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    Try, try again: FIA puts further restrictions on F1, freezes engine development
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    The World Motor Sport Council of the FIA, the international racing authority that governs Formula One, among other series, has rolled out a series of restrictions on the development of F1 cars starting with the coming 2008 season. The restrictions include a complete freeze on engine development for ...

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    FIA rejects McLaren appeal, confirms Raikkonen's title
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    Kimi Raikkonen and the boys at Ferrari can breathe a sigh of relief, as their championship has been formally confirmed by the FIA. The title was appealed by the incredibly sore losers at McLaren, who insisted that because of a temperature irregularity in the fuel in BMW's and Williams' cars at the ...

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    Singapore night race joins 2008 F1 Calendar
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    Singapore is getting ready to host the first night race in Formula One history after the FIA approved the proposed calendar for next year's championship. Race promoters in Singapore got the clearance from the FIA to build the Monaco-style street circuit in May, and things are reportedly moving ...

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    Three-Way Title Race comes to a close at Brazilian Grand Prix
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    Fans had been looking forward to it for years, and now it's come to a close. For 2007, Formula One stepped out of the dominating shadow of seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, the first season since his retirement, and came to today's final race of the season in a close three-way battle ...

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    Report: Mercedes releases Alonso
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    'You don't want us, and we don't want you.' That seems to be the consensus at Mercedes-Benz regarding Fernando Alonso, who has openly stated his displeasure over the course of the season with McLaren, the F1 team principally owned and powered by Mercedes. According to emerging reports, the ...

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    BMW F1 Pit Lane Park coming to Vegas
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    With plans on the drawing board to potentially move the defunct USGP from Indianapolis to Las Vegas, BMW is ostensibly testing the waters by staging one of its popular Pit Lane Park demonstrations in Sin City this coming January. BMW stages the public demonstrations at various grands prix and ...

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    Demonstration in the Streets: Renault F1 event draws 300,000 in Mexico City
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    While Bernie Ecclestone continues to bring grands prix to new markets every year, additional locations around the world get to see part of the Formula One action through individual teams staging demonstration events. BMW-Sauber has held several such high-profile events, returning to the ...

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    NO SOUP FOR YOU! Prodrive-McLaren deal cancelled
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    If you've got your money on Prodrive making an unprecedented F1 debut next season, we'd recommend calling your bookie and changing your bet. The British racing consultancy was preparing to hit the grand prix circuit using equipment obtained through a deal with McLaren, but the agreement that was ...

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    Customer cars could lead to F1 'Super Teams' in '08
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    Teams aren't teams in Formula One, they're constructors. It's part of the definition that makes F1 what it is: each team builds their own cars. Engines can be obtained from a major manufacturer – though BMW, Renault, Honda and Toyota have joined Ferrari in doing it all in-house – but ...

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    2008 F1 Calendar: Valencia and Singapore in, Montreal in jeopardy
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    Several big (albeit anticipated) changes were made to the Formula One calendar for 2008, which was released by the FIA yesterday. The F1 circus will make two new stops at the new circuit in Singapore and at the Valencia track in Spain, previously used primarily for testing. Singapore will slot in ...

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    Top Gear vs. F1: It's Go Time
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    If you're reading this from your home or office in the UK, despair not, for all is not lost. To compensate for the bland food and consistently rainy weather, we've got a game for you! The flash-animation quiz game after the jump pits the Top Gear presenters Clarkson, Hammond and "Captain Slow" ...

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    VIDEO: Step inside BMW's F1 wind tunnel
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    Fun though it may be, racing is still an applied science. Perhaps this is most evident in the tech heavy F1 cars. BMW uses a very trick wind tunnel to test their Sauber F1 car in virtually all dynamic conditions to ensure that the aerodynamics give the desired result. This video has a bit of a ...

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    Spyker takes Heineken racing and raises the bar
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    Honda may have dropped the "BAR" from its name following the full acquisition of the team, but Spyker is planning on picking it up again. Fellow Dutch companies Spyker and Heineken have announced a deal they've got brewing to open an F1 sports bar in the Netherlands. The agreement will also see ...

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    200 historic F1 cars head to Donington for GPLive
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    In the United States, racing fans get one chance a year to see F1 cars in action at the US Grand Prix at Indianapolis. Those willing to trek over the border get another shot at the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, each pitting a couple dozen current Formula One single-seaters against each other in ...

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    Not so fast: new F1 circuits aren't happening yet, says Tilke
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    Despite all the ongoing rumors of this country and that preparing bids for F1 czar Bernie Ecclestone, few of them are anywhere near that stage. As track designer Hermann Tilke has pointed out, many of the speculative locations lack circuits that would be ready to host grands prix. Tilke has to his ...

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    Diesel in F1? Ferrari driver thinks so
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    It sounds so absurd it hardly seems worth entertaining. But it seemed just as unlikely for diesel-powered prototype-class race cars to dominate at Le Mans until Audi did just that. Now Peugeot is following suit with its own high-tech, state-of-the-art diesel race car, the 908 LM, which the French ...

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    Abu Dhabi event draws big crowd - Bernie wants more
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    Click on the image above to view more pictures from the event. As promised, organizers put on quite the spectacle on Saturday when the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was officially announced. Tens of thousands of people reportedly turned out for an F1 demonstration on the streets of the gulf emirate that ...

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    Bahrain is still in the race, and the race is still in Bahrain
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    With Abu Dhabi expected to announce its contract for a grand prix this coming Saturday, you'd be forgiven for thinking Bahrain was off the grid. You'd be forgiven, but you'd be wrong. The small Gulf state has hosted the Bahrain Grand Prix since 2004 with an exclusive contract for the only F1 race ...

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    Update: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix announcement may come Feb1
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    Looks like the oil-rich sheiks of Abu Dhabi are getting more serious about the prospect of hosting a Formula One grand prix than we thought. Last week we reported that they're adding an FIA-regulation race track to the Yas Island project that will also host the Ferrari World theme park, and with ...

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    Greece gears up for Hellenic Grand Prix bid
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    It just doesn't stop – now every country and their neighbor seems to want to host a grand prix, and lucky Bernie Ecclestone gets to decide who gets one and who doesn't. Following recent reports of Singapore, India, Abu Dhabi and Portugal all seeking to bring Formula One to their countries, ...

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