A media mogul nicknamed “Darth Vader” is close to taking control of Formula One in a deal that will net billions of pounds for the private equity firm that controls the sport.
Bernie Ecclestone’s control of Formula One, which has endured for 40 years, appears to be at an end, with speculation mounting that the sport is close to a takeover by Liberty Media.
Lewis Hamilton saw his world championship lead over Nico Rosberg cut to two points when he gifted victory to his Mercedes team-mate at the Italian Grand Prix.
Jenson Button’s father, John, who died in January 2014, was the biggest influence on the driver’s career – and he was the person the British driver was thinking of most when he decided to take a break from Formula One next year.
Former F1 world champion Jenson Button has confirmed that he will not be racing in the sport in the 2017 season.
Lewis Hamilton continued his domination of Monza, again qualifying on pole for Sunday's Italian Grand Prix.
Formula One, a circus on a world tour is, despite its tinselled, even exotic image, a very conservative place, for its leading figures are generally middle-aged and middle-class traditionalists.
Despite an effort before the Hungarian Grand Prix to clarify the rules governing radio communication between Formula One teams and their drivers, their implementation has been derided as “bullshit”by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.
Bernie Ecclestone, Formula One’s chief executive, and the senior drivers’ representative, Sebastian Vettel, found themselves in conflict on Thursday as the sport rejected the introduction of the halo head protection device next season.
After an incident-packed Belgian Grand Prix, we take a look at how the top 10 placed drivers fared over the course of the weekend.
Mercedes have decided not to take action against Lewis Hamilton after the controversial end to the Formula One season.
When darkness began to encroach on Albert Park shortly after the Australian Grand Prix, the folk at McLaren may have found it profoundly symbolic.
Mercedes have made the most of their one-two finish in Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton dedicating his win to Muhammad Ali was certainly a heartfelt tribute after he took his fifth victory at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday. But there was greater resonance for the season as a whole as his performance here has brought to the Formula One world championship all the hallmarks of the champ climbing into the ring and positively demanding his opponent step up to the fight.
Williams' title sponsorship deal with Martini is worth less than McLaren's tie up with Johnnie Walker.
Stoffel Vandoorne made a memorable qualifying debut for McLaren, finishing 12th on the grid for Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix – two places ahead of his vastly experienced team-mate Jenson Button.
There was a valedictory atmosphere at the Yas Marina Circuit on Thursday, as Jenson Button and Felipe Massa prepared for their last outings in Formula One. Instead of being overcome with sentiment both drivers looked forward to a brave new world in the sport, one not dominated by a single team, which has been the case with Mercedes this year.
British world champion Lewis Hamilton is the last of a dying breed of Formula One drivers from less privileged backgrounds and the sport will never see his like again, says his father Anthony Hamilton.
In Abu Dhabi this weekend Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will – metaphorically at least – touch gloves like a couple of heavyweights as the bell chimes for the final round. The Mercedes duo’s slugfest for the Formula One world championship has endured for eight months and 20 rounds and the Yas Marina Circuit has got what it paid for: the decider.