHOLOGIST

Daniil Kvyat has played down suggestions he might benefit from employing a psychologist.

HONDA IMPROVING FASTER THAN MCLAREN SAYS MERHI

Former F1 driver Roberto Merhi thinks McLaren's engine supplier is making more progress than the British team so far in 2016.

9 JUNE 2016

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Canadian GP - Thursday Press Conference

STROLL SAYS BOTTAS AND MASSA'S CONTRACTS EXPIRING

Lance Stroll has admitted to eyeing a potential vacancy at the Williams team for 2017.

MONTREAL FAR FROM IN DECLINE

Amid declining television and spectator numbers, Canada is one of F1's exceptions.

SOBER F1 NO LONGER EXCESSIVE SAYS VILLENEUVE

Jacques Villeneuve prefers the "excessive" F1 of the past, compared to today's "sober" equivalent.

GROSJEAN ADMITS TO EYEING RAIKKONEN'S SEAT

Romain Grosjean has admitted he would not turn down the chance to replace Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari.

2017 VERY IMPORTANT FOR ALONSO, MCLAREN AND F1

Fernando Alonso says 2017 will be an "important year" for many reasons.

RED BULL TO STAY AHEAD OF FERRARI SAYS VERSTAPPEN

Max Verstappen says he is confident Red Bull will stay ahead of Ferrari for a third consecutive race this weekend in Canada.

ALONSO ADMITS FERRARI HAS IMPROVED SINCE 2014

Fernando Alonso says his former team Ferrari has improved since 2014.

FOUR F1 DRIVERS AMONG FORBES 100 HIGHEST-PAID ATHLETES

Forbes, the respected American business magazine, has named Lewis Hamilton the highest-earning driver in formula one.

8 JUNE 2016

ARRIVABENE HINTS RAIKKONEN TO STAY

Maurizio Arrivabene has indicated Ferrari intends to keep Kimi Raikkonen at the team beyond 2016.

F1 EXCITED BY BAKU DESPITE HUMAN RIGHTS PRESSURE

Bernie Ecclestone is being asked to speak out about human rights, just over a week before formula one sets up camp for the first time in Azerbaijan.

ZETSCHE SAYS WEHRLEIN IS MERCEDES FUTURE

As Nico Rosberg's expiring contract comes under the spotlight, Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche has revealed his vision for Mercedes' F1 "future".

RICCIARDO THE BEST DRIVER IN F1 TODAY SAYS MARKO

Daniel Ricciardo might be the best performing F1 driver at the moment, according to Dr Helmut Marko.

FERRARI SET FOR NEW ENGINE AND SHORTER NOSE?

Ferrari has spent 3 of its remaining 6 engine performance 'tokens' in preparation for the Canadian grand prix this weekend.

ALONSO TO DECIDE F1 FUTURE NEXT YEAR

Fernando Alonso has admitted he is waiting to drive F1's next-generation cars of 2017 before deciding if he wants to stay in the category.

F1 SYSTEM DISTORTING COMPETITION SAYS KALTENBORN

Monisha Kaltenborn says she continues to campaign for a more level playing field in formula one.

7 JUNE 2016

VERSTAPPEN TAKES LESSON AND NEW ENGINE TO CANADA

With a new engine in his car and a lesson in his pocket, Max Verstappen says he is ready for Montreal.

FIA'S NEXT SAFETY PUSH IS BIOMETRICS

The next step in safety for formula one will be biometrics, the FIA has revealed.

MOSS SAYS MAGNUSSEN REFRESHINGLY DIFFERENT

F1 legend Sir Stirling Moss has hailed Kevin Magnussen for being a "refreshingly different" driver on today's grid.

FIA'S WHITING TIPS KVYAT TO BOUNCE BACK

Charlie Whiting has played down suggestions Daniil Kvyat has become the 'bad boy' of formula one.

NO BAKU NIGHT RACE PLANS YET

F1's newest street venue has no immediate plans to step up to night race status.

DENNIS STATEMENTS ARE EXTRA MOTIVATION SAYS BOULLIER

Eric Boullier has defended McLaren supremo Ron Dennis' right to predict forthcoming F1 dominance for the Woking based team.

MICK SCHUMACHER SAYS F3 IS NEXT

Mick Schumacher is beginning to turn his mind to the next step in his race towards formula one.

6 JUNE 2016

FERRARI TO RACE NEW TURBO IN CANADA?

Ferrari will bring an updated turbo design to Canada this week, according to Germany's Auto Motor und Sport.

SAUBER NOT WILLING TO BE NEXT B TEAM

Monisha Kaltenborn has played down "dramatic" media claims that Monaco recently was the low point in Sauber's long motor racing history.

MASSA, BUTTON, MCLAREN UNFAZED BY RUMOURS

Felipe Massa says he is unfazed by speculation Jenson Button could replace him at Williams next year.

PEREZ'S FATHER TRIGGERS LATEST F1 RUMOURS

Sergio Perez's father has triggered wild speculation about the next high-profile news in formula one.

NASR NOT DENYING SAUBER EXIT REPORTS

Felipe Nasr is not denying reports he is on the search for an alternate team for the 2017 season.

4 JUNE 2016

HARYANTO LOOKING FOR MONEY TO COMPLETE SEASON

Rio Haryanto's mother has admitted the Indonesian rookie is currently lacking the money he needs to complete the second half of the 2016 season.

3 JUNE 2016

FERRARI RIVALS NOT USING TYRE PRESSURE TRICKS SAYS CLEAR

Jock Clear does not think Ferrari's troubles are related to supposed tricks some rivals may be deploying to lower tyre pressures in 2016.

MORE CRASHES COULD MEAN TEAM ORDERS SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff has warned that more crashes between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg would cause Mercedes to rethink its policy of allowing the pair to race freely.

BENOIT SAYS SAUBER MUST CHANGE DRIVER LINEUP

A leading Swiss journalist has suggested Sauber needs to make a change to its driver lineup at the end of the season.

REPORT HINTS AT RENAULT TALKS FOR MASSA

A Brazilian outlet says there are rumours Felipe Massa is in talks with Renault about a potential switch to the French works team for 2017.

WEBBER SAYS ANGRY RICCIARDO WILL BOUNCE BACK

Plain-talking former F1 driver Mark Webber has named Ferrari as the most disappointing team of 2016.

2 JUNE 2016

MERCEDES HAS OPTIONS IF ROSBERG TALKS FAIL

Pascal Wehrlein is a real alternative for Mercedes as early as next year should negotiations with Nico Rosberg falter.

VERSTAPPEN'S MONACO MISTAKES UNACCEPTABLE SAYS VILLENEUVE

SAINZ PLAYS DOWN FERRARI SWITCH RUMOURS

Carlos Sainz has dismissed talk he could be F1's next Ferrari driver as "nothing but rumours".

F1 TEAMS EU COMPLAINT MAKING PROGRESS SAYS KALTENBORN

A complaint filed by two disgruntled F1 teams continues to make progress within the organisation of the European Commission.

HONDA UPGRADE NO REVOLUTION SAYS BOULLIER

Eric Boullier has warned that Honda will not be unveiling a "revolution" when it is ready with a new specification of its F1 power unit.

ALONSO AT END OF HIS F1 CAREER THINKS PIQUET

Fernando Alonso is edging towards the end of his formula one career, according to former Renault teammate Nelson Piquet jr.

ECCLESTONE WORLD'S BEST NEGOTIATOR

Monza's failure so far to ink a new F1 race contract for 2017 and beyond is in part due to Bernie Ecclestone's negotiating tactics.

MALDONADO LOOKING TO RESTART F1 CAREER

Pastor Maldonado has confirmed rumours he is "looking for a way" back into formula one.

DRIVERS AFRAID TO CRITICISE F1 OVER BIANCHI DEATH

F1 drivers are afraid to speak publicly about mistakes made by the sport's authorities that led to the crash and subsequent death of Jules Bianchi.

MICK SCHUMACHER NEEDS MORE TIME THAN MAX

Mick Schumacher needs more time than Max Verstappen did to develop into an F1-ready driver.

1 JUNE 2016

ARRIVABENE EYES STEP FORWARD FOR CANADA

Ferrari is eyeing a step forward for Canada, after not only failing to catch Mercedes but even falling behind Red Bull at the last two races.

ALONSO SAYS HONDA ENGINE UPGRADE COMING FOR CANADA

McLaren and Honda have played down Fernando Alonso's claim that the decision to take an upgraded engine to Canada next weekend has already been taken.

DOORNBOS WARNS RICCIARDO OVER EMOTIONAL RHETORIC

Former Red Bull driver Robert Doornbos has advised Daniel Ricciardo to tone down his post-race rhetoric in the wake of the Monaco grand prix.

PUNDITS DISAGREE OVER ROSBERG TEAM ORDERS

Two F1 pundits disagree over whether Nico Rosberg did the right thing by obeying team orders during the Monaco grand prix.

PROST ADMITS MIXED FEELINGS ABOUT HAAS

Alain Prost has admitted to having mixed feelings about F1's newest team.

MONZA EYEING FOUR YEAR F1 DEAL

Monza chief Angelo Sticchi Damiani has confirmed that negotiations over the details of a new F1 race contract are now taking place.

VILLENEUVE SLAMS SAFETY CAR START IN MONACO

Jacques Villeneuve has slammed F1's race director for starting the 'jewel in the crown' Monaco race last Sunday behind the safety car.

F1 RIGHT TO TRADE SEXY FOR SAFETY SAYS MAGNUSSEN

F1 must defer to "safety" over "sexy" when it comes to preventing more deaths, according to Kevin Magnussen.

DOORNBOS TIPS VERSTAPPEN TO BOUNCE BACK

Max Verstappen has been tipped to bounce back from a dire weekend in Monaco, just a fortnight after making history with his astonishing Barcelona win.

31 MAY 2016

MONACO LEAVES FERRARI IN CRISIS

Ferrari has gone from targeting title glory to digging itself out of a "crisis", according to the Italian press.

ROSSI DID NOT DREAM OF INDY 500 GLORY

In one fell swoop, Alexander Rossi went from idle days at grand prix tracks to motor racing history.

PODIUM PROVES PEREZ'S TOP-TEAM CREDENTIALS

Sergio Perez hopes his Monaco podium serves to remind the F1 world that he is still a driver worthy of a top team.

VERSTAPPEN STILL ON TRACK AFTER BAD MONACO

Max Verstappen's impressive F1 career is still on track despite a less-than-impressive showing in Monaco, his new boss Christian Horner insists.

F1 POPULARITY IN GERMANY BACK ON THE RISE

The popularity of formula one might be back on the rise, after the German broadcaster RTL last weekend recorded its best TV ratings in three years.

MONZA FINALLY SHAKES HANDS WITH ECCLESTONE

Monza officials may finally have shaken hands with Bernie Ecclestone on a new deal to secure the future of the Italian grand prix.

ERICSSON CRASHED DELIBERATELY IN MONACO?

A Brazilian F1 correspondent claims Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson crashed deliberately into his teammate during the Monaco grand prix.

30 MAY 2016

RICCIARDO LIVID AFTER ANOTHER RED BULL BUNGLE

Daniel Ricciardo left Monaco late on Sunday declaring he could not wait to "get the hell out of here".

SAINZ'S CHANCE WILL COME SAYS MARKO

While Daniil Kvyat's place in the Red Bull programme might be in tatters, Carlos Sainz remains on track.

SANTANDER EYES FERRARI DEAL BEYOND 2017

The Spanish bank Santander is in talks about extending its major sponsorship contract with Ferrari beyond 2017.

DECISION LOOMING ON RENAULT'S 2017 APPROACH SAYS PROST

Alain Prost thinks the time for Renault to switch its full focus to 2017 is now approaching.

FERRARI TITLE NOT GONE AFTER ANONYMOUS MONACO

Despite a nearly anonymous Monaco for the great Italian marque, Maurizio Arrivabene insists the world championship is still within Ferrari's grasp.

RACE REPORT - WHEN THINGS GO WRONG

Monaco GP - Race Report

29 MAY 2016

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS MONACO

Monaco GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Monaco GP - Sunday Team Quotes

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Monaco GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Monaco GP - Sunday Photos

RACE RESULTS

Monaco GP - Race Results

JOST CAPITO NOT STARTING WORK YET SAYS BOULLIER

It is understood Jost Capito will start work at McLaren at the end of August.

TORO ROSSO RETURNS TO RENAULT FOR 2017

Toro Rosso is returning to Renault power for 2017, it emerged ahead of Sunday's Monaco grand prix.

TIME SHORT FOR 2017 TYRE TESTING SAYS PIRELLI

Pirelli has finally signed on the dotted line with the FIA, confirming it will definitely stay as F1's official supplier in 2017 and beyond.

RAIKKONEN SHOULD KEEP FERRARI SEAT?

Kimi Raikkonen looks set to keep his seat at Ferrari into 2017.

MONZA NEGOTIATIONS MOVED ON TO MONACO

Monza's long and troubled negotiations over the future of the Italian grand prix have moved onto Monaco.

WOLFF EXCUSES HAMILTON FOR BAD MOOD IN MONACO

Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton's bad mood on Saturday was understandable.

VERSTAPPEN WILL BOUNCE BACK IN 2016

Max Verstappen will bounce back from his crash to earth in Monaco, according to fellow Dutch racer Robert Doornbos.

GROSJEAN HOPES TO END FRANCE'S WINNING DROUGHT

Romain Grosjean is hoping France will not have to wait twenty more years for its next grand prix win.

BUTTON WANTS TO KEEP MCLAREN-HONDA SEAT

Jenson Button says he wants to keep racing with McLaren-Honda.

MASSA ADMITS HE COULD LEAVE WILLIAMS

Felipe Massa has admitted that 2016 could be his last season driving for Williams.

28 MAY 2016

QUALIFYING REPORT - HEROES AND ZEROES

Monaco GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Monaco GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Monaco GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Monaco GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Monaco GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - RED GOES PURPLE

Monaco GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Monaco GP - Practice 3 Results

ANOTHER CRASH COULD MEAN TEAM ORDERS ACCORDING TO HAMILTON

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he and teammate Nico Rosberg cannot afford to crash again and continue to stave off the imposition of team orders.

KVYAT SAYS F1 FUTURE IN MY HANDS NOW

According to the latest paddock whispers, Daniil Kvyat could be heading for the exit of Red Bull's F1 programme.

F1 DECIDES ON HALO FOR 2017

F1 cars will reportedly be fitted with a further development of the 'halo' cockpit protection system in 2017.

MANAGER KEEPS HOPE OF SCHUMACHER RECOVERY

Michael Schumacher's manager on Friday collected a lifetime achievement award, organised by the Nurburgring, on behalf of the F1 legend.

REGION PLEDGES MILLIONS TO END MONZA STANDOFF

Lombardy, one of Italy's twenty regional governments, has pledged EUR 5 million in a bid to end the stand-off between Monza and Bernie Ecclestone.

GROSJEAN MOVES ON FROM 2015 VERSTAPPEN SHUNT

Romain Grosjean insists there are no hard feelings between himself and Max Verstappen, a year after their scary Monaco crash.

27 MAY 2016

MERCEDES MUST KEEP ROSBERG SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda on Friday said it must be Mercedes' priority to keep Nico Rosberg.

RED BULL, RENAULT POISED TO EXTEND DEAL

Renault and Red Bull seem poised to extend their engine deal beyond 2016.

MERCEDES ADMITS RED BULL THREAT IN MONACO

After Max Verstappen's surprise win in Barcelona, Red Bull appears poised to complete a back-to-back upset this weekend in Monaco.

FERRARI TO BE FIRST WITH 2017 TEST CAR

Ferrari looks set to get the jump on the F1 field for 2017 by being first out of the blocks with a test car.

TORO ROSSO WANTS UP-TO-DATE ENGINES FOR 2017

Toro Rosso is moving to receive up-to-date engines from Ferrari in 2017.

KVYAT NOT AFRAID OF RED BULL CRITICISM

Daniil Kvyat insists he is "not afraid" of speaking his mind in the wake of his controversial demotion by Red Bull.

ZANDVOORT EYES DUTCH GRAND PRIX RETURN

The Netherlands could be back on the F1 c

LEGAL ACTION WRONG PATH FOR BIANCHI FAMILY SAYS STEWART

F1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart has questioned the Bianchi family's decision to sue the sport over the death of their son.

26 MAY 2016

THURSDAY PHOTOS

Monaco GP - Thursday Photos

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Monaco GP - Thursday Press Conference

THURSDAY TEAM QUOTES

Monaco GP - Thursday Team Quotes

BERGER INVOLVED IN ROSBERG'S CONTRACT TALKS

F1 legend Gerhard Berger has admitted he is involved in Nico Rosberg's negotiations with Mercedes over a new contract beyond 2017.

VANDOORNE NOT FOR SALE SAYS DENNIS

Team supremo Ron Dennis has warned McLaren's rivals that Stoffel Vandoorne is "not for sale".

BIANCHI FAMILY TO SUE F1 AUTHORITIES

Jules Bianchi's family is launching legal action against F1 authorities over the death of the French driver.

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - RICCIARDO RULES

Monaco GP - Practice 2 Report

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Monaco GP - Practice 2 Results

RESPECT INTACT BUT MERCEDES TENSION LINGERS

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg entered the Monaco paddock on Wednesday with the message that everything is 'ok' with their relationship.

RICCIARDO STILL IN THE GAME WITH NEW ENGINE

Red Bull has made clear Daniel Ricciardo is still in the game at the energy drink company's top F1 team.

ALONSO SURPRISED OVER BOSSES OPTIMISM

Fernando Alonso on Wednesday sounded surprised when told that McLaren chiefs Ron Dennis and Eric Boullier have been making very upbeat comments lately.

ROSBERG WANTS MORE YEARS AT MERCEDES

Championship leader Nico Rosberg has now played down swirling speculation that he might leave Mercedes at the end of the season.

VERSTAPPEN SUCCESS GOOD FOR ME SAYS SAINZ

Carlos Sainz thinks the quick success achieved by his former teammate Max Verstappen could also reflect well on him.

GUTIERREZ NOT JOINING GROSJEAN IN NASCAR

Romain Grosjean's teammate sounds uninterested in joining the Frenchman in a one-off Nascar outing.

MONZA ANGRY AS IMOLA STEPS UP GP BID

A Monza official has hit out at Imola, the former San Marino grand prix host that is reportedly shaping up as an alternative venue for Italy's annual F1 race.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - PURPLE SPEED

Monaco GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Monaco GP - Practice 1 Results

25 MAY 2016

WEDNESDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Monaco GP - Wednesday Press Conference

RENAULT EYES LEAP INTO Q3

Renault's works team is eyeing a sudden leap into Q3 this weekend in Monaco.

JUST TWO ENGINES PER DRIVER BY 2019?

F1's long-life engine rules will get more than twice as arduous for manufacturers beyond 2019.

VERSTAPPEN UNBELIEVABLE AT 18 SAYS PROST

F1 legend Alain Prost says Max Verstappen has been impressive beyond his mere age of 18.

WOLFF HOPES DRIVERS HAVE LEARNED FROM CRASH

Toto Wolff is heading into Monaco this weekend determined that Mercedes' drivers will not crash again.

SCHUMACHER GETS AWARD FOR LIFE'S WORK

Michael Schumacher will be honoured at an award ceremony this week, the German newspaper Bild reports.

24 MAY 2016

MERCEDES SCOFFS AT HAMILTON RUMOUR

Mercedes has rubbished reports Lewis Hamilton might miss this weekend's prestigious Monaco grand prix.

FIA WORKING ON F1 ENGINE SOUND GENERATOR

F1's governing body is backing development of a "sound generator" to spice up the muted tones of the current generation of power units.

HEINEKEN DEAL TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

F1 looks set to lift the lid on its major new sponsorship deal with Heineken ahead of next month's Canadian grand prix.

SHIFT TO 2017 FOCUS DELICATE SAYS VASSEUR

A decision is looming about how Renault will handle the transition from 2016 to 2017, team boss Frederic Vasseur has admitted.

MCLAREN CHASSIS BETTER THAN FERRARI SAYS BOULLIER

McLaren-Honda appears to be finally emerging from its long slump, with bosses Ron Dennis and Eric Boullier sounding particularly upbeat ahead of Monaco.

MASSA NOT SURE RED BULL BETTER THAN MERCEDES

Felipe Massa is in a realistic mood about Williams' chances ahead of this weekend's race in Monaco.

FATHER STILL INVOLVED IN VERSTAPPEN'S CAREER

Jos Verstappen has admitted that while he has taken a step back, he is still closely involved in his son's meteoric F1 career.

TOO SOON TO PREDICT VERSTAPPEN GREATNESS SAYS PETROV

It might be too early to predict greatness for F1 teen sensation Max Verstappen, according to a former grand prix driver.

HARYANTO ADMITS HE COULD LOSE MANOR SEAT

Rio Haryanto has admitted for the first time that he might not make it through the 2016 season.

F3 TEAM PREMA LINKED WITH F1 ENTRY?

The next new team for F1 could now be on the horizon, according to Germany's Auto Bild Motorsport.

23 MAY 2016

HONDA TO USE ALL TOKENS BY SPA?

Honda is planning to hand in all of its engine performance 'tokens' by Spa-Francorchamps in August.

LE MANS RULES OUT FRENCH GP REVIVAL

Le Mans has ruled itself out of the running to revive the French grand prix.

LAUDA PLAYS DOWN ROSBERG-FERRARI RUMOURS

Niki Lauda has played down rumours Nico Rosberg might be contemplating a switch to Ferrari for 2017.

MONTEZEMOLO EXPECTED BIGGER FERRARI STEP

Luca di Montezemolo says he expected Ferrari to make a bigger step forward in 2016.

MOTOR RACING NEEDS MORE MINIMUM AGE RULES SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff thinks the world of premier motor racing might need to revisit the issue of driver age, following an enormous crash at the weekend.

VERSTAPPEN SAYS HE MUST STAY GROUNDED

Max Verstappen is sure becoming F1's youngest ever winner will not go to his head.

NEWSPAPER SAYS HAMILTON COULD MISS MONACO

The next wild rumour is now firing in formula one, ahead of the championship's 'jewel in the crown' event in Monaco this weekend.

20 MAY 2016

VETTEL EXPECTED STRONGER WILLIAMS IN 2016

Sebastian Vettel says he expected Williams to be putting up a tougher fight in 2016.

RENAULT DOESN'T NEED BIG NAME DRIVER SAYS VASSEUR

Renault is open-minded about the composition of the driver lineup for its new works team beyond 2016, according to boss Frederic Vasseur.

MERCEDES DOMINANCE PART OF F1

Jean Todt has played down the need to stop Mercedes' dominance of F1, arguing that it has always been a feature of the sport.

19 MAY 2016

RICCIARDO FIRST IN LINE FOR RENAULT UPGRADE

If Renault brings its new engine to Monaco, the French marque may only be able to supply one version apiece to the two French-powered teams.

FORCE INDIA COULD HALT 2016 CAR DEVELOPMENT

Force India is reportedly considering halting its car development programme for 2016 in order to focus on preparing for next year's new rules.

PIRELLI TO MONITOR PRESSURES IN-RACE FROM MONACO

F1 is fast-tracking a system whereby Pirelli and the governing FIA can monitor cars' tyre pressures live during a race.

ROSBERG NOT COMMENTING ON FUTURE PLANS

The big rumour swirling in F1 circles at present is whether Nico Rosberg is really contemplating a switch from Mercedes for 2017.

FERRARI PUSHING OVER LIMIT TO CATCH MERCEDES

Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari's aggressive strategy of full attack will not always work out for the ambitious Maranello team.

RED BULL DENIES RICCIARDO GIVEN LOSING STRATEGY

Red Bull has denied Max Verstappen was deliberately given the preferred race strategy to win last Sunday's Spanish grand prix.

VERSTAPPEN ENJOYED POST-WIN PARTYING

F1's newest and youngest-ever winner appears to have enjoyed his post-race celebrations after the Spanish grand prix.

BUTTON, HAMILTON SAY NO TO INDYCAR

Two fellow champions have no intention of following Fernando Alonso into Indycar once their F1 careers end.

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT THREATENS MONACO GP

The future of the Monaco grand prix is under threat, race organiser Michel Boeri has warned.

HONDA NOT CONFIRMING CANADA UPGRADE YET

Honda's Yusuke Hasegawa has played down growing reports that McLaren will get a highly-anticipated engine upgrade in Montreal next month.

JEAN ALESI'S SON STEPS UP TO GP3

Jean Alesi's well-known F1 face will be a common sight in the paddock this year.

WEHRLEIN PUSHING TO ADVANCE F1 CAREER

Pascal Wehrlein says he was more than happy to step in at the last minute and test the championship-leading Mercedes on Wednesday.

18 MAY 2016

HAMILTON CRASH SHOWED NEW ROSBERG

The sensational clash of Mercedes' teammates and championship foes in Barcelona made clear a "new Nico" Rosberg will no longer be pushed around.

HEINEKEN UPSET OVER SPONSOR DEAL LEAK SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has all but confirmed reports the Dutch beer brewer Heineken is entering formula one with a major sponsorship deal.

ROSBERG DENIES FINGER TROUBLE IN HAMILTON CRASH

Nico Rosberg says he was not to blame for a technical issue that contributed to the crash with Lewis Hamilton last Sunday.

HONDA WANTS TO CHALLENGE MERCEDES IN 2017

Honda's Yusuke Hasegawa is looking ahead with confidence to the grand prix in Monaco next weekend.

ECCLESTONE BACKS MELBOURNE'S SECRET F1 FEE

Bernie Ecclestone has joined the local state government in Australia in refusing to divulge the cost of the annual formula one race.

RICCIARDO HAPPY WITH RENAULT ENGINE STEP

Daniel Ricciardo is upbeat about the future after testing Renault's highly-anticipated engine upgrade in Barcelona.

GASLY HOPES FOR TORO ROSSO SEAT IN 2017

Pierre Gasly says the success of the Max Verstappen story is a boost to all up-and-coming young drivers.

ARRIVABENE PLAYS DOWN DRIVER CHANGE RUMOURS

Maurizio Arrivabene said it is premature for Ferrari to be embroiled in the 2017 driver 'silly season'.

VERSTAPPEN A FUTURE CHAMPION SAYS PROST

The sky is the limit for Max Verstappen, according to F1 legend Alain Prost.

WEHRLEIN REPLACES OCON IN MERCEDES TEST

Manor driver Pascal Wehrlein got back to work at the Barcelona test on Wednesday.

PROUD JOS STAYED IN SPAIN AFTER VERSTAPPEN WIN

Jos Verstappen is still in Barcelona, even though his original plan was to fly out of the sprawling city immediately after the Spanish grand prix.

JORDA NOT RULING OUT 2016 F1 TEST DRIVE

Carmen Jorda is not ruling out the possibility she might make her F1 test debut later in 2016.

17 MAY 2016

RENAULT COULD DEBUT CANADA ENGINE IN MONACO

Renault is considering bringing forward the scheduled debut of its upgraded Montreal-spec engine to the Monaco race next weekend.

ROSBERG BEGINS 2017 TALKS WITH FERRARI?

Championship leader Nico Rosberg is fast becoming a key to the 2017 'silly season'.

MERCEDES SAYS NO PENALTIES AFTER DRIVER CRASH

Sebastian Vettel has cooled down after raging at former teammate Daniel Ricciardo in the Spanish grand prix.

ALONSO AN OPTION IF ROSBERG DOESN'T STAY SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff says it is a "priority" to negotiate a new deal with championship leader Nico Rosberg.

PRESS HAILS VERSTAPPEN

Even the Ferrari-transfixed Italian media agrees that a true F1 star was born at arch-rival Red Bull last weekend.

HONDA BETWEEN MERCEDES AND FERRARI IN POWER?

Honda is "clearly" making progress with its F1 engine, McLaren team boss Eric Boullier insists.

KVYAT FACING F1 ABYSS

Daniil Kvyat is facing the looming end of his F1 career.

WOLFF DENIES EYEING ECCLESTONE'S JOB

Toto Wolff has now joined Niki Lauda in distancing himself from speculation regarding Bernie Ecclestone's possible demise as F1 supremo.

16 MAY 2016

RUMOURS SWIRLING TO DESTABILISE FERRARI

Maurizio Arrivabene thinks rumours predicting his demise were designed to destabilise Ferrari.

VERSTAPPEN TALENT OF THE CENTURY SAYS LAUDA

Even Dr Helmut Marko's arch rival Niki Lauda on Sunday had to tip his famous red cap to Max Verstappen.

HAMILTON TOOK THE BLAME FOR ROSBERG CRASH

Not everyone is pointing the finger of blame at Lewis Hamilton after Mercedes' catastrophic double-DNF in Barcelona.

ECCLESTONE SAYS BIG-WIGS PLOTTING HIS DEMISE

Bernie Ecclestone on Sunday confirmed reports some of F1's major stakeholders are "plotting" his demise.

RED BULL RETURN UNLIKELY FOR KVYAT

Christian Horner has admitted it is unlikely Daniil Kvyat will be returning to Red Bull's senior team any time soon.

RACE REPORT - CONTROVERSIAL, SENSATIONAL AND UNBELIEVABLE

Spanish GP - Race Report

MARCHIONNE RUBBISHES ARRIVABENE RUMOURS

Sergio Marchionne on Sunday declared that Ferrari team boss Maurizio Arrivabene's job is safe.

ROSBERG HAS CONTRACT FOR 2017 SAYS ZETSCHE

Nico Rosberg looks set to stay at Mercedes beyond 2016.

NEW HALO VERSION TO BE TESTED IN MONACO

The 'halo' and 'aeroscreen' cockpit protection concepts will both be tested ahead of the Monaco grand prix later this month.

15 MAY 2016

LAUDA, WOLFF DISAGREE OVER MERCEDES CRASH

Mercedes chiefs Niki Lauda and Toto Wolff on Sunday disagreed over the sensational first-lap crash in Barcelona.

RACE NOTES - VERSTAPPEN YOUNGEST GRAND PRIX WINNER AT SPANISH GP

Spanish GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Spanish GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Spanish GP - Sunday Team Quotes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Spanish GP - Sunday Photos

RACE RESULTS

Spanish GP - Race Results

MARCHIONNE PRESSURE CAUSING FERRARI MISTAKES

Niki Lauda has hit out at the pressure Ferrari's president Sergio Marchionne is putting on the faltering Maranello team.

Q3 A SMALL MILESTONE FOR MCLAREN SAYS ALONSO

McLaren-Honda is continuing its slow climb out of the doldrums of 2015.

HAMILTON SLAMS SABBATICAL RUMOURS

Lewis Hamilton has rubbished speculation he might be considering a year out of formula one in 2017.

SAINZ DENIES HE REDEEMED HIMSELF IN SPAIN

Carlos Sainz rejected suggestions he redeemed himself in Barcelona by performing so strongly for Toro Rosso.

NO NEGATIVE PRESSURE AT RENAULT

Even though three young chargers are knocking on the door, Kevin Magnussen sounds secure in his race seat at Renault.

VETTEL YET TO TALK TO FERRARI ABOUT 2017 TEAMMATE

Sebastian Vettel has hinted he will recommend to Ferrari that Kimi Raikkonen is kept on board for another season.

NO FRIDAY OUTINGS FOR VANDOORNE

McLaren-Honda team boss Eric Boullier says there are no plans for Stoffel Vandoorne to be given Friday morning outings in 2016.

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED FOR MAX'S FATHER JOS

Jos Verstappen is taking a step back from the limelight in the career of his son and F1 teen sensation Max.

14 MAY 2016

FERRARI PUZZLED BY QUALIFYING FLOP

Ferrari's lack of speed in qualifying puzzled everyone, as the Scuderia had high hopes of challenging Mercedes for pole position this afternoon. As it turned out, Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel will line up on the third row of the grid for tomorrow's race.

ANOTHER FIRST FOR VERSTAPPEN

"First time with a microphone," Max Verstappen said when he sat down to talk with the media after his sensational qualifying where he put his Red Bull fourth on the grid for the Spanish Grand Prix.

QUALIFYING REPORT - 52 P1S

Spanish GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Spanish GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Spanish GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Spanish GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Spanish GP - Qualifying Results

RAIKKONEN NOT TOO OLD FOR 2017 SEAT SAYS ARRIVABENE

Maurizio Arrivabene has indicated Kimi Raikkonen stands a strong chance of keeping his seat at Ferrari for 2017.

VERSTAPPEN SAYS TORO ROSSO ENGINEER EXITS STRANGE

Following Max Verstappen's switch to Red Bull, it is increasingly clear there is little love lost between the Dutchman and Toro Rosso.

HAAS DRIVERS UNHAPPY IN SPAIN

Haas, F1's new American team, fielded two very unhappy race drivers in practice ahead of the Spanish grand prix.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - PROBLEMS AT MERCEDES

Spanish GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Spanish GP - Practice 3 Results

PIRELLI UNSURE ABOUT PALMER BLOWOUT CAUSE

Renault and Pirelli are puzzled as to the cause of Jolyon Palmer's high-speed tyre blowout in Friday practice.

VERSTAPPEN MUST BE ON RICCIARDO'S PACE SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko says he expects Max Verstappen to be immediately close to new teammate Daniel Ricciardo's pace.

NEXT CIRCUITS BETTER FOR FERRARI SAYS VETTEL

Amid rising pressure, Ferrari is still upbeat about 2016.

MCLAREN ON TRACK FOR CLASH WITH FIA OVER ENGINES

McLaren-Honda could be shaping up to clash with F1's governing body over the new engine regulations.

RICCIARDO SAYS CONTRACTUAL SITUATION OPEN

Daniel Ricciardo is not completely ruling himself out of the 2017 'silly season'.

HAMILTON COULD TAKE YEAR OFF IN 2017?

A wild rumour is being whispered in the Barcelona paddock about Lewis Hamilton's future in F1.

BUTTON, VANDOORNE ENTER 2017 SILLY SEASON

Silly season rumours about the futures of Jenson Button and Stoffel Vandoorne are revving up in Barcelona.

ROSBERG AIMS TO AVOID FIRST LAP DRAMA

Championship leader Nico Rosberg said he will wary at the start of Sunday's Spanish grand prix, following a spate of first-corner crashes in 2016.

CUSTOMERS HAPPY WITH FERRARI ENGINE UPGRADE

Ferrari's 2016-spec engine customers have given the thumbs up to the new 'power unit' specification released by the Maranello marque for Spain.

MAGNUSSEN QUIET OVER RENAULT'S YOUNG DRIVERS

Kevin Magnussen says he is not sure what Renault has in mind with its growing list of young test drivers.

HOCKENHEIM CHIEF IN SPAIN FOR ECCLESTONE TALKS

Hockenheim chief Georg Seiler has admitted he is in talks with Bernie Ecclestone about the future of the German grand prix.

13 MAY 2016

VERSTAPPEN GIVES HIMSELF 7 OUT OF 10

How did Max Verstappen rate his first day in his new office? After driving the Red Bull in the two free practice sessions on Friday and completing 60 laps he talked to the media. He was asked to grade himself on a scale of 1 to 10.

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Spanish GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Spanish GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Spanish GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - BARCELONA R&R

Spanish GP - Practice 2 Report

F1 SERIOUS ABOUT ENGINE CONVERGENCE

F1's governing body on Friday said it is serious about 'performance convergence' when it comes to the engines in F1.

RED BULL POISED FOR NEW RENAULT DEAL

Red Bull looks poised to agree a new customer engine deal with Renault.

VERSTAPPEN ADMITS FATHER TAKING STEP BACK

Max Verstappen has admitted his father Jos may need to take a step back now that he races for Red Bull's senior team.

ARRIVABENE JOKES ABOUT FERRARI AXE RUMOURS

Maurizio Arrivabene on Friday dismissed speculation he might soon be ousted as Ferrari team boss.

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Spanish GP - Practice 2 Results

BOTTAS WAITING FOR 2017 SILLY SEASON

Valtteri Bottas is not ruling out playing a role in the 2017 'silly season'.

MARCHIONNE'S PRESSURE NOT NEGATIVE SAYS VETTEL

Sebastian Vettel says the pressure put on Ferrari by its president Sergio Marchionne is positive.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - FERRARI GOES SOFT

Spanish GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Spanish GP - Practice 1 Results

SPA NOT HURT BY SHELL'S SPONSOR AXE

The promoter of the Belgian grand prix has played down reports the Spa-Francorchamps race has lost its naming sponsor.

WEHRLEIN PLAYS DOWN HAAS RUMOUR

Pascal Wehrlein has played down an early 'silly season' rumour about a potential switch to Haas for 2017.

FERRARI ENGINE ONLY SAUBER UPDATE IN SPAIN SAYS NASR

Sauber's only update for the Spanish grand prix is a new Ferrari engine specification.

MASSA OPPOSED TO VISOR TEAR-OFF BAN

Felipe Massa says he does not support the FIA's forthcoming ban on discarding helmet visor tear-offs on the track.

PALMER DISMISSES RENAULT AXE RUMOURS

Jolyon Palmer on Thursday said he is not worried about rumours Renault might oust him before the end of the 2016 season.

HEARSAY REPLACES REAL INFORMATION ABOUT SCHUMACHER

A lack of information about Michael Schumacher's condition means "hearsay" is instead being reported by the media about the F1 legend.

HULKENBERG HAPPY WITH FORCE INDIA UPGRADE

Nico Hulkenberg on Thursday sounded upbeat about a major upgrade package introduced by Force India for the Spanish grand prix.

DENNIS SAYS NO HONDA CUSTOMERS BEFORE TITLE

Ron Dennis has indicated he will not give the green light for Honda to begin supplying engines to customer teams.

12 MAY 2016

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Spanish GP - Thursday Press Conference

KVYAT: I'LL GIVE MY ANSWERS ON THE TRACK!

Daniil Kvyat was a man in demand on Thursday, as he arrived in the Circuit de Catalunya to rekindle his relationship with Toro Rosso after being abruptly dropped by Red Bull Racing just a day after the Russian Grand Prix.

RICCIARDO: I CAN BEAT VERSTAPPEN

Max Verstappen is one of the hottest properties in Formula 1, but his new Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo isn't worried.

MONACO TEAR-OFF BAN SURPRISES GROSJEAN

Romain Grosjean was surprised on Thursday amid reports the FIA would ban the discarding of helmet tear-offs on track from Monaco.

TEAMS USING TRICK TO REDUCE TYRE PRESSURES

Rumours some teams have found a loophole around Pirelli's minimum tyre pressure rules are doing the rounds in the Barcelona paddock.

WOMEN IN F1 ABOUT MONEY, NOT GENDER SAYS DE SILVESTRO

The woman who arguably got closest to a race seat in recent years says physical ability is not the reason there are no female drivers in F1.

RED BULL WANTED REASON TO OUST KVYAT SAYS SURER

Former F1 driver Marc Surer thinks Red Bull used Daniil Kvyat's tumultuous home race in Russia as justification to oust him.

KVYAT'S CAREER STILL ON TRACK?

Vitaly Petrov, who was Russia's first F1 racer, says his countryman Daniil Kvyat's career in the category is still on track.

RUSSIA TO HAVE F1 TEAM EVENTUALLY

Former F1 driver Vitaly Petrov thinks plans for a Russian team are on track.

HEINEKEN TO ENTER F1 WITH EUR 200M DEAL

Dutch beer brewer Heineken is reportedly entering formula one with a major sponsorship deal.

WOLFF UNHAPPY ABOUT RUSSIA GP TV COVERAGE

Toto Wolff has vowed to raise with Bernie Ecclestone the issue of Mercedes' underrepresentation on television, despite its ongoing dominance of F1.

SAINZ NOT DOWNBEAT OVER VERSTAPPEN PROMOTION

Carlos Sainz says he is looking on the bright side of his Toro Rosso teammate Max Verstappen's promotion to the senior Red Bull team.

FERRARI NEEDS BIG STEP TO BEAT MERCEDES

Carlos Sainz says it would be a "surprise" if Ferrari breaks through for its first win of the season this weekend in Barcelona.

MODERN F1 NOT TOO EASY SAYS MASSA

Felipe Massa has hit out once again at the suggestion that driving formula one cars in the modern era has become too easy.

ECCLESTONE JOKING IN LONDON GP QUOTE?

A respected F1 correspondent has slammed as "nonsense" suggestions the sport is only a small step from a London street race.

RENAULT WILL IMPROVE CAR FOR 2017

Renault should be back on track with a much more competitive car next year, according to former driver Vitaly Petrov.

SOURCES PLAY DOWN SCHUMACHER HEALTH REPORTS

"Official sources" have played down alarming reports about the health condition of F1 legend Michael Schumacher.

11 MAY 2016

TOO EARLY TO SAY TITLE ALREADY GONE SAYS VETTEL

Sebastian Vettel insists the race for the 2016 world championship is still wide open.

RICCIARDO EXPECTS RED BULL-RENAULT TO STAY TOGETHER

Daniel Ricciardo thinks it is "likely" Red Bull and Renault will stick together beyond this season.

HONDA UNDECIDED OVER ENGINE TOKEN SPEND

Honda says it has not decided when to deploy its tally of performance 'tokens' in 2016.

VERSTAPPEN MOVE GOOD NEWS FOR F1 SAYS COULTHARD

F1 veteran David Coulthard has backed Red Bull's controversial decision to oust Daniil Kvyat and replace him immediately with Max Verstappen.

FORCE INDIA HOPES FOR MALLYA RETURN SOON

The UK government has turned down India's request for Vijay Mallya to be deported.

RED BULL EYED ALFA ROMEO POWER

Red Bull expressed interest in being powered by Alfa Romeo engines in F1.

FERRARI SLOW TO REACT TO RULE CHANGES

Luca Baldisserri, a former key manager and engineer at Ferrari, says the Maranello team should work on adapting better to rule changes.

FERRARI NEEDS ANOTHER PERSONNEL SHAKEUP SAYS TARQUINI

Former F1 driver Gabriele Tarquini has backed suggestions Ferrari might now be on the cusp of making some more high-profile personnel changes.

RAIKKONEN RUNS BEST MOTOCROSS TEAM

Watching over his own motocross team at the weekend, Kimi Raikkonen had a typical answer when asked for an interview.

MANOR WANTS TO MOVE PAST STRUGGLING SAUBER

Manor is hoping to leave struggling Sauber at the very back of the grid from this weekend's Spanish grand prix.

10 MAY 2016

ALLISON COULD REPLACE ARRIVABENE?

Wild speculation in Italy suggests Ferrari could be set for yet another change at the top of the fabled Maranello team.

HEMBERY HOPES 2017 RULES NOT BORING

Paul Hembery said Pirelli will not be to blame if F1 races become more boring next season.

VETTEL DENIES LINK TO KVYAT DEMOTION

Sebastian Vettel has expressed some sympathy for the plight of Daniil Kvyat, following the Russian's sudden demotion from Red Bull Racing.

RIVALS BUDGETS HURTING WILLIAMS SAYS SYMONDS

Williams chief Pat Symonds admits the British team is no longer F1's third force.

VERSTAPPEN WILL MISS OUSTED ENGINEER PUJOLAR

Max Verstappen has admitted he will miss working with his ousted Toro Rosso engineer Xevi Pujolar.

DTM DRIVERS DO NOT MISS F1 CAREERS

Two former F1 drivers insist they do not miss the pinnacle of motor racing.

REPLACING ECCLESTONE NOT EASY SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has played down mounting speculation he is in pole position to succeed Bernie Ecclestone.

9 MAY 2016

LE MANS WANTS FIA TO STOP F1 RACE CLASHES

The organiser of Le Mans is confident next year's edition of the fabled 24 hour sports car race will not clash with formula one.

VETTEL ENGINE SURVIVED KVYAT CLASHES

Sebastian Vettel's engine survived his clashes with Daniil Kvyat in Russia, according to the Italian sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport.

SAINZ EYES VERSTAPPEN-LIKE RED BULL MOVE

Max Verstappen's mid-season promotion to Red Bull Racing is not necessarily a blow to his now former Toro Rosso teammate Carlos Sainz.

REPORT LINKS KUBICA WITH PIRELLI TESTING

A respected F1 correspondent says Robert Kubica could get involved in Pirelli's preparations for the new tyre rules for 2017.

TORO ROSSO COULD BE FIRST HONDA CUSTOMER?

Toro Rosso could become the first customer of Honda's engines in F1.

MAX PLEDGED LONG TERM FUTURE TO RED BULL

Despite Mercedes and Ferrari's obvious interest, Jos Verstappen says his son Max has pledged his "long term" future to Red Bull.

VERSTAPPEN HAD TO SEIZE RED BULL CHANCE SAYS VAN DER GARDE

The big talking point heading into the Spanish grand prix will be Red Bull's shock jump on the 2017 'silly season'.

WEHRLEIN HOPES HARYANTO KEEPS MANOR SEAT

Pascal Wehrlein says he always knew his 2016 Manor teammate Pascal Wehrlein was a good driver.

EX F1 TEAM BOSS IN TAX FRAUD PROBE

The former chief executive of a F1 team is accused of income tax fraud, according to reports in Spain.

ALARMING REPORTS ABOUT SCHUMACHER HEALTH

International publications are repeating alarming news about the health of F1 legend Michael Schumacher.

7 MAY 2016

WEHRLEIN PUZZLED BY KVYAT DEMOTION

Daniil Kvyat's demotion is not the end of the world for the young Russian.

MCLAREN DENIES DENNIS TO CHALLENGE NEW FIA RULE

McLaren has played down reports team supremo Ron Dennis is furious about a new engine rule in formula one.

RENAULT HAPPY WITH PALMER

Renault has dismissed speculation Jolyon Palmer is in danger of losing his race seat.

RUSSIAN BACKER JOINS KVYAT AT TORO ROSSO

A Russian backer is more than happy with Daniil Kvyat's controversial return to Toro Rosso ahead of the Spanish grand prix.

6 MAY 2016

RED BULL HELPING, NOT HARMING KVYAT

Dr Helmut Marko says moving back to Toro Rosso will reduce pressure that Daniil Kvyat was struggling to cope with so far in 2016.

VERSTAPPEN NOT FEELING PRESSURE OF F1 PROMOTION

Max Verstappen insists he is not feeling the heat of his sudden promotion to Red Bull's senior F1 team.

KVYAT CAN STILL REVIVE F1 CAREER SAYS SALO

Daniil Kvyat still has his supporters in formula one, despite being demoted by Red Bull after just four races in 2016.

RED BULL WAITING TO DECIDE FUTURE WITH RENAULT

Red Bull is waiting until Canada before turning its attention to the future of its deal with engine supplier Renault.

2017 RULES WILL NOT STOP OVERTAKING SAYS BOULLIER

Eric Boullier has hit back at suggestions the 2017 regulations could actually hurt formula one.

FERRARI CAN STILL WIN 2016 TITLE SAYS MARCHIONNE

Sergio Marchionne says Ferrari "deserves" to keep charging for the 2016 world championship.

MERCEDES STILL INVESTIGATING HAMILTON FAILURES

Mercedes has admitted it is still working on fixing the engine problems that have thwarted Lewis Hamilton's championship campaign so far in 2016.

ENGINEERS LEAVE TORO ROSSO

Max Verstappen's race engineer has also left Toro Rosso.

5 MAY 2016

NOT ALL SURPRISED WITH KVYAT DEMOTION

The motor racing world reacted with surprise to the news of Daniil Kvyat's demotion.

KVYAT, VERSTAPPEN TO SWAP SEATS FOR BARCELONA

Red Bull Racing has ousted Daniil Kvyat and replaced him with Max Verstappen ahead of the Spanish grand prix next weekend.

TOP TEAMS IN LEADERSHIP MOVE AGAINST ECCLESTONE

Mercedes and Red Bull have joined Ferrari in reportedly moving against F1's long-time 'supremo' Bernie Ecclestone.

RAIKKONEN UNDER FIRE OVER MOTOCROSS TRACK

Kimi Raikkonen is under fire for building a motocross circuit on his land in Finland without obtaining the necessary permits.

ECCLESTONE TELLS HAMILTON TO STOP MOANING

Bernie Ecclestone has told reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton to stop "moaning".

MERCEDES SOCHI ENGINES SURVIVED RACE

The engines used by Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton last Sunday at Sochi can be used again.

DENNIS DISPUTES NEW ENGINE SUPPLY RULE

Ron Dennis has reportedly warned that he will not accept a new FIA regulation regarding the supply of engines to customer teams.

SAUBER STAFF WAITING FOR WAGES AGAIN

Sauber's financial struggle rolls on, with the Swiss newspaper Blick reporting that team staff are now waiting for their April wages.

RENAULT SEEKS CHAMPION DRIVER OF 2020 SAYS VASSEUR

Frederic Vasseur says Renault is looking to re-create its glory of the past by building towards success with a promising new driver.

MOTOGP HOT ON F1'S HEELS SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko has acknowledged that F1 is coming under threat by its two-wheeled equivalent when it comes to being the best form of top motor racing.

HONDA QUESTIONS NEED FOR LOUDER F1

Honda has questioned moves to further turn up the volume of F1's current 'power units'.

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.

1 MAY 2016

MERCEDES BLASTS ANTI-HAMILTON CONSPIRACY

Mercedes on Sunday rubbished suggestions Lewis Hamilton's horror run of bad luck so far in 2016 may be a conspiracy.

KVYAT PHONED VETTEL AFTER SOCHI CRASHES

Daniil Kvyat on Sunday said he had spoken with Sebastian Vettel on the phone after the Russian grand prix.

FIA DETERMINED AMID HEAD PROTECTION OPPOSITION

F1 is pressing ahead with radical cockpit protection even though the sport's chief executive is opposed.

RACE NOTES - ROSBERG WINS RUSSIAN GP

Russian GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Russian GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Russian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Russian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Russian GP - Race Results

VETTEL SURE FERRARI CAN WIN 2016 TITLE

Sebastian Vettel insists the 2016 title race is not already over.

TOST HAPPY WITH TORO ROSSO LINEUP

Max Verstappen will continue to steal the limelight even though Carlos Sainz is also doing a good job.

TWO SAUBER FIGURES ABSENT IN RUSSIA

Monisha Kaltenborn is once again missing in action this weekend in Russia.

BUTTON HOPES TO STAY FOR HONDA'S NEW 2017 ENGINE

Jenson Button has confirmed reports Honda is working on a major redesign of its F1 'power unit' for McLaren to use in 2017.

F1 SAYS AZERBAIJAN FIGHTING NO THREAT TO RACE

F1's governing body as well as supremo Bernie Ecclestone have backed Azerbaijan after declaring local fighting is no risk to the inaugural grand prix in Baku next month.

LAUDA TAKES STEP BACK AS TELEVISION PUNDIT

Niki Lauda is taking a step back from his full-time duties as the lead pundit for German television.

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