Formula 1 News

Horner: Chuck F1 form book away
Mercedes sees positives in US loss
Too "brutal" to have pitted Perez
Alonso: F1 must be strict with rules
Sainz was "clever" in McLaren battle

Red Bull Racing boss Christian Horner says the form book should be chucked away ahead of the next Formula 1 race in Mexico City.

Mercedes insists that there are positives to take from its defeat by Red Bull in Formula 1's United States Grand Prix.

Red Bull thinks it would have been "brutal" for Sergio Perez to sacrifice a podium at Formula 1's United States Grand Prix just to deny Lewis Hamilton fastest lap point.

Fernando Alonso thinks Formula 1 needs to be as strict with its rules enforcement like football is with penalty offences.

McLaren Formula 1 team principal Andreas Seidl admits Ferrari's Carlos Sainz was "clever" to let Lando Norris by at the US Grand Prix right before a DRS zone, so he could easily grab the position back.

Hulkenberg impresses Arrow McLaren SP in first IndyCar test
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Hulkenberg impresses Arrow McLaren SP in first IndyCar test

Arrow McLaren SP team president Taylor Kiel was very impressed by Nico Hulkenberg’s first IndyCar test – but at the same time admitted he’d been expecting it given the F1 driver’s talents.

FIA plans F1 driver talks over "marginal" Raikkonen call

Formula 1 race director Michael Masi plans talks with drivers after what he says was a "marginal" call in the United States Grand Prix on Kimi Raikkonen's Fernando Alonso pass.

Ricciardo: F1 clash with Sainz was "rubbing racing"

Daniel Ricciardo has no qualms about accusations he got a bit "dirty" in his intense fight with Carlos Sainz in the United States Grand Prix.

Mazepin’s "painful" US GP not helped by headrest coming off

Haas Formula 1 driver Nikita Mazepin says a "boring" and "painful" United States Grand Prix was not helped by his headrest coming off at one point.

Brundle: Entourages need 'manners and respect' after MTS F1 snub

Sky Formula 1 expert Martin Brundle has urged celebrity entourages to show some ‘manners and respect’ after a Grid Walk spurn with rapper Megan Thee Stallion at the United States Grand Prix.

Mercedes: Lap 8 stop could have helped Hamilton win F1 US GP

Mercedes reckons a bold strategy in pitting Lewis Hamilton as early as lap 8 of the United States Grand Prix could have helped it beat Formula 1 rival Max Verstappen.

10 things we learned from F1’s 2021 United States Grand Prix

The return of the United States Grand Prix to the Formula 1 calendar was well received by a sellout crowd, who watched Max Verstappen and Red Bull deliver a timely victory. Motorsport.com picks out the key talking points as Sergio Perez again proved his worth, track limits returned to the agenda and momentum swung in the constructors' championship race

Perez was in "survival mode" amid illness struggle in US GP

Sergio Perez felt he was in "survival mode" after struggling with illness through Sunday's Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, calling it "the longest race of my life".

Red Bull feared Schumacher would cost Verstappen US GP win

Red Bull feared backmarker Mick Schumacher would cost Max Verstappen victory in Formula 1's United States Grand Prix after he failed to get out of the way late on.

The details that boosted Verstappen and held back Hamilton in Austin

As the 2021 Formula 1 title battle winds towards its climax, the United States GP added another thrilling act in the Lewis Hamilton-Max Verstappen battle. Although Hamilton aced the start, Verstappen and Red Bull took the initiative with strategy and were richly rewarded, despite Mercedes' best efforts as the race went down to the wire

US Grand Prix Driver Ratings

On a baking hot afternoon in Texas, Formula 1 drivers were tested to their limits. As the pressure on the title contending squads reaches an ever-greater level of intensity, the foremost challengers again showed their class, but were outshone by a standout drive from the upper midfield

Wolff: Mercedes couldn't match Red Bull's aggressive US GP strategy

Toto Wolff says Mercedes couldn't match Red Bull's early pitstop with Max Verstappen to prevent Lewis Hamilton from losing the Formula 1 race lead in Austin, calling the move "courageous".

Alonso baffled by ‘strange’ FIA call on Raikkonen move

Fernando Alonso thinks it ‘strange’ that Kimi Raikkonen was allowed to overtake him off track at Formula 1’s United States Grand Prix, when other drivers had to give back positions.

Hamilton unsure how Mercedes might have beaten Red Bull

Lewis Hamilton says he’s not sure what Mercedes could have done differently to beat Red Bull in Austin on Sunday after losing ground in the Formula 1 title race.

Down-to-canvas hards left Red Bull doubtful of Verstappen win

Red Bull boss Christian Horner says the state of Max Verstappen’s tyres at the end of his second stint left him sceptical about winning Formula 1’s United States Grand Prix.

Verstappen felt unsure aggressive strategy beat Hamilton for US GP win

Max Verstappen felt unsure Red Bull’s aggressive strategy would be enough to win him the United States Grand Prix as he extended his Formula 1 championship lead in Austin.

F1 Grand Prix race results: Verstappen wins US GP in Austin

Red Bull's Max Verstappen won the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on Sunday after a tense battle with Formula 1 title rival Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.

US GP: Verstappen holds off Hamilton to win in Austin

Max Verstappen held off a charging Lewis Hamilton to win Formula 1's 2021 US Grand Prix, as their teams diverged on strategy after Hamilton took the lead at Turn 1.

The 10 greatest drives of lost legend Jo Siffert Prime

The 10 greatest drives of lost legend Jo Siffert

It's 50 years since Jo Siffert was killed in his prime at Brands Hatch. The Swiss scored just two world championship wins in a Formula 1 career spent largely with privateer teams, but showed on numerous occasions in single-seaters and in sportscars with Porsche that he could beat any of the best drivers of his era given the right equipment.

Why a misunderstood Kimi Raikkonen will thrive in retirement Prime

Why a misunderstood Kimi Raikkonen will thrive in retirement

Three years on from Kimi Raikkonen's last Grand Prix victory at Austin, he is now six races away from ending the longest Formula 1 career in history. His friend and former Ice1 Racing rally team PR man Anthony Peacock explains why there’s nobody quite like the 2007 world champion and why F1 will miss him (but he won’t miss it).