Formula 1
Formula 1
30 Apr
-
03 May
FP1 in
70 days
07 May
-
10 May
FP1 in
77 days
21 May
-
24 May
FP1 in
90 days
R
Azerbaijan GP
04 Jun
-
07 Jun
FP1 in
105 days
11 Jun
-
14 Jun
FP1 in
112 days
25 Jun
-
28 Jun
FP1 in
126 days
02 Jul
-
05 Jul
FP1 in
133 days
16 Jul
-
19 Jul
FP1 in
147 days
R
Hungarian GP
30 Jul
-
02 Aug
FP1 in
161 days
27 Aug
-
30 Aug
FP1 in
189 days
03 Sep
-
06 Sep
FP1 in
196 days
R
Singapore GP
17 Sep
-
20 Sep
FP1 in
210 days
24 Sep
-
27 Sep
FP1 in
217 days
R
United States GP
22 Oct
-
25 Oct
FP1 in
245 days
29 Oct
-
01 Nov
FP1 in
252 days
R
Brazilian GP
12 Nov
-
15 Nov
FP1 in
266 days
R
Abu Dhabi GP
26 Nov
-
29 Nov
FP1 in
280 days
Motorsport.com's Prime content
Topic

Motorsport.com's Prime content

The danger of F1's push for unpredictable races

shares
The danger of F1's push for unpredictable races
By:
Jan 10, 2019, 12:16 PM

Formula 1 has made much of its desire to 'spice up the show', but there is a risk of serious damage if it mixes up unpredictability with randomness

The best thing that could happen to Formula 1 in 2019 would be a genuine shock in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Let's say Antonio Giovinazzi prevails for Sauber, that would be an upset right up there with the greatest in grand prix history.

Fans would be enthusiastic about how the formbook was turned on its head, delighted a middling team could suddenly leap to the front, thrilled that F1 had changed and the days until free practice started for the next race in Bahrain couldn't pass quickly enough.

To continue reading subscribe to

Join prime and take advantage of member benefits:

  • Custom news feed based on your favorite series
  • Ad-free environment
  • Access to the Giorgio Piola archive
  • Best of F1 Racing
  • Higher resolution photos

Unlock the benefits of PRIME and enjoy the full range of features offered by your favorite motorsport news site.

Subscribe to Motorsport.com PRIME

Already have an account? Sign in

Next article
How Hamilton's off-track ventures feed his on-track success

Previous article

How Hamilton's off-track ventures feed his on-track success

Next article

Why McLaren has hired another new boss

Why McLaren has hired another new boss

About this article

Series Formula 1
Author Edd Straw