Double world champion Fernando Alonso has become the first Formula One driver to launch his own eSport virtual racing team.
Formula One faces an uglier future after Sunday’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with the ‘halo’ head protection device due to be introduced in 2018, four times world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday.
Formula One’s four-times world champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel engaged in some light-hearted end-of-season banter on Thursday, already looking beyond the final race of the season and ahead to the next big battle in 2018.
Jean Todt is sure to be re-elected for a third term as president of Formula One’s governing body after the International Automobile Federation (FIA) said on Wednesday that no other candidates were standing.
Polish driver Robert Kubica will test for Williams again in Abu Dhabi next week as he presses for a Formula One comeback with the former world champions.
The Formula One season winds up in Abu Dhabi on Sunday with both titles won, Lewis Hamilton aiming to close the year on a winning note and big money still at stake for those further down the paddock pecking order.
A Dutch sales manager whose teenage hopes of a motorsport career ended when the money ran out won an eSports competition on Tuesday to become a McLaren Formula One simulator driver.
Formula One’s governing body has returned the entry fee paid a year ago by the now-defunct Manor team, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) said on Monday.
Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso turned rookie for a day on Sunday when he tried out Toyota’s world endurance championship car in a test that could lead to a Le Mans 24 Hours entry next year.
The prospect of Fernando Alonso racing for Toyota at Le Mans this year moved a step closer after the Japanese manufacturer said he would test with them in Bahrain on Sunday.
Danica Patrick will drive in the Daytona and Indianapolis 500s next year before retiring, the world’s most recognizable and successful female driver said on Friday.
A canceled Formula One tire test meant McLaren reserve Lando Norris effectively flew all the way from Britain to Brazil this week just to take a bath.
New Zealander Brendon Hartley and French driver Pierre Gasly will race for Toro Rosso next season, the Red Bull-owned Formula One team said on Thursday.
Force India are enjoying their highest-scoring Formula One season, the team punching above their weight to secure fourth place in the constructors’ championship for the second year in a row.
The London-based Formula E electric car racing series will leave Britain if Brexit goes ahead without a deal on tax and employment, Spanish chief executive Alejandro Agag said on Wednesday.
McLaren’s next Formula One simulator driver could be a man who has never driven a car before, let alone competed on a real racetrack.
Sebastian Vettel restored Ferrari pride with victory in the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday while newly-crowned four-times world champion Lewis Hamilton produced the drive of the day from last to fourth for Mercedes.
Felipe Massa said farewell to his home Brazilian Formula One fans in the way he wanted on Sunday, thanking them from the Interlagos podium after a seventh place that felt like a victory.
Valtteri Bottas took pole position for Mercedes at the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday while team mate and newly-crowned four-times world champion Lewis Hamilton will start at the back after crashing out.
Brazilian Grand Prix organizers have tightened security around Sunday’s race after armed robbers held up members of Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes team as they left the circuit.
Ferrari and Formula One need each other just as much and the Italian glamor team’s latest threat to leave after 2020 sounds like bluster, Red Bull principal Christian Horner said on Friday.
Lewis Hamilton, with four world championship stars now painted on his race helmet, smashed the Interlagos track record as Mercedes dominated Friday’s opening Brazilian Grand Prix practice.
German fashion brand Hugo Boss will end its motorsport tie-up with Formula One from next year to move into Formula E, Chief Executive Mark Langer told German weekly Focus.
Lewis Hamilton brushed aside a question about his tax affairs on Thursday and said winning his fourth Formula One title had yet to sink in.
Ferrari had all the tools to be successful this season but mistakes and mechanical issue thwarted the team’s title ambitions, according to Kimi Raikkonen.
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo and Toro Rosso rookies Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley are all braced for grid drops at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Felipe Massa hopes his home Brazilian Grand Prix can stay on the Formula One calendar despite a drought of local drivers and uncertainty about the long-term future of the Interlagos circuit.
Champions Mercedes plan to use the last two races of the Formula One season to test new ideas and parts for 2018 now that they have won both titles.
Roger Federer believes Andy Murray should follow his lead by ensuring he does not rush back to competitive action too quickly following the Scot’s injury-ruined season.
Former supremo Bernie Ecclestone believes any attempt to make Formula One more competitive by imposing a budget cap is doomed to fail because the big teams will still find a way to stay on top.
British teenager Lando Norris will replace retired world champion Jenson Button as McLaren’s test and reserve driver next season, the Formula One team announced on Monday.
New Zealander Brendon Hartley, who last month made his Formula One debut with the Toro Rosso team, won the world endurance championship with Porsche for the second time on Sunday.
Brazilian driver Felipe Massa announced his retirement from Formula One at the end of the season, and for the second time, on Saturday.
Ferrari could quit Formula One after 2020 if the sport’s new owners take it in a direction contrary to the Italian sportscar maker’s interests, chairman Sergio Marchionne said on Thursday.
Charles Leclerc can remember, as a three-year-old, playing with a toy Formula One car on the balcony of a friend’s Monaco apartment as the racers roared past below.
Lewis Hamilton is hoping McLaren can rejoin the Formula One front-runners next season, after years in the doldrums, so he can have more battles with former team mate Fernando Alonso.
Formula One will have simpler, cheaper and noisier engines from 2021 as part of a “road map” for the future presented to teams on Tuesday that could entice new manufacturers to enter the sport.
Red Bull are prepared to wait for Daniel Ricciardo to decide his Formula One future but have Spaniard Carlos Sainz as a ‘safety net’ if he opts to leave after 2018, team boss Christian Horner said on Monday.
Lewis Hamilton has been installed as the bookmakers’ favorite for next year’s Formula One championship, with the Mercedes driver also a 4/1 shot to be knighted in Britain’s New Year’s honors list.
Lewis Hamilton became Britain’s first four-times Formula One world champion at the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday despite enduring his worst race of the season.
Sebastian Vettel’s hopes of denying Lewis Hamilton a fourth Formula One world championship suffered a huge blow on Sunday when the title rivals collided at the start of the Mexican Grand Prix and dropped to the back of the field.
Andrea Dovizioso won a rainy Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday to keep the MotoGP title race alive as Marc Marquez’s coronation was delayed with a fourth place finish.
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel seized his 50th Formula One pole position at the Mexican Grand Prix on Saturday with title rival Lewis Hamilton third on the grid and poised for a fourth world championship.
Mexican Grand Prix organizers say Sunday’s Formula One race marks a return to normality after last month’s devastating earthquakes, with tickets sold out and a three-day crowd of 320,000 expected.
Lewis Hamilton says he would be happy to partner Daniel Ricciardo at Mercedes one day but the Australian should keep his focus firmly on staying ahead of Red Bull team mate Max Verstappen.
Sebastian Vettel has hailed Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene as the right man for the job amid speculation about the future leadership of Formula One’s most successful and glamorous team.
Sergio Perez expects his home fans to treat Force India team mate Esteban Ocon fairly at this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix despite bad relations between the two drivers earlier in the Formula One season.
Toro Rosso will continue with rookies Brendon Hartley and Pierre Gasly for the rest of the Formula One season after deciding there is no way back for Russian driver Daniil Kvyat.
Lewis Hamilton is a racing certainty to become Britain’s first four times Formula One world champion and any lingering smidgen of a doubt should be swept away at a coronation in Mexico City on Sunday.
Nissan is to become the first Japanese car manufacturer competing in Formula E with an entry in the fifth season of the electric car racing series, organizers announced on Wednesday.
Williams, sponsored by drinks company Martini, say age considerations will not be key to deciding who races for them next season after their 18-year-old driver Lance Stroll had to wear team kit without alcohol branding in Japan this month.