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

UPDATE 1-Motor racing-Crisis deepens at Caterham Formula One team

uk.reuters.com — Caterham management threaten to walk away * Argument over team ownership explodes * Former owner Fernandes says claims are 'garbage' (Adds Fernandes reaction, Ravetto quotes) By Alan Baldwin LONDON, Oct 22 (Reuters) - The Caterham Formula One team looked close to collapse on Wednesday with management threatening to walk away and take legal action against Malaysian founder Tony Fernandes.

Caterham management threaten to walk away from F1 team

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Toru Hanai 1 of 2. Caterham Formula One driver Kamui Kobayashi of Japan drives during the second practice session of the Japanese F1 Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit October 3, 2014. A team statement said all options were being explored and indicated legal action would be taken against Fernandes.

Caterham F1 team face battle over cars

reuters.com — Team sources disputed that, however, and said they should not be affected by legal action involving a separate company to the one that holds the official entry rights to the championship and owns the cars.

Mercedes fight to retain engine rules

bdlive.co.za — LONDON - Dominant Mercedes plan to block an attempt by Formula One rivals to relax the rules and allow engine development during the season. The engines are "frozen" in-season to keep costs down after the introduction of costly new V6 turbo hybrid power units this year.

Motor racing-Montezemolo says Alonso is leaving Ferrari

in.reuters.com — LONDON Oct 15 (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari at the end of the season because he wants a fresh environment and needs to be winning again, the Formula One team's ex-chairman Luca di Montezemolo said on Wednesday.

Mercedes oppose move to free up engine development

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Maxim Shemetov Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain speeds during the first Russian Grand Prix in Sochi October 12, 2014. The engine rules are currently 'frozen' in-season to keep costs down after the introduction of costly new V6 turbo hybrid power units this year.

UPDATE 1-Motor racing-Bianchi will keep fighting, says father

in.reuters.com — Team says driver remains critical but stable * Father says its a miracle Bianchi still alive (Adds team statement) By Alan Baldwin LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Critically injured French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi will not give up his fight for life but the situation remains desperate, his father Philippe said on Tuesday.

Pirelli tire choice for Brazil unacceptable: Massa

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Toru Hanai Williams Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil speaks to the media upon his arrival at the Suzuka circuit in Suzuka, western Japan, October 2, 2014, ahead of Sunday's Japanese F1 Grand Prix.

Motor racing-Pirelli tire choice for Brazil unacceptable: Massa

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Maxim Shemetov Williams Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil attends the third free practice session at the Russian F1 Grand Prix in the Sochi Autodrom circuit on October 11, 2014. The Italian company announced last week it would be taking its two hardest compounds to Interlagos -- the hard and medium tires -- due to the high energy demands of the anti-clockwise Sao Paulo circuit.

Mercedes braced for a nail-biting finale

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Laszlo Balogh Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates with the trophy after winning the first Russian Grand Prix in Sochi October 12, 2014. "If you look at the points, we have made a massive step towards the drivers' title," said Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff after the team's ninth one-two and 13th win of the season in Sunday's inaugural Russian Grand Prix.
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Oct 23, 2014

A Caterham update will be out shortly. I have spoken to the administrators of CSL about the next steps.

Oct 23, 2014

This is where we left it with @CaterhamF1 yesterday. More to come today. Feel for staff. reut.rs/1wdEs4Z

Oct 22, 2014

RT @tonyfernandes: If you buy something you should pay for it. Quite simple

Oct 22, 2014

Tonight's Caterham story. Yesterday's was an indication of where it was heading reut.rs/12dfjef

Oct 21, 2014

RT @GMeenaghan: Oops. @insidewldftball: Lazio's Keita Balde Diao wrote off his Lamborghini by crashing into a bridge in Rome. pic.twitter.com/mITzu3i4Ag

Oct 21, 2014

Ross Brawn is entering the Nov. 2 London-Brighton veteran car run in his 1904 Wilson-Pilcher. It's a beauty. bit.ly/1w1PtpU

Oct 21, 2014

Total CEO Christophe de Margerie killed when private jet collides with snow plough in Moscow reut.rs/1r7mKJt

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