Qualifying is one of the most universally popular parts of a grand prix weekend, so it’s surprising that the competitive Saturday session is regularly considered for change as the sport strives for self-improvement.Continue reading

What is the perfect form of Formula One? There are no easy answers, but the sport’s authorities hope the plan they’ll present to teams today will be convincing enough to settle the long-running battle for the championship’s soul.Continue reading

Formula One in 2018 didn’t deliver quite the result it promised in the first half of the season, but the lack of closeness in the final points tallies belies a year far from bereft of action or interest.Continue reading

Nothing gets people fired up quite like a discussion about gender in sport, so it was to the surprise of no-one that last week’s announcement of an all-female racing series was met with deeply polarised opinion.Continue reading

Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton in formation at the 2018 Russian Grand Prix.

The Russian Grand Prix was no lights-to-flag thriller, but it nonetheless delivered Formula One its true lifeblood: controversy.Continue reading

A concept 2021 F1 car.

One of the more interesting stories to emerge from the Singapore Grand Prix came not from the track but from the press conference room, where F1 motorsport boss Ross Brawn previewed the sport’s direction for aerodynamics post-2020.Continue reading

Charles Leclerc in his car at the 2018 Belgian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel’s slipstream pass on Lewis Hamilton on the first lap of the Belgian Grand Prix was the latest important chapter in the pair’s battle for the 2018 championship, but far behind their exclusive duel unfolded a scene of potentially devastating carnage.Continue reading

Fernando Alonso talks to an engineer at the 2018 British Grand Prix.

Fernando Alonso has never been afraid to speak his mind — and he’s no stranger to controversy in the aftermath.Continue reading

The weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix might have marked the start of the midseason break for some, but this week most teams will stay on in Budapest for an important in-season test starting today.Continue reading

Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen on track at the 2018 British Grand Prix.

Formula One’s midseason break is now just 12 days away, and after running five races across six weekends, the mandatory factory shutdown will give the sport’s overworked staffs some hard-earnt rest.Continue reading

In 2018 Formula One cars are faster than ever before. This isn’t necessarily a good thing.Continue reading

Formula One’s new management is slowly trying to remodel the sport in its own image, but it’s not all smooth sailing.Continue reading

Sebastian Vettel in the press conference room at the 2018 Austrian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel said on the Thursday before the Austrian Grand Prix that mistakes rather than moments of individual brilliance would decide his championship fight with Lewis Hamilton. His words appeared prophetic when the stewards handed him a grid penalty on Saturday night.Continue reading

Difficult though it may be to believe for sport with its roots in France, but this weekend’s French Grand Prix will be the first held in the République for a decade.Continue reading

When lights go out at the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet this Sunday, 24 June, Formula One will be embarking on more than just the first French Grand Prix in a decade — it will begin a marathon three grands prix in three weekends.Continue reading

Force India chief operating officer Otmar Szafnauer has accused certain team bosses of deliberately “fooling” the governing body, the FIA, into increasing the fuel limit to gain a competitive advantage.

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Kimi Raikkonen pulls away from a pit stop at the 2018 Bahrain Grand Prix.

The unpredictability in results of the opening three Formula One grands prix has grabbed headlines, but equally noteworthy has been the series of botched pit stops that marred weekends from Australia to China.Continue reading

Christian Horner and Ross Brawn on the grid at the 2017 Hungarian Grand Prix.

It’s difficult to believe after an action-packed Bahrain Grand Prix that just two weekends ago Formula One was in the grips of an overtaking crisis, but such is the rapid rate of change in the world’s fastest sport.Continue reading