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Hopes have gradually increased in recent weeks that F1's 2019 rule changes will make a significant difference to the quality of racing, but it would be naive to expect the first wave of tweaks ahead of 2021's bigger overhaul to have much of an effect.
Esteban Ocon's clash with Max Verstappen in the Brazilian Grand Prix can't be taken in isolation. It's part of a pattern of incidents in his Formula 1 career that hints at a worrying trait.
Mercedes hasn't run its innovative but controversial wheel rim spacers for the past two races. Is that why it has struggled, and what benefit did it get from the design before that? Our expert ex-F1 designer answers this question and more.
Formula 1 has suggested making another change to its qualifying format in a bid to improve the weekend spectacle. But our technical expert argues that this doesn't go far enough, and proposes a radical change to the event format.
Could the Ferrari scenario end up like Vettel's final year at Red Bull? Could one single personnel change make a team like Sauber a podium contender? What's the deal with Ferrari's camera device? Our technical expert answers these questions and more.
The team once known as Jordan has another new set of owners, and ambitions are high. But our ex-F1 designer, who still knows a lot of the people at his old team, believes the new bosses should be careful in their pursuit of any short-term gains.
Fernando Alonso has finally confirmed what some observers felt was coming and will not race in F1 in 2019. Our technical expert explains why this is not surprising and how it again highlights McLaren's recent failings.
It has been suggested that Ferrari's power unit performance has put it on an even footing with Mercedes in recent races, but our technical expert has crunched the numbers and proved that is not the case
McLaren has announced that Toro Rosso technical director James Key will be joining its team. The two squads are now arguing over when he can start, but our technical expert reckons he faces a tough task at McLaren whenever he comes on board.
Is it the new floor or the engine upgrade that's allowed Ferrari to put Mercedes back on the ropes? Are Formula 1 teams getting too big to manage effectively, and what can be done to turn McLaren and Williams around?
The British Grand Prix hasn't been kind to Ferrari in recent visits, but Sebastian Vettel's pace in Friday practice - particularly in FP2 - indicates Silverstone could be a happier hunting ground in 2018.