Mark Hughes: Pirelli's horror show
Nico Rosberg took his second win of 2013 in the British Grand Prix, but the race was marked by the tyre drama that made the whole paddock agree that F1 needs changes quickly. Mark Hughes offers an in-depth review of the events
The crowd's hero was leading his home grand prix, looked to have it all under control. It was a beautiful sunny day and all was right with the world...
Bang! "I felt it fractionally before it actually went," said Lewis Hamilton a couple of hours later, still numb of emotion. "It just suddenly went a bit loose as I was coming out of Turn 5. I didn't think it was about to explode; I just felt something a bit strange. Then it went. You're just a passenger for a moment, because as the left-rear drops down, the front-right is up in the air and you're in fifth gear with only two wheels on the ground, fighting for control."
As the driver of Formula 1’s medical car, Alan van der Merwe’s job is to wait – and hope his skills aren’t needed. JAMES NEWBOLD hears from F1’s lesser-known stalwarts
There was an ace up the sleeve during the 1983 F1 title-winning season of Nelson Piquet and Brabham. It made a frontrunning car invincible for the last three races to see off Renault's Alain Prost and secure the combination's second world title in three years
Brabham’s first world championship race-winning car was held back by unreliable Climax engines – or so its creators believed, as STUART CODLING explains
Lando Norris came of age as a grand prix driver in 2021. McLaren’s young ace is no longer an apprentice or a quietly capable number two – he’s proved himself a potential winner in the top flight and, as STUART CODLING finds out, he’s ready to stake his claim to greatness…
Juan Manuel Fangio, peerless on track and charming off it, established the gold standard of grand prix greatness. NIGEL ROEBUCK recalls a remarkable champion
George Russell joining Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes this year gives it arguably the best line-up in Formula 1 – if it can avoid too many fireworks. After serving his apprenticeship at Williams, Russell is the man that Mercedes team believes can lead it in the post-Hamilton era, but how will he fare against the seven-time champion? Autosport heard from the man himself
OPINION: The Formula 1 season just gone was the second to be completed under the dreaded shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, but in many ways it was much more ‘normal’ than 2020. Here’s the story of how the championship’s various organisers delivered a second challenging campaign, which offers a glimpse at what may be different next time around
As attitudes towards the motor car and what powers it change, Formula 1 must adapt its offering. MARK GALLAGHER ponders the end of fossil fuels
We rate the drivers after the British GP
Stats: Webber equals Patrese, Merc reprises 1955