Renault development rate puts "a smile on my face"

Carlos Sainz says the Renault Formula 1 car's rate of development is putting "a smile on his face" ahead of his 2018 move to the team.

Bottas now focused on beating Vettel to runner-up

Valtteri Bottas thinks he can now beat Sebastian Vettel to second in the Formula 1 world championship, after slashing the points gap at the Singapore Grand Prix.

Williams 2018 seat shortlist down to three names

Williams has slimmed its shortlist of drivers to partner Lance Stroll for the 2018 Formula 1 season down to three drivers, Motorsport.com understands.

Vettel gave away valuable points in Singapore

Mercedes chairman Niki Lauda believes Sebastian Vettel took too big a risk at the start of the Singapore Grand Prix and threw away valuable championship points.

Why Williams is so very interested in Robert Kubica

Carlos Sainz Jr's loan move to Renault appeared to kill off any chances of Robert Kubica making a Formula 1 comeback. But Kubica could still find a lifeline with Williams...

Why McLaren is betting on Renault, despite Red Bull's disaffection

So desperate are Red Bull and McLaren for success in Formula 1, they are both prepared to gamble massively on the engine supply front. The next 12 months should indicate...

Force India losses increased in 2016 despite bigger income

The Force India F1 team earned increased income in 2016 but made a bigger loss than in the previous year – mainly because of currency issues.

Could Palmer yet save his F1 career?

The Singapore Grand Prix was a ray of sunshine in the general darkness of Jolyon Palmer's 2017 Formula 1 season. Adam Cooper asks if it could kickstart a run of results...

FIA tightens rules on F1 jump starts for 2018

The FIA has tightened the rules on jump starts in Formula 1 for 2018 – opening up the possibility for a driver to get a penalty even if the automated detection system...

Teams "getting nothing" from Liberty on F1's future

Force India's Bob Fernley says Formula 1 teams are "getting nothing" in terms of information regarding the future shape of the championship despite new owners Liberty...

McLaren-Renault tie-up good for F1

In his latest column, Stoffel Vandoorne reflects on a memorable Singapore Grand Prix and talks about how a switch to Renault power units will be a big boost for McLaren.

Mexican GP aims to send "powerful message" after tragedy

Mexican Grand Prix organisers are hoping the event will act as a rallying point for the nation as it tries to recover from the tragedy of its recent earthquake.

Current F1 cars allowed to do demo events in 2018

Formula 1's sporting regulations have been tweaked to help the sport’s new owners pursue their plans to organise more demonstration events along the lines of July’s F1...

Palmer understands why Renault didn't re-sign him

Having accepted his team's decision to sign Carlos Sainz for next year, Jolyon Palmer is viewing the final six races of his tenure with Renault as an audition for a seat...

Can you pick the fizz-sprayers from the bit-part players?

As Nico Hulkenberg sets an unwanted F1 record in Singapore, can you work out who did - and didn't - make the podium?

Analysing the winners and losers from 2018's engine shuffle

McLaren, Red Bull, Toro Rosso, Renault, Honda and Carlos Sainz were all involved in the engine shake-up for 2018 -- ESPN looks at who got the best and worst ends of the...

Williams' Guy Martin experiment a perfect advert for F1

Maurice Hamilton reviews the recent Channel 4 documentary following bike racer Guy Martin's one-race cameo on the Williams pit crew in Belgium and explains why he thinks...

FIA defines Halo load test rules for F1 2018 cars

Formula 1 teams can finalise the specification of their 2018 chassis after the FIA confirmed details of how the new Halo cockpit protection device load test will be...

F1 superlicence system revamped

The FIA has approved changes to the Formula 1 superlicence qualification structure, with only Formula 2 and IndyCar now offering the maximum points, but with additional...

Leclerc secures four FP1 outings with Sauber

Ferrari junior Charles Leclerc will contest four Formula 1 practice sessions with Sauber over the rest of 2017, it has been announced.


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// 2017 F1 CALENDAR

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)