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AD showdown is a "dream scenario"
Alpine can become a major threat
The line Verstappen finally crossed
Why Red Bull 2020 pace means little
Wolff responds to Marko's comments

Daniel Ricciardo says Formula 1 has a “dream scenario” with Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton tied on points heading into the Abu Dhabi championship showdown.

Ocon: Alpine will be "very dangerous" to F1's top teams
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Esteban Ocon says Alpine's recent race execution gives him the belief it is "going to be very dangerous" to Formula 1's top teams with a better car, as it tries to cure its inconsistency.

OPINION: Max Verstappen has made the 2021 Formula 1 championship. He’s taken the fight to the all-conquering Mercedes squad and its dominant champion, produced driving displays few can match. But he’s been on a controversial course too, and finally crossed a particular line in Jeddah

Mercedes thinks Red Bull’s dominance of last year’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix should not be used as a form indicator for this weekend’s Formula 1 title showdown.

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says it is important to view incidents with “common sense” after Helmut Marko claimed Red Bull is being treated differently by the stewards.

Why thrilling Jeddah F1 circuit needs to be safer

OPINION: Saudi Arabia's new F1 circuit delivered a memorable first event, although not necessarily for all the right reasons. In the wake of the chaotic race, drivers voiced their concerns about the track but small changes could make significant improvements ahead of a return in four months.

Shwartzman to drive for Ferrari in Abu Dhabi post-season F1 test

Robert Shwartzman will drive for Ferrari in the post-season Formula 1 testing taking place in Abu Dhabi next week, alongside a previously confirmed test with Haas. 

Insider’s guide: What is parc fermé and what does it mean?
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Insider’s guide: What is parc fermé and what does it mean?

Do you know what teams can change on their cars after qualifying or why drivers stop where they do after a race? Find out that and more here…

Analysis: Could Todt be poised for shock Ferrari F1 return?

FIA president Jean Todt has been reticent so far about what he plans to do once his tenure ends later this month.

Mercedes and Kingspan agree to end F1 deal with immediate effect
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Mercedes and Kingspan agree to end F1 deal with immediate effect

Mercedes has announced it has ended its Formula 1 sponsorship deal with Kingspan with immediate effect after facing backlash last week.

The long-term F1 vision causing Haas’s short-term pain Prime

The long-term F1 vision causing Haas’s short-term pain

From ranking as one of the most impressive new teams to join the Formula 1 grid, Haas’s stock has plummeted along with its on-track performances over the past two seasons. Everything now hangs on whether its reforged alliance with Ferrari can deliver a better car – and whether its rookie drivers can set aside their quarrels. Oleg Karpov asks if any of these goals are achievable…

Hamilton can be "very wily" in F1 track battles, says Horner
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Hamilton can be "very wily" in F1 track battles, says Horner

Lewis Hamilton can be "very wily" in his approach to racing, reckons Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner.

F1: Hamilton had no warning Verstappen was asked to swap places Saudi Arabia GP
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F1: Hamilton had no warning Verstappen was asked to swap places

Mercedes trackside engineering director Andrew Shovlin says that Lewis Hamilton had no warning that Max Verstappen had been asked to let him by during Formula 1's Saudi Arabian GP.

Villeneuve: Jeddah F1 lead battle was like “rental karting” Saudi Arabia GP
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Villeneuve: Jeddah F1 lead battle was like “rental karting”

Former Formula 1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve has described the battle between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen in the Saudi Arabian GP as "rental karting."

Masi says Jeddah only needs "fine-tuning" despite F1 drivers' concerns Saudi Arabia GP
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Masi says Jeddah only needs "fine-tuning" despite F1 drivers' concerns

Several Formula 1 drivers have called for changes to the Jeddah circuit after safety concerns arose during the Saudi Arabian GP weekend.

Horner: Red Bull wants to win F1 title in the right way Abu Dhabi GP
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Horner: Red Bull wants to win F1 title in the right way

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner insists Red Bull does care how it wins the Formula 1 world championship this year, amid fears of dirty tricks ruining the Abu Dhabi showdown.

How Max Verstappen or Lewis Hamilton can win F1 2021 title

The Formula 1 world championship has gone down to the wire on 29 occasions in its 71 years. This weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix shootout between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton will make that 30 at the end of one of the most dramatic and controversial seasons in F1 history.

How F1 teams decided over critical downforce choices in Saudi

The high-speed nature of the Jeddah Corniche Circuit made choosing the correct downforce levels absolutely critical. With three DRS zones on the quickest sections, those decisions proved even more pivotal than usual.

The 17 best photos of the 2021 Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Saudi Arabia GP
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The 17 best photos of the 2021 Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

The 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix was one of the most dramatic races in recent Formula 1 history. The Motorsport Images team was there to capture all of the action.

McLaren to run tweaked F1 livery in Abu Dhabi GP

McLaren will run in a revised livery for Formula 1's season finale in Abu Dhabi as part of a push by sponsor BAT's brand Vuse.

Seidl backs call for F1 red flag rule change after Jeddah race Saudi Arabia GP
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Seidl backs call for F1 red flag rule change after Jeddah race

McLaren boss Andreas Seidl has backed a call by Lando Norris for a change Formula 1’s red flag rules following Sunday's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

Porsche: F1 interest will "influence" decision to continue in Formula E
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Porsche: F1 interest will "influence" decision to continue in Formula E

Porsche will decide in the next year if it will remain in Formula E beyond its current 2023-24 commitment, with the decision ‘influenced’ by a possible move into Formula 1.

Verstappen: Penalised Saudi Arabian GP move "was fine in Brazil"

Max Verstappen is struggling to understand why he got penalised for running Lewis Hamilton off the track in the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix after not being sanctioned for a similar incident in Brazil.

Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Driver Ratings

An ill-tempered Saudi Grand Prix made Formula 1 more soap opera than sporting spectacle at times, but there were some strong performances up and down the field on the world championship's first visit to Jeddah

How the Jeddah F1 race became a one-sitting Netflix drama series

The inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix was a race packed full of incident as Formula 1 2021's title contenders repeatedly clashed on track. Lewis Hamilton won out over Max Verstappen to level the scores heading into next weekend's Abu Dhabi finale, as Jeddah turned F1 into a drama series