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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.

Fernando Alonso has unfinished business at McLaren
Fernando Alonso has unfinished business at McLaren

`Never say never` has always been a popular saying in Formula One and Fernando Alonso`s return to McLaren proves the point.

S Korea doubts return to 2015 F1 calendar
S Korea doubts return to 2015 F1 calendar

 The organisers of South Korea`s suspended F1 event all but ruled out a return to the 2015 Grand Prix calendar Thursday, despite Korea`s surprise inclusion by the sport`s governing body.

F1 set for its busiest season with 21 races in 2015
F1 set for its busiest season with 21 races in 2015

The 2015 season of Formula One might turn out to be the longest season in Formula One's history in terms of the total number of races.

Jules Bianchi did not slow sufficiently, says FIA report
Jules Bianchi did not slow sufficiently, says FIA report

French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi did not slow sufficiently under warning flags before crashing at the Japanese Grand Prix, an International Automobile Federation (FIA) report found on Wednesday.

South Korea returns to F1 calendar, double points binned
South Korea returns to F1 calendar, double points binned

Formula One scrapped its unloved double points experiment on Wednesday while provisionally reinstating the South Korean Grand Prix to a 2015 calendar bulging with a record 21 races.

South Korea set for Formula One return in 2015
South Korea set for Formula One return in 2015

South Korea`s Formula One grand prix has been reinstated provisionally on a record 21-race calendar for 2015, the sport`s governing body said on Wednesday.

Mark Webber in `satisfactory` condition after Brazil horror crash
Mark Webber in `satisfactory` condition after Brazil horror crash

Veteran Australian motor racing driver Mark Webber was in a "satisfactory condition" after a high-speed crash at the Six Hours of Sao Paulo event, autosport`s governing body FIA announced Monday.

Chennai race track gets FIA Grade 2 mark
Chennai race track gets FIA Grade 2 mark

The international automobile federation (FIA) has granted the Madras Motor Race Track (MMRT) here a Grade 2 license after the circuit, located on the outskirts of the city, underwent massive renovation over the past couple of years.

Double points to be scrapped next year: Reports
Double points to be scrapped next year: Reports

The controversial `double points` system in the final Formula One Grand Prix of the season will be abandoned next year, British magazine Autosport reported on Wednesday.

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.

FIA reveals Caterham, Marussia financial struggles highlight needs to cut costs in F1
FIA reveals Caterham, Marussia financial struggles highlight needs to cut costs in F1

The FIA has revealed that Caterham and Marussia's financial problems highlight the need to cut costs in Formula One after the two teams went into administration this month and would not be taking par in Sunday's United States Grand Prix.

PIA took 34 Indian passengers to a Pak hotel without visa: FIA

 Pakistan's national carrier PIA allegedly took 34 Indian transit passengers to a hotel in Lahore to stay for a night though they did not have a Pakistani visa, prompting authorities to launch a probe.

Karun Chandhok elected drivers' representative in Formula E
Karun Chandhok elected drivers' representative in Formula E

Ace Indian racer Karun Chandhok has been elected as drivers' representative for the FIA Formula E Championship along with Oriol Servia.

More F1 teams could go bust, warns Max Mosley
More F1 teams could go bust, warns Max Mosley

 More Formula One teams could follow Caterham and Marussia into administration or failure, the former head of the sport`s governing body Max Mosley warned on Monday.

Pakistan to introduce biometric machines to detect fake passports

Pakistan`s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has decided to introduce machines at the Islamabad airport to detect fake passports, a media report said Saturday.

Christian Horner tells Mercedes not to act against Formula One's interest
Christian Horner tells Mercedes not to act against Formula One's interest

Red Bull boss Christian Horner tells Mercedes not to act against the interests of sport by blocking the proposed additional engine update next year.

Force India was the best available option, says Nico Hulkenberg
Force India was the best available option, says Nico Hulkenberg

Highly rated Formula One driver Nico Hulkenberg will spend his fourth season at Force India in 2015 and the German says staying with the midfield squad was the best available option.

Ross Brawn, Stefano Domenicali on Jules Bianchi accident panel
Ross Brawn, Stefano Domenicali on Jules Bianchi accident panel

Former Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali and ex-Mercedes principal Ross Brawn will be part of a panel reviewing Formula One safety in the wake of Jules Bianchi`s Japanese Grand Prix accident, the sport`s governing body said on Monday.

Night racing in MRF Challenge series
Night racing in MRF Challenge series

 

Doha: The MRF Challenge series, involving Formula 2000 cars powered by Renault engines and offering prize money of Rs. 65 lakh, takes a leap into history at the Losail circuit here this weekend by becoming the first Indian racing championship to be run under lights.