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

Formula One boss rebuffs $400 mln BayernLB claim

in.reuters.com — MUNICH/GREATER NOIDA INDIA Oct 25 (Reuters) - German Landesbank BayernLB is seeking $400 million in damages from Bernie Ecclestone, a move the Formula One motor racing chief said he would fight in court if need be. BayernLB said on Thursday it had approached Ecclestone's lawyers about seeking damages over a deal in 2005 to sell its stake in Formula One.

F1 showed its best and worst in 2014

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Caren Firouz/Files Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg (R) of Germany offers a hand to Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain before a news conference at the Yas Marina circuit before the start of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, in this November 20, 2014 file photo.

Bahrain fund sells McLaren shares to Dennis

reuters.com — A McLaren spokesman said on Friday that share purchase agreements (SPAs) were signed last August between Mumtalakat, fellow shareholders TAG Holdings and Dennis. "When executed, the SPAs will trigger the passing of a number of shares, from Mumtalakat and TAG, to Ron Dennis," he added.

Motor racing - Bahrain fund sells McLaren shares to Dennis

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - Bahrain's sovereign wealth fund Mumtalakat has agreed to sell some of its stake in McLaren to the Formula One team's overall head Ron Dennis, who is set to become the majority shareholder. A McLaren spokesman said on Friday that share purchase agreements (SPAs) were signed last August between Mumtalakat, fellow shareholders TAG Holdings and Dennis.

F1 had to schedule Korean GP, says Ecclestone

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - South Korea does not want a Formula One race next year but it was included on the calendar anyway for legal reasons, according to the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone. "They (local organisers) would rather it not happen," he told reporters. "We have a contract with Korea...

F1 supremo Ecclestone rules out being reined in

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed talk of a new chairman trying to 'rein him in' and says he plans to continue running the company as if he owned it. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, the 84-year-old billionaire made clear it was business as usual.

Bahrain can veto Qatar F1 race, says Ecclestone

sports.yahoo.com — By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - No amount of money can secure Qatar a place on the Formula One calendar because nearby Bahrain effectively has the power to veto any plans to hold a race there, Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday.

Bahrain can veto Qatar F1 race, says Ecclestone

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - No amount of money can secure Qatar a place on the Formula One calendar because nearby Bahrain effectively has the power to veto any plans to hold a race there, Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday.

F1 supremo Ecclestone rules out being reined in

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Xavier Galiana Formula One commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone looks on as he attends an event at a hotel ahead of the Singapore F1 Grand Prix, in Singapore September 18, 2014. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, the 84-year-old billionaire made clear it was business as usual.

ANALYSIS-Motor racing-Alonso has unfinished business at McLaren

uk.reuters.com — LONDON Dec 11 (Reuters) - 'Never say never' has always been a popular saying in Formula One and Fernando Alonso's return to McLaren proves the point. The team's announcement on Thursday that the double world champion will race for them next season with 2009 champion Jenson Button came as no surprise, since it had been widely accepted as fact months ago.
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Dec 19, 2014

Some interesting stats here. Who completed most laps in 2014? who had most points finishes? Not so predictable f1.com/1zHf73V

Dec 18, 2014

Christmas card from Mr E. This time of year can be a bit of a trial reut.rs/1w1Q0Cy

Dec 17, 2014

Been away for a few days. Heading home now. Nearly last flight of the year. pic.twitter.com/ldGmQ90gwi

Dec 14, 2014

RT @ben_rumsby: #SPOTY2014 votes: Hamilton 209,920, McIlroy 123,745, Pavey, 99,913.

Dec 13, 2014

Righto. Fantasy football advice needed. Both my goalies are injured, I have used my one free transfer and have no wildcard. What now?

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