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  • Sebastian Vettel chafes after orders to let Daniel Ricciardo pass 29 minutes ago

    Shanghai: Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel smarted on Sunday after being told for the second race in a row to let Red Bull team mate Daniel Ricciardo overtake because the Australian was faster. Ricciardo finished fourth in the Chinese Grand Prix with quadruple champion Vettel, winner of the last...
  • Force India remain in top-3 with double points finish in Shanghai 1 hour 13 minutes ago

    Shanghai: Sahara Force India secured their third double points finish in four races after Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez came sixth and ninth in the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday. The Silverstone squad showed strong race pace on a two-stop strategy after struggling in a wet qualifying on...
  • Formula One standings after the Chinese Grand Prix 2014 1 hour 47 minutes ago

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix. Mercedes showed again that they are in a different class from their rivals, with Hamilton's team-mate Nico Rosberg taking second place - the third...
  • Formula One boss Ecclestone faces German bribery trial 4 hours 21 minutes ago

    Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial for bribery in Germany this week in a case that threatens to end the Briton's long reign as the commercial boss of the motor sport. Prosecutors in Munich have charged Ecclestone, 83, with bribing jailed former German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky to...
  • Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese Grand Prix 4 hours 41 minutes ago

    Shanghai: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix. Mercedes showed again that it's in a different class from its rivals, with Hamilton's team-mate Nico Rosberg taking second place - the third...
  • Chinese Grand Prix: as it happened 7 hours 24 minutes ago

    Lewis Hamilton continued Mercedes' dominant start to the season by capturing pole position at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday; his third pole in four races this season. Hamilton set the fastest time in qualifying at 1 minute and 53.860 seconds at Shanghai International Circuit, ahead of Red Bull...
  • Engine problem makes a mockery of Pastor Maldonado penalty 22 hours 24 minutes ago

    Pastor Maldonado's five place grid penalty was rendered meaningless on Saturday after engine problems ruled the Lotus Formula One driver out of Chinese Grand Prix qualifying. While Romain Grosjean powered to the team's first top 10 grid position of the season, Maldonado never got out of the garage. The penalty,...
  • Force India's Nico Hulkenberg to start 8th at Chinese GP Yesterday

    Shanghai: Placed second in the constructors' standings, the Force India will start eighth and 16th in Sunday's Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit here. German driver Nico Hulkenberg put his VJM07 in eighth after a wet weather qualifying session on Saturday as teammate Sergio Perez, who...
  • Sebastian Vettel hoping for resurgence at Chinese Grand Prix Yesterday

    Shanghai: Given how he finished last season, Sebastian Vettel's start to the 2014 F1 campaign has been humbling, to say the least. Last year, the German reeled off nine straight victories, matching the record set by Alberto Ascari in 1952 and '53, to capture his fourth consecutive world championship with...
  • Red Bull ordered to pay costs of appeal Yesterday

    Formula One champions Red Bull were cleared of fraudulent behaviour but ordered to pay all costs of their failed appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's Australian Grand Prix disqualification, a fuller court ruling has revealed. A summary of the hearing published by the governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) late on Friday said...
  • Chinese Grand Prix: Hamilton again on pole, Vettel to start third Yesterday

    Shanghai: Lewis Hamilton continued Mercedes' dominant start to the season by capturing pole position at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday; his third pole in four races this season. Hamilton set the fastest time in qualifying at 1 minute and 53.860 seconds at Shanghai International Circuit, ahead of Red...
  • Daniel Ricciardo fastest in rainy practice at Chinese GP Yesterday

    Shanghai: Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest time on a slippery track in the final practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday as the other top drivers limited their running due to the wet weather. Ricciardo completed his lap around the Shanghai International Circuit in 1...
  • Honda to focus on McLaren in 2015 Yesterday

    Honda has no plans to supply any other team but McLaren when it returns to Formula One as an engine supplier next season, the Japanese carmaker said on Saturday. "For 2015 McLaren is our only customer," Honda's chief officer of motorsport Yasuhisa Arai told reporters ahead of Sunday's Chinese Grand...
  • Manufacturers limited in efforts to make F1 louder Yesterday

    Formula One engine manufacturers believe there is a limit to what they can do to improve the sound of the new power-units, they said ahead of meetings aimed at exploring ways to make the sport louder. Critics have hit out against the switch to smaller, more efficient turbocharged power-units as...
  • Marco Mattiacci named Ferrari team principal Yesterday

    Shanghai: Ferrari's new team principal, Marco Mattiacci, arrived at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday wearing large sunglasses - on an overcast day. There was a reason, he said, and it didn't have anything to do with vanity. "If you do, in less than four days, almost 40 hours of...
  • Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in Chinese GP practice 2 days ago

    Shanghai: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton recovered from an early suspension problem to set the fastest practice time at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday, narrowly edging Fernando Alonso of Ferrari. Hamilton only completed nine laps in the morning session due to problems with the car, but came back in the...
  • Alonso sets the pace in Chinese GP practice 2 days ago

    Ferrari's Fernando Alonso set the pace in the first practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday, indicating the struggling team could emerge as a challenger to dominant Mercedes in Sunday's race. Alonso set a best time of 1 minute, 39.783 seconds around the Shanghai International Circuit, nearly 0.4...
  • Formula One drivers in talks to resolve pay disputes 2 days ago

    Shanghai: Formula One drivers are in talks collectively to try and resolve the issue of unpaid wages but they have ruled out going on strike, some of those affected said on Thursday. Force India's Nico Hulkenberg, who was at financially-troubled Sauber last season and had problems with his salary, said...
  • No rapid turnaround under new leader: Alonso 2 days ago

    Shanghai: Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso doesn't expect a rapid turnaround for his struggling team following the resignation of team principal Stefano Domenicali, but he still has hopes the team can be competitive later in the F1 season. Domenicali, who led the team for six years, stepped down this week following...
  • Pastor Maldonado clears the air with Gutierrez after Bahrain GP crash 3 days ago

    Lotus Formula One driver Pastor Maldonado has cleared the air with Sauber's Esteban Gutierrez after picking up a grid penalty for sending the Mexican flying at the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Venezuelan refused to take the blame for the incident, however, and told reporters in China on Thursday that the...
  • Nico Rosberg expects another tight race in Shanghai 3 days ago

    Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg expects another tight race with teammate Lewis Hamilton this weekend at the Chinese Grand Prix, and this time he wants to come out on top. The teammates dueled for the lead at the Bahrain GP throughout the race, coming inches away from colliding on several occasions,...
  • Nico Rosberg out to wreck Hamilton hat-trick bid 4 days ago

    Shanghai: Lewis Hamilton can chalk up three wins in a row for the first time in his Formula One career on Sunday but Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg will be doing all he can to deny him the hat-trick. Returning to the Chinese circuit where he took his first pole...
  • Force India aim to repeat podium show in China 4 days ago

    Shanghai: Sahara Force India say the podium finish in Bahrain was not a "one-off" thing since the car was very consistent and the aim is to repeat the performance at Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. In a terrific show, Sergio Perez finished third and Nico Hulkenberg was fifth as the team...
  • Ferrari keep up the noise against new-look Formula One 4 days ago

    Formula One's new look makes no sense and is tantamount to self-harm, the head of the Italian Olympic Committee has said in comments highlighted by Ferrari as supportive of their own criticism. "I speak on behalf of Italian sports people and fans, I don't like this Formula One and in...
  • Red Bull lose Daniel Ricciardo appeal 5 days ago

    Formula One team Red Bull's appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix has been rejected by the International Court of Appeal, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) said on Tuesday. "The Court, after having heard the parties and examined their submissions, decided to uphold the Decision No56 of...
  • Sounds like F1 is on right track: Mosley 5 days ago

    London: Formula One is on the right track with its new V6 turbo engines and the governing body can ignore criticism from those in the sport pushing their own agendas, according to former FIA president Max Mosley. The International Automobile Federation is conducting a study into the noise of the...
  • NASCAR team owner Gene Haas plans to field F1 team 5 days ago

    NASCAR team owner Gene Haas is out to prove that an America-based team can succeed in the Formula One racing series. "I think we can beat the Europeans at their own game," Haas said Monday at a news conference. Haas said he plans to field a team "Haas Formula" either...
  • Mercedes push for Red Bull sanction in dispute 5 days ago

    Paris: Mercedes tore into Formula One rival Red Bull at an appeals court hearing on Monday over the disqualification of Daniel Ricciardo at the Australian Grand Prix, saying the team flouted rules and must be shown a "yellow card" to stop it from becoming a repeat offender. The court said...
  • Mercedes technical director leaving after season 5 days ago

    Brackley: Mercedes says its technical director will leave the Formula One team at the end of the 2014 season and will not be replaced. The team says Bob Bell resigned in December but will not leave until November to pursue "new challenges outside the company". Bell's responsibilities will then be...
  • Stefano Domenicali quits as Ferrari team principal 6 days ago

    Italy: Stefano Domenicali has resigned as Ferrari team principal after six years in charge and will be replaced by Marco Mattiacci, president of Ferrari North America. After a poor start to the season, Domenicali says "it's time to make an important change. As head, I take on the responsibility of...

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
May. 25 Monaco Grand Prix
Jun. 08 Canadian Grand Prix
Jun. 22 Austrian Grand Prix
Jul. 06 British Grand Prix
Jul. 20 German Grand Prix
Jul. 27 Hungarian Grand Prix
Aug. 24 Belgian Grand Prix
Sep. 07 Italian Grand Prix
Sep. 21 Singapore Grand Prix
Oct. 05 Japanese Grand Prix
Oct. 12 Russian Grand Prix
Nov. 02 United States Grand Prix
Nov. 09 Brazilian Grand Prix
Nov. 23 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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