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Formula 1: Alonso: McLaren could have best chassis by start of European season

<b>Fernando Alonso believes that McLaren could have the best chassis on the Formula 1 grid by the start of the European season in May.</b><p>Alonso enjoyed his …

Motorsport

Formula 1: Manor launches 'all new' MRT05 at Barcelona test

<b>Manor has launched its "all new" MRT05 for the 2016 season with a simple rollout during pre-season testing on Monday.</b><p>The team have switched to …

Formula One

Formula 1: Complete driver line-up for opening pre-season test

<b>Monday will see the beginning of the first four-day pre-season test ahead of the 2016 Formula 1 championship, with all 11 teams in action.</b><p>Lewis …

Auto Racing

Formula 1: We want to prove we can finish races and score points - Haas

<b>Haas F1 Team technical director Guenther Steiner says their aim must be to get in the points with their newly launched VF-16 car, a goal he believes</b> …

Auto Racing

Formula 1: Haas launches its debut F1 challenger, the VF-16

<b>The Haas F1 Team has unveiled its first Formula 1 car, dubbed the VF-16 for 'Very First', which will participate in the 2016 season.</b><p>The American …

Auto Racing

Formula 1: Mercedes wary of Ferrari and Honda threat during 2016 season

<b>Mercedes' engine dominance might not last for much longer according to Andy Cowell, managing director of the German marque's engine department, as he</b> …

Auto Racing

Formula 1: Former Ferrari chief engineer Chris Dyer joins Renault

<b>Renault has confirmed it has hired former Ferrari chief engineer Chris Dyer, with the Australian taking up the position of Head of Vehicle</b> …

Auto Racing

Formula 1: Magnussen 'can't believe' Renault deal came together

<b>Kevin Magnussen has described his last-minute deal to return to the Formula 1 grid with Renault "incredible".</b><p>The Danish driver was ousted by McLaren …

Auto Racing

Formula 1: Formula 1 agrees to scrap power unit token system

<b>Renault's Cyril Abiteboul has revealed that Formula 1 will scrap the current power unit token system, allowing for completely unlimited engine</b> …

Formula One

MotoGP: Yamaha's Lorenzo ends Sepang MotoGP test on top

<b>Jorge Lorenzo ended the first MotoGP pre-season test on top, lapping fastest on day three in Sepang.</b><p>The reigning world champion was the only man to …

Auto Racing

Formula 1: Sahara set to sell its 42.5 per cent stake in Force India

<b>Indian conglomerate Sahara India Pariwar is set to sell its stake in the Force India Formula 1 team as part of an ongoing legal case against owner</b> …

Auto Racing

Formula 1: Maldonado hoping for Formula 1 return in 2017

<b>Pastor Maldonado isn't giving up on rejoining the Formula 1 grid in the near future, according to his manager Nicolas Todt.</b><p>Maldonado had a deal in …

Formula 1: Maldonado confirms he won't be on 2016 Formula 1 grid

<b>Pastor Maldonado has officially announced that he will not be on the Formula 1 grid in 2016.</b><p>Rumours surrounding the Venezuelan’s future picked up …

Auto Racing

MotoGP: Lap times were easy despite poor physical condition - Lorenzo

<b>Jorge Lorenzo admits he wasn't feeling in the best physical condition ahead of MotoGP testing in Sepang on Monday, but that did little to hold him</b> …

Motorcycles

WEC: Dunlop partners with Rebellion Racing for LMP1 return

<b>Rebellion Racing has announced it will partner with tyre supplier Dunlop for the upcoming 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship.</b><p>Dunlop had previously …

Auto Racing

MotoGP: Lorenzo quickest on opening day of Sepang MotoGP test

<b>Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo led day one of the opening MotoGP test at Malaysia’s Sepang circuit on Monday, with the reigning champion posting a time just</b> …

Motorcycles

Formula 1: Force India sign 16-year-old Mazepin to development role

<b>Force India have signed Russian racer Nikita Mazepin to the role of development driver for the 2016 season, which will see the 16-year-old nurtured</b> …

Auto Racing

Formula 1: Honda head into 2016 with confidence - Arai

<b>Honda motorsport boss Yasuhisa Arai has warned there are no guarantees over their 2016 Formula 1 performance, but insists they head into the new</b> …

Auto Racing

Formula 1: Decision on United States GP future expected late-February

<b>A decision as to whether the United States Grand Prix will take place this season will be made before the end of February, Circuit of the Americas</b> …

Auto Racing

MotoGP: Vinales aiming for top-six finish at every race in 2016

<b>Maverick Vinales has set himself and his team, Suzuki Ecstar, a lofty target for their second season together, with the Spaniard setting his sights</b> …

Auto Racing

Formula 1: Grosjean and Gutierrez will complement one another - Haas

<b>Gene Haas, owner of Formula 1's newest team which is set to make its debut this season, believes the Haas driver line-up, consisting of Romain</b> …

Formula 1: Williams determined to 'eradicate' underdog tag

<b>Claire Williams is determined to keep Williams' recent upturn in fortunes going in 2016 to remove the 'underdog' tag that many apply to the …

Formula 1: Renault should prioritise Red Bull over its own team - Marko

<b>Renault should prioritise Red Bull over its own works team according to Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko.</b><p>Red Bull will continue using Renault engines in …

Formula 1: The engine cost deal - too good to be true?

<b>If you’re one based in the UK you’ll likely be aware of those Government information films that appear occasionally in TV commercial breaks. Drive</b> …

Formula 1: Magnussen to replace Maldonado at Renault for 2016 - Report

<b>Kevin Magnussen is poised to replace Pastor Maldonado at the Renault F1 team for the 2016 season, Autosport reports.</b><p>Doubt was recently cast over …

MotoGP: Marc VDS rider Miller to miss opening MotoGP pre-season test at Sepang

<b>Marc VDS rider Jack Miller will miss the opening MotoGP pre-season test as he continues to recover from a leg injury.</b><p>The Australian fractured the …

Auto Racing

Formula 1: FIA to push for closed cockpit introduction in 2017

<b>It looks almost certain that Formula 1 will introduce a 'cockpit' of sorts in 2017, with the FIA's Charlie Whiting set to advise team bosses to back</b> …

GP3: DAMS announces 2016 GP3 driver line-up

<b>DAMS has confirmed the drivers racing for the French team in its maiden GP3 season in 2016, fielding three rookies.</b><p>The Ruaudin-based outfit has …

Auto Racing

GP2: Pic switches to Rapax for 2016 GP2 campaign

<b>Rapax has confirmed its first driver for the 2016 GP2 season, with Arthur Pic making the move from Campos Racing to the Italian team.</b><p>After three …

Auto Racing