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Autosport Plus The Sochi-like Portimao feature that even has Mercedes puzzled Formula 1 got its first proper feel for the Portimao track on Friday, where Mercedes led the way despite the red flag stoppages, as the pack discovered a specific characteristic at the Portuguese GP venue that led to many mistakes

Autosport Plus In his own words: The secret to Raikkonen's F1 longevity Kimi Raikkonen was predictably underwhelmed when he became F1's most experienced driver at the Eifel Grand Prix, but in an exclusive and revealing interview with Autosport, that could be part of the secret of his success

Formula 1 Verstappen: "Not my problem" if people offended by rant Max Verstappen said it was "not my problem" if people took offence to the language used in his radio rant following his crash with Lance Stroll in FP2 at Portimao

Formula 1 Hamilton: Mercedes F1 car felt "pretty terrible" in FP2 Lewis Hamilton conceded Friday's practice running for the Portuguese Grand Prix had proven "difficult" after set-up changes ahead of FP2 left his car feeling "pretty terrible"

Formula 1 Stroll, Verstappen escape punishment on FP2 clash Max Verstappen and Lance Stroll have both escaped punishment after the FIA's Formula 1 stewards reviewed their collision in FP2 at Portimao

Formula 1 LGBTQ+ group criticises Petrov appointment Vitaly Petrov's appointment as an FIA race steward at Formula 1's Portuguese Grand Prix faced further criticism on Friday after LGBTQ+ movement Racing Pride spoke out against it

Autosport Plus How real is the Honda MotoGP threat at Aragon? From a surprise struggler to victory contender, 2020 has been a rollercoaster of a campaign for Honda and its riders. With Alex Marquez and Takaaki Nakagami finding form at the right time, can they pull off the latest MotoGP shock?

Podcast: F1 Portuguese Grand Prix preview Grand Prix Editor Alex Kalinauckas and F1 Reporter Luke Smith discuss the Haas driver news, Lance Stroll's return to the paddock and look ahead to the Portuguese GP

Podcast: MotoGP Aragon Grand Prix review In the latest Tank Slappers podcast, Autosport's Lewis Duncan and Motorsport.com's Oriol Puigdemont discuss Alex Rins' victory and the situation in the championship as just 15 points cover the top four

McGloin: Kubica won't be last disabled F1 driver In the latest #ThinkingForward interview, Nathalie McGloin talks about helping people with disabilities make it into the world of motorsport

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Portugal / Round 12
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  • Circuit: Algarve
  • Race: 66 laps / 306.826 km
Eifel / 11 Oct
Pos Driver Team
1 Hamilton Mercedes
2 Verstappen Red Bull/Honda
3 Ricciardo Renault
4 Perez Racing Point/Mercedes
5 Sainz Jr. McLaren/Renault
6 Gasly AlphaTauri/Honda
7 Leclerc Ferrari
8 Hulkenberg Racing Point/Mercedes
9 Grosjean Haas/Ferrari
10 Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo/Ferrari
Standings / After 11 races
Pos Driver Points
1 Lewis Hamilton 230
2 Valtteri Bottas 161
3 Max Verstappen 147
4 Daniel Ricciardo 78
5 Sergio Perez 68
6 Lando Norris 65
7 Alexander Albon 64
8 Charles Leclerc 63
9 Lance Stroll 57
10 Pierre Gasly 53

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Alex KalinauckasIn his own words: The secret to Raikkonen's F1 longevity Kimi Raikkonen was predictably underwhelmed when he became F1's most experienced driver at the Eifel Grand Prix, but in an exclusive and revealing interview with Autosport, that could be part of the secret of his success F1

Friday analysisThe Sochi-like Portimao feature that even has Mercedes puzzled Formula 1 got its first proper feel for the Portimao track on Friday, where Mercedes led the way despite the red flag stoppages, as the pack discovered a specific characteristic at the Portuguese GP venue that led to many mistakes F1

Lewis DuncanHow real is the Honda MotoGP threat at Aragon? From a surprise struggler to victory contender, 2020 has been a rollercoaster of a campaign for Honda and its riders. With Alex Marquez and Takaaki Nakagami finding form at the right time, can they pull off the latest MotoGP shock? MotoGP

Jonathan NobleHow an ICU lesson should guide F1's future engine path Formula 1's future engine direction has been in full focus since Honda announced it would quit at the end of 2021. What F1 does will depend on what manufacturers deem relevant to them, but perhaps it can learn a lesson from an intensive care unit F1

GP RacingWhy F1’s overdue Portugal return matters Portugal has been the scene of high drama across many eras in Formula 1, says BEN EDWARDS, which is why the return of the Portuguese Grand Prix is something to be savoured F1

Alex KalinauckasThe headache Verstappen is giving Red Bull OPINION: Max Verstappen has been the only driver consistently able to live with the terrific pace shown by Mercedes in 2020, but has still only bested the Black Arrows once. Sooner or later, given his talent and expectations, something has to change F1

Stephen LickorishThe BTCC debutant who has waited 20 years for his chance Few British Touring Car Championship rookies have as much racing experience as Paul Rivett. But, after spending two decades in the support categories, he is finally set to move up to the top tier at Snetterton this weekend BTCC

German Garcia CasanovaHow Honda has fixed a bike that only Marc Marquez could ride The Honda RC213V was for a long time seen as 'Marc Marquez's bike' and, with his injury lay-off, none of Honda's other riders had been able to get a tune out of it. But it's undergone a subtle transformation, and is now a force with his brother Alex MotoGP