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[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] CHARLES LECLERC: THE REAL DEAL?

Highly rated F1 rookie Charles Leclerc is yet to deliver on his considerable hype at Sauber – the 20-year-old outqualifying teammate Marcus Ericsson for the first time in...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] FERNANDO ALONSO: SHIFTING PRIORITIES

2018 is a decisive year for Fernando Alonso in Formula 1. The two-time F1 World Champion is still at his best, his pass on Sebastian Vettel in China a key example. And...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] RED BULL RACING: POWER UNIT PLANS

The pressure is on Red Bull Racing with a major decision ahead on which power unit to use from 2019, to stick with Renault or switch over to Honda; despite Daniel...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: CHINESE GP DEBRIEF

The temptation is to focus on how the story of the Chinese Grand Prix changed completely from the moment a breakdown in communication at Toro Rosso had their drivers...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] CHINESE GRAND PRIX: RACE REVIEW

Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo has won the Chinese Grand Prix for the first time, making the best of a stacked pit stop under the safety car and successive last-blast...

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How Toro Rosso is using its LMP1 weapon

Brendon Hartley’s FIA World Endurance Championship experience with Porsche brings a “fresh and unique insight” to the Toro Rosso Formula 1 team, according to technical...

Gasly's super formula for Honda success

For Pierre Gasly, having Honda power in 2018 means more than just adapting to a new engine. His experience of racing in Japan may give him a technical edge with Toro...

Ayrton Senna's first Formula 1 win

Ayrton Senna's first Formula 1 win came at a wet 1985 Portuguese Grand Prix. We recap that historic day in pictures and a video.

"Disappointed" Renault feels outsmarted by F1's top teams

Renault was outsmarted by Formula 1's big teams over the winter and is "disappointed" it has not made a bigger step, says chief technical officer Bob Bell.

Sainz still learning Hulkenberg's "little tricks"

Carlos Sainz says he is still learning the "little tricks" that boost his Renault Formula 1 teammate Nico Hulkenberg's qualifying form.

How Red Bull turned its RB14 into a race winner

Before its stunning victory in the Chinese Grand Prix, Red Bull's disappointing start to the season had led to a quiet but relentless push to make its RB14 a winner.

How Schumacher and Todt transformed Ferrari

From the ashes of disaster rose an unstoppable Formula 1 winning force - but what had Ferrari lost in its transformation? By Damien Smith.

F1 warned not to "dumb down" like IndyCar

Formula 1 should not be “dumbed down” by following IndyCar’s path of moving towards spec cars, says Haas boss Gunther Steiner.

Williams paying price for putting money first

Felipe Massa believes former team Williams is paying the price for putting money first in some of its decisions for this year, although he hopes it can bounce back in...

What F1 can learn from IndyCar's downforce U-turn

As Formula 1 assesses what it needs to change to improve racing for its 2021 rules revolution, America's premier single-seater series is an important study in careful car...

Rosberg steps back from Kubica management role

Robert Kubica says that former world champion Nico Rosberg has taken a step back from being part of his management team, after they worked together last year in efforts...

The off-track battle that will define F1's title fight

Lewis Hamilton versus Sebastian Vettel for a fifth title is this year's presumed headline contest - but the Mercedes vs Ferrari vs Red Bull superteam slugfest will be...

Formula 1's 2021 plans can end 'two-tier racing'

Formula 1's vision for its 2021 overhaul has been tipped to end the de facto split between the grid's biggest teams and its current midfielders.

Mercedes broke own pitstop record in Chinese GP

Mercedes has revealed that it broke its own pitstop record of the wider tyre era in the Chinese Grand Prix, in a stop that contributed to Valtteri Bottas jumping in front...

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March 25 Australia (Melbourne)
April 8 Bahrain (Sakhir)
April 15 China (Shanghai)
April 29 Azerbaijan (Baku)
May 13 Spain (Barcelona)
May 27 Monaco (Monte Carlo)
June 10 Canada (Montreal)
June 24 France (Le Castellet)
July 1 Austria (Spielberg)
July 8 Great Britain (Silverstone)
July 22 Germany (Hockenheim)
July 29 Hungary (Budapest)
August 26 Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps)
September 2 Italy (Monza)
September 16 Singapore (Marina Bay)
September 30 Russia (Sochi)
October 7 Japan (Suzuka)
October 21 USA (Austin)
October 28 Mexico (Mexico City)
November 11 Brazil (Sao Paulo)
November 25 Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi)