Lewis Hamilton's hopes of a hat-trick of pole positions disappeared at the Chinese Grand Prix when McLaren said he would collect a five place penalty on the starting grid for an unscheduled gearbox change.
Formula One drivers race in Bahrain while rage boils on the streets outside, among protesters who denounce the Grand Prix as a gaudy spectacle by a ruling family that crushed Arab Spring demonstrations last year.
Sebastian Vettel's 'stab-in-the-back' Malaysian Grand Prix win revived an age-old debate about team orders in Formula One but trust, or the lack of it, could be more of a headache for champions Red Bull in the weeks ahead.
Glamour team Ferrari took the wraps off their new F138 Formula One car today and set their sights on a winning start to the season after turning last year's beast into a beauty.
Lewis Hamilton can be a driving force for Mercedes this season after their strong showing in testing, according to Red Bull principal Christian Horner.
Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel won a controversial Malaysian Grand Prix after defying orders to back off and let Red Bull team mate Mark Webber take the checkered flag ahead of him.
Lewis Hamilton grabbed pole position in his last race for McLaren in Brazil while Red Bull's championship leader Sebastian Vettel qualified well ahead of Ferrari title rival Fernando Alonso.
Germany, represented by Formula One world champions Sebastian Vettel and Michael Schumacher, won the Race of Champions team crown for the sixth successive year in Bangkok today.
Kimi Raikkonen's Lotus team won the race to be first to show off their 2013 Formula One car today with a challenger that put performance over beauty and turned up its nose at cosmetic surgery.
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won the Japanese Grand Prix and blew the Formula One championship wide open with five races remaining after Ferrari's Fernando Alonso spun out at the start.
Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel roared to pole position at the Indian Grand Prix on Saturday as Red Bull flexed their muscles with a third successive one-two sweep in qualifying
Formula One teams face a stiff hike in entry fees for next year's championship with the winning constructor having to pay $6,000 for every point scored this season as well as a basic charge of $500,000.
Formula One championship leader Fernando Alonso will focus his attention on nearest rival Lewis Hamilton at this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix as the Spaniard knows it is impossible to watch everyone.
World champion Sebastian Vettel won an incident-packed Singapore Grand Prix to strengthen his chances of claiming a third successive Formula One title.
Michael Schumacher looked forward to one of his favourite race weekends despite knowing it could be the last Japanese Grand Prix of his Formula One career.
Lewis Hamilton dominated the Hungarian Grand Prix as he led from start to finish to claim his second win of a season that had threatened to fizzle out.
Ferrari's Formula One championship leader Fernando Alonso and McLaren's Lewis Hamilton crashed out of the Belgian Grand Prix at the start.
Formula One heads for the bright lights of Singapore this weekend with the rumour mill sparking as it spins but the driver merry-go-round seemingly stalled until Lewis Hamilton makes his mind up about his future.
Formula One is getting everything in place for a flotation this year but it will only happen when the time is right, the sport's commercial head, Bernie Ecclestone said, signalling that a listing in June was now unlikely.
Ferrari's Formula One championship leader Fernando Alonso defied atrocious conditions to take pole position for the German Grand Prix today.
Spanish test driver Maria De Villota, seriously injured in a crash at the start of this month, is "in good overall shape" and was released from hospital, her Madrid clinic said.
More than 15,000 fans turned out in pouring rain at the Mugello circuit in Italy to see Ferrari's Fernando Alonso lap fastest in Formula One's first mid-season test since 2008.
Lewis Hamilton grabbed McLaren's 150th Formula One pole on Saturday in a Spanish Grand Prix qualifying that left him well-placed to become the fifth different winner in five races.
Pastor Maldonado grabbed an astonishing first Formula One victory in a Spanish Grand Prix thriller that handed former champions Williams their first triumph in 132 races and nearly eight years.
Next week's Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead unless local officials decide otherwise, Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone said.
Germany's Nico Rosberg celebrated the first victory of his Formula One career with a commanding pole-to-flag win for Mercedes in China.
Bahrain riot police fired tear gas and stun grenades at anti-government activists and members of the Force India race team were caught up in a petrol bomb incident as unrest simmered ahead of this weekend's Formula One Grand Prix.
Negotiations to bring Formula One back to Argentina are underway, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced during a ceremony at the Government House. The career would be held in Mar del Plata.
Jenson Button ignored an incident-packed race behind him and calmly steered his McLaren to victory at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix ahead of world champion Sebastian Vettel on Sunday.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso scored a dramatic victory in the Malaysian Grand Prix when the Spaniard denied Sauber's Sergio Perez a first Formula One triumph in a race turned on its head by the weather.
Kimi Raikkonen made himself comfortable again in a Formula One car and looked forward to getting back up to speed in his comeback season with Lotus.
Polish Formula One driver Robert Kubica, who has not raced since a near-fatal crash last February, was taken to hospital in Italy after slipping on a patch of ice and injuring his leg, the ANSA news agency reported.
Kimi Raikkonen's Formula One comeback picked up speed in Valencia when the Finn, returning with Lotus, tested a grand prix car for the first time since 2009.
British racing driver Peter Gethin, winner of Formula One's closest race at Monza in 1971, has died at the age of 71.
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone backed Bahrain to put on an incident-free race next year but agreed that events on the ground could force a re-think.
McLaren will test their 2012 car for the first time at the Jerez circuit in southern Spain on Feb. 7, the Formula One team said. Red Bull, Ferrari announced they will also have their new cars ready test.
Next year's planned US Grand Prix will be cancelled if organisers do not agree a contract and pay fees by the end of next week, Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone told the press.
Lewis Hamilton set the practice pace at the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix with a nod to his late idol Ayrton Senna.
Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado will race for Williams again next season with Finland's Valtteri Bottas handed the role of reserve, the Formula One team said.
Lewis Hamilton moved to patch up relations with Ferrari's Felipe Massa but made clear he would not be fussed if the Brazilian let their Formula One feud fester on.
For the first time this season, McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh enjoyed a Formula One qualifying session without having to make a pitwall lunge for the radio off-button
Next year's scheduled US Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, is looking doubtful, Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Saturday.
Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel chalked up his seventh pole position in eight races this year with a blistering lap as Red Bull swept the front row for Sunday's European Grand Prix.
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel secured the team's 14th pole position in as many races this season when the German world champion led today's qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix.
A 10,000 km dash across two continents translated into a crucial 68 centimetres for Sebastian Vettel at the Japanese Grand Prix.
Nick Heidfeld will replace injured Polish driver Robert Kubica at next month's Bahrain Formula One season-opener, the Renault team said.
World champion Sebastian Vettel stormed to pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix, the German pipping McLaren's Lewis Hamilton on his final flying lap around the Sepang circuit.
The Turkish Formula One Grand Prix faces the axe next year due to a disagreement with Bernie Ecclestone over payments for the race, the head of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce said.
Felipe Massa's Formula One season was so disappointing it was as if he had sent his brother to race for him, Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has complained.
Renault gave Nick Heidfeld's stalled Formula One career a jump start by calling up the German as a possible replacement for injured Polish driver Robert Kubica.
Lewis Hamilton declared his new McLaren a clear step up from last year's race-winning Formula One car after giving it a first test run at Spain's Jerez circuit.