Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone arrives ahead of Bahrain's F1 Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit south of Manama

Reuters - By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone, who has been critical of the sport's V6 turbo hybrid power units since their debut last year, said on Sunday he would be hap…

MORE NEWS

  • By Alan Baldwin MANAMA, April 19 (Reuters) - Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone, who has been critical of the sport's V6 turbo hybrid power units since their debut last year, said on Sunday he would be happy to keep them if they became more powerful for less money. Engine manufacturers held talks in the Bahrain Grand …

  • Ecclestone gives Azerbaijan the all-clear Reuters - 1 hour 17 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - Formula One has no qualms about holding a grand prix in Azerbaijan next year despite concerns raised by rights activists, the sport's … More »Ecclestone gives Azerbaijan the all-clear

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - Formula One has no qualms about holding a grand prix in Azerbaijan next year despite concerns raised by rights activists, the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday. This year is the 11th Bahrain Grand Prix, with the 2011 race cancelled after an uprising by the Shi'ite …

  • Motor racing-Ecclestone gives Azerbaijan the all-clear Reuters - 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA, April 19 (Reuters) - Formula One has no qualms about holding a grand prix in Azerbaijan next year despite concerns raised by rights activists, … More »Motor racing-Ecclestone gives Azerbaijan the all-clear

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA, April 19 (Reuters) - Formula One has no qualms about holding a grand prix in Azerbaijan next year despite concerns raised by rights activists, the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday. This year is the 11th Bahrain Grand Prix, with the 2011 race cancelled after an uprising …

  • Mercedes Formula One driver Hamilton of Britain celebrates after qualifying for the pole position while teammate Rosberg of Germany looks on after the qualifying session of Bahrain's F1 Grand Prix
    Hamilton on pole in Bahrain as Rosberg slips up Reuters - 10 hours ago

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton drove his 'beast' of a Mercedes to a fourth successive pole position on Saturday while team … More »Hamilton on pole in Bahrain as Rosberg slips up

    Mercedes Formula One driver Hamilton of Britain celebrates after qualifying for the pole position while teammate Rosberg of Germany looks on after the qualifying session of Bahrain's F1 Grand Prix

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton drove his 'beast' of a Mercedes to a fourth successive pole position on Saturday while team mate Nico Rosberg failed to make the front row at the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Briton will have Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari alongside instead on Sunday, …

  • Mercedes Formula One Driver Rosberg of Germany looks at the monitor at the pit-lane during the third free practice ahead of Bahrain's F1 Grand Prix
    Qualifying goes 'pear-shaped' for Rosberg Reuters - 10 hours ago

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - Too much forward thinking back-fired on Nico Rosberg on Saturday when his Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying went "pear-shaped". "It just … More »Qualifying goes 'pear-shaped' for Rosberg

    Mercedes Formula One Driver Rosberg of Germany looks at the monitor at the pit-lane during the third free practice ahead of Bahrain's F1 Grand Prix

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - Too much forward thinking back-fired on Nico Rosberg on Saturday when his Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying went "pear-shaped". "It just went wrong because I was thinking about the race too much," the Mercedes driver told reporters after qualifying third with Formula One champion team mate …

  • Mercedes Formula One driver Hamilton of Britain poses with Ferrari Formula One driver Vettel of Germany and Mercedes Formula One driver Rosberg of Germany after qualifying for pole position ahead of Bahrain's F1 Grand Prix
    Vettel hopes for Bahrain battle with Mercedes Reuters - 10 hours ago

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton expects resurgent Ferrari to be hard to beat in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix and Sebastian … More »Vettel hopes for Bahrain battle with Mercedes

    Mercedes Formula One driver Hamilton of Britain poses with Ferrari Formula One driver Vettel of Germany and Mercedes Formula One driver Rosberg of Germany after qualifying for pole position ahead of Bahrain's F1 Grand Prix

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton expects resurgent Ferrari to be hard to beat in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix and Sebastian Vettel hopes to prove him right. After the pair qualified on the front row on Saturday, with Hamilton on pole for the fourth race in succession for Mercedes, …

  • Castroneves earns pole at Long Beach with track record Associated Press - 14 hours ago

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — An IndyCar mandate forced Chevrolet to ditch its winglets for the Grand Prix of Long Beach. More »Castroneves earns pole at Long Beach with track record

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — An IndyCar mandate forced Chevrolet to ditch its winglets for the Grand Prix of Long Beach.

  • Daly returning to IndyCar Series at Long Beach Associated Press - 16 hours ago

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Conor Daly will return to the IndyCar Series at the Grand Prix of Long Beach after Rocky Moran Jr. broke his thumb in practice. More »Daly returning to IndyCar Series at Long Beach

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Conor Daly will return to the IndyCar Series at the Grand Prix of Long Beach after Rocky Moran Jr. broke his thumb in practice.

  • Motor racing-Vettel hopes for Bahrain battle with Mercedes Reuters - 18 hours ago

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA, April 18 (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton expects resurgent Ferrari to be hard to beat in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix and … More »Motor racing-Vettel hopes for Bahrain battle with Mercedes

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA, April 18 (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton expects resurgent Ferrari to be hard to beat in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix and Sebastian Vettel hopes to prove him right. After the pair qualified on the front row on Saturday, with Hamilton on pole for the fourth race in succession …

  • Motor racing-Qualifying goes 'pear-shaped' for Rosberg Reuters - 18 hours ago

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA, April 18 (Reuters) - Too much forward thinking back-fired on Nico Rosberg on Saturday when his Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying went "pear-shaped". … More »Motor racing-Qualifying goes 'pear-shaped' for Rosberg

    By Alan Baldwin MANAMA, April 18 (Reuters) - Too much forward thinking back-fired on Nico Rosberg on Saturday when his Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying went "pear-shaped". "It just went wrong because I was thinking about the race too much," the Mercedes driver told reporters after qualifying third with Formula One champion …

  • Driver Matt Kenseth signs an autograph for a fan during practice for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
    Kenseth content in car and not contemplating retirement Associated Press - 19 hours ago

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Kenseth is just a year younger than Jeff Gordon, who has already said he'll retire at the end of this season. More »Kenseth content in car and not contemplating retirement

    Driver Matt Kenseth signs an autograph for a fan during practice for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Kenseth is just a year younger than Jeff Gordon, who has already said he'll retire at the end of this season.

  • Formula One: Rosberg blames himself, Ferrari celebrate splitting silver arrows AFP News - 20 hours ago

    Nico Rosberg said he had only himself to blame after slipping to third on the grid in Saturday's qualifying for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix - knocked off the front row … More »Formula One: Rosberg blames himself, Ferrari celebrate splitting silver arrows

    Nico Rosberg said he had only himself to blame after slipping to third on the grid in Saturday's qualifying for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix - knocked off the front row by the Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel. Vettel, who has overhauled Rosberg in the championship, split the two silver arrows for the first time this year to …

  • Formula One: Champion Hamilton on pole for Bahrain GP AFP News - 20 hours ago

    Series leader and defending world champion Lewis Hamilton secured his fourth straight pole position of the season Saturday when he outpaced all his rivals in qualifying … More »Formula One: Champion Hamilton on pole for Bahrain GP

    Series leader and defending world champion Lewis Hamilton secured his fourth straight pole position of the season Saturday when he outpaced all his rivals in qualifying for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix. This lifted him clear of Germans Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari, on the front row of the grid, and his Mercedes team-mate …

  • Formula One: Grid for Bahrain GP AFP News - 20 hours ago

    Grid for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix after qualifying on Saturday: More »Formula One: Grid for Bahrain GP

    Grid for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix after qualifying on Saturday:

  • Motor racing-Hamilton on pole in Bahrain as Rosberg slips up Reuters - 21 hours ago

    * Vettel alongside Hamilton * Rosberg qualifies third * Mercedes chalk up 15th successive pole (Adds detail, quotes) By Alan Baldwin MANAMA, April 18 (Reuters) - … More »Motor racing-Hamilton on pole in Bahrain as Rosberg slips up

    * Vettel alongside Hamilton * Rosberg qualifies third * Mercedes chalk up 15th successive pole (Adds detail, quotes) By Alan Baldwin MANAMA, April 18 (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton drove his 'beast' of a Mercedes to a fourth successive pole position on Saturday while team mate Nico Rosberg failed …

  • Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia steers his car during the second free practice ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Friday, April 17, 2015. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
    Renault needs another 2 races to make competitive engine Associated Press - 21 hours ago

    SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Formula One manufacturer Renault needs two more races before providing a competitive engine again at the Monaco Grand Prix, according to chief … More »Renault needs another 2 races to make competitive engine

    Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia steers his car during the second free practice ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Friday, April 17, 2015. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

    SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Formula One manufacturer Renault needs two more races before providing a competitive engine again at the Monaco Grand Prix, according to chief technical officer Rob White.

  • Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, right, signs autographs to spectators  flanked by his teammate Lewis Hamilton of Britain prior to the the third free practice ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Saturday, April 18, 2015. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place here on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
    Hamilton takes pole position for Bahrain GP, Vettel 2nd Associated Press - 21 hours ago

    SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Defending champion Lewis Hamilton will start the Bahrain Grand Prix from pole position for the first time after clinching his fourth straight pole … More »Hamilton takes pole position for Bahrain GP, Vettel 2nd

    Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, right, signs autographs to spectators  flanked by his teammate Lewis Hamilton of Britain prior to the the third free practice ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, Saturday, April 18, 2015. The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix will take place here on Sunday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

    SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Defending champion Lewis Hamilton will start the Bahrain Grand Prix from pole position for the first time after clinching his fourth straight pole of the season on Saturday, well ahead of Sebastian Vettel.

  • Former McLaren driver Gerhard Berger, pictured in Istanbul on May 9, 2008, has compared Nico Rosberg's role as team-mate to world champion Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes with his own travails alongside three-time champion Ayrton Senna some 25 years ago
    Berger compares Rosberg's role to his with Senna AFP News - 21 hours ago

    Former McLaren driver Gerhard Berger has compared Nico Rosberg's role as team-mate to world champion Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes with his own travails alongside three-time … More »Berger compares Rosberg's role to his with Senna

    Former McLaren driver Gerhard Berger, pictured in Istanbul on May 9, 2008, has compared Nico Rosberg's role as team-mate to world champion Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes with his own travails alongside three-time champion Ayrton Senna some 25 years ago

    Former McLaren driver Gerhard Berger has compared Nico Rosberg's role as team-mate to world champion Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes with his own travails alongside three-time champion Ayrton Senna some 25 years ago. The Austrian, now 55, who won 10 of his 210 races in Formula One, said he saw a similarity in their struggles …

  • Formula One: Bahrain GP qualifying times AFP News - 21 hours ago

    Results from Saturday qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix: More »Formula One: Bahrain GP qualifying times

    Results from Saturday qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix:

  • Motor racing-Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix starting grid Reuters - 21 hours ago

    April 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Starting grid from the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday 1. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes 2. … More »Motor racing-Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix starting grid

    April 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Starting grid from the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday 1. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes 2. Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Ferrari 3. Nico Rosberg (Germany) Mercedes 4. Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) Ferrari 5. Valtteri Bottas (Finland) Williams-Mercedes …

  • Motor racing-Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying Reuters - 21 hours ago

    April 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Qualifying from the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 1. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes 1:32.571 … More »Motor racing-Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying

    April 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Qualifying from the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 1. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes 1:32.571 2. Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Ferrari 1:32.982 3. Nico Rosberg (Germany) Mercedes 1:33.129 4. Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) Ferrari 1:33.227 5. Valtteri …