Robert Kubica: Back on the Formula 1 grid eight years on from near tragedy

(CNN)Eight years on, Robert Kubica remembers every moment of the crash that ended the first chapter of his Formula 1 career. A fight for his life diminished to a fight to keep his right hand and eventually a fight to get back to F1, something he gave up on some time ago only to now find himself back on the grid for Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix 139 races after his last.

Toto Wolff: No-deal Brexit is a ‘nightmare scenario’ for Formula 1

(CNN)Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has warned a no-deal Brexit could cause the “mother of all messes” for Formula 1. “Brexit is a major concern for us, as it should be a major concern for all of us who live in and operate out of the UK,” Wolff said, speaking on the first day of F1 winter testing in Barcelona, Spain. “Any major disruption with borders or taxes would damage the F1 industry in the UK.” READ: Lucas di Grassi wins Mexico E Prix as race leader’s battery dies on the line With just 38 days left before Britain is due to leave the EU, Wolff warns the uncertainty is threatening to cripple one of its leading industries. “It is the …

Nico Rosberg: How gas-guzzling F1 champion turned into an eco warrior

(CNN)The irony is not lost on Nico Rosberg that he has gone from the excesses of Formula 1’s gas guzzling to effectively become an eco warrior. But now he is driven by making a far greater and greener impact than anything he believes he achieved at the wheel of an F1 car before his shock retirement after edging teammate Lewis Hamilton to the world title. Nico Rosberg on why he retired after winning F1 title Already on board for the event are the FIA, Prince Albert of Monaco and the German Federal Ministry of Transport. Some 50,000 attendees are expected over the three days, which includes the Green Tech Awards, of which the revered environmentalist Sir David Attenborough is a …