December 22, 2012Ferrari set up two design teams for 2013 and 2014
Ferrari will run separate design teams to simultaneously develop next year's Formula One car and the one for 2014, when the technical rules are due to change substantially.
December 21, 2012Ferrari prefer Vettel to Hamilton
Triple Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel would be Ferrari's first choice should they ever need to replace Fernando Alonso, president Luca di Montezemolo said.
Thailand look to host F1 race in 2015
Thailand expects to host a floodlit Formula One Grand Prix in Bangkok in 2015 after plans were pushed back a year, the governor of the national sports authority said on Friday.
December 18, 2012Force India should approach me: Sutil
Adrian Sutil says he is not desperate for a drive with Sahara Force India and if the team needs him they should approach him with an offer.
December 08, 2012'Schumacher shouldn't have come out of retirement'
Michael Schumacher should have stayed in retirement rather than risked his reputation in a disappointing Formula One comeback with Mercedes, Bernie Ecclestone said on Friday.
December 05, 2012Formula One set for 20 races in 2013
Formula One could have 20 races again next season after the sport's governing body said on Wednesday it has pencilled in an unspecified European race to make up for a postponed Grand Prix in New Jersey.
December 02, 2012HRT absent from 2013 Formula One entry list
Formula One looks likely to be reduced to 11 teams next season after the official 2013 championship entry list was published without struggling Spanish-based HRT on it.
November 30, 2012Champion Vettel gets clean chit from FIA
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel committed no infringement during the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix, Formula One's governing body the FIA said on Friday, meaning the German keeps his world title.
November 29, 2012Ferrari mull over protesting Vettel's title win
Ferrari are considering whether to lodge a protest that could lead to the result of the Formula One world championship being overturned.
November 28, 2012Bottas to join Maldonado at Williams
Finland's Valtteri Bottas will join Pastor Maldonado at Williams next season after the British team announced their 2013 driver line-up on Wednesday.
Yet to see best of Vettel, warns Red Bull boss
Sebastian Vettel has been backed by his Red Bull principal to get even better as a driver having become the youngest triple Formula One World Champion in the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Vettel reigns in a bizarre F1 season
At 25, Sebastian Vettel has been champion for three straight years. At 25, he's caught up with Ayrton. At 25, he's just getting better, says .
November 27, 2012Alonso demands faster Ferrari next season
While Ferrari's Fernando Alonso rates 2012 as his best season in Formula One, the Spanish driver says his car must be quicker next year if he is to fight for the title again.
Down memory lane: The best and worst of Schumacher
Seven-times world champion Michael Schumacher raced for the last time in Formula One at the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday, finishing seventh before heading into his second retirement.
Vettel committed to Red Bull after third title
Sebastian Vettel has dampened speculation he is set to jump ship from Red Bull and join Ferrari in 2014 by saying he is "extremely committed" to the team who helped him claim a third consecutive Formula One title on Sunday.
November 26, 2012Brazilian Grand Prix: Team by team analysis
Team by team analysis of Sunday's season-ending Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix (listed in championship order).
Seven star Schumacher bids F1 farewell
Michael Schumacher said farewell to Formula One with a battling seventh place for Mercedes at the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday before an embrace for newly-crowned triple champion Sebastian Vettel.
2012 was a dream season: Alonso
Fernando Alonso failed to win a third Formula One championship on Sunday but the Ferrari driver still rated his season as the best of his career.
Third championship crown renders Vettel speechless
It all came good for Sebastian Vettel just when it all seemed to be going wrong on Sunday in a Brazilian Grand Prix that turned the Red Bull driver into Formula One's youngest triple world champion.
Schumacher fans hail their departing hero
Michael Schumacher's fans made their presence felt at the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday as the seven times Formula One champion prepared to say farewell to the sport at the age of 43.
McLaren farewell leaves Hamilton feeling numb
Lewis Hamilton was left feeling numb after failing to finish his final race for McLaren on Sunday despite starting on pole position and leading the race.
Vettel emulates boyhood hero Schumacher
Vettel is only the third driver to win three championships in a row and the ninth triple champion. The others are Argentina's Juan Manuel Fangio and Germany's Michael Schumacher. The following are some key facts about Vettel.
Brazilian GP: Top-five finish for Force India's Hulkenburg
Nico Hulkenberg ended his partnership with Sahara Force India on a high as he secured 10 points for the side at the season-closing Brazilian Grand Prix with a fifth place finish, in Sao Paulo on Sunday.
November 25, 2012Vettel becomes F1's youngest triple champion
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel became Formula One's youngest triple world champion at the age of 25 at the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Infiniti become Red Bull title sponsor
Nissan's premium car brand Infiniti will become title sponsor of Formula One world champions Red Bull next season under a new four-year deal, both parties announced on Sunday.
November 24, 2012McLaren's Hamilton on pole in Brazil
Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday's season-ending Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on pole position in his farewell to McLaren, with teammate Jenson Button alongside.
Kobayashi sets up website to fund and salvage F1 career
Kamui Kobayashi, Japan's only current Formula One driver, is hoping a website campaign can help raise the funds to keep him on the starting grid next season after being dropped by the Sauber team.
November 23, 2012Gutierrez to race for Sauber
Mexican Esteban Gutierrez will race for Sauber next season alongside Germany's Nico Hulkenberg, the Formula One team said on Friday.
We have nothing to lose, says Alonso
Winner of two Formula One championships in Brazil, Ferrari's Fernando Alonso says he feels less pressure and has nothing to lose as he chases another in Sunday's title-decider at Interlagos.
Perez spills the beans on Gutierrez race drive
Mexican Sergio Perez named compatriot Esteban Gutierrez as his 2013 replacement at Sauber despite no formal news from the Swiss Formula One team.
Vettel pays tribute to boyhood hero Schumacher
Formula One World champion Sebastian Vettel hailed Michael Schumacher as his hero and inspiration as the German great prepared for a final farewell to the sport at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
November 22, 2012Vettel can take nothing for granted
Sebastian Vettel can become Formula One's youngest triple champion without scoring a point in Sunday's season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix but Fernando Alonso has a more sensational script in mind.
Force India to get investment boost
Force India will have a 50 million pound boost to help them move up the Formula One grid after a strong performance this year, the team's co-owner Vijay Mallya announced.
November 20, 2012Alternator a 'ticking time bomb' for Red Bull
Red Bull and Renault will be working flat out to ensure Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel does not go into next weekend's title showdown in Brazil with a 'ticking time bomb' deep inside his car.
Ferrari finds loophole to help Alonso
Ferrari promised to pull out all stops on Sunday to help Fernando Alonso claim the Formula One drivers title and with the help of a rulebook loophole they head to the season finale still in the fight.
Daimler takes full control of Mercedes F1 team
German luxury carmaker Daimler has taken full control of the Mercedes Formula One motor racing team after buying a 40 percent stake owned by Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund Aabar Investments.
F1's successful return leaves US wanting more
Lewis Hamilton claimed the victory and Red Bull clinched the constructors title but the biggest winner at the US Grand Prix was Formula One with commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone immediately calling for more races in America.
November 19, 2012US Grand Prix: Nico logs points for Force India
Outgoing driver Nico Hulkenburg continued his consistent run with Sahara Force Indian Formula One team, picking up four points for the outfit with an eighth-place finish at the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas on Sunday.
Pix: Hamilton rides high at US Grand Prix
No one was happier to see Formula One back in America on Sunday than McLaren's Lewis Hamilton as the Briton picked up where he left off in 2007 by winning the United States Grand Prix.
PHOTOS: Hamilton makes Vettel wait after win in Texas
Images from the US Grand Prix held at the at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, on Sunday.
Hamilton wins US Grand Prix to keep title race alive
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton won the US Grand Prix on Sunday while Red Bull's championship leader Sebastian Vettel failed to clinch his third consecutive drivers' title on his 100th career start.
November 18, 2012Vettel on pole for US Grand Prix
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel roared to pole position at the US Grand Prix on Saturday with the German perfectly placed to claim a third straight Formula One title in his milestone 100th race.
November 17, 2012Vettel sets pace on new Austin circuit
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel dominated free practice at the US Grand Prix on Friday as drivers got their first taste of Formula One's newest venue and gave it rave reviews up and down the paddock.
November 16, 2012Hamilton denies any regrets over move to Mercedes
Lewis Hamilton has no regrets over his jump to Mercedes next season, again dismissing comments from McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh that the Englishman was having second thoughts about his move.
Is Sunday's F1 race weird enough for Austin, Texas?
As the Texas capital prepares to host the first Grand Prix in the United States in five years, some in laid-back Austin say this weekend's glamorous race clashes with the city's soul.
November 15, 2012'F1 will never succeed in the US'
Americans have had a long-standing love affair with the car but the romance of Formula One, that sets hearts of motor sports fans around the world a flutter, has never managed to get pulses racing in the United States.
November 14, 2012Sahara Force India not thinking of sixth place now
Sahara Force India has conceded that sixth place is out of their reach with just two races left in the season as the side prepares for the US Grand Prix, which is making a Formula One comeback after five years.
November 10, 2012'Hamilton may have regretted decision to leave McLaren'
Lewis Hamilton may have had some regrets already about his decision to join Mercedes next season, according to his McLaren Formula One team principal Martin Whitmarsh.
November 07, 2012McLaren not sure of Perez's potential
McLaren have recognised that they do not know just how good Mexican signing Sergio Perez really is.
November 06, 2012Vettel ready to land knockout blow in F1 title race
The knockout blow in the Formula One title battle has yet to be thrown but the moment is fast approaching and Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel is landing the big psychological hits.
November 05, 2012Team by team analysis of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Vettel went from starting in the pit lane, after being punished for a fuel regulations breach, to the podium and also set the fastest lap.
Alonso says his glass is half full
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso emphasised the positives on Sunday after Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel dashed the Spaniard's hopes of seizing back the lead in the Formula One championship at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Abu Dhabi: Raikkonen shows he still knows how to win
Kimi Raikkonen returned to the top of the Formula One podium for the first time since 2009 at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, leaving his Lotus team in no doubt that he knew what he was doing.
November 04, 2012Di Resta manages 2 points for Force India at Abu Dhabi GP
Paul di Resta earned two points for Sahara Force India at an the incident-filled Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix that also saw teammate, Nico Hulkenberg endure a crash in the first lap of the race on Sunday.
F1: Raikkonen wins close race in Abu Dhabi
Finland's Kimi Raikkonen won an accident-strewn and thrilling Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix for Lotus on Sunday.
November 03, 2012Hamilton on pole for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday's Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix on pole position with Red Bull's Australian Mark Webber also on the front row.
Formula One teams face fee hike for 2013
Formula One teams face a stiff hike in entry fees for next year's championship with the winning constructor having to pay $6,000 for every point scored this season as well as a basic charge of $500,000.
November 02, 2012Sauber can expect no favours from Hulkenberg
Germany's Nico Hulkenberg has promised to do his best to help Force India beat Sauber in the Formula One constructors' championship even if it costs his future team millions of dollars.
Ferrari break F1 curfew to help Alonso
Ferrari worked through the night at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to help Fernando Alonso in his title battle with Red Bull's Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel.
November 01, 2012Abu Dhabi GP: Alonso gets ready to bare his teeth
Like the Samurai warrior that he has tattooed across his back, Ferrari's Fernando Alonso goes into Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix refusing to give up and ready to fight tooth and nail for victory.
October 31, 2012Nico Hulkenberg to leave Force India and join Sauber
After weeks of speculation, it was confirmed on Wednesday that Nico Hulkenberg will leave Indian Formula One side Sahara Force India and join closest rival Sauber for the 2013 season. The Swiss team announced that it has signed Hulkenberg for the next season.
October 30, 2012Vettel's Red Bull looks like an indomitable beast
The Indian Grand Prix saw Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso on the top of their respective games. looks back on Sunday's duel.
October 29, 2012Mallya keeps Sutil in mind for Force India
Adrian Sutil could be in the frame for a return to Force India and Formula One if fellow-German Nico Hulkenberg moves to Sauber next season, according to team co-owner Vijay Mallya.
'It's time govt waives import duty on F1 race'
FMSCI, the national governing body for motor sport, today said that time has come for the Indian government to understand the economic benefits which the Formula One race brings to the country and lend more support to the event by waiving the import duty on equipments that came along with it.
Raikkonen extends stay at Lotus F1 team
Finland's Kimi Raikkonen will stay at Lotus next year, the Formula One team indicated on Monday in a video posted on YouTube.
Team by team analysis of Indian Grand Prix
Team by team analysis of Sunday's Indian Formula One Grand Prix (listed in championship order).
The best images from the Indian Grand Prix
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won the Indian Grand Prix on Sunday and stretched his Formula One championship lead over Ferrari's Fernando Alonso. Here's a look at some top class action from the race.
Photos: Bollywood, sports stars rev it up at Indian GP
The second edition of the Indian Grand Prix received a huge response from tinsel town and sporting fraternity as a host of Bollywood and cricketing stars and India's Olympic heroes graced the event at the Buddh International Circuit.
October 28, 2012Low turnout at BIC as compared to last year
It may not be the same as inaugural year in terms of response, but the second Indian Grand Prix still recorded a turn out of 65,000 spectators, which included the who's who of tinsel town, politics and sporting fraternity.
Vettel determined to end Ferrari speculation
Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel knocked on the head speculation of a move to Ferrari in 2014 by declaring his loyalty to Red Bull after winning the Indian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Vijay Mallya to reveal drivers' line up next month
Amidst strong speculations that Nico Hulkenberg will leave Sahara Force India to join Sauber for the next season, Team Prinicpal Vijay Mallya on Sunday said he will reveal the drivers' line-up next month.
Focus, discipline are ingredients of my success:Vettel
Defending champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull termed "discipline and focus" as the two main ingredients of success after winning his second successive Indian Grand Prix on Sunday.
France could return in 2013: Ecclestone
The French Grand Prix could be back on the calendar next year for the first time since 2008, Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday.
Narain couldn't show his power in HRT, feels Coulthard
India doesn't have a legacy in Formula One drivers but Narain Karthikeyan is a "talented driver who could have done wonders had he be racing for any other team" than minnows Hispania Racing (HRT), feels former multiple Grand Prix winner David Coulthard.
Indian Grand Prix is very special: Vettel
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won the Indian Grand Prix on Sunday and stretched his Formula One championship lead over Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, who was a battling second, to 13 points with three races remaining.
Vettel rules the Indian GP again, Alonso second
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won the Indian Grand Prix on Sunday and stretched his Formula One championship lead over Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, who was second, to 13 points with three races remaining.
Photos: Harbhajan Singh at Indian Grand Prix
The second Indian Grand Prix is a grand affair and the Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh made his presence felt. He joined the F1 fan fare at the Ferrari garage on Sunday.
Gagan Narang to flag off Indian Grand Prix
London Olympics bronze medal winning shooter Gagan Narang will flag off the second Formula One Indian Grand Prix in Greater Noida.
Alonso confident he can still win F1 title
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was unshaken in his belief that he can win this season's Formula One title despite rival Sebastian Vettel taking another dominant pole position at the Indian Grand Prix on Saturday.
October 27, 2012In PIX: Indian GP moves on from the dog days of 2011
The dog days are over and the dust has also settled for the Indian Formula One Grand Prix on its second appearance on the Formula One calendar.
Vettel storms India, Alonso must attack
Felipe Massa might have a curb named after him at the Buddh International Circuit, but it is Sebastian Vettel who really seems to like the circuit on the outskirts of Delhi.
Ferrari say navy flag on cars not political statement
Ferrari moved to placate angry Indian authorities on Saturday with an assurance that a navy flag on their Formula One cars was not a political statement of support for Italian sailors detained for killing local fishermen.
Vettel secures Indian GP pole in Red Bull one-two
Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel roared to pole position at the Indian Grand Prix on Saturday as Red Bull flexed their muscles with a third successive one-two sweep in qualifying.
'I am amazed at the rise of Formula One in India'
Amazed to see the rapid rise of Formula One in India, McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton said the F1 race here could become one of the best of the year given the country's potential.
India GP: Vettel tops third practice session
Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel looked good for pole position at the Indian Grand Prix on Saturday after completing a practice hat-trick.
India GP: Mallya questions Indian media's credibility
Embattled Force India team boss Vijay Mallya made his Indian Grand Prix entrance in combative mood on Saturday, lashing local media for their coverage of his business troubles and grounded Kingfisher airline.
Qualifying race will be key to success: Hamilton
McLaren Mercedes might not have the best of the free practice sessions on Friday, but its drivers -- Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button -- have already set their sights on tomorrow and said a good qualifying race will be key to the team's success in Sunday's race.
Raikkonen enjoys strong Indian debut
Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen tried out his second new Formula One circuit in the space of two weeks on Friday and declared the unfamiliar Indian track is to his liking.
PHOTOS: India gears up for second F1 Grand Prix
Organizers of the second edition of the Indian Grand Prix are jazzing up the Buddh International Circuit in anticipation of a nail biting race that could decide the 2012-13 Formula One champion.
October 26, 2012Indian ministry irked by Ferrari's flag gesture
India's foreign ministry condemned Ferrari on Friday for putting the Italian navy flag on their cars at the Indian Grand Prix in what was seen as a political gesture of support for detained sailors.
First look: India Grand Prix trophy unveiled
The Indian Grand Prix trophy was unveiled at Buddh International Circuit on Friday.
FI is apolitical, Bernie on Ferrari flag controversy
Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone has distanced himself from the storm kicked up by Ferrari's decision to have the Italian navy's flag on its cars during the Indian Grand Prix, saying the national association should look into such 'political matters'.
Ecclestone mulls having two races in India
India can hope to host two Formula One races within the next decade but the country faces plenty of competition on a crowded calendar, according to the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone.
Yuvraj to attend India GP, Tendulkar to give it a miss
Veteran cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who waved the chequered flag at the inaugural Indian Grand Prix, will miss the second edition of the Formula One race.
India GP: Vettel fastest in India GP practice
Sebastian Vettel picked up where he left off on Friday by lapping fastest in free practice for an Indian Grand Prix that could bring the Formula One championship leader a fourth win in a row.
India GP, Day 1: Schumi astonished at fan following
The India F1 GP is upon us and Rediff.com's is at the Buddh International Circuit to get a pulse of the goings on the pit lanes and the paddock.
McLaren can challenge Red Bull: Button
McLaren can deny Red Bull's Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel a fourth straight win, Jenson Button said at the Indian Grand Prix on Thursday.
F1: Indian GP awaits 'absconder' Mallya's arrival
Vijay Mallya's nameplate gleamed on the door of his office in the Force India hospitality at the Indian Grand Prix on Thursday while a team sponsor board outside carried the words 'Fly Kingfisher'.
India GP: Gutierrez to replace Perez for 1st practice
Mexican test driver Esteban Gutierrez will replace sick compatriot Sergio Perez in first practice at the Indian Grand Prix on Friday, the Sauber Formula One team said.
October 25, 2012Perez doubtful for Indian GP practice
Sauber's Mexican driver Sergio Perez cancelled his Indian Grand Prix media commitments due to illness on Thursday with doubts about whether he would be fit for Friday practice.
Indian GP: Ferrari fly flag for Italian sailors
Ferrari will race with the flag of the Italian navy on their cars at this weekend's Indian Formula One Grand Prix in a gesture of support for two Italian sailors charged with killing Indian fishermen.
Alonso has a good chance of winning the title: Webber
They have a healthy 77-point lead over Ferrari with just four races left in the season but Red Bull driver Mark Webber says they are not taking the constructors' title for granted and "hunger" for success is still there in them.
October 24, 2012Fans can make Indian GP most exciting race: Hamilton
Drivers run the show but it's the fans who make a Formula One race special and the Indian Grand Prix can become one of the most exciting races on the calendar if the home fans support the event, outgoing McLaren star Lewis Hamilton said on Wednesday.
October 23, 2012Force India eye points for both cars at Indian GP
Inconsistent double points finish has dented Sahara Force India's standing in the championship table, team principal Vijay Mallya conceded on Tuesday, expressing hope that both his drivers will end in the points bracket at the home Indian Grand Prix on Sunday.
India is special; BIC is different track: Hamilton
McLaren star Lewis Hamiton is a big fan of India and its people and likenes the Buddh International Circuit to the "great" Spa circuit in Belgium.
October 20, 2012'No regrets' of not being part of F1: Chandhok
Karun Chandhok has no regrets of missing out Formula One action rather he is happy being part of FIA World Endurance Championship, which he says is an "eye opener" for him.
Schumacher, Rosberg looking forward to Indian GP
Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg still remember the 'enthusiasm' and 'friendliness' shown by India last year and the two Mercedes drivers are gearing up for more interesting experience in the country, which hosts the next Formula One race on October 28.
Forget the Hindi, Kaltenborn's Indian roots strong
All of the sudden there is a boom of super moms in the media. Women with a penchant for different sporting fields. Where Indian men would have thought twice about venturing, these women are making a name for themselves as pioneers in their chosen fields.
October 19, 2012McLaren learn from Indian driving lesson
Last year's inaugural Indian Formula One Grand Prix taught McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh an important driving lesson: Steer clear of the country's public roads as much as possible.
New Jersey race to be postponed: Ecclestone
Next year's inaugural Grand Prix of America in New Jersey will be postponed to 2014 because local organisers need more time to prepare, Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Friday.
I have the speed to deserve a better place: Narain
He has faced consistent mechanical issues in his HRT car but Narain Karthikeyan, the only Indian racing in Formula One, says despite problems he has proved that he has the speed to deserve a better team and a better place on the grid.
October 18, 2012Sauber F1 hopeful Gutierrez to test in Abu Dhabi
Sauber will run Mexican Formula One prospect Esteban Gutierrez in a young driver test in Abu Dhabi next month, the Swiss team said on Thursday.
October 17, 2012Wolff drives an F1 car with De Villota on her mind
Williams development driver Susie Wolff paid tribute to seriously injured Marussia tester Maria De Villota after having her first drive in a Formula One car at a damp Silverstone circuit on Wednesday.
Massa stays at Ferrari for 2013
The Brazilian has struggled for form in recent years but has agreed a one-year extension amid continued speculation that world champion Sebastian Vettel could join Alonso at Ferrari from 2014.
October 16, 2012Hamilton backs 'former foe' Alonso to win F1 world title
Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has tipped once bitter team-mate, Fernando Alonso to win the world title duel with Sebastian Vettel.
Hamilton is loved by us at McLaren: Whitmarsh
McLaren have left Lewis Hamilton in no doubt that he will feel the love when he goes back to the Formula One team's factory this week for the first time since his move to Mercedes was announced last month.
October 15, 2012Yeongam style not enough to attract F1 fans
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner saw the Yeongam circuit in a rosier light than others after Sebastian Vettel won the Korean Grand Prix, but Formula One still has a job on its hands to get local fans to make the long journey to the isolated track.
Alonso finds possibilities to claim F1 c'ship
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso lost his lead in the Formula One championship but still found positives to take away from a Korean Grand Prix dominated by Red Bull rival Sebastian Vettel on Sunday.
Hamilton heroic as title hopes disappear
Lewis Hamilton brought down the shutters on his Formula One title hopes at the Korean Grand Prix on Sunday even as his McLaren team praised him to the skies for his grit and determination.
October 14, 2012Rapper Psy brings 'Gangnam Style' to Korean GP
Pop sensation Psy brought 'Gangnam Style' to the South Korean Grand Prix on Sunday by first showing Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel how to dance to the catchy hit and then waving the chequered flag as he won the race.
Hulkenberg may leave Force India for Sauber: Reports
Nico Hulkenberg will leave Sahara Force India and join fast-growing Sauber for the 2013 season, the media reports claimed in Yeongam.
Photos: Vettel wins to seize F1 lead from Alonso
World champion Sebastian Vettel won the Korean Grand Prix in a Red Bull one-two finish on Sunday to take the overall Formula One lead from Ferrari's Fernando Alonso with four races remaining.
Force India play down impact of Mallya's troubles
A court warrant in India against billionaire Vijay Mallya over his airline business has no repercussions for his Force India Formula One team, deputy principal Bob Fernley said on Sunday.
Vettel wins, takes F1 title lead from Alonso
World champion Sebastian Vettel won the Korean Grand Prix in a Red Bull one-two finish on Sunday to take the overall Formula One lead from Ferrari's Fernando Alonso with four races remaining.
Sauber chief Kaltenborn flies a flag for women in F1
Monisha Kaltenborn's fast track to the top in Formula One has seen her steer smoothly through the daunting 'esses' of scepticism and sexism to success with Sauber.
October 13, 2012Korean GP: Force India's Hulkenberg to start 8th
Sahara Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg will start eighth, while his teammate, Paul di Resta, will line up at 14th on the grid in tomorrow's Korean Grand Prix in Yeongam.
Webber pips Vettel to pole at Korean GP
Australian Mark Webber seized pole position for the South Korean Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday with title-chasing Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel having to settle for second place on the starting grid.
October 12, 2012South Korean GP: Vettel leads Red Bull in practice
Sebastian Vettel led a Red Bull one-two on Friday in practice for a South Korean Grand Prix that could send the Formula One World champion back into the overall lead for the first time since May.
Schumacher reprimanded for impeding HRT drivers
Seven-times champion Michael Schumacher suffered the embarrassment of being reprimanded for impeding the two slowest cars in Formula One in practice for the South Korean Grand Prix on Friday.
Force India is closely watched by Monisha's Sauber
Sauber's newly-appointed Indian-origin Team Principal Monisha Kaltenborn, the first woman to reach this position in Formula One, says she is well aware of the competition her outfit faces from Sahara Force India.
McLaren's 2007 'spy' fine declared tax deductible
The McLaren Formula One team have argued successfully in Britain that a record 32 million pound fine they paid after a 2007 spying controversy should be tax deductible.
Force India car good enough for podium finish: Nico
The chase for that elusive podium finish continues but Sahara Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg said that his team has the car and technology to achieve a top-3 finish in one of the remaining five races in this year's Formula One Championships.
October 11, 2012Makes no difference to be second if you don't win:Kimi
Kimi Raikkonen would rather finish fourth in the Formula One world championship than end up second or third because then he can skip the official prize-giving gala in December.
India-born Kaltenborn first female F1 team principal
Indian-born Monisha Kaltenborn became Formula One's first female team principal on Thursday after taking the helm at Sauber from founder Peter Sauber with immediate effect.
October 10, 2012Alonso inspired by samurai swordsman for Korean GP
The Spaniard knows he will lose the championship lead at the southern Yeongam circuit for the first time since seizing it in Valencia in June if his Red Bull rival Sebastian Vettel chalks up a third win in a row.
October 08, 2012Sauber to reveal new team before end of season
Sauber will announce their 2013 driver line-up before the end of the Formula One season but nothing has been decided yet, team chief executive Monisha Kaltenborn said.
Hamilton gets himself all in a twitter with Button
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton triggered a fresh Twitter storm on Monday by wrongly accusing Formula One teammate and compatriot Jenson Button of disrespect by 'unfollowing' him on the social media site.
October 07, 2012F1 c'ship thrown wide open after Vettel wins in Japan
Images from the Japanese Formula One GP on Sunday.
Vettel races to victory in Japan, cuts Alonso's lead
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday and blew the Formula One championship wide open with five races remaining after Ferrari's Fernando Alonso spun out at the start.
Alonso crashes out of Japanese GP
Ferrari's Formula One championship leader Fernando Alonso crashed out of the Japanese Grand Prix seconds after the start on Sunday.
October 06, 2012Hulkenberg to start 15th, Di Resta 11th in Japanese GP
Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg qualified 10th but will start Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix from the 15th position on the grid after being handed a five-place penaltly due to an unscheduled gearbox change.
Vettel back on pole in Japanese Bull run
Dominant double World champion Sebastian Vettel took pole position at the Japanese Grand Prix for the fourth year in succession on Saturday, with Mark Webber to start alongside the German on an all-Red Bull front row.
October 05, 2012McLaren keep the door open for Hamilton return
There is a notable precedent for Lewis Hamilton, with four times world champion Alain Prost starting his Formula One career at McLaren in 1980 before moving to Renault for three years and then returning to win titles.
Rosberg helped Hamilton make his mind up
Having got the better of seven times Formula One World champion Michael Schumacher, Nico Rosberg is hardly quaking in his racing boots at the prospect of teaming up with Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes.
Japanese GP: Schumacher crashes, Webber sets the pace
Michael Schumacher crashed out of Japanese Grand Prix practice on Friday, a day after announcing his retirement, while Australian Mark Webber set the pace for Red Bull.
Ferrari was never an option: Perez
Mexican Sergio Perez cheerfully owned up to misleading the media on Thursday over talks that led to him securing a race seat at McLaren next season.
Alonso backs Hamilton's decision to leave McLaren
Lewis Hamilton has made the right move in leaving McLaren if he wants to win more Formula One titles, former teammate Fernando Alonso said on Thursday.
Schumacher may be the greatest, but not most popular
Michael Schumacher achieved more than any other driver in Formula One but the winner of a record seven World championships and 91 Grands Prix could not beat time however hard he raced.
October 04, 2012Schumacher to retire at the end of the year
Seven-times World Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is to retire from the sport for a second time at the end of the season, the German driver told reporters ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix on Thursday.
Hamilton eyes greatness with Mercedes 'challenge'
Lewis Hamilton does not believe he is taking a gamble by leaving McLaren for Mercedes next season, saying the move could catapult him into Formula One's pantheon of greats even if it does not pay out immediately.
October 03, 2012Indian Grand Prix targets long-term success
The success of last season's inaugural Indian Grand Prix has convinced organisers they can build both a long-lasting legacy within Formula One and break even on their substantial outlay within "five to seven years".
September 29, 2012Hamilton move part of growing up, says Coulthard
Lewis Hamilton's Formula One switch from McLaren to Mercedes next year is an essential step that could be the making of him as a man, former McLaren driver David Coulthard said on Saturday.
September 28, 2012Perez to take Hamilton's place at McLaren next season
Mexican Sergio Perez will replace Lewis Hamilton at McLaren next season, the Formula One team said on Friday.
Hamilton signs three-year deal with Mercedes
Lewis Hamilton has signed a three-year deal with the Mercedes Formula One team and will replace seven times World champion Michael Schumacher, Mercedes said on Friday.
September 26, 2012Foley designs Indian F1 Grand Prix trophy
As excitement builds towards the forthcoming 2012 Airtel Indian Grand Prix, title sponsors Bharti Airtel on Wednesday, appointed renowned Bengaluru-based designer Michael Foley to craft the trophy for the race.
End in sight for F1's game of musical chairs?
After months of feverish speculation about the Formula One futures of Lewis Hamilton, Michael Schumacher and Felipe Massa, matters could finally be coming to a head with less change than expected.
F1: Doubts over New Jersey race, Austin on track
Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone has raised doubts over whether the inaugural Grand Prix of America, to be held in New Jersey next year will go ahead.
September 24, 2012Photos: Special victory delights sluggish Vettel
Thankfully for world champion Sebastian Vettel the Singapore Grand Prix is a marathon and not a sprint as the German overcame a self-perceived lack of pace in his Red Bull to claim the two-hour night race.
September 23, 2012Force India's Di Resta finishes 4th at Singapore GP
Paul di Resta recorded his career-best result as he picked up 12 points for Sahara Force India with a fourth-place finish even as his teammate Nico Hulkenberg returned empty-handed from the incident-filled Singapore Grand Prix, on Sunday.
Vettel reignites title push in Singapore
World champion Sebastian Vettel won an incident-packed Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday to strengthen his chances of claiming a third successive Formula One title.
Senna given grid penalty for gearbox change
Bruno Senna has been given a five-place grid penalty for the Singapore Grand Prix after his Williams team changed his gearbox ahead of Sunday's race.
September 22, 2012Di Resta qualifies 6th for Singapore GP
Paul di Resta matched his career-best qualifying position on Saturday when he claimed the sixth place on the grid for the Singapore Grand Prix even as his Sahara Force India team-mate Nico Hulkenberg missed out on the top-10.
Hamilton storms to pole position in Singapore
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton continued his surge in the second half of the season by nailing down pole position for the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix with a stirring drive around the Marina Bay Street Circuit on Saturday.
September 21, 2012Perez plays down talk of switch to bigger team
Sauber's Sergio Perez is playing his cards close to his chest regarding his Formula One future after arriving in Singapore for Sunday's grand prix fresh from a third podium of the season in Monza two weeks ago.
September 20, 2012Alonso seeks to tighten grip in Singapore
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso will aim to consolidate his Formula One championship lead around the streets of Singapore on Sunday, seeking a third win in the night race to extend his 37-point advantage in the standings.
Hamilton demands more consistency in title chase
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton is keen to take a leaf out of Formula One championship leader Fernando Alonso's book by improving his consistency in the final seven races of the season to bolster his title chances.
Title contender Raikkonen happy at Lotus, for now
Formula One title chaser Kimi Raikkonen says he is happy at Lotus - for now - even as speculation swirls around possible vacancies at the 2007 world champion's previous teams Ferrari and McLaren.
September 18, 2012Hamilton holds the key to the F1 carousel
Formula One heads for the bright lights of Singapore this weekend with the rumour mill sparking as it spins but the driver merry-go-round seemingly stalled until Lewis Hamilton makes his mind up about his future.
September 17, 2012'I need to focus on giving 100 per cent with McLaren'
On the sidelines of a promotional event in Mumbai, Hamilton talks to Rediff.com's about F1, his immediate goal and his future.
September 16, 2012No deal with Mercedes yet: Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton has denied reports that he is closing in on a deal with Mercedes.
September 15, 2012Stage set for Hamilton to scorch BKC roads
Stage is set for Mumbai's motorsports fans to witness Formula One star Lewis Hamilton scorching the roads of the Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai on Sunday.
September 11, 2012Hamilton's Mumbai drive shifted after residents object
The organisers of the September 16 Vodafone Speed Fest featuring British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton have shifted the event from Marine Drive to Bandra Kurla Complex following objections from the residents of the picturesque south Mumbai venue.
September 10, 2012McLaren to speed contract talks with Hamilton
McLaren have no "Plan B" in place should Lewis Hamilton decide to leave the team at the end of the season and will speed up contract negotiations in the next few days to try to make sure he stays.
Williams boosted by new F1 commercial deal
A new Formula One commercial agreement helped to boost first half profit and turnover for Williams Grand Prix Holdings, the former champion motor racing team.
Hamilton wins to boos while Alonso feels the love
A victorious Lewis Hamilton tried to speak a few words in Italian on the Monza podium on Sunday, but there was no winning over the red-capped crowd on the track beneath the McLaren driver.
Renault apologise after Red Bull draw a rare blank
Engine suppliers Renault apologised to Formula One champions Red Bull at the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday after the team failed to score a point in a race for the first time since 2010.
September 09, 2012Hamilton reigns in Italy, Perez pushes Alonso to 3rd
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton added the Italian Grand Prix to his list of Formula One victories on Sunday while Ferrari's Fernando Alonso stretched his overall championship lead to 37 points with third place.
Di Resta records 4 points for Force India at Monza
Paul di Resta earned four points for Sahara Force India from the Italian Grand Prix with an eighth place finish but his teammate Nico Hulkenberg had to retire in the dying moments of the race despite a superb drive, in Monza on Sunday.
Lewis Hamilton wins Italian Grand Prix
Britain's Lewis Hamilton won the Italian Formula One Grand Prix for McLaren on Sunday with Sauber's Mexican driver Sergio Perez finishing second.
Force India's Di Resta teams up with Button's manager
Force India Formula One driver Paul Di Resta has appointed Jenson Button's manager Richard Goddard to run his affairs after falling out with Lewis Hamilton's father.
Stewart suggests Hamilton should stay at McLaren
Triple Formula One world champion Jackie Stewart advised Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to stay at McLaren and 'the devil you know' rather than risk a move to Mercedes for next season.
September 08, 2012Hamilton takes pole at Italian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Italian Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday in an all-McLaren, and British, front row with team-mate Jenson Button alongside.
Di Resta gets five place grid penalty at Monza
Force India's Paul Di Resta will have a five place penalty on the Italian Grand Prix starting grid after an unscheduled gearbox change.
September 07, 2012Button, Hamilton put Twitter gaffe behind them
Lewis Hamilton felt no need to seek out Jenson Button to apologise for his Belgian GP Twitter gaffe on Thursday and said he had learned from the experience, would not be repeating the error and had moved on.
September 06, 2012Hoping to carry good form to Monza: Force India
Sahara Force India made a good start to the second half of the season with 13 points at Spa, and the Formula One outfit is optimistic of carrying forward the momentum into the Sunday's Italian Grand Prix.
Paralympics: Former F1 driver enjoys golden day
Former Formula One driver Alex Zanardi, who lost his legs after a horrific crash in 2001, enjoyed a golden finale to his 'magical adventure' by winning the Paralympic men's individual H4 handcycling time trial on Wednesday.
September 04, 2012D'Ambrosio to replace Grosjean at Italian GP
Belgian driver Jerome d'Ambrosio will race for Lotus in the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at Monza this weekend in place of the suspended Romain Grosjean, the team said on Tuesday.
Button 'disappointed' by Hamilton Twitter gaffe
McLaren's Jenson Button has criticised team mate Lewis Hamilton for revealing confidential car data on Twitter before Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix in a gaffe that may have helped Formula One rivals.
September 02, 2012Grosjean banned for Italian Grand Prix
French Formula One driver Romain Grosjean was handed a one-race ban and fined 50,000 euros for causing a first corner pile-up at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Hulkenberg records career-best position at Belgian GP
Nico Hulkenberg scorched his way to a career-best fourth place and Paul Di Resta finished 10th as Sahara Force India secured 13 points from theaction-packed Formula One Belgian Grand Prix, at Spa-Francorchamps on Sunday.
Button savours Spa win after Alonso crashes out
McLaren's Jenson Button won the Belgian Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday after a first corner carnage ended the hopes of team mate Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari's Formula One leader Fernando Alonso.
Alonso, Hamilton crash out of Belgian GP
Ferrari's Formula One championship leader Fernando Alonso and McLaren's Lewis Hamilton crashed out of the Belgian Grand Prix at the start on Sunday.
Another Twitter tangle for Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton's Twitter feed provided a further talking point ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday when he sent his 997,000 followers telemetry details from his McLaren car in qualifying.
September 01, 2012Button puts McLaren on pole in Belgium
Jenson Button celebrated his 50th Formula One race for McLaren by ending a three-year wait and taking pole position in qualifying at the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday.
Belgian GP: Force India's Di Resta qualifies in top-10
Sahara Force India's Paul di Resta on Saturday qualified 10th on the grid while his teammate Nico Hulkenberg will start Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix in the 12th position as action returns to Formula One after the summer break in Spa-Francorchamps.
August 27, 2012Chandhok's JRM Racing finish 7th at Silverstone race
The JRM Racing crew of Karun Chandhok, David Brabham and Peter Dumbreck finished the '6 Hours of Silverstone' race in seventh position, fourth in the privateer class, in the FIA World Endurance Championship, at Silverstone.
August 25, 2012Massive response for 2nd Indian F1 Grand Prix
With just two months left for the F1 Indian Grand Prix, organisers have sold 21,000 tickets, with the maximum sale coming from South India where more than 6000 fans have bought the entry tickets.
July 29, 2012PHOTOS: Dominant Hamilton wins in Hungary
Lewis Hamilton dominated the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday as he led from start to finish, holding off fierce challenges from both Lotus drivers to claim his second win of a season that had threatened to fizzle out.
Hungarian GP: Hamilton wins; no points for Force India
Force India trail Williams by six points after failing to score a single point from the Hungarian Grand Prix as Nico Hulkenberg finished the race in the 11th position, just ahead of teammate Paul di Resta, in Budapest on Sunday.
July 28, 2012Hungarian GP: Hamilton takes pole, Webber struggles
Lewis Hamilton took pole position, his third of the season, at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday after dominating the two days of practice.
July 27, 2012Formula One: Ten down, ten to do
The Formula One season in 2012 has been the sport's most divisive one. On one hand, there's constant overtaking and incredible unpredictability: for the first time in F1 history, seven different drivers won the first seven races.
July 25, 2012Alonso looks for 31st F1 win on 31st birthday
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso could celebrate his 31st birthday by winning his 31st Grand Prix on Sunday at the Hungaroring circuit where he chalked up his Formula One victory nine years ago.
July 22, 2012German GP: Hulkenberg finishes disappointing 9th
Nico Hulkenberg frittered away a strong grid position to finish ninth at his home race while Paul di Resta finished 11th as Sahara Force India returned with just two points from the German Grand Prix, in Hockenheim on Sunday.
Alonso wins German Grand Prix
Spain's Fernando Alonso won the German Grand Prix for Ferrari on Sunday to extend his overall Formula One championship lead to 34 points.
Photos: Fernando Alonso wins controversial German GP
Fernando Alonso led from pole position to chequered flag to win the German Grand Prix for Ferrari on Sunday while Germany's World champion Sebastian Vettel was stripped of second place for an overtaking infringement.
July 21, 2012German GP: Alonso defies thunderstorm to take pole
Ferrari's Formula One championship leader Fernando Alonso defied atrocious conditions to take pole position for the German Grand Prix on Saturday.
Nico qualifies 5th at home race, Di Resta 9th
Nico Hulkenberg delivered a superb qualifying session in his home race as he secured a season-best fifth position on the grid while Paul di Resta was ninth as Sahara Force India got itself in a good position to score some points from the German Grand Prix on Sunday.
Webber penalised five places over gearbox
Mark Webber, second in the Formula One world championship, has been penalised five starting places for the German Grand Prix after his Red Bull team broke the rules on gearbox changes.
July 20, 2012German GP: Button fastest, Schumi crashes in practice
Jenson Button was fastest and team mate Lewis Hamilton second as McLaren dominated practice at a wet German Grand Prix on Friday while Michael Schumacher emerged unscathed from an embarrassing crash.
July 13, 2012Grosjean collects five place penalty for Germany
French driver Romain Grosjean will have a five-place penalty on the starting grid at next week's German Formula One Grand Prix due to an unscheduled gearbox change, his Lotus team said on Friday.
July 11, 2012Singapore GP set for five-year F1 contract extension
Formula One has agreed terms with Singapore to extend the country's grand prix contract for five years after September's race, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone was quoted as saying on Wednesday.
July 10, 2012Webber opts for Red Bull over Ferrari
Mark Webber ended speculation about a move to Ferrari by signing an extension to his Red Bull contract that keeps him alongside Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel for a fifth season.
July 09, 2012F1 sees a pattern emerging after the mud and rain
Ferrari and Red Bull like the look of it but for McLaren, and their world champions Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button, it is not a pretty sight.
Webber proves doubters wrong with British GP win
If anyone doubted Mark Webber's desire to stay in Formula One next year, the Australian Red Bull driver made his position very clear after scorching to victory in the British Grand Prix on Sunday.
July 08, 2012No points for Force India from British GP
Sahara Force India returned empty-handed from British Grand Prix, their home race, as Nico Hulkenberg finished 12th and Paul di Resta's retired in the opening lap after a car collision, in Silverstone on Sunday.
British GP: Webber wins in the Silverstone sunshine
Australian Mark Webber won a sunny British Grand Prix on Sunday for Red Bull to deny Fernando Alonso a second successive victory and slash the Ferrari driver's Formula One lead to 13 points.
Olympics can learn from Formula One: Rogge
IOC President Jacques Rogge visited a rainswept Silverstone on Sunday and suggested the Olympics could learn a lot from Formula One.
July 07, 2012Force India's drivers miss top-10 mark at Silverstone
None of the drivers of Sahara Force India will start in top-10 at Sunday's British Grand Prix as Paul di Resta missed out on Q3 by a whisker and Nico Hulkenberg despite securing ninth position will start at 14th after a gear box penalty.
Ferrari's Alonso takes pole at Silverstone
Spaniard Fernando Alonso handed Ferrari their first Formula One pole since 2010 in a wet British Grand Prix qualifying session on Saturday.
July 06, 2012F1: Mudbath memories haunt rain-hit Silverstone
Memories of the mudbath and mayhem of 2000 haunted the British Grand Prix on Friday as rain triggered monster traffic jams and left thousands of frustrated Formula One fans queuing for hours to get in.
British Grand Prix: Rain puts a dampener on practice
Steady rain put a dampener on practice for the British Grand Prix on Friday with Romain Grosjean lapping fastest for Lotus in clouds of spray as fans huddled in the grandstands and under umbrellas.
We need to improve the car: Alonso
Ferrari have made a remarkable recovery after a slow start to the season but still have a gap to close on their rivals, Formula One championship leader Fernando Alonso said on Thursday.
July 04, 2012Vettel not joining Ferrari, asserts Red Bull boss
Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel has no agreement with Ferrari and will be staying at Red Bull for years to come, team boss Christian Horner said on Tuesday.
July 03, 2012De Villota seriously injured after crash
Spanish female Formula One test driver Maria De Villota was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after her Marussia car hit a parked truck at an airfield in eastern England. The Marussia team said in a statement that De Villota, who was testing the car for the first time, was injured after completing an installation run at Duxford airfield at around 0810 GMT.
June 25, 2012Schumacher savours Formula One podium at long last
Michael Schumacher was taken by surprise on Sunday after ending up on the Formula One podium for the first time in nearly six years.
June 24, 2012PHOTOS: Alonso thrills home fans with Valencia win
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso thrilled home fans by winning an incident-packed European Grand Prix in Valencia on Sunday to take the overall championship lead and become Formula One's first repeat winner of the season.
Alonso wins European Grand Prix
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso won the European Grand Prix on Sunday to become the first repeat winner of the Formula One season after eight races.
Vettel out of European Grand Prix
World champion Sebastian Vettel's hopes of becoming the first repeat winner of the Formula One season vanished on Sunday when he retired from the European Grand Prix in Valencia while leading from pole position.
Formula One: Glock ruled out of European GP
German driver Timo Glock will miss Sunday's European Grand Prix in Valencia for health reasons, his Marussia Formula One team said.
June 23, 2012Nico, Paul to start at 8th, 10th at European GP
Sahara Force India drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Paul di Resta finished at the eighth and 10th position during Saturday's qualifying session for the European Grand Prix in Valencia, Spain.
Vettel beats Hamilton to pole in Valencia
The German, who will start on pole for the third year in a row in Valencia, will have McLaren's championship leader Lewis Hamilton alongside on the front row.
June 22, 2012Formula One: Maldonado back on top in Spain
Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado, surprise winner in Spain last month, put his Williams team back on top of the timesheets in first free practice at the European Grand Prix on Friday.
June 11, 2012Beer an added motivation for McLaren mechanics
McLaren's sporting director Sam Michael has taken a refreshing approach to his Formula One team's pitstop problems by promising that the beers will be on him once the crew average three seconds a stop.
No points for Force India at Canadian GP
Troubled by high tyre degradation, Sahara Force India returned empty-handed from the Canadian Grand Prix with Paul Di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg finishing 11th and 12th respectively.
PIX: Hamilton takes lead after Canadian GP win
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton stormed to a Canadian Grand Prix victory on Sunday to become a magnificent seventh winner in seven Formula One races this season and seize the championship lead.
Hamilton takes third Canadian Grand Prix for McLaren
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton stormed to a Canadian Grand Prix victory on Sunday to become a magnificent seventh winner in seven Formula One races this season and seize the championship lead.
June 10, 2012Canadian GP: Maldonado takes another grid penalty
Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado collected a five place grid penalty for the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday after Williams changed his car's gearbox.
Vettel beats Hamilton to pole in Canada
World champion Sebastian Vettel was perfectly placed to become the first repeat winner of the Formula One season after putting his Red Bull on pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday for the second year in a row.
June 04, 2012Karun Chandhok aims for an Indian first
Karun Chandhok is ready to claim an Indian motor racing first by starting the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race next week.
June 01, 2012Formula One delays $3 bln Singapore IPO on weak markets
Motor sport racing company Formula One has delayed its Singapore initial public offer worth up to $3 billion due to weak markets, with the sport's boss and part-owner, Bernie Ecclestone, saying the firm is waiting until the time is right.
May 30, 2012Formula One looks for a pattern in the unpredictable
Even if Formula One fans are revelling in the joy of an unprecedented six different winners from six races, some of those closer to the action are beginning to feel uneasy.
May 27, 2012Winning Webber hits Formula One for six
Australian Mark Webber won the showcase Monaco Grand Prix for champions Red Bull on Sunday as Formula One celebrated an unprecedented six different winners in six races this season.
Monaco GP: Force India pick 10 points
Sahara Force India recorded their best finish of the season with Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg securing seventh and eighth position respectively at the Monaco Grand Prix in Monaco on Sunday.
Monaco Grand Prix: Webber wins from pole
Australian Mark Webber won the showcase Monaco Grand Prix for champions Red Bull on Sunday as Formula One celebrated an unprecedented six different winners in six races so far this season.
Red Bull in technical controversy before Monaco GP
Champions Red Bull were embroiled in a technical controversy before Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix with suggestions that their cars, with Mark Webber on pole position in one of them, could be in breach of the regulations.
Schumacher shows he still has what it takes
But for a five place grid penalty carried over from Spain, the seven times world champion would have been celebrating the first pole position of his comeback and the first since his Ferrari days in 2006.
May 26, 2012Monaco: Force India's Hulkenberg to start in 5th row
Nico Hulkenberg and teammate Paul Di Resta will start at the fifth and seventh rows respectively on the grid as the Sahara Force India team had a decent qualifying session at the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday.
Monaco GP: Penalised Schumi hands pole to Webber
Michael Schumacher rolled back the years in electrifying fashion to qualify fastest for the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday, only to be deprived of a sensational pole position by a five place grid penalty.
May 25, 2012Lotus the team to beat, says Button
McLaren's Jenson Button set the pace in a rain-hit practice for the Monaco Grand Prix but kept a wary eye on rivals Lotus.
Vijay Mallya does not want to justify party at Monaco GP
Force India expect Paul Di Resta to stay with them next season but would be understanding if the highly-rated British Formula One driver wanted to move elsewhere, team owner Vijay Mallya said on Thursday.
F1: Explosive detonated safely in Monaco paddock
Bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion on a suspect package in the Monaco Grand Prix paddock on Thursday evening.
May 22, 2012Blackrock, others buy $1.6 bln stake in Formula One
Private equity firm CVC Capital has sold a $1.6 billion stake in Formula One to three investors including BlackRock ahead of the motor racing company's planned $3 billion initial public offering in Singapore, sources said on Tuesday.
May 13, 2012Nine hurt after fire guts Williams garage
Nine people were hurt when the Williams garage was gutted by fire while the Formula One team were celebrating their first win in nearly eight years at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday.
PHOTOS: Maldonado hands Frank Williams a late birthday gift
Pastor Maldonado grabbed an astonishing first Formula One victory in a Spanish Grand Prix thriller that handed former champions Williams their first triumph in 132 races and nearly eight years.
Spanish Grand Prix: Maldonado wins thriller
Pastor Maldonado grabbed an astonishing first Formula One victory on Sunday in a Spanish Grand Prix thriller that handed former champions Williams their first triumph in 132 races and nearly eight years.
Spanish GP: Hamilton penalty puts Maldonado on pole
Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado will start Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix on pole position for Williams after Lewis Hamilton was sent to the back of the grid because McLaren failed to put enough fuel in his car.
May 12, 2012Resta to start Spanish GP in 13th position, Nico 14th
None of the two Sahara Force India drivers managed to be in top-10 in the qualifying as Paul di Resta will start Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix in 13th position, just ahead of team-mate Nico Hulkenberg.
Spanish GP: Hamilton takes Mclaren's 150th pole
Lewis Hamilton grabbed McLaren's 150th Formula One pole on Saturday in a Spanish Grand Prix qualifying that left him well-placed to become the fifth different winner in five races.
May 11, 2012Spanish GP: Nico 10th fastest in practice
Nico Hulkenberg was the best placed Sahara Force India driver with a top-10 position in the free practice sessions ahead of Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix, in Barcelona on Friday.
Spanish Grand Prix: Button quickest in practice
McLaren's Jenson Button set the pace in Spanish Grand Prix practice on Friday with half the field separated by little more than a second.
F1 needs broader debate on tyres: Schumacher
Michael Schumacher has denied frustration lay behind his criticism of Formula One tyre supplier Pirelli and said he was happy to have opened a wider debate about where the sport was heading.
May 09, 2012Ferrari mark idol Villeneuve's 30th death anniversary
Ferrari marked the 30th anniversary of the death of fan favourite Gilles Villeneuve on Tuesday with the Canadian's son Jacques behind the wheel of one of his cars at the Italian team's Fiorano test track.
May 05, 2012Force India face hefty costs over court case
The Force India Formula One team must pay legal costs of more than $1 million dollars within two weeks after a copyright case involving rivals Caterham and the operators of an Italian wind tunnel, a judge ruled on Friday.
May 04, 2012F1 float may finally get off grid
The idea of floating Formula One has been around for more than a decade but there appears to be real momentum on this occasion to sell off as much as 30 percent of the company.
Force India complete mid-season testing
Sahara Force India had a busy day on the track, checking out aero balance and tyre compounds on the third and final day of the mid-season testing in Mugello, Italy on Thursday.
May 03, 2012Grosjean, Kobayashi on level in F1 testing
Even split seconds could not separate Romain Grosjean and Kamui Kobayashi at the top of the Formula One test timesheets at Italy's Mugello circuit on Wednesday.
April 30, 2012'Out of the Blue': Sauber F1 do Chelsea deal
Sauber's cars will sport the blue logo of Champions League finalists Chelsea from next week's Spanish Grand Prix as part of a deal between the Swiss-based Formula One team and the English Premier League club.
April 26, 2012It is difficult to get sponsors for racing: Narain
India's first ever Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan on Thursday said finding sponsors for racing events is not easy for racers these days in view of the economic crunch.
HRT team to miss Mugello F1 test
Formula One stragglers HRT will miss next week's early-season test at the Mugello circuit in Italy because they say they want to focus instead on settling into their new Spanish headquarters.
April 24, 2012F1 column: The next winner is... anyone's guess!
For the first time since 2003, no one driver has managed to take a repeat victory in the opening four races while new faces have emerged.
Hamilton wants probe following Bahrain blunders
McLaren ace driver Lewis Hamilton has demanded an investigation following the blunders during the Bahrain Grand Prix, and believes his team has to go back to the drawing board to re-ignite their championship credentials this season.
No winner in the real contest of Bahrain's Grand Prix
Demonstrators denounced the Grand Prix as a lavish stunt by a government that crushed Arab Spring protests last year and remains out of touch with popular demand for change.
April 23, 2012Hamilton livid at pit crew for losing valuable time
Formula One star Lewis Hamilton lost a chance to win the Bahrain Grand Prix after his pit crew made the mistake of fixing his car during the race.
April 22, 2012Vettel wins Bahrain GP, protesters kept away
Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Grand Prix in Bahrain on Sunday while rage boiled beyond the circuit among protesters who say the ruling family that crushed Arab Spring demonstrations last year should not have hosted the race.
Force India's Di Resta finishes creditable 6th in Bahrain
Paul di Resta delivered his best result of the 2012 season by earning eight points for Sahara Force India with a sixth place finish while Nico Hulkenberg ended 12th at the Bahrain Grand Prix, in Manama on Sunday.
Vettel wins Bahrain GP; Raikkonnen, Grosjean on podium
Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel roared to his and Red Bull's first victory of the season in a lively and controversial Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.
Five-place grid penalty for Schumacher
Michael Schumacher will have a five-place penalty on the starting grid for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix after an unscheduled gearbox change, his Mercedes team said on Sunday.
April 21, 2012Force India do another disappearing act
The Force India Formula One team vanished from television screens for the second day in a row at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Saturday, triggering speculation that they had been punished for pulling out of Friday practice.
Bahrain race will not damage F1 image: Todt
The head of Formula One's governing body was unrepentant on Saturday about the decision to race in Bahrain and said the sport would suffer no lasting damage to its image despite worldwide condemnation.
Vettel and Red Bull on pole in Bahrain
Red Bull's Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel took his first pole position of the season in qualifying for the controversial Bahrain Grand Prix on Saturday.
Bahrain Grand Prix security tight as protests flare
Organisers have rejected calls from human rights groups to cancel Sunday's race because of what activists see as continuing political repression. The cars take to the track again on Saturday for practice and qualifying sessions.
Ecclestone never far from F1 headlines
Bernie Ecclestone has had the hauntingly echoing theme tune from 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' as the ringtone on his mobile phone for some years now.
April 20, 2012Bahrain prince says F1 race must go ahead
Cancelling the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday would only "empower extremists", the country's Crown Prince told reporters on Friday, following pro-democracy protesters' calls to mark the event with "days of rage".
F1 teams rattled by Bahrain petrol bombs
The government hopes to use the Grand Prix as a way of showing that life is back to normal after a democracy movement launched an Arab Spring-inspired uprising last year.
Raja Sen's F1 column: Thank you, Ross Brawn
2012 has been a highly unpredictable season, but will it be the year of the underdog? We're likely to see a bit of a see-saw situation over a season where, well, we're all still guessing, notes .
Police, protesters face off as Bahrain GP begins
Formula One cars took to the track in Bahrain on Friday, while the government, hoping for a successful Grand Prix, squared off against activists determined to mark it with "days of rage" after more than a year of Arab Spring protests.
Bahrain: Safety fears hit Force India's track time
The Force India Formula One team will limit their involvement in second practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday and may skip the session altogether for safety reasons, deputy principal Bob Fernley said.
Protests rage as Bahrain Grand Prix to start
Formula One cars take to the track in Bahrain on Friday with the government hoping a successful Grand Prix will draw a line under more than a year of Arab Spring protests and activists promising to mark the motor race with 'days of rage'.
April 19, 2012Petrol bomb raises Bahrain Grand Prix fears
Safety fears grew ahead of this weekend's Formula One Grand Prix in Bahrain on Thursday after members of the Force India team were caught up in a petrol bomb incident.
Force India staff leave Bahrain after petrol bomb
A Force India Formula One team employee has been allowed to return home from Bahrain after expressing safety fears ahead of this weekend's controversial Grand Prix.
April 17, 2012Ecclestone casts doubt on New Jersey race in 2013
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has cast doubt on New Jersey hosting a Grand Prix in June 2013 despite a 10-year agreement announced last year.
Family ties prop Hamilton to top of the world
A more mature Lewis Hamilton has harnessed the power of family and friends to lift him back on top of the Formula One world championship.
April 16, 2012Rosberg win was 'personal ambition' for Brawn
Of the many Formula One victories that Ross Brawn has celebrated over an extraordinary career spanning several decades, Nico Rosberg's first with Mercedes in China offered a particular satisfaction.
April 15, 2012Force India misses points at Chinese GP
Sahara Force India missed out on points for the first time this season with Paul di Resta finishing 12th and Nico Hulkenberg ending 15th at the Chinese Grand Prix, in Shanghai, on Sunday.
F1 PHOTOS: Rosberg wins in China for first victory
Germany's Nico Rosberg celebrated the first victory of his Formula One career with a commanding pole-to-flag win for Mercedes in China on Sunday.
Rosberg scores first victory in Chinese GP
Britain's Jenson Button finished second for McLaren. Team mate and compatriot Lewis Hamilton placed third for the third race in a row to take the championship lead.
April 14, 2012Almost like old times for Schumacher
The 43-year-old has looked rusty at times in the last two years but rarely, if at all, has he shown self-doubt or wavered in the belief that he can return to the top of the podium if given the tools to do the job.
Chinese GP: Force Indian drivers to start in eighth row
Sahara Force Indian drivers Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg will start in the eighth row on the grid in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix Formula One race after finishing 15th and 16th in the qualifying in Shanghai on Saturday.
Rosberg takes first career pole in China
The pole was the first for Mercedes with their own team since the late Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio at the 1955 Italian Grand Prix.
April 13, 2012Chinese GP: Force India in top-10 at practice
Sahara Force India witnessed a good outing on Friday during the practice sessions for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix as both their drivers recorded a top-10 timing with Paul di Resta lapping the eighth fastest time while Nico Hulkenberg was the ninth quickest, in Shanghai.
Bahrain tense as F1 chiefs say race to go ahead
The Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead next weekend despite concerns over security but the race organisers' decision has split opinion in the Gulf state, which has been shaken by a year of anti-government protests.
F1 chiefs give green light to Bahrain GP
Some opposition activists have dubbed the big-money race a "tool of repression" and made repeated calls for it to be cancelled.
April 12, 2012Hamilton picks five place penalty in China
Lewis Hamilton's hopes of a hat-trick of pole positions disappeared at the Chinese Grand Prix on Thursday when McLaren said he would collect a five place penalty on the starting grid for an unscheduled gearbox change.
Ecclestone says Bahrain race is on
Next week's Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead unless local officials decide otherwise, Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday.
British cop tells FI it's safe to race in Bahrain
The Briton hired to oversee reform of Bahrain's police force has written to the head of Formula One's governing body to calm security fears about next week's Grand Prix, saying he often felt safer living in the kingdom than in London.
April 11, 2012Bahrain condemns 'scaremongering' over F1
Bahrain Grand Prix organisers summoned support for their troubled Formula One race on Tuesday and said a campaign for it to be cancelled was being driven by 'armchair observers' and 'extremist groups'.
Indian GP tickets launched, Sanga gets the first
Deccan Chargers captain Kumar Sangakkara was presented with a complimentary pass of the F1 Indian Grand Prix 2012 to mark the commencement of the sale of tickets for the mega-event, scheduled to take place at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in Greater Noida on October 28.
April 10, 2012Bahrain hangs over F1 as teams head for China
Formula One teams headed to China on Monday still unsure whether their return trip would take in troubled Bahrain for the following grand prix next week amid safety fears and increasingly loud calls for that race to be cancelled.
April 07, 2012Lotus no longer title sponsor of Lotus F1 team
A title sponsorship agreement between loss-making Malaysian-owned sportscar maker Group Lotus and Lotus F1 has been cancelled but the team will race on as Lotus, owner Gerard Lopez said on Friday.
March 29, 2012Don't be a cry baby, Karthikeyan tells Vettel
India's Narain Karthikeyan has told Sebastian Vettel not to act like a 'cry baby' after the Formula One champion called him a 'cucumber' for causing a collision at last weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix.
March 27, 2012Alonso showed his class hasn't faded an ounce
Last Sunday's Malaysian GP, says , was all about a master driver outclassing the field with a bad car.
March 25, 2012PHOTOS: Alonso wins Malaysian GP, Perez finishes second
Images from the Malaysian Grand Prix race at Sepang Circuit.
Malaysian GP: Force India picks up 8 points
Sahara Force India recorded its first double points finish of the season with Paul di Resta securing seventh place and Nico Hulkenberg ninth in the dramatic and rain-hit Malaysian Grand Prix, in Sepang.
Ferrari's Alonso wins Malaysian Grand Prix
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso scored a dramatic victory in the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday when the Spaniard denied Sauber's Sergio Perez a first Formula One victory in a race turned on its head by the weather.
March 24, 2012Hamilton on pole again as McLaren dominate
Lewis Hamilton put his McLaren on pole for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday, as the team locked up the front row of the starting grid for the second race in a row.
March 22, 2012Force India get favourable verdict in copyright case
Caterham (formerly Team Lotus), its Chief Technology Officer Mike Gascoyne and Aerolab have been found liable for copyright infringement and using confidential information of Formula One team Force India at the London High Court.
March 21, 2012Formula One warming up for Singapore IPO
Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has recommended Singapore as the best place to float the motor racing business, seeking to tap Asian enthusiasm for international sporting brands.
March 20, 2012Force India hoping for a better show in Sepang
Paul di Resta said the upcoming Malaysian Grand Prix would be an interesting one as it is considered as one of the toughest races of the year.
McLaren, by no means, uncatchable!
And in tribute to the enormously special way with which he attacks the exit of a corner, I suggest a new nickname for the man likely to keep things thrilling all year around: Kimi Raikkonen, apex predator, says .
March 18, 2012Mixed day for Force India at Aus GP
Paul di Resta finished the Australian Grand Prix in the 10th position as Sahara Force India opened the season with one point, although it was a disappointing start for rookie Nico Hulkenberg, whose race lasted less than a lap, in Melbourne on Sunday.
Aus GP: Cool Button steers McLaren to win
Jenson Button ignored an incident-packed race behind him and calmly steered his McLaren to victory at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix ahead of world champion Sebastian Vettel on Sunday.
McLaren's Button wins Australian GP
McLaren's Jenson Button won the Formula One season-opening Australian Grand Prix ahead of world champion Sebastian Vettel on Sunday.
March 17, 2012Hulkenberg qualifies ninth, Resta 15th on grid for Aus GP
Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg will start Sunday's Australian Grand Prix in the ninth position on the grid while Paul di Resta will begin the season-opening race in 15th position.
Australian GP: Hamilton on pole
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Saturday ahead of teammate Jenson Button as world champion Sebastian Vettel was banished to the third row of the grid.
March 16, 2012The five F1 drivers to bet on in 2012
presents the drivers who are likely to define the 2012 Formula One season.
F1: McLarens set early pace in wet Melbourne
The McLarens of Britons Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest times as Formula One got back to business with the first two practice sessions for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Friday.
March 14, 2012Aus GP: Phenomenal field out to stop Vettel at the start
World champion Sebastian Vettel is understandably favourite to open the Formula One season with a victory at the Australian Grand Prix this weekend but there are strong indications he will face a much tougher challenge than he did last year.
This year I feel a lot more confident: Di Resta
Force India driver Paul di Resta discusses his first season in F1 and targets for 2012.
March 13, 2012Healthy in-house rivalry good for the team: Mallya
The presence of two young drivers in the side and their "healthy rivalry" will help Sahara Force India do better in the 2012 Formula One season, the team said on Tuesday.
March 12, 2012Too many daydreamers in F1: Ecclestone
Formula One has too many daydreamers who need to take off their rose-tinted glasses and tighten their belts by spending less, according to commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone.
March 10, 2012Hamilton makes Monaco a home race
Lewis Hamilton has made his move before the start of the Formula One season and can now call Monaco a home race as well as his favourite Grand Prix.
March 09, 2012Vettel aims to join trio of F1 greats
Sebastian Vettel will have to be the best of the best if he is to join Juan Manuel Fangio and Michael Schumacher as the only drivers to have won three successive Formula One titles.
Formula One grid shows a wealth of talent
Formula One has always followed the money, grabbing it where it can and burning through bank balances as quickly as anything on the track.
March 06, 2012Ferrari fear Melbourne podium is out of reach
Ferrari gave Italians the bad news with a warning that their new Formula One car was unlikely to be a winner, or even in the podium places, when the season starts in Australia in two weeks' time.
February 25, 2012Resta satisfied with car's pace during Barcelona testing
Sahara Force India completed its second week of Formula One pre-season testing with lead driver Paul Di Resta exuding confidence in car's pace, specially in long runs.
February 11, 2012Alonso fastest on final day of F1 test
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso ended the final day of Formula One's first pre-season test at Jerez on Friday with a flourish despite lingering concern about the performance of his new car.
F1: Bruno writes new chapter in Senna story
The Brazilian says his family is completely supportive as he treads in the footsteps of his late uncle Ayrton but the 28-year-old also recognises that the pain of the past will always be there.
February 10, 2012Every corner is blind for devoted French fan
How a corner sounds matters more to the 29-year-old French Formula One fan Charaf-Eddine Ait Taleb, who lost his sight 10 years ago due to a genetic condition, than any controversy over the new "ugly" noses on the 2012 cars.
Schumacher plays down title chances
Mercedes have decided not to run their 2012 car until the second pre-season test in Barcelona later this month to give them as much development time as possible.
Formula One: Vettel ticking all the boxes for Red Bull
Formula One World champion Sebastian Vettel drove his new Red Bull for the first time on Thursday with the team saying they were on course to tick all the right boxes in pre-season testing at Jerez.
February 08, 2012Button gives new McLaren an early thumbs-up
Jenson Button's body language after the first day of Formula One testing on Tuesday spoke happily of a new McLaren that was everything last year's car was not.
Force India's Di Resta satisfied with car
Sahara Force India's winter testing programme got underway today with Paul di Resta expressing satisfaction at the performance of the brand new VJM05 in warm and sunny weather conditions, in Jerez, Spain.
Raikkonen fastest on first day of F1 testing
Kimi Raikkonen rolled back the years with the fastest lap for Lotus on the first day of Formula One testing on Tuesday.
February 07, 2012F1 team owners Genii interested in buying Lotus
Lotus Formula One team owners Genii Capital would be interested in buying the loss-making Lotus Group from Malaysian parent Proton, chairman Gerard Lopez said on Monday.
February 03, 2012Ferrari unveil 'aggressive' F2012, Massa warned
Ferrari unveiled their 2012 Formula One car via the Internet on Friday after their usual glittering launch had been cancelled due to snow in Maranello.
Karthikeyan to race for HRT in 2012
Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan will join Pedro de la Rosa to complete the HRT line-up for the 2012 Formula One World Championship, the Spanish team announced on Friday.
February 01, 2012Hamilton all smiles as new McLaren breaks cover
A light-hearted Lewis Hamilton laughed at the past and looked forward to a happier season ahead after helping Jenson Button take the wraps off McLaren's sleek new Formula One car on Wednesday.
January 31, 2012Formula One: Sutil handed 18-month suspension
Former Force India Formula One driver Adrian Sutil was found guilty of grievous bodily harm by a Munich court on Tuesday and given an 18-month suspended sentence and 200,000 eurofine for a night club brawl in China last year.
January 30, 2012Sutil apologises in court for Lux attack
Former Force India Formula One driver Adrian Sutil told a Munich court on Monday he had made efforts to settle a row over a night club brawl last year with Eric Lux but he had failed to do so despite his repeated apologies.
January 28, 2012Bianchi gets Force India reserve role
Promising Frenchman Jules Bianchi will be Force India's reserve driver for this season while retaining his place as a member of Ferrari's young driver academy, the Formula One teams said on Friday.
January 27, 2012Caterham first out with 'ugly' new F1 car
Malaysian-owned Caterham emerged at the head of the pack on Thursday as the first of the Formula One teams to show off their new car.
January 24, 2012Formula One: Raikkonen back behind the wheel
Kimi Raikkonen's Formula One comeback picked up speed on Monday when the Finn got back behind the wheel of a two-year-old Renault grand prix car at the Valencia circuit in eastern Spain.
January 22, 2012FIA bans reactive ride height systems
Formula One's governing body has moved to ban, before the start of pre-season testing, controversial new reactive suspension systems that several teams were working on.
January 18, 2012Formula One likely to return to Bahrain: FIA
Former world champion Damon Hill has spoken out in favour of Formula One returning to Bahrain this year despite continuing civil unrest in the Gulf kingdom.
Formula One: Another Senna to race for Williams
Brazilian Bruno Senna will race for Williams this season, following in the footsteps of his late uncle and triple world champion Ayrton who died in one of the Formula One team's cars at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix.
January 12, 2012Kubica back in hospital after slipping on ice
Polish Formula One driver Robert Kubica, who has not raced since a near-fatal crash last February, was taken to hospital in Italy on Wednesday after slipping on a patch of ice and injuring his leg.
F1 governing body joins Olympic family
Formula One's governing body announced on Wednesday it had joined the Olympic family, although there was no suggestion that motor racing could ever be part of any future Games.
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