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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 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...

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.

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...

All you need to know about the Dakar

2014-12-10 11:29

Peugeot, a major entrant in the 2015 Dakar Rally in South America, shares with Wheels24 10 top things you need to know before the most gruelling off-road challenge on Earth starts.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Caterham can use '14 car next season

2014-12-02 09:15

Caterham will be allowed to compete in 2015 with its 2014 cars if the team can find a buyer to keep it in business.

Webber has 'no recollection' of Brazil crash

2014-12-02 08:11

Former F1 driver Mark Webber, said he has 'no recollection' of his high-speed World Endurance championship crash at Brazil's Interlagos circuit.

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.

Toyota SA ready for 2015 Dakar

2014-12-01 09:30

Toyota South Africa's Dakar team is all set for the planet's most iconic and gruelling motorsport event in 2015. And they have better Hilux bakkies too!

Schumi 'sits in sun', says magazine

2014-11-28 11:01

Michael Schumacher is able to sit in a wheelchair to bask in the sun, claims a German publication. Its choice of cover image, however, is apparently a lie... sies!

Ferrari: Seb not seeking instant glory

2014-11-28 08:50

'We don't have to pretend that we can match Mercedes,' said Sebastian Vettel who joins Ferrari in 2015.

Benvenuto! Vettel to take Italian lessons

2014-11-28 08:25

Sebastian Vettel is preparing for life at Ferrari's Maranello HQ - he's brushing up on his Italian in preparation for his switch from Red Bull to Ferrari in 2015.

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.

2015 Dakar Rally: Most gruelling 4x4 race

2014-11-26 10:34

The 2015 Dakar Rally will see 414 vehicles take on 9000km of severe terrain through Argentina, Chile and Bolivia starting January 4. Four new stories - ride with us..

 

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.

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.

Dakar: Kamaz gears for truck race

2014-12-11 09:02

For the first time the Dakar will feature a marathon stage for the truck category, posing a unique challenge for the Kamaz, Iveco and MAN truck racers.

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.

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.

Hino team revved up for Dakar 2015

2014-12-09 12:02

The 2015 Dakar Rally will include the 25th anniversary of Hino trucks's first appearance, then still run in North Africa, in 1991. The team also includes a 74-year-old driver.

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...

Close contest in Cross-Country champs

2014-12-08 09:51

It's been a long and tough year for the contestants of the 2014 SA National Cross-Country championships. See who made the final cut to take the titles.

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.

Mini All4 racing back for the 2015 Dakar

2014-12-04 09:16

Dakar Rally defending champions Nani Roma and Michel Périn will take on the world's most gruelling off-road race again in January in their Mini All4 Racing car.

F1 2015: Korea back, double points gone

2014-12-04 07:46

The return of a South Korean Formula 1 GP has been included provisionally on the 2015 race calender, taking it to a record 21 races - and "double points" has been scrapped.

SA wins Karting world championship

2014-12-02 12:26

South Africa has won the Nations Cup in the 2014 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Spain, beating rivals from 58 countries!

Vettel living childhood 'dream' at Ferrari

2014-12-02 09:15

Sebastian Vettel, who leaves Red Bull for Ferrari in 2015, says he "is living a boyhood dream" following his first weekend at Maranello as a Ferrari driver.

Back-to-back title for Taylor, Murphy

2014-12-01 13:41

Gary Bertholdt and Siegfried Rousseau drove their Ford Ranger to victory at the Atlas Copco Gold 450, the final round of the Donaldson Cross-Country Championship in Gauteng.

Williams to help attract young to F1

2014-12-01 13:10

Williams' deputy boss Claire Williams will head a group in F1 which hopes to attract new fans to the sport. Bernie Ecclestone is dubious about the 'so-called young generation'...

Video: Webber in high-speed fiery crash

2014-12-01 09:41

Former Red Bull driver Mark Webber slid into a high-speed crash during a World Endurance series race in Brazil on Sunday. Watch as his Porsche 911 burst into flames!

Vettel tests with Ferrari

2014-11-29 13:33

German F1 driver Sebastian Vettel is testing with Ferrari for the first time since signing with the Formula One team.

Team Rhide SA: Back our Dakar quadders

2014-11-28 09:04

Team Rhide SA, riding in support of the Save The Rhino campaign, will take on the 2015 Dakar Rally in January. Show your support by buying raffle tickets! Quickly....!

'No panic' after Honda F1 test disaster

2014-11-28 08:25

'We need to find out in detail what went wrong,' says Honda's F1 chief Yasuhisa Arai as the team reels from a disastrous test debut in Abu Dhabi.

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.

Mrs Roma riding high in Dakar bike team

2014-11-26 12:04

Amateur motorcycle trio Team Himoinsa - one of them Dakar bike ace Nani Roma's wife - has but one simple goal... for each member to finish the 2015 Dakar Challenge!

Dakar 2015: Le Havre rite of passage

2014-11-26 10:59

645 vehicles, cleared at the French port of Le Havre, are heading for Argentina and the 2015 Dakar Rally. In many ways the port has become a rite of passage for competitors.

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.

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