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Formula 1 The alarming speed gains that forced F1's 2021 changes Formula 1 teams may have to use the same basic chassis this year, but that has not stopped anticipation for some pretty big car changes in 2021

Autosport Plus The image battle facing F1's 'nice guy' He's had his fingers burned by social media's keyboard warriors who have trouble appreciating that he's only human. But after two years in the intense spotlight Formula 1 brings, Lando Norris has no plans to change his outlook

MotoGP Rossi bid via Facebook behind Brivio's Suzuki move Ex-Suzuki team manager Davide Brivio has revealed the Japanese marque reached out to him through Facebook to enquire if Valentino Rossi would be interested in joining for its MotoGP comeback

Formula 1 De Niro and Boyega to star in Netflix F1 film A fictional crime film set in the world of Formula 1 that features Hollywood legend Robert De Niro and Star Wars actor John Boyega will be shown on Netflix

Formula 1 Archive: When Little Al showed his F1 credentials The high-profile IndyCar to Formula 1 move of the early 1990s came when Michael Andretti joined McLaren for 1993. But two years earlier, his main rival had enjoyed a successful test with Williams at Estoril and harboured ambitions of a switch himself, as he told Autosport in the 28 November 1991 issue

Autosport Plus How a GP is thriving in a COVID-free territory The New Zealand Grand Prix's mix of rising talent and big-name stars thrilled the crowds (yes, remember crowds?) assembled for the Toyota Racing Series meeting at Hampton Downs last weekend and left distant observers craving a repeat

Formula 1 AlphaTauri disappointed not to beat Ferrari AlphaTauri Formula 1 technical chief Jody Egginton felt disappointed that the team failed to beat Ferrari in 2020, believing it had a faster car

Magazine: What's new for F1 in 2021? New rules and fresh driver line-ups will change the look of Formula 1 in 2021, which we reveal in this week’s Autosport magazine, out today (21 January).

Thinking Forward: WRC focused on Chinese manufacturers and hybrids For the first #ThinkingForward of 2021, WRC director Peter Thul speaks about qualities needed to excel in rally, why WRC backs F1's strategy on hybrid engines and why so many co-drivers end up running teams and federations

Tank Slappers Podcast: How will Suzuki move on from Brivio? In the latest edition of the Tank Slappers Podcast, Oriol Puigdemont joins Lewis Duncan to discuss how Davide Brivio's departure will affect Suzuki and why it hasn't replaced the Italian

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  • 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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Luke SmithThe image battle facing F1's 'nice guy' He's had his fingers burned by social media's keyboard warriors who have trouble appreciating that he's only human. But after two years in the intense spotlight Formula 1 brings, Lando Norris has no plans to change his outlook F1

Marcus SimmonsHow a GP is thriving in a COVID-free territory The New Zealand Grand Prix's mix of rising talent and big-name stars thrilled the crowds (yes, remember crowds?) assembled for the Toyota Racing Series meeting at Hampton Downs last weekend and left distant observers craving a repeat Other

WRC reportHow Ogier achieved a fitting Monte Carlo farewell Against pandemic-shaped odds, the World Rally Championship season opener went ahead in Monte Carlo last weekend as a familiar face again took top spot. But for an emotional Sebastien Ogier, his record-breaking eighth win meant more than most WRC

Jake Boxall-LeggeWhat you need to know about F1 2021 Formula 1 won't get its big new regulations this year, but there are still plenty of changes to keep track of on the technical, team/driver and calendar fronts. Here's our guide to all the important details F1

1991 specialThe point-less F1 teams of 1991 Six of the 18 teams that appeared in the 1991 Formula 1 season failed to score a point, whether through lack of funds to build and test new parts, under-par engines or management musical chairs. Here are their little-known stories F1

Stephen LickorishThe Formula Vee maverick who has reached the top For a second consecutive year, a self-built machine has won the Formula Vee championship. But James Harridge's 'Maverick' comes from the very humblest of origins - with some parts even salvaged from a skip National

Gary WatkinsHow Tandy joined an exclusive club of endurance legends Victory at last year's Spa 24 Hours meant Nick Tandy had completed the unofficial sextuple crown of the world's six biggest endurance races, becoming the first Briton to do so. Ahead of his fresh start with Corvette Racing, he explains how he did it GT

GP RacingThe reluctant Lotus ace who was dropped for Clark A firm believer that motor racing was a sport for gentlemen, Innes Ireland lived a spirited life. NIGEL ROEBUCK recalls a character whose outlook ceased to fit with modern Formula 1 F1