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Vettel: First Ferrari contact in 2008
Sebastian Vettel says he first contacted Ferrari about a potential move to the team back in 2008 and has since had "secret" meetings in Maranello while racing for Red Bull
Thursday 5 March 2015

Manor passes FIA crash tests
Manor has moved another step closer its Formula 1 return after the team passed the mandatory FIA crash tests on Thursday
Thursday 5 March 2015

DTM challenges F1 superlicence rules
DTM's three manufacturers are pushing the FIA to reconsider its new Formula 1 superlicence system so the category is not excluded from the list of series that qualify a driver
Thursday 5 March 2015

Hamilton keen for multi-team fight
World champion Lewis Hamilton would prefer having drivers from multiple teams fighting for the title, because it is "more exciting" for Formula 1 fans than an exclusive fight between team-mates
Thursday 5 March 2015

No firm timeline for Manor's 2015 car
Manor says a final decision on when it will introduce its definitive 2015 Formula 1 car will likely only be made after the opening flyaway races
Thursday 5 March 2015

King denies aiming for Ecclestone role
Former Sainsbury's boss Justin King insists his focus in Formula 1 is on helping move Manor up the grid rather than chasing a role in running the sport
Wednesday 4 March 2015

Investor: Manor worth saving
Manor investor Stephen Fitzpatrick says he could not stand to see the former Marussia Formula 1 team disappear after it had finally achieved its breakthrough points in 2014
Wednesday 4 March 2015

Manor will race in Melbourne
Manor has confirmed that its Formula 1 car is ready to race at the Australian Grand Prix
Wednesday 4 March 2015

Pirelli reveals first 2015 tyre choices
Pirelli has confirmed it will take the same line-up of tyre compounds to the opening four Formula 1 grands prix of the new season as it did in 2014
Wednesday 4 March 2015

Perez: Force India two steps behind
Sergio Perez believes Force India is "a couple of steps" behind its Formula 1 rivals after the team completed just two-and-a-half days of pre-season testing
Wednesday 4 March 2015

Williams expects 'scrap' with Ferrari
Williams believes it will be "scrapping" with Ferrari early in the 2015 Formula 1 season and suspects the Italian team is closer than final testing results suggest
Wednesday 4 March 2015

Symonds delighted by Marussia revival
Williams technical chief Pat Symonds says Formula 1 "needs" teams like Manor GP, which is gearing up for a shock return from the ashes of the defunct Marussia project
Tuesday 3 March 2015

Alonso pulls out of Australian GP
Fernando Alonso has pulled out of the Australian Grand Prix after doctors advised him against getting back in a Formula 1 car just yet
Tuesday 3 March 2015

Mercedes made Force India test viable
Mercedes paid Force India to run its reserve driver Pascal Wehrlein at the second Formula 1 test, which made it financially viable for the Silverstone-based team to test at Barcelona
Tuesday 3 March 2015

Williams reveals Wolff's 2015 outings
Williams has finalised Susie Wolff's Formula 1 programme for 2015, with the Spanish and British Grands Prix selected for her Friday practice outings
Tuesday 3 March 2015

Renault admits it still has work to do
Renault admits it will arrive at the first race of the new Formula 1 season with work still to do to meet its target of closing the gap to Mercedes
Monday 2 March 2015

FIA reveals helmet design rule details
The FIA has published details of Formula 1's new helmet livery rules, which will prevent drivers changing their designs during the season
Monday 2 March 2015

Test round-up: Mercedes takes charge
Only clues about Mercedes' 2015 performance emerged from Formula 1's first two winter tests, as other teams stole the limelight. That all changed in the final test at Barcelona
Monday 2 March 2015

Red Bull unveils revised 2015 livery
Red Bull has revealed its revised colour scheme for 2015, having spent the winter using a camouflage livery on its Formula 1 car
Monday 2 March 2015

Ferrari: Grandstand stunt was protest
Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene says he took to the grandstands during Formula 1 testing at Barcelona as a protest against proposed pass restrictions on teams this season
Monday 2 March 2015