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Brazilian veteran Felipe Massa thrives in Williams team's formula one revival

Daniel Johnson Brazilian formula one veteran Felipe Massa is smiling again as the iconic British team he joined this year, Williams, puts the dark days behind it to challenge its big rivals again.


Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso salute Ayrton Senna's legacy

Ayrton Senna in 1992.

Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso have paid emotional tributes to Ayrton Senna on the 20th anniversary of the death of the maverick Brazilian superstar and three-time world champion.

Ayrton Senna's legacy is a fatality-free F1

Mark Fogarty.

Mark Fogarty Two decades after his death shocked motor racing out of its complacency, Ayrton Senna's legacy is the longest fatality-free period in formula one history.

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...

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.

Rossi goes off track in F1 testing

MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi went off the track while testing a Ferrari at the Mugello circuit where early rain made conditions treacherous on Friday.

I could become top F1 driver: Rossi

Motorcycling world champion Valentino Rossi said he believed he could become a top Formula One driver after impressing while testing a Ferrari on Thursday.

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.

Hamilton quickest in Singapore practice

Chris Lines McLaren's Lewis Hamilton established himself as the man to beat at the Singapore Grand Prix by setting the fastest time under the lights in Friday practice.

Hamilton on pole for Hungarian GP

World Championship leader Lewis Hamilton qualified fastest on Saturday and will start Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix in pole position.

Hamilton takes pole at German Grand Prix

Briton Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday's German Grand Prix from pole position after delivering a dominating performance.

Alonso fastest in French GP practice

Tim Collings Twice world champion Spaniard Fernando Alonso has clocked the fastest time in Friday's practice for Sunday's French Grand Prix.

Honda reject reports of Alonso link

Honda rejected Friday reports that former world champion Fernando Alonso was close to signing for the Formula One team.

Alonso linked to Honda F1 team

Former Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso has been linked with the Honda team under new team leader Ross Brawn, German news reports said.