ARTICLES RELATING TO FORMULA 1

Drivers defend controversial Parabolica gravel

2014-09-02 11:42

'Another great corner that will lose its challenge!' F1 drivers were outraged that the famous gravel trap at Monza's high-speed final bend had been covered with tarmac.

Whoops! Verstappen (16) crashes F1 car

2014-09-02 09:58

Max Verstappen, set to be the youngest Formula 1 driver yet at 16-years-old, has accepted the blame for crashing during his first public run in a F1 car. Watch the rookie crash while performing donuts!

Monza records scoffed - but let's hope!

2014-09-01 10:54

Despite predictions that new turbo V6 cars could soar past 370km/h at the 2014 Italian GP top speeds this weekend may not be quite so spectacular as hoped, reports Auto Motor and Sport.

Lauda to Merc duo: 'Team comes first'

2014-09-01 09:14

Mercedes team boss Niki Lauda has told feuding drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton they can do as they want - but the team stays top in the title races.

Merc's driver feud: Main man steps in

2014-08-29 11:42

Mercedes' CEO Dieter Zetsche has stepped in to try to resolve the ugly spat simmering between his Formula 1 drivers. Oopsie...

Stay? Retire? Button's F1 future wobbly

2014-08-29 10:33

'If I have to retire at the end of the season then so be it,' says McLaren's Jenson Button whose Formula 1 future is looking increasingly uncertain.

Reader: 'Why I don't watch F1 any more'

2014-08-28 11:29

'A greedy sport, where outcome isn't decided by drivers but by bureaucrats and greedy interests,' says Danish Wheels24 reader VENLIG HILSEN. Here's why he's so off F1...

Vettel gets third new chassis for Monza

2014-08-28 10:33

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel will use a third chassis for the 2014 season due to handling issues. Will the reigning champion's luck change in Monza?

Teen Verstappen 'really bad for F1'

2014-08-28 10:33

Forrmula 1 driver Mika Salo has added his voice to concerns about the 2015 Formula 1 debut of Max Verstappen - who will be 17-years-old when he races for Toro Rosso.

Vettel first to sample Sochi GP circuit

2014-08-26 08:22

Sebastian Vettel is the first Formula 1 driver to lap the new Sochi Autodrom - albeit driving an Infiniti Q50 Hybrid - ahead of the 2014 inaugural Russian GP in October. VIDEO

VIDEO UPDATE Rosberg: 'My version is different'

2014-08-26 07:18

The Mercedes star wars continues as Nico Rosberg says his version of the crash during the Belgium GP is different - but he'll keep his quarrels internal.

Red Bull fed-up, pulling rank at Renault

2014-08-25 10:12

After much disappointment and frustration with Renault's F1 engine project reigning champion team Red Bull is now deeply involved with the improvement of its 'power units'.

Lewis, Rosberg crash: 'He did it on purpose'

2014-08-24 20:31

'He said he did it on purpose. He said he could have avoided it,' said Lewis Hamilton following his race-ending collision with Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg during the 2014 Belgian GP.

Off again, on again: Marussia saves Chilton seat

2014-08-22 12:27

Caterham's Kamui Kobayashi was not going to be the only F1 regular sitting out the 2014 Belgian GP as Marussia ousted driver Max Chilton...Then the team changed its mind.

Perez: 'I'm here to stay'

2014-08-22 10:28

Sergio Perez says he expects to stay at Force India for the 2015 Formula 1season with an extension likely to be agreed in a matter of weeks.

Bernie bribery scandal: 'I did it for F1'

2014-08-21 10:18

Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone said he concluded his bribery trial with a record R1-billion payment for the 'good of the sport'. Meanwhile his legal team claims they did a good job 'because the other guy got eight and a half years'.

High-speed Q&A: Comedian quizzes Hamilton

2014-08-20 10:36

British comedian James Corden finds out how many question Formula 1 ace Lewis Hamilton can answer during a high-speed lap around Rockingham Motor Speedway in England. Watch the hilarious video!

Red Bull: 'Verstappen is no risk'

2014-08-20 09:50

Red Bull has defended sister team Toro Roso's decision to sign teenager Max Verstappen as Formula 1's youngest driver yet, stating the 16-year-old has already proven he is championship material.

Toro Rosso signs youngest F1 driver yet

2014-08-19 10:43

Max Verstappen will become Formula 1's youngest driver yet when he joins Toro Rosso in 2015.

FIA to inspect Russian GP track

2014-08-13 09:25

Russian GP organisers are waiting to receive the final green-light from the FIA to proceed with the inaugural 2014 Sochi grand prix in October.

Merc spent more than Renault, Ferrari

2014-08-12 09:50

'When Ferrari and Renault are getting similar results, and Mercedes has a significant advantage, the first thing is to look at the level of investment, ' says Former Renault Formula 1 boss Jean-Michel Jalinier.

Vettel buys dad a R3.4-million Ferrari

2014-08-11 09:20

Red Bull's reigning champion Sebastian Vettel has bought his father a very expensive gift - A Ferrari California! Is the prancing horse sports car a sign of things to come?

F1 outrage: Monza's Parabolica corner tarred

2014-08-08 08:55

As if the host of new rules are not prohibiting 'real racing' in Formula 1, now the iconic Parabolica corner at Monza circuit has been altered ahead of the 2014 Italian GP.

'Free man' Bernie goes back to work on F1

2014-08-06 07:37

'I have been wasting two days a week,' said Bernie Ecclestone who is heading back to work after agreeing a R1-billion deal to end his bribery trial in Munich.

Melbourne GP secure until 2020

2014-08-04 13:51

Melbourne's Albert Park race track will remain on the Formula 1 calendar until 2020.

 

Mattiacci: 'Ferrari wants Brawn back'

2014-09-02 09:36

New Ferrari team boss Marco Mattiacci says the team wants former technical director and Mercedes team boss Ross Brawn back at Maranello. Will the Italian team lure him from retirement?

F1 experts slate Merc over drivers' duel

2014-09-01 10:29

Formula 1 experts have blamed Mercedes management for allowing the the driver feud between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton to have deteriorated so badly.

UPDATE: Nico disciplined for Spa crash

2014-08-29 14:59

"Suitable disciplinary measures have been taken," Mercedes said after disciplining Nico Rosberg for his disastrous collision with team mate Lewis Hamilton at the 2014 Belgian GP.

F1: At last! 'Power unit' tops V8 speed

2014-08-29 11:35

Formula 1's V6 cars have at last proved faster than the V8's of yore. Mercedes' Nico Rosberg set a lap faster than the previous 2013 Spa-Francorchamps race. Find out how...

Maldonado: 'Things will get better'

2014-08-29 10:25

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado is having a terrible 2014 F1 season yet is in no doubt that he's a better driver than he who also attracted headlines for Williams after race incidents.

Button to quit F1 this season?

2014-08-28 11:22

McLaren driver Jenson Button may be forced into retirement at the end of the 2014 season as the team is in search of a new star line-up.

Merc chiefs vow to 'cool hot heads'

2014-08-28 10:33

Mercedes F1 chiefs have resolved to cool the feud between its title-warring team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg caused by a controversial crash during the 2014 Spa F1 GP.

Honda to poach Vettel, Newey?

2014-08-27 14:21

McLaren's new works partner Honda, thinks it can convince Red Bull's star staffers, reigning four-times World champion Sebastian Vettel and design guru Adrian Newey, to join its team.

Ricciardo on high beam in Mercs' mirrors

2014-08-26 08:12

While Mercedes' drivers are at war Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo is basking in the aftermath of his third win, this time in Belgium. He's focusing on chasing down the silver cars.

'Remarkable' Ricciardo: Title hunt now on

2014-08-25 11:12

Red Bull's surprise newcomer Daniel Ricciardo, winner of the 2014 Belgian GP, has declared himself in the hunt for the Formula 1 title. What will Mercedes' bickering pair say?

Nico in hot water after Spa crash?

2014-08-25 08:13

Just when the Mercedes star wars was simmering down it's back to a new peak after a crash on Lap 2 during the Belggian GP on Sunday. Now Nico Rosberg might have to pay the consequences...

2014 Belgian F1 GP - final update

2014-08-24 15:36

Daniel Ricciardo does it again! The young Red Bull driver came through after a disastrous Mercedes team start to win the 2014 Belgian F1 GP. - his third of the season.

Sixth engine grid-penalty for Vettel?

2014-08-22 11:08

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel's 2014 season could be set to go from bad to worse if he is given another penalty ahead of the 2014 Belgium GP on Sunday.

Hamilton, Rosberg battle to resume in Spa

2014-08-21 12:36

Despite Formula 1 drivers being on holiday, no one really expects that the break has cooled the rivalry between championship leaders Mercedes' Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton ahead of the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix.

FIA officially bans 'Fric' suspension

2014-08-21 09:54

The controversial 'Fric' suspension, used by several teams in the sport, has been officially banned by Formula 1's governing body.

High-speed Q&A: Comedian quizzes Hamilton

2014-08-20 10:33

British comedian James Corden finds out how many questions Formula 1 ace Lewis Hamilton can answer during a high-speed lap around Rockingham Motor Speedway in England. Watch the hilarious video!

Lewis Hamilton stars in quite possibly the GREATEST interview ever!

2014-08-19 12:42

How many questions can Lewis Hamilton answer while driving one lap at full speed around a race track?

McLaren to 'refresh' driver line-up?

2014-08-14 09:39

McLaren is looking to eventually "refresh" its driver line-up. Does this spell the end for veteran Jenson Button? Or could rookie Kevin Magnussen get receive the chop?

Horner: Red Bull 'unlikely' to catch Merc

2014-08-13 08:54

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says it's unlikely his team will catch up with dominant Mercedes in 2014. Driver Daniel Ricciardo is more confident of his team's chances...

Reason for Vettel’s poor form? He’s ‘worn out’

2014-08-12 08:22

Formula 1 World champion Sebastian Vettel's poor form in 2014 is due to the veteran being 'worn out', according to Red Bull team boss Christian Horner.

F1 pushes ahead with Russian GP plans

2014-08-11 09:07

Despite doubts of the inaugural Sochi GP taking place later in 2014 due to political unrest, Russia and Formula 1 says its "all systems go!".

Schumi records suspect commits suicide

2014-08-07 08:48

The Zurich prosecutors' office said an executive of the Swiss helicopter rescue company Rega, suspected of selling Michael Schumacher's medical records, has reportedly committed suicide.

Merc boss Zetsche rules on 'team orders'

2014-08-05 11:35

'The skill of the drivers and a little bit of luck will in the end decide who has the edge,' said Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche who insists there will be no team orders at Mercedes.

Indycar driver linked to Honda F1 test

2014-08-04 11:02

The 2014 Indianapolis Indycar GP winner, Simon Pagenaud has been touted by Honda as a possible test driver for their return to F1 in 2015.

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