Why F1 must learn from its bad decisions of the past

As Formula 1's 2021 rules debate moves towards its – delayed – crunch point, we look back at the missteps that have made its self-improvement efforts so complicated.

Haas not expecting end of season to be any better

Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner is resigned to a difficult end to 2019 after another frustrating weekend for the US-owned outfit in Japan.

Ferrari engine under scrutiny as F1 teams chase FIA

A number of Ferrari's Formula 1 rivals have written to the FIA for clarity over the legality of design aspects they believe are behind the Italian team's engine...

Senna to be honoured in Sao Paulo Fan Festival

Ayrton Senna is to be honoured by an official Formula 1 Fan Festival to be held in his home town of Sao Paulo on Saturday November 9th, a week before the Brazilian GP.

Renault's development hurt by wind tunnel shutdown

Renault has revealed that its aero development progress since the summer break was hurt by it needing to put its wind tunnel out of action for several weeks for an...

Ranked! Top 10 rare F1 car liveries

Formula 1's strict rules governing car liveries means we don't get to see much variety from teams during a season, but in the past it was a different matter.

The full story of why Verstappen switched F1 helmets

We visited Schuberth's F1 helmet factory to speak with its bosses about new FIA standards, and discuss just how it came to land a deal with Max Verstappen for the 2019...

How Mercedes fought back against Ferrari

Mercedes has been second best to Ferrari since the Formula 1 summer break, but at the Japanese Grand Prix it attempted to respond with some major car updates.

Ferrari needs to work better, not harder

Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari needs to work better rather than harder if it is to make the step and end Mercedes' title dominance in Formula 1.

Toro Rosso gets approval for F1 team name change

The request from Scuderia Toro Rosso to be renamed Scuderia Alpha Tauri from next season has been approved, Motorsport.com has learned.

Renault confident big teams won't 'hijack' 2021 rules plan

Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul is confident that none of the big teams will try to 'hijack' Formula's 2021 rule changes at a crunch meeting in Paris on Wednesday.

The inside story of how F1 kept the Japanese GP on TV

For many Formula 1 fans at home, the biggest inconvenience of super typhoon Hagibis was having to set an earlier alarm for the super Sunday Japanese Grand Prix...

F1 agrees Miami Hard Rock stadium plan for 2021

Plans to run the Miami Grand Prix around the city's Hard Rock stadium have taken a step close to fruition with the confirmation of an agreement in principle between...

How Mercedes struck back at Suzuka

Mercedes achieved a monumental feat in Japan, becoming the first team in the sport’s history to capture six back-to-back drivers’ and constructors’ F1 World...

Alfa was 'nowhere' in 'far from normal' Japanese GP

Alfa Romeo’s Formula 1 drivers were left baffled by being “nowhere” in the Japanese Grand Prix, a race Kimi Raikkonen labelled “far from normal”.

Early end to Japanese GP 'very unfortunate', Masi admits

Formula 1 race director Michael Masi says a 'very unfortunate' system error was to blame for the chequered flag light panel being displayed too early at the Japanese...

Sainz proud McLaren's speed made Leclerc 'give up' at Suzuka

Carlos Sainz called his latest fifth-place finish “a bit more special than others” after being so quick he forced Ferrari and Charles Leclerc to 'give up' in the Japanese...

F1 set to vote on qualifying race trials for 2020

Formula 1 teams are set to vote in Paris on Wednesday on plans to run three experimental Saturday qualifying races in 2020, and those currently opposed to the idea would...

Horner respects Norris for response to Albon move

Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner respects McLaren driver Lando Norris for being pleased Alex Albon escaped punishment for ‘forcing him off’ in the Japanese...

Revised F1 weekend won't include Sunday qualifying

Formula 1 boss Ross Brawn says that the well-received Sunday morning qualifying session at Suzuka won’t impact existing plans to adjust the grand prix weekend schedule in...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] KIMI RAIKKONEN: ICEMAN ON A CHARGE

Kimi Raikkonen has continued to impress on track, with the ‘Ice Man’ taking seventh place at the Hungarian Grand Prix, to sit eighth in the drivers’ championship as we...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] PIERRE GASLY: BRUTAL DEMOTION

Pierre Gasly left the Hungarian Grand Prix as a driver for Red Bull Racing.  Weighed down by the expectations of his team, the media, and himself, he hoped to come back...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] BELGIAN GRAND PRIX: RACE PREVIEW

It’s one of the most historic events on the calendar, at the ultimate racer’s track. Belgium’s Spa-Francorchamps testing the world’s finest drivers with a flat-out blast...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] VALTTERI BOTTAS: NEXT CONTRACT

Valtteri Bottas heads to Belgium’s Spa-Francorchamps with a big question mark over his future at Mercedes. Despite starting the year in a very strong fashion, with two...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] MID-SEASON REVIEW: MERCEDES

We are only 12 races into the 2019 season and Mercedes looks to have already sealed a sixth-straight drivers’ and constructors’ championships.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] MID-SEASON REVIEW: FERRARI

2019 was meant to be the year of the Ferrari. After letting the titles slip through their hands in 2017, and again in 2018, a strong pre-season test meant it looked like...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] DANIEL RICCIARDO: RENAULT JOURNEY

Daniel Ricciardo headed into the summer break with a challenging start to the year behind him.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] MID-SEASON REVIEW: RED BULL RACING

Red Bull Racing is having a tale of two seasons.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] MID-SEASON REVIEW: McLAREN

McLaren is having a season to remember.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] MID-SEASON REVIEW: TORO ROSSO

Toro Rosso has always performed well as Red Bull’s B-team.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] MID-SEASON REVIEW: RENAULT

2019 has so far been a big blip in the road for Renault, which started out this season with ambitious targets - having made the jump from ninth place in the constructors’...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] MID-SEASON REVIEW: ALFA ROMEO RACING

Alfa Romeo-branded Sauber remains one of the sport’s great independent outfits, an intrepid privateer dating back to 1993 and its former eponymous owner, Swiss motorsport...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] MID-SEASON REVIEW: RACING POINT

2019 marked the dawn of a new era at Racing Point, as its first full season under new owners, the Lawrence Stroll-led consortium.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] MAX VERSTAPPEN: CHANGING GUARD

Max Verstappen headed into Formula 1’s traditional summer break with no one in doubt he’s the future of the sport.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] MID-SEASON REVIEW: HAAS

American team Haas continues to punch above its weight as F1’s newest team, the squad entering the sport in 2016 as a start-up - one that locked-in with Ferrari to the...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] MID-SEASON REVIEW: WILLIAMS

Williams remains one of the grid’s most iconic teams, second only to the great Ferrari, in terms of constructors’ championships - and third, behind McLaren in terms of...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] LANCE STROLL: STRENGTH IN CHAOS

Lance Stroll has again proved he’s got what it takes in chaotic conditions, the 20-year-old fourth at Hockenheim for the team’s best result since Spain 2017, a gap of 46...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] RED BULL RACING: MOMENTUM RETURNED

Red Bull continues to demonstrate its potential despite the disappointment of Hungary, where Max Verstappen was caught and passed by Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton four laps...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] SEBASTIAN VETTEL: DIFFICULT TIMES

Sebastian Vettel heads into the break despondent, third in Hungary but more than a minute off the winner Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton. A 94-point gap in the standings all but...

[F1 2019 NEWS FEATURE] JACKI WARNOCK: HUNGARY DEBRIEF

As we head into the summer break after an action packed Hungarian Grand Prix, the subject on everyone’s lips is who will be where in 2020.

[F1 2019 NEWS FEATURE] HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX: RACE REVIEW

5-time F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton has won his seventh Hungarian Grand Prix in astonishing style - passing Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen three laps from home,...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX: RACE PREVIEW

Budapest is one of the world’s great destinations, the Hungarian capital a historic, cultural and gastronomic centre uniting twin cities divided by the Danube… Europe’s...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] TORO ROSSO: TOP RESULT

Red Bull B-team Toro Rosso was one of the stars of the German Grand Prix, with Daniil Kvyat taking his first podium since China 2016. And the team’s first since its win...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] ROMAIN GROSJEAN: STRUGGLING RACER

Romain Grosjean’s Formula 1 career with Haas hangs in the balance, as the sport moves into the second half of the year. Germany a reprieve, as the 33-year-old earned his...

[F1 2019 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: GERMANY DEBRIEF

The German Grand Prix may have been an extraordinary mix of chance, skill, missed opportunities, strange strategies and basic errors but, at the end of a full-on hour and...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] ALFA ROMEO RACING: NEW TECH DIRECTOR

Alfa Romeo Racing heads to Hockenheim with a new technical director, its head of aerodynamics Jan Monchaux stepping up with Simone Resta set to rejoin Ferrari as chief...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] F1 2021: BIG PLANS

F1’s future continues to take shape, with the sport preparing to unveil its detailed blueprint for 2021 at the end of October.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] McLAREN-RENAULT: SHARPENED UP

McLaren made another bold step towards a stronger future ahead of the British Grand Prix, confirming its driver line-up for 2020, locking in Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] RENAULT F1 TEAM: ROAD TO RECOVERY

Renault is recovering from a tough start to 2019, with the last Grand Prix at Silverstone a turning point for the squad.

[F1 2019 NEWS FEATURE] GERMAN GRAND PRIX: RACE REVIEW

Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen remained calm and cool in chaotic conditions to win a thrilling safety car-affected German Grand Prix, the Dutchman in a league of his...