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F1 teams McLaren, Sauber pass crash tests
F1 teams McLaren, Sauber pass crash tests

Two teams have started preparations for the 2015 Formula One season in earnest. Both McLaren and Sauber have announced that their respective chassis have passed mandatory FIA crash tests.

Jean-Eric Vergne replaces Pedro De la Rosa as Ferrari test driver
Jean-Eric Vergne replaces Pedro De la Rosa as Ferrari test driver

Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne has replaced Spaniard Pedro De la Rosa as Ferrari test driver, the Formula One team said on Friday.

Luca Di Montezemolo returns to F1 board
Luca Di Montezemolo returns to F1 board

Former Ferrari chairman Luca Di Montezemolo is returning to the board of Formula One as a non-executive director along with former Diageo chief executive Paul Walsh, controlling shareholders CVC said on Thursday.

Formula One delivers dramatic year of rivalry and tragedy
Formula One delivers dramatic year of rivalry and tragedy

Formula One delivered a dramatic year of riveting rivalry, political controversy, human tragedy and financial uncertainty in 2014 as Lewis Hamilton joined the sport`s hall of fame as a double world champion.

Lewis Hamilton says has been able to get past 'setbacks' quickly
Lewis Hamilton says has been able to get past 'setbacks' quickly

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said that he has been able to get past setbacks quickly, admitting that he is aiming for another championship title.

Stolen Red Bull trophies found in lake
Stolen Red Bull trophies found in lake

Silverware stolen from the Red Bull Formula One factory in Milton Keynes has been found in a lake, police said on Tuesday.

Formula One: Williams appoint Steve Nielsen as sporting manager
Formula One: Williams appoint Steve Nielsen as sporting manager

Williams have appointed Steve Nielsen as their new sporting manager, the Formula One team announced on Monday.

2014 F1 season was expected to be tough, insists Kimi Raikkonen
2014 F1 season was expected to be tough, insists Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen says that he expected a tough 2014 Formula One season with Ferrari, Autosport reported on Wednesday.

F1 principals snub Nico Rosberg in best driver poll
F1 principals snub Nico Rosberg in best driver poll

Formula One team principals have snubbed Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg in a best driver poll, rating the German only fifth in a list headed by his title-winning team mate Lewis Hamilton.

Bahrain fund sells McLaren shares to Ron Dennis
Bahrain fund sells McLaren shares to Ron Dennis

Bahrain`s sovereign wealth fund Mumtalakat has agreed to sell some of its stake in McLaren to the Formula One team`s overall head Ron Dennis, who is set to become the majority shareholder.

Jenson Button eyes staying at McLaren beyond 2015
Jenson Button eyes staying at McLaren beyond 2015

British formula one racer Jenson Button has confirmed that he is looking beyond 2015 to stay at McLaren in order to fight for world championship following McLaren's decision to retain him in the driver's line up next season.

F1 had to schedule Korean GP, says Bernie Ecclestone
F1 had to schedule Korean GP, says Bernie Ecclestone

South Korea does not want a Formula One race next year but it was included on the calendar anyway for legal reasons, according to the sport`s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone rules out being reined in
F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone rules out being reined in

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed talk of a new chairman trying to `rein him in` and says he plans to continue running the company as if he owned it.

Bahrain can veto Qatar F1 race, says Bernie Ecclestone
Bahrain can veto Qatar F1 race, says Bernie Ecclestone

No amount of money can secure Qatar a place on the Formula One calendar because nearby Bahrain effectively has the power to veto any plans to hold a race there, Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday.

Jenson Button feels like he's starting afresh
Jenson Button feels like he's starting afresh

Jenson Button said the wait was worth it and he felt like he was starting over again in Formula One after signing a new two-year contract with McLaren.

Caterham in talks with 'three interested parties' to be back on F1 grid next season
Caterham in talks with 'three interested parties' to be back on F1 grid next season

British car-making company Caterham's administrator has said that they are in talks with three interested parties as the team looks forward to be on the Formula One grid next season.

McLaren name Fernando Alonso, Jenson Button as 2015 drivers
McLaren name Fernando Alonso, Jenson Button as 2015 drivers

Spain`s double world champion Fernando Alonso and Britain`s Jenson Button will drive for Honda-powered McLaren next season, the Formula One team said on Thursday.

Daniel Ricciardo itching to get back behind wheel
Daniel Ricciardo itching to get back behind wheel

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo cannot wait to get back behind the wheel in a bid for redemption at his home Australian Grand Prix where a controversial disqualification robbed him of a maiden podium last season.

McLaren set to announce 2015 drivers

McLaren could put a spring in Jenson Button`s step, or bring down the curtain on the 2009 world champion`s Formula One career, on Thursday when they are expected to announce their 2015 driver lineup.

Romain Grosjean wants Jenson Button to make way for fresh blood
Romain Grosjean wants Jenson Button to make way for fresh blood

French driver Romain Grosjean thinks that it's time for Jenson Button to move aside and allow fresh blood into Formula One. The Lotus driver was once rumoured to partner Fernando Alonso at McLaren, at the expense of Button and Kevin Magnussen.