Vietnam GP gets go-ahead despite virus fears says F1 organisers

2020-02-18 13:40

Vietnam's inaugural Formula 1 Grand Prix will take place in Hanoi in April as planned, organisers told AFP Tuesday, avoiding the fate of the Chinese Grand Prix which was postponed over the deadly coronavirus.

Miami Formula 1 plans hit speed bump

2019-10-31 12:07

Proposals to bring Formula One racing to Miami hit a speed bump after local officials voted in favour of two measures which potentially complicate plans to stage a race in the Florida city.

F1 in talks over second China GP, road race on cards

2019-04-16 14:17

Formula 1 is in talks with six local governments in China this week about holding a second grand prix in the country, a senior F1 official told AFP, with a Beijing road race said to have been floated.

F1 director Charlie Whiting dies on eve of new season

2019-03-14 08:38

The governing body for international auto racing says its Formula 1 director Charlie Whiting has died from a pulmonary embolism.

F1 will continue racing in Baku until 2023

2019-02-05 12:39

Baku has renewed its contract to host Formula 1's Azerbaijan Grand Prix through to 2023.

An F1 race in SA? Think again

2018-02-06 11:25

It’s Liberty Media’s party, but you can cry if you want to – and you shall, if you’re lobbying for an F1 race in your home country, writes Braam Peens.

Lauda slams 'dumb' grid girl ban

2018-02-02 09:20

The Formula 1 legend and Mercedes team chairman told Austria's Der Standard newspaper that the move is "completely incomprehensible".

Bottas shrugs off his low rating by F1 bosses

2017-12-10 06:16

Valtteri Bottas has shrugged off a poll of Formula One team bosses that rated the Mercedes driver in only 10th place.

ESPN acquires United States TV rights for F1

2017-10-04 15:19

Formula 1 will return to its original United States television partner with a move next season to ESPN.

Formula 1: Chinese GP set to extend stay

2017-08-22 15:07

A new deal to keep the Chinese Grand Prix in the Formula One calendar has been agreed in principle and will likely be sealed within weeks, a senior F1 official said Tuesday.


F1 postpones Chinese GP because of coronavirus fears

2020-02-12 14:54

The Chinese Grand Prix scheduled for April 19 has been postponed because of the "continued spread" of the coronavirus, motorsport's governing body FIA announced.

F1 bosses in talks with Saudi Arabia about 2021 race

2019-08-06 11:13

Formula 1's owners Liberty Media is in talks with Saudi Arabia about a grand prix in the controversial Kingdom for 2021.

F1 community pays respects to late race director Charlie Whiting

2019-03-14 09:45

Formula 1's long-serving and widely respected race director Charlie Whiting died suddenly in Melbourne. The sport's community were quick to pay tribute to the 66-year-old, here's what they had to say.

For the love of racing: New Netflix doc series going into the heart of Formula 1

2019-02-21 13:07

Netflix has released the first trailer and information about its new 10-episode documentary series, 'Formula 1: Drive to Survive' and attempts to give a look behind-the-scenes of the global racing competition.

F1 returns to Germany in 2019

2018-08-31 17:03

Germany will host a Formula 1 race again in 2019, it was confirmed, with Hockenheimring to host a Grand Prix.

'Grid kids' replace 'grid girls' in Formula 1

2018-02-06 07:27

"Grid kids" are replacing "grid girls" in Formula 1 as the motorsport series continues to change ahead of the new season.

F1's streaming plans: 'One will be freely available', the other behind a pay wall

2018-01-23 09:01

Formula One commercial chief Sean Bratches has defended Liberty Media's plans to ramp up internet coverage of race while moving the sport away from free-to-air television.

Formula 1 to replace official logo in 2018

2017-11-21 09:27

Formula 1 looks set to change its official logo for the sport's next season.

Honda 'committed' to F1, says CEO Carey

2017-09-13 13:53

Formula 1 chief Chase Carey said on Wednesday he was confident that Honda was in F1 for the long haul as reports said McLaren was about to confirm its split with the Japanese engine-maker.

F1 CEO wants more German teams, honours Schumi

2017-07-20 09:48

Formula 1 CEO Chase Carey says he wants more German automakers to join the sport.

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