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Former McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh takes on new F1 role

Former McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh takes on new F1 role

Former McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh is returning to Formula One in a temporary role advising the sport’s governing body on cost control measures.

Jan 17, 2018, 18:29 PM IST
Sergey Sirotkin to race for Williams F1 team, Robert Kubica reserve driver

Sergey Sirotkin to race for Williams F1 team, Robert Kubica reserve driver

The 22-year-old Russian will partner 19-year-old Canadian Lance Stroll, who made his debut with the former world champions last year.

Jan 16, 2018, 19:16 PM IST
Canadian Nicholas Latifi appointed Force India F1 reserve driver

Canadian Nicholas Latifi appointed Force India F1 reserve driver

Canadian Nicholas Latifi will be Force India’s Formula One test and reserve driver this season with the 22-year-old also taking part in a number of Friday practice sessions at grand prix weekends.

Jan 05, 2018, 20:59 PM IST
Fernando Alonso, Felipe Massa, Jenson Button pay tribute to Mark Schumacher

Fernando Alonso, Felipe Massa, Jenson Button pay tribute to Mark Schumacher

Former Formula One counterparts Fernando Alonso, Felipe Massa and team-mate Jenson Button have paid tribute to legend Michael Schumacher on the fourth anniversary of his horrific accident.

Dec 30, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
F1 champion Lewis Hamilton's Instagram account emptied

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton's Instagram account emptied

The development comes in the fallout over Hamilton's lapse of judgement in a video where he recently lambasted a nephew for wearing a princess dress.

Dec 30, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
Ferrari could lead others out of F1, warns Sergio Marchionne

Ferrari could lead others out of F1, warns Sergio Marchionne

Ferrari could lead other Formula One teams into an alternative championship if the sport becomes too much like the US-based NASCAR series but hope it does not come to that, chairman Sergio Marchionne has said.

Dec 19, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
Cars, not drivers, dominate F1: Daniel Ricciardo:

Cars, not drivers, dominate F1: Daniel Ricciardo:

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo, who feels that Formula One is more dominant with the cars than the drivers, said that he would like to see a balance between the two.

Dec 15, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
Ferrari could quit F1 over proposed changes: Sergio Marchionne

Ferrari could quit F1 over proposed changes: Sergio Marchionne

Marchionne is unhappy with the sport's proposed 2021 engine rules, which were revealed at the end of October, and has said that Ferrari could leave F1.

Dec 03, 2017, 00:56 AM IST
Valtteri Bottas holds off Lewis Hamilton to win Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas holds off Lewis Hamilton to win Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Four-time champion Sebastian Vettel finished a lonely third for Ferrari, as the two Mercedes men delivered celebratory 'doughnuts' for the crowd.

Nov 26, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton targets win at Abu Dhabi GP as pack scrambles for points

Lewis Hamilton targets win at Abu Dhabi GP as pack scrambles for points

Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team will be aiming to end an already triumphant season on a high while the chasing pack scrap for points, positions and prize money at this weekend's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Nov 23, 2017, 11:47 AM IST
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Bragging rights, money at stake in F1 finale

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Bragging rights, money at stake in F1 finale

The Formula One season winds up in Abu Dhabi on Sunday with both titles won, Lewis Hamilton aiming to close the year on a winning note and big money still at stake for those further down the paddock pecking order.

Nov 22, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
Brazilian GP: Pirelli, McLaren cancel tyre testing after robberies

Brazilian GP: Pirelli, McLaren cancel tyre testing after robberies

Pirelli and McLaren have cancelled tyre testing amid security concerns following another armed robbery attempt near Sao Paulo's Formula 1 circuit.

Nov 14, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
Formula One: Felipe Massa says farewell to Brazilian fans from Interlagos podium

Formula One: Felipe Massa says farewell to Brazilian fans from Interlagos podium

Felipe Massa said farewell to his home Brazilian Formula One fans in the way he wanted on Sunday, thanking them from the Interlagos podium after a seventh place that felt like a victory.

Nov 13, 2017, 10:41 AM IST
Sebastian Vettel wins Brazilian GP, Lewis Hamilton fourth from pits

Sebastian Vettel wins Brazilian GP, Lewis Hamilton fourth from pits

It was Vettel's first win in eight outings since the Hungarian Grand Prix in July and his fifth of the season.

Nov 13, 2017, 00:01 AM IST
Lewis Hamilton happy to help Valtteri Bottas take second

Lewis Hamilton happy to help Valtteri Bottas take second

Hamilton added that he had eased off two years ago after winning the title at the United States Grand Prix.

Nov 11, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
F1 has no plan to be like NASCAR, Chase Carey assures Ferrari

F1 has no plan to be like NASCAR, Chase Carey assures Ferrari

Formula One has no desire to emulate U.S. stock car racing, chairman Chase Carey said on Thursday in response to criticism from Ferrari boss Sergio Marchionne about increasing standardization in the sport.

Nov 10, 2017, 15:44 PM IST
Felipe Massa laments Brazil racing decline

Felipe Massa laments Brazil racing decline

Felipe Massa insisted on Thursday that his impending retirement from Formula One is for good, but he is dejected by Brazil's declining significance in the sport.

Nov 10, 2017, 11:08 AM IST
F1 driver Carlos Sainz tunes out talk of Red Bull move

F1 driver Carlos Sainz tunes out talk of Red Bull move

Weeks after joining the Renault racing team, Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz said here that he is paying no attention to speculation about a possible move to Red Bull for the 2019 season.

Nov 09, 2017, 13:25 PM IST
F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton dismisses tax 'dodge' row

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton dismisses tax 'dodge' row

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton on Wednesday dismissed a row over his avoidance of taxes on a luxury jet, saying he's only thinking about this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix.

Nov 09, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
Red Bull, Ferrari eager to wrap up F1 season on a high

Red Bull, Ferrari eager to wrap up F1 season on a high

Resurgent Red Bull believe they can win the last two races, in Brazil this weekend and Abu Dhabi at the end of November, while Ferrari are also eager to wrap up 2017 with a flourish.

Nov 08, 2017, 15:05 PM IST