Sport McLaren drivers (left to right) Kevin Magnussen, Jenson Button and Stoffel Vandoorne at the launch of the new MP4-29 car at their base in Woking

British driver considered options but is looking forward to revitalised McLaren

Mosley: Honda exit is sign of times

FIA president Max Mosley has vowed to push through vital cost-cutting measures to safeguard the future of Formula One as Honda prepare to leave the sport.

Honda pull out of 2009 competition

Budget cuts in Japan as recession bites leave Button in search of F1 drive

Pandora: Christmas is the pits for F1 team

First the housing market, then the banks, and then Donald Trump's fortune.

Senna name may return to F1

The name of Senna will move a step closer to a return to Formula One later this month.

Valencia's road race passes its grand prix driving test

In the end, all the scare stories proved wide of the mark, and the first day of running on Valencia's new "urban" circuit was judged a great success. There had been fears that a slight mismatch in height between the track surface and the swivelling section of the bridge between Turn Nine and 10 might generate hard enough impact loadings to create punctures, or that the drivers would be unhappy with the run-off areas at turns Eight, 12 and 17.

Driving ambition and a degree of excellence is the winning Formula

An engineering job in the glitzy world of Formula One may seem a word away, but the right CV can provide a fast track into the pit lane

'I'm nervous when we hire an engineer without the kind of experience FS gives'

Team principal at Honda F1 and Formula Student patron

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IMechE deputy president and chairman of Formula Student

Meet the teams with a passion for a greener grid

From carbon offsetting to alternative fuels, motorsport is working on solutions to make the sport more energy efficient, without sacrificing any of the excitement.

Hamilton reigns in rain to seal 'best' win and regain title lead

He came, he saw, and boy did he need to conquer. Even the most ardent of Lewis Hamilton's legion of fans knew he had a mountain to climb. In just under an hour and 40 minutes' work, he eradicated memories of his pit lane gaffe in Montreal, and his misfortune in Magny-Cours. In one mighty, sodden leap, he jumped right back into the lead of the world championship.

Toseland's dream dashed by crash

James Toseland's dream of giving the 88,000 fans at Donington a British finisher on the podium in the MotoGP race were dashed to the ground on the first corner of the race when he fell from his Tech 3 Yamaha.

Motorcycling: Stoner shows Ducati are back on track

Casey Stoner, the reigning world champion, dominated yesterday's two, one-hour practice sessions here, and underlined Ducati's commitment to recover from thier early-season drift.

Motorcycling: Pedrosa races away to close gap on Rossi

The 22-year-old Spaniard Dani Pedrosa maintained the pressure on Valentino Rossi in the MotoGP world championship yesterday when he led the Catalunya round from the first corner to record his second win of the season. Pedrosa fired his 800cc Repsol Honda down the 1km straight on the Barcelona circuit at almost 200mph to lead Rossi's Fiat Yamaha over the line by 2.806 seconds.

Super Aguri team forced off the F1 road due to lack of funding

Britain's Anthony Davidson found himself at a career crossroads after the Super Aguri team announced their withdrawal from this year's Formula One World Championship yesterday.

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