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Formula 1 The challenges and unknowns of F1's triple-header The "unknown" of Formula 1's first triple-header presents teams with an intense human and competitive challenge over the next three weeks

Autosport Plus Is France's return to F1 sustainable this time? Given its motorsport heritage, France's decade-long absence from the Formula 1 calendar was a glaring omission. Can it now settle at Paul Ricard for the long term again?

Formula 1 Verstappen's manager back after Canada absence Max Verstappen's manager Raymond Vermeulen is back in the paddock at the French Grand Prix after both he and Max's father Jos missed the Canadian race

MotoGP Petrucci turned down 2020 option in Ducati deal New factory Ducati MotoGP signing Danilo Petrucci says he turned down a 2020 option in his deal with the works outfit

Formula 1 Grosjean can re-use Canada incident engine Romain Grosjean will take part in French Grand Prix practice with the Ferrari Formula 1 engine that caused his smoky exit from qualifying in Canada

Formula 1 McLaren dismisses ex-boss Whitmarsh's criticism McLaren has dismissed criticism from Martin Whitmarsh as "ill-judged and ill-informed" after the Formula 1 team's former boss suggested it needed to axe senior personnel to revive its fortunes

Autosport Plus Why Toyota didn't really beat Le Mans Toyota finally got the Le Mans triumphed it had coveted to for so many years last weekend as its two cars ran more-or-less without issue for the entire 24 Hours. But without any factory opposition, is it right to say it really beat the race?

Why the dyno has become so important in F1 Promoted: Crucial F1 engine tech explained

Join the French GP giveaway competition Take part in GP Predictor for the French Grand Prix

How to get the best Belgian GP fan experience Enjoy Spa to the maximum with Thomas Cook

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Pos Driver Team
1 Vettel Ferrari
2 Bottas Mercedes
3 Verstappen Red Bull/Renault
4 Ricciardo Red Bull/Renault
5 Hamilton Mercedes
6 Raikkonen Ferrari
7 Hulkenberg Renault
8 Sainz Renault
9 Ocon Force India/Mercedes
10 Leclerc Sauber/Ferrari
Standings / After 7 races
Pos Driver Points
1 Sebastian Vettel 121
2 Lewis Hamilton 120
3 Valtteri Bottas 86
4 Daniel Ricciardo 84
5 Kimi Raikkonen 68
6 Max Verstappen 50
7 Fernando Alonso 32
8 Nico Hulkenberg 32
9 Carlos Sainz 24
10 Kevin Magnussen 19

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Edd StrawIs France's return to F1 sustainable this time? Given its motorsport heritage, France's decade-long absence from the Formula 1 calendar was a glaring omission. Can it now settle at Paul Ricard for the long term again? 1529539200 F1

Jamie KleinWhy Toyota didn't really beat Le Mans Toyota finally got the Le Mans triumphed it had coveted to for so many years last weekend as its two cars ran more-or-less without issue for the entire 24 Hours. But without any factory opposition, is it right to say it really beat the race? 1529539200 WEC

Autosport EngineeringMotorsport's hidden champion Austrian engineering giant AVL RACING has all the skills and clout to take on Formula 1 teams at their own game, so why does it prefer to remain in the shadows as a supplier? 1529452800 Engineering

Jonathan NobleThe unintended consequences of Red Bull's Honda switch Red Bull has finally decided to end its relationship with Renault and will start the 2019 season with Honda power. But could this set off a chain of events that will dramatically alter the shape of Formula 1? 1529452800 F1

F1 RacingThe deal behind the return of the French GP Former motorcycle racer Christian Estrosi is one of the driving forces behind the revival of the French Grand Prix. Previously a government minister, Estrosi has occupied a number of roles in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, and is currently the Mayor of Nice. He's the man who engaged backing from the region to meet the race fee, enticed French F1 figures to support it, and who finally did the deal with Bernie Ecclestone, reports ANTHONY ROWLINSON 1529452800 F1

Edd StrawWhy F1's driver market is boring compared to MotoGP While much of the MotoGP grid will go into 2019 with a fresh look, Formula 1's 'silly season' is set to be relatively stagnant. That's not good, and the causes are the same as many of F1's other problems 1529452800 F1

Kevin TurnerHow Alonso really got on at Le Mans Fernando Alonso brought Le Mans a lot more attention, but how much of a role did he play in Toyota's triumph, and how will history remember his win given the lack of opposition? The answers might be surprising 1529366400 WEC

Ask GaryIs F1 missing easy ways to fix its on-track problems? F1 is working flat out to improve the spectacle of the racing for the future. But does one of its upcoming changes carry the risk of spreading teams out further, and is there a different way to approach the constant problem of cars racing in 'dirty air'? 1529366400 F1

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