Formula 1 News

Mercedes-AMG's German driver Nico Rosberg celebrates in the parc ferme after the qualifying session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 23, 2014
Nico Rosberg not expecting Ferrari challenge
Nico Rosberg claims that Ferrari will not challenge for the 2015 world title.
Jan 24, 15:06
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
New Ferrari boss wants cars to make noise like "a heavy metal band"
Ferrari team boss Maurizio Arrivabene wants noise levels to "get your hair standing on end" from 2017.
Jan 24, 14:55
Nico Rosberg speaks to the media after qualifying for the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on September 21, 2013
Nico Rosberg aims to be "better than ever"
Nico Rosberg is keen to improve on last year's second-place finish when the new Formula 1 season gets underway in March.
Jan 23, 16:16
Mercedes-AMG's British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 23, 2014
Lewis Hamilton "confident" of agreeing new Mercedes contract
Two-time world champion Lewis Hamilton is "comfortable and confident" that he will sign a new deal with Mercedes before his current contract expires at the end of this year.
Jan 22, 07:45
Mercedes-AMG's British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 23, 2014
Lewis Hamilton in no rush to sign new Mercedes contract
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton insists that he is in no rush to sign a new contract with the Formula 1 championship-winning team.
Jan 21, 14:44
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
Lotus name Brit Jolyon Palmer as reserve driver
GP2 champion Jolyon Palmer takes up the role of reserve driver at Lotus for the 2015 season.
Jan 20, 14:36
Max Chilton of Marussia drives during a practise session for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 22, 2013
Report: Marussia given hope of survival as talks progress
Marussia are in talks with an interested party as hope emerges that they might be able to survive in Formula 1.
Jan 20, 03:57
Jules Bianchi of France and Marussia walks across the paddock prior to the Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 20, 2014
Five Formula 1 races to start one hour earlier
Formula 1 races in Australia, Malaysia, China, Japan and Russia are brought forward by one hour.
Jan 20, 03:44
Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari and Nico Hulkenberg of Germany and Force India drive during the German Grand Prix at Hockenheimring on July 20, 2014
Hockenheim Grand Prix deal 'not yet signed'
Hockenheim has not agreed a deal to stage the 2015 German Grand Prix, according to the boss of the circuit.
Jan 17, 15:44
Esteban Gutierrez of Mexico and Sauber F1 prepares to drive during practice for the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on November 15, 2013
Esteban Gutierrez wants fast start at Ferrari
Esteban Gutierrez wants to make an instant contribution to Ferrari's 2015 car development.
Jan 17, 15:29
Reserve driver Alexander Rossi of the United States and Marussia looks on from the pit wall during practice ahead of the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at Hungaroring on July 25, 2014
Alexander Rossi "really interested" in Haas F1
Alexander Rossi is "really interested" in one of the possible drives available at Haas F1 for the team's expected 2016 debut.
Jan 17, 14:50
Fernando Alonso smiles as he prepares for the final qualifying session of the Belgium Grand Prix on August 24, 2013
Honda 'vetoed Fernando Alonso Le Mans bid'
Honda scuppers Fernando Alonso's plans to race at Le Mans, according to reports.
Jan 17, 14:31
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
Honda allowed to develop 2015 Formula 1 engines
Honda will be able to develop their 2015 Formula engines during the season following a relaxation of FIA regulations.
Jan 17, 14:08
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP locks up approaching turn two next to Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP during the Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom on October 12, 2014
Russian Grand Prix 'not to become night race'
The 2015 Russian Grand Prix will not take place at night, officials confirm.
Jan 17, 01:41
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
Formula 1 bosses hold talks with Honda over engine rules
Formula 1 bosses reportedly hold meetings in Japan to discuss the company's concerns over engine rules.
Jan 14, 14:47
Bahrain International Circuit chief Zayed Al Zayani talks to Bernie Ecclestone on April 20, 2012
Bernie Ecclestone: 'Fate of potential Qatar Grand Prix is in hands of Bahrain'
A potential F1 race in Qatar needs the seal of approval from Bahrain, says Bernie Ecclestone.
Jan 13, 04:19
Mercedes-AMG's British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 23, 2014
Lewis Hamilton 'could win 2015 championship by mid-summer'
Lewis Hamilton could win the 2015 championship by the middle of the season, says his father.
Jan 13, 04:04
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
Pirelli boss Paul Hembery expects F1 lap records in 2015
Pirelli boss Paul Hembery expects a record-breaking pace from Formula 1 teams in 2015.
Jan 10, 17:27
Felipe Nasr of Brazil and Williams drives during day two of Formula One testing at Yas Marina Circuit on November 26, 2014
Pat Symonds: 'Williams must improve in 2015'
Pat Symonds urges Williams to push for improvement on their third-place finish in the 2014 constructors' championship.
Jan 10, 15:41
Mercedes-AMG's German driver Nico Rosberg celebrates in the parc ferme after the qualifying session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 23, 2014
David Coulthard: 'Nico Rosberg will challenge Lewis Hamilton in 2015'
Nico Rosberg will mount a stronger challenge for the 2015 F1 drivers' title, according to former Williams and McLaren driver David Coulthard.
Jan 10, 14:23
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso smiles ahead of the final practise session of the Hungarian Grand Prix on July 27, 2013
Jarno Trulli: 'Fernando Alonso faces McLaren struggle'
Fernando Alonso will find life at McLaren difficult during 2015, according to former Renault teammate Jarno Trulli.
Jan 9, 23:06
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 expects Red Bull to close Mercedes gap
Daniel Ricciardo believes that Red Bull will be closer to 2014 champions Mercedes this season.
Jan 9, 21:16
Max Verstappen of Netherlands, who will drive for Scuderia Toro Rosso next season, looks on in the paddock before watching the action in the Scuderia Toro Rosso garage during practice ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on Augu
Max Verstappen: 'Miracles won't happen in debut season'
Toro Ross driver Max Verstappen says that 'miracles won't happen' in his debut Formula 1 season.
Jan 5, 05:59
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
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff fears Williams and Red Bull next season
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he expects Williams and Red Bull to be their biggest rivals next season.
Jan 5, 04:19
Nico Hulkenberg of Germany and Force India leaves the circuit after practice ahead of the Russian Formula One Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom on October 10, 2014
Nico Hulkenberg: 'Formula 1 cars harder to drive in 2014'
Force India racer Nico Hulkenberg claims that driving Formula 1 cars have become harder to drive since changes in regulations took effect.
Jan 3, 23:43
Valtteri Bottas of Finland and Williams attends the drivers press conference during previews for the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit on October 31, 2013
Claire Williams: Valtteri Bottas 'the future of Williams'
Claire Williams claims that Valtteri Bottas is the future of the Williams F1 team.
Jan 3, 23:11
Fernando Alonso smiles as he prepares for the final qualifying session of the Belgium Grand Prix on August 24, 2013
Fernando Alonso targeted by Mercedes should Lewis Hamilton leave
Toto Wolff says that Mercedes will make Fernando Alonso their top target if Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton decides to leave.
Jan 2, 12:52
Jules Bianchi of France and Marussia walks across the paddock prior to the Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit on April 20, 2014
Jules Bianchi facing "painstaking" recovery plan
The family of Jules Bianchi release an update on the Formula 1 driver's situation, warning that he faces a "painstaking" recovery plan.
Dec 30, 22:40
Romain Grosjean in the pit lane on September 21, 2013
Romain Grosjean: 'Formula 1 teams wrong to forget me'
Romain Grosjean claims that he still has the talent to drive for Formula 1's best teams despite a disappointing 2014 at Lotus.
Dec 28, 17:43
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
Alan Permane: 'Pastor Maldonado gets bad image'
Pastor Maldonado is one of the best drivers to work with in Formula 1, according to Lotus trackside director Alan Permane.
Dec 28, 16:25
Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel kisses the trophy after winning the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on November 17, 2013
Daniel Ricciardo: Sebastian Vettel ruthlessness 'good for Ferrari'
Sebastian Vettel's ruthless streak will boost Ferrari in the long run, according to former Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo.
Dec 28, 15:36
Adrian Sutil of Germany and Force India prepares to drive during practice for the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 23, 2013
Adrian Sutil: 'I want to race at Le Mans'
Adrian Sutil reveals that he is targeting the Le Mans 24 Hours and the World Endurance Championship after losing his Formula 1 seat.
Dec 28, 14:45
Ron Dennis of McLaren is seen during practice for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at the Albert Park Circuit on March 25, 2011
Ron Dennis: 'Honda reliability a challenge'
Honda face a challenge to make their engines reliable before the start of the 2015 season, according to McLaren chief Ron Dennis
Dec 28, 14:12
Felipe Massa of Brazil and Williams is interviewed in the paddock during previews to the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 13, 2014
Pat Symonds: 'Felipe Massa quicker than expected'
Pat Symonds praises Felipe Massa's performances since joining Williams last year.
Dec 28, 14:04
Esteban Gutierrez of Mexico and Sauber F1 prepares to drive during practice for the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on November 15, 2013
Maurizio Arrivabene: 'Esteban Gutierrez made Formula 1 debut too soon'
Estaban Gutierrez came into Formula 1 too soon, according to Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene.
Dec 26, 15:07
Felipe Massa of Brazil and Williams is interviewed in the paddock during previews to the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 13, 2014
Felipe Massa: 'Williams not complete'
Felipe Massa claims that Williams still trail Ferrari in terms of organisation despite finishing ahead of them in 2014.
Dec 26, 14:51
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes celebrates after winning the Formula 1 World Championship at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on November 23, 2014
Lewis Hamilton lauds Mercedes team ethic
Lewis Hamilton claims that Mercedes is the best team he has ever worked with.
Dec 26, 14:32
Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull prepares to drive during practise for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 15, 2014
Christian Horner: 'Tough year made Sebastian Vettel better'
Christian Horner claims that a difficult final year at Red Bull has improved Sebastian Vettel as a driver.
Dec 26, 14:04
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner watches on during qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix on November 24, 2012
Christian Horner: 'Daniel Ricciardo form aided Daniil Kvyat decision'
Christian Horner says that Daniel Ricciardo's form in 2014 aided Red Bull's decision to sign Daniil Kvyat.
Dec 21, 16:11
Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso smiles ahead of the final practise session of the Hungarian Grand Prix on July 27, 2013
Felipe Massa: 'Fernando Alonso needed a new team'
Felipe Massa claims that Fernando Alonso's move to McLaren will benefit the driver and former team Ferrari.
Dec 21, 15:50