Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, Suzuka, 2009

Will refuelling create better races in 2017?

Debates and Polls

The potential return of refuelling to grand prix racing in 2017 has got everyone talking. Will it make the racing better?

Jenson Button, McLaren, Circuit de Catalunya testing, 2015

Button “very excited” by McLaren gains

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Button sees big gains at McLaren • F1 insiders ‘want Michelin return’ • V6 hybrid turbo switch ‘doubled engine costs’

Nico Rosberg, Melbourne, 2015

Caption Competition 76: Nico Rosberg

Caption Competition

Spanish Grand Prix winner Nico Rosberg tried his hand at a different mode of transportation earlier this year.

Sebastien Buemi, Toro Rosso, Hungaroring, 2009

Refuelling return ‘won’t happen if costs are too high’

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Costs could stop refuelling return • Threat to smaller teams • Grosjean bemoans FP1 disadvantage • Merhi to continue in Monaco

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Sepang International Circuit, 2015

Strategy Group plans return of refuelling, free tyre choice and cars ‘five seconds quicker’

2015 F1 season

The Formula One Strategy Group has announced plans to make F1 cars at least five seconds per lap faster by 2017, when in-race refuelling will also return.

Pippa Mann, Coyne, IndyCar, Indianapolis, 2015

Crashes a concern as speeds rise at Indianapolis

2015 Indianapolis 500 preview Video

IndyCar’s new aero kits have pushed speeds up at Indianapolis ahead of next week’s 99th running of the Indy 500.

Pastor Maldonado, Max Verstappen, Bahrain International Circuit, 2015

Lotus and Toro Rosso dismiss takeover reports

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: No takeover at Lotus or Toro Rosso • 18-inch wheels “horrible” – Ecclestone • Budget cap not possible for F1

Romain Grosjean, Lotus, Circuit de Catalunya, 2015

Strategy Group: Why nothing is better than something

2015 F1 season

Ecclestone says the Strategy Group can only agree on one thing – where to hold their next meeting. But their indecisiveness may be just what F1 needs.

Alvaro Parente Monaco 2008

The drivers of GP2’s first ten seasons: Part four


Sam Van Put looks at the careers of another 20 drivers who raced in F1 feeder series GP2 but didn’t make it all the way to the top.

Start, Albert Park, 2015

F1’s inequality revealed as Strategy Group meets

F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: F1 awards most money to fourth-placed team • CVC to attend crunch Strategy Group talks today • Cheaper engines won’t help small teams – Ecclestone

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