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Renault poised to complete Lotus deal
Renault is poised to return as a works team to Formula 1, with a deal to take a majority stake in Lotus due to be finalised next week, AUTOSPORT understands
Friday 28 August 2015

Maldonado had 17G kerb impact
Pastor Maldonado's retirement in the Belgian Grand Prix was caused by a 17G impact with the kerbs at Eau Rouge, his Lotus Formula 1 team has revealed
Friday 28 August 2015

Bottas admits he expected better
Valtteri Bottas feels Williams should have achieved far more this Formula 1 season than it has at present
Friday 28 August 2015

Tech analysis: Latest 2017 F1 ideas
AUTOSPORT technical expert CRAIG SCARBOROUGH examines the detail of Charlie Whiting's latest information on the 2017 Formula 1 rules revamp
Friday 28 August 2015

'CFD amnesty' to help F1 revamp plans
FIA technical director Charlie Whiting has handed Formula 1 teams a 'CFD amnesty' to ensure the diverse 2017 rules can be finalised in seven months' time
Friday 28 August 2015

Alonso braced for more pain at Monza
Fernando Alonso is fully expecting to endure another "painful" Formula 1 weekend with McLaren-Honda at the Italian Grand Prix
Friday 28 August 2015

Andretti still interested in F1 move
Marco Andretti remains open to the possibility of looking at Formula 1 in the future, although he insists that IndyCar is still his current focus
Friday 28 August 2015

Red Bull set for unchanged line-up
Red Bull appears set to head into the 2016 Formula 1 season with an unchanged driver line-up on the back of Daniil Kvyat's return to form
Thursday 27 August 2015

Rossi hopes GP2 surge sways Haas
Alexander Rossi hopes his upturn in GP2 form will be enough to win him a seat with Formula 1 newcomer Haas in 2016
Thursday 27 August 2015

Mexican GP venue nears completion
The venue for the Mexican Grand Prix is 90 per cent finished ahead of Formula 1's return to the country later this season, according to the race promoter
Thursday 27 August 2015

STR10 has helped rookies impress - Tost
Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost feels rookie duo Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz Jr would not have impressed so much this Formula 1 season but for his squad's car
Wednesday 26 August 2015

Bottas: Williams must cut out mistakes
Valtteri Bottas says his Williams Formula 1 team must cut out the mistakes after a Belgian Grand Prix tyre mix-up squandered valuable points in its constructors' championship battle with Ferrari
Wednesday 26 August 2015

Button: McLaren's goals have changed
McLaren-Honda Formula 1 driver Jenson Button has revised his ambitious pre-season target of winning a race this year, as he believes even a podium is now unlikely
Wednesday 26 August 2015

Vettel launches defence of Ferrari
Sebastian Vettel has launched a strong defence of Ferrari's one-stop strategy that may have contributed to his tyre blowout during Sunday's Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix
Tuesday 25 August 2015

Whiting: Protected cockpits will happen
FIA technical director Charlie Whiting is convinced protected cockpits will one day be introduced into open-wheel racing as motorsport's governing body prepares to conduct further testing
Tuesday 25 August 2015

Raikkonen: Ferrari deserves more luck
Kimi Raikkonen believes Ferrari's efforts deserve more luck than the team is getting in Formula 1 at the moment following a difficult Belgian Grand Prix weekend
Tuesday 25 August 2015

Rosberg urged to up qualifying form
Toto Wolff has urged Nico Rosberg to start getting the job done in qualifying if he is to fight back against Lewis Hamilton in this year's Formula 1 world title fight
Tuesday 25 August 2015

Maldonado car failure self-inflicted
Pastor Maldonado's second-lap retirement with a loss of power in the Belgian Grand Prix was "self-inflicted", according to his Lotus Formula 1 team
Monday 24 August 2015

Mercedes ruled out 'risky' one-stop
The Mercedes Formula 1 team ruled out taking the same "risky" one-stop strategy gamble as Ferrari ahead of Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix
Monday 24 August 2015

Button: Belgian GP felt 'embarrassing'
Jenson Button has conceded his Belgian Grand Prix was an "embarrassing" experience as the McLaren Formula 1 team was again held back by engine supplier Honda
Monday 24 August 2015