Formula One

Sebastian Vettel defeats Busch brothers for Nations Cup

MIAMI – In a contest of America vs. everyone else, the world had a solid day, despite the best efforts of Kurt and Kyle Busch.<p>Four-time Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel defended his Nations Cup title for Germany and Norwegian former World Rally champion Petter Solberg romped Scott Speed by 2.1 …

NASCAR

These Are the Greatest Driving Innovations to Come From Formula One

From brakes to spoilers and beyond.<p>Physics effects every sport, from baseball to swimming. But when your sport features machines in competition, science can become even more important. One need look no further than how race cars have changed over the years for proof.<p>You have race cars to thank for …

Engineering

Bernie Ecclestone could step down as F1 chief this week

Bernie Ecclestone could step down from his position as Formula 1 chief executive as soon as this week, a source close to the 86-year-old says.<p>The move would end Ecclestone's remarkable 40-year reign in the sport.<p>US giant Liberty Media is on the brink of completing its takeover of F1, which values …

Auto Racing

Ericsson tipped by Sauber to be future F1 race winner

Marcus Ericsson has the potential to win Formula 1 races in the future, according to Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn.<p>The Swede has scored …

Motorsport

Is Hamilton's status under threat in 2017?

Lewis Hamilton has been at the top of Formula One since his career began. Storming to his first world title in only his second season, after narrowly …

Motorsport

Palmer: Tough rookie season has made me "a lot stronger"

Jolyon Palmer believes his difficult rookie season in Formula 1 with Renault has made him stronger mentally.<p>The 25-year-old scored a sole point for a …

Auto Racing

Sebastian Vettel wins Nations Cup at the Race of Champions

Let’s face it, the Race of Champions is equal parts auto racing and novelty — and that’s not a bad combo.<p>The auto racing part includes some of the …

Sports

Felipe Massa can keep F1 chassis Williams gave him for retirement

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Felipe Massa will not have to hand back the Williams Formula 1 chassis he was given as a …

Felipe Massa

Montoya wins Champion of Champions

MIAMI (AP) Juan Pablo Montoya took his wife’s advice and it paid off.<p>Montoya had passed on previous invitations to participate in the annual Race of …

NASCAR

Watch Race Of Champions Coverage Live In 360-Degree Video

If you want to stream the Race of Champions in 360-degree video, here’s a great feed on 360 Racing’s YouTube channel. It seems like it could be quite …

Auto Racing

1934 Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3 | Paris 2017 | RM Sotheby's

255 bhp 2,905 cc DOHC supercharged inline eight-cylinder engine, three-speed manual transmission, front Dubonnet independent suspension, rear …

Scuderia Ferrari

Will Ferrari lose its $100m F1 bonus?

With the questions lingering on what changes Liberty Media will make to Formula 1 once it’s controlling interest has been officially acquired later …

Scuderia Ferrari

Liberty Planning More Pay TV For F1

Liberty Media has revealed that it is looking at moving Formula One auto racing on to more pay television networks in a bid to drive revenue.<p>Shareholders in Liberty, which also owns stakes in the Atlanta Braves and Time Warner, only voted to approve the acquisition of F1’s parent company Delta …

Pay-TV

It's time for Magnussen to prove his worth.

Kevin Magnussen has had an unremarkable Formula One career so far. Since his debut race, there hasn’t been much else to speak of. His podium in …

Motorsport

Bernie Ecclestone On Keeping His Job And The Future Of Formula One: We'll See

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone wonders a lot of things. He wonders if the sport would be more interesting if drivers got seriously injured. He …

Auto Racing

Jacques Villeneuve: F1 is ‘supposed to be too expensive, too crazy’

Villeneuve dismayed by F1's current direction and technology, saying the series needs to focus on being spectacular once again.

Auto Racing

Red Bull F1 boss Christian and Geri Horner welcome son Montague George Hector

Geri Horner, the wife of Red Bull Team Principal Christian, has given birth to the couple’s first son, Montague George Hector.<p>The Former Spice Girl …

Auto Racing

Analysis: The financial implications of Bottas's move to Mercedes

It should go without saying that for a competitive athlete, the chance of a promotion to what is expected to be the top tier of the top level of …

Felipe Massa

FIA want changes to be made to all tracks for 2017’s faster cars

The FIA are looking to enforce chances to all Formula 1 tracks so they can accommodate the 2017 faster cars.<p>All twenty Grand Prix circuits featured …

Motorsport

Singapore fight with Verstappen secured Kvyat’s 2017 STR seat

The strong battle with Max Verstappen during the Singapore Grand Prix convinced Toro Rosso to keep Daniil Kvyat for 2017.<p>The performance by <b>Daniil</b> …

Auto Racing

Retired F1 champ Nico Rosberg: 'More to life than driving in circles'

Reigning Formula 1 World Champion Nico Rosberg says that “life has more to offer than driving around in circles” in a very candid interview at the …

Nico Rosberg

Formula One's 2017 Rule Change Prospects

The recent history of Formula One rule changes is bleak and quite honestly embarrassing. An engine formula re-write in 2014 has so far been a …

Motorsport

Ogier takes lead at Monte Carlo after Neuville’s puncture

MONACO (AP) Defending world rally champion Sebastien Ogier moved into the lead at the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally on Saturday after Belgian …

NASCAR

Kovalainen reveals Williams contact to enquiry about seat vacancy

Former Formula 1 driver Heikki Kovalainen, who last raced in F1 back in 2013, has admitted he sent a text message to Claire Williams to put his name …

Interview: How maths class phone call teed up America’s next F1 hope

Not many F1 drivers can recount how school lessons helped them on their way to the top, but if Red Bull new junior Neil Verhagen does make it to …

Motorsport

Renault to introduce second generation ERS for 2017 F1 season

As part of a radical overhaul of its power unit, Renault will be introducing a second generation ERS for the 2017 Formula 1 season.<p><b>Cyril Abiteboul</b> …

Motorsport

Formula One pulled a fast one on the US taxman – and it's all perfectly legal

Liberty Media, the new owner of motor racing’s premier series, has set up a tax-efficient structure that takes profits by way of the Cayman Islands and Delaware<p>When Liberty Media finalized the takeover of Formula One auto racing’s parent company Delta Topco last week, it should have been music to …

Taxes

Ferrari's $100 Million F1 Bonus At Risk

Liberty Media, the incoming owner of Formula One auto racing, has signalled that it may put the brakes on the $100 million annual prize money bonus received by Ferrari, the biggest name in the series.<p>Ferrari is the only one of F1’s 11 teams which has competed in the championship since it launched …

Auto Racing

More to life than driving around in circles, says Rosberg

Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg said on Friday he was enjoying the freedom of retirement and could turn his focus to renewable energy now that he has left the racetrack.<p>Interviewed at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the former Mercedes grand prix driver told his audience …

Nico Rosberg

Analysis: How F1 2017 rules put fuel back in the spotlight

Formula 1 is gearing up for the start of a bold new era in 2017 when a major revamp of aero regulations is set to deliver faster laptimes, …

Motorsport