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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
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
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
Michael Schumacher needs a 'miracle' to stay alive: Reports

Michael Schumacher needs a 'miracle' to stay alive: Reports

Schumacher got badly injured while skiing during a French Alps vacation in 2013.

May 10, 2016, 15:15 PM IST
F1 to revert to 2015 qualifying format - FIA sources

F1 to revert to 2015 qualifying format - FIA sources

Sources said the teams outlined their united position in a letter to F1 commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone and FIA head Jean Todt.

Apr 08, 2016, 00:04 AM IST
F1 teams want return to 2015 qualifying

F1 teams want return to 2015 qualifying

World champions Mercedes and Ferrari supply eight of the 11 teams, giving them more muscle in decision-making.

Apr 07, 2016, 21:10 PM IST
Refuelling back on the F1 agenda for 2017, says Todt

Refuelling back on the F1 agenda for 2017, says Todt

Todt says refuelling dropped for reasons of cost and safety, would be discussed at a meeting of the sport`s core Strategy Group in Geneva

Jan 15, 2016, 23:59 PM IST
Formula One: 2016 season to feature 21 races

Formula One: 2016 season to feature 21 races

The sport's tyre supplier Pirelli will provide three dry-weather compounds instead of two with the aim of spicing up strategy over a racing weekend.

Dec 03, 2015, 11:22 AM IST
Ferrari cleared to supply engines to Toro Rosso

Ferrari cleared to supply engines to Toro Rosso

Ferrari are already scheduled to supply Sauber and the new U.S.-based Haas team.

Dec 03, 2015, 10:10 AM IST
F1 in Paris tribute after Jean Todt 'road safety' slip

F1 in Paris tribute after Jean Todt 'road safety' slip

Todt's had a prolonged discussion with Bernie about how best to show respect for the Paris victims.

Nov 15, 2015, 10:22 AM IST
Michael Schumacher is still fighting: FIA president Jean Todt

Michael Schumacher is still fighting: FIA president Jean Todt

Schumi got injured while skiing during a French Alps vacation in December 2013.

Nov 01, 2015, 18:56 PM IST
FIA retires number 17 as tribute to late driver Jules Bianchi

FIA retires number 17 as tribute to late driver Jules Bianchi

 Motorsports' world governing body FIA on Monday decided to retire the number 17 for Formula One cars as an "appropriate gesture" for late driver Jules Bianchi.

Jul 20, 2015, 21:48 PM IST
Jean Todt asks Bernie Ecclestone to stop criticising F1 in public

Jean Todt asks Bernie Ecclestone to stop criticising F1 in public

International automobile federation (FIA) president Jean Todt urged Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone to cut his public criticism of various aspects of the motorsport.

Jun 30, 2015, 16:34 PM IST
Formula E will overtake F1 in five years, says Richard Branson

Formula E will overtake F1 in five years, says Richard Branson

Electric racing will overtake Formula One in popularity within five years, British entrepreneur Richard Branson predicted on Saturday at the final round of the new Formula E series.

Jun 27, 2015, 21:51 PM IST
Jean Todt says FIA faces no risk of corruption

Jean Todt says FIA faces no risk of corruption

The International Automobile Federation (FIA) is in no danger of suffering the sort of corruption scandal currently engulfing world soccer governing body FIFA, its president Jean Todt said on Saturday.

Jun 07, 2015, 10:55 AM IST
F1 revamp on agenda at 'crucial' strategy meeting

F1 revamp on agenda at 'crucial' strategy meeting

Formula One bosses and top teams will meet on Thursday to discuss a revamp of the sport, as well as technical concerns, but with considerable doubt over how much they can actually agree.

May 13, 2015, 18:59 PM IST
FIA boss Jean Todt says India deserves Formula 1

FIA boss Jean Todt says India deserves Formula 1

Jean Todt, president of world motorsports governing body FIA, has said that India deserves Formula 1 and he hopes the dropped Grand Prix returns to the country in the near future.

Mar 09, 2015, 19:38 PM IST
Philippe Streiff apologises to FIA after legal threat

Philippe Streiff apologises to FIA after legal threat

Former Formula One driver Philippe Streiff has apologised to FIA president Jean Todt and medical head Gerard Saillant for comments he made about the investigation into Jules Bianchi`s Japanese Gran

Jan 24, 2015, 09:56 AM IST
Small teams seek Abu Dhabi talks with Bernie Ecclestone

Small teams seek Abu Dhabi talks with Bernie Ecclestone

Formula One`s smaller teams have written to Bernie Ecclestone to press demands for a bigger share of the sport`s considerable revenues.

Nov 18, 2014, 09:29 AM IST
Money talks louder than ever in Formula One

Money talks louder than ever in Formula One

Money has always talked in Formula One but now, with Caterham and Marussia in administration and only nine teams in Sunday`s U.S. Grand Prix, the talk is increasingly about money itself.

Nov 03, 2014, 12:38 PM IST