F1

'Ambitious' Alonso to replace Vettel at Aston Martin

Veteran Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso said he "intends to win again" after Aston Martin announced Monday that he would be joining the team on a multi-year contract from 2023.

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

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.

February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017

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.

November 27, 2016
November 27, 2016

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.

October 6, 2016
October 6, 2016

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.

September 30, 2016
September 30, 2016

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.

September 19, 2016
September 19, 2016

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.

September 18, 2016
September 18, 2016

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.

September 8, 2016
September 8, 2016

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.

September 1, 2016
September 1, 2016

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.

August 1, 2016
August 1, 2016

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.