Ayrton Senna


Bernie Ecclestone: an audience with the F1 supremo

Darren Kane Bernie Ecclestone didn’t receive an Oxbridge qualification. Indeed he eschewed formal education as soon as he could.

Keeping Schumacher in mind at the Australian Grand Prix

Michael Schumacher.

This weekend in Melbourne, the Formula One circus of thousands - team personnel, journalists, logistics people, track doctors, sponsors - is meeting in its traveling office, the paddock, for the...

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What drives the risk takers?

Timothy Boyle

Tim Boyle Finding the limits and pushing the limits are inseparable from each other.

Vettel still has bullish years out in front

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Peter McKay Sebastian Vettel has joined Alain Prost with four formula one drivers' titles, leaving him behind only Juan Manuel Fangio (5) and Michael Schumacher (7).

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Axed Ferrari driver Felipe Massa signs with Williams

Felipe Massa.

Williams have signed Brazil's Felipe Massa as one of their drivers for the 2014 Formula One season, the British team has announced.


Webber no longer has to deal with weighty issue of height

Mark Webber

Peter McKay For all his formula one career, and before that in lesser open-wheel categories, Mark Webber has silently battled a serious handicap. His size.


Mark Webber furious at grid penalty for Ferrari ride


Mark Webber is reportedly fuming after being punished by formula one stewards for hitching a ride back to pit lane on the side of Fernando Alonso's Ferrari at the end of Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix.

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Red Bull slam 'unfair' Vettel boos

Red Bull boss Christian Horner lashed out at the fans who continue to boo Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel and suggested they were hurting the young German's feelings.

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Raikkonen wins, Vettel clings to formula one lead

Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen lived up to his 'ice man' sobriquet by claiming his first win for three years as Sebastian Vettel clung on to his championship lead in a drama-laden Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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Vettel's stunning third

Sebastian Vettel

AAP-AFP Sebastian Vettel produced the biggest improvement from a starting grid position in 23 years to keep his world title defence firmly on track as Red Bull teammate Mark Webber crashed out of a...

Age a red rag to Webber's bullish refusal to retire from F1

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Peter McKay The end-of-2012 departure of Michael Schumacher from formula one, preceded a year earlier by Rubens Barrichello, has left Mark Webber with the unfortunate tag of being the oldest driver in an...

Webber win awaits right time and place


Alan Jones One of the crucial skill sets required to become the formula one world drivers' champion is being in the right place at the right time.


Vettel shows his true nature: hunter-racer

Australian Grand Prix 2013 RedBull team mates Sebastian  Vettel and Mark Webber 17th of March 2013 The Age news Picture by JOE ARMAO

Merciless treatment of Red Bull and Webber shows champion is genuine heir to Senna and Schumacher, writes Oliver Brown

Mexican billionaire saves Honda: report

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, the world's second richest man, has rescued the Honda Formula One team, according to Italian newspaper La Stampa.

Honda quits over financial crisis

Honda has announced its shock withdrawal from Formula One over the global financial crisis, ending an involvement which began in the 1960s.

Senna junior wants to follow his uncle

Bruno Senna, the nephew of former triple world champion Ayrton, hopes he's done enough to win a seat with Honda in 2009.

Massa wins but Hamilton takes the glory

Briton Lewis Hamilton became the youngest man to win the Formula One drivers' world championship when he finished fifth in the rain-hit Brazilian Grand Prix.

Massa takes pole for Brazilian GP

Ferrari's Felipe Massa took pole position for Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix at the Interlagos circuit.

Showdown in Brazil for Hamilton, Massa

Gordon Howard Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa will fight a mental battle as much as a sporting one on Sunday when they race to settle the Formula One world championship.

Hamilton optimistic over F1 title hopes

Lewis Hamilton is optimistic he won't blow his Formula One world title chances in China this weekend and has rebuffed claims he is arrogant.