Formula 1 News

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone at Monza, Italy on September 8, 2013
Bernie Ecclestone: 'I have been deposed as Formula 1 boss'
Bernie Ecclestone is quoted by German magazine Auto, Motor and Sport as confirming that his reign as the boss of Formula 1 is over after being "deposed".
21:33
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
Nico Rosberg: 'Life more than driving in circles'
Almost two months after stunning the F1 world, Nico Rosberg says that he has no regrets about sensationally quitting the sport as world champion.
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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 won't hand back retirement Formula 1 car
Felipe Massa says that he will not have to hand back the F1 car gifted to him by Williams for his retirement.
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Max Verstappen poses for a photo on January 2, 2017
Max Verstappen not eyeing youngest Formula 1 champion record
Max Verstappen says that he has no interest in becoming Formula 1's youngest ever champion.
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Pascal Wehrlein of Germany and Manor poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Doctors sideline Pascal Wehrlein after rollover crash
One month before winter testing begins, Pascal Wehrlein is sidelined by doctors following a crash at the annual Race of Champions event.
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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
Liberty hints Ferrari to lose $100m bonus
F1's new owner Liberty Media indicates that it is serious about taking away the £80m million bonus received by Ferrari each year.
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Max Verstappen poses for a photo on January 2, 2017
Father: 'Exhausted Max Verstappen training hard for 2017'
Jos Verstappen says that his son Max is training harder than ever for 2017.
Jan 21, 15:26
The safety car leads the field following a re-start during the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit on July 6, 2014
Silverstone denies British Grand Prix axe decision made
Silverstone rejects reports that it has already decided to drop the British Grand Prix after 2019.
Jan 21, 15:19
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: 'Haas easier than McLaren, Renault'
Kevin Magnussen says that he is already enjoying life at his new F1 home Haas.
Jan 20, 08:50
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 unsure Valtteri Bottas can beat Lewis Hamilton
Toto Wolff admits that it is possible Valtteri Bottas could be replaced at Mercedes by a bigger name for 2018.
Jan 20, 08:40
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: 'Mercedes seat may have destroyed Pascal Wehrlein'
Toto Wolff says that the retirement of Nico Rosberg was regarded as an "opportunity" for Mercedes rather than a problem.
Jan 20, 08:36
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Helmut Marko would have taken Pascal Wehrlein 'risk'
Dr Helmut Marko says that in Mercedes's place, Red Bull would have taken a punt on a young driver rather than sign up someone like Valtteri Bottas.
Jan 20, 08:32
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Valtteri Bottas takes sponsor to Mercedes
Valtteri Bottas is taking a personal sponsor with him from Williams to Mercedes.
Jan 20, 08:30
Kevin Magnussen of Finland and McLaren walks in the paddock following practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on April 19, 2013
Kevin Magnussen 'disappointed' with Renault criticism
Kevin Magnussen says that he was "disappointed" to hear about his former Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul's recent parting shot.
Jan 19, 08:32
Pascal Wehrlein of Germany and Manor poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Toto Wolff: 'Mercedes seat too early for Pascal Wehrlein'
Mercedes steered away from signing Pascal Wehrlein for 2017 because it would have been "too early" for the young German, according to Toto Wolff.
Jan 19, 08:28
The safety car leads the field following a re-start during the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit on July 6, 2014
Silverstone 'will drop' British Grand Prix
Bad news is still flowing out of Silverstone, the embattled current venue of the historic British Grand Prix.
Jan 19, 08:22
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Lance Stroll happy Felipe Massa replacing Valtteri Bottas
2017 rookie Lance Stroll says he is happy that Felipe Massa will be his teammate this year.
Jan 19, 08:18
Valtteri Bottas of Williams during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Marc Surer unsure Valtteri Bottas can challenge Lewis Hamilton
Former F1 driver Marc Surer hopes Valtteri Bottas is up to the task of taking on triple world champion Lewis Hamilton in 2017.
Jan 19, 08:15
Mclaren F1 Jenson Button barcelona test feb 2016
McLaren hint at 2017 livery change
McLaren executive Zak Brown confirms reports the British team might be set for a livery change in 2017.
Jan 19, 08:12
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 to exit as FIA approves Formula 1 buyout
The final hurdle has been cleared as Liberty Media races towards completing its takeover of Formula 1.
Jan 19, 08:09
Heikki Kovalainen of Finland and Caterham arrives in the paddock before the final practice session prior to qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 24, 2013
Heikki Kovalainen made bid to replace Valtteri Bottas
Former F1 driver Heikki Kovalainen admits that he made a bid to replace the Mercedes-bound Valtteri Bottas at Williams for 2017.
Jan 18, 08:19
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
Liberty still seeking FIA green light
Only one hurdle remains as Formula 1's new owner Liberty Media looks to complete its buyout of the sport.
Jan 18, 08:14
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 'not afraid' of rookie Stoffel Vandoorne
Fernando Alonso says that he is "not worried" even though he has a rookie teammate for 2017.
Jan 18, 08:13
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 'tension' gone after Valtteri Bottas signing
Niki Lauda says that he feels relaxed now that Valtteri Bottas has been signed up for 2017.
Jan 18, 08:09
Nico Rosberg in action at the Spanish GP on May 14, 2016
Nico Rosberg "curious" to watch successor Valtteri Bottas
World champion Nico Rosberg says that he is looking forward to seeing a "great battle" between Mercedes' new driving duo in 2017.
Jan 18, 08:04
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 unsure McLaren can win in 2017
Stoffel Vandoorne is not sure that McLaren will be ready to win races in 2017.
Jan 17, 08:39
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
'Angry' Carlos Sainz also 'patient' for future
Carlos Sainz admits that he is "angry" but also "patient", as his career stalls for now at Toro Rosso.
Jan 17, 08:32
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Valtteri Bottas confirmed as Lewis Hamilton's new Mercedes teammate
Valtteri Bottas is named as Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes teammate for 2017, the 27-year-old Finn joining the world champions from Williams.
Jan 16, 14:46
Pascal Wehrlein of Germany and Manor poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Report: Pascal Wehrlein 'delighted' to join Sauber
Pascal Wehrlein reportedly admits that he is heading to Sauber for 2017.
Jan 16, 08:49
McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier looks on in the paddock during day one of Formula One testing at Yas Marina Circuit on November 25, 2014
Eric Boullier targets top four for McLaren
McLaren are not setting their targets too high for 2017, according to Eric Boullier.
Jan 16, 08:45
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: 'Nico Rosberg may regret retirement decision'
Gerhard Berger says that he does not relate to Nico Rosberg's decision to quit F1 at the age of 31.
Jan 16, 08:41
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 doubts Red Bull can win title
Bernie Ecclestone doubts that Mercedes can be beaten in 2017.
Jan 16, 08:39
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
Red Bull, Haas cars pass crash tests
Two more F1 teams are on track for pre-season testing late next month.
Jan 16, 08:34
Valtteri Bottas of Williams during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Mercedes close to landing Valtteri Bottas from Williams
Williams will allow Valtteri Bottas to jump ship and join Mercedes, bringing an end to the Silver Arrows' search for Nico Rosberg's replacement.
Jan 15, 20:58
Stirling Moss attends the Mark Webber book launch at the Ham Yard Hotel on September 9, 2015
Stirling Moss recovering from 'serious chest infection'
Motorsport legend Stirling Moss - one of the greatest F1 drivers to never win the world title - is recovering from a serious chest infection in hospital.
Jan 14, 22:13
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 would have picked Pascal Wehrlein over Valtteri Bottas
F1 legend Gerhard Berger says that if he were in charge at Mercedes, he would have signed Pascal Wehrlein for 2017.
Jan 14, 13:01
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
Manor deadline extended by another week
Better news is now emerging from Banbury, the UK headquarters of the embattled F1 backmarker Manor.
Jan 14, 12:55
Mick Schumacher, son of former F1 champion Michael Schumacher, celebrates after winning the trophy for the best rookie after the first race of the ADAC Formula Four championship in Oschersleben, Germany, on April 25, 2015
Ferrari open door for Mick Schumacher
Ferrari swing open the door for Mick Schumacher.
Jan 14, 12:53
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
One week rescue deadline set for Manor
Manor has just a single week to avoid collapse, according to sources close to the embattled F1 backmarker.
Jan 13, 08:21
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
Haas shrug off Renault's Kevin Magnussen attack
Team boss Gunther Steiner dismisses a stinging attack on Kevin Magnussen, who is Haas's new recruit for 2017.
Jan 13, 08:15