Formula One team Williams have been fined 60,000 euros ($83,000) for the second race in a row after a wheel nut came off Pastor Maldonado's car during practice at the Indian Grand Prix, the FIA said today.
Both the drivers' and constructors' titles have been wrapped up by Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull Racing but as far as Indian motorsports fans are concerned, the Indian Grand Prix is the most anticipated event on the F1 calendar.
Karun Chandhok's dreams of racing in his country's maiden Formula One Grand Prix did not materialise as Team Lotus on Tuesday decided to go with their regular drivers for this weekend's Indian Grand Prix.
The capital is set to get a taste of F1 glitz and glamour this weekend as India hosts its first Formula One Grand Prix, with parties and events featuring global A-listers organised in New Delhi.
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel clinched his 13th pole position of the season and the 28th of his career. Vinayak Pande reports.
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.
The schedule of events for the upcoming Indian Grand Prix has been announced. HT reports.
Parth Ghorpade, Parthiva Sureshwaren and Ashwin Sundar will represent India in the new MRF Formula 2000 series that will kick off as a support race during the Indian Grand Prix weekend next week. 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 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.
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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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.
To become an F1 driver you must meet very specific physical requirements. Find out from a man who's been there, done that.
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.
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.
At the height of Michael Schumacher's dominance, the German told his trainer and physio of nearly 10 years about an Indian driver who was knocking on the door of Formula 1. Vinayak Pande 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.
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.
When I was first asked to describe the experience of driving a Formula 1 car for this column, I was at a loss for words. How can you put down something so surreal, thrilling and scarcely believable --- the feel of driving an F1 car --- in black and white? Narain Karthikeyan writes.
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.
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.
The Formula One circus arrives at the BIC as tons of equipment is readied for the show. Vinayak Pande writes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Formula One Airtel Indian Grand Prix trophy was unveiled today in Greater Noida at Buddh International Circuit.
Gutted after a hydraulic leakage but looking forward to a good qualifying at the Indian Grand Prix come race weekend. Narain Karthikeyan 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.
The Formula 1 world first became aware of Narain Karthikeyan in the summer of 1999, when the first rumours drifted in that "an Indian chap" had won a British Formula 3 race at Brands Hatch. Joe Saward writes.
F1 fever kicks off in the city. Here’s where you can catch all the action, Furquan Ameen Siddiqui writes.
The F1 great, Damon Hill, revisits his fiery rivalry with Schumi, holds no grudges. Vinayak Pande reports.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vettel and Webber may have sealed a qualifying one-two for Red Bull, but on a track with many overtaking opportunities it will be an open race, Narain Karthikeyan writes.
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.
Clearing air Bernie Ecclestone clarifies reports, says Formula One management is looking to first establish the BIC race, Vinayak Pande reports.
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.
Sebastian Vettel drove 35 flawless laps in the second practice session Friday to edge Red Bull teammate Mark Webber for the quickest time ahead of Sunday's Indian Grand Prix.
While F1 has seen action across the world since the 1950s, in India, motorsports had a humble beginning a few decades ago. But its popularity is on the upswing with the Indian GP providing the needed boost, writes Sanjay Sharma.
Narain Karthikeyan describes the surreal, thrilling and scarcely believable — the feel of driving an F1 car. He goves the basics on just what it feels like to go from an average car to an F1 monster.
With hardly any ‘track record’, India took the world by storm when it hosted Formula One. But an uncertain future beckons and rumours are abuzz that this year’s edition could even be the last, writes Rohit Bhaskar. Full coverage
Practically every F1 driver on the grid today has his roots in karting. But while the karting infrastructure is up to the international mark in India, more needs to be done, writes Rayomand Banajee.