Force India VJM08, 2015

Force India reveal VJM08 ahead of Friday debut

2015 F1 cars

Force India has revealed its 2015 F1 car, the VJM08, which will run for the first time on the second day of this week’s test.

Ayrton Senna, Lotus, Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, 1987

Race-winning car designer Ducarouge dies aged 73

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Gerard Ducarouge dies at 73 • ‘Amazing’ Verstappen too young for F1 – Massa • 20-car grid “good and successful”

Alain Prost, Goodwood Festival of Speed, 2013

Take the new F1 Fanatic Alain Prost quiz

F1 Fanatic Quiz

Four-times world champion Alain Prost turns 60 today – and F1 Fanatic has a brand new quiz all about France’s most successful Formula One driver.

Rory Byrne, Ferrari

Byrne returns to guide Ferrari back to winning ways

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Ferrari working with design ace Byrne again • Mercedes aiming for ‘90% reliability’ • ‘F1 isn’t a game’ – Alonso’s manager

Fernando Alonso, McLaren, Circuit de Catalunya, 2015

Alonso’s crash not caused by car fault – McLaren

2015 F1 season

McLaren has asserted that Fernando Alonso’s crash during yesterday’s test session at the Circuit de Catalunya was not caused by a car failure.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Circuit de Catalunya, 2015

Barcelona test one data: A glimpse of Mercedes’ speed

2015 F1 season

Sauber gained the most time at the Circuit de Catalunya compared to last year and Mercedes found the least – but it’s the latter who look strongest. Here’s the testing data from Barcelona.

Fernando Alonso, McLaren, Circuit de Catalunya, 2015

Alonso crash was “strange” – Vettel

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Vettel says Alonso crashed at around 150kph • Windy conditions caused Sainz crash • Red Bull has “big potential” – Kvyat

Fernando Alonso, McLaren, Circuit de Catalunya, 2015

Alonso to stay in hospital overnight after suffering concussion in testing crash

2015 F1 season

Fernando Alonso will spend the night in hospital following his testing accident today as a precaution, McLaren has confirmed.

Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, Circuit de Catalunya, 2015

2015 F1 testing day eight in pictures

F1 pictures Pictures

Pictures from the eighth day of pre-season testing for 2015 at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain.

Romain Grosjean, Lotus, Circuit de Catalunya, 2015

Grosjean leads, Rosberg impresses, Alonso crashes

2015 F1 testing

Lotus headed the testing times for the third time in four days in Barcelona thanks to Romain Grosjean. But a late lap by Nico Rosberg hinted at the ultimate potential of the Mercedes.