The intriguing battle for the 2019 Formula 1 crown between Mercedes and Ferrari was enthralling stuff, packed with action and subplots between the title contenders, but the soon to be released Netflix series “Formula 1: Drive to Survive” was forced to focus on the sideshow instead of the main show. The 10-part behind-the-scenes documentary description […]

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Lewis Hamilton prepares for a revitalised Valtteri Bottasin 2019 but isn’t concerned about potential fractions at Mercedes […]

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Last year the five-time world champion pledged to become a “different athlete” after F1 committed to introducing a minimum driver weight of 80kg, separate from the car. That has allowed drivers to ease off extreme dieting as well as focus on building more strength, with Hamilton gaining several kilograms of muscle mass.“I’m still within the limit, so I’m good,” Hamilton said […]


The makers of a documentary series on the 2018 F1 season for Netflix have hit out at Mercedes and Ferrari for their lack of cooperation […]

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It was also first the chance to see many of the parts the teams were either hiding or did not have ready at their launches. In this video, Jake Boxall-Legge and former F1 technical director Gary Anderson take you through the most interesting car parts they spotted in the Barcelona pit lane last week, with the help of illustrations from the gifted technical eye of Giorgio Piola.More F1 […]

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I met Karun Chandhok during my time as communications manager at Dubai Autodrome, he is a good guy, one of the lads and a true professional. He gave it a solid crack at being a Formula 1 driver and during that journey, our paths crossed when the GP2 Asia Series came to Dubai in 2008, […]


With the midfield growing stronger and Williams on the back foot after missing the start of F1 pre-season testing, Robert Kubica calls on the team to be realistic with its aims for this year […]

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The Australian, who has switched to the French car manufacturer after a five-year spell at Red Bull, has just completed his first week of action with the team at Barcelona in Spain.And having got down to work quickly Hulkenberg, he sees a huge positive in the fact that he and the German are demanding exactly the same things from the new RS19.Speaking about how things were developing with […]

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A filing error by F1 leaves COTA $25.9m (£19.8m) out of pocket and threatens US Grand Prix […]

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Ferrari is set to follow Mercedes example and alternate its drivers over course of second pre-season test […]

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Expectations may be greater for 2019, but Honda is feeling no added pressure now working with Red Bull in Formula 1 […]


Ferrari has said it will likely give Sebastian Vettel priority early in 2019, but Charles Leclerc could create a problem for them […]

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While Toro Rosso is used to dealing with rookies, Albon hadn’t driven an F1 car at all until the team’s filming day at Misano, just before the Barcelona test.After a frustrating off on his outlap in Barcelona – something that even experienced drivers suffered as they had their first outings with Pirelli’s lower rear tyre blanket temperatures – the Thai driver finished Tuesday in […]

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Red Bull enjoyed an issue-free start to their relationship with Honda - and the team’s Motorsport Advisor Dr Helmut Marko iiconfident that there’ll be wins for his own squad in 2019. […]

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Lewis Hamilton has revealed how rule changes and a varied winter fitness regime have put him in the "best shape" of his career. […]


The series has a new long-term sponsor in Japanese communications giant NTT. Tire manufacturer Firestone has extended its supplier deal for five more years. A new broadcast deal with NBC is set to launch. On the track, an already deep driver pool keeps adding veteran and rookie talent. And the series has added a new […]

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Toro Rosso technical boss Jody Egginton says Daniil Kvyat’s Ferrari year away from F1 racing provides both the Russian driver and the team with opportunities […]

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For this season, the FIA has mandated a larger rear wing with a bigger DRS effect as part of a new rules package designed to improve racing.This change, according to Hulkenberg, is having an impact on how his Renault feels in a straight line.“I would say yes,” said the German when asked if the RS19's engine felt more powerful. “But on the other hand, you know, we have a lot more drag […]


Valtteri Bottas has faith in Mercedes not implementing team orders from the start of the 2019 F1 season and expects equal treatment with Lewis Hamilton […]

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The first week of testing offered the first glimpse of how the 2019 Formula One season might pan out. It's still early days and a lot can change in the second week, but below is the order we think the teams line up in after the first four days of the pre-season […]


Pietro Fittipaldi was out watching the action on track during the second day of preseason testing at Circuit de Catalunya when his phone rang, Haas needed him to replace Kevin Magnussen for the late afternoon session as the Dane had a ‘seat-fit issue’ that impaired his vision. The 22-year-old grandson of the great Emerson Fittipaldi […]

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Ferrari are to follow the trend set by Mercedes and Renault whose drivers shared their respective cars on each day of the first Formula 1 preseason test at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. Last week Ferrari opted to alternate their drivers Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc, giving each two full days in the cockpit of […]

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The lines between virtual racing and the real race track are increasingly blurred, and Brazilian sim upstart Igor Fraga hopes that growing overlap can also help him move up the conventional motorsport ladder. In a world of screens and simulators, where teenagers without cars or driving licences can become world champions, the Brazilian sees esports […]

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Keen to point out that the true pecking order will not become apparent until Melbourne, Daniel Ricciardo admits to being intrigued by Ferrari […]


With just 88 laps from the first week of Formula 1 preseason testing at Circuit de Catalunya and the rumours already swirling, Claire Williams has no choice but to face up to the fact that her team is indeed in a crisis. Oh boy. One week into the 2019 season, and things could hardly be […]

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F1 teams have displayed a variety of approaches for their front wings, which has been simplified in an attempt to boost overtaking.However, Green says front wing development is limited by the regulations imposed to close loopholes, even suggesting that they are "over-restrained".That means teams will look elsewhere to try to gain performance, and Green believes the bargeboard […]

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While finding it "annoying" to see other cars on-track, George Russell avoided getting frustrated over Williams' delays with its F1 car earlier this week […]

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Valtteri Bottas admits that handling issues that became apparent in Barcelona can only be resolved with upgrades […]

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The current contract for the Mexico City race ends this season, and negotiations with F1 owner Liberty Media for a new deal to start in 2020 were turned upside this week when the country’s president said that the national government could not continue to subsidise the event.“It's not looking good,” said Racing Point driver Perez. “Hopefully we can get some good news later on. I think […]


With his first official Renault F1 tests complete, Ricciardo has quickly settled in at Enstone […]

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The highly-rated youngster has been signed by Ferrari after just one season in F1 with Sauber and Vettel has said he expects to be pressured by the Monegasque.New Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto has said Vettel may be prioritised while Leclerc settles in, but  added he hopes to have the “problem” of managing two top-line drivers. Asked by if he accepts he will […]