Susie Wolff defends Ecclestone after women racer remarks

Published : 1:00 am  April 21, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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British racer Susie Wolff has defended Bernie Ecclestone after he doubted whether women would physically be able to drive a Formula One car fast and in any case would not be taken seriously.

FIA approves Formula One tyre testing changes

Published : 12:40 am  April 21, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Formula One’s governing body formally approved rule changes on Wednesday that will allow sole supplier Pirelli to carry out more testing of next year’s wider tyres during the season.

Champion Lorenzo to race for Ducati in 2017

Published : 10:12 am  April 19, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Spain’s triple world champion Jorge Lorenzo will leave Yamaha for Ducati after the 2016 MotoGP season in a move that marks the end of a fractious pairing with Italian great Valentino Rossi.

Mercedes felt like four-poster bed, says Hamilton

Published : 12:09 am  April 18, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes handled less like a finely-honed racing car and more like a “four-poster bed” after the world champion damaged it in a first-corner collision in Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix.

Vettel hits out at ‘torpedo’ Kvyat

Published : 11:52 pm  April 17, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sebastian Vettel and Daniil Kvyat engaged in a verbal spat after Sunday’s Chinese Formula One Chinese Grand Prix as the four-times champion blamed the Russian for pushing him into a collision with team mate Kimi Raikkonen.

Dominant Rosberg extends win streak in China

Published : 11:41 pm  April 17, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Nico Rosberg claimed a dominant win in an action-packed Formula One Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton, who battled up to seventh with some feisty driving after starting last.

Rosberg looks to pile on pressure in China

Published : 11:33 am  April 17, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Nico Rosberg will look to ram home his advantage over world champion Lewis Hamilton by extending his perfect start to the Formula One season in China on Sunday.

Horner sceptical of F1 engine breakthrough

Published : 1:10 am  April 16, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Formula One is ‘nowhere near’ an agreement to ensure all teams have access to competitive and cheaper engines from 2018 and time is running out, Red Bull principal Christian Horner warned on Friday.

Raikkonen leads way as Ferrari dominate China practice

Published : 12:55 am  April 16, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Kimi Raikkonen set the pace ahead of Sebastian Vettel in Friday practice for the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix as the Ferrari pair dislodged the dominant Mercedes duo.

Hamilton sees China penalty as a chance to race

Published : 8:42 am  April 15, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton looked for positives at the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on Thursday after a five-place grid penalty wrecked his hopes of a third successive pole position this season.

Hamilton hit with five-place grid penalty for Chinese Grand Prix

Published : 10:14 am  April 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton will be hit with a five-place grid penalty for Sunday’s Formula One Chinese Grand Prix due to a gearbox change, his Mercedes team confirmed on Thursday.

Alonso taking nothing for granted before China medical

Published : 11:01 am  April 13, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Fernando Alonso hopes to be racing for McLaren at this weekend’s Chinese Formula One Grand Prix but the Spaniard says he is taking nothing for granted ahead of a fitness test at the Shanghai circuit.

Mercedes expects extreme tyre strategies in China

Published : 10:36 am  April 12, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Formula One teams might adopt aggressive strategies for Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix because track conditions could lead to heavy wear of the supersoft tyre that has not been used in Shanghai before, Mercedes technical head Paddy Lowe said on Monday.

F1 learned a lesson from qualifying fiasco – Williams

Published : 9:17 pm  April 11, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Formula One learned a lesson from the qualifying fiasco that overshadowed the opening races of the season in Australia and Bahrain, Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams said on Monday.

Marquez claims fourth straight Texas win

Published : 9:32 am  April 11, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Honda’s MotoGP leader Marc Marquez won the Grand Prix of the Americas for the fourth year in a row on Sunday while bitter rival Valentino Rossi was one of several riders who crashed.

Ferrari in line for bumper F1 payout

Published : 10:02 am  April 10, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Ferrari will be paid much more than any other Formula One team this year despite finishing runners-up to world champions Mercedes last season, according to figures published on Wednesday.

Testing agreement delaying Pirelli Formula One tyre contract

Published : 9:26 am  April 10, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Formula One’s new tyre contract with Pirelli from 2017 has yet to be signed off with the sport’s governing body, despite being agreed in October, as the Italian firm wants specific targets and testing guarantees written in.

Marquez again dominates MotoGP in Austin

Published : 8:47 am  April 9, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Marc Marquez’s dominance at the Circuit of the Americas was on full display Friday as the Spaniard defied a crash to top the MotoGP times in both practice sessions in Austin, Texas.

F1 to return to 2015 qualifying format

Published : 9:25 am  April 8, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Formula One will revert to its 2015 qualifying format at next week’s Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai and for the remainder of the season, the governing FIA said in a statement on Thursday after backing down in the face of opposition from teams.

Ferrari have yet to show true colours, says Rosberg

Published : 10:20 am  April 5, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Ferrari are closer to Mercedes than results have suggested in this season’s two races and look like posing a real challenge, according to Formula One world championship leader Nico Rosberg.

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