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  • Force India sanctioned over driver numbers

    Force India collected one of Formula One's stranger sanctions on Sunday when they were given a suspended 25,000-euro ($27,317.50) fine for a breach of the rules concerning driver numbers on their cars.

  • Sepang chief urges F1 bosses to 'put ego aside'

    Sepang boss Razlan Razali has urged Formula One's new owners to "put their ego aside" and learn from the "two wheels" of Moto GP if they are to revive their sport.

  • Last year's crash the least of Alonso's worries

    Fernando Alonso felt lucky to be alive after emerging unscathed from a spectacular crash during last season's Australian Grand Prix but the twice Formula One world champion will give it no thought on his return to Albert Park this year.

  • Hamilton looks for fast start to new F1 season

    Lewis Hamilton will look to put his stamp on the new Formula One season at this week's Australian Grand Prix, as he seeks to regain the world title following the shock retirement of reigning champion Nico Rosberg.

  • All change as new owners steer F1 into fast lane

    Formula One ventures into the unknown zone of a long-awaited revamped and high-speed era under new American ownership this weekend when the engines roar into life at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

  • Alonso hints at McLaren exit after nightmare test

    Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso ruled out retiring until he is handed a competitive car as his beleaguered McLaren-Honda suffered more reliability problems to end pre-season testing.

  • Golden oldie Massa fastest in second test

    Williams ace Felipe Massa upstaged former world champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel on the first day of Formula One's second pre-season test in Barcelona on Tuesday.

  • Raikkonen makes splash as Hamilton sits tight

    Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen posted the fastest time on a track artificially soaked to test wet conditions as Lewis Hamilton's first week of testing fizzled to a premature end on Thursday.

  • Hamilton's 'beast' pips Vettel in first-day testing

    Lewis Hamilton fired a warning to his title rivals on Monday pipping Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel on the opening day of pre-season testing in Barcelona in his "beast" of a Mercedes.

  • Rosberg, Hamilton primed for desert duel

    Nico Rosberg starts Sunday's season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with the Formula One world title he covets so keenly tantalisingly within his grasp.

  • Malaysia frees Australia's 'Budgie Nine' after F1 stunt

    Nine Australian men who provoked anger in Malaysia by donning skimpy swimwear bearing the Muslim country's national flag at a Formula 1 race are released without charge.

  • Rosberg quickest in fiery practice

    World championship leader Nico Rosberg strikes the first blow of the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend with the fastest lap in free practice on Friday, almost half-a-second quicker than Lewis Hamilton.

  • Schumacher's lawyer reveals the racing driver cannot stand

    German retired racing driver and seven-time Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher is unable to stand even with the assistance of therapists, let alone walk claims his lawyer Felix Damm.

  • Rosberg's Singapore chance to overhaul Hamilton

    Nico Rosberg is going for a hat-trick of wins in Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix that would catapult him back to the top of the world championship standings.

  • Liberty agrees $8 billion F1 takeover

    Formula One enters a new era as US billionaire John Malone's Liberty Media agrees a takeover that values the motorsport at $8 billion.

  • Hamilton targets more Italian GP glory

    Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton heads to this weekend's Italian Grand Prix knowing that a hat-trick of successive wins at Monza will put him in charge of the title race after one of the most rollercoaster seasons of his career.

  • F1 boss’s mother-in-law freed

    Brazilian law enforcement agents storm a hideout near Sao Paulo on Sunday and free the kidnapped mother-in-law of Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

  • Rosberg takes pole at Germany

    Nico Rosberg sets a scorching pace under pressure on Saturday to seize pole position, ahead of Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton, in qualifying for his home German Formula One Grand Prix.

  • F1 boss’s mother-in-law kidnapped in Brazil

    The mother-in-law of Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has been kidnapped in Sao Paulo and criminals are demanding 120 million reais ($36.5 million) in ransom, according to reports in a leading Brazilian news magazine.

  • Rosberg signs new contract with Mercedes

    Nico Rosberg has signed a new contract with Mercedes and will continue to partner triple world champion Lewis Hamilton for the next two years.

  • Uphill, sweaty battle for Lewis at Hungary

    Lewis Hamilton faces a demanding and sweaty battle with his championship-leading Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg and a potentially-rampant Red Bull team as he seeks a decisive victory at this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix.

  • ‘The booing needs to stop’

    Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has urged fans to be more sporting after boos were heard for the second race in a row at Silverstone on Sunday.

  • ‘Women cannot drive a F1 car quickly’

    Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says female drivers would "not physically be able to drive a F1 car quickly".

  • Lewis Hamilton on pole position at Monza

    Lewis Hamilton eased to his 11th pole position in 12 races this year as he dominated qualifying at the Italian Grand Prix in his Mercedes.

  • IndyCar driver Wilson dies after crash

    British driver Justin Wilson has died after being struck by flying debris and suffering a serious head injury in Sunday's Pocono IndyCar 500 race.

  • Watch an F1 car fly past in regular slow traffic

    Watch an F1 car fly past in regular slow traffic

  • F1 safety and the demise of Jules Bianchi

    Formula 1, considered by many to be one of the most extreme of sports devised. Here's the timeline of all the safety milestones.

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