Formula 1 News

Racing guidelines talks to continue
The humbling changes Ricciardo made
Masi defends F1 stewards delays
Mazepin could keep "fat" F1 chassis
Ocon explains Alpine's Qatar form

Carlos Sainz says the conversation about racing guidelines in Formula 1 will continue in the winter after admitting the rules on what is allowed are still "not very clear".

The humbling changes Ricciardo made to deliver the goods for McLaren Prime

From being lapped by his own teammate in Monaco to winning at Monza, it’s been a tumultuous first season at McLaren for Daniel Ricciardo. But, as he tells STUART CODLING, there’s more to the story of his turnaround than having a lovely summer holiday during Formula 1's summer break...

Masi defends stewards delays on F1 decisions
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FIA Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has defended the amount of time it can take for stewards to announce decisions on race weekends.

Mazepin unsure if he'll have "too fat" Haas F1 chassis for final races
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Nikita Mazepin remains unsure if he will have to stick with the "too fat" Haas Formula 1 chassis in the remaining two races of the 2021 season.

Ocon: Little set-up tricks behind Alpine F1's Qatar form
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Alpine driver Esteban Ocon thinks his Formula 1 team's improved Qatar form was down to finding "little tricks" on the set-up that made the difference.

Barcelona agrees new Formula 1, MotoGP deals until 2026

The Spanish GP will stay in Barcelona until at least 2026 after Formula 1 agreed a new deal with the promoter and local authorities.

Red Bull: Mercedes no longer enjoys "abnormal" top speed F1 edge

Red Bull thinks rival Mercedes no longer has an "abnormal" straightline speed advantage, amid ongoing intrigue over flexible rear wings in Formula 1.

The potential benefits of losing the F1 constructors' title Prime

The potential benefits of losing the F1 constructors' title

As the battle continues to rage over the F1 2021 drivers' championship, teams up and down the grid are turning their attentions to the prize money attributed to each position in the constructors' standings. But F1's sliding scale rules governing wind tunnel and CFD use will soften the blow for those who miss out on the top places

F1 title rivals' war of words too much, says Seidl

McLaren Formula 1 boss Andreas Seidl says he would never allow his team to unleash the kind of criticisms that earned Red Bull’s Christian Horner an FIA warning at last weekend’s Qatar Grand Prix.

Mazepin proposes Haas F1 staff incentive scheme for 2022

Dmitry Mazepin, owner of Haas Formula 1 title sponsor Uralkali, has proposed a staff incentive scheme for next year in a bid to help the team move up the grid.

Ferrari "never compromised" 2022 F1 car in fight for third

Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto says the Italian squad "never compromised" the development of its 2022 Formula 1 car in order to secure third place in this year's constructors' championship.

Masi insists F1 racing rules have been "made clear" to drivers
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Masi insists F1 racing rules have been "made clear" to drivers

FIA Formula 1 race director Michael Masi insists that the racing rules have been made clear, despite some drivers suggesting that they don't know where the limits lie.

Ferrari junior Shwartzman joins Haas F1 for Abu Dhabi rookie test
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Ferrari junior Shwartzman joins Haas F1 for Abu Dhabi rookie test

The Haas Formula 1 team has announced Ferrari junior and FIA Formula 2 frontrunner Robert Shwartzman will drive for the team at the upcoming Abu Dhabi Young Driver Test.

Red Bull still needs fix for 'flappy' wing problems Qatar GP
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Red Bull still needs fix for 'flappy' wing problems

Red Bull has admitted it is still chasing a fix for the ‘flappy’ rear wing problems that it has suffered from at recent Formula 1 events.

Promoted: Inside the Jeddah F1 Corniche street circuit

On December 3-5, Formula 1 hits the track in Jeddah for the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Ahead of F1's first foray into the country we take a closer look at the sport's latest venue.

Horner: Turn 6 deficit behind Red Bull's Qatar F1 gap to Mercedes Qatar GP
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Horner: Turn 6 deficit behind Red Bull's Qatar F1 gap to Mercedes

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes a weakness in one corner was behind the deficit between the team and Mercedes at last week's Formula 1 Qatar Grand Prix.

Aston Martin headhunts Mercedes aero chief Blandin

Mercedes Formula 1 team chief aerodynamicist Eric Blandin is the latest big name to be hired by Aston Martin owner Lawrence Stroll.

Insider's guide: Why are F1 pitstops so fast? Qatar GP
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Insider's guide: Why are F1 pitstops so fast?

Do you know how many people it takes to change an F1 tyre or what a driver has to do when he pits? Find out that and more here…

Hamilton: Mercedes F1 2021 car is a ‘monster diva’

Lewis Hamilton says difficulties Mercedes has faced perfecting the setup of its 2021 Formula 1 car have left him feeling it’s a bit of a ‘monster diva’.

Russell: Everyone at Williams frustrated by recent form
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Russell: Everyone at Williams frustrated by recent form

George Russell admits that he and his Williams Formula 1 team have been left frustrated by a recent loss of form after such a strong first two-thirds of the 2021 season.

Vettel, Schumacher to compete in 2022 Race of Champions
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Vettel, Schumacher to compete in 2022 Race of Champions

Sebastian Vettel and Mick Schumacher are the latest names to be confirmed on the burgeoning list of stars competing in next February’s Race of Champions in Sweden.

The invisible enemy that's made Hamilton's title charge tougher Prime

The invisible enemy that's made Hamilton's title charge tougher

After winning his past few Formula 1 titles as a canter, Lewis Hamilton currently trails Max Verstappen by eight points heading into the final double-header of 2021. Although Red Bull has been his biggest on-track challenge, Hamilton feels that he has just as much to grapple with away from the circuit

Hamilton: I want to be the "purest" of F1 drivers
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Hamilton: I want to be the "purest" of F1 drivers

Lewis Hamilton thinks it essential he is the "purest" driver he can be, so there can be no doubts about his achievements in Formula 1.

Why F1's inconvenient penalties have to stay Prime

Why F1's inconvenient penalties have to stay

OPINION: Quibbles over the length of time taken by Formula 1's stewards over decisions are entirely valid. But however inconvenient it is, there can be no questioning the importance of having clearly defined rules that everyone understands and can stick to. Recent events have shown that ambiguity could have big consequences

The mistakes Red Bull cannot afford to repeat in F1 2021's title fight climax Prime

The mistakes Red Bull cannot afford to repeat in F1 2021's title fight climax

OPINION: Red Bull has had Formula 1’s fastest package for most of 2021, but in several of the title run-in events it has wasted the RB16B’s potential. It cannot afford to do so again with Lewis Hamilton motoring back towards Max Verstappen in the drivers’ standings with two rounds remaining