Bernie Ecclestone lauds Lewis Hamilton, takes swipe at Sebastian Vettel
Bernie Ecclestone lauds Lewis Hamilton, takes swipe at Sebastian Vettel

Bernie Ecclestone called Lewis Hamilton Formula One`s best ever world champion on Friday as he took a swipe at former title-holder Sebastian Vettel.

Lewis Hamilton`s new helmet knocked on the head
Lewis Hamilton`s new helmet knocked on the head

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was forced to shelve a flashy new helmet on Friday after it fell foul of a ban on switching designs mid-season.

Vettel, Raikkonen delight at Ferrari progress
Vettel, Raikkonen delight at Ferrari progress

Ferrari`s drivers have praised the improvements the team have made after a solid winter of testing and encouraging display in Australia with new recruit Sebastian Vettel claiming he is much happier with the car than he was with last year`s Red Bull.

Sebastian Vettel snubs Mercedes `PR` stunt
Sebastian Vettel snubs Mercedes `PR` stunt

Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel on Thursday turned down an offer from rival Mercedes to visit their garage at the Malaysian Grand Prix, dismissing it as a PR stunt.

Fit-again Valtteri Bottas makes cockpit changes for Malaysia
Fit-again Valtteri Bottas makes cockpit changes for Malaysia

Valtteri Bottas is confident his back has fully healed and he will be fit for the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend after the Finn missed the season-opening race in Australia despite qualifying sixth fastest in his Williams.

Nico Rosberg invites Sebastian Vettel to Mercedes debrief
Nico Rosberg invites Sebastian Vettel to Mercedes debrief

Nico Rosberg has invited Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel to attend Mercedes` Friday debrief at the Malaysian Grand Prix after a light-hearted exchange between the Formula One rivals last weekend.

Mercedes dominance has rivals calling for reform
Mercedes dominance has rivals calling for reform

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff said that rival teams who are "moaning" about his team's commanding success should put their heads down and work harder following the Silver Arrows' domination at the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix here on Sunday.

What we learned from the Australian Grand Prix
What we learned from the Australian Grand Prix

Five things we learned from Formula One`s season-opening Australian Grand Prix in

Ferrari must prove the real deal: Sebastain Vettel
Ferrari must prove the real deal: Sebastain Vettel

Sebastian Vettel, flushed by a podium finish on his debut for Ferrari behind the tearaway Mercedes in Australia, says the job is now to ensure it was not a one-off.

Are Mercedes making F1 boring? Rivals fear so
Are Mercedes making F1 boring? Rivals fear so

No sooner had Mercedes cruised to the chequered flag at Sunday`s season-opening Australian Grand Prix, their rivals were all but conceding the 2015 Formula One championship was as good as over.

Sebastian Vettel thrilled with podium ''victory'' on debut
Sebastian Vettel thrilled with podium ''victory'' on debut

A yawning 34 seconds might have separated third-placed Sebastian Vettel from Australian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton on Sunday but the podium spot felt like a victory for the four-times world champion on his Ferrari debut.

Mercedes enjoy laugh last on day of high farce
Mercedes enjoy laugh last on day of high farce

A podium appearance by Hollywood strong-man Arnold Schwarzenegger seemed a suitable conclusion for a farcical Sunday at the Australian Grand Prix, where only 11 cars finished and Mercedes` dominance was almost embarrassing for the team`s drivers.

Lewis Hamilton expects `good fight` with Ferrari
Lewis Hamilton expects `good fight` with Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton on Sunday said Ferrari can challenge Mercedes this year despite posting a whopping 34-second gap over the team Italian team to win the Australian Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton edges Nico Rosberg to win Australian GP
Lewis Hamilton edges Nico Rosberg to win Australian GP

Lewis Hamilton fought off teammate Nico Rosberg to give Mercedes a dominant victory in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on Sunday.

Mercedes Lewis Hamilton quickest in practice ahead of qualifying
Mercedes Lewis Hamilton quickest in practice ahead of qualifying

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton warmed up ahead of qualifying Saturday with the fastest time in practice for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Australian Grand Prix: Mercedes quickest in opening practice
Australian Grand Prix: Mercedes quickest in opening practice

Mercedes started the new Formula One season as they left off on Friday as Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton timed quickest in opening free practice for the Australian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel vows no Kimi Raikkonen run-ins
Sebastian Vettel vows no Kimi Raikkonen run-ins

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel Thursday played down fears he could fall out with new team-mate Kimi Raikkonen after his big switch to Ferrari this season.

Australian GP: No advice needed for teenage debutant Max​ Verstappen
Australian GP: No advice needed for teenage debutant Max​ Verstappen

Max Verstappen may be set to become Formula One`s youngest ever racer when he eases into his Toro Rosso at Sunday`s Australian Grand Prix, but advice from his rivals was in short supply three days before the 17-year-old`s debut.

New boy Sebastian Vettel plays down Ferrari hopes in Melbourne
New boy Sebastian Vettel plays down Ferrari hopes in Melbourne

Sebastian Vettel is convinced Ferrari have a better car than the one that stuttered through a winless season last year but has played down his team`s chances of upsetting Mercedes at Sunday`s season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

Fernando Alonso still F1's most marketable driver "Survey"
Fernando Alonso still F1's most marketable driver "Survey"

Fernando Alonso will be missing from Sunday`s Australian season-opener but the Spaniard remains Formula One`s most marketable driver, according to a survey released on Wednesday.