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Pascal Wehrlein

Pascal Wehrlein's run of misfortune continues as he has been forced to sit out the first Barcelona F1 test starting on February 27, due to an ongoing back injury incurred at the Race of Champions. The …

17 Feb 2017   |  6:51 am GMT  |  78 comments
James Allison

Mercedes has hired former Ferrari and Lotus Formula 1 technical director James Allison, it was announced today. The 48-year-old Englishman left Ferrari last summer after the death of his wife and reports of rift with the …

16 Feb 2017   |  10:02 am GMT  |  97 comments
Valtteri Bottas

As we count down towards the start of the new F1 season the spotlight falls on a few drivers and teams who have something to prove this year. We will reflect that in a series …

15 Feb 2017   |  6:54 am GMT  |  285 comments
Super Formula

Red Bull reserve Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly will race for the Team Mugen squad in the 2017 Super Formula season. Gasly, who won the 2016 GP2 title for the Prema team last season, will follow …

13 Feb 2017   |  1:06 pm GMT  |  32 comments

There have been a number of high-profile changes in Formula 1 during the off-season, and many of them have occurred at McLaren. After Ron Dennis’ high-profile boardroom dismissal in late 2016, the Woking-based squad appointed Zak …

10 Feb 2017   |  12:18 pm GMT  |  113 comments
Jost Capito

Jost Capito has officially left his role as CEO of the McLaren Formula 1 team, it was announced today. Capito, who was previously the boss of Volkswagen’s motorsport programme, had only been in his position at …

07 Feb 2017   |  2:38 pm GMT  |  74 comments

Mercedes has signed up-and-coming British teenage racer George Russell to its junior driver programme. He will work alongside Lewis Hamilton, Britain's three time F1 world champion, who turns 32 this month, Valtteri Bottas and two …

19 Jan 2017   |  1:06 pm GMT  |  50 comments
Bottas Rosberg Hamilton

Nico Rosberg has offered his thoughts on Mercedes’ new Formula 1 recruit Valtteri Bottas and warned his replacement that he will not find it easy to go up against Lewis Hamilton. The 2016 world champion stunned …

18 Jan 2017   |  3:23 pm GMT  |  123 comments

Niki Lauda says Mercedes’ new Formula 1 recruit Valtteri Bottas will be given free reign to race his teammate Lewis Hamilton, in a similar vein to the rules the German manufacturer had in place for …

17 Jan 2017   |  5:17 pm GMT  |  165 comments
Valtteri Bottas

Mercedes has confirmed that Valtteri Bottas will partner Lewis Hamilton for the 2017 Formula 1 season. The Brackley-based team has signed the Finn on as a replacement for Nico Rosberg, who stunned F1 when he decided …

16 Jan 2017   |  3:14 pm GMT  |  234 comments
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