Hamilton out in Malaysian GP as Ricciardo wins

Lewis Hamilton's title hopes were dealt a heavy blow when his engine failed as he led the Malaysian Grand Prix. The Briton dominated the race until flames started pouring from his Mercedes on lap 43, prompting him to say on...

Hamilton’s F1 prowess under threat from Rosberg

Six races to go; eight points in it between Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg. And a genuine uncertainty about who will end up as this year's Formula 1 world champion. For most of the season, through dramatic...

McLaren denies £1.5bn Apple investment report

Formula 1 team owner McLaren has dampened down a report that Apple has made a buyout or investment approach for the supercar maker. The Financial Times reported that talks had started several months ago. But a McLaren spokesman said: "We can...

Hamilton breaks down as Rosberg tops Singapore practice

Nico Rosberg clocked the fastest time of the day in the second free practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix on Friday in a race that appears to be shaping up as a three-way battle between Mercedes, Red Bull...

Hamilton says poor starts could cost him Formula 1 title

Lewis Hamilton says his title chances this year could depend on whether he can end his problems with race starts. The Briton, 31, finished second in the last race in Italy, behind Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg, after dropping from pole...

Red Bull and Ferrari a threat to Mercedes, says Hamilton

Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton expects the challenge from Red Bull and Ferrari to make it a tough weekend for Mercedes at the Singapore Grand Prix. Mercedes struggled in the same race last year but dominated the rest of the...

Analysis: How Mercedes turned a title winner into 2017

The second phase of Pirelli’s 2017 wide tyre test programme kicked off this week, with both Ferrari and Mercedes in action for the latest slick running. After the first tests at the start of August, Pirelli had made clear that...

F1 cheif Ecclestone to stay for more three years

Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has reportedly been asked to stay on for three years once the expected takeover of the sport is completed by Liberty Group. After recent heightened speculation it was believed Ecclestone may be on the way...

Formula 1 sale set to cross the finish line

US-based Liberty Media is in advanced talks to take control of Formula 1. Talks with CVC Partners, which owns a 35% stake in F1, are at an advanced stage, the BBC has learned. Liberty Media has stakes in several sports and...

Will new F1 rules reduce Mercedes dominance?

Before the 2016 season started, one topic dominated the F1 headlines. The sport was too boring. It was Mercedes first, another Mercedes car second and then daylight behind that. Effectively, F1 had become a two-horse race for the title between silver...