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Massa wants Williams brake change
Felipe Massa has urged the Williams Formula 1 team to change its brake systems after struggling in wet qualifying at the recent Belgian Grand Prix
Monday 1 September 2014

Honda open to customer teams in 2016
Honda is open to supplying customer teams in Formula 1 from 2016, after confirming it will be McLaren's exclusive partner for just one season
Monday 1 September 2014

Ex-Ferrari F1 racer Williams dies
Jonathan Williams, who started one world championship Formula 1 grand prix for Ferrari, has died at the age of 71
Monday 1 September 2014

FIA defends Parabolica gravel changes
The FIA has defended the decision to lay down a large asphalt run-off area at Monza's Parabolica corner ahead of this weekend's Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix
Monday 1 September 2014

Top teams glad Ecclestone is back
Leading Formula 1 team bosses think it is vital that Bernie Ecclestone is now able to concentrate fully on the sport again, after the end of his bribery case in Germany
Monday 1 September 2014

Mercedes no factor in Verstappen deal
Helmut Marko has denied an offer from rival squad Mercedes influenced Red Bull's decision to sign Max Verstappen and immediately give him a 2015 Toro Rosso Formula 1 seat
Sunday 31 August 2014

Former GP promoter Gurdjian dies
Former French Grand Prix promoter Philippe Gurdjian, who also played an instrumental role in helping put Malaysia and Abu Dhabi on the Formula 1 calendar, has died aged 69
Saturday 30 August 2014

Hamilton: I can still work with Rosberg
Lewis Hamilton insists that it is still possible for him to continue working with Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Nico Rosberg, despite the fallout from their Belgian Grand Prix crash
Friday 29 August 2014

Rosberg admits to 'error of judgement'
Nico Rosberg has publicly apologised to Lewis Hamilton, his Mercedes team and Formula 1 fans for his part in the collision with his team-mate at the Belgian Grand Prix
Friday 29 August 2014

Ex-Caterham staff start legal action
Former staff of the Caterham Formula 1 team have now issued Tribunal Proceedings against the outfit for what they claim is unlawful dismissal
Friday 29 August 2014

Mercedes: Drivers still free to race
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will remain free to race in their battle for 2014 Formula 1 title glory, following key talks at the Mercedes factory on Friday
Friday 29 August 2014

Bottas set for new Williams deal
Valtteri Bottas is ready to commit his immediate Formula 1 future to Williams, as talks continue to finalise a contract for 2015
Friday 29 August 2014

Mercedes holding crunch meeting
Mercedes Formula 1 chiefs will meet with Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg on Friday for crunch talks to work out how they move on from their Belgian Grand Prix clash
Friday 29 August 2014

Verstappen says he drives like Alonso
New Toro Rosso Formula 1 recruit Max Verstappen believes his driving style is most reminiscent of double world champion Fernando Alonso among the current crop of drivers.
Thursday 28 August 2014

Hamilton, Mercedes agree talks pact
Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes have agreed to put future contract talks on hold until the heat of the world championship battle has died down.
Thursday 28 August 2014

Button's F1 future remains uncertain
Jenson Button's future in Formula 1 remains uncertain, with McLaren standing firm it will not open talks with him until it knows what Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso are doing.
Thursday 28 August 2014

McLaren pushing to hire Vettel, Alonso
McLaren is making a final push to convince Sebastian Vettel or Fernando Alonso to lead the team in its new Honda era, AUTOSPORT has learned.
Thursday 28 August 2014

McLaren eyes Red Bull challenge
McLaren thinks a major update programme that kicks off at the Singapore Grand Prix could lift it on terms with Red Bull by the end of the 2014 Formula 1 season.
Wednesday 27 August 2014

Ferrari wants engine freeze lifted
The Ferrari Formula 1 team wants rules that prevent engine manufacturers tweaking their designs during the season relaxed in order to help close up the competitive order.
Wednesday 27 August 2014

Vettel gets new chassis for Monza
Sebastian Vettel will be given a new chassis for the Italian Grand Prix as his Red Bull team tries to get to the bottom of his recent struggles, AUTOSPORT has learned.
Wednesday 27 August 2014