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How Toro Rosso is using its LMP1 weapon

Brendon Hartley’s FIA World Endurance Championship experience with Porsche brings a “fresh and unique insight” to the Toro Rosso Formula 1 team, according to technical...

Gasly's super formula for Honda success

For Pierre Gasly, having Honda power in 2018 means more than just adapting to a new engine. His experience of racing in Japan may give him a technical edge with Toro...

Ayrton Senna's first Formula 1 win

Ayrton Senna's first Formula 1 win came at a wet 1985 Portuguese Grand Prix. We recap that historic day in pictures and a video.

"Disappointed" Renault feels outsmarted by F1's top teams

Renault was outsmarted by Formula 1's big teams over the winter and is "disappointed" it has not made a bigger step, says chief technical officer Bob Bell.

Sainz still learning Hulkenberg's "little tricks"

Carlos Sainz says he is still learning the "little tricks" that boost his Renault Formula 1 teammate Nico Hulkenberg's qualifying form.

How Red Bull turned its RB14 into a race winner

Before its stunning victory in the Chinese Grand Prix, Red Bull's disappointing start to the season had led to a quiet but relentless push to make its RB14 a winner.

How Schumacher and Todt transformed Ferrari

From the ashes of disaster rose an unstoppable Formula 1 winning force - but what had Ferrari lost in its transformation? By Damien Smith.

F1 warned not to "dumb down" like IndyCar

Formula 1 should not be “dumbed down” by following IndyCar’s path of moving towards spec cars, says Haas boss Gunther Steiner.

Williams paying price for putting money first

Felipe Massa believes former team Williams is paying the price for putting money first in some of its decisions for this year, although he hopes it can bounce back in...

What F1 can learn from IndyCar's downforce U-turn

As Formula 1 assesses what it needs to change to improve racing for its 2021 rules revolution, America's premier single-seater series is an important study in careful car...

Rosberg steps back from Kubica management role

Robert Kubica says that former world champion Nico Rosberg has taken a step back from being part of his management team, after they worked together last year in efforts...

The off-track battle that will define F1's title fight

Lewis Hamilton versus Sebastian Vettel for a fifth title is this year's presumed headline contest - but the Mercedes vs Ferrari vs Red Bull superteam slugfest will be...

Formula 1's 2021 plans can end 'two-tier racing'

Formula 1's vision for its 2021 overhaul has been tipped to end the de facto split between the grid's biggest teams and its current midfielders.

Mercedes broke own pitstop record in Chinese GP

Mercedes has revealed that it broke its own pitstop record of the wider tyre era in the Chinese Grand Prix, in a stop that contributed to Valtteri Bottas jumping in front...

Revenues up at Williams but Liberty plans key to future

The Williams F1 team earned increased revenues in 2017 compared to the previous season, but CEO Mike O'Driscoll has stressed that Liberty's long-term plans to level the...

Mercedes explain Lewis Hamilton's Chinese GP strategy

Mercedes have explained their decision not to pit Lewis Hamilton behind the Chinese GP Safety Car in their most detailed account yet of their strategic thinking during...

McLaren targets not ambitious enough - Boullier

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier admits his team did not set ambitious enough targets with its 2018 car after starting the season off the pace of the top three.

Verstappen's mistakes remind Red Bull of Vettel

Max Verstappen's mistakes remind his team boss Christian Horner of when four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel was first racing for the Red Bull Formula 1 team.

F1 acquires stake in PlayON, launches daily fantasy game

Formula 1 has acquired a stake in an external company for the first time by partnering with international sports entertainment company PlayON to launch an official daily...

Sainz ready for future with Renault, if Red Bull agrees

Carlos Sainz is enjoying working and racing with Renault, and believes his future could be with the promising French outfit rather than with Red Bull.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] CHARLES LECLERC: THE REAL DEAL?

Highly rated F1 rookie Charles Leclerc is yet to deliver on his considerable hype at Sauber – the 20-year-old outqualifying teammate Marcus Ericsson for the first time in...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] FERNANDO ALONSO: SHIFTING PRIORITIES

2018 is a decisive year for Fernando Alonso in Formula 1. The two-time F1 World Champion is still at his best, his pass on Sebastian Vettel in China a key example. And...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] RED BULL RACING: POWER UNIT PLANS

The pressure is on Red Bull Racing with a major decision ahead on which power unit to use from 2019, to stick with Renault or switch over to Honda; despite Daniel...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: CHINESE GP DEBRIEF

The temptation is to focus on how the story of the Chinese Grand Prix changed completely from the moment a breakdown in communication at Toro Rosso had their drivers...

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

One of the world’s financial and political powerhouses, China hosts round three of the Formula 1 World Championship.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] TORO ROSSO: HONDA JOURNEY

Red Bull B-team Toro Rosso was one of the star performers in Bahrain, the squad unlocking performance from the STR13 – and turning the page on reliability issues suffered...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] SEBASTIAN VETTEL: STRIVING FOR FIVE

There’s no doubt that Sebastian Vettel is in an elite group of Formula 1 World Champions, his talent behind the wheel beyond question.

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

Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo has won the Chinese Grand Prix for the first time, making the best of a stacked pit stop under the safety car and successive last-blast...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: BAHRAIN DEBRIEF

If Sebastian Vettel claims this championship by seven points or less, he can look back on the Bahrain Grand Prix with even more satisfaction than his 49th win must...

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

F1 2018 rolls on, with the sport moving from the sunny shores of Australia – and the picturesque street circuit at Albert Park, to the dry heat of the desert, the island...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] FORCE INDIA: BUDGET PERFORMANCE

Australia was a difficult race for Force India, with Albert Park the first time it failed to score a point since Monaco last year. Sergio Pérez finishing in 11th place,...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] McLAREN RENAULT: PODIUM-BOUND

McLaren’s result in Melbourne: Fernando Alonso finishing fifth, Stoffel Vandoorne ninth was cause to celebrate last week, as the squad’s first double points finish since...

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] MERCEDES AMG: UNLUCKY RESULT

F1’s benchmark squad Mercedes continues to reel, in the aftermath of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

[F1 2018 VIDEO FEATURE] HAAS F1 TEAM: REINVENTING STARTUPS

American team Haas was the talk of the Albert Park paddock, with its pre-season pace confirmed as the best of the rest after the top teams.

[F1 2018 NEWS] BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX: RACE REVIEW

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has won the Bahrain Grand Prix for the fourth time, his second-straight in the Kingdom - the four-time F1 World Champion outfoxing Mercedes by...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: HAS HAAS BROKEN THE MOULD?

Kevin Magnussen’s impressive move round the outside of the first corner in Melbourne not only gave the Haas driver fourth place but also fired up the whinge factor before...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] APRIL FOOLS: THE BEST 2018

April Fool’s Day is generally a big one for rogue media coverage. Sports stars, brands, media personalities and public relations firms all get in on the act, hoping for...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] RENAULT SPORT: RESERVING JUDGEMENT

Renault may not have taken a taken a step forward in Australia, with Nico Hülkenberg finishing seventh and Carlos Sainz 10th.

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] VALTTERI BOTTAS: MOUNTAINS TO CLIMB

Valtteri Bottas will need to move on quickly from his qualifying crash in Australia if if he’s to keep his confidence high.

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAX VERSTAPPEN: F1 SUPERSTAR

At just 20 years of age, Max Verstappen is an F1 superstar. The precocious Dutchman has begun only his fourth year at the pinnacle of motorsport, his second full season...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: SHOULD VSC RULES BE CHANGED?

Listening to Mercedes and the story of the rogue algorithm, apart from making a note of this new entry in the Motor Racing Book of Excuses, it was difficult not to think...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: RACE PREVIEW

Formula 1’s new era is finally here. The new cars have all been launched. And put through their paces at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya, with more than 8000 laps or...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] STOFFEL VANDOORNE: UPPING HIS GAME

McLaren’s Stoffel Vandoorne heads to Australia for the start of his second season in F1, and knows he needs to up his game.

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] FORCE INDIA: TOUGHEST CHALLENGE

Force India is heading into its fiercest battle yet, in trying to retain fourth in the constructors’ standings, and see off the challenge from its resurgent midfield...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] SCUDERIA FERRARI: TITLE FIGHT REMATCH

Scuderia Ferrari heads to Australia well-prepared for battle – the revered Italian marque again topping the timesheets in pre-season testing.

[F1 2018 NEWS] AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: RACE REVIEW

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has begun his 2018 Formula 1 World Championship campaign in the best possible way, winning the season-opening Australian Grand Prix for a third...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] WILLIAMS: SIROTKIN V STROLL

Williams heads into the 2018 season with Russian rookie Sergey Sirotkin joining Lance Stroll, the Canadian starting his second year as race driver.

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: WILL MERCEDES BE CHALLENGED?

You can sense a clutching of straws this week as F1 websites make headlines from Toto Wolff’s suggestion that Mercedes have concerns over reliability. That’s a bit like...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] MARCUS ERICSSON: CRUCIAL CAMPAIGN

2018 is a crucial season for Sauber’s Marcus Ericsson. The 27-year-old is set to begin his fifth year at the pinnacle of motorsport, his fourth with the Swiss team – as...

[F1 2018 NEWS FEATURE] RED BULL RACING: DREAM SEASON START?

Red Bull Racing is set for its strongest season start in the turbo-hybrid era, Daniel Ricciardo finishing pre-season testing fourth fastest, and the squad completing 783...

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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)