©Reuters/Albert Gea

In this report

In spite of the sport’s global reach and glamour these are difficult days. The big question for many is, where is the money coming from?

F1 needs dash of excitement

Concerns over funding damp hopes for a more competitive season

F1 heartland cedes to non-European venues

Longstanding events replaced by Grands Prix in Asia, the Americas and the Middle East

Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone
©Reuters/Laszlo Balogh

Ecclestone remains firmly in control

The chief executive shows no sign of wanting to step down from his role

Christian Horner
©Daniel Lynch

Interview: Red Bull’s Christian Horner

Fascinated by speed, and driven by the fear of failure

F1 cars painted with lack of imagination

Teams struggle to make their brand more visually appealing

DHL F1 Logistic Work at the Airport - DHL TV Commercial, Silverstone and East Midlands Airport

The F1 race behind the scenes

Early planning is essential to ensure seamless transportation

In search of a perfect F1 fuel mix

The days when racing cars ran on a witches’ brew of chemicals and additives are long gone

Stephen Fitzpatrick, Managing Director of Ovo Energy

The high price of moving on to the grid

Smaller outfits complain that they do not receive a fair share of the prize money

The exciting world of safe

At a time when F1 has improved safety and energy efficiency, its global audience is declining

Innovations sound a note of controversy

Some teams stand to benefit more from the new hybrid turbo engine

F1 teams eye commercial opportunities

Teams have recognised that collaborating off the track brings benefits