f1 News and Analysis
Fernando Alonso’s bombshell switch to Aston Martin sent shockwaves through Formula 1, not least at Alpine that finds itself tangled in a contract standoff with Oscar Piastri. Not shy of a bold career move and with a CV punctuated by them, there were numerous hints that trouble was brewing
Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff thinks his team needs to stay cautious about its pace deficit to Ferrari and Red Bull after believing it may have “landed in the perfect window” in Hungary.
Formula 1 might be heading into its summer break but the driver market has erupted following Fernando Alonso’s switch to Aston Martin for 2023.
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Williams has confirmed that Alex Albon will remain with its Formula 1 team for the 2023 season and beyond on a multi-year deal.
The Alpine Formula 1 team is adamant that its contract with Oscar Piastri for 2023 is legally watertight, despite the Australian insisting he will not drive for the Enstone team.
Lewis Hamilton says beating both Ferrari cars was a “huge” result for Mercedes in Hungary given its struggles to compete so far this year in Formula 1.
OPINION: Ferrari's Formula 1 title hopes look all but over after another strategic blunder in last week's Hungarian Grand Prix denied Charles Leclerc the chance to fight for victory, while handing it to chief rival Max Verstappen. The Scuderia now faces intense scrutiny over what it must now do to finally become a genuine factor in championship battles
The FIA is set to finalise plans for stricter roll hoop tests for 2023 Formula 1 cars in a meeting with team technical directors on Wednesday.
Alpine Formula 1 team boss Otmar Szafnauer has not ruled out a return to the Enstone team for Daniel Ricciardo, should it not be able to keep Oscar Piastri.
Oscar Piastri has released a statement denying he has signed a deal to race for Alpine in Formula 1 next season just hours after the team stated otherwise.
Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has joined the new ownership group of NFL team, and three-time Super Bowl champions, the Denver Broncos.
Alpine has signed Oscar Piastri to replace Fernando Alonso at its Formula 1 team next year.
Max Verstappen’s victory from tenth on the grid in last Sunday's Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix was arguably one of the best that the Red Bull driver has yet delivered.
OPINION: Sebastian Vettel is set to leave Formula 1 at the end of 2022 and will, rather shockingly, be replaced by Fernando Alonso at Aston Martin. But what about the final chapter of the other driver that defined the post-Michael Schumacher era? In Hungary, Lewis Hamilton spoke about his future in the context of Vettel’s upcoming departure, which offered clues on how long it will last
Logan Sargeant will make his Formula 1 FP1 debut for Williams at the United States Grand Prix in October.
Honda will continue to provide technical support for Red Bull’s Formula 1 engines until the end of 2025, after a fresh deal was finally signed off between the two parties.
Alpine Formula 1 boss Otmar Szafnauer insists that Oscar Piastri is contractually obliged to drive for the team in 2023 after Fernando Alonso's departure made a race seat available.
Alpine team principal Otmar Szafnauer has revealed that he only found out that Fernando Alonso had signed to join Formula 1 rival Aston Martin when he read the official press release.
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Daniel Ricciardo says his “two-for-one” pass on Alpine drivers Esteban Ocon and Fernando Alonso gave him a buzz during an otherwise disappointing Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix.
Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto believes there is “nothing to change” at the team over the summer break despite its recent struggles and slip-ups against Red Bull.
Hot on the heels of a thrilling weekend at the Hungaroring, tickets for the 2023 Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix are now on sale.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says that overhauling Ferrari to finish second in the Formula 1 world championship this year matters less than getting back to winning ways later this season.
Max Verstappen praised the efforts of Red Bull Formula 1 strategist Hannah Schmitz for her role in his Hungarian Grand Prix victory, saying she remained “insanely calm.”
Max Verstappen capitalised on a Ferrari strategic misstep to win the Hungarian Grand Prix and carry a commanding lead into Formula 1's summer break. With Mercedes finding form in qualifying, the driver market kicking up a gear and familiar debates from Austria continuing, there were no shortage of talking points to end the first leg of the 2022 season. Here are the 10 things we learned at the Hungaroring
Ferrari's gap to Max Verstappen and Red Bull in the Formula 1 title fight grew bigger after a shot at victory slipped through its fingers in Hungary.
An FIA medical report that warns about the risks of brain damage to drivers from excessive porpoising proves rule changes are needed for next year, says Mercedes boss Toto Wolff.
For all the suggestions that a Formula 1 contract extension between Fernando Alonso and Alpine would be a formality, it tellingly never appeared to move quickly.
The Hungarian Grand Prix race result, after a dry race held without safety car conditions, bore little resemblance to what was anticipated after qualifying. While certain drivers were nullified by some iffy strategy calls, others shone to grasp opportunities afforded to them in the last F1 race before the summer break
Fernando Alonso has delivered a few shocks in his Formula 1 career, but Monday morning’s announcement of his move to Aston Martin is up there among the biggest.
After Max Verstappen's difficult qualifying left him 10th on the grid for the Hungarian Grand Prix, few expected him to take an eighth victory of the 2022 Formula 1 season. Yet that's precisely what happened as Ferrari converted second and third on the grid into fourth and sixth at the flag with a bungled strategy that cost Charles Leclerc yet more ground in the title race
Fernando Alonso has joined Aston Martin on a multi-year starting from the 2023 Formula 1 season.
Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says there is "not one ounce" of him that wishes Ferrari was putting up a closer fight in the Formula 1 championship battle.
Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto doubts it was possible for the team to win in Hungary even without the strategy slip-up that dented Charles Leclerc’s hopes.
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Red Bull has revealed that it originally planned to start Formula 1's Hungarian Grand Prix on the hard tyres, in a move that would almost certainly have derailed its victory charge.
George Russell felt the Hungarian Grand Prix would've come towards his strategy had the threat of rain arrived as forecasted for the start of the Formula 1 race.
Ferrari has explained why it opted to put Charles Leclerc on hard tyres during Sunday's Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix, sparking his fall from fighting for victory to finishing sixth.
Max Verstappen extended his lead in the 2022 Formula 1 world championship after scoring his eighth win of the season in the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Charles Leclerc admitted using the hard tyre in Formula 1's Hungarian Grand Prix was a "turning point" in the race and doesn't understand why Ferrari put him on that rubber.
Formula 1 world champion Max Verstappen says having to nurse the clutch on his Red Bull was behind his 360-degree spin during a "crazy" Hungarian Grand Prix, which he won from 10th on the grid.
Lewis Hamilton says he "would have been in the run for the win" at Formula 1's Hungarian Grand Prix were it not for a DRS problem during qualifying.
Max Verstappen scored an unlikely Formula 1 victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix to head both Mercedes as Ferrari threw away a win with further questionable strategy decisions.
It's 30 years since Nigel Mansell clinched the 1992 Formula 1 world championship by finishing second to Ayrton Senna in the Hungarian Grand Prix. Mansell in the era-defining but scary Williams FW14B was one of the best suited driver-car partnerships in F1 history, and MAURICE HAMILTON was there to witness them being reunited once more for a crowd-pleasing blast at the Festival of Speed
Red Bull has fitted fresh power units on Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez’s cars for Formula 1’s Hungarian Grand Prix, with Pierre Gasly starting from the pitlane for doing likewise.
Ex-Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has revealed he received death threats and felt like “the most hated man in the world” after the controversial Abu Dhabi season finale.
The Hungarian Grand Prix is the last stop on the Formula 1 2022 calendar before the summer break. Autosport's team of writers pick their favourite races from the famously tight and twisty Hungaroring track, an F1 fixture since 1986
Red Bull’s new Formula 1 engine project has pulled off another major coup in signing highly-respected engineer Phil Prew from Mercedes, Autosport can reveal.
Max Verstappen believes his Hungarian Grand Prix will be “a bit tough” from 10th on the grid, but hopes Mercedes “do me a favour” against Formula 1 title rival Ferrari.
Lando Norris says the pole position earned by George Russell and the Mercedes Formula 1 team was not a surprise, because the W13 has been a strong car for much of the season.
Fernando Alonso was left frustrated in Hungary after losing out to Alpine Formula 1 team mate Esteban Ocon in qualifying despite having a “mega” car.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes his team’s willingness to try "unconventional things" in Formula 1 is behind its surprise pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
George Russell will start from pole position for the Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix after topping qualifying. Here's how and when you can watch the race.
Ferrari's Carlos Sainz rued missing out on pole for Formula 1's Hungarian Grand Prix after calling his lap to second on the grid "nothing special".
First-time Formula 1 polesitter George Russell will be “very shocked” if Mercedes turns up with a car that is faster in the Hungarian Grand Prix than it was for qualifying.
Williams Formula 1 driver Nicholas Latifi says a "big mistake" in the final corner caused his "hero to zero" Q1 exit from Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying after he'd topped FP3.