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Leclerc racks up Ferrari miles in Pirelli F1 tyre test

Ferrari’s new signing Charles Leclerc completed the equivalent of more than two race distances at Paul Ricard on Thursday, as part of Pirelli’s 2019 Formula 1 tyre...

Raikkonen's 2019 deal already having impact at Sauber

Sauber F1 team principal Fred Vasseur says that Kimi Raikkonen's return in 2019 will be a huge boost to the Hinwil outfit – and that the benefits have already become...

Bottas admits lack of results sapping his confidence

Valtteri Bottas has admitted his disappointing 2018 Formula 1 season is now starting to take its toll on his confidence.

Singapore track limits line 'a waste of paint'

FIA Formula 1 race director and safety delegate Charlie Whiting has branded the in-weekend change to the Singapore Grand Prix circuit as utterly ineffectual.

Pirelli seeks answers to excessive tyre saving

Pirelli says it will look into what can be done to help Formula 1 avoid races being ruined by excessive tyre saving, as happened in last weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix.

Red Bull now has best car in Formula 1, says Verstappen

Max Verstappen believes Red Bull now has the best car in Formula 1, judging by his strong showing in last weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.

F1 has overtaking weapon it didn’t have before

Formula 1's newest push to improve overtaking can avoid previous pitfalls because grand prix bosses have a weapon they did not have before, according to Williams...

Will F1 cars in 2021 look as good as the concepts?

Leading F1 engineers offer their opinion on the look, and potential pitfalls, of sport's vision for 2021.

Buemi to stay in Formula E with Nissan

Former Formula One driver Sebastien Buemi will remain in the all-electric Formula E series with Nissan in the 2018-19 season, the Japanese manufacturer said on Thursday.

Mercedes leaks images of Project One in action

The Formula One engine in the back of Mercedes' new Project One hypercar is so loud that its secret testing is no longer secret.

Vettel sets sights on winning all remaining races

Sebastian Vettel says his team has nothing to fear from the six remaining rounds of the Formula One season and is targeting victories at all of them in order to ensure he...

Hamilton already pushing for 2019 improvements

Lewis Hamilton has called upon his Mercedes team to bring forward developments planned for the 2019 Formula 1 season because he wants to 'feel it on a race weekend'.

Singapore result vindication for Spec C engine

Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says Max Verstappen's second place in the Singapore Grand Prix was vindication for its 'not perfect' Spec C engine.

Leclerc to join Ferrari for Pirelli F1 tyre test

Charles Leclerc will join Ferrari for the upcoming Pirelli tyre test that the Italian squad will carry out alongside Mercedes at the Paul Ricard circuit.

The tech change that transformed Mercedes in Singapore

Mercedes’ triumph in the Singapore Grand Prix owed a lot to Lewis Hamilton’s ‘stardust’ driving, but one hidden change on his car that we can reveal may have been key to...

McLaren considers extreme set-up for Russian GP

McLaren is considering running with a more extreme Monza-style set-up on its car at the Russian Grand Prix in a bid to help boost its straightline speed performance.

It will be 'damn hard' for Vettel to win title

Red Bull technical chief Adrian Newey has given some insight into how Sebastian Vettel deals with pressure after the Ferrari driver slipped further behind Lewis Hamilton...

Third F1 cars 'very unlikely' to happen, says Whiting

Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting says he would like to see teams allowed to run third cars – but he concedes that the idea will not get much support.

Does Ferrari need to review its race operation?

Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari come under scrutiny from our panel of journalists, but blue flags, Sergio Perez's temper and Mercedes' young driver programme are also up for...

'He really wants me to crash?'

A round-up of the best radio soundbites from the Singapore Grand Prix, after Sebastian Vettel's championship took a turn for the worse and the subject blue flags made a...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] SCUDERIA FERRARI: NEW ERA COMING

Iconic marque, Ferrari, has turned away from tradition – and made a bold choice in promoting rookie Charles Leclerc, from Sauber to the Scuderia, starting from next...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: SINGAPORE DEBRIEF

There was a very encouraging moment during free practice on Saturday when it looked like Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari were about to get their championship back on course....

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

One of the most stunning races on the Formula 1 calendar, Singapore is a feast for the eyes as the sport’s original night race, with this year’s edition the 11th since...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] McLAREN: TRYING TIMES

2018 will, no doubt, be remembered as a disappointing year for McLaren, despite great hopes for its Renault-powered MCL33 pre-season.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] MERCEDES-AMG F1: HAMMER TIME

Mercedes says it has no need for team orders until much later in the year, when the fight for the world championship begins to heat up…

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] LANCE STROLL: FORCE INDIA BOUND

Lance Stroll remains the key to the remaining seats left on the 2019 grid, with the 19-year-old set to switch to Racing Point Force India now owned by a consortium led by...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: VANDOORNE'S FATE

Formula 1 can be a cruel business and, as if to prove it, there’s occasionally nowhere harsher than within a place of F1 social accord.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] SCUDERIA FERRARI: TECH ADVANTAGE

Ferrari is using its competitive advantage to full effect, with its rivals still scratching their collective heads over alleged recent gains, which could stem from its...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] FORCE INDIA: STILL STORMING

Racing Point Force India continues to punch well above its weight, despite only being rescued from administration weeks ago, by the Lawrence Stroll-led consortium…

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] RENAULT SPORT: GOING UP A GEAR

Renault Sport continues to charge towards its target of being a top team by 2020, with the squad taking yet another step for next year – following last month’s signing of...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: ITALY DEBRIEF

Going into the Italian Grand Prix, it was hard to believe that Ferrari had not won at Monza since 2010. It’s even more difficult after they locked out the front row on...

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

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton has won the Italian Grand Prix for a fifth time, equalling Michael Schumacher’s record and extending his lead in the championship to 28 points,...

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

F1’s summer break is now a distant memory, with the pack-up in Belgium always frantic – as one iconic venue is followed back-to-back with another, and the teams travel...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] MERCEDES-AMG: STAYING CALM

Lewis Hamilton continues to keep his powder dry, despite admitting Ferrari’s car has a few new tricks – with a chance to match the Maestro, Juan Manuel Fangio on five...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] PIERRE GASLY: DELIVERING RESULTS

French driver Pierre Gasly is preparing himself for the challenge of his life, in replacing Daniel Ricciardo at Red Bull Racing from 2019.

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: BELGIUM DEBRIEF

After a less than riveting race on Sunday, it’s an appropriate moment to take a look at the cars themselves.

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

One of the world’s great circuits, Belgium’s Spa-Francorchamps is always a hotly anticipated destination – following F1’s summer break.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] ESTEBAN OCON: SILVER DREAMS

The Belgian Grand Prix marks two years since Frenchman Esteban Ocon arrived on the Formula 1 grid - and he continues to show all the hallmarks of a superstar on the rise.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] SCUDERIA FERRARI: ON THE ATTACK

Ferrari is desperate to make the most of the next three rounds to reclaim control of both championships.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] CARLOS SAINZ: LEADING McLAREN

It’s been an excruciating month for Carlos Sainz with the Spaniard spending the majority of F1’s summer break without a drive for 2019, after Renault opted for Daniel...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] FERNANDO ALONSO: END OF AN ERA

2-time Formula 1 World Champion Fernando Alonso finally confirmed the sad, but expected news last week that he will leave Formula 1 at the end of 2018, capping off 17...

[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 NEWS FEATURE] BELGIAN GRAND PRIX: RACE REVIEW

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has won the Belgian Grand Prix for the third time, his first for Ferrari and fifth victory this year - closing the points gap to title rival...

[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...

[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] MID-SEASON REVIEW: RENAULT

Renault is another team that has been a big improver in 2018. The French squad has scored points in all but one race, and its stark increase in Q3 appearances, points,...

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

The Haas team’s third year in Formula 1 has easily been its best so far. At the halfway mark it sits fifth in the constructors’ standings … with more points than either...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: ALONSO'S UNCERTAIN FUTURE

The World Endurance Championship ought to be making the most of motor sport media platforms struggling to find content during F1’s enforced shut down. But for that very...

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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)