Sport Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone would like to extend the ruling of double-points to the final three races

Fans, drivers and teams have expressed their concern at a 'lottery' final race where double-points would be on offer

A Formula One fan negotiates the mud as she makes her way from a campsite to the main circuit at Silvestone yesterday

Silverstone mud: 'It was worth it – but I am worried about getting home... '

Hardy Silverstone fans endure muddy chaos but organisers steer clear of responsibility

Anthony Hilton: Proof in spades that a drive for bonuses undermines integrity

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Leading article: London is no place for a Grand Prix

Is London a city or a theme park? The question arises in the wake of the announcement of plans to stage a Grand Prix that would take in the capital's most famous sights and involve cars racing along such illustrious thoroughfares as Birdcage Walk, on the perimeter of St James's Park, at speeds of up to 180mph.

Grin and bear it: The Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone samples the atmosphere at the Bahrain Grand Prix

Bernie Ecclestone backing London Grand Prix according to report

Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has reportedly offered to pay for a London Grand Prix.

Bernie Ecclestone claimed the confession would not hurt him

Ecclestone puts brave face on Gribkowsky's £28m bribe confession

The undercurrents eddying around Formula One held greater interest than the on-track activities in Valencia yesterday.

The Olympic Stadium will require extra stewards because of fears of overcrowding

Formula One race-track idea among bids for Olympic Stadium in London

A Formula One race could be staged in and around the Olympic Stadium after it was reported a bid for future use of the venue included such plans for the showpiece arena of the London 2012 Games.

Proposed America GP in doubt, says Ecclestone

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has thrown the prospect of next year's proposed Grand Prix of America into serious doubt.

Anonymous 'to target' Canadian Grand Prix

Cyber-anarchist group Anonymous are threatening another attack on Formula One during next week's Canadian Grand Prix in support of protesting Quebec students.

A view of the action in Monaco

Suspect package detonated at Monaco Grand Prix

A bomb disposal expert was last night called in to carry out a controlled explosion of a suspect package in the paddock for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Jean Todt (left) and Bernie Ecclestone have been in the line of fire

David Tremayne: As F1 takes a battering, where is the silver lining?

The GP boosts wealth for organisers, but also the little people, corner shops and taxi drivers

Mihir Bose: The modern idea of sport has morality at its core

With increasing lack of trust in politicians and church leaders, sports stars have filled the vacuum

Grin and bear it: The Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone samples the atmosphere at the Bahrain Grand Prix

The Last Word: Weekend at Bernie's is beyond bad

There is no point getting too worked up about Formula One in Bahrain – questions of morality do not apply to multi-millionaires

Sebastian Vettel shrugs off his poor form for Red Bull so far this season to drive like the champion he is

Money talks as F1 show goes on regardless

Amid the protests and the prayers, Vettel claims pole position from Hamilton

Bahraini Shiite Muslim democracy activists, waving national flags, take part in a demonstration calling for the canellation of the upcoming Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix

Force India vow to race despite petrol bomb incident in Bahrain

Force India have confirmed they will not be withdrawing from this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix despite team members being caught up in a petrol bomb incident last night.

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