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  • F1: Stolen Red Bull trophies found in lake 20 hours 47 minutes ago

    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...
  • F1 had to schedule Korean GP, says Bernie Ecclestone 5 days ago

    South Korea does not want a Formula One race next year but it was included on the calendar anyway for legal reasons, according to the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone. "They (local organisers) would rather it not happen," he told reporters. "We have a contract with Korea... we have to put it...
  • Fernando Alonso has unfinished business at McLaren 5 days ago

    'Never say never' has always been a popular saying in Formula One and Fernando Alonso's return to McLaren proves the point. The team's announcement on Thursday that the double world champion will race for them next season with 2009 champion Jenson Button came as no surprise, since it had been widely...
  • F1: Jenson Button feels like he's starting afresh 5 days ago

    Jenson Button said the wait was worth it and he felt like he was starting over again in Formula One after signing a new two-year contract with McLaren. The Briton, the most experienced driver on the starting grid and 35 years old next January, will partner Spaniard Fernando Alonso in a...
  • F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone rules out being reined in 5 days ago

    Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed talk of a new chairman trying to 'rein him in' and says he plans to continue running the company as if he owned it. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, the 84-year-old billionaire made clear it was business as usual. Ecclestone said he was back on...
  • McLaren name Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button as 2015 drivers 6 days ago

    Spain's double world champion Fernando Alonso and Britain's Jenson Button will drive for Honda-powered McLaren next season, the Formula One team said on Thursday. Alonso's return to Woking, seven years after he left following an acrimonious season as 2007 team-mate to then-rookie Lewis Hamilton, had been an open secret for months...
  • Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo itching to get back behind wheel 6 days ago

    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...
  • McLaren set to announce 2015 drivers 6 days ago

    McLaren are set to announce the return of Fernando Alonso at a news conference on Thursday with British media tipping the Formula One team to retain Jenson Button in a lineup of champions. The team, who are starting a new partnership with Honda and have yet to announce a title sponsor,...
  • Bernie Ecclestone disappointed by Sebastian Vettel's attitude December 8, 2014

    Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has criticised four times world champion Sebastian Vettel for the way he reacted to failure this year. The German, who has now left Red Bull for Ferrari, ended the season without a win after dominating the previous four championships. Red Bull started the season on the back...
  • Sebastian Vettel and I would push Ferrari in right direction: Raikkonen December 6, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Former Formula One champion Kimi Raikkonen said that the inclusion of Sebastian Vettel will certainly help them revive Ferrari's fortunes in the Championship next year, after a disappointing end to the 2014 season. Ferrari struggled to a fourth-place finish in the Constructors' Championship while Raikkonen was outshone by team-mate...
  • 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...
  • Jenson Button waits as McLaren fail to decide December 4, 2014

    Jenson Button waited for news about his Formula One future on Thursday as the McLaren board failed to decide who will partner Spaniard Fernando Alonso in their 2015 driver lineup. While Alonso is yet to be confirmed, despite leaving Ferrari, his return to Woking is taken for granted within the sport. That...
  • Formula One: Force India to use Toyota wind tunnel December 4, 2014

    Force India will use Toyota's wind tunnel in Germany for all their aerodynamic testing from next season, the British-based Formula One team announced on Thursday. "The decision to use Toyota's facility in Cologne is indicative of our ambitions to continue as a competitive force in Formula One," said team principal Vijay...
  • South Korea returns to F1 calendar, double points scrapped December 3, 2014

    London: South Korea's Formula One grand prix has been reinstated provisionally on a record 21-race calendar for 2015 while double points have been scrapped for the final round in Abu Dhabi, the sport's governing body said on Wednesday. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) listed the Korean race as the fifth round...
  • Sebastian Vettel holds first test with Ferrari at Fiorano November 30, 2014

    Maranello: 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...
  • 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...
  • Formula One: Williams appoint Susie Wolff as test driver November 28, 2014

    Susie Wolff will take part in two grand prix practice sessions next season in a new role of official test driver for Williams, the Formula One team said on Friday. Wolff, the British wife of Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff, has been development driver for the team for the past three...
  • Hulkenberg to race F1 and Le Mans next year November 27, 2014

    German driver Nico Hulkenberg will race in next year's Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race with Porsche as well as Formula One with Force India, the German manufacturer said in a statement on Thursday. The 27-year-old, who will also race in the Spa six hours in May, will be the first...
  • McLaren make troubled start to new Honda era November 27, 2014

    McLaren's first proper test with new engine partner Honda ended on Wednesday with the Formula One team completing only a handful of laps over two days in Abu Dhabi due to electrical problems. The car spent all of Tuesday morning in the garage before then completing three laps in the afternoon....
  • Formula One: Ferrari name new team principal in latest shakeup November 25, 2014

    Maranello: Ferrari replaced Marco Mattiacci with Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal on Monday in the latest shakeup to the struggling Formula One team. Mattiacci lasted only seven months on the job after being hired in April to replace Stefano Domenicali, who resigned. On Sunday, Ferrari finished their first season without a race...
  • Formula One: Caterham hopeful buyer will come through November 25, 2014

    Caterham are talking to a potential buyer who could put the stricken Formula One team back in business within weeks, according to administrator Finbarr O'Connell. "The big elephant in the room is always the buyer, but I am honestly talking to somebody who would like to take this over within the...
  • Lewis Hamilton says new Mercedes contract looks a formality November 25, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton says a contract extension with Mercedes is almost a done deal now that he has got his second Formula One championship under his belt. "We haven't discussed the nuances but...it really is pretty much a formality I would have thought," the 29-year-old told British reporters after the season-ending race...
  • Lewis Hamilton savours his greatest day November 24, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton declared Sunday the greatest day of his life after ending a thrilling season with his second Formula One world championship. If winning the first title with McLaren after a last-gasp move in Brazil in 2008 was special, then the triumph under the Abu Dhabi floodlights was something else again. "The...
  • Michael Schumacher making progress but faces long recovery November 24, 2014

    Berlin: Former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher continues to make progress as he recovers at home from last December's skiing accident. Schumacher's manager, Sabine Kehm, tells German TV station RTL that the seven-time champion is "making progress considering the severity of his injury" and "you have to give it time....
  • Final 2014 Formula One standings November 23, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as he clinched a second Formula One title and denied his teammate Nico Rosberg his first. In a race overshadowed by the ever-present spectre of mechanical failure after Rosberg suffered an early loss of power, Hamilton powered to his 11th win...
  • Double points finish for Force India at season-ending Abu Dhabi GP November 23, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Sahara Force India ended the 2014 season on a high with Nico Hulkenberg finishing the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in sixth position just ahead of teammate Sergio Perez, here on Sunday. With double points on offer in the season-ending race at the majestic Yas Marina Circuit, Force India collected...
  • Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One title at Abu Dhabi; Nico Rosberg 2nd November 23, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: British driver Lewis Hamilton clinched his second Formula One title in style after winning the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, with title rival Nico Rosberg drifting out of contention after failing to recover from a poor start. Hamilton, the 2008 F1 champion, entered the race with a...
  • Bernie Ecclestone denies rejecting F1's teen audience November 23, 2014

    Formula One's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone has denied saying he was not interested in the youth audience because they did not buy expensive watches or bank with the sport's sponsors. "I never said younger generation, I said children. The question to me was children," the 84-year-old told Reuters at the season-ending...
  • 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...
  • Force India confirm Sergio Perez for 2015 and beyond November 22, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Sahara Force India on Saturday made it official that Mexican driver Sergio Perez will continue racing with the team in 2015 and beyond. Team principal Vijay Mallya had already said that he would be happy to retain Perez and his German teammate Nico Hulkenberg for another year. The announcement...

Schedule & Results

Date Grand Prix Winner
Mar. 16 Australian Grand Prix N.Rosberg
Mar. 30 Malaysian Grand Prix L.Hamilton
Apr. 06 Bahrain Grand Prix L.Hamilton
Apr. 20 Chinese Grand Prix L.Hamilton
May. 11 Spanish Grand Prix L.Hamilton
May. 25 Monaco Grand Prix N.Rosberg
Jun. 08 Canadian Grand Prix D.Ricciardo
Jun. 22 Austrian Grand Prix N.Rosberg
Jul. 06 British Grand Prix L.Hamilton
Jul. 20 German Grand Prix N.Rosberg
Jul. 27 Hungarian Grand Prix D.Ricciardo
Aug. 24 Belgian Grand Prix D.Ricciardo
Sep. 07 Italian Grand Prix L.Hamilton
Sep. 21 Singapore Grand Prix L.Hamilton
Oct. 05 Japanese Grand Prix L.Hamilton
Oct. 12 Russian Grand Prix L.Hamilton
Nov. 02 United States Grand Prix L.Hamilton
Nov. 09 Brazilian Grand Prix N.Rosberg
Nov. 23 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix L.Hamilton

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