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  • Renault considering pulling out of Formula One 5 days ago

    Sepang: French automaker Renault, which supplies engines to the Red Bull and Torro Rosso teams, says it is considering pulling out of Formula One due to the damage done to its reputation after a very difficult start to the new season. Cyril Abiteboul, managing director of Renault Sport F1, said Friday;...
  • Mercedes fight for Formula One title off the track, not on it March 18, 2015

    The only thing that could keep Mercedes from running away with the Formula One title again this year lies off the track, not on it. Last weekend's season-opening race in Australia showed what everyone had suspected, Mercedes' dominance from 2014 has not been eroded and may even have increased. Even before Lewis...
  • Red Bull right to be upset, says Bernie Ecclestone March 16, 2015

    London: Formula One's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone has backed Red Bull's call for action to rein in Mercedes' engine advantage and make races more competitive after a one-sided start to the season. However, the 84-year-old played down talk of the former champions walking away from a sport they dominated only recently. "They...
  • Red Bull frustrated with engine problems March 15, 2015

    Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has laid the blame for his team's terrible start to the Formula One season with their Renault engine, describing it as "undriveable". Once the most powerful team in the sport, Red Bull won the constructors' championship four years in a row before finishing second to...
  • Lewis Hamilton fastest in final Australian Grand Prix practice March 14, 2015

    World champion Lewis Hamilton set the fastest final practice time for Mercedes ahead of Australian Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday as home favourite Daniel Ricciardo continued to have technical issues with his Red Bull. World champion Hamilton clocked a quickest lap of one minute 27.867 seconds, opening a cavernous gap of...
  • Formula One's youngest ever lineup confident of success March 12, 2015

    Kimi Raikkonen is old enough to be Max Verstappen's father, and when the Formula One season gets underway at the Australian Grand Prix, the teen prodigy will be racing against the seen-it-all veteran. At 17, Verstappen will become the youngest driver in F1 history. He was only 3½ years old when Raikkonen...
  • EXCLUSIVE: I've proved what I'm capable of, says Daniel Ricciardo March 12, 2015

    After a magnificent 2014 season, Daniel Ricciardo is all set to hit the Albert Park circuit with his new Red Bull at the season opening Australian Grand Prix. Ricciardo, who won three races last year and five other podium finishes, will be in action in front of his home...
  • Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo happy to assume the burden of expectation March 10, 2015

    Melbourne: Daniel Ricciardo believes he proved he could handle pressure during his stellar 2014 campaign and is ready to assume the burden of local expectation in the Formula One season-opener at Albert Park this weekend. The 25-year-old has been feted like a superstar this week ahead of the Australian Grand Prix,...
  • Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo edges Kimi Raikkonen in Barcelona February 21, 2015

    Montmelo: Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo narrowly clocked the fastest time while also putting in the most laps during Formula One preseason testing on Friday. The Australian put Red Bull at the top of the day's timesheet for the first time this preseason by steering his way to a benchmark lap...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 19, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 19, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Bank note goof-up; currency printed using defective security thread February 19, 2015

    In a major security breach that could embarrass the previous Congress-United Progressive Alliance government, an internal enquiry report has revealed that certain security features were allegedly compromised during the printing of Indian currency, and the lapses were kept under wraps by senior officials working under Ministry of Finance. The incident...
  • Daniel Ricciardo hits Top Gear and takes Lewis Hamilton's record February 9, 2015

    London: Australian Daniel Ricciardo has already stripped Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton of one lap record before the season has even started. The Red Bull driver demolished Hamilton's two-year-old fastest lap as the 'star in a reasonably-priced car' in an episode of the popular Top Gear television show broadcast on...
  • Sebastian Vettel leaves confusing legacy at Red Bull February 2, 2015

    Red Bull have taken inspiration from one of Sebastian Vettel's old helmets to confuse Formula One rivals seeking a clear picture of their aerodynamic secrets in pre-season testing. The former champions, now without Vettel after the German moved to Ferrari, have been testing at the Jerez circuit in southern Spain with...
  • Red Bull, Williams, Mercedes launch their F1 cars for 2015 February 2, 2015

    Jerez: Red Bull and Williams have launched their Formula One cars which they hope will be able to better compete with Mercedes when the new season starts in six weeks' time. Red Bull's RB11 and the Williams FW37 were unveiled on Sunday prior to the first day of pre-season testing at...
  • Sebastian Vettel warns against expecting too much of Ferrari January 30, 2015

    London: Sebastian Vettel gave Ferrari's new Formula One car his seal of approval on Friday while warning fans not to expect too much from a team that made major changes after failing to win anything last year. "Obviously there is a change in colour for me so it's a new experience...
  • Red Bull flat out as first F1 test looms January 27, 2015

    Former champions Red Bull are rushing to get their new Formula One car ready for Sunday's first pre-season test in Spain but there is still plenty of work to be done, team principal Christian Horner said on Tuesday. "Not yet," he replied when asked whether the new RB 11 was ready...
  • Daniel Ricciardo gets into top gear for F1 title battle January 27, 2015

    Daniel Ricciardo reckons he can take one title off Lewis Hamilton this year -- and mount a proper crack at the Briton's Formula One crown as well -- after being best of the rest to Mercedes in 2014. The smiling Australian is set to appear on the popular Top Gear television...
  • Red Bull retain Sebastien Buemi as F1 reserve driver December 23, 2014

    Switzerland's Sebastien Buemi will start his fifth year as Red Bull reserve driver next season, the Formula One team said on Tuesday. Former Toro Rosso racer Buemi won the world endurance championship for Toyota this season, with Britain's Anthony Davidson, and has also raced in the new Formula E electric series. "He's...
  • F1: Stolen Red Bull trophies found in lake December 17, 2014

    Silverware stolen from the Red Bull Formula One factory in Milton Keynes has been found in a lake, police said on Tuesday. Around 20 trophies have been retrieved of the 60 taken when thieves raided the factory 10 days ago, using a vehicle to drive through the front entrance. The silverware was...
  • Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo itching to get back behind wheel December 11, 2014

    Melbourne: Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo cannot wait to get back behind the wheel in a bid for redemption at his home Australian Grand Prix where a controversial disqualification robbed him of a maiden podium last season. Ricciardo thrilled home fans when he finished second at Albert Park in March but...
  • Red Bull factory raided, trophies stolen December 6, 2014

    The Red Bull Formula One factory in Milton Keynes has been raided and thieves stole over 60 trophies, Police said on Saturday. "Police were called at 1.30am today to the Red Bull Racing factory where a group of around six men used a vehicle to drive through the front entrance to...
  • Thierry Henry confirms Red Bulls departure December 1, 2014

    Thierry Henry is leaving Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls, the former France striker said on Monday. Henry's contract finished at the end of the current season and the Red Bulls missed out on the title-deciding MLS Cup after losing the Eastern Conference final to the New England Revolution. "I am...
  • Sebastian Vettel holds 1st test with Ferrari at Fiorano November 29, 2014

    Maralleno: Sebastian Vettel is testing with Ferrari for the first time since signing with the Formula One team. The Gazzetta dello Sport reports that the German driver is at the wheel of an F2012 from two seasons ago at Ferrari's private Fiorano circuit. It was announced last week that Vettel, who won...
  • Red Bull to start Abu Dhabi GP from back of grid November 23, 2014

    Outgoing Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel and Australian team-mate Daniel Ricciardo were sent to the back of the grid at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday after stewards ruled Red Bull had used an illegal front wing. FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer had referred the matter to the race...
  • Mercedes reject Sebastian Vettel's 'boring' quip November 21, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Mercedes hit back at Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel on Friday after the most dominant driver of recent years quipped that the team had made the Formula One season boring with their success. "Is there anybody out there who believes that it was a boring season? Not one single soul,"...
  • Red Bull warns of engine development spending war November 10, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Red Bull team principal Christian Horner fears Formula One could be forced into a 'ridiculous' spending race from 2016 if the engine rules are not relaxed for next season. Weekend talks at the Brazilian Grand Prix failed to reach any agreement between dominant Mercedes, Ferrari, Renault and Honda on...
  • F1: Lewis Hamilton aims for another first in Brazil November 6, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton can set more British Formula One records in Brazil this weekend but it is the world championship he wants and that will have to wait. No Briton has ever won six grands prix in a row, or celebrated 11 victories in a single season. The Mercedes driver, who has already...
  • Mercedes driver Hamilton wins United States GP, moves closer to title November 3, 2014

    Austin: Lewis Hamilton got the better of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg once again, winning Sunday's US Grand Prix to edge closer to his second Formula One world championship. Hamilton leads Rosberg by 24 points with two races left in Brazil and Abu Dhabi. The final race will be worth double points...