Stefan Ehlen

Stefan Ehlen

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Vettel: Silence was no option amid shock of Russia’s Ukraine invasion

Sebastian Vettel has said staying silent over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was no option for him – which is why he had no qualms in being the first driver to speak out.

Hulkenberg sees no chance of making F1 comeback in 2022

Nico Hulkenberg doubts he has any chance of making a Formula 1 comeback in 2022 after revealing he is not in talks with Alfa Romeo about a drive.

Red Bull: Verstappen "called himself in" which caused slow pitstop

Red Bull’s slow pitstop for Max Verstappen in Formula 1’s Spanish Grand Prix was caused by the Dutchman arriving for a tyre change without being called in by the team.

Red Bull: Perez F1 progress "incredible" after out-qualifying Verstappen

Red Bull has labelled Sergio Perez’s progress with its Formula 1 team as "incredible", after the Mexican grabbed a front-row slot for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Hulkenberg takes on dual reserve F1 role with Aston Martin, Mercedes

Nico Hulkenberg has confirmed he will take on a dual reserve driver role this year for both the Aston Martin and Mercedes Formula 1 teams.

Vettel: Leclerc "different class" in F1 Portuguese GP qualifying for Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc is simply in a "different class", after another frustrating qualifying result at the Portuguese Grand Prix

BMW: Formula E 2018/19 favourite tag a distraction from Audi

BMW motorsport boss Jens Marquardt reckons Audi labelled his outfit the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E pre-season favourite because it "wants to distract" its rivals over the competitive order

Villeneuve: Hamilton may now be 'unbeatable' after Germany win

The Formula 1 title battle turnaround in the German Grand Prix could make Lewis Hamilton "unbeatable" just as last year's Singapore events did, reckons 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve

Carlos Sainz Jr wants his next F1 contract to be a two-year deal

Carlos Sainz Jr says he wants his next Formula 1 contract to be for two years in order to stop speculation about his future in 2019

Red Bull rules out Ticktum Formula 2 move in place of banned driver

Red Bull has confirmed Formula 1 hopeful Dan Ticktum will not replace the banned Santino Ferrucci at Trident Racing in Formula 2

WTCR supplier Yokohama develops new tyre for Nurburgring round

Yokohama has developed a one-off tyre for the Nurburgring Nordschleife World Touring Car Cup round in reaction to accidents in World Touring Car Championship races in recent years

Hulkenberg calls Magnussen a 'wannabe Verstappen' after 'balls' row

Nico Hulkenberg insists he took no offence from Kevin Magnussen's "suck my balls" comment at the Hungarian Grand Prix, but branded the Haas Formula 1 driver "wannabe Verstappen"

Audi and BMW evaluating futures in DTM after Mercedes exit decision

Audi and BMW says Mercedes' shock decision to quit the DTM at the end of 2018 leaves them evaluating their own futures in the series

DTM bosses plan to drop controversial performance weights system

Germany's motorsport authority DMSB has announced its intention to drop the DTM's current system of performance weights going forward

DTM and former Champ Car venue Lausitzring to close to public

DTM and sometime Champ Car venue EuroSpeedway Lausitz will be closed to the public after the 2017 racing season

Paffett 'lucky' to escape 'nasty outcome' in Norisring DTM crash

Mercedes DTM driver Gary Paffett says he was lucky to escape major injury in his crash with Mike Rockenfeller during Sunday's Norisring race

Timo Bernhard's Porsche-backed team enters Spa 24 Hours

Le Mans 24 Hours winner Timo Bernhard will enter his factory-supported Porsche outfit Team 75 Motorsport in next month's Spa 24 Hours

Mercedes F1 title bid 'over' without Vettel retirement – Lauda

The Mercedes team's Formula 1 title ambitions are over unless Sebastian Vettel retires at least one in the remaining 14 grands prix, says Niki Lauda

Mercedes' Toto Wolff expects Pascal Wehrlein to return in Bahrain

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff expects his junior Formula 1 driver Pascal Wehrlein to return from injury at the Bahrain Grand Prix

F1 champion Nico Rosberg wants to stay involved in racing

Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg insists he wants to maintain an involvement with motorsport in the future, following his retirement from racing at the end of last season

Ferrari sandbagging tactics in Formula 1 testing worries Red Bull

Ferrari's sandbagging tactics in Formula 1 pre-season testing has left Red Bull worried, according to its motorsport chief Helmut Marko

F1 testing 2017: Some Mercedes updates 'didn't work out' - Lauda

Niki Lauda admits some of the updates Mercedes introduced for the second pre-season Formula 1 test "didn't work out as we expected"

Mercedes F1 team should replace Rosberg with Wehrlein, Berger says

Former Formula 1 driver Gerhard Berger believes Mercedes should sign junior Pascal Wehrlein to replace Nico Rosberg, not Valtteri Bottas