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Apr 16

F1′s four smallest teams have written a letter complaining about the state of the sport

Smallest teams write ‘explosive’ letter – report

2014-03-30 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Malaysia -Sergio Perez - Teams Germany’s Sport Bild revealed that the letter, initiated by Marussia and also signed by Caterham, Force India and Sauber, was addressed to the other seven teams as well as Bernie Ecclestone and FIA president Jean Todt. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Drivers threaten to strike over unpaid wages

F1 drivers are threatening to strike if their teams do not pay them.

2014-03-17 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Australia - 2014 drivers Germany’s Sport Bild reports that, in Bahrain recently, Kimi Raikkonen’s manager Steve Robertson was seen arguing in the paddock with Lotus team boss Federico Gastaldi. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Pain may be holding championship leader Nico Rosberg back this weekend in Bahrain

Rosberg nursing injured toe in Bahrain

2014-02-27_0006 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Nico Rosberg Although clearly ahead of the rest of the field, Mercedes’ German driver seemed a few tenths off teammate Lewis Hamilton’s pace in Friday practice. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Vettel rebuked by Todt in personal letter

“I stand by what I said — I am a fan of the old F1″

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel  (5) Sebastian Vettel was rebuked in writing by FIA president Jean Todt for calling the sound of the new turbo V6 engines “shit”. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Red Bull considering alternatives to Renault

Dr Helmut Marko has already issued an ultimatum to Renault

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Daniel Ricciardo (5) After struggling to get up to speed in F1′s new V6 era with Renault, Red Bull is beginning to think about alternatives. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Raikkonen to retire after Ferrari stint

Kimi Raikkonen thinks Ferrari will be his last team in formula one

2014-03-17 - Scuderia Ferrari - Australia - Kimi Raikkonen 00“I am glad to be here again and I am sure that I will not change again,” the Finn told Germany’s Sport Bild in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Fernando Alonso is working hard to “destroy” his new teammate Kimi Raikkonen

Alonso trying to ‘destroy’ Raikkonen – Villeneuve

Jacques Villeneuve - photo - DPPI  Frédéric Le Floch That is the view of F1′s outspoken 1997 title winner Jacques Villeneuve, who acknowledged that the predictions of outright war between the two world champions have not yet been proved right. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Rosberg likes taste of Vettel-esque dominance

“To know that I can keep going for poles and race wins is cool”

2014-03-17 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Australia - Nico Rosberg 04 Nico Rosberg on Wednesday vowed not to get ahead of himself, despite admitting he likes the taste of F1 dominance. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Vettel could exit amid Red Bull crisis – Marko

Red Bull needs to up its game or risk losing Sebastian Vettel.

2014-03-02 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel - 99001 That is the admission of the team’s always-blunt Dr Helmut Marko, as quadruple reigning world champion Vettel prepares to either retire or finish outside the points as the 2014 season kicks off this weekend in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Ecclestone now tips Hamilton for title

Bernie Ecclestone has changed his mind.

2014-02-28_0003 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Lewis HamiltonA month ago, the F1 chief executive said that with Mercedes clearly “best prepared” for the all-new 2014 rules, his tip was “(Nico) Rosberg winning the title”. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Rumours of Red Bull split for Renault, Vettel

It is said Honda is the logical choice for Red Bul

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (10) Inevitably, as the scale of Red Bull’s early season crisis becomes ever clearer, rumours of possible splits are now beginning to emerge. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Red Bull looks to ‘survive’ Melbourne

“We have to somehow survive Melbourne”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (25) Crisis-struck Red Bull is hoping to merely “survive” the looming first race of the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Vettel denies Nurburgring buyout bid

The current bidding process will reportedly conclude at the end of March

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (10) Sebastian Vettel’s manager has denied the reigning world champion is involved in a possible buyout of the Nurburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Rosberg turns down fiancee’s ice-cream

“I’m really proud of her” – Rosberg

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg 02 Nico Rosberg’s fiancee Vivian has opened her own ice-cream parlour in their favourite holiday destination of Ibiza. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Red Bull to lose title sponsor Infiniti – report

Red Bull could be set to lose its major title sponsor Infiniti.

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (5) Just as the world champion team is faltering on the pre-season test circuits, Germany’s Sport Bild reports that the luxury Nissan brand Infiniti does not intend to renew its Red Bull deal beyond 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Berger ‘not surprised’ by Mercedes’ fast start

However, Berger sees a glimmer of hope for Red Bull

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Lewis Hamilton 13 Gerhard Berger, who is famously close to Red Bull’s inner circle, has admitted Mercedes is heading into the 2014 season as the favourite. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Red Bull and Renault have denied rumours the reigning world champions could split

Red Bull, Renault deny F1 split rumours

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (21) Together, after Sebastian Vettel won the last nine grands prix of 2013, Red Bull and Renault are now embroiled in a technical crisis after the new V6 ‘power unit’ struggled to merely run in the rear of Adrian Newey’s RB10. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Renault plays down early season crisis

Renault on Friday played down the seriousness of its early season engine crisis.

2013-06-21 - Renault Sport F1 - Energy F1-2014 (8) After Renault-powered teams struggled for laps at the Jerez test recently, former F1 team boss Gian Carlo Minardi this week repeated rumours world champions Red Bull may be looking for a new supplier of turbo V6 engines. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

F1 drivers surprised by V6 torque

For the drivers, however, the major talking point is ‘torque’.

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (17) For those trackside, the biggest obvious change since the end of the 2013 season has been F1′s new, milder engine note. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

FIA delays nose dispute until 2015

“The FIA intends to clarify the rules for 2015″

2014-01-30 - Williams F1 Team - FW36 - Valtteri Bottas (5) The unseemly nose designs up and down the 2014 pitlane have been declared legal by the FIA. Read the rest of this entry »

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