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Key: Sauber has ability to bounce back
Toro Rosso technical director James Key believes his former team Sauber has "all the fundamentals" necessary to bounce back from its difficult start to the 2014 Formula 1 season.
Wednesday 20 August 2014

Sochi F1 track gets FIA green light
FIA technical delegate Charlie Whiting says the Sochi Autodrom is ready to host the Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix later this year
Wednesday 20 August 2014

Grosjean in no rush to secure F1 future
Romain Grosjean insists he is happy to bide his time in securing his Formula 1 future, as he awaits confirmation of Lotus's engine plans.
Wednesday 20 August 2014

Lotterer has the pace to be in F1
If you were going to pick a driver who'd never so much sat in a Formula 1 car of anything approaching recent vintage to make a hasty grand prix debut, then Andre Lotterer is probably the man best qualified for the job.
Wednesday 20 August 2014

Lotterer replaces Kobayashi
Three-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Andre Lotterer will make his Formula 1 debut with Caterham at the Belgian Grand Prix, as predicted by AUTOSPORT, replacing Kamui Kobayashi.
Wednesday 20 August 2014

Mattiacci: Ferrari must embrace risk
Ferrari team boss Marco Mattiacci says the Maranello outfit must be braver and embrace risk in its new era if it is to win titles in Formula 1 again.
Wednesday 20 August 2014

Williams poised for best chance of '14
Williams has its best chance of the season to take Formula 1 wins at the next races in Belgium and Italy, reckons Valtteri Bottas
Tuesday 19 August 2014

Mallya: F1 needs social media rethink
Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone needs educating about the benefits of social media if the sport is to make the popularity strides it desires, says Force India's Vijay Mallya
Tuesday 19 August 2014

Toro Rosso picks youth as team matures
Toro Rosso's decision to take Max Verstappen alongside Daniil Kvyat in 2015 has fanned excitement about the potential of the youngest driver line-up in Formula 1 history
Tuesday 19 August 2014

Why Verstappen can handle F1
AUTOSPORT's junior single-seater expert MARCUS SIMMONS has covered 2015 Toro Rosso Formula 1 signing Max Verstappen in European Formula 3 this year
Monday 18 August 2014

Verstappen to race with STR in 2015
Max Verstappen will race in Formula 1 at the age of 17 when he joins the Toro Rosso team next year, the Red Bull-owned squad announced on Monday.
Monday 18 August 2014

Lotterer linked to Caterham drive
Three-time Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer could make a surprise Formula 1 debut with Caterham at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix.
Monday 18 August 2014

Teams want warning on F1 wheel switch
Ferrari technical director James Allison thinks it vital that Formula 1 teams get sufficient advance warning before the possible introduction of 18-inch wheels in the sport
Monday 18 August 2014

Mosley: Cost cap still F1's only hope
Formula 1's bid to control costs will only ever succeed if the sport accepts the need for a budget cap, reckons former FIA president Max Mosley
Monday 18 August 2014

Toro Rosso points total 'pathetic'
Toro Rosso technical director James Key reckons his team has scored a "pathetic" number of points in Formula 1 this season, given the competitiveness of its car.
Monday 18 August 2014

Red Bull: No win shot until Singapore
Red Bull fears it may have to wait until the Singapore Grand Prix in September until it is in a position to win Formula 1 races again.
Friday 15 August 2014

Drivers instrumental in Williams revival
Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas have been "instrumental" to the Williams squad's Formula 1 revival, according to deputy team principal Claire Williams.
Friday 15 August 2014

Perez hails 'amazing' Kobayashi
Sergio Perez reckons his former Sauber Formula 1 team- mate Kamui Kobayashi is an "amazing" rival who taught him vital lessons in how to manage tyres.
Friday 15 August 2014

Orders expectation surprised Mercedes
The Mercedes Formula 1 team says it was surprised by an expectation it would employ team orders to manage the title rivalry between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg this season.
Friday 15 August 2014

Mallya says double points illogical
Force India boss Vijay Mallya says he cannot make sense of Formula 1's decision to award double points for the final race of 2014.
Thursday 14 August 2014