F1 Business Diary 2015: the Australian Grand Prix

With one team stuck in the pits, another spending much of the week in court, two others – Red Bull and McLaren – hamstrung by their power unit suppliers and only 15 cars taking the start, it was a stuttering opening to the new Formula One season in Australia.

Silverstone’s new managing director unveils his profit plan

Silverstone’s new managing director Patrick Allen has prioritised cheaper tickets, better service and a more diverse offering as he begins the process of “refocusing the business” following sweeping management changes at the home of the British Grand Prix towards the end of last year.

F1 Business Diary 2014: the Brazilian Grand Prix

The Brazilian Grand Prix was won by Nico Rosberg, setting up what is certain to be a dramatic showdown for the world championship in Abu Dhabi. Wider questions about Formula One’s finances and commercial structure will, however, continue long after the last laps have been raced in 2014.