With the first four ‘flyaway’ grands prix out of the way, it’s a good time to assess the start each team has made to the season and look at how each team has fared so far with the new hybrid turbo technology. And the subject of our second post-‘flyaway’ analysis pieces is a team many expected to profit from the changing regulations but which has found itself once again facing troubled times… Ferrari Best result: P3 (Alonso, China) Best grid slot: 4th (Alonso, Malaysia) Average grid slot: 7th.
Marussia sporting director Graeme Lowdon has said claims from teams that it would be too hard to enforce a cost cap in F1 are “absolute rubbish”
Bernie Ecclestone’s first day in court in Munich saw a joke about his marital status and a robust denial of the charges he faces. He is on trial for bribery and aiding and abetting breach of trust in a case relating to the 2006 sale of Bayern LB’s shares in Formula 1 to CVC Capital Partners. According to a Financial Times reporter in court, Ecclestone’s lawyers read a statement which began with a reference to the threat from German bombers during Ecclestone’s childhood.
Bernie Ecclestone reiterated his innocence of bribery charges on Thursday as the Formula 1 supremo’s high-profile court case in Germany got underway
Bernie Ecclestone denied the charge of bribery at the start of his trial in Munich on Thursday
Lewis Hamilton believes his recent victories are helping him get the better of team-mate Nico Rosberg psychologically in the battle at Mercedes
Takuma Sato believes that sheer scale of work required to bring the Long Beach street circuit up to grand prix standard makes a mooted Formula 1 return unlikely
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says he has no concerns over Kevin Magnussen as the rookie gets to grips with life in F1
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg could be ordered to tone down their on-track rivalry if the other teams become more competitive, Toto Wolff hinted…
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has hinted Formula 1 title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will be reined back in battle if the opposition closes the gap
Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has been making further changes at the team after Marco Mattiacci s appointment as head of the Gestione Sportiva, looking to “eliminate bureaucracy”
Formula 1 teams are pushing to make grand prix cars more visually spectacular, AUTOSPORT can reveal, with the return of sparks, glowing brake discs and vapour trails all being considered
McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has revealed that the Formula One team is close to securing a new title sponsor…
Pirelli has praised Williams driver Valtteri Bottas for reaching 316kph (196mph) in the wet in China on intermediate tyres despite limited visibility
Toto Wolff has admitted Mercedes may have to consider team orders at certain points in 2014 despite reiterating its desire to let Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg race when possible this season
Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has already begun a restructuring of his Formula 1 team in a bid to get it back to the front of the grid
Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has already begun a restructuring of his Formula 1 team in a bid to get it back to the front of the grid
Toto Wolff has admitted that the pace Fernando Alonso and Daniel Ricciardo showed at times in Shanghai is a concern for Mercedes…
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier has confirmed McLaren is close to securing a new long-term title sponsor
Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial on Thursday facing bribery charges which could bring to an end his reign as F1’s commercial rights holder
Red Bull believe the reason for Sebastian Vettel’s lack of pace so far this year has to do with a fault in his RB10′s chassis…
F1’s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone will appear in a Munich court this morning on the first day of his bribery trial, that is expected to last well into the Autumn. The case, slated to run for 26 days, will run for months as the judge has scheduled a limited number of days in court each week to allow Ecclestone to continue to run the multi-billion dollar F1 business from his office in London. What’s behind it?
Communication is a word that comes from the Latin verb “commūnicāre”, which means “to share”. If there is an idea worth sharing, one shares it with other people. One communicates.
With Formula One racing going through its biggest set of regulation changes in history for the 2014 season, ensuring a level playing field has become a lot harder for its governing body, the FIA. So just how do their 10-man technical team make sure that every car that hits the track complies with the rules
A report in the Times claims that Bernie Ecclestone’s time as the head of Formula One is drawing to a close as he begins his trial on bribery charges in a German court
With the first four ‘flyaway’ grands prix out of the way, it’s a good time to assess the start each team has made to the season and look at how each team has fared with the new hybrid turbo technology so far. Over the next week or so, we will look in detail and what’s gone well and what hasn’t, and assess the outlook for the season. To start with, a team that began the season well but has been a bit of an enigma ever since.
Romain Grosjean says Lotus is now the second best Renault team in Formula 1 after running in the top 10 in the Chinese Grand Prix
McLaren still working on securing a new title sponsor, is ‘happening’ but final contract not yet signed, says racing director Eric Boullier.
As Bernie Ecclestone’s trial begins in Munich, there have been a lot of reports about the rise to power of Ms Sacha Woodward-Hill, the Chief Legal Officer of the Formula One group. There have been various confused stories suggesting that she is an Australian, and even one I saw that reckoned she came from Austria. […]
Luca di Montezemolo has ordered Ferrari to “step up a gear” after completing an overhaul of some of the processes within the team
McLaren believe they can ‘fight for a win’ are some stage of the 2014 season, Racing Director Eric Boullier revealed on Wednesday…
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says that Kevin Magnussen’s recent struggles are par for the course for a rookie driver – especially one with an underperforming car. “Obviously it’s a completely normal process for a young rookie driver who is … Continue reading →
During qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix, Williams driver Valtteri Bottas reached 316kph – that’s nearly 200mph – on the back straight of the Shanghai circuit: the longest on the Formula One calendar this year. He did this using the Cinturato Green intermediate tyre, in conditions so wet that visibility was minimal because of the spray coming from the surrounding cars. As usual, he was on wide Formula One tyres, which makes the avoidance of aquaplaning a real challenge, unlike road cars
A look back in pictures at the 2014 F1 Chinese Grand Prix, where Lewis Hamilton took three consecutive wins for the first time in his F1 career…
Pirelli has praised Valtteri Bottas’ bravery as the Williams driver managed to hit 316km/h (197mph) in wet conditions during qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix
McLaren has vowed to fight back into contention to win grands prix later in the Formula 1 season.
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier believes the team will still win a race in 2014 despite a recent slump in form which culminated in no points in China
Christian Horner is waxing lyrical over Daniel Ricciardo, saying the Australian has been ¿outstanding¿ in his short career with Red Bull…
Red Bull offers a unique insider view to the key aspects of F1, connected to each letter of the alphabet. This time it’s M-Q
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier still believes his team will win a race this year despite its recent struggles
McLaren will implement an “aggressive” development plan in a bid to arrest their recent slump, racing director Eric Boullier says, with developments already mapped out until July’s race in Britain. The team scored a double podium in Australia to take an early lead in the constructors’ championship, but have since slumped to fifth after suffering a double retirement in Bahrain and failing to break the top ten in China
Kevin Magnussen’s difficult run since his second place on his Formula 1 debut in Australia is part of the normal learning process for a rookie, according to McLaren racing director Eric Boullier.
Kevin Magnussen’s difficult run since his second place on his Formula 1 debut in Australia is part of the normal learning process for a rookie, according to McLaren racing director Eric Boullier.
Eric Boullier has denied that the arrival of Honda engines in 2015 is distracting McLaren from getting the job done in 2014
Even though they had a strong pre-season, Mercedes never expected to start the 2014 so strongly, according to Executive Director Toto Wolff…
Even though they had a strong pre-season, Mercedes never expected to start the 2014 so strongly, according to Executive Director Toto Wolff…
Toto Wolff admits Mercedes’ start to the new F1 season has exceeded even his own expectations despite such a strong pre-season for the team
McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier has confirmed that a replacement for aerodynamics expert Dan Fallows has already identified…
Kimi Raikkonen has hit back at suggestions his motivation is suffering as a result of his difficult start to the Formula 1 season.
Britain’s Business Secretary Vince Cable is to announce grants of £133 million from the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) which aims to invest in developing and commercialising technology for future vehicles in the course of the next 10 years. The first batch of winners include Ford, Cummins, JCB and GKN.