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Evolution at Renault will help at McLaren

Carlos Sainz reckons the evolution he underwent as a Formula 1 driver at Renault will help him at McLaren this season.

Magnussen's 'wild' reputation is wrong – Haas

Haas boss Gunther Steiner does not understand why Kevin Magnussen has been tagged with a 'wild' reputation - or people think his form fades away over a season.

Ferrari president rejects talk of management 'rupture'

Ferrari president John Elkann has strongly refuted reports that the team faces further management upheaval and could even turn to former boss Stefano Domenicali for help.

F1 2019 changes produced 'worst possible outcome'

Formula 1's 2019 rules changes cost 'a few seconds of laptime' and produced 'the worst possible outcome' when the Racing Point team completed its first simulations.

Schumacher close to Ferrari junior role

Mick Schumacher, the son of seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael, is close to confirming a deal to join Ferrari's young driver programme.

Hamilton's work ethic 'refreshing' for Russell

Williams Formula 1 rookie George Russell says he found it 'refreshing' to watch Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes and discover his success is a result of an intense work ethic.

How to build a budget Formula 1 car

It's well known that money is a significant factor in a grand prix team's success, but what happens when there is very little of it to design and develop the car?

Formula 1 reveals 2019 race start times

Formula 1 has revealed the full schedule for the 2019 season, which will stick to the slightly later start times introduced last year.

Ferrari plans to run new car before first F1 test

Ferrari is planning to give its 2019 Formula 1 challenger its on-track debut the day before the start of pre-season testing.

Red Bull 'found a way' to reinvigorate Newey

Red Bull 'found a way' to reinvigorate Adrian Newey's Formula 1 motivation and has been helped in part by the team's switch to Honda, says Dr Helmut Marko.

[F1 2019 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: VERSTAPPEN'S PENALTY

British news outlets have recently reported suggestions that prison sentences of six months or less should be scrapped. Apart from helping seriously overcrowded prisons,...

Toro Rosso willing to make more sacrifices for Red Bull

Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost says that the Italian Formula 1 team is willing to take more grid penalty hits in 2019 in order to help Red Bull.

Don't compare me to Leclerc

Antonio Giovinazzi says he will not try to replicate Charles Leclerc's success as a Formula 1 rookie when he makes his full-season debut with Sauber in 2019.

'No point' staying in F1 without change – Steiner

Haas team boss Gunther Steiner reckons there would be no point in him carrying on in Formula 1 in the long term if there was never a chance of his team being able to...

McLaren 'anticipating a good F1 car' in 2019

McLaren is 'anticipating a good car' for the 2019 Formula 1 season as it bids to improve swiftly under its new management structure.

F1 created own sim to trial new grid formations

Formula 1 created its own simulations to trial changing how the grid lines up in the future, having initially considered using Esports to sample potential tweaks.

The most successful cars in F1 history

Photos of the all-time most successful racing cars in Formula 1 history

Five great motorsport destinations to tick off your bucket list

Are you thinking of taking a trip in 2019 and having the time of your life? We asked Motorsport Live’s dedicated, knowledgeable and well-travelled experts for some...

Verstappen attends Marrakesh ePrix to serve FIA punishment

Red Bull F1 driver Max Verstappen spent the first day of his public service punishment 'observing stewards' at the second round of the Formula E ch...

Top 10 worst F1 Driver of the Day picks

Since the award's introduction in 2016, Formula 1 audiences have usually got it spot-on with their selections for Driver of the Day. Below are 10 times when they did not.

Verstappen has now surpassed Ricciardo

Max Verstappen’s progress has moved him clear of his ex-Formula 1 teammate Daniel Ricciardo in both qualifying and race trim, according to Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko.

[F1 2019 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: MICHAEL SCHUMACHER

Michael Schumacher’s career has been remembered and celebrated during the past few days to mark his 50th birthday. Even allowing for this being a quiet time of the year...

[F1 2019 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: 2018 GOBSHITE AWARD

A Gobshite – as originally cited by the Irish playwright, Hugh Leonard – is often harmless but always hopeless. Straightaway you’ll appreciate that motor sport, and...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: GIANCARLO BAGHETTI

You could say that Charles Leclerc received an early Christmas present on the day he formally signed to drive for Ferrari in 2019.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 US GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

Austin’s Circuit of the Americas played host to the 40th Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, its seventh since joining the calendar in 2012…

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 JAPANESE GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

Japan’s Suzuka Circuit has long been a cauldron of drama, having hosted plenty of championship-defining moments since Formula 1 first visited the Honda-owned track in...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

Built around the site of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, Sochi Autodrom ensures an impressive backdrop for Grand Prix racing.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

Singapore is a breathtaking place for a Formula 1 Grand Prix, with racing under lights through the streets of Marina Bay a feast for the eyes.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 ITALIAN GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

Monza, near Milan, marked the end of Formula 1’s European season, and another thrilling chapter in the fight for the 2018 World Championship.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 BELGIAN GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

F1 2018 was re-ignited at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit, with this year’s edition of the Belgian Grand Prix the 51st to be held there.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

Budapest was a fantastic place for F1 to finish the first part of the season. There, Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton took a record sixth win in Hungary, his fifth for the...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 GERMAN GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

Hockenheim is one of the sport’s classic tracks, with this year’s F1 Grand Prix the 36th to be held there and the last on its current contract.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 BRITISH GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

England’s famed Silverstone Circuit hosted the inaugural Formula 1 World Championship Grand Prix in 1950, a race won by Alfa Romeo’s Giuseppe Farina, who would go on to...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 AUSTRIAN GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

Austria’s picturesque Red Bull Ring is a home track for the energy drinks brand, but it had never won at the 10-turn track in the Styrian mountains…

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 FRENCH GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

F1’s return to Paul Ricard marked 28 years since its last visit to the Le Castellet track, and a decade since the last French Grand Prix.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

Canada this year marked 40 years since the first F1 Grand Prix held at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, the track dedicated to the Quebec racer after his 1978 maiden...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 MONACO GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

Monaco is a standout on the Formula 1 calendar: the jewel in the crown, with the tight and twisty circuit rewarding precision and confidence …

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 SPANISH GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya marks the start of Formula 1’s European season, following the opening run of flyaway events.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 AZERBAIJAN GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

Formula 1 returned to Azerbaijan for the third time last weekend, and the Land of Fire again delivered a thrilling, heated battle.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 CHINESE GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

Shanghai provided a futuristic backdrop for round three of the F1 World Championship, but the race proved a far more electrifying affair.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

The Kingdom of Bahrain was the first Middle Eastern nation to host an F1 race in 2004, its event becoming a night race from 2014 with this year’s fifth edition under...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: RACE RECAP

After two weeks of pre-season testing in Barcelona, the eyes of the world again focused on Melbourne’s Albert Park for the opening-round.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 SEASON REVIEW: MERCEDES

Mercedes is again Formula 1’s benchmark team, and continues to storm in the sport’s hybrid era having secured five-straight world championships.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 SEASON REVIEW: FERRARI

Scuderia Ferrari will no doubt see 2018 as a disappointing year, given the strength of the SF71H car it launched with.

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

Red Bull Racing headed into 2018 hoping for better reliability, after a dire season last year in which it endured 13 DNFs from 20 races.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 SEASON REVIEW: RENAULT

Renault finished the 2018 season as best of the rest in fourth, behind its customer squad Red Bull Racing – with which it’s had a fractious, even vicious, partnership at...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 SEASON REVIEW: HAAS

American outfit Haas enjoyed its best season to-date in 2018, moving up in F1’s constructors’ standings for the first time in its history – three places to fifth – and...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] WILLIAMS RACING: THE ONLY WAY IS UP

Williams heads into 2019 with one aim, to move forward. The former British powerhouse fell to its lowest ebb this year, finishing last in the constructors’ standings with...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: JEAN-PIERRE VAN ROSSEM

At a time when we seem to be increasingly bemoaning the absence of characters in Formula 1, the death was announced last week of a man who appeared larger than life – in...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] 2018 SEASON REVIEW: McLAREN

Former British powerhouse F1 squad McLaren has, for the second time in three seasons, finished sixth in the constructors’ standings for yet another disappointing...

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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)