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F1 2019 game to allow official driver transfers

Formula 1 drivers will switch teams during the career mode of the championship's official game for the first time in this year's F1 2019 release.

Albon keeps Toro Rosso on top in morning of Day 4

Toro Rosso topped another session of Formula 1 testing at Barcelona, with Alexander Albon fastest before lunch on day four, while Mercedes showed some speed for the first time.

Raikkonen fastest for Alfa on third morning of F1 test

Kimi Raikkonen set the fastest time of 2019 Formula 1 pre-season testing so far to lead the way at lunchtime on day three at Barcelona for Alfa Romeo.

Leclerc keeps Ferrari on top in second morning of F1 test

Ferrari made a commanding start to the second day of 2019 Formula 1 testing at Barcelona, with Charles Leclerc nearly a full second clear of the field.

Vettel dominates first morning of 2019 F1 testing

Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari dominated the opening morning of 2019 Formula 1 testing, sitting nearly two seconds clear at the top of the times at the lunch break.

Michael Schumacher's top 10 F1 victories Prime

Michael Schumacher's top 10 F1 victories

When trying to compile a list of Michael Schumacher's greatest F1 drives you are spoiled for choice. If you narrow it down to just the races he won, you've still got almost 100 to choose from - which is no easy task

F1 offers hints at grid penalty alternatives

Formula 1 has offered hints at possible alternatives to grid penalties in a new survey for fans.

Under-threat British GP tops F1 attendances

Official attendance figures released by Formula 1 reveal the British Grand Prix had the highest attendance of any race during the 2018 season.

Nicolas Todt sells shareholding in ART Grand Prix

Nicolas Todt has sold his stake in the ART Grand Prix team he founded with current Sauber Formula 1 boss Frederic Vasseur in 2004.

The major problem F1 should have solved by now Prime

The major problem F1 should have solved by now

The debate over how best to deal with track limits abuses in Formula 1 has rumbled on for long enough. With stricter enforcement, there's no question drivers would quickly learn to abide by the rules.

Ricciardo says goodbye with farewell Red Bull visit

Daniel Ricciardo said goodbye to the Red Bull Formula 1 team on Friday with his final official visit to the team’s factory in Milton Keynes.

Verstappen refuses to "look like an idiot" with public service

Max Verstappen says he will not be made to "look like an idiot" when he completes his two days of 'public service' for the FIA.

Verstappen blinded by oil from Gasly's Honda engine

Max Verstappen says oil from Pierre Gasly's failing Honda Formula 1 engine left him with a "horrible" lack of vision in the closing laps of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Ricciardo says his strategy put leaders "out of reach"

Daniel Ricciardo says his alternative strategy that allowed him to lead part of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix left him "out of reach" in the lead battle at the end.

Hamilton ran #1 despite "not liking it at all"

Lewis Hamilton has explained why he ran the number one on his Mercedes Formula 1 car in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix first practice, even though he dislikes it.

Abu Dhabi kerb not up to "F1 standard" - Grosjean

Romain Grosjean believes the long kerb between the final two corners at the Yas Marina circuit is not "F1 standard" after it started to break up during free practice.

Alonso could test 2019 McLaren F1 car

Fernando Alonso could test McLaren's 2019 Formula 1 car, and the team expects him to continue to play a role in helping its fortunes next season.

Ricciardo feels like he's taking "uppercuts" in 2018

Daniel Ricciardo says he feels like he is taking "uppercuts" with the number of problems he's had in the final part of the 2018 Formula 1 season.

Brawn says F1 2019 tests show "tangible" racing gains

Formula 1 sporting boss Ross Brawn says simulation work being carried out to assess the technical changes being made for 2019 is showing "tangible" effects that should improve the racing.

Verstappen can’t manage his emotions, says Brawn

Formula 1 sporting boss Ross Brawn says Max Verstappen showed he is not capable of keeping his emotions in check in his post-race confrontation with Esteban Ocon in Brazil. 

Verstappen gets "public service" punishment for Ocon shoves

Max Verstappen has been ordered to complete two days of "public service at the discretion of the FIA" as punishment for his post-race altercation with Esteban Ocon in Brazil.

Horner: Ocon "lucky to get away with a push" in Verstappen row

Red Bull Formula 1 team principal Christian Horner has defended Max Verstappen over his physical altercation with Esteban Ocon after the collision that cost him Brazilian Grand Prix victory.

Hamilton questions Verstappen mindset in Ocon "racing incident"

Brazilian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton says he would have taken a different approach to Max Verstappen in the incident with Esteban Ocon that cost the Red Bull driver victory.

Alonso to contest 2019 Indy 500 with McLaren entry

Fernando Alonso will return to the Indianapolis 500 with McLaren in 2019 as he bids to complete motorsport's unofficial Triple Crown.

Hamilton can target Schumacher's records now - Rosberg

Nico Rosberg says Lewis Hamilton can realistically target Michael Schumacher's Formula 1 records of 91 race wins and seven world championships before the end of his current Mercedes contract.

Ricciardo "put his fist through wall" after US GP exit

Red Bull Formula 1 team principal Christian Horner says Daniel Ricciardo put his fist through the wall of his room at Austin after retiring from the United States Grand Prix.

Gasly feared Ricciardo debris would go through his visor

Pierre Gasly says a piece of debris got past the halo on his Formula 1 car and hit his visor on the opening lap of the Russian Grand Prix.

Ocon wants Force India to "review" Russian GP swaps

Esteban Ocon believes Force India needs to review the way it approached Formula 1’s Russian Grand Prix, after a decision to swap its cars around failed to gain it any places.

Verstappen penalised for qualifying infringement

Max Verstappen has been punished for a yellow flag infringement during Russian Grand Prix Formula 1 qualifying, increasing his grid penalty for the weekend.

Mercedes wary of "negative spiral" ahead of DTM decider

Mercedes DTM boss Ulrich Fritz has warned his team not to get into a "negative spiral" of talking down its chances ahead of the 2018 title decider.

Agag pushing back against Formula E 4WD idea

Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag says he has pushed back against suggestions the series should introduce four-wheel drive as one of the innovations for its third-generation car.

Perez says penalty for Sirotkin crash was "fair"

Sergio Perez has accepted that his drive-through penalty for driving into Sergey Sirotkin was "fair", after a forgettable Singapore Grand Prix that included a collision with his teammate Esteban Ocon.

Vettel: Ferrari went in wrong direction in FP2

Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari made some changes that didn’t work for the second Formula 1 free practice session in Singapore, during which he hit the wall and curtailed his running.

Ferrari shows Mercedes how to handle a superstar Prime

Ferrari shows Mercedes how to handle a superstar

Ferrari's faith in its young driver Charles Leclerc is a break from its past, and Esteban Ocon's uncertain future shows there's a lesson to be learned for Mercedes.

Zanardi thought fifth-place Misano finish was a joke

Racing legend Alex Zanardi thought his BMW team was joking when it told him he finished fifth in the second DTM race of the weekend at Misano.

10 things you need to know about F1 2018

Formula 1’s latest official computer game launches this week, with Codemasters again doing more than simply adding a lick of paint to the series for its annual release.

How a 16-year-old wound still haunts Ferrari

Both of Formula 1's top two teams needed to issue team orders at Hockenheim last weekend. While Mercedes made a straightforward call, Ferrari, still grappling with the ghosts of its past, struggled to do likewise.

Vettel "threw away" win by pushing too hard - Rosberg

Nico Rosberg says Sebastian Vettel “threw away” victory in Formula 1's German Grand Prix because he was pushing too hard in damp conditions.

Vettel: I won't lose sleep over German GP crash

Sebastian Vettel says he won’t have trouble sleeping following the error that caused him to crash out of the lead of the German Grand Prix.

Alonso: Vandoorne closer to me than Raikkonen was

Fernando Alonso believes the struggling Stoffel Vandoorne is closer to his level than some of his previous Formula 1 teammates, including Kimi Raikkonen.

F1 2018 to include career mode rules shake-ups

The F1 2018 computer game will include rules shake-ups in its career mode for the first time in the series' history to add more variety for players.

Ricciardo: Unlucky end to triple-header "sucks"

Daniel Riccardo says being unlucky "sucks" and "sounds shit" after concluding a difficult Formula 1 triple-header with a British Grand Prix that left him eager for a break.

Toro Rosso losing "crazy" time on the straights - Gasly

Pierre Gasly says Toro Rosso’s straightline speed deficit with its Honda Formula 1 engine compared to the team’s midfield rivals is “crazy”.

Verstappen reckons Red Bull missing 70-80 horsepower

Max Verstappen says it feels like Red Bull is missing 70-80 horsepower in Formula 1 at the moment, which is costing it one second per lap at Silverstone this weekend.

Vettel: F1's penalty culture stopping us racing

Sebastian Vettel feels Formula 1 drivers are not allowed to race each other due to the number of incident investigations and penalties handed out by officials.

Verstappen hits out at media after Vettel crash

Max Verstappen has hit out at the criticism Formula 1 drivers receive for mistakes like Sebastian Vettel's in the French Grand Prix.

Sainz says VSC saved points finish after MGU-K failure

Carlos Sainz believes the virtual safety car spell at the end of the French Grand Prix rescued a points finish for him after his Renault Formula 1 car's MGU-K failed.

Vettel says he had "nowhere to go" in Bottas crash

Sebastian Vettel says he had “nowhere to go” in his Turn 1 collision with Valtteri Bottas at the French Grand Prix, because his start was “too good”.

F1 drivers ask FIA to remove Paul Ricard chicane

Formula 1 drivers asked the FIA to remove the chicane on Paul Ricard's back straight in order to improve racing at the French Grand Prix.

Haas says even rivals can't believe its bad luck

Haas boss Gunther Steiner thinks his team is in need of a change of fortune, after revealing that even rival outfits cannot believe how unlucky it has been.

Official F1 game to include 2009 Brawn GP car

The 2009 Formula 1 world championship-winning Brawn GP BGP 001 will be a new addition to the classic car roster in the F1 2018 computer game.

Bourdais furious at Makowiecki, Le Mans stewards

Ford driver Sebastien Bourdais says Porsche's Fred Makowiecki showed "very poor standards" in their late battle at the Le Mans 24 Hours and that it was "unacceptable" he escaped unpunished.

Designers of 2019 cars will "forget overtaking"

Formula 1 teams' designers will "forget about overtaking" when they get to work on the changes being enforced for 2019, Haas team boss Gunther Steiner has warned.

Haas update package "the best one" yet - Grosjean

Romain Grosjean has described Haas's update package as the best one the team has produced during its time in Formula 1.

Vettel: Criticism of boring races "short-sighted"

Formula 1 championship leader Sebastian Vettel believes it is "short-sighted" for people to criticise races like the Canadian Grand Prix even if they appear "boring".

Alonso prefers his F1 legacy to 'undeserved' trophies

Fernando Alonso says deserving more success than he's had from his Formula 1 career is preferable to having "many trophies people think I don't deserve".

Bottas says fuel situation "critical" in unseen finish

Valtteri Bottas says his "critical" fuel situation at the end of the Canadian Grand Prix led to Max Verstappen almost overtaking him at the finish line.

Hamilton thought engine was going to fail

Lewis Hamilton feared his Mercedes Formula 1 engine was going to fail in the Canadian Grand Prix, after it developed a problem at the beginning of the race.

Vettel feared track invasion when flag waved early

Canadian Grand Prix winner Sebastian Vettel said he was worried Formula 1 fans would run onto the track when the chequered flag was waved before the end of the race.

Canadian GP: Vettel cruises to win from Bottas, Verstappen

Sebastian Vettel grabbed the lead of the Formula 1 world championship with a dominant victory in a Canadian Grand Prix that ended in a bizarre chequered flag confusion.