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Indian motor sports gets government recognition at last

The Indian government has finally recognised motor sports as a sport by including governing body FMSCI in the list of sports ministry-backed National Sports Federations (NSF).

F1 technology moves into the supermarket fridge
F1 technology moves into the supermarket fridge

Formula One`s cutting-edge aerodynamic technology is moving into the supermarket chill cabinet.

''You're going to catch me'', Stewart tells Hamilton
''You're going to catch me'', Stewart tells Hamilton

Jackie Stewart, Britain`s only triple Formula One world champion, knows his record is on borrowed time after Lewis Hamilton`s storming victory in Sunday`s Bahrain Grand Prix.

Monza in peril as Ecclestone considers future
Monza in peril as Ecclestone considers future

The future of the classic Italian Grand Prix at Monza remained uncertain Monday after it was revealed by Formula One commercial ring-master Bernie Ecclestone that he was considering dumping it from the calendar.

Mercedes can stay ahead of the pack: Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes can stay ahead of the pack: Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton is confident his Mercedes team have the potential and resources to fend off Ferrari`s resurgent form and stay on top in defence of their Formula One world titles this year.

Ferrari revived, but Mercedes retain control
Ferrari revived, but Mercedes retain control

Buoyed by the a revitalised driver pairing and a much-improved power unit, Ferrari have breathed new life into Formula One`s world championship battle this year - and appear ready to make it stick.

Ferrari now a major threat to Mercedes, says Toto Wolff
Ferrari now a major threat to Mercedes, says Toto Wolff

Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff sighed with relief Sunday after seeing both of his team`s cars complete the Bahrain Grand Prix, world champion Lewis Hamilton claiming his third victory in four races this year.

Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain GP to extend championship lead
Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain GP to extend championship lead

World champion Lewis Hamilton won his third race of the season on Sunday as he drove his Mercedes to victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix ahead of Finland`s Kimi Raikkonen in a Ferrari and Nico Rosberg in third.

Jenson Button a non-starter in Bahrain GP
Jenson Button a non-starter in Bahrain GP

Even the back of the grid was beyond the reach of McLaren`s Jenson Button on Sunday after an electrical failure ruled the Briton out of the Bahrain Grand Prix before the start.

Bernie Ecclestone happy to keep V6 engines if costs kept down
Bernie Ecclestone happy to keep V6 engines if costs kept down

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone, who has been critical of the sport`s V6 turbo hybrid power units since their debut last year, said on Sunday he would be happy to keep them if they became more powerful for less money.

Nico Rosberg blames himself, Ferrari celebrate splitting silver arrows
Nico Rosberg blames himself, Ferrari celebrate splitting silver arrows

Nico Rosberg said he had only himself to blame after slipping to third on the grid in Saturday`s qualifying for Sunday`s Bahrain Grand Prix - knocked off the front row by the Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel.

Formula One committed to `respecting human rights`
Formula One committed to `respecting human rights`

Formula One has committed itself to respecting human rights ahead of Sunday`s controversial Grand Prix in Bahrain, which Amnesty International has accused of rampant rights abuses.

Berger compares Rosberg`s role to his with Senna
Berger compares Rosberg`s role to his with Senna

Former McLaren driver Gerhard Berger has compared Nico Rosberg`s role as team-mate to world champion Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes with his own travails alongside three-time champion Ayrton Senna some 25 years ago.

Lewis Hamilton leads the way after final practice in Bahrain GP
Lewis Hamilton leads the way after final practice in Bahrain GP

Series leader and world champion Lewis Hamilton narrowly topped the times for Mercedes in Saturday`s final free practice session for Sunday`s Bahrain Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton rejects claims he has asked for No. 1 status
Lewis Hamilton rejects claims he has asked for No. 1 status

World champion Lewis Hamilton vehemently denied that he has requested 'number one' driver status in the Mercedes team and claimed he and team-mate Nico Rosberg are reunited 'without any issues' in this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix. 

Kimi Raikkonen says he is happier than ever at Ferrari
Kimi Raikkonen says he is happier than ever at Ferrari

Kimi Raikkonen said Thursday that he is enjoying life at Ferrari this season more than at any other time in his career.

Chinese hostess plays down Lewis Hamilton champagne incident
Chinese hostess plays down Lewis Hamilton champagne incident

A Chinese Grand Prix podium hostess who had champagne sprayed in her face by race winner Lewis Hamilton has played down the incident after the Formula One world champion was accused of sexist bullying.

Too slow? Bahrain can settle Mercedes argument
Too slow? Bahrain can settle Mercedes argument

Bahrain Grand Prix organisers will be rubbing their hands in delight at the prospect of Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg renewing battle at their desert circuit this weekend.

'Difficult to feel sorry for multi million pound worth Fernando Alonso'
'Difficult to feel sorry for multi million pound worth Fernando Alonso'

 Fernando Alonso's much talked about return to McLaren after five frustrating seasons at Ferrari seems to have backfired so far but former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard doesn't feel sorry for the multi million pound worth Spaniard.

Renault braced for more pain in Bahrain
Renault braced for more pain in Bahrain

Renault have warned Red Bull and Toro Rosso to expect more pain in Bahrain after both Formula One teams suffered power unit problems in China on Sunday.