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Formula One executive Bernie Ecclestone is in discussions about hosting a grand prix on the streets of Las Vegas, including The Strip.
The world’s fastest drivers should soon return to the world’s biggest tourist attraction – because Las Vegas and Formula One are made for each other.
The words were propelled by flame thrower. A day after Ferrari’s patrician ex-president, Luca di Montezemolo, left office, revealing on national television in Italy what we already knew, that Fernando Alonso would be following him out the door, his replacement, Sergio Marchionne, delivered his molten mission statement.
Fernando Alonso will leave Ferrari at the end of the current Formula One season, according to the Italian team’s recently-departed president Luca Di Montezemolo.
Marussia are “shocked and angered” by media reports suggesting that Jules Bianchi did not slow down under caution flags before his accident at the Japanese Grand Prix.
The father of Jules Bianchi has said that his son “will not give up” but has described the situation surrounding the Formula One driver as “desperate” as he continues to fight for his life due to injuries sustained to his head in a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton is refusing to allow any negativity regarding Formula One’s controversial double-points rule this season mire his positive thinking in his quest for the title.
Mercedes have revealed they boosted spending on Formula One by 17 per cent to a record £325m last year which won them the constructors’ championship at the weekend and has put Lewis Hamilton on track to win the drivers’ title.
Lewis Hamilton realised one dream with Mercedes on Sunday, and now all that remains is a fairytale ending to his remarkable season.
Lewis Hamilton dedicated his Russian Grand Prix victory to Jules Bianchi as Mercedes’ celebrations at clinching their first Formula One constructors’ championship were tempered by thoughts of the man fighting for his life.
Lewis Hamilton dedicated his Russian Grand Prix victory to Jules Bianchi as Mercedes’ celebrations at clinching their first Formula One constructors’ championship were tempered by thoughts of the man fighting for his life.
Michael Schumacher is “waking up very slowly” from a medically induced coma after he suffered severe head injuries from a skiing accident last December, his teenage son has confirmed.
Lewis Hamilton’s fourth win in a row and his ninth of the season brought him level with Nigel Mansell as the most successful British Formula One driver of all time in terms of race victories, but the inaugural Russian Grand Prix was overshadowed by Jules Bianchi’s terrible accident a week earlier.
Lewis Hamilton’s fourth win in a row and his ninth of the season brought him level with Nigel Mansell as the most successful British Formula One driver of all time in terms of race victories, but the inaugural Russian Grand Prix was overshadowed by Jules Bianchi’s terrible accident a week earlier.
Lewis Hamilton won the inaugural Russian Formula One Grand Prix and extended his championship lead on Sunday in a Mercedes one-two that clinched the team’s first constructors’ title.
Welcome to The Independent’s live coverage of the inaugural Formula One Russian Grand Prix, brought to you from the Black Sea coastal resort of Sochi.
Monday 6 OctoberPhilippe and Christine Bianchi and other family members arrive at the Mie General Medical Centre in Yokkaichi after a typhoon-delayed journey from France to be with their son Jules, who is in a stable but critical condition after an operation the previous evening to relieve the diffuse axonal head injury sustained in his crash in the Japanese GP at Suzuka.
Lewis Hamilton claimed his seventh pole position of the year for Sunday’s inaugural Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom.
Jolyon Palmer won the 2014 GP2 Drivers’ Championship in with a typically brilliant drive to win the first ever race in the series at the Sochi Autodrom in Russia.
Lewis Hamilton continued his domination of the inaugural Russian Grand Prix to claim the 38th pole position of his Formula One career, but only after a major error from Williams’ Valtteri Bottas.
Lewis Hamilton overcame a late spin in final practice to record his sixth pole position of the season as he beat Mercedes team-mate and championship rival Nico Rosberg to the top spot in qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi.
Formula One fans in Britain could see their coverage of the Russian Grand Prix blackout without warning due to Vladimir Putin’s presence at the inaugural race in Sochi.
A late spin failed to stop Lewis Hamilton from setting the fastest time in final practice ahead of Sunday’s inaugural Russian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton has revealed his love of Formula One and desire to be an inspiration to others allows him to overcome fears he is putting his life on the line every time he steps into a car.
The sport’s governing body, FIA, on Friday agreed to examine new safety measures in the light of Jules Bianchi’s life-threatening crash at last weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix.
The father of Jules Bianchi says the Formula One driver remains in critical condition following his crash at the Japanese Grand Prix.
It was business as usual for the majority of Formula One during the opening practice session ahead of the inaugural Russian Grand Prix, with the obvious exception of Marussia.
Lewis Hamilton quickly found himself at home around Sochi’s Olympic Park on a day when Formula One attempted to get back to business in the wake of Jules Bianchi’s accident five days ago.
Lewis Hamilton has conceded to his thoughts being elsewhere and blurring his focus on his fight for this season’s Formula One world title.
Sergio Perez has called on the FIA to introduce the safety car on all occasions when a recovery vehicle is in operation during a grand prix.
Marussia have confirmed they are to run only one car throughout this weekend’s inaugural Russian Grand Prix as a mark of respect for the critically-injured Jules Bianchi.
Marussia will run only Max Chilton throughout the inaugural Russian Grand Prix weekend out of respect for the critically injured Jules Bianchi, Press Association Sport understands.
Formula One drivers say they will race this weekend’s Russian Grand Prix for Jules Bianchi, who was seriously injured in an accident last week in Japan.
Formula One drivers say they will race this weekend’s Russia Grand Prix for Jules Bianchi, who was seriously injured in an accident last week in Japan.
Sergio Perez has called on the FIA to introduce the safety car on all occasions when a recovery vehicle is in operation during a grand prix.
Jules Bianchi’s family have confirmed in a statement that the 25-year-old Marussia driver suffered a “diffuse axonal injury” to the head in his heavy crash during the Japanese Grand Prix, where he veered off tract and collided with a recovery vehicle.
Jules Bianchi’s family have confirmed in a statement that the 25-year-old Marussia driver suffered a “diffuse axonal injury” to the head in his heavy crash during the Japanese Grand Prix, where he veered off tract and collided with a recovery vehicle.
Jules Bianchi’s family have confirmed in a statement that the 25-year-old Marussia driver suffered a “diffuse axonal injury” to the head in his heavy crash during the Japanese Grand Prix, where he veered off tract and collided with a recovery vehicle.
Jules Bianchi’s family have issued a statement explaining the severe head injury that the Marussia driver suffered in a horrifying collision with a recovery vehicle during the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday.
A track spokesman has said that the Japanese Grand Prix race officials were not to blame for the crash that left Jules Bianchi with severe head injuries, claiming it was “bad luck” rather than bad judgement.
A video has emerged on the internet showing the moment that Jules Bianchi collided with a recovery vehicle during the Japanese Grand Prix that has left the Marussia driver with severe head injuries.
A video has emerged on the internet showing the moment that Jules Bianchi collided with a recovery vehicle during the Japanese Grand Prix that has left the Marussia driver with severe head injuries.
A video has emerged on the internet showing the moment that Jules Bianchi collided with a recovery vehicle during the Japanese Grand Prix that has left the Marussia driver with severe head injuries.
A video has emerged on the internet showing the moment that Jules Bianchi collided with a recovery vehicle during the Japanese Grand Prix that has left the Marussia driver with severe head injuries.
This week has seen the dangers of motorsport thrown back into the spotlight after Formula One driver Jules Bianchi suffered a serious head injury in a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix. While F1 have taken strides to improve driver and spectator safety over the years, some forms or motor racing aren’t as safe, simply due to the environment they’re in.
The FIA is to consider a change in the decision- making process regarding safety car deployment after the accident in Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka which left Marussia driver Jules Bianchi fighting for his life.
The FIA is to consider a change in the decision- making process regarding safety car deployment after the accident in Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka which left Marussia driver Jules Bianchi fighting for his life.
Jules Bianchi is said to be in a “critical but stable condition” following his horrific crash at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday that has left him with serious head injuries.
Jules Bianchi is said to be in a “critical but stable condition” following his horrific crash at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday that has left him with serious head injuries.