Reuters Formula One correspondent. Any views expressed are my own, not those of my employer.

Lotus head for Monza hoping for good news

reuters.com — Despite the positive news, confirmed by a spokesman, the British-based team still face an uncertain future with their longer-term hopes seemingly pinned on former owners Renault riding to the rescue. Speculation about the team's survival has grown since last month's Belgian Grand Prix, where bailiffs moved to impound the cars after Frenchman Romain Grosjean had finished a strong third.

Relations with Rossi better than ever, says Lorenzo

uk.reuters.com — LONDON Jorge Lorenzo says he is getting on better than ever with Yamaha team mate Valentino Rossi despite going into Sunday's British Grand Prix with the pair tied at the top of the MotoGP championship.

Hamilton wonders if it is all some crazy dream

in.reuters.com — LONDON As Lewis Hamilton gets closer to matching the Formula One achievements of his great hero Ayrton Senna, so the sense of unreality -- that he might be caught up in some crazy daydream -- grows in his mind.

Hamilton wonders if it is all some crazy dream

reuters.com — On Sunday, the 30-year-old Briton won the Belgian Grand Prix and in the process matched the late Brazilian's tally of 80 podium appearances. If the Mercedes driver keeps on going at his current pace -- with 10 pole positions in 11 races and six wins so far this year -- he will join Senna as a triple world champion before the end of the season.

Troubled Lotus hoping for Renault takeover

uk.reuters.com — SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium Romain Grosjean's third place in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix was just what Lotus needed as they wait for Renault to decide whether to buy back the troubled Formula One team. With bailiffs seeking to impound the team's cars after the race at Spa, trackside operations director Alan Permane was open about the situation.

Analysis - Formula One counts its lucky stars

uk.reuters.com — SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium Formula One can count its lucky stars after Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg escaped unscathed from high-speed tyre blowouts at the Belgian Grand Prix. Had the incidents involving Germany's top two current drivers happened moments earlier, the sport could have been heading for a very dark place indeed so soon after the death of French racer Jules Bianchi.

Analysis: Formula One counts its lucky stars

in.reuters.com — SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium Formula One can count its lucky stars after Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg escaped unscathed from high-speed tyre blowouts at the Belgian Grand Prix. Had the incidents involving Germany's top two current drivers happened moments earlier, the sport could have been heading for a very dark place indeed so soon after the death of French racer Jules Bianchi.

Williams to review procedures after tyre gaffe

reuters.com — Bottas, who had started in third place, was handed a drive-through penalty after the team gave him three soft tyres and a medium at his first stop -- an error evident to television viewers given that the tyre walls are colour-coded.

Grosjean banishes the spectre of Spa

reuters.com — In 2012, the Frenchman -- subsequently dubbed a 'first lap nutcase' by Australian Mark Webber -- was banned for one race after he caused a pile-up at the start of that year's Belgian Grand Prix. Grosjean's Lotus was launched into the air after banging wheels with current world champion Lewis Hamilton, skimming across Fernando Alonso's Ferrari and narrowly missing the Spaniard's head.

Russian GP could become night race in 2017

uk.reuters.com — SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium The Russian Grand Prix could become a night race as early as 2017, according to Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone and organisers. "We've talked about it. Maybe in 2017 -- So you know you can book your tickets for the next 10 years," Ecclestone told reporters at the Belgian Grand Prix.
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Sep 01, 2015

RT @atahanc07: @alanbaldwinf1 By the way the circuit owner, CEO of Intercity wants to bring F1 to Turkey back. But the government doesn't lean towards.

Sep 01, 2015

That includes a round of the FIA world rallycross championship next month and Istanbul 12 Hours race.

Sep 01, 2015

The Intercity website intercitypark.com makes clear there is quite a lot of activity scheduled, including races and track days.

Sep 01, 2015

Intrigued by excitable reports that Istanbul Park circuit is to become a used car dealership. I suspect this may not be quite as it sounds.

Sep 01, 2015

@NobleF1 I'm still working on locating the merry-go-round. I'll keep you posted.

Sep 01, 2015

Big news from @ForceIndiaF1 with @NicoHulkenberg signing on for two more years. The driver merry-go-round seems to have the handbrake on.

Aug 27, 2015

UPDATE 1-Marchionne ready to take over as Ferrari CEO before IPO -sources reut.rs/1K8Lm3g via @Reuters

Aug 26, 2015

Been focusing more on MotoGP today. Should be a cracking race on Sunday.


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