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Formula 1: Mercedes to keep permanent red star for Niki Lauda

A red three-pointed star on the engine cover is one of several on-car tributes to the Austrian at Sunday`s Monaco Grand Prix, with the `halo` head protection device painted red as a reference to Lauda`s familiar red cap.

May 26, 2019, 20:38 PM IST

Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda dies at 70

Niki, the three-time F1 world champion, died on Tuesday around five months after undergoing a lung transplant. 

May 21, 2019, 07:31 AM IST

Lewis Hamilton back on top with victory in Spain Grand Prix

The 76th victory of the five times world champion`s career, and third of the season, sent the Briton seven points clear of Finnish team mate Valtteri Bottas.

May 13, 2019, 00:22 AM IST

Spanish Grand Prix: Valtteri Bottas pips Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to grab pole position

Bottas clocked the fastest lap of one minute and 15.406 seconds to finish 0.634 seconds quicker than his Mercedes team-mate Hamilton.

May 11, 2019, 21:16 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton pips Valtteri Bottas to seal sixth Chinese Grand Prix title

Meanwhile, four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel was third fastest in his Ferrari after finishing 13.744 seconds slower than Hamilton. 

Apr 14, 2019, 14:10 PM IST

Valtteri Bottas on pole for Formula One's 1,000th race

Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel qualified third, ahead of 21-year-old Monegasque teammate Charles Leclerc who was unable to repeat his Bahrain Grand Prix pole of two weeks ago.

Apr 13, 2019, 14:48 PM IST

Formula 1: Mick Schumacher very like his father, says Mattia Binotto

Schumacher, 20 who is a member of Ferrari`s driver academy after winning the European F3 title last year, made his test debut with the Italian team in Bahrain this month.

Apr 12, 2019, 17:42 PM IST

Formula 1: Charles Leclerc aiming for a first in a thousand

Sunday`s race is the 1,000th in world championship history and the Ferrari driver, who took pole position and set the fastest race lap at Sakhir two weeks ago, can write his name on it with a first victory.

Apr 10, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Motor racing: Williams report increased revenues despite dismal F1 season

Group revenue increased to 176.5 million pounds ($230.79 million), from a previous 166.2 million. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) were 12.9 million, up from 10.8 in 2017.

Apr 05, 2019, 16:07 PM IST

New McLaren a step forward in every aspect, says Fernando Alonso

The 37-year-old Spaniard last drove a Formula One car in November but he was at the Bahrain circuit in a tyre testing role as well as to get a feel for the new car and provide feedback.

Apr 03, 2019, 17:40 PM IST

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas determined to hang on to winning feeling

The 29-year-old Mercedes driver took a crushing victory in Melbourne two weeks ago to finish more than 20 seconds clear of teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Mar 29, 2019, 10:22 AM IST

F1 goes free-to-air in Middle East under new MBC deal

Qatar-based pay-TV broadcaster beIN Sports said in February that it had not renewed its contract as a result of broadcast piracy in the region. The previous five-year deal expired at the end of last season. 

Mar 21, 2019, 08:35 AM IST

Formula 1 rookie George Russell still smiling despite poor qualifying session in Australia

Kubica, preparing for his first grand prix since 2010 as part of an amazing comeback from partially severing his right forearm in a 2011 rally crash, suffered a puncture on his last flying lap.

Mar 17, 2019, 07:26 AM IST

Australian GP qualifying: Puzzled Sebastian Vettel admits Ferrari 'should be better'

Third-fastest Vettel was more than seven-tenths of a second slower than top-placed Hamilton during Australian Grand Prix qualifying.

Mar 16, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

Robert Kubica under pressure ahead of Formula One race after 8 years

By any measure, Williams have had a chaotic preparation for the season-opener, with technical director Paddy Lowe taking "a leave of absence" after they failed to finish their new car in time for the start of testing in Barcelona and turned up two days late.

Mar 14, 2019, 16:03 PM IST

Formula One is a completely different ball game: Venturi team boss Susie Wolff

The triumph, in Formula E`s 50th race, made Wolff the first woman to win a round of a global FIA-sanctioned single-seater open-wheel series as a team boss. 

 

 

Mar 14, 2019, 13:59 PM IST

Formula One mourns sudden death of race director Charlie Whiting

Whiting, who started his career working for the Hesketh team in 1977, died in Melbourne of a pulmonary embolism just three days before the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

Mar 14, 2019, 11:00 AM IST

Ferrari to remove branding for Mission Winnow at Australian GP

The team`s official name has also changed from Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow to Scuderia Ferrari, according to an updated entry list published by the International Automobile Federation (FIA).

Mar 06, 2019, 12:55 PM IST

Ferrari, Mercedes neck-and-neck as Formula 1 testing ends

Vettel`s best effort of one minute 16.221 seconds on Friday morning was faster than anyone else went in Spain but Hamilton ended the final day only 0.003 slower on the same C5 tyres.

Mar 02, 2019, 07:44 AM IST

First day of testing was close to perfection: World Champion Sebastian Vettel

The four times world champion Vettel,  managed 169 laps of Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya and did not hide his delight.

Feb 19, 2019, 10:55 AM IST