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Vettel on pole in Singapore

2013-09-21 16:21

Sebastian Vettel continues his march towards a fourth consecutive F1 world championship by storming to pole position.

Marko: Merc and Seb? Go for it

2013-05-06 13:17

Red Bull Team adviser Helmut Marko understands Mercedes' efforts to woo triple World champion Sebastian Vettel from his team.

Hybrid first for Aston at 'Ring

2013-04-30 08:06

Aston Martin has entered the record books with the first hydrogen-fuelled, zero emissions, lap of the Nurburgring Nordschleife in Germany.

Horner: 'Submissive doesn't win'

2013-04-02 10:10

Christian Horner has defended Sebastian Vettel, arguing that Mark Webber has also ignored team orders and that champions do not succeed by being submissive.

'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.

Mercedes F1 CEO steps down

2013-03-22 16:16

Nick Fry will step down as CEO at Mercedes in latest personnel change at the Formula 1 team.

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.

Red Bull: Webber's not No.2

2013-03-11 10:01

He might have won the last three Formula 1 World championships but Sebastian Vettel is not Red Bull's No.1 driver, says team owner Dietrich Mateschitz.

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.

Injured fans spark race probe

2013-02-27 10:04

A lawyer hired by three motorsport fans who were injured when debris was hurled into a stand at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida will focus his probe on the catch-fencing.

Lauda: Brawn's here to stay

2013-02-26 10:26

Ross Brawn's position as Mercedes team principal is not in dispute despite Paddy Lowe's departure from McLaren at the end of 2013, says the team's non-executive chairman Niki Lauda.

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.

Rosa 'proud' to be with Alonso

2013-01-29 08:14

Pedro de la Rosa said the fact Fernando Alonso "wants" to work with him at Ferrari has made him "very proud".

Alonso, Massa no 'dream team'

2013-01-17 10:08

While praising Felipe Massa's return to form, Stefano Domenicali insists Ferrari's driver pairing is deliberately not a "dream team".

Peterhansel loses Dakar lead

2013-01-08 07:34

Defending Dakar champion Stephane Peterhansel had second-stage victory overturned, putting Carlos Sainz back in the lead.

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".

Ferrari fuss 'a complete joke'

2012-11-30 12:43

Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has slammed Ferrari's efforts to question the outcome of the 2012 World championship as "a complete joke."

Vettel 'among F1 greats'

2012-11-28 15:18

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner believes Formula 1 has yet to see triple World champion Sebastian Vettel reach his full potential. Here's why...

Vettel snubs F1's 'dirty tricks'

2012-11-26 08:13

Sebastian Vettel, Formula 1's youngest triple World champion, claimed that rival teams played "dirty tricks" against him throughout the 2012 season.

Red Bull's 'ticking time bomb'

2012-11-20 10:22

Red Bull will be working to ensure Sebastian Vettel does not go into the Brazilian GP title showdown with a "ticking time bomb" deep inside his car.

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.

Red Bull on pole for US GP

2012-11-17 20:12

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel dominated the practice sessions and earns pole position for the 2012 US Grand Prix.

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

Rookie tops F1 driver test

2012-11-07 08:51

Rookie Kevin Magnussen put McLaren on top of the timesheets during the first day of Formula 1 young driver tests.

Sauber: No favours from Hulk

2012-11-02 09:47

Nico Hulkenberg has promised to help Force India beat Sauber to the F1 Constructors' title - even if it costs his future employer millions of dollars.

 

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.

McLaren's 673kW P1: Hot on ice

2013-05-02 08:13

McLaren's next-generation sports car underwent extreme testing in frigid northern Sweden. Watch as the P1 is put through its paces!

Heikki rejoins Caterham

2013-04-17 10:08

Heikki Kovalainen rejoins Caterham as a reserve driver and will take part in practice sessions ahead of the 2013 Bahrain Grand Prix.

Kimi 'candidate for Red Bull?'

2013-04-02 09:21

Kimi Raikkonen is "a candidate" to replace Mark Webber at Red Bull, team owner Dietrich Mateschitz has admitted. Meanwhile Webber could be headed for Le Mans...

Bernie: Sepang needs a 'paint job'

2013-03-23 11:30

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has backed the Malaysian Grand Prix to continue past its current contract but said the Sepang circuit needed a "paint job".

Indy ace Wheldon honoured

2013-03-22 14:59

The late British racing driver Dan Wheldon has been honoured in the US with a monument at the street circuit in his adopted hometown.

F1 fans: Schumi's not missed

2013-03-11 14:36

Six out of 10 Germans who follow Formula 1 won't miss retired seven-times World champion Michael Schumacher in the 2013 season, a survey shows.

Big guns, fast cars: NRA 500

2013-03-05 09:59

The National Rifle Association, the largest gun-lobby group in the US, will sponsor a US stock-car series race in Texas - the Nascar NRA 500.

Second team joins Formula E series

2013-02-28 11:27

China Racing becomes the second team to sign up for the new Formula E electric series set to start in 2013.

Button mulls tech chief exit

2013-02-27 08:02

Jenson Button has shrugged off McLaren losing technical director Paddy Lowe and said the team's Formula 1 title challenge would not suffer.

SA champs 'rewarded' in UK

2013-02-12 16:31

2012 South African National rally champions Mark Cronje and Robin Houghton have been invited to compete in the Malcolm Wilson Rally in England.

Toro Rosso to ditch Ferrari?

2013-02-06 08:04

Toro Rosso is seeking to switch from Ferrari to Renault engines in 2014 to benefit from World champion sister team Red Bull's close links with the French automaker.

Bernie calls off 'Ring talks

2013-01-28 09:04

Bernie Ecclestone has called off negotiations with the Nurburgring. Will Hockenheim fill the Formula 1 calender spot in 2013?

Red Bull, Alonso in Twitter row

2013-01-09 08:02

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has responded to Red Bull's Helmut Marko's claims that the Ferrari ace is "caught up in politics" and "psychological skirmishes".

F1 veteran takes on Dakar

2013-01-04 13:43

Alessandro Caffi, an Italian Formula 1 veteran, traded his race car for a Fiat Panda during the 2012 Dakar. In 2013 he hopes to actually complete the race...

Toro Rosso: More ambitious for 2013

2013-01-02 11:49

The 2013 Toro Rosso Formula 1 car will be "very different" to the 2012 model, driver Daniel Ricciardo revealed.

Ferrari quiz FIA over Vettel win

2012-11-30 08:53

Ferrari has requested that Formula 1's governing body review Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel's win during the 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix. Bad sportsmanship - or was Fernando Alonso robbed of victory?

Vettel: 'I'm not jumping ship'

2012-11-27 08:19

Sebastian Vettel dampened speculation that he was about to jump ship from Red Bull to Ferrari in 2014, saying he is "extremely committed" to the team who helped him claim a third consecutive Formula 1 Drivers' title.

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.

Massa penalty boosts Alonso

2012-11-18 19:26

Felipe Massa took a five-place grid penalty for the 2012 US Formula 1 Grand Prix to help Ferrari team mate Fernando Alonso stay in the title chase on November 18.

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.

2012 US Grand Prix: First practice

2012-11-16 20:07

Red Bull's Sebastian paves the way during the first practice session ahead of the 2012 US Grand Prix.

Drivers to mind their language

2012-11-09 08:58

Formula 1 drivers have been told to mind their language following outbursts by Sebastian Vettel and race winner Kimi Raikkonen at the 2012 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Button praises 'brave' Vettel

2012-11-05 07:53

Jenson Button said he was surprised by world champion Sebastian Vettel's brave passing move to take third place from him during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Sauber names Perez replacement

2012-10-31 13:37

Sauber has confirmed Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg will be one of its two drivers for the 2013 Formula 1 season.

 
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