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F1 is 'mentally horrible' - Sainz
Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr has described the mental challenge of Formula 1 as "horrible" and rejected claims the sport is easier than a decade ago
Friday 29 May 2015

Lotus addresses Grosjean's FP1 fears
The Lotus Formula 1 team understands Romain Grosjean's concerns over giving up free practice sessions to Jolyon Palmer this year, but it believes it is doing the right thing
Friday 29 May 2015

Williams eyes Austria upgrade boost
Williams's 2015 Formula 1 season will take off from the Austrian Grand Prix when a major upgrade arrives, believes head of vehicle performance Rob Smedley
Friday 29 May 2015

Button: Canada tougher for McLaren
Jenson Button is already preaching caution ahead of a Canadian Grand Prix he feels could underline the 2015 McLaren-Honda Formula 1 car's weaknesses
Friday 29 May 2015

FIA seeks new F1 team for 2016
The FIA has launched a new selection process that could bring a new Formula 1 team onto the grid as early as 2016
Thursday 28 May 2015

F1 Strategy Group has 'no strategy'
Manor sporting director Graeme Lowdon believes Formula 1's Strategy Group is failing to address fundamental questions in its attempt to overhaul F1
Thursday 28 May 2015

Perez 'flawless' in Monaco - Mallya
Force India boss Vijay Mallya feels Sergio Perez produced a "flawless" Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix performance to underline the belief shown in the Mexican
Thursday 28 May 2015

Rosberg responds to Ecclestone remarks
Nico Rosberg has told Bernie Ecclestone he does care about Formula 1 in the wake of criticism from the sport's commercial rights holder
Thursday 28 May 2015

Todt: Alcohol sponsorship won't stop
FIA president Jean Todt has ruled out a ban on the advertising of alcohol in Formula 1, claiming it to be "not possible"
Thursday 28 May 2015

Magnussen: Vandoorne must get F1 seat
McLaren test driver Kevin Magnussen believes GP2 championship leader Stoffel Vandoorne must be signed to a Formula 1 race seat in the future
Wednesday 27 May 2015

Ricciardo: Wider tyres to help F1 aces
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo says the reintroduction of wider tyres to Formula 1 for 2017 will separate the better drivers from the rest of the field
Wednesday 27 May 2015

No brake test by Grosjean - Lotus
Lotus has countered claims by Max Verstappen that he was brake tested by Romain Grosjean during Sunday's Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix
Wednesday 27 May 2015

New FIA flexi-wing test explained
Front wing flexing is a topic that's never far from the headlines in Formula 1, and from the Canadian Grand Prix another loophole has been closed by the FIA
Wednesday 27 May 2015

Villeneuve: Asking fans is dangerous
Former world champion Jacques Villeneuve believes it is "dangerous" to ask fans for their views on shaping the future of Formula 1
Wednesday 27 May 2015

Toro Rosso lessons vital - Verstappen
Max Verstappen says he feels it is important to get plenty of experience with the Toro Rosso Formula 1 team before thinking about progressing to a bigger outfit
Wednesday 27 May 2015

FIA to get stricter on flexi-wings
Formula 1 governing body the FIA intends to introduce stricter tests on front wing designs in an effort to prevent teams breaking the rules, AUTOSPORT has learned
Tuesday 26 May 2015

No action over de Villota accident
An investigation into Maria de Villota's accident when testing a Marussia Formula 1 car in 2012 has concluded no action will be taken against the parties involved
Tuesday 26 May 2015

Red Bull considers taking penalties
The Red Bull Formula 1 team will this week consider whether to take its first engine penalty of the season in the upcoming Canadian Grand Prix
Tuesday 26 May 2015

Honda switching development focus
Honda chief Yasuhisa Arai will shift the manufacturer's development focus following McLaren scoring its first Formula 1 points of the season in the Monaco Grand Prix
Tuesday 26 May 2015

Bottas: Williams can't afford slumps
Valtteri Bottas says Williams cannot afford to have uncompetitive weekends such as its Monaco Grand Prix if it wants to be a Formula 1 championship-winning team again
Monday 25 May 2015