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[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: WILL ALONSO NEVER LEARN?

It didn’t take long, did it? Less than 24 hours after last week’s column had been posted, Fernando Alonso revealed his decision to quit F1 – for the time being – at the...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] MID-SEASON REVIEW: MERCEDES

If Mercedes manages to win the world championship in 2018, it will be its hardest-fought title yet. Not since prior to the hybrid era has Mercedes’ challengers been so...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] MID-SEASON REVIEW: FERRARI

After letting the 2017 drivers’ title slip through its fingers, it’s possible Ferrari could walk away with both drivers and constructors crowns in 2018.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] MID-SEASON REVIEW: RED BULL RACING

Red Bull has a lot to be happy about with season 2018 so far, except for one key point: it is still not a genuine championship contender.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] DANIEL RICCIARDO: RENAULT BOUND

Bold moves are a Daniel Ricciardo signature. The self-proclaimed Honey Badger is the master of putting brave, unexpected passing manoeuvres on other drivers ... but this...

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Alonso right to say F1 is predictable

F1 commercial boss Sean Bratches believes Fernando Alonso was right to say that the sport has become too predictable – but insists that plans are in place to improve the...

Vergne says he's been approached by F1 team for 2019

Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne says returning to Formula 1 is a possibility next season after being approached by a team.

Mazepin's company questions Force India rescue process

A Russian company that was one of the unsuccessful bidders for Force India has questioned the process which led to the team being acquired by a consortium led by Lawrence...

Fresh fears over Monza future amid fall in ticket sales

A fall in ticket sales for the Italian Grand Prix has left the country\'s motorsport president worried that it may not be able to afford to keep the Formula 1 race after...

Ricciardo exit ends "very strange" saga

Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko does not understand Daniel Ricciardo\'s decision to join Renault, which he says brought \

Gasly caught in his underwear when told he had Red Bull seat

Pierre Gasly has confessed to being stood in his underwear when he took the call telling him that he had got the drive at Red Bull for next season.

Button warns Sainz McLaren turnaround will take years

Former McLaren Formula 1 driver Jenson Button says that new signing Carlos Sainz will need to be patient and shouldn\'t expect a swift turnaround in the team\'s fortunes.

Gasly was in his underwear when told of Red Bull promotion

Pierre Gasly was caught unawares by the call from Helmut Marko saying he would be promoted from Toro Rosso to Red Bull next season.

F1 demo set for Tailem Bend Supercars round

A pair of historic Formula 1 cars will complete demo runs at the all-new The Bend Motorsport Park during this weekend\'s Supercars round.

Ricciardo told us he would sign a new deal

Helmut Marko says Daniel Ricciardo's shock switch to Renault was announced just days after the Australian had told him he would sign the contract Red Bull offered him...

McLaren 2019 hopeful Norris handed Belgian GP practice appearance

McLaren junior driver Lando Norris, 18, will drive in the opening Friday practice session for the Belgian Grand Prix as part of McLaren's evaluation process for a 2019...

Red Bull Racing confirms Gasly for 2019

Red Bull has confirmed that Pierre Gasly will partner Max Verstappen in its lead Formula 1 team next season, in place of Renault-bound Daniel Ricciardo.

Norris to make FP1 debut with McLaren at Spa

McLaren Formula 1 reserve Lando Norris has been drafted in by the team for a Friday practice run at the Belgian Grand Prix - and could do more sessions later in the year.

Perez close to extending Force India stay

Mexican Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez says his deal with Force India is on course for a prompt renewal now that the team\'s future has been secured.

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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)