Formula One

  • Michael Schumacher may return home from hospital next month: reports 5 hours 48 minutes ago

    Zurich: There is some good news for Michael Schumacher fans. The Formula One legend could return home by the end of August, according to a report on Daily Star website on Tuesday. The report said experts at the Switzerland hospital, where he is currently treated, say the German is using...
  • Lewis Hamilton feared for safety of marshals 2 days ago

    HOCKENHEIM: Lewis Hamilton said he had feared for the safety of German Grand Prix marshals who ran across the track during the race to push clear Adrian Sutil's stranded Sauber while other cars were lapping at speed. The Mercedes driver, who finished third in a race won by team mate Nico...
  • Valtteri Bottas is now Formula One's fastest Finn 2 days ago

    Valtteri Bottas is rapidly laying claim to be Formula One's fastest Finn after again eclipsing Kimi Raikkonen on his way to a third successive podium appearance for Williams on Sunday. The 24-year-old's impressive second place, from the front row of the German Grand Prix grid, was his team's 300th podium finish...
  • Hulkenberg finishes 7th, Perez 10th as Force India clinch seven points at German GP 2 days ago

    Hockenheim: Sahara Force India had a decent outing at the German Grand Prix as Nico Hulkenberg finished seventh and Sergio Perez 10th in a double points-finish for the team . After starting ninth on the grid, Hulkenberg had moved up to fifth in the very first lap, following a crash involving...
  • Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg wins German Grand Prix 2 days ago

    Hockenheim: Nico Rosberg won the German Grand Prix on Sunday to stretch his lead in the Formula One drivers' championship over Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third after starting 20th. "It's an amazing feeling to win at home. It's a very special day," said Rosberg, who led throughout to become...
  • Maldonado staying with Lotus next year, says Lopez 3 days ago

    Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado will stay with Lotus in 2015, despite the Formula One team suffering a terrible first half of the season, team principal Gerard Lopez said on Saturday. Maldonado has yet to score a point this season as Lotus struggle with the new technical changes. "I can confirm 50 percent of...
  • Both Force India cars in top-10 in qualifying for German Grand Prix 3 days ago

    Hockenheim: Both the Sahara Force India drivers managed to get into top-10 on the grid for the German Grand Prix as Nico Hulkenberg qualified ninth, just ahead of team-mate Sergio Perez. Hulkenberg, for whom it is a home race, pipped Perez by a narrow margin as he clocked 1:18.014 in Q3,...
  • Mercedes driver Rosberg claims pole position for German Grand Prix 3 days ago

    Hockenheim: Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for the German Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton crashed out in Saturday's qualifying session. Rosberg completed the fastest lap on the Hockenheimring in 1 minute, 16.540 seconds for the weekend's fastest time in the third part of the session. Williams'...
  • Nico Rosberg back on top in final German Grand Prix practice 4 days ago

    Germany: Nico Rosberg returned to the top of the timesheets in final practice for his home German Grand Prix on Saturday as Mercedes again ended the session clear of the rest. Rosberg, who leads team mate Lewis Hamilton by four points at the halfway stage in the Formula One championship, lapped...
  • Russian Grand Prix to go ahead, says organisers 4 days ago

    Moscow: Organizers insist Russia's first Formula One Grand Prix will go ahead as planned despite an airliner being shot down in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine. Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed on Thursday in eastern Ukraine. All 298 people on board are believed to have...
  • Formula One teams remove interconnected suspension systems 4 days ago

    Germany: All Formula One teams have removed the front and rear interconnected suspension from their cars before the German Grand Prix after FIA said the system could be illegal. FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer says, "I can confirm that no car is fitted with a front to rear linked suspension system...
  • Lewis Hamilton fastest in 2nd practice for German Grand Prix 4 days ago

    Hockenheim, Germany: Lewis Hamilton beat teammate Nico Rosberg to the fastest time in the second practice session at the German Grand Prix as Mercedes set the pace on Friday. Hamilton completed his best lap on the Hockenheimring in 1 minute, 18.341 seconds, edging Rosberg by 0.024 seconds. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo...
  • Nico Rosberg fastest in 1st practice for German Grand Prix 5 days ago

    Germany: Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg led team mate Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes one-two in first practice for the German's home grand prix on Friday. The session was the first since the governing body ruled against a front and rear interconnected suspension (FRIC) system and all teams presented their...
  • Hamilton expects Rosberg to feel World Cup boost 5 days ago

    Hockenheim: Lewis Hamilton hopes to tap into some of Germany's World Cup euphoria at Mercedes' home Formula One race this weekend even if championship-leading team mate Nico Rosberg gets a bigger boost. "For every driver, when you go to your home country I think naturally you will get that extra boost,"...
  • Mercedes unfazed by suspension rule change 5 days ago

    Germany: Mercedes are unlikely to suffer any significant setback from a decision to ban a suspension system from this weekend's German Grand Prix, according to their title contender Lewis Hamilton. "I don't think much at all," the Briton told reporters at Hockenheim when asked about the possible impact on his dominant...
  • Nico Rosberg changes World Cup helmet on FIFA complaint 5 days ago

    Germany: Formula 1 drivers' championship leader Nico Rosberg has had to ditch plans to put an image of the World Cup on his helmet for the upcoming German Grand Prix following a complaint from FIFA. The German driver wanted to celebrate his country's World Cup win with a specially designed helmet...
  • Nico Rosberg all set to keep Germany in celebration mode 6 days ago

    Hockenheim: Mercedes' Nico Rosberg can keep Germany on a winning roll on Sunday by becoming the first German driver in the history of the Formula One world championship to win his home grand prix with a German car. It has been 60 years since a Mercedes works team last won at...
  • F1 title leader Nico Rosberg extends Mercedes contract 1 week ago

    London: Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg has signed a multi-year contract extension with Mercedes, the team said on Wednesday, announcing the new deal ahead of the German driver's home grand prix. "I'm looking forward to the next years together, when we will keep pushing to win even more races -...
  • Schumacher's wife believes he's getting better: magazine July 11, 2014

    Berlin: The wife of Michael Schumacher believes the former Formula One champion is getting better after emerging from his coma and being moved to a Swiss hospital last month, she told a German magazine. In her first public comments since Schumacher's horrific ski accident on December 29, 2013, Corinna Schumacher told...
  • Swiss air service requests Schumacher probe July 9, 2014

    Switzerland's Rega air rescue service says it has filed a complaint with Zurich prosecutors to trigger an investigation into Michael Schumacher's stolen medical files. The Zurich-based service says an investigation will provide "comprehensive clarity" in the wake of news media reports focusing on Rega's role in handling the German sports star's...
  • Michael Schumacher is slowly progressing, says wife July 8, 2014

    Corinna, wife of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher, said that her husband's health is making slow but good progress. In her first public appearance since the skiing accident that left her husband in an induced coma last December, Corinna said that Michael's condition is slowly getting better, reports EFE. Corinna was smiling...
  • Lewis Hamilton showed mental strength, says Toto Wolff July 7, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton's home win at Silverstone was proof of the Briton's mental strength as well as a big boost to his Formula One title battle with team mate Nico Rosberg, according to Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff. The win cut the gap between Hamilton and leader Rosberg to four points and...
  • Change underway at Ferrari, says Mattiacci July 7, 2014

    Ferrari will be a different Formula One team next year with changes already being made at Maranello, principal Marco Mattiacci said after Sunday's British Grand Prix. Fernando Alonso finished only sixth for the Italian team at Silverstone while Kimi Raikkonen crashed out on the opening lap of a race won...
  • Daniel Ricciardo happy with 'best third' at British Grand Prix July 7, 2014

    Australian Daniel Ricciardo celebrated the "best third place" of his career on Sunday after grabbing a podium finish at the British Grand Prix. The 25-year-old Red Bull driver produced an outstanding drive to prove his worth. He said: "I'm not normally ecstatic with a third, but I am today ... We did...
  • Claire Williams celebrates after memorable British Grand Prix July 7, 2014

    Silverstone: Claire Williams admitted she had to pinch herself. One year on from enduring a low point in a miserable season after taking the job as deputy principal in her father's Formula One racing team, Williams was at the center of a post-race party Sunday at the British Grand Prix. Finnish driver...
  • Force India bag four points at Silverstone but lose ground in team standings July 6, 2014

    Silverstone: Nico Hulkenberg ensured Sahara Force India got something positive out of a tough weekend at home by finishing eighth in the Formula 1 British Grand Prix on Sunday. The Silverstone squad failed to find pace on the high downforce Silverstone Circuit the entire week and had to go for a...
  • Mercedes' Hamilton wins crash-hit British Grand Prix after Rosberg retires July 6, 2014

    Silverstone: Lewis Hamilton won a crash-hit British Grand Prix on Sunday to cut Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg's lead in the drivers' championship from 29 points to just four after the German had his first non-finish of the season. Hamilton, the 2008 champion, started sixth on the grid. The British driver leapt...
  • Fernando Alonso questions Ferrari tactics at British GP July 6, 2014

    Two-time champion Fernando Alonso questioned his Ferrari team's tactics and decision-making strategy Saturday after he was eliminated early from qualifying for the British Grand Prix. The Spaniard had failed to make the cut to Q2 for the first time since the 2010 Monaco Grand Prix. "We know there are two Williams and...
  • Mercedes' Nico Rosberg takes pole position at British Grand Prix July 5, 2014

    Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for the British Grand Prix on Saturday, capitalizing on a critical error of judgment by his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on the last lap of a shock-filled and rain-hit qualifying session. The German secured pole by persevering on his final lap in...
  • Bernie Ecclestone says he could bid to buy back Formula One July 5, 2014

    Silverstone: Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has raised the possibility of making a multi-billion dollar bid to buy back the sport's commercial rights from owners CVC Capital Partners. "It is possible, although one or two other companies are interested and I would not enter an auction," the 83-year-old, who is on...