Apr 19

Nico Rosberg is sure Red Bull is playing down its title chances for “tactical” reasons

‘Tactical’ rivals playing down chase – Rosberg

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg 11Although Mercedes’ chasers Red Bull and Ferrari appear closer to the pace in Shanghai, world champion Sebastian Vettel on Friday said he was driving behind a W05 in Shanghai and “it looked as though they could do whatever they liked”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Engine makers get to work on louder F1

“So they can maybe do something there to make it sound a lot better.”

2013-03-28 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Mercedes-Benz engineF1′s engine manufacturers will focus their attention on the exhaust pipe as they work on spicing up the sound of the turbo V6 engines. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Hamilton claims he ‘blew Rosberg away’

“I have no idea why Nico could not drive at Lewis’ level.” – Niki Lauda

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Nico Rosberg - Lewis Hamilton 01 Lewis Hamilton has ramped up his rivalry with teammate Nico Rosberg by claiming he “blew him away” at Sepang on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Mercedes wins but Red Bull crisis ending

“What a car you have given me” – Rosberg

2014-03-01_0013 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Nico RosbergReigning world champion Sebastian Vettel, and Melbourne pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton, failed to finish Sunday’s 2014 season opener. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

The Mercedes drivers’ charge for victory in Melbourne will be unfettered by ‘team orders’

No team orders despite Mercedes dominance

2014-03-01_0017 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Nico Rosberg 16 years ago, McLaren enraged the spectators at Albert Park, having arrived for the 1998 season opener with its totally dominant car. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Di Resta yet to secure Mercedes F1 role

“My desire is to be involved in formula one in some way, shape or form”

2013-06-05-0185 Now mere hours before the engines are fired up in Melbourne, Paul di Resta still has not secured a new F1 role for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

If Williams is a force in 2014, almost the entire paddock will celebrate the return of an F1 great.

Paddock to celebrate ‘popular’ Williams revival

2014-03-06 - Williams F1 Team - Martini livery 06 The newly Mercedes-powered team, having once dominated the sport but not won a title since 1997, has looked a dark horse contender for 2014 during pre-season testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Wolff would quit F1 to start family

Susie Wolff has revealed that if she ever has children, she will quit motor racing

Susie Wolff The wife of Mercedes boss Toto, 31-year-old Briton Wolff has stepped up her role with the Williams team this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Di Resta needs 2014 role for F1 return – Coulthard

“We’ll see how it goes, but at the moment there is nothing.”

2013-06-09_0067 Paul di Resta’s hopes of returning to formula one depend on him securing a key role in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Ricciardo to make own way at Red Bull – Vettel

Vettel has made clear he will not be actively helping Ricciardo

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo (2) Daniel Ricciardo will have to make his own way at Red Bull, champion teammate Sebastian Vettel has declared. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 31

World waiting for next Schumacher news on Tuesday

“The family is not doing very well, obviously”

Schumacher - di Montezemolo - photo Getty Images More information about Michael Schumacher’s fight for life after his skiing accident will be forthcoming on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 26

Tickets sale for Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix starts on March 4, 2014

Formula Sochi announces the date of Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix ticket sales launch.

Sochi - Panorama of the Olympic Park and Formula 1 autodrome Dec 2013 Tickets will be available from the 4th of March 2014 – exactly 222 before the main race. Promoter’s website, which will be launched in February, is planned to become the main platform of the tickets sale. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

McLaren not in Williams-style slide – Button

Button defended the Woking based team’s optimism

Sergio Perez - Jenson Button - photo Getty ImagesJenson Button has played down fears McLaren could be set to enter a Williams-like slide into the bottom half of the formula one grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Button says teams should sign ‘intelligent’ Perez

“He is a complete package”

2013-11-17 -Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Jenson Button 00Jenson Button has given his departing McLaren teammate Sergio Perez a strong recommendation as the Mexican seeks a new seat for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Ferrari says Raikkonen injury ‘no problem’

“With the specific situation of Kimi there will be no problem at all”

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 01Ferrari insists it was aware of the extent of Kimi Raikkonen’s back problems when the Finn was signed up for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Susie Wolff to team up with David Coulthard at ROC 2013

Wolff spent seven years racing in Germany’s DTM touring car series

Susie Wolff - David CoulthardSusie Wolff will become the first female driver ever to compete at the Race Of Champions at this year’s event in Bangkok on December 14-15 Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

FIA ‘crazy’ to penalise Vettel donuts – Hamilton

“Are you serious?  That’s crazy!”

Sebastian Vettel - quadruple champion du monde F1Lewis Hamilton was surprised when he heard that, after winning a fourth title in India last Sunday, Sebastian Vettel was penalised. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Red Bull wanted to sign Alonso for 2008 – report

Fernando Alonso turned down an offer to move to Red Bull for the 2008 season.

ZK5Y9073That is the claim of Spain’s El Mundo Deportivo newspaper, reporting that the Spaniard was the energy drink-owned team’s “first choice” before he decided instead to return to Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

F1 trio back Ferrari’s ‘fire and ice’ 2014 lineup

“They will leave their battles on the track — as it should be”

2012-03-18 - Australian Grand Prix 2012 Sunday #3 318Alain Prost, David Coulthard and even Bernie Ecclestone have played down suggestions Ferrari’s 2014 driver lineup will blow up in the Italian giant’s face. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

Furious Webber slams ‘comical’ taxi-ride penalty

“Great moment, and fans loved it” - Webber

Fernando Alonso - Mark Webber - photo Getty ImagesMark Webber and Fernando Alonso have slammed and ridiculed the ten-place grid penalty the Australian will have to serve next weekend in Korea. Read the rest of this entry »

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