Fernando Alonso, McLaren, Circuito de Jerez, 2015

Matt Morris on the radical McLaren-Honda MP4-30

2015 F1 season

McLaren’s director of engineering Matt Morris answered the media’s question on the progress of McLaren’s new Honda-powered MP4-30 in the first test at Jerez.

Start, GP2 Asia, Losail International Circuit, 2009

Qatar to hold F1 race ‘within next two years’

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Qatar race possible in next two years • Italian Grand Prix under pressure • Alonso ‘didn’t request number one status’ over Button

Max Chilton, Marussia, Suzuka, 2014

F1 needs teams like Marussia, says Minardi

2015 F1 season

Former F1 team principal Giancarlo Minardi has said the decision to block Manor from competing this year using Marussia’s 2014 car is “absurd”.

Nissan GT-R LM Nismo, 2015

F1’s pitiful 18-car grid – and a good week for WEC


The World Endurance Championship’s diverse entry is booming while F1 is left with a pitiful field of just 18 cars.

Adrian Newey, March 711, Silverstone, 2014

Rules place too much emphasis on engine – Newey

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Red Bull’s Adrian Newey says the current Formula One regulations are too restrictive in terms of chassis design.

Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Circuito de Jerez, 2015

Caption Competition 70: Rosberg and Hamilton

Caption Competition

It’s the time-honoured snap-a-selfie-using-our-sponsor’s-phone picture. Can you come up with a funny caption to go along with it?

Marussia, Silverstone, 2014

Manor/Marussia could still make 2015 grid

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Manor could still reach 2015 F1 grid • Team were unaware of Strategy Group discussion • 1,000bhp engine push agreed

Max Chilton, Marussia, Sochi Autodrom, 2014

Manor still working on 2015 F1 entry despite setback

2015 F1 season

Manor F1 Team, the new identity of Marussia, is continuing its efforts to compete in F1 this year despite being refused permission to use a 2014 chassis.

Fernando Alonso, McLaren, Circuito de Jerez, 2015

Jerez data: Ferrari impress, Honda have much to do

2015 F1 season

Ferrari’s pace and reliability impressed at Jerez, but Honda’s low mileage leaves them with much work to do. Here’s the data from the first test of 2015, including which tyres drivers used to set their best time.

Charles Pic, Marussia, Suzuka, 2012

Marussia comeback bid dashed by Strategy Group

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Marussia forbidden from using 2014 car • Caterham could join grid after season starts • Dennis wants “affordable” F1