Sport Lewis Hamilton at the wheel of his Mercedes during qualifying in Brazil

The pair have been signed in an effort to improve the team's simulation and vehicle dynamics departments

Brawn GP chief faces speeding ban

The head of Brawn GP could be banned from driving after he was charged with speeding, a court confirmed today.

Title leader happy to gain points after car struggles

Jenson Button is optimistic that his disappointing sixth place at yesterday's British Grand Prix at Silverstone will be remembered as the only blot in what has been an otherwise faultless 2009 campaign.

FIA hits out at disruptive F1 teams

The FIA today pointed an accusing finger at what they perceive as a disruptive element within the Formula One Teams' Association.

Brawn keeps his feet on the ground

By any standard, three wins from the first four grands prix is a major achievement for a team that didn't even know if they would be in business weeks before the first race of the season. And to have amassed 50 constructors' points so quickly is also remarkable. But the Brawn GP team principal, Ross Brawn, and the championship leader, Jenson Button, remain under no illusions despite Sunday's latest success in Bahrain.

Ferrari chief admits time is running out

Domenicali says team must 'react very, very quickly' to rectify worst start in decades

The brains behind Brawn

Once a low-profile master of the pit lane, Ross Brawn is suddenly the team boss all the others want to catch. He tells David Tremayne how he left his rivals standing – and how he's learning to live with the consequences

Staff pay heavy price for Brawn supremacy

F1 team to cut 270 jobs despite making the most sensational debut since 1955

Honda F1 team close to deal

Honda is close to a deal on the sale of its Formula One motor racing team, Japan's biggest circulation newspaper said today, without identifying the buyer.

Honda boss reveals early interest in buy-out

Honda CEO Nick Fry today revealed a trio of prospective buyers have already made clear their interest in taking over the team.

Senna name may return to F1

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

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

On track: how engineers are developing green motoring solutions

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Ferrari had speed to spare, says Raikkonen

Was Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya quite as close as the result seemed to suggest, with Kimi Raikkonen finishing 3.2s ahead of his team-mate Felipe Massa, who in turn led Lewis Hamilton home by 0.9s as the Englishman beat Robert Kubica to the line by 1.5s?

Raikkonen warns competitors Ferrari can go faster

Was Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya quite as close as the result seemed to suggest, with Kimi Raikkonen finishing 3.2s ahead of his team-mate Felipe Massa, who in turn led Lewis Hamilton home by 0.9s as the Englishman beat Robert Kubica to the line by 1.5s? Not according to Raikkonen.

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