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.
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.
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.
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.