f1 News and Analysis
Alpine driver Esteban Ocon has backed the team's reserve driver Oscar Piastri to soon join him on the Formula 1 grid despite being snubbed for 2022.
Formula 1 world champion Alan Jones says the late Sir Frank Williams was a "true enthusiast" who simply loved motorsport.
Daniel Ricciardo says former Formula 1 team-mate Max Verstappen has "polished up" his aggression on track, but reckons his approach to battles with rivals remains unchanged.
Argentinian ex-Formula 1 driver Norberto Fontana has recovered a crash helmet that he used at Sauber, which was stolen from his family’s home in 1998.
The outpouring of affection for Sir Frank Williams, following Sunday’s announcement of his death at the age of 79, was a clear indication of the respect in which he was held around the world.
Formula 1's midfield battle could 'compress' massively at this weekend's high-speed Saudi Grand Prix venue, reckons Ferrari's Carlos Sainz.
Sauber chairman Pascal Picci has revealed that disagreements with team boss Fred Vasseur about driver choice were the trigger for him resigning from the Alfa Romeo Formula 1 squad.
Sir Frank Williams, who passed away at the age of 79 on Sunday, enjoyed fantastic success in Formula 1 at the helm of his own team in partnership with Sir Patrick Head. In a tribute by Head, he remembers the beginning of his time working with Williams.
Lewis Hamilton says the rapid progress Mercedes is making in developing its 2022 Formula 1 car means there is no point in him trying it out in the simulator yet.
In its time gracing the Formula 1 grid, Williams has hit the very pinnacle of grand prix racing - and also brought up the rear. As part of tributes being paid to the late Sir Frank Williams, who sadly died on Sunday aged 79, Autosport revisits a piece where we show how its pace measures up from 1978-2020 (first published 31 January 2021)
Williams is one of Formula 1's most legendary outfits, enjoying a rich history in the series. In tribute to Sir Frank Williams, who sadly died aged 79 on Sunday, Autosport revisits his outfit's 10 greatest cars (first published 1 February 2021)
On every Formula 1 race weekend Pirelli engineer Martin Wahl logs up miles walking patiently around each circuit pushing a curious looking three-wheeled device.
Former Formula 1 team boss Sir Frank Williams, whose squad became one of the most successful in grand prix racing’s history, has passed away. He was 79.
Esteban Ocon says the way his Alpine Formula 1 team-mate Fernando Alonso approaches racing compared to other drivers is "unprecedented".
He’s had a hand in world championship-winning Formula 1 cars for Benetton, Renault and Mercedes, and was also a cog in the Schumacher-Ferrari axis. Having recently ‘moved upstairs’ as Mercedes chief technical officer, James Allison tells STUART CODLING about his career path and why being axed by Benetton was one of the best things that ever happened to him
Juan Pablo Montoya says his drive in the 2008 Ferrari Formula 1 car at Mugello last week was "an amazing experience".
It’s easy to look at Robert Kubica’s second Formula 1 career and feel a sense of sadness that he didn’t reach the heights for which he seemed destined. But as BEN ANDERSON discovered, performance and results are almost meaningless in this context – something more fundamental and incredible happened…
Oscar Piastri says he knew he only ever stood a “very outside chance” of landing a Formula 1 seat for 2022 after missing out on a drive with Alfa Romeo.
Jost Capito believes the Volkswagen Group would not waste its time attending meetings about Formula 1’s future regulations if it was not serious a possible future entry.
Carlos Sainz Jr says the conversation about racing guidelines in Formula 1 will continue in the winter after admitting the rules on what is allowed are still "not very clear".
Nikita Mazepin remains unsure if he will have to stick with the "too fat" Haas Formula 1 chassis in the remaining two races of the 2021 season.
From being lapped by his own team-mate in Monaco to winning at Monza, it’s been a tumultuous first season at McLaren for Daniel Ricciardo. But, as he tells STUART CODLING, there’s more to the story of his turnaround than having a lovely summer holiday during Formula 1's summer break...
Alpine driver Esteban Ocon thinks his Formula 1 team's improved Qatar form was down to finding "little tricks" on the set-up that made the difference.
The Spanish GP will stay in Barcelona until at least 2026 after Formula 1 agreed a new deal with the promoter and local authorities.
Everyone has their favourite, but who is statistically the best driver in Formula 1 history?
Red Bull thinks rival Mercedes no longer has an "abnormal" straightline speed advantage, amid ongoing intrigue over flexible rear wings in Formula 1.
Formula 1 has come a long way during the course of its 70-year history, and in no area so much as in terms of safety
As the battle continues to rage over the F1 2021 drivers' championship, teams up and down the grid are turning their attentions to the prize money attributed to each position in the constructors' standings. But F1's sliding scale rules governing windtunnel and CFD use will soften the blow for those who miss out on the top places
Red Bull has admitted it is still chasing a fix for the ‘flappy’ rear wing problems that it has suffered from at recent Formula 1 events.
FIA Formula 1 race director Michael Masi insists that the racing rules have been made clear, despite some drivers suggesting that they don't know where the limits lie.
Dmitry Mazepin, owner of Haas Formula 1 title sponsor Uralkali, has proposed a staff incentive scheme for next year in a bid to help the team move up the grid.
Max Verstappen and Red Bull’s commitment to do ‘whatever it takes’ to win the F1 title is the hot topic of the latest Flat Chat podcast from GP Racing magazine.
Which F1 race saw the most overtakes? And which driver has done the most overtaking? These are the stats that matter.
Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto says the Italian squad "never compromised" the development of its 2022 Formula 1 car in order to secure third place in this year's constructors' championship.
McLaren Formula 1 boss Andreas Seidl says he would never allow his team to unleash the kind of criticisms that earned Red Bull’s Christian Horner an FIA warning at last weekend’s Qatar Grand Prix.
The Haas Formula 1 team has announced Ferrari junior and FIA Formula 2 frontrunner Robert Shwartzman will drive for the team at the upcoming Abu Dhabi Young Driver Test.
Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes a weakness in one corner was behind the deficit between the team and Mercedes at last week's Formula 1 Qatar Grand Prix.
Ahead of this weekend's British Grand Prix, Autosport runs down the top 10 most statistically successful British Formula 1 drivers of the past 70 years
Lewis Hamilton says difficulties Mercedes has faced perfecting the setup of its 2021 Formula 1 car have left him feeling it’s a bit of a ‘monster diva’.
George Russell admits that he and his Williams Formula 1 team have been left frustrated by a recent loss of form after such a strong first two-thirds of the 2021 season.
After winning his past few Formula 1 titles at a canter, Lewis Hamilton currently trails Max Verstappen by eight points heading into the final double-header of 2021. Although Red Bull has been his biggest on-track challenge, Hamilton feels that he has just as much to grapple with away from the circuit
Sebastian Vettel and Mick Schumacher are the latest names to be confirmed on the burgeoning list of stars competing in next February’s Race of Champions in Sweden.
OPINION: Quibbles over the length of time taken by Formula 1's stewards over decisions are entirely valid. But however inconvenient it is, there can be no questioning the importance of having clearly defined rules that everyone understands and can stick to. Recent events have shown that ambiguity could have big consequences
At the end of a long triple-header, the Formula 1 drivers faced an added challenge last weekend as they visited a brand new track in Qatar.
OPINION: Red Bull has had Formula 1’s fastest package for most of 2021, but in several of the title run-in events it has wasted the RB16B’s potential. It cannot afford to do so again with Lewis Hamilton motoring back towards Max Verstappen in the drivers’ standings with two rounds remaining
Formula 1 race director Michael Masi backs the marshals who showed yellow flags during the Pierre Gasly incident in Q3 in Qatar, which ultimately led to Max Verstappen's grid penalty.
Oscar Piastri believes the criticism against new Alfa Romeo Formula 1 signing Guanyu Zhou is "pretty unfair", backing his fellow Alpine junior to do a good job next year.
Alpine Formula 1 driver Esteban Ocon says he was happy to repay teammate Fernando Alonso for his help in Hungary by holding up Sergio Perez in the Qatar Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton feels he and Mercedes are in the best shape they have been all season as he heads into the final two Formula 1 races of the year.
The brutal car damage dished out by the kerbs at Formula 1's Losail circuit was a result of them not being aggressive enough, reckons Mercedes.
Alpine Formula 1 director Marcin Budkowski admitted Fernando Alonso's one-stop run to third at the Qatar Grand Prix was "a question of a few corners whether we would make it or not."
Lewis Hamilton made it two wins on the bounce in Formula 1's inaugural Qatar Grand Prix to close in once more on championship leader Max Verstappen, as the season fast approaches its conclusion. Autosport picks out the key talking points as relations between the rival Mercedes and Red Bull squads deteriorated further, drivers complained about unclear rules and an F1 legend ended a seven-year podium wait
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says he stands by his 'straight talking' nature in Formula 1, although admits he went too far in Qatar in his criticisms of a marshal.
Daniel Ricciardo says he was losing two seconds per lap in the first half of Formula 1's Qatar Grand Prix due to a system error that warned him to save fuel from the start.