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Formula One, Formula One news, Formula One updates, sports news, Indian Express
September 23, 2017 12:30 am

Formula One has tweaked its sporting regulations so that teams can run current cars at demonstration events organised by new owners Liberty Media.

Formula One, Formula One news, Formula One updates, sports news, Indian Express
September 22, 2017 6:55 pm

Engine noise has been a talking point since the quieter, more fuel-efficient 1.6 litre V6 turbo hybrid power units were introduced in 2014 in place of the raspier and less sophisticated V8 engines.

Valentino Rossi, MotoGP, Yamaha, Motorland Aragon circuit, Lin Jarvis
September 22, 2017 10:12 am

Valentino Rossi was cleared to take part in Aragon MotoGP round in Spain, three weeks after the Yamaha rider broke his leg in two places.

f1, f1 2018, chinese gp, bahrain gp, formula one, sports news, indian express
September 22, 2017 2:06 am

China is currently pencilled in as the second round of the season, subject to confirmation of a new contract, on April 8 with the race at Bahrain's Sakhir circuit on the following weekend.

Mexican Grand Prix, Mexico City, Hermanos Rodriguez, Rodrigo Sanchez
September 21, 2017 5:35 pm

Marketing head Rodrigo Sanchez told reporters that the Hermanos Rodriguez circuit in the southeast of the city was not damaged.

mclaren honda, mclaren, mclaren f1, formula one, sports news, indian express
September 21, 2017 3:02 am

The former champions announced last week that they were ending the relationship with Honda and starting afresh with the French engines from the 2018 season. McLaren, who were dominant with Honda in the late 1980s and early 1990s, are currently ninth of 10 teams.

Valentino Rossi, motogp, aragon motopgp,
September 20, 2017 8:27 pm

Valentino Rossi underwent surgery on September 1, a day after a crash in training, discharging himself from hospital the following day. His Yahama team said the veteran racer would undergo more tests in Spain before competing.

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September 19, 2017 11:08 pm

Valentino Rossi has returned to training just 18 days after suffering a double leg fracture, his Movistar Yahama team confirmed. Rossi underwent surgery in Ancona, in eastern Italy, on September 1, a day after a crash in training, discharging himself from hospital the following day.

Valentino Rossi, MotoGP, Yamaha, Motorland Aragon circuit, Lin Jarvis
September 19, 2017 9:19 am

Valentino Rossi, a nine-times world champion, suffered a double fracture in an accident while riding an off-road enduro bike on August 31. He missed the San Marino Grand Prix at Misano.

sebastian vettel. singapore grand prix, singapore gp, vettel accident, formula 1, f1, sports news, indian express
September 18, 2017 10:48 pm

The Dutch teenager Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen tangled wheels, with the Finn's car slewing sideways and into Sebastian Vettel's before again careering into the Red Bull and also collecting Fernando Alonso's McLaren.

honda, Masashi Yamamoto, formula one, f1, Toro Rosso, Franz Tost, sports news, indian express
September 18, 2017 10:19 pm

"Working with McLaren, I’ve realised that they are a very big company which is very systematic," Masashi Yamamoto said in an interview published on the Honda website (en.hondaracingf1.com).

Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton, Grand Prix, Formula One, sports news, Indian Express
September 18, 2017 7:18 pm

In the space of three races, Sebastian Vettel has dropped twice as far behind Lewis Hamilton as he was ahead of him. After winning the Hungarian Grand Prix in late July, Vettel led by 14 points, with both drivers on four wins heading into the summer break.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Ferrari, Formula One, F1, sports news, Indian Express
September 18, 2017 6:53 pm

Mercedes will see Ferrari's Singapore self-destruction as a warning, even as they revel in Lewis Hamilton's sudden 28-point lead, that anything can happen in Formula One and nothing can be taken for granted.

Jolyon Palmer, Renault, Formula One, F1, sports news, Indian Express
September 18, 2017 4:21 pm

The Briton finished sixth under the floodlights for his first points of the campaign only two days after his team announced that Spaniard Carlos Sainz would be taking his place in 2018.

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Formula one, Ferrari, Max Verstappen
September 18, 2017 10:33 am

Daniel Ricciardo couldn't quite pull off the triumph he had been coveting, instead finishing second for the third year in a row, while team mate Max Verstappen was wiped out in a first-corner crash within seconds of the start.

Aston Martin, Red Bull, Formula one, Andy Palmer
September 18, 2017 10:18 am

Red Bull and Aston Martin have an existing relationship, with the team's race cars carrying branding for the marque since last year. Media reports have suggested Aston could become Red Bull's title sponsor next season.

Max Verstappen, Sebastian vettel, Kimi Raikkonen, Fernando Alonso
September 18, 2017 9:44 am

Max Verstappen was forced to retire from Sunday's race after the first lap, the seventh time in 14 races that the Red Bull driver has failed to finish. Sebastian Vettel causing the first-lap crash could have easily been avoided, according to Verstappen.

lewis hamilton, singapore gp, singapore grand prix
September 18, 2017 9:30 am

Lewis Hamilton needed a miracle going into Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix and the Briton certainly got it on his way to an against-all-odds win at the Marina Bay street circuit.

Sebastian Vettel, vettel, hamilton, Singapore Grand Prix, f1, formula one, sports news, indian express
September 18, 2017 12:52 am

Vettel made one of the worst starts of his distinguished career, throwing away pole position as he recklessly caused a crash heading into the first corner. The Ferrari driver took three others out with him _ and critically none was a Mercedes.

Lewis Hamilton, hamilton, Singapore Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel, f1, formula one, sports news, indian express
September 17, 2017 10:01 pm

Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo, who also emerged from the opening lap carnage unscathed, was second for the third year in a row with Finland's Valtteri Bottas completing the podium for Mercedes.

September 17, 2017 9:44 pm

Vijay Mallya cannot attend races outside the UK with his passport being revoked last year and India seeking his extradition. In his absence, Robert Fernley and COO Otmar Szafnauer are running the show on the ground.

Lewis Hamilton, Singapore Grand Prix, Mercedes, Formula one
September 17, 2017 8:59 pm

Lewis Hamilton, fifth on the grid with Sebastian Vettel lining up on pole position, cashed in on both the Ferraris and Red Bull's Max Verstappen smashing into each other within seconds of the start on a wet track.

Lewis Hamilton, Singapore Grand Prix, Formula One, Mercedes
September 17, 2017 5:07 pm

Lewis Hamilton, who has 4.8 million followers on Twitter, told fans on Snapchat earlier in the week that he was going to watch the Netflix documentary 'What the Health' and was "on a mission" to go vegan.

Formula One, Sergio Perez, Force India, Esteban Ocon
September 17, 2017 4:40 pm

Sergio Perez, who had been linked with other teams including Renault who have now opted for Spaniard Carlos Sainz, said staying was always his priority. Perez is currently seventh in the overall standings, three points ahead of Esteban Ocon in eighth.

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September 17, 2017 5:03 am

The Briton's description of how he felt hustling his Mercedes around the streets of the city-state could also apply to his hopes of staying ahead in the championship after Sunday’s race.

September 17, 2017 4:52 am

The former championship-winning team consider Singapore to be one of their best venues to secure a second victory of the season and have found a purple patch at the twisty Marina Bay street track reminiscent of their glory years in Formula One.

Max Verstappen, Singapore Grand Prix, Red Bull, sports news, Indian Express
September 17, 2017 1:16 am

Dutch teenager Max Verstappen set the pace in final practice for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday as Red Bull continued to dominate ahead of qualifying at the Marina Bay street circuit.

Gaurav Gill, asia pacific rally, india rally, mrf Gaurav Gill
September 17, 2017 1:01 am

In 2nd place is Japan's Yuya Sumiyama, driving the Cusco Skoda R5, and is followed by Swedish driver Robert Blomberg in an AP4 Mitsubishi Mirage. His team-mate Ole Christian Veiby, who had been leading the championship points, retired on stage 3 after going off the road

Sebastian Vettel, Sebastian Vettel Ferrari, Ferrari news, Formula One, F1, Singapore Grand Prix, sports news, Indian Express
September 16, 2017 9:34 pm

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel put himself on pole position to retake the Formula One lead from Lewis Hamilton with a sensational late lap in Singapore Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday.

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September 16, 2017 5:44 pm

Red Bull continued to dominate at the Singapore Grand Prix, with Max Verstappen posting the fastest time in the third and final practice ahead of qualifying. Championship leader Lewis Hamilton trailed by 0.14 in third for Mercedes.

September 16, 2017 11:12 am

Formula One engine supplier Honda, having parted ways with McLaren, is setting its sights on challenging among the top-three next season with new partners Toro Rosso. McLaren and Honda announced a long-awaited divorce, calling time on a troubled three-year partnership.

Renault, Red Bull, f1 news, formula one
September 16, 2017 10:31 am

Renault and Red Bull have both described as speculation reports that they will be ending their engine partnership after next season. The pair won four consecutive drivers’ and constructors’ titles together at the turn of the decade.

September 16, 2017 10:21 am

McLaren executive director Zak Brown said that they are confident Fernando Alonso will sign a new deal now that the team have announced a switch from Honda to Renault engines. Alonso has said that he needs to know McLaren have a competitive car before committing.

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September 16, 2017 9:54 am

Pune: The mechanical and automobile engineering students of Dhole-Patil College of Engineering entered the competition with a single-seater race car prepared as per the rules laid out by Supra SAEIndia, which has been conducting this competition for the last six years.

McLaren, Honda, Renault, Formula One, Formula One news, v updates, F1, sports news, Indian Express
September 15, 2017 6:03 pm

Former champions McLaren will swap their Honda engines for Renault ones at the end of the Formula One season after calling time on a troubled three-year partnership marked by frustration and failure.

Chase Carey, Formula One CEO, F1, Formula one, Grand Prix, sports news, Indian Express
September 15, 2017 5:05 pm

After announcing a new four year deal for Singapore, F1 CEO and chairman Carey reiterated that Asia is a "tremendously" important region for the sport and India figures in their scheme of things for the future, if not now, with the calendar already packed till next year.

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