F1 needs fresh start after ‘dictator’ Ecclestone – CEO

Published : 3:27 pm  January 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Bernie Ecclestone’s four-decade reign as a “dictator” of Formula One had to end if the sport is to get the fresh start it needs, new chairman and chief executive Chase Carey says.

Ecclestone out, Carey in as Liberty complete F1 deal

Published : 11:33 am  January 24, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Bernie Ecclestone’s long reign as Formula One’s ringmaster came to an end Monday as Liberty Media completed its multi-billion-dollar takeover of motor sport’s most prestigious brand.

Valentino Rossi eyes 10th title in wide open 2017 MotoGP season

Published : 11:25 pm  January 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Motorcycling superstar Valentino Rossi expects at least six challengers as he targets an elusive 10th world title in a new MotoGP season dominated by riders switching allegiances and thereby changing bikes too.

No word on Rosberg successor till January: Mercedes

Published : 12:09 pm  December 16, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Mercedes will not name Nico Rosberg’s replacement until January, the team said on Thursday, amid reports they are chasing Valtteri Bottas from Williams.

World champion Rosberg announces shock retirement

Published : 1:11 am  December 3, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Nico Rosberg quit Formula One on Friday, just five days after winning the world title for Mercedes in a move that stunned motor racing.

Rosberg foils Hamilton to claim maiden title

Published : 10:21 am  November 28, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

Hamilton edges Rosberg for Brazilian pole

Published : 11:23 am  November 13, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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 seek Vettel Mexico penalty review

Published : 9:27 am  November 11, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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 to pull out of world championship – reports

Published : 12:00 am  November 2, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

Losing title will hurt less than 2007, says Hamilton

Published : 11:26 pm  October 31, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

I need three-win sweep, admits Hamilton

Published : 11:34 pm  October 28, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

Marquez fastest in pre-race warm-up in Australia

Published : 10:47 am  October 23, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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New world champion Marc Marquez posted the quickest lap time in the warm-up ahead of Sunday’s Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island.

Ricciardo happy to be world title ‘king-maker’

Published : 12:46 pm  October 22, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

Marquez grabs pole for Australian MotoGP

Published : 12:28 pm  October 22, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

Hamilton in US spotlight as title chase enters home straight

Published : 12:28 pm  October 20, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

Lorenzo crashes ahead of Japan race

Published : 11:40 am  October 15, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

Marquez gets first shot at title in Japan

Published : 11:50 am  October 13, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Honda’s Marc Marquez gets his first chance to seal this year’s MotoGP world championship on Sunday in Japan.

Rosberg rubbishes Hamilton ‘meltdown’ talk

Published : 11:05 pm  October 12, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

Rosberg extends lead with dominant Japan win leftright 3/3leftright

Published : 9:30 am  October 10, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

Rosberg fends off Hamilton to seize pole in Japan

Published : 1:16 am  October 9, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

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