F1 Today – 31/01/2017

I would have been tempted – Ricciardo Daniel Ricciardo says he would have been tempted to join Mercedes this season if he wasn’t locked into his Red Bull contract. Last month’s sudden retirement of World champion Nico Rosberg opened one of the most wanted seats in Formula One. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he was

F1 Today – 30/01/2017

I wouldn’t damage F1 – Ecclestone Chairman emeritus Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed rumours that he could form a rival series, saying he would never want to “damage” the sport. Ecclestone was removed from his post by the sports new owners Liberty Media after they completed their takeover of the sport and installed a new management

REPORTERS SPECIAL – 29/01/2017 (A changing sport)

In a special edition of Reporters we look back on a week in F1 which has change the sport on and off track following the completion of Liberty’s takeover. Berine Ecclestone’s self-styled dictatorship was brought to an end in a coup by Liberty Ecclestone ousted as F1 boss Berine Ecclestone has left his post as

Manor collapses after failing to secure a new owner

The Manor team has collapsed after entering administration earlier this month, after the teams administrators failed to find a buyer for the team. Manor’s operating company Just Racing Services announced today that they have ceased trading. Staff have been sent home with all but a handful set to be made redundant on Tuesday. The workforce

F1 Today – 26/01/2017

F1 needs to embrace new ideas – Witmarsh Former McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh says that Formula One should embrace the new fresh ideas which could help the sport grow in the future. Earlier this week Berine Ecclestone was ousted from his post as CEO, following the takeover by Liberty Media. The American company has already

F1 Today – 25/01/2017

Bratches key priorities Sean Bratches the new commercial boss of Formula One has outlined his four key immediate priorities to improve the sport. Bratches, a former ESPN executive has been brought in as part of the senior team that includes CEO Chase Carey and managing director Ross Brawn, who focuses on sporting matters. In his

F1 Today Special – 24/01/2017

Lack of growth behind Berine’s ousting New Formula One Chairman Chase Carey says that the lack of growth in the sport over the last five years was behind the ousting of Berine Ecclestone. Yesterday, Liberty Media completed their takeover of the sport which prompted the removal of Ecclestone. After four decades in charge of the

F1 Today – 23/01/2017

Ecclestone ousted as F1 boss Berine Ecclestone has left his post as Formula One chief executive. The departure of Ecclestone will be the biggest shock for the sport after forty years as CEO. Liberty Media are on track to complete a £6.5bn takeover by the end of March.  Ecclestone told the Auto Motor dun Sport