Formula One

Formula One unveils eight-race schedule in Europe from July 5

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 - 07:01 GMT

The curtailed Formula One season will start with two races behind closed doors in Austria on July 5 and July 12 followed by six other grands prix in Europe, the organisers said on Tuesday.

Hamilton expects struggling Vettel to come back stronger

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 - 01:39 GMT

Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton is backing Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel to shrug off a run of poor form and mistakes after another nightmare weekend in Britain.

'Redemption' as Hamilton wins 1,000th race in Mercedes one-two

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 - 10:35 GMT

Lewis Hamilton said that he "redeemed" himself with a lightning start to win the 1,000th Formula One grand prix on Sunday in a blustery Shanghai.

Refugee footballer Al-Araibi urges Bahrain F1 boycott

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 07:23 GMT

Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi has urged Formula One fans to boycott this year's Grand Prix in Bahrain to protest human rights abuses, claiming he still feels threatened by authorities in his homeland.

Sergio Marchionne, the 'visionary' who reignited Ferrari's F1 dreams

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 05:52 GMT

Marchionne was described as a "colossal visionary" on Wednesday as the sport mourned his death.

McLaren cannot fix problems in wind tunnel, says Brown

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 04:00 GMT

The former world champions are fifth overall in the standings, an improvement on last year but some way off the pace of rivals using the same Renault engines.

F1 cannot count on continued high hosting fees, says Wolff

Thu, 31 May 2018 - 09:00 GMT

Formula One can no longer count on raking in huge sums of money from race hosting fees and is right to chase fresh revenue streams, according to Mercedes team boss.

Hamilton questions whether Mercedes can challenge Ferrari

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 - 04:02 GMT

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton cast doubt on his Mercedes team's Chinese Grand Prix chances after Sebastian Vettel led a Ferrari front row lockout in qualifying on Saturday.

Motor racing-Liberty unveils its post-2020 vision for F1

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Formula One's commercial rights holders have laid out plans for an overhaul of the sport from 2021 with cheaper and simpler power units

Motor racing-Netflix and Formula One team up for documentary series

Sun, 25 Mar 2018 - 05:00 GMT

Netflix are to make a documentary series chronicling the 2018 Formula One season and which will be screened next year, the sport's rights holders announced on Saturday ahead of the opening race in Australia.

Hamilton's special lap to claim pole for Australian F1 GP

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 12:47 GMT

Mercedes world champion Lewis Hamilton produced a sizzling final lap to grab pole position for the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne on Saturday.

Ecclestone urges F1 to take breakaway threat seriously

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 03:08 GMT

Formula One's former commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone has warned owners Liberty Media to take the threat of a breakaway series seriously and said Mercedes could follow Ferrari out of the championship.

Mercedes team up with Hilfiger after Boss departure

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 - 07:20 GMT

Hamilton will be wearing Tommy Hilfiger this season after his Mercedes team announced a partnership with the global fashion brand.

Hamilton's social silence has the F1 fans talking

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 04:21 GMT

Lewis Hamilton's social media posts have long been a talking point in Formula One but the absence of any from the four times world champion so far this year is also attracting attention.

Motor racing-Canadian Latifi appointed Force India F1 reserve

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 - 04:20 GMT

Canadian Nicholas Latifi will be Force India's Formula One test and reserve driver this season

Hamilton joins Vettel in the fight for fifth title

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 11:00 GMT

Formula One entered a new era in 2017 and next year promises another first even if Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton keep on winning.

Massa makes his point right to the very end

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 12:00 GMT

Felipe Massa bowed out of Formula One in Abu Dhabi on Sunday with his head held high.

Hamilton and Vettel already fixated on five

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - 03:51 GMT

Formula One's four-times world champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel engaged in some light-hearted end-of-season banter on Thursday.

Ferrari could quit F1 over new plans, boss warns

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 - 02:55 GMT

Ferrari could quit Formula One at the end of 2020 if the team does not agree with the plans of the sports' new owners, the boss of the Italian carmaker has warned.

Hamilton wants to seal title with a win

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 - 04:27 GMT

Lewis Hamilton says he wants to secure his fourth Formula One title by winning Sunday's Mexican Grand Prix, rather than finishing fifth.