Brendon Hartley feels he has not received “full support” in his time in Formula 1, amid recent reports naming Alexander Albon as favourite for his Toro Rosso seat for 2019. While Hartley has maintained that he is on a long-term deal with Red Bull, the only driver confirmed at the energy drink giant’s junior outfit […]

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Formula 1 is to start work on developing a new interactive fan experience app based on the winning entry from this year’s Tata Communications F1 Innovation Prize. World championship leader Lewis Hamilton and F1 managing director of motorsports Ross Brawn announced at the Austin circuit on Thursday that an entry from Briton James Gough had […]

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In news we already knew, Sergio Perez will stay with the Racing Point Force India team next season. The driver who activated Force India’s summer administration under the direction of the team will keep his seat for the 2019 season. Perez will enter his sixth year with the team next season and hope to reestablish […]

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Nissan Formula E driver Alexander Albon has emerged as favourite to partner Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso for the 2019 Formula 1 season. It’s understood that Red Bull motorsport boss Helmut Marko is negotiating with Nissan for the release of the 22-year-old, and that it will become clear in the next few days whether he […]

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Formula 2 title favourite and Mercedes protege George Russell has secured a Williams Formula 1 drive for the 2019 season. The 20-year-old has signed a “multi-year agreement” with the British team but will also maintain his link to Mercedes, for which Russell has been a test and reserve driver this season. Russell is poised to […]

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Formula 1 is set to announce the addition of a Vietnam Grand Prix to its calendar for 2020 in the next month, with sources indicating a deal has been reached. The Asian country has long been rumoured to be on the radar of F1’s owner Liberty Media, with a venue just over seven miles west […]

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Lewis Hamilton moved to the brink of the 2018 Formula 1 title by claiming victory in the Japanese Grand Prix as Sebastian Vettel clashed with Max Verstappen. Hamilton’s ninth win of the year and Vettel’s sixth place at Suzuka, after spinning to the back, leaves Hamilton leading by 67 points with four grands prix remaining. […]

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Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for Formula 1’s Japanese Grand Prix, while title rival Sebastian Vettel ended up ninth after a failed intermediate tyre gamble. Hamilton hit the front on supersofts on the first runs in Q3, lapping 0.299 seconds faster than Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. That lap of 1m27.760s proved to be fast enough […]

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A cheeky lie during Q3 helped give Brendon Hartley the confidence to outqualify his teammate and put in one of his best performances of the year. The conditions we saw towards the end of qualifying can be among the most tricky for any racing driver. The on-and-off drizzle and spots of rain on a driver’s […]

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Lewis Hamilton dominated Friday’s second Formula 1 free practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver hit the front during the early running on soft-compound Pirelli tyres, setting a best time of 1m28.911s. So strong was the pace of Mercedes that Hamilton’s initial time would have been good enough for second overall at […]

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