Motor Racing

Behnaz Shafiei

Iranian biker blazes trail for women

March 08

PARAND (Iran) — Behnaz Shafiei, Iran's path-breaking female motorbike champion, lands a spectacular 15-metre jump on a track near Tehran — all the more astonishing given that...

Singapore still sees Formula One allure, tourism chief says

Singapore still sees Formula One...

February 15

SINGAPORE — Singapore is still interested in hosting the Formula One race if the terms are right, and discussions on keeping the event in the South-east Asian nation are under...

Ecclestone, who helped bring F1 to Singapore, replaced by new owner

Ecclestone, who helped bring F1 to...

January 24

LONDON — Bernie Ecclestone’s 40-year reign as Formula One’s commercial supremo ended on Monday (Jan 23) with the sport’s new owners Liberty Media replacing the 86-year-old...

New single-day tickets for this year’s F1 race

January 12

SINGAPORE – Fans of Formula One’s (F1) only night race will have yet another option to be involved in the Singapore Grand Prix (SGP) after it was announced yesterday that single...

Singapore fans want F1 race to continue: Survey

Singapore fans want F1 race to...

January 05

LONDON - Formula One fans in Singapore are keen for the race to remain there, despite negotiations between organisers and F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone seemingly stalled,...

F1 champion Rosberg wants to be a movie star

December 12

NICE (FRANCE) — Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg is looking forward to a quiet Christmas before plotting his next bid for the big time — as an action hero movie star.

Rosberg stuns Formula One with retirement bombshell

Rosberg stuns Formula One with...

December 02

LONDON — Nico Rosberg stunned Formula One on Friday (Dec 2) with the shock announcement that he was retiring only days after achieving his lifetime ambition by winning his first...

Rosberg wins maiden F1 title despite Hamilton’s victory

Rosberg wins maiden F1 title despite...

November 28

ABU DHABI — German driver Nico Rosberg held his nerve to win the Formula One championship for the first time after finishing second at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix...

Singapore in the driving seat as it negotiates new F1 deal

Singapore in the driving seat as it...

November 23

SINGAPORE — After negotiating Singapore’s current Formula One deal, Bernie Ecclestone said in 2012 the hardest thing was explaining to the authorities that “we don’t race for...