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Piquet duo win libel case over Renaultupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 13:19:00

The Renault Formula One team have agreed to pay damages to their former driver Nelson Piquet Jr. and his ex-world champion father after accusing the pair of lying in the controversial "crashgate" affair.

Former Renault boss Briatore free to return to Formula One in 2013updated: Tue Apr 13 2010 08:42:00

Flavio Briatore is free to return to Formula One in 2013 after reaching an out of court settlement with the sport's governing body, FIA. Bruce Martin: Danica brings entertainment, buzz to stock car debutupdated: Sun Feb 07 2010 00:26:00

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Danica Patrick's Daytona debut is over, culminating with an impressive sixth-place finish in the Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 ARCA race. Here are five things we learned from the experience.

Piquet reveals 2010 switch to NASCARupdated: Tue Jan 12 2010 12:52:00

Nelson Piquet Junior has confirmed that he will leave Formula One following his controversial 2009 season with Renault, and will switch to the American NASCAR series.

Ex-Renault chief Briatore wins appeal over lifetime F1 banupdated: Tue Jan 05 2010 17:06:00

Flavio Briatore has successfully appealed against his lifetime ban from Formula One for his part in a race-fixing conspiracy at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix, CNN confirmed Tuesday.

Vatanen: 'Renault right to question F1 future'updated: Thu Nov 05 2009 13:26:00

Ari Vatanen, the recently defeated presidential candidate for world motorsport's governing body the FIA, has told CNN he thinks Renault would be "right to quit" Formula One.

Hot Hamilton scorches to Abu Dhabi poleupdated: Sat Oct 31 2009 11:59:00

Last year's world champion Lewis Hamilton has claimed pole position for Sunday's inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix while his successor as Formula One's top driver, Jenson Button, qualified fifth.

Todt succeeds Mosley as FIA presidentupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 10:53:00

Jean Todt has succeeded Max Mosley as president of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) after he was elected to the most powerful position in motorsport on Friday.

Massa risks dispute with new teammate Alonsoupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 12:00:00

Felipe Massa has been forced to backtrack on comments he made claiming that new Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso was aware of Renault's plans to deliberately crash at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.

Piquet Jr bides time on F1 returnupdated: Thu Sep 24 2009 11:58:00

Nelson Piquet Jr admitted he will have to wait until the dust has settled on the "crashgate" scandal before he can attempt a return to Formula One. Renault appoints new Formula One team management after scandalupdated: Thu Sep 24 2009 10:29:00

LONDON (AP) -- Renault has appointed Bob Bell as temporary new head of its Formula One in the aftermath of one of the sport's biggest scandals.

'Eternal regret' of Renault race-fix engineerupdated: Wed Sep 23 2009 10:38:00

Renault's former chief engineer Pat Symonds has spoken of his "eternal regret" at his involvement in the race-fixing conspiracy in last year's Singapore Grand Prix.

Analyst: Renault light rulingupdated: Wed Sep 23 2009 10:38:00

Ed Foster of MotorSport Magazine explains why Formula One's ruling against Renault was so light.

Vatanen critical of Piquet Jr immunityupdated: Wed Sep 23 2009 08:44:00

FIA presidential candidate Ari Vatanen believes that Nelson Piquet Jr should have been punished for his role in Formula One's "Crashgate" affair.

Renault escapes with suspended ban after race-fixing hearingupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 01:54:00

Renault's Formula One team was handed a two-year suspended ban by the sport's governing body Monday after a hearing into their part in fixing the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.

Renault chief Pelata blames Briatore and Symondsupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 09:15:00

Renault's chief operating officer Patrick Pelata has laid the blame for the Formula One race-fixing controversy with recently departed team bosses Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds.

Renault chief Briatore quits amid race-fix rowupdated: Wed Sep 16 2009 15:37:00

Renault's Formula One boss Flavio Briatore has quit his post after the team announced Wednesday that it would not dispute race-fixing allegations relating to the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.

Renault refer Nelson Piquet Jr. to policeupdated: Fri Sep 11 2009 13:37:00

The Renault Formula One team have commenced legal proceedings against former driver Nelson Piquet Junior over allegations made by the Brazilian that he was asked by the team to deliberately crash his car in last year's Singapore Grand Prix.

Alonso 'surprised' by Renault race-fix accusationupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 15:11:00

Fernando Alonso refused to comment on Renault's upcoming hearing about alleged race-fixing at last year's Singapore Grand Prix as he chose to focus on this weekend's race in Monza.

Renault facing F1 race-fixing allegationsupdated: Fri Sep 04 2009 13:54:00

Renault face an extraordinary meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Paris later this month to answer charges of potential race-fixing.

FIA probes 'incidents' at F1 race last seasonupdated: Tue Sep 01 2009 07:40:00

Motorsport's world governing body the FIA has launched an investigation into "alleged incidents at a previous Formula One event."

Grosjean replaces Piquet in second Renaultupdated: Tue Aug 18 2009 14:26:00

Frenchman Romain Grosjean will replace Nelson Piquet Jr as Renault's second driver -- the French Formula One team have announced.

Renault cleared to compete in European GPupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 14:18:00

Renault have had their suspension from this weekend's European Grand Prix in Valencia overturned by world motorsport's governing body FIA.

'Sacked' Piquet blasts Renault boss Briatoreupdated: Tue Aug 04 2009 05:32:00

Nelson Piquet Jr. has blamed his manager and team boss Flavio Briatore after revealing that he has been sacked by Renault following a poor first half to the 2009 Formula One season.

Australian Webber claims maiden pole positionupdated: Sat Jul 11 2009 11:06:00

Red Bull's Mark Webber will start on pole position for the first time in his Formula One career following a rain-affected qualifying session for Sunday's German Grand Prix at Nurburgring.

Vettel secures pole for British Grand Prixupdated: Sat Jun 20 2009 11:46:00

Sebastian Vettel maintained the impressive form he showed in practice by comfortably securing pole position in his Red Bull for Sunday's British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Red Bull duo dominate British GP practiceupdated: Fri Jun 19 2009 14:09:00

Red Bull are threatening to scupper Jenson Button's hopes of a seventh win from eight Formula One races this season, after trouncing their rivals in Friday's practice sessions for Sunday's British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Kovalainen quickest in Turkish GP practiceupdated: Fri Jun 05 2009 14:07:00

Heikki Kovalainen finished quickest in practice for the first time this season to suggest McLaren might be contenders for Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul.

Hamilton on brink of title after victoryupdated: Mon Oct 20 2008 06:56:00

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton stands on the brink of becoming the youngest-ever Formula One world champion after a stunning pole-to-flag victory in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.

Alonso wins after Massa pit stop dramaupdated: Mon Sep 29 2008 10:38:00

Formula One world championship leader Lewis Hamilton extended his title advantage after an extraordinary pit lane incident scuppered the hopes of his main rival Felipe Massa in the inaugural Singapore Grand Prix.

Spectacular Singapore lights the way for F1updated: Mon Sep 29 2008 10:18:00

Formula One turned to the dark side at the Singapore Grand Prix and judging by how well it was received the sport's first night race will not be its last.

Alonso gets 'lucky' in Singaporeupdated: Mon Sep 29 2008 08:34:00

Fernando Alonso had written off his chances of winning the Singapore Grand Prix on the grid -- two hours later he was celebrating an unlikely "lucky" victory.

Alonso is fastest in Belgian GP practiceupdated: Fri Sep 05 2008 13:33:00

Fernando Alonso returned the fastest time in Friday's practice for Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps.

Massa edges Hamilton in Valencia qualifyingupdated: Sat Aug 23 2008 17:35:00

Ferrari's Felipe Massa edged out world championship leader Lewis Hamilton to claim pole position for Sunday's European Grand Prix in Valencia.

Hamilton: German win my best yetupdated: Mon Jul 21 2008 10:34:00

Lewis Hamilton described his domination of the German Grand Prix as "the best weekend" of his career as he stretched his lead at the top of the Formula One world championship.

Hamilton triumphs in British Grand Prixupdated: Sun Jul 06 2008 11:09:00

Lewis Hamilton led from lap four for McLaren to claim his first British Grand Prix triumph in stunning style and take a share of the lead in the world drivers championship.

Kovalainen secures maiden pole positionupdated: Sat Jul 05 2008 12:58:00

Heikki Kovalainen secured the first pole position of his Formula One career to put McLaren teammate and home favorite Lewis Hamilton in the shade at the British Grand Prix.

Massa leads championship after French winupdated: Mon Jun 23 2008 03:26:00

Felipe Massa moved to the top of the drivers' championship by winning the French Grand Prix at Magny Cours, after team-mate Kimi Raikkonen had problems with a broken exhaust.

Raikkonen on pole for French Grand Prixupdated: Sat Jun 21 2008 11:27:00

Defending world champion Kimi Raikkonen claimed pole position for the French Grand Prix at Magny Cours with a lap of one minute 16.449 seconds.

Alonso shines in Magny Cours practiceupdated: Fri Jun 20 2008 13:20:00

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso gave his Renault team a boost on home soil with a storming performance in second practice for Sunday's French Grand Prix at Magny Cours.

Hamilton quickest in Montreal practiceupdated: Sat Jun 07 2008 04:32:00

World championship leader Lewis Hamilton again showed his liking for the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal by posting the fastest time in Friday practice for the Canadian Grand Prix.

Hamilton sets pace in opening practiceupdated: Thu May 22 2008 13:30:00

Lewis Hamilton showed his determination to end a four-race winless streak by setting the pace in Thursday's opening practice sessions for Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix.

Hamilton: We need to improve to catch Ferrariupdated: Mon Apr 28 2008 11:58:00

Ferrari's second consecutive one-two finish of the season has put clear distance between them and Formula One's chasing pack, leaving McLaren's Lewis Hamilton looking for more from his car.

Raikkonen snatches pole from Alonsoupdated: Sat Apr 26 2008 09:54:00

World champion Kimi Raikkonen snatched pole position from Fernando Alonso in the dying moments of a remarkable qualifying session for Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.

Raikkonen quickest in Spanish practiceupdated: Fri Apr 25 2008 14:43:00

Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari was fastest in both of Friday's practice sessions for the Spanish Grand Prix.

Hamilton in race against expectationsupdated: Fri Mar 14 2008 08:14:00

Formula One is a sport dominated by expectations; they can be both a terrible burden and a spur to greatness.

Alonso embarks on 'new adventure'updated: Tue Jan 15 2008 09:49:00

Fernando Alonso was back behind the wheel of a Renault for the first time since returning to the team after a turbulent year with McLaren as he tested at Jerez on Tuesday.

Kovalainen signs deal with McLarenupdated: Fri Dec 14 2007 14:57:00

Finland's Heikki Kovalainen has been confirmed as Lewis Hamilton's team-mate at McLaren from next season.

Raikkonen win ends Hamilton dreamupdated: Tue Oct 23 2007 05:41:00

And so it ended how it began, with the initial favorite -- and highest paid driver -- taking the glory of the 2007 Formula One World Championship. But, for much of the season right up to immediately before yesterday's Brazilian Grand Prix, Kimi Raikkonen seemed the man least likely to succeed of the three drivers in contention for the title.

Ahead to Hungary, championship still openupdated: Tue Aug 28 2007 08:03:00

This year's Formula 1 season is shaping up to be one of the most exciting in recent history. With seven races remaining, the drivers' championship is still wide open.

Running in the family, generations of F1 driversupdated: Tue Aug 28 2007 07:59:00

As Markus Winkelhock took to the sodden track of last week's European Grand Prix in Nuerburgring he went where one Winkelhock had been before, his father Manfred Winkelhock.

Premat to drive third Midland carupdated: Tue Sep 19 2006 14:48:00

France's Alexandre Premat will drive Midland's third car in Friday practice at next week's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix.

Brazil dominate A1 series opener updated: Sun Sep 25 2005 17:25:00

Brazil dominated the opening round of the new A1 Grand Prix series on its debut at Brands Hatch on Sunday, with Nelson Piquet Jr winning both races from pole position.

Rio race axed from MotoGP calendarupdated: Fri Feb 18 2005 11:27:00

The Rio Grand Prix has been dropped from the MotoGP calendar for the 2005 season and replaced by the first Turkish Grand Prix.

Chief denies FIA deal with Ferrariupdated: Mon Feb 07 2005 11:21:00

Max Mosley, president of motorsport's governing body, has denied the FIA agreed a deal with Ferrari over rule changes at a meeting shunned by the other nine F1 teams.

Gibernau claims provisional poleupdated: Fri Jul 02 2004 14:38:00

Spaniard Sete Gibernau took provisional pole for Sunday's Brazilian Moto GP in the first official qualifying session on Friday at Rio de Janeiro's Nelson Piquet circuit.

Lauda's son Mathias goes up a gearupdated: Tue Feb 17 2004 07:25:00

Austrian Mathias Lauda has moved a step closer to following father and former champion Niki into F1 by securing a drive in this year's F3000 series.

Williams launch radical challengerupdated: Mon Jan 05 2004 11:36:00

Formula One team BMW Williams launched their new car on Monday and set themselves the target of challenging Ferrari's F1 supremacy.

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