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Caterham F1 team insist they are not in financial trouble and will complete the Formula One season without problems, despite the announcement from High Court Officers on an impeding sale of Caterham F1 equipment.
Honda has revealed the first image of its prototype V6 turbocharged Formula One engine, set to mark the return of the manufacturer as sole supplier to McLaren.
The Mercedes F1 team and Hugo Boss have announced an extended partnership from 2015 onwards, including team wear and car branding on the 2015 Silver Arrows.
Max Verstappen, the 17-year old youngster set to become a race driver for Scuderia Toro Rosso in 2015 will make his Formula One debut at the upcoming Japanese Grand Prix, where he will complete in FP1.
As Ferrari continue to struggle to lift its car’s competitiveness, rumours about tension between the team’s leading driver Fernando Alonso and the Scuderia are persistent. The team confirmed to F1technical that the car is the highest priority.
Brabham, a widely known name in motorsport and especially Formula One is set to return to motorsport by setting up a project funded by fans to launch its 2015 Le Mans challenge.
As more and more Formula One teams appear to run out of money towards the end of the season, Marussia team principal Graeme Lowdon has denied Marussia is in imminent trouble.
Endurance racer Andre Lotterer has said Formula One in its current set of regulations is no longer the pinnacle of motor sport and is much less interesting than what they're driving in the WEC.
Fast, intelligent, determined and the latest race winner in the 2.0 class of World Series by Renault. His name is Jack Aitken, the man on the move who has just established himself as a front runner in the last two rounds in the support series of WSR.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso finished just off the podium in fourth place after a great battle with the two Red Bull drivers, while his Scuderia Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen finished eighth, losing two places on the last two laps having to deal with seriously worn out tyres.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton took an impressive victory in the 2014 Singapore Grand Prix this evening, while Nico Rosberg was forced to retire in a tense race at the spectacular Marina Bay Street Circuit.
Williams' Felipe Massa finished fifth and Valtteri Bottas eleventh in an eventful Singapore Grand Prix. Despite the late-race struggle, the team managed to maintain third place in the Constructors' Championship.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner showed himself extremely pleased with the outcome of the Singapore Grand Prix where both his drivers managed to make it onto the podium.
Lotus' Pastor Maldonado finished twelfth with Romain Grosjean directly behind him in thirteenth after an eventful Singapore Grand Prix on the Marina Bay Street Circuit. The race – which featured a safety car period – ended due to the time limit being reached rather than completing the allotted number of laps.
Lotus' Pastor Maldonado finished twelfth with Romain Grosjean directly behind him in thirteenth after an eventful Singapore Grand Prix on the Marina Bay Street Circuit. The race – which featured a safety car period – ended due to the time limit being reached rather than completing the allotted number of laps.
Sahara Force India scored 8 points in Singapore with Sergio Perez racing to seventh and Nico Hulkenberg finishing in ninth place. The team now sits fifth in the championship with 117 points.
Toro Rosso's Jean-Eric Vergne fought his way through the field to finish in 6th place at today's Singapore Grand Prix, despite two 5 second stop and go penalties. Team mate Daniil Kvyat endured a difficult time and finished 14th.
The Singapore Grand Prix ended in a huge disappointment for the Sauber F1 Team. Neither of the drivers finished the race. Esteban Gutiérrez had to retire on lap 18 due to an electrical problem with the power unit, while Adrian Sutil’s car had a water leak which forced the team to retire him on lap 41 so not to risk an engine failure.
The 2014 Singapore Grand Prix turned out to be disappointing for McLaren, bringing home just a single point. Part of that was due to a power box failure on Jenson Button's car after he looked set for a solid points finish.
Caterham's team pricnipal Manfredi Ravetto hailed a very positive weekend for his team at Singapore after Marcus Ericsson's 15th place finish. He forgot to mention though that Kamui Kobayashi failed to make it to the start with a power unit issue.
Lewis Hamilton won the Singapore Grand Prix today, dominating the entire race after Nico Rosberg suffered car problems and had to retire early on. Sebastian Vettel finished second, closely ahead of Daniel Ricciardo and Fernando Alonso.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso fifth and Kimi Raikkonen seventh sounds like the norm this season, but it hides the fact this afternoon’s qualifying was exciting for everyone and one with several positives for Scuderia Ferrari.
Williams' Felipe Massa qualified sixth and Valtteri Bottas eighth for tomorrow’s Singapore Grand Prix. The team have been working overnight to improve the performance of the Williams Mercedes FW36 and the gap in pace has been closed relative to our closest Championship rivals.
Mercedes AMG secured a close front row lockout for tomorrow's Singapore Grand Prix, as Lewis Hamilton took pole by just seven thousandths of a second from team-mate Nico Rosberg.
Lotus F1 Team endured a frustrating qualifying session at the Marina Bay Street Circuit with Pastor Maldonado qualifying in eighteenth and Romain Grosjean sixteenth for tomorrow’s Singapore Grand Prix. Both drivers’ efforts were hampered by power delivery issues during the course of their qualifying laps.
Qualifying at the Marina Bay circuit saw Sahara Force India drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez qualify in P13 and P15 respectively for tomorrow’s Singapore Grand Prix.
McLaren will start in P9 (Kevin Magnussen) and P11 (Jenson Button) for tomorrow’s Singapore Grand Prix. As the drivers did reasonably well, the result still shows the car's lack of pace.
Even though Sebatian Vettel proved a little unhappy with his qualifying lap, the team was generally pleased with the second row lock out after today's qualifying.
In qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix the Sauber F1 Team’s drivers were 14th (Esteban Gutiérrez) and 17th (Adrian Sutil). The Mexican was able to run in qualifying without any issues, but the German was missing quite a lot of top speed on the straights as shown by the data.
Toro Rosso attempted to get both its cars into Q3 today in Singapore, but only half of that plan worked out. Jean-Eric Vergne though took responsibility for it, admitting an error cost him a place in the top 10.
The very close and hard fought qualifying session for the Singapore Grand Prix has ended with Lewis Hamilton taking pole, topping his teammate Nico Rosberg by just 0.007 seconds. Daniel Ricciardo qualified 3rd, ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso.
Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time during the second free practice session at Singapore, narrowly edging out Fernando Alonso who earler today went fastest in the first session. Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo was third fastest around the street circuit.
Fernando Alonso was the fastest man on track during the first practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix. The Spaniard topped the Mercedes duo, headed by Lewis Hamilton.
The FIA has revised its restrictions on radio and pit board messages from the team to the driver following a meeting with team principals ahead of the Singaporean Grand Prix weekend.
The Singapore Grand Prix will be the first with a limit on team radio communications, and that change got drivers talking. Some though are more worried than others.
Having left Europe, Formula 1 returns to Asia this weekend for the sport’s only night race: the Singapore Grand Prix. Held on a tortuous street circuit in the heart of the city-state, the race is undoubtedly a highlight of the season.
The works Mercedes F1 team has signed 19-year old German Pascal Wehrlein to the position of reserve driver following a test run in a Mercedes Formula One car at Portimao, Portugal on 11 September.
Fast car, famous drivers, extraordinary places, innovation and revolution: this is the brand-new series on the horizon. Formula E welcomes you into its spectacular world. The new series will be launched this weekend when Beijing hosts the first ever race for fully-electric racing cars.
After suffering a series of bad luck, Lewis Hamilton flew to victory in Monza and closed in on his team-mate Nico Rosberg in the standings. The Briton cannot wait to get back into his field-leading Mercedes at the spectacular street circuit of Singapore.
Ferrari employees gathered together at Maranello as the Chairman of Ferrari, Luca di Montezemolo gave farewell speech which was marked by intense emotions and strong feelings.
The FIA is set to limit team radio communication with immediate effect in an attempt to electrify racing and reduce the influence a team has on their drivers while on track.
At last weekend’s Italian Grand Prix in Monza, Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo – the winner of three grands prix this year – reached 362.1 kph (while slipstreaming) on the main straight: the highest top speed that will be clocked in 2014.
After trying a Formula 1 car for the first time a few weeks back during a promotional Show Run in Rotterdam, Max Verstappen had his first proper test at the wheel of a Formula 1 car today.
Ferrari chairman Luca Di Montezemolo has announced his departure from Ferrari despite having firmly denied rumours about that during last weekend's Italian Grand Prix.
Acting team principal at Lotus, Gerard Lopez has admitted that the team will continue to struggle until the end of the 2014 season, saying that a problem with the current E22 chassis will not be resolved.
Scuderia Ferrari did not enjoy their best of races on home ground with Kimi Raikkonen taking just 2 points for the Italian team. Fernando Alonso suffered an ERS failure that forced his first retirement of the season.
Felipe Massa achieved his first podium for Williams as Valtteri Bottas finished in fourth position in today’s Italian Grand Prix. Massa kept third place he held from turn 1 while Bottas fought back to 4th after a problematic start.
Lewis Hamilton won the 2014 Italian Grand Prix with Nico Rosberg second, achieving the team's seventh 1-2 finish. Nico took the lead on lap one and held it before a mistake into turn one allowed Lewis to regain the lead on lap 29.
The Italian Grand Prix on the highspeed track in Monza became, as expected, a difficult race for the Sauber F1 Team. Adrian Sutil finished the 13th round of the FIA Formula One World Championship in 15th.
Sahara Force India scored six points in Monza as Sergio Perez battled hard to finish in seventh place at the Italian Grand Prix. Nico Hulkenberg finished the race in P12.