Azerbaijan
Event

Azerbaijan GP (2021)

Azerbaijan Baku City Circuit
03 Jun - 06 Jun
Event finished

Ferrari won’t be "deluded" by F1 Baku practice form

Ferrari will not be “deluded” by its impressive performance in Friday’s Formula 1 practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, believing its target remains to lead the midfield in Baku.

Mercedes braced for "very difficult" Baku F1 qualifying

Mercedes is braced for a “very difficult” Formula 1 qualifying in Baku after its Monaco struggles continued through practice, reminding team boss Toto Wolff of Singapore 2015.

Podcast: Technical analysis from Azerbaijan GP practice

Max Verstappen and Red Bull looked to be the dominant force after the opening two practice sessions for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Friday.

Why Mercedes' "worst Friday" leaves it behind Alfa in Baku so far, as Red Bulls run riot

As Red Bull looked in dominant form during Friday practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Friday, title rival Mercedes was left with a lot of head scratching to do after finding itself behind a number of other teams on one-lap pace - which could have big ramifications come raceday

Sainz: Ferrari "definitely not as quick as in Monaco"

Carlos Sainz Jr believes Ferrari is "definitely not as quick as in Monaco" despite finishing third in both Formula 1 practice sessions for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Friday.

F1 Azerbaijan GP qualifying - Start time, how to watch & more

Sergio Perez topped the Friday practice times to lead a Red Bull 1-2 from team-mate Max Verstappen at the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Here’s how and when to watch qualifying.

Bottas: Something "fundamentally wrong" with Mercedes in Baku

Valtteri Bottas thinks there must have been something "fundamentally wrong" with the Mercedes in Formula 1 practice at Baku on Friday after he and team-mate Lewis Hamilton struggled so much.

Perez "finally understands" Red Bull F1 car after best Friday of season

Sergio Perez believes he “finally understands” the Red Bull RB16B car after topping second practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, calling it his “best Friday” of the Formula 1 season.

Horner: ‘I’d keep my mouth shut’ if I were Mercedes over flexi-wings

Christian Horner says he would “keep my mouth shut” if he were Mercedes over Formula 1’s flexi-wing saga, saying the team risks opening a can of worms.

F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix practice results: Perez fastest in Baku

Sergio Perez set the fastest overall time for Red Bull during an incident-packed opening day of Azerbaijan Grand Prix practice in Baku on Friday, the sixth round of the 2021 Formula 1 world championship season.

F1 Azerbaijan GP: Perez heads Verstappen for Red Bull 1-2 in FP2

Sergio Perez led a Red Bull 1-2 in a disrupted second practice for Formula 1’s 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, with Max Verstappen finishing second ahead of Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz Jr.

AlphaTauri reveals Tsunoda's new F1 training schedule after Italy move

AlphaTauri has revealed the intense new schedule that it has put Yuki Tsunoda on following Red Bull’s decision to move the Formula 1 rookie to Italy.

F1 Azerbaijan GP: Verstappen beats Ferrari duo to fastest FP1 time

Red Bull's Max Verstappen set the pace during Formula 1's opening practice session for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, holding off Ferrari duo Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz Jr in Baku.

McLaren: F1 needs to act on flexi-wings if rivals run them in Baku

McLaren says action must be taken over the Azerbaijan Grand Prix weekend if rival Formula 1 teams continue to run flexi-wings.

F1 Azerbaijan GP Live Commentary and Updates - FP1 & FP2

Live Formula 1 updates for FP1 and FP2 for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

F1 braced for flexi-wing showdown in Baku

Formula 1 is set for a fascinating weekend of on-track action and off-track politics in Baku as the FIA ramps up its flexi-wing policing and the threat of a protest remains.

Hamilton: Young athletes need support with media after Osaka French Open withdrawal

Lewis Hamilton says young athletes need better support dealing with the media, as he discussed tennis player Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open and his early Formula 1 experiences.

FIA clamps down on "unnecessarily" slow driving ahead of Baku F1 round

FIA Formula 1 race director Michael Masi is clamping down on drivers running too slowly in qualifying in Baku while trying to make a gap for themselves.

Leclerc expects Ferrari to go "back to reality" after Monaco

Charles Leclerc believes Ferrari will go “back to reality” after taking a surprise Formula 1 pole position in Monaco two weeks ago, feeling the team’s pace was a “one-off”.

Why F1 shouldn't be too rigid about flexi-wings

The FIA is set to crack down on 'flexi-wings' in Formula 1, drawing criticism from many of the teams that will have to change their designs as a result at considerable expense. But our columnist argues that shutting down such avenues may not be in F1's interest when one byproduct would be a reduction in efficiency

Verstappen "can't be bothered" with mind games in F1 title fight

Max Verstappen says he “can’t be bothered” with mind games against Lewis Hamilton, but believes their respect will remain through this year’s Formula 1 title fight.

2021 F1 Azerbaijan GP session timings and how to watch

The Azerbaijan Grand Prix hosts the sixth round of the 2021 Formula 1 world championship season on the 4-6 June.

Russell wants F1 future beyond 2021 decided by summer break

George Russell says he, Mercedes and Williams all want his Formula 1 future beyond 2021 decided before this year’s summer break.

Sainz tips F1 rivals Norris and McLaren to shine in Baku

Ferrari Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz is expecting McLaren to come back strong in Baku after being outpaced in Monaco, backing former team-mate Lando Norris to shine in Azerbaijan.

Flexi-wings won't be "a game-changer at all" in Baku F1 race

Frederic Vasseur believes teams running Formula 1's disputed 'flexi-wings' will not enjoy a huge performance gain in Baku, saying it "won't be a game-changer at all".

Sainz: Norris can take McLaren to the top in Formula 1

Carlos Sainz believes former teammate Lando Norris can take McLaren "to the top" in Formula 1 after signing a long-term contract with the British squad.

Azerbaijan GP to take place behind closed doors

The promoters of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix have announced that this year’s Formula 1 race will take place behind closed doors.