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January 21, 2017 9:58 am

Media reports have indicated that Silverstone will have to pay nearly 17 million pounds ($21.08 million) to host the race this year.

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January 19, 2017 5:51 pm

Liberty Media ended years of uncertainty about the ownership of F1 with the takeover announcement in September.

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January 19, 2017 2:59 pm

Valtteri Bottas has joined from Williams to take the place of Germany's Nico Rosberg, who retired in December.

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January 17, 2017 11:54 pm

Mercedes announced Valtteri Bottas' arrival on Monday, with the Finn presented as a quick and experienced team mate for Lewis Hamilton.

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January 17, 2017 10:30 am

Brazilian Felipe Massa, who retired at the end of last season, has agreed a one-year contract to take Bottas's seat at Williams.

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January 16, 2017 3:37 pm

Williams indicated that only small details needed to be resolved.

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January 15, 2017 6:29 pm

According to Sport24 two more sponsors - luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet, and German door manufacturer Hormann - have now pulled out.

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January 12, 2017 9:34 am

Renault and team principal Frederic Vasseur parted company a day after Mercedes announced the departure of technical head Paddy Lowe.

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January 11, 2017 1:43 pm

Paddy Lowe joined Mercedes in 2013, six months after the arrival of Lewis Hamilton, as part of the senior management team.

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January 6, 2017 9:09 pm

Manor Racing was placed in administration on Friday, putting in major doubt the British-based Formula One team's participation this year.

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January 5, 2017 5:33 pm

Contract for Singapore GP expires this year and Bernie Ecclestone and organisers are still in negotiations about extending it.

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January 4, 2017 5:31 pm

Mercedes won 19 of 21 races last season and started all but one from pole position.

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January 2, 2017 4:59 pm

The team made clear before the Christmas break that they would have nothing to say before the full return to work on Tuesday.

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December 21, 2016 10:14 am

Valtteri Bottas is favourite to replace Nico Rosberg as Lewis Hamilton's team mate at Mercedes.

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December 20, 2016 3:23 pm

Mercede will be without newly-crowned champion Nico Rosberg for starters, after the retirement bombshell that dropped jaws around the world.

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December 20, 2016 12:27 pm

Antonio Giovinazzi is likely to drive the car in testing during the campaign as well as carry out work in the simulator.

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December 16, 2016 11:05 am

Deputy team principal Claire Williams said that any change would be allowed only if it is clear that Williams remain strong.

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December 16, 2016 12:12 am

Lewis Hamilton said Mercedes have an obligation to consult him on who should replace Nico Rosberg as his team mate next season.

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December 15, 2016 10:39 pm

Renault expect to make a good step forward in next season after building up staff numbers and investing in new equipment and facilities this year.

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December 15, 2016 10:36 pm

Mercedes will wait until the New Year before making any announcement on a replacement for Nico Rosberg, with Valtteri Bottas still the favourite.

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December 13, 2016 9:18 am

Max Verstappen made the most overtaking manoeuvres last season and more than any F1 driver since such data was first collected in 1983.

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December 11, 2016 7:36 pm

Paddy Lowe could be about to follow newly-retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg out of the door at dominant Mercedes.

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December 8, 2016 9:55 pm

Lance Stroll had won the European Formula Three title this year.

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December 8, 2016 8:20 pm

The ad was published in Britain's Autosport magazine under 'drive available' for the amusement of readers rather than any serious intent.

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December 6, 2016 8:46 pm

Fernando Alonso is out of contract at the end of 2017 and that has also triggered speculation that Mercedes could opt for a stop-gap.

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December 6, 2016 1:09 pm

Daniel Ricciardo said third place in 2016 felt more convincing and more sustainable than it had in 2014.

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December 5, 2016 9:02 pm

France part of the first world championship season in 1950 with a race at Reims.

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December 5, 2016 8:51 pm

Fernando Alonso, a double world champion with Renault, joined McLaren from Ferrari at the end of 2014 and has been disappointed by their lack of success.

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December 5, 2016 1:02 pm

Sebastian Vettel has been linked with a move to Mercedes after the retirement of fellow German Nico Rosberg.

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands steers his car during the Emirates Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
December 3, 2016 4:14 pm

Max Verstappen, who became the youngest Grand Prix winner, is now the hottest young talent in Formula One.

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December 3, 2016 12:28 am

Nico Rosberg's shock retirement has given champions Mercedes a headache as they seek to fill the space World champion has left.

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December 2, 2016 11:11 pm

Nico Rosberg's retirement announcement on Friday came as a complete surprise even to Bernie Ecclestone.

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December 2, 2016 10:57 pm

Quitting at the top, Nico Rosberg shocked the world by announcing he was retiring, five days after earning his first world championship.

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December 2, 2016 8:01 pm

Nico Rosberg announced his retirement from F1 just five days after winning his maiden Championship.

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December 2, 2016 7:22 pm

Nico Rosberg said that he knew that the Abu Dhabi grand prix would be his last race.

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December 2, 2016 5:50 pm

French Formula One Grand Prix is set to return in 2018 after a 10-year absence at the Le Castellet circuit in southern France.