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Cable tip off an example of "super spy" Hamilton’s focus

Keeping a close eye on what rival teams are up to is part of the game in Formula 1.

Marko hails best ever Red Bull pre-season test

Red Bull has labelled last weekend's pre-season Formula 1 test as the best it has ever had, but it still thinks rival Mercedes has more "up its sleeve".

Why the chances of a VW Group F1 entry are better than ever

All good things come in threes. In the past five years, the Volkswagen Group has seriously considered entering Formula 1 twice, but ultimately decided against doing so both times.

Haas and Williams linked to BWT F1 sponsor move

The iconic pink colour of Austrian water treatment company BWT could remain in Formula 1 this year, with sources indicating it has held talks with Haas and Williams

Red Bull explains team bosses photo with Perez at Abu Dhabi GP

Red Bull has explained the background to a photo of Sergio Perez with team chiefs in Abu Dhabi, taken prior to him being announced as its 2021 Formula 1 driver

Wolff: Hamilton "on the right track" for F1 Abu Dhabi GP return

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff thinks Lewis Hamilton is "on the right track" to return to Formula 1 in Abu Dhabi, but confesses he is in a "pretty ugly" situation

Mercedes willing to give Grosjean farewell F1 test

Mercedes would be willing to give Romain Grosjean a private Formula 1 test to say farewell to the series if he is unable to race in Abu Dhabi next weekend

Wolff plays down increased INEOS involvement in Mercedes F1 team

Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff has downplayed reports that INEOS is to become a full owner of the Brackley outfit

Vettel has no intention of getting an F1 manager

Sebastian Vettel has no intention of hiring a manager, despite the uncertainty surrounding his Formula 1 future

Red Bull: High-rake F1 concept still the right direction

Red Bull has faith that its high-rake concept is still the right way to go in Formula 1, despite some rivals suggesting it may have reached its limit of performance

Hulkenberg not interested in F1 test or reserve driver role

Nico Hulkenberg has no interest in taking a test or reserve driver role in Formula 1, despite putting himself back in the spotlight after his brief Racing Point return

Hockenheim no longer in the running to host F1 race in 2020

Hockenheim has revealed that it will not hold a Formula 1 race this year because of the strict limits on the numbers of people who would be able to attend

Marko opens up on Hamilton's fake quotes reaction

Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko says Lewis Hamilton's angry reaction to quotes that were wrongly attributed to Marko was 'understandable', revealing the matter had now been dealt with privately

F1 News: Hockenheim talks accelerate amid British GP doubts

Hockenheim chiefs say that talks with Liberty Media about the circuit joining the Formula 1 calendar have accelerated in the wake of fresh doubts over the British Grand Prix

F1 News: Red Bull can't afford Vettel, says motorsport boss Marko

Helmut Marko insists that there's no room for Sebastian Vettel alongside Max Verstappen at the Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team because it "can't afford" the four-time world champion

Red Bull backs Gasly to be "great" after post-demotion F1 2019 revival

Pierre Gasly has what it takes to win a place back at Red Bull and become "great" again in Formula 1, according to the team's motorsport advisor Helmut Marko

Marko doesn't regret Sainz Red Bull F1 exit as "he is no Verstappen"

Helmut Marko says he does not regret letting Carlos Sainz Jr leave the Red Bull Formula 1 team's stable, because he does not rate Sainz as highly as Max Verstappen

McLaren set for reshuffle after F1 head of aero Cattelani leaves

McLaren is set for a reshuffle of its Formula 1 aero department, Autosport has learned, as its head of aerodynamics Guillaume Cattelani has left the team

Mercedes: Ferrari's 2019 F1 power advantage has been up to 50bhp

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff says Ferrari's power advantage in Formula 1 this season has been up to 50bhp at times

Ex-Manor, Sauber F1 driver Wehrlein approached Haas about 2020 seat

Pascal Wehrlein approached Haas about a return to Formula 1 with the team for 2020, but his time away from the championship ultimately counted against him

Red Bull adamant Gasly's seat is safe for rest of 2019 F1 season

Red Bull has silenced talk that Pierre Gasly's future at the team is again in doubt and insisted he will see out the 2019 Formula 1 season

No more "matrix" management structure at McLaren Formula 1 team

McLaren has completely eliminated its infamous "matrix" management structure and will have a traditional Formula 1 leadership arrangement under new team principal Andreas Seidl

Kubica: Williams F1 woes cast "shadow" on my comeback achievement

Robert Kubica says the "shadow" cast by his Williams team's struggles this year means even he has sometimes forgotten how big an achievement it was to return to Formula 1

Seidl: Budget cap "only way" McLaren can fight F1's big three again

McLaren Formula 1 team principal Andreas Seidl says the championship's incoming budget cap is "the only way" his outfit can fight with Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull again

Red Bull F1 team return for Kvyat wouldn't be a "loss of face"

Toro Rosso Formula 1 team boss Franz Tost thinks it would not be a "loss of face" for Red Bull Racing if it took Daniil Kvyat back for 2020

Abiteboul: Red Bull F1 team "is what it is today" thanks to Renault

Renault's Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says Red Bull "is what it is today" because of the French manufacturer, in response to recent comments about its former partner's deliberate criticism

Formula 1 looked 'amateur' in Baku drain incident - Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen says Formula 1 was made to look "amateur" by the Baku drain cover incident that damaged George Russell's Williams and disrupted Azerbaijan Grand Prix practice

Vettel hopes upgraded Ferrari gives Mercedes "very, very hard time"

Sebastian Vettel expects Ferrari's upgraded 2019 Formula 1 car to start giving Mercedes a "very hard time", and denied the team's performance has been restricted to avoid reliability problems

Red Bull F1 chassis 'far from its optimum' - Helmut Marko

Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko reckons his Formula 1 team is "far from at the optimum" of what its chassis can do at the start of the season

Red Bull's Marko: Australia cooling problems likely hindered Ferrari

Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko reckons the Ferrari Formula 1 team had to hold back its performance in the Australian Grand Prix because of cooling problems

Red Bull brings forward F1 car update from China to Australian GP

Red Bull has fast-tracked an upgrade originally planned for the Chinese Grand Prix on to its car for this weekend's Formula 1 season opener in Australia

F1's 2019 front wing changes cost €15million, says Red Bull's Marko

Formula 1's front wing rule changes cost Red Bull €15million but it has already recovered a large amount of performance, says the company's motorsport advisor Helmut Marko

Ferrari sim driver Wehrlein could make Le Mans, IndyCar 2019 starts

Autosport understands new Ferrari simulator driver Pascal Wehrlein could contest IndyCar races as well as the Le Mans 24 Hours this year

Red Bull F1 team has 'found a way' to reinvigorate Newey

Red Bull "found a way" to reinvigorate Adrian Newey's Formula 1 motivation and has been helped in part by the team's switch to Honda, says Helmut Marko

Marko: Verstappen moved clear of ex-Red Bull F1 team-mate Ricciardo

Max Verstappen's progress has moved him clear of his ex-Formula 1 team-mate Daniel Ricciardo in both qualifying and race trim, according to Helmut Marko

Red Bull: Honda gives us our first Formula 1 engine 'party mode'

Red Bull believes it will be able to deploy a Formula 1 engine 'party mode' for the first time thanks to its new-for-2019 partner Honda

Key won't be replaced as Toro Rosso F1 technical director for 2019

McLaren-bound Formula 1 technical director James Key will not be directly replaced at Toro Rosso because of the team's closer technical alliance with the senior Red Bull outfit

Red Bull could switch to Le Mans if F1 options limited after 2020

Red Bull could target Le Mans 24 Hours success with an Aston Martin Valkyrie-based hypercar instead of Formula 1, if it does not see a viable post-2020 grand prix future

Wehrlein turned down HWA FE chance in favour of pursuing F1 return

DTM driver Pascal Wehrlein missed out on a Mercedes-backed long-term drive in Formula E because he is focused on making a Formula 1 return, says HWA boss Ulrich Fritz

Deal to keep German GP on F1 calendar at Hockenhem for 2019 agreed

The German Grand Prix is set to remain on the Formula 1 calendar next season after a deal between Hockenheim chiefs and F1 bosses was agreed in principle last weekend

Surprise German GP crowd boosts Hockenheim's 2019 F1 calendar hopes

Hockenheim believes it can still grab a place on the 2019 Formula 1 calendar, helped by the success of this year's German Grand Prix

F3 racer Dan Ticktum in frame to replace Brendon Hartley in F1 in 2019

European Formula 3 title challenger Dan Ticktum is a contender for a Toro Rosso Formula 1 drive next season as a replacement for Brendon Hartley

Red Bull had to 'stabilise' Verstappen after early F1 2018 mistakes

Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko has admitted the Formula 1 team had to "stabilise" Max Verstappen after the mistakes that blighted the start of his season

Red Bull tells engineers to intervene in Ricciardo/Verstappen battles

Red Bull will tell Max Verstappen's and Daniel Ricciardo's race engineers to intervene in their Formula 1 battles in future if the team feels the racing is getting out of hand

Red Bull and Honda plan more F1 2019 engine talks for Spanish GP

Red Bull and Honda have scheduled further talks for the Spanish Grand Prix, amid growing indications they could join up in Formula 1 in 2019

Max Verstappen: Daniel Ricciardo relationship fine after Baku clash

Max Verstappen insists that his relationship with Red Bull Formula 1 team-mate Daniel Ricciardo has not been damaged by their collision in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Red Bull: Honda can catch Renault by end of 2018 Formula 1 season

Red Bull believes the Honda engine has the potential to be at Renault's level by the end of the 2018 Formula 1 season, heightening speculation over a '19 supplier switch

Mercedes boss Wolff was 'bothered' by Ocon/Perez Force India spat

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff says he was 'bothered' by clashes between junior driver Esteban Ocon and his Force India Formula 1 team-mate Sergio Perez in 2017

Mercedes Formula 1 team defends staff contract tactics

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has defended his Formula 1 team's policy surrounding staff contracts following criticism from Renault counterpart Cyril Abiteboul

Mercedes will find role for Pascal Wehrlein after loss of F1 seat

Toto Wolff says Pascal Wehrlein will stay within the Mercedes family despite appearing set to drop off the Formula 1 grid for 2018

Sebastian Vettel confused by 'joke' F1 reprimand at Japanese GP

Sebastian Vettel was confused by his reprimand for missing the national anthem ahead of Formula 1's recent Japanese Grand Prix, calling the FIA's decision "a bit of a joke"

Robert Kubica in frame for test with Williams Formula 1 team

Robert Kubica is in frame to test for the Williams Formula 1 team as it evaluates its 2018 driver options, Autosport has learned

Ferrari president says the team screwed up at home F1 race

Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne says his Formula 1 team "screwed up" at the Italian Grand Prix after seeing Mercedes cruise to a dominant 1-2 finish

Toto Wolff plays down meeting with Jos Verstappen in F1 paddock at Monza

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has played down the significance of a meeting with Jos Verstappen at the Italian Grand Prix, but he concedes the Dutchman's son Max is on his team's radar

Formula 1 grid penalties must end - Ross Brawn

Ross Brawn says Formula 1 chiefs are pushing for an end to grid penalties in grand prix racing because the system has got out of control