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F1 CEO Domenicali slams British GP climate protestors

Furious Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali has blasted protestors who broke onto the track in the British Grand Prix, saying “no one has the right to put lives in danger”.

Albon released from hospital after British GP F1 crash

The Williams Formula 1 team has confirmed that Alex Albon has been released from hospital after being checked over following his heavy crash in the British GP.

Wedged AlphaTauri endplate wrecked Verstappen’s British GP

Max Verstappen’s British Grand Prix hopes were wrecked by a front wing endplate from Red Bull’s sister Formula 1 team AlphaTauri getting stuck under his floor and ruining his aerodynamics.

Zhou: F1's halo saved me in British GP start crash

Zhou Guanyu has credited the halo with saving him from serious injury in his heavy crash at the start of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix and says he is fit for next weekend’s Austrian round.

Ferrari explains decision not to pit Leclerc under late British GP safety car

Ferrari has explained its decision to pit Carlos Sainz instead of race leader Charles Leclerc under the late safety car in the Formula 1 British Grand Prix.

Seven arrested following F1 British GP protest

Seven people have been arrested after a Just Stop Oil-backed "track invasion" at the British Grand Prix, despite Northamptonshire Police having offered a peaceful protest alternative.

Sainz "kept believing" he could win F1 British GP

Carlos Sainz says he kept believing he could clinch his maiden grand prix win at Silverstone despite falling behind team-mate Charles Leclerc in Formula 1's British Grand Prix.

Ferrari "too quick" for Hamilton to beat in F1 British GP

Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari was just "too quick" for him to realistically think about winning Formula 1’s British Grand Prix, despite appearing to be in the hunt for victory.

F1 British GP: Sainz takes maiden win in dramatic race as title challengers struggle

Carlos Sainz won a thrilling British Grand Prix ahead of Sergio Perez – the race disrupted by a horrifying first corner crash, protestors and a safety car that cost Charles Leclerc.

F1 Grand Prix race results: Sainz wins wild British GP

Carlos Sainz won a thrilling British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday, overcoming his Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc to score his first Formula 1 win.

Russell: F1 needs rethink over tyre barrier layout after Zhou crash

George Russell says Formula 1 needs to rethink tyre barrier safety to stop cars getting stuck in gaps, following Zhou Guanyu’s horror crash at the British Grand Prix.

Albon taken to hospital after F1 British GP crash

Williams driver Alex Albon has been taken to hospital in Coventry for further checks following a collision at the start of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix.

Zhou escapes serious injury after massive Silverstone F1 Turn 1 crash

Alfa Romeo’s Zhou Guanyu has escaped serious injury following a terrifying Turn 1 incident that forced the Formula 1 British Grand Prix to be red-flagged.

Live: F1 British GP commentary and updates

Minute by minute updates from the Formula 1 British Grand Prix on Sunday.

Mercedes still trying to solve "mystery" over inconsistent F1 car bouncing

Mercedes is still trying to understand the "mystery" of its W13 Formula 1 car bouncing that changes like "an on and off switch", according to team boss Toto Wolff.

Autosport writers' favourite F1 British Grands Prix

The British Grand Prix is always one of the highlights on the Formula 1 calendar, with Sunday's event potentially offering a three-way fight at the front between Ferrari, Red Bull and Mercedes. It wouldn't be the first time there has been a classic race at Silverstone, and Autosport's writers have picked out their memorable moments from the past

Vettel left mystified by Aston’s lack of pace in British GP qualifying

Sebastian Vettel was left mystified by a lack of pace after another disappointing qualifying session for the Aston Martin Formula 1 team at the British Grand Prix.

Alonso: Battery charge timing cost me better British GP grid spot

Fernando Alonso thought he lost “a couple of places” on the grid in Formula 1 qualifying at Silverstone after using his full battery charge before his final Q3 lap.

Latifi hoping F1 British GP Q3 performance not just a “flash”

Nicholas Latifi hopes that his top 10 qualifying performance at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix is “not a flash”, as he admits that he needs to perform consistently well.

F1 flexi-floor exploit revelations a "shocker", says Mercedes

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has said it was a "shocker" to discover last week that rival Formula 1 squads may have been exploiting flexi-floors to help control porpoising.

Why there was no case to answer in Aston’s latest F1 copycat saga Plus

Why there was no case to answer in Aston’s latest F1 copycat saga

The appearance of a revised Aston Martin in Spain caused controversy but PAT SYMONDS explains why the FIA investigation found the Silverstone team had no case to answer

The hidden upgrade Red Bull snuck under the radar at the British GP

All of the attention on Red Bull’s upgrades at Formula 1’s British Grand Prix has revolved around the engine cover bodywork that includes what looks like a shelf above the sidepods.

Leclerc: Ferrari will switch cars in British GP if opportunity arises

Charles Leclerc expects Ferrari to “play strategic moves” if the opportunity arises to secure a 1-2 in the British Grand Prix to keep the 2022 Formula 1 championship fight open.

F1 British Grand Prix – Start time, how to watch, & more

Carlos Sainz will start from pole position for the Formula 1 British Grand Prix after topping qualifying. Here's how and when you can watch the race.

Sainz: Drivers “super frustrated” by wrong delta times in F1 British GP qualifying

Carlos Sainz reckons drivers were “super frustrated” in the final part of qualifying ahead of the British Grand Prix after the wet weather left them with the wrong time deltas.

Hamilton condemns Verstappen F1 booing: "We're better than that"

Lewis Hamilton condemned the boos received by former Formula 1 title rival Max Verstappen on Saturday at Silverstone after qualifying, saying, “We are better than that.”

Hamilton “fighting for the front row” until final lap in British GP qualifying

Lewis Hamilton believes he was “fighting for the front row” in a wet qualifying for the Formula 1 British Grand Prix but got caught out on his final lap.

Sainz surprised by British GP pole as lap was "nothing special"

Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz was "surprised" to grab his first Formula 1 pole in a wet qualifying session for the British Grand Prix, saying his lap was "nothing special".

F1 British GP: Sainz grabs maiden pole in wet qualifying

Carlos Sainz stunned Max Verstappen to claim a maiden Formula 1 pole as the Ferrari driver topped a wet qualifying at the 2022 British Grand Prix, with Charles Leclerc third.

F1 Grand Prix qualifying results: Sainz takes British GP pole

Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz took pole position for the British Grand Prix, the 10th round of the 2022 F1 World Championship, in a rain-affected qualifying at Silverstone.

Mercedes would have broken FIA porpoising limit in Baku

Mercedes has admitted that it would have fallen foul of Formula 1’s new porpoising limits if they had been in place at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

F1 British GP: Verstappen leads Red Bull 1-2 in final practice

Max Verstappen led a Red Bull 1-2 in the final practice session for the British Grand Prix, with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc settling for third.

Horner tells FIA “don’t dick” with 2023 F1 aero rules

Christian Horner has urged the FIA not to “dick” with the 2023 Formula 1 technical regulations in an attempt to address porpoising.

Live: F1 British GP commentary and updates - FP3 & Qualifying

Minute by minute updates from the Formula 1 British Grand Prix Saturday practice and qualifying sessions.

Mercedes not ruling out future switch to Red Bull F1 car concept

Mercedes has not ruled out switching to Red Bull's Formula 1 car concept for next year as it evaluates how best to make a leap forward with its 2023 challenger.

Horner: F1 risks "dangerous avenue" with FIA porpoising clampdown

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner thinks Formula 1 risks going down a "dangerous avenue" of the FIA dictating car set-ups amid its porpoising clampdown.

The Red Bull and Ferrari elements inspiring Alpine's F1 upgrades

Alpine's progress in Formula 1 this year has been fuelled by a pretty consistent upgrade push with its A522 car.

Mercedes: F1 British GP W13 updates have "pushed us in the right direction”

Mercedes trackside engineering director Andrew Shovlin believes that the latest updates for the W13 have “pushed the team in the right direction” at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix.

Aston Martin's F1 tweaks aimed at firing up its 'Red Bull' aero

Despite the arrival of a much-vaunted B-spec ‘green Red Bull’ aerodynamic upgrade deployed by Aston Martin at the Spanish Grand Prix, the team has still languished among the tail end of the points-paying positions.

Albon: Upgraded Williams felt "pretty strong" in practice

Alex Albon says Williams’ upgraded Formula 1 car felt "pretty strong" on track ahead of Formula 1's British Grand Prix, despite limited running on Friday.

Hill: F1 title fight is at "critical tipping point" ahead of British GP

Damon Hill believes it could soon become “very difficult” for Ferrari to recover against Max Verstappen and Red Bull, leaving the Formula 1 title fight at a “critical tipping point”.

Why it's Red Bull that really leads a three-way fight so far at Silverstone

After a slow start to Friday at Silverstone, all the Formula 1 teams had to effectively cram in a day’s worth of practice into one hour. But there was still plenty to learn and while Ferrari topped the times, a three-way battle is brewing ahead of the British Grand Prix

Russell: Fan abuse of F1 drivers should be "stamped out"

George Russell admits he has struggled to come to terms with the abuse from fans that comes with the job of being a Formula 1 driver.

Hamilton is right: it's about action for the future, not giving the past a platform

OPINION: The emergence of racist comments from Nelson Piquet has restarted the discussion about how Formula 1 tackles discrimination. Lewis Hamilton is therefore rightly demanding and providing action to ensure archaic views, which do not belong in modern society, are no longer part of motorsport's future

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

Carlos Sainz topped the times on Friday for Ferrari at the Formula 1 British Grand Prix. Here’s how and when to watch qualifying.

Gasly: Silverstone has exposed AlphaTauri’s weaknesses

AlphaTauri’s struggles on the opening day of Formula 1’s British Grand Prix have been triggered by Silverstone’s high-speed bends exposing the weaknesses in its car, says Pierre Gasly.

Hamilton: Mercedes made “small step forwards” despite “harsh” bouncing

Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes has made a “small step forwards” with its Formula 1 car updates despite still struggling with “harsh” bouncing at Silverstone.

Perez "miles off" in F1 British GP practice due to aero issue

Sergio Perez conceded his Red Bull was "miles off" after a low-key Friday practice ahead of Formula 1's British Grand Prix, after he was plagued by a suspected aerodynamic issue.

F1 British GP: Sainz tops dry FP2 from Hamilton and Norris

Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz led second practice ahead of Formula 1’s 2022 British Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton and Lando Norris ranked second and third in front of their home fans.

F1 Grand Prix practice results: Sainz fastest in British GP on Friday

Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz was fastest during British Grand Prix practice on Friday, ahead of the Mercedes of Silverstone’s hero Lewis Hamilton.

The complex equation behind F1's porpoising clampdown

Formula 1 teams will use the British and Austrian GP weekends to prepare for an FIA clampdown on porpoising and grounding that will be implemented at the French GP.

Horner: Red Bull made "very strong statement" by sacking Vips

Christian Horner believes Red Bull made a “very strong statement” by sacking Formula 1 test and reserve driver Juri Vips, showing it has zero tolerance for racism.

Ocon: Alpine’s Ferrari-style upgrades are "fit and forget" parts

Esteban Ocon says the Ferrari-style sidepod upgrade Alpine has added to its 2022 Formula 1 car is a “fit and forget” part his team will not have to extensively test.

Why Red Bull has added a shelf to its F1 engine cover

Red Bull's Formula 1 upgrade push has continued at the British Grand Prix with an intriguing introduction of what looks like a 'shelf' along its engine cover.

F1 British GP: Bottas leads rain-hit, red-flagged Silverstone FP1

Valtteri Bottas topped a damp first practice for the British Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton, with poor weather disrupting the opening session of the weekend.

Sainz: Ferrari’s new low-drag F1 wing a help in Red Bull top speed battle

Ferrari’s new low drag rear wing will be a help but not a game-changer in its top speed fight with Formula 1 rival Red Bull, reckons Carlos Sainz.

Live: F1 British GP commentary and updates - FP1 & FP2

Minute by minute updates from the Formula 1 British Grand Prix Friday practice sessions.

Formula 1 to trial ‘pedal cam’ on Norris’s car in Silverstone FP1

Formula 1 will revive its pedal camera after more than 20 years when it conducts a trial on Lando Norris’s car during opening practice for the British Grand Prix.

Northamptonshire police warn of potential F1 British GP protests

Northamptonshire police claim they have received “credible intelligence” that protesters are planning to disrupt this weekend’s Formula 1 British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Haas' F1 strategy insecurity hurting team as much as reliability

Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner says his team needs to up its game on race days and overcome a lack of confidence regarding its strategy calls.