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Alain Prost pictured on June 27, 2015
Alain Prost: 'Decision near on Renault 2017 approach'
Alain Prost thinks that the time for Renault to switch their full focus to 2017 is now approaching.
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Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari during practice for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 13, 2016
Santander eyes Ferrari deal beyond 2017
Spanish bank Santander is in talks about extending its major sponsorship contract with Ferrari beyond 2017.
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Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Daniel Ricciardo livid after another Red Bull bungle
Daniel Ricciardo left Monaco late on Sunday declaring that he could not wait to "get the hell out of [there]".
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Romain Grosjean of Haas F1 in the paddock ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 17, 2016
Romain Grosjean moves on from 2015 Max Verstappen shunt
Romain Grosjean insists there are no hard feelings between himself and Max Verstappen, a year after their scary Monaco crash.
May 28, 13:22
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
Region pledges millions to end Monza standoff
Lombardy, one of Italy's twenty regional governments, has pledged €5m in a bid to end the stand-off between Monza and Bernie Ecclestone.
May 28, 13:07
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
Lewis Hamilton: 'Another crash could mean team orders'
Lewis Hamilton admits that he and teammate Nico Rosberg cannot afford to crash again and continue to stave off the imposition of team orders.
May 28, 12:46
Ferrari's Michael Schumacher in the garage before the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 9, 2003
Manager keeps 'hope' of Michael Schumacher recovery
Michael Schumacher's manager says that there is still "hope" that the F1 legend can make a recovery.
May 28, 12:38
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
Niki Lauda: 'Mercedes must keep Nico Rosberg'
Niki Lauda says that it must be Mercedes' priority to keep Nico Rosberg next season.
May 28, 12:31
Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari during practice for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 13, 2016
F1 decides on 'halo' for 2017
F1 cars will reportedly be fitted with a further development of the 'halo' cockpit protection system in 2017.
May 28, 12:22
Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Red Bull, Renault poised to extend deal
Renault and Red Bull look poised to extend their engine deal beyond 2016.
May 28, 12:18
Jules Bianchi pictured in May 2014
Sir Jackie Stewart: Legal action 'wrong path' for Bianchis
F1 legend Sir Jackie Stewart questions the Bianchi family's decision to sue the sport over the death of their son.
May 28, 12:06
Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari during practice for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 13, 2016
Ferrari to be first with 2017 test car
Ferrari looks set to get the jump on the F1 field for 2017 by being first out of the blocks with a test car.
May 28, 11:57
Daniil Kvyat of Red Bull Racing gets ready in the garage during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 29, 2016
Daniil Kvyat 'not afraid' of Red Bull criticism
Daniil Kvyat insists that he is "not afraid" of speaking his mind in the wake of his controversial demotion by Red Bull.
May 28, 11:34
Carlos Sainz ahead of Max Verstappen for Toro Rosso at the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 20, 2016
Toro Rosso wants up-to-date engines for 2017
Toro Rosso is moving to receive up-to-date engines from Ferrari in 2017.
May 28, 10:41
Niki Lauda of Austria in his Scuderia Ferrari before the German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring circuit in Nuremberg, Germany in 1976
Zandvoort eyes Dutch grand prix return
The Netherlands could be back on the F1 calendar by 2020.
May 28, 10:32
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
Ron Dennis: 'Stoffel Vandoorne not for sale'
Team supremo Ron Dennis warns McLaren's rivals that Stoffel Vandoorne is "not for sale".
May 26, 21:22
Former driver Gerhard Berger sits in a car on track after qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on June 20, 2015
Gerhard Berger involved in Nico Rosberg's contract talks
F1 legend Gerhard Berger admits that he is involved in Nico Rosberg's negotiations with Mercedes over a new contract beyond 2017.
May 26, 21:19
Nico Rosberg in action at the Spanish GP on May 14, 2016
Nico Rosberg wants 'more years' at Mercedes
Championship leader Nico Rosberg plays down swirling speculation that he might leave Mercedes at the end of the season.
May 26, 21:08
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
Esteban Gutierrez not joining Romain Grosjean in Nascar
Romain Grosjean's teammate Esteban Gutierrez sounds uninterested in joining the Frenchman in a one-off Nascar outing.
May 26, 21:04
Little Fernando Alonso of McLaren laughs evilly in the drivers press conference during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Fernando Alonso surprised over bosses' optimism
Fernando Alonso sounds surprised when told that McLaren chiefs Ron Dennis and Eric Boullier have been making very upbeat comments lately.
May 26, 19:42
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Carlos Sainz: 'Max Verstappen success good for me'
Carlos Sainz thinks that the quick success achieved by his former teammate Max Verstappen could also reflect well on him.
May 26, 19:31
Jules Bianchi pictured in May 2014
Jules Bianchi family launch legal action over driver's fatal crash
Formula One Group, the sport's governing body and Marussia are the subject of a legal bid by Jules Bianchi's family looking into the Frenchman's death in July 2015.
May 26, 10:29
Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Daniel Ricciardo still in the game with new engine
Red Bull make it clear that Daniel Ricciardo is still in the game at the energy drink company's top F1 team.
May 26, 09:37
A general view of the circuit before the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2015
Monza angry as Imola steps up grand prix bid
A Monza official hits out at Imola, the former San Marino Grand Prix host that is reportedly shaping up as an alternative venue for Italy's annual F1 race.
May 26, 09:15
Renault F1 barcelona test feb 2016
Renault eyes leap into Q3
Renault's works team is eyeing a sudden leap into Q3 this weekend in Monaco.
May 25, 13:51
Mercedes' Michael Schumacher after finishing his final F1 race at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on November 25, 2012
Michael Schumacher gets award for 'life's work'
Michael Schumacher will reportedly be honoured at an award ceremony this week.
May 25, 09:16
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 hopes drivers 'have learned' from crash
Toto Wolff is heading into Monaco this weekend determined that Mercedes's drivers will not crash again.
May 25, 09:10
Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing puts his helmet on in the garage during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Alain Prost: 'Max Verstappen unbelievable at 18'
F1 legend Alain Prost says that Max Verstappen has been impressive beyond his mere age of 18.
May 25, 09:05
General view of start of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo Brazil on November 9 2014
Report: Just two engines per driver by 2019
F1's long-life engine rules will get more than twice as arduous for manufacturers beyond 2019.
May 25, 09:00
Manor's Rio Haryanto on March 17, 2016 ahead of the Australian Grand Prix
Rio Haryanto admits he could lose Manor seat
Rio Haryanto admits for the first time that he might not make it through the 2016 season.
May 25, 08:55
Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing puts his helmet on in the garage during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Father still involved in Max Verstappen's career
Jos Verstappen admits that while he has taken a step back, he is still closely involved in his son's meteoric F1 career.
May 24, 18:02
Felipe Massa drives for Williams during the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 20, 2016
Felipe Massa not sure Red Bull better than Mercedes
Felipe Massa is in a realistic mood about Williams's chances ahead of this weekend's race in Monaco.
May 24, 17:52
Renault team manager Frederic Vasseur pictured on February 3, 2016
Frederic Vasseur: 'Shift to 2017 focus delicate'
A decision is looming about how Renault will handle the transition from 2016 to 2017, admits team boss Frederic Vasseur.
May 24, 17:25
General view of start of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo Brazil on November 9 2014
Heineken F1 deal to be announced soon?
F1 looks set to lift the lid on its major new sponsorship deal with Heineken ahead of next month's Canadian Grand Prix.
May 24, 15:54
Felipe Nasr of Sauber drives during the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on October 11, 2015
FIA working on F1 engine 'sound generator'
F1's governing body is backing development of a "sound generator" to spice up the muted tones of the current generation of power units.
May 24, 15:46
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Mercedes scoff at Lewis Hamilton rumour
Mercedes rubbish reports that Lewis Hamilton might miss this weekend's prestigious Monaco Grand Prix.
May 24, 15:41
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes gets into his car in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Niki Lauda plays down Nico Rosberg-Ferrari rumours
Niki Lauda plays down rumours that Nico Rosberg might be contemplating a switch to Ferrari for 2017.
May 23, 13:03
General view of start of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo Brazil on November 9 2014
Le Mans rules out French GP revival
Le Mans rules itself out of the running to revive the French Grand Prix.
May 23, 13:00
Lewis Hamilton celebrates being on pole for the Spanish GP on May 14, 2016
Lewis Hamilton could miss Monaco Grand Prix?
A mysterious incident involving Lewis Hamilton's attendance at red carpet events in Cannes last week could reportedly mean that the world champion sits out Monaco.
May 23, 12:56
Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing puts his helmet on in the garage during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Max Verstappen says he must stay grounded
Max Verstappen is sure that becoming F1's youngest ever winner will not go to his head.
May 23, 12:17