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F1 bosses snub Nico in 'best driver' poll

2014-12-15 08:04

Mercedes Nico Rosberg was second in the 2014 F1 Drivers' championship but a poll of team principals rated him only fifth in a post-season 'best driver' poll.

How F1 teams look for 2015 season

2014-12-01 13:10

Sebastian Vettel joins Ferrari, Carlos Sainz to race for Toro Rosso... Check our F1 drivers' line-up for 2015.

Merc boss challenges BMW, Audi in F1

2014-12-01 13:10

The Mercedes Formula 1 team has its corporate eyes on new rivals - of at least CEO Dieter Zetsche does. He wants BMW and Audi to come race his team in Formula 1.

Lewis vows: 'I'll be even faster in '15'

2014-11-25 08:06

Mercedes Nico Rosberg might fight harder in 2015 to redeem his fight against his team mate Lewis Hamilton, but the new double champion vows to race even faster to defend his crown.

Wolff: New deal with Lewis on the cards

2014-11-24 09:53

Lewis Hamilton can bet his seat is secure with Mercedes beyond 2015 after winning a second Drivers' title along with the 2014 Abu Dhabi GP on Sunday.

Hamilton family spring surprise on champ

2014-11-23 22:24

Lewis Hamilton had assured everybody in his family would not be with him on the biggest weekend of his Formula 1 career - but they thought otherwise.

Hamilton takes second F1 title in style

2014-11-23 17:46

Lewis Hamilton joined the elite ranks of double Formula 1 champions on Sunday after a nerve-racking drive to victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP.

Abu Dhabi: How the race was won

2014-11-23 16:44

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton gave his all on Sunday to take home his second Formula 1 Driver's trophy after leadijng the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the start.

Nico needs Williams to pick up speed

2014-11-22 14:40

Nico Rosberg looked to Williams for a helping hand in the Formula 1 title battle against Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Hamilton ready to 'stand and deliver'

2014-11-22 12:28

Lewis Hamilton's closest friends and family are elsewhere for the most important weekend of his life but he has the words of Martin Luther King very much in mind.

Abu Dhabi 2014: Lewis tops 2nd practice

2014-11-21 18:08

Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton is determined to take the 2014 title as he claimed an advantage over team mate Nico Rosberg with the fastest time during second practice for the Abu Dhabi GP.

Rosberg: A prince born to be F1 king

2014-11-21 08:01

Nico Rosberg has a racing heritage, one he undoubtedly means to inherit this weekend at the 2014 Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix. Only Lewis Hamilton is in the way.

Horner: 'Renault 56kW down on Merc'

2014-11-19 09:30

It's no secret that team Mercedes has a had a huge power advantage during the 2014 Formula 1 season, but Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has revealed the figure to be an alarming 56kW.

Abu Dhabi: All the points permutations

2014-11-18 09:31

The 2014 F1 title will be decided at the Abu Dhabi GP finale. With double points on offer for the first time in F1, what does this mean for Mercedes' dominant Hamilton and Rosberg?

'Abu Double': Last roll of dice for some

2014-11-18 09:31

Mercedes has already claimed both 2014 F1 titles but how will rival teams fair at the Abu Dhabi finale? For some, such as Caterham, it might be a last hurrah in Forrmula 1!

Wolff rejects 'irresponsible' war talk

2014-11-14 09:59

Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has dismissed the looming talks of engines war from rival teams and has said all automakers have agreed to keep costs down.

Merc braced for F1 title showdown

2014-11-11 09:25

Will the 2014 F1 season finale in Abu Dhabi prove to be the biggest challenge yet for dominant Mercedes? Team boss Toto Wolff speaks on overcoming technical woes...

Rosberg rootin' for Massa in Abu Dhabi

2014-11-10 08:50

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg might be team mates, but that's all. So much so that Rosberg wants blood-rival Felipe Massa to beat Hamilton in the F1 showdown in the desert.

Rosberg wins Brazilian GP

2014-11-09 20:01

Nico Rosberg has won the Brazilian Grand Prix to cut team mate Lewis Hamilton's championship lead with one race remaining.

Update: Nico, Lewis top Friday sessions

2014-11-07 17:30

Nico Rosberg kept championship-leading Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton at bay in both practice sessions on Friday ahead of the 2014 Brazilian F1 GP. Fernando Alonso was also hot...

Double points? 'Fantastic,' scoffs Nico

2014-11-07 09:08

"I do (like it) now. It's really a fantastic idea," joked Nico Rosberg when asked about F1's double-points finale. When he led the championship however, he sang a very different tune...

Rosberg missing aggro for 2014 'combat'?

2014-11-06 10:30

'He hasn't yet proved he has the necessary hardness for combat.' That's ex-F1 driver David Coulthard's take on Mercedes' Nico Rosberg's battle with team mate Lewis Hamilton.

F1 strugglers optimistic about crisis

2014-11-04 08:10

F1's cash-strapped racing teams are supporting a proposed new deal which could end the sport's current financial crisis, ahead of the 2014 season's penultimate Brazilian GP.

Lewis for title but pointsX2 haunts F1

2014-11-03 21:29

Hamilton doesn't need another win to take the 2014 F1 Drivers' title - but the threat of double points for arch-rival and team mate Nico Rosberg if he does still hangs over him.

Lewis 'drives it like he owns it' in US

2014-11-03 08:05

'Once I got past Nico Rosberg it was really just about controlling it,' commented F1's Lewis Hamilton after earning his 10th race of the 2014 season - the US Grand Prix.

 

Todt's hot for more new F1 teams

2014-12-10 11:38

Jean Todt, chairman of the International Automobile Federation, has welcomed - if costs can be reduced - the concept of more teams joining the Formula 1 grid.

Williams to help attract young to F1

2014-12-01 13:10

Williams' deputy boss Claire Williams will head a group in F1 which hopes to attract new fans to the sport. Bernie Ecclestone is dubious about the 'so-called young generation'...

Hamilton wants to stay '44' for ever

2014-11-25 09:57

2014 Formula 1 Drivers' champion Lewis Hamilton wants to retain his personal race number '44' from 2015 instead of switching, as he is entitled to, to 1.

Hamilton leaves the partying for later

2014-11-24 14:38

Previous multi-championship Formula 1 drivers - think Graham Hill, James Hunt - might have done it differently, says ALAN BALDWIN, but the latest one had a quiet night...

Hamilton hails 'greatest day of my life'

2014-11-24 08:27

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has declared November 23 2014 "the greatest day of my life" after ending a thrilling season with a win at Yas Marina and a second F1 Drivers' title.

Mercedes: Rosberg will bounce back

2014-11-23 21:51

Mercedes Formula 1 team chief Toto Wolff forecasts that Nico Rosberg will bounce back stronger in 2015 from his 'desert duel' defeat by Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's title-showdown Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Hamilton wins title in style

2014-11-23 16:50

Lewis Hamilton has won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and with it, his second Formula One world drivers championship.

Nico edges out Lewis for Yas pole

2014-11-22 16:53

Nico Rosberg survived intense pressure and nervous errors to claim a vital pole for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi F1 GP, edging out his Mercedes team mate and arch-rival Lewis Hamilton.

Rosberg turns the tables on Hamilton

2014-11-22 14:00

Formula 1 championship rival Nico Rosberg has turned the tables on his Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton with the fastest lap in Saturday's final practice for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, but the satisfaction was limited.

Mercedes reject Vettel's 'boring' quip

2014-11-22 10:41

Mercedes has hit back at Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel after the most dominant driver of recent years quipped that the team had made the Formula 1 season boring with their success.

Abu Dhabi: Lewis fastest in 1st practice

2014-11-21 14:01

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton has set the pace with the fastest time in Friday's first practice for Formula 1's Abu Dhabi title decider.

Pressure? No pressure! says Hamilton

2014-11-21 08:01

'Pressure? I don't particularly feel any,' says Lewis Hamilton ahead of his title-deciding duel in the desert with team mate Nico Rosberg. It's just like 15 years earlier...

F1's top title showdowns since 1950

2014-11-18 09:31

Sunday's Abu Dhabi 2014 F1 GP season finale will be unique in many ways. ALAN BALDWIN recalls the Top 10 of 27 last-race showdowns since Formula 1 started in 1950.

Desert duel: The road to the 2014 F1 title

2014-11-18 09:31

Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will face off in Abu Dhabi to decide to the 2014 title. We look back on their season-long battle!

Bernie to drop F1 double points for '15?

2014-11-17 08:35

'The teams have not accepted it because they are bloody idiots." The words of F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone on double points in future F1 races, though now admitting that the scheme could be dropped in 2015.

Making cars safer: Have drivers do less?

2014-11-12 08:06

Despite advances in vehicle safety, driver error is responsible for 90% of car crashes. The solution? Having drivers do less behind the wheel, according to researchers.

Red Bull warns of F1 engine war

2014-11-11 08:36

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner fears Formula 1 could be forced into a “ridiculous”' spending race from 2016 if the engine rules are not relaxed for next season.

Bernie: Hamilton would be better champion

2014-11-10 08:50

The 2014 F1 battle with Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and team mate Nico Rosberg will be decided in Abu Dhabi later in November. Bernie Ecclestone has already picked his champion...

Hot laps in Brazil as Nico takes win

2014-11-09 19:59

It began with a stunning start and ended with private races between Mercedes Nico Rosberg and between Ferrari's Kimi Raikonnen and Felipe Massa - with Rosberg the winner.

Hamilton ready to feel the love in Brazil

2014-11-07 09:08

Lewis Hamilton, a huge boyhood fan of the late F1 legend Ayrton Senna, can expect fans at the 2014 Brazilian GP at Interlagos to root for him - including some of Senna's family.

Hamilton aims for another first in Brazil

2014-11-06 13:03

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton can set more British Formula 1 records in Brazil this weekend but it's the Formula 1 Drivers' championship he wants... and that will have to wait until Abu Dhabi.

Mercedes-AMG, MV Agusta to link arms

2014-11-05 12:42

Mercedes' high-performance subsidiary AMG and one of the kings of the motorcycle world, MV Agusta, have signed a partnership agreement with AMG taking 25% of Agusta.

Hamilton talks post-racing options

2014-11-04 07:39

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has been setting Formula 1 records, seems set for the '14 Drivers' title and is only 29 - but he's wondering what he'll do when the glamour days are gone.

Rosberg blames ERS error for US fail

2014-11-03 14:16

Nico Rosberg claims he "made a mistake I didn't know about" which was why team mate Lewis Hamilton bulled his way past on Lap 24 of the 2014 US Formula 1 GP. Hello...?

Bernie: 'We should tear all the contracts up'

2014-11-02 10:43

Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone said he wanted to tear up all team contracts and rewrite the rules as talk of race boycotts and financial failure swept the 2014 US Grand Prix paddock.

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