F1 2017 delivered a tense season, but its real gift was the promise of a thrilling 2018.

Maurizio Arrivabene (Ferrari) and Toto Wolff (Mercedes) in the Friday press conference at the 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

The 2017 rules changes worked to shake up the field — sort of.

McLaren has binned its Honda partnership.

Timing was everything in Formula One’s least surprising evening of announcements.

McLaren executive director Zak Brown.

McLaren’s switch to Renault is riskier than it may first appear.

The McLaren MCL32 on the track.

McLaren is risking big for success by making a switch from Honda to Renault for 2018.

Fernando Alonso in his garage at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Fernando Alonso’s future might rest with Red Bull more than it does McLaren or Honda.

Fernando Alonso on the grid of the Austrian Grand Prix.

Can F1 punish teams without penalising drivers for mechanical failures?

© McLaren executive director Zak Brown at the Canadian Grand Prix.

A McLaren-Honda divorce seems imminent after another pointless grand prix.

Fernando Alonso in his McLaren-Honda MCL32 in Bahrain.

There’s simply no case to make for Honda to be given a leg up by a competitor.

Fernando Alonso’s skipping Monaco for the Indy 500, and immediately it’s raising eyebrows…