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F1 2019 game includes official driver transfers for first time

Formula 1 drivers will switch teams during the career mode of the championship's official game for the first time in this year's F1 2019 release

F1 testing: Toro Rosso's Albon on top, Mercedes starts to show pace

Toro Rosso topped another session of Formula 1 testing at Barcelona with Alexander Albon fastest before lunch on day four, while Mercedes showed some speed for the first time

F1 testing: Raikkonen sets fastest lap so far, tops third morning

Kimi Raikkonen set the fastest time of 2019 Formula 1 pre-season testing so far to lead the way at lunchtime on day three at Barcelona for Alfa Romeo

F1 testing: Leclerc ensures Ferrari fastest again on second morning

Ferrari made a commanding start to the second day of 2019 Formula 1 testing at Barcelona, with Charles Leclerc nearly a full second clear of the field

F1 testing: Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel dominate first morning

Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari dominated the opening morning of 2019 Formula 1 testing, sitting nearly two seconds clear at the top of the times at the lunchbreak

Michael Schumacher's top 10 F1 victories Plus

Michael Schumacher's top 10 F1 victories

When trying to compile a list of Michael Schumacher's greatest F1 drives you are spoiled for choice. If you narrow it down to just the races he won, you've still got almost 100 to choose from - which is no easy task

McLaren Formula 1 team announces 2019 car launch date

McLaren has revealed its 2019 Formula 1 car will be launched on February 14

F1 offers hints at grid penalty alternatives in new survey to fans

Formula 1 has offered hints at possible alternatives to grid penalties in a new survey for fans

Autosport readers' final F1 2018 driver ratings ranking revealed

In 2018 Formula 1 fans had the chance to submit their own driver ratings for each grand prix as part of Autosport's popular feature

At-risk F1 British GP at Silverstone tops 2018 fan turnout figures

Official attendance figures released by Formula 1 reveal the British Grand Prix had the highest attendance of any race during the 2018 season

ART Grand Prix co-founder Nicolas Todt sells stake in team

Nicolas Todt has sold his stake in the ART Grand Prix team he founded with current Sauber Formula 1 boss Frederic Vasseur in 2004

The major problem F1 should have outlawed by now Plus

The major problem F1 should have outlawed by now

The debate over how best to deal with track limits abuses in Formula 1 has rumbled on for long enough. With stricter enforcement, there's no question drivers would quickly learn to abide by the rules

Daniel Ricciardo says farewell to Red Bull with final factory visit

Daniel Ricciardo said goodbye to the Red Bull Formula 1 team on Friday with his final official visit to the team's factory in Milton Keynes

Max Verstappen: I won't look like an idiot in F1 community service

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen says he will not be made to "look like an idiot" when he completes his two days of 'public service' for the FIA

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel swap F1 helmets

Formula 1 world champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have swapped crash helmets to show their respect for each other at the end of the 2018 season

Verstappen blinded by Gasly's Honda oil in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Max Verstappen says oil from Pierre Gasly's failing Honda Formula 1 engine left him with a "horrible" lack of vision in the closing laps of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Abu Dhabi F1 strategy left Ricciardo 'out of reach' of lead battle

Daniel Ricciardo says his alternative strategy that allowed him to lead part of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix left him "out of reach" in the lead battle at the end

Lewis Hamilton: I don't like running #1 on my Formula 1 car at all

Lewis Hamilton has explained why he ran the number one on his Mercedes Formula 1 car in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix first practice, even though he dislikes it

Fernando Alonso could test 2019 McLaren F1 car, says Zak Brown

Fernando Alonso could test McLaren's 2019 Formula 1 car, and the team expects him to continue to play a role in helping its fortunes next season

Daniel Ricciardo: I've been taking 'uppercuts' in 2018 F1 season

Daniel Ricciardo says he feels like he is taking "uppercuts" with the number of problems he has had in the final part of the 2018 Formula 1 season

Brawn: F1 2019 simulation tests show 'tangible' overtaking gains

Formula 1 sporting boss Ross Brawn says simulation work being carried out to assess the technical changes being made for 2019 is showing "tangible" effects that should improve the racing

Max Verstappen showed he can't manage his emotions - F1's Ross Brawn

Formula 1 sporting boss Ross Brawn says Max Verstappen showed he is not capable of keeping his emotions in check in his post-race confrontation with Esteban Ocon in Brazil

FIA gives Max Verstappen 'public service' for Esteban Ocon shove

Max Verstappen has been ordered to complete two days of "public service at the discretion of the FIA" as punishment for his post-race altercation with Esteban Ocon in Brazil

Hamilton would have handled Ocon differently than Verstappen

Brazilian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton says he would have taken a different approach to Max Verstappen in the incident with Esteban Ocon that cost the Red Bull driver victory

Fernando Alonso and McLaren make an Indy 500 comeback in 2019

Fernando Alonso will return to the Indianapolis 500 with McLaren in 2019 as he bids to complete motorsport's unofficial Triple Crown

Nico Rosberg: Lewis Hamilton can break Michael Schumacher's records

Nico Rosberg says Lewis Hamilton can realistically target Michael Schumacher's Formula 1 records of 91 race wins and seven world championships before the end of his current Mercedes contract

Horner: Ricciardo put fist through the wall after US GP retirement

Red Bull Formula 1 team principal Christian Horner says Daniel Ricciardo put his fist through the wall of his room at Austin after retiring from the United States Grand Prix

Gasly says debris hit his F1 helmet on first lap of Russian GP

Pierre Gasly says a piece of debris got past the halo on his Formula 1 car and hit his visor on the opening lap of the Russian Grand Prix

Esteban Ocon: Force india has to review Russian GP F1 swap strategy

Esteban Ocon believes Force India needs to review its approach to Formula 1's Russian Grand Prix, after a decision to swap its cars around failed to gain it any places

Russian GP: Max Verstappen punished for F1 qualifying infringement

Max Verstappen has been punished for a yellow flag infringement during Russian Grand Prix Formula 1 qualifying, increasing his grid penalty for the weekend

FE boss Agag pushing back on four-wheel drive third generation car

Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag says he has pushed back against suggestions the series should introduce four-wheel drive as one of the innovations for its third-generation car

Mercedes must avoid 'negative spiral' of playing DTM chances down

Mercedes DTM boss Ulrich Fritz has warned his team not to get into a "negative spiral" of talking down its chances ahead of the 2018 title decider

Alonso leaps four places in Autosport readers' F1 driver ratings

Fernando Alonso has climbed four places in Autosport readers' Formula 1 driver ratings following the Singapore Grand Prix to get into the top three

Sergio Perez admits penalty for Sergey Sirotkin clash was 'fair'

Sergio Perez has accepted that his drivethrough penalty for driving into Sergey Sirotkin was "fair", after a forgettable Singapore Grand Prix that included a collision with his team-mate Esteban Ocon

Singapore GP: Vettel says Ferrari changes didn't work in FP2

Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari made some changes that didn't work for the second Formula 1 free practice session in Singapore, during which he hit the wall and curtailed his running

Ferrari shows Mercedes how to handle a superstar Plus

Ferrari shows Mercedes how to handle a superstar

Ferrari's faith in its young driver Charles Leclerc is a break from its past, and Esteban Ocon's uncertain future shows there's a lesson to be learned for Mercedes in that

Hamilton back ahead of Vettel in Autosport readers' F1 driver ratings

Lewis Hamilton has reclaimed the lead from Sebastian Vettel in Autosport readers' Formula 1 driver ratings for the 2018 season so far

Vettel takes readers' F1 driver ratings lead back from Hamilton

Sebastian Vettel has re-taken the lead from Lewis Hamilton in Autosport readers' Formula 1 driver ratings following his Belgian Grand Prix victory

DTM Misano: BMW driver Alex Zanardi thought fifth place was a joke

Racing legend Alex Zanardi thought his BMW team was joking when it told him he finished fifth in the second DTM race of the weekend at Misano

10 things you need to know about F1 2018 ahead of release

Formula 1's latest official computer game launches this week, with Codemasters again doing more than simply adding a lick of paint to the series for its annual release

Vettel and Leclerc now tied in Autosport readers' F1 driver ratings

Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc are now tied at the top of Autosport readers' Formula 1 driver ratings following the German Grand Prix

How a 16-year-old wound still haunts Ferrari Plus

How a 16-year-old wound still haunts Ferrari

Both of Formula 1's top two teams needed to intervene in on-track events between its drivers at Hockenheim last weekend. While Mercedes made a straightforward call, Ferrari, possibly still grappling with the ghosts of its past, struggled to do likewise

Formula 1: Vettel 'threw away' win by pushing too hard says Rosberg

Nico Rosberg says Sebastian Vettel "threw away" victory in Formula 1's German Grand Prix because he was pushing too hard in damp conditions

Formula 1: Vettel says he won't lose sleep over German GP crash

Sebastian Vettel says he won't have trouble falling asleep following the error that caused him to crash out of the lead of Formula 1's German Grand Prix

Alonso: Vandoorne closer than other team-mates, including Raikkonen

Fernando Alonso believes struggling team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne is closer to his level than some of his previous Formula 1 team-mates, including 2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen

F1 2018 game to have career rule changes shake up competitive order

The F1 2018 computer game will include rules shake ups in its career mode for the first time in the series' history to add more variety for players

Vettel hangs onto Autosport readers' driver ratings lead from Leclerc

Sebastian Vettel clings onto first place in Autosport readers' Formula 1 driver ratings by the smallest of margins over his potential future team-mate Charles Leclerc

Raikkonen: I deserved penalty for Hamilton British GP start contact

Kimi Raikkonen said he deserved the penalty he received for colliding with Lewis Hamilton at the start of the British Grand Prix

Gasly: Toro Rosso's time loss on straights at Silverstone 'crazy'

Pierre Gasly says Toro Rosso's straightline speed deficit with its Honda Formula 1 engine compared to the team's midfield rivals is "crazy"

Verstappen feels like Red Bull is missing 70-80 horsepower in F1

Max Verstappen says it feels like Red Bull is missing 70-80 horsepower in Formula 1 at the moment, which is costing it one second per lap at Silverstone this weekend

F1 penalty rules mean drivers are not allowed to race - Vettel

Sebastian Vettel feels Formula 1 drivers are not allowed to race each other due to the number of incident investigations and penalties handed out by officials

Max Verstappen hits out at F1 media after Sebastian Vettel's crash

Max Verstappen has hit out at the criticism Formula 1 drivers receive for mistakes like Sebastian Vettel's in the French Grand Prix

Carlos Sainz Jr: VSC saved my French Grand Prix points finish

Carlos Sainz Jr believes the virtual safety car spell at the end of the French Grand Prix rescued his points finish after his Renault Formula 1 car's MGU-K failed

Sebastian Vettel: I had nowhere to go in Valtteri Bottas collision

Sebastian Vettel says he had "nowhere to go" in his Turn 1 collision with Valtteri Bottas at Formula 1's French Grand Prix, because his start was "too good"

Haas: F1 rivals can't believe our bad luck at start of 2018 season

Gunther Steiner says Haas's Formula 1 rivals cannot believe how unlucky the team has been so far in 2018

F1 2018 game to include 2009 Brawn GP BGP 001 car

The 2009 Formula 1 world championship-winning Brawn GP BGP 001 will be a new addition to the classic car roster in the F1 2018 video game

Watch: Why Fernando Alonso wasn't penalised at Le Mans pitstop

One of the major talking points from this year's Le Mans 24 Hours was the debate over if the race-winning #8 Toyota should have been penalised for a pitstop infringement

Alonso: Leading 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours a 'tremendous privilege'

Fernando Alonso says it is a "tremendous privilege" to add the Le Mans 24 Hours to the great races - including the Indianapolis 500 - he has led in his career

Leclerc: Jump from F2 to F1 bigger than expected

Charles Leclerc has admitted that the step he had to make from winning Formula 2 to racing in Formula 1 was bigger than he expected

Designers of 2019 F1 cars will 'forget overtaking', warns Steiner

Formula 1 teams' designers will "forget about overtaking" when they get to work on the changes being enforced for 2019, Haas team boss Gunther Steiner has warned