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News - 26 May 2015

Merc: Lewis will recover quickly

26 May - 10:52 - Sky Sports F1

Toto Wolff has no doubts that Lewis Hamilton will recover from his Monaco GP disappointment at the weekend and also denied that Mercedes might do him any “favours” at coming races.

Rachel's diary: Unseen Monaco

26 May - 10:02 - Sky Sports F1

Kimi's softer side, Pastor’s bike and chain-gate! These are all things I would never have seen or known about had I not been back in London for the Monaco Grand Prix, so keep reading because not everything about the weekend appeared on your screens…

Brundle: Lewis holds head high

26 May - 08:34 - Sky Sports F1

It was a rather steady Monaco Grand Prix until a teenager shared a scary shunt with us live on board, and the subsequent 'Virtual' and then actual Safety Car, along with a failed maths test, changed the face of the results.

'No action' to follow F1 test crash

26 May - 06:50 - BBC Formula One

No action is to be taken against the former Marussia Formula 1 team after test driver Maria de Villota suffered a major crash in 2012.

News - 25 May 2015

Brazil, Schumacher & a big hangover

25 May - 06:48 - BBC Formula One

David Coulthard says Lewis Hamilton is tough enough to deal with the Monaco fiasco - and recalls his own disappointments.

Kvyat impresses in Monaco

25 May - 01:12 - Sky Sports F1

Martin Brundle was impressed with Daniil Kvyat’s performance in Monaco after the Russian finished fourth to record the best result of his Formula 1 career.

'Hamilton will recover quickly'

25 May - 11:07 - BBC Formula One

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff feels Lewis Hamilton can return to winning ways after his nightmare in Monaco.

How did Merc get it wrong?

25 May - 10:03 - Sky Sports F1

With 15 laps to go in Sunday’s race, it all looked over.

Nico convinced Lewis would win

25 May - 09:39 - Sky Sports F1

Nico Rosberg says he was convinced Lewis Hamilton would still beat him to victory in the Monaco GP despite his team-mate’s highly controversial extra pitstop.

Papers: Pitiful strategy call

25 May - 09:08 - Sky Sports F1

A feeling of shock and disbelief at Mercedes’ decision to pit Lewis Hamilton in Monaco, costing him victory, dominated Monday’s back pages.

Formula 1 gossip

25 May - 07:35 - BBC Formula One

Ecclestone tells Rosberg why Hamilton is better for business, Horner says Red Bull are not leaving F1, plus more

News - 24 May 2015

Hamilton should have won - Rosberg

24 May - 09:37 - BBC Formula One

Nico Rosberg admits to "mixed" feelings over his Monaco Grand Prix win after a team error costs Lewis Hamilton victory.

'From dominance to desolation'

24 May - 08:54 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton finds strength from despair after Mercedes lose their bearings, says chief F1 writer Andrew Benson.

Verstappen provides F1 excitement

24 May - 07:21 - BBC Formula One

Who needs new rules? Max Verstappen shows racing can be exciting with an inventive and attacking racing in Monaco.

First points for McLaren

24 May - 06:02 - Sky Sports F1

There were mixed emotions for McLaren at the Monaco Grand Prix as Jenson Button picked up the team’s first points of the season, but unreliability once again struck Fernando Alonso.

Alonso criticises 'random' penalty

24 May - 05:51 - BBC Formula One

McLaren's Fernando Alonso criticises the "random" decision to give him a penalty during the Monaco Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Hamilton plays down Mercedes mistake

24 May - 05:50 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton plays down the strategic error that cost him victory in Monaco, saying "these thing happen".

VIDEO: Button: Points are 'stepping stone'

24 May - 05:13 - BBC Formula One

Jenson Button says scoring McLaren's first points of the season is a "stepping stone" for the team.

VIDEO: I was massively lucky - Rosberg

24 May - 05:00 - BBC Formula One

Nico Rosberg says he was "massively lucky" to win the Monaco Grand Prix after a strategic error by his Mercedes team handed him the win.

Pundits: 'Embarrassing for Merc'

24 May - 04:41 - Sky Sports F1

Sky Sports F1’s pundits were at a loss to explain Mercedes’ thinking behind Lewis Hamilton’s race-losing pitstop in the Monaco Grand Prix, with Damon Hill describing the episode as “terribly embarrassing” for the world champions.

Mercedes apologise to Hamilton

24 May - 04:40 - BBC Formula One

Mercedes apologise to Lewis Hamilton for what they admitted was the strategic error that cost him victory in Monaco.

Verstappen hit with grid penalty

24 May - 04:32 - Sky Sports F1

Max Verstappen has been handed a five-place grid penalty for the Canadian Grand Prix after making contact with Romain Grosjean in Monaco.

VIDEO: Strategic error costs Hamilton win

24 May - 04:01 - BBC Formula One

Watch highlights of the Monaco Grand Prix as a strategic error hands Nico Rosberg victory over Lewis Hamilton.

VIDEO: Verstappen crash leads to safety car

24 May - 03:53 - BBC Formula One

Max Verstappen crashes into the back of Romain Grosjean during the Monaco Grand Prix, resulting in the safety car that led to Lewis Hamilton losing the lead.

VIDEO: Hamilton distraught after pit error

24 May - 03:53 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton is visibly distraught after a strategic error by his Mercedes team denies him victory in the Monaco Grand Prix.

WATCH: How the race was lost

24 May - 03:37 - Sky Sports F1

During a late Safety Car period in Monaco, Lewis Hamilton pitted for fresh tyres from the lead of the race.

Hamilton: It was a joint call

24 May - 03:13 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton says he thought Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel were also pitting for fresh tyres in the closing stages of the Monaco GP, as he attempted to shoulder some of the blame for the pit call which cost him victory.

Hamilton: It was a joint call

24 May - 03:13 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton says he thought Nico Rosberg and Sebastian Vettel were pitting for fresh tyres leading to a joint call between he and Mercedes to stop during a late safety car, a move which cost him victory in Monaco.

Merc 'got the maths wrong'

24 May - 03:10 - Sky Sports F1

An apologetic Toto Woff admitted Mercedes had “got the maths wrong” after a disastrous strategy call robbed Lewis Hamilton of victory, and the team a one-two finish, in the Monaco GP.

Hamilton upset as Rosberg wins

24 May - 02:04 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton is denied victory in the Monaco Grand Prix because of a strategic error by his Mercedes team.

Mercedes error costs Lewis

24 May - 01:45 - Sky Sports F1

Nico Rosberg won the Monaco GP for the third successive year but only after an inexplicable Mercedes mistake cost Lewis Hamilton a certain victory.

2015 Monaco GP - Recap

24 May - 10:46 - Sky Sports F1

All the reaction as Mercedes' strategic blunder costs Lewis Hamilton a second Monaco career win in a dramatic race.

Formula 1 gossip

24 May - 07:47 - BBC Formula One

Max Verstappen aims for top-five in Monaco qualifying, Mika Hakkinen on knowing every bump of the track, plus more.

Hamilton ready to capitalise

24 May - 06:46 - Sky Sports F1

After breaking his qualifying duck at the Monaco GP, Lewis Hamilton is keen to capitalise on pole position and race to his second victory here on Sunday.

News - 23 May 2015

VIDEO: Inside F1 on Hamilton's pole

23 May - 06:17 - BBC Formula One

Lee McKenzie hosts Inside F1 in the company of Allan McNish following qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix.

VIDEO: 'Monaco pole a long time coming'

23 May - 05:27 - BBC Formula One

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says his first pole position in Monte Carlo has been "a long time coming".

Monaco: The beauty and the romance

23 May - 05:04 - BBC Formula One

Peruse our gallery of one of the most visually captivating events on the sporting calendar at majestic Monte Carlo.

Job not even half done - Hamilton

23 May - 05:02 - BBC Formula One

Pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton says he is expecting a tough fight to take his first Monaco Grand Prix win in seven years.

WATCH: Brundle tests 18-inch tyres

23 May - 04:12 - Sky Sports F1

Martin Brundle takes to the track at Monaco to test a GP2 car on 18-inch tyres as F1 considers moving to bigger rims in 2017.

Ricciardo rues miscommunication

23 May - 04:07 - Sky Sports F1

Daniel Ricciardo reckons he could have started the Monaco GP third on the grid ahead of Sebastian Vettel but for a miscommunication with his Red Bull team in qualifying.

VIDEO: F1's proposed rule changes explained

23 May - 03:33 - BBC Formula One

Tom Clarkson asks some of Formula 1's top figures their thoughts on proposed rule changes for the 2017 season.

F1 refuelling plans to be dropped?

23 May - 03:32 - BBC Formula One

Formula 1 teams express concerns about the cost of reintroducing refuelling with proposals likely to be dropped.

VIDEO: Watch Hamilton's Monaco pole lap

23 May - 03:00 - BBC Formula One

Watch Lewis Hamilton's flying lap as he took his first-ever pole position around the streets of Monte Carlo ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Stylish Hamilton earns Monaco pole

23 May - 03:00 - BBC Formula One

Watch Lewis Hamilton earn a stylish first pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix, beating Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg by 0.342 seconds.

Sainz demoted to pit lane

23 May - 02:49 - Sky Sports F1

Toro Rosso’s Carlos Sainz will start from the pit lane in Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix after being penalised for failing to stop for the weighbridge during qualifying.

Alonso: I could've been sixth

23 May - 02:46 - Sky Sports F1

Fernando Alonso believes he could have qualified as high as sixth place for the Monaco GP had McLaren’s “too fragile” MP4-30 not run into yet more mechanical problems in Q2.

Hamilton: Still work to do

23 May - 02:03 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton was delighted to finally break his Monaco qualifying duck, but knows he still has work to do to convert it into victory.

Hamilton takes first Monaco pole

23 May - 01:32 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton scores pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix for the first time in his career in convincing style.

Hamilton on Monaco pole

23 May - 11:56 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton finally broke his Monaco GP qualifying hoodoo to deny team-mate Nico Rosberg a pole position hat-trick for F1’s most famous race.

Monaco GP Qualifying - Recap

23 May - 10:40 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton makes it third time lucky against Nico Rosberg in Monaco qualifying. Relive the best bits.

Vettel tops final Monaco practice

23 May - 10:35 - BBC Formula One

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel pips the Mercedes drivers in final practice at the Monaco Grand Prix, after Lewis Hamilton had dominated.

P3: Vettel heads Hamilton

23 May - 09:28 - Sky Sports F1

Sebastian Vettel was fastest in final practice at the Monaco GP ahead of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton on Saturday morning.

News - 22 May 2015

VIDEO: Inside F1 - Monaco practice and news

22 May - 06:16 - BBC Formula One

Lee McKenzie is joined by Eddie Jordan for Inside F1 as they look back at Thursday practice from Monaco and all the latest news from the paddock.

'McLaren making progress'

22 May - 05:27 - Sky Sports F1

Jenson Button says McLaren it is an exciting time to be at McLaren as they make "massive strides" forward each weekend.

WATCH: The winning mentality

22 May - 03:03 - Sky Sports F1

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Sky Sports Thierry Henry discuss the winning mentality and why being a bad loser isn't necessarily a bad thing.

WATCH: The winning mentality

22 May - 03:03 - Sky Sports F1

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Sky Sports' Thierry Henry discuss the winning mentality and why being a bad loser isn't necessarily a bad thing.

Monaco is hell, says Villeneuve

22 May - 02:55 - BBC Formula One

Former Formula 1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve has described the Monaco Grand Prix as "hell".

Hamilton figures ‘nonsense’

22 May - 02:42 - Sky Sports F1

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has described some of the figures estimating the worth of Lewis Hamilton’s new contract as “nonsense”.

F1 tyre contract out to tender

22 May - 02:39 - Sky Sports F1

The FIA have officially put the contract to be F1’s sole tyre supplier in 2017, 2018 and 2019 out to tender.

'Bottas interest not surprising'

22 May - 01:05 - Sky Sports F1

Pat Symond’s isn’t surprised Valtteri Bottas is attracting the interest of other teams but hopes the Finn can see the long-term potential at Williams.

'F1 needs to bring back fear factor'

22 May - 12:00 - BBC Formula One

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel says Formula 1 cars need to have the fear factor brought back for drivers.

Exclusive: Max Verstappen Q&A

22 May - 11:11 - Sky Sports F1

It's already been quite some debut for Max Verstappen at the Monaco Grand Prix. Finishing second to Lewis Hamilton in opening practice on Thursday was arguably the most impressive display yet by the 17-year-old, whose confident - and quick - arrival in F1 has already belied his youth.

Bianchi's condition is 'stagnant'

22 May - 08:38 - Sky Sports F1

Jules Bianchi’s father has said that his condition is “stagnant” and admitted that the Frenchman’s family must therefore consider the worst possible outcome.

VIDEO: Fans have their say on F1 changes

22 May - 06:51 - BBC Formula One

BBC F1 pit lane reporter Tom Clarkson has been speaking to fans at the Monaco Grand Prix about what they think should be done to improve Formula 1.

News - 21 May 2015

'Bianchi situation is stagnant'

21 May - 10:35 - BBC Formula One

The family of F1 driver Jules Bianchi are still hoping for miracle but admit the situation has become "stagnant".

VIDEO: GPDA launches global fan survey

21 May - 06:31 - BBC Formula One

The Grand Prix Drivers' Association launches a global fan survey to try to find ways to improve Formula 1.

How to make Formula 1 more exciting?

21 May - 06:04 - BBC Formula One

From giving every driver the same car to deadly tortoise shells - you tell us your suggestions for how to make F1 more exciting.

F1 drivers launch global fans survey

21 May - 05:35 - BBC Formula One

Formula 1 drivers launch a global fan survey that they hope might help shape the future of the sport.

Ecclestone challenges £1bn tax move

21 May - 05:32 - BBC Formula One

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone goes to court to challenge the legal basis of assessments that have left him facing a UK tax claim of more than £1bn.

F1 drivers launch fan survey

21 May - 04:49 - Sky Sports F1

F1’s drivers have taken the unprecedented step of launching a survey to find out what the sport’s fans want it to be like in the future.

‘Strategy Group not fit for purpose’

21 May - 04:38 - Sky Sports F1

F1 team bosses, including Red Bull’s Christian Horner, have called for an overhaul of the sport’s rule-making process after admitting that their inclusion in the Strategy Group is preventing changes from being made.

'Super' Verstappen praised

21 May - 03:59 - Sky Sports F1

F1 team bosses have showered praise on Max Verstappen after the teenager starred on his debut around Monaco’s street circuit.

VIDEO: Hamilton fastest in rain-hit practice

21 May - 03:30 - BBC Formula One

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton sets the fastest time in a rain-hit second practice for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Refuelling won't help, says Horner

21 May - 03:24 - BBC Formula One

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says that the plan to re-introduce refuelling to Formula 1 may be a mistake.

WATCH: Thrills and spills

21 May - 03:13 - Sky Sports F1

A number of drivers were caught out by the slippery track conditions in Monaco practice as the race weekend got underway.

Hamilton: More to come

21 May - 02:41 - Sky Sports F1

Thursday pacesetter Lewis Hamilton says there is still more to come as he looks for a new way to win in Monaco.

Hamilton seals Monaco practice double

21 May - 01:50 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton finishes seven-tenths clear of the pack in a rain-hit second practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix.

P2: Lewis ahead as rain arrives

21 May - 12:55 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton achieved the “perfect” start to the Monaco GP weekend he wished for by doubling up on fastest practice times – although the world champion and the rest of the field completed scant running in P2 courtesy of rain showers.

VIDEO: Verstappen shines in first practice

21 May - 11:30 - BBC Formula One

Max Verstappen steals the show in first practice for the Monaco Grand Prix by setting the second-fastest time behind Lewis Hamilton.

Monaco Grand Prix in numbers

21 May - 11:29 - BBC Formula One

BBC Sport picks out some alternative statistics about one of the wealthiest and driver-heavy places on Earth.

Horner questions refuelling

21 May - 11:01 - Sky Sports F1

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has questioned whether the return of mid-race refuelling would succeed in spicing up the racing in F1.

Hamilton tops first Monaco practice

21 May - 09:48 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton sets the pace with an impressive showing in first practice at the Monaco GP, with rookie Max Verstappen second.

P1: Lewis leads Verstappen

21 May - 09:13 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton set the pace in opening practice for the Monaco GP on Thursday morning, with Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg down in ninth.

News - 20 May 2015

VIDEO: How would drivers improve Formula 1?

20 May - 08:17 - BBC Formula One

Formula 1 drivers give their views on what could be done to improve the show following the announcement of planned rule changes.

VIDEO: How to be meticulous in Monaco

20 May - 07:59 - BBC Formula One

BBC Sport's Allan McNish looks back on Nico Rosberg's 2014 Monaco pole and analyses what makes the perfect lap in Monte Carlo.

'Mercedes deal was never in doubt'

20 May - 07:48 - BBC Formula One

Lewis Hamilton on his new Mercedes contract, a point to prove at Monaco and Ayrton Senna's out-of-body experience.

Ricciardo: It’s not just Renault

20 May - 05:41 - Sky Sports F1

Daniel Ricciardo says that Red Bull's woes cannot solely be laid at Renault's door, with their chassis also to blame for the former world champions' current lack of pace.

F1 has been getting it wrong - Alonso

20 May - 05:36 - BBC Formula One

Fernando Alonso says rule changes planned for 2017 are an admission F1 has been going "in the wrong direction".

Drivers give plans the thumbs up

20 May - 04:23 - Sky Sports F1

Perhaps unsurprisingly, drivers have voiced their support for plans to make F1 cars much faster than the current crop the season after next.

Monaco GP P2 - Recap

20 May - 03:24 - Sky Sports F1

The story of how Practice Two unfolded in Monte Carlo where Lewis Hamilton was quickest again.

Monaco GP P1 - Recap

20 May - 03:24 - Sky Sports F1

Follow the story of a typically action-filled opening session from Monaco as debutant Max Verstappen starred.

WATCH: The F1 Debate

20 May - 02:49 - Sky Sports F1

Despite gentle speculation that he could consider a new challenge at Ferrari, Lewis Hamilton confirmed what most fully expected ahead of the Monaco GP – he is staying at Mercedes for a further three seasons.

Lewis not expecting qualy repeat

20 May - 02:04 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton does not expect a repeat of last year’s qualifying "episode” with team-mate Nico Rosberg at the Monaco GP but is undecided on whether to go first or second in the crucial pole shoot-out.

Lewis not expecting qualy repeat

20 May - 02:04 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton doesn’t expect a repeat of last year’s qualifying "episode” with team-mate Nico Rosberg at the Monaco GP, but is undecided on whether to go first or second in the crucial pole shootout.

'Dennis taken out of context'

20 May - 01:53 - Sky Sports F1

McLaren have insisted that reported criticisms of Eric Boullier made by chairman Ron Dennis have been taken out of context.

Hamilton signs new Mercedes deal

20 May - 11:48 - BBC Formula One

Britain's two-time world champion Lewis Hamilton signs a new three-year Mercedes contract worth up to £27m.

Who's a done deal for 2016?

20 May - 11:00 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes have finally ended weeks of anticipation by finally signing a contract which keeps 2014's title-winning partnership in tandem.

Hamilton signs new Merc deal

20 May - 10:00 - Sky Sports F1

Lewis Hamilton will stay at Mercedes until at least the end of the 2018 season after signing a new contract which is set to make him Britain's best-paid sportsman.