2009 R29 F1 race car

Renault joins Ferrari, threatens to quit F1 in 2010

As was expected on Wednesday, Renault confirmed that it too is threatening to quit formula one over the budget cap issue. The Flavio Briatore-led outfit said it is the two-tier element of Max Mosley's 2010 rules that has caused its French parent to "reconsider its entry in next year's" world... read more

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FIA and FOTA are at loggerheads again

FIA raises 2010 F1 budget cap to £40 million, lifts minimum car weight

The figure for a voluntary budget cap in formula one next year has been increased by £10 million to £40 million. Announced on Thursday, it was ratified by the World Motor... read more April 30, 2009 by

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Michael Schumacher laps Mugello in a Ferrari 430 Scuderia

It's not everyday you get to see a hot lap with one of the best drivers ever to have lived, and it's definitely not everyday that it's done in a street-legal supercar. But... read more April 29, 2009 by

2009 Bahrain GP

Thrilling conclusion to scorching Bahrain GP

Jenson Button extended his lead in the drivers' world championship to 12 points over his Brawn teammate Rubens Barrichello, by winning the Bahrain grand prix in sweltering... read more April 26, 2009 by

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One-two finish for Red Bull Racing in Chinese GP

Red Bull Racing recorded a historic first grand prix win in Chinese rain today, with Sebastian Vettel leading teammate Mark Webber for a dominant one-two. "It's my second win... read more April 19, 2009 by

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Mosley reveals plans for FIA 'world engine'

Max Mosley has revealed plans for a "world engine" that in 2013 would be capable of powering FIA categories including formula one, world rally and F2. On a visit last weekend... read more April 6, 2009 by

Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton stripped of Australian GP points for "misleading" stewards

Stewards earlier today declared that Lewis Hamilton and McLaren offered "deliberately misleading" evidence that resulted in Jarno Trulli losing his podium in a post-race... read more April 2, 2009 by

Brawn GP F1 race car

One-two finish for Brawn GP in F1 season opener

The 2009 championship opener today lived up to its pre-season hype, with Jenson Button leading an eventful Brawn one-two at Albert Park. The Briton, after two awful seasons... read more March 29, 2009 by

2009 Brawn F1 race car

Virgin announces sponsorship deal for Brawn GP, may rename team

Mere weeks after rising from Honda's ashes as 'Brawn GP', the Brackley based team could be set for yet another name change. Following the eleventh-hour sponsorship deal with... read more March 28, 2009 by

Mercedes Benz SL63 AMG Official 2009 F1 Safety Car

Mercedes Benz SL63 AMG returns as Official 2009 F1 Safety Car

With another season of F1 kicking off this weekend at the Australian GP in Melbourne, Mercedes Benz has confirmed that its two high-performance AMG safety cars from last... read more March 27, 2009 by

Lewis Hamilton celebrates a win

FIA agrees to call off 'winner takes all' scoring system

F1's governing body has agreed to call off the immediate implementation of its newly announced 'winner takes all' scoring system, amid the determined opposition of the teams... read more March 21, 2009 by

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Toyota F1 boss talks about the team's close call with cancellation

Executives of the Toyota Motor Corporation considered following fellow struggling Japanese carmaker out of Formula 1, a top chief of the Cologne based team has admitted... read more March 16, 2009 by

2009 Brawn F1 race car

Official: Honda sells F1 Team to former team principal Ross Brawn

Honda has announced today a new owner for its Brackley-based F1 outfit in the form of former team principal Ross Brawn. The entire shares of the team, previously owned by UK... read more March 5, 2009 by

2009 Force India VJM02 F1 race car

Force India VJM02 makes official debut

Force India has given the first look at of its revised car livery for 2009, revealing a much greener theme for the latest race car. On hand for the unveiling was team owner... read more March 1, 2009 by

Tony Teixeira talks with Felipe Massa

A1GP Chairman: F1 is copying all my ideas

Keeping motorsport relevant, affordable and interesting is a tricky balancing act. In the U.S. NASCAR has done an admirable job of luring and keeping millions of rabid fans... read more February 23, 2009 by

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Red Bull's RB5 2009 F1 car sneaks onto the scene

Australian Red Bull Formula 1 driver Mark Webber was still limping from a broken leg suffered just after the end of last season, but teammate Sebastian Vettel was hale and... read more February 9, 2009 by


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