Mercs again in Brazilian F1 qualifying

2014-11-08 19:13

It's yet another Mercedes 1-2 start, this time for Sunday's 2014 Brazilian Formula 1 GP, with Nico Rosberg on pole and Lewis Hamilton riding shotgunl.

Marussia joins Caterham in US no-show

2014-10-25 12:41

Two teams will apparently be missing from the grid when the 2014 US Formula 1 GP cars line up in Austin, Texas. First Caterham dropped out (no cars) then Marussia (no money).

Merc team order 'made in panic' - Lauda

2014-07-29 12:16

Did you watch the 2014 Hungaroring F1 GP? OK, well Wheels24 believes this from Reuters writer ALAN BALDWIN is the most balanced report yet of the Nico/Lewis debate.

Vettel, Webber set for last battle

2013-11-22 04:54

Red Bull's winning pair will be giving no quarter in Brazil this weekend: Sebastian Vettel wants another record and Mark Webber wants to leave F1 in a blaze of glory.

Hamilton: 'I drove like an idiot'

2013-09-08 09:05

Quite an admission from Lewis Hamilton but his boss had an explanation for his qualifying disaster at Monza.

Webber '14 seat for Ricciardo?

2013-05-16 12:01

The signs that Daniel Ricciardo is a real candidate to replace Mark Webber at Red Bull in 2014 are growing stronger.

F1 Q&A: Claire Williams

2013-04-17 10:20

Claire Williams has a pretty shrewd idea of how her father Frank would have reacted had he been told 20 years ago that she would one day be deputy principal of his Formula 1 team and designated successor.

'Hamilton wanted to join Vettel'

2013-03-24 10:38

Lewis Hamilton aimed to join Red Bull instead of Mercedes but the deal did not materialise because team owner Dietrich Mateschitz was loyal to Mark Webber, says Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.

Webber laments Oz KERS woes

2013-03-17 11:30

Red Bull's failure to win the Australian Grand Prix after hogging the front row of the grid has shown the championship team they're not as good as they thought they were, says Mark Webber.

Ach, dung! Schumi's stable life

2013-03-11 08:08

Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher doesn't fancy being a motorsport TV commentator - he'd rather kead a stable life helping his wife Corinna breed horses.

Rosberg top dog in F1 testing

2013-03-04 07:52

Nico Rosberg put Mercedes on top of the time sheets during the final day of Formula 1 testing before the Australian season-opener in Melbourne in March.

FEATURE: As fit as an F1 driver

2013-02-25 09:23

5000km on a bike, 200 days of physical training... Mercedes' Nico Rosberg shares what it takes to be a Formula 1 driver.

McLaren sets the pace in Jerez

2013-02-06 08:18

McLaren gave its rivals something to chew on as Jenson Button kicked off Formula 1's pre-season testing with a lap time comfortably quicker than his rivals.

Merc banks on Hamilton, Rosberg

2013-02-05 08:09

Mercedes team boss Ross Brawn says Lewis Hamilton is a "fantastic replacement" for retired F1 driver Michael Schumacher.

Ferrari boss: No Vettel for us

2013-01-16 15:39

Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali has rejected the idea of a "dream team" in Formula 1 of Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel.

Lewis: Schumi status impossible

2013-01-03 08:58

Lewis Hamilton, with his new Mercedes tenure having officially begun, says he wants to turn the struggling team into a Formula 1 front-runner.

Bernie to fight R5.7bn lawsuit

2012-11-21 08:55

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone plans to contest a R5.7-billion damages claim stemming from the sale of the motor racing series in 2005.

Yee-ha! US GP sizzler

2012-11-18 17:52

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton triumphs over Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel at the 2012 United States Grand Prix.

Mexican fans flock to support Perez

2012-11-18 07:10

At the 2012 US Grand Prix there are no American Formula 1 drivers but Mexico's Sergio Perez is something of a local hero.

RENCKEN: Stars and stripes return

2012-11-15 11:18

American fans of Formula 1 will always remember the six-car farce of 2005. DIETER RENCKEN ponders whether F1 will improve its “luke-warm” relationship with the US as it returns in November 2012.

RENCKEN: Stars and stripes return

2012-11-15 10:41

American fans of Formula 1 will always remember the six-car farce of 2005. DIETER RENCKEN ponders whether F1 will improve its “luke-warm” relationship with the US as it returns in November 2012.

R329m Greek GP on the cards?

2012-11-06 08:57

A controversial plan to build a R329-million F1 track in Greece has been proposed despite the nation being debt and recession-struck.

Korean GP: Third practice

2012-10-13 04:08

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel limbered up for qualifying with an ominous burst of pace in the final free practice session ahead of the Korean Grand Prix.

Kimi: First? I'd rather be 4th

2012-10-12 08:46

Kimi Raikkonen would rather finish fourth in the Formula 1 World championship than end up second or third because then he could skip the 2012 prize-giving gala in December.

Mystery 'thud' fixed Lewis' ride?

2012-10-08 12:26

Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton said a mysterious mid-race "thud" fixed his steering problems at the 2012 Japanese GP and kept his title hopes alive.


Caterham takes begging bowl to fans

2014-11-07 18:52

Caterham has turned to F1 fans for money to race in Abu Dhabi on November 23 - the last race of the 2014 season (and perhaps the last race for the team). Good luck, guys...!

Bianchi crash and politics sour Sochi F1

2014-10-09 07:39

Drivers' minds will be on Jule Bianchi's crash in Japan, Bernie Ecclestone's on the bottom line and the rest on trying not to upset the Russians over the few days of the 2014 Sochi F1 GP.

Hamilton ready to hit back in Canada

2014-06-05 08:57

Lewis Hamilton is probably still smouldering over his missed win in the 2014 Monaco F1 GP but the next race in Montreal has long straights, says ALAN BALDWIN, so he should be back on top.

Korean 2nd practice: Lewis again

2013-10-04 08:53

Is Lewis Hamilton on a roll in Korea - or is Sebastian Vettel just holding back? Whatever, Hamilton was fastest again in second practice.

Pirelli: Double standards claim

2013-06-20 19:17

Mercedes F1, at a tribunal that could impose stiff sanctions on the team, has accursed F1's governing body of double standards over an in-season tyre test.

Alonso proves a point in Spain

2013-05-13 07:28

Back in China, says DIETER RENCKEN, Fernando Alonso said 'qualifying's no longer paramount'. He was right...

Schumi's future in car safety

2013-04-11 14:51

Twice retired Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher is placing his expertise at the service of drivers as a partner with Mercedes-Benz to tackle road safety.

Rencken: Malaysian GP preview

2013-03-22 07:31

Stifling heat, 80% humidity and a threat of tropical storms... teams will battle the elements and each other in the 2013 Malaysian F1 GP, writes DIETER RENCKEN.

Vettel dominates Oz Day 1

2013-03-15 13:17

World champion Sebastian Vettel put his rivals firmly in their place by dominating both practice sessions ahead of the season-opening Australian GP.

Alonso: 'I'm better than ever'

2013-03-05 08:05

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has warned his Formula 1 rivals that he is in his best shape yet as he hopes to claim a third Formula 1 title in 2013.

Sutil gets second chance in F1

2013-03-01 09:22

Adrian Sutil has sealed his Formula 1 comeback with Force India announcing it has given him a second chance in 2013.

Aston's all-out racing centenary

2013-02-07 08:43

Brit automaker Aston Martin, as part of its centenary year, has set itself its most ambitious motorsport programme yet - winning the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans and the World Endurance championship. GALLERY

Lewis: 'Shame Heikki isn't in F1'

2013-02-06 08:09

Heikki Kovalainen deserved to stay in Formula 1 and Caterham was "crazy" to discard him, according to his former team mate Lewis Hamilton.

'Financial crisis' threatens F1

2013-01-23 08:53

Talented drivers are proving the victims of a financial crisis in Formula 1, according to reports.

Perez speaks on life at McLaren

2013-01-10 08:56

Sergio Perez is struggling to comprehend how much life has changed despite going to the factory in an orange McLaren and getting a standing ovation from the 500 staff,

Bernie wants Ferrari on top

2013-01-03 08:08

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted he would be happy if Red Bull's domination of Formula 1 ends in 2013, commenting "perhaps with Ferrari leading again".

Hamilton's 2012 finale farewell

2012-11-20 10:03

Lewis Hamilton will bid an emotional farewell to McLaren in Brazil, even if Formula 1's season-ending race is all about someone else taking the title.

Alonso: We were too slow

2012-11-18 11:42

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel grabbed pole position for the 2102 United States Grand Prix, setting up Ferrari's Fernando Alonso for the knockout punch in their season-long fight for the Formula 1 driver's title.

Macau GP takes a deadly toll

2012-11-16 16:08

The 2012 Macau Grand Prix suffered a second fatal accident when a touring car driver died in a crash during qualifying on the street circuit. VIDEO

RENCKEN: Stars and stripes return

2012-11-15 11:17

American fans of Formula 1 will always remember the six-car farce of 2005. DIETER RENCKEN ponders whether F1 will improve its “luke-warm” relationship with the US as it returns in November 2012.

McLaren on Perez: We're not sure

2012-11-07 08:56

McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh said he's "not sure" how good Sergio Perez really is, as the rookie prepares to join the team in 2013.

Hamilton storms to pole

2012-11-03 16:27

Lewis Hamilton has dominated qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as he cruised to pole position for McLaren.

Tax break for McLaren spy fine

2012-10-12 08:58

McLaren have successfully argued in Britain that its record R443 million fine paid after a 2007 Formula 1 spying controversy should be tax deductible.

Grosjean: I'll stay out of trouble

2012-10-12 08:36

Lotus driver Romain Grosjean has apologised to Mark Webber for a collision that wrecked the Red Bull driver's 2012 race in Japan and vowed to do everything possible to stay out of trouble in future.


Schumi is the Stig

2012-10-04 11:49

As Michael Schumacher announces his retirement from Formula1 racing, we take a look at a classic Schumi moment...the unveiling of the Stig.

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