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  • Williams, Force India launch new cars for 2015

    Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    Williams and Force India became the first Formula One teams to take the covers off their cars for 2015, revealing Wednesday the most significant design change from last season: a new front. Technical regulations in F1 have been remained stable except for the requirement to change the nose of...

  • McLaren and CNN announce multi-year sponsorship in F1

    Updated: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Formula One team McLaren and CNN International announced a multi-year partnership deal on Tuesday. CNN branding will appear on the front wing of the car that is powered by Honda, and will be driven by Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button this season. CNN was a sponsor of Caterham,...

  • 5 F1 grand prix to start one hour earlier this year

    Updated: Tue, Jan 20, 2015

    PARIS (AP) — Five Formula One races will start an hour earlier this year for safety reasons in the wake of Jules Bianchi's crash at the Japanese GP last year. FIA announced on Tuesday that the races in Australia, Malaysia, China, Japan and Russia have all been brought forward an hour, in...

  • Korean Grand Prix dropped of F1 calendar

    Updated: Wed, Jan 7, 2015

    PARIS (AP) — The Korean Grand Prix has been dropped from the 2015 Formula One calendar, reducing the season to 20 races. The race, set to be staged on May 3, was added at the last minute to the calendar last month at a meeting of the World Motor Sport Council, but motorsport's governing body...

  • Under-18 drivers banned in Formula 1 from 2016

    Updated: Tue, Jan 6, 2015

    PARIS (AP) — Formula One drivers will have to be at least 18 years old from 2016, motorsport's governing body announced on Tuesday. The FIA's new rules, which aim to make it harder for inexperienced drivers to appear on the biggest stage, followed the Toro Rosso team's decision to hire...

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