McLaren's Lewis Hamilton was fastest in both opening practice sessions Friday for the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso's third victory of the F1 season has seen him tighten his grip in the title race.
Fernando Alonso takes CNN though the ups and downs of his career ahead of the European Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso stretched his lead in the world championship standings with a peerless drive from pole position to win the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim Sunday.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso will start Sunday's German Grand Prix from pole position after a classy drive in wet conditions in Saturday's qualifying session at Hockenheim.
Explore the heritage of the fabled Silver Arrows who dominated the 1954 and 55 F1 seasons with legendary driver Fangio.
McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh expects Lewis Hamilton to extend his stay with the Formula One marque, despite his contract expiring at the end of the current season.
Behind the scenes with Pirelli test driver Lucas di Grassi as F1's sole tire supplier develop next season's tires
Initially known as Campos Meta 1 and then Hispania Racing, the HRT team are still seeking stability after a less than spectacular entrance into Formula One in 2010.
It's been a preseason of change at CNN-sponsored Caterham, with the team being rebranded after competing under the Lotus name for the past two years.
Last year Toro Rosso continued to emerge from Red Bull Racing's shadow in only their second season as an independent constructor.
Force India entered the elite division of motorsport when Indian businessman Vijay Mallya and Dutchman Michiel Mol purchased the now-defunct Spyker team in 2007.
Sauber have been involved in Formula One since 1993, but arguably the team's greatest contribution to the sport has been handing a debut to double world champion Sebastian Vettel at the 2007 U.S. Grand Prix.
Williams' form in recent years has not been befitting of a team boasting one of Formula One's richest legacies.
Having competed under the Renault name in 2011, the rebranded Lotus team enter the new season hoping to avoid the off-track issues which blighted their preparations for the last campaign.
Having taken over the world champion Brawn GP team ahead of the 2010 season, Mercedes have struggled to be serious title contenders in the past two years.
British team McLaren are the third most successful team in Formula One history, with their total of eight constructors' championships only bettered by Williams and Ferrari.
If the last two years are anything to go by, 2012 will once again see every other team and driver in Formula One desperately trying to keep pace with Red Bull.
Racing legend Stirling Moss reflects on the evolution of Silverstone from WWII airfield to modern motorsport circuit.
Mark Webber and Red Bull judged their race strategy perfectly to pip Fernando Alonso to the checkered flag during an action packed British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Championship leader Fernando Alonso took pole position for the British Grand Prix after a rain delayed final qualifying session Saturday.
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton set the pace in Friday practice ahead of his home British Grand Prix, on a day which saw heavy rain batter the Silverstone track.
Driver Maria de Villota explains how her career started with go carts and why she's putting off babies for F1.
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson is open to the idea of a Formula One race in Britain's capital, but has yet to be approached by the sport's powerbrokers.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso became the first two-time winner of the unpredictable 2012 Formula One season as he triumphed in front of his home fans in Valencia to claim the European Grand Prix Sunday.
The rebranded Marussia team were plagued with difficulties in the buildup to the 2012 season, with the MR01 failing the 18th and final official crash test.
Ferrari are the most successful team in Formula One history, with the legendary Italian marque boasting a record 16 constructors' titles and 15 drivers' championships.
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel has claimed his third pole position of the season at Saturday's qualifying session for the European Grand Prix in Valencia, Spain.
Fernando Alonso talks with CNN's Amanda Davies about Ferrari's championship challenge.
CNN talks to Sauber CEO Monisha Kaltenborn, the most powerful woman in Formula One.
Peter Sauber believes Formula One fans have never had it so good, after a season opening which has seen the first seven races produce seven different winners for the first time in the sport's history.
WEEHAWKEN, N.J. -- The scenery outside the window blurs as Sebastian Vettel, the 2010 and 2011 Formula 1 world champion, pushes the Infiniti IPL G37 Coupe toward 100 mph. in a 35-mph zone, drifting onto the wrong side of the road, flouting stop signs, cutting lanes, and generally taking full advantage of the police escorts blocking intersections and keeping the local streets clear.
Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone discusses the circuit's future and contract talks with constructors.
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix to record his first victory of the Formula One season and move top of the drivers' standings.
Formula One CEO, Bernie Ecclestone tells CNN that he will continue to extend the sport's global reach with races.
Mark Webber will start on pole position for Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix but it was seven-time champion Michael Schumacher who qualified fastest after a flying lap which evoked memories of his finest years.
Formula One's 12 teams have struck an agreement to secure the future of the sport until 2020, Bernie Ecclestone has exclusively told CNN.
CNN's Amanda Davies gets a tour of the Formula 1 track at Monaco by Williams driver Pastor Maldonado.
Double Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel has described the Monaco Grand Prix as "no place for sissies" ahead of the marquee race in the principality this weekend.
Three-time Monaco GP winner Jackie Stewart describes the demands of the Monaco circuit.
Put simply, there is no other Formula One race to match the glamor and sophistication of the Monaco Grand Prix.
7 time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher talks to CNN about the 2012 season so far.
Pastor Maldonado grabbed his first Formula One victory as the Venezuelan impressively held off Ferrari's Fernando Alonso to win the Spanish Grand Prix.
F1 champ Sebastian Vettel has some fun on his day shooting a commercial, and CNN's Eunice Yoon goes along for the ride.
It's the debate that just keeps going round in, well, circles. Are Pirelli's tires good or bad for Formula One? Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher has already said the tires are like "driving on raw eggs," while racing legend Jackie Stewart warns they are a danger.
When Jackie Stewart speaks about driver safety in Formula One, it's worth listening. The racing legend was a pioneer in raising standards in an era when mortality rates were high, and his legacy has left F1 stars with greater support than ever before.
Jackie Stewart sits down with Amanda Davies to discuss the state of Formula One racing.
With four different drivers winning each of the four races so far, 2012 is shaping up as one of the most open seasons in Formula One history.
Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher has continued to pillory Pirelli's tires, complaining that they are like driving on "raw eggs."
The mystery behind the peculiar inscriptions "Out of the Blue" and "True Blue" which first appeared on Sauber engine covers at the Chinese Grand Prix has finally been revealed.
Female drivers in Formula One are few and far between, but one woman aiming to change this is Susie Wolff. The 29-year-old is a development driver for Williams F1, where she works with engineers in a simulator and on track tests. She is about to compete in her seventh DTM racing car season for Mercedes Benz. She tells CNN about her journey so far.
It's no wonder the illustrious Silver Arrow has a special place in the Mercedes team's hearts. The car with the distinctive silver livery has delivered some of its greatest victories -- from successive world championships in the 1950s to the China Grand Prix earlier this month.
Pirelli has reacted with surprise at seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher's criticism of its tires.
Two-time world champion Sebastian Vettel held off the surprise challenge of Kimi Raikkonen in a Lotus to win Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.
Days of escalating government protests failed to halt the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday, which took place even as nearby streets were blocked with burning tires and trash.
The last time Sebastian Vettel raced in Bahrain, it was the start of a season in which he became Formula One's youngest world champion.
The Bahrain Grand Prix will act as a unifying force amid the nation's unrest, the Bahraini government said Friday, while opposition activists accused the Gulf kingdom's rulers of cracking down on demonstrations.
Security will likely be a major issue during the Bahrain Grand Prix, as CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.
As CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports, Bahrain's government says the Formula One Grand Prix race should be trouble-free.
Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa has insisted Sunday's grand prix in the Gulf kingdom will go ahead despite continued anti-government protests on the country's streets.
Sebastian Vettel is hoping to kickstart his season in Bahrain this weekend as he continues his bid to win a third consecutive world drivers' championship.
Two members of Force India's Formula One team have left Bahrain after a petrol bomb was thrown at one of the marque's cars during an anti-government protest.
The Bahrain circuit's chairman tells CNN's Fred Pleitgen about the decision to go ahead with the controversial F1 race.
Bahrain Grand Prix bosses have made a "calculated decision" to go ahead with the controversial race on Sunday, claiming civil rights protests have nothing to do with the event.
Nico Rosberg tasted grand prix success at his 111th attempt with a faultless drive to win the Chinese Grand Prix Sunday.
In an exclusive interview, Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone is adamant the Bahrain Grand Prix would take place.
Motorsport's governing body has ended uncertainty over the Bahrain Grand Prix by issuing a statement confirming that the Formula One race will go ahead next weekend.
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg has secured the first pole position of his career at the qualifying session for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.
Thousands of mourners defied government forces and took to the streets Friday in Salmabad, Bahrain, to attend the funeral of Ahmed Ismaeel, who was killed last week in anti-government protests, witnesses told CNN.
Should sport and politics mix? Bernie Ecclestone has told CNN that they should not -- and that is why he is happy for Bahrain to host a Formula One race next weekend despite protests from human rights groups unhappy with the kingdom's regime.
Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher has dismissed security fears ahead of next week's Bahrain Grand Prix.
F1 legend Michael Schumacher insists that Bahrain can safely stage its grand prix. CNN's Eunice Yoon reports.
CNN's Dan Rivers explains how the controversy over a hunger striker is hanging over an F1 motor race in Bahrain.
Bahrain Grand Prix organizers insisted Tuesday that the Formula One race scheduled for the Gulf kingdom later this month will go ahead despite mounting pressure for it to be scrapped.
Susie Wolff, the second woman to join Formula One in recent weeks, hopes her new role will pave the way for more females in the elite level of motorsport.
Organizers for the controversial Bahrain Grand Prix have been given a boost after several Formula One teams, including world champions Red Bull, told CNN they will not unilaterally pull out of the race.
Formula One bosses are under increasing pressure to review their decision to stage the Bahrain Grand Prix later this month.
The chief executive of Formula One team Sauber has backed recent calls for a budget cap saying that it would make the sport "more interesting."
In the glitz and glamor world of Formula One, image is everything.
Clive Chapman, son of Lotus founder Colin Chapman talks to CNN about the value of the Lotus name in Formula One.
As the 2012 Formula One season begins, some are asking if anyone can stop Red Bull Racing and driver Sebastian Vettel?
Lewis Hamilton had a 2011 season to forget, but the former world champion showed on Saturday that he and McLaren teammate Jenson Button are ready to challenge Red Bull's Formula One supremacy.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso won a rain-hit Malaysian Grand Prix Sunday holding off a thrilling challenge from young Mexican Sergio Perez.
Danica Patrick enters the world of NASCAR and NASCAR is hoping to cash in on a new demographic.
Lewis Hamilton extended McLaren's early season dominance by claiming pole for the Malaysian Grand Prix Saturday.
Rubens Barrichello makes IndyCar debut this weekend driving for the KV Racing Technology team.
From the outside, Formula One looks like a sport brimming with money, with millions of dollars spent on cars, sponsorship and the rights to host races.
By qualifying fourth for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, Michael Schumacher offered a tantalising hint he was ready to shake off the indifferent form he has displayed since returning to Formula One in 2010.
Get an aerial view of the Melbourne Formula One circuit ahead of the race on Sunday.
Malaysian businessman Tony Fernandes is a big believer in steady progress.
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has told the elite motorsport's teams to cut their spending and get back to basics ahead of the new season's opening race in Australia this weekend.
Red Bull chief Christian Horner tells CNN driver Sebastian Vettel is still evolving and can only get better.
Vitaly Petrov made motorsport history in 2010 by becoming the first Russian driver to compete in Formula One, and now he is focused on improving with his new team ahead of his country's inaugural grand prix in 2014.
Frank Williams has been a integral part of one of Formula One's most successful teams since forming it 35 years ago, but he is now starting to pass on his legacy.
Formula One veteran Rubens Barrichello is to race in the IndyCar series in 2012, the Brazilian announced Thursday.
Mark Webber could have been forgiven for feeling like a guest at someone else's party during the 2011 Formula One season, looking on as his Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel charged to a second consecutive world championship.
Red Bull have been untouchable for the last two Formula One seasons, but their double world champion driver Sebastian Vettel has warned the team's 2012 car will be slower than last year's model.
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