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Vasseur believes race pace will be 'easier to find' for Alfa

Alfa Romeo Formula 1 boss Fred Vasseur says there’s “no need to panic” over the team’s struggles to find race pace in recent Grand Prix weekends given its strong...

Ricciardo Red Bull dynamic was 'ideal situation'

Max Verstappen says the ideal teammate for him in Formula 1 is one who can push him to greater heights like Daniel Ricciardo did.

McLaren outlines opposition to Japan-like F1 weekend format

McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl thinks it would not be right for Formula 1 to hold qualifying and the race on the same day in the future, despite the format proving...

Ranked! Intriguing F1 star tests that led nowhere

Formula 1 testing is always a peak time of interest and intrigue, but it has also brought about unexpected driver and team link-ups.

How working from home boosted motorsport TV coverage

Televising major motorsports events has always been a massive operation, requiring many cameras, tonnes of equipment and people to travel around the world. However,...

F1 set to abandon reverse grid idea for 2020

Formula 1 looks set to abandon attempts to trial different race weekend formats in 2020, in the wake of teams failing to get behind the idea for reverse grids earlier...

Petrobras set to terminate McLaren sponsorship deal

McLaren's sponsorship deal with Brazilian oil company Petrobras looks set to be brought to an official end within a matter of days, Motorsport.com has learned.

2019 'by far the most difficult season' for me

Renault managing director Cyril Abiteboul says 2019 has been the most difficult season he has faced in Formula 1, but insists critics who say his team have 'lost the...

Only real chequered flag should end races

Sebastian Vettel believes only a real chequered flag should end a Formula 1 race after the Japanese Grand Prix result was rolled back one lap because of a system error.

Compare new F1 aero parts used in Japan

Besides Mercedes’ highly successful aero update for the Japanese Grand Prix, three other Formula 1 teams brought significant new pieces to Suzuka as each searched for an...

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.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] GEORGE RUSSELL: KEEPING THE FAITH

Williams’ George Russell heads to the final four races facing a tough stat, the Brit on-course to be the first full-time F1 driver since Marcus Ericsson in 2017 to fail...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] MAX VERSTAPPEN: MEXICO-BOUND

Max Verstappen heads to Mexico ready to bounce back from his second retirement in five races, the Dutchman seeking a third-straight win at the track where he’s proved a...

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

Japan is an intoxicating mix of breathtaking natural beauty, ancient culture and futuristic urban jungles. A paradise for tourists.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] NICO HÜLKENBERG: DWINDLING OPTIONS

Germany’s Nico Hülkenberg has just four races left with the Renault team, and unless he secures a seat for 2020 they may be his last in F1.

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

Valtteri Bottas has again shown his steel as a top-shelf racer, winning the Japanese Grand Prix from third on the grid. The Finn in control from the first corner, when he...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] KIMI RÄIKKÖNEN: DIFFICULT PATCH

Alfa Romeo Racing’s Kimi Räikkönen heads to Japan needing a strong result, after four-straight disappointing races immediately following F1’s summer break… with no points...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] ALEX ALBON: SETTLING IN

Alexander Albon continues to impress at Red Bull Racing, just 16 starts into his Formula 1 career, four with the brand’s flagship squad.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] McLAREN-MERCEDES: 2021 REUNION

McLaren is preparing for a return to one of its spiritual homes, the iconic Suzuka Circuit, near Nagoya, where it was once showered with frenzied adulation.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] JAPANESE DRIVERS: NEXT GENERATION

Next weekend's Formula 1 event at Suzuka will be the fifth-straight without a Japanese driver on the grid, Kamui Kobayashi the last back in 2014 with now-defunct squad...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] HAAS F1 TEAM: NEEDING GRIP

Haas continues to work relentlessly in its garage and back at its British race base in Banbury, Oxfordshire on solving its debilitating tyre issues that have hampered its...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] PIERRE GASLY: CAREER BATTLE

16 races into the 2019 season, and Pierre Gasly is racing for his future at Red Bull B-team Toro Rosso, a scenario that seemed unlikely at the start of the year following...

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

Lewis Hamilton has won the Russian Grand Prix for the fourth time, his second-straight, retaining Mercedes’ absolute dominance at Sochi - in a dramatic safety...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] FERNANDO ALONSO: 2021 RETURN?

McLaren ambassador Fernando Alonso remains on the sidelines, having stepped back from the sport at the end of 2018.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] LEWIS HAMILTON: GRAND PRIX GREAT

Lewis Hamilton may not have won in Singapore, despite the Brit arriving in Asia as the favourite - but he’s still on-course for a sixth F1 World Championship with a...

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

Russia is by far the largest country on earth, with an area of 17.1 million square kilometres. And, while its capital Moscow long had desires for its own Grand Prix, with...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] NICHOLAS LATIFI: CANNY CANUCK

Williams has a history of running Canadian drivers in Formula 1, its most successful… Jacques Villeneuve - the outspoken, hard-nosed racer who went from Indy 500 winner...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] SERGIO PEREZ: STRONG FINISH

Sergio Pérez heads to Singapore with a new three-year deal with Racing Point in his pocket, the Mexican staying with the Silverstone-based squad through into F1’s new...

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

Hot, humid and forward thinking. Singapore broke free of its reputation as a business and airline hub more than a decade ago - with the emergence of F1's original night...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] VALTTERI BOTTAS: CLOSING THE GAP

Flying Finn Valtteri Bottas left Monza second-best, not only in terms of the result - finishing just over eight tenths of a second behind the race winner, Ferrari’s...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] CHARLES LECLERC: STANDING OUT

Charles Leclerc heads to Singapore as Ferrari’s hero, the Monégasque doing what its four-time F1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel could not… claim victory this year - in...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] ANTONIO GIOVINAZZI: ITALIAN HOMECOMING

Monza was a home event for Alfa Romeo Racing, with the Italian marque celebrating with a special livery featuring the Tricolore. And there was plenty of history to...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] TORO ROSSO: MONZA MEMORIES

The Italian Grand Prix always holds special memories for Red Bull B-team Toro Rosso with 2019 marking 11 years since the squad took its first and only race win to-date…...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] ESTEBAN OCON: BACK TO THE FUTURE

Belgium was a huge relief for Esteban Ocon, with the Frenchman’s return to the F1 grid finally confirmed for 2020. The 22-year-old to join Renault alongside Daniel...

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

Charles Leclerc has proved beyond doubt he is the future of Ferrari, becoming the first Prancing Horse pilot to win the Italian Grand Prix since Fernando Alonso in 2010....

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

Milan remains a classic stop on the F1 calendar…a fashion, cultural and gastronomic powerhouse, the original destination race.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] ALEXANDER ALBON: IMPRESSIVE DEBUT

2012 was a great season for Red Bull Racing. The squad earned its third of four-straight F1 World Championship doubles with Sebastian Vettel, in the monstrous V8-powered...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] SCUDERIA FERRARI: HOMEWARD BOUND

Ferrari heads to its home race at Monza with some breathing space, after Charles Leclerc took his maiden victory in Belgium. The Monegasque F1’s 108th race winner, and no...

[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] ROBERT KUBICA: TOUGH COMEBACK

Robert Kubica’s return to Formula 1 has been a long, tough road, but a single point achieved at the German Grand Prix has added a small glimmer of hope to a hard season...

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

Ferrari young gun Charles Leclerc has finally secured his maiden victory, holding off the resurgent Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton to win a safety car-affected Belgian Grand...

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// 2019 F1 CALENDAR

March 17 Australia (Melbourne)
March 31 Bahrain (Sakhir)
April 14 China (Shanghai)
April 28 Azerbaijan (Baku)
May 12 Spain (Barcelona)
May 26 Monaco (Monte Carlo)
June 9 Canada (Montreal)
June 23 France (Le Castellet)
June 30 Austria (Spielberg)
July 14 Great Britain (Silverstone)
July 28 Germany (Hockenheim)
August 4 Hungary (Budapest)
September 1 Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps)
September 8 Italy (Monza)
September 22 Singapore (Marina Bay)
September 29 Russia (Sochi)
October 13 Japan (Suzuka)
October 27 Mexico (Mexico City)
November 3 USA (Austin)
November 17 Brazil (Sao Paulo)
December 1 Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi)