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Teams Start Running T-Wings, Mercedes Introduce The Double T-Wing

When Mercedes launched the W08 the T-wing (the tall, spindly bit just in front of the rear wing) was one of the talking points. It looks like it’s …

McLaren delayed by Honda oil system issue

McLaren's opening day of pre-season Formula 1 testing got off to a troubled start on Monday when its new car was stopped with a Honda oil system …

Motorsport

Williams and Haas latest Formula 1 teams to add T-wings in testing

Williams and Haas became the latest teams to add T-wings to their cars on Monday as pre-season Formula 1 testing began at Barcelona.<p>An opening in the …

Barcelona Filming Day: In Pictures

McLaren-Honda MCL32 2017McLaren-Honda drivers Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne take the wheel of the newly-launched MCL32 as it makes its first …

Motor racing: Hamilton on top as Mercedes gobble up the laps

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton set the pace for champions Mercedes on the opening day of Formula One’s first pre-season test on Monday with his new car gobbling up the laps with a hunger that others could not match.<p>Formula One - F1 - Test session - Barcelona-Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, …

Motor Racing

McLaren, Red Bull hit trouble as F1 testing begins

<b>TAP HERE for LIVE text commentary of the first pre-season F1 test of 2017</b><p>Red Bull and McLaren have suffered the ignominy of being the first teams to …

Valtteri Bottas expects strict rules from Mercedes on racing Lewis Hamilton

Valtteri Bottas is anticipating 'strict rules' from the Mercedes Formula 1 team over how he should work with team-mate Lewis Hamilton.<br>There were …

Mercedes May Have Already Found A Loophole In F1's New Regs

The 2017 Formula One season <i>has not even started yet</i> and already it looks like top team Mercedes has found a loophole in the new regulations for the …

Alonso says Mercedes contacted him after Rosberg quit

WOKING, England (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso said on Friday that Mercedes contacted him after Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg retired unexpectedly in December but he made clear to them that he was tied to McLaren.<p>Britain Formula One - F1 - British Grand Prix 2016 - Silverstone, England - …

Motor Racing

Ferrari SF70H F1 Car Launch: 2017 Images and Details Revealed

Ferrari on Friday revealed the SF70H, the car that drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen will attempt to drive to glory in the 2017 Formula One season.<p>The Italian manufacturer released images of their latest innovation on Friday as Ferrari hope to make their way back into title contention in …

F1 2017: Mercedes launches its W08 for Hamilton and Bottas

Formula 1 world champion team Mercedes officially unveiled its 2017 car, the W08, in an event at Silverstone on Thursday.<p>The car had already broken …

McLaren reveal the all new orange MCL32

The <b>McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team</b> today revealed the much anticipated <b>MCL32</b>, during a special event held in the McLaren Thought Leadership Centre, at …

Motorsport

McLaren drops MP4 from new F1 car name

McLaren is breaking with tradition this year in the naming of its Formula 1 car, dropping the MP4 tag that has been used since 1981.<p>The Woking-based …

Rosberg: I’d prefer Alonso to have replaced me at Mercedes

Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg says he’d have preferred Fernando Alonso to replace him as Lewis Hamilton’s 2017 teammate at Mercedes, but …

Motor Racing

F1 can become “huge” in US, but needs more races - Brown

McLaren executive director Zak Brown says Formula 1 will not "become an American sport overnight", but insists the US needs to host more grands …

Motorsport

Watch And Listen As Mercedes Fires Up Its 2017 F1 Car

This clip from Mercedes firing up its 2017 Formula 1 car for the first time may be short, but it’s getting us pretty hyped for the new season.<p>F1 …

Here's How Much More Expensive Your Car Could Get To Build The Mexico Wall

The presidential administration of Donald Trump came up with a brilliant idea to pay for the Mexican border wall yesterday. Instead of having …

Mexico

F1 needs brains, not just Brawn, to end Ecclestone-induced malaise | Richard Williams

Let’s face it: anything is better than Bernie Ecclestone, who used to say that money didn’t matter but was “just a way of keeping score”. Nobody believed him. The cash he extracted from Formula One over four decades of close involvement paid for the vast ski chalet in Gstaad, the villa on …

Motorsport

Brawn: Simpler rules "a key objective" for F1 future

Ross Brawn believes that the key to Formula 1's future health is long-term planning that it has lacked up until now – and thinks simplifying the …

Motorsport

Bernie Ecclestone removed as Liberty Media completes $8bn takeover

<b>Bernie Ecclestone has been removed from his position running Formula 1 as US giant Liberty Media completed its $8bn (£6.4bn) takeover of the sport.</b><p>Ecclestone, 86, who has been in charge for nearly 40 years, has been appointed chairman emeritus and will act as an adviser to the board.<p>Chase Carey has …

Paddy Lowe parts company with Mercedes

The <b>Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team</b> today confirmed, that <b>Paddy Lowe</b> has left his role as Executive Director (Technical) after three and a half …

Motor Racing

That 1,000 Horsepower Mercedes-AMG Hypercar Is Officially Called The 'Project One'

We had a profile of the thing back in September and no name. Now we have a rear end <i>and</i> a name. Progress!<p>Mercedes-AMG announced that the newest …

Mercedes-Benz

Gossip: United States, Ricciardo, Moss, Verstappen, Stroll, Vandoorne, Hulkenberg

Sunday, 15 January<p><b>McLaren's new executive director Zak Brown believes a second Grand Prix in the United States is needed to boost the sport's popularity.</b> (NBC Sports)<p>Daniel Ricciardo says he is surprised at how well "very mature" Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen, 19, has done since joining the …

New Formula 1 tyres for 2017 have 'very low degradation'

Formula 1's new tyres for 2017 are expected to feature 'very low degradation' based on early analysis carried out by supplier Pirelli.<p>As part of F1's …

Sebastian Vettel escapes punishment for expletive-laden F1 Mexican GP outburst

Sebastian Vettel has escaped punishment for his expletive-laden outburst at the Mexican Grand Prix’s race director, Charlie Whiting, on Sunday.<p>Vettel swore repeatedly at Whiting and Max Verstappen over the team radio as the four-time champion dramatically lost his cool when he clashed with the …

Motor Racing

Ross Brawn To Become New Sporting Boss Of F1, But Bernie's Not Leaving Yet: Reports

Ross Brawn, a man known as the mad genius behind the Benetton, Ferrari, Brawn GP and Mercedes teams in the past, has signed a contract to become the …

Motorsport

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It is a peculiar fact about following professional sport that we demand more action, more colour, more personality from our sportsmen and women. And then when we get it we clobber them for it.<p>Take, for example, Sebastian Vettel’s recent outburst over the radio at Max Verstappen at the Mexican Grand …

Auto Racing

Mexico Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel stripped of third-place finish due to penalty for Daniel Ricciardo move

Sebastian Vettel furiously swore at Formula One race director Charlie Whiting as the four-time champion dramatically lost his cool when he clashed …

Lewis Hamilton vows to keep fighting after winning Mexican Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton ensured he would take his defence of the Formula One world championship into the final two rounds with a dominant victory at the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday but, while the three-times world champion admitted that to an extent the final result would be out of his hands, he said he …

Motor Racing