Brazilian Grand Prix

Manor snubbed £22m offer - Hellmund

Tavo Hellmund has revealed he made two stabs at trying to take-over the now defunct Manor F1 team, including offering £22 million.<p>Speaking to the</b> …

Formula One

Brown: We are not going to be winning any races in 2017

Despite big changes at McLaren, since the ousting of Ron Dennis from the helm, his successor Zak Brown warns against high expectations for the season …

Formula One

Ferrari cut Pirelli wet tyre test short after Vettel crash

Following Sebastian Vettel's collision with the barriers at Fiorano yesterday, Ferrari have had to cut their wet weather tyre test short.<p><b>Scuderia</b> …

Formula One

Tick, tock.. it’s Manor o’clock

It can still be done, getting Manor on the grid in Australia. Time, however, is ticking. TheJudge13 is getting cramps from holding our collective …

Formula One

Briatore: Verstappen like Senna

Former team boss of Benetton and Renault has made some statements in the German press at the weekend regarding the state of F1 and Liberty’s …

Motor racing: New McLaren F1 car name to break with the past

LONDON (Reuters) - McLaren's 2017 Formula One car will be a break with the past, and the era of now-departed boss Ron Dennis, the team said on Friday.<p>"2017 is all about change, and our car name is changing too," McLaren said on Twitter, announcing the car would no longer have the MP4 prefix that …

Motorsport

Hamilton opens helmet design competition

“Do you want to design my racing helmet for the upcoming F1 season?” the Mercedes driver wrote on Instagram as he announced the competition.<p>“I'm on …

Formula One

Manor F1 team closes down after failing to find buyer

The Manor Formula One team faces closure ahead of the 2017 season after new investment could not be found to save the British outfit.<p>The team's …

NASCAR

Manor closes down after failing to find buyer

1:22 PM GMT<p>• Joined ESPN in 2009<br>• An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011<p>The Manor Formula One team faces closure ahead of the 2017 season after …

Motorsport

The top 10 Formula One races of the past 30 years

<b>1. Brazilian Grand Prix, 2008</b><br>Lewis Hamilton only needed to finish fifth to secure the championship but was lying sixth halfway through the last lap …

Formula One

Sauber to roll-out new car on February 22

12:30 – Sauber will roll-out its new car at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on February 22.<p>Sauber's C36, which will run a 2016-spec Ferrari power …

Sauber

Massa: 2016 Brazilian GP car “is mine” despite Williams F1 return

Williams promised he could keep the chassis as a retirement gift, but that was before the sequence of events unfolded that led to him re-signing for …

Formula One

Inside Line: Williams-Honda makes sense

With Williams central to much of what is happening with Mercedes in the last week or so, namely releasing Valtteri Bottas to the world champions and …

Formula One

F1 champions Mercedes sign Bottas, Massa returns

LONDON (Reuters) - Valtteri Bottas replaced retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes on Monday, with Brazilian veteran Felipe Massa coming out of retirement to take the Finn's seat at Williams.<p>Appearing at the factory with team boss Toto Wolff, Bottas promised to push new team …

Formula One

Boullier: We want to win but I’m dealing with the reality

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier knows that it is a big ask for his team to target grand prix victories in 2017, but is adamant that a top four …

Formula One

Alonso names his ‘number one’ F1 team-mate

Fernando Alonso says if he could only pick one team-mate for his F1 career he would select Giancarlo Fisichella, over the likes of Felipe Massa or …

Formula One

Pirelli concerned over wider wet weather tyres

Pirelli has warned that improving its much-criticised wet weather rubber will not be made easier by F1’s adoption of wider tyres in 2017.<p>The sport’s …

Motorsport

The lifestyle of the rich and famous Formula One racers

Motorsport has always been about living the high life, from James Hunt back in the 1970s to Lewis Hamilton in the present day.<p>The fastest cars, the …

Formula One

Nico Hulkenberg “laughing” at bad F1 luck

Nico Hulkenberg is tired of being frustrated about his Formula 1 bad luck, as he has failed to reach the top three, instead he is now "laughing" at …

Auto Racing

Massa ditches Formula E deal as F1 stay looms

Felipe Massa has reportedly backed out of “done deal” to compete in Formula E this season, adding credibility to the theory that he is prolonging his …

Formula One

10 Things That Definitely Won't Happen In F1 2017

The new Formula 1 season is fast approaching and we’re always trying to be optimistic, but there are some things that definitely won’t happen in 2017.<p>…

Formula One

The Points Sauber Scored In Brazil Basically Killed Off Manor

Manor owner John Fitzpatrick has said that the points Sauber scored in the Brazilian Grand Prix basically killed off his team.<p>Manor had been …

Auto Racing

Sauber's F1 points in Brazil sealed Manor's fate, Fiztpatrick says

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Manor owner Stephen Fitzpatrick says the fate of his Formula 1 team was effectively …

South America

Brazilian GP heartbreak sparked Manor downfall

Stephen Fitzpatrick admits that ninth place finish by Sauber's Felipe Nasr in the Brazilian GP has potentially cost Manor it's F1 future.

Formula One

Brown: McLaren shareholders want F1 world championships

Newly appointed McLaren executive director Zak Brown wants to win Formula 1 world titles within the next three years and is aware that this is what …

Formula One

TCF Picks: Moment of the year 2016

In our third part of our TCF picks of 2016, we take a look back at our contributors moments of the year.<p>Cal Crutchlow wins the Czech Republic Grand …

Formula One

TCF Picks: Race of the year 2016

For the final part of our look back to 2016, our contributors pick out their favourite race of the 2016 season.<p>Ginetta Juniors, Thruxton<p>The Ginetta …

Auto Racing

Drive of the Year: Max at the Brazilian Grand Prix

Constantly changing conditions, a great race track and a precocious talent were all the ingredients required to deliver the best race of the year – …

Auto Racing

Alonso urges F1 wet race rethink over spray

Fernando Alonso has encouraged F1 bosses to come up with revisions for wet races in the aftermath of the Brazilian Grand Prix and feels lessons can …

Formula One

Verstappen broke overtaking record in 2016

5:25 PM GMT<p>• Previously worked in rugby union and British Superbikes<br>• History graduate from Reading University<br>• Joined ESPNF1 in February 2014<p>Max …