Mercedes will not name Nico Rosberg’s replacement until January, the team said on Thursday, amid reports they are chasing Valtteri Bottas from Williams.
Nico Rosberg quit Formula One on Friday, just five days after winning the world title for Mercedes in a move that stunned motor racing.
Nico Rosberg clinched his maiden world title on Sunday, finishing second in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix despite Lewis Hamilton ignoring team orders in his quest to foil the German.
Lewis Hamilton enhanced his hopes of taking the title fight down to the wire on Saturday when he outpaced Mercedes team-mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg to grab pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Ferrari have submitted a request to the International Motoring Federation (FIA) for a review of the stewards’ decision to penalise Sebastian Vettel at the Mexican Grand Prix.
Volkswagen is set to pull out of the world rally championship at the end of the season, with the decision coming only days after the German manufacturer won a fourth successive title, specialist media reported on Tuesday.
Lewis Hamilton accepts he is more likely to lose the Formula One title than win it, even if he is giving it his best shot, but failure will hurt less than in 2007 when he missed out by a single point.
Lewis Hamilton began practice Friday at this weekend’s potentially-decisive Mexican Grand Prix accepting he probably needs three wins out of three races to have any chance of retaining his world title.
New world champion Marc Marquez posted the quickest lap time in the warm-up ahead of Sunday’s Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island.
Australian Daniel Ricciardo believes he has a perfect solution to Mercedes’ internal battle for the world Formula One drivers title — let him win to keep everyone happy.
Newly crowned world champion Marc Marquez’s gamble on using slick tyres paid off when he stormed to pole position for this weekend’s Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island on Saturday.
Lewis Hamilton’s behaviour on and off the circuit will go under a sharp media microscope as he bids to keep his title challenge alive at this weekend’s United States Grand Prix.
Defending champion Jorge Lorenzo was sent to hospital after crashing during practice ahead of Sunday’s Japanese MotoGP Grand Prix, while Honda’s Marc Marquez clocked the fastest lap of the day.
Honda’s Marc Marquez gets his first chance to seal this year’s MotoGP world championship on Sunday in Japan.
Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg poured scorn on suggestions that Mercedes team mate and reigning champion Lewis Hamilton is in ‘meltdown’ mode after losing ground in the title battle.
Nico Rosberg tightened his grip on the Formula One title race with a dominant victory at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday, the German’s first win at Suzuka also helping Mercedes claim a third consecutive constructors’ crown.
Championship leader Nico Rosberg seized pole position for the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix on Saturday, the German marginally fending off Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in a close-run qualifying session.
Sebastian Vettel said he had nothing to sort out with Maurizio Arrivabene, playing down comments the Ferrari team principal made that the German had to earn his place at the Italian Formula One team.
Jorge Lorenzo, the reigning MotoGP world champion, has thanked Mercedes for allowing him to take one of their Formula One cars for a spin, calling it a “dream come true”.
A beaming Daniel Ricciardo enjoyed some light-hearted banter with Red Bull team mate Max Verstappen at the Japanese Grand Prix on Thursday in an exchange that also underscored their rivalry.