The gripping battle between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in the closing laps at the Bahrain International Circuit last year could not have offered a better showcase for both Formula One and the host nation on the track.
Nico Rosberg has admitted he may have made a psychological mistake in making public his frustration with his team-mate Lewis Hamilton after last week’s Chinese Grand Prix.
A major report from Amnesty International released to coincide with this weekend’s Formula One grand prix has warned that human rights abuses in Bahrain continue “unabated” despite repeated assurances from the authorities that the situation is improving.
A couple of hours after the end of the Chinese Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton delivered the words that threaten to disfigure the reputation of his Mercedes team-mate, Nico Rosberg. “Nico didn’t try.” He repeated his shattering assault, as if for emphasis. “Nico didn’t try.”
The drivers must again become the stars of Formula One rather than the boffins who now dominate the sport, says Pirelli’s motorsport director Paul Hembery, whose contract as F1’s tyre supplier expires at the end of 2016.
The British former world F1 champion believes McLaren-Honda are making good progress.
Two days after being fairly criticised by Formula One’s chief executive, Bernie Ecclestone, for not doing enough to promote the sport, Sebastian Vettel made appropriate amends, breathing life into a season which after only one race had appeared in danger of becoming moribund.
Lewis Hamilton’s sometimes tense relationship with his Mercedes team-mate, Nico Rosberg, took a bizarre and slightly farcical turn on Saturday when the German driver posed as a journalist during the post-qualifying press conference at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton is the greatest Formula One champion there has ever been, according to the sport’s chief executive, Bernie Ecclestone, who also criticised the four-times winner Sebastian Vettel for not being good enough.
Bernie Ecclestone admitted he is largely helpless when it comes to solving the myriad problems facing Formula One, after a meeting with team principals here on Friday.
Firstly, to reiterate, there is no conspiracy against Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes.
The 26-year-old has been linked with a move to the Premier League.
Lewis Hamilton has arrived in Spain wondering whether he may require the Hubble Space Telescope to locate Nico Rosberg’s precise location at the top of the Formula One world drivers’ championship.
Formula One is set to abandon its controversial new safety car restart rules, according to a report in the German media.
After recording six back-to-back European F3 victories and conquering the Zandvoort Masters, Max Verstappen is blazing a trail to the top.
Former Marussia reserve driver Rodolfo Gonzalez tested for IndyCar squad Dale Coyne Racing at Barber Motorsports Park on Monday.
Niki Lauda reckons you need to discard any pretence of being a 'nice guy' to conquer the Formula 1 championship.
Mercedes took another one-two in Russia – not something that the team, who claimed their last two constructor titles here in Sochi, will be in anyway disappointed with – but this was not quite the well-oiled machine that delivered those titles.
History is set to repeat itself as Ferrari prepare to hire a superstar German to revive their flagging fortunes.
A media company controlled by American tycoon John Malone is leading the battle to buy Formula One with the broadcaster Sky also in the hunt.
Lewis Hamilton has confirmed he will take a grid penalty for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix after his Mercedes team replaced engine parts.
Britain’s talented former GP2 champion is one of the most popular drivers in the paddock but Jolyon Palmer is struggling to hang on to his drive for next season now, after two disappointing back-to-back performances in Hungary and Germany.