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Marchionne: No place at Ferrari for a prophet like Lauda

Niki Lauda knows a thing or two about Ferrari and of late there have been suggestions that the Maranello Scuderia might look at prying the Austrian legend away from Mercedes, but according to big boss Sergio Marchionne who insists there is no place with the Reds for the man he calls a prophet. Lauda – now Mercedes F1 team chairman – won two F1 world championship titles with Ferrari after… Read Article →

FOX Sports LatAm strikes new Formula 1 broadcasting deal

Formula 1 will be broadcast on FOX Sports Latin America in 19 countries throughout South and Central America until 2022 in a new deal. The deal, which excludes Brazil, will see the cable and satellite broadcaster showing all three practice sessions, qualifying and the race live across its three channels: FOX Sports, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Premium Action. Additional programming will also be offered in the form of El Show de… Read Article →

Autosport podcast: why Sirotkin landed a 2018 Williams F1 seat

The reasons Sergey Sirotkin landed a Williams Formula 1 seat for 2018, and Robert Kubica didn’t, are discussed in the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast. Kubica landed a reserve and development driver role at Williams and there is still hope that he could return to race action in the future. Ben Anderson and Lawrence Barretto join Edd Straw to explain what the performances of Sirotkin and Kubica in the… Read Article →

The evidence that shows Honda can succeed in F1 again

One of Honda’s key attributes is one of its biggest flaws, and dates back to its first foray into F1. But the philosophy behind its stubbornness means there’s hope it can recover from its so far disastrous F1 engine project. By Stuart Codling. After three seasons of frustrating underachievement for Honda in Formula 1, you’d be forgiven for believing that failure had become the project’s abiding feature, and that Pierre… Read Article →

Nico Rosberg wishes to rebuild friendship with former Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton

2016 Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg has revealed he wishes to rebuild the lost friendship he once had with former Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton. During their junior years in karting both Hamilton and Rosberg competed against each other regularly and became good friends, both dreaming of fighting for the F1 world title against each other in the same team. After a four-year partnership at the Silver Arrows, Rosberg finally clinched… Read Article →