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How fast is an F1 car? Top speeds of F1, IndyCar, MotoGP and more

Exactly how fast is an F1 car? If you’ve ever been to a grand prix you’ll scarcely believe the speed they carry, whether that be through corners or on the straights.

Most successful F1 teams: Which team has the most constructors' titles?

The first Formula 1 world championship took place in 1950, but it wasn't until 1958 that a constructors' title was contested. Which have been the most successful F1 teams in that time?

What do DRS, black and white flag, porpoising and more mean? F1 terms explained

Watch any grand prix and you'll notice a vast array of jargon being used by drivers, race engineers and commentators. Even avid fans can have trouble understanding all of F1's technical terms

F1 Commentators: Sky Sports and Channel 4 commentary teams for 2022

The 2022 Formula 1 season is about to start, but who are the full commentary teams for Sky Sports and Channel 4?

Overtaking records in F1: most overtakes in a race, by a driver and more

Which F1 race saw the most overtakes? And which driver has done the most overtaking? These are the stats that matter.

Formula 1 records: Which F1 records could be broken in 2021?

F1 proved that it could adapt to the most challenging circumstances last season, delivering a 17-race calendar despite the upheaval caused by COVID-19. Plans for 2021 are even more ambitious, and could lead to several F1 records being broken throughout the year

Ayrton Senna's Formula 1 cars: McLaren MP4/4, Lotus 97T and more

Ayrton Senna made his F1 debut in 1984 and spent a decade at the top: Autosport charts his career, car by car

F1 young driver programmes: Which drivers are signed to which teams?

Most F1 teams have young driver programmes to develop new talent: who are they and where do they race?

Safety devices in MotoGP: airbags, helmets, boots and other gear

Few motorsport series leave their competitors more exposed than MotoGP, so safety has to be top notch.

High-downforce tracks vs power tracks in F1 – differences explained

Any Formula 1 viewer will have heard the term "downforce" before, but what is a downforce track and how does it differ from a power track? Find out here.

F1 2021 season guide: drivers, teams, calendar and rules explained

The new F1 season is nearly upon us, with 2021 set to be defined by new drivers, teams, regulations and a bumper calendar.

F1 Driver Training: What's their workout regime, diet, cardio & more
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F1 Driver Training: What's their workout regime, diet, cardio & more

It's well known that F1 drivers are some of the fittest athletes in the world, but how do they train and what do they eat? Find out that and more here.

Bike racing families: Marquez, Doohan, Dunlop and more

Bike racing has been awash with closely related riders over the years, with some even managing to share podiums in the highest echelons of the sport

Drive to Survive Season 3: Release date, featured teams and more

Season three of Drive to Survive releases in March, but which teams will feature, which races were covered and when does it start? Find out more here.

Fathers and Sons in Formula 1: Schumacher, Hill, Rosberg & More

Formula 1 has seen numerous father-son racing duos since its inception, with varying degrees of success. Whether it be genetics or upbringing, some families appear born to race cars