Formula 1 starts 2010 with a headache

January 7, 2010

MOTOR-RACING/RENAULTFormer champion Niki Lauda did not mince his words last year when he said that Formula One’s Singapore Grand Prix race-fixing scandal demanded the heaviest of punishments to restore credibility.

Suspended sentence for Renault — does the punishment fit the crime?

September 21, 2009

piquetThe news has just come in from Paris, where Renault have been handed a suspended ban from Formula One, while their former boss Flavio Briatore has been banned from all F1 activities, including driver management, and ex-technical chief Pat Symonds is barred for five years.

Who should replace Mosley if he does go?

June 26, 2009

I asked Max Mosley at a lunch before the start of the Formula One season whether there was anyone masochistic enough to want to take on his job. He laughed.

Peace breaks out in Formula One

June 24, 2009

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Formula One stepped back from the brink on Wednesday as FIA president Max Mosley agreed a compromise with FOTA, the Teams’ Association, to save the sport from a rival breakaway series.

Breaking news: Formula One steps back from the brink

June 24, 2009

A deal has been reached with Formula One teams to avoid a breakaway series next year, media reported FIA president Max Mosley as saying on Wednesday.

Formula One on the brink as eight teams threaten split

June 19, 2009

Formula One plunged into its biggest crisis in 60 years on Friday with eight of the 10 teams announcing plans to set up their own championship.

F1 set to put brakes on new scoring system

March 21, 2009

MOTOR RACING/MASSAFormula One looks set to ditch controversial plans to award the championship to the driver who wins most races after the governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) performed a late U-turn on Friday.

A Formula One starter for 10. Or should that be 12?

March 16, 2009

hamiltonHow many points will go to the winner of the Australian Formula One Grand Prix?

The season-opening race in Melbourne is less than two weeks away now but we still don’t know the absolute answer to what is after all a fairly straightforward question.