CURRENT NEWS

23 JUNE 2017

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - DISJOINTED

Azerbaijan GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Azerbaijan GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Azerbaijan GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Azerbaijan GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Azerbaijan GP - Practice 2 Results

NO PREFERENCE FOR PALMER REPLACEMENT SAYS HULKENBERG

Jolyon Palmer reacted with tetchiness at Baku when asked yet again about his future in F1.

NO CONTRACT NEWS IN BAKU SAYS VETTEL

Sebastian Vettel has no news in Baku about his contractual situation with Ferrari.

BOTTAS HAS EARNED MERCEDES SEAT SAYS HAMILTON

Lewis Hamilton says Valtteri Bottas has "earned his place" at Mercedes.

ALONSO UNENTHUSED OVER HONDA UPGRADE

Fernando Alonso does not sound enthused with the news Honda has brought an upgrade for its hapless power unit to Baku.

RICCIARDO DENIES LATEST FERRARI RUMOURS

Daniel Ricciardo has once again played down rumours connecting him with a move to Ferrari for 2018.

MERCEDES HAS SOLVED TYRE TROUBLE SAYS HEMBERY

Mercedes has now solved its early-season tyre problems.

WILLIAMS RULES OUT HONDA SWITCH

Williams has categorically rejected reports it might become the new works Honda team for 2018.

KALTENBORN EXIT A SHAME SAYS WEHRLEIN

Pascal Wehrlein in Baku said it is "a shame" boss Monisha Kaltenborn was ousted from the Sauber team.

DRIVER ATMOSPHERE FINE AT FORCE INDIA

Force India's drivers insist the atmosphere is "fine" following events in Montreal two weeks ago.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - THE SECOND FIRST

Azerbaijan GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Azerbaijan GP - Practice 1 Results

FOURTH YEAR AT TORO ROSSO DIFFICULT SAYS SAINZ

Carlos Sainz has admitted staying at Toro Rosso for a fourth consecutive season in 2018 would be "difficult".

ALONSO WANTS SAFE F1 TEAM FOR 2018

Fernando Alonso has given the clearest sign yet that he will leave McLaren-Honda at the end of the year.

FORCE INDIA NOT CONFIRMING AUER TEST RUMOURS

Force India is not ready to confirm reports Gerhard Berger's nephew will test for the Silverstone based team in Hungary.

RENAULT HAS UPGRADE IN BAKU SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo has revealed that Renault has taken improvements for its 2017 power unit to Baku.

HAMILTON PLAYS DOWN F1 QUIT QUOTE

Lewis Hamilton has played down reports he might quit at the end of the season.

22 JUNE 2017

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Azerbaijan GP - Thursday Press Conference

VERSTAPPEN SHOULD KEEP QUIET AMID RUMOURS

A former F1 driver has urged Max Verstappen to "keep quiet" and "not worry", amid speculation he wants to move on from his current team Red Bull Racing.

BRATCHES EYES PAY-TV FUTURE FOR F1

New F1 boss Sean Bratches says the sport will continue on the path of switching more coverage to pay TV platforms.

F1 COULD HAVE NEW TEAMS FOR 2019 SAYS TODT

Jean Todt has not denied that a new team might be lining up to enter formula one.

FERRARI TAKES ENGINE UPGRADE TO BAKU

Ferrari is taking an engine upgrade to this weekend's grand prix on the streets of Baku.

BERGER'S NEPHEW NOT CONFIRMING FORCE INDIA NEWS

Gerhard Berger's nephew is not ready to confirm reports he will make his F1 test debut in Hungary.

21 JUNE 2017

CAREY PLAYS DOWN 2018 TRIPLE HEADER

Chase Carey has played down the 'triple header' that will take place in F1 next year.

CAREY CONFIDENT ALL 21 RACES SET FOR 2018

Chase Carey has played down speculation next year's 21-race calendar could actually drop to 19 grands prix.

NO HURRY TO SIGN NEW BOTTAS DEAL SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff says Mercedes will "take our time" in deciding whether to keep Valtteri Bottas for 2018.

MCLAREN DEAL NOT MERCEDES PRIORITY SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff is still reluctant to talk about the possibility of Mercedes supplying customer engines to McLaren next year.

HONDA NOT RULING OUT F1 HELP

Honda is no longer ruling out accepting help as it looks to finally get up to speed in F1.

HAMILTON COULD QUIT F1 AFTER 2017

Lewis Hamilton is not ruling out quitting F1 at the end of the season.

RUSSIA GP DATE CHANGE DUE TO WORLD CUP

Next year's football World Cup is one reason organisers of the Russian grand prix pushed for a date change for 2018.

SAUBER NOT COMMENTING ON MCLAREN GEARBOX CLAIMS

Monisha Kaltenborn has played down the impact the potential McLaren-Honda split might have on Sauber.

MCLAREN EYEING SAINZ AS 2018 PLAN B?

McLaren is lining up Carlos Sainz as a 'plan B' in the event Fernando Alonso quits the team after 2017.

PROST WELCOMES NEW F1 TEAM RUMOURS

F1 legend Alain Prost has welcomed rumours suggesting an eleventh team could be on the grid in 2018.

BERGER'S NEPHEW TO MAKE F1 TEST DEBUT

Gerhard Berger's nephew is set to take a big leap forward in his ambitions to race in F1.

20 JUNE 2017

CAREY PROUD TO REVIVE EUROPEAN F1 RACES

F1 chiefs say they are proud to be bringing two traditional European races back to the sport's calendar.

BOTTAS WANTS LONG TERM MERCEDES DEAL

Valtteri Bottas says he is balancing his ambitions to win races against his desire to secure a "long term contract" with Mercedes.

TYRE MANAGEMENT NOT AMONG MCLAREN'S PROBLEMS

Tyre management is not among McLaren's problems in 2018.

VETTEL DEFENDS SOCIAL MEDIA ABSENCE

Sebastian Vettel has defended his decision to keep a low public profile.

PORSCHE TO ATTEND F1 ENGINE MEETING, AUSTRIA GP

Porsche could be contemplating a future move into formula one.

19 JUNE 2017

ROSBERG HITS BACK AT WOLFF, HAMILTON REPORTS

Nico Rosberg has dismissed comments made by his former boss, Toto Wolff.

NO LE MANS CLASH UNDER CHASE CAREY'S WATCH

F1 and Le Mans appear to be entering a new era of collaboration.

WILLIAMS KEY TO MCLAREN-HONDA SPLIT?

Williams has emerged as the potential key to fellow British team McLaren's Honda divorce.

WHITING GIVES IMOLA F1 CIRCUIT APPROVAL

Imola remains on track for a future return to the F1 calendar.

HONDA TO DELIVER ENGINE UPGRADE IN BAKU?

Honda looks set to deliver a much-needed engine upgrade this weekend in Baku.

NEW CHINESE F1 TEAM RUMOURS GAIN SPEED?

Rumours about a potential eleventh team for 2018 are gaining momentum.

16 JUNE 2017

AGAG WANTS FERRARI IN FORMULA E

Formula E boss Alejandro Agag has urged F1's most famous team to enter the all-electric series.

ALONSO SHOULD LEAVE IF NOT ENJOYING F1 SAYS MASSA

If Fernando Alonso keeps complaining, the Spaniard should consider leaving formula one.

ENGINEER SAYS MAGNUSSEN LIKE RAIKKONEN

Kevin Magnussen's race engineer has likened the young Dane's character to that of Kimi Raikkonen.

ONLY THE NAME THE SAME AT MCLAREN SAYS DE LA ROSA

The "only thing" that has survived the sweeping change at McLaren in recent years is "the name".

ZERO TENSION WITH ALONSO ACCORDING TO ZAK BROWN

Amid the McLaren-Honda crisis, boss Zak Brown insists there is "zero tension" between the great British team and Fernando Alonso.

15 JUNE 2017

F1 TO START TESTING SHIELD NEXT MONTH

F1's new 'Shield' concept will make its public debut earlier than expected.

PALMER UNDER PRESSURE TO DELIVER SAYS ABITEBOUL

Cyril Abiteboul has admitted Jolyon Palmer is under "pressure" to "deliver" for Renault in 2017.

MORE KUBICA TESTS POSSIBLE SAYS RENAULT

Robert Kubica wanted an F1 test in order to decide the next steps in his career.

WOLFF BACKTRACKS AFTER ROSBERG RETURN COMMENTS

Toto Wolff has backtracked after saying Nico Rosberg might return to F1 from retirement.

HONDA LAGGING BEHIND IN SIMULATION SAYS CUQUERELLA

A former F1 engineer suspects Honda is lagging behind in the area of simulation.

BROADCASTER SAYS F1 HUMMING ONCE AGAIN

F1 is "humming" once again.

F1 WILL NEVER GO ALL-ELECTRIC SAYS TODT

Jean Todt says F1 will never abandon its petrol-based origins and join Formula E as an all-electric powered series.

FORCE INDIA CONSIDERS NAME CHANGE?

Team co-owner and boss Vijay Mallya is considering changing Force India's name.

MERCEDES CLOSING UP ON FERRARI SAYS BOTTAS

Mercedes is closing up on Ferrari in terms of managing Pirelli's 2017 tyres.

RED BULL DRIVERS CANNOT END CONTRACTS SAYS MARKO

Red Bull has control of the destinies of its F1 drivers.

14 JUNE 2017

STILL TOO EARLY FOR CONTRACT TALK SAYS BOTTAS

Valtteri Bottas says it is still "too early" to talk about the possible extension of his contract.

PALMER HAS NO EXPLANATION AMID RUMOURS

Jolyon Palmer says he has "no explanation" for his struggle to keep up with his teammate Nico Hulkenberg at Renault so far in 2017.

HONDA ADMITS TEST BENCH PROBLEM

Honda has given an explanation about the extent of its struggle so far in 2017.

FERRARI NOT READY TO TALK 2018 CONTRACTS

Ferrari has refused to comment on the contractual status of its F1 drivers.

13 JUNE 2017

PEREZ DENIES IGNORING TEAM ORDER

Mercedes chiefs think rival team Force India made a mistake in Montreal.

NO INFORMATION ABOUT HONDA UPGRADE

Rumours are growing by the day that the works McLaren-Honda partnership is now definitely doomed.

MICHAEL DOUGLAS TIPS ALONSO TO QUIT F1

Hollywood legend Michael Douglas has tipped Fernando Alonso to leave F1 at the end of the season.

ROSBERG REJECTS F1 COMEBACK TALK

Nico Rosberg has rejected claims he may return to formula one.

BOTTAS MUCH BETTER TEAMMATE THAN ROSBERG SAYS HAMILTON

Lewis Hamilton says his relationship with new teammate Valtteri Bottas is working perfectly.

VERSTAPPEN WORRIED ABOUT RED BULL FOR 2018

Max Verstappen says he is worried not only about Red Bull's performance this year, but also for 2018.

FATHER, WILLIAMS SAY STROLL DESERVES F1 SEAT

Lawrence Stroll's father and boss say the under-fire 18-year-old has now proven he deserves to be in formula one.

12 JUNE 2017

RACE REPORT - GRAND SLAM: HOW HAMILTON WON

Canadian GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson in Montreal

ALONSO NOT RULING OUT 2018 INDYCAR SWITCH

Fernando Alonso is no longer ruling out quitting F1 at the end of the year.

SAINZ, KVYAT RELATIONSHIP HITS ROAD BUMP

The relationship between Toro Rosso drivers Carlos Sainz and Daniil Kvyat has hit a bump in the road.

CHAMPIONSHIP LONG ENOUGH FOR HAMILTON WIN

Lewis Hamilton is back in the fight for the world championship.

LAUDA AGREES 25 RACES TOO MANY FOR F1

Niki Lauda has backed top drivers Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton over criticising plans to expand the F1 race calendar.

SAINZ SURE RENAULT WILL IMPROVE 2017 ENGINE

Carlos Sainz has responded to claims Renault will no longer update its engine in 2017.

11 JUNE 2017

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS MONTREAL IN MERCEDES 1-2

Canadian GP - Race Notes
By Mark Karp

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Canadian GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Canadian GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Canadian GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Canadian GP - Race Results

MCLAREN VERY COMPETITIVE WITHOUT HONDA SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso says there is nothing wrong with the McLaren car or his own driving.

HAMILTON ADMITS ALONSO PAIRING TOXIC

Lewis Hamilton has admitted his clash with Fernando Alonso at McLaren a decade ago was "personal".

ALONSO HITS BACK AT RALF SCHUMACHER AMID KART DISPUTE

Fernando Alonso and Ralf Schumacher have clashed bitterly over a dispute in the world of top-level kart racing.

MCLAREN URGES VANDOORNE TO ADAPT TO F1

McLaren has urged Stoffel Vandoorne to "adapt" to his new life in formula one.

STRUGGLING STROLL WILL FIND SOLUTION SAYS OCON

Esteban Ocon has tipped Lance Stroll to "find a solution" to his current troubles in F1.

KUBICA ADMITS DREAMING OF F1 COMEBACK

Robert Kubica has admitted he is dreaming of a "comeback" in F1.

AUDI IN F1 ENGINE TALKS

Audi is no longer ruling out a future in formula one.

VETTEL MOST COMPLETE DRIVER SAYS VILLENEUVE

Jacques Villeneuve has tipped Sebastian Vettel to win the 2017 title.

PIRELLI LISTENED TO VETTEL ABOUT 2017 TYRES

Toto Wolff has denied Sebastian Vettel gave Ferrari a big head-start in his bid for the 2017 title.

RED BULL CAN'T WRITE OFF 2017 CAR

Red Bull cannot simply write off 2017 in order to get ready for a full championship challenge in 2018.

NO MCLAREN INDYCAR TEAM FOR NOW SAYS BROWN

Zak Brown has played down rumours McLaren could launch a full-time Indycar team.

10 JUNE 2017

QUALIFYING REPORT - EQUALING SENNA

Canadian GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Montreal

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Canadian GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Canadian GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Canadian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Canadian GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - FORZA FERRARI

Canadian GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Montreal

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Canadian GP - Practice 3 Results

MCLAREN CONSIDERING ALL SCENARIOS REGARDING HONDA

McLaren is considering "all possible scenarios" amid rumours the British team is on the cusp of dumping works engine partner Honda.

ALONSO MEETS IN MONTREAL WITH F1 BOSS CAREY

After repeating his threat to quit F1, Fernando Alonso sat down with the sport's new CEO Chase Carey.

BOTTAS GETTING UNDER HAMILTON'S SKIN

Valtteri Bottas is getting under Lewis Hamilton's skin at Mercedes.

ROSBERG COULD RETURN TO F1

Nico Rosberg could one day return to formula one.

VANDOORNE NOT YET GOOD ENOUGH SAYS VILLENEUVE

Stoffel Vandoorne is yet to prove he is "good enough" to thrive in F1.

NO FERRARI SWITCH FOR 2018 SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo has scotched any lingering speculation about the chances of a Ferrari switch for 2018.

F1 HEADS FOR TWIN TURBO RULES IN 2021?

F1 is heading for a V6 twin-turbo engine formula for 2021.

SIROTKIN NOT DENYING PALMER RUMOURS

Sergey Sirotkin has refused to deny speculation he is being lined up to replace struggling Jolyon Palmer at Renault.

MAGNUSSEN CAUGHT OUT BY HAAS CONTRACT

Kevin Magnussen has admitted he was caught unawares by a hidden detail of his contract with Haas.

9 JUNE 2017

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - TEAM SWAPPED SPINS

Canadian GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Montreal

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Canadian GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Canadian GP - Friday Team Quotes

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Canadian GP - Friday Photos

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Canadian GP - Practice 2 Results

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - ISLAND MORNING

Canadian GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Montreal

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Canadian GP - Practice 1 Results

WILD MCLAREN-HONDA SPLIT RUMORS RESURFACE

The deadlines are now coming thick and fast amid the deteriorating McLaren-Honda relationship.

RICCIARDO HOPING FOR RENAULT UPGRADE IN BAKU

Red Bull is in an upbeat mood as it speeds towards the mid-season point in 2017.

SAINZ HAPPY TO HEAR FERRARI RUMOURS

Carlos Sainz says he is still hoping for a future with Red Bull, despite rumours he might be on Ferrari's wish list for 2018.

RED BULL KEEPING BOTH DRIVERS IN 2018

Red Bull has dismissed rumours it might make a change to its driver lineup for 2018.

F1 SET TO CONFIRM 2029 MONTREAL CONTRACT

Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve has secured its place on the F1 calendar long into the future.

VETTEL PLAYS DOWN FERRARI CONTRACT TALK

Sebastian Vettel has played down reports he is under pressure to ink a new Ferrari contract.

MASSA NOT MOURNING ECCLESTONE EXIT

Felipe Massa says he does not mourn the departure from F1's day to day running of former supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

STEINER SAYS WHY NOT? TO 25-RACE PLANS

F1 teams may need to adapt if Liberty Media intends to expand the calendar to as many as 25 races.

RAIKKONEN NOT ANGRY AFTER MONACO CONTROVERSY

Kimi Raikkonen insists he is not angry following the 'team orders' controversy of Monaco.

VETTEL NOT THINKING ABOUT TITLE WIN

F1's title contenders do not want to talk about their championship battle, ahead of the seventh out of 20 races on the 2017 calendar.

ALONSO TO RENAULT WOULD BE GREAT SAYS HULKENBERG

Nico Hulkenberg says he would welcome the arrival of Fernando Alonso at Renault next year.

AUDI TO MAKE F1 DECISION SOON

Audi is not ruling out entering F1 in time for the new engine regulations in 2021.

KUBICA LOST WEIGHT FOR F1 RETURN

Robert Kubica appears to be serious about a potential return to F1.

WEHRLEIN 100 PERCENT AFTER DOCTOR CHECKS

Pascal Wehrlein has confirmed reports that he is back to full fitness after his early-season back injury.

8 JUNE 2017

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Canadian GP - Thursday Press Conference

WOLFF, DAIMLER SLAM MERCEDES QUIT RUMOURS

Mercedes has reacted angrily to Eddie Jordan's claim the German carmaker might pull out of formula one.

MCLAREN GIVES HONDA SPA DEADLINE?

Speculation McLaren and Honda could be set to split is intensifying ahead of this weekend's Canadian grand prix.

STROLL NEEDS TIME AND PATIENCE SAYS BOTTAS

Valtteri Bottas has joined those who think struggling F1 rookie Lance Stroll needs more time to prove himself.

MERCEDES, NOT FERRARI, USING TEAM ORDERS SAYS SURER

Marc Surer thinks it is Mercedes, not Ferrari, who have been using 'team orders' so far in 2017.

ZANARDI THINKS KUBICA RETURN POSSIBLE

Alex Zanardi thinks it is possible Robert Kubica could return to formula one.

VETTEL IS LOGICAL TITLE FAVOURITE SAYS ZANARDI

Alex Zanardi has joined those who think Ferrari's decade-long title drought could finally end in 2017.

LOWE EXIT NOT CAUSE OF MERCEDES SLUMP

Toto Wolff has denied Mercedes' performance took a hit in 2017 due to the departure of Paddy Lowe.

7 JUNE 2017

PAUL RICARD SET FOR MID-YEAR 2018 DATE

Paul Ricard is heading for a mid-year race date for the return of the French grand prix next year.

FERRARI CHIEF TIPS VETTEL TO STAY

Ferrari's technical boss Mattia Binotto thinks Sebastian Vettel will sign a new deal with the Maranello team.

JORDAN TIPS MERCEDES TO QUIT F1

Eddie Jordan has tipped Mercedes to quit formula one after the 2018 season.

FERRARI COULD WIN 2017 TITLE SAYS ALESI

Jean Alesi thinks it is possible Ferrari will win its first championship for a decade this year.

STROLL STRUGGLES NO SURPRISE SAYS GROSJEAN

Romain Grosjean says he is not surprised Lance Stroll is struggling in 2017.

6 JUNE 2017

MCLAREN CAR AMONG BEST IN 2017

Honda might be badly struggling, but McLaren is confident it has one of the very best cars on the 2017 grid.

VETTEL BENEFITING FROM METICULOUS APPROACH

Toto Wolff has admitted Sebastian Vettel's work ethic may have helped Ferrari to speed ahead in 2017.

PIRELLI'S ISOLA PLAYS DOWN ITALIAN MYSTERY

Mario Isola has played down rumours of an 'Italian' conspiracy to help Ferrari dominate in 2017.

KUBICA TO TEST F1 CAR IN VALENCIA

Six years after his near-fatal crash, Robert Kubica is set to return to the wheel of a formula one car.

DON'T ASSESS STROLL UNTIL 2018 SAYS STEWART

F1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart has defended struggling rookie Lance Stroll.

NO GOOD CANDIDATES TO REPLACE RAIKKONEN

Kimi Raikkonen has a good chance of hanging onto his place at Ferrari beyond 2017.

LIBERTY MAKING BROADCASTERS UNSETTLED SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has questioned his successor's apparent 'all change' approach to running F1.

5 JUNE 2017

TYRE SITUATION AN ITALIAN MYSTERY SAYS WOLFF

Pirelli has hit back at conspiracy theories about Ferrari's sudden return to the top in F1 this year.

MAGNUSSEN SITTING OUT SESSIONS DUE TO CONTRACT

Contractual details explain why Kevin Magnussen will sit out so many Friday practice sessions in the second half of 2017.

RUSSIA WANTS LATER RACE DATE IN 2018

Russia will press to have its round of the 2018 world championship pushed back by several months.

MONACO TO BUILD NEW F1 PITS FOR 2018

Monaco will build a new pitlane and paddock complex at a cost of EUR 30 million ahead of the 2018 race.

MALONE, MATESCHITZ IN SECRET F1 MEETING

Red Bull recently met in "secret" with F1's new owner John Malone.

FORCE INDIA ANGRY AFTER RACE NUMBER CONTROVERSY

Force India is angry with F1's governing body in the wake of a dispute about race numbers.

STEWART TIPS VETTEL TO BEAT HAMILTON IN 2017

F1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart has tipped Sebastian Vettel to win a fifth world championship in 2017.

FERRARI HAS BETTER CAR SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone thinks Ferrari could finally be on the road back to world championship victory in 2017.

LESS EXTREME T-WINGS FROM NOW SAYS FORCE INDIA

The 'T-wing' craze stepped into a higher gear recently in Monaco.

ALONSO UNSURE OVER HONDA ENGINE UPGRADE

Fernando Alonso has admitted he may not have a more powerful Honda engine to use in Montreal this weekend.

2 JUNE 2017

RAIKKONEN BASICALLY FERRARI NO.2 SAYS SALO

Kimi Raikkonen is "basically" already the number 2 driver at Ferrari for 2017.

ALONSO WASTING TIME AT MCLAREN SAYS ANDRETTI

Motor racing legend Mario Andretti says Fernando Alonso is "wasting" his time at McLaren-Honda.

SAUBER OPEN TO TAKING HONDA-LINKED DRIVER

Monisha Kaltenborn has admitted Sauber may take a driver from Honda's talent pool for 2018.

ENGINE RULES DRIVING MCLAREN TO RUIN SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko says formula one desperately needs new engine rules for 2021.

NO BACK PROBLEMS AFTER MONACO SAYS WEHRLEIN

Pascal Wehrlein says he will take part in next weekend's Canadian grand prix.

1 JUNE 2017

2017 HIGHLIGHTING ROLE OF DRIVER SAYS ABITEBOUL

F1's new era better highlights the differences between drivers.

NO NEWS AFTER WEHRLEIN HOSPITAL SCANS

There is no news about the physical condition of Pascal Wehrlein.

ALONSO SURPRISED AT INDY PAY-CHEQUE

Fernando Alonso has admitted his surprise at how lucrative taking part in the Indy 500 is.

MCLAREN-HONDA STRUGGLES TIRING SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda's ongoing struggles in F1 are "tiring".

KANAAN HITS BACK AT HAMILTON'S INDY JIBE

An Indycar driver has hit back at Lewis Hamilton following recent comments made by the triple world champion.

GIOVINAZZI DEAL UNFORTUNATE FOR MAGNUSSEN

Kevin Magnussen will have less practice time to prepare for forthcoming grands prix.

STROLL NOT CRUMBLING UNDER PRESSURE

Lance Stroll's father has denied that his son is crumbling under the "pressure" of expectations in F1.

NO REGRETS AS BAR BECAME MERCEDES SAYS VILLENEUVE

Jacques Villeneuve says he has no regrets about investing millions into F1's Brackley based team.

WOLFF SYMPATHISES AMID FERRARI CONTROVERSY

Toto Wolff has joined those who are rejecting the Ferrari 'team orders' conspiracy.

31 MAY 2017

FERRARI DID NOT FAVOUR VETTEL SAYS ALESI

Jean Alesi does not believe Ferrari acted deliberately to disadvantage Kimi Raikkonen in Monaco.

ALONSO EYES RETURN TO BETTER MCLAREN

Fernando Alonso is hopeful the second half of the 2017 season will be better for McLaren-Honda.

FERRARI 16 WEEKS AHEAD WITH 2017 CAR SAYS WOLFF

Ferrari got a head-start with its title-challenging car for 2017.

PIRELLI DENIES 2017 TYRES FAVOUR FERRARI

Pirelli has hit back at claims its 2017 tyres unfairly favour the Ferrari team.

30 MAY 2017

TODT SEEKS TO AVOID CALENDAR CLASHES

F1's governing body has vowed to better coordinate the calendars of the major championships.

ALONSO MAY NOT DO 2018 INDY 500 SAYS BROWN

Fernando Alonso might not return to do next year's Indy 500.

ABITEBOUL ADMITS PALMER FUTURE NOT SECURE

Cyril Abiteboul has admitted Jolyon Palmer's F1 future is not secure.

ONLY RED BULL DOOR CLOSED FOR 2018 SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso says the only top team with closed doors for 2018 is Red Bull.

HORNER FORGIVES VERSTAPPEN FOR OUTBURST

Christian Horner says Red Bull's relationship with Max Verstappen remains on track.

VETTEL ON POLE FOR 2017 TITLE

Niki Lauda has admitted Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel is now on pole position for the 2017 world championship.

29 MAY 2017

RACE REPORT - OVERCUT: HOW VETTEL WON

Monaco GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson in Monaco

RAIKKONEN NOW FERRARI NUMBER 2 SAYS HAMILTON

Despite making the podium, Kimi Raikkonen was far from happy after Sunday's Monaco GP.

NEW INJURY DOUBT AFTER WEHRLEIN CRASH

Pascal Wehrlein will return to hospital in the coming days, following another rollover crash.

HULKENBERG EXACTLY RIGHT FOR RENAULT SAYS PROST

Nico Hulkenberg is "exactly" the right driver to accompany Renault back to the top in F1.

CEO SAYS PIRELLI NOT BUYING INTO F1

Pirelli has played down suggestions the F1 tyre supplier might actually buy into the sport.

ALONSO NOT READY TO COMMIT TO 2018 INDY 500

Fernando Alonso has suggested he will return to America to bid once again for Indy 500 victory.

F1 NOW RUN LIKE A STARBUCKS SAYS ECCLESTONE

Bernie Ecclestone has hit out at some of the moves already made by F1's new owners Liberty Media.

28 MAY 2017

RACE NOTES - VETTEL WINS FOR FERRARI IN MONACO

Monaco GP - Race Notes
By Mark Karp

WSUNDAY PHOTOS

Monaco GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Monaco GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Monaco GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Monaco GP - Race Results

RAIKKONEN MOOD KEY TO POLE

Niki Lauda thinks a good mood is the key to Kimi Raikkonen's return to the top in formula one.

MONTOYA NOT SURPRISED BY IMPRESSIVE ALONSO

Former F1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya says he is not surprised by Fernando Alonso's impressive debut so far ahead of the Indy 500.

PIRELLI AGREES TO DROP HARDEST TYRE COMPOUNDS

Pirelli has confirmed reports it will drop the hardest tyre compounds from its selection for July's British grand prix.

2017 MERCEDES CAR A DIVA SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff has described Mercedes' 2017 car as a "diva".

NO REASON FOR MERCEDES DRIVER CHANGE SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has given another clear hint that Mercedes is not planning a driver change ahead of the 2018 season.

RENAULT ON TRACK TO JOIN TOP F1 TEAMS

Renault is on track as it pushes towards the top in formula one.

F1 CAREER ALREADY OVER SAYS BUTTON

Jenson Button has played down speculation he might be considering a full-time return to formula one.

27 MAY 2017

QUALIFYING REPORT - RECORDS AND ELIMINATIONS

Monaco GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Monaco

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Monaco GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Monaco GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Monaco GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Monaco GP - Qualifying Results

WOLFF TIPS HAMILTON TO STAY AFTER 2018

Toto Wolff has tipped Mercedes' top driver to stay with the German team.

F1 INCOME MUST NOT BE SOCIALISM SAYS HAAS

F1 must be "very careful" as it moves to shake up the income distribution model in the near future.

HAMILTON SCOFFS AT ALONSO'S INDY RIVALS

Lewis Hamilton has apparently scoffed at the level of competition facing Fernando Alonso ahead of Sunday's Indy 500.

2017 FERRARI HAS NO WEAK POINTS SAYS GENE

Ferrari's 2017 car has "no weak points".

SOME F1 TRACKS LIKE CARPARKS SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff has admitted he would not necessarily miss some F1 circuits if they fell by the wayside.

MAGNUSSEN NOT WORRIED OVER COURT DATE

Kevin Magnussen sounds unconcerned about the prospect of heading to court next week.

HAMILTON ADMITS TOO OLD FOR MOTOGP SWITCH

Lewis Hamilton has declared himself "too old" to make the switch to MotoGP racing.

RICCIARDO NOT RULING OUT RED BULL EXIT

Daniel Ricciardo is not ruling out leaving Red Bull to drive for another F1 team.

BUTTON HINTS AT VANDOORNE FUTURE

With a single comment, Jenson Button has fired speculation of a full-time return to F1, and cast doubt on the future of Stoffel Vandoorne.

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - EVEN FASTER

Monaco GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Monaco

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Monaco GP - Practice 3 Results

26 MAY 2017

RED BULL COULD BE ON FRONT ROW SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko is not ruling out a front row qualifying for Red Bull in Monaco.

VETTEL CAN STAY AT FERRARI IN 2018 SAYS MARCHIONNE

Team president Sergio Marchionne says whether or not Sebastian Vettel stays at Ferrari in 2018 is the German's decision.

WOLFF HINTS AT SAME DRIVERS FOR 2018

Toto Wolff has hinted Mercedes will not make any changes to its driver lineup for 2018.

ALONSO SAYS NO INDYCAR SWITCH FOR 2018

Fernando Alonso has played down speculation he could quit formula one and switch full-time to the American equivalent Indycar.

PRIVACY IN SCHUMACHER'S INTEREST

Keeping Michael Schumacher out of the public eye for the past three and a half years was in the F1 legend's "interest".

ALONSO ABSENCE NOT PROFESSIONAL SAYS MASSA

Fernando Alonso's Monaco absence this weekend is not "professional".

MASSA DEFENDS STROLL AFTER MONACO CRASH

Felipe Massa has defended his under-fire rookie teammate Lance Stroll.

25 MAY 2017

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - EVEN FASTER

Monaco GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Monaco

THURSDAY PHOTOS

Monaco GP - Thursday Photos

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Monaco GP - Thursday Press Conference

THURSDAY TEAM QUOTES

Monaco GP - Thursday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Monaco GP - Practice 2 Results

CAREY ANNOUNCES 21 RACES FOR 2018

F1 chief executive Chase Carey has announced that there will be 21 grands prix next year.

FERRARI HAS CAUGHT MERCEDES ON RACE STARTS

Lewis Hamilton has admitted Ferrari has caught up with Mercedes' race start technology in 2017.

F1 CHANGES CARS AFTER MONGER CRASH

F1 has reacted to the Billy Monger crash by tweaking the design of the 2017 cars.

ALONSO AT INDY DOESN'T HURT F1 SAYS STEINER

Gunther Steiner has played down claims Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 foray this weekend hurts formula one.

RAIKKONEN PLAYS DOWN WHEELBASE STORY

Kimi Raikkonen is not sure the 'wheelbase' factor will tip the balance in Ferrari's favour this weekend at Monaco.

SPONSOR ENABLED WOLFF SWITCH

One sponsor could have made the difference when it came to Valtteri Bottas securing the Mercedes seat for 2017.

MONACO WIN UNLIKELY FOR RED BULL SAYS NEWEY

Adrian Newey has admitted Red Bull does not have a strong chance of winning this weekend's Monaco grand prix.

STROLL EXPECTS DIFFICULT FIRST MONACO GP

Lance Stroll has entered Monaco expecting a tough weekend.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - THE FASTEST EVER

Monaco GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Monaco

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Monaco GP - Practice 1 Results

CESARE FIORIO IMPROVING AFTER CYCLING CRASH

Former Ferrari boss Cesare Fiorio is showing signs of improvement after a recent cycling crash.

TORO ROSSO DRIVERS WANT RENAULT PROGRESS

Renault powered drivers are calling on the French marque to improve its 2017 engine.

NO PRESSURE FOR BUTTON IN MONACO

Daniil Kvyat says retired F1 driver Jenson Button is under no pressure this weekend at Monaco.

24 MAY 2017

WEDNESDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Monaco GP - Wednesday Press Conference

HAMILTON HAS WHOLE TEAM BEHIND HIM NOW SAYS ROSBERG

Nico Rosberg will attend this weekend's Monaco grand prix.

ROSBERG EYES ROLE WITH MONACO GP PROMOTER

Nico Rosberg could be about to take on a new role.

BOULLIER NOT RULING OUT MCLAREN-HONDA DIVORCE

Eric Boullier is not ruling out that McLaren could split with Honda.

HAMILTON, VETTEL KEEP RESPECT FOR 2017 BATTLE

F1's title protagonists insist they will continue to "respect" one another through their 2017 battle.

23 MAY 2017

ALONSO TO REPRESENT F1 DRIVERS WELL SAYS SAINZ

Carlos Sainz says he is sure Fernando Alonso will "represent" current F1 drivers well at the Indy 500 on Sunday.

LONG WHEELBASE TO HURT MERCEDES IN MONACO

Mercedes is concerned Ferrari could have the upper hand this weekend in Monaco.

ALONSO NOT ON MERCEDES WISH LIST SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has dealt a blow to Fernando Alonso's chances of switching to Mercedes next year.

VETTEL, HAMILTON'S RIVALS CAN'T KEEP UP SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has hailed the Ferrari versus Mercedes duel for the 2017 world championship.

MASSA HAILS LOWE'S IMPACT AT WILLIAMS

Felipe Massa has hailed Paddy Lowe for a noticeable turnaround inside the Williams team.

22 MAY 2017

RELIABILITY TAKES HIT AS TEAMS PUSH LIMITS SAYS WOLFF

Engine reliability has taken a hit in 2017 as manufacturers push to "the absolute limit".

MASSA COULD STAY AT WILLIAMS IN 2018

Felipe Massa says he would consider staying in F1 beyond the end of this season.

F1 TO CONSIDER EXTENDING DRS ZONES

The potential extension of DRS overtaking zones this year will be decided on a circuit by circuit basis.

LIBERTY TO REVEAL F1 BUDGET CAP PLAN

The idea of team budget caps in formula one is not dead yet.

LAUDA TO WATCH ALONSO'S INDY 500 BID

Niki Lauda says he will be following every lap of Fernando Alonso's bid to win the Indy 500 on Sunday.

TEAMS EXAGGERATING DATA TO PIRELLI

Pirelli has admitted some teams have "exaggerated" downforce values as the F1 supplier sets its tyre operating guidelines before grands prix.

LAUDA WOULD VETO MCLAREN-MERCEDES DEAL

Niki Lauda says he would "veto" a supply of customer Mercedes engines for struggling former F1 grandee McLaren.

19 MAY 2017

PIRELLI AXES HARD TYRES FOR SILVERSTONE

Pirelli has agreed to axe its selection of hard tyres for a forthcoming grand prix.

CAREY EXPECTS TURBULENT F1 TALKS

Chase Carey is expecting "turbulent" times ahead as negotiations with teams look set to kick off.

BRAWN SAYS VETTEL KEY TO FERRARI SUCCESS

Ross Brawn has hailed Sebastian Vettel's personal contribution to the excitement of the 2017 season.

TRAILING BOTTAS STILL NOT NO.2 SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff says Mercedes remains committed to not designating Valtteri Bottas the 'number 2' driver for 2017.

MAGNUSSEN-MANAGER DISPUTE HEADS TO COURT

A broken relationship between Kevin Magnussen and his former manager is heading to court.

MARKO RULES OUT LE MANS FOR RED BULL

Dr Helmut Marko says Red Bull will not be heading to Le Mans any time soon.

18 MAY 2017

MARKO HAILS STEP FORWARD AFTER ECCLESTONE EXIT

Dr Helmut Marko has hailed a step forward for formula one in the wake of Bernie Ecclestone's departure.

RED BULL HOPING FOR RENAULT UPGRADE SAYS MARKO

Red Bull is waiting on a Renault upgrade that has been delayed for reliability reasons.

WOLFF DENIES 5KG WEIGHT ADVANTAGE RUMOURS

Toto Wolff has denied that Mercedes slashed 5 kilos of weight from its 2017 car ahead of the recent Spanish grand prix.

TEAMS UNHAPPY AMID MERCEDES-HONDA COOPERATION RUMOURS

Two F1 teams have admitted their opposition amid rumours Mercedes is preparing to help Honda finally get up to speed in formula one.

MARKO CONFIRMS OFFICIAL ROLE FOR JOS VERSTAPPEN

Dr Helmut Marko has confirmed reports that Max Verstappen's father is taking on an official Red Bull role.

17 MAY 2017

ENGINE RULE CHANGES OR RED BULL WILL QUIT SAYS MARKO

Red Bull could quit formula one if the next set of engine regulations is not significantly better.

RED BULL IN CONTROL OF SAINZ SAYS WOLFF

Red Bull has "control" of Carlos Sainz's F1 future, according to rival Mercedes' chief Toto Wolff.

RAIKKONEN'S DAUGHTER BORN

Kimi Raikkonen has become a father for the second time -- and Nico Rosberg appears to be hot on his heels.

BOSS DEFENDS FORCE INDIA AFTER NUMBER BREACH

Sporting boss Otmar Szafnauer has defended Force India, after the team was pulled up for not complying with new rules in Barcelona.

ROOM FOR MORE QUALITY RACES SAYS BRAWN

Ross Brawn thinks there is space on the F1 calendar for "one or two more" races.

16 MAY 2017

BUTTON NOT RULING OUT F1 RETURN

Jenson Button is not ruling out a full-time return to formula one.

PRESS HAILS EPIC HAMILTON-VETTEL DUEL

F1's international press has hailed the return of a close battle for the world championship.

ALONSO CONTRACT TALKS LIKE CHESS SAYS HAMILTON

Lewis Hamilton says Fernando Alonso's forthcoming deliberations and negotiations about 2018 will be like "a game of chess".

WOLFF NOT RULING OUT ALONSO FOR MERCEDES

Toto Wolff is not ruling out making a bid to sign Fernando Alonso for 2018.

STRONG FERRARI GOOD FOR F1 SAYS ZETSCHE

Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche says Mercedes' close title fight with Ferrari this year is good for formula one.

TOO EARLY FOR CONTRACT TALKS SAYS BOTTAS

Valtteri Bottas' hopes of hanging onto his plum seat at Mercedes appear to have taken a step forward.

HAMILTON DENIES TRAINING LESS THAN RIVALS

Lewis Hamilton says he trains "just as much" as his F1 rivals.

15 MAY 2017

RACE REPORT - NOSING AHEAD

Spanish GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson in Barcelona

ALONSO HEADS STRAIGHT FROM F1 TO INDY

Fernando Alonso saw the chequered flag and almost immediately jumped on a private jet after his home Spanish grand prix late on Sunday.

MONACO TO BE STROLL'S TOUGHEST TEST SAYS MASSA

Felipe Massa his warned teammate Lance Stroll that the rookie's toughest F1 challenge is now looming.

MATESCHITZ PATIENT AMID RED BULL STRUGGLE

Team owner Dietrich Mateschitz says Red Bull is having to be "patient" as it tries to catch up with F1's top two teams.

JOS VERSTAPPEN SET FOR RED BULL TALENT ROLE?

Former F1 driver Jos Verstappen could be set to take on a role with Red Bull.

SAUBER LEAVES MCLAREN DEAD LAST IN 2017

Sauber has left crisis-ridden McLaren-Honda as the only F1 team yet to score a single point so far in 2017.

14 MAY 2017

RACE NOTES - HAMILTON WINS IN SPAIN

Spanish GP - Race Notes
by Mark Karp

SUNDAY PHOTOS

Spanish GP - Sunday Photos

SUNDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Spanish GP - Sunday Press Conference

SUNDAY TEAM QUOTES

Spanish GP - Sunday Team Quotes

RACE RESULTS

Spanish GP - Race Results

FIA EXTENDS DRS ZONE IN BARCELONA

F1's governing body has extended the DRS zone in Barcelona in a bid to boost overtaking.

VANDOORNE TO TWEAK DRIVING STYLE SAYS BOULLIER

Stoffel Vandoorne is working on tweaking his driving style to better adapt to formula one.

DRIVERS PUSHING FOR HARD TYRE AXE

F1 drivers will reportedly lobby official tyre supplier Pirelli to drop the hardest tyres from its 2017 compound range.

LAUDA DENIES MERCEDES TO BAIL OUT HONDA

Niki Lauda has hit back at claims Mercedes is set to bail out its struggling F1 engine rival Honda.

LAUDA SLAMS VETTEL SWITCH RUMOURS

Niki Lauda has slammed speculation Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel could switch to Mercedes for 2018.

VERSTAPPEN COMMITTED TO RED BULL CONTRACT

Max Verstappen says he is happy at Red Bull.

PETER SAUBER MAKES RARE F1 VISIT

Team founder Peter Sauber is making a rare visit to a F1 paddock this weekend in Barcelona.

RENAULT HINTS ALONSO RETURN NOT PRIORITY

Cyril Abiteboul has hinted it is not Renault's priority to push to sign Fernando Alonso for 2018.

NEWEY PENNED RED BULL BARCELONA UPGRADE

Adrian Newey says he played only a "small" role in the initial development of this year's Red Bull car.

NINE OR TEN RACES TO KEEP ALONSO SAYS BROWN

Zak Brown has admitting time is running out to convince Fernando Alonso to stick with McLaren beyond 2017.

NO INDY REGRET AMID BARCELONA BOOST SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso says he has no regrets about sitting out the forthcoming Monaco grand prix.

13 MAY 2017

QUALIFYING REPORT - EDGED OUT

Spanish GP - Qualifying Report
By Dan Knutson in Barcelona

SATURDAY PHOTOS

Spanish GP - Saturday Photos

SATURDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Spanish GP - Saturday Press Conference

SATURDAY TEAM QUOTES

Spanish GP - Saturday Team Quotes

QUALIFYING RESULTS

Spanish GP - Qualifying Results

PRACTICE 3 REPORT - THE FLYING ICEMAN

Spanish GP - Practice 3 Report
By Dan Knutson in Barcelona

PRACTICE 3 RESULTS

Spanish GP - Practice 3 Results

NEWEY DENIES NEW RED BULL IN SPAIN

Max Verstappen says Red Bull is "still the third team" in F1, despite high expectations about the team's car upgrade for Barcelona.

TODT EYES THIRD TERM AS FIA PRESIDENT

FIA president Jean Todt will push to be elected for a third consecutive term as the head of F1's governing body.

GROSJEAN NAMES NON-GPDA MEMBERS

Romain Grosjean has hit out at F1 drivers who are not members of the Grand Prix Drivers' Association.

ALONSO PLAYS DOWN TENNIS CRITICISM

Fernando Alonso has responded to criticism of his decision to swap the F1 track for a tennis court on Friday.

PIRELLI DEFENDS TYRE PRESSURE INCREASE

Pirelli has defended its decision to ramp up the mandatory minimum tyre pressures in Barcelona.

BOTTAS MUST KEEP HAMILTON POINTS GAP SMALL SAYS MASSA

Valtteri Bottas needs to keep up his run of good form to avoid serving as Lewis Hamilton's number 2.

MCLAREN AND HONDA TO SPLIT?

McLaren and Honda are now on the verge of F1 divorce.

VANDOORNE PLAYS DOWN REGULAR ALONSO DEFEATS

Stoffel Vandoorne has played down the fact that he usually trails McLaren-Honda teammate Fernando Alonso's pace.

12 MAY 2017

PRACTICE 2 REPORT - REDUCED MARGIN

Spanish GP - Practice 2 Report
By Dan Knutson in Barcelona

FRIDAY PHOTOS

Spanish GP - Friday Photos

FRIDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Spanish GP - Friday Press Conference

FRIDAY TEAM QUOTES

Spanish GP - Friday Team Quotes

PRACTICE 2 RESULTS

Spanish GP - Practice 2 Results

VETTEL, ALONSO, RICCIARDO ON THE MOVE?

The big rumour in the Barcelona paddock is that top drivers Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso could be on the move.

SAINZ ADMITS EYE ON RED BULL MOVE

Amid rumours Alonso, Vettel and Ricciardo could be on the move for 2018, Spanish 22-year-old Carlos Sainz could be a beneficiary of that reshuffle.

BOTTAS NOT THINKING ABOUT 2017 TITLE

Valtteri Bottas insists he is not letting his mind jump ahead amid his aim of winning the 2017 world championship.

HARD TYRES COULD HELP MERCEDES SAYS SURER

Pirelli's tyres could determine the outcome of the Spanish grand prix this weekend.

PRACTICE 1 REPORT - ADDING INSULT TO INJURY

Spanish GP - Practice 1 Report
By Dan Knutson in Barcelona

PRACTICE 1 RESULTS

Spanish GP - Practice 1 Results

MERCEDES UPGRADE BIGGER THAN RED BULL'S

Mercedes has revealed the most striking car upgrade among its top team rivals in Barcelona.

COLAJANNI CONFIRMS F1 RETURN

A former Ferrari spokesman has confirmed his return to formula one.

11 MAY 2017

THURSDAY PRESS CONFERENCE

Spanish GP - Thursday Press Conference

KVYAT COULD RETURN TO RED BULL SAYS VALSECCHI

Carlos Sainz and Daniil Kvyat may be scrapping for a plum seat at Red Bull's senior team for 2018.

SAUBER NOT WORRIED ABOUT 2018 HONDA SWITCH

Monisha Kaltenborn says she is confident Sauber will be more competitive next year with Honda power.

ALONSO TO DECIDE FUTURE AFTER SUMMER BREAK

Fernando Alonso is not ruling out staying at McLaren beyond the end of his 2017 contract.

HAMILTON MORE TALENTED THAN ME SAYS ROSBERG

Nico Rosberg says he is open to becoming friends once again with Lewis Hamilton.

LIBERTY SIGNS FERRARI SPOKESMAN?

A former Ferrari spokesman is returning to formula one.

BERGER NEPHEW GOOD ENOUGH FOR F1 SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff says there could be a place in formula one for F1 legend Gerhard Berger's nephew.

CALM NO ADVANTAGE OVER HAMILTON SAYS BOTTAS

Valtteri Bottas has denied his personality could give him the edge in his battle with teammate Lewis Hamilton this year.

STROLL SAYS STILL IN F1 LEARNING PHASE

Lance Stroll says he is still getting up to speed in formula one.

10 MAY 2017

HONDA CRISIS THREATENS MCLAREN FUTURE SAYS WEBBER

McLaren's performance crisis is risking the entire future of the great British marque.

LIBERTY BOUGHT F1 TO END CRISIS SAYS CAREY

Liberty Media decided to buy F1 because it saw potential amid the sport's "crisis".

NO BRUTAL TEAM ORDERS AT MERCEDES SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff says Mercedes is reluctant to issue any "brutal" team orders this year.

VERSTAPPEN CANNOT SWITCH TO FERRARI SAYS MARKO

Red Bull insists there is no risk it could lose Max Verstappen to a rival team like Ferrari before his contract runs out.

HULKENBERG TIPS FERRARI FOR TITLE

Nico Hulkenberg has hailed the fight at the top of formula one this year.

HOCKENHEIM ADMITS GERMAN GP FUTURE NOT SAFE

Hockenheim boss Georg Seiler admits the future of the German grand prix is not secure beyond next year.

NO F1 RETURN FOR GLOCK

Timo Glock has admitted that hinting he is set to return to formula one was a "joke".

BERGER BELIEVES IN SCHUMACHER MIRACLE

Gerhard Berger says he believes his F1 contemporary Michael Schumacher will one day recover from his brain injuries.

9 MAY 2017

MERCEDES ADMITS FERRARI STILL AHEAD

Niki Lauda says Mercedes has work to do to catch up with Ferrari.

VETTEL HAS MERCEDES PRE-AGREEMENT?

Sebastian Vettel may already have a "pre-agreement" to switch to Mercedes for 2018.

F1 DIFFERENT POST-ECCLESTONE

"Things are different" now that Bernie Ecclestone is no longer in charge of formula one.

BUTTON NOT TAKING MONACO SERIOUSLY SAYS WEBBER

Jenson Button may not be taking his one-off return to F1 this month "seriously enough".

RED BULL CAN CATCH TOP TEAMS SAYS HORNER

Team boss Christian Horner says Red Bull still has a chance of catching title contenders Ferrari and Mercedes in 2017.

ALONSO DEFENDS KART TRACK AFTER DEATH

Fernando Alonso has defended his kart circuit in his native Asturias, following the death of an 11-year-old boy.

8 MAY 2017

VERSTAPPEN DISAPPOINTED IN 2017 SAYS BRUNDLE

Former F1 driver Martin Brundle has urged Max Verstappen to keep his "disappointment" in check this year.

BERGER TIPS NEPHEW FOR F1 SEAT

F1 legend Gerhard Berger thinks his nephew could be the next Austrian on the formula one grid.

RACES NOT BORING IN 2017 SAYS MINARDI

Giancarlo Minardi has hit back at claims the new F1 regulations have made the races boring.

SAINZ HAPPY AT TORO ROSSO

Carlos Sainz insists he is "happy" at Toro Rosso.

ECCLESTONE INVOLVED IN FORCE INDIA BID?

Bernie Ecclestone could be involved with a reported move to buy Force India.

VETTEL'S BROTHER MAKES RACING DEBUT

Sebastian Vettel's brother is taking his first steps in the world of professional motor racing.

SCHUMACHER EYEING F1 ONE STEP AT A TIME

Mick Schumacher insists he is in no rush to become the next teenager in F1.

5 MAY 2017

ECCLESTONE HITS BACK AFTER CAREY JIBE

Bernie Ecclestone has hit back at the claim that he presided over an era of saying "no".

MALLYA TROUBLES WON'T HURT FORCE INDIA SAYS FERNLEY

Bob Fernley says team boss Vijay Mallya's legal troubles will not affect Force India.

FORMER FERRARI BOSS CRITICAL AFTER CRASH

Former Ferrari boss Cesare Fiorio is reportedly in a "critical" condition after a cycling crash.

TOP TEAMS LIGHT YEARS AHEAD SAYS SAINZ

Carlos Sainz has lamented the fact that F1's top teams are "light years" ahead of the opposition.

CAREY WANTS LONG TERM SPANISH GP

New F1 boss Chase Carey says he aims to keep Barcelona on the calendar for the "long term".

BOTTAS WIN WON'T UPSET DRIVER HARMONY SAYS MERCEDES

Mercedes chiefs are sure Valtteri Bottas' breakthrough win will not upset the balance in its driver lineup.

INDYCAR BOSS SAYS ALONSO MOVE GOOD FOR F1 TOO

Indycar boss Mark Miles thinks Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 foray is good not only for the American series, but also formula one.

GROSJEAN BECOMES GPDA DIRECTOR

Romain Grosjean has become a boss of the Grand Prix Drivers' Association.

VILLENEUVE SURPRISED BY FERRARI IN 2017

Jacques Villeneuve says he is surprised by Ferrari's form so far this year.

FERRARI FEARED BY MERCEDES IN 2017 SAYS MARCHIONNE

Sergio Marchionne says he is happy Ferrari is now "feared" once again by its top F1 competitor.

4 MAY 2017

RENAULT STARTS WORK ON 2018 CAR

Renault intends to "surprise" the F1 hierarchy in 2018.

F1 EYES PAY-TV SWITCH FOR GERMANY

F1's new owners are considering switching coverage of the sport within Germany to a pay-only platform.

ALONSO AT INDY 500 UNFORTUNATE SAYS CAREY

Chase Carey has admitted he would prefer if Fernando Alonso was preparing for next month's Monaco grand prix.

CAREY NOT CONFIRMING 25-RACE CALENDAR FOR FUTURE

F1 supremo Chase Carey says he is undecided about expanding the calendar to as many as 25 races.

KUBICA COULD DO NEW YORK FORMULA E RACE

Robert Kubica could be set to return to a premier open-wheel starting grid.

VETTEL TIPS BARCELONA BOOST FOR RED BULL

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel has tipped his old team Red Bull to return to the top in formula one.

JORDAN SURE VETTEL IN MERCEDES TALKS

Former F1 team boss Eddie Jordan is certain Sebastian Vettel is in talks about a potential switch to Mercedes for 2018.

LAUDA ADMITS FERRARI CLEARLY AHEAD

Mercedes needs to make "two steps forward" to catch up with Ferrari next time out in Barcelona.

MONACO ADMITS IT PAYS LOW F1 RACE FEE

Monaco has denied it pays no fee to host the fabled street race in the Principality.

INDIA WANTS MILLIONS IN F1 TAXES

The return door to India seems to have closed for formula one.

LONDON ADMITS TALKS FOR F1 CAR SHOWCASE

Plans are afoot for a demonstration of F1 cars in London ahead of this year's British grand prix.

3 MAY 2017

RED BULL CONFIRMS RENAULT PROGRESS STALLED

Red Bull has confirmed reports that a scheduled engine upgrade has been delayed by supplier Renault.

FERRARI MOVE NOT IN MY HEAD SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo has played down reports linking him with a move to Ferrari.

ECCLESTONE HAPPY WITH FERRARI-MERCEDES FIGHT

Former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says the best thing about the sport's new era is that there is finally a fight at the front.

HAMILTON THINKS NOTHING ABOUT ROSBERG

Lewis Hamilton says he recovered quickly from the disappointment of losing last year's world championship.

2 MAY 2017

NUMBER 2 TALKS NO MOTIVATION SAYS BOTTAS

Valtteri Bottas has denied that being called a de-facto 'number 2' driver had something to do with his motivation to win in Russia last weekend.

FERRARI, MERCEDES MOVES FOR ALONSO UNLIKELY SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has played down Fernando Alonso's chances of leaping to the front of the grid for 2018.

FIA HAPPY WITH 2017 OVERTAKING SITUATION

F1's governing body is for now taking no action to spice up overtaking.

HONDA ENGINE HAS ALL DISADVANTAGES SAYS BOULLIER

It is dark days at McLaren, with boss Eric Boullier insisting that Honda has to already get to work on its engine for 2018.

1 MAY 2017

RACE REPORT - IMMUNE TO PRESSURE: HOW BOTTAS WON HIS FIRST RACE

Russian GP - Race Report
By Dan Knutson

BOTTAS STARTS BID FOR 2018 MERCEDES CONTRACT

Valtteri Bottas' hopes of securing a new contract beyond 2017 took a big step forwards in Russia.

RICCIARDO PLAYS DOWN B CAR HOPES

Daniel Ricciardo has played down hopes that Red Bull's early season struggles might soon be over.

ALONSO LEAVING EXIT OPEN FOR 2018

Fernando Alonso has admitted again that he could leave the McLaren-Honda project at the end of the season.

SAUBER TO USE MCLAREN GEARBOX?

Sauber looks set to work closely with both McLaren and Honda in 2018 and beyond.

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