Tag: F1

Hamilton wins German Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton won the German Grand Prix here on Sunday for the McLaren driver's second success of the season. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso took second with...

Banker charged over F1 rights sale

Prosecutors in Munich have charged a former senior executive at a German bank for allegedly taking bribes from Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone in...

F1: Metallica to welcome India’s first GP

US heavy metal outfit Metallica will rock India with their first-ever show in the country at a concert to mark the inaugural Formula One...

F1: Unlucky 13th for Schumacher

Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher endured a frustrating day in the wet at Silverstone and will start Sunday's British Grand Prix in 13th place...

F1 gearing up for new ‘green and cool’ future

Formula One is preparing itself for a period of progressive change towards greater fuel efficiency, clearer 'green' credentials and much bigger popularity with car...

Virgin F1 team to race under Russian flag

LONDON - Virgin Racing will compete with a Russian licence this season as part of their partnership with sportscar maker Marussia Motors, the Formula One team said on Monday. Team president Graeme Lowdon told Reuters at the launch of the new MVR-02 car that Virgin had obtained the agreement of Britain's governing body, the Motor Sports Association (MSA), to make the switch.
"There's actually quite close links between the MSA and the Russian federation and there's a lot of

Putin rescues Russian F1 ace Petrov

MOSCOW - Vitaly Petrov, Russia's first and only Formula One driver, is to receive funding from state-run high-tech company Rostekhnologii following a deal brokered by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, local media reported on Tuesday.
Petrov, his manager Oksana Kosachenko, Rostekhnologii chief Sergei Chemezov, and Leonid Mikhelson, head of private gas firm Novatek, hammered out the details of the new sponsorship deal during a meeting with Putin. "The number of automobile sport