ARTICLES RELATING TO FORMULA 1

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.

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...

Schumi: 'Has speech, memory problems'

2014-11-20 14:12

Philippe Streiff, former Formula 1 driver and friend of Michael Schumacher, has revealed the seven-times champion is paralysed, in a wheelchair and unable to speak. condition "remained grave".

Yas? No! for Marussia's bid to return

2014-11-20 08:26

There'll only be 10 teams on the Formula 1 grid in Sunday's grand finale as Marussia has failed to make it to Abu Dhabi.

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.

Caterham ready to race in Abu Dhabi

2014-11-19 09:30

Despite the cash-strapped crisis and the team reportedly being laid off, Caterham has made it to Abu Dhabi for the final race of the season.

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!

Vettel: 'Kimi and I will be just fine'

2014-11-17 08:35

Red Bull's reigning F1 champion Sebastian Vettel is eager to switch to Ferrari, impatient for the announcement and looking forward to Kimi Raikkonen as team mate.

Bernie: F1 not interested in young fans

2014-11-14 14:59

Bernie Ecclestone speaks on why F1 shouldn't chase a younger generation, slams social media as 'nonsense' and likens financially struggling teams to 'the same problem with ladies and credit cards'.

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.

Family 'confident' of Schumi recovery

2014-11-13 11:22

Michael Schumacher's family remains 'confident' about his future, as his official homepage is reactivated to mark the 20th anniversary of his first F1 championship title.

Schumi's homepage is back online

2014-11-13 08:45

Michael Schumacher's homepage is being reactivated to mark the 20th anniversary of his first F1 championship title.

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...

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.

Future still clouded for small F1 teams

2014-11-11 08:22

'F1 in crisis?" Nonsense! says F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone as a deal with struggling teams has yet to be reached. "We've had a couple of teams in crisis." So, that's OK, then...

F1 cash crisis: Teams wary of 'agenda'

2014-11-10 11:13

'Maybe some people don't want us around,' Sauber principal Monisha Kaltenborn said as F1's cash-strapped teams fear a hidden agenda which could see them lose their Constructor status.

Massa triumphs despite Brazil pits mix-up

2014-11-10 08:50

'The car was fantastic, I'm so grateful for the pace,' said Felipe Massa, who drove his Williams to third place at the 2014 Brazilian GP, his home race.

Audi boss knocks down F1 speculation

2014-11-07 09:32

Audi has denied reports it will field a team in Formula F1 despite recruiting former Ferrari team principal, Stefano Domenicali. Would you like to see the German automaker on the grid?

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...

Brazil moves tractor after Bianchi crash

2014-11-06 10:26

Jules Bianchi's crash at Suzuka has sparked a number of safety concerns in F1. Organisers of the Brazilian GP have banned a tractor from duty at the famous Senna bends.

Bianchi crash forcing F1 to change

2014-11-06 07:42

Since Jules Bianchi's horrific crash during the 2014 Japanese GP his Marussia team has gone under administration and F1 has agonised over race-track safety measures.

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.

Irish Eddie rails at 'disgrace' of F1

2014-11-03 20:52

Irish former F1 team owner Eddie Jordan has spoken bluntly about what he sees as the shoddy financial treatment of smaller teams in the globe-trotting circus - and the way F1 is now run.

Schumi's home nursing: R1.7m A WEEK!

2014-11-03 10:13

Corinna Schumacher is spending R1.7-million A WEEK on husband and ex-F1 driver Michael Schumacher's home nursing but ex-F1 doctor Gary Hartstein doubts it is doing any good.

 

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.

Kimi sees F1 fun times ahead with Seb

2014-11-21 08:01

Ferrari's soon-to-be-former team mates Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso were said to be a 'fire-and-ice' duo; now 'the Iceman' sees only fun ahead with Sebastian Vettel.

Official! Alonso out, Seb in at Ferrari

2014-11-20 13:31

Ferrari has announced - at last - that quadruple Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel will replace Fernando Alonso at Ferrari in 2015. He's signed a three-year deal.

Top journo slams F1 pay-drivers' pace

2014-11-19 10:26

A British Formula 1 newspaper correspondent has dealt a heavy blow to some of the sport's 'pay-drivers'. Is he being too harsh, or just saying it like it is?

Vettel: 'Ferrari delay not Alonso's fault'

2014-11-19 09:30

Sebastian Vettel is adamant that he is Ferrari's new driver for 2015, despite the team keeping mum on the official announcement and since Fernando Alonso has not yet signed a contract with a new team.

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!

Caterham F1 staff out on the street

2014-11-17 10:16

As good news arrives, Caterham F1 has again been hit with bad. Just as the team announced its return to the grid for the 2014 season finale the staff's been retrenched.

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.

Cash-strapped Caterham to race in Abu Dhabi?

2014-11-14 13:47

Despite missing both the US and Brazilian GP, Caterham is planning to race at the 2014 F1 season finale in Abu Dhabi.

McLaren: Honda engine for UK track test

2014-11-14 08:40

McLaren will test its Honda-engined MP4-29H at the Silverstone track in England but International Automobile Federation rules limit the new car to 100km of testing.

F1 team boss to wed ex-Spice Girl

2014-11-13 08:45

Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner is engaged to former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell.

Ericsson severs all ties with Caterham

2014-11-13 08:45

Financially struggling Caterham F1 will be without the services of a driver for what's left of the 2014 season as Marcus Ericsson switches his allegiance to Sauber.

Button: 'Love for racing' trumps cash

2014-11-11 08:42

Jenson Button's Formula 1 future is at stake with the news of Fernando Alonso possibly joining McLaren in 2015. But Button is hoping that 'love' will be the deciding factor...

Mallya says Force India will race on

2014-11-11 08:23

Following the 2014 Brazilian F1 GP, where only nine teams competed, Force India co-owner, Vijay Mallya, said Force India would not be following Marussia and Caterham on to the sporting scrapheap.

Alonso set for McLaren switch?

2014-11-11 07:54

Fernando Alonso is set to join McLaren, with the former Ferrari drivers move due to be confirmed before the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP on November 23, according to a report by Autosport.

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...

Sauber's new drivers: What about Sutil?

2014-11-07 12:29

Sauber has confirmed two new drivers for 2015 and so cast doubt on current driver Adrian Sutil's future. In response, he cast doubt on the team's future in F1...

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.

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.

McLaren pushing Alonso for job decision

2014-11-06 10:26

Fernando Alonso, whose five-year deal at Ferrari appears to be over, is running out of time to decide whether return to McLaren. If accepted, he could be tied to a two-year, R976m contract!

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.

Texas saved, Brazil GP now at risk?

2014-11-03 11:03

A boycott was averted just hours before the 2014 US Grand Prix. Now it seems struggling F1 teams have resumed their boycott threats, this time at the upcoming 2014 Brazilian GP!

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.

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