Formula One’s plans for calendar expansion are a delicate balancing act of interests.

Red Bull Racing and Honda's logos.

Red Bull Racing’s Honda gamble is aimed at long-term success.

Paddy Lowe in the Williams garage.

Paddy Lowe’s reputation is tied to Williams’s fortunes.

Fernando Alonso in his car at the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix.

IndyCar will only be a distraction to the struggling McLaren Formula One team.

Max Verstappen on track at the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix.

Pirelli can’t make tyres to satisfy everyone, making the Italian company an easy target.

Toro Rosso's Brendon Hartley and Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo on track at the 2018 Monaco Grand Prix.

Red Bull Racing wants to choose Honda power for 2019 — but can Honda make it worth the team’s while?

Brendon Hartley in his garage at the 2018 Monaco Grand Prix.

Brendon Hartley’s unlikely F1 debut deserves time to mature.

Fernando Alonso in the McLaren garage at the 2018 Monaco Grand Prix

Put simply Monaco isn’t like other races, and it isn’t supposed to be.

A partial power unit failure wasn’t going postpone Ricciardo’s Monaco redemption.

Daniel Ricciardo on track at the 2018 Spanish Grand Prix.

Monaco will be a true test of Red Bull Racing’s claim to the sport’s leading chassis.