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

Williams have Mercedes in their sights

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - Williams are back among Formula One's top trio of teams but deputy principal Claire Williams does not hesitate when asked whether she senses a return to the Williams of old. "No, it feels like a new Williams," the daughter of founder Frank told Reuters at the end of a season that saw the former champions finishing third overall in their best performance since 2003.

Williams have Mercedes in their sights

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Brandon Malone 1 of 2. Williams Formula One deputy team principal Claire Williams attends a news conference after the second practice session of the Australian F1 Grand Prix in Melbourne March 14, 2014.

Motor racing-Williams have Mercedes in their sights

dailymail.co.uk — LONDON, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Williams are back among Formula One's top trio of teams but deputy principal Claire Williams does not hesitate when asked whether she senses a return to the Williams of old.

Motor racing-Todt ready to fight for cheaper F1 engines

dailymail.co.uk — ABU DHABI, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Formula One's governing body believes progress can be made to bring down the cost of engines for struggling smaller teams. International Automobile Federation (FIA) President Jean Todt said he was hopeful something could be agreed when the sport's strategy group and Formula One commission meet in Geneva on Tuesday.

Motor racing-Caterham hopeful buyer will come through

dailymail.co.uk — ABU DHABI, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Caterham are talking to a potential buyer who could put the stricken Formula One team back in business within weeks, according to administrator Finbarr O'Connell. "The big elephant in the room is always the buyer, but I am honestly talking to somebody who would like to take this over within the next month," the Irishman said after the season-ending race in Abu Dhabi.

Hamilton says new contract looks a formality

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Ahmed Jadallah Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates on the podium after winning the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi November 23, 2014. "We haven't discussed the nuances but...it really is pretty much a formality I would have thought," the 29-year-old told British reporters after the season-ending race in Abu Dhabi.

Motor racing-Hamilton says new contract looks a formality

dailymail.co.uk — ABU DHABI, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton says a contract extension with Mercedes is almost a done deal now that he has got his second Formula One championship under his belt. "We haven't discussed the nuances but...it really is pretty much a formality I would have thought," the 29-year-old told British reporters after the season-ending race in Abu Dhabi.

Lauda sees another Mercedes duel in 2015

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Brandon Malone Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain (L) speaks to former Formula One driver Niki Lauda of Austria during the first practice session of the Australian F1 Grand Prix at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne March 14, 2014.

Hamilton leaves the partying for later

uk.reuters.com — ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Graham Hill would doubtlessly have done it differently. Where James Hunt might have staggered dishevelled into the morning after the night before, probably clutching bottles in both hands on the way to bed, Lewis Hamilton celebrated his second Formula One title on Monday with bright eyes and a spring in his step.

Lauda sees another Mercedes duel in 2015

uk.reuters.com — ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Niki Lauda expects Nico Rosberg to recover from the blow of losing his Formula One title duel with Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton by coming back even more determined next year. "Nico will fight back and Nico has the potential upwards," the team's non-executive chairman said after power unit problems at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix dashed Rosberg's outside hopes.
More Articles →
Nov 27, 2014

'It won't let you down' is the Rexona slogan. Probably not the most accurate description of this year's Lotus.

Nov 27, 2014

Unilever's Rexona brand has jumped from Lotus to Williams. Claire Williams told me lots of sponsor talks going on. reut.rs/1vo9X9X

Nov 27, 2014

RT @MercedesAMGF1: Genuine goosebumps... if you haven't seen this, watch it. If you have, watch it again -> f1.benz.me/D5slrC/ #F1 http…

Nov 26, 2014

@NicolaBILD @andystobart @benjhunt @F1Thommo my rental company gave me a car with no petrol in it, which makes it easier.

Nov 26, 2014

Home. Interesting letter in today's Times from a QC writing as a taxpayer to criticise Lewis for living in Monaco ('I'm all right Jack').

Learn how to connect with Alan on social media by joining Muck Rack Pro



Are You a Journalist?

Make a Portfolio

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.


Share This Profile