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United States Circuit of the Americas
19 Oct - 22 Oct
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Analysis: Why Hartley’s F1 debut was so impressive

A solid Formula 1 debut for Toro Rosso at Austin has turned LMP1 ace Brendon Hartley into a serious future grand prix racing prospect - but this should come as little surprise given his background, says Adam Cooper.

Tech analysis: The Ferrari changes that fell short in Austin

Ferrari has maintained its development assault in this last phase of the championship, arriving in Austin with a war chest of parts aimed at optimising the SF70H.

Red Bull: We didn't hide engine upgrade from Ricciardo

Red Bull insists that there was no attempt to keep Max Verstappen’s engine upgrade secret from Daniel Ricciardo, despite the Australian knowing nothing about it until told by the media.

Tech analysis: The upgrade mitigating McLaren's US GP letdown

A Honda engine failure robbed Fernando Alonso and McLaren of a solid points haul at the United States Grand Prix - but the team could take solace in the rave reviews earned by its new front wing.

Verstappen: 'Idiot' remark not meant to hurt anyone

Max Verstappen insists he didn’t mean anything ‘bad’ when he referred to FIA steward Garry Connelly as an ‘idiot’ and ‘mongol’ after the United States Grand Prix.

Strategy Report: How Verstappen’s charge shook Ferrari into action

James Allen takes a strategic review of the United States Grand Prix, in which it was again Red Bull that triggered one of the big two teams into action.

Vandoorne column: Austin upgrades, Alonso deal a boost for 2018

Motorsport.com columnist Stoffel Vandoorne feels he made the most of a tricky situation at the United States Grand Prix - and takes heart from the the performance of McLaren's upgrades.

Mexico "debacle" prompted US GP Verstappen penalty - Horner

Red Bull's Christian Horner has blamed the "debacle" of last year’s Mexican Grand Prix – where a raft of post-race penalties changed the podium three times – for the rush to punish Max Verstappen in Austin.

Why Ferrari's latest defeat was its most painful yet

After three disastrous weekends, a second place for Vettel and double podium for Ferrari doesn't look too bad. But the way the battle with Hamilton and Mercedes played out at Austin made this one even tougher to take…

United States GP driver ratings

Nobody earned a perfect score at Austin this weekend, but several drivers through the field came very close…

Marchionne: Blaming one person for Ferrari failure "idiotic"

Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne says singling out team principal Maurizio Arrivabene or technical chief Mattia Binotto for the Italian Formula 1 team's recent poor performance would be "idiotic".

Hartley not focused on Toro Rosso return

Brendon Hartley says he hasn’t thought about returning to Toro Rosso after his Formula 1 debut, despite strong suggestions that he will be retained for Mexico, and possibly beyond.

Abiteboul hails "remarkable" Sainz on Renault debut

Carlos Sainz's Formula 1 debut for Renault at the United States Grand Prix was “remarkable”, according to managing director Cyril Abiteboul.

Analysis: How Hamilton dealt the final blow to Vettel

It may have looked like a walk in the park for Lewis Hamilton at the front of the field in Austin, but the reality is that the lingering threat of the two-stop strategy coming alive made it a nervous afternoon for the Mercedes crew.

United States GP: Issue #20 of GP Gazette now online

Check out Issue 20 of GP Gazette, from the makers of Motorsport.com, an in-depth eMagazine covering all the action from a controversial United States Grand Prix.

Horner: F1 needs new approach for sorting track limits

Red Bull boss Christian Horner believes Formula 1 chiefs need to have a fundamental rethink about what to do with track limits, after fan fury over Max Verstappen’s penalty in the United States Grand Prix.

Verstappen penalty call "the worst I've ever seen" - Lauda

Mercedes Formula 1 chairman Niki Lauda has labelled the call to penalise Max Verstappen in the United States Grand Prix as the worst decision he’s ever seen.

Alonso "couldn't believe" failure after "sublime" performance

Fernando Alonso believes his driving level during the United States Grand Prix weekend was "sublime", but was left lamenting another retirement.

Verstappen says "stupid" penalties "killing the sport"

Max Verstappen has blasted Formula 1's stewards for "killing the sport" with their "idiot" decision to take away his United States Grand Prix podium with a track limits penalty.

Hamilton "surprised" Vettel didn't defend harder

Lewis Hamilton says he was surprised Formula 1 title rival Sebastian Vettel didn’t fight him harder for the lead of the United States Grand Prix.

Raikkonen had "no idea" why Verstappen was penalised

Kimi Raikkonen says he had "no idea" why rival Max Verstappen was penalised for his overtaking move on the final lap of the United States Grand Prix.

Horner slams "unbelievably harsh" Verstappen penalty

Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner has hit out at the FIA stewards' "unbelievably harsh" decision to penalise Max Verstappen and strip him of his United States Grand Prix podium.

United States GP: Top 10 quotes after race

Lewis raced to his 62nd career victory today - his fifth at the Circuit of The Americas and ninth of the 2017 season

United States GP: Hamilton overtakes Vettel to win

Lewis Hamilton moved closer to his fourth Formula 1 world championship with an impressive victory in the United States Grand Prix at Austin.

Ricciardo "had no idea" about Verstappen engine upgrade

Daniel Ricciardo has confessed to having ‘no clue’ that Max Verstappen was given an upgraded engine for this weekend’s United States Grand Prix – nor that the Dutchman would hold a performance advantage until the end of the campaign.

Alonso: New McLaren front wing a "great" step for 2018

Fernando Alonso says the "great" performance of the new front wing McLaren has introduced for this weekend’s United States Grand Prix is a positive sign for the team's 2018 Formula 1 hopes.

Vettel "closer than expected" to Hamilton's US GP pole

Sebastian Vettel feels he was "closer than expected" to title rival Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for Formula 1's United States Grand Prix.

Stroll punished for impeding Grosjean

Lance Stroll has been penalised for blocking Romain Grosjean in Formula 1 qualifying for the United States Grand Prix.

Bottas says he struggled with brakes during qualifying

Valtteri Bottas admitted he struggled on the brakes compared to Mercedes Formula 1 teammate Lewis Hamilton in US Grand Prix qualifying, after lapping nearly half a second slower in Q3.

Verstappen: US GP qualifying effort one of my worst in 2017

Max Verstappen believes his qualifying performance at the United States Grand Prix was one of his worst of the 2017 Formula 1 season.

Magnussen handed grid penalty for blocking Perez

Kevin Magnussen has been handed a three-place grid penalty for having impeded Sergio Perez in qualifying for the United States Grand Prix.

United States GP: Top 10 quotes after qualifying

Lewis Hamilton claimed his 72nd career pole position as he sets a new track record at the Circuit of The Americas - his second pole position at this track and 11th of the 2017 season

United States GP: Hamilton on pole as Vettel snatches second

Lewis Hamilton claimed his 72nd Formula 1 pole position with a dominant performance in qualifying for the United States Grand Prix.

Sainz surprised to be on the pace so quickly

Carlos Sainz admitted he was surprised to be on the pace so quickly following his switch to the Renault team for the United States Grand Prix.

United States GP: Hamilton completes practice sweep

Lewis Hamilton edged out Formula 1 title rival Sebastian Vettel to set the pace in final practice for the United States Grand Prix.

The mysteries that are set to unravel at the US GP

On paper it looks like another Austin race that is Lewis Hamilton's to lose, but the closer you look at the real picture from free practice, the clearer it becomes that even Mercedes doesn't truly know where it stands yet.

Vettel to get new chassis after practice problems

Ferrari is preparing a new chassis for Sebastian Vettel ahead of final free practice for the United States Grand Prix, following his problems on Friday.

Hamilton says his car needed "big changes" in Austin

Lewis Hamilton says he had to make "big changes" to his car during the course of free practice for the United States Grand Prix on Friday.

Vettel laments "messy" second practice

Sebastian Vettel lamented a "messy" second practice for the United States Grand Prix, which included a spin that limited the Formula 1 championship contender's running.

United States GP: Hamilton outpaces Verstappen in FP2

Lewis Hamilton completed a clean sweep of Formula 1 Friday practice ahead of the United States Grand Prix by setting the pace in the second session.

Williams penalised for another breach of tyre rules

Williams has been handed a suspended fine of 10,000 Euros for another breach of Formula 1’s tyre rules in Friday practice at the United States Grand Prix.

United States GP: Hamilton leads Vettel in wet-dry FP1

Lewis Hamilton beat Formula 1 world championship rival Sebastian Vettel to the fastest time in first practice for the United States Grand Prix amid mixed conditions at Austin.

Why F1 going pink in Austin won't be a one-off

COTA has turned pink for the US GP, but the breast cancer awareness push is but the beginning of Formula 1’s efforts to give back to society, Sean Bratches tells Motorsport.com.

Hulkenberg takes penalty as Renault trials 2018 engine parts

Nico Hulkenberg will be taking a grid penalty for the Austin Formula 1 race, with Renault introducing a revised engine featuring 2018 development parts.

Gallery: Key F1 tech shots at United States GP

A selection of the best technical images from the Circuit of the America's courtesy of Giorgio Piola, Sutton Images and LAT Images.

Red Bull can win US GP on merit, says Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo believes that Red Bull has a chance to win more races on merit in 2017 if it gets everything right – and that this weekend's US Grand Prix could present a golden opportunity.

F1 plans more biometric glove tests during US GP

The FIA is planning further tests of its new biometric gloves in free practice at the United States Grand Prix, with it hopeful the technology can be a game-changer for helping advance medical knowledge.

Hamilton: No plans to kneel in protest during US GP

Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton says he has no plans to take a knee in protest during the United States Grand Prix.

Hartley "100 percent deserves" Toro Rosso shot - Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo says his friend Brendon Hartley "100 percent deserves" his F1 shot with Toro Rosso after the New Zealander "nearly fell to the bottom" during his racing career.

Hamilton says talk of sealing F1 title in Austin "silly"

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton says talk of sealing his fourth Formula 1 world title at the US Grand Prix is "silly" given Ferrari's generally strong form.

Hartley joins Toro Rosso for Austin F1 race

Brendon Hartley will make his Formula 1 debut for Toro Rosso at the United States Grand Prix, as exclusively predicted by Motorsport.com.

Honda boss wants Gasly to contest Austin F1 race

Honda says its priority is for Pierre Gasly to race in the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, even if that means it will sacrifice the chance to win the Super Formula title.

Gasly could still miss US GP to race in Super Formula

Pierre Gasly may yet miss the United States Grand Prix to compete in the Super Formula finale, despite Toro Rosso announcing that the Frenchman will partner Daniil Kvyat for the rest of the season.

Gasly retains Toro Rosso seat for US GP, Kvyat returns

Pierre Gasly will race for the Toro Rosso Formula 1 team in the United States Grand Prix, as Carlos Sainz moves to Renault to replace Jolyon Palmer.

Gasly targeting Austin F1 race over Super Formula finale

Pierre Gasly says he would choose racing in the Formula 1 United States GP over contesting the Super Formula title in the season finale on the same weekend.

Timberlake concert prompts US GP schedule change

Formula 1 has made an unprecedented change to the qualifying timetable for the United States Grand Prix due to a Justin Timberlake concert.