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Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrates victory with the trophy on the podium after the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at Hungaroring on July 27, 2014
Daniel Ricciardo: 'Red Bull ready for Melbourne'
Daniel Ricciardo believes that Red Bull are ready for the start of the Formula 1 season, despite setbacks in winter testing.
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German Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel celebrates his victory in the Brazil F-1 GP on November 24, 2013
Sebastian Vettel: 'Mercedes still the best F1 team'
New Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel says that Mercedes are still some way ahead of his team following pre-season testing in Catalunya.
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Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull gives the thumbs up after finishing second during qualifying for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 15, 2014
Daniel Ricciardo expects Red Bull, Ferrari, Williams battle
Daniel Ricciardo says that Ferrari and Williams will challenge Red Bull to a podium place at the Formula 1 opener in Melbourne.
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Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff dismisses Lewis Hamilton contract rumours
Toto Wolff scoffs at suggestions that Lewis Hamilton will be offered a £150m three-year contract to stay at Mercedes.
Feb 28, 17:47
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton sits in the pits during the first practice session of the British Grand Prix at the Silverstone circuit on July 4, 2014
Lewis Hamilton goes fastest in Barcelona on penultimate day of F1 testing
Lewis Hamilton posts the fastest time in Formula 1 testing on the penultimate day in Barcelona.
Feb 28, 17:15
Max Chilton of Marussia drives during a practise session for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 22, 2013
Pat Symonds: 'Manor Marussia return will boost Formula 1'
Williams technical chief Pat Symonds says Manor Marussia potenital return will be a boost to Formula 1.
Feb 28, 15:32
William's Venezuelan driver Pastor Maldonado sits in the pits during the first practice session at the Autodromo Nazionale circuit in Monza on September 6, 2013
Pastor Maldonado: 'Mercedes engines helping Lotus'
Pastor Maldonado claims that Lotus's switch to Mercedes engines has helped the team improve during the winter.
Feb 28, 14:49
Jenson Button of Great Britain and McLaren prepares to drive during practice for the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at Hungaroring on July 26, 2013
Jenson Button: 'Mercedes miles ahead of rivals'
Jenson Button describes Mercedes as being "unbelievably quick" and "miles ahead" of their rivals for the 2015 Formula 1 world title.
Feb 28, 14:16
Max Chilton of Marussia drives during a practise session for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 22, 2013
Manor Marussia 'close to racing in Australia'
John Booth says that Manor Marussia are "very close" to returning to Formula 1 in Australia.
Feb 28, 14:06
Felipe Nasr of Williams speaks with members of the media during previews ahead of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 6, 2014
Felipe Nasr buoyed by Sauber test performance
Felipe Nasr says that he had a "very productive" day after finishing third fastest on day two of the final pre-season test in Spain.
Feb 27, 23:58
Daniil Kvyat of Toro Rosso prepares to drive for qualifying for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 15, 2014
Daniil Kvyat: 'More to come from Renault engines'
Daniil Kvyat believes that Red Bull Renault engines could improve before the beginning of the Formula 1 season.
Feb 27, 23:19
Jenson Button of Great Britain and McLaren drives during final practice for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 8, 2014
Jenson Button pleased by McLaren progress at Barcelona test
Jenson Button says that McLaren's tally of over 100 laps during pre-season testing on Friday "felt like 1,000", following reliability problems over the winter.
Feb 27, 23:02
Ferrari's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso, Caterham F1 Team's Dutch driver Guido Van Der Garde and Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel drive during the second practice session at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Spa on August 23, 2013
Formula 1 cars to use high-speed cameras from 2016
Formula 1 cars will be fitted with high-speed cameras from 2016 to help aid accident analysis and investigations.
Feb 27, 16:49
Will Stevens of Marussia looks on from the pit wall during practice for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit on October 3, 2014
Manor Marussia named on 10-team entry list for 2015 Formula 1 season
Manor Marussia are named on the 10-team entry list for the start of the 2015 Formula 1 season after coming out of administration.
Feb 27, 15:05
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Lotus F1 team sign Spanish female racer Carmen Jorda
Carmen Jorda becomes the second female to join Formula 1 after teaming up with Lotus to become their development driver.
Feb 26, 18:10
Fernando Alonso is transferred to hospital after crashing during testing on February 22, 2015
McLaren chief: Fernando Alonso "should be fine" for season-opening grand prix
McLaren CEO Ron Dennis expects Fernando Alonso to take part in next month's Australian Grand Prix, despite his crash in testing last weekend.
Feb 26, 13:00
Fernando Alonso is transferred to hospital after crashing during testing on February 22, 2015
McLaren's Fernando Alonso released from hospital following crash in Barcelona
McLaren Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso is released from hospital following last Sunday's pre-season testing crash in Barcelona.
Feb 25, 13:41
Will Stevens of Marussia looks on from the pit wall during practice for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit on October 3, 2014
Manor Marussia F1 team name Will Stevens as driver for 2015 season
Manor Marussia F1 announce that Will Stevens will race for them this season as they continue to drag themselves out of administration.
Feb 25, 13:10
Fernando Alonso is transferred to hospital after crashing during testing on February 22, 2015
McLaren F1 driver Fernando Alonso remains in hospital in Barcelona
McLaren Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso reportedly remains in hospital with concussion following last weekend's crash in pre-testing.
Feb 25, 12:32
Ferrari's Spanish driver Fernando Alonso, Caterham F1 Team's Dutch driver Guido Van Der Garde and Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel drive during the second practice session at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Spa on August 23, 2013
Renault 'can close gap to Mercedes in 2015'
Cyril Abiteboul claims that Renault are halfway to reducing the power deficit in their engines.
Feb 24, 21:59
Red Bull's Mark Webber in the pits on September 7, 2013
Mark Webber: 'Sebastian Vettel better off at Ferrari'
Sebastian Vettel has made a good move in joining Ferrari, according to former Red Bull teammate Mark Webber.
Feb 24, 21:12
Felipe Nasr of Williams speaks with members of the media during previews ahead of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 6, 2014
Felipe Nasr: 'Sauber aiming for points in 2015'
Felipe Nasr says that Sauber are fully focused on scoring points in 2015.
Feb 24, 20:19
Fernando Alonso is transferred to hospital after crashing during testing on February 22, 2015
Fernando Alonso making "solid recovery"
Fernando Alonso "is making a solid recovery" following his heavy crash during testing in Barcelona, his McLaren team confirm.
Feb 23, 15:32
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes GP prepares to drive during practice for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 14, 2014
Nico Rosberg not impressed with pre-season pace
Nico Rosberg plays down Mercedes's pre-season pace in Barcelona despite an ominous performance.
Feb 23, 04:08
Fernando Alonso is transferred to hospital after crashing during testing on February 22, 2015
Fernando Alonso kept in hospital overnight for observation
McLaren driver Fernando Alonso is kept in hospital after a crash in Barcelona yesterday.
Feb 23, 02:21
Fernando Alonso is transferred to hospital after crashing during testing on February 22, 2015
Fernando Alonso "fine" after heavy crash in Formula 1 testing
McLaren confirm that Fernando Alonso is "uninjured and fine" following his heavy crash at testing in Barcelona.
Feb 22, 16:17
Fernando Alonso is transferred to hospital after crashing during testing on February 22, 2015
Fernando Alonso airlifted to hospital after crash in Formula 1 testing
McLaren driver Fernando Alonso is airlifted to hospital after crashing during Formula 1 testing in Barcelona.
Feb 22, 12:27
Jenson Button of Great Britain and McLaren prepares to drive during practice for the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at Hungaroring on July 26, 2013
Jenson Button remains positive despite tough pre-season
McLaren could be race winners this season despite their poor winter form, according to driver Jenson Button.
Feb 21, 20:46
Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel walks off the circuit after winning the qualifying session for the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on November 16, 2013
Sebastian Vettel plays down Ferrari's pre-season form
Sebastian Vettel refuses to get carried away with Ferrari's pre-season performances amid suggestions that the Italian team could threaten Mercedes's dominance in 2015.
Feb 21, 18:09
Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Lotus is interviewed in the paddock by the media during previews to the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at Hungaroring on July 25, 2013
Kimi Raikkonen: 'Ferrari happier in 2015'
Kimi Raikkonen says that a raft of changes in Ferrari personnel have made the team a happier place to be.
Feb 21, 17:31
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing leads the field on lap one of the Korean Formula One Grand Prix at Korea International Circuit on October 6, 2013
Renault looking for Formula 1 return?
Renault consider buying an existing Formula 1 team, according to a report.
Feb 21, 15:46
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso smiles ahead of the final practise session of the Hungarian Grand Prix on July 27, 2013
Fernando Alonso: 'McLaren behind schedule'
Fernando Alonso claims that McLaren are behind their competitors as they prepare for the start of the 2015 Formula 1 season.
Feb 21, 15:24
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso during the final practice session for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza on September 7, 2013
Ferrari 'still targeting two wins in 2015'
Ferrari are refusing to get carried away with their form in pre-season testing, according to president Maurizio Arrivabene.
Feb 21, 14:20
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner watches on during qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix on November 24, 2012
Christian Horner: 'Red Bull support Manor Formula 1 return'
Christian Horner says that Red Bull support the idea of Manor racing in Formula 1 this season.
Feb 21, 14:01
Jolyon Palmer of Great Britain and DAMS celebrates on the podium after victory in the Russian GP2 Series race held before the Russian Formula One Grand Prix on October 11, 2014
Jolyon Palmer happy with Lotus Formula 1 debut
Jolyon Palmer claims that his first experience of a Formula 1 car was "productive".
Feb 21, 02:16
Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Lotus is interviewed in the paddock by the media during previews to the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at Hungaroring on July 25, 2013
Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivaebene hails 'reborn' Kimi Raikkonen
Maurizio Arrivabene says that Kimi Raikkonen is reborn following improved performances during pre-season testing for Ferrari.
Feb 20, 23:38
Jenson Button of Great Britain and McLaren drives during final practice for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 8, 2014
Fernando Alonso: 'McLaren need to make progress'
Fernando Alonso urges McLaren to raise their game before the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
Feb 20, 23:00
Sebastian Vettel waves to the crowd after qualifying first during the Formula One India Grand Prix on October 26, 2013
Sebastian Vettel rejects Michael Schumacher comparisons
Sebastian Vettel denies comparisons between himself and Michael Schumacher following comments made by Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene.
Feb 20, 16:29
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes GP prepares to drive during practise for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 15, 2014
Mercedes's Lewis Hamilton abandons pre-season testing in Barcelona due to illness
Mercedes F1 driver Lewis Hamilton abandons Thursday's pre-season testing in Barcelona due to illness.
Feb 19, 10:56
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso during the final practice session for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza on September 7, 2013
Formula 1 governing body FIA rejects proposal to change rules before 2017
The FIA rejects proposals to bring in rule changes before the 2017 Formula 1 season.
Feb 18, 14:38