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VALTTERI BOTTAS: THE NEW FLYING FINN

Flying Finn Valtteri Bottas has proved himself at the highest level, able to win Grands Prix under the heaviest of pressure.

WILLIAMS: THE FILM

The word awesome is overused in modern life, almost to the point of becoming meaningless, but Williams The Film is just that – awesome.

PADDOCK INSIDER: DAN KNUTSON

One of the best things about being in an F1 paddock is meeting and chatting with the people who live and breathe the sport, and travel with it from Melbourne to Abu...

MAURICE HAMILTON: IS LEWIS SELFISH OR SENSIBLE?

In the same way that Nigel Mansell could inspire and infuriate, sometimes in the same sentence, Lewis Hamilton had the motor sport media eulogising while trying not to be...

BRITISH GRAND PRIX: IN PICTURES

Silverstone’s future as British Grand Prix host beyond 2019 was one of the main talking points of the weekend, despite the track considered the home of British...

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Halo "destroys" F1's push to be more popular

The FIA's decision to impose the Halo in Formula 1 next year has "destroyed" a push to make the sport more popular, claims three-time world champion Niki Lauda.

Verstappen doesn't take Vettel complaints "seriously" anymore

Max Verstappen says he doesn't take Sebastian Vettel's complaints "seriously" anymore, after the German's recent controversial moves.

Belgian GP set for sell-out thanks to 'Verstappen effect'

The Belgian Grand Prix is set for its biggest crowd since the Michael Schumacher era, as 'Max Verstappen mania' shows no sign of calming down.

Force India begins Perez contract renewal talks

Force India has begun contract talks with Sergio Perez about extending his stay with the Formula 1 team into next season.

The real story behind Mercedes' gearbox dramas

Suffering one reliability problem in Formula 1 can sometimes be down to bad luck, but when a team suffers two on the same component almost simultaneously, that is often a...

Qualifying frustrations prove costly in Britain

In his latest column, Felipe Massa reflects on another difficult weekend at Silverstone, where Williams celebrates its 40th anniversary.

Red Bull would let Sainz go if price is right

Red Bull says it would consider any sensible offer made for Carlos Sainz, but has rubbished talk that the young Spaniard is poised to be moved elsewhere.

Honda to stick with same PU concept next year

Honda will stick with its current power unit concept next year despite a disastrous opening half of the 2017 season with McLaren.

F1 drivers back safety push despite Halo backlash

Formula 1 drivers insist that the FIA’s push to improve safety, which has led to the controversial decision to impose the Halo for 2018, will not result in the racing...

Lauda fears F1 will regret introducing Halo

Mercedes chairman Niki Lauda says the FIA has made a mistake by committing to the Halo for 2018.

What is Halo and why is it being introduced?

A guide to what the Halo is, why it was introduced and how a device aimed at improving safety has become so controversial.

Formula 1 cars to use 'halo' protection device from 2018

PARIS (AP) More than one year after it was first tested, and after consideration of a recent alternative, the ''halo'' cockpit protection system will be used on Formula...

Formula 1 to introduce controversial cockpit head-protection system in 2018

The controversial 'halo' cockpit head-protection system will be introduced in Formula 1 in 2018, says the sport's governing body.

Halo set for 2018 introduction after Strategy Group meeting

Formula 1 is set to introduce the Halo cockpit protection device for 2018 after the FIA pushed it through on safety grounds at Wednesday’s Strategy Group meeting.

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March 26 Australia (Melbourne)
April 9 China (Shanghai)
April 16 Bahrain (Bahrain)
April 30 Russia (Sochi)
May 14 Spain (Barcelona)
May 28 Monaco (Monte Carlo)
June 11 Canada (Montreal)
June 25 Azerbaijan (Baku)
July 9 Austria (Spielberg)
July 16 Great Britain (Silverstone)
July 30 Hungary (Budapest)
August 27 Belgium (Spa)
September 3 Italy (Monza)
September 17 Singapore (Singapore)
October 1 Malaysia (Sepang)
October 8 Japan (Suzuka)
October 22 USA (Austin)
October 29 Mexico (Mexico City)
November 12 Brazil (Sao Paulo)
November 26 Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi)