Lewis Hamilton took victory in a dramatic Singapore Grand Prix as Formula 1 title rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out at the start. Hamilton crossed the line 4.5 seconds ahead of Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo, with Valtteri Bottas completing the podium. Hamilton extended his championship lead to 28 points over Vettel, with Bottas 23 points further […]

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Aston Martin is set to become the title sponsor of the Red Bull Formula 1 team for the 2018 season, sources with good knowledge of the situation have revealed. Red Bull’s cars have carried Aston branding since the start of 2016, and Aston has co-operated with Red Bull Advanced Technologies on the development of its […]

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Sebastian Vettel claimed pole position for Singapore Grand Prix, with Formula 1 world championship rival Lewis Hamilton down in fifth. Ferrari driver Vettel set a time quick enough for pole position on his first run in Q3, during which all drivers used ultra-soft rubber, with a 1m39.669s. He then survived a light brush of the […]

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Daniel Ricciardo completed a Friday sweep for the Singapore Grand Prix, leading Red Bull Formula 1 team-mate Max Verstappen in second practice. Ricciardo, who edged out Sebastian Vettel in Friday’s first session, clocked a 1m40.852s on his second flying lap on the ultra-soft tyres to finish 0.556s quicker than Verstappen. Championship leader Lewis Hamilton was […]

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Jolyon Palmer was first alerted to losing his Renault Formula 1 seat to Carlos Sainz Jr for 2018 when he read it on Autosport. Renault officially announced on Friday in Singapore that Sainz will join it on loan from Red Bull next season as Nico Hulkenberg’s new team-mate. Palmer said he only learned of the […]

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The Mercedes Formula 1 team has extended Valtteri Bottas’s contract for the 2018 season. Bottas was signed as a last-minute replacement for 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg, who shocked F1 when he announced his retirement a week after winning the title. The Finn has won two races so far this year as he has settled […]

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McLaren has reached agreement with Honda to be released from their partnership and switch to Renault power from the 2018 Formula 1 season, Autosport has learned. Honda’s return to F1 with McLaren has been disastrous since it came back to the grid in 2015, with a lack of performance and constant reliability problems holding the […]

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Porsche is seriously considering returning to Formula 1 as an engine supplier under the proposed 2021 regulations, says its finance chief. Lutz Meschke, deputy chairman of Porsche’s executive board and member of the board for finances and IT, met with Ross Brawn and other F1 chiefs at the Italian Grand Prix. Porsche will end its […]

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