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Mercedes offered to help Hockenheim host F1 race
Mercedes offered to help Hockenheim host F1 race

Formula One world champions Mercedes have revealed that they tried to keep the German Grand Prix on this year`s calendar but an offer of financial assistance was rejected and the race was struck off.

Immobile Manor Marussia escape sanction in Melbourne
Immobile Manor Marussia escape sanction in Melbourne

Manor Marussia have escaped sanction after being probed by Formula One`s governing body for failing to put their cars on the track at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix this weekend.

McLaren probe finds no problems with Fernando Alonso`s car
McLaren probe finds no problems with Fernando Alonso`s car

McLaren said on Friday that investigations have found no problems with Fernando Alonso`s car after he crashed in testing and was forced to miss the Australian Grand Prix.

Sauber lose driver row appeal, face contempt action
Sauber lose driver row appeal, face contempt action

Formula One team Sauber faced contempt of court action on Thursday after failing to overturn an order that Giedo van der Garde must drive for them at the Australian Grand Prix.

Governing body FIA looking into Fernando Alonso crash
Governing body FIA looking into Fernando Alonso crash

Formula One governing body FIA are seeking further information from the McLaren team about driver Fernando Alonso`s heavy crash during testing last month that led to the Spaniard suffering temporary memory loss.

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.

Marussia on F1 entry list, Caterham gone
Marussia on F1 entry list, Caterham gone

 Marussia`s climb back from the brink of Formula One extinction gained momentum on Friday when they were included on the official 2015 entry list, subject to conditions.

Fernando Alonso kept in hospital after Barcelona test crash
Fernando Alonso kept in hospital after Barcelona test crash

McLaren`s Fernando Alonso will be kept in hospital overnight after crashing heavily on the final day of Formula One`s second pre-season test in Barcelona on Sunday.

FBI seeks access to Pakistani cybercrime suspects

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has asked Pakistan`s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for access to the two men arrested in Karachi for their involvement in cybercrimes.

F1 drivers told to keep a lid on helmet changes
F1 drivers told to keep a lid on helmet changes

Formula One drivers are to be barred from changing helmet designs during the course of a season in a ruling aimed at helping fans identify their heroes and also pleasing traditionalists.

Qatar set to host Formula One race
Qatar set to host Formula One race

Qatar is close to signing a contract to host a Formula One Grand Prix within the next two years, the president of the country`s motor sport federation has told AFP.

Marussia vow to fight on despite car setback
Marussia vow to fight on despite car setback

The Marussia Formula One team refused to give up their fight for survival on Friday after rivals voted down a proposal for them to race with last year`s cars.

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 Grand Prix accident.

Five F1 races, including Australia, to start earlier
Five F1 races, including Australia, to start earlier

 Formula One`s Australian season-opener in Melbourne on March 15 is one of five grands prix that will start an hour earlier this year under recommendations made after Jules Bianchi`s crash in Japan last October.

Marussia auction halted as possible investor emerges
Marussia auction halted as possible investor emerges

 Hopes of reviving the failed Marussia Formula One team grew on Monday after an auction of their cars and equipment was postponed to allow talks with a potential new investor.

Boost for McLaren after Honda win engine argument
Boost for McLaren after Honda win engine argument

McLaren have been given a boost after Formula One`s governing body tweaked the rules to allow Honda, the team`s new partner, to develop their engine this season in line with rival manufacturers.

Gary Paffett says new F1 super licence system is flawed
Gary Paffett says new F1 super licence system is flawed

Formula One`s new points-based super licence system for 2016 is flawed and needs a rethink, according to former McLaren test driver and 2005 German Touring Car (DTM) champion Gary Paffett.

Formula E boss not cheesed off with Sebastian Vettel despite snub
Formula E boss not cheesed off with Sebastian Vettel despite snub

While Sebastian Vettel has turned his nose up at Formula E, describing the electric car racing series as "cheese", its chief executive hopes the four-times world Formula One champion would one day get behind the wheel of a battery-powered race car.

Tough new rules for teenage F1 drivers
Tough new rules for teenage F1 drivers

The International Automobile Federation (FIA) has introduced tough new rules that will mean Formula One drivers must be at least 18-years-old and go through more rigorous testing.

Jules Bianchi still unconscious, begins therapy
Jules Bianchi still unconscious, begins therapy

French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi remains unconscious but has begun a programme of rehabilitation therapy, his family said in a statement on Tuesday.