8 hrs ago
F1: Negotiating with Bernie... and other pastimes
Over the course of the Grand Prix weekend at Monza , I had the opportunity to talk to Federico Bendinelli, a key player at SIAS , which manages the circuit, in terms of Grand Prix operations, and involved in the sport for thirty-five years.. Being in a key managerial role, first at Imola and now Monza , he gives unique insight from behind the scenes of the subtle intertwinement between top sporting events and politics and an equally good example of how a good manager can effectively use politicians to achieve great results.
12 hrs ago
New line-up, same targets for Toyota Racing
Toyota Racing returns after a three-month break to defend the lead of both World Championships in the Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas this weekend. The FIA World Endurance Championship season resumes for the fourth of eight races this year, following the traditional summer gap after the Le Mans 24 Hours.
15 hrs ago
Power Ranking the Formula 1 Teams After 2014 Italian Grand Prix
Formula One's oldest and most successful team had their worst home race since 2005 at the 2014 Italian Grand Prix. But while Ferrari were toiling, Mercedes returned to the top step of the podium, ending Daniel Ricciardo and Red Bull's winning streak.
17 hrs ago
F1: Singapore GP: Preview - Force India
Sergio had a starring role in Monza - you must have enjoyed seeing him fight so hard.... Vijay Mallya: We saw some outstanding racing in Monza and I really enjoyed myself. I was more a fan than a Team Principal on the pit wall because I'm basically a racer.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Force India 'desperate' for fifth
Nico Hulkenberg says it is vital that Force India finish ahead of McLaren after losing out to Williams and Ferrari. After a strong start to the Championship, which included a run of ten races inside the points, Force India lost ground to Williams, who claimed a spate of podium results.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Singapore preview quotes - Sauber on the Marina Bay Street Circuit12 Sep 2014
Singapore was a happy hunting ground for Sauber last year, with Esteban Gutierrez breaking into Q3 for the first time in his F1 career and Nico Hulkenberg coming home ninth in the race. While the team are yet to claim a top-ten finish this season, a new upgrade package means they are optimistic of regrouping next weekend in the 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix... Sauber Esteban Gutierrez 2013 Qualifying - 10th, 2013 Race - 12th "I am looking forward to the Singapore Grand Prix, as it is one of my favourite tracks.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Sauber: six races from disaster
Sauber have just six races to score points and haul themselves up the constructors' standings. If they don't, disaster could await.
Star Sports to telecast Super Formula live
MUMBAI: Star Sports has come to an agreement with Japan Race Promotion , promoters of the Super Formula Championship, for live telecast of Super Formula series in India. The premier Japanese single-seater championship will thus become the only automobile racing championship, other than Formula 1 to enjoy live telecast in the Indian territory.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Williams F1 keeping Bottas and Massa
Finland's Valtteri Bottas and Brazilian Felipe Massa will stay at Williams in 2015 after the resurgent Formula One team announced on Sunday what had to be one of its easiest decisions of the season. "It was easy to make that choice," acknowledged deputy principal Claire Williams ahead of the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Formula 1 Blog
Albers leaves Caterham, Parr say F1 is over
The sale of Caterham F1 to an unnamed group of investors , the team boss who took over from Cyril Abiteboul was none other than former F1 driver Christian Albers himself. That didn't last long as it was announced this weekend at the Italian Grand Prix that he would be leaving the team.
F1: Italian GP: Race notes - Pirelli
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has won in Monza , Pirelli's home race held half an hour's drive from the company's HQ in Milan. Hamilton won the race with a one-stop strategy, starting on the P Zero White medium tyre and then switching to the P Zero Orange hard tyre for the rest of the race.
Race - selected team and driver quotes07 Sep 2014
Sebastian Vettel on how Red Bull's strategy gamble backfired at Monza; McLaren's Jenson Button and Force India's Sergio Perez on their 'amazing' battle; Daniil Kvyat on the brake issues which almost sent his Toro Rosso flying into the wall one lap from the flag. The drivers and senior team personnel report back on an action-packed race in Italy... Toro Rosso Jean-Eric Vergne, 13th "From the beginning of the weekend our performance was not on the level where we would like to be.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Practice 3 Report - Bookends
Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg formed the bookends of Free Practice 3 at Monza. Hamilton was at the top of the times, and 0.412 of a second quicker than Fernando Alonso's Ferrari.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
F1: Italian GP: Practice notes - Force India
Sahara Force India enjoyed a positive day of practice for the Italian Grand Prix in Monza with Daniel Juncadella, Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez behind the wheel of the VJM07. Nico Hulkenberg : "This morning was quite normal for a Friday, but the afternoon was a bit more difficult and it was not easy to find a nice rhythm.
Fri: RBR, FIndia, STR, Sauber
Force India Sergio Perez: "Today was a promising start for our weekend and we managed to do everything we had planned. We have good pace already, especially during the long runs, where we look competitive.
Five of the ugliest Formula 1 cars
It's the pinnacle of motorsport, but there have been some seriously ugly F1 cars over the years. Here are five of the worst.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
2014 Italian GP (Monza): McLaren Formula One F1 Race Preview
The Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, known in Italian racing circles as 'La Pista Magica', is the next stop on the Formula 1 calendar.
Nico Hulkenberg Has Not Yet Done Enough to Secure a Top Seat in F1 in 2015
The German has, in his three-and-a-half seasons of F1, made a career out of dragging relatively average cars toward the front - but no team at the front seems willing to take him on.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
F1: Italian GP: Preview - Force India
Vijay, the team was back in the points in Belgium Vijay Mallya: "It was promising to return after the summer break with some points, although fewer than we would have probably deserved based on our pace.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Nakajima and Rossiter victorious in Suzuka 1000km
The "43rd International Suzuka 1000km", Round Six of the 2014 AUTOBACS Super GT was held at the Suzuka Circuit in Mie Pref.