ARTICLES RELATING TO RACING

Pastor clears air after Bahrain crash

2014-04-18 07:06

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado has cleared the air with Sauber's Esteban Gutierrez after picking up a grid penalty for sending the Mexican flying at the 2014 Bahrain Grand Prix.

Bernie to launch F1 masters series?

2014-04-17 14:08

Bernie Ecclestone is planning to launch a 'masters' series for former Formula 1 drivers called 'Historic F1'.

Alonso praises Domenicali

2014-04-17 12:43

Fernando Alonso paid tribute to former Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali and admitted that he had not even spoken to the new chief at the helm.

Bernie to launch F1 masters series?

2014-04-17 08:32

Bernie Ecclestone is planning to launch a 'masters' series for former Formula 1 drivers called 'Historic F1'.

F1 crisis: Angry teams speak out

2014-04-16 14:43

'We have a situation where we have enriched and empowered five teams and disenfranchised six,' Formula 1's four smallest teams have written to the FIA to complain about the current state of the sport.

Watch this GT-R overtake 16 cars on the first lap!

2014-04-16 12:45

Porsche, Aston Martin, Audi... Watch Nismo GT-R racer Alex Buncombe crush his opponents.

Ricciardo surprised by Lotus struggles

2014-04-16 11:30

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo has admitted he is "surprised" Lotus is still struggling with its Renault engine.

Watch this GT-R overtake 16 cars on the first lap!

2014-04-16 09:43

Porsche, Aston Martin, Audi... Watch Nismo GT-R racer Alex Buncombe crush his opponents by passing 16 cars on the opening lap of the Blancpain Endurance series in Monza, Italy.

New F1 'a form of self-harm'?

2014-04-16 08:20

Formula 1's new look makes no sense and is tantamount to 'self-harm', said the head of the Italian Olympic Committee back by Ferrari's criticism of the sport.

Merc seeks Red Bull punishiment

2014-04-15 15:19

'There is a real risk that it will do it again,' Mercedes has urged FIA judges to add to Red Bull's punishment.

FIA: Red Bull appeal rejected

2014-04-15 11:41

Red Bull's appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification at the 2014 Australian GP has been rejected by the International Court of Appeal, reports the FIA.

Unpaid F1 drivers threaten to strike?

2014-04-15 08:47

Kimi Raikkonen, Romain Grosjean, Nico Hulkenberg... Formula 1 drivers are threatening to strike if teams do not pay them.

Bernie to face the music in court

2014-04-14 15:21

The pre-trial documents outlining the case against Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone gets sticky read more...

Ferrari in crisis: Team boss steps down

2014-04-14 12:59

'I hope that very soon, Ferrari will be back to where it deserves to be,' Stefano Domenicali has stepped down as team principal of the Ferrari Formula 1 team. An interim replacement has been announced...

Crash! Top driver's rookie error

2014-04-14 10:52

GT Academy judge Tom Coronel started on pole for race two of the opening round of the 2014 World Touring Car Championship in Morocco. Sadly, he managed to drive about 200m before smashing into wall. Watch the video!

'New evidence' in Ricciardo appeal

2014-04-14 09:43

Red Bull will present 'new evidence' to the FIA as it challenges driver Daniel Ricciardo's Melbourne disqualification.

Schumi showing signs of 'consciousness'

2014-04-14 08:01

Injured former Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher is 'showing moments of consciousness', spokeswoman Sabine Kehm said.

F1 to turn up the volume in China?

2014-04-11 11:51

Formula 1's three engine-makers will discuss how to turn up the volume of controversial turbo V6s ahead of the 2014 Chinese GP on April 20. Merc suggests "sound amplification"...

Williams 'weakness' revealed

2014-04-11 10:41

'Sometimes, what we gain on straights we lose in corners," driver Valtteri Bottas believes that the first three races of the 2014 Formula 1 season has revealed Williams' 'weakness'.

'Texas Tornado' calling it a day

2014-04-11 09:41

Superbike double World Champion and MotoGP veteran Colin Edwards, better known as 'Texas Tornado', has announced that the end of the 2014 season will see him hang-up his racing gloves.

McLaren fumes over Bulls' aero boss

2014-04-10 12:02

McLaren and Red Bull have locked horns over the appointment of the defending champion team's new aerodynamics boss.

Bernie: Teams to buy into F1

2014-04-10 10:59

Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that a 'group of teams' is considering buying into sport.

Bernie turns focus on digital F1

2014-04-10 08:57

Formula 1 CEO Bernie Eccelstone looks to enhance the sport's digital presence with the launch of a new website and app. Way to go Bernie.

 

Rosberg: 'Lewis, we need to talk'

2014-04-18 09:47

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg says he needs to discuss an incident during the thrilling battle in Bahrain with his team mate Lewis Hamilton. Rosberg claims Hamilton went "over the line".

2014 China GP: Alonso fastest in practice 1

2014-04-18 06:23

Ferrari has dominated during the opening practice session as Fernando Alonso was fastest and proved the team is a worthy contender for the 2014 contender's title. Watch out Mercedes?

F1 analysis: The 2014 season so far

2014-04-17 09:54

Formula 1 heads to Shanghai for the 2014 Chinese GP on April 20. Ahead of the race at the Shanghai International Circuit, we look back on the first three races of the season!

'Early mistakes' could cost Schumi

2014-04-17 08:32

A German magazine claims that paramedics misdiagnosed the seriousness of Michael Schumacher's head injuries and that they may have affected his hopes of recovery.

2014 critics have 'agenda' - Mosley

2014-04-16 15:18

Since the sport switched to turbo V6 power units, its loudest critic has been Ferrari, said Former F1 Max Mosley president.

New F1 'a form of self-harm'?

2014-04-16 12:52

Formula 1's new look makes no sense and is tantamount to 'self-harm', said the head of the Italian Olympic Committee...

Marko slams 'aggressive' Merc

2014-04-16 12:43

Red Bull adivsor Helmut Marko has hit back at Mercedes after it called on the Formula 1 court of appeal to impose 'a further sanction' on Red Bull.

Ferrari rejects Mattiacci criticism

2014-04-16 11:30

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has dismissed early criticism of the team's new boss - Marco Mattiacci.

Back-to-back wins for Mahoney

2014-04-16 08:34

Louwrens Mahoney and Brian Baragwanath took their second victory of the National Off-road Championship at the Windsorton 400 in the Northern Cape.

Unpaid F1 drivers threaten to strike?

2014-04-15 15:20

Kimi Raikkonen, Romain Grosjean, Nico Hulkenberg Formula 1 drivers are threatening to strike.

Ferrari in crisis: Team boss steps down

2014-04-15 15:16

'I hope that very soon, Ferrari will be back to where it deserves to be,' Stefano Domenicali has stepped down as team principal.

Merc seeks Red Bull punishiment

2014-04-15 09:05

'There is a real risk that it will do it again,' Mercedes has urged FIA judges to add to Red Bull's punishment amid F1's fuel flow affair.

Merc's tech chief calls it quits

2014-04-15 07:45

Mercedes technical director Bob Bell will leave the Formula 1 team at end of the 2014 season to pursue 'new challenges'.

Crash! Top driver's rookie error

2014-04-14 15:14

GT Academy judge Tom Coronel started on pole for race two of the opening round of the 2014 WTC - watch the crash!

Bernie to face the music in court

2014-04-14 11:03

The pre-trial documents outlining the case against Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone make no mention of the 'possibility he was blackmailed' by German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky.

McLaren to replace Button?

2014-04-14 09:52

McLaren could oust Jenson Button at the end of 2014 and replace him with the team's young development driver talent.

Marquez triumphs in 'boring' Texas GP

2014-04-14 08:35

Honda rider Marc Marquez grabbed a second successive victory at the US MotoGP in Texas. He described the race as 'a little boring'.

BMW, Ford considering F1 return?

2014-04-11 13:40

BMW and Ford are each considering making a comeback to Formula 1. Wouldn't that be cool?

FIA to reconsider F1 tyre-warmer ban?

2014-04-11 11:51

First the cars were too quiet, now they're "OK"; budgets caps were planned, then they were scrapped for 2015. Now tyre-warmers might just stay after going to be banned to save costs. What next?

Meet Simone - F1's next female test driver

2014-04-11 10:25

Female driver Simone de Silvestro will make her Formula 1 test debut with Sauber at the end of April.

F1 analysis: Merc's duelling drivers

2014-04-10 16:09

The rivalry between Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg produced an epic battle under the floodlights in Bahrain but what Formula 1 fans saw was just the tip of the iceberg.

Merc duo: 'Fight, but no hara kiri'

2014-04-10 12:01

Mercedes' boss told drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to continue their rivalry during races but cautioned them against performing any 'hara kiri' moves.

Grosjean slams 'unacceptable' Renault

2014-04-10 09:58

Lotus Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean's patience with engine supplier Renault is waning as he calls the team's predicament "unacceptable".

Ferrari struggles in Bahrain

2014-04-10 08:41

Ferrari abandoned the second and final day of post-race testing in Bahrain. The reason? The team ended its test prematurely 'as a precautionary measure'.

 
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