F1: Reborn Renault team look forward to returning to the grid as constructors

Renault Sport managing director Cyril Abiteboul said on 1 March that the French carmaker knows what it takes to be successful as they return to the Formula 1 starting grid as a constructor. Renault bought back Lotus F1, which they had sold at the end of 2009 after winning championships with Spaniard Fernando Alonso in 2005 and 2006, last December. They will now compete under the Renault Sport Formula One name, with Renault branding prominent, along with that of the Infiniti luxury marque, which is part of the Renault-Nissan alliance. Mar 2, 2016

F1: Hamilton says Mercedes working as hard as possible to stay in front

Lewis Hamilton said that Mercedes were working harder than ever to ensure they maintain the advantage over their rivals in Formula One. Hamilton, who was speaking at the Mobile World Live in Barcelona on 23 February, has won the last two F1 world championships while Mercedes have won the last two constructors championships. Feb 24, 2016

Red Bull braced for slow start to F1 season

Red Bull unveiled a new look for a new era on 17 February, but lead driver Daniel Ricciardo wasnt entirely optimistic about his teams chances in the upcoming season as Australian gears up for the start of the Formula One season in Melbourne next month. Red Bull finished fourth overall in the constructors’ championship last year, with no race victories. Feb 18, 2016

Toto Wolff: Mercedes F1 will keep two number one drivers

Toto Wolff, the team principal of Mercedes Formula One, said on Tuesday (1 December) that the team will retain its practice of having two number one drivers. Mercedes have been dominant for the past two seasons, with Briton Lewis Hamilton winning the championship both years, and his German team mate Nico Rosberg finishing second on both occasions. In the 38 races over the past two seasons, Hamilton has won 21 races and Rosberg has won 11, as they have swept the constructors championship both times as well. Dec 3, 2015

F1: Ferrari host fan day ahead of penultimate race in Brazil

Ahead of this weekends penultimate Formula One race of the season at Brazils Interlagos track, Ferrari hosted a fan open day at their Mugello circuit in Tuscany. Drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen greeted their fans who turned up in large numbers to see their heroes. The drivers raced around the circuit in both Formula One cars, and older, vintage Ferraris. Some fans were even lucky enough to be driven around by their heroes. Nov 10, 2015