Bahrain 2014: Final qualifying update

2014-04-05 18:36

Formula 1 championship leader Nico Rosberg put Mercedes on pole on Saturday for Sunday's 2014 Bahrain GP.

Bahrain first practice: All the times

2014-04-04 14:50

Duel in the Desert - Formula 1 is on the island of Bahrain in the Perisan Gulf this weekend for the annual race at Sakhir outside Manama, the harbourside capital.UPDATED!

10-place penalty for Red Bull wobble

2014-03-31 10:27

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo has been punished with a 10-place grid penalty for the next race in Bahrain.

High praise from Horner for Ricciardo

2014-03-30 18:14

Seems nix can keep Red Bull's young new driver Daniel Ricciardo down - disqualified, time- and grid-penalised and now hammered again in Sepang and still he grins. Go, boy!

Red Bull's megabill for new fuel meters

2014-03-28 13:32

Red Bull has apparently spent a king's ransom on new regulation fuel-flow sensors to try to avoid further problems during this weekend's Malaysian F1 GP. See what it cost...!

Rosberg relishing victory at Sepang

2014-03-27 14:08

F1 Mercedes driver Nico Rosbberg is eyeing another victory at the Malaysian GP this weekend. Will you be watching?

Daniel still smiling: 'I made podium'

2014-03-22 12:15

It will take a lot more than disqualification from his 2014 home Australian Formula 1 GP to wipe the smile off Red Bull new boy Daniel Ricciardo's face.

Oz hero Ricciardo disqualified

2014-03-16 15:32

Red Bull's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo has been disqualified from the 2014 Australian Formula 1 GP - turning a young national hero back into a zero in a matter of hours.

F1 fixes taking 'four times longer'

2014-02-26 10:15

Fixing technical problems is taking mechanics up to four times longer with F1's new turbo V6 era - crucial if qualifying hour is on the horizon.

Red Bull calls it quits at Jerez

2014-01-31 12:47

Engine trouble limited Red Bull's new car to just a handful of laps for the third day of the Formula 1 pre-season testing

See what Bernie said about F1 farce

2014-01-31 10:12

Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone was blunt about the disaster that was 2014's first track-test session.

Newey: 'Changes make F1 less safe'

2014-01-29 07:25

Formula 1's 2014 regulations may have made the sport more dangerous rather than improving driver safety as intended. And then there's the battery packs...

No orange McLaren for 2014?

2014-01-20 07:49

McLaren's 2014 Formula 1 car could retain the chromed finish of past seasons instead of the orange livery of recent years, given that it's not clear whether a new title sponsor has been signed.


Francois Cevert, Tyrell team-mate to Jackie Stewart, was killed in a fiery crash at Watkins Glen in 1973. Now a movie, focusing on track safety and a sort of sequel to 'Rush', is about to be released.

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Todt wants to fix race numbers

2013-12-09 12:31

Newly re-elected International Automobile Federation president Jean Todt says he supports moves to reinstate permanent race numbers for Formula 1 drivers.

Luca tells Alonso 'cut the tweets'

2013-11-28 08:47

Fernando Alonso has been banned from tweeting about the team that pays his wages.

Resta off the 2014 F1 roundabout?

2013-11-26 12:39

With more drivers than places Force India's Paul di Resta is in danger of being the man who misses out on a 2014 Formula 1 race seat.

2013 Brazil GP: Third practice

2013-11-23 16:45

Rain screwed third practice for the 2013 Brazilian F1 GP. Webber was fastest but a number of teams hardly let their cars out of the garage. We noticed paint drying on the office wall...

Lewis: New chassis for Austin

2013-11-15 13:57

Lewis Hamilton will have a new chassis for Sunday's US Formula 1 GP - to fix two big cracks in the scheduled car.

Rencken: 2013 Abu Dhabi GP wrap

2013-11-04 08:07

Toying with the opposition, including his own team mate, is frankly the only apt description for Sebastian Vettel’s dominant performance at the twilight 2013 Abu Dhabi GP, writes DIETER RENCKEN.

Vettel to challenge Schumi's record

2013-10-29 07:36

Sebastian Vettel has the talent to overtake Michael Schumacher's record seven Formula 1 titles, according to Red Bull team boss Christian Horner.

Vettel claims F1 title No.4

2013-10-27 13:06

Despite a chaotic start, Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel fought his way from the back of the grid to win a superb 2013 Indian Grand Prix and claim his fourth consecutive Formula 1 title.

'Pirelli key to Sauber success'

2013-10-15 08:21

'This is no wonder-Sauber, it's only Pirelli.' Force India has hit back at claims it is being out-classed by Sauber at the tail end of the 2013 Formula 1 season.

1-2 finish for Red Bull in Japan

2013-10-13 09:40

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel made the Japanese GP his once again in his 35th win of his career as team mate Mark Webber was second.

Webber's curse reaches new low

2013-10-07 08:30

As team mate Sebastian Vettel was drenched in Champagne team mate Mark Webber was in the garage reflecting on his recurring bad luck.


Lewis, Nico keep Merc's star shining

2014-04-05 10:09

The Mercedes corporate star took on an even brighter shine during second timed practice ahead of the 2014 Bahrain Formula 1 GP on Saturday with a 1-2 finish.

F1 - it's a regular family affair

2014-04-02 09:41

How many father-son pairs have raced in Formula 1? DAVE FALL and his barman mate Jaco have run a roll-call. Are there possibly more...?

Helmet totem helped Lewis to Sepang win

2014-03-31 08:51

Already the pundits are punting Lewis Hamilton for 2014 F1 champion. His and his car performed brilliantly, though, but how much was due to what is written on his helmet?

10-place penalty for Red Bull wobble

2014-03-30 15:38

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo has been punished with a 10-place grid penalty for the next race in Bahrain for leaving his pit box with a wobbling front wheel.

'Quite times' imperil Malaysia GP

2014-03-28 07:35

The future of the Malaysian F1 GP after 2015 is in question because its organisers are not too keen on the 'quiet times' that have descended on the sport.

Daniel still smiling: 'I made podium'

2014-03-24 09:59

It will take a lot more than disqualification from his 2014 home Australian Formula 1 GP to dampen Daniel Ricciardo's hopes.

Oz hero Ricciardo disqualified

2014-03-18 15:23

Red Bull's Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo has been disqualified from the 2014 Australian Formula 1 GP.

Marko: Red Bull crisis ain't over

2014-02-26 10:15

After the dizzying heights of utter domination through the 2014 Formula 1 season Red Bull is in a deep crisis just two weeks before the 2014 opener.

Kimi tipped as 2014 favourite

2014-02-14 10:44

Of Formula 1's eleven teams, only Mercedes and Marussia are heading into the 2014 season with unchanged driver pairings. However, it's Ferrari's shake-up that has triggered the most discussion amongst fans.

Jerez testing: Results round up

2014-01-31 11:26

Kevin Magnussen was fastest on his first outing as a Formula 1 driver in the McLaren MP4-29 while Red Bull cut things short and went home.

Red Bull calls it quits at Jerez

2014-01-31 09:00

Engine trouble limited Red Bull's new car to just a handful of laps for the third day of the Formula 1 pre-season testing


Only a couple of months to the usual Melbourne start of the 2014 Formula 1 racing season and the teams are exposing their new cars to the media. Ferrari showed their cars on January 25 and startled by apparently swimming against the stream with a dolphin nose.

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Horner: Bernie must stay F1 boss

2014-01-16 08:11

Despite Bernie Ecclestone's F1 future being in doubt amid bribery claims one of the most influential team bosses has said the series' prosperity depends on him being in charge.

F1 rejects heavy cars, more stops

2013-12-11 07:55

Formula 1's heavier drivers will have to continue to slim down as teams blocked a proposal to raise the minimum vehicle weight for 2014. And Pirelli is pushing for mandatory pit stops.

Formula 1 noise can damage eardrums

2013-12-05 11:31

The deafening roar of engines at Formula 1 racetracks can damage spectators' hearing and a good pair of ear muffs is essential for protection.

Marussia to merge with Sauber?

2013-11-28 08:47

Formula 1 could lose another back-of-the-grid team ahead of the 2014 season with Marussia possibly merging with mid-fielder Sauber.

Brazil qualifying... and guess who?

2013-11-23 19:55

Qualifying for the final race of the Formula 1 season, Brazil, was hard-hit by alternating heavy rain and then nearly-dry track.

Hulk scorns 'risky' Lotus offer

2013-11-15 14:21

Nico Hulkenberg turned down an F1 drive for Lotus in the final races of 2013 it was too risky. Heikki Kovalainen will replace Kimi Raikkonen there.

Ferrari: 'Alonso fit for US GP'

2013-11-12 08:16

Fernando Alonso will race at the upcoming 2013 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, despite a back injury, reports Ferrari.

Red Bull backs Vettel's donuts

2013-11-01 08:27

The argument goes on: Should Sebastian Vettel be allowed to break F1's track safety rules just because he's the new series champion?

Tyre tests: Pirelli to quit?

2013-10-28 07:28

PIRELLI PULL-OUT WARNING: Pirelli, the only tyre supplier to Formula 1, has threatened to pull out of the sport if it is not allowed to test its products before the start of the 2014 racing season. Image: AFP

Chandok: 'India GP will go on'

2013-10-25 07:34

Fears expressed about the cancellation of the 2013 Indian Formula 1 GP were allayed on Friday morning by race organisers who vowed it would go ahead.

Massa's misery: Team orders row

2013-10-14 08:35

Ferrari's Felipe Massa ignored team orders during the 2013 Japanese Grand Prix. Team mate Fernando Alonso insists that there's no rift in the team.

Vettel: The fans are crazy

2013-10-10 07:58

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel, at the end of a week in which he has been accused of sending F1 fans to sleep, can put the championship to rest at the 2013 Japanese GP.

Flames, farce, fear as car burns

2013-10-07 04:07

The appearance of a 4x4 fire truck on the track during the 2013 Korean F1 GP provided a bizarre moment of drama.

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