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28 NOVEMBER 2014

SAINZ SIGNS TO DRIVE FOR TORO ROSSO IN 2015

Scudera Toro Rosso has announced today that Carlos Sainz Jr will join the team to race alongside fellow rookie Max Verstappen for the 2015 season.

VETTEL DENIES DRIVING FERRARI ROAD CAR AT 350KPH

Sebastian Vettel's press office has denied claims the German driver reached mind-numbing speeds on the public roads of Abu Dhabi last week.

WILLIAMS CONFIRMS SUSIE WOLFF STAYING

Williams on Friday confirmed Susie Wolff is staying with the team as test driver in 2015.

NO ENGINE DISCOUNT FOR SMALL TEAMS

The F1 Commission this week failed to act on the issue of the sport's struggling small teams.

WILLIAMS POACHES SPONSOR FROM STRUGGLING LOTUS

A major backer of the Lotus team has switched allegiances within the F1 pitlane.

VETTEL EXIT SPOILED VERGNE'S RED BULL FUTURE

Jean-Eric Vergne says he was a contender to replace the Ferrari-bound Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull.

HULKENBERG TO SPLIT F1 WITH LE MANS IN 2015

Nico Hulkenberg will contest next year's Le Mans 24 hour race.

VETTEL IS MATTIACCI'S PARTING GIFT TO FERRARI

Marco Mattiacci has broken his silence to suggest Sebastian Vettel was his "parting gift" to Ferrari.

RED BULL WINGS GROUNDS FOR RACE BAN SAYS FORCE INDIA

Red Bull's illegal front wing in Abu Dhabi may have been grounds for a race ban.

TORQUE OF V6 ENGINE LIKE STAR WARS SAYS COULTHARD

David Coulthard says he was blown away by the performance of this year's title-winning Mercedes turbo V6 engine.

27 NOVEMBER 2014

F1 VOTES ON RULE CHANGES FOR 2015 SEASON

F1 has moved to scrap the highly controversial double points system ahead of the 2015 season.

NO PANIC AFTER ROUGH HONDA TEST DEBUT

Before departing Abu Dhabi, boss Eric Boullier told Spanish television Movistar the British team has "no reason to panic".

EUROPEAN COMMISSION LOOKING INTO F1

The European Commission (EC) is now looking into potential anti-competition breaches within formula one, according to international media reports.

TORO ROSSO SET TO ANNOUNCE SAINZ JR ON MONDAY?

Red Bull will announce the identity of Jean-Eric Vergne's successor at the junior team Toro Rosso in the coming days.

VETTEL TO TAKE ITALIAN LANGUAGE LESSONS

Sebastian Vettel will take private lessons in Italian as he gets up to speed with life at Ferrari.

VERGNE ANNOUNCES TORO ROSSO EXIT

Jean-Eric Vergne has announced his departure from Toro Rosso.

ROSBERG NOT ANGRY WITH MERCEDES AFTER TITLE LOSS

Nico Rosberg insists he is "not angry" with Mercedes after technical trouble ended his world championship hopes last Sunday.

MERCEDES CAUGHT FERRARI SNOOPING IN ABU DHABI

Mercedes thwarted a Ferrari 'spy' during the post-race Abu Dhabi test on Wednesday.

SCHUMACHER SITS IN THE SUN IN GERMAN MAGAZINE

A German lifestyle magazine is being criticised for publishing a photo of Michael Schumacher on the cover of its latest issue.

26 NOVEMBER 2014

HONDA WILL BE STRONG DESPITE TROUBLED START SAYS DENNIS

Ron Dennis has played down suggestions Honda's 2015 engine programme is running behind schedule.

ALONSO MOCKS FERRARI'S MARLBORO MAN SHAKEUP

Fernando Alonso has wasted no time in strongly distancing himself from Ferrari, where he spent the past five seasons as the fabled team's 'number 1' driver.

TODT SAYS RED BULL'S TWIN-TURBO PLAN IS NONSENSE

FIA president Jean Todt insists he does not have unlimited powers to force change within the seemingly crisis-struck world of formula one.

VETTEL'S FERRARI APPEARANCE LEGALLY NOT OK SAYS MARKO

Sebastian Vettel breached his contract by kicking off his Ferrari career early on Tuesday.

BOTTAS MANAGEMENT PLAYS DOWN FERRARI RUMOURS

Valtteri Bottas' managers have played down rumours linking the on-form Finn with a move to Ferrari.

PALMER EYES FORCE INDIA RESERVE ROLE

New GP2 champion Jolyon Palmer is hoping for "a role" with Force India in 2015.

SAINZ DENIES TORO ROSSO DECISION ALREADY MADE

Carlos Sainz jr has denied he already knows he will make his F1 debut with Toro Rosso next year.

DENMARK EYES F1 RACE FOR 2018

Denmark is the latest country in the queue to host a formula one race.

25 NOVEMBER 2014

HAMILTON WANTS TO KEEP NUMBER 44 IN 2015

2014 world champion Lewis Hamilton wants to keep his personal race number 44 next year rather than switch to number 1.

DRIVER REUNION COULD MAKE MCLAREN STRONGER SAYS DENNIS

Even Ron Dennis is now beginning to hint that Fernando Alonso is set to return to McLaren.

QATAR TO BREAK F1 FEE RECORD IN 2017?

Qatar, the small Arab country, looks set to break F1's record for the highest-paying grand prix host.

VETTEL HAS PASSION FOR FERRARI SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo, the new de-facto number 1 at Red Bull, says he can understand why Sebastian Vettel is heading to Ferrari.

SAINZ WAITS FOR IMMINENT TORO ROSSO ANNOUNCEMENT

Carlos Sainz jr says he hopes Toro Rosso will shortly announce his 2015 debut.

TV BROADCASTER WORRIED ABOUT RATINGS DECLINE

The German broadcaster RTL has blamed formula one for declining television ratings in 2015.

24 NOVEMBER 2014

FERRARI REPLACES MATTIACCI WITH ARRIVABENE

Ferrari on Monday confirmed reports team boss Marco Mattiacci is being replaced after just seven months in the job.

RACE REPORT - HAM'S THE MAN

Lewis Hamilton is the man who won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and his second world championship. He did it in style, grabbing the lead from title rival and Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg at the start, leading most of the way, and winning his 11th race of the season.

FORMER SPANISH KING SAYS ALONSO IS GOING TO MCLAREN

Fernando Alonso completed his Ferrari career on Sunday still refusing to confirm widespread speculation his next move is to McLaren-Honda.

MALLYA SLAMS RED BULL AS F1 CHEATS

Rival F1 team Force India has blasted outgoing world champions Red Bull as the "cheats" of the sport.

NEW DEAL WITH CHAMP HAMILTON MAY TAKE TIME SAYS WOLFF

With Lewis Hamilton now a double world champion, Mercedes has vowed to waste no time in signing him up for the future.

MATTIACCI FOCUSED ON FERRARI TOP JOB AT THE MOMENT

Marco Mattiacci has done little to reject rumours he is set to depart as Ferrari's team boss.

ROSBERG GRACIOUS IN TITLE DEFEAT

As their fierce rivalry this year came to its zenith on Sunday, Nico Rosberg was notably gracious in defeat.

TORO ROSSO TIPPED TO ANNOUNCE SAINZ THIS WEEK

Carlos Sainz jr could be unveiled within days as Toro Rosso's new driver for 2015.

NOT POSSIBLE TO NAME SCHU RECOVERY DATE SAYS MANAGER

Michael Schumacher's manager Sabine Kehm says it is "not possible" to talk about how long it will take the F1 legend to recover.

23 NOVEMBER 2014

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON IS CHAMPION

Abu Dhabi GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Abu Dhabi GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Abu Dhabi GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Race Results

NEWEY SAYS ALL F1 CARS FRONT WINGS FLEXING

Red Bull cried foul on Saturday after its cars were disqualified from qualifying in Abu Dhabi.

VERGNE SET FOR TORO ROSSO EXIT

Jean-Eric Vergne appears to have missed out on a Toro Rosso seat for 2015.

ROSBERG'S MIND GAMES REACH TITLE ZENITH ON SUNDAY

Nico Rosberg has been busily playing the psychological game this weekend as he clings to his world championship chances.

RED BULL STILL BLOCKING VETTEL'S FERRARI TEST

Sebastian Vettel has hit out at Red Bull for blocking him from making his Ferrari test debut next week.

MAGNUSSEN CAN BE DANISH SPORTING LEGEND?

A new name "might" have leapt into contention to become Fernando Alonso's teammate at McLaren-Honda next year.

ECCLESTONE READY TO TEAR UP INCOME CONTRACTS

Bernie Ecclestone on Saturday said he is prepared to "tear up" contracts and start again, as the sport's civil war appeared to ease slightly in Abu Dhabi.

ALONSO HITS BACK AFTER MATTIACCI JIBES

Fernando Alonso has lashed back at Marco Mattiacci for questioning his commitment and motivation.

REPORTS LINK BRAWN, COSTA, BOTTAS WITH FERRARI

The latest names linked with Ferrari are Ross Brawn and Valtteri Bottas.

22 NOVEMBER 2014

RED BULL EXCLUDED FROM QUALIFYING FOR FLEXIBLE WING

Red Bull Racing's drivers Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo were excluded from qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after it was found that they had illegal front wings.

PEREZ TO REMAIN AT FORCE INDIA IN 2015

The Sahara Force India Formula One team has announced that driver Sergio Perez has extended his contract with the team for the 2015 season.

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Abu Dhabi GP - Saturday Team Quotes

ANGRY TEAMS HAPPIER AFTER MACKENZIE MEETING

F1's three angry teams seemed slightly less angry on Saturday after a meeting with Donald Mackenzie.

MARLBORO CHIEF TO REPLACE FERRARI BOSS MATTIACCI?

After just seven months in the job, Marco Mattiacci is set to lose his role as Ferrari team boss.

QUALIFYING REPORT - THE OPENING ADVANTAGE

Abu Dhabi GP - Qualifying Report

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Qualifying Results

MCLAREN RUNS RED BULL-LIKE FRONT WING

McLaren's new front wing bears a striking resemblance to the one fitted to the 2014 Red Bull.

ALONSO'S FERRARI FAILURE HARD TO GRASP SAYS TRULLI

Jarno Trulli has admitted he is surprised his old F1 teammate Fernando Alonso did not make his five-year Ferrari marriage work.

F1 CIVIL WAR RAGES ON IN ABU DHABI

The civil war in formula one continues to rage.

BIG CHANCE OF SHOWDOWN CRASH IN ABU DHABI SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has admitted it is possible Sunday's championship showdown will end with a crash.

SAINZ DESERVES TORO ROSSO SEAT

Antonio Felix da Costa, a former Red Bull-backed F1 hopeful, says Carlos Sainz jr now deserves his chance in formula one.

RED BULL WANTS LOUDER, CHEAPER V6 POWER FOR F1

Red Bull has proposed a new engine formula for the sport.

NO TOTAL LOGO ON 2015 LOTUS

Romain Grosjean says he is retaining the backing of the French oil company Total.

VAN DER GARDE DENIED PASS FOR ABU DHABI

Giedo van der Garde was denied access to the Abu Dhabi paddock, the Swiss newspaper Blick reports.

CATERHAM MAY USE 2014 ENGINE NEXT YEAR

Caterham may have to use a 2014 engine if it is to make it onto next year's F1 grid.

NO FORCE INDIA SEAT FOR GP2 CHAMPION PALMER

Force India has played down Jolyon Palmer's hopes of moving into formula one next year.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - SETTING THE STAGE

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 3 Results

21 NOVEMBER 2014

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Press Conference

VETTEL ONE OF 60 NEW SIGNINGS AT FERRARI

Sebastian Vettel may be joining Ferrari at just the right moment.

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - EDGED OUT

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Abu Dhabi GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - HAMILTON, THE WOULD BE CHAMPION

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Abu Dhabi GP - Practice 1 Results

ALONSO THINKS VETTEL WILL NEED LUCK AT FERRARI

Fernando Alonso thinks his Ferrari successor Sebastian Vettel will need "luck" in the years that lie ahead of him.

WOLFF SURE TITLE FIGHT WILL NOT BOIL OVER

Toto Wolff is sure Mercedes' in-house battle for the biggest prize in motor sport this weekend will not boil over.

BUTTON ADMITS INTEREST IN LE MANS SWITCH

Jenson Button says the last two months have taught him how to "live in the moment".

GUTIERREZ ADMITS FRIDAY ROLE POSSIBLE FOR 2015

Esteban Gutierrez has admitted becoming a test driver is a possibility for 2015.

CATERHAM THANKS RENAULT FOR HELPING F1 COMEBACK

Caterham's acting boss Finbarr O'Connell has thanked the world of formula one for helping the team to make its F1 comeback this weekend.

POLITICIAN SAYS F1 BREACHING EU COMPETITION AGREEMENT

With F1's biggest names swapping teams and the 2014 championship entering its decisive showdown, the furore over the future of the sport enjoyed a brief sojourn on Thursday.

20 NOVEMBER 2014

ROSBERG TELLS HAMILTON TO KEEP TITLE FIGHT CLEAN

Nico Rosberg has kicked off the Abu Dhabi championship showdown by telling teammate Lewis Hamilton to keep their fight clean.

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Abu Dhabi GP - Thursday Press Conference

VETTEL REPLACING ALONSO AT FERRARI ANNOUNCED

Finally, the open secrets about Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel's futures became officially clear on Thursday.

ALONSO ADMITS FERRARI LOVE HAD FADED

Fernando Alonso endured an uncomfortable moment in Abu Dhabi on Thursday afternoon.

ABU DHABI EXTENDS F1 RACE CONTRACT

Abu Dhabi's long-term place on the F1 calendar is secure.

MASSA IS ROSBERG'S BEST HOPE FOR TITLE SAYS GLOCK

A strong Williams driver is Nico Rosberg's best hope of winning the 2014 title against the odds.

MCLAREN SHOULD PICK BUTTON OVER MAGNUSSEN SAYS HERBERT

Former F1 driver Johnny Herbert has urged McLaren to consider keeping Jenson Button to be Fernando Alonso's Honda-powered teammate.

DE SILVESTRO SPLITS WITH BACKER, MANAGER

Simona de Silvestro has split with her manager.

MERCEDES DESPERATE TO AVOID TITLE BREAKDOWN SAYS LAUDA

Mercedes is determined to ensure the 2014 title is decided in Abu Dhabi by events other than a technical failure.

BARRICHELLO RULES OUT CATERHAM RETURN

Rubens Barrichello has denied he is about to make a sensational return to F1 to complete the 2014 season with Caterham.

CATERHAM COMPLETES COMEBACK LINEUP WITH STEVENS

Caterham has completed its driver lineup for the Abu Dhabi comeback.

BIANCHI WILL BE HEAVILY DISABLED SAYS STREIFF

Jules Bianchi "will be very heavily disabled" if he ever emerges from his coma, according to the former F1 driver Philippe Streiff.

INDIA GP HEADING FOR 2016 RETURN?

Bernie Ecclestone says India could return to the F1 calendar in 2016.

EUROPEAN UNION TURNS EYE TO F1 CRISIS

The threat of a major civil war within formula one is growing by the day.

MARUSSIA'S ABU DHABI RETURN FAILS

Marussia's eleventh-hour bid to return to action in Abu Dhabi has failed.

FERRARI DENIES MAKING VETTEL ANNOUNCEMENT

Ferrari has denied reports it is now officially confirming Sebastian Vettel's 2015 switch.

19 NOVEMBER 2014

LOTUS CONFIRMS GROSJEAN FOR 2015

Romain Grosjean will stay at Lotus in 2015, the Enstone team announced on Wednesday.

BIANCHI MOVED TO FRANCE, SCHUMACHER PARALYSED

Jules Bianchi is no longer in Japan, his family announced on Wednesday.

MARUSSIA TEAM STAFF SPOTTED IN ABU DHABI

Staff wearing Marussia team shirts were spotted on Wednesday in the Abu Dhabi paddock.

GP2 CHAMPION PALMER GETS FORCE INDIA TEST

Force India is giving new GP2 champion Jolyon Palmer his F1 break.

MERCEDES NOT PREPARING HAMILTON OR ROSBERG TITLE T-SHIRTS

As the Abu Dhabi paddock begins to fill, F1 pundits are busily picking their favourite for the 2014 world championship.

ECCLESTONE HITS BACK AT F1 CARTEL ACCUSATION

Bernie Ecclestone has hit back with fury at a letter demanding talks with F1's small teams in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

WEBBER NOT SURPRISED AT VETTEL SWITCH

Mark Webber has backed his former Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel's move to Ferrari.

HORNER REJECTS ECCLESTONE PROPOSAL FOR ENGINE UNFREEZE

An extreme proposal to equalise engine performance in F1 does not even have the support of Renault works team Red Bull.

HAAS NOT DETERMINED TO HAVE AMERICAN DRIVER

Haas, F1's new team for 2016, is not determined to field an American driver.

MICHELIN NOT RULING OUT F1 RETURN

Michelin is not ruling out a return to formula one.

MEETINGS COULD DECIDE TORO ROSSO FUTURE FOR SAINZ

Toro Rosso remains the "only option" for Carlos Sainz jr's formula one debut in 2015.

BARRICHELLO COULD BE CATERHAM DRIVER IN ABU DHABI

As Caterham prepares in Abu Dhabi for its F1 return this weekend, a round of intriguing speculation is taking place.

TODAY'S F1 IS NOT RACING SAYS WEBBER

Mark Webber has admitted he is concerned about the road on which F1 has turned.

AMNESTY REPORT SLAMS ABU DHABI BEFORE F1 FINALE

Human rights organisation Amnesty International has criticised Abu Dhabi in the days before F1's high-profile and glitzy season finale.

MCLAREN DELAYS DRIVER ANNOUNCEMENT UNTIL DECEMBER

The long wait to know McLaren's official 2015 driver lineup is not yet over.

18 NOVEMBER 2014

CATERHAM SETTING UP IN ABU DHABI

Caterham has bucked expectations and arrived in Abu Dhabi for the 2014 finale.

BERGER TIPS HAMILTON TO WIN 2014 TITLE

Gerhard Berger has played down Nico Rosberg's chances of winning the world championship this weekend in Abu Dhabi.

SUTIL BREACHED SAUBER CONTRACT?

Adrian Sutil may have breached the terms of his Sauber contract in 2014, the Dutch publication Formule1 reports.

PALMER RULED OUT FOR CATERHAM DEBUT

New GP2 champion Jolyon Palmer is not among the numerous contenders to race for the returning Caterham in Abu Dhabi.

VETTEL NOT BLAMING ALONSO FOR FERRARI DELAY

Sebastian Vettel has hinted once again that he will be a Ferrari driver in 2015.

HORNER SAYS RENAULT 75HP DOWN ON MERCEDES

Christian Horner has put an alarming horse power figure on Renault's deficit to dominant Mercedes in 2014.

SMALL TEAMS WANT NEW TALKS AT ABU DHABI FINALE

Disgruntled small teams Force India, Lotus and Sauber have written a letter to express alarm that F1 appears headed in the direction of 'Super GP2'.

17 NOVEMBER 2014

ROSBERG HAS CHANCE TO WIN 2014 TITLE SAYS VETTEL

Outgoing world champion Sebastian Vettel thinks it is possible Nico Rosberg will become his title-winning successor this weekend in Abu Dhabi.

MCLAREN PARTS WITH LONG-TIME TESTER PAFFETT

McLaren is parting company with Gary Paffett, long-time test and reserve driver with the British team since 2006.

WOLFF EYEING HAMILTON CONTRACT TALKS ON MONDAY

Mercedes has scheduled urgent contractual talks with Lewis Hamilton, as the team looks to keep its dominant pairing together beyond 2015.

ONLY A COFFIN WILL END ECCLESTONE'S REIGN

Buoyed by the end of his legal troubles, Bernie Ecclestone says he is now determined to never step down as F1 chief executive.

RAIKKONEN LOOKING TO KEEP FERRARI SEAT IN 2016

Kimi Raikkonen is even looking beyond 2015 as he aims to keep his Ferrari career alive for at least two more years.

BESCHIR IN CATERHAM LINK, SAINZ TO TEST RED BULL

The list of potential teammates for confirmed Caterham driver Kamui Kobayashi in Abu Dhabi is growing by the hour.

ALONSO VISITS FERRARI SPORTS CAR TEAM IN BAHRAIN

Fernando Alonso has made what might be his last PR appearance for Ferrari in the lead-in to this weekend's 2014 season finale.

CHILTON TO COMPLETE CATERHAM'S ABU DHABI LINEUP?

Max Chilton has emerged as a surprise candidate to race the second Caterham in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

KOBAYASHI'S TEAMMATE UNCLEAR FOR CATERHAM RETURN

Caterham's administrators have reappointed Kamui Kobayashi to contest the 2014 finale in Abu Dhabi next weekend.

16 NOVEMBER 2014

VETTEL EXPECTS NO PROBLEMS WITH TEAMMATE RAIKKONEN

Sebastian Vettel has apparently grown tired of the extended wait to officially announce his switch to Ferrari.

CATERHAM STAFF MADE REDUNDANT

On the very day Caterham announced it will return to the grid in Abu Dhabi, the F1 team's entire staff was made redundant.

15 NOVEMBER 2014

ECCLESTONE SET TO DROP DOUBLE POINTS FOR 2015

As the double-points finale approaches, Bernie Ecclestone has admitted the controversial scheme will be dropped for 2014.

HONDA ERA BEGINS, MCLAREN DENIES SAINZ RUMOUR

McLaren's new works Honda era got up and revving at Silverstone on Friday.

TEAMS HIT BACK AT ECCLESTONE ATTITUDE

F1 teams have hit back at Bernie Ecclestone's attitude about social media.

14 NOVEMBER 2014

CATERHAM HEADING TO ABU DHABI FOR 2014 FINALE

Caterham on Friday announced it will return to formula one to contest the season finale in Abu Dhabi.

NO POINT ATTRACTING YOUNG GENERATION TO F1 SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has ensured the world of formula one on Friday will be discussing one thing -- his controversial views.

CATERHAM PREPARING FREIGHT FOR ABU DHABI

Caterham's administrator on Friday said the team is preparing equipment to be shipped to the season finale in Abu Dhabi.

RENAULT NOT INTERESTED IN GOING BACK TO V8 SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff has hit back at claims F1 is heading into a spending war because of Mercedes' attitude amid the engine 'unfreeze' debate.

MASSA HAPPIER AFTER LEAVING FERRARI SAYS MANAGER

Felipe Massa's manager says the Brazilian has rarely been happier in formula one.

CATERHAM COULD OVERCOME MISSED CROWDFUNDING TARGET

Friday's deadline looks set to come and go without Caterham raising the $3.7 million it needs through crowdfunding.

SAINZ MAY BE SHOCK CONTENDER FOR MCLAREN SEAT

Carlos Sainz jr may have emerged as a shock candidate to be Fernando Alonso's teammate next year.

NO CHANGE IN BIANCHI'S CONDITION

Almost six weeks on, there is "no change" in Jules Bianchi's condition.

NEWEY'S SON SIGNS UP FOR FORMULA 4

Another Newey is plotting a course to the F1 grid.

13 NOVEMBER 2014

MCLAREN-HONDA TO MAKE TRACK DEBUT ON FRIDAY

McLaren is taking the 90 minute trip from its Woking headquarters on Friday to Silverstone, where the new works Honda era will begin.

F1 NEGATIVITY TO DELAY FLOATATION PLANS AGAIN

The crisis of collapsing and complaining teams looks set to once again spoil plans for F1's stock market floatation.

FERRARI HINTS RAIKKONEN DEFINITELY STAYING IN 2015

Ferrari has given the strongest sign yet that Kimi Raikkonen will definitely still be wearing red in 2015.

VETTEL ADMITS CONTEMPLATING F1 EXIT

Sebastian Vettel has admitted he weighed up switching to another team versus quitting formula one altogether ahead of the 2015 season.

ALONSO IN DUBAI, NOT WOKING AS WAIT CONTINUES

Yet another week is threatening to pass with Fernando Alonso's future still unclear.

GROSJEAN JUMPS THE GUN ON NEW LOTUS DEAL

Romain Grosjean has followed Sebastian Vettel's lead in jumping the gun on his 2015 plans.

ERICSSON TERMINATES CATERHAM CONTRACT

Even if Caterham makes the Abu Dhabi grid, regular driver Marcus Ericsson will not be at the wheel of a green car.

12 NOVEMBER 2014

VETTEL UNOFFICIALLY CONFIRMS FERRARI DRIVE

Sebastian Vettel has unofficially confirmed that he will be a Ferrari driver in 2015.

MASSA HITS BACK AT PIQUET'S F1 CRITICISM

Felipe Massa has hit back at F1 legend Nelson Piquet's harsh critique of modern formula one.

MCLAREN MAKING ROOM FOR ALONSO ENTOURAGE?

Officially, Fernando Alonso is still deciding if he should leave Ferrari for another team.

BRIATORE SAYS ECCLESTONE'S DOUBLE POINTS IS SMART

Flavio Briatore thinks his friend and regular business partner Bernie Ecclestone has pulled off a masterstroke with 'double points' in 2014.

INDIA EYEING F1 RETURN BY 2017

India is unlikely to return to the F1 calendar until at least 2017, a senior official at former race promoter Jaypee has admitted.

11 NOVEMBER 2014

MCLAREN NOW DECIDING ALONSO'S TEAMMATE

For the first time since 2007, Fernando Alonso will make a visit to Woking this week, authoritative media sources are reporting.

ALONSO COULD TAKE RACE ENGINEER TO MCLAREN

Fernando Alonso could take his race engineer from Ferrari to McLaren-Honda for 2015, it has emerged.

VETTEL NEEDS SPECTACULAR FERRARI CAR SAYS BRIATORE

Sebastian Vettel needs to hope for a "spectacular" Ferrari next year, according to Flavio Briatore.

MCLAREN, MERCEDES PLAY DOWN THREE CARS FOR 2015

As the 2014 season winds to a close, the prospect of three-car teams for 2015 remains a mystery.

FORCE INDIA FINANCIAL RUMOURS MUST STOP SAYS MALLYA

Vijay Mallya has played down the latest reports questioning the financial health of his F1 team Force India.

MASSA SAYS HE WILL NOT HELP ROSBERG WIN TITLE

Felipe Massa has rejected Nico Rosberg's call to help him win the 2014 world championship.

10 NOVEMBER 2014

RACE REPORT - DOWN TO THE WIRE

Brazilian GP - Race Report

MERCEDES TO QUIT IF F1 REVIVES V8 ENGINES SAYA LAUDA

Mercedes has warned it will quit formula one if moves to revive the old V8 era are successful.

OFF-TRACK CIVIL WAR ERUPTS IN F1

On track in Brazil, a thrilling and intense battle for the drivers' world championship that will now go down to the wire continued to play out.

ROSBERG LOOKS TO MASSA FOR TITLE FINALE HELP

With only the 'Abu Double' showdown to run, Nico Rosberg nibbled back into title rival Lewis Hamilton's now 17-point lead with victory in Brazil.

ALONSO PLAYS DOWN CHANCE OF ABU DHABI ANNOUNCEMENT

Fernando Alonso has departed yet another F1 circuit at the tail end of the 2014 season giving little away about his next move.

CATERHAM AND EVEN MARUSSIA'S ABU DHABI HOPES STILL ALIVE

As plans for three-car and customer teams emerge, F1 may in fact have a full grid for 2015.

HORNER ADMITS 2015 UNFREEZE UNLIKELY NOW

Christian Horner has criticised Mercedes for continuing to block moves for an engine development 'unfreeze' for 2015.

MARCHIONNE WORRIED, TOMBAZIS NOW IN DOUBT?

New Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne has reportedly expressed concerns about the Italian team's 2015 project.

9 NOVEMBER 2014

RACE NOTES - ROSBERG LEADS HAMILTON IN MERCEDES 1-2 AT INTERLAGOS

Brazilian GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Brazilian GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Brazilian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Race Results

FUTURE STILL CLOUDED FOR THREE SMALL TEAMS

A week after the boycott threats of Austin, struggling teams Lotus, Force India and Sauber travelled to Brazil apparently close to a 'fighting fund' bailout that would secure their future.

MCLAREN COULD SIGN ALONSO, TEST HONDA IN ABU DHABI

In Brazil, probably Fernando Alonso's penultimate race for Ferrari, the Spaniard has given more hints than ever that his tenure in red is almost over.

ROSBERG WINS ONE TROPHY BUT EYES ANOTHER

Nico Rosberg secured a trophy after qualifying on pole for Sunday's Brazilian grand prix.

MERCEDES RIVALS WARN FREEZE COULD END COMPLETELY

With progress also having stalled over the small teams' touted 'fighting fund', Toto Wolff emerged from a big team bosses meeting at Interlagos on Saturday with little news.

8 NOVEMBER 2014

QUALIFYING REPORT - ROSBERG REIGNS

Brazilian GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Brazilian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Qualifying Results

ECCLESTONE SLAMS CATERHAM'S BEGGING BOWL

Bernie Ecclestone has joined those who are heavily critical of Caterham's plea for fans' money to get the struggling team back on track.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - THE THIRD MAN

Brazilian GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Practice 3 Results

ALONSO SAYS THERE IS LIFE AFTER FERRARI

ernando Alonso remains the big player as the F1 driver 'silly season' reaches its climax for another year.

ENGINE MARQUES STILL ARGUING OVER 2015 UNFREEZE

Progress on the 2015 engine 'unfreeze' may not be as simple as first thought.

CATERHAM ASKS FANS TO FUND ABU DHABI COMEBACK

As Marussia reaches the end of the line, fellow absent backmarker Caterham wants F1 fans to fund its Abu Dhabi comeback later this month.

7 NOVEMBER 2014

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - ALL FIRED UP

Brazilian GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Brazilian GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Brazilian GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Practice 2 Results

END OF THE LINE AS MARUSSIA CEASES TRADING

As 18 F1 cars practiced in Brazil, one of the absent teams came to the end of the line.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - ROSBERG RESPONDS

Brazilian GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Brazilian GP - Practice 1 Results

ALONSO DELAY PUTS CLOUD OVER BUTTON'S FUTURE

On the one hand, everyone in the F1 paddock now knows what the top of the grid will look like in 2015.

ROOKIE BURSTS INTO F1 AMID SAUBER CRISIS

Felipe Nasr, a low-profile F1 presence until now, has burst into a storm in the Interlagos paddock.

LOTUS SET TO ANNOUNCE GROSJEAN FOR 2015

Lotus is set to announce that Romain Grosjean is staying with the Enstone team in 2015.

SYMONDS SAYS ALONSO NOT RIGHT FOR WILLIAMS

Williams is not ready to welcome a driver of Fernando Alonso's stature.

MONTEZEMOLO SET FOR ALITALIA TOP JOB

No longer Ferrari's long-time president, Luca di Montezemolo's next move is now clear.

SAINZ PREPARING FOR TORO ROSSO REJECTION

Carlos Sainz jr has admitted not moving up to formula one next year would be a "big blow".

ALONSO ADMITS CYCLING PLANS DELAYED FOR NOW

Fernando Alonso admitted on Thursday that his plans to launch a professional cycling team in 2015 have been delayed.

6 NOVEMBER 2014

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Brazilian GP - Thursday Press Conference

SUTIL CAMP SAYS THREE SAUBER CONTRACTS FORBIDDEN

Mere days but a hemisphere later, the F1 'silly season' has moved on yet again between the US and Brazilian double-header.

ROSBERG HAPPY WITH HEAVY BRAZIL RAIN

Most members of F1's travelling circus touched down in Sao Paulo this week and cursed not packing an umbrella.

MCLAREN GIVES ALONSO DEADLINE FOR 2015 DECISION

McLaren has warned Fernando Alonso he is running out of time to commit to the British team for the 2015 season.

LOTUS HOPING FOR GROSJEAN ANNOUNCEMENT SOON

Romain Grosjean is edging close to a deal to remain with Lotus for 2015.

ROSBERG MISSING AGGRESSION FOR 2014 COMBAT

Lewis Hamilton has produced championship-winning performance alongside former title favourite Nico Rosberg in the latter stages of 2014.

VERGNE NOT WORRIED ABOUT LOSING F1 SEAT

Jean-Eric Vergne is suddenly sounding very confident about his future in F1.

CATERHAM PREPARING FOR ABU DHABI RETURN

Caterham is preparing to return to formula one for F1's 2014 finale in Abu Dhabi next month.

BRAZIL MOVES TRACTOR AFTER BIANCHI CRASH

Organisers of the Brazilian grand prix have tweaked safety measures in light of Jules Bianchi's life-threatening Suzuka crash a month ago.

SAUBER SIGNS NASR AND SPONSOR FOR SECOND SEAT

Sauber has locked Adrian Sutil, Esteban Gutierrez and Giedo van der Garde out of formula one for now.

5 NOVEMBER 2014

CATERHAM AND MANOR ON 2015 ENTRY LIST

Caterham and Marussia have both entered the 2015 world championship.

MALLYA SAYS FORCE INDIA TO KEEP PEREZ

With Nico Hulkenberg already signed up for 2015, all eyes at Force India are now on Sergio Perez.

SANTANDER MET WITH MCLAREN IN AUSTIN?

Evidence is building by the day that Fernando Alonso is McLaren-bound.

BERGER DENIES TALKS WITH MCLAREN AND FERRARI

Gerhard Berger has played down persistent speculation his next move could be a return to the F1 paddock.

POSITIVE PRESSURE ON RAIKKONEN SAYS MATTIACCI

The pressure on Kimi Raikkonen to up his game is of the "positive" variety, Ferrari team boss Marco Mattiacci insists.

4 NOVEMBER 2014

ALONSO'S MCLAREN DEAL APPEARS DONE?

After a frantic period of mystery and speculation, the course of Fernando Alonso's future is now beginning to clear.

BASE PAYMENT COULD RESOLVE BOYCOTT THREAT SAYS LOPEZ

F1 authorities are scrambling this week to put down a lingering boycott threat ahead of the Brazilian grand prix.

ROSBERG NOT THINKING ABOUT TITLE DEFEAT

Earlier the runaway title leader, Nico Rosberg's championship hopes have faded dramatically after five straight wins for teammate Lewis Hamilton.

MERCEDES CLOSE TO AGREEING ENGINE UNFREEZE

Talks over a touted engine 'unfreeze' for the 2015 season appear to have taken a dramatic turn.

HAAS COULD KEEP SUTIL'S F1 DREAM ALIVE

Adrian Sutil could keep his F1 dream alive by moving to the new Haas F1 Team for 2016.

3 NOVEMBER 2014

RACE REPORT - HOW THE WEST WAS WON

United States GP - Race Report

WOLFF MOVES TO END BOYCOTT THREAT

F1 may have moved a small step towards ending the boycott threat.

F1 NOW GUARANTEED ABU DOUBLE TITLE FINALE

Lewis Hamilton on Sunday continued to charge towards his second world title, but his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg is guaranteed to still be in the title fight for the finale that could be referred to as 'Abu Double'.

BOYCOTT THREAT STILL LINGERING FOR BRAZIL GP

Two hours before Sunday's US grand prix, the risk that only 12 cars would race still existed.

SANTANDER TO STAY EVEN IF ALONSO LEAVES?

The Spanish multinational Santander is staying at Ferrari even if the closely-aligned Fernando Alonso jumps ship.

RENAULT DENIES SIGNING MARIO ILLIEN

Renault has denied reports it has recruited renowned former F1 engine guru Mario Illien to help close the gap on dominant Mercedes.

FUTURE UNCLEAR FOR SCHUMACHER

Former F1 doctor Gary Hartstein has expressed doubt Michael Schumacher will ever recover from his ski crash brain injuries.

PEREZ GIVEN PENALTY FOR CAUSING ACCIDENT

Sergio Perez has been given a 7 place grid penalty for causing an accident with Adrian Sutil during the first lap of today’s United States Grand Prix.

2 NOVEMBER 2014

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS IN AUSTIN

United States GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

United States GP - Sunday Press Conference

RACE RESULTS

United States GP - Race Results

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

United States GP - Sunday Team Quotes

SUNDAY PHOTOS

United States GP - Sunday Photos

ECCLESTONE VOWS TO WORK TO END F1 CRISIS

The smell of crisis is in the air in Austin, as Bernie Ecclestone scrabbles to end a boycott threat and put failing teams back on track.

VAN DER GARDE SET FOR SECOND SAUBER SEAT IN 2015

Sauber looks set to field an all-new driver lineup next year, after confirming Caterham refugee Marcus Ericsson is joining the Swiss team in 2015.

ALONSO RETURN WOULD BE NO SURPRISE SAYS LOPEZ

Fernando Alonso's future continues to be clouded in mystery.

1 NOVEMBER 2014

MARCUS ERICSSON TO DRIVE FOR SAUBER IN 2015

Sauber has announced that rookie Marcus Ericsson will drive for the Swiss team in 2015.

QUALIFYING REPORT - POLE IS NOT POINTS

United States GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

United States GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

United States GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

United States GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

United States GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - MAKING IT LOOK EASY

United States GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

United States GP - Practice 3 Results

RENAULT RECRUITS ILLIEN TO IMPROVE F1 ENGINE

Renault has recruited renowned F1 engine guru Mario Illien as it and works partner Red Bull vow to close the gap on dominant Mercedes.

BOYCOTT THREAT EMERGES AS NEXT TEAMS FACE COLLAPSE

Battle lines are being drawn as F1 reacts to the 'crisis' of collapsing teams.

HAMILTON TAKES CONTROL OF OWN MANAGEMENT

Lewis Hamilton is "scaling back" his deal with Simon Fuller, the entertainment manager famed for his involvement with American Idol and the Spice Girls.

TOST WANTS TO KEEP VERGNE AT TORO ROSSO

Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost has admitted he would like to keep Jean-Eric Vergne on board for the 2015 season.

KOBAYASHI IN AUSTIN TO KEEP F1 DREAM ALIVE

Like his 2014 teammate Marcus Ericsson, Kamui Kobayashi has travelled to Austin without a formula one car to drive.

VETTEL TO QUALIFY IN AUSTIN

Sebastian Vettel will make a brief appearance during qualifying on Saturday ahead of the US grand prix in Austin.

WILLIAMS BOSSES ABSENT FROM US GP

Williams' two F1 bosses are missing in action this weekend for the US grand prix.

SUSIE WOLFF TO EXTEND WILLIAMS DEAL

Susie Wolff will extend her deal with Williams into the 2015 season, according to the German newspaper Bild.

31 OCTOBER 2014

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - IT WAS THAT CLOSE

United States GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

United States GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY PHOTOS

United States GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

United States GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

United States GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - THE CLASS OF 39

United States GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

United States GP - Practice 1 Results

MERCEDES NOT READY TO LET DRIVERS OFF LEASH

Mercedes is not yet willing to let its drivers "off the leash" in their three-race fight for the drivers' title.

GROSJEAN REVEALS LOTUS EXIT CLAUSE

Romain Grosjean has revealed an exit clause will allow him to walk away from Lotus at the end of the season.

ALONSO KEEPS F1 GUESSING OVER FUTURE

Fernando Alonso is keeping the F1 paddock in the dark over his future, as a string of rival drivers also wait impatiently for his next move.

CATERHAM'S ERICSSON SET FOR SAUBER SWITCH

Marcus Ericsson looks set to keep his formula one career alive by signing with Sauber for 2015.

FIA TO TACKLE COST PROBLEM AFTER TEAM FAILURES

With Caterham and Marussia in the throes of failure, the governing FIA has admitted it is concerned about the financial situation in F1.

VERSTAPPEN WANTS VERGNE TO BE TORO ROSSO TEAMMATE

Max Verstappen says he would prefer to be Jean-Eric Vergne's teammate next year.

FAMILY DENIES BIANCHI TO LEAVE JAPAN

Jules Bianchi's family has denied reports the French driver could soon be transferred from the hospital in Japan.

FORZA ROSSA STILL WAITING FOR FIA APPROVAL

Forza Rossa, a Romanian project targeting a debut in formula one, has played down reports it has already been granted an entry by the FIA.

RUSSIAN BILLIONAIRE BUYS NURBURGRING

After the Capricorn deal fell through, a new owner for the German grand prix venue at the Nurburgring has already been found.

30 OCTOBER 2014

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

United States GP - Thursday Press Conference

FORZA ROSSA PROJECT STILL ALIVE AFTER CATERHAM COLLAPSE

With Caterham now in administration, the backmarker's former management may be returning its focus to the Forza Rossa project.

BERGER ADVISES FERRARI TO KEEP ALONSO

With Ferrari currently having three champion drivers under contract, speculation about Fernando Alonso's future continues to run wild.

VETTEL'S YOUNGER BROTHER STARTS RACING CAREER

Sebastian Vettel's younger brother is kicking off his own motor racing career.

STEWARDS TO RULE ON AUSTIN QUALIFYING TWEAK?

F1 is heading awkwardly into the US grand prix weekend, following the collapse of the two backmarkers Caterham and Marussia.

AUDI CONFIRMS DOMENICALI SIGNING

Audi has confirmed the signing of former Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali.

10 PERCENT OF FERRARI TO BE LISTED ON STOCK EXCHANGE

Ferrari will be floated on the stock exchange next year.

F1 TO END US GP NASCAR CLASH IN 2015

F1 looks set to end its controversial clash with a Nascar race in the same state of Texas for the 2015 season.

AUSTIN TRACK GETS KVYAT'S FLAG COLOURS WRONG

Organisers of the US grand prix face an embarrassing explanation after botching the details above Daniil Kvyat's garage at Austin.

29 OCTOBER 2014

ALONSO IN SEVERANCE STANDOFF WITH FERRARI

It is perhaps the burning question in F1 at present -- what is Fernando Alonso going to do next?

AUSTIN SAYS VETTEL QUALIFYING ABSENCE UNFORTUNATE

Organisers of the US grand prix say world champion Sebastian Vettel's absence from qualifying this weekend is "unfortunate".

COLLAPSING F1 TEAMS MADE MISTAKES SAYS HAAS

As F1's two backmarker teams collapse, 2016 newcomer Haas' plans continue to take shape.

SAINZ MUST WAIT ANOTHER MONTH FOR TORO ROSSO NEWS

An increasingly impatient Carlos Sainz jr says he will have to wait another month for Red Bull to decide his future in formula one.

DOMENICALI TO START WORK AT AUDI NEXT WEEK?

Stefano Domenicali will reportedly start work at Audi next week.

PROST DOUBTS RENAULT CAN CATCH MERCEDES IN 2015

F1 legend Alain Prost doubts struggling engine supplier Renault can catch dominant Mercedes in 2015.

28 OCTOBER 2014

ROSBERG NOT GIVING UP ON 2014 TITLE

Nico Rosberg is convinced he is still in the running for the 2014 title.

ERICSSON IN TALKS WITH THREE TEAMS ABOUT 2015

Marcus Ericsson's manager says he is in talks with three alternative teams after Caterham ran off track.

FORCE INDIA AVOIDS JOINING BACKMARKERS ON US BENCH

Force India has avoided becoming the next formula one team to drop out of this weekend's US grand prix.

HARD MONTH FOR COLLAPSING BACKMARKER MARUSSIA

The first, tragic blow came in the shadow of the Suzuka typhoon, when the promising talent Jules Bianchi skidded into a recovery vehicle.

27 OCTOBER 2014

MARUSSIA NOW ENTERS ADMINISTRATION

Marussia is now being managed by administrators.

ALONSO FUTURE UNCLEAR AMID AUDI, LOTUS RUMOURS

A major sponsor of the Lotus team has stirred up the already confusing speculation about Fernando Alonso's next move.

BROTHERS LOOK TO SAVE TROUBLED MARUSSIA?

Marussia is not commenting on claims it will sit out the next races and is on the verge of being put into the hands of administrators.

F1 SET FOR THREE-CAR TEAMS AS MORE RISK COLLAPSE

F1 risks sliding into crisis and having to reinvent its very DNA as struggling backmarker teams begin to succumb to collapse.

SAINZ SAYS HE DESERVES TORO ROSSO DEBUT

Carlos Sainz jr is convinced he should be handed his F1 debut by backer Red Bull.

RECOVERY VEHICLE DRIVER SAYS F1 NEVER SAFE

An experienced F1 recovery vehicle driver in Brazil has defended his Japanese colleagues in the wake of Jules Bianchi's horror crash.

26 OCTOBER 2014

MARUSSIA TO JOIN CATERHAM IN ADMINISTRATION?

Marussia looks set to join Caterham in entering administration, the Daily Mail reports on Sunday.

25 OCTOBER 2014

MARUSSIA ALSO WON'T RACE IN AMERICA SAYS ECCLESTONE

Marussia will join fellow F1 straggler Caterham in not racing in Austin next weekend, Bernie Ecclestone has announced.

CATERHAM CAN MISS AUSTIN-BRAZIL DOUBLE HEADER

Caterham is allowed to sit out the next two grands prix while it fights for survival.

LOTUS TO KEEP GROSJEAN, TEST 2015 NOSE

Lotus has confirmed it will test a conventional nose solution ahead of next weekend's US grand prix.

24 OCTOBER 2014

ADMINISTRATOR BECOMES CATERHAM TEAM BOSS

The Caterham saga took another bizarre twist on Friday as an administrator became the new team principal.

ECCLESTONE DENIES F1 HEADING TO MADRID

Bernie Ecclestone has played down reports he is in advanced talks to bring formula one to the streets of Madrid.

KOLLES ADMITS CATERHAM MAY MISS AUSTIN DEADLINE

The clock is ticking down to struggling F1 backmarker Caterham's apparent collapse.

F1 COMEBACK BID ENDED BARRICHELLO COMMENTARY?

Rubens Barrichello's desire to return to the F1 grid appears to have ended his days as a roving commentator.

MARUSSIA ALSO IN DANGER OF MISSING US GP?

F1's grid may have shrunk to just 18 cars by the time of the US grand prix next weekend.

23 OCTOBER 2014

CATERHAM STAFF LOCKED OUT OF LEAFIELD FACTORY

Caterham's crisis went from bad to worse on Thursday, as team staff found themselves locked out of the Leafield factory.

SCHUMACHER MAKING PROGRESS AT HOME SAYS DOCTOR

Michael Schumacher has made "progress" since leaving hospital and rehabilitation and returning to his home in Switzerland.

F1 WORLD STILL GUESSING ON ALONSO'S NEXT MOVE

Yet another week in F1 history is passing by with little more known about the future of arguably the sport's biggest name.

ROSBERG APPOINTS HIMSELF TITLE HUNTER

Nico Rosberg has admitted he will think more about his own interests now after Mercedes wrapped up the constructors' championship in Russia.

MCLAREN DENIES MORE BOSSES TO FOLLOW SAM MICHAEL EXIT

McLaren has denied it is set to lose more key team figures ahead of the looming Honda era.

CATERHAM COLLAPSE BETTER FOR F1 SAYS ECCLESTONE

Caterham is on the brink of collapse, as the backmarker team loses even the support of F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

BARCELONA CALM AMID MADRID RACE REPORTS

Spanish grand prix boss Salvador Servia insists reports the capital Madrid is bidding to join the F1 calendar do not worry him.

BERGER RUMOURS RETURN TO F1 HEADLINES

Rumours linking Gerhard Berger with a return to the F1 paddock have resurfaced.

BIANCHI'S RECOVERY CHANCES VERY SMALL SAYS BURTI

Luciano Burti, a former F1 driver and full-time pundit for Brazil's Globo, has bad news about the health of critically injured driver Jules Bianchi.

GROSJEAN HINTS AT LOTUS CONTRACT FOR 2015

Romain Grosjean appears set to remain at Lotus in 2015.

HAAS NOT WORRIED ABOUT ECCLESTONE COMMENTS

Gene Haas has played down suggestions Bernie Ecclestone could freeze him out of F1 long before his team's scheduled 2016 debut.

NO BARRICHELLO IN AUSTIN

A familiar face will be missing in action when the F1 circus reconvenes in Austin next week.

CATERHAM COULD MISS UNITED STATES GP

Catherm is set to miss the US GP after the team’s management threatened to walk out, accusing Tony fernandes of failing to fulfill the agreement made with the new owners when the team changed hands just days before the British GP. The team issued a statement.

22 OCTOBER 2014

STRUGGLING CATERHAM IN RACE TO SEND CARS TO AUSTIN

Caterham's financial troubles appear to be deepening, as it emerges the struggling F1 team may have no cars to race at the forthcoming US grand prix.

PEREZ SAYS NEW FORCE INDIA DEAL IS PRIORITY

Sergio Perez could be the next driver to secure his place on the 2015 grid.

WILLI WEBER DOUBTS VETTEL CAN HANDLE FERRARI PRESSURE

Michael Schumacher's former manager doubts Sebastian Vettel can emulate the F1 legend's success at rebuilding a beleaguered Ferrari team.

21 OCTOBER 2014

ROSBERG MUST RELAX TO GET BACK IN FIGHT SAYS FRENTZEN

Nico Rosberg needs to relax if he wants to get back into the world championship fight.

BRAWN, DOMENICALI TO INVESTIGATE BIANCHI CRASH

A group of well-known F1 names will work with the sport's governing body to investigate the crash of seriously injured driver Jules Bianchi.

TOTAL PRESIDENT KILLED IN PLANE CRASH

The president of F1 sponsor Total has been killed in a plane crash, the Russian news agency Ria Novosti reports.

F1 TO EXCEED 20 RACES AS MADRID PLANS EMERGE

Plans are afoot for a F1 street race in the heart of Madrid, Spain's El Confidencial reports.

RAIKKONEN'S 2014 PROBLEM PSYCHOLOGICAL SAYS MASSA

Kimi Raikkonen is suffering psychologically alongside his Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso this year.

MORE ALARMING NEWS ABOUT CATERHAM FUTURE

More alarming news about the health of the ailing F1 backmarker Caterham has emerged.

20 OCTOBER 2014

VAN DER GARDE HINTS AT 2015 RACE SEAT

Just as news about Nico Hulkenberg emerged on Monday, Giedo van der Garde dropped a big hint about his own future in formula one.

MARKO YET TO TELL SAINZ OF PLANS FOR 2015

Even now crowned the new Formula Renault 3.5 champion, Carlos Sainz jr is still in the dark about his F1 future.

TODT ASKS FOR CALM AFTER BIANCHI CRASH

Jean Todt has called for patience in the wake of critically-injured Jules Bianchi's recent Suzuka crash.

SILLY SEASON WAITS BUT 2015 RUMOURS STILL FIRING

Porsche would like to enter a third car in the fabled Le Mans 24 hour race next year with F1 stars at the wheel, according to Germany's Auto Bild.

VETTEL RESPECTFUL AS RED BULL CAREER ENDED SAYS RICCIARDO

Sebastian Vettel behaved impeccably in 2015, despite plotting his Red Bull exit and being outclassed by his teammate.

TEAMS SHOULD MAKE OWN TYRE COMPOUND CHOICE

Force India has a radical suggestion about how F1 should proceed in the sport's Pirelli-tyred era.

LAUDA NOT SORRY ABOUT MERCEDES UNFREEZE DEFIANCE

Dominant Mercedes is unapologetic amid increasing pressure to agree to an engine 'unfreeze' for 2015.

SURGERY COULD PUT KUBICA RETURN BACK ON TRACK

More surgery on his injured arm could lead Robert Kubica back to formula one.

18 OCTOBER 2014

LAS VEGAS GP READY TO GO ACCORDING TO ECCLESTONE

Las Vegas could be the next new F1 destination, Bernie Ecclestone has revealed.

BUTTON LINKED WITH LE MANS SWITCH

Jenson Button could move into Le Mans sports cars next year if he loses his McLaren seat, manager Richard Goddard has admitted.

FERNANDES SELLS CATERHAM GP2 TEAM

Fernandes has completed his exit from top open-wheeler racing by selling his Caterham-branded GP2 team.

17 OCTOBER 2014

SHIRKING RESPONSIBILITY AFTER BIANCHI CRASH

Jules Bianchi's mother has broken her silence by hinting the family is being told to keep quiet about her son's life-threatening crash.

AFTER BIANCHI CRASH DRIVERS WANT BETTER WET TYRE

Top F1 drivers are calling on the sport's sole tyre supplier to improve its wet-weather product.

$65M INTERLAGOS UPGRADE SAVED BRAZIL GP

Brazil had to spend millions on upgrading the ageing Interlagos circuit or risk losing its place on the formula one calendar.

TORO ROSSO HOPEFUL SAINZ PATIENT AMID VERGNE REPORTS

Carlos Sainz jr says he is being "patient" as Red Bull decides his future in formula one.

RAIKKONEN STAYING PUT

Amid all the 'silly season' commotion surrounding Fernando Alonso, the other Ferrari driver insists he is going nowhere fast.

16 OCTOBER 2014

MONTEZEMOLO CONFIRMS ALONSO LEAVING FERRARI

Luca di Montezemolo has admitted Fernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari.

FIA ASKS TEAMS FOR BIANCHI CRASH INFORMATION

F1's governing body has formed an 'accident panel' in the wake of Jules Bianchi's life threatening crash.

MONTEZEMOLO NOT PLEASED ABOUT FERRARI EXIT

Luca di Montezemolo has hit back at suggestions he was ousted as Ferrari president because of the Italian team's struggles.

DOMENICALI'S NEW JOB TO SPARK ALONSO RUMOURS

Stefano Domenicali has accepted an offer to work for the German manufacturer Audi.

CATERHAM HITS BACK AT KOBAYASHI CLAIMS

Kamui Kobayashi's job at Caterham appears even more tenuous after boss Manfredi Ravetto rebuked the Japanese's comments after the Russian grand prix.

15 OCTOBER 2014

ANGRY MARUSSIA SLAMS BIANCHI REPORTS

Marussia on Wednesday hit back at media reports suggesting the team and Jules Bianchi were to blame for the Frenchman's life-threatening crash at Suzuka.

BERGER SURPRISED VETTEL MOVING TO FERRARI

Former Ferrari driver Gerhard Berger says he is surprised world champion Sebastian Vettel is joining Ferrari.

BIANCHI'S CONDITION REMAINS DESPERATE

Jules Bianchi's father has revealed the medical condition of his son remains "desperate", more than a week after his Suzuka crash.

ENGINE SWITCH TO BRING HALF-SECOND BOOST SAYS MALDONADO

Pastor Maldonado has admitted he is looking forward to Lotus' switch from Renault to Mercedes power for 2015.

RAIKKONEN TO GET NEW CHASSIS FOR AUSTIN

Kimi Raikkonen will race a new chassis in Austin and beyond, the Italian publication Omnicorse reports.

RED BULL BLOCKS VETTEL'S FERRARI TEST DEBUT IN ABU DHABI

Sebastian Vettel will not be able to make his test debut for Ferrari in the days immediately after next month's Abu Dhabi grand prix finale.

REPORT LINKS DOMENICALI TO AUDI

Stefano Domenicali could be Audi-bound, according to a report in Italy's Autosprint.

WOLFF THINKS LE MANS SABBATICAL FOR ALONSO POSSIBLE

It is possible Fernando Alonso will take a sabbatical in 2015, according to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.

MERCEDES WORKING HARD ON 2015 CAR SAYS WOLFF

Mercedes is already hard at work on the championship-winning 2014 car's successor.

MCLAREN TO DECIDE 2015 DRIVERS THIS SEASON

McLaren is aiming to decide its 2015 driver lineup before the chequered flag waves in Abu Dhabi next month.

14 OCTOBER 2014

F1 ENGINE RULES COMPLETELY STUPID SAYS VETTEL

World champion Sebastian Vettel has slammed F1's long-life engine rules.

BUTTON WORRIED ABOUT ROOKIE MAGNUSSEN'S FUTURE

Jenson Button says he is concerned about the future of his rookie teammate Kevin Magnussen, as McLaren continues to delay its decision about 2015.

EMOTIONS STILL HIGH AS BIANCHI FIGHTS FOR LIFE

Marussia has been thrown into the spotlight as more information reportedly emerges about Jules Bianchi's tragic Suzuka crash.

MATESCHITZ HINTS VERGNE TO KEEP TORO ROSSO SEAT

It is more and more certain that Jean-Eric Vergne will secure at least one more year with Toro Rosso.

BLING MAKES HAMILTON A BIT DIFFERENT SAYS LAUDA

According to the Kolner Express tabloid, F1 legend Niki Lauda raised an eyebrow in Russia when he spotted Lewis Hamilton's latest accessory -- an enormous gold chain.

MERCEDES GIFTING TITLE BONUS TO STAFF AND F1 WORLD

All 700 staff members at Mercedes' Brackley headquarters will bank a tasty bonus as a reward for securing the constructors' world championship in Russia, British newspapers report.

LOTUS NOT A BIG LOSS FOR RENAULT SAYS ABITEBOUL

Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul insists engine customer Lotus' impending switch to Mercedes for 2015 is no great loss for the French marque.

GOPRO SHARES PLUMMET AFTER SCHUMACHER REPORTS

A French journalist has played down reports he said a helmet-mounted 'GoPro' camera was to blame for F1 legend Michael Schumacher's brain damage.

13 OCTOBER 2014

NO TEAM ORDERS AS RED BULL CONCEDES TITLE FOR RICCIARDO

Red Bull has decided against boosting Daniel Ricciardo's slim championship hopes by making departing Sebastian Vettel the team 'number 2'.

VETTEL TO START RACE FROM PITLANE IN AUSTIN

World champion Sebastian Vettel, already out of contention for a fifth consecutive title in 2014, is facing the prospect of a tough US grand prix early next month.

FERRARI SPLIT JUST A RUMOUR SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso is still the leading man of the intriguing 2014 'silly season'.

WOLFF ADMITS CHAMPION MERCEDES SEEN AS BAD GUY

Despite having the constructors' title already in the bag, Toto Wolff has admitted Mercedes is playing the role of "the bad guy" in F1 at present.

MASSA SLAMS PIRELLI'S TYRE CHOICE FOR BRAZIL

Felipe Massa has criticised Pirelli's tyre choice selection for the forthcoming Brazilian grand prix, saying it may even be "dangerous".

MARUSSIA SET TO RUN TWO CARS IN AUSTIN

Marussia looks set to revert to a two-car operation in the wake of the Russian grand prix.

RACE REPORT - RUSSIAN RUNAWAY

Russian GP - Race Report

12 OCTOBER 2014

ALONSO SAYS 2015 TEAM NOT MERCEDES-POWERED

Fernando Alonso dropped a big hint about his future after Sunday's Russian grand prix.

KOBAYASHI HINTS CATERHAM SUFFERING PARTS SHORTAGE

Kamui Kobayashi threw fresh doubt on Caterham's future during the Russian grand prix.

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS FOUR IN A ROW

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

ALONSO EYES WILLIAMS AS SABBATICAL RISK GROWS

Williams is the latest team sensationally linked with Fernando Alonso's uncertain future.

MERCEDES POISED TO WIN CONSTRUCTORS TITLE

Mercedes is expected to wrap up the constructors' world championship in Russia later on Sunday.

F1 TO TEST YELLOW FLAG SPEED LIMITS IN AUSTIN

F1 looks set to test new software and procedures next time out in Austin that will automatically limit the speed of the cars through double waved yellow flag zones.

SIROTKIN CONFIDENT OF 2015 DEBUT

Sergey Sirotkin is suddenly sounding confident he will make his F1 debut in 2015.

VETTEL AS FERRARI TEAMMATE WOULD BE NICE SAYS RAIKKONEN

Kimi Raikkonen has admitted it would be "nice" if he is paired at Ferrari with Sebastian Vettel next year.

VERSTAPPEN WITH VERGNE MAKES SENSE FOR 2015 SAYS TOST

Jean-Eric Vergne is now a hot contender to keep his seat at Toro Rosso next year.

MERCEDES NOT BACKING DOWN AMID UNFREEZE PRESSURE

Mercedes is unlikely to back down amid pressure from F1 rivals to agree to relax the current engine 'freeze'.

F1 TOLD TO BE SILENT DURING RUSSIAN ANTHEM

Drivers and team personnel have been ordered to fall silent when the Russian anthem is played on the Sochi grid later on Sunday.

11 OCTOBER 2014

QUALIFYING REPORT - 38 SPECIAL

Russian GP - Qualifying Report

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Russian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Russian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Russian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Russian GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - BUSINESS AS USUAL

Russian GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Russian GP - Practice 3 Results

F1 SECURITY UNPRECEDENTED FOR PUTIN VISIT

Unprecedented security at a grand prix will accompany Russian president Vladimir Putin's visit to the inaugural race on Sunday.

NEXT RUSSIAN GP TO BE NIGHT RACE?

The next Russian grand prix could be a night race.

F1 EYEING DRIVER SPEED LIMIT FOR YELLOW FLAGS

F1 is considering a couple of rule changes in response to Jules Bianchi's serious crash at Suzuka last weekend.

TOTAL EXIT NOT END OF LOTUS CAREER SAYS GROSJEAN

Romain Grosjean has denied that Lotus' new Mercedes engine deal makes it less likely he will stay with the Enstone team beyond 2014.

VERGNE COULD KEEP TORO ROSSO SEAT SAYS TOST

Jean-Eric Vergne is back in the running to keep his seat at Toro Rosso in 2015.

GROWING CONCERNS ABOUT BIANCHI'S CONDITION

At least four major publications believe there are "growing concerns" about the health condition of seriously injured F1 driver Jules Bianchi.

ALONSO TO TAKE MOVISTAR TO NEXT TEAM

A week after Sebastian Vettel blew the 'silly season' wide open, little else is clear about the shape of the upper part of the grid for 2015.

MATESCHITZ SAYS RED BULL DOESN'T NEED VETTEL

Red Bull mogul Dietrich Mateschitz insists he is "not disappointed" to be losing world champion Sebastian Vettel.

RIVALS PRESSURE MERCEDES TO AGREE ENGINE UNFREEZE

Rivals are piling pressure on Mercedes to agree to "unfreeze" engine development in formula one.

SCHUMACHER WAKING UP SLOWLY AT HOME SAYS MONCET

Ten months after his skiing fall, Michael Schumacher is now "waking up very slowly" from his serious brain injuries.

10 OCTOBER 2014

MARUSSIA WITHDRAWS BIANCHI'S CAR IN RUSSIA

Marussia on Friday withdrew injured Jules Bianchi's car from the Russian grand prix.

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - SILVER, GREY AND RED MEDALS

Russian GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Russian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Russian GP - Friday Team Quotes

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Russian GP - Friday Photos

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Russian GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - A SOMBER MOOD

Russian GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Russian GP - Practice 1 Results

NOW HAMILTON SUCKED INTO 2015 SILLY SEASON

F1's top three drivers are all now caught up in the most intriguing 'silly season' for some time.

FIA SET TO REVEAL BIANCHI CRASH INVESTIGATION

The atmosphere in the Sochi paddock is grim, with many drivers visibly upset and even angry in the wake of the circumstances surrounding Jules Bianchi's crash.

RICCIARDO TRUSTS VETTEL TO OBEY TEAM ORDERS

Red Bull is now ready to rethink its approach to team orders for the last handful of races in 2014.

BIANCHI'S FATHER SAYS NO CHANGE IN CONDITION

Five days after Jules Bianchi's life-threatening crash at Suzuka, there is "no significant change" in his health condition, father Philippe has revealed.

SAUBER TO HOLD RESCUE TALKS AT SOCHI

Sauber could put its so-called 'Russian rescue deal' back on track this weekend.

KOBAYASHI, MERHI UNCLEAR OVER CATERHAM FUTURE

Roberto Merhi and Kamui Kobayashi remain in the dark about how struggling Caterham will tackle the remaining trio of grands prix in 2014.

MARUSSIA LEFT TO DECIDE ON RUSSIA GP PARTICIPATION

As F1 drivers prepare to set out for the first ever practice action in Russia, it is still not clear how Marussia will tackle the weekend mere days after Jules Bianchi's crash.

9 OCTOBER 2014

LOTUS TO RUN MERCEDES ENGINES IN 2015

The Lotus F1 team has announced today that they have signed a deal to run Mercedes engines for 2015.

F1 WITHHOLDING VIDEO TO PROTECT BIANCHI?

Mere days after the Suzuka race, F1 authorities are continuing to withhold official video footage of Jules Bianchi's horror crash.

MARUSSIA ENTERS ROSSI IN BIANCHI'S PLACE AT SOCHI

Alexander Rossi looks set to race in injured Jules Bianchi's place for Marussia this weekend.

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Russian GP - Thursday Press Conference

VETTEL STILL NOT NAMING 2015 EMPLOYER

A week ago, the 'silly season' seemed much clearer.

CANOPY WOULD NOT HAVE HELPED BIANCHI SAYS LOWE

Paddy Lowe on Thursday said he doubts a covered cockpit would have helped the now seriously injured Jules Bianchi last Sunday at Suzuka.

ROSSI ON STANDBY AS FAST F1 PAUSES FOR BIANCHI

Even the fast-paced world of formula one is pausing for thought, mere days after Jules Bianchi crashed at Suzuka.

VERGNE ARRANGES HELMET STICKERS TO HONOUR BIANCHI

F1 drivers will wear helmet stickers to show their support for injured colleague Jules Bianchi this weekend in Russia.

MARUSSIA COULD FIELD ONE CAR IN RUSSIA AFTER BIANCHI CRASH

Marussia is yet to declare how it will tackle this weekend's Russian grand prix, as its race driver Jules Bianchi lies comatose in Japan.

BIANCHI CRASH AND POLITICS OVERSHADOW SOCHI PREPARATIONS

F1 has made the 8,000 kilometre trek from Suzuka to the all-new Sochi Autodrom, but many are not in the mood to celebrate the sport's latest destination.

8 OCTOBER 2014

HAMILTON HAS NO THOUGHTS OF LEAVING MERCEDES

McLaren was moved on Wednesday to deny wild speculation Lewis Hamilton is set to return to the team in 2015.

FERRARI MAY NEED YET ANOTHER NEW PRESIDENT AFTER 2018

Ferrari could be looking for yet another new president in a few years time.

MARUSSIA GP3 WITHDRAWAL NOT LINKED TO BIANCHI

Marussia says the withdrawal of its GP3 team ahead of this weekend's round in Russia is not connected to Jules Bianchi's fight for life.

ALONSO IN TOUGH MCLAREN NEGOTIATIONS

Fernando Alonso is locked in "tough negotiations" with McLaren, the F1 correspondent Luis Vasconcelos claims.

CONTROVERSIAL PUTIN TO ATTEND RUSSIA GP

F1 will court further controversy this weekend when Russian president Vladimir Putin oversees the inaugural grand prix at Sochi.

SHOW GOES ON BUT F1 STILL THINKING OF BIANCHI

The teams and drivers may have leapt 8,000 kilometres from Suzuka to Sochi, but Jules Bianchi remains in the minds of the entire F1 world.

STILL A LONG ROAD AHEAD OF SCHUMACHER SAYS TODT

Michael Schumacher still has "a long and hard road ahead of him," the F1 legend's friend Jean Todt said this week.

7 OCTOBER 2014

FAMILY GIVES NAME OF BIANCHI HEAD INJURY

Jules Bianchi's family on Tuesday revealed the name of the serious head injury he sustained in Sunday's horror Suzuka crash.

RED BULL THINKS ALONSO IS MCLAREN-BOUND

Red Bull's Dr Helmut Marko believes Fernando Alonso is headed to McLaren.

MCLAREN DENIES STROLL RUMOURS

McLaren has denied claims Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll may be looking at buying into the British team.

NOT JUST SAINZ IN RUNNING FOR KVYAT SEAT

Carlos Sainz jr is not the only candidate to replace the Red Bull-bound Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso next year.

WURZ TELLS DRIVERS TO KEEP QUIET AFTER BIANCHI CRASH

Gerard Saillant, the well-known trauma surgeon with close links to Jean Todt and Michael Schumacher, has arrived in Japan to get involved with Jules Bianchi's fight for life.

QUESTIONS EXPLODE AS BIANCHI CRASH VIDEO EMERGES

As Jules Bianchi lies critically ill in a Japanese hospital, grave questions are being asked about the circumstances surrounding his terrifying collision with a recovery vehicle on Sunday.

F1 WAITING ON OFFICIAL NEWS ABOUT BIANCHI

The worried world of F1 is still waiting for more news about Jules Bianchi.

RED BULL DENIES DEPARTING VETTEL NOW NUMBER 2

Sebastian Vettel will not be marginalised by Red Bull despite shocking the team with his sudden departure news last week in Japan.

BIANCHI WOULD HAVE DRIVEN THIRD FERRARI SAYS MONTEZEMOLO

Jules Bianchi was on course for a future wearing Ferrari red -- and perhaps as soon as 2015.

SCHUMACHER CAN LIVE NORMAL LIFE AGAIN SAYS TODT

Jean Todt has delivered perhaps the most promising news about Michael Schumacher's condition since the F1 legend's fateful skiing fall last December.

6 OCTOBER 2014

BIANCHI CRITICAL BUT STABLE

Jules Bianchi is in a "critical but stable" condition at the Mie hospital, located some 15 kilometres from Suzuka where on Sunday he crashed into a recovery vehicle.

FORMULA 1 HOLDS BREATH FOR BIANCHI

The collective world of formula one had a sleepless night after the Japanese grand prix as it worries about critically injured Jules Bianchi.

QUESTIONS BEING ASKED AFTER BIANCHI CRASH

With the extent of Jules Bianchi's injuries still unclear, F1 is already turning its attention to the controversial circumstances surrounding his accident that stopped the wet Japanese grand prix on Sunday.

IMMEDIATE SUCCESS UNLIKELY FOR VETTEL AT FERRARI SAYS LAUDA

Sebastian Vettel's move to Ferrari may be good for the Italian team, but not so good in the short term for the reigning world champion.

RACE REPORT - A DARK DAY

Japanese GP - Race Report

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Japanese GP - Sunday Photos

5 OCTOBER 2014

LONG-TIME F1 DRIVER ANDREA DE CESARIS DIES IN MOTORCYCLE STREET CRASH

Long-time former Formula 1 driver Andrea de Cesaris has died in a motorcycle crash in Rome, Italy today,

BIANCHI UNDERGOING OPERATION FOR SEVERE HEAD INJURY

Jules Bianchi is undergoing surgery for a "severe head injury", F1's governing body has announced.

BIANCHI BELIEVED TO BE CRITICAL AFTER CRASH

Jules Bianchi's condition may be "critical" in the wake of his race-ending accident in the Japanese grand prix.

BIANCHI TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER ACCIDENT IN JAPANESE GP

Jules Bianchi had a large accident at the Japanese GP when he hit a tractor that was in the process of removing Adrian Sutil's car that had previously gone off.

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS JAPANESE GP OVER ROSBERG

Japanese GP - Race Notes

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Japanese GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Japanese GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Japanese GP - Race Results

VETTEL MASTERMINDED MASSIVE FERRARI DEAL

The word at Suzuka on race-day Sunday is that Sebastian Vettel pulled off a masterstroke.

BIANCHI UNDERSTANDS FERRARI SIGNING VETTEL

Jules Bianchi has acknowledged there will be no room for him at Ferrari in 2015.

TOST SAYS TORO ROSSO SEAT 99 PERCENT FOR SAINZ

Carlos Sainz jr is closing in on a Toro Rosso drive for 2015.

MCLAREN PLANNING PRIVATE HONDA TESTS?

McLaren and Honda could be planning to run an interim F1 car outside the sport's officially-sanctioned test dates.

FIA ADMITS JAPAN GP COULD BE CANCELLED

Every eye is on the sky in the final hour before the Japanese grand prix.

SCHUMACHER HAS MADE PROGRESS SAYS TODT

Jean Todt has visited his friend Michael Schumacher since the F1 legend returned home after months in hospital and rehabilitation.

4 OCTOBER 2014

DENNIS SAYS ALONSO DEAL NOT DONE

Ron Dennis on Saturday hit back at suggestions Fernando Alonso's return to McLaren in 2015 is already a done deal.

LAUDA RULES OUT MERCEDES MOVE FOR ALONSO

As the morning's sensational news heads into late afternoon at Suzuka, tongues are still wagging far and wide in the Suzuka paddock.

MCLAREN WILL TAKE TIME TO DECIDE DRIVERS

All eyes are on Ferrari and Fernando Alonso in the wake of Sebastian Vettel's shock news on Saturday.

SHOCK AT SUZUKA AS VETTEL LEAVES RED BULL

A wild rumour is now a certainty: Sebastian Vettel is leaving Red Bull to replace Fernando Alonso at Ferrari in 2015.

VETTEL TO LEAVE RED BULL AT END OF SEASON

The Red Bull formula 1 team has announced that four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel is to leave the team at the end of the 2014 season.

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Japanese GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING REPORT - SILVER OVER WHITE

Japanese GP - Qualifying Report

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Japanese GP - Qualifying Results

JAPAN AND RUSSIA RACES TO START ON TIME SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has ruled out moving the start time of Sunday's Japanese grand prix.

TORO ROSSO CONSIDERING SAINZ FOR 2015

Red Bull has not denied that Carlos Sainz jr is the obvious choice to replace Daniil Kvyat in 2015.

FERNANDES DISTANCES HIMSELF FROM CATERHAM TEAM

Tony Fernandes has moved to distance himself from the debt and chaos of the formula one team he founded.

ECCLESTONE SAYS F1 BOARD REPORTS ARE UNTRUE

Bernie Ecclestone has slammed reports his return to formula one's executive board has been denied.

RAIKKONEN WOULD WELCOME VETTEL AS TEAMMATE

Ferrari is yet to confirm the news, but the famous team looks set to enter the 2015 season with Sebastian Vettel alongside Kimi Raikkonen.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - VETTEL ON TOP

Japanese GP - Practice 3 Report

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Japanese GP - Practice 3 Results

3 OCTOBER 2014

MCLAREN SAYS WORKS STATUS COULD ATTRACT ALONSO

Not many well-informed insiders in the Suzuka paddock still believe Fernando Alonso will be a Ferrari driver in 2015.

TYPHOON DELAY COULD AFFECT RUSSIA GP

F1 authorities have ruled out running the Japanese grand prix on Saturday, it has emerged from Suzuka.

BELGIUM GP SET FOR 2018 DEAL

Far away from the Suzuka paddock, the F1 world heard promising news on Friday from Belgium.

FERRARI ON VERGE OF AGREEING ALONSO SPLIT?

Fernando Alonso and Ferrari are on the cusp of announcing the Spaniard's split, despite his contract for the 2015 and 2016 seasons.

ECCLESTONE DENIED RETURN TO F1 BOARD

Fresh doubt is being cast over Bernie Ecclestone's F1 reign.

RAIKKONEN COUNTS HIMSELF OUT OF CONTRACT TURMOIL

Kimi Raikkonen has denied the contract talks behind closed doors at Ferrari could also affect his place at the Maranello team.

VETTEL'S CHIEF MECHANIC LEAVES RED BULL

Sebastian Vettel's chief mechanic has left Red Bull.

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - ONE POINT TWO FOR TWO

Japanese GP - Practice 2 Report

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Japanese GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Japanese GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Japanese GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Japanese GP - Practice 2 Results

F1 EYES EARLIER JAPAN GP TO DODGE TYPHOON

An approaching typhoon is threatening to drive the Japanese grand prix off track.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - AWESOME

Japanese GP - Practice 1 Report

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Japanese GP - Practice 1 Results

DRIVER PAYS THOUSANDS FOR MARUSSIA PRACTICE RUNS

A new recruit will reportedly inject much-needed funds at struggling Marussia.

2 OCTOBER 2014

MCLAREN DENIES BERGER REPORTS

McLaren has slammed reports Gerhard Berger could be set to join the British team.

ALONSO SAYS HE CAN DECIDE F1 FUTURE

After two weeks of intense speculation, Fernando Alonso on Thursday had to admit his future at Ferrari is currently unclear.

FERRARI ARGUES FOR UNFREEZE AS SILLY SEASON BUBBLES

Ferrari is continuing to argue for a relaxation of the so-called engine 'freeze'.

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Japanese GP - Thursday Press Conference

HONDA SET FOR MCLAREN DRIVER TALKS AT SUZUKA

McLaren will not be making a driver announcement this weekend at Suzuka.

MERCEDES ADMITS NO PEACE BETWEEN WARRING DRIVERS

Toto Wolff has admitted tension between Mercedes' title-warring teammates is inevitable over the decisive final five races of 2014.

CATERHAM HITS BACK AFTER BAILIFFS SEIZE F1 EQUIPMENT

The signs are growing stronger that Caterham may not make it to the end of the 2014 season.

BERGER TO REPLACE DENNIS AT MCLAREN?

Ron Dennis' future in charge of the McLaren team is once again in doubt, the German publication Auto Bild reports.

TYPHOON THREATENS JAPAN GP

Mother nature is threatening to interfere with this weekend's running of the Japanese grand prix.

1 OCTOBER 2014

HONDA HITS BACK AFTER F1 DELAY REPORTS

Honda has apparently hit back at rumours its 2015 F1 programme is facing delays.

SAUBER AND DE SILVESTRO SPLIT?

Simona de Silvestro's road to formula one appears to have ended.

WOLFF 99 PERCENT SURE OF 2015 MERCEDES LINEUP

Team boss Toto Wolff is not 100 per cent sure Mercedes will head into the 2015 season with an unchanged driver lineup.

MERCEDES CAN STILL THROW CHAMPIONSHIP AWAY SAYS MARKO

With five full races to spare, Mercedes this weekend has its first opportunity to wrap up the 2014 constructors' world championship.

FASTER CARS WOULD MAKE F1 HARDER SAYS COULTHARD

The best way to make F1 cars harder to drive is to make them faster.

KOBAYASHI RETAINS CATERHAM SEAT FOR HOME RACE

Kamui Kobayashi has retained his race seat at Caterham for his home grand prix this weekend.

FATHER PLAYS DOWN VERSTAPPEN'S SUZUKA DEBUT

Jos Verstappen has moved to ease the pressure on his son's shoulders ahead of the Japanese grand prix weekend.

NURBURGRING BUYOUT DEAL SET TO COLLAPSE?

The fate of the German grand prix venue at the fabled Nurburgring is once again in serious doubt.

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