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07/24/2014 01:28 PM
Sebastian Vettel Q&A: Maybe I'll say I've lost the trophy…
After four years ruling the F1 roost, Sebastian Vettel is facing a huge challenge this season as his Renault-powered Red Bull team struggle to compete with their leading Mercedes rivals. Vettel insists he remains as focussed as ever, however, and all the while he can still mathematically retain his title, it seems he won't be too eager to hand back the championship trophy. We caught up with the German for an exclusive chat ahead of this weekend's Budapest race
07/24/2014 11:09 AM
Mexican duo hail Mexico City's F1® return
Sergio Perez and his Mexican countryman Esteban Gutierrez both expressed their delight at the news that Formula One racing is set to return to Mexico City after an absence of more than two decades. Formula One group CEO Bernie Ecclestone revealed on Wednesday that an agreement to hold a Grand Prix in Mexico in 2015 had been reached
07/24/2014 10:41 AM
Rossi joins Marussia as reserve driver
Alexander Rossi has been appointed as Marussia's official reserve driver for the remainder of the 2014 season. The 22-year-old American, who left the same role at Caterham earlier this month, will join the Banbury-based squad from this weekend's race in Hungary and will provide cover should either of the team's regular drivers be unable to compete
07/24/2014 10:22 AM
FIA Thursday press conference - Hungary
Drivers - Marcus Ericsson (Caterham), Esteban Gutierrez (Sauber), Kamui Kobayashi (Caterham), Pastor Maldonado (Lotus), Sergio Perez (Force India), Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso) Q: Marcus, ten races into your first season, what have you learned?
07/24/2014 07:53 AM
Pirelli reveal tyre choices up to Singapore
Pirelli have confirmed the tyre compounds that they will take to Belgium, Italy and Singapore. Formula One racing's official tyre suppliers will bring their soft and medium compounds - also available this weekend in Hungary - for Spa-Francorchamps, which will host the 12th round of the 2014 championship
07/24/2014 04:05 AM
Hungary preview - can Williams spring a surprise?
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg heads to Budapest looking to increase his world championship lead, but can he equal team mate Lewis Hamilton's tally of five 2014 victories, or will Hamilton make it five wins in eight years at the Hungaroring? Or will a track that has a habit of throwing up interesting results favour the resurgent Williams team whose flying Finn Valtteri Bottas has taken three consecutive podium finishes
07/24/2014 03:18 AM
Vital Statistics - the Hungarian Grand Prix
Did you know that Lewis Hamilton has won more than half of the Hungarian Grands Prix he has entered? Or that Fernando Alonso has won just once in Budapest, while racing for Renault more than a decade ago? Ahead of this weekend's Formula 1 Pirelli Magyar Nagydij 2014, we present all the need-to-know facts, stats and trivia
07/23/2014 03:14 PM
Mexico set to return to F1® calendar in 2015
Mexico is set to host a round of the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship, Formula One group CEO Bernie Ecclestone confirmed on Wednesday. The race, the first Grand Prix to be held in Mexico for more than two decades, will be run at the 4.421-kilometre Mexico City circuit
07/23/2014 09:23 AM
Hungary preview quotes - Marussia, Mercedes, Williams & more
Just days after an intense weekend's racing in Germany, the Formula One paddock makes the short hop to Hungary and the technical, tricky, 4.381-kilometre Hungaroring circuit in Budapest. Will the Mercedes steamroller thunder on? Will Williams finally overhaul them? Or can Red Bull or Ferrari put a cat among the proverbial pigeons? Those involved discuss their prospects for the Formula 1 Pirelli Magyar Nagydij 2014
07/23/2014 08:51 AM
Moments in time - the Hungarian Grand Prix
In our series exploring the history of Grands Prix through a selection of iconic images, we turn our attention to the Hungaroring - home to the Hungarian Grand Prix since 1986. This look back through history takes in defiant drives by Nigel Mansell and Thierry Boutsen, one of Michael Schumacher's greatest ever victories, maiden wins for Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button, and more
07/23/2014 07:00 AM
Toto Wolff expected in Hungary despite bike crash
Mercedes-Benz's head of motorsport Toto Wolff is expected to travel to Hungary for this weekend's Grand Prix, despite suffering multiple fractures in what the team dubbed “a bit of carambolage” while cycling on Tuesday. The Austrian fractured his shoulder, collar bone, elbow and wrist in the crash, but was quick to make light of the situation
07/23/2014 05:42 AM
FIA press conference schedule - Hungary
Among the drivers who will take part in the official FIA press conference in Hungary on Wednesday will be two drivers who scored points last year - Sergio Perez and Pastor Maldonado - and a man who earned Sauber their last top ten at the circuit back in 2010, Kamui Kobayashi. On Friday meanwhile senior personnel will answer questions from the press
07/22/2014 09:54 AM
Lotus hoping to retain Grosjean beyond 2014
Lotus say that driver Romain Grosjean remains very much in their plans for next season, even though they were unable to confirm his 2015 seat when team mate Pastor Maldonado's was announced last weekend. Grosjean made six podium appearances for Lotus last season, but the team's disappointing 2014 form - the Frenchman has scored just eight points so far - has led to speculation that he could be lured elsewhere
07/22/2014 06:02 AM
Giovesi joins Caterham's Development Driver Program
Kevin Giovesi has been confirmed as the second driver to join Caterham's burgeoning Development Driver Program. The young Italian is currently contesting his second season of Auto GP where he is fourth in the standings
07/22/2014 03:52 AM
Toro Rosso's half-term report - by team principal Franz Tost
This time last year Toro Rosso had scored 24 points. This season's tally is just 15. While Jean-Eric Vergne and rookie sensation Daniil Kvyat have regularly qualified the STR9 inside the top ten, less impressive race pace and poor reliability have limited their results. Team principal Franz Tost discusses the highs and the lows of 2014 to date, plus the drivers, the team, and what they all need to do to move up the grid

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