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Formula 1 drivers to wear biometric glove in 2018

Feb 1 - F1 drivers will wear a 'biometric glove' in 2018. Late last year, we reported that the glove developed by the FIA will include a ...

WEC eyeing calendar tweak for Fernando Alonso

Feb 1 - The world endurance sports car championship is reportedly considering changing the date of a key race so that Fernando Alonso can take pa...

Haas F1 Team drivers exchange compliments

Feb 1 - Haas' two F1 drivers are exchanging compliments ahead of the 2018 season. Late last year, Romain Grosjean said his relationship with ...

F1 confirms later race starts for weekend schedule

Feb 1 - Formula 1 has confirmed that European races will start one hour later than previous years, as it believes a TV audience is reachable late...

Niki Lauda slams 'dumb' grid girl ban for F1

Feb 2 - Niki Lauda has slammed Liberty Media's decision to ban grid girls. The F1 legend and Mercedes team chairman told Austria's Der St...

'Matter of time' before Hamilton signs new Mercedes contract

Feb 2 - It is only "a matter of time" before Lewis Hamilton signs a new Mercedes contract. That is the claim of his boss Toto Wolff, ev...

Domenicali: "Alonso needs Le Mans to prove skills"

Feb 2 - Fernando Alonso is racing outside formula one to "prove" he remains one of the world's best drivers. That is the view of hi...

Felipe Massa laments end of Brazilian F1 drivers

Feb 2 - Felipe Massa says he is "disappointed" that his retirement means there are no more Brazilians on the F1 grid. "Of course I...

Series boss says Formula E will eventually overtake F1

Feb 2 - The boss of Formula E says he thinks the all-electric series will eventually overtake F1. Series chief Alejandro Agag took a swipe at F1 ...

Jack & Jones to sponsor Haas F1 Team in 2018

Feb 2 - Menswear brand Jack & Jones will be seen on Haas F1 Team personnel and its racecars during the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championshi...

Di Resta says Williams made "risky" decision with line-up

Feb 3 - Paul di Resta believes that Williams has made a risky decision with its driver line-up for 2018. The Grove-based squad retained Lanc...

Ferrucci and Maini in contention for Haas role

Feb 3 - Santino Ferrucci and Arjun Maini are both believed to be in contention for a role with the Haas F1 team. As of yet, Haas has not ann...

New Hamilton deal "only a matter of time"

Feb 3 - Mercedes F1 team principal Toto Wolff says that it is only a matter of time before Lewis Hamilton pens a new deal with the Silver Arrows....

Alonso getting up to speed with 2018 Toyota

Feb 3 - Fernando Alonso has been getting up to speed with the 2018 LMP1 Toyota car. This week, it was confirmed that Alonso would compete in the ...

IndyCar to test 'windshield' cockpit protection

Feb 3 - America's premier single-seater series IndyCar will test cockpit protection next week, fitting a 'windshield' to the car...

Bernie Ecclestone: "Liberty doing everything wrong"

Feb 5 - Former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has lashed out at the sport's new owners Liberty Media. The 87-year-old said last week that he st...

Boullier: "Renault engine one second faster than Honda V6"

Feb 5 - Eric Boullier says McLaren will get a one second per lap boost simply by using a different engine in 2018. After three years with Honda, ...

'Several broken exhausts' on test rigs at Mercedes

Feb 5 - Toto Wolff has admitted Mercedes is pushing the development of its 2018 car to the limit.Italy's Corriere dello Sport claims that wit...

Sergey Sirotkin hits out at 'pay driver' label

Feb 5 - Sergey Sirotkin says he is ignoring those who call him a 'pay driver'. Some, including sections of the media, say the Russian sec...

Brown: "Ferrari-Liberty confrontations inevitable"

Feb 5 - Zak Brown thinks the showdown between Ferrari and Liberty Media was "inevitable". With Liberty reportedly proposing a fairer in...

Eric Boullier backs Alonso's Le Mans move

Feb 5 - Eric Boullier says he supports Fernando Alonso's move into the world of Le Mans racing. Some believe that the McLaren driver getting ...

Grid kids to replace grid girls in 2018

Feb 5 - F1 will replace grid girls with grid kids for the coming season. The decision to no longer use models on the starting grid was made last ...

Norris: "My future depends on what Alonso does"

Feb 6 - Lando Norris says he is prepared to leave McLaren if the British team has no place for him within a year or so. This year, McLaren will l...

BP commits to another five years as Renault partner

Feb 6 - BP and Groupe Renault through Renault Sport Racing have today announced a significant strengthening of their relationship, which will see...

Mercedes announces Tommy Hilfiger as apparel partner

Feb 6 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport is delighted to announce a multi-year strategic partnership with Tommy Hilfiger, owned by PVH Corp., fro...

Webber: "Ricciardo should focus on beating Verstappen"

Feb 6 - Former Grand Prix driver Mark Webber has urged fellow countryman Daniel Ricciardo to stop focusing on his future and instead figure out h...

Grosjean to commence testing for Haas on February 26

Feb 6 - Romain Grosjean will drive Haas' new car on the opening day of pre-season testing later this month. The Frenchman enters his thi...

Max Verstappen to get early feel for 2018 car

Feb 7 - Max Verstappen thinks he will get an idea about his chances of fighting for the title in 2018 after the very first day of testing later t...

Ramirez: "Grid girl ban is discrimination against women"

Feb 7 - Former McLaren team coordinator Jo Ramirez has slammed Liberty Media's decision to ban grid girls. Throughout the 80s and 90s, the no...

Kevin Magnussen could race Daytona in 2019

Feb 7 - Kevin Magnussen looks set to be the next driver to expand his horizons beyond the F1 paddock. According to BT newspaper, the Dane came ve...

Wehrlein returns to DTM with Mercedes

Feb 7 - Mercedes has confirmed that Pascal Wehrlein will rejoin its DTM squad after he missed out on a Formula 1 seat for 2018. Sauber announced ...

Frederic Vasseur: "2018 not ugliest F1 season"

Feb 7 - Frederic Vasseur has played down two of the biggest controversies in F1 at present. Many believe that the introduction of the 'Halo&#...

Jo Ramirez: "McLaren much happier heading into 2018"

Feb 7 - Jo Ramirez says he senses a very different McLaren as the British team prepares for 2018. McLaren's long-time former team coordinator...

Kevin Magnussen moving from Denmark to Dubai

Feb 8 - Kevin Magnussen is relocating from his native Denmark to Dubai. BT newspaper said the Haas driver has already sold his existing apartment...

Nico Rosberg still not thinking of F1 comeback

Feb 8 - Nico Rosberg insists he is still not giving any thoughts to a potential racing comeback. Days after winning the 2016 world championship, ...

Pierre Gasly: "Grid girl ban a shame"

Feb 8 - Pierre Gasly has added yet another voice to concerns about F1's 'grid girls' ban. France's Auto Hebdo jokingly asked the ...

Official: Dell joins McLaren as Technology Partner

Feb 8 - McLaren is delighted to announce a multi-faceted, long-term partnership with Dell Technologies, the world’s largest privately-contr...

Pascal Wehrlein not ruling out 2019 comeback in F1

Feb 8 - Pascal Wehrlein is not ruling out a potential return to F1 for 2019. The German was ousted when Sauber signed F2 champion Charles Leclerc...

Halo can hold the weight of a London bus

Feb 8 - The Halo must be strong enough to hold the weight of a London double-decker bus, according to Mercedes technical director James Allison. ...

Juncadella completes Mercedes line-up for 2018

Feb 8 - Daniel Juncadella is back in the DTM. The Spaniard will return to the cockpit of his Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM after a one-year break from DT...

Renault becomes partner of French GP

Feb 8 - Renault has become an official partner of the French Grand Prix, which returns to the calendar this year. France last hosted a ...

Brown wary of keeping Norris focused on F1, F2 duties

Feb 8 - McLaren's executive director Zak Brown says that Lando Norris' 2018 will be much less disruptive than Fernando Alonso's,...

Max Verstappen not ruling out title bid in 2018

Feb 9 - Max Verstappen is not ruling out taking a shot at the world championship in 2018. Many are predicting a revival of the Mercedes-Ferrari d...

Chase Carey hits back after Formula E comments

Feb 9 - Chase Carey has hit back at his Formula E counterpart, insisting that F1 will remain the pinnacle of motor sport. Formula E chief Alejand...

Fernando Alonso could do Indy 500 again in 2019

Feb 9 - Fernando Alonso could return to the Indy 500 in 2019. But Zak Brown, his boss at McLaren, played down the chances the British team might ...

McLaren would welcome Lewis Hamilton back

Feb 9 - Zak Brown says McLaren would welcome Lewis Hamilton back to the British team. Hamilton, yet to agree a new deal with Mercedes beyond this...

Chase Carey: "I personally like the grid girls"

Feb 9 - Chase Carey has revealed he was not opposed to the concept of F1 'grid girls'. The sport's new owner Liberty Media has been w...

Nelson Piquet tips Alonso to be Le Mans champion

Feb 9 - Fernando Alonso's former teammate thinks the Spaniard will win Le Mans this year. Last year Alonso came close to winning the Indy 500...

McLaren hopes to 'influence' Renault F1 engine

Feb 9 - McLaren's aerodynamics boss has tipped the British team to have a successful relationship with Renault. This week, Renault boss Cyril...

Hulkenberg: "Still in F1 after 135 races without performing"

Feb 9 - Nico Hulkenberg has joined the chorus of those who do not agree that banning grid girls is a step forwards for F1. In fact, the works Ren...

WEC moves Fuji race to accommodate Alonso

Feb 9 - It has been confirmed that the 6 Hours of Fuji has been rescheduled on the 2018/19 World Endurance Championship calendar. The race has be...

Ericsson: "Sauber can challenge Renault and Force India at some Grands Prix"

Feb 10 - Marcus Ericsson believes that Haas and Toro Rosso will be Sauber's main competitors in 2018, but thinks that Renault and Force I...

Renault "very confident" of engine performance gains

Feb 10 - McLaren chiefs have revealed that Renault is confident that it has made satisfactory gains on the power unit for 2018. After three d...

The dates you need for F1 in 2018

Feb 10 - The 2018 Formula 1 season is just around the corner as teams add the finishing touches to the cars they will take to pre-season testing. ...

Ferrari's 2018 car comes alive

Feb 10 - Ferrari has officially fired up its 2018 car ahead of pre-season testing for the upcoming season. The first fire-up is a vital part of th...

IndyCar's windscreen passes successful maiden test

Feb 10 - IndyCar's alternative to cockpit protection has proved a success on its first test. The glass windscreen, which is made from the same...

Verstappen: Red Bull would dominate with Mercedes engines

Feb 11 - Max Verstappen believes that Red Bull would dominate Formula 1 if it was running with Mercedes power. The Mercedes engine has proven to b...

FIA working very closely with IndyCar on windscreen

Feb 11 - The FIA is working very closely with IndyCar on a windscreen cockpit protection device. The American series tested the screen earlier thi...

Rosenqvist eyes Formula E success to reach F1

Feb 11 - Felix Rosenqvist believes that success in Formula E could land him a drive in Formula 1 in the future. The Swede currently sits second in...

Ricciardo admits desire to be partnered with Hamilton

Feb 11 - Daniel Ricciardo has revealed that he would one day like to be teammates with four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton. Ricciardo, who has...

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Feb 11 - Are you heavily interested in Formula 1 or looking to gain some first-hand experience in journalism within Motorsport? Then a position at...

SMP boss: Sirotkin was chosen on ability

Feb 11 - Boris Rotenberg, co-founder of SMP Racing, insists that Sergey Sirotkin was chosen by Williams due to his abilities. Sirotkin will make h...

Flavio Briatore sentenced to jail for tax fraud

Feb 12 - An Italian court has imposed an 18 month prison sentence on former Renault boss Flavio Briatore. Two years ago, the flamboyant Italian wa...

WEC drivers slam Fuji date change for Alonso

Feb 12 - Other drivers have hit out at a calendar tweak that means Fernando Alonso can now contest the full sports car world championship in 2018....

German GP boss likes the idea of 'grid kids'

Feb 12 - A German grand prix boss says he is not opposed to the 'grid kids' idea. Controversially, new F1 owner Liberty Media has banned g...

Valtteri Bottas happy if Hamilton stays at Mercedes

Feb 12 - Valtteri Bottas says he intends to argue for a 2019 contract at Mercedes by winning races this year. The Finn has been signed up by Merce...

Fernando Alonso to debut McLaren's 2018 car

Feb 12 - Fernando Alonso will be first to drive McLaren's 2018 car in Barcelona. Pre-season testing gets underway in just two weeks, with eigh...

Stroll taking inspiration from Hamilton on pressure handling

Feb 12 - Lance Stroll admits he is taking inspiration from four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton on how to handle pressure within Formula 1. The...

Renault aim to "fully match" customer teams by 2019

Feb 12 - Renault has announced its intention to "fully match" McLaren and Red Bull by 2019. Last season, the French team finished sixth ...

Red Bull announce launch date of RB14

Feb 12 - Red Bull has officially announced the date that it will launch its 2018 car, the RB14. The Milton Keynes squad will be hoping for improve...


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