There have been lots of rumours about Audi and Formula 1 in recent times, despite the fact that the stories are always denied and that the whisper is that the company will not enter F1 as long as Bernie Ecclestone is involved in the sport. No-one seems to know why there is an antipathy between […]
Sergio Perez believes new Toro Rosso Formula 1 recruit Max Verstappen must trust his talent and not worry about media perceptions of his youth.
Jenson Button says it will “mean a lot” to him to have Fernando Alonso as his team-mate next season
Alexander Rossi says Suzuka remains at the forefront of his mind in the wake of Jules Bianchi s life-threatening accident
Counting down the top ten F1 drivers from the 2014 season as voted for by Crash.net readers…
Daniel Ricciardo says he is ready to lead the Red Bull Formula 1 team next year following Sebastian Vettel’s departure to Ferrari.
Ever irreverent, Bernie Ecclestone’s Christmas card, sent out this week, pokes fun at his court appearance in Munich this year. But the German state bank at the heart of the bribery case, now closed, against the 84 year old has sought to have the last laugh. Bayern LB, the Bavarian state bank, is issuing proceedings […]
Ferrari has confirmed it has appointed Jean-Eric Vergne as one of its test drivers, while Pedro de la Rosa has been dropped
Ron Dennis admitted he wants the revived McLaren-Honda partnership to dominate F1 like the team did during the record-breaking 1988 season…
Eric Boullier admitted that he expects Fernando Alonso to challenge the team “every day” as McLaren look to get back to winning ways…
According to Red Bull boss Christian Horner, the pace of Daniel Ricciardo was “probably a factor” in Sebastian Vettel’s decision to leave the Milton Keynes outfit at the end of the season…
GP+ has been following the Formula 1 season up from start to finish. We have been at all the races and the 21st edition of the year is our round-up of the action. Who did we think were the best drivers of the year – we rate them all
Jean Eric Vergne is still gainfully employed in Formula One following his addition to the Ferrari test driver roster. The 24-year-old Frenchman joins the Maranello squad on the back of his ousting as a race driver at Toro Rosso after three seasons and he joins a Ferrari back room driving strength recently boosted by the […]
Spain’s Prosecutor’s Office has begun an investigation into alleged corruption and embezzlement in the awarding of contracts relating to the 2012 Formula 1 race in Valencia. The writ names Francisco Camps, a former president of the Valencia region, Dolores Johnson, a tourism official, and Jorge Martinez, a shareholder in Valmor Sports, the company that acted […]
Ferrari has announced that Jean-Eric Vergne will join the team next season as a test driver, to work on car development in the simulator. He will join race drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen, third driver Esteban Gutiérrez, plus the regular test drivers Marc Genè and Davide Rigon.
Jean-Eric Vergne has joined Ferrari to work on car development in the team’s simulator. He replaces Pedro de la Rosa, who is leaving the team at the end of the month.
Jean-Eric Vergne will join Ferrari’s Formula 1 test roster for 2015, with the ex-Toro Rosso racer focusing on simulator work for the Italian team
Jean-Eric Vergne will join Ferrari as their test driver for the 2015 season, the Italian team have announced. Vergne will work on car development in the Ferrari simulator, operating alongside the team’s newly appointed test and third driver Esteban Gutierrez
The success of this year’s inaugural Russian Grand Prix was formally recognised on Friday when Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Dmitry Kozak, received the 2014 Race Promoters’ Trophy from Bernie Ecclestone, CEO of the Formula One group, in a special ceremony at the Sochi Autodrom
A collection of personal images taken by F1 drivers, team bosses and prominent F1 figures will be auctioned in London on January 16th to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital. The Zoom initiative, which is backed by F1 commercial boss Bernie Ecclestone, brings together imagery ranging from racing orientated material to personal shots. One […]
Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff believes the day of Formula 1 teams having a single boss are now over
Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff believes the day of Formula 1 teams having a single boss are now over
Red Bull boss Christian Horner has given his verdict on the 2014 season, heaping praise on Mercedes and on Daniel Ricciardo and underlining that next year’s Red Bull has had the full Adrian Newey treatment, despite the technical guru deciding to take a step back from day to day F1 involvement. Horner is full of […]
Jock Clear, Lewis Hamilton’s senior performance engineer, is to leave Mercedes.
Eric Boullier expects Fernando Alonso to challenge McLaren everyday now that he has rejoined the team from Ferrari
Daniil Kvyat insists he has no fear about going head-to-head against Daniel Ricciardo next year at Red Bull
Did you know that McLaren’s Jenson Button completed more laps than any other driver in 2014 or that Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo had the most consecutive points finishes? As the year draws to a close, we look back over some of the amazing facts and figures that helped make this season one of the most exciting and memorable on record
Felipe Nasr will race with No.12 when he makes his race debut next year as a Sauber driver
Christian Horner believes F1 is set for a “fantastic” 2015 campaign while the prospect of a Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat partnership excites him…
Alexander Rossi says he is pushing forward “harder than ever” with his plans for next season
Ron Dennis says he will not be content with the revived McLaren-Honda partnership simply winning grands prix and instead wants to dominate Formula 1 as the team did in 1988
Sauber s Felipe Nasr has confirmed the permanent race number he will use throughout his F1 career
Both McLaren and Sauber have announced in recent weeks that their 2015 chassis have passed mandatory FIA crash tests
How do you save money in Formula 1? That’s easy. You don’t give it to people who give nothing of value to the sport
While drivers aspiring to F1 race in the single seat categories of GP2 and GP3, there’s a hidden gem among the support races which is preparing drivers for a GT future: Porsche Supercup
Counting down the top ten F1 drivers from the 2014 season as voted for by Crash.net readers…
Jock Clear, Lewis Hamilton’s senior performance engineer, is to leave Mercedes for Ferrari, but he will only start to work for his new employers after 12 months…
Down in Maranello there is a lot happening, indeed things are changing so quickly that the previous CEO’s answers to Ferrari’s problems are now beginning to arrive AFTER the said CEO has departed. This means that they may not be the first choices of the new team boss – tobacco baron Maurizio Arrivabene – although […]
Jock Clear, Hamilton’s senior performance engineer at Mercedes AMG Petronas is to move to Ferrari, to become the head of track engineering. Clear will spend most the next 12 months serving his notice, leaving James Allison to oversee things until then. Clear started his career in the late 1980s at Lola before he joined Benetton […]
Former Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemlo has been appointed to the board of the F1 Group, main shareholder CVC has announced. Meanwhile Bernie Ecclestone has been reappointed to the board after stepping down earlier this year during his legal dramas. … Continue reading →
There was a significant development today on the board of Formula 1, which is controlled by CVC Capital Partners. It reappointed Bernie Ecclestone, who had been forced to step down to fight his bribery trial in Germany this year. It also appointed Paul Walsh, who had been earmarked as Chairman, to a non-executive directorship
THE CLOSING FOR PIRELLI’S STEELCORD FACTORIES IN CHINA AND TURKEY, PENDING REGULATORY APPROVAL, EXPECTED IN THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2015 Pirelli and Bekaert today successfully finalized the sale to Bekaert of Pirelli’s steelcord activities in Italy (Figline), Romania (Slatina) and Brazil (Sumaré). In line with the announcement made in February, the sale agreement includes the transfer to Bekaert of the steelcord activities belonging to Pirelli in Turkey (Izmit) and China (Yanzhou), for which local regulatory approvals are still pending.
CVC Capital Partners, the private equity firm that controls the Formula One group, has enjoyed considerable rewards from the investment in the course of the last eight years but, at the same time, it has had a great deal of negative publicity as a result of the relationship, something which the besuited wunderkinds are not […]
Bernie Ecclestone has been reappointed to Formula One’s board along with ex-Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo
The Grand Prize winners of F1′s breakthrough crowdsourcing initiative, the 2014 F1 Connectivity Innovation Prize, have been announced today and they win $50,000 and a behind the scenes 2015 Monaco GP experience for their innovative solution to the problem of cataloguing F1 Management’s huge archive of video content. The judging panel, which included F1 commentator […]
Bernie Ecclestone has regained his position on the board of Formula 1′s management group, while ex-Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has also been handed a renewed position
Red Bull boss Christian Horner reckons his team’s achievements in finishing a distant runner-up to Mercedes in 2014 arguably eclipse its run of four consecutive Formula 1 world titles
CVC, the controlling shareholder of the Formula One Group, today announces three appointments to the Board of the Formula One Group. Luca di Montezemolo and Paul Walsh have been appointed as Non Executive Directors, with effect from 1st January 2015
Sauber has announced that its 2015 car – the C34 – has passed its FIA crash tests
Daniel Ricciardo says one of his goals in 2014 was to earn the respect of the other top drivers and be seen as one himself