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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
Lewis Hamilton crowned F1 champion at royal palace

Lewis Hamilton crowned F1 champion at royal palace

Hamilton won nine of 20 races in 2017 and set an all-time record of 72 career pole positions as well as scoring points in every Grand Prix.

Dec 09, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
Brazilian Grand Prix security tightened after armed robbery

Brazilian Grand Prix security tightened after armed robbery

Britain`s Jenson Button was the victim of an attempted robbery in 2010, the year after he won the title with Brawn GP, but the police driver smashed his way through traffic to escape when the gunmen were seen approaching.

Nov 12, 2017, 09:11 AM IST
Formula One to have louder and simpler engine in 2021

Formula One to have louder and simpler engine in 2021

Formula One changed owners in January when U.S.-based Liberty Media took over and ousted former commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

Oct 31, 2017, 22:04 PM IST
Max Verstappen plays down his post-US Grand Prix rant

Max Verstappen plays down his post-US Grand Prix rant

The Dutchman was furious as he lost his third place in Austin after FIA steward Garry Connelly handed him a five-second penalty for passing Kimi Raikkonen with all four wheels off the track during the last lap.

Oct 25, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
FIA chooses Halo frontal cockpit protection for 2018 Formula One season

FIA chooses Halo frontal cockpit protection for 2018 Formula One season

While Halo`s frontal cockpit protection was tested at least once by all Formula One teams during the free practice in 2016, Escudo`s has been trialled just once by Ferrari`s German Sebastian Vettel in the first free session for British GP, according to reports.

Jul 20, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
Vijay Mallya quits as India's top representative to FIA after intervention from sports ministry

Vijay Mallya quits as India's top representative to FIA after intervention from sports ministry

Mallya, who is facing extradition to India over unpaid debts for the defunct Kingfisher Airlines, resigned ahead of the last meeting of FIA's World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) in June, following the ministry's directive to Federation of Motor Sports Club of India (FMSCI).

Jul 11, 2017, 16:28 PM IST
Formula One to test 'shield' device at Silverstone

Formula One to test 'shield' device at Silverstone

The shield is an open canopy in front of the driver and made from polycarbonate, a tough but see-through thermoplastic polymer.

Jul 08, 2017, 23:25 PM IST
FIA to re-examine Sebastian Vettel-Lewis Hamilton collision in Baku

FIA to re-examine Sebastian Vettel-Lewis Hamilton collision in Baku

Race stewards imposed a 10-second stop-go penalty on Vettel, Ferrari`s championship leader, after he hit the back of race leader Hamilton`s car and then angrily banged wheels while they were waiting for the safety car to return to the pits.

Jun 28, 2017, 23:07 PM IST
New teams interested in entering Formula One, claims FIA president Jean Todt

New teams interested in entering Formula One, claims FIA president Jean Todt

Formula One currently has 10 teams, down from 11 in 2016, following the demise of tail-enders Manor after the end of last season.

Jun 21, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
Formula One set for maiden triple-header in 2018 as FIA approves 21-race calendar

Formula One set for maiden triple-header in 2018 as FIA approves 21-race calendar

Formula One has not had three races on successive weekends before, due to logistical reasons, although it has been mooted.

Jun 19, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
Vijay Mallya remains India's top representative in world motorsport body FIA

Vijay Mallya remains India's top representative in world motorsport body FIA

While Mallya, who is residing in the United Kingdom since March 2016, is having a tough time personally, his Formula One team Force India continue to punch above its weight.

May 18, 2017, 20:16 PM IST
PSL spot-fixing: PCB miffed with FIA's separate investigation into scandal

PSL spot-fixing: PCB miffed with FIA's separate investigation into scandal

A three-member tribunal appointed by the PCB to hear the case is due to hold its preliminary hearing on March 24 in Lahore.

Mar 22, 2017, 11:24 AM IST
Hope India can soon host a big city Formula E race, says FIA President Jean Todt

Hope India can soon host a big city Formula E race, says FIA President Jean Todt

Todt, who was the chief guest at the event, said the FIA would constructively work with the new management of F1 for the benefit of the sport.

Feb 03, 2017, 20:14 PM IST
Formula One governing body approves Liberty Media takeover

Formula One governing body approves Liberty Media takeover

Liberty Media, controlled by U.S. cable mogul John Malone, took control of the sport in September in a deal valued at $8 billion.

Jan 18, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel escapes punishment following Mexican GP outburst on Max Verstappen

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel escapes punishment following Mexican GP outburst on Max Verstappen

Vettel swore repeatedly at FIA race director Charlie Whiting and Red Bull driver Max Verstappen over the team radio.

Nov 02, 2016, 13:29 PM IST
Mexican Grand Prix rant: Sweary Sebastian Vettel to escape sanction after apology to FIA

Mexican Grand Prix rant: Sweary Sebastian Vettel to escape sanction after apology to FIA

Vettel, who won his titles with Red Bull, has had a difficult year with Ferrari failing to win a race with only two of 21 remaining.

Nov 01, 2016, 23:35 PM IST
FIA moves Supreme Court seeking stay on operational clearances granted to AirAsia India

FIA moves Supreme Court seeking stay on operational clearances granted to AirAsia India

The Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) on Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking stay on the operational clearance granted to AirAsia India or directions for expeditious hearing of the matter pending before the Delhi High Court.

Oct 27, 2016, 19:34 PM IST
Tata-Air Asia agreement violates DGCA rules, FDI policy: FIA

Tata-Air Asia agreement violates DGCA rules, FDI policy: FIA

Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) on Thursday moved the Supreme Court against aviation permit to TATA-Air Asia stating that fraud has been committed.

Oct 27, 2016, 12:00 PM IST

Mumbai attack case: Pak drops charges against ex-LeT militant

Sufayan Zafar was accused of financing Rs 14,800 for Mumbai attack and providing Rs 3.98 million to co-accused Shahid Jameel Riaz prior to the attack.

Sep 09, 2016, 16:14 PM IST