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23 MARCH 2017

MERCEDES INTERESTED IN VETTEL SAYS MARKO

Sebastian Vettel will be on Mercedes' list when the great German team comes to thinking about the 2017 driver lineup.

KUBICA RULES OUT F1 RETURN FOR NOW

Robert Kubica said he accepts that returning to F1 will for now remain a closed topic.

LIBERTY TO SELL PADDOCK PASSES TO THE PUBLIC

F1's new owners Liberty Media have followed through on a promise to start opening up the paddock to the public.

KLIEN TIPS RAIKKONEN TO SHINE IN 2017

One former F1 driver has picked a surprising dark horse for 2017 glory.

2017 NOT HUGE CHALLENGE FOR DRIVERS SAYS BERGER

The beginning of the new era of formula one will not solve all of the sport's problems.

MCLAREN MUST KEEP UP MOTIVATION

McLaren-Honda must be focused in order to emerge from its dire current situation.

BOTTAS UNLIKELY TO BEAT HAMILTON SAYS SYMONDS

It is "a lot to ask" if Valtteri Bottas' fans are expecting the Finn to beat Lewis Hamilton in 2017.

MASSA CONFIRMS WILLIAMS COMPETITIVE

Felipe Massa has confirmed the paddock perception that Williams looks set to be 'best of the rest' behind F1's top three teams early in 2017.

TEST RESULTS PUT PRESSURE ON FERRARI SAYS HAKKINEN

Toto Wolff has denied claims Mercedes adopted a strategy to "bluff" its way through the recent winter test season.

ALL GOOD WITH BACK INJURY FOR MELBOURNE SAYS WEHRLEIN

F1 doctors on Thursday gave Pascal Wehrlein the green light to race in Australia, following a back injury that marred his pre-season.

SHARK FINS STAYING IN F1 FOR NOW

F1 fans will have to get used to the look of the 'shark fins' in 2017.

22 MARCH 2017

RICCIARDO GETS RENAULT BOOST FOR MELBOURNE

Local favourite Daniel Ricciardo's Melbourne hopes got a boost on Wednesday.

TODT AGREES V10 RETURN UNTHINKABLE

Jean Todt has joined fellow F1 boss Ross Brawn in saying a return of loud, normally-aspirated engines in the sport is "unthinkable".

SCHUMACHER'S FAVOURITE UNCLE DIES

The Schumacher family is grappling with its latest blow, as the F1 legend's uncle passes away.

VETTEL NAMES 2017 FERRARI GINA

2017 title favourite Sebastian Vettel has continued his tradition of naming his formula one car for the forthcoming season.

HAMILTON RELATIONSHIP BETTER SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff says his relationship with Lewis Hamilton is "stronger" ahead of the 2017 season.

MORE DOWNFORCE MAKES F1 BORING SAYS STUCK

As excitement builds for the new era of F1, German official Hans-Joachim Stuck thinks the sport has taken a wrong turn.

21 MARCH 2017

OUSTED ECCLESTONE COULDN'T CHANGE SAYS CAREY

New F1 chief Chase Carey says he is still in contact with his ousted predecessor Bernie Ecclestone.

FERRARI SPENT 100S OF MILLIONS TO CATCH UP

Ferrari is on the cusp of a much better season in F1.

VETTEL TO MERCEDES SOUNDS GOOD SAYS WOLFF

Sebastian Vettel "would fit" into the Mercedes team, according to team boss Toto Wolff.

WOLFF CARRIES LUCKY INJURY INTO 2017

Toto Wolff is carrying a 'lucky injury' into the 2017 season.

HONDA SAYS MCLAREN RELATIONSHIP STRONG

Honda has hit back at reports its works McLaren collaboration is on the road to tatters.

ROSBERG-HAMILTON RELATIONSHIP NEGATIVE SAYS WOLFF

The intense relationship between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg had become "negative" for Mercedes.

20 MARCH 2017

ECCLESTONE NOT DONE WITH F1

Bernie Ecclestone is not yet done with formula one.

ALONSO TO LOSE HIS PATIENCE SAYS RAMIREZ

Fernando Alonso will eventually "lose his patience" with McLaren-Honda.

21 RACES THE MAXIMUM FOR F1 SAYS BRAWN

Ross Brawn says there are enough races on the F1 calendar already.

CANAMASAS EYES F1 TEST ROLE FOR 2017

Formula 2 driver Sergio Canamasas is looking for a role in the F1 paddock for 2017.

SAINZ FLATTERED BY PROST PRAISE

Carlos Sainz says he is flattered by the praise coming from F1 legend and Renault team advisor Alain Prost.

MCLAREN ENGINE SWITCH RUMOURS HARD TO BELIEVE SAYS SAINZ

Carlos Sainz says he cannot imagine McLaren deciding to dump Honda and switch to customer Mercedes engine power in the near future.

UNCLEAR IF MORE TEAMS WILL BUY F1 SAYS LAUDA

It is still not clear if more teams will join Ferrari in buying into formula one.

BRIATORE NOT EXCITED BY FERRARI TEST FORM

Flavio Briatore's big hope for 2017 is that Mercedes will be challenged for the world championship.

STEINER SURE YEAR TWO EASIER FOR HAAS

Team boss Gunther Steiner is confident F1's notorious 'second year syndrome' will not strike Haas.

VERSTAPPEN PLAYS DOWN EARLY RACE WINS IN 2017

Max Verstappen has confirmed expectations that Red Bull will touch down in Australia this week with several improvements for the 2017 car.

LAUDA DENIES MERCEDES EYEING VETTEL FOR 2018

Niki Lauda is heading to Australia denying rumours Mercedes is lining up a tilt to sign Sebastian Vettel.

JOS VERSTAPPEN COULD HELP ANOTHER YOUNG DRIVER

Max Verstappen's father is not ruling out trying to help another youngster make his big mark on formula one.

PIRELLI'S ISOLA AGREES FERRARI IN GOOD SHAPE

Ferrari is on the cusp of returning to the top in formula one.

FOUNDER ADMITS SAUBER TO BE 2017 BACKMARKER

Team founder Peter Sauber has admitted the Swiss outfit is set to bring up the rear of the field in 2017.

HAAS IS TEAM CLOSEST TO SAUBER SAYS ERICSSON

Marcus Ericsson says he is not sure where Sauber will line up on the 2017 grid.

17 MARCH 2017

MCLAREN NOT DENYING MERCEDES ENGINE RUMOURS

McLaren have not denied media speculation the British team is considering dumping its hapless works engine partner Honda.

FERRARI HAD BEST TEST SEASON EVER

Ferrari test driver Marc Gene says the Maranello team is heading into the 2017 season in a particularly bullish mood.

SAINZ TELLS SON TO FORGET RENAULT FOR NOW

Carlos Sainz's father has advised the Toro Rosso driver to forget about rumours linking him with Renault for now.

HULKENBERG WAITING UNTIL 2019 FOR RENAULT TITLE

Nico Hulkenberg says he is willing to wait a couple of years before gunning for the world championship with Renault.

WEHRLEIN SETTLES FOR PATIENCE OVER TOP F1 SEAT

Pascal Wehrlein says Mercedes did not sign him up for 2017 in order to safeguard the longevity of his F1 career.

MAGNUSSEN DISTANCES HIMSELF FROM HAAS BRAKE PROBLEMS

Kevin Magnussen has distanced himself from the reported 'brake problems' at his new F1 employer Haas.

BRAWN TO CREATE NEW F1 OVERTAKING GROUP

F1 will look into producing rules that encourage more overtaking without resorting to artificial measures like DRS.

TEAMS WANTED SHARK FINS FOR SPONSORS SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has suggested Mercedes backed Red Bull's push to ban the 'shark fin' engine cover appendages before they were ever launched in 2017.

16 MARCH 2017

VETTEL CAN BE STRONGEST IN 2017 SAYS RICCIARDO

Daniel Ricciardo says Red Bull is not alarmed to be starting the season apparently off the pace of Ferrari and Mercedes.

AZERBAIJAN HITS BACK AT LIBERTY OVER GP JIBE

The promoter of Azerbaijan's grand prix has hit back hard at the chief executive of F1's new owner Liberty Media.

VETTEL ADMITS AIMING FOR 2017 TITLE

Sebastian Vettel has admitted he stands a chance of winning the world championship in a red suit.

ROSBERG NOT RULING OUT RETURN AS F1 BOSS

Nico Rosberg has admitted he could return to formula one as a team boss some day.

KVYAT COULD NOT PUSH RICCIARDO SAYS MARKO

Max Verstappen is a much better teammate for Daniel Ricciardo than was his Red Bull predecessor.

BUDGET CAPS A POSSIBILITY FOR F1 SAYS BRAWN

Ross Brawn has admitted that tweaks to the commercial arrangements inside F1 could be a key to a strong future for the sport.

WOLFF APPLAUDS F1 SOCIAL MEDIA CHANGES

Toto Wolff has applauded the tweaks already made in F1's post-Bernie Ecclestone era.

NO TENSION BETWEEN HAMILTON-BOTTAS YET

Niki Lauda says he has been impressed with how Valtteri Bottas is getting up to speed at Mercedes.

15 MARCH 2017

TEAMS MEET WITH F1 OWNER LIBERTY IN LONDON

The big names in F1 have this week headed from a farewell party for Bernie Ecclestone to a meeting with the sport's new owners.

KVYAT UNCLEAR OVER NEXT F1 CAREER MOVE

Daniil Kvyat is looking into his F1 career with confidence, after hitting a severe roadblock in 2016.

HORNER HAPPY WITH RENAULT RELATIONSHIP

Christian Horner has played down fears about the reliability of Renault's new-for-2017 engine.

PINK LIVERY WORTH $20M TO FORCE INDIA?

Force India's new pink livery has cost an incoming sponsor up to $20 million for the 2017 season.

BOTTAS WON'T PANIC IF HAMILTON FASTER

Valtteri Bottas says he "will not panic" if Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton is faster than him early in 2017.

LIBERTY CHIEF SLAMS AZERBAIJAN RACE

A dark cloud has moved above the future of Azerbaijan's grand prix.

OLD ENGINE MAKES SAUBER'S LIFE HARD SAYS WEHRLEIN

Pascal Wehrlein has admitted Sauber's year-old engines will be a disadvantage for the Swiss team in 2017.

2017 CARS NOT HARDER TO DRIVE SAYS PEREZ

Sergio Perez says he was surprised when he sampled F1's much faster cars for the first time in Barcelona testing recently.

PROVOCATIVE VETTEL TO BE STRONG SAYS MARKO

Sebastian Vettel's "provocative" behaviour shows Ferrari is entering the 2017 season as a favourite.

DRIVERS TO KEEP SAVING FUEL IN 2017 SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko has admitted he is worried fuel economy could affect the 'show' in 2017.

2017 TO BE TOUGH FOR MICK SCHUMACHER

Mick Schumacher is facing a "tough" introduction to Formula 3 this year.

MERCEDES HAD CRANKSHAFT TROUBLE IN TEST?

Mercedes ran through the recent Barcelona tests with a secret reliability problem.

ALONSO HAS SPOKEN ABOUT 2018 SAYS BOULLIER

Eric Boullier has admitted Fernando Alonso's future could depend on the competitiveness of the McLaren-Honda package in 2017.

MERCEDES DEFENDS REMOVAL OF SCHUMACHER BRANDING

Mercedes has defended its decision to remove the 'KeepFightingMichael' hashtag branding from the livery of its F1 car.

14 MARCH 2017

F1 LOOKS TO BAN EXTRA WINGS SAYS SURER

F1 looks set to ban the 'shark fin' appendages that will fill the Melbourne grid next weekend.

TOUGH YEAR AWAITS MERCEDES SAYS LAUDA

Mercedes is looking ahead to a "tough year", according to team chairman and F1 legend Niki Lauda.

NEWEY COULD LAUNCH BRILLIANT UPDATE

Adrian Newey could be shaping up to launch a "brilliant update" for its 2017 car.

ROSBERG TEST VISIT SURPRISED LAUDA

F1 legend Niki Lauda does not think Nico Rosberg will mount a return to formula one.

MERCEDES STILL AHEAD FOR 2017 SAYS MARCHIONNE

Ferrari has rejected the "favourite" tag ahead of next weekend's season-opening Australian grand prix.

VANDOORNE ONLY HAS TO BEAT ALONSO SAYS VILLENEUVE

Jacques Villeneuve has played down the impact McLaren-Honda's current situation will have on Stoffel Vandoorne.

JUDGE STROLL AFTER HALF A YEAR SAYS SMEDLEY

The pressure on Lance Stroll ahead of the 2017 season is "extremely high".

13 MARCH 2017

F1 TO SEE REAL RED BULL IN MELBOURNE

In the last full week until the F1 circus heads off to Melbourne, the 2017 pecking order remains unclear.

LIBERTY BOSS HINTS AT F1 ENGINE RULE CHANGES

Liberty Media boss Greg Maffei has hinted F1 needs to make changes to its current engine regulations.

PORTUGAL WILLING TO BE NON-CHAMPIONSHIP F1 HOST

A Portuguese circuit has put up its hand as a potential venue for a non-championship F1 race.

2017 POWER UNITS ONLY SLIGHTLY LOUDER

F1 is continuing to nudge up the volume of its controversial 'power units'.

RENAULT CONFIDENT IN MIDFIELD BATTLE

Renault thinks it is a solid bet to head the F1 midfield in 2017.

10 MARCH 2017

HAMILTON FASTER THAN BOTTAS SAYS LAUDA

Lewis Hamilton is currently faster than his new teammate Valtteri Bottas.

BOTTAS MUST GET UP TO SPEED QUICKLY SAYS WOLFF

Toto Wolff says Valtteri Bottas does not have long to get up to speed in 2017.

MCLAREN DRIVERS MUST CONTROL FRUSTRATION SAYS VANDOORNE

Stoffel Vandoorne says he and McLaren-Honda teammate Fernando Alonso need to keep their frustration under control.

WEHRLEIN EXPLAINS BLACKED-OUT MERCEDES LOGO

Pascal Wehrlein has explained the black patch at the front of his helmet in Barcelona.

FORCE INDIA TELLS DRIVERS TO LOSE WEIGHT

Force India has asked its drivers to lose weight before Melbourne.

VILLENEUVE HAPPY WITH NEW F1

F1 purist Jacques Villeneuve says he is happy with what he is seeing at the Barcelona test.

CHARLIE WHITING NOT RETIRING?

Charlie Whiting has reportedly not joined a swathe of other Bernie Ecclestone-linked F1 personalities who have left the sport.

9 MARCH 2017

MCLAREN'S ONE PROBLEM IS HONDA SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso has isolated Honda as the only missing piece in his quest to get back to winning in F1.

ALONSO HINTS HE WILL RACE BEYOND 2017

Even amid his obvious frustration with the Honda situation, Fernando Alonso has given the strongest indication yet that he will stay in F1 beyond 2017.

F1 NEEDS SCHUMACHER-LIKE HEROES SAYS BRAWN

F1 must return to an era when the top drivers were "heroes".

RENAULT ADVISOR PROST BIG FAN OF SAINZ

Carlos Sainz has received a ringing endorsement from official Renault team advisor and F1 legend Alain Prost.

VILLENEUVE BACKS STROLL SPONSOR DEAL

Jacques Villeneuve has defended a new sponsorship deal agreed between the Williams team and the Canadian business jet company Bombardier.

FATHER WORRIED ABOUT PRESSURE ON VERSTAPPEN

Jos Verstappen has admitted he is worried about the pressure that is mounting on the shoulders of his 19-year-old son.

PEREZ CONFIRMS WINTER STRUGGLE FOR FORCE INDIA

Sergio Perez has admitted Force India is struggling through the 2017 pre-season.

GP2 SET TO BECOME FORMULA 2

GP2 looks set to be rebranded as 'Formula 2'.

F1 WON'T RETURN TO V10 ENGINES

Jean Todt has ruled out a reversion to screaming V10 engines for formula one.

TODT UNDECIDED OVER THIRD FIA PRESIDENCY TERM

Jean Todt says he has not decided if he will run for a third consecutive term as FIA president.

FERRARI FASTER THAN MERCEDES SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has joined fellow Mercedes stablemate Lewis Hamilton in declaring Ferrari the early favourite for 2017.

RENAULT ENGINE SET FOR MELBOURNE FIX

Renault is working hard to solve some problems with its new engine before Melbourne.

8 MARCH 2017

BOTTAS NOT SURE FERRARI 2017 FAVOURITE

Valtteri Bottas is not willing to back new teammate Lewis Hamilton's claim that Ferrari is the new "favourite" for 2017.

HEMBERY TAKING STEP BACK FROM F1

Paul Hembery will be seen in the F1 paddock less often in 2017.

LATE START COULD AFFECT EARLY RACES SAYS WEHRLEIN

Pascal Wehrlein started to put his back injury into the past as he got up and running with his new team Sauber in Barcelona.

INTENSE MIDFIELD BATTLE IN 2017 SAYS HAAS

Gene Haas thinks the F1 midfield will be a closely fought competition in 2017.

TOO EARLY TO COMMENT ON HAMILTON SAYS BOTTAS

Valtteri Bottas has admitted there is currently no heat in the rivalry with his new Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.

OVERTAKING MUCH HARDER IN 2017 SAYS MASSA

Felipe Massa says overtaking will be harder for F1 drivers in 2017.

ALLISON CAN TURN THE PAGE WITH MERCEDES

James Allison has emerged in the Barcelona paddock wearing Mercedes colours for the first time.

BOULLIER PLAYS DOWN MCLAREN-HONDA PROBLEMS

Eric Boullier has moved to play down the severity of the rift between McLaren and Honda.

TEENAGER STROLL HITS BACK AT CRITICISM

Lance Stroll insists he is "ready" for formula one.

FERRARI MUST BE UNBEATABLE AGAIN SAYS MARCHIONNE

Sergio Marchionne says Ferrari "has to" return to the famous team's Schumacher-like glory years.

7 MARCH 2017

LIBERTY SCOFFS AT F1 TV DEAL IN US

Liberty Media chief executive Greg Maffei has scoffed at the amount paid for F1's television rights by the American broadcaster NBC.

FORMER F1 DRIVER SALA DOUBTS ALONSO WILL QUIT

Former F1 driver Luis Perez Sala doubts Fernando Alonso will quit the sport at the end of this year.

PETROBRAS IN F1 TALKS WITH MCLAREN?

Petrobras could be about to re-emerge in formula one.

MASSA DEFENDS TEENAGE STROLL AFTER CRASHES

Felipe Massa has jumped to the defence of his new young F1 teammate, teenager Lance Stroll.

MASSA UNSURE WHEN LOWE TO JOIN WILLIAMS

Felipe Massa has admitted that former Mercedes chief Paddy Lowe is heading to Williams.

WEHRLEIN GETS GREEN LIGHT FOR SAUBER RETURN

Pascal Wehrlein has been given the green light to return to action with Sauber this week.

ROSBERG TRAINER STARTS WORK WITH BILLIONAIRE'S SON

Retired world champion Nico Rosberg's trainer has found a new driver to work with.

RED BULL COULD PASS MERCEDES, FERRARI

Red Bull cannot be written off after just one test.

TORO ROSSO STILL OPEN TO ENGINE NAME CHANGE

Toro Rosso is still open to the idea of changing the official name of its engine before the start of the 2017 season.

6 MARCH 2017

PEREZ'S SPONSOR HAPPY AT FORCE INDIA

Sergio Perez's sponsor says he is happy to be supporting the Mexican at Force India.

BOULLIER NOT SURE ALONSO TO STAY IN 2018

Eric Boullier has admitted he is not sure Fernando Alonso will stay with McLaren-Honda beyond the end of 2017.

MAGNUSSEN NOT LOOKING TO BEFRIEND GROSJEAN

Kevin Magnussen says he will not go out of his way to become "best friends" with his new F1 teammate.

FERRARI BUYS INTO F1?

Ferrari has bought into formula one, according to reports in the Italian and Spanish media.

GIOVINAZZI SAYS 2017 PRIORITY IS FERRARI

Antonio Giovinazzi insists his priority for 2017 is his role as Ferrari's reserve driver.

MASSA LEAVING F1 DOOR OPEN FOR 2018

Felipe Massa is leaving the door open to staying in formula one even beyond the end of 2017.

NO REGRETS ABOUT JOINING RENAULT SAYS HULKENBERG

Nico Hulkenberg says he has no regrets about being a works Renault driver in 2017 instead of moving right to the front of the grid with Mercedes.

MARCHIONNE STAYING AT FERRARI UNTIL 2021

Sergio Marchionne will remain Ferrari's president until at least 2021.

3 MARCH 2017

MERCEDES STILL AHEAD OF RIVALS SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko thinks Mercedes continues to lead the pack in 2017.

WOLFF ADMITS FERRARI REALLY FAST

Toto Wolff says it is too soon to say Mercedes is still ahead of the field in 2017.

RED BULL EYES F1 TELEVISION RIGHTS

Red Bull could be set to expand its involvement in F1 beyond being a team owner and race promoter.

LIBERTY PICKS LOCATION FOR NEW F1 HQ

Liberty Media has selected the location of F1's new official headquarters.

MCLAREN CHASSIS RESTLESS ON TRACK SAYS DE LA ROSA

Honda is having a troubled start to its 2017 season, but the McLaren chassis is also far from perfect.

PIRELLI TO KEEP IMPROVING WET TYRES

Pirelli has vowed to keep working on the effectiveness of its wet-weather tyres.

MAGNUSSEN NOT COMMENTING ON NEGATIVE REPORT

Kevin Magnussen has declined to comment directly on reports 2017 is his 'last chance' in F1.

FORCE INDIA LIVERY COULD TURN PINK

Force India's livery could soon turn pink, according to a German source.

TOO EARLY TO CONSIDER NEXT F1 DEAL SAYS HEMBERY

Pirelli is not ready to think about staying in formula one beyond 2019.

BARCELONA TEST WIN NOT IMPORTANT SAYS BOTTAS

Valtteri Bottas has played down the significance of ending the week as the 'champion' of Barcelona testing.

2 MARCH 2017

MCLAREN-HONDA DENIES WILD F1 SPLIT RUMOURS

McLaren and Honda have both denied wild rumours their troubled works collaboration in F1 could be set to end.

BRAWN EYES EXPERIMENTAL NON-CHAMPIONSHIP F1 RACE

Ross Brawn says he would like to introduce an annual 'non-championship' race so F1 can experiment with new weekend format ideas.

VERSTAPPEN GETS F1 ABBREVIATION TWEAK FOR 2017

A minor tweak has put a smile on Max Verstappen's face in Barcelona.

FIA CONFIRMS MANOR WILL NOT RACE IN 2017

Manor's dwindling hopes of survival have now faded completely, as the FIA confirmed the collapsed backmarker will not race in 2017.

FIA TO CHECK FOR ILLEGAL SUSPENSION IN BARCELONA

The FIA is poised to start checking the legality of controversial suspension systems fitted to some 2017 cars.

RED BULL HOPES TO JOIN MERCEDES-FERRARI BATTLE

On the basis of testing so far, 2017 is shaping up as a close battle between Mercedes and Ferrari.

1 MARCH 2017

MCLAREN STICKING WITH PLAN SAYS VANDOORNE

Stoffel Vandoorne says he has not been told if McLaren will modify its test programme in light of the problems struck so far.

ROSBERG TO ATTEND BARCELONA TEST

Two F1 test days into his retirement, world champion Nico Rosberg will be in the paddock on Wednesday.

WOLFF, HORNER SAY MELBOURNE PROTEST POSSIBLE

Mercedes and Red Bull say the risk rival teams could lodge a protest in Melbourne still exists.

FERRARI CLOSE TO MERCEDES SAYS STEINER

Mercedes and Ferrari are leading the 2017 pack, according to a rival chief.

DRIVERS LESS IMPORTANT IN 2017 SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso has played down hopes the 2017 rules will put the skill of the driver right back in charge in formula one.

CANADA GP SECURE THROUGH 2029

Canada's place on the F1 calendar for the next 13 years is secure.

FERRARI'S 2017 APPROACH RISKY SAYS MONTEZEMOLO

Ferrari is taking a "risky" approach to the modern era in formula one.

FERRARI MEDIA BLACKOUT SET TO END

Kimi Raikkonen impressed at the wheel of Ferrari's 2017 car even though he is suffering from the flu.

WEHRLEIN NOT DWELLING ON MISSED MERC SEAT

Pascal Wehrlein insists he is not dwelling on having missed out on the plum Mercedes seat for 2017.

NEW FERRARI HUGE STEP FORWARD SAYS MARCHIONNE

Sergio Marchionne has broken Ferrari's media silence to declare the Italian team "optimistic" ahead of the 2017 world championship.

PIRELLI HAPPY TO DELIVER ON 2017 PROMISES

Pirelli is happy it has delivered what F1 requested as the sport looks into its new era.

MERCEDES DENIES MIXING OIL WITH FUEL FOR F1 BOOST

Mercedes has shot down a rumour that a secret of its speed has been uncovered.

28 FEBRUARY 2017

F1 DELIVERS ON MUCH FASTER CARS FOR 2017

F1 has burst back into life for its all-new era, delivering on the promise of much faster cars.

F1 STILL AT RISK OF INVESTIGATION?

The possibility of a European Commission investigation into formula one remains open for now.

RIVALS REJECTED SHARK FIN BAN SAYS HORNER

Christian Horner says fellow team bosses rejected his appeal for the 'shark wing' engine cover fins seen on the 2017 cars to be banned.

LIBERTY TO UNLEASH NEW SOCIAL MEDIA ERA

F1 is already turning a sharp corner in the early days of the post-Bernie Ecclestone era.

INJURED WEHRLEIN SET FOR NEXT DOCTOR DECISION

A dark cloud continues to hang over injured Sauber driver Pascal Wehrlein.

2017 CARS EASIER FOR OLDER DRIVERS

F1's more experienced drivers will adapt more easily to the sport's much faster cars.

SOCHI STAYING ON CALENDAR UNTIL 2025

Russia is set to remain on the F1 calendar for the best part of the next decade.

ALONSO NOT HAPPY AS MCLAREN BREAKS DOWN

Fernando Alonso was "not very happy" when McLaren-Honda's new orange and black car for 2017 broke down after a single lap as official testing began.

ITALY SLAMS FERRARI FOR BARCELONA NEWS BLACKOUT

Italian media sources have slammed Ferrari for turning its low-profile preseason strategy into a total blanket of silence.

27 FEBRUARY 2017

TORO ROSSO NOT BLUE MERCEDES SAYS KEY

Technical boss James Key has played down suggestions the new Toro Rosso 'looks like a blue Mercedes'.

FERRARI'S LOW-PROFILE WINTER LIKE THERAPY

Ferrari extended its ultra low-profile approach to the 2017 season into the official reveal of its new car.

MASSA ADMITS 2017 MERCEDES BEAUTIFUL

Although every 2017 car is now officially unveiled, Felipe Massa is not willing to guess who will have the edge in Melbourne.

NO PROBLEMS WITH 2017 RENAULT ENGINE SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko has played down reports Renault's 2017 engine came out of the blocks with an apparent technical failure.

WOLFF'S FAMILY TO TRAVEL WITH HIM

Toto Wolff says his new family will accompany him around the F1 calendar.

MERCEDES WANTED A BOTTAS OR A WEHRLEIN SAYS ALONSO

Fernando Alonso has finally confirmed reports Mercedes expressed interest in signing him up for 2017.

ECCLESTONE'S RIGHT-HAND MAN LEAVES F1

Bernie Ecclestone's long-time right hand man has also left F1.

MCLAREN BUDGET BIG ENOUGH FOR 2017

McLaren has played down claims it may struggle to keep up with F1's bigger-spending teams in 2017.

MCLAREN JOINS RIVALS WITH CONTROVERSIAL SUSPENSION

Another team has joined Mercedes and Red Bull in planning to field a controversial suspension system in 2017.

VANDOORNE UNDER LESS TIME PRESSURE THAN ALONSO

Stoffel Vandoorne agrees he is under less pressure than Fernando Alonso to reach his career ambitions in the next years with McLaren.

24 FEBRUARY 2017

MERCEDES TO KEEP DRIVER RULES IN 2017

Mercedes will continue to have written 'rules of engagement' for the battle between its F1 drivers.

MERCEDES TO TEST SHARK FIN IN BARCELONA

Mercedes will add a 'shark fin' to its newly-launched 2017 car for the forthcoming official testing in Barcelona.

SAINZ'S FATHER PLAYS DOWN NEW RENAULT RUMOURS

Carlos Sainz's father has played down the revival of rumours linking the 22-year-old Spaniard with a move to the works Renault team.

MERCEDES CLOSER AND CLOSER TO 1000HP

Mercedes is inching ever "closer" to the milestone mark of 1000 horse power with its field-leading V6 power unit.

BOTTAS HAS NO PROBLEM WITH SHARING TELEMETRY

Valtteri Bottas says he has "no problem" sharing telemetry with teammate Lewis Hamilton in 2017.

RENAULT TAKES RISK AS NEW TORO ROSSO FAILS

Renault is a "serious contender" amid the engine power battle in F1.

WOLFF NOT WORRIED AMID SUSPENSION ROW

Toto Wolff insists he is "not worried" Mercedes' controversial suspension system will be declared illegal by the FIA.

MALLYA FIRES PARTING SHOT AT DEPOSED ECCLESTONE

Vijay Mallya has fired a parting shot at the recently deposed F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

TEAMS HAPPY AS PIRELLI REDUCES TYRE PRESSURES

F1 teams are reacting with positive surprise to news that Pirelli will drop the pressures of its tyres in 2017.

23 FEBRUARY 2017

F1 TEAMS FACE SPLIT OVER INCOME

F1 teams could be set to split into two camps, as a new row about income distribution threatens to break out.

ZANARDI NOT SURE FERRARI READY TO WIN

Alex Zanardi is not sure Ferrari is ready to ace the new regulations in 2017.

F1 LEGEND STUCK LIKES 2017 CARS

As the new generation of F1 cars are steadily unveiled this week, German legend Hans-Joachim Stuck likes what he sees.

VERSTAPPEN READY FOR F1 TITLE SAYS MARKO

Dr Helmut Marko thinks Max Verstappen is ready to battle for the F1 title.

FERRARI WON'T WIN 2017 TITLE SAYS PROST

Alain Prost does not think a Ferrari driver will win the world championship in 2017.

BOTTAS HAS CHANCE TO BEAT HAMILTON SAYS PROST

Valtteri Bottas has a "good chance" to take on triple world champion Lewis Hamilton in 2017.

NO LATE LIVERY CHANGE FOR RENAULT

Renault has shot down a rumour that it might be considering a livery change for the start of the season in Melbourne.

MALLYA HITS BACK AT EXTRADITION MOVES

Vijay Mallya has hit out at the Indian media, a day after his F1 team's 2017 car was revealed to the world.

FORCE INDIA THINKS MELBOURNE PROTEST POSSIBLE

Force India thinks rumours of official protests in Melbourne over an argument about suspension systems could be right.

22 FEBRUARY 2017

F1 TEAM COULD DO A BRAWN SAYS PALMER

Jolyon Palmer is not ruling out the possibility a F1 team could "do a Brawn" in 2017.

PROST BECOMES RENAULT TEAM ADVISOR

F1 legend Alain Prost has stepped up his role with the works Renault team for 2017.

I STILL BELIEVE IN FERRARI SAYS VETTEL

Sebastian Vettel says he still 'believes' in his dream of becoming world champion with Ferrari.

MARCHIONNE PLAYS DOWN LOSS OF ENGINEERS

Sergio Marchionne has played down some high-profile personnel losses at Ferrari.

RENAULT EYES SPANISH DRIVER FOR FUTURE

Renault has admitted it might be interested in signing up a Spanish driver in the future.

FERRARI SPLITS WITH RESERVE VERGNE

Jean-Eric Vergne has confirmed that he will no longer work with Ferrari in 2017.

VILLENEUVE TIPS VETTEL TO SHINE IN 2017

Jacques Villeneuve has tipped Sebastian Vettel to be a standout performer in 2017.

MERCEDES CURIOUS TO SEE HONDA PROGRESS

Mercedes' engine chief has admitted to being "curious" to spot Honda's progress of the winter period.

BIG TEAMS DESERVE MORE MONEY SAYS MARKO

Bigger teams deserve more income because they give more to the sport.

21 FEBRUARY 2017

MARKO BACKS BRAWN OVER DRS AXE

Red Bull is backing calls for F1 to rid itself of the controversial 'DRS' overtaking solution.

TOO EARLY FOR VERSTAPPEN TITLE IN 2017

Max Verstappen's father has played down the 19-year-old Dutchman's chances of winning the world championship in 2017.

STROLL DEFENDS PRIVATE F1 TESTING WORLD TOUR

Lance Stroll has played down the secrecy of his unprecedented private test programme as he prepares to debut in 2017.

BOTTAS TO HEED HAKKINEN'S TITLE-WINNING ADVICE

Valtteri Bottas says he is happy to have a two-time world champion in his corner as he steps up to F1's top team in 2017.

SAINZ IS RED BULL RESERVE DRIVER SAYS MARKO

Red Bull is clinging to its "reserve driver" Carlos Sainz, according to the energy drink marque's Dr Helmut Marko.

WOLFF EXTENDS POWER AT MERCEDES

Toto Wolff has reportedly upped his pay and "extended his power" at Mercedes ahead of the 2017 season.

20 FEBRUARY 2017

HAMILTON SAYS ZERO PROBLEMS WITH BOTTAS

Lewis Hamilton on Monday rowed back on comments that had been interpreted as prickly opening salvos to his 2017 campaign.

2017 LAUNCH SEASON SET TO BEGIN

Less than three months after the chequered flag in 2016, F1 is set to burst back into life.

US GP CHIEF ALMOST BOUGHT MANOR

Former US grand prix chief Tavo Hellmund has admitted he came close to buying the defunct F1 team Manor.

ROSBERG YET TO RESPOND TO BOTTAS MESSAGE

Toto Wolff says he has no problem if Mercedes' F1 drivers are 'attack dogs'.

WEHRLEIN IN DOUBT FOR SECOND TEST, MELBOURNE

Speculation is already mounting that Pascal Wehrlein could miss more than just the start of winter testing next week.

MARCHIONNE NOT FALLING IN TRAP OF BOLD TARGETS

Sergio Marchionne has confirmed that Ferrari will keep quiet about bold targets for 2017.

17 FEBRUARY 2017

RUMOURS OF 4X4 F1 CARS, FOTA REUNION

A new political storm could be on the horizon for formula one.

SAUBER TO CONFIRM WEHRLEIN OUT FOR FIRST TEST

Sauber is set to confirm that Pascal Wehrlein will sit out the start of official pre-season testing in a little over a week.

MARCHIONNE LOOKED SILLY AS 2016 TARGETS FAILED

Sergio Marchionne has admitted he "looked silly" after his brash target of wins and the title did not materialise in 2016.

16 FEBRUARY 2017

MERCEDES CONFIRMS NEW TECH BOSS ALLISON

Mercedes has confirmed speculation it has snapped up former Ferrari technical boss James Allison.

FIA DENIES CONFLICT OF INTEREST

F1's governing body has hit back at reports a "conflict of interest" could be set to trigger a full European investigation into the sport.

SYDNEY EYEING F1 AFTER LIBERTY MEDIA BUYOUT

Rival city Sydney could use F1's Liberty Media buyout to launch a bid to poach the Australian grand prix.

F1 INCHES CLOSER TO EUROPEAN INVESTIGATION

The European parliament has taken another step closer to initiating an investigation into formula one.

INSIDERS PLAY DOWN FERRARI RUMOURS

Insiders are playing down rumours Ferrari's 2017 campaign is already in trouble, long before a single winter testing lap.

MCLAREN DENIES ORANGE 2017 CAR LEAKED

McLaren has denied that the secret about its new, predominantly orange livery for 2017 is already out.

BOTTAS SAYS HAMILTON WELCOMED ME TO TEAM

Valtteri Bottas says Lewis Hamilton has welcomed him to the title-winning team.

BOTTAS PLAYS DOWN EUR 8M SALARY REPORTS

Valtteri Bottas has played down reports that he is already a big financial winner in 2017.

BOTTAS GETS ROSBERG'S RACE ENGINEER

Valtteri Bottas has inherited retired world champion Nico Rosberg's race engineer at Mercedes.

GIOVINAZZI COULD REPLACE WEHRLEIN IN TEST

Pascal Wehrlein could be set to miss the start of winter testing in less than two weeks.

PIRELLI PREPARES BACKUP TYRES FOR 2017

Pirelli has developed a range of 'backup' tyre compounds for 2017.

NO TYRE PROBLEM IN VETTEL CRASH

Paul Hembery has denied an early flaw with Pirelli's 2017 tyres may already have been uncovered.

15 FEBRUARY 2017

GUTIERREZ EYES F1 RESERVE ROLE FOR 2017

Esteban Gutierrez admits a personal mistake meant he had to look outside of F1 for 2017 to continue his racing career.

NEW MCLAREN A LOT FASTER SAYS VANDOORNE

Stoffel Vandoorne has confirmed claims that F1 drivers have been preparing hard for 2017.

BOULLIER CONFIRMS COLOUR CHANGE FOR MCLAREN

Eric Boullier has confirmed rumours that McLaren will change livery colour for 2017.

MCLAREN NEUTRAL AMID F1 SUSPENSION BATTLE

Eric Boullier says McLaren is staying out of the fight over controversial suspension designs in 2017.

FANS TO SEE REAL F1 PASSING IN 2017

F1 fans will see more "real" overtaking in 2017, according to Pirelli.

PIRELLI WANTS WET TRACK FOR BARCELONA TEST

F1's official tyre supplier wants a full day of official winter testing to take place on a wet track.

ZANARDI DOUBTS BOTTAS CAN TAKE ON HAMILTON

Former F1 driver Alex Zanardi doubts Mercedes newcomer Valtteri Bottas can take on his teammate Lewis Hamilton in 2017.

14 FEBRUARY 2017

SUSPENSION DISPUTE STILL RAGING BEFORE TEST

A question mark continues to hang above the legality of the fastest two cars ahead of the 2017 season.

F1 FACES POTENTIAL $168M FINE?

F1 is inching closer to a full investigation by the European Commission.

BOTTAS NOT SETTLING FOR SECOND PLACE

Valtteri Bottas has confirmed reports that he had to split with his manager Toto Wolff before signing up with Mercedes for 2017.

ROSBERG PREDICTS 2017 PODIUM FOR MCLAREN

World champion Nico Rosberg is tipping a better season for the once-great F1 team McLaren-Honda.

PIRELLI EMBRACING CHALLENGE OF FASTER F1

Pirelli is happy in formula one and embracing the "very important challenge" of the much faster 2017 cars.

13 FEBRUARY 2017

ALONSO NOT BACKING BROWN'S NO WINS CLAIM

Fernando Alonso is not willing to join new McLaren boss Zak Brown in playing down the chance of race wins in 2017.

NO BLUFFING IN 2017 TEST SEASON SAYS LAUDA

Valtteri Bottas is pushing hard to be ready for the 2017 season.

MERCEDES TO CONSIDER VETTEL FOR 2018 SAYS ROSBERG

Nico Rosberg says Sebastian Vettel will be in the running for a sensational switch to Mercedes for 2018.

BOTTAS TARGETS BEATING HAMILTON TO 2017 TITLE

Valtteri Bottas is targeting the world championship for 2017.

GIOVINAZZI NOT DENYING FRIDAY PRACTICE RUMOURS

Antonio Giovinazzi has refused to dismiss speculation he might be in line for some Friday practice outings this season.

MAGNUSSEN ADMITS HE VOTED AGAINST HALO FOR 2018

Kevin Magnussen has admitted he was among the group of F1 drivers who actively voted against introducing 'Halo' next year.

PHYSIO DOUBTS ALONSO SET TO RETIRE

Fernando Alonso's long-time physio does not think the Spaniard is shaping up to quit formula one.

DALLARA HITS OUT AT F1'S RADICAL NEW RULES

F1 car designer Gian Paolo Dallara has hit at out the sport's 2017 rules revolution.

10 FEBRUARY 2017

VETTEL BRUISED AFTER FIORANO CRASH

Sebastian Vettel got his 2017 season off to a bad start this week by crashing.

ALONSO TO DEBUT 2017 MCLAREN

Fernando Alonso will give McLaren's 2017 car its track debut later this month.

RAIKKONEN TO OPEN KARAOKE BAR

Kimi Raikkonen is set to open a karaoke bar in Helsinki, the capital of his native Finland.

INDIA MOVES FOR MALLYA'S EXTRADITION

Force India chief Vijay Mallya has a new battle on his hands ahead of the 2017 season.

PRIVATE COMPANIES TO PAY RUSSIA GP RACE FEE

The race fee for the Russian grand prix will be paid entirely by private investors in 2017.

RENAULT NOT REPLACING BOSS VASSEUR

Renault will not be directly replacing departed team boss Frederic Vasseur.

F1 ENGINES NOT READY TO CRACK 1000HP SAYS ABITEBOUL

F1's 'power unit' era is not quite ready to crack the incredible 1000 horse power barrier.

PEREZ BACKS MEXICO GP ANTI-TRUMP CAMPAIGN

F1 driver Sergio Perez has stepped up his rejection of controversial US president Donald Trump's Mexican border wall policy.

SAUBER TO DECIDE ON 2018 ENGINE SUPPLY

Sauber could find itself in an early season tussle for its engine business early in 2017.

NO MORE CARMAKERS ON F1 HORIZON

Rumours are swirling that F1 could be set to welcome another carmaker or four to the grid in the near future.

BOTTAS HITS BACK AT HAMILTON CAREER KILLER JIBE

Valtteri Bottas has replied to what might be seen as the opening salvo in a new psychological battle between Mercedes' F1 drivers.

9 FEBRUARY 2017

WOLFF SURE MERCEDES DRIVERS WILL GET ALONG

Toto Wolff says he is confident Lewis Hamilton will get along with his new Mercedes teammate in 2017.

MELBOURNE PROTEST POSSIBLE OVER F1 ROW?

An argument over clever and controversial suspension systems looks set to keep raging early in 2017.

PROMOTER SURE BAKU RACE BETTER IN 2017

Promoter Arif Rahimov is sure Azerbaijan's second F1 race this year will be more exciting than its 2016 calendar debut.

SCHUMACHER MANAGER QUESTIONS F1'S LIBERTY BUYOUT

Michael Schumacher's former manager is not so sure the takeover by Liberty Media will really be good for F1.

ALONSO BACK IN TITLE-WINNING SHAPE SAYS TRAINER

Fernando Alonso is back in the kind of physical shape that won him back-to-back world championships more than a decade ago.

BRIATORE WON'T JOIN BRAWN AS F1 CONSULTANT

Flavio Briatore says he is not about to rejoin his old F1 colleague Ross Brawn by returning to the sport.

VASSEUR EXIT WON'T HURT RENAULT SAYS PALMER

The departure of team boss Frederic Vasseur will not hurt Renault.

RENAULT PROMISING SPAIN GP ENGINE BOOST SAYS MARKO

Red Bull is confident engine supplier Renault will deliver in 2017 -- particularly after the opening few races of the season.

8 FEBRUARY 2017

HAMILTON COULD BE BOTTAS CAREER KILLER

Lewis Hamilton's father has fired an ominous warning in the direction of Mercedes newcomer Valtteri Bottas.

BANK GUARANTEE SECURES 2018 FRENCH GP RETURN

France's return to the F1 calendar is definitely on for 2018.

ROSBERG BACKS KUBICA FOR F1 TEST COMEBACK

World champion Nico Rosberg has welcomed news Robert Kubica could be looking to get back into F1.

VERSTAPPEN-VANDOORNE LIKE SENNA-PROST

F1 could be heading into a new 'Senna versus Prost' era.

F1 DESIGNER WORRIED ABOUT 2017 RULES SHAKEUP

A well-known F1 engineer is concerned the sport is setting off down the wrong path with its radical new rules for 2017.

OUSTING ECCLESTONE A MISTAKE SAYS MOSLEY

Max Mosley thinks F1's new owners have made a mistake by dumping Bernie Ecclestone.

KALTENBORN SAYS WEHRLEIN NOT JUNIOR DRIVER

Sauber boss Monisha Kaltenborn has denied claims the Swiss team has signed up a "junior" for 2017.

7 FEBRUARY 2017

WEHRLEIN INJURY PUTS 2017 TESTING IN DOUBT

Two weeks later, Pascal Wehrlein is still recovering from a scary rollover crash that occurred during the race of champions event in Miami.

DE VRIES STILL WITH MCLAREN TEAM

Nyck de Vries remains with the McLaren team, a spokesman for the British outfit said on Tuesday.

MCLAREN CONFIRMS JOST CAPITO EXIT

McLaren has now confirmed the departure of Jost Capito.

6 FEBRUARY 2017

MERCEDES CAN ASSESS BOTTAS AFTER FOUR RACES SAYS LAUDA

Niki Lauda has urged Valtteri Bottas to get quickly up to speed at Mercedes.

WEHRLEIN AS FAST AS BOTTAS SAYS LAUDA

Only his lack of experience meant Pascal Wehrlein was overlooked for the top Mercedes cockpit in 2017.

BERGER, BRIATORE DOUBT ECCLESTONE WILL RETURN

Two experienced F1 pundits do not believe Bernie Ecclestone will mount a comeback.

ROSBERG WANTED ALONSO TO REPLACE HIM

World champion Nico Rosberg has admitted he would have liked Mercedes to replace him for 2017 with Fernando Alonso.

ALONSO-MERCEDES RUMOURS BASELESS SAYS BRIATORE

Flavio Briatore has rejected speculation Fernando Alonso was ever a serious contender to drive for Mercedes in 2017.

MCLAREN TEAM REJECTS BMW RUMOURS

McLaren has dismissed rumours linking the British team with a potential F1 tie-up with German manufacturer BMW.

BRIATORE NOT EXPECTING STRONG FERRARI IN 2017

Ferrari fans should not expect the famous Italian team to be stronger in 2017.

FINNISH TRACK EYES F1 FUTURE

Finland might soon be in a position to host a round of the F1 world championship.

WOLFF COMMENTS ON CAREY'S SUPER BOWL HOPES

Two F1 figures have shrugged at new chief executive Chase Carey's aim of turning every grand prix weekend into "the super bowl".

VW NO LONGER RULING OUT F1

Volkswagen is no longer ruling out a future F1 foray.

3 FEBRUARY 2017

KUBICA TO RACE TOP PROTOTYPE AT LE MANS

Robert Kubica is inching tantalisingly close to his old days in formula one.

MCLAREN-BMW DEAL SPARKS F1 RUMOURS

F1 journalists are wondering if McLaren's works relationship with Honda could be on unsteady ground.

FERRARI CONSIDERING BUYING INTO F1 SAYS MARCHIONNE

Ferrari could be the first F1 team to take up Liberty Media's offer of shares in the sport.

F1 MUST FREE THE ARTIST IN DRIVERS SAYS ZANARDI

F1 must liberate the drivers if it wants to improve the on-track spectacle.

HEAVIER 2017 CARS WILL STILL BE FASTER

Although the weight of the cars is rising yet again, the 2017 grid will still be considerably faster.

2017 RULES GOOD FOR F1 AND MAGNUSSEN

Kevin Magnussen thinks the 2017 rules will be good for formula one -- and for him.

SMP NOT LOOKING TO DEEPEN F1 INVOLVEMENT

Boris Rothenberg, who heads Russia's major SMP Bank and a racing division called SMP Racing, said he is not looking to expand the F1 programme.

2 FEBRUARY 2017

DRIVERS VOTE AGAINST HALO FOR 2018?

'Halo' could be put on the back burner for yet another year.

VETTEL'S FERRARI SWITCH A MISTAKE SAYS BERGER

Sebastian Vettel's 2015 switch from Red Bull to Ferrari was a mistake.

RENAULT-SIROTKIN DEAL TO PROCEED AFTER VASSEUR EXIT

Sergey Sirotkin will stay with the Renault team in 2017 despite the change in upper management.

TODT NO FAN OF TWO-DAY RACE WEEKEND IDEA

F1 does not look set to switch to a two-day race weekend format any time soon.

WOLFF NOT SURE ECCLESTONE REALLY GONE

Bernie Ecclestone may be gone as chief executive, but he may not be gone for good according to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.

1 FEBRUARY 2017

NO DISASTERS AS HAAS PREPARES FOR SEASON TWO

F1's small American team Haas appears to be enjoying a smooth winter period.

SAINZ PLAYS DOWN PODIUM HOPES FOR 2017

Carlos Sainz has played down hopes he might record his first F1 podium this year.

TODT DENIES F1 NEEDS RADICAL OVERHAUL

Jean Todt has denied that formula one needs to make radical changes in the new Liberty Media era.

ROSBERG TO ATTEND FIVE OR SIX RACES IN 2017

World champion Nico Rosberg says he will not get involved with technical matters despite continuing to work with Mercedes in 2017.

ROSBERG NOT EYEING FORMULA E SEAT

World champion Nico Rosberg has denied he could keep his adrenaline flowing by moving into the all-electric series Formula E next year.

RENAULT TARGETS FIFTH OR SIXTH IN 2017

Renault has set targets despite entering another "transitional season" in 2017.

LIBERTY SHOULD SCRAP FRIDAY PRACTICE SAYS ABITEBOUL

F1 should shake up its weekend format by eliminating the Friday practice sessions.

ECCLESTONE OUSTING INEVITABLE

Former Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has backed the ousting of long-time F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

MERCEDES STARTED POWER UNIT DESIGN IN 2007 SAYS MONTEZEMOLO

Luca di Montezemolo says it is no surprise that Mercedes is utterly dominating F1's current 'power unit' era.

MANOR COULD STILL BE SAVED FOR 2017?

Embattled F1 backmarker Manor's hopes may still be faintly alive.

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