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

Jarno Trulli of Team Louts in action at the Japanese Grand Prix last month

Nielsen agrees switch to Lotus

Steve Nielsen has finally accepted an offer to join Team Lotus as their new sporting director after turning them down last year.

Sebastian Vettel wins inaugural Indian Grand Prix

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel won the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix on Sunday, staying on track to equal the record for the number of wins in a season.

India's new jewel delights drivers and fans

Once the stray dog had been rounded up and escorted to a place of safety, shortly after the start of the first practice session yesterday morning, it all went very smoothly as Formula One arrived officially in India. Here at last was the real thing, and there were clear signs it was not just the racing fraternity that has fallen in love with the venue. The relationship between the fans and this new sport seems mutual.

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BBC extend Wimbledon coverage deal

Wimbledon will continue to be broadcast on the BBC until at least 2017 after the corporation's contract as host broadcaster and UK rights holder was extended by three years.

India faces race into the unknown

F1 lands in the world's biggest democracy this weekend but the venture's success is far from certain

Ecclestone cuts BBC coverage

Formula One executive Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed that the BBC will not broadcast full reruns of the 10 races which it is not showing live next year. From 2012, Sky will broadcast all races live while the BBC's live coverage will be restricted to 10 of the 20-race calendar.

Turkish Grand Prix dropped for 2012

The Turkish Grand Prix was dropped from a 2012 Formula One calendar published by the sport's governing body today.

Ecclestone faces new legal threat over Formula 1 sale

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has said that a lawsuit, filed against him over the sale of the sport to private equity firm CVC, is an empty threat designed to put pressure on him.

Vettel silences all the doubters as 'slow' Hamilton crashes out

Belgian Grand Prix victory for world champion opens up 92-point lead as Webber completes superb one-two

Sebastian Vettel wins Belgian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel strengthened his hopes of securing back-to-back Formula One world titles with his and Red Bull's first Belgian Grand Prix victory.

Vettel beats the weather as Hamilton hits skids

World champion snatches another pole but Briton survives collision to join him on front row

Qatar in exclusive talks to buy Silverstone F1 circuit

Home of British Grand Prix looks to Middle East to fund extensive development plans

Controversial Grand Prix qualifying session at Spa

Sebastian Vettel made it nine poles from 12 grands prix this season at the end of a dramatic and controversial qualifying session ahead of tomorrow's Belgian Grand Prix.

Something For The Weekend: 27/08/2011

It's squeaky-bum time for...

Michael Schumacher

The most relentless man in motor racing history returns today to the scene of his debut.

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