Formula 1 news

Formula 1 news from Autosport

Brawn, Domenicali on F1 accident panel
Former Formula 1 team bosses Ross Brawn and Stefano Domenicali, plus GPDA president Alex Wurz, have joined the FIA Accident Panel that will investigate Jules Bianchi's Japanese Grand Prix crash
Monday 20 October 2014

Ferrari defends Raikkonen's form
The Ferrari Formula 1 team insists Kimi Raikkonen's form is improving, despite continuing a run of disappointing results at the Russian Grand Prix
Monday 20 October 2014

Lotus to trial non twin-tusk nose
The Lotus Formula 1 team will experiment running without the unique twin-tusk nose on the E22 during free practice for the United States Grand Prix
Monday 20 October 2014

Marussia: We owe to Bianchi to fight on
Marussia sporting director Graeme Lowdon says his team owes it to Jules Bianchi to do all it can to defend its position in the Formula 1 world championship
Monday 20 October 2014

Hulkenberg stays on with Force India
Nico Hulkenberg will remain with the Force India Formula 1 team for 2015, having rejoined the outfit at the start of this season
Monday 20 October 2014

DTM champion Wittmann gets STR test
DTM champion Marco Wittmann will test a Toro Rosso Formula 1 car as a reward from BMW for winning the touring car series this year
Sunday 19 October 2014

Tilke defends Sochi track layout
Formula 1 track designer Hermann Tilke insists the layout of the Sochi circuit was not to blame for the lack of thrills in the Russian Grand Prix
Sunday 19 October 2014

Backlash prompts Pirelli tyre change
Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli will bring softer tyres to November's Brazilian Grand Prix, following criticism from drivers
Friday 17 October 2014

Ricciardo not shocked by Vettel exit
Daniel Ricciardo says he was not surprised by team-mate Sebastian Vettel's decision to quit the Red Bull Formula 1 team to drive for Ferrari next season
Friday 17 October 2014

Fong, Nissany to test for Sauber
Sauber is to hand Chinese driver Adderly Fong and Israeli Roy Nissany tests in a two-year-old Formula 1 car at Valencia next week
Friday 17 October 2014

Mercedes: Ferrari needs new calculator
Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff says Ferrari needs a new calculator if it thinks lifting Formula 1's engine freeze will not raise costs
Friday 17 October 2014

Rivals 'launching tsunamis' - Mercedes
Mercedes claims it is being targeted by "multiple tsunamis" from rival teams aimed at cutting short its time at the top of Formula 1
Thursday 16 October 2014

F1 drivers push for better wet tyres
Leading Formula 1 drivers have asked the FIA to consider a wet tyre rethink as they believe the current Pirelli specification is encouraging them to take risks on intermediates instead
Thursday 16 October 2014

New Ferrari chief vows to 'kick ass'
Ferrari's new chairman Sergio Marchionne says his Formula 1 team's new chiefs must "kick ass" to get back to the front of the grid
Thursday 16 October 2014

Montezemolo: Alonso is leaving Ferrari
Outgoing Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo says Fernando Alonso is definitely leaving the Maranello Formula 1 team, and is doing so because he has "suffered" amid its lack of success
Thursday 16 October 2014

FIA asks teams for Suzuka information
The FIA has written to Formula 1 teams asking them to bring forward any information that may be relevant to the investigation into Jules Bianchi's Japanese Grand Prix accident
Wednesday 15 October 2014

Caterham puzzled by Kobayashi remark
Caterham insists there was no truth in Kamui Kobayashi's insinuation that he was ordered to retire a healthy car to save mileage on components during the Russian Grand Prix
Wednesday 15 October 2014

Bianchi crash claims anger Marussia
The Marussia Formula 1 team has reacted angrily to upsetting claims made against it and Jules Bianchi over the circumstances behind his Japanese Grand Prix crash
Wednesday 15 October 2014

Vettel denied early Ferrari test
Sebastian Vettel will not be given an early release from his Red Bull Formula 1 contract so he can test for Ferrari in the Abu Dhabi post-season test
Wednesday 15 October 2014

McLaren understands Button's concerns
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says the team can understand if Jenson Button is unhappy with having to face doubts over his Formula 1 future
Tuesday 14 October 2014