Formula

Maria De Villota F1 crash: Family ends legal dispute

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Maria De Villota was unveiled as a Marussia test driver four months before her crash The family of Formula 1 test driver Maria De Villota, who died following a crash, has reached an agreement in a legal dispute with her team. De Villota lost an eye while testing for […]

Formula

Robert Kubica: Polish driver completes first Williams F1 test

Archive: Kubica’s remarkable return to Formula 1 Robert Kubica completed the first of two tests for Williams on Wednesday as the team assess whether he can make a return to Formula 1. The Pole has not raced in F1 since a rally accident in 2011 left him with only partial movement in his right arm. […]

Formula

Lewis Hamilton on title race and possibility of winning in Austin

Lewis Hamilton’s win was the fourth of his career in Japan Lewis Hamilton says he is taking nothing for granted in the title race despite opening a huge lead with victory in the Japanese Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver leads Sebastian Vettel by 59 points after his Ferrari rival retired early in Suzuka. “I just […]

Formula

Japanese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton wins as Sebastian Vettel retires

Lewis Hamilton extended his championship lead to 59 points Lewis Hamilton took a giant stride towards his fourth world title with victory in the Japanese Grand Prix as rival Sebastian Vettel retired early on. Ferrari’s Vettel retired four laps into the race after dropping down the field from the start with an engine problem and […]

Formula

Jolyon Palmer to leave Renault after Japanese Grand Prix

Jolyon Palmer’s F1 career began as reserve driver for the Lotus team in 2015 British driver Jolyon Palmer is to leave the Renault team after Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix. Palmer, who has had a difficult season alongside Nico Hulkenberg, will be replaced by Spaniard Carlos Sainz, who has already been signed for 2018. Sainz’s place […]