Formula 1 news

Formula 1 news from 27 March 2017
Vettel, Hamilton relishing 'hard slog' battle in 2017
Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton are yet to go head-to-head for a championship, but that looks set to change in 2017.... 27 March 2017
Todt: F1 has social responsibility, V8 return will never happen
Liberty Media wants to improve F1's spectacle but FIA President remains adamant he will not allow it to be achieved with a return to V8 or V10 engines.... 27 March 2017
McLaren forced to refute Mercedes rumours
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier denies the team is exploring ways to drop Honda in favour of a return to more competitive Mercedes power.... 27 March 2017
Webber: Alonso might not do the whole year...
Mark Webber has cast doubt on whether Fernando Alonso will see out the entire 2017 F1 season if McLaren-Honda s troubles continue... 27 March 2017
Brake disc failure ended Stroll's F1 debut
Stroll enjoyed a charge towards the top 10 in his first F1 appearance before being forced to retire due to a brake problem.... 27 March 2017
'About time' Ferrari won in F1 again - Marchionne
Ferrari chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne says Vettel's Australia win was overdue, but congratulates the team on its achievement.... 27 March 2017
FIA to review DRS under new regulations after China
Charlie Whiting wants to wait until after the Chinese Grand Prix before deciding on whether to make any tweaks to DRS for 2017 under the new regulations.... 27 March 2017
Getting stuck behind Alonso killed my race - Ocon
Esteban Ocon regrets not getting past Fernando Alonso early in Australia, having been forced to spend most of the race trailing the McLaren.... 27 March 2017
Sainz: Williams ahead but Toro Rosso faster than Force India
Carlos Sainz has conceded Williams has made a jump on its midfield rivals in 2017 but feels Toro Rosso are well placed to take its charge forward... 27 March 2017
Australian GP organisers launch investigation into crowd invasion
An investigation is launched after fans are allowed to invade the Albert Park track before the cars had completed their cool down lap... 26 March 2017
Hamilton didn t push because he couldn t overtake anyway
Lewis Hamilton confirms fears about overtaking difficulties by saying he backed off as soon as he lost the lead through the pit-stops.... 26 March 2017
Australian GP win a 'surprise' to Vettel, but no title thoughts
Despite taking a confident victory in Sunday's Australian Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel is refusing to think about a championship bid just yet....