Formula 1 News

Pirelli plans stronger F1 front tyre
Horner tips Mercedes to be strong
Stoll lacking confidence in 2022 car
Alpine set for Silverstone upgrades
Inside AlphaTauri’s F1 factory

Pirelli plans to introduce a stronger front tyre next year to reduce the understeer that a number of Formula 1 drivers, including Max Verstappen, don’t like with the current cars.

Christian Horner anticipates Mercedes will pose a greater threat at the front in the coming races, believing Silverstone could be “the most challenging” race for Red Bull.

Lance Stroll says a lack of confidence in the Aston Martin AMR22 Formula 1 car is compromising his performance this season.

Esteban Ocon hopes that the latest batch of upgrades from the Alpine Formula 1 team will give the team a boost heading into the British Grand Prix.

Inside AlphaTauri’s Faenza F1 factory Prime

AlphaTauri’s mission in F1 is to sell clothes and train young drivers rather than win the championship – but you still need a cutting-edge factory to do that. Team boss Franz Tost takes GP Racing’s Oleg Karpov on a guided tour of a facility that’s continuing to grow.

Aston Martin keen for Vettel to stay long-term as F1 talks loom

Aston Martin Formula 1 boss Mike Krack hopes Sebastian Vettel will remain with the team long-term ahead of talks about extending his existing contract.

Hamilton: Mercedes will be ‘more cautious’ with F1 set-up experiments

Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes will be “a little bit more cautious” with its Formula 1 set-up experiments from now on after often taking responsibility for them this season.

Mercedes: Zero complacency over F1 2022 100% finishing record

Mercedes insists it is not getting complacent about its finishing record in Formula 1 this year, despite rivals Red Bull and Ferrari having big reliability headaches.

Why seeing the whites of driver’s eyes is F1 and NASCAR’s biggest difference

As a Daytona 500 winner and long-time follower of Formula 1, Team Penske NASCAR Cup driver Austin Cindric is well qualified to judge the differences between the two series.

Can F1 turn back from its heavyweight path?

OPINION: Current F1 cars are the heaviest yet, but is there another way forward that still satisfies key criteria? Motorsport.com columnist Lucas di Grassi presents the case for an alternative, and explains the philosophical stumbling blocks that could hinder it

Latifi: "Puzzling" my Williams F1 car can’t match what Albon is doing

Nicholas Latifi finds it “puzzling” that he does not feel capable of matching team-mate Alex Albon’s level of performance with the Williams Formula 1 car at the moment.

Liberty: Nice GP not designed to pressure Monaco F1 race

Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei insists that talk of moving the French Grand Prix to the city of Nice is not a way of putting pressure on Monaco for a future spot on the Formula 1 calendar.

Aston Martin set for further F1 car upgrade at Silverstone

Aston Martin is set to bring another Formula 1 car update to Silverstone next weekend as it looks to build on the progress made with its Barcelona package.

Szafnauer: Netflix cameras in meetings may boost F1

Alpine’s Otmar Szafnauer says the presence of Netflix cameras in a Formula 1 team boss meeting in Canada may ultimately give the sport a boost.

When 'rocket fuel' shot to an F1 title
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When 'rocket fuel' shot to an F1 title

Alain Prost was heading for a first Formula 1 world title in 1983 when Brabham-BMW unleashed a secret weapon…

Connecting two of Ferrari's favourite F1 sons: Villeneuve and Leclerc Prime

Connecting two of Ferrari's favourite F1 sons: Villeneuve and Leclerc

Gilles Villeneuve's exploits behind the wheel of a Ferrari made him a legend to the tifosi, even 40 years after his death. The team's current Formula 1 star Charles Leclerc enjoys a similar status, and recently got behind the wheel of a very special car from the French-Canadian’s career.

Why AlphaTauri confirmed a driver already “100% confirmed” for F1 2023

Today’s confirmation from AlphaTauri that Pierre Gasly would be staying put for 2023 was perhaps the least surprising announcement so far this year in Formula 1.

Gasly formally confirmed at AlphaTauri F1 for 2023 season

Pierre Gasly will remain with AlphaTauri for the 2023 season after the Formula 1 team officially confirmed him as part of its line-up for next year.

How a 30cm metal wire triggered open warfare in the F1 paddock

Porpoising has become the key talking point during the 2022 Formula 1 season, as teams battle to come to terms with it. An FIA technical directive ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix and a second stay appearing on the Mercedes cars only served to create a bigger debate and raise tensions further

Madrid expresses interest in hosting future F1 race

The city of Madrid has expressed its interest in hosting a Formula 1 race in the future, believing it could “offer a great sporting and entertainment spectacle.”

Vettel had freedom to keep Canada F1 "climate crime" helmet for race

Aston Martin Formula 1 boss Mike Krack says Sebastian Vettel could have kept his Canada "climate crime" helmet in Montreal for the race should he have wanted to.

Marko: Red Bull is ‘dominating’ F1 but needs to address reliability

Helmut Marko says Red Bull is “dominating” Formula 1 after an “unbelievable” run of form, but still needs to address its occasional reliability woes.

Mercedes F1 plans British GP upgrades amid raised expectations
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Mercedes F1 plans British GP upgrades amid raised expectations

Mercedes is planning to bring updates to Formula 1’s British Grand Prix in its bid to help push the team up the grid.

Does Max Verstappen have any weaknesses left?

Having extended his Formula 1 points lead with victory in Canada, Max Verstappen has raised his game further following his 2021 title triumph. Even on the days where Red Bull appears to be second best to Ferrari, Verstappen is getting the most out of the car in each race. So, does he have any weaknesses that his title rivals can exploit?

How F1's future fuels can shape the automotive sector Prime

How F1's future fuels can shape the automotive sector

In 2026, Formula 1 plans to make the switch to a fully sustainable fuel, as the greater automotive world considers its own alternative propulsion methods. Biogasoline and e-fuels both have merit as 'drop-in' fuels but, equally, both have their shortcomings...