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News - 27 March 2015

VIDEO: Will Red Bull and Renault split?

27 March - 02:11 - BBC Formula One

Tom Clarkson is joined by Allan McNish for Inside F1 as they discuss the relationship between Red Bull and Renault.

Renault considers quitting Formula 1

27 March - 12:06 - BBC Formula One

Renault is considering whether to buy a team and become a constructor again or pull out of F1 altogether.

Hamilton left 'heavily compromised'

27 March - 11:50 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton says his preparations for the Malaysian Grand Prix have been "heavily compromised" by reliability problems.

Progress for struggling McLaren

27 March - 10:43 - Sky Sports F1

Despite remaining almost three seconds off the pace, McLaren are optimistic they are closing in on the midfield pack after a small but significant improvement in Friday practice at Sepang.

Formula 1 gossip

27 March - 10:41 - BBC Formula One

Hamilton's helmet bother, Grosjean stays positive, Horner's admission, Rosberg's 'publicity stunt', plus more.

Teams agree extra engine

27 March - 10:11 - Sky Sports F1

F1 teams have agreed to increase their engine allocation from four to five power units during the 2015 season.

Renault: F1 exit possible

27 March - 10:09 - Sky Sports F1

Renault’s Cyril Abiteboul says all options are open for the French manufacturer – including, after a tough start to the new season, a withdrawal from F1.

Renault: All options are open

27 March - 10:09 - Sky Sports F1

Renault’s Cyril Abiteboul says that all options are open for the French manufacturer right now – including, after a tough start to the new season, a withdrawal from Formula 1.

VIDEO: Hamilton sets pace in searing heat

27 March - 09:23 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton sets the fastest time in second practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix despite a session punctuated by technical problems.

Ferrari close the gap to Mercedes

27 March - 08:58 - Sky Sports F1

Mercedes are under genuine threat from Ferrari in the Malaysia GP, according to the Sky Sports F1 punditry team.

VIDEO: Classic F1 - Malaysia 2007

27 March - 08:33 - BBC Formula One

Watch highlights from the 2007 Malaysian Grand Prix as Fernando Alonso wins his first race for McLaren, leading home team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who holds off a strong challenge from Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen.

How F1 is shaping English football

27 March - 08:24 - BBC Formula One

What can big names in English football hoping to forge a career in management learn from changing tyres in Formula 1?

Hamilton chasing more speed

27 March - 08:17 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton admits Ferrari’s strong pace relative to Mercedes in practice at Sepang came as a surprise but says he has plenty of improvements to find after a disjointed opening day.

Hamilton quickest despite problems

27 March - 07:54 - BBC Formula One

Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton sets fastest time in second practice despite a series of technical problems.

Hamilton edges out Ferrari

27 March - 07:18 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton set the pace in Friday practice at the Malaysia GP despite a truncated day's running for the world champion at Sepang.

VIDEO: Rosberg quickest as Alonso returns

27 March - 05:31 - BBC Formula One

Watch highlights as Fernando Alonso returns to F1 action in first practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Hamilton hits trouble in practice

27 March - 03:42 - BBC Formula One

Nico Rosberg sets the pace in first practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton hits car trouble.

P1: Mixed fortunes at Mercedes

27 March - 03:22 - Sky Sports F1

The Mercedes drivers suffered a Practice One of sharply contrasting fortunes at the Malaysia GP as Nico Rosberg set the pace while Lewis Hamilton ran into engine problems inside four laps.

P1: Mixed fortunes at Mercedes

27 March - 03:22 - Sky Sports F1

The Mercedes drivers suffered a Practice One of sharply contrasting fortunes at the Malaysia GP as Nico Rosberg set a commanding pace while Lewis Hamilton ran into engine problems inside four laps.

VIDEO: Engine problem stops Hamilton on track

27 March - 03:14 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton stops his Mercedes out on track during first practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

News - 26 March 2015

VIDEO: F1 forecast

26 March - 05:38 - BBC Formula One

Ian Fergusson looks at the forecast as the F1 teams head to Sepang for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Revealed: How Rosberg keeps his cool

26 March - 04:06 - BBC Formula One

Nico Rosberg says he's taken to wearing sanitary towels inside his helmet to combat the heat of an F1 cockpit.

BBC Sport's beginner's guide to F1

26 March - 02:44 - BBC Formula One

The new Formula 1 season begins in Australia this weekend. Here's our beginner's guide for newcomers to the sport.

VIDEO: Hamilton hits back at Mercedes critics

26 March - 01:50 - BBC Formula One

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has hit back at critics of the team's success in Formula 1 after Red Bull boss Christian Horner recently called for "equalisation" measures to reign in last year's world champions.

Malaysia GP P2 - Recap

26 March - 01:03 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton bounces back from power unit problems to go top of the times despite lack of laps.

Malaysia GP Practice 1 - Live!

26 March - 01:03 - Sky Sports F1

Fernando Alonso returns to action for McLaren at Sepang as the Malayisa GP weekend gets underway.

F1 competition is fair - Hamilton

26 March - 12:17 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton on his winning start, why equalising F1 engines would be unfair, Alonso's return - and Jeremy Clarkson.

Alonso, Bottas cleared to return

26 March - 11:51 - BBC Formula One

Fernando Alonso and Valtteri Bottas are cleared by doctors to return for this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix.

Car had a steering problem - Alonso

26 March - 11:17 - BBC Formula One

Fernando Alonso says his pre-season test crash was caused by a steering problem and rejects reports he woke up thinking he was 15.

VIDEO: Alonso has 'no doubts' on race return

26 March - 11:08 - BBC Formula One

Fernando Alonso says he has "no doubts" about returning to action for McLaren at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix after his pre-season crash.

Sutil named Williams reserve driver

26 March - 10:50 - BBC Formula One

Former Force India and Sauber driver Adrian Sutil is named as reserve driver at Williams for the 2015 season.

Sutil new Williams reserve

26 March - 10:08 - Sky Sports F1

Sauber exile Adrian Sutil has joined Williams as the Grove team’s new reserve driver for 2015.

Ricciardo: Frustration to blame

26 March - 09:48 - Sky Sports F1

Daniel Ricciardo has blamed the war of words between Red Bull and Renault on “frustration” and called on them to pull together and improve their competitiveness, starting in Malaysia this weekend.

Button: We'll still be last

26 March - 09:47 - Sky Sports F1

Jenson Button has warned that McLaren will still be at the back of the grid in Malaysia despite predicting "a good gain in performance".

Merc duo talk up Ferrari threat

26 March - 09:43 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have ramped up the pressure and expectancy on Ferrari by suggesting that the Scuderia are capable of challenging Mercedes’ Formula 1 hegemony in 2015.

Rosberg's in a sweat

26 March - 09:06 - Sky Sports F1

Nico Rosberg has revealed that he wears a woman's sanitary towel inside his crash helmet to absorb sweat.

Nico targets perfect weekend

26 March - 09:06 - Sky Sports F1

Nico Rosberg says he needs a perfect weekend in Malaysia if he is to beat Lewis Hamilton to victory in Sepang.

McLaren & Alonso's explanations

26 March - 08:18 - Sky Sports F1

McLaren, team boss Ron Dennis, and Fernando Alonso have all provided explanations for the Spaniard’s crash during testing in Barcelona on February 22 and the after-effects.

Alonso: Steering locked for crash

26 March - 07:29 - Sky Sports F1

Fernando Alonso has contradicted McLaren's explanation for his accident in testing and insisted that the crash was caused by a steering lock.

Alonso: Steering locked for crash

26 March - 07:29 - Sky Sports F1

Fernando Alonso has contradicted McLaren's official explanation for his accident in testing and insisted that the crash was caused by a steering lock.

Alonso: Steering locked for crash

26 March - 07:29 - Sky Sports F1

Fernando Alonso has contradicted McLaren's official explanation for his accident in testing and revealed the crash was caused by a steering lock.

Bottas won't need surgery

26 March - 07:20 - Sky Sports F1

Valtteri Bottas says he is pain free and won’t require surgery on a back injury which kept him out of the season-opening Australian GP.

Bottas won't need surgery

26 March - 07:20 - Sky Sports F1

Valtteri Bottas says he is pain free and won’t require surgery on a back injury which kept him out of the season-opening Australian GP.

Alonso, Bottas clear for Sepang

26 March - 05:45 - Sky Sports F1

Fernando Alonso and Valtteri Bottas have been cleared to race in this weekend's Malaysia Grand Prix.

Alonso, Bottas clear for Sepang

26 March - 05:45 - Sky Sports F1

Fernando Alonso and Valtteri Bottas have been cleared to race in this weekend's Malaysia Grand Prix.

News - 25 March 2015

German GP fate saddens Nico

25 March - 05:16 - Sky Sports F1

A disappointed Nico Rosberg has admitted that it “feels wrong” that his home German GP will not take place this season.

VIDEO: Classic F1 - Malaysia 2009

25 March - 03:55 - BBC Formula One

Jenson Button wins the Malaysian Grand Prix as the race is abandoned because of heavy rain. (UK users only)

Red Bull's Newey accused of lying

25 March - 02:32 - BBC Formula One

Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul accuses Red Bull's Adrian Newey of lying after he blamed the car's problems on the engine.

'F1 teams must pull together'

25 March - 11:04 - Sky Sports F1

John Watson says F1 teams need to pull together for the good of the sport as it can’t survive with “just four big teams”.

Gloves come off at Renault

25 March - 09:50 - Sky Sports F1

Renault have hit back at Red Bull, accusing the former world champions of “lying” and denying their engine is solely to blame for the team’s poor start to the season.

Alonso to face media

25 March - 09:37 - Sky Sports F1

Fernando Alonso will face the media for the first time since his accident during testing in Thursday’s Drivers’ Press Conference ahead of the Malaysia GP.

News - 24 March 2015

Malaysian GP coverage details

24 March - 07:47 - BBC Formula One

All the key times for live coverage of the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend across BBC TV, radio and online.

Rosberg must fire back in Sepang

24 March - 04:32 - BBC Formula One

Allan McNish on the prospect of a Nico Rosberg revival, Fernando Alonso's return and Red Bull feeling the heat.

Hamilton's brother to race in BTCC

24 March - 04:16 - BBC Formula One

Nicolas Hamilton, younger brother of double F1 world champion Lewis, becomes first disabled driver in the BTCC.

Hamilton: Unfair to curb Merc

24 March - 01:58 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton says it would be unfair if F1’s current technical regulations were amended to curb Mercedes’ current domination.

Alonso braced for 'tough' week

24 March - 01:51 - Sky Sports F1

Fernando Alonso is bracing himself for a “tough” weekend in Malaysia as he embarks on his F1 comeback after suffering concussion in a pre-season testing accident.

Malaysia GP talking points

24 March - 10:17 - Sky Sports F1

The big topics of debate ahead of this weekend's race at Sepang

Malaysian GP - all you need to know

24 March - 09:05 - BBC Formula One

BBC Sport picks out some of the key statistics in the build-up to Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang Circuit.

Hamilton deal nears completion

24 March - 08:17 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton hopes his new deal with Mercedes will be signed before this weekend’s Malaysia Grand Prix.

News - 23 March 2015

Vettel invited to Merc debrief

23 March - 04:10 - Sky Sports F1

Nico Rosberg has reiterated his "official invitation" to Sebastian Vettel to join Mercedes’ engineering debrief at this week’s Malaysia GP.

Bottas facing fitness test

23 March - 03:30 - Sky Sports F1

Valtteri Bottas will have to pass a medical examination on Thursday before being permitted to drive in this week’s Malaysia GP, his Williams team have confirmed.

Alonso recalls 'heavy' steering

23 March - 03:10 - Sky Sports F1

An additional sensor has been fitted to Fernando Alonso’s McLaren after the Spaniard reported recalling a 'a sense of ‘heavy’ steering’ just before his crash in testing at Barcelona a month ago.

Bottas in 'top shape' for Malaysia

23 March - 01:48 - BBC Formula One

Williams's Valtteri Bottas expects to race in Malaysia after overcoming the back injury that ruled him out of Melbourne.

Lotus target gap to Williams

23 March - 01:01 - Sky Sports F1

Lotus believe they would have beaten Red Bull in the Australian GP but for a pair of calamities at the start of the 2015 season curtain raiser and have targeted closing the gap to Williams in Malaysia.

News - 22 March 2015

Alonso given green light

22 March - 10:59 - Sky Sports F1

Fernando Alonso has been given the green light to travel to the Malaysia Grand Prix after passing medical tests.

Alonso given green light

22 March - 10:59 - Sky Sports F1

Fernando Alonso has been given the green light to travel to the Malaysian Grand Prix after passing medical tests.

Alonso set for Malaysia comeback

22 March - 08:14 - BBC Formula One

Fernando Alonso is closer to an F1 return at the Malaysian Grand Prix next weekend after having medical tests.

Formula 1 gossip

22 March - 08:02 - BBC Formula One

Fernando Alonso to have tests at Cambridge University, Mercedes offer to help cover costs of German Grand Prix, plus more.

News - 20 March 2015

VIDEO: F1 news: Van der Garde's £11m pay-off

20 March - 06:50 - BBC Formula One

BBC F1 pit-lane reporter Tom Clarkson takes a look at some of the top news stories unfolding after the first race of the 2015 season.

German Grand Prix dropped

20 March - 06:11 - Sky Sports F1

The FIA announced on Friday that there will be no German GP this year, reducing the season’s F1 calendar to 19 races.

German Grand Prix cut from schedule

20 March - 06:03 - BBC Formula One

The German Grand Prix is cut from the F1 calendar for 2015 after Hockenheim fails to step in for the Nurburgring.

Ricciardo feeling optimistic

20 March - 05:15 - Sky Sports F1

Daniel Ricciardo hopes Red Bull can have a much "smoother" race in next week’s Malaysia GP after their difficulties in Melbourne.

Bottas confident of Malaysia return

20 March - 10:24 - BBC Formula One

Williams driver Valtteri Bottas says he is making progress from a back injury that forced him to miss the Australian GP.

Bottas making progress

20 March - 09:33 - Sky Sports F1

Valtteri Bottas says he is making progress overcoming the back injury he suffered in Australia and fully intends racing in next weekend’s Malaysian GP.