Formula 1
Mar 22

F1: Rivals Believe Mercedes Advantage Is Bigger Than Expected

Nico Rosberg (front) was the class of the field in the Australian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

(front) was the class of the field in the Australian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

’ advantage over its 2014 rivals might be bigger than is currently thought.

Nico Rosberg won the Melbourne race with a half-minute advantage, but Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso was quoted afterwards by Auto Motor und Sport as suspecting the German was “playing with us” on the roads around Albert Park.

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Mar 22

F1: McLaren Chimes In On Red Bull Racing Fuel Controversy

McLaren Sporting Director Sam Michael (left) and McLaren Racing Director Eric Boullier (right) talk in the Bahrain paddock. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sporting Director Sam Michael (left) and Racing Director (right) talk in the Bahrain paddock. (Photo: Getty Images)

McLaren has chimed in on the fuel flow controversy.

After was disqualified in Melbourne, argued that it went its own way with the new fuel consumption rules because FIA’s mandatory sensors were not accurate enough.

However, engine supplier Renault’s rivals and Ferrari backed the FIA in the wake of the ruling, while the sensor supplier Gill insisted it has the full support of ′s governing body.

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Mar 21

F1: FIA Sets Date For Red Bull Appeal Hearing

Daniel Ricciardo finished second in the Australian Grand Prix before being excluded. (Photo: Getty Images)

finished second in the Australian Grand Prix before being excluded. (Photo: Getty Images)

As expected, Red Bull’s appeal against the exclusion of Daniel Ricciardo from the results of the Australian Grand Prix will be heard between the Bahrain and Chinese events.

The FIA confirmed today that the International Court of Appeal hearing will take place at 9:30 a.m. in Paris on Monday April 14. Given the usual time constraints, it was never going to happen any earlier than the gap between the two races.

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Mar 21

Celebrating a Legend: Senna’s Five Greatest Races

Ayrton Senna did a fabulous job holding off Mansell in the closing laps of the 1992 Monaco GP, but even that didn't make our list... (Photo: LAT Photographic)

did a fabulous job holding off Mansell in the closing laps of the 1992 Monaco GP, but even that didn’t make our list… (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Ayrton Senna, who would have been 54 years old today, March 21, 2014, is generally regarded as the greatest Formula One driver to have ever lived.

It is difficult to narrow down Senna’s 162 Grands Prix to just five for this list, but we gave it our best shot:

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Mar 21

Ecclestone admits 2014 could be last year as F1 supremo

F1 supremo, Bernie Ecclestone, at the 2013 Brazilian GP. (Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

F1 supremo, , at the 2013 Brazilian GP. (Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted 2014 could be his last at the helm of .

And he insists that is not because of the Gerhard Gribkowsky corruption scandal, that if found guilty would at best see him fired and at worst land him in a German jail.

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