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Drivers' verdict on F1 radio limits
As Formula 1 teams wait to learn if there will be a temporary easing of the radio clampdown, most drivers declared themselves eager to get on with the new rules.
Thursday 18 September 2014

Kobayashi admits drive still not safe
Kamui Kobayashi does not know if he will retain the Caterham Formula 1 drive for his home grand prix next month
Thursday 18 September 2014

Vettel rumours hurt Ferrari - Alonso
Fernando Alonso says rumours suggesting Formula 1 rival Sebastian Vettel will swap his Red Bull seat with Alonso's own Ferrari berth next season are damaging to the Scuderia
Thursday 18 September 2014

Magnussen not dissuaded by penalties
Kevin Magnussen says he will not alter his approach to racing in Formula 1, despite the penalty he received for forcing Valtteri Bottas off-track at the Italian Grand Prix
Thursday 18 September 2014

Ricciardo fired up by team order policy
Daniel Ricciardo says Red Bull's refusal to bring in team orders to help his Formula 1 title challenge has fired him up even more to beat team-mate Sebastian Vettel
Thursday 18 September 2014

Alonso hopes new boss will boost Ferrari
Fernando Alonso has welcomed the recent managerial changes at the Ferrari Formula 1 team, saying he hopes Sergio Marchionne will improve the Scuderia's fortunes after replacing Luca di Montezemolo.
Thursday 18 September 2014

Massa warns of backlash over radio ban
Felipe Massa thinks that the FIA could face a big backlash from Formula 1 drivers if its hard-line approach to team radio instructions stays in force
Thursday 18 September 2014

Thursday press conference - Singapore
Singapore Grand Prix Thursday press conference with Kimi Raikkonen, Pastor Maldonado, Marcus Ericsson, Sergio Perez, Adrian Sutil and Jean-Eric Vergne
Thursday 18 September 2014

Ecclestone hints at telemetry limits
Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has hinted that there could be further rules tweaks to make drivers work harder, in the wake of the controversial team radio clampdown.
Thursday 18 September 2014

Dennis: Too early to judge changes
McLaren chief Ron Dennis says it may be the end of 2015 before his Formula 1 team can judge whether its restructuring has succeeded
Wednesday 17 September 2014

Bottas: Beating Ferrari is priority
Valtteri Bottas says the Williams Formula 1 team is focused on beating Ferrari to third place in this year's constructors' championship rather than trying to catch Red Bull for second
Wednesday 17 September 2014

Sainz 'not kicked out' of Red Bull
Formula Renault 3.5 championship leader Carlos Sainz Jr insists that he could still have a future with Red Bull, despite being overlooked for a promotion to Formula 1 for 2015.
Wednesday 17 September 2014

Kobayashi retains seat for Singapore
Kamui Kobayashi will keep his Caterham Formula 1 drive for the Singapore Grand Prix this weekend
Wednesday 17 September 2014

Renault: Only a pole will prove pace
Renault says that only a pole position will be good enough to prove that its Formula 1 engine has closed the gap to the dominant Mercedes power unit.
Wednesday 17 September 2014

Mercedes warned against 'overreactions'
Ex-Formula 1 world champion Alain Prost believes Mercedes must be extra careful in the way it handles any future flashpoints in the title rivalry between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton.
Wednesday 17 September 2014

Analysis: Sochi hosts first race meeting
AUTOSPORT's long-time Russian correspondent Grigory Golyshev made the long trip south for the maiden race meeting at the country's grand prix venue. This is what he found...
Tuesday 16 September 2014

Lotus to post reduced losses
The Lotus Formula 1 team claims it will post dramatically reduced losses when its accounts are published in the coming weeks.
Tuesday 16 September 2014

Mattiacci: Monza exposed Ferrari deficit
Ferrari boss Marco Mattiacci says his team's performance at the Italian Grand Prix showed exactly how far it is behind the dominant Mercedes squad in Formula 1 this season.
Tuesday 16 September 2014

Clampdown extends to F1 pit boards
The FIA has told Formula 1 teams that the ban on advice being given to drivers will also extend to pit boards from this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.
Tuesday 16 September 2014

Vergne keeping non-F1 options open
Outgoing Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Jean-Eric Vergne has hinted he would consider racing in other disciplines if he fails to secure an alternative drive on the 2015 F1 grid.
Monday 15 September 2014