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57 minutes ago
Villeneuve slams Verstappen debut
Jacques Villeneuve has slammed Max Verstappen's 2015 debut as "the worst thing ever for formula one". 1997 world champion Villeneuve, who raced in F1 against Dutch youngster Verstappen's father Jo...
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1 hour ago
Chilton fumbles as F1's next 'pay-drivers' line up
He didn't want to say the words, but Max Chilton insists a Marussia kerfuffle in Belgium should not be interpreted as a simple 'pay-driver' in distress. The struggling team stood the Briton down a...
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2 hours ago
Ecclestone sure about Russia, not about New York
Bernie Ecclestone insists formula one is definitely going to controversial Russia -- but he is much less sure about a race in New York. After the FIA approved the Sochi circuit for its inaugural O...
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22 hours ago
Marussia hits reverse on Chilton seat swap
Marussia has hit reverse after saying on Thursday Max Chilton would not be racing this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps. The backmarker team drafted in Californian Alexander Rossi, who is in Chilton's...
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23 hours ago
Bank 'not closed' to higher Ecclestone settlement
Bernie Ecclestone looks set for new settlement talks. After he ended his criminal troubles in Germany recently with a controversial $100 million payment, the F1 supremo's legal troubles nonetheles...
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24 hours ago
Hamilton, Rosberg disagree over need for talks
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg emerged from F1's summer slumber disagreeing about how to tackle their rivalry over the remaining eight races of 2014. Before the holidays began, the title-battling...
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25 hours ago
Alonso reveals 'intention' to stay at Ferrari
Fernando Alonso says it is his "intention" to extend his stay at Ferrari beyond his current contract. Although reportedly frustrated with the performance of his red car, the Spaniard is scheduled ...
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26 hours ago
'Too old' Vergne on quest for new F1 team
Jean-Eric Vergne says he understands why Toro Rosso has dropped him for 2015 in favour of Dutch teenager Max Verstappen. The Frenchman said at Spa-Francorchamps that he learned of Red Bull's decis...
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27 hours ago
Vettel close to taking sixth-engine grid penalty
Sebastian Vettel's season could be set to go from bad to worse. The reigning world champion smiled meekly at Spa-Francorchamps when he responded to boss Christian Horner's recent claim that the Ge...
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28 hours ago
Lotus close to Mercedes engine deal - Wolff
Mercedes' Toto Wolff has admitted Lotus is close to securing F1's field-leading V6 engine for the 2015 season. Enstone based Lotus has struggled with Renault power this year and it is an open padd...
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29 hours ago
Lotterer 'not dreaming' about permanent F1 switch
Next to the Max Verstappen saga, it was Andre Lotterer's shock debut that was creating the most waves in the Spa-Francorchamps paddock. DPA news agency said there were more journalists at the Lott...
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30 hours ago
Drivers back teen rookie Verstappen
As F1 woke from its summer slumber, the big talking point at Spa was 16-year-old Jos Verstappen. "At least Red Bull's marketing is working well because almost all the questions are about that," sm...
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45 hours ago
Troubled Marussia 'sells' Chilton's seat to Rossi
Kamui Kobayashi is not the only F1 regular sitting out this weekend's fabled Belgian grand prix. Joining Caterham stand-in and 32-year-old rookie Andre Lotterer on the Spa-Francorchamps grid will ...
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46 hours ago
Kobayashi using Spa sideline to ponder F1 'harmony'
Kamui Kobayashi will spend the Spa-Francorchamps weekend out of the cockpit and assessing the potential 'lack of harmony' in his racing life. Although still under contract to Caterham, the team's ...
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47 hours ago
Alonso the 'only genius' in F1 today - Stewart
Fernando Alonso is the best driver in formula one today. That is the claim of F1 legend and triple world champion Sir Jackie Stewart, who said the Ferrari-driving Spaniard is in fact the only "gen...
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48 hours ago
Red Bull using electric engine for pitstop practice
Red Bull was experimenting with an all-electric formula one car at Spa on Wednesday, publications reveal. Germany's Auto Motor und Sport and Italy's Autosprint say the reigning world champions' el...
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Aug 21, 14
Wolff 'advised' Verstappen to sign with Red Bull
Toto Wolff has admitted Mercedes came close to signing up F1 rookie sensation Max Verstappen. Ultimately, the 16-year-old Dutchman and his father-manager Jos went with Red Bull's famous driver pro...
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Aug 21, 14
FIA bans 'Fric' officially
'Fric' has now been officially banned by F1's governing body. A controversy about the 'front and rear interconnected' suspension layouts came to a head before Hockenheim, when the FIA flagged the ...
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Aug 21, 14
Friday debut at Sochi 'very possible' - Sirotkin
Sergey Sirotkin is still hopeful he will make his F1 weekend debut in 2014. Earlier a shoo-in for a Sauber seat amid the Swiss team's supposed Russian rescue deal, the 18-year-old has more recentl...
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Aug 21, 14
Sainz jr on hold after Verstappen signing
In the wake of Max Verstappen's signing, life goes on for two other drivers who were overtaken by the fresh-faced teenager. Last year, Antonio Felix da Costa was the cream of Red Bull's developmen...
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Aug 21, 14
New Nurburgring owner misses payment due date
The Nurburgring's sale has hit a fork in the road. In March, the financially embattled German grand prix host was bought for a reported EUR 77 million by a Dusseldorf based automotive group called...
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Aug 21, 14
Ecclestone settled case for good of F1 - lawyer
Bernie Ecclestone ended his bribery trial with a record $100 million payment for the good of formula one. That is the claim of the F1 supremo's lawyer Sven Thomas, who told Forbes he thinks the le...
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Aug 20, 14
Sauber points at Ferrari amid 2014 crisis
Sauber has singled out its 'power unit' as a major cause of its struggles in 2014. The Swiss outfit and Caterham are the only teams yet to score a single point this year. Chief engineer Giampao...
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Aug 20, 14
Caterman confirms Lotterer for Spa
Caterham on Wednesday confirmed that 2014 Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer will replace Kamui Kobayashi this weekend in Belgium. "Thanks Caterham for the opportunity," the Belgian-raised German wrote...
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Aug 20, 14
Russia will get F1 track license - Whiting
Sochi has cleared the final hurdle ahead of Russia's controversial inaugural grand prix this year. F1 race director Charlie Whiting visited the facility on Tuesday and was quoted by the Xinhua new...
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Aug 20, 14
Caterham to announce one-off race for Lotterer
Little doubt remains that Andre Lotterer will make his formula one race debut with Caterham this weekend at Spa-Francorchamps. The 32-year-old reigning Le Mans winner's replacement in the Japanese...
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Aug 20, 14
Vergne targets 2015 after 'cruel' career blow
Jean-Eric Vergne insists he is not giving up on formula one. Two and a half seasons into his F1 grooming by Red Bull, the energy drink company's famously-harsh driver programme - led by the gruff ...
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Aug 20, 14
'Kid' Verstappen the big talking point at Spa
F1 has emerged from its summer slumber, but the big talking point at Spa-Francorchamps will be a 16-year-old 'kid' who doesn't even have a license to drive a road car. "Because he lives in Belgium...
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Aug 19, 14
Red Bull puts future in hands of teenage hopes
Max Verstappen and Daniil Kvyat are the future of Red Bull. The pair, both teenagers, will be the race lineup at the energy drink company's second team Toro Rosso in 2015. Decision maker Dr Hel...
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Aug 19, 14
Toro Rosso confirms 16 year old Verstappen as F1's youngest ever race driver
Toro Rosso has confirmed reports Max Verstappen will become F1's youngest ever race driver next year. The teenage Dutchman, whose father Jos drove for Toro Rosso's former guise Minardi just over a...