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De Villota crash details explained
Maria de Villota was "fighting" the Marussia Formula 1 car and struggling to slow down when she crashed into an articulated trailer during a test in 2012, documents have revealed
Monday 29 June 2015

Todt tells Ecclestone to stop slating F1
FIA president Jean Todt has urged Bernie Ecclestone to cut his public criticism of various aspects of Formula 1
Monday 29 June 2015

Force India now aiming for Red Bull
Force India has set its sights on Red Bull and fourth place in the Formula 1 constructors' championship as its upgraded car arrives for the British Grand Prix
Monday 29 June 2015

F1 should make 'huge' wheel size jump
Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery says Formula 1 should make a "huge jump" in tyre size and not get fixated on proposals for 18-inch wheels
Monday 29 June 2015

Raikkonen has lost 'edge' - Coulthard
Kimi Raikkonen's former team-mate David Coulthard says it is time Ferrari considered replacing the Finn as he has reached a plateau Coulthard recognises from his own Formula 1 career
Monday 29 June 2015

Wolff: F1 criticism has to stop
Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has called for an end to the criticism of Formula 1 as he is convinced it is damaging the championship
Sunday 28 June 2015

Le Mans 'showed Formula 1's quality'
Nico Hulkenberg's role in Porsche's Le Mans 24 Hours victory proved the quality of driver Formula 1 has on its grid, reckons Force India's Bob Fernley
Friday 26 June 2015

Why the FIA looked into oil 'tricks'
The FIA believes Mercedes and Ferrari are not running trick oil systems on their Formula 1 cars, following analysis of samples taken during the Canadian Grand Prix earlier this month
Friday 26 June 2015

Keep the current F1 engines - Todt
FIA president Jean Todt believes Formula 1 should not abandon the current 1.6-litre turbocharged engines amid criticism of the power units
Friday 26 June 2015

Ferrari 'stronger' by Italian GP
Ferrari will offer a much stronger challenge to Mercedes by the time the Formula 1 world championship reaches the Italian Grand Prix, says its chairman Sergio Marchionne
Friday 26 June 2015

Mercedes focus on quality not quantity
Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes's "quality rather than quantity" approach to developing its Formula 1 car is paying dividends in this year's championship fight
Thursday 25 June 2015

Todt 'frustrated' by F1's small teams
FIA president Jean Todt says he is "frustrated" by Formula 1's small teams complaining about their commercial terms having already signed up to them
Thursday 25 June 2015

FIA to take action on engine deals
The FIA is planning to take action to reduce the cost of Formula 1 engine-supply deals to customer teams
Thursday 25 June 2015

Horner: Red Bull intends to stay
Red Bull intends to stay in Formula 1 and work to safeguard the championship's future, according to team principal Christian Horner
Thursday 25 June 2015

Testing tech: Teams push the rulebook
The recent return of in-season testing in Formula 1 has rarely provided any surprise parts appearing on the cars, but this week's two days in Austria proved otherwise
Thursday 25 June 2015

Wittmann: F1 test was worth the pain
Marco Wittmann said the neck pain was worth it as he completed his first drive in a Formula 1 car without problems at the post-Austrian Grand Prix test
Wednesday 24 June 2015

Silverstone updates excite Ricciardo
Daniel Ricciardo is hoping an update package Red Bull is bringing to next weekend's British Grand Prix will help the team close on Formula 1 rivals Williams
Wednesday 24 June 2015

Rosberg: I've done work for Hamilton
Nico Rosberg joked that he did the hard work for Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton by driving on the final day of post-Austrian Grand Prix testing
Wednesday 24 June 2015

Rosberg fastest on day two of test
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg set the pace on the final day of Formula 1 testing at the Red Bull Ring in Austria
Wednesday 24 June 2015

Verstappen amused by Maldonado quote
Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen said he was amused when he heard Pastor Maldonado's comments about him following their Austrian Grand Prix battle
Wednesday 24 June 2015