Although the meeting was ultimately cancelled, it was expected that one of the touted ‘popularity working group’ protagonists would be Vijay Mallya.
Mika Hakkinen has acknowledged rumours linking his protege Valtteri Bottas with McLaren. The fellow Finn and double world champion has been a key to Bottas’ formula one foray so far, culminating in the 24-year-old’s debut at Williams last year after a season on the testing and Friday practice bench.
Alarming news about the financial health of Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez has emerged. Together with Eric Lux, fellow Luxembourger Lopez heads the investment company Genii Capital, which owns the Enstone based team.
Marussia has led the way for a reported 20 horse power boost for struggling engine supplier Ferrari.
The new era of social media and F1’s traditional ‘silly season’ may not mix well together.
Mercedes’ title-warring drivers have been told they must follow team orders over the remaining eight races of 2014.
Fresh blood is in no short supply on the F1 grid this year, as Daniel Ricciardo and Valtteri Bottas impress.
Niki Lauda has put his mind to the problem of F1’s dwindling television and spectator audiences.
F1 team bosses are heading for a clash with Bernie Ecclestone over the shape of the next grand prix calendars.
Caterham has hit back after it emerged sacked staff are moving to sue the backmarker team’s new management.
Mexico could close next year’s world championship with a ‘double points’ finale. That is the claim of FIA vice president Jose Abed, who represents Mexico on the governing body’s World Motor Sport Council.
Tired faces left the Hungaroring paddock last Sunday looking forward to a break. Not only is there now a rare month-long gap between the races in Hungary and Belgium, the teams have agreed to close their factories and even turn off email servers for a two-week period.
Mercedes chiefs are heading into the month-long summer break scratching their heads at how to deal with an escalating driver battle.
Jacques Villeneuve makes comments designed deliberately to trigger sensational headlines. That is the claim of Oskari Saari, a commentator for the Finnish broadcaster MTV3 who says he knows the 1997 world champion well.