Lotus expect huge step forward in 2015
Lotus expect huge step forward in 2015

 Lotus expect to be far more competitive this season with a new Formula One car that they hailed as a massive step forward on Monday.

Lotus name GP2 Series winner Jolyon Palmer as third driver
Lotus name GP2 Series winner Jolyon Palmer as third driver

 Jolyon Palmer, the first Briton to win the GP2 Series since Lewis Hamilton, celebrated his 24th birthday on Tuesday by agreeing to become the Lotus Formula One team`s third driver this season.

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.

Last racer from F1's debut season dies at 97
Last racer from F1's debut season dies at 97

 French racer Robert Manzon, the last surviving driver from Formula One`s debut world championship season in 1950, has died at the age of 97.

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.

Nico Rosberg to get first test of new Mercedes
Nico Rosberg to get first test of new Mercedes

 Nico Rosberg will be first and world champion Lewis Hamilton second when it comes to testing the new Mercedes Formula One car in southern Spain next month.

Don't rush to F1, says Lewis Hamilton's dad
Don't rush to F1, says Lewis Hamilton's dad

Every young racer wants to be the next Lewis Hamilton but most are in too much of a hurry to give themselves the best chance of success.

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.

Agonising wait for Michael Schumachers, Jules Bianchis
Agonising wait for Michael Schumachers, Jules Bianchis

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has entered a second year battling back from a horrific ski accident that has left him a recluse in his Swiss home, his condition a closely guarded secret.

Christmas provides food for thought at Ferrari
Christmas provides food for thought at Ferrari

The winds of change have swept through Ferrari and even Christmas has a different feel now.

Christmas is a bit of a trial for Bernie Ecclestone
Christmas is a bit of a trial for Bernie Ecclestone

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has revisited his German bribery trial in a mischievous Christmas card depicting himself handing over $100 million to a masked highwayman pointing a pistol at him.

Determined Fernando Alonso eyes wins in 'long-term relationship' with McLaren
Determined Fernando Alonso eyes wins in 'long-term relationship' with McLaren

Double-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso said that he is looking forward to attain success with the newly joined McLaren-Honda team.

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.

Daniel Ricciardo targets world title
Daniel Ricciardo targets world title

 Australian Formula One star Daniel Ricciardo said Thursday he considers himself a legitimate title contender after a breakthrough season in which he won three races for Red Bull.

McLaren all set to announce 2015 drivers
McLaren all set to announce 2015 drivers

McLaren are set to announce the return of Fernando Alonso at a news conference on Thursday with British media tipping the Formula One team to retain Jenson Button in a lineup of champions.

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.

Force India to use Toyota wind tunnel
Force India to use Toyota wind tunnel

 Force India will use Toyota`s wind tunnel in Germany for all their aerodynamic testing from next season, the British-based Formula One team announced on Thursday.

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.

Ailing Caterham get 2015 boost
Ailing Caterham get 2015 boost

The struggling Caterham outfit have been given special dispensation to compete in next year`s world championship with this year`s car should a buyer be found for the British-based Formula One team.