Formula One’s ruling body, the FIA, and its dominant team, Mercedes, were both left red-faced here on Thursday when the world champion, Lewis Hamilton, made a mockery of the official drivers’ press conference before Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.
Any conspiracy theorist who suggests Mercedes want Nico Rosberg, not Lewis Hamilton, to win the Formula One drivers’ title was given plenty of ammunition by the world champion himself here on Sunday.
The heat haze, an almost overwhelming sultriness that had layers of torrid air shimmering above the freshly laid asphalt at the Sepang International Circuit, was not wholly responsible for the moving picture here on Friday.
Jenson Button will become the third driver to start 300 Formula One races when he competes in the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday and he has given the clearest indication yet he will not be seen on the grid again after this season.
Nico Rosberg is in the best form of his life, according to Mercedes’ executive director, Toto Wolff, after taking the lead in the Formula One world championship from Lewis Hamilton at the Singapore Grand Prix.
The challenge of Singapore at night, a bumpy, relentless, unforgiving track that saps the energy through its gruelling 23 turns, puts every driver under the spotlight.
Nico Rosberg had the edge for Mercedes over the two practice sessions for the Singapore Grand Prix on Friday, setting the fastest time of 1min 44.152sec in the second session on the fastest ultra-soft tyres. He was just over two-tenths ahead of Kimi Raikkonen’s Ferrari, followed four-tenths back by the Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo.
The sale of Formula One to Liberty Media has been agreed in a takeover which values the sport at $8bn.
As the summer hiatus comes to an end, what's in store from the second half of the Formula One season ?
Before a race he has only won once – the Hungarian Grand Prix – it seems Fernando Alonso is not happy with the state of Formula One, but a relative lack of success at the Hungaroring is the least of his concerns.
The Haas F1 squad’s long-expected Ferrari engine deal could be very good news for one young American rookie.
With this year's world title decider just over a week away we're taking a look at the closest F1 championship battles in history.
F1 teams can't agree how to cap the huge costs of racing, but baseball's luxury tax could be the answer the sport is looking for.
Formula One is set to abandon its controversial new safety car restart rules, according to a report in the German media.
The retirement of Susie Wolff will bring a smug “told you so” smile to the chauvinists in the Formula One paddock, where she badly wanted to be a star with Williams. Sexism abounds in racing, where rather too many people will tell you women make better pit girls than drivers.
We assess how Lotus fared at the Singapore Grand Prix and rate the performances of Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado.
Jenson Button and his McLaren team are fighting against the clock to get the car ready for the start of the Formula One season in Melbourne in two weeks time.
Valtteri Bottas' maiden Formula One podium extended a remarkable run of success for his native Finland.
Lewis Hamilton arrived on the back foot in China following successive victories for Nico Rosberg in Australia and Bahrain.
The destination of the 2016 Formula One world championship has already been decided in the uncompromising mind of Lewis Hamilton. The final, title-deciding race of the season here on Sunday, which has brought an international media circus to this gaudy oasis in the desert of the United Arab Emirates, is but a backdrop to his remarkable self-belief.
Lewis Hamilton is still smarting at the decision by Mercedes to switch the mechanics working on his and team-mate Nico Rosberg’s cars at the start of this season – but, as he prepares for Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the last race of the season that will decide which of them win the world title, he said that he will not make his true feelings felt for a while.