FORMULA ONE 2013 SEASON

  • Frustrated Max Chilton looking for more August 6, 2013

    Marussia driver Max Chilton has vowed to improve on his qualifying woes in the remaining part of the season. Chilton, who made his F1 debut with Marussia this season, has so far been outqualified by teammate Jules Bianchi in all 10 grand prix so far this season. "I am a little...
  • Lewis Hamilton out to 'repay' Mercedes August 5, 2013

    Upbeat with his maiden Formula One victory for Mercedes in Hungary, Lewis Hamilton is looking to turn his win into the start of a title bid this season. Hamilton, who switched from McLaren to Mercedes before the 2013 season, claimed his first victory for his new team. His 25 points also...
  • Alonso is the guy I want to beat: Hamilton March 10, 2013

    London: Lewis Hamilton has singled out Ferrari's Fernando Alonso as the rival the Mercedes driver wants to beat more than any other man on the Formula One grid. The 2008 world champion told British reporters ahead of the Australian season-opener in Melbourne next weekend that he saw the Spaniard as...
  • Red Bull's Vettel the favourite as F1 season begins March 9, 2013

    Paris: Preseason testing has been surprisingly subdued for Red Bull's Formula One team, which has struggled to top the time sheets and left cynics wondering whether Sebastian Vettel's reign as champion is about to end. Don't count him out just yet. The three-time defending champion has been in this situation before....
  • Formula One confirms 19-race calendar for 2013 March 9, 2013

    Geneva: Formula One has officially settled on a 19-race schedule for the 2013 season. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone said last month that the vacant July 21 date on the calendar would not be filled - and that was confirmed at a meeting of the World Motor Sport Council in Geneva on...
  • Prost expects Vettel to equal his title tally February 26, 2013

    Paris: Four-times Formula One world champion Alain Prost has backed Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel to equal his tally of titles this season. Frenchman Prost won his championships with two teams over nine years but Vettel is aiming for four in a row, a feat achieved before only by Argentine great...
  • Lewis Hamilton unveils 2013 Mercedes car February 4, 2013

    Jerez: Lewis Hamilton showed off his new silver Mercedes Formula One car with determined talk on Monday, even if the 2008 world champion was clearly still adjusting to life after McLaren. "When I first drove in, I stopped by a McLaren and I thought it was just strange to see it...
  • Formula One teams ready to be put to the test February 4, 2013

    Jerez: Ferrari president Luca Di Montezemolo will have more than a moment's hesitation in answering his mobile if Felipe Massa rings on Tuesday. The memory of last year, when the Brazilian Formula One driver called him from the Jerez test track to give his first impressions of Ferrari's new car...
  • Felipe Massa eyeing F1 title challenge January 18, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Ferrari driver Felipe Massa has said he intended to vie for the Formula 1 drivers' championship this year alongside teammate Fernando Alonso. The Brazilian has been buoyed by a strong finish last season which guaranteed a oneyear contract extension with the Italian team, reports Xinhua. "I want to...