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Alonso to start from back

Two-time Formula One world champion ­Fernando Alonso of Spain will start his 250th Grand Prix from the back of the grid in ­Russia on Sunday after taking a 25-place ­penalty ­following the McLaren-­Honda team's decision to introduce an updated engine.
Soure:AFP: 2015/10/10 0:33:01

Alonso confirms he will stay at McLaren at least to end of contract in 2017

Fernando Alonso on Thursday made light of his frustrations with the struggling McLaren Honda team and confirmed he plans to stay with the team next year and through 2017.
Soure:AFP: 2015/10/8 23:58:02

2nd-tier teams file complaint

Second-tier Formula One teams ­Sauber and Force India lodged official complaints with the EU's competition regulator, a ­spokes­person said on Tuesday, alleging the sport's governing body mismanages prize money.
Soure:AFP: 2015/9/30 0:13:01

Carmaker Renault reveal aim to acquire cash-strapped Lotus

French auto manufacturer Renault have signed a letter of intent to take a controlling stake in the cash-strapped Lotus Formula One team, the company said Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2015/9/29 0:03:02

Lorenzo closes gap on Rossi

Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo stormed to victory in the Aragon MotoGP to close the gap in the world championship race to 14 points on leader Valentino Rossi.
Soure:Agencies: 2015/9/27 23:43:01

Jenson Button staying at McLaren, says team boss

Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button will continue to race for McLaren next season, team boss Ron Dennis said at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday after both drivers had raised doubts about their Formula One futures.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/27 23:38:02

Hamilton equals Senna's win tally

Lewis Hamilton won the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday to equal the late Ayrton Senna's tally of 41 Formula One victories and move 48 points clear of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg with five races remaining.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/27 22:56:02

Rosberg on pole in Japan

Nico Rosberg put Formula One world champions Mercedes on pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix on Saturday after Red Bull's Daniil Kvyat crashed heavily and brought qualifying to an early close.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/27 10:22:30

Singapore plans tighter security after intrusion

Singapore Grand Prix organizers are considering tighter security for next year's race, with higher fences and more marshals, after a man intruded onto the track during last weekend's Formula One event.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/26 21:46:38

Wet practice leaves questions unanswered

Red Bull's Russian Daniil Kvyat led a rain-swept Japanese Grand Prix practice on Friday as bad weather kept Formula One guessing about who would come out on top at the weekend.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/26 1:03:01

Lotus locked out of hospitality

The troubled Lotus Formula One team were locked out of their paddock hospitality at the Japanese Grand Prix on Thursday while freight, including ­engines, was also held up by payment problems.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/24 23:33:02

Red Bull warn that F1 quit threat is serious

Red Bull are serious about pulling both their teams out of Formula One if they cannot obtain a competitive engine for 2016, their motorsport consultant Helmut Marko said Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/24 7:14:07

Man charged with track intrusion

A British man who walked across the track during the Singapore Grand Prix was charged in court Tuesday for committing a “rash act” that endangered the lives of drivers.
Soure:AFP: 2015/9/23 7:10:46

Speculation mounts that Button will retire

Jenson Button has increased speculation that he is set to retire from Formula One after telling British reporters that the "joy" of competing was missing and he had made a ­decision about his future.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/22 22:43:01

Vettel wins eventful Singapore GP

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel won an incident-­packed Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday after world champion Lewis Hamilton retired early for the first time this season and a spectator set heart rates fluttering when he strolled on to the track.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/21 7:17:12

Vettel still on maximum attack for title

Quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel returns to a happy hunting ground in Singapore this week still on maximum attack for another drivers' title.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/18 7:22:04

Organizers say haze situation volatile but race to push through

Organizers of the Singapore Grand Prix said Tuesday the haze situation caused by forest fires in Indonesia was volatile but there were no plans so far to cancel the event.
Soure:AFP: 2015/9/15 23:58:01

Ogier claims third world title

Frenchman Sebastien Ogier claimed a hat trick of World Rally Championships (WRC) when he eased to victory in the Rally of Australia on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2015/9/14 7:10:53