The dangers revealed by F1's best 'worst' season
OPINION: Lewis Hamilton has been favourite to clinch the 2019 Formula 1 title since well before the halfway stage of the season. But exciting recent races have captivated fans, which has taught the championship some valuable lessons
Ever since Lewis Hamilton hit his stride with a run of four straight victories from the Spanish to the French Grands Prix, there has been little doubt about where this year's Formula 1 drivers' championship title is heading.
Mercedes was so supremely dominant at the start of the campaign and, as Valtteri Bottas has not quite able to find enough to topple his team-mate consistently, it's been clear for some time that only the most remarkable amount of misfortune will stop Hamilton ending the year with a sixth crown.
Yuki Tsunoda arrived in grand prix racing amid a whirlwind of hype, which only increased after his first race impressed the biggest wigs in Formula 1. His road since has been rocky and crash-filled, and OLEG KARPOV asks why Red Bull maintains faith in a driver who admits he isn’t really that big a fan of F1?
OPINION: After Lewis Hamilton responded to reports labelling him 'furious' with Mercedes following his heated exchanges over team radio during the Russian Grand Prix, it provided a snapshot on how Formula 1 broadcasting radio snippets can both illuminate and misrepresent the true situation
OPINION: Valtteri Bottas is credited with pole position for the 2021 Turkish Grand Prix, despite being beaten in qualifying. This is another example of Formula 1 and the FIA scoring an own goal by forgetting what makes motorsport magic, with the Istanbul race winner also a victim of this in the championship’s recent history
Starting 11th after his engine change grid penalty, Lewis Hamilton faced a tough task to repeat his Turkish Grand Prix heroics of 2020 - despite making strong early progress in the wet. Instead, his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas broke through for a first win of the year to mitigate Max Verstappen re-taking the points lead
Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton dominated the opening day of action for the 2021 Turkish Grand Prix, on the Istanbul circuit’s much improved track surface. But the Black Arrows squad’s position isn’t quite what it seems. Here’s why
On 8 October 1961, Innes Ireland claimed victory at the United States Grand Prix to herald the true arrival of a new Formula 1 giant. While Team Lotus endured plenty of highs and lows until the team folded over three decades later, Colin Chapman's squad made F1 history and helped shape the championship
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Williams finds cause of Russell off, reiterates Kubica retirement call