Austrian GP (2021)
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Aston Martin endured a pretty tough start to the 2021 season, with Formula 1’s new aero rules having hit the team’s low-rake concept harder than its high-rake rivals.
Williams CEO Jost Capito says he was pleased that his Formula 1 team was so gutted to miss out on a points-scoring finish at last weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix.
Lando Norris is arguably one of F1’s drivers of the year so far – he's barely put a wheel wrong all season. His McLaren bosses speak of him having “taken the next step” to becoming even better, a point he evidenced in Austria. STUART CODLING digs into the fine details that have helped him challenge for podiums on merit
Formula 1 race director Michael Masi says he’s open to adjusting the new sprint qualifying weekend rules should any unexpected issues arise at the British GP.
McLaren has made good strides in Formula 1 this year with its MCL35M, and a spate of upgrades over the last few races appear to have pulled it clear of midfield rivals.
Lando Norris says competing against Mercedes and Red Bull during Formula 1’s Austrian events made him realise “it’s not like they’re not raceable”, while responding to Lewis Hamilton’s in-race compliment.
Max Verstappen says Red Bull must work to ensure its car is not dominant at just one track as he looks to extend his Formula 1 championship lead at Silverstone.
Formula 1 has set a bad precedent where drivers may have to ‘pull over’ and let rivals past if they now get alongside them, warns McLaren CEO Zak Brown.
McLaren says it must remain "realistic" about its true potential in Formula 1, despite battling with Mercedes at last weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso felt “a little bit stupid” sticking to track limits at Turn 1 in Sunday’s Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix, believing he lost places due to drivers running wide.
Red Bull has continued to turn the screw on Formula 1 rival Mercedes with yet more upgrades having lifted the Milton Keynes-based team clear at front.
Formula 1's second race at the Red Bull Ring resulted in a depressingly familiar outcome for Mercedes as Max Verstappen romped to another victory at the Austrian Grand Prix. Autosport discusses the major talking points from the weekend as F1's biggest name committed his future and penalties caused outcry
McLaren team boss Andreas Seidl says it is ‘not right’ that Formula 1’s licence system has put Lando Norris close to a race ban.
Juan Pablo Montoya believes it is “crazy” to penalise Formula 1 drivers for defending moves from around the outside after three incidents in Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel called his last lap crash with Kimi Raikkonen in the Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix a “misunderstanding”, but felt Aston Martin lacked the pace for points anyway.
Formula 1's repeat visit to the Red Bull Ring offered a repeat winner, but there were several notable changes to the Styrian Grand Prix resulting from cooler temperatures and softer tyre compounds. Amid the shakeup in the order, there were several performances worthy of high ratings
Formula 1 fans have been divided in opinion over whether the penalties handed out to Lando Norris and Sergio Perez at the Austrian Grand Prix were justified or not.
Mercedes became “the makers of our own issues” in Austria after a poor qualifying display ended any real chance of challenging Formula 1 championship leader Max Verstappen, says Andrew Shovlin.
Max Verstappen was rarely troubled in the Austrian Grand Prix as he completed a clean sweep of Formula 1's two races at the Red Bull Ring. He leaves with his points advantage extended thanks in no small part to the disruption caused to Mercedes by an on-form Lando Norris, in perhaps the most complete McLaren showing since the V8 era
Formula 1 must avoid a scenario where drivers deliberately cause incidents to get rivals punished, like in football when players take a dive, says Red Bull boss Christian Horner.
Fernando Alonso felt “a little bit sad” that the battle to score the final point on offer in Sunday’s Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix had to be with George Russell.
Nikita Mazepin, Nicholas Latifi and Kimi Raikkonen have been hit with time penalties following Sunday’s Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix, while six others were cleared over yellow flag incidents.
George Russell felt pleased that he "held my own" fighting Fernando Alonso despite ultimately losing out on a first Formula 1 point for Williams in Austria, finishing 11th.
McLaren Formula 1 driver Lando Norris believes handing drivers penalty points for minor incidents is "stupid" after edging closer to a race ban following the Austrian Grand Prix.
Toto Wolff has revealed the damage sustained to Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes Formula 1 car in the Austrian Grand Prix cost around 30 points of downforce, causing Hamilton's fall to fourth.
Red Bull Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez says he wasn't comfortable with himself after forcing Ferrari's Charles Leclerc off the track twice in the Austrian Grand Prix, but stood his ground after his incident with Lando Norris.
Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner says Lando Norris’s incident with Sergio Perez in the Austrian Grand Prix was "hard racing", and didn’t deserve a penalty.
Eight Formula 1 drivers have been summoned by the FIA stewards for allegedly not respecting double waved yellow flags following Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel’s late crash in the Austrian Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen labelled his Austrian Grand Prix victory as "pretty insane" as he admitted even he was amazed by how quick his Red Bull Formula 1 car was.
Lewis Hamilton was left frustrated after sustaining “a lot of damage” to his Mercedes Formula 1 car that cost him an “easy second” in Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix.
Lando Norris felt frustrated not to finish the Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix in second place after receiving a time penalty when defending a “stupid” move from Sergio Perez.
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring on Sunday, the ninth race of the 2021 Formula 1 world championship season, as title rival Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes could only finish fourth.
Max Verstappen crushed Red Bull’s opposition to win Formula 1’s Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Valtteri Bottas and Lando Norris, as Lewis Hamilton dropped back after picking up damage.
Live commentary and updates for Formula 1's Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring
Williams has explained why George Russell apologised for setting a “too fast” time mid-way through Formula 1’s Austrian Grand Prix qualifying, which related to its significantly preferred starting-tyre race strategy.
Lando Norris says taking “quite a few more risks” was key to scoring his first top-two Formula 1 career qualifying result at the Austrian Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso believes the FIA needs to do more to stop Formula 1 drivers going too slowly on qualifying outlaps after the Austria Q2 incidents on Saturday.
Daniel Ricciardo insists that he is making progress in getting on top of his McLaren car, despite more frustrations in qualifying for Formula 1’s Austrian Grand Prix.
Ferrari’s strategy of qualifying on the medium tyre for the Formula 1 Austrian GP was derailed by the pace of George Russell, according to Carlos Sainz Jr and Charles Leclerc.
Max Verstappen has taken pole position for the Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix. Here's how and when you can watch the race.
Valtteri Bottas says he would look at alternative options to stay on the Formula 1 grid if he lost his Mercedes seat for 2022.
Sebastian Vettel has been given a three-place grid penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix after an impeding incident involving fellow Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso in Q2.
George Russell says that reaching Q3 in Austria “felt like a pole position” for Williams after recording his best Formula 1 qualifying result with the team on Saturday.
Valtteri Bottas and Carlos Sainz Jr have been summoned to the stewards for driving unnecessarily slowly in qualifying for Formula 1's Austrian Grand Prix, after backing up other cars at the final corners.
Lando Norris will take the chance to "go for it" and race Max Verstappen in Formula 1's Austrian Grand Prix if he can, but remains "realistic" over McLaren's race potential.
Fernando Alonso says any penalty handed to Sebastian Vettel for blocking him in qualifying for Formula 1's Austrian Grand Prix won't be enough, after claiming his weekend is effectively "over".
Lewis Hamilton is focusing on damage limitation after qualifying fourth for the Austrian Grand Prix, predicting an “easy cruise win” for Formula 1 title rival and polesitter Max Verstappen.
Max Verstappen revealed he was "not very happy" with his final lap in Formula 1 qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix despite scoring his third pole in a row.
Max Verstappen took pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring on Saturday, the ninth round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season, ahead of McLaren's Lando Norris.
Max Verstappen beat Lando Norris to pole position in qualifying for Formula 1’s 2021 Austrian Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas unable to reach the top three places.
Mercedes will bring the final update for its 2021 Formula 1 car to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone later this month.
Alpine has admitted that it feels ‘bitter’ about becoming ‘collateral damage’ in the flexi-wing battle between the Red Bull and Mercedes Formula 1 teams.
Max Verstappen led Valtteri Bottas at the top of the times in final practice for Formula 1’s 2021 Austrian Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton third after losing his best time.
Live updates from final practice and qualifying for the Formula 1 Austrian GP at the Red Bull Ring.
FIA Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has clamped down on drivers slowing at the end of a lap after some close calls in practice in Austria on Friday.
Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff said his team wanted to sort Lewis Hamilton’s new contract out as early as possible so it didn’t distract from its title ambitions.
Lewis Hamilton has committed his Formula 1 future to Mercedes after a new two-year deal was announced ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix.
After a comprehensive defeat to Red Bull and Max Verstappen in Austria last weekend, Mercedes remains wary of taking its promising pace as a guarantee for success. But with lessons learned from the Styrian GP, the Black Arrows squad continues to be poised for another almighty tussle against its familiar foe
Nikita Mazepin feels “quite lost” with the set-up direction of the Haas Formula 1 car, saying it has one of the most difficult aerodynamic packages he has ever driven.