Formula 1: European Commission rejects call for inquiry

The European Commission rejects a call from hundreds of Euro MPs to investigate the takeover of Formula 1 by Liberty Media. Source: BBC F1

Alonso relying on experience after day one setback | 2017 F1 season

Fernando Alonso admitted McLaren’s start to testing was “definitely not perfect” after problems relating to his power unit limited him to just 29 laps on day one. Source: F1 Fanatic

Lewis Hamilton fastest for Mercedes on first pre-season testing day

Mercedes and Ferrari enjoy impressive starts to pre-season testing as Red Bull and McLaren hit trouble. Source: BBC F1

Mercedes impress as Ferrari hit the ground running | 2017 F1 season

Mercedes demonstrated they do not intend to let F1’s new rules disrupt their dominance of the sport in the first test of 2017. Source: F1 Fanatic

F1 teams granted leeway to post social media video in testing

Previously, the commercial rights holder has placed tight restrictions on broadcasting of all video from within the confines of the circuit during testing. But F1 is entering a new era following Liberty Media’s takeover, with the American company keen to exploit digital and social media. It has emerged the teams were contacted by the commercial ...

Wearing HANS wouldn’t have changed injury – Wehrlein

Pascal Wehrlein says the injuries which kept him out of participating in the first test session of 2017 would not have been lessened if he had been wearing a Head And Neck Safety device. Wehrlein did not have a HANS on when he rolled a car while competing in the Race of Champions last month. ...

Rose Garnett Named Head of BBC Films

Rose Garnett Named Head of BBC Films
“Rose will be an exciting new ambassador for BBC Films,” says Charlotte Moore, director of BBC content. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter

F1 2017: First impressions trackside

With this year’s changes designed specifically to improve the show, there is perhaps a greater emphasis than there has been for some time for some time on how the cars actually look. Launches and the odd clip from a filming day gave us some idea of what to expect, but there’s no substitute for getting ...

Magnussen explains turn ten crash | 2017 F1 season

Kevin Magnussen said his crash during his first testing run in the Haas wasn’t a major setback for the team’s programme. Source: F1 Fanatic

Gallery: F1 2017 cars on track in Barcelona test

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