Formula 1 News

General view of start of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo Brazil on November 9 2014
Lance Stroll eyes F3 title before Formula 1
Lance Stroll is the latest teenager looking to break into formula one.
11:34
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Fernando Alonso: 'Formula 1 drivers to discuss race start crashes'
Fernando Alonso says that Formula1 drivers will discuss the recent series of messy race starts in 2016.
11:24
The Russian flag flies in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Minister: 'Russia not ready for more Formula 1 races'
Russia's sports minister plays down suggestions that the country might add another annual grand prix to the Formula 1 calendar.
11:17
A general view of the circuit before the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2015
Lombardy concerned over Monza deal delay
Lombardy president Roberto Maroni admits that he is "concerned" a new deal for Monza's Italian Grand Prix is taking too long.
10:23
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
Helmut Marko: 'Sebastian Vettel won't seek revenge on Daniil Kvyat'
Dr Helmut Marko doubts that Dannil Kvyat's now two-race spat with Sebastian Vettel will spill into even more race weekends.
10:20
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 hits out at Jolyon Palmer incident penalty
Carlos Sainz hits out at the 10-second penalty imposed for his confrontation with rival Jolyon Palmer at Sochi.
10:15
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
Franck Montagny: 'Nico Rosberg has luck of a champion'
Former F1 driver Franck Montagny thinks runaway championship leader Nico Rosberg will eventually strike problems in 2016.
10:12
 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman Sergio Marchionne in the Ferrari headquarters in Maranello on September 10, 2014
Sergio Marchionne: 'Ferrari must close gap quickly'
Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne says that he is sure the Maranello team will bounce back from its current dip.
May 2, 13:36
A general view of the circuit before the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone still waiting for Monza GP progress
Bernie Ecclestone suggests that the uncertainty over the future of Monza's F1 race could continue to drag.
May 2, 13:02
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
Kimi Raikkonen unsure about future beyond 2016
The pressure on Kimi Raikkonen is mounting.
May 2, 12:51
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 29, 2016
Mercedes eye 'step back' to recover reliability
Mercedes chiefs Niki Lauda and Toto Wolff say that the first priority for the reigning champions is to solve car reliability problems.
May 2, 12:14
Ferrari Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene speaks with members of his team in the paddock after final practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 18, 2015
Maurizio Arrivabene: 'Ferrari won't give up on 2016 title'
Maurizio Arrivabene insists that Ferrari must keep their eye on the goal of winning the 2016 world championship.
May 2, 12:08
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 phoned Sebastian Vettel after Sochi crashes
Daniil Kvyat says that he spoke with Sebastian Vettel on the phone after the Russian Grand Prix.
May 2, 08:20
Mercedes lewis Hamilton day 1 feb 2016 testing
Mercedes blasts anti-Lewis Hamilton conspiracy
Mercedes rubbish suggestions Lewis Hamilton's horror run of bad luck so far in 2016 may be a conspiracy.
May 2, 08:15
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda takes step back as television pundit
Niki Lauda is taking a step back from his full-time duties as the lead pundit for German television.
May 1, 09:07
General view of start of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo Brazil on November 9 2014
Formula 1 says Azerbaijan fighting no threat to race
F1's governing body and Bernie Ecclestone back Azerbaijan after declaring that local fighting is no risk to the inaugural grand prix in Baku next month.
May 1, 09:05
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 hopes to stay for Honda's new 2017 engine
Jenson Button confirms reports that Honda is working on a major redesign of its Formula 1 'power unit' for McLaren to use in 2017.
May 1, 08:59
Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn arrives at the Marina Bay Street circuit for the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix on September 18, 2014
Two Sauber figures absent in Russia
Monisha Kaltenborn is once again missing in action this weekend in Russia.
May 1, 08:55
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 sure Ferrari can win 2016 title
Sebastian Vettel insists that the 2016 title race is not already over.
May 1, 08:51
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Mercedes boss: "No explanation" for Lewis Hamilton engine failure
Lewis Hamilton finishes 10th in qualifying for Sunday's Russian Grand Prix, which Mercedes boss Toto Wolff admits caught him by surprise.
Apr 30, 19:13
Jolyon Palmer of Renault in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Jolyon Palmer suspects Felipe Nasr-like chassis flaw
Jolyon Palmer is beginning to suspect that a chassis problem may be behind his recent struggle to match his Renault teammates' pace in 2016.
Apr 30, 11:29
Felipe Nasr of Sauber drives during the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on October 11, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone: 'Russian Grand Prix secure with Vladimir Putin's backing'
Bernie Ecclestone says that Russia will stay on the F1 schedule so long as it has the backing of Vladimir Putin.
Apr 30, 10:47
Max Verstappen of Toro Rosso ahead of the Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016 i
Toro Rosso chief admits Max Verstappen could 'move up' in 2017
The Max Verstappen camp is not denying speculation the Dutchman looks set to graduate from Toro Rosso to the main Red Bull team for 2017.
Apr 30, 10:42
Sergey Sirotkin stands in the pits during the second practice session at the Autodromo Nazionale circuit in Monza on September 6, 2013
Manager: 'Sergey Sirotkin to get another Friday outing'
Sochi was not a one-off Friday morning appearance for Sergey Sirotkin, according to his manager.
Apr 30, 10:38
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
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel handed five-place grid penalty for Russian GP
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel is given a five-place grid penalty for Sunday's Russian Grand Prix following a gearbox change.
Apr 29, 18:24
General view of start of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo Brazil on November 9 2014
Formula 1 close to engine agreement for 2017, 2018
Contrary to reports, it appears that F1 is in fact close to agreeing changes to the engine rules for 2017.
Apr 29, 13:14
Max Verstappen of Toro Rosso ahead of the Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016 i
Max Verstappen denies Formula 1 career in plateau
Max Verstappen denies that he is already hitting a plateau, four races into the second season in his otherwise meteoric F1 career.
Apr 29, 12:52
Daniel Ricciardo sits in his Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 fitted with the aeroscreen during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
FIA confirms 'aeroscreen' under consideration
The FIA confirms that Red Bull's 'aeroscreen' concept is in the running to be introduced in Formula 1.
Apr 29, 10:16
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
GPDA tried to derail 2017 chassis changes
The drivers' representative body, the GPDA, made a bid to derail the new chassis regulations that will be introduced in 2017.
Apr 29, 10:12
Felipe Nasr of Sauber drives during the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on October 11, 2015
Russian Grand Prix night race talks still on
Talks are still on track for Sochi to switch to a night race format in the future.
Apr 29, 10:06
A general view of the circuit before the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2015
Political progress 'a step forward' for Monza
Italy's automobile club chief admits that political changes this week could be a "step forward" in Monza's quest for a new grand prix deal.
Apr 29, 09:59
Sauber's Brazilian driver Felipe Nasr attends a press conference ahead of the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom circuit on April 28, 2016
Felipe Nasr: 'New chassis may not solve problems'
Felipe Nasr is not completely sure that a new chassis will fix the handling problems he has been suffering throughout 2016 so far.
Apr 29, 09:50
Fernando Alonso of McLaren Honda in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Fernando Alonso finally recovered after Melbourne crash
Fernando Alonso says that he is finally back to "100%" fitness, more than a month after his huge crash in Australia.
Apr 29, 09:46
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 not worried about Pirelli test advantage
Romain Grosjean says that it is important Pirelli will be able to develop better tyres for 2017.
Apr 28, 17:03
Jolyon Palmer of Renault in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Jolyon Palmer plays down Renault 'pressure'
Jolyon Palmer is facing speculation in Russia that he is in danger of being replaced at Renault.
Apr 28, 16:58
Sauber's Brazilian driver Felipe Nasr attends a press conference ahead of the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom circuit on April 28, 2016
Felipe Nasr to get new chassis in Russia
Felipe Nasr will get the new chassis he has been craving for this weekend's Russian Grand Prix.
Apr 28, 16:49
Daniel Ricciardo sits in his Red Bull-TAG Heuer RB12 fitted with the aeroscreen during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Nico Hulkenberg prefers Red Bull 'aeroscreen'
Nico Hulkenberg says that he finds Red Bull's 'aeroscreen' a more "elegant" solution than 'halo'.
Apr 28, 16:40
Daniil Kvyat of Russia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing looks on in the garage during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on September 25, 2015
Daniil Kvyat calls Toro Rosso rumours "strange"
Daniil Kvyat has responded to "strange" rumours that he might need to take a step back to Red Bull's junior team Toro Rosso next year.
Apr 28, 11:54
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Felipe Massa wants 'windbags' to stay united
Felipe Massa urges the drivers to stay "united" amid the push to improve F1.
Apr 28, 11:21
A general view of the circuit during Previews ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 4, 2014
Monza takes another step towards new Formula 1 deal
Monza may have taken another decisive step towards a new F1 contract, according to multiple media reports in Italy.
Apr 28, 11:12