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A threatened boycott of this weekend’s United States Grand Prix by a trio of Formula One’s smaller teams has been comprehensively denied.
Formula One’s sparring championship protagonists Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg again proved there is little to separate them.
There was a poignant irony to Jenson Button’s occupation of first place for much of Friday morning’s opening practice session for the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas.
In-form Lewis Hamilton led a truncated Formula One field at the end of the first practice session ahead of this weekend’s United States Grand Prix.
In-form Lewis Hamilton led a truncated Formula One field at the end of the first practice session ahead of this weekend’s United States Grand Prix.
FIA president Jean Todt is to review the shock financial downfall of Marussia and Caterham over the past week that has rocked Formula One.
Formula One finds itself facing a harsh reality here because, while losing one team might be unfortunate, losing two in one hit is beginning to look downright careless.
When I arrived in the UK from Australia to start my professional motorsports career in 1988/9, there seemed to be a fairly healthy appetite from corporates to sponsor motorsport. I was in a team sponsored by Camel cigarettes racing in Vauxhall Lotus, which was a free drive in Europe. Then, in F3 the following year, I was driving for Bowman Racing which was sponsored by Jewson and so also a free drive, racing against teams sponsored by Marlboro, Cellnet, Uniden and we had live primetime TV on the BBC
Lewis Hamilton currently leads the 2014 Formula 1 Drivers’ Championship by 17 points over his nearest rival and Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg following four consecutive victories.
Jules Bianchi remains in a “critical but stable condition” in a Japanese hospital, his family have confirmed.
Daniel Ricciardo believes the demise of Caterham and Marussia would represent a bitter loss for Formula One.
Formula One could be about to see an era of mass investment from eastern Europe’s growing number of billionaires, with the news that a team from Romania will be joining the sport over the next two years.
Max Mosley, the former FIA president, believes that Marussia, who will miss the United States Grand Prix this weekend after joining Caterham as the second Formula One team in four days to go into administration, “may not be the last” to struggle in the face of the sport’s high costs.
Marussia have become the second Formula One team in a matter of days to be placed in administration.
The Marussia Formula One team have been placed in administration, administrators FRP Advisory have confirmed.
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has given special dispensation to Caterham to miss the next two grands prix whilst a buyer is sought for the cash-strapped marque.
A potential legal war between the old and new owners of Caterham has placed the future of the struggling Formula One team in grave danger.
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.