CURRENT NEWS

29 SEPTEMBER 2016

HULKENBERG LINKED WITH FORCE INDIA EXIT?

Nico Hulkenberg on Thursday reacted with surprise to rumours linking him with a surprise switch to Renault.

MERCEDES CAN WIN TEAM TITLE IN MALAYSIA

Mercedes could wrap up the constructors' world championship this weekend in Malaysia, with five clear races then to follow.

FERRARI DISORIENTED AFTER ALLISON EXIT SAYS STEWART

Ferrari is "disoriented", F1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart has surmised.

F1 PUNDITS EYE HAMILTON VS ROSBERG TITLE BATTLE

Although Mercedes is on the cusp of wrapping up the constructors' title, the battle for the drivers' crown is still wide open.

ERICSSON FIT TO RACE AFTER BICYCLE CRASH

Marcus Ericsson is bruised and battered but fit to race in Malaysia this weekend.

THREE PROVISIONAL RACES ON 2017 CALENDAR

Three of the 21 grands prix scheduled for 2017 have been given only provisional status on the newly-published race calendar.

BERGER DOUBTS 2017 REVOLUTION RIGHT FOR F1

F1 legend Gerhard Berger has questioned whether the 2017 rules revolution is the right path for the sport.

SILLY SEASON FIRING FOR SAINZ AND PEREZ

The driver 'silly season' is still bubbling away in the F1 paddock.

28 SEPTEMBER 2016

KUBICA EYES LE MANS

Robert Kubica is looking to step up his return to circuit racing by targeting Le Mans.

TEAMS AGREE RULE CHANGES FOR 2017

F1 teams and the FIA have agreed a swathe of rule changes to be sent to the decision-making strategy group for approval.

BMW DECIDES AGAINST F1 RETURN

German carmaker BMW has made clear it is content for now outside of formula one.

BERGER HOPES F1 AVOIDS POWER STRUGGLE

F1 legend Gerhard Berger has backed the sale of the sport's commercial rights to American mogul John Malone's Liberty Media.

BARCELONA NOT CONFIRMING PRE-SEASON DATES

Barcelona is not yet confirming officially that pre-season testing will take place at the Circuit de Catalunya early next year.

MAGNUSSEN WANTS TO STAY AT RENAULT

Kevin Magnussen is hoping to stay with Renault so that 2016 is not a "lost" year.

27 SEPTEMBER 2016

PIRELLI BEGINS TO BRING DOWN HIGH PRESSURES

Pirelli is beginning to ramp down its controversially high compulsory minimum tyre pressures, according to Germany's Auto Motor und Sport.

TOST PLAYS DOWN SAINZ TO RENAULT RUMOURS

Toro Rosso chief Franz Tost does not believe the Faenza based team will lose Carlos Sainz.

MCLAREN-HONDA READY TO WIN

McLaren-Honda is expecting to match engine pacesetters Mercedes next year.

EU POLITICIAN QUESTIONS F1'S LIBERTY SALE

A European politician has questioned whether F1's high profile sale to Liberty Media should be allowed to proceed.

ROSBERG HAS CHANCE TO WIN 2016 TITLE SAYS BERGER

Gerhard Berger says he is ready to sit back and watch Mercedes' two stars fight it out for the 2016 title.

KUBICA TESTED IN RENAULT F1 SIMULATOR

Robert Kubica recently tested in Renault's F1 simulator, team boss Frederic Vasseur has admitted.

PROST BACKS OCON AMID RENAULT RUMOURS

F1 legend Alain Prost has backed his countryman Esteban Ocon to keep climbing the sport's ladder.

26 SEPTEMBER 2016

ABU DHABI BOSS HOPES FOR TITLE FINALE FIGHT

Abu Dhabi's F1 boss is hoping the 2016 world championship goes right down to the wire.

MERCEDES WILL NOT SOLVE 2016 CLUTCH PROBLEM

Toto Wolff has admitted Mercedes' two drivers may continue to struggle with their race starts this year.

VANDOORNE NOT BITTER ABOUT YOUNGER RIVALS

Stoffel Vandoorne insists he does not feel bitter that it took him so long to break into formula one.

WEHRLEIN OPEN TO SECOND YEAR AT MANOR

Pascal Wehrlein is open to spending a second year at Manor.

HONDA EYES SECOND F1 TEAM FOR 2018

Honda has indicated it is inching towards being ready to supply more teams with engines in formula one.

RAIKKONEN LEAVING F1 FUTURE OPEN FOR NOW

Kimi Raikkonen is leaving open the door to extending his F1 career even beyond 2017.

KVYAT SAYS NO PLAN B AMID GASLY RUMOURS

Daniil Kvyat has admitted he has no 'plan B' for his career.

SAINZ AS GOOD AS VERSTAPPEN SAYS DE LA ROSA

Former F1 driver Pedro de la Rosa thinks countryman Carlos Sainz is just as good as Max Verstappen.

ZAK BROWN, AGAG LINKED WITH F1 ROLES

F1 sponsorship guru Zak Brown is lining up a top job in the sport, according to the respected business outlet Sky News.

23 SEPTEMBER 2016

VANDOORNE DENIES BUTTON DEAL MEANS MORE PRESSURE

Stoffel Vandoorne does not think Jenson Button's new McLaren deal will ramp up the pressure when he makes his F1 debut next year.

RICCIARDO NOT SURE RADICAL CHANGE GOOD FOR F1

Daniel Ricciardo is not sure radical change is the right move when it comes to improving formula one.

FORMULA E WOULD WELCOME MASSA SWITCH

Formula E boss Alejandro Agag has admitted he would "love" Felipe Massa to make the switch to the all-electric series.

22 SEPTEMBER 2016

ROSBERG CAN BEAT HAMILTON SAYS PROST

F1 legend Alain Prost has joined those who think Nico Rosberg has a real chance of winning the 2016 world championship.

HONDA AIMS TO AVOID SUZUKA ENGINE PENALTY

Honda is preparing to spend the last of its engine upgrade 'tokens' soon.

SINGAPORE WAS BEST CHANCE FOR 2016 WIN SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo has admitted his last chance of winning a race may have come and gone in Singapore.

RENAULT ENGINE SWAP RUMOURS FALSE SAYS SAINZ

Carlos Sainz has once again played down suggestions he might complete a shock switch to the works Renault team for 2017.

MCLAREN PLAYS DOWN APPLE BUYOUT RUMOURS

McLaren has denied reports that it could be bought by the famous electronics multinational Apple.

MERCEDES HAD FERRARI-LIKE STRUGGLE TOO SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff has backed F1 rival Ferrari's efforts to win again in formula one.

LAUDA TO PUSH FOR 2017 BAHRAIN TEST

Niki Lauda says he will push the teams to allow Pirelli to do some pre-season testing in a warm location like Bahrain.

21 SEPTEMBER 2016

CAREY WANTS F1 RACES TO BE MUCH BIGGER

After attending just one grand prix, F1's new executive chairman is already making plans for big changes.

WOLFF NOT WORRIED ABOUT LIBERTY'S INCOME PLANS

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff says he is not worried about new F1 owner Liberty Media's plans to fundamentally change how prize money is distributed.

STROLL SIGNS WILLIAMS DEAL FOR 2017?

Lance Stroll has signed a contract to make his F1 debut for Williams in 2017.

MAGNUSSEN WANTS TO STAY AT RENAULT

Kevin Magnussen's advisor says the Dane still regards staying at Renault as his 'plan A' for 2017.

WOLFF SLAMS GUTIERREZ FOR BACKMARKER DRIVING

Toto Wolff is the latest F1 figure to hit out at the driving of Haas racer Esteban Gutierrez.

HAMILTON MUST HIT BACK IN MALAYSIA SAYS LAUDA

Lewis Hamilton must hit back hard at championship rival and teammate Nico Rosberg next weekend in Malaysia.

F1 DOOR OPEN FOR BERGER'S NEPHEW SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff says "the door is open" to a potential future in formula one for Lucas Auer.

MASSA SURPRISED BY RETIREMENT REACTION

Felipe Massa says he has been heartened by the reaction to his decision to retire from F1 at the end of the year.

20 SEPTEMBER 2016

F1 PADDOCK PONDERS ROSBERG AS 2016 CHAMPION

The F1 paddock is musing the possibility that Nico Rosberg will be crowned the sport's next world champion.

FERRARI MUST OPEN BASE IN ENGLAND SAYS BRIATORE

Sebastian Vettel is struggling amid the current situation at Ferrari, according to a respected Italian journalist.

ALONSO EYES TITLE FIGHT FOR MCLAREN IN 2017

Fernando Alonso is still targeting a tilt at the 2017 world championship.

KVYAT PASSION BACK TO NORMAL IN SINGAPORE

It was a tale of reverse fortunes for two drivers on the Singapore grid last weekend.

19 SEPTEMBER 2016

ECCLESTONE-CAREY POWER STRUGGLE SHAPING UP

A power struggle between Bernie Ecclestone and F1 newcomer Chase Carey is continuing to shape up.

FIA LOOKING INTO SINGAPORE MARSHAL NEAR-MISS

F1's governing body is looking into a dangerous incident that occurred during the Singapore grand prix.

PEREZ HOPING FOR ANNOUNCEMENT BEFORE MALAYSIA

Sergio Perez is hoping his future in F1 can be announced before the next race in Malaysia.

ITALY HAILS RAIKKONEN AFTER SINGAPORE

Kimi Raikkonen appears to be back in top form in formula one.

KVYAT PROVES HE BELONGS IN F1 SAYS ERMILIN

Daniil Kvyat is pushing to prove he deserves to stay in formula one.

ROSBERG NOT SURPRISED BY HAMILTON RESPECT

Nico Rosberg says there is still "respect" between himself and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.

NO NEW SINGAPORE GP DEAL AGREED YET

The Singapore grand prix weekend was run and won without a new deal being agreed for the future.

RACE REPORT - JUST BARELY

Singapore GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson in Singapore

18 SEPTEMBER 2016

RACE NOTES - ROSBERG TAKES SINGAPORE

Singapore GP - Race Notes
By Mark Karp

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Singapore GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Singapore GP - Race Results

CAREY IN MEETINGS WITHOUT ECCLESTONE?

When asked what Liberty Media's plans are for F1, the sport's incoming executive chairman answered: "No more Liberty Media.

TRULLI, ZANARDI LESS IMPRESSED WITH F1

Two former F1 drivers have admitted they find the sport less appealing than during their own careers.

LOWE PLAYS DOWN TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM

Sep.18 (GMM) Paddy Lowe has played down reports about a legal 'traction control'-style system aboard Mercedes' dominant 2016 car.

MCLAREN CHANCE MATTER OF TIME SAYS DE VRIES

Sep.18 (GMM) Nyck de Vries thinks it is only "a matter of time" before he gets his own chance at a career in formula one with McLaren.

FERRARI-DALLARA COLLABORATION RUMOURS SWIRL

Rumours are swirling that Ferrari is set to collaborate with Dallara, a specialist Italian race car manufacturer.

MAGNUSSEN WANTS TO KEEP BEATING PALMER

Kevin Magnussen is keeping his sights on beating his current teammate, as he waits to see if he will be retained by Renault for 2017.

SCHUMACHER FAMILY TO WIN CASE AGAINST MAGAZINE

A case brought against a German magazine is likely to be won by Michael Schumacher's family.

17 SEPTEMBER 2016

QUALIFYING REPORT - THE CHANCES OF WINNING

Singapore GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Singapore

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Singapore GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Singapore GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - GODZILLA STARS IN FP3

Singapore GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Singapore

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Singapore GP - Practice 3 Results

EUROPE COULD PUT BRAKES ON F1 SALE SAYS MOSLEY

Former FIA president Max Mosley has warned that the European Commission could put the brakes on the sale of F1 to Liberty Media.

F1 TEAMS KEEN ON BUYING INTO SPORT

F1 teams are open to the concept of buying into the sport's commercial rights.

FERRARI, MERCEDES DENY LOWE SWITCH RUMOURS

Ferrari has now played down rumours linking Mercedes' Paddy Lowe with a move to Maranello.

RIVALS SEE THREE-TEAM BATTLE IN SINGAPORE

Singapore 2016 could be a close, three-way battle for victory.

PIRELLI SCRAPS PLANS FOR 2016 TYRE CHANGE

Pirelli has scrapped its plans to introduce a new construction for its 2016 tyres.

SAINZ, EVEN KVYAT, LINKED WITH RENAULT SWITCH

Both of Toro Rosso's drivers are being linked with a sensational switch to the works Renault team for 2017.

LAUDA HITS BACK AT VERSTAPPEN'S REPLY

Niki Lauda says he is not sorry about criticising Max Verstappen's aggressive driving.

TALKS ON TO KEEP SINGAPORE ON CALENDAR

Talks are on to keep F1's popular Singapore night race on the calendar beyond 2017.

HARYANTO IN TALKS FOR 2017 RETURN?

Rio Haryanto could be on the way back into F1 for 2017.

16 SEPTEMBER 2016

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - YES IS THE ANSWER

Singapore GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Singapore

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Singapore GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Singapore GP - Practice 2 Results

2017 GOOD TIME TO MAKE WILLIAMS DEBUT SAYS STROLL

Lance Stroll says he thinks 2017 is a "good time" for him to make his F1 debut.

HONDA CAN TARGET MERCEDES FOR 2017 SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso thinks Honda can be targeting Mercedes for 2017.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - SUNSET RED

Singapore GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Singapore

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Singapore GP - Practice 1 Results

MAGNUSSEN HINTS POWER STRUGGLE BEHIND RENAULT DRIVER DELAY

Kevin Magnussen has admitted to some frustration about Renault's delayed decision about the shape of the works team's 2017 driver lineup.

F1 SILLY SEASON EXTENDS TO ECCLESTONE'S JOB

It's not just 'silly season' in the F1 driver camp.

POOR STARTS COULD COST HAMILTON TITLE

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he is worried poor starts could cost him the 2016 world championship.

LOWE HITS BACK AT FERRARI SWITCH RUMOURS

Paddy Lowe has hit back at rumours linking him with a switch to Ferrari.

15 SEPTEMBER 2016

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Singapore GP - Thursday Press Conference

VETTEL NOT DENYING LOWE TO FERRARI RUMOURS

Sebastian Vettel on Thursday did not deny rumours linking Mercedes chief Paddy Lowe with a move to Ferrari.

ECCLESTONE TO ATTEND SINGAPORE GP WITH CHASE CAREY

Bernie Ecclestone has had a change of heart regarding his attendance at this weekend's Singapore grand prix.

SAUBER KEEPS REBUILDING AFTER LONGBOW BUYOUT

Sauber is continuing to rebuild after almost collapsing under financial strain earlier in 2016.

BUTTON HAPPY TO RETIRE WITH ONE TITLE

Jenson Button says he would be happy to retire with just a single world championship under his belt.

GROSJEAN WELCOMES F1'S NEW AMERICAN OWNERS

Romain Grosjean has welcomed F1's new American owners, saying the 'American way' can be good for the sport.

HAMILTON NOT WORRIED ABOUT SINGAPORE SLUMP

Lewis Hamilton says he is not too worried about a repeat this weekend of Mercedes' poor showing in the Singapore grand prix last year.

14 SEPTEMBER 2016

BRITISH GRAND PRIX NOT SUPER-SAFE SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has hit out at European countries that don't spend more to safeguard their future on the F1 calendar.

DRIVER DECISION NOT A PRIORITY FOR RENAULT

Kevin Magnussen's chances of keeping his place at Renault dramatically drop after September ends, according to the Danish newspaper BT.

DOORNBOS TIPS VERSTAPPEN TO SHINE IN SINGAPORE

Former F1 driver Robert Doornbos thinks his countryman Max Verstappen has a real chance of winning this weekend's Singapore grand prix.

NASR HAPPIER WITH SAUBER AFTER TEAM BUYOUT

After almost collapsing earlier this year, Sauber is now noticeably back on track.

13 SEPTEMBER 2016

MERCEDES ACTIVE SUSPENSION TRICK REVEALED

The FIA and rival teams want to stop a rule loophole that explains some of the superiority of Mercedes' 2016 car.

STROLL ADMITS PRESSURE OF F1 DEBUT RUMOURS

Lance Stroll has admitted he is feeling the "pressure" of speculation linking him with the Williams race seat for 2017.

ECCLESTONE, BUTTON TIP HAMILTON FOR TITLE

Two prominent F1 figures would put their money on Lewis Hamilton winning a third consecutive drivers' title in 2017.

ECCLESTONE SAYS PROST BEST EVER F1 DRIVER

Bernie Ecclestone has named Alain Prost as the greatest F1 driver of all time.

12 SEPTEMBER 2016

BOTTAS GETS MARRIED IN HELSINKI

Valtteri Bottas has enjoyed an exciting preparation for this weekend's Singapore grand prix.

ABU DHABI COULD BE ECCLESTONE'S LAST RACE?

Bernie Ecclestone's future might not be as secure as it was earlier thought.

ENGINE SURVIVED BIG MAGNUSSEN CRASH

Kevin Magnussen looks set to re-use the power unit that was aboard his Renault when he crashed heavily at Eau Rouge recently.

KALTENBORN EXPECTS EUROPEAN DECISION SOON

Monisha Kaltenborn has tipped the European Commission to rule on the fairness of the governance and income distribution in formula one "soon".

STROLL READY FOR F1 DEBUT

Lance Stroll says he is ready to drive a formula one car.

BIANCHI HITS BACK AT LEGAL ACTION CRITICISM

The late Jules Bianchi's father has defended his criticism of F1 authorities.

9 SEPTEMBER 2016

VERSTAPPEN NOT RULING OUT SINGAPORE WIN

Max Verstappen is not ruling out a bid for victory under the Singapore lights next weekend.

FORMULA E BOSS PLAYS DOWN F1 ROLE RUMOURS

Formula E boss Alejandro Agag has played down suggestions he is set to help run formula one in the wake of the buyout by US media tycoon John Malone.

F1 TAKEOVER MUST CLEAR TWO HURDLES

F1's sale to US tycoon John Malone's Liberty Media is yet to clear two significant hurdles.

MANAGER HAD RENAULT, HAAS TALKS SAYS MASSA

Felipe Massa has admitted his manager had contact with other teams before he decided to retire from F1 at the end of the year.

8 SEPTEMBER 2016

ECCLESTONE CONFIRMS HE IS STAYING

Bernie Ecclestone is staying in formula one, despite earlier speculation that the F1 supremo would be ousted amid the sale deal to Liberty Media.

VANDOORNE WANTS TO BEAT ALONSO IN 2017

Stoffel Vandoorne insists he is looking forward to going up against Fernando Alonso next year at McLaren.

PEREZ STAYING AMID FORCE INDIA BUYOUT RUMOURS

Sergio Perez is staying with Force India, amid rumours in Mexico that his backers may even buy the Silverstone based team.

VERSTAPPEN THANKS HAMILTON FOR BACKING

Max Verstappen has thanked Lewis Hamilton after the reigning world champion backed the driving of the controversial 18-year-old.

ECCLESTONE WANTED 7-YEAR MONZA DEAL SAYS CAPELLI

Bernie Ecclestone wanted Monza's new deal to be for a full seven years, according to race consultant Ivan Capelli.

OCON SEEMS DESTINED FOR RENAULT SEAT

Esteban Ocon's future at Renault appears all but guaranteed.

WHITING DENIES JOB TALKS WITH F1 TEAMS

Charlie Whiting has slammed reports suggesting he is looking for another job in F1. Germany's Auto Bild claimed last week that the sport's long-serving race director and starter wants to leave the FIA and is already in talks with a couple of teams.

7 SEPTEMBER 2016

FORMULA 1 GROUP SOLD

It was announced today that Liberty Media is to purchase Delta Topco, the firm run by Bernie Ecclestone and CVC and is the Commercial Rights holder to the FIA Formula One World Championship.

ECCLESTONE NOT COMMITTING TO POST-SALE F1

Bernie Ecclestone is not committing to his current role in charge of F1 if the sale to US media tycoon John Malone's Liberty Group goes through.

MASSA RULES OUT RETURNING TO BRAZIL

Felipe Massa has ruled out continuing his racing career next year in Brazil's domestic stock car series.

SAINZ PLAYS DOWN LATEST RENAULT SWITCH RUMOURS

Carlos Sainz has played down any lingering speculation that he might still be in the running to change teams for 2017.

RUSSIAN GP2 DRIVER REVEALS F1 TALKS

Artem Markelov, a Russian GP2 driver, claims he is in talks with "a number of teams" about entering formula one.

6 SEPTEMBER 2016

RACE FOR SINGAPORE WIN COULD BE CLOSE

The race could be on for victory in next weekend's Singapore grand prix.

VERSTAPPEN NO FAN OF HALO SYSTEM

Max Verstappen has admitted he is no fan of the 'Halo'.

NYCK DE VRIES EYES VANDOORNE'S MCLAREN ROLE

The next young charger is now stepping up a notch at McLaren.

VERSTAPPEN TELLS LAUDA TO GO TO PSYCHIATRIST TOO

Max Verstappen has told his critics to "get used to" his on-track style.

WOLFF PLAYS DOWN ECCLESTONE SUCCESSOR REPORTS

Toto Wolff has played down suggestions he would make an ideal successor to Bernie Ecclestone.

PALMER'S FATHER COULD BE BRITISH GP SAVIOUR

Jolyon Palmer's father has emerged as a potential saviour for the British grand prix.

5 SEPTEMBER 2016

RUMOURS SWIRL ABOUT ECCLESTONE'S FUTURE

As big rumours swirl about the sale of F1's commercial rights, Bernie Ecclestone has named a potential successor as chief executive.

MAGNUSSEN, PALMER IN RUNNING FOR 2017 SAYS VASSEUR

Renault's existing drivers are still in the running for the race seats in 2017.

VILLENEUVE NO LONGER RAIKKONEN CRITIC

Jacques Villeneuve says he is no longer a critic of Kimi Raikkonen.

MARKO, GASLY DENY KVYAT AXE RUMOURS

Dr Helmut Marko has hit back at rumours Red Bull junior Pierre Gasly is set to take over Daniil Kvyat's Toro Rosso seat with immediate effect.

VETTEL STRUGGLING AT FERRARI SAYS LAUDA

Sebastian Vettel is currently "struggling" in his role as Ferrari's lead driver.

WILLIAMS TO REPLACE MASSA WITH STROLL?

Williams looks set to replace the retiring Felipe Massa with Canadian rookie Lance Stroll for 2017.

RACE REPORT - VICTORY PLATTER

Italian GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson in Monza

4 SEPTEMBER 2016

RACE NOTES - ROSBERG WINS IN ITALY

Italian GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Italian GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Italian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Italian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Italian GP - Race Results

2017 PRE-SEASON TEST DATES EMERGE

The 2017 calendar is really starting to take shape, as the dates for the pre-season test schedule now emerge in the Monza paddock.

FERRARI IN RIGHT HANDS AFTER ALLISON EXIT SAYS MARCHIONNE

Sergio Marchionne has backed Mattia Binotto as the right man to lead Ferrari back to winning.

PEREZ NOT CONFIRMING FORCE INDIA STAY RUMOURS

Sergio Perez says his plans for the 2017 season are not quite ready to be revealed.

SALE OF F1 BY CVC DEFINITELY DONE?

The deal is definitely done on the sale of F1's majority stake by current owners CVC, according to multiple authoritative publications.

BUTTON ON STANDBY FOR ALONSO EXIT?

Jenson Button surprised the F1 paddock at Monza by announcing he is taking a sabbatical in 2017.

MASSA COULD RACE ELSEWHERE IN 2017

Felipe Massa's father says it is possible the retiring F1 driver will switch to another category in 2017.

MANAGER BACKS VERSTAPPEN OVER VILLENEUVE ROW

Max Verstappen's manager has moved to put a lid on a war of words between the 18-year-old driver and 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve.

3 SEPTEMBER 2016

QUALIFYING REPORT - HEADING FOR 50

Italian GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Monza

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Italian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Italian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Italian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Italian GP - Qualifying Results

VERSTAPPEN SLAMS VILLENEUVE AFTER CRITICISM

Max Verstappen has hit back with fury at criticism from 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve.

PIRELLI ADMITS NEW TYRE DEBUT IN DOUBT

Pirelli has admitted it might not be able to introduce a new construction of tyre this year.

MAGNUSSEN DOUBTS HALO WILL MAKE F1 DEBUT

Kevin Magnussen is not sure the controversial Halo device will ever be introduced in F1.

F1 TEAMS FEAR ZIKA VIRUS IN SINGAPORE

F1 teams are reportedly concerned about the risk of staff contracting the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Singapore later this month.

WEHRLEIN CONFIDENT OF 2017 CONTRACT

Pascal Wehrlein is confident he will still be a F1 driver in 2017.

ALONSO SATISFIED WITH HONDA PROGRESS SAYS SAINZ

Carlos Sainz says he can sense the optimism in his friend and countryman Fernando Alonso.

2017 MONZA CONTRACT NOT SIGNED YET

The Italian grand prix saga is still not over, as the contract was not actually signed on Friday.

F1 WILL ALWAYS SURVIVE WORSE TIMES SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso says F1 will survive, even if the sport does not dramatically improve the spectacle in the coming years.

F1 SET FOR SILLY SEASON DECISION MONTH

Felipe Nasr has tipped September to host the culmination of this year's driver 'silly season'.

FERRARI RACING NEW ENGINE AT MONZA

Ferrari has spent the last of its in-season performance 'tokens' with its Monza engine upgrade.

SAUBER SIGNS ANOTHER TOP ENGINEER

Sauber is hitting the throttle after being acquired by investors.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - WAY AHEAD

Italian GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Monza

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Italian GP - Practice 3 Results

2 SEPTEMBER 2016

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - TOKEN POWER

Italian GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Monza

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Italian GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Italian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Italian GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Italian GP - Practice 2 Results

WILLIAMS RETURN FOR BUTTON UNLIKELY

A seat may only have just become officially available, but Jenson Button may have missed the boat to switch to Williams for 2017.

WHITING IN TALKS TO JOIN F1 TEAM?

Charlie Whiting may be looking for another job in F1.

HOCKENHEIM SAYS NO 2017 RACE DEAL DONE YET

Hockenheim chief Georg Seiler says no deal has been done to guarantee the future of the German grand prix for 2017.

NO TALKS WITH TEAMS ABOUT 2017 SAYS MASSA

Felipe Massa says he had no negotiations with F1 teams prior to announcing his decision to retire at Monza.

NOT EVERY RIVAL CRITICAL OF VERSTAPPEN

Not every driver is overly critical of Max Verstappen's aggressive driving at Spa.

GROSJEAN HINTS AT 2017 HAAS STAY

Romain Grosjean has hinted strongly that he is staying at Haas for 2017.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - THE TEMPLE OF SPEED

Italian GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Monza

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Italian GP - Practice 1 Results

NEW MONZA DEAL SET FOR FRIDAY ANNOUNCEMENT

A day and time has been set for the announcement of Monza's new Italian grand prix deal.

NO INFORMATION ABOUT SCHUMACHER SAYS ROSSELLA

Rossella Giannini says she has no information about Michael Schumacher's condition, or contact with the great German's family.

1 SEPTEMBER 2016

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Italian GP - Thursday Press Conference

MASSA TO RETIRE, MAGNUSSEN TO RACE

Felipe Massa has announced his retirement from formula one.

MARKO DENIES GASLY TO OUST KVYAT

Dr Helmut Marko has slammed rumours Pierre Gasly is on the cusp of beginning his F1 adventure.

VETTEL NOT COMMITTING WHOLE CAREER TO FERRARI

Sebastian Vettel is relieved Monza looks to be back on track with a new three-year F1 race deal.

TEAMS COULD REJECT NEW PIRELLI TYRE?

Pirelli's plans to introduce a new construction for its tyres in 2016 could be rejected by the teams.

HONDA EYES NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR 2017

Honda has indicated it could follow the technological lead of F1's other 'power unit' makers.

F1'S SECOND THOUGHTS OVER EURO EXODUS SAYS MONZA

Italian grand prix chief Angelo Sticchi Damiani thinks a shift back to Europe could be occurring in F1.

MASSA COULD TURN TO BRAZIL'S STOCK CAR?

Felipe Massa could find himself out of F1 and in Brazil's national stock car series in 2017.

RTL FLAGS NEW TV DEAL FOR GERMANY

German free-to-air broadcaster RTL is considering extending its F1 television deal yet again.

PIZZONIA'S TOP SPEED F1 RECORD COULD TUMBLE

A 12-year F1 record might finally tumble at Monza this weekend.

31 AUGUST 2016

DENNIS DENIES BUTTON DECISION MADE

Ron Dennis has denied claims Jenson Button will definitely leave McLaren and possibly F1 at the end of the season.

NEW MONZA DEAL TO FINALLY BE SIGNED?

A new F1 race deal for historic Monza is finally ready to be signed and announced.

NO BODYGUARDS FOR VERSTAPPEN AT MONZA SAYS MANAGER

Max Verstappen's manager has denied reports the Dutch teenager might be wise to take precautions ahead of the Italian grand prix.

PUNDIT HOPES CRASH DOESN'T DENT MAGNUSSEN CHANCES

Danish racing driver Jason Watt hopes Kevin Magnussen's huge crash at Eau Rouge doesn't dent his chances of staying at Renault in 2017.

2017 CALENDAR TO HAVE 21 RACES AGAIN?

F1 looks set to embark on a second consecutive 21-race voyage around the world in 2017.

30 AUGUST 2016

VERSTAPPEN MANAGER TO TALK ABOUT AGGRESSION

The F1 paddock is split over Max Verstappen's aggression during the Belgian grand prix.

BOTTAS INKS NEW TWO-YEAR WILLIAMS DEAL?

Valtteri Bottas looks to have secured his future with Williams.

MAGNUSSEN WILL BE AT MONZA SAYS PHYSIO

Kevin Magnussen's trainer and physio says the Dane will definitely be at Monza this weekend.

GOOD START FOR ALLISON'S SUCCESSOR BINOTTO

Following a mid-season slump, things are looking up for Ferrari.

29 AUGUST 2016

MAGNUSSEN CUT AND BRUISED AFTER EAU ROUGE CRASH

Kevin Magnussen looks set to be fit for the Italian grand prix this weekend, despite an horror crash at Spa's fabled Eau Rouge on Sunday.

F1 WORLD BLASTS VERSTAPPEN AFTER SPA AGGRESSION

The F1 world rounded on Max Verstappen after Sunday's Belgian grand prix, insisting the Dutchman is driving too recklessly.

FERRARI STAFF OBLIGATED TO DELIVER SAYS MARCHIONNE

Sergio Marchionne has warned that no one at Ferrari is safe unless the team starts meeting its targets.

ALONSO RETIREMENT WOULD BE A SHAME SAYS HAMILTON

It would be a "real shame" if Fernando Alonso was lost to formula one after 2017, according to his former McLaren nemesis Lewis Hamilton.

PEREZ HINTS NEWS ABOUT FUTURE IMMINENT

News about Sergio Perez's future may now be imminent.

RED BULL DENIES ILLEGAL DIFFUSER CLAIMS

Red Bull has hit back at any suggestion its 2016 car may be illegal.

WEHRLEIN DEFENDS HARYANTO AFTER OUSTING

Pascal Wehrlein has defended his ousted Manor teammate Rio Haryanto.

RACE REPORT - SPA-MASH

Belgian GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson in Spa-Francorchamps

28 AUGUST 2016

RACE NOTES - ROSBERG CRUISES TO BELGIAN GP WIN

Belgian GP - Race Notes
By Mark Karp

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Belgian GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Belgian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Belgian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Belgian GP - Race Results

WOLFF PLAYS DOWN VANDOORNE COMMENTS

Toto Wolff has played down suggestions he is about to snap up McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne.

PIRELLI DEFENDS HIGH PRESSURES AT SPA

Pirelli has hit back at fierce criticism of its tyres this weekend at Spa.

WOLFF DENIES MANOR NOW TOTO ROSSO

Toto Wolff has played down claims he is turning the F1 backmarker Manor into a Mercedes junior team.

CAPITO SAYS HE WILL BE BOULLIER'S BOSS

A power struggle could be shaping up at McLaren, according to a Spanish sports daily.

MONZA BETTER FOR HAMILTON'S PENALTY WEEKEND SAYS WOLFF

Lewis Hamilton is keeping an open mind and a modest target of breaking into the top ten as he prepares to start the Belgian grand prix from the back.

SOMEONE MUST SAVE BRITISH GP SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted the future of the historic British grand prix is in doubt.

27 AUGUST 2016

QUALIFYING REPORT - POINTS POSITION

Belgian GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Spa-Francorchamps

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Belgian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Belgian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Belgian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Belgian GP - Qualifying Results

PADDOCK SPLIT OVER HAMILTON PENALTY RECOVERY

The F1 paddock is split over whether Lewis Hamilton can bounce back from his grid penalties to finish on the podium at Spa on Sunday.

SAINZ WORRIED TORO ROSSO BEING LEFT BEHIND

Carlos Sainz says he is worried Toro Rosso has suddenly become the F1 backmarker.

VANDOORNE WAITING FOR QUICK BUTTON DECISION

Stoffel Vandoorne is waiting for the situation between McLaren and Jenson Button to unfold before he presses ahead with his 2017 plans.

HONDA PLAYS DOWN HUGE ENGINE PERFORMANCE STEP

A Honda official has played down claims Honda may now be ready to start taking on the top F1 teams.

ENGINEERS SAY RAIKKONEN DESERVES 2017 SEAT

Kimi Raikkonen's former race engineers all say the Finn deserves to have kept his Ferrari seat for 2017.

MAGNUSSEN WANTS RENAULT DECISION IN SEPTEMBER

Kevin Magnussen has urged Renault to make a fast decision over its driver lineup for 2017.

KVYAT UNMOVED AFTER MARKO COMMENTS

Daniil Kvyat says he is focused on the current season rather than any signs that he might have a future at Toro Rosso.

PIRELLI BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT SPA

Pirelli's tyres are back in the spotlight at Spa.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - EAU ROUGE

Belgian GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Spa-Francorchamps

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Belgian GP - Practice 3 Results

26 AUGUST 2016

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - OUR HERO

Belgian GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Spa-Francorchamps

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Belgian GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Belgian GP - Friday Team Quotes

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Belgian GP - Friday Press Conference

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Belgian GP - Practice 2 Results

BOTTAS NOT CONFIRMING RENAULT SWITCH REPORTS

Valtteri Bottas has refused to confirm or deny reports he has received an offer to switch to Renault for 2017.

VETTEL KNOWS FERRARI FORM WILL TAKE TIME

Sebastian Vettel says he remains patient as Ferrari builds back up to winning form.

PEREZ PLAYS DOWN RENAULT SPONSOR CLASH

Sergio Perez has played down suggestions a clash of sponsors could thwart his next move in formula one.

SAINZ IMPRESSED WITH MCLAREN PROGRESS

Carlos Sainz says he has been impressed with the progress being made by McLaren-Honda.

BUTTON PROBABLY WILL STAY IN F1

Jenson Button says his plans beyond 2016 will be known "soon".

HAAS UNMOVED OVER GUTIERREZ RUMOURS

Haas boss Gunther Steiner will not say if Esteban Gutierrez is staying at the new American team for its second season in 2017.

MAGNUSSEN ADMITS TALKS WITH RENAULT RIVALS

Kevin Magnussen has admitted he has been in contact with other teams because Renault is yet to sign him up for the 2017 season.

SAUBER LOOKS TO REBUILD TATTERED TEAM

Sauber is starting to rebuild its tattered organisation after almost succumbing to financial woes in 2016.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - THE REPEAT

Belgian GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Spa-Francorchamps

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Belgian GP - Practice 1 Results

PUBLIC NEEDS MIRACLE TO SEE SCHUMACHER AGAIN

A "miracle" is what is needed if the public wants to ever again see F1 legend Michael Schumacher.

NEW TEAMMATE OCON INTERESTS WEHRLEIN

Pascal Wehrlein used the summer break to sit his theory test for the C1 truck license category.

25 AUGUST 2016

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Belgian GP - Thursday Press Conference

HULKENBERG TO ALSO TEST HALO AT SPA

Nico Rosberg will not be the only F1 driver trying the 'Halo' cockpit protection device in Friday practice.

HAMILTON NOT ANGRY BUT PLAYS DOWN SPA WIN

Lewis Hamilton on Thursday insisted he is not angry with Mercedes as he faces a difficult weekend at Spa.

VANDOORNE SAYS HE COULD LEAVE MCLAREN

Stoffel Vandoorne says that if he doesn't race for McLaren next year, he could go elsewhere in pitlane.

ENGINE UPGRADES ABOUND AHEAD OF SPA

Ferrari is not the only team taking engine upgrades to this weekend's Belgian grand prix.

HUGE PERFORMANCE LEAP FOR 2017 SAYS HEMBERY

Paul Hembery has tipped a huge performance leap for formula one as a result of the rules changes for 2017.

ROSBERG QUESTIONS HAMILTON

Nico Rosberg has all guns blazing as he bids to put his world championship campaign back on track at Spa and beyond.

INDYCAR, WEC ALTERNATIVES FADE FOR MASSA

Felipe Massa has played down any claims he might keep his racing dream alive for 2017 by switching to Indycar.

VANDOORNE READY FOR F1 SAYS CAPITO

McLaren's incoming chief executive says Stoffel Vandoorne is ready for F1.

SCHUMACHER'S FATE TRAGIC SAYS BRAWN

25 years after observing the meteoric start to the most successful career in F1 history, Ross Brawn says the fate of Michael Schumacher is nothing short of "tragic".

24 AUGUST 2016

HAMILTON FACES PENALTIES, ROSBERG TO TEST HALO

Mercedes has revealed world championship leader Lewis Hamilton is "likely" to face penalties this weekend at Spa.

FERRARI TAKING NEW ENGINE TO SPA?

Ferrari has a new engine specification in its luggage as the sport prepares to wake from its August slumber this weekend in Belgium.

ECCLESTONE IN TALKS TO BE HOCKENHEIM RACE PROMOTER

Hockenheim and Bernie Ecclestone look to be on track to secure Germany's place on the F1 calendar.

F1 BATTLES TO AVOID LAST PLACE

Even at the very back of the grid, a spicy and crucial battle is taking place.

MICK SCHUMACHER MISSING HIS DAD

Former F1 priest Don Sergio Mantovani has tipped Michael Schumacher to keep fighting.

23 AUGUST 2016

SPA PROMOTER THRILLED WITH F1 TICKET SALES

The race promoter is heralding almost unprecedented interest in this weekend's Belgian grand prix.

22 AUGUST 2016

TRACK LIMITS MUST BE POLICED SAYS WHITING

Two F1 team bosses have slammed the current situation in the sport regarding the thorny topic of so-called 'track limits'.

TEEN OCON CAN HANDLE F1 PRESSURE SAYS LAGRUE

The head of Mercedes' driver development programme insists Esteban Ocon is ready for F1.

HAMILTON TO TAKE ENGINE PENALTY AT MONZA

It has been decided that Lewis Hamilton will slide down the grid at Monza.

TYRES TO DOMINATE BATTLE FOR FOURTH SAYS SYMONDS

Mastering Pirelli's tyres will be the key to a close battle for top spot behind F1's 'big three' teams in the latter phase of the 2016 championship.

TORO ROSSO GOOD PLACE FOR 2017 SAYS KVYAT

Daniil Kvyat has admitted staying at Toro Rosso would be a "very good place" for him to continue his career in formula one.

NASR SEEKS HELP FOR 2017 RENAULT SEAT?

Felipe Nasr took a bid for a works seat in formula one all the way to the top last week, according to a Brazilian media outlet.

19 AUGUST 2016

SPA TO BE FIRST RACE FOR MCLAREN-HONDA'S CAPITO

Jost Capito has confirmed he will soon start work at McLaren.

OCON EYES DEBUT AND RENAULT, MERCEDES FUTURE

Esteban Ocon has not denied that his forthcoming nine-race stint at Manor is effectively an audition for a Renault race seat for 2017.

SEPANG REVEALS CIRCUIT CHANGES FOR 2016

Malaysia's F1 chief has revealed that the Sepang circuit has undergone significant changes ahead of the 2016 race.

NO F1 DEAL FOR LAS VEGAS RACE YET SAYS TILKE

Plans to take F1 back to Las Vegas remain in the air for now.

18 AUGUST 2016

FERRARI A GREAT DISAPPOINTMENT IN 2016 SAYS WEBBER

Mark Webber does not think Mercedes' rivals are quite ready to pounce on the German team's dominance.

17 AUGUST 2016

PEREZ ADMITS HE COULD LEAVE FORCE INDIA

Sergio Perez has admitted it is possible his powerful Mexican backers will call time on his tenure at Force India at the end of 2016.

RENAULT GETTING CLOSE TO 2017 DRIVER CALL

Renault is now mere weeks from closing on its driver lineup for the 2017 season.

NASR DENIES TAKING POLITICAL SIDES IN BRAZIL

Felipe Nasr has denied taking a political side this week after making an official visit to Brazil's acting president Michel Temer.

MONTEZEMOLO DENIES LATEST SCHUMACHER COMMENTS

International publications and Luca di Montezemolo have clarified reports this week that suggest Michael Schumacher's condition is now improving.

16 AUGUST 2016

TYRES TO BLAME FOR F1 RAIN DELAYS SAYS MASSA

Pirelli has hit back at claims it is to blame for the dearth of wet-weather racing in formula one today.

F1 NOT THE PRIORITY FOR LAMBORGHINI SAYS DOMENICALI

Stefano Domenicali says Lamborghini will not be entering formula one any time soon.

BELGIAN GP RAMPING UP TERRORISM MEASURES

Organisers of the Belgian grand prix will ramp up anti-terrorism measures ahead of the forthcoming race at Spa-Francorchamps.

15 AUGUST 2016

RAIKKONEN HAS GOOD CHANCE AT SPA SAYS SALO

Kimi Raikkonen has a good chance of a strong result once the summer break ends next weekend.

SAINZ FELT AT EYE LEVEL WITH VERSTAPPEN

The quiet achiever in F1 says he is looking forward to shining again in 2017.

NO NEW RESERVE DRIVER FOR RENAULT

Renault says it will not appoint an official replacement for reserve driver Esteban Ocon.

MAGNUSSEN MUST DO MORE TO SECURE FUTURE?

Kevin Magnussen has work to do in order to secure his future in F1.

SPONSOR TO LEAVE MANOR LIVERY FROM SPA

A prominent sponsor will be missing from the livery of Manor's 2016 car once the summer break ends at Spa next weekend.

SUMMER BREAK AT RIGHT TIME FOR KVYAT

Former F1 driver Vitaly Petrov thinks the summer break came just at the right time for his Russian countryman Daniil Kvyat.

12 AUGUST 2016

2017 TYRE TESTS GIVE TOP TEAMS HUGE ADVANTAGE

F1's top three teams are getting a "huge advantage" by helping Pirelli test the bigger tyres for 2017.

TECH BOSS GIVES THUMBS UP TO 2017 CARS

Force India's technical boss has given a thumbs up to the new generation of F1 cars for 2017.

MALDONADO SET FOR SPORTS CAR SEAT

Pastor Maldonado could be set to get his race career back on track in sports cars.

HARYANTO HOPES FOR F1 RACE SEAT RETURN

Rio Haryanto says he hopes to return to a race seat in formula one.

11 AUGUST 2016

FERRARI WILL BE STRONGER IN 2017 SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso says he has no hard feelings as he looks back on his decision to quit Ferrari.

RED BULL KEEPING KEY AND KVYAT

Dr Helmut Marko has played down speculation that two key Red Bull figures could be set to leave the energy drink company's F1 foray.

HARYANTO ACCEPTS MANOR RESERVE ROLE

Rio Haryanto has accepted the reserve driver role at Manor, after being dropped by the backmarker F1 team.

DRIVERS NEED A MERCEDES OR RED BULL TO WIN F1 TITLES SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko thinks drivers wanting to win the 2017 world championship need to be at the wheel of a Mercedes or a Red Bull.

10 AUGUST 2016

OCON REPLACES HARYANTO AT MANOR - CONFIRMED

Reports that Esteban Ocon will replace Rio Haryanto at Manor were confirmed on Wednesday morning.

BUTTON HOPES FOR FOUR-WAY TITLE FIGHT IN 2017

Jenson Button has headed into his summer break declaring that his future in F1 is currently clouded.

CVC POISED TO SELL F1 STAKE?

CVC is poised to finally sell its multi-billion dollar majority stake in formula one, according to the business news agency Bloomberg.

OCON POISED TO REPLACE HARYANTO?

Esteban Ocon appears set to emerge from the summer break as F1's newest teenage rookie.

PIRELLI WANTS BAHRAIN TEST FOR 2017 TYRES

Pirelli chief Paul Hembery has revealed he is pushing for track testing to take place in warmer locations, admitting Bahrain would be "ideal".

HAMILTON FEARS TITLE LEAD WON'T LAST

Lewis Hamilton said he headed into F1's summer break aware that his lead in the world championship might not last for long.

9 AUGUST 2016

F1'S BRAZILIAN DUO FACE UNCERTAIN FUTURE

F1's two Brazilian drivers are each facing an uncertain future beyond 2016.

F1 SHOULD START 2021 ENGINE PLANNING NOW

F1 should start putting its mind to the future of the engine regulations, according to two of the sport's leading technical officials.

8 AUGUST 2016

NEWEY FULLY MOTIVATED AGAIN SAYS HORNER

Adrian Newey is getting much more involved in the design of next year's Red Bull, according to Red Bull team boss Christian Horner.

ONLY NEW RULES CAN STOP MERCEDES SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso has hailed the timing of F1's regulations change for 2017.

ROSBERG LACKS HAMILTON'S KILLER INSTINCT SAYS MARKO

It is Lewis Hamilton's "killer instinct" that in 2016 will deliver championship victory to him for a third consecutive time.

BOTTAS HAS RENAULT OFFER?

Valtteri Bottas has an "offer" to switch from Williams to the Renault works team for 2017.

GOOD OFFER WOULD RESTART F1 CAREER SAYS BUEMI

Sebastien Buemi says only a "good offer" from a F1 team could entice him away from his current motor racing forays.

5 AUGUST 2016

MONTEZEMOLO STRUGGLES TO HOLD TONGUE OVER FERRARI

Former team president Luca di Montezemolo has struggled to resist commenting on Ferrari's current situation.

ECCLESTONE CREDITS VERSTAPPEN FOR HEINEKEN DEAL

Bernie Ecclestone has credited Max Verstappen for tipping Heineken over the edge in deciding to enter F1.

WEHRLEIN DEFENDS PERFORMANCE AGAINST HARYANTO

Pascal Wehrlein has defended his performance alongside Manor teammate Rio Haryanto in the first half of 2016.

4 AUGUST 2016

RENAULT COULD TURN BLUE FOR 2017

The works Renault team could be set to change colours for 2017, according to the latest international reports.

MARKO PLAYS DOWN KVYAT AXE RUMOURS

Dr Helmut Marko has moved to temper speculation that Daniil Kvyat is set to definitely lose Red Bull's backing.

HULKENBERG HAILS MCLAREN-HONDA PROGRESS

Nico Hulkenberg has hailed McLaren-Honda's rate of improvement in 2016.

ECCLESTONE TO SELL F1 RADIO COMMUNICATION?

Bernie Ecclestone is reportedly planning to monetise access to radio communications in F1.

SIROTKIN IN RUNNING FOR RENAULT SEAT?

Sergey Sirotkin's father thinks the 20-year-old Russian is in the running to step into a race seat with Renault for 2017.

3 AUGUST 2016

WILLIAMS OPENS DOOR TO BUTTON, PEREZ

Williams has made clear its door may be open to not only Jenson Button but also Sergio Perez for the 2017 season.

MARCHIONNE NOT SATISFIED BUT STAYING THE COURSE

Sergio Marchionne has this week suggested Ferrari will stay the course, despite admitting that the great Italian marque has disappointed in the opening half of 2016.

FATHER DEFENDS MAGNUSSEN'S F1 COMMITMENT

Kevin Magnussen's father has hit back at media speculation that his future is Renault is under a cloud because of his work ethic.

LAUDA TO HELP ROSBERG BOUNCE BACK

Championship rivals Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have got off to very different starts to their F1 summer break.

WOLFF URGES RENAULT TO SIGN OCON

Esteban Ocon looks set to be the next teenage charger to make his mark in formula one.

MERCEDES, MCLAREN IN DISPUTE OVER ENGINEER

A dispute is bubbling between world champions Mercedes and rival F1 team McLaren over an engineer.

2 AUGUST 2016

ITALY BACKS ROSBERG OVER FIA PENALTY

The Italian media has backed Nico Rosberg after he was penalised for an overtaking move on Max Verstappen at Hockenheim.

HOCKENHEIM WANTS HELP TO SECURE GERMAN GP FUTURE

A cloud continues to hang over the future of the German grand prix.

ROSBERG LOST THE TITLE IN JULY SAYS MONTAGNY

Lewis Hamilton may now be a sure bet to win his third consecutive world championship this year.

HAMILTON SUED OVER $4.6M GRENADA VILLA

World champion Lewis Hamilton is in a $4.6 million legal battle with an Italian property developer.

ECCLESTONE HAILS POLICE AFTER KIDNAPPING RAID

Bernie Ecclestone has hailed Brazilian police after his mother-in-law was freed unhurt from kidnappers following a daring raid.

HARYANTO PUSHING HARD FOR SPA BACKING

Rio Haryanto says his management will not be resting during F1's summer break.

1 AUGUST 2016

ARRIVABENE SAYS FERRARI MUST INCREASE DOWNFORCE

Maurizio Arrivabene has admitted that Ferrari needs to rev up its progress when it comes to aerodynamics.

MAGNUSSEN STILL IN PLAY FOR 2017 SEAT?

Kevin Magnussen remains in the running to keep his works Renault seat beyond 2016.

MCLAREN HEADING FOR 2017 WINS SAYS DENNIS

McLaren-Honda is on target for "victories" in 2017.

ECCLESTONE PLAYS DOWN SACHSENRING RUMOURS

Reports that the Sachsenring could be in the running to rescue the German GP for 2017 have been played down.

KVYAT NOT GIVING UP ON F1 CAREER

Daniil Kvyat is not ready to give up on his formula one career quite yet.

ECCLESTONE'S MOTHER-IN-LAW SAFE AFTER KIDNAPPING

Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law is safe and well, after being kidnapped in Sao Paulo over a week ago.

MICK SCHUMACHER'S NEXT STEP IS F3, NOT F1

Mick Schumacher's manager has put the brakes on any suggestion the 17-year-old might soon be set to join fellow teenager Max Verstappen in F1.

RACE REPORT - WHEN IT COUNTED...

German GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson in Hockenheim

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