Sao Paulo, Brazil: Sebastian Vettel made history as the youngest ever triple-world champion after a sixth place finish in a wild season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix that finished under a safety car due to the Force India of Paul Di Resta crashing heavily on the last lap of the 71 lap race.
Sebastian Vettel is poised to make history today by becoming Formula One's youngest ever triple champion, although he needs the fickle Brazilian weather and title rival Fernando Alonso to respect the script.
Lewis Hamilton topped the times for McLaren in Friday’s opening free practice session for this weekend's title showdown Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos.
Sahara Force India will get a boost of 50 million pounds for an improved showing in the next season, said team principal Vijay Mallya who does not rule out the possibility of Adrian Sutil returning to his team in place of outgoing Nico Hulkenberg.
Sebastian Vettel said he will keep his head down and focus on his job and nothing else in Sunday's United States Grand Prix after claiming pole on Saturday to move within sight of a record third consecutive drivers world title.
Sebastian Vettel will line up for his 100th Formula One race in pole position on Sunday after dominating Saturday's qualifying session ahead of the United States Grand Prix with a dazzing display of pace in his Red Bull car.
Formula 1's governing body, the FIA, announced that it would restrict the use of Drag Reduction Systems (DRS) on F1 cars from the 2013 season.
Texas comes alive with the sound of Grand Prix cars as teams and Ecclestone hope for fruitful American comeback.
Formula 1’s governing body, the FIA, announced that it would restrict the use of Drag Reduction Systems (DRS) on F1 cars from the 2013 season. HT reports.
Poland's Robert Kubica, whose Formula One racing career was interrupted by a near-fatal rally crash in 2011, hopes to return to the track soon although his arm is still not strong enough to drive single-seaters.
The Madrid-based HRT F1 team that Narain Karthikeyan has been racing for since his Formula 1 comeback last year has been put up for sale by its current owners Thesan Capital in an effort to find new investors. HT reports.
Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes is reportedly preparing a bold proposal to bring Formula One to the Brazilian city.
Lewis Hamilton may have had some regrets already about his decision to join Mercedes next season, according to his McLaren Formula One team principal Martin Whitmarsh.
Formula One drivers have been told to mind their language after world champion Sebastian Vettel and race winner Kimi Raikkonen turned the air blue on the podium at last Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
While it's essentially a chance for drivers and riders to have a bit of fun, getting an invitation to participate in the Race of Champions is a big deal.
Kimi Raikkonen claimed his first win for three years on Sunday as Sebastian Vettel clung on to his championship lead by finishing third in a dramatic and incident-packed Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Defending world champion Sebastian Vettel, who was disqualified from third place after yesterday's qualifying session, will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the pitlane at the Yas Marina circuit.
A happy and supremely-dominant Lewis Hamilton crushed all his rivals on Saturday as he set up a Red Bull party-wrecking race in Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by taking his sixth pole position of the season. Classification and track debrief
Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button topped the timesheets for McLaren after the third and final practice session for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit.
Defending world champion and current world championship leader Sebastian Vettel topped the timesheets following the second free practice session for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Friday practice two
Mercedes have failed to score a point in the three races since Lewis Hamilton made his decision to join them next season but the McLaren driver says their slump has only made him more determined.
Ferrari team chief Stefano Domenicali admitted that title-chasing Spaniard Fernando Alonso does not have the fastest car as he urged a concerted push for victory in the season's final three Formula One races.
Former American racing driver, John Fitch, passed away this Wednesday near the Lime Rock racing circuit in Connecticut, USA.
Bringing Formula 1 to India with the construction of a state-of-the-art racing facility is believed to be the best way to galvanise sections of the country's massive populations and help produce an F1 winner, writes Vinayak Pande.
Even though the visitors to the Formula One Grand Prix had a smooth ride till Buddh International Circuit (BIC) on the final day, the return journey turned into a nightmare due to massive traffic jams on various routes.
If reaching the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) last year was a Herculean task, this time it was a smooth ride, literally. Sharmistha Chaudhuri reports.
A day after becoming the first Indian to get on the podium at the BIC, Aditya Patel went one better and finished second in Round 12 of the JK Racing Asia Series to cap a memorable weekend for the 23-year-old Chennai native. HT reports.
When you see a Formula 1 car flash past you at nearly 330 kmh, with its 2.4-litre V-8 engine screaming at 18,000 rpm, it's hard not to be impressed. Vinayak Pande reports.
First sound of the cars and everyone gets excited. Eventually, the race starts and the cars begin to zip by. It's all quite deafening and honestly, all quite boring. HT reports.
Sebastian Vettel is in love with India. Red Bull's German defending champion won Sunday's Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit, making it his second win here in a row. HT reports.
Sebastian Vettel dismissed concerns over an apparent technical problem with his Red Bull car during his cruise to victory in today's Indian Grand Prix and stayed cool on title talk with three races to go.
Budget-capping in Formula 1 sounds pretty appealing right about now. Watching Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber dominate the Indian GP on all three days and take a 1-3 finish only amplified it. Vinayak Pande reports.
UK-headquartered Formula One racing team Marussia is looking for strategic partnerships in India, which it considers as an "important market". Marussia F1 Team president and sporting director Graeme Lowdon said the entity is open for partnerships in the country.
Speaking to a 'dead' man probably qualifies as a first. After all, the triple Formula 1 world champion, who was given up for dead and had his last rites read to him 36 years ago following a horrific accident, is alive and well on a sofa in an F1 team building at the Buddh International Circuit before qualifying for the Indian Grand Prix, Vinayak Pande reports.
Clearing air Bernie Ecclestone clarifies reports, says Formula One management is looking to first establish the BIC race, Vinayak Pande reports.
Aditya Patel became the first Indian to get on the podium at the Buddh International Circuit on Saturday. However, instead of basking in glory, he was distraught at missing out on the top prize. HT reports.
Highly-rated veteran Formula 1 driver Pedro de la Rosa says he has been hugely impressed with his HRT teammate Narain Karthikeyan.
Given the wild start to the 2012 Formula 1 season that saw seven winners in the first seven races, its a bit disappointing that it has come to the point that the post-qualifying press conference is more entertaining than the action out on track. Vinayak Pande reports.
McLaren's Jenson Button managed to split the two Red Bull Racing cars of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber in the final free practice session for the Indian Grand Prix. Vinayak Pande reports.
Amazed to see the rapid rise of Formula One in the country, McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton said the F1 race in New Delhi could become one of the best of the year given the country's potential.
We could discuss the tepid response to the Indian Grand Prix in its second edition, both in terms of ticket sales and 'buzz'. Or Ferrari making a meal of handling a controversial topic, but let's just stick to the action on track shall we? Vinayak Pande writes.
Yesterday, HT brought you the title contenders. Today, meet the former champions, as well as those who’ve always been in contention but missed out on the big prize
The F1 great, Damon Hill, revisits his fiery rivalry with Schumi, holds no grudges. Vinayak Pande reports.
F1 fever kicks off in the city. Here’s where you can catch all the action, Furquan Ameen Siddiqui writes.
While on paper defending world champion Sebastian Vettel and his Red Bull teammate were almost six-tenths of a second faster than the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso, there was enough to suggest that qualifying on Saturday will be eventful. Vinayak Pande writes.
While on paper defending world champion Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull teammate were almost six tenths of a second faster than the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso, there was enough to suggest that qualifying on Saturday will be eventful. Vinayak Pande reports.
Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone has distanced himself from the storm kicked up by Ferrari's decision to have the Italian navy's flag on its cars during the Indian Grand Prix
India can hope to host two Formula One races within the next decade but the country faces plenty of competition on a crowded calendar, according to the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone.
Two-time defending world champion Sebastian Vettel showed exactly why Lewis Hamilton feared a Red Bull Racing walkover at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida by topping the first free practice session on Friday with a time of 1:27.619. Vinayak Pande reports.
Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher both started their careers with the Mercedes AMG Formula 1 team in 2010 and since then Rosberg has scored 324 points to Schumacher's 191. Vinayak Pande reports.