Who do you ask for help if you need to turn a muddy hole in the ground into a futuristic grand prix track?
Vilified by the international community for his government's attitude on gay rights, Russian president Vladimir Putin has found himself an ally in Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone.
The family of stricken Formula One star Michael Schumacher "strongly believe" he will make a recovery from the life-threatening injuries he sustained in a skiing accident.
Formula One's main protagonists are used to living under the glare of the paparazzi's flash bulbs but they have turned the tables to raise money for charity.
Fernando Alonso could be forgiven for exuding an air of misty-eyed contentment as he sits among his own motorsport memorabilia at Madrid's Canal Art Center.
He has been in a medically induced coma for over a month, but former Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher's sedation is being reduced to start the "waking up process," his agent said Thursday.
Even Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel's car gets engine trouble but could his testing problems point to Red Bull unreliability?
Mercedes and Ferrari display messages of support for Michael Schumacher, who remains in a coma, on the first day of winter testing.
First it was McLaren, now it's the turn of Ferrari to unveil the car they hope will speed them to victory in the forthcoming Formula One season.
"The Computer" has done his calculations.
Popular Japanese racer Kamui Kobayashi is back in Formula One with Caterham -- and fan power has helped him return to the grid.
There could be an American team back in Formula One as NASCAR team co-owner applies to enter a new outfit in the world championship.
How do you run a business effectively when your supremo is facing bribery charges over a multibillion-dollar deal?
He is Formula One's undisputed No. 1, and next season Sebastian Vettel will have proof of that fact emblazoned on his Red Bull but choosing a number was not so simple for the rest of his rivals on the grid.
The Dakar Rally claimed another victim Friday, as organizers announced the death of an experienced competitor in the motorbikes section.
A prosecutor investigating a ski accident that injured former champion racing driver Michael Schumacher said Wednesday that speed was not an important factor.
Michael Schumacher's family ask the media for privacy as the Formula One star remains in a critical condition.
Dozens of fans gathered Friday outside the French hospital treating former racing driver Michael Schumacher, where he marks his 45th birthday in a coma.
Former world champion racing driver Michael Schumacher, who suffered severe head injuries in a skiing accident, is in stable condition, his manager said.
Race car driver Michael Schumacher, who suffered a serious head injury in a skiing accident, is showing a "slight improvement" in his condition, doctors said.
A journalist dressed as a priest tries to sneak into hospital room where Formula One superstar is being treated.
"There are those who keep out of mischief, and then there are the adventurers," Juan Manuel Fangio, the pioneering legend of Formula One racing, said in the 1990s.
Retired Formula One driver Michael Schumacher remains in critical condition after a skiing accident in the French Alps on Sunday.
Retired Formula One driver Michael Schumacher is in critical condition after a skiing accident in the French Alps Sunday.
Germany's Adrian Sutil has landed a drive with Sauber for the 2014 season, the Swiss Formula One team announced Friday.
Sergio Perez was announced as Force India's new driver Thursday, but is the Mexican racer already getting itchy feet?
Fancy driving in the world's elite motor racing series? The search is on for a new team to join Formula One.
Sebastian Vettel sets another F1 benchmark as he sells his race helmet for a world record price.
F1 drivers can double their points at the season finale but is this new idea to keep the title race alive a meaningless gimmick?
Gerhard Noack reveals the secrets behind the record-breaking success of Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel.
F1's 83-year-old boss Bernie Ecclestone says Ferrari have a say in who will replace him -- but he's not going anywhere yet.
The 2014 Formula One calendar has been revealed -- and there's no space for New Jersey, Mexico or South Korea.
A new era of Formula One looms large on the horizon in 2014 but what do the new rules mean for how we watch the sport?
The Formula One driver merry-go-round continues apace with the news that Nico Hulkenberg is back at Force India after spending just a solitary season at Sauber.
Former Italian motorcycle racer Doriano Romboni has been killed in an accident at an event marking the memory of late MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli.
Another place on Formula One's merry-go-round is filled as Pastor Maldonado joins Lotus.
Red Bull's four time world champion Sebastian Vettel lifts the lid on life out in front of the pack.
Ross Brawn, the man who has achieved success with virtually every Formula One outfit he has worked with, is leaving his post as team principal at Mercedes.
Formula One's top car designer Adrian Newey is predicting a spicy 2014 season thanks to major rule changes.
He's only 26 years old but Sebastian Vettel has already achieved so much in Formula One with four world titles under his belt and now a record-equaling ninth straight victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Sebastian Vettel cemented his place in F1 history with a ninth straight victory and 13th of the season as his teammate Mark Webber bade farewell by completing a one-two for Red Bull in Brazil Sunday.
The Formula One title has long been won but Sebastian Vettel is showing no signs of letting up.
Felipe Massa can be forgiven for feeling a little emotional ahead of this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix.
There aren't too many tracks where Mark Webber can claim bragging rights over Sebastian Vettel but Interlagos is one of them.
Fernando Alonso's reign as the undisputed No. 1 driver at Ferrari is over, according to Ferrari chairman Luca di Montemolo.
Their relationship may have become fraught during the 2013 Formula One season, so just how does Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo rate the efforts of his star driver Fernando Alonso?
On one hand, it was the first MotoGP championship to go to the final race of the season since 2006 -- and it was won by one of motorcycling's hottest new stars.
As if Sebastian Vettel's eighth straight win wasn't rubbing the opposition's noses in it, Red Bull claimed another Formula One first by clocking the first sub two-second pit stop at the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday.
There are dissenters and boo boys who complain that Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel's domination is making Formula One boring.
CNN meets the real girls behind the glamorous faces of Formula One
Sebastian Vettel adapted to "tricky" and blustery conditions at the Circuit of Americas to pip his Red Bull teammate Mark Webber to pole position Saturday at the United States Grand Prix in Texas.
"One of the biggest things that I suffered with initially was sickness, especially on the ovals, getting dizzy ... you get out of the car after 10, 15, maybe 20 laps and you couldn't walk straight. I found it very difficult."
Amid the whine of F3 engines and the clatter of pneumatic tools, 21-year-old Sun Zheng -- one of mainland China's small but growing pack of motor racing drivers -- considers his form for the next day's racing at the Macau Grand Prix.
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti announced his retirement Thursday, a month after a devastating crash in Houston, where he suffered head and spinal injuries.
On the same day a young rising star is given his big break in Formula One, one old-timer is given a chance to kick-start his motorsport career.
Sergio Perez is to leave Formula One team McLaren at the end of the 2013 season after just one year with the British marque.
Lewis Hamilton believes his chances of ending Sebastian Vettel's grip on the world championship will be greatly improved when Formula 1's new rules come into force next season.
Williams has turned to Brazilian Felipe Massa to boost its flagging F1 fortunes, the British based team confirming his signing for the 2014 season Monday.
While Spain wallows in the doldrums of economic despondency and political turmoil, with youth unemployment at eye-watering levels and Catalan separatists threatening to tear away at the country's seams, there is one place where its stock has never been higher.
There are books -- and then there are books. And this one doesn't come cheap.
Spain's Marc Marquez became the youngest rider to ever win the MotoGP world championship on Sunday after finishing third at the final race of the season in Valencia.
Marc Marquez is a step closer to becoming the youngest rider to win the MotoGP title after snatching pole position for Sunday's final grand prix of the season in Valencia.
As F1 cars prepare to get heavier in 2014, the drivers get slimmer. CNN finds out about the fitness regime and diet keeping them trim.
If Sebastian Vettel's efficient march towards his fourth Formula One crown left fans of motor racing's premier competition stifling yawns, things in the top class on two wheels are rather different.
Sebastian Vettel doesn't like the word "dominance".
They have blown out in spectacular style and drawn criticism from one of the world's top drivers, but Pirelli insists there is nothing wrong with the tires it supplies to Formula One.
Whether you like him or not, or think that his dominance is bad for Formula One, there's no denying that Sebastian Vettel is simply unstoppable this season.
The sun may be setting on Mark Webber's Formula One career, but the veteran Australian driver lit up Abu Dhabi on Saturday by snatching pole position from all-conquering Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel.
The simmering row between departing Kimi Raikkonen and his Lotus team came to a boil Friday as the Finn threatened to boycott the final two races of the F1 season because he has not been paid.
Ever imagined flying an airplane with your eyes closed? Or driving at nearly 200 miles an hour with a blindfold? How about racing a speedboat in complete darkness?
Sebastian Vettel clinched a record equaling fourth successive world title Sunday with another superbly judged drive to win the Indian Grand Prix.
Jorge Lorenzo set up a thrilling last race finale with MotoGP title leader Marc Marquez by claiming the Japanese Grand Prix Sunday at Motegi.
Sebastian Vettel's extraordinary sequence of performances at the Buddh International Circuit continued on Saturday as the Red Bull driver secured a third straight pole position for the Indian Grand Prix.
"You know, Bernie (Ecclestone) is a good friend of mine and I have tried to persuade him that India has a market that should not be ignored. I would be very, very disappointed if India fell into the category of being in the F1 calendar and then being permanently out of the calendar."
Teenage boys in fast cars -- it's a rite of passage.
Marc Marquez is disqualified in Australia to give rival Jorge Lorenzo hope of defending his MotoGP crown.
MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo overcame a collision with a seagull to set a lap record in qualifying for Sunday's Australian Grand Prix, but will face a new challenge in the race itself.
Californian Caterham racer Alexander Rossi will give home fans something to cheer about when Formula One returns to Texas.
It could have been lifted straight from the case histories of Inspector Jacques Clouseau or Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot.
Sean Edwards, one of Britain's most promising racing drivers, has been killed in a crash at the Queensland Raceway in Australia.
Dani Pedrosa repeated his 2012 success at Sepang Sunday but his Honda teammate Marc Marquez took another big step towards the MotoGP world title.
Sebastian Vettel produced another Formula One masterclass Sunday to win the Japanese Grand Prix ahead of Red Bull teammate Mark Webber but will have to wait to secure his fourth straight world title.
A Red Bull racer grabbed pole position for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix.
Maria de Villota, who has been a pioneer for women in Formula One, has died aged 33.
Undaunted after receiving another point penalty this week, runaway MotoGP leader Marc Marquez put himself in a good position to win yet another race when he sped to pole position in Malaysia.
Champion elect Sebastian Vettel recorded the fastest time in practice Friday for the Japanese Grand Prix.
In typically collected fashion, Formula One's triple world champion Sebastian Vettel is taking each race as it comes.
MotoGP's shining star Marc Marquez has been rapped over the knuckles and "told to take more care" when riding his bike by the sport's organisers.
IndyCar is examining ways to make the sport safer after its four-time champion Dario Franchitti and several spectators were injured in Houston crash.
Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti was injured in a serious crash that also left 13 spectators hurt during Sunday's Grand Prix of Houston.
Sebastian Vettel is potentially just a week away from becoming only the third Formula One driver to win four consecutive world titles, but outside of the German's continued dominance the big talking point of Sunday's Korean Grand Prix was another ugly tire issue.
Sebastian Vettel is so dominant in Formula One right now that his rivals must be hoping for help from the heavens, but even the weather seems unlikely to stop the Red Bull driver from a fourth successive win at Sunday's Korean Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton realistically can't win the title but the former world champion hopes to challenge powerhouse Sebastian Vettel at the Korean Grand Prix after posting the fastest practice times Friday.
Sebastian Vettel has at times made his domination of Formula One look effortless, but the triple world champion insists his supremacy is the result of tireless work from his all-conquering Red Bull team.
Sebastian Vettel has dominated Formula One for the past three years and looks set to win a fourth straight drivers' championship -- but that could all change in 2014 when the winds of change are unleashed on the sport.
It's not only tycoons and car makers that are greasing the wheels of Formula One -- countries are doing it too.