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FIA confirms 2015 calendar
The FIA has officially confirmed that the 2015 Formula 1 season will run to a 20-race calendar, with the schedule containing only minor tweaks from a leaked list which circulated at Monza.
Rosberg responds to Lewis
Nico Rosberg has rejected Lewis Hamilton’s allegation that he confessed to causing their Belgian GP collision “on purpose” and insisted he has a “very different” version of events from Mercedes’ post-race debrief - but refused to divulge what he did say.
Wolff: Rosberg 'proving point'
Toto Wolff has denied that Nico Rosberg confessed to deliberately crashing in the Belgian GP but reputedly confirmed that the German admitted he didn’t attempt to avoid hitting Lewis Hamilton.
Ricciardo: Win gives us hope
On-song Daniel Ricciardo believes his most unlikely of victories at high-speed Spa gives Red Bull hope that there are more “good things ahead” in the remainder of the season as the Australian begins to emerge as an outside championship contender.
Stewards demote Magnussen
McLaren’s Kevin Magnussen has been demoted from sixth to 12th and out of the points in the Belgian GP after stewards handed the Dane a time penalty for forcing Fernando Alonso off the track.
Lewis: 'Rosberg has confessed'
Lewis Hamilton has alleged that Nico Rosberg has admitted he deliberately failed to avoid crashing into the Englishman's Mercedes at the start of the Belgian GP.
Wolff: Clash 'unacceptable'
Furious Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has branded Nico Rosberg’s clash with Lewis Hamilton “unacceptable” during the Belgian GP after the World Championship leader punctured his team-mate and solitary title rival.
Ricciardo wins as Mercs clash
Daniel Ricciardo strengthened his outside chances of an unexpected late-season run at the championship by winning a dramatic Belgian GP after Mercedes' title-duelling drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton finally came together on track – to the detrimental effect of the Briton’s title chances.
Kimi: 'Ferrari are improving'
Kimi Raikkonen says he has been pleasantly surprised by the evidence at Spa that Ferrari have improved the F14 T’s competitiveness.
Vettel hopes for closer race
Sebastian Vettel admits Red Bull’s decision to prioritise straight-line speed for the set-up of their RB10 car at Spa made for a “tricky” qualifying hour but is left hoping that the tactic will allow them to run Mercedes closer in a dry race.
Rosberg puts brakes on Lewis
Lewis Hamilton has blamed a brake problem after once again enduring a frustrating qualifying as Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for Sunday’s Belgian GP.
Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole
Nico Rosberg heaped yet more qualifying frustration on Lewis Hamilton by beating his title rival to pole position in a tense wet qualifying hour at the Belgian GP.
P3: Bottas takes over at Spa
Valtteri Bottas showed the first true glimpse of revitalised Williams' expected strong pace around Spa-Francorchamps by setting the fastest time in a drying Practice Three session.
P2: Hamilton dominates at Spa
Lewis Hamilton laid down the gauntlet for his latest likely battle for victory with Nico Rosberg at this weekend’s Belgian GP by setting a dominant pace in Practice Two at Spa.
Hamilton wants to cause 'pain'
A mischievous Lewis Hamilton says he wants to inflict maximum ‘pain’ on team-mate Nico Rosberg as tension continues to simmer between the two World Championship rivals.
P1: Rosberg heads Hamilton
Mercedes picked up where they left off in opening practice at the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday morning, with Nico Rosberg fastest ahead of Lewis Hamilton.
Rosberg in Spa press conference
World Championship leader Nico Rosberg will be the star attraction in Thursday’s Drivers’ Press Conference ahead of this weekend’s Belgian GP.
Pirelli reveal next selections
Pirelli has revealed its next round of nominations for the tyre compounds to be used at the first three races following the summer break.
19-race calendar for 2014
The Formula 1 season will stay at 19 races for 2014 after New Jersey, Mexico and South Korea as expected all failed to make the final calendar cut.
Ferrari not giving up on title
Ferrari are refusing to accept that the 2013 World Championship is beyond them despite Fernando Alonso losing more ground to Sebastian Vettel at the Belgian GP, with the team believing their F138 development programme is now back on track.