SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Formula One commercial head Bernie Ecclestone says the German Grand Prix could remain off the sport's calendar after this year's cancellation, and warned that the iconic Italian GP may be next to go.
Speaking Friday after a meeting with team leaders ahead of the Malaysian Grand Prix, Ecclestone said he could not confirm the return of the race in Germany in 2016.
He says the contract for a race at Hockenheim next year "doesn't...
SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — French automaker Renault, which supplies engines to the Red Bull and Torro Rosso teams, says it is considering pulling out of Formula One due to the damage done to its reputation after a very difficult start to the new season.
Cyril Abiteboul, managing director of Renault Sport F1, said Friday; "I can confirm we are looking at a lot of options, including getting out of Formula One if it's bad for Renault's reputation."
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan of South Korea has offered a public apology four days after received an 18-month ban for failing a doping test.
Park, who won the 400-meter freestyle at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, was handed the ban Monday by world swimming governing body FINA after testing positive for testosterone in an out-of-competition drug test. The FINA ban began retroactively the day of the positive test in early September...