Formula-one

10 February 2017

No Replacement for Vasseur - Abiteboul

Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul says the team will not be bringing in a replacement for Fredric Vasseur, who left last month. Vasseur left his post as team principal last month ...

10 February 2017

Tost Wants Mercedes Engines 'Frozen'

Toro Rosso chief Franz Tost feels Formula One bosses need to stop Mercedes developing their engines to level the playing field. Mercedes have dominated F1 for the past three seasons, ...
10 February 2017

Ricciardo Backed for Title Challenge

Ex-Formula One driver Mark Webber believes fellow Australian Daniel Ricciardo could have a say in the title race this season. Red Bull's Ricciardo finished third last year, with Nico Rosberg ...
10 February 2017

Palmer Confident of Renault Improvement

Renault's Jolyon Palmer is confident his team can make more of an impression in 2017 after struggling at times last season. The Enstone-based outfit returned to team ownership in 2016 ...
10 February 2017

Bottas Settling in Well - Wolff

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff is pleased with the way new driver Valtteri Bottas has settled in at the Formula 1 outfit. The Silver Arrows moved to bring in the ...
7 February 2017

McLaren Confirm Capito Exit

Jost Capito has left his role as Formula One outfit McLaren's chief executive after just five months. The 58-year-old German and former head of Volkswagen Sport was drafted in by ...
7 February 2017

Hamilton Senior Warns Bottas

Lewis Hamilton's father has warned new Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas that taking on the Brit could be detrimental to his career. Bottas will partner the three-time Formula 1 champion in ...
6 February 2017

Rosberg Wanted Alonso At Mercedes

Nico Rosberg admits he wanted Fernando Alonso to replace him at Mercedes for the 2017 Formula One season. The reigning world drivers' champion announced his decision to retire from the ...
6 February 2017

Mosley Surprised By Ecclestone Snub

Former FIA president Max Mosley has claimed that Formula 1's new owners have made a mistake by not retaining Bernie Ecclestone. After a 40-year reign as F1 supremo, Ecclestone stepped ...

5 February 2017

Berger Can't See Ferrari Revival

Gerhard Berger does not expect Ferrari to challenge for honours in Formula One in 2017 and feels they are "really far" behind Mercedes. The 57-year-old Austrian driver, who spent three ...
5 February 2017

Ricciardo Will Win Battle - Webber

Mark Webber has tipped compatriot Daniel Ricciardo to come out on top in his battle with Red Bull team mate Max Verstappen in 2017. The Australian enjoyed a strong campaign ...
4 February 2017

Symonds Not Planning Formula One Return

Pat Symonds insists he has no plans to return to Formula One after leaving his role with Williams at the end of the 2016 season. The 63-year-old originally joined the ...
4 February 2017

Williams Underlines Massa's Importance

Williams' deputy team principal Claire Williams has underlined the importance of Felipe Massa ahead of the new season. The Brazilian initially retired from the sport at the end of 2016 ...
3 February 2017

Magnussen Confident of 2017 Impact

Kevin Magnussen believes the new regulations being introduced into the sport will suit him in 2017 at Haas. The Dane has moved to the American outfit and is ready to ...

3 February 2017

Vandoorne Plays Down Alonso Rivalry

Stoffel Vandoorne has played down the rivalry between himself and McLaren team-mate Fernando Alonso ahead of the new season. The Belgian is one of the new faces on the grid ...
2 February 2017

Hulkenberg Setting the Bar Low

Nico Hulkenberg believes Renault will struggle in 2017 as the team continues to work on making improvements. Renault, who took over the struggling Lotus team at the end of the ...

2 February 2017

Raikkonen Hopeful of Better 2017

Kimi Raikkonen has admitted 2016 did not go as well as Ferrari would have liked but he says there are "positive" signs for this year. Ferrari failed to win a ...
2 February 2017

Horner Talks Up Red Bull's Chances

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner is confident that his team can challenge Mercedes during the 2017 season. Red Bull won four consecutive Constructors' Championships between 2010 and 2013 but ...
1 February 2017

Lowe Closes in on Williams Role

Ex-Mercedes technical boss Paddy Lowe is finally set to join Williams, with reports claiming he will become a shareholder and director. The team and Lowe have been in dialogue for ...

1 February 2017

Renault Chief Expects Improvement

Renault team boss Cyril Abiteboul believes 2017 will be a transitional season and wants to see improved performances. Renault struggled to compete with the rest of the field in 2016 ...

31 January 2017

Hulkenberg Upbeat for New Season

Renault driver Nico Hulkenberg feels there is plenty to be optimistic about after simulator testing the team's new car. The German has been working in the simulator around the Circuit ...

31 January 2017

Ricciardo Admits to Merc Lure

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo says he would have been tempted to move to Mercedes if approached. German driver Nico Rosberg won his maiden world championship last year with Mercedes before ...
30 January 2017

Ricciardo Lays Down Hamilton Challenge

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo is upbeat about his team's chances in 2017 and warned Lewis Hamilton to expect a fight. Ricciardo finished third in the 2016 Drivers' Championship, with Nico ...
30 January 2017

Wolff Happy in Mercedes Role

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff has dropped a big hint he is set to sign a new contract with the Formula 1 world champions. Wolff has overseen a successful period for ...
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