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The evidence that shows Honda can succeed in F1 again

One of Honda's key attributes is one of its biggest flaws, and dates back to its first foray into F1. But the philosophy behind its stubbornness means there's hope it can...

McLaren has overcome Renault packaging headaches

Technical director Tim Goss is confident McLaren has successfully overcome packaging headaches caused by Renault's engine architecture without having to compromise its...

Has Williams made the right choice with Sirotkin?

Has Williams been shrewd by signing Sirotkin over Kubica? When will Formula 1 get a new team? And can't F1 just tear up its broken regulations? These questions and more...

Alonso, Raikkonen & Kimoa

While the origins of the word 'kimoa' maybe Hawaiian, we believe that the real reason why Fernando Alonso chose the name 'Kimoa' was because of the social love for Kimi...

Haas following Force India trajectory in F1

Kevin Magnussen believes Haas's first two seasons show it has the potential to emulate Formula 1's overachiever Force India.

Kubica had enough chances to prove himself

Robert Kubica had enough opportunities to prove he was capable of making a competitive racing comeback in Formula 1 this season, says Karun Chandhok.

Ex-McLaren boss Whitmarsh returns to F1 with FIA role

Former McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh is to return to a role in Formula 1, Motorsport.com can reveal, having accepted a temporary consultancy position with the FIA.

Gurney’s first F1 teammate, Tony Brooks, pays tribute to his friend

Tony Brooks describes his Ferrari teammate and friend for nearly 60 years, the late Dan Gurney, as an “excellent driver and a very pleasant person.”

Why Kubica's F1 racing return was put on hold

Many wanted it to happen, but Robert Kubica will not be a Formula 1 race driver in 2018. But while he's been beaten to a Williams seat by a well-backed Russian, Kubica's...

Toro Rosso set for aero department reshuffle after key exit

Toro Rosso is to face a reshuffle of its aerodynamic department following the departure of Brendan Gilhome, its head of aero.

F1 to present vision of future to race promoters

Formula 1 bosses will present their vision for the future to all current race promoters a conference in London on Wednesday, Motorsport.com has learned.

Ferrari settles on new race engineer for Raikkonen

Ferrari is poised to confirm that Carlo Santi will become Kimi Raikkonen's race engineer in Formula 1 this year, following the departure of Dave Greenwood from the team.

Williams's driver call exposes its flagging revival

It was not so long ago that Williams traded pure driver quality for money: and that didn't work out so great. Now its 2018 line-up is a reflection of that very tactic, is...

Sirotkin gets Williams drive as 3rd Russian in Formula 1

LONDON (AP) Sergey Sirotkin will drive for Williams and form the most inexperienced line-up on the Formula One grid with Lance Stroll.

Sirotkin chosen ahead of Kubica to drive for Williams in F1

Sergey Sirotkin has been chosen ahead of Robert Kubica to drive for Williams in this year's Formula One championship.

Williams role "important step" towards F1 race return

Robert Kubica says his Williams reserve role is "an important step" in him achieving his goal of making a racing return to Formula 1 in the future.

Kubica named Williams' reserve driver

Williams has named Robert Kubica as its reserve and development driver for the 2018 Formula 1 season.

Williams announces Sirotkin as Stroll's teammate

Williams has announced Sergey Sirotkin will make his Formula 1 debut with the team this season, partnering Lance Stroll.

F1 team contract talks can't become destructive

McLaren executive director Zak Brown has warned talks surrounding the future of Formula 1 beyond 2020 must not become "destructive".

Kubica still targeting race drive

Robert Kubica is still targeting a race seat in Formula One despite settling for a testing role with Williams in 2018.

[F1 2018 NEWS] MAURICE HAMILTON: DOES F1 NEED A BUDGET CAP?

In the off-season, with not much going on, F1 finance provides plenty of debate. In its most basic form, the subject can be split two ways: Do you cut costs in order to...

[F1 2018 NEWS] MAURICE HAMILTON: DOES F1 NEED PIT STOPS?

Pit stops. Who needs them? According to some in F1, we should have more rather than less. Others – admittedly, a minority – would prefer no pit stops at all.

[F1 2018 NEWS] STEWART BELL: WILL HALO BE ACCEPTED?

I was chatting about F1 2018 with a prominent lifestyle magazine editor late last year, briefing him on the upcoming changes and decided to also send him a picture of the...

[F1 2017 NEWS] MAURICE HAMILTON: GOBSHITE OF THE YEAR

Allow me to introduce the Irish Racing Drivers’ Club, a gathering that becomes more informal and rowdy as the annual lunch in London’s RAC Club wears on in early...

[F1 2017 NEWS] MAURICE HAMILTON: ARE WILLIAMS' PRIORITIES RIGHT?

Almost 40 years to the day since the unveiling of the car that marked a new beginning for Williams, a feature in last Saturday’s Financial Times showed that the team has...

[F1 2017 NEWS] RACE RECAP: AZERBAIJAN GRAND PRIX

There was plenty of tension in Baku on Sunday, as Formula 1 hoped for a more dramatic race the second time around – but no one could’ve predicted the wild ride that...

[F1 2017 NEWS] RACE RECAP: CANADIAN GRAND PRIX

The winds were blowing in Montreal, as Formula 1 prepared to celebrate 50 years in Canada – and there were more milestones ahead.

[F1 2017 NEWS] RACE RECAP: MONACO GRAND PRIX

The heat was on in Monaco on race day, as the Principality turned on the weather for the most glamorous event on the 20-stop Formula 1 calendar – the race’s history...

[F1 2017 NEWS] RACE RECAP: SPANISH GRAND PRIX

The sun shone in Barcelona last Sunday, as the eyes of the world looked forward to the start of F1’s European season.

[F1 2017 NEWS] RACE RECAP: RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX

Sochi, on the shores of the Black Sea, in Russia, played host to another chapter of the already white-hot battle between Ferrari and Mercedes.

[F1 2017 NEWS] RACE RECAP: BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX

The desert sands of Bahrain provided another stunning backdrop to what is heating up to be one of the most exciting seasons in years.

[F1 2017 NEWS] RACE RECAP: CHINESE GRAND PRIX

Shanghai provided a sleek, futuristic feel for Round 2 of the Formula One World Championship – with the Chinese Grand Prix again attracting huge crowds for its 14th event...

[F1 2017 NEWS] RACE RECAP: AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX

Melbourne ushered in F1’s new era, the city hosting its 22nd event – and the result was just what the sport needed, with Sebastian Vettel breaking Ferrari’s 27-race...

[F1 2017 NEWS] SEASON REVIEW: MERCEDES

2017 was a fairytale campaign for Mercedes, despite the fact it had to fight Ferrari hard for its fourth-straight title double. The Silver Arrows headed to pre-season...

[F1 2017 NEWS] SEASON REVIEW: FERRARI

Ferrari failed in its goal this year to clinch either the drivers or constructors’ world championships, but there’s no doubt its challenge to Mercedes was a breath of...

[F1 2017 NEWS] SEASON REVIEW: RED BULL RACING

Red Bull Racing prepared for this year by launching its new car, the RB13, with the quirky tagline “unlucky for some” – ahead of an expected tilt at the world...

[F1 2017 NEWS] SEASON REVIEW: FORCE INDIA

Force India has long provided performance on a shoestring budget – but it was expected to struggle this season with F1’s technical regulation shake-up likely to favour...

[F1 2017 NEWS] SEASON REVIEW: WILLIAMS

At the start of 2017, Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams did not hold back when asked about her team’s recent dip in form – the squad fifth in the...

[F1 2017 NEWS] MAURICE HAMILTON: IS LEWIS HAMILTON UNFAIRLY JUDGED?

So, Lewis Hamilton is in trouble again. He gets criticised for his outfit when he turns up at one major function. And when he declines an invitation to another, it’s a...

[F1 2017 NEWS] SEASON REVIEW: RENAULT SPORT

Renault Sport was the big mover in F1 this year, the French manufacturer up three places in the constructors’ standings. It was a big step up for the marque on the second...

[F1 2017 NEWS] SEASON REVIEW: TORO ROSSO

Red Bull B-team Toro Rosso began the season with so much promise. Its much-admired STR12 unveiled in Barcelona, with many in the F1 pit lane dubbing it a “jewel of a car”...

[F1 2017 NEWS] SEASON REVIEW: HAAS

American team Haas has had a stronger second season in F1, avoiding the downturn in results normally associated with a sophomore campaign.

[F1 2017 NEWS] SEASON REVIEW: McLAREN

McLaren began the 2017 season with high hopes, its new orange MCL32 a visual sign of the team’s new management – marketing guru Zak Brown replacing F1 icon Ron Dennis at...

[F1 2017 NEWS] SAUBER: FORCE ACTIVATED

The competitive fire has returned to Sauber. The Swiss team began this season on a far stronger financial footing, care of its new owner Longbow Finance, the acquisition...

[F1 2017 NEWS] LEWIS HAMILTON: ON TOP OF THE WORLD

Lewis Hamilton reached new heights this year. The now 4-time Formula 1 World Champion was in sublime form – confident from the outset, no longer troubled by his former...

[F1 2017 NEWS] MAURICE HAMILTON: IS KUBICA'S F1 DREAM OVER?

Robert Kubica to Williams? It’s what they’re not saying that speaks loudest. Maurice Hamilton brings you the latest on the former Grand Prix winner's F1 comeback trail.

[F1 2017 NEWS] ESTEBAN OCON: STAR PERFORMER

Force India’s Esteban Ocon has, undoubtedly, been one of the stars of F1 2017, the Frenchman a revelation in his first full season.

[F1 2017 NEWS] ROBERT KUBICA: COMEBACK TRAIL

Formula 1 comebacks are rare, with the sport a young man’s game, seats limited, and racing technology rapidly moving on. Generally, it’s a chance reserved for World...

[F1 2017 NEWS] SCUDERIA FERRARI: THE ROAD TO 2018

Ferrari is, no doubt, reeling from the loss of both world championships, but now the real work begins, in preparing for its return to the grid next year to mount an even...

[F1 2017 NEWS] McLAREN: FILM REVIEW AND COMPETITION

McLaren is soon to be unleashed. 2018 will be a new era for the historic team – the third most successful in F1 history behind Ferrari and Williams, with eight...

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// 2018 F1 CALENDAR

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)