f1 News and Analysis
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Aston Martin team principal Otmar Szafnauer says that Formula 1 teams following the low-rake route cautioned last year that they would lose out under the FIA's 2021 aero regulation changes.
Honda will evaluate whether it can be more aggressive with its Formula 1 engine usage in the races, after Red Bull lost out to Mercedes in the Bahrain Grand Prix.
McLaren Formula 1 CEO Zak Brown has promised his new driver Daniel Ricciardo a run in Dale Earnhardt's 1984 Chevrolet Monte Carlo NASCAR Cup car if he scores a podium.
Alfa Romeo has reclaimed its place in the Formula 1 midfield this year despite failing to score in the Bahrain Grand Prix, according to team boss Frederic Vasseur.
Lewis Hamilton reckons Max Verstappen will learn from his 2021 Formula 1 Bahrain defeat and not make another mistake similar to slipping off the road during their battle last weekend.
The new-look Albert Park layout will lead to Formula 1 qualifying lap times dropping by as much as five seconds, according to the Australian Grand Prix Corporation.
Sergio Perez admits that he is having to adjust his driving style as he continues to get used to his Red Bull Formula 1 car.
McLaren Formula 1 team principal Andreas Seidl believes Lando Norris' fourth place in the Bahrain Grand Prix is proof he has "made the next step" ahead of his third season.
Mick Schumacher has said his spin on cold tyres during his Formula 1 race debut “will keep with me for a very long time” and vows to learn from the mistake.
Lewis Hamilton reckons his 2021 Bahrain victory with the race’s second-best car was a “chance to prove people wrong” regarding suggestions his Formula 1 wins are primarily down to machinery.
Max Verstappen lost out to Lewis Hamilton at the Bahrain Grand Prix by a tiny margin, slipping off the track just as victory was within his grasp. But the painful lesson from defeat can only help Verstappen come back even stronger
Red Bull has vowed to put ‘as much performance as possible’ on to its RB16B car for the next Formula 1 race at Imola, after a strong showing in Bahrain.
Three-time Formula 1 world champion Nelson Piquet believes Max Verstappen would “smash” Lewis Hamilton if he were driving alongside him at Mercedes.
Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff understands Valtteri Bottas' frustration of being stuck on the same strategy as teammate Lewis Hamilton in the Bahrain Grand Prix but said there was no other option on the table.
Formula 1's winter rule changes to slash downforce proved to be a big headache for teams over the winter – and became a big talking point in Bahrain last weekend.
Aston Martin Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel has admitted his collision with Esteban Ocon in the Bahrain Grand Prix "was probably my mistake" and explained why he initially blamed the Alpine driver.
AlphaTauri Formula 1 rookie Yuki Tsunoda says he wouldn’t have been able to sleep on Sunday night if he hadn’t launched a last lap attack on Lance Stroll at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Mercedes fears that it will not be good enough to take on Red Bull at the next Formula 1 races at Imola and Portimao, despite its Bahrain Grand Prix win.
McLaren has revealed that Daniel Ricciardo's performance in Formula 1's season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix was hurt by floor damage sustained at the start of the race.
Red Bull Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez has explained how he salvaged his debut with the team by restarting his engine on the formation lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen thinks Red Bull could have done a better job with its strategy for the Formula 1 Bahrain GP, after boxing itself in with its tyre usage in practice.
Lewis Hamilton saw off Max Verstappen to claim victory in the 2021 Formula 1 opener in an enthralling Bahrain Grand Prix.
Mercedes believes it has no strengths over Red Bull in Formula 1 this year, despite winning the season opening Bahrain Grand Prix.
For the 2021 F1 season, the battle of Red Bull vs Mercedes looks set to be captured in the high-rake vs low-rake philosophy clash due to this year's technical rule tweaks. While bringing the grid closer together in terms of performance, it could be the deciding factor in the race for the world title
Haas Formula 1 driver Nikita Mazepin said he was "very angry" at himself for his lap one retirement in the Bahrain Grand Prix after losing control in Turn 2.
The abuse of track limits has become an ongoing topic in Formula 1 in recent years, and on Sunday the subject took a little shine off what had otherwise been a fantastic race.
Fernando Alonso’s hopes of scoring points on his Formula 1 return in Bahrain were wrecked by a sandwich wrapper getting lodged in to one of his brake ducts.
Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says Formula 1’s track limits rules should not be ‘shades of grey’, after the Bahrain Grand Prix controversy.
Fastest in every session, all signs pointed towards Red Bull and Max Verstappen starting the 2021 F1 season with a victory. That it didn't pan out that way, and Lewis Hamilton scored a surprising win, owes much to an aggressive Mercedes strategy and a pre-race tyre selection that Verstappen would later question
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has urged the FIA to clarify its track limit rules after Bahrain Grand Prix controversy and feels it must be "sacred" and not a "Shakespeare novel".
Max Verstappen has explained why he could not attempt another pass on Lewis Hamilton after giving back the lead following a track limits violation late in Formula 1's Bahrain race.
Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner says Max Verstappen "did the right thing" letting Lewis Hamilton through under race control orders in the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton says the final laps of his late Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix duel with Max Verstappen were "horrifying", as he feared keeping the Red Bull behind was impossible.
Lewis Hamilton said the Bahrain Grand Prix was one of the hardest races he has had in Formula 1 for a while, as he triumphed after a thrilling duel with Max Verstappen.
Max Verstappen says he would have preferred a penalty for overtaking Formula 1 rival Lewis Hamilton off-track at the Bahrain Grand Prix's climax, rather than handing back the lead.
Lewis Hamilton held on to defeat Max Verstappen in a thrilling late duel in Formula 1’s 2021 season opener in Bahrain, with the Red Bull driver giving back a late pass.
All of the latest updates from the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix from Autosport's team of journalists
Sebastian Vettel will start the 2021 Formula 1 season opener in Bahrain from the back of the grid due to a penalty for ignoring double yellow flags in qualifying.
Williams has explained how the decision to successfully make downforce and drag improvements has left its 2021 Formula 1 car exposed to wind sensitivity issues.
Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes’ 0.388-second gap to Max Verstappen in Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying is closer than he expected, after anticipating it being “double” based on pre-season testing.
FIA race director Michael Masi has told Formula 1 drivers that there will be a stricter approach to first lap incidents this year, Autosport can reveal.
McLaren insists it has no disappointment with its Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying form, after claiming others had hyped up its Formula 1 potential too much.
Formula 1’s new aero rules were always tipped as having the potential to shake up the competitive order – but few perhaps expected it to have the influence it has had.
Haas Formula 1 driver Nikita Mazepin says his team instructed him to overtake his rivals during the dying moments of the first segment of qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
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Red Bull’s crushing form over the Formula 1 season-opening weekend in Bahrain suggests it has dialled out the aerodynamic issues that caused problems last year.
Fernando Alonso said he was satisfied by qualifying in the top 10 on his Formula 1 return in Bahrain, admitting he was "expecting to struggle" in the first few races.
Sebastian Vettel has been summoned by the FIA Stewards over a double yellow flags incident during qualifying for the 2021 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix.
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Red Bull Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez says he is unconcerned by missing Q3 in Bahrain GP qualifying because he has to be "patient" with himself at his new team.
AlphaTauri Formula 1 rookie Yuki Tsunoda says a "strange" feeling on the medium compound tyre during Q2 prevented him from qualifying in the top 10 for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Mercedes has revealed that its deficit to Red Bull at the Bahrain Grand Prix is not being helped by engine derating issues around the Sakhir track.
Aston Martin believes Formula 1’s new aero rules have cost low-rake cars around one second per lap of performance compared to their high-rake rivals.
Ferrari Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr thought his Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying session "was over" after a glitch in Q1 but was happy to recover to eighth place.