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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 to vote on F1 buyout in January
F1's acquisition by Liberty Media will speed ahead early next year.
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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 backs Pascal Wehrlein for 2017 seat
New world champion Nico Rosberg backs countryman Pascal Wehrlein's suitability to replace him at Mercedes.
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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 defends decision after Niki Lauda criticism
Nico Rosberg hits back at his former boss Niki Lauda, following criticism of his sudden decision to quit Mercedes and Formula 1.
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Pascal Wehrlein arrives in the paddock before final practice for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 19, 2015
Mercedes's Aldo Costa backs Pascal Wehrlein to replace Nico Rosberg
Mercedes's engineering chief Aldo Costa names in-house junior Pascal Wehrlein as a good candidate to replace retiring world champion Nico Rosberg.
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Nico Rosberg in action at the Spanish GP on May 14, 2016
Toto Wolff: 'Rational Niki Lauda can't relate to Nico Rosberg call'
Toto Wolff excuses his fellow Mercedes team chief Niki Lauda for initially reacting angrily to Nico Rosberg's shock decision to retire.
Dec 7, 08:30
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 prepared to wait for Sauber cockpit
Felipe Nasr indicates that he has the patience to wait for clarity regarding his future in F1.
Dec 7, 08:26
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 not ready to drop Lewis Hamilton tactics issue yet
Mercedes are yet to close the chapter on Lewis Hamilton's controversial driving in the closing stages of the Abu Dhabi title finale.
Dec 7, 08:24
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 can imagine Nico Rosberg comeback
The newly-retired Nico Rosberg could decide to return to Formula 1 in the future, according to Gerhard Berger.
Dec 7, 08:20
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
Minister learned of France GP deal on TV
Sports minister Thierry Braillard says that he learned about the return of the French Grand Prix via the media.
Dec 6, 09:30
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 not involved with Nico Rosberg story'
Maurizio Arrivabene counts Ferrari out of Mercedes's last-minute scramble to replace the newly-retired world champion Nico Rosberg.
Dec 6, 09:18
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
Pascal Wehrlein on pole for Mercedes seat
Pascal Wehrlein appears to be in pole position to step up and become Lewis Hamilton's new teammate at Mercedes for 2017.
Dec 6, 09:02
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 29, 2016
Mercedes move on after Lewis Hamilton tactics controversy
Mercedes say that they have "drawn a line" under Lewis Hamilton's controversial driving in the Abu Dhabi finale.
Dec 5, 09:14
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 to stay involved with Formula 1
Nico Rosberg says that he wants to remain connected to F1 following his shock decision to quit Mercedes and retire.
Dec 5, 09:06
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 not ruling out Mercedes seat
Even newly-retired drivers are being linked with Nico Rosberg's surprisingly vacant Mercedes seat for 2017.
Dec 5, 09:02
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
Mercedes 'not ruling out' Fernando Alonso for 2017 seat
Fernando Alonso and Mercedes play down rumours linking the Spanish driver with Nico Rosberg's newly-vacant 2017 seat.
Dec 5, 08:59
Pascal Wehrlein arrives in the paddock before final practice for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 19, 2015
Pascal Wehrlein 'ready' for Nico Rosberg seat
Pascal Wehrlein declares himself "ready" to step up and become Lewis Hamilton's new Mercedes teammate.
Dec 5, 08:53
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 criticises Nico Rosberg over shock decision
Niki Lauda hits out at Nico Rosberg's decision to quit Mercedes just days after winning the world championship.
Dec 5, 08:47
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 plays down Mercedes move rumour
Sebastian Vettel responds to the seismic Nico Rosberg retirement story simply by referring to his Ferrari contract.
Dec 5, 08:43
 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman Sergio Marchionne in the Ferrari headquarters in Maranello on September 10, 2014
Sergio Marchionne: 'Ferrari could lose drivers after 2017'
Sergio Marchionne admits that Ferrari are at risk of losing their champion drivers after 2017.
Dec 5, 08:39
 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman Sergio Marchionne in the Ferrari headquarters in Maranello on September 10, 2014
Sergio Marchionne: 'Red Bull left us behind'
Sergio Marchionne says that Ferrari's biggest problem in 2016 was falling behind the development curve.
Dec 5, 08:34
Lewis Hamilton celebrates being on pole for the Spanish GP on May 14, 2016
Lewis Hamilton 'let off hook by Mercedes following Nico Rosberg retirement'
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton will reportedly be let off the hook for his decision to ignore technical chief Paddy Lowe's calls to speed during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Dec 3, 21:58
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
Lewis Hamilton: 'Nico Rosberg retirement doesn't surprise me'
Lewis Hamilton says that he was not left surprised by the shock retirement of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.
Dec 2, 16:28
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 to begin hunt for Nico Rosberg replacement on Monday
Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says that he will begin searching for Nico Rosberg's replacement on Monday.
Dec 2, 14:20
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 will 'never' consider Formula 1 return following shock retirement
Nico Rosberg says that he will never consider returning to Formula 1 after announcing his shock retirement just five days after being crowned world champion.
Dec 2, 13:57
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP celebrates in parc ferme after winning the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco on May 24, 2015
World champion Nico Rosberg announces shock retirement from Formula 1
New world champion Nico Rosberg announces his retirement from Formula 1 just five days after winning the title.
Dec 2, 13:20
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
Nico Rosberg not commenting on Lewis Hamilton quit reports
New world champion Nico Rosberg declines to comment on the latest rumours surrounding his teammate Lewis Hamilton.
Dec 2, 08:03
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
France set for 2018 F1 calendar return?
After a decade's absence, France will reportedly return to the F1 calendar in 2018.
Dec 2, 08:00
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
F1 stewards vow to improve 'consistency'
F1 stewards are looking to speed up their deliberating and be more consistent in their decisions.
Dec 2, 07:58
Sauber F1 feb 2016
Sauber to be first with 2017 car
Sauber look set to be first out of the blocks with their 2017 car.
Dec 2, 07:56
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
Nico Rosberg unsure how far Lewis Hamilton tactics would go
Nico Rosberg admits that he was unsure if Lewis Hamilton would take his 'backing up' tactics in Abu Dhabi to the next level.
Dec 1, 09:17
Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn arrives at the Marina Bay Street circuit for the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix on September 18, 2014
Sauber want to sign second driver 'soon'
Monisha Kaltenborn says that Sauber would like to complete their 2017 driver lineup "as soon as possible".
Dec 1, 08:59
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
Niki Lauda: 'Champions don't connect with German people'
Niki Lauda links the demise of the German Grand Prix with how the public interacts with the country's champion drivers Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg.
Dec 1, 08:53
Nico Rosberg disintegrates after winning the Australian Grand Prix on March 20, 2016
Niki Lauda: 'Abu Dhabi showed Nico Rosberg the right champion'
Niki Lauda says that the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was proof in itself that Nico Rosberg deserves the 2016 world championship.
Dec 1, 08:21
General view during the German Formula One Grand Prix at Nurburgring on July 12, 2009
German Grand Prix dropped from Formula 1 calendar
The International Automobile Federation confirms that the German Grand Prix will not take place in 2017.
Nov 30, 20:03
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 in talks to be F1 television pundit
Felipe Massa reveals that he should still be a familiar face in the F1 paddock next year.
Nov 30, 08:59
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 admits not wanting to spoil title fight
Sebastian Vettel admits that he was careful in the closing laps of the Abu Dhabi finale to not ruin the battle for the 2016 world championship.
Nov 30, 08:56
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 looking forward to 'simple' Haas team
Kevin Magnussen admits that he is looking forward to the simplicity of the Haas team, after a year at the French works outfit Renault.
Nov 30, 08:51
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
F1 drivers back Lewis Hamilton amid controversy
F1 drivers past and present leap to the defence of Lewis Hamilton, as the controversy about his 'backing up' tactics in Abu Dhabi continues.
Nov 30, 08:44
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
'Unwell' Lewis Hamilton quits Abu Dhabi tyre test
Lewis Hamilton pulls out of the Pirelli tyre test in Abu Dhabi.
Nov 30, 08:35
A general view of the circuit before the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2015
Monza finally signs new GP contract
Monza and Bernie Ecclestone finally sign on the dotted line of their race contract extension.
Nov 30, 08:30