Formula 1
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)

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

McLaren has chimed in on the fuel flow controversy.

After Daniel Ricciardo was disqualified in Melbourne, Red Bull 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 Mercedes and Ferrari backed the FIA in the wake of the ruling, while the sensor supplier Gill insisted it has the full support of Formula 1′s governing body.

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)

Daniel Ricciardo 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.

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)

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)

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:

Mar 21

Expert alarmed at Schumacher’s excessive weight loss

Michael Schumacher has been in a coma for 12 weeks. (Photo: Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images)

Michael Schumacher has been in hospital since December 29, 2013. (Photo: Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images)

An expert has admitted he is alarmed by reports Michael Schumacher has lost a quarter of his body weight while laying comatose in France.

Although the great German’s family manager Sabine Kehm and close friend Jean Todt insist they have not given up on the hope of full recovery, almost 12 weeks have now passed since the former Ferrari and Mercedes driver’s skiing fall.