ARTICLES RELATING TO FORMULA 1

Mercedes, Williams to test 2015 engines

2015-01-27 09:08

As teams prepare for testing at Jerez, Spain, only Mercedes and Williams will test 2015 engines, reports Auto Motor und Sport.

Ferrari names 2015 car, sets launch date

2015-01-27 08:09

Ferrari has named its 2015 F1 car. Will the new SF15-T, driven by Sebastian Vettel, revive the struggling team's fortunes?

Nico up for another year duelling Lewis

2015-01-26 08:18

Mercedes F1 driver Nico Rosberg is expecting another competitive year against team mate and 2014 title defender Lewis Hamilton.

Symonds: New nose rules 'a headache'

2015-01-22 19:06

The Williams Formula 1 team has had to make substantial changes to its 2015 cars for the new season thanks to new 'nose' rules.

McLaren teases with 2015 design glimpse

2015-01-22 09:23

Williams Formula 1 team has already revealed its 2015 car, now McLaren is previewing teaser images before its official reveal on January 29.

Hamilton's dad wants SA F1 GP revival

2015-01-22 08:13

South Africa's been off the F1 GP calendar since 1993. That could all change: Lewis Hamilton's dad's involved in revival plans.

Williams first to show '15 F1 car

2015-01-22 08:13

Wiliams is the first team to reveal its 2015 F1 car at a presentation in Mexico. Force India followed suit with the unveiling of its new livery later in the same city.

Ferrari sets modest goal for Melbourne

2015-01-19 10:25

Ferrari is determined to make its mark in the 2015 Formula 1 season and has set goals for the season-opener in Oz. They're not high...

Back to big-tyred Seventies for F1?

2015-01-19 08:10

A report by Italy's Autosprint argues that F1 would be more exciting if cars were equipped with big 70's-style rear tyres. Pirelli likes it...

Ferrari needs sweeping change - Marchionne

2015-01-19 07:57

'Ferrari had a disastrous season - it was time for a change,' said Fiat-Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne as many top personnel were axed.

Porsche boss: VW still chilly about F1

2015-01-15 07:54

Porsche chief Matthias Mueller has ruled out the VW group entering F1. His reason: 'We don't have the money.'

Oz GP organisers refuse new start time

2015-01-13 05:29

The 2015 Formula 1 season has yet to start but already there's controversy about the start time for the Melbourne GP.

New F1 superlicence system ‘flawed’

2015-01-12 08:09

'Omitting championships is flawed,' says race driver Gary Paffett who has been excluded from points towards an F1 superlicence.

New Hamilton contract 'will happen'

2015-01-08 12:18

Mercedes chairman Niki Lauda believes talks with Lewis Hamilton, will result in the 2014 champion's contract being extended,

Korea dropped from 2015 F1 calendar

2015-01-07 08:13

Nobody really believed it would go ahead but the Korean Formula 1 GP has now been officially dropped from the 2015 calendar.

F1 superlicence 'points system' emerges

2015-01-06 10:39

With young drivers entering the sport, such as teenager Max Verstappen, the FIA has a devised a points system to make obtaining a F1 racing superlicence more difficult.

Struggling teams still face bleak future

2015-01-05 09:18

Northern winter testing is due ahead of the 2015 F1 season but will ailing back-markers Marussia and Caterham be there?

Verstappen plays down high expectations

2015-01-05 09:18

Formula 1's youngest driver Max Verstappen is playing down expectations ahead of his debut career with Toro Rosso.

Merc to test 2015 car in January

2015-01-02 11:26

Mercedes is set to launch it's title-defending cars for the first northern-winter Formula 1 test and the team is determined to stay on top.

Alonso 'first in line' if Lewis leaves

2015-01-02 09:29

Former Ferrari F1 driver Fernando Alonso's future was looking bleak in 2014 but now Mercedes is looking to take him on.

Formula 1: Best and worst from 2014

2014-12-31 09:54

Formula 1 presented many new developments in 2014 with a V6 turbo era, double points and a tragic crash. Here's the highs and lows...

Ferrari to chop ugly nose for 2015

2014-12-30 08:46

Ferrari is determined to improve its car for 2015 and is likely to chop the 'vacuum cleaner' nose.

Korea ditched from 2015 F1 calendar

2014-12-29 11:24

The 2015 Formula 1 calendar is down to 20 races now that South Korea has been removed from the latest version.

Ferrari braced for another tough year

2014-12-24 11:52

Despite the many new changes at Ferrari, the company chief has no illusions about an easy year through 2015..

Abiteboul hails Renault's Illien tie-up

2014-12-24 11:18

After a dismal year during the 2014 Formula 1 season, Red Bull has some new hope in its works engine supplier Renault with the news of the company's new alliance.

 

New power, nose job for Lotus in 2015

2015-01-27 08:09

'It's no secret we struggled with the 2014 car,' says Lotus technical boss Nick Chester. He believes the team will be far more competitive in 2015.

South Africa GP revival: Readers respond

2015-01-26 10:16

'I would love to see a F1 race in Cape Town', 'What about hosting it at Aldo Scribante?'... Wheels24 readers respond to fresh plans to revive a South African GP.

Rookies name Lewis favourite for 2015

2015-01-23 08:05

They might have their favourites, but there can be only one... Formula 1 rookie drivers have admitted that Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton is likely to take the 2015 Drivers' title.

Honda still unhappy at 'unfreeze' ruling

2015-01-22 09:26

Honda, despite an engine 'unfreeze', might only be able to perform a fraction of the power unit development of its rivals.

Bernie cast doubt on 2015 German GP

2015-01-22 08:45

Is the German GP in crisis? Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone has doubts about the 2015 race since neither track has signed.

Bernie backs Lewis for third title

2015-01-22 08:13

Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has tipped Lewis Hamilton to win his third Drivers' title in 2015 and says Mercedes could dominate for years to come.

Nico to get first taste of new F1 Merc

2015-01-20 09:04

Lewis Hamilton may have won the F1 title in 2014 but his team mate Nico Rosberg will have first dibs during testing of the new Merc in February

Two F1 tracks rule out night races

2015-01-19 08:29

Organisers of two Formula 1 races have ruled out switching to a night-race in 2015, citing safety concerns involving Biachi's crash.

Struggling Marussia's fate sealed?

2015-01-19 07:57

The survival of Marussia depends on an 11th hour rescue deal in the works as the team's assets, including key staff, are lost

Sepang start time change after Bianchi crash

2015-01-15 08:25

Jules Bianchi's horrific crash in Japan in October 2014 could be the cause of time changes at the 2015 Malaysian GP.

Renault hits back at new superlicence

2015-01-13 07:56

Formula 1 engine supplier Renault has hit back at the international Automobile Federation's controversial new system for issuing superlicences.

Vergne is eyeing Raikkonen's F1 seat

2015-01-12 08:09

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen had better watch out: ex-Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne is after his seat for 2016. WHO IS RIVOLA?

Alonso to struggle at McLaren - Trulli

2015-01-12 07:37

'2015 is going to be another tough season at McLaren,' says Jarno Trulli, who doubts ex-Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso will win quick for McLaren.

Toto Wolff: 'Surname hurt Susie's career'

2015-01-08 12:18

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes his marriage to racing driver Susie Stoddart harmed her chances of a successful F1 career.

F1 engine-makers to meet in Geneva

2015-01-06 10:39

F1's four engine-makers - Mercedes, Renault, Ferrari and newcomer Honda - will meet in Geneva to resolve a simmering dispute.

Honda left out in '15 engine 'unfreeze'

2015-01-05 09:18

The unending Formula 1 engine-freeze war is over with a loophole found for 2015 but it doesn't include Honda - which is now out in the cold.

Merc, McLaren to change colours in '15

2015-01-05 09:18

Mercedes and McLaren have changed their stripes for the 2015 Formula 1 season with new livery on their cars.

Formula 1: Best and worst from 2014

2015-01-02 12:21

Formula 1 presented many new developments in 2014 with a V6 turbo era, double points and a tragic crash. Here's the highs and lows...

Drug use to cost top driver his career?

2015-01-02 09:32

Ex-Formula 1 driver Franck Montagny has ruined his racing career through using a cocaine derivative at the Malaysian round of the Formula E series.

Button starts 2015 as a married man

2015-01-02 09:29

Jenson Button is now a 'taken' man - by both McLaren and a woman. He and his fiancee married on New Year's Eve.

Unconscious Bianchi to start therapy

2014-12-31 08:24

Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi is still unconscious after his crash in October 2014 but has begun a physical therapy programme.

Hamilton wins coveted media award

2014-12-29 11:34

Mercedes' driver Lewis Hamilton has won yet another award since taking the 2014 Formula 1 Drivers' title.

Marussia failure to cost Ferrari fortune

2014-12-29 09:53

Formula 1 team Marussia's demise has resulted in a multi-million financial loss to each of Ferrari, McLaren and several other creditors.

Ferrari feast: Christmas food for thought

2014-12-24 11:31

Things have changed drastically at Maranello and it's not only the management. ALAN BALDWIN tucked in at the team's festive feast..

Haas buys Marussia HQ, Caterham holds on

2014-12-24 09:34

Tail-ender team Marussia is hoping to have gained some financial relief in the form of new team Haas buying its factory in England.

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