Mercedes’s Valtteri Bottas topped the first free practice at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, edging Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo by just 0.035 seconds and blitzing Ferrari by more than two seconds.

Peter practices his active listening, Rob practices his live sound effects and Michael practices spelling Azerbaijan. Plus a surprise new entrant enters the Formula McGinley ring.

Kimi Raikkonen has refused to buy into commentary that his race was sacrificed to boost teammate Sebastian Vettel’s victory chances at the Chinese Grand Prix.

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As he continues to search for his first win of the 2018 season at this weekend’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton downplayed his winless streak by insisting he’s driven by the battle, not the need for victory.
While Fernando Alonso prepares to race in this weekend’s Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, he already has one eye on the first round of the World Endurance Championship starting next week.
Lance Stroll has railed against accusations made by former teammate Felipe Massa that his Williams team put money before talent in finalizing its 2018 driver line-up.
Haas team principal Gunther Steiner says he was taken out of context when he urged F1 not to “dumb down like IndyCar racing,” but he insists the two sports should not be compared.
Lance Stroll pulls away from his pit box at the 2018 Chinese Grand Prix.
Williams's descent from best of the rest to cellar dweller has been shocking.
Daniel Ricciardo celebrates on the Azerbaijan Grand Prix podium with Lance Stroll.
The Azerbaijan Grand Prix turned out to be a thriller, but not for the reasons one might expect.
Daniel Ricciardo celebrates on the Azerbaijan Grand Prix podium
Daniel Ricciardo wins his first 2017 race in Baku while Lance Stroll becomes F1's youngest podium-getter.
Lewis Hamilton in his Mercedes in Baku.
Lewis Hamilton has dominated qualifying in Baku while Sebastian Vettel struggld.
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Rosberg has dominated the European GP, but Perez stole the show with his second podium in three races.
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Nico Rosberg has taken the first pole in Baku after teammate Hamilton crashed in Q3.