Just goes to show you that anything is possible when a man, who quit school at the age of 15, designed the car that allowed Michael Schumacher to shine at Formula 1's best circuit (Spa in Belgium). Vinayak Pande reports.
The Formula One circus arrives at the BIC as tons of equipment is readied for the show. Vinayak Pande writes.
HT's guide to the Buddh International Circuit and the events of the F1 weekend. Schedule
F1 drivers aren't all politically correct. Raikkonen talks the talk and walks the walk. Rohit Bhaskar reports.
With the Formula 1 race inching closer, both the FortisHealthcare and Indraprastha Apollo hospitals – the healthcare providers for the event are marking their checklists before their teams formally depart for the event, starting Saturday.
Mid-April seems pretty far away for the Mercedes AMG Formula 1 team. That's when Nico Rosberg won the Chinese Grand Prix from pole position to give the team it's first victory as a constructor since 1955. HT reports.
Run into Sameer Gaur on the street and bet you won't figure that this unassuming man is the managing director of Jaypee Sports International. A fancy watch aside, there are hardly any swanky embellishments that scream: 'F1 circuit owner'. Sukhwant Basra & Vinayak Pande report.
JPSI may have trouble selling tickets for the Indian GP with more than half of the inventory still unsold. If that wasn't enough, they now have competition from scalpers claiming to sell tickets at throwaway prices. What’s more, they're even trying to pass off as authorised dealers., Rohit Bhaskar reports.
Formula One team Ferrari on Wednesday said it will show its support for Italian navy personnel being held in India by racing with military symbols on its cars' livery at the Indian Grand Prix this weekend.
It really isn't an event in India unless it's held a little 'fashionably' late. However, a press conference featuring McLaren's Lewis Hamilton pushed the boundaries a bit. Journalists sat to have their ears blasted by a commercial that was played in a loop for half an hour with the main attraction no where in sight.
Sahara Force India driver Paul Di Resta believes that he could have gone one better than his fourth place finish in the Singapore Grand Prix but for Narain Karthikeyan's crash on lap 30.
There's a reason you don't see F1 drivers who are out of shape. It takes a lot of conditioning to drive this fast.
To become an F1 driver you must meet very specific physical requirements. Find out from a man who's been there, done that.
Real life car crash accident scenarios were imitated on Formula 1 tracks by team Apollo this week to be prepared to counter medical emergencies, injuries, burns and fractures due to car crashes. Jaya Shroff Bhalla reports.
Racing in Formula 1 remains Karun Chandhok’s aim but only if the Indian driver gets a worthwhile team to race with, according to his father and president of the motorsport’s governing body in India Vicky Chandhok.
You would think three Formula 1 drivers' championships in five years and 27 victories would be Jackie Stewart's legacy as far as motorsport is concerned. However, Stewart's impact on F1 goes beyond just numbers. Vinayak Pande
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Former three-time Formula 1 world champion Jackie Stewart has stated that a poor global economy could put a strain on F1 teams when the sport's governing body, the FIA, enforces its revamped technical regulations in 2014. HT reports.
Narain Karthikeyan took to Twitter to put an end to speculation that surrounded his future participation in Formula 1 with HRT F1. HT reports.
Former Formula One driver David Coulthard will retire from motor racing after the final race of the German touring car series DTM’s season at Hockenheim this weekend.
Williams development driver Susie Wolff paid tribute to seriously injured Marussia tester Maria De Villota after having her first drive in a Formula One car at a damp Silverstone circuit today.
Brazilian driver Felipe Massa is to stay at Ferrari next season, Ferrari announced on Tuesday, amid speculation that he could make way for double Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel.
Sebastian Vettel leapfrogged Fernando Alonso at the top of the world championship on Sunday as the Red Bull driver led from the first corner to win the Korean Grand Prix.
Mark Webber took pole position for tomorrow's Korean Grand Prix, just ahead of team-mate Sebastian Vettel, to ensure a front-row lock-out for Red Bull.
Asked about women in Formula One and most observers would point to the grid girls who pout and pose in short skirts before every race.
Sebastian Vettel led a Red Bull one-two on Friday in free practice for a South Korean Grand Prix that could send the Formula One world champion back into the overall lead for the first time since the fifth round.
While the inaugural Indian Grand Prix last year was considered a success, there were still many aspects in which the event had room for improvement. Vinayak Pande reports.
Maria De Villota said she believed the best was still to come as she spoke in public for the first time about the horrific training accident that led to her losing her right eye.
The humanity of the world's most technical sport reveals itself fairly often.
India-born Monisha Kaltenbornbecame Formula One's first female team principal on Thursday after taking the helm at Sauber from founder Peter Sauber with immediate effect.
F1 champs are famous for wide smiles on the podium. But there are times when their hunger for success reveals the other side of the coin.
With sponsors watching over their shoulders F1 teams rarely say it as it is and turn to the power of PR.
Formula One star Lewis Hamilton said mysterious mid-race "thud" fixed his steering problems at the Japanese Grand Prix and kept his faint title hopes alive.
Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel has claimed pole position for the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix, qualifying ahead of teammate Mark Webber today.
Sebastian Vettel today set the fastest time in final practice for the Japanese Grand Prix ahead of Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber. Germany's Vettel, who has started from pole position three times this season, clocked a best time of one minute 32.136 seconds, just over two-tenths of a second quicker than the Australian.
Ferrari plan to shut down and recalibrate their ageing Formula One wind tunnel after blaming it for a series of failed updates this season.
Red Bull's Mark Webber blasted Lewis Hamilton's "mind games" after leading practice at the Japanese Grand Prix Friday, while Formula One great Michael Schumacher crashed heavily one day after announcing his retirement.
With 27 days to go for the Indian Grand Prix, here are some of F1's turning points.
McLaren have been instrumental in getting Lewis Hamilton into F1 and putting him in a position to win the world championship right from his debut season in 2007.
Former Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton will leave McLaren and will be replaced by Sauber's Mexican driver Sergio Perez at the start of the 2013 season, McLaren said in a statement today.
With 29 days to go for the Indian Grand Prix, here are some of F1's turning points.
Thankfully for world champion Sebastian Vettel, the Singapore Grand Prix is a marathon and not a sprint as the German overcame a self-perceived lack of pace in his Red Bull to claim the two-hour night race. Classification
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Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher today said he was determined to get to the bottom of a brake failure that caused a dramatic crash and put him out of the Singapore Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton's Formula One title challenge took a massive hit today after the McLaren driver was forced to retire when leading the Singapore Grand Prix. He started on pole and was ahead of Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel in second when a gearbox issue left his McLaren stuck in neutral at the start of lap 23.
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton continued his surge in the second half of the season by nailing down pole position for the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix with a stirring drive around the Marina Bay Street Circuit on Saturday. Classification and track debrief
Driving standards in Formula One has been a hot topic over the last two Grands Prix in Belgium and Italy. Belgium saw Lotus' Romain Grosjean force Lewis Hamilton off the track and cause a massive accident at the start of the race.
British driver Lewis Hamilton on Sunday dismissed reports of his leaving his Formula One team McLaren and joining some other team for the next season as "rubbish" and said he was currently focused on regaining his world championship title after five years.
Before last weekend's JK Racing Asia Series (JKRAS) round at Silverstone, Akhil Khushlani had not been behind the wheel of a racing car for almost a year.
The ticket prices for the Oct 26-28 Formula One Indian Grand Prix have been slashed with a grandstand seat costing Rs. 21,000 instead of Rs. 30,000 and the cheapest one reduced to Rs. 3,000 from Rs. 3,500.
Formula One star Lewis Hamilton will not be burning rubber on Queen’s Necklace in south Mumbai this Sunday. Following strong opposition from Marine Drive residents, the venue of Vodafone Speedfest featuring the sports star has shifted to Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC). HT reports.