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Hungarian GP: Key F1 tech updates, direct from the garages

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

Why F1's battle of the rear wings is becoming even more intricate

One of the defining aspects of the Formula 1 title battle between Red Bull and Mercedes this year has been the rear wing choices made by the two teams.

The F1 upgrades that helped Mercedes triumph in the British GP

The Mercedes Formula 1 team had arrived at the British Grand Prix in need of a good result after a recent run of Red Bull success.

How Williams has tamed its peaky F1 car

Williams came in to the 2021 Formula 1 season bracing itself for a rollercoaster season thanks to its car’s peaky aero characteristics.

How Ferrari's floor experiments have finally paid off

Ferrari has been investigating the benefits of a new floor design for several Formula 1 races now, with various iterations trialled to find the right performance balance.

The F1 changes that have helped McLaren challenge Mercedes

McLaren has made good strides in Formula 1 this year with its MCL35M, and a spate of upgrades over the last few races appear to have pulled it clear of midfield rivals.

F1 upgrades that helped Verstappen pull further clear of Mercedes

Red Bull has continued to turn the screw on Formula 1 rival Mercedes with yet more upgrades having lifted the Milton Keynes-based team clear at front.

Austrian GP: Best F1 technical images from the pitlane

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

Revealed: The Red Bull F1 updates that left Mercedes on the backfoot

Max Verstappen and Red Bull’s dominance at Formula 1’s Styrian Grand Prix has left rival Lewis Hamilton in no doubts that his team desperately needs some updates.

Styrian GP: Best Formula 1 technical images from Friday

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the Styrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

Styrian GP: Latest F1 technical developments direct from pitlane

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the Styrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

The Mercedes-style F1 tweaks helping McLaren push forward

McLaren introduced a fairly substantial update at the French Grand Prix in a bid to help its fight with Ferrari for best of the rest in Formula 1 this year.

The rear wing rethink defining F1's title battle

The tiny margin between Formula 1's title protagonists Red Bull and Mercedes is forcing both to rethink their aerodynamic set-up at races this year.

French GP: Key F1 tech updates, direct from the garages

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

The changes that will help Mercedes avoid more 'magic button' trouble

Lewis Hamilton's magic button fumble in Baku may have been a rare mistake from the seven-time Formula 1 world champion, but Mercedes says it can do more to help him.

The Red Bull design that avoided a flexi-wing protest

Formula 1 arrived at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix braced for a showdown over the flexi-wing saga but Red Bull's rear wing design for Baku managed to avoid controversy.

F1 braced for flexi-wing showdown in Baku

Formula 1 is set for a fascinating weekend of on-track action and off-track politics in Baku as the FIA ramps up its flexi-wing policing and the threat of a protest remains.

Why Red Bull's teams took opposite approach with 2021 designs

Red Bull's two Formula 1 team have approached 2021 in very different ways, as they have focused their attention at different ends of their cars.

Azerbaijan GP: Latest F1 2021 technical images from Baku

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix at Baku, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

How a mistake helped create a Lotus F1 icon
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How a mistake helped create a Lotus F1 icon

The Lotus 79 is part of an elite group that Giorgio Piola considers to be milestone machines, with each of these cars incorporating designs, solutions or systems that would be widely adopted by their rivals such was their potency.

Why McLaren joined F1 2021's Z-shaped floor trend

McLaren recently became the eighth Formula 1 team to switch to a Z-shaped floor arrangement, with the entire grid searching for ways to recover the performance lost by new regulations.

What Spain’s upgrades told us about F1 2021’s development race

As always last weekend's Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona was the prime target for several Formula 1 teams to roll out development upgrades, which has given us more insight into the 2021 development race.

What is behind McLaren's latest F1 upgrades

McLaren has emerged as the strongest 'best of the rest' team in Formula 1 this year, but it hasn't stopped it pushing on with upgrades.

Spanish GP: Best F1 2021 technical images from Barcelona

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

How F1 car safety changed forever after Imola 1994 tragedies

The 1994 San Marino Grand Prix marked not only one of Formula 1’s darkest weekends, but proved to be a turning point in car safety that would change the sport forever.

The aero revamp that Red Bull has unleashed in Portugal

Red Bull has shown no signs of easing off in its Formula 1 development push, as it brought a raft of upgrades to its RB16B for the fight against Mercedes in Portugal.

Portuguese GP: Best F1 2021 technical images from Portimao

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the Portuguese Grand Prix at Portimao, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

How Aston Martin is fighting back from its low-rake deficit

There’s been plenty of talk from Aston Martin this season about how Formula 1’s new 2021 aero regulations have hurt its low-rake car.

The lessons F1 learned from Berger's fiery Imola crash

On this day in 1989, Formula 1 witnessed one of the most terrifying accidents of modern times as Gerhard Berger suffered a high-speed crash at Imola that resulted in his car erupting in flames thanks to the fuel tank rupturing.

How Mercedes has turned the corner on its knife-edge W12
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How Mercedes has turned the corner on its knife-edge W12

Mercedes arrived at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix after a bruising pre-season Formula 1 test and some warning signs about Red Bull’s potential in the Bahrain race.

Emilia Romagna GP: Latest F1 2021 technical developments

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the second round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship at Imola, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

How Mercedes is trying to claw back its lost downforce

Lewis Hamilton may have taken victory in Formula 1’s season opener, but it is clear his Mercedes team feels it is on the backfoot because of new regulations.

The McLaren that changed Formula 1 history

Today marks the anniversary of the debut of what is perhaps one of the most important cars in Formula 1 history.

The fascinating story behind McLaren's most iconic F1 car

The McLaren MP4/4 remains Formula 1's most successful machine, with a 93.8% win ratio that helped Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost storm to victory in 15 out of the 16 races during 1988.

How F1 teams have responded to 2021 floor challenge

Formula 1's winter rule changes to slash downforce proved to be a big headache for teams over the winter – and became a big talking point in Bahrain last weekend.

The rear end overhaul that has transformed Red Bull

Red Bull’s crushing form over the Formula 1 season opening weekend in Bahrain is proof that it has got on top of the tricky aero anomalies that dogged its campaign last year.

Bahrain GP: Latest F1 2021 technical developments

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the opening round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship in Bahrain, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

Bahrain test: Latest F1 2021 technical developments

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the third day of pre-season testing in Bahrain courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

Bahrain test: Latest F1 2021 technical developments

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the second day of pre-season testing in Bahrain courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.

Bahrain test: Latest F1 2021 technical developments

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments from the first day of pre-season testing in Bahrain courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Motorsport Images.

What Ferrari did and didn’t tell us about its new SF21 F1 car

Ferrari was the final team to unveil its 2021 Formula 1 challenger ahead of pre-season testing and opted to conceal some of the more delicate details of its new car.

How Aston Martin has moved on from Mercedes clone controversy

One of last year’s biggest Formula 1 talking points was the similarities of Racing Point’s RP20 and the Mercedes W10. With another year under its belt, the Aston Martin rebrand and a green paint job, has anything really changed?

The 10 things that set McLaren's new car apart from the old

While McLaren’s new MCL35M is very different under the skin thanks to new Mercedes power, many were left struggling to spot big changes compared to its 2020 Formula 1 challenger.

How Mercedes made its best car better

Mercedes hit the ground running when Formula 1’s turbo hybrid era began in 2014, as its W05 made perfect use of the best power unit to charge to world title glory.

Why F1's 2021 floor changes could alter the pecking order

While Formula 1's 2021 cars will feature a lot of carry over from last year, the changes that are being made have huge potential to mix things up.

The hidden tech fight that will define F1 2021

An extremely important Formula 1 battle has been brewing away from the track in 2020, and enters its most important phase as the clock ticks past midnight on December 31.

Did Mercedes sacrifice Abu Dhabi GP pace to exploit test day?

At the end of a Formula 1 season that Mercedes quite comfortably dominated, its defeat to Red Bull in the Abu Dhabi finale prompted some intrigue from a technical standpoint.

The 2021 design tweaks revealed in Abu Dhabi

Formula 1's opening day of practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was quite a low-key affair in terms of the battle for this weekend.

Sakhir GP: Latest F1 technical developments from the teams

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments on display at the Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Motorsport Images.

Bahrain GP: Spotting the latest F1 technical developments

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments on display at the Bahrain Grand Prix at Sakhir, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Motorsport Images.

The three key front wing tweaks that Red Bull unleashed in Turkey

While the tricky track conditions at the Turkish F1 Grand Prix have been pivotal to the unpredictable form so far, early indications point to Red Bull having made a step forward.

Turkish GP: Latest F1 technical developments

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments on display at the Turkish Grand Prix at Istanbul Park, courtesy of Giorgio Piola.

What's new for Formula 1 2021

Formula 1 may be facing an unprecedented situation with teams carrying over their cars for a second season in 2021, but that does not mean everything is staying the same.

Why Ferrari has gone back to old ideas to move forward

Ferrari has been working hard in recent races trying out a raft of updates in a bid to make the progress it wants with its SF1000.

How Ferrari's progress was helped by an old idea

Charles Leclerc's continued improved form for Ferrari shows the Italian team has turned the corner in Formula 1.

The updates that have helped Red Bull close in on Mercedes

Red Bull has made significant changes to the RB16 in the races leading up to Portugal and its progress is clear as once again Max Verstappen pushed rival Mercedes hard.

Portuguese GP: Latest F1 technical developments

Join us as we delve into the latest technical developments on display at the Portuguese Grand Prix at Portimao, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Motorsport Images.

How Haas inspired the latest rear wing design trend in F1

The development battle in Formula 1 is often focused on those teams fighting at the front, but design trends can often be inspired from outfits further back.

Has Red Bull’s front wing trick cured its aero anomalies?

Red Bull's RB16 started the season as a bit of a handful, with the team admitting early on in the campaign that it had some aerodynamic anomalies.

The Ferrari updates that gave an "unexpected" boost to Leclerc

Charles Leclerc's fourth place on the grid at the Eifel Grand Prix has left Ferrari upbeat that the upgrades it has rolled out in recent races are working.