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Formula 1 F1 set for launch double with Mercedes and Alpine Formula 1 is set for the busiest day yet in the build-up to the new season as Mercedes and Alpine unveil their new cars for 2021 today

Autosport Plus Why the new FE season got off to a controversial start With the new Formula E season belatedly getting underway in Saudi Arabia, the championship appeared to try to make up for lost time with an overspill of action and controversy on and off the track. While some talking points could have serious repercussions, it was an explosive opener for many reasons

Autosport Plus The big F1 questions of 2021 After an unprecedented season last year, there are plenty of questions and storylines for the upcoming Formula 1 campaign. Sky Sports F1 pundit Karun Chandhok gives his verdict

Autosport Plus How Tanak froze out the competition at Arctic Rally Ott Tanak made up for a disastrous Monte Carlo Rally by leading all the way on the snow-kissed stages of the Arctic Rally Finland and in the process hit back at an event Toyota had been expected to dominate

Formula 1 Haas accepts "risk" in not developing 2021 F1 car Haas boss Gunther Steiner says the team has abandoned development of its 2021 Formula 1 car in a move it says carries some "risk" of dropping it down the order

IndyCar Grosjean "more confident" after second test Ex-Formula 1 racer Romain Grosjean says he's made "good progress" in becoming accustomed to the driving style necessary for IndyCar, after a solid day of testing at Laguna Seca

BTCC Cammish out of Dynamics BTCC driver line-up Honda British Touring Car Championship star Dan Cammish will no longer be a part of the Team Dynamics line-up in 2021

Autosport Plus The pointed note that starts Ferrari's Leclerc vs Sainz era Ferrari is starting its post-Sebastian Vettel age by welcoming Carlos Sainz Jr in alongside Charles Leclerc. But while Sainz has a tough challenge to match his new team-mate, Ferrari is also sending a message that previous intra-team spats must end

Magazine: Can Red Bull stop Mercedes? Can Red Bull stop Mercedes? Will Lewis Hamilton retire? Can Sebastian Vettel resurrect his Formula 1 career at Aston Martin? Autosport magazine is out today (25th February)

Jaguar Racing launches dedicated channel on Motorsport.tv Jaguar Racing has launched a dedicated channel on Motorsport.tv, Motorsport Network's digital OTT platform devoted to racing

Tank Slappers Podcast: What kind of Marquez will return to MotoGP? Autosport's Lewis Duncan and Motorsport.com's Oriol Puigdemont discuss what kind of Marc Marquez we might expect when he does finally return in 2021

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Bahrain / Round 1
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  • Circuit: Bahrain
  • Race: 57 laps / 308.238 km
Abu Dhabi / 13 Dec
Pos Driver Team
1 Verstappen Red Bull/Honda
2 Bottas Mercedes
3 Hamilton Mercedes
4 Albon Red Bull/Honda
5 Norris McLaren/Renault
6 Sainz Jr. McLaren/Renault
7 Ricciardo Renault
8 Gasly AlphaTauri/Honda
9 Ocon Renault
10 Stroll Racing Point/Mercedes
Standings / After 17 races
Pos Driver Points
1 Lewis Hamilton 347
2 Valtteri Bottas 223
3 Max Verstappen 214
4 Sergio Perez 125
5 Daniel Ricciardo 119
6 Carlos Sainz Jr. 105
7 Alexander Albon 105
8 Charles Leclerc 98
9 Lando Norris 97
10 Pierre Gasly 75

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F1 2021The big F1 questions of 2021 After an unprecedented season last year, there are plenty of questions and storylines for the upcoming Formula 1 campaign. Sky Sports F1 pundit Karun Chandhok gives his verdict F1

Nick GartonHow Tanak froze out the competition at the Arctic Rally Ott Tanak made up for a disastrous Monte Carlo Rally by leading all the way on the snow-kissed stages of the Arctic Rally Finland and in the process hit back at an event Toyota had been expected to dominate WRC

Alex KalinauckasThe pointed note that starts Ferrari's Leclerc vs Sainz era Ferrari is starting its post-Sebastian Vettel age by welcoming Carlos Sainz Jr in alongside Charles Leclerc. But while Sainz has a tough challenge to match his new team-mate, Ferrari is also sending a message that previous intra-team spats must end F1

Matt KewWhy the new Formula E season got off to such a controversial start With the new Formula E season belatedly getting underway in Saudi Arabia, the championship appeared to try to make up for lost time with an overspill of action and controversy on and off the track. While some talking points could have serious repercussions, it was an explosive opener for many reasons FE

GP RacingThe mantra Ocon must follow to challenge Alonso OPINION: It's been an uneasy ride for Esteban Ocon since his F1 comeback - and fresh challenges lie in wait as he's joined by double world champion Fernando Alonso in the newly rebranded Alpine team. STUART CODLING sets out a roadmap to success F1

Stephen LickorishWhy a British prospect is trying to make it in NASCAR There has never been a full-time British driver in the NASCAR Cup. But Alex Sedgwick, who is rising through the stock car ranks, wants that to change and could be a trailblazer for European talents to reach the top echelons of the NASCAR ladder NASCAR

Jamie KleinThe F1 and Indy 'nearly man' that found contentment in Japan Having had the door to F1 slammed in his face and come within three laps of winning the Indianapolis 500, the collapse of a Peugeot LMP1 shot meant Japan was Bertrand Baguette's last chance of a career. But it's one which he has grasped with both hands Other

GP RacingHow McLaren’s new investors have already made an impact OPINION: The deal McLaren concluded with MSP Sports Capital last year which will help the cash-strapped Formula 1 team pay for much-needed infrastructure upgrades, also points toward the future for F1 itself, says STUART CODLING F1