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There have been a number of high-profile changes in Formula 1 during the off-season, and many of them have occurred at McLaren. After Ron Dennis’ high-profile boardroom dismissal in late 2016, the Woking-based squad appointed Zak …

10 Feb 2017   |  12:18 pm GMT  |  113 comments
Jost Capito

Jost Capito has officially left his role as CEO of the McLaren Formula 1 team, it was announced today. Capito, who was previously the boss of Volkswagen’s motorsport programme, had only been in his position at …

07 Feb 2017   |  2:38 pm GMT  |  74 comments

Mercedes has signed up-and-coming British teenage racer George Russell to its junior driver programme. He will work alongside Lewis Hamilton, Britain's three time F1 world champion, who turns 32 this month, Valtteri Bottas and two …

19 Jan 2017   |  1:06 pm GMT  |  50 comments
Bottas Rosberg Hamilton

Nico Rosberg has offered his thoughts on Mercedes’ new Formula 1 recruit Valtteri Bottas and warned his replacement that he will not find it easy to go up against Lewis Hamilton. The 2016 world champion stunned …

18 Jan 2017   |  3:23 pm GMT  |  123 comments

Niki Lauda says Mercedes’ new Formula 1 recruit Valtteri Bottas will be given free reign to race his teammate Lewis Hamilton, in a similar vein to the rules the German manufacturer had in place for …

17 Jan 2017   |  5:17 pm GMT  |  165 comments
Valtteri Bottas

Mercedes has confirmed that Valtteri Bottas will partner Lewis Hamilton for the 2017 Formula 1 season. The Brackley-based team has signed the Finn on as a replacement for Nico Rosberg, who stunned F1 when he decided …

16 Jan 2017   |  3:14 pm GMT  |  232 comments
altteri Bottas Felipe Massa

Felipe Massa will postpone his Formula 1 retirement and has agreed to race alongside Lance Stroll at Williams for the 2017 season, with the team confirming that Valtteri Bottas will join Mercedes. Massa announced he was …

16 Jan 2017   |  3:01 pm GMT  |  49 comments
Pascal Wehrlein

Pascal Wehrlein will race for the Sauber Formula 1 team during the 2017 season, it was announced today. At the start of what is likely to be a busy week of F1 revelations – with …

16 Jan 2017   |  12:39 pm GMT  |  32 comments
Ferrari Mercedes

Ferrari has successfully challenged the legality of suspension technology that rival teams have been using, but the row is set to rumble on into the 2017 season. F1 banned the FRIC (Front and Rear InterConnected) suspension …

04 Jan 2017   |  12:25 pm GMT  |  229 comments
Felipe Nasr Marcus Ericsson

Sauber slipped back to tenth place in the Formula 1 constructors’ championship after a year of financial hardship and poor results, but it did at least avoid a second pointless season in three years and …

03 Jan 2017   |  11:16 am GMT  |  25 comments
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