F1

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.

July 31, 2016
July 31, 2016

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.

July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016

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.

July 22, 2016
July 22, 2016

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.