Formula One

Lewis Hamilton: Ferrari are F1 title favourites, says Mercedes driver

<b>Ferrari are favourites to win the Formula 1 world title as the new season starts in Australia this weekend, says three-time champion Lewis Hamilton.</b><p>Hamilton's Mercedes team have dominated for the last three seasons but pre-season testing suggested Ferrari have bounced back from a winless 2016.<p>"I …

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F1 2017 team-by-team guide: Will Mercedes be the team to beat again?

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Mercedes and Red Bull had to alter F1 suspension designs for 2017

The FIA believes Formula 1's suspension row will not escalate to a protest at the Australian Grand Prix, after Red Bull and Mercedes were asked to …


Liberty Media takeover casts shadow over F1 new dawn

For the first time in 40 years, an F1 season gets underway without Bernie Ecclestone at the helm. Liberty Media has promised a new era, but an Anti-Trust investigation and a series of gaffes have raised many questions.<p>Formula One is finally moving in a fresh direction following the $6.4 billion …

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Heavy car means crash diet for Force India's Perez

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez has been on a crash diet ahead of Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix after Force India asked him to shed some kilos to compensate for an overweight car.<p>"I tried so hard to lose weight in the last couple of weeks since …

Australian Grand Prix

T-wings out, Halo in for 2018

<b>Mat Coch writes</b><p>A new regulation set introduced this season has already seen cars take on a wider stance, most notably with much wider tyres …

Russian Grand Prix

Why the 'Verstappen rule' has been dropped

Race director Charlie Whiting has confirmed that the FIA's ruling on moving under braking while defending position -- colloquially known as "the …

Auto Racing

Australia preview - too close to call?

Right now, the only sure thing is that everyone is raring to get going in Albert Park....<p><b>The formbook at the front</b><p>Oddly, the situation is similar to …

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Formula 1 2017: Big and small changes for the upcoming season

The new Formula One season is nearly upon us, and here’s everything you need to know to get ready for it.<p>The 2017 Formula One season will get underway with the first of 20 Grands Prix on March 26. That race, the Australian Grand Prix from Melbourne, will launch a season that will extent all the way …

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Lewis Hamilton Wasn’t A Team Player Last Year, Says Nico Rosberg

World champion Rosberg retired five days after winning the title.

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Australian Grand Prix 2017 UK start time, date, TV channel, schedule and odds

<b>The 2017 Formula One season starts this weekend with the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne and every driver wants to put a marker down in the</b> …

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Last year's crash the least of Alonso's worries

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso felt lucky to be alive after emerging unscathed from a spectacular crash during last season's Australian Grand Prix but the twice Formula One world champion will give it no thought on his return to Albert Park this year.<p>Alonso clipped one of the Haas cars at …

Australian Grand Prix

Can you match these F1 helmets to the right drivers?

With the beginning of a new Formula One season comes a raft of changes – to the regulations, to the team liveries, and to the driver line-ups.<p>But though 2017 sees a significant overhaul of the rules governing the design of the cars, it also sees several drivers continue to tinker with their helmet …

Australian Grand Prix

F1 Driver Who Never Won A Championship Thinks Women Can't Compete Due To 'Mothering DNA'

Ex-Formula One driver David Coulthard, who is neither a scientist nor an F1 champion, claimed to the UK’s <i>Daily Record</i> that women will always struggle …

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Vettel names 2017 car Gina

6:37 AM GMT<p>• Previously worked in rugby union and British Superbikes<br>• History graduate from Reading University<br>• Joined ESPNF1 in February …

Sebastian Vettel

Why Formula One Doesn’t Miss The World Champion

<b>Formula One has found itself in a rather odd predicament ahead of the upcoming Australian Grand Prix.</b> For the first time since 1994, the reigning …

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F1 on NBC crew previews the upcoming 2017 season

It’s a new season of Formula 1 that kicks off this weekend with the Australian Grand Prix. All times and streaming details for the new year can be …

Spanish Grand Prix

DJR/Team Penske star Fabian Coulthard scores qualifying triple at Australian Grand Prix

THE DJR/Team Penske charge continued in Melbourne yesterday as Fabian Coulthard scored a qualifying triple for the emerging V8 giant at the …

Australian Grand Prix

Stroll's Revson predicament

<b>Lance Stroll makes his F1 bow this weekend – Paul Fearnley suggests he reads up on Peter Revson for comfort</b><p>Okay, now I’m feeling old. It wasn’t so …

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Motor racing - Hard-working Ricciardo hopes for reward for effort

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Daniel Ricciardo will again carry his nation's hopes of a first home winner at the season-opening Grand Prix at Albert Park on Sunday and it would be a well-earned victory for the Red Bull driver after a punishing week off the track.<p>The pin-up boy of Australian motor racing, …

Daniel Ricciardo

New skeletonised chornograph watches: Bell & Ross unveils the BRX1 RS17 at Baselworld 2017

And we’re off to the races as BaselWorld 2017 flags off. Hot on the heels of the Bell & Ross and Renault Sport Formula One team announcement of a …


McBride, Grove strike early at Albert Park

Nick McBride has bounced back from a horrid season opener in Adelaide to win race one at the 100th round of the Porsche Carrera Cup Australia …

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Formula 1: Ahead of the Australian GP, here's what to look forward to in the 2017 season

Bring yourself up to pace with all the changes in the regulations, teams, and drivers in the upcoming F1 season.<p>Formula 1 is finally back. After a …

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F1 Preview: 2017 Australian Grand Prix

The waiting is finally over. After one of the busiest winters in the sport’s history, Formula 1 finally bursts back into life this weekend with the …

Australian Grand Prix

Exclusive: Christian Horner On Liberty Media’s Formula One Takeover

The sport is set to undergo some "aggressive" changes.

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Verstappen: A different RB13 in Melbourne

<b>Max Verstappen has confirmed that Red Bull will race a different RB13 in Australia but says it is only a “little bit different” to the car they</b> …

Daniel Ricciardo

Williams can absolutely still win F1 world titles - Lowe

Williams doesn't need to break away from Mercedes to produce a car capable of challenging for world titles again, says new tech chief Paddy Lowe.

Fernando Alonso still unsure on McLaren-Honda’s form for 2017

Fernando Alonso insists that McLaren’s potential for 2017 is not clear after power unit problems blighted Barcelona testing.<p>The team never really got …


Australian Grand Prix preview: A new formula

Focus on ... a new start for F1<p>Formula One is back and the cars are bigger and faster than ever before. The rationale behind the new regulations for …

Australian Grand Prix

Schramm Joins Hanses at US Racing for Fifth ADAC Season

ADAC Formula 4 veteran Kim-Luis Schramm will return for his fifth season, having joined in 2013, when it was called ADAC Formel Masters.<p>The <b>US Racing</b> …

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