Formula 1 News

Hamilton: Mercedes title hopes in 2021 held back by team sticking to F1 cost cap
Verstappen: Honda “never really left” F1 given Red Bull ties
Alonso has no doubts regarding FIA after F1 cost cap delay
Verstappen: I need "perfect" Japanese GP weekend to wrap up F1 title
Vettel would "seriously consider" chance for one-off F1 return at Suzuka

Lewis Hamilton says how the FIA handles any cost cap breaches last year is so important because spending proved critical in the outcome of the 2021 Formula 1 world championship.

Max Verstappen feels Honda “never really left” Red Bull and would welcome a Formula 1 works return with the Japanese manufacturer amid it strengthening ties at the Japanese Grand Prix.

Fernando Alonso says he has complete trust in the FIA and holds “no doubts on anything” regarding how the governing body will handle breaches of the Formula 1 cost cap.

Max Verstappen thinks he will need a "perfect weekend" at Formula 1’s Japanese Grand Prix if he is going to clinch his second world title.

Sebastian Vettel would “seriously consider” making a one-off return to Formula 1 in the future if he was offered the chance to race at Suzuka again.

Hamilton: Mercedes title hopes in 2021 held back by team sticking to F1 cost cap

Lewis Hamilton says how the FIA handles any cost cap breaches last year is so important because spending proved critical in the outcome of the 2021 Formula 1 world championship.

Verstappen: Honda “never really left” F1 given Red Bull ties

Max Verstappen feels Honda “never really left” Red Bull and would welcome a Formula 1 works return with the Japanese manufacturer amid it strengthening ties at the Japanese Grand Prix.

Alonso has no doubts regarding FIA after F1 cost cap delay

Fernando Alonso says he has complete trust in the FIA and holds “no doubts on anything” regarding how the governing body will handle breaches of the Formula 1 cost cap.

Verstappen: I need "perfect" Japanese GP weekend to wrap up F1 title

Max Verstappen thinks he will need a "perfect weekend" at Formula 1’s Japanese Grand Prix if he is going to clinch his second world title.

Vettel would "seriously consider" chance for one-off F1 return at Suzuka

Sebastian Vettel would “seriously consider” making a one-off return to Formula 1 in the future if he was offered the chance to race at Suzuka again.

Latifi frustrated by quick FIA decision on Zhou Singapore F1 clash

Nicholas Latifi was frustrated by the speed of the Formula 1 stewards' issuance of a grid penalty for his Singapore Grand Prix incident with Zhou Guanyu.

FIA delays release of F1 cost cap certificates until Monday

The FIA will delay the release of the Formula 1 cost cap certificates until Monday, owing to the “long and complex process that is ongoing.”

Aston Martin has to stay “vigilant” as F1 midfield battle hots up

Aston Martin Formula 1 boss Mike Krack has cautioned that his team must remain vigilant after a strong race in Singapore saw it climb two spots in the constructors’ table.

The relaxed home life that helps F1’s Danish superstar to deliver Plus

The relaxed home life that helps F1’s Danish superstar to deliver

The unrelenting grasp of the tax man prompts most racing drivers to move to the likes of Monaco, Switzerland or Dubai. But, as OLEG KARPOV found out, Kevin Magnussen is quite happy where he is, thank you very much – at home, with his family, in Denmark

How McLaren stole the F1 upgrade spotlight in Singapore

McLaren had a comprehensive development package available for the Singapore Grand Prix as it upped the ante against main Formula 1 rival Alpine.

How Perez has shown what many F1 drivers need from the 2022 season run-in Plus

How Perez has shown what many F1 drivers need from the 2022 season run-in

OPINION: Sergio Perez’s Singapore triumph arrested a big decline in his Formula 1 performances against Max Verstappen at Red Bull since his Monaco win. He now needs to maintain his form to the season’s end, while others are also seeking a change in fortunes

Norris not discouraged by poor F1 2022 season for McLaren

Lando Norris says he hasn’t been discouraged by an apparent lack of progress at the McLaren Formula 1 team in 2022 after committing his long-term future to the Woking outfit.

Honda strengthens ties with Red Bull and AlphaTauri ahead of Japanese GP

Honda has strengthened its ties with Red Bull and AlphaTauri ahead of Formula 1’s return to Suzuka this weekend for the Japanese Grand Prix.

Why F1 faces cost cap "game over" risk on results day

Formula 1 is braced for what could be a critical test of its long-term future on Wednesday, amid concerns a wrong step could signal "game over" for the cost cap.

Formula 1 cost cap: What is it and how does it work?

Formula 1 teams are running under a cost cap to keep control of their spending, avoid spiralling costs and encourage a more level playing field. Here’s what the F1 cost cap is and how it works.

Red Bull hopes Singapore F1 win gives Perez confidence after rough patch

Red Bull hopes that Sergio Perez’s triumph in Formula 1’s Singapore Grand Prix delivers a confidence boost that helps get him out of a self-proclaimed ‘rough patch’.

How the FIA should punish any breaches of the F1 cost cap Plus

How the FIA should punish any breaches of the F1 cost cap

OPINION: On Wednesday, the FIA will issue F1 teams with compliance certificates if they stuck to the 2021 budget cap. But amid rumours of overspending, the governing body must set a critical precedent. It needs to carefully pick between revisiting the bitterness of Abu Dhabi, a contradictory punishment and ensuring parity for the rest of the ground-effect era

Autosport Podcast: How Nyck de Vries earned an F1 2023 drive

Nyck de Vries’s crazy 24 hours in Monza proved to be the ultimate job interview for a 2023 Formula 1 contract.

FIA "way over the top" with latest F1 black and orange flag - Magnussen

Kevin Magnussen thinks the FIA went ‘way over the top’ in issuing him with a black-and-orange flag for a loose wing endplate in Formula 1’s Singapore Grand Prix.

Saudi GP chiefs meet F1 teams and drivers over security

Saudi Arabian Formula 1 chiefs have met privately with all teams and drivers to offer reassurances about security in Jeddah following the events that marred this year's race.

The relaxed home life that helps F1’s Danish superstar to deliver Plus

The relaxed home life that helps F1’s Danish superstar to deliver

The unrelenting grasp of the tax man prompts most racing drivers to move to the likes of Monaco, Switzerland or Dubai. But, as OLEG KARPOV found out, Kevin Magnussen is quite happy where he is, thank you very much – at home, with his family, in Denmark

How Perez has shown what many F1 drivers need from the 2022 season run-in Plus

How Perez has shown what many F1 drivers need from the 2022 season run-in

OPINION: Sergio Perez’s Singapore triumph arrested a big decline in his Formula 1 performances against Max Verstappen at Red Bull since his Monaco win. He now needs to maintain his form to the season’s end, while others are also seeking a change in fortunes

How the FIA should punish any breaches of the F1 cost cap Plus

How the FIA should punish any breaches of the F1 cost cap

OPINION: On Wednesday, the FIA will issue F1 teams with compliance certificates if they stuck to the 2021 budget cap. But amid rumours of overspending, the governing body must set a critical precedent. It needs to carefully pick between revisiting the bitterness of Abu Dhabi, a contradictory punishment and ensuring parity for the rest of the ground-effect era

Formula 1
Oct 4, 2022
Singapore Grand Prix Driver Ratings 2022 Plus

Singapore Grand Prix Driver Ratings 2022

A testing return to the Singapore Grand Prix in tricky conditions created plenty of hazards and mistakes for the Formula 1 drivers to fall into. That partly explains a number of low scores, including from a handful of high profile runners, allowing others to take a starring role under the floodlights

Formula 1
Oct 3, 2022
The two key contributors to Leclerc's defeat to Perez in F1's 2022 Singapore GP Plus

The two key contributors to Leclerc's defeat to Perez in F1's 2022 Singapore GP

In a marathon Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix, Sergio Perez’s victory was only assured hours after the race due to a stewards investigation. Throughout the contest the Red Bull driver impressively held off Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in changing conditions to see the Mexican pull out enough of an advantage to negate his post-race penalty

Formula 1
Oct 3, 2022
The time-honoured manufacturer model that can't apply to all F1 teams Plus

The time-honoured manufacturer model that can't apply to all F1 teams

What happens, asks MATT KEW, if the old adage of win on a Sunday, sell on a Monday is no longer true for F1 manufacturers?

Formula 1
Oct 2, 2022
Why is Oscar Piastri F1's most sought-after rookie? Plus

Why is Oscar Piastri F1's most sought-after rookie?

The Australian rising star is fast, consistent, confident, adaptable and has shown excellent racecraft, but there’s already a taint to his reputation. That hasn’t stopped him becoming the hottest property in this year’s F1 driver market and why McLaren moved fast to snap up the 21-year-old

Formula 1
Sep 30, 2022
The unintended benefit that F1's new engine rules era will deliver Plus

The unintended benefit that F1's new engine rules era will deliver

Formula 1's incoming engine rules shake-up has multiple targets. But it may also solve what has been a bone of contention since the hybrids arrived in 2014. The new plan will allow the series to pump up the volume

Formula 1
Sep 29, 2022