Bernie's Christmas card mocks Bavaria

2014-12-19 08:56

Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone has turned his 2014 court turmoil into a joke with a tongue-in-cheek Christmas card poking fun at the strange Bavarian legal system.

Schumi most-searched sportsman on 'net

2014-12-17 14:57

Google has unveiled its list of 'most-searched' items and people. One of Formula 1's legendary drivers was the most searched-for person on the internet.

Gutierrez named as Ferrari test driver

2014-12-17 08:36

Sauber's Esteban Gutierrez has found himself a new home at Maranello. Ferrari has named the youngster as a test and reserve driver for the 2015 Formula 1 season.

Bernie backing comeback for F1 V10's

2014-12-12 10:15

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is a frequent mind-changer - remember the 'F1 for Cape Town' promise? Now he's fighting for a return to louder, more popular, V10 engines.

Frentzen: From F1 to hearse driver

2014-12-12 08:40

Former Formula 1 driver, Heinz-Harald Frentzen, has gone from racing cars to driving a hearse while recovering from a knee operation.

Button feels like he's starting afresh

2014-12-12 08:04

Jenson Button's future at McLaren is secure, at least for the next two years, as the veteran will race alongside Fernando Alonso in 2015.

Bernie rules out being reined-in

2014-12-12 08:04

'If I died now there's enough people in the company who could continue running it,' writes Bernie Ecclestone who dismissed talk of a new chairman attempting to 'rein him in'.

Alonso joins Button at McLaren

2014-12-11 14:03

Jenson Button will remain at McLaren to partner returning driver Fernando Alonso in 2015, the British Formula One team announced.

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.

Button cracks jokes as McLaren dithers

2014-12-10 08:56

McLaren has yet to announce its 2015 Formula 1 drivers so the team's 2014 driver, Jenson Button, has resorted to jokes because of the ridiculous delay.

Rejuvenated Massa targets 2015 title

2014-12-08 11:28

Felipe Massa, happy with Wiliams' performance in 2014, believes his team could be a title contender in 2015. And that he could be the Drivers' champion...

Vettel, Raikkonen Swiss rich cheeses

2014-12-08 11:27

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen have been named among the mega-rich of Switzerland. However, their millions have nothing on neighbours Michael Schumacher and Bernie Ecclestone.

Ousted Domenicali working on VW F1 entry?

2014-12-05 08:37

Ousted Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali has resurfaced with Audi and is working on a 'potential F1 entry' for Volkswagen, claims the BBC.

Force India to use Toyota wind tunnel

2014-12-05 07:48

Force India will use Toyota's wind tunnel in Germany for its aerodynamic testing during 2015.

Bianchi going too fast - probe report

2014-12-03 20:42

Now brain-damaged Jules Bianchi was going too fast after being flagged to slow down in rain during the 2014 Japanese F1 GP, says an official report on his horrific crash.

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.

Vettel completes first Ferrari test

2014-12-01 12:03

Former Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel has kicked off his Ferrari career in high spirits with a special helmet to mark his test debut at Maranello.

Hulk to race F1 and Le Mans in '15

2014-11-28 08:25

Things are looking bright for Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg after a rather quiet 2014 Formula 1 season - for 2015 he'll have a drive in two of the best motorsport series.

Williams has Mercedes in its sights

2014-11-27 07:52

'It feels like a new Williams,' the Formula 1 team's deputy team principal Claire Williams said after a season that saw her team third overall, its best performance since 2003.

Vettel's Ferrari appearance 'not ok' - Marko

2014-11-26 11:10

'Legally, it's not OK,' comments Red Bull's Helmut Marko stating Sebasitan Vettel's appearance at the Ferrari garage at the 2014 Abu Dhabi was technically a breach of contract.

Todt to fight for cheaper F1 engines

2014-11-26 08:42

'I'm going to fight about the price of the engines.' International Automobile Federation president Jean Todt is blunt about getting agreement to help struggling F1 teams.

Sainz waiting for Toro Rosso call-up

2014-11-25 10:57

The Formula 1 season might be over but rumours are still doing the rounds. Will Toro Rosso give Jean-Eric Vergne the chop and replace him with Carlos Sainz jnr?

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...

Ferrari boss Mattiacci to get the chop?

2014-11-24 09:53

Ferrari's current team boss was appointed on April 1 2014 but has lost his job after only seven months. Was his role really just a delayed April Fool joke after all?

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.


Montezemolo back on F1 board

2014-12-19 08:35

Ferrari is continuing to reshuffle its top management. Now, former chairman Luca Di Montezemolo is back in the sport as a non-executive Formula 1 director.

F1 threat ends as Walsh 'walks away'

2014-12-17 11:27

Paul Walsh, after making a threat to secure Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone's throne him, has walked away. A sign that says 'don't mess with Bernie'?

20 of 60 stolen Red Bull trophies found

2014-12-17 08:36

Red Bull's ram-raided trophy cabinet will get some of the stolen silverware back - 20 of the lost 60 have been found in a lake.

Bernie admits Korea, Qatar 'unlikely'

2014-12-12 09:48

Despite being listed as one of 21 races on the 2015 calendar, the South Korean GP might not return, says F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone. He's also sceptical about Qatar's next race...

Verstappen sees age row rolling on

2014-12-12 08:04

'I haven't crashed - unlike some other drivers,' says F1's youngest driver yet. Max Verstappen expects the controversy about young drivers to continue through 2015.

Ferrari heads to roll: Fry on way out?

2014-12-12 08:04

Ferrari is continuing with its programme to sheed top members of its F1 team - and it seems technical director Pat Fry and chief designer Nikolas Tombazis are next to go.

Official: McLaren names 2015 drivers

2014-12-11 14:13

McLaren has at last confirmed its driver line-up for 2015 - Fernando Alonso will partner Jenson Button. Rookie Kevin Magnussen will be relegated to test and reserve driver.

McLaren to (at last) name 2015 drivers

2014-12-11 08:31

After months of delay McLaren is apparently ready to announce the return of Fernando Alonso. But what about Jenson Button? We'll let you know later today...

New F1 boss to 'rein in' Ecclestone?

2014-12-10 11:28

Bernie Ecclestone's long reign could be under threat from new Formula 1 chairman Paul Walsh, according to London's Financial Times.

Vettel's 'attitude' disappoints Bernie

2014-12-09 07:39

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has always been a fan of now Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel but says he's disappointed by the four-times champion's losing attitude.

Trulli: Failing teams 'gave zero' to F1

2014-12-08 11:27

'They don't give anything to Formula 1,' says former F1 driver Jarno Trulli who believes the sport won't miss financially struggling teams Caterham and Marussia.

Thieves to melt RB trophies for silver?

2014-12-08 10:07

MELTDOWN! That's the word from Red Bull about what might happen to the 64 race trophies taken in a ram-raid on the F1 team's factory - then they'll be gone for ever.

Korean GP return: A 'fantasy' fix?

2014-12-05 08:04

The South Korean GP was a surprise inclusion on the 2015 F1 calendar. The return of the race was met with scepticism.

EU 'could rip-up fortune in F1 contracts'

2014-12-04 07:53

'If the EU comes in, they can rip the whole thing up,' says former Formula 1 heavyweight Max Mosley as EU investigators could tear up R9-billion in F1 contracts.

Red Bull speeds Vettel on his way

2014-12-03 09:08

Red Bull has bid a lighthearted farewell to its four-times champion, Sebastian Vettel. His departure came with a bag of goodies fit for Maranello.

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.

Hot-shot Santa heads out in F1 car

2014-11-28 10:44

Nothing beats seeing the smiles on childrens' faces when Santa Claus comes early witth Christmas gifts... but even better when said Santa rocks up in a special Formula 1 car!

Vergne out of Toro Rosso for 2015

2014-11-27 08:21

Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne has announced he will not be driving for the team in 2015. Looks like rookie driver Carlos Sainz Jnr might have a seat after all.

F1 double-points tossed out for 2015

2014-11-27 07:50

The Formula One Commission has overruled Bernie Ecclestone-inspired double-points idea for the 2015 season. The fans hated it and so did Bernie, eventually!

First McLaren Honda engine test flops

2014-11-26 10:18

Honda will return to Formula 1 in 2015 as an engine supplier but customer McLaren's first test day at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi didn't even make one timed lap.

Ferrari: Mattiacci out, Arrivabene is in

2014-11-25 12:55

Marco Mattiacci's brief reign as Ferrari's F1 team principal as come to an end. New chief Maurizio Arrivabene has arrived, the team's third boss nine months!

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.

Williams saves the best for last

2014-11-24 09:53

The Williams F1 team proved it's back by saving the best to last on Sunday with two drivers on the podium and a points bonanza in the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP.

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.

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