Formula 1 News

Daniil Kvyat of Toro Rosso walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Daniil Kvyat unmoved after Helmut Marko comments
Daniil Kvyat says that he is focused on the current season rather than any signs that he might have a future at Toro Rosso.
Aug 27, 20:17
Kevin Magnussen of Renault in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Kevin Magnussen wants Renault decision in September
Kevin Magnussen urges Renault to make a fast decision over their driver lineup for 2017.
Aug 27, 20:12
Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari walks across the paddock during practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 17, 2015
Engineers: 'Kimi Raikkonen deserves 2017 seat'
Kimi Raikkonen's former race engineers all say that the Finn deserves to have kept his Ferrari seat for 2017.
Aug 27, 20:06
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Stoffel Vandoorne waiting for 'quick' Jenson Button decision
Stoffel Vandoorne is waiting for the situation between McLaren and Jenson Button to unfold before he presses ahead with his 2017 plans.
Aug 27, 19:56
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Carlos Sainz worried Toro Rosso being left behind
Carlos Sainz says that he is worried Toro Rosso has suddenly become the F1 backmarker.
Aug 27, 19:48
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Lewis Hamilton handed 30-place grid penalty for Belgian Grand Prix
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is handed a 30-place grid penalty ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix after twice making changes to his engine.
Aug 26, 14:36
Sergio Perez of Force India during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Sergio Perez plays down Renault sponsor clash
Sergio Perez plays down suggestions that a clash of sponsors could thwart his next move in Formula 1.
Aug 26, 13:10
Valtteri Bottas of Williams during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Valtteri Bottas not confirming Renault switch reports
Valtteri Bottas refuses to confirm or deny reports that he has received an offer to switch to Renault for 2017.
Aug 26, 13:06
Esteban Gutierrez of Haas in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Haas unmoved over Esteban Gutierrez rumours
Haas boss Gunther Steiner will not say if Esteban Gutierrez is staying at the new American team for its second season in 2017.
Aug 26, 13:02
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari looks on as he sits in the garage during final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 5, 2015
Sebastian Vettel knows Ferrari form will take time
Sebastian Vettel says that he remains patient as Ferrari builds back up to winning form.
Aug 26, 12:34
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Carlos Sainz impressed with McLaren progress
Carlos Sainz says that he has been impressed with the progress being made by McLaren-Honda.
Aug 26, 12:29
Kevin Magnussen of Renault in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Kevin Magnussen admits talks with Renault rivals
Kevin Magnussen admits that he has been in contact with other teams because Renault is yet to sign him up for the 2017 season.
Aug 26, 12:15
Sauber F1 feb 2016
Sauber look to rebuild tattered team
Sauber are starting to rebuild their tattered organisation after almost succumbing to financial woes in 2016.
Aug 26, 12:12
Jenson Button of McLaren Honda during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Jenson Button to 'probably' stay in F1
Jenson Button says that his plans beyond 2016 will be known "soon".
Aug 26, 12:07
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton not angry but plays down Spa win
Lewis Hamilton insists that he is not angry with Mercedes as he faces a difficult weekend at Spa.
Aug 25, 15:54
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 to test Halo at Spa
Nico Hulkenberg will join Nico Rosberg in trying the Halo cockpit protection device in Friday practice.
Aug 25, 15:52
McLaren's Belgian driver Stoffel Vandoorne looks on ahead of the first practice session at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 1, 2016 ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix
Stoffel Vandoorne says he could leave McLaren
Stoffel Vandoorne says that if he doesn't race for McLaren next year, he could go elsewhere in the pitlane.
Aug 25, 10:28
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 3, 2016
Nico Rosberg questions 'safety freak' Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg questions "safety freak" Lewis Hamilton as he bids to put his world championship campaign back on track at Spa and beyond.
Aug 25, 10:25
Stoffel Vandoorne of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Jost Capito: 'Stoffel Vandoorne definitely ready for Formula 1'
McLaren's incoming chief executive says that Stoffel Vandoorne is ready for Formula 1.
Aug 25, 10:17
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Indycar, WEC alternatives fade for Felipe Massa
Felipe Massa plays down any claims that he might keep his racing dream alive for 2017 by switching to Indycar.
Aug 25, 10:12
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Paul Hembery: 'Pace step for 2017 like GP2 to F1'
Paul Hembery foresees a huge performance leap for Formula 1 as a result of the rules changes for 2017.
Aug 25, 10:08
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Engine upgrades abound ahead of Spa
Ferrari is not the only team taking engine upgrades to this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix.
Aug 25, 10:03
Mercedes lewis Hamilton day 1 feb 2016 testing
Lewis Hamilton faces penalties, Nico Rosberg to test Halo
Mercedes reveal that world championship leader Lewis Hamilton is "likely" to face penalties this weekend at Spa.
Aug 25, 07:11
Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari during practice for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 13, 2016
Ferrari taking new engine to Spa?
Ferrari has a new engine specification in its luggage as the sport prepares to wake from its August slumber this weekend in Belgium.
Aug 25, 07:05
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone in talks to be Hockenheim race promoter
Hockenheim and Bernie Ecclestone look to be on track to secure Germany's place on the F1 calendar.
Aug 25, 06:58
Nico Rosberg leaves the stage behind Lewis Hamilton during a press conference for the kickoff of the new Formula 1 season in Fellbach, south-western Germany, on March 11, 2016
Mercedes's Nico Rosberg: 'Relationship with Lewis Hamilton always difficult'
Nico Rosberg admits that his relationship with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton will 'always be up and down'.
Aug 24, 09:29
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Spa promoter thrilled with F1 ticket sales
The race promoter is heralding almost unprecedented interest in this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix.
Aug 23, 08:02
Sauber's Felipe Nasr takes part in a press conference at the Interlagos pits on November 12, 2015
Felipe Nasr seeks help for 2017 Renault seat?
Felipe Nasr took a bid for a works seat in Formula 1 all the way to the top last week, according to a Brazilian media outlet.
Aug 22, 10:03
Daniil Kvyat of Toro Rosso walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Daniil Kvyat: 'Toro Rosso good place for 2017'
Daniil Kvyat admits that Toro Rosso would be a "very good place" for him to continue his career in Formula 1.
Aug 22, 09:55
Pat Symonds of Williams looks on during a press conference after practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Pat Symonds: 'Tyres to dominate battle for fourth'
Mastering Pirelli's tyres will be the key to a close battle for top spot behind F1's 'big three' teams in the latter phase of the 2016 championship, according to Pat Symonds.
Aug 22, 09:50
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton to take engine penalty at Monza
Lewis Hamilton will slide down the grid at Monza, Mercedes reveal.
Aug 22, 09:44
Esteban Ocon of Renault Sport F1 during previews to the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 17, 2016
Gwen Lagrue: 'Teen Esteban Ocon can handle F1 pressure'
The head of Mercedes's driver development programme insists that Esteban Ocon is ready for F1.
Aug 22, 09:39
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
Charlie Whiting: 'Track limits must be policed'
Two F1 team bosses slam the current situation in the sport regarding the thorny topic of so-called 'track limits'.
Aug 22, 09:30
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain takes part in the third practice session of the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang on March 23, 201
Sepang reveals circuit changes for 2016
Malaysia's Formula 1 chief reveals that the Sepang circuit has undergone significant changes ahead of the 2016 race.
Aug 19, 10:23
Esteban Ocon of Renault Sport F1 during previews to the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 17, 2016
Esteban Ocon eyes debut and Renault, Mercedes future
Esteban Ocon does not deny that his forthcoming nine-race stint at Manor is effectively an audition for a Renault race seat for 2017.
Aug 19, 10:21
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Spa to be first race for McLaren-Honda's Jost Capito
Jost Capito confirms that he will soon start work at McLaren.
Aug 19, 10:16
Red Bull's Mark Webber in the pits on September 7, 2013
Mark Webber: 'Ferrari a great disappointment in 2016'
Mark Webber does not think that Mercedes's rivals are quite ready to pounce on the German team's dominance.
Aug 18, 08:16
Renault team manager Frederic Vasseur pictured on February 3, 2016
Renault getting close to 2017 driver call
Renault are now mere weeks from closing on their driver lineup for the 2017 season.
Aug 17, 09:06
Sergio Perez of Force India during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Sergio Perez admits he could leave Force India
Sergio Perez admits that it is possible his powerful Mexican backers will call time on his tenure at Force India at the end of 2016.
Aug 17, 09:01
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Belgian Grand Prix ramping up terrorism measures
Organisers of the Belgian Grand Prix will ramp up anti-terrorism measures ahead of the forthcoming race at Spa-Francorchamps.
Aug 17, 07:24