A guide to the F1 2022 season
The F1 drivers pose on the grid at pre-season testing in Bahrain
In Focus

A guide to the F1 2022 season

Verstappen cuts Leclerc’s championship lead to 19 points after win in Miami
9 May 2022
A bumpy start to the season for Mercedes, Hamilton and Russell
Mercedes driver George Russell at the F1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix
Behind the scenes

A bumpy start to the season for Mercedes, Hamilton and Russell

Only four races in and Mercedes already look off the pace
29 Apr 2022
F1: Ferrari ‘back with a bang’ as Leclerc ‘tames the beast’
Ferrari drivers Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz celebrate in Bahrain
Global lens

F1: Ferrari ‘back with a bang’ as Leclerc ‘tames the beast’

The Tifosi celebrate a stunning one-two for Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz
21 Mar 2022
Lewis Hamilton’s future: could he retire from F1? 
Lewis Hamilton reacts after the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
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Lewis Hamilton’s future: could he retire from F1? 

It remains ‘unclear’ if the seven-time world champion will be on the grid in 2022
11 Jan 2022
Verstappen or Hamilton: F1 title permutations
Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton collided at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix
In Focus

Verstappen or Hamilton: F1 title permutations

Rivals are level on points going into Sunday’s final race in Abu Dhabi
6 Dec 2021
Frank Williams: a ‘one of a kind’ F1 team principal
Frank Williams with his daughter Claire
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Frank Williams: a ‘one of a kind’ F1 team principal

Williams Racing founder leaves behind an ‘incredible legacy’ in the sport
29 Nov 2021
Lewis Hamilton’s astonishing victory in Brazil 
Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium at Interlagos
In Focus

Lewis Hamilton’s astonishing victory in Brazil 

British driver’s win at Interlagos is surely up there with the finest of his career
19 Nov 2021

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Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of saving F1 title fade in Texas
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen: unsurpassable?
In Focus

Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of saving F1 title fade in Texas

A canny tyre strategy clocked up another win for Max Verstappen
29 Oct 2021
Formula 1 2021 season guide
Alpine driver Esteban Ocon celebrates his win at the Hungarian Grand Prix
In Focus

Formula 1 2021 season guide

Alpine’s Esteban Ocon won F1’s final race ahead of the summer break 
2 Aug 2021
F1 British Grand Prix: racism overshadows the racing
Lewis Hamilton on the podium following his win at Silverstone 
In Focus

F1 British Grand Prix: racism overshadows the racing

Lewis Hamilton suffers racist abuse online after his controversial win at Silverstone
19 Jul 2021
F1: Schumacher joins Mazepin in all-new Haas line-up
German driver Mick Schumacher will race in F1 for Haas
In Brief

F1: Schumacher joins Mazepin in all-new Haas line-up

And Mercedes confirm George Russell will replace Lewis Hamilton at this weekend’s Sakhir GP
2 Dec 2020
F1: Grosjean hails the ‘halo’ after surviving horror crash
Stewards recover the Haas F1 car following Romain Grosjean’s crash at the Bahrain GP
In Brief

F1: Grosjean hails the ‘halo’ after surviving horror crash

Haas car split in two and burst into flames after hitting barriers at Bahrain GP
30 Nov 2020
Valtteri Bottas on cars, cycling and life during lockdown
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In Depth

Valtteri Bottas on cars, cycling and life during lockdown

Mercedes’s Finnish driver is an ambassador for luxury watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen
29 Oct 2020
92 race wins and counting: Hamilton overtakes Schumacher
Lewis Hamilton has now won 92 Formula 1 grands prix
In Depth

92 race wins and counting: Hamilton overtakes Schumacher

F1’s best ever driver debate revs up after Briton’s record-breaking victory in Portugal
26 Oct 2020
Why everyone’s talking about Honda leaving F1 in 2021
Max Verstappen won the 2019 Austrian Grand Prix in the Honda-powered Red Bull
In Depth

Why everyone’s talking about Honda leaving F1 in 2021

Japanese auto giant shifts its business focus to pursue ‘carbon neutrality by 2050’
2 Oct 2020
History in the making: Hamilton has Schumacher in his sights
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has won six Formula 1 world championships
In Brief

History in the making: Hamilton has Schumacher in his sights

British driver is just one race win away from equalling the all-time record
23 Sep 2020
F1: reactions as Vettel signs with Aston Martin for 2021
Sebastian Vettel will drive for the Aston Martin F1 Team in 2021
In Brief

F1: reactions as Vettel signs with Aston Martin for 2021

German star replaces Sergio Perez in the rebranded Racing Point team
10 Sep 2020
End of an era in F1: Williams family depart Williams Racing
Claire Williams and Frank Williams are leaving Williams Racing F1 team
In Brief

End of an era in F1: Williams family depart Williams Racing

After 43 years in the sport the Italian GP will mark the final race for Claire and Frank
4 Sep 2020
‘No crisis’ at Ferrari but the pressure is on
Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc race in the 2020 F1 Belgium Grand Prix
In Depth

‘No crisis’ at Ferrari but the pressure is on

It was a shocking weekend at Spa for the under-performing Scuderia
1 Sep 2020
Can anyone stop Hamilton from winning the 2020 F1 title?
Lewis Hamilton celebrates his win at the 2020 F1 British Grand Prix at Silverstone
In Depth

Can anyone stop Hamilton from winning the 2020 F1 title?

Six-time champion claims victory in dramatic British GP at Silverstone
3 Aug 2020
F1 targets 2020 season start on 5 July at the Austrian GP
The Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix is held at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg
In Review

F1 targets 2020 season start on 5 July at the Austrian GP

No spectators will be at Silverstone for the British GP - should the race go ahead
30 Apr 2020
Back pages: F1 to bankroll British Grand Prix at Silverstone
Lewis Hamilton driving for Mercedes at the 2018 British Grand Prix at Silverstone
In Brief

Back pages: F1 to bankroll British Grand Prix at Silverstone

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 28 April
28 Apr 2020
Sport shorts: F1 targets season start in Austria on 5 July
The Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix is held at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg
In Brief

Sport shorts: F1 targets season start in Austria on 5 July

Ten things from the world of sport on Monday 27 April
27 Apr 2020
F1: Toto and Lewis fall out rumours are ‘total nonsense’
Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff
In Brief

F1: Toto and Lewis fall out rumours are ‘total nonsense’

Williams and Racing Point confirm driver pay cuts and staff furlough plans
7 Apr 2020
F1: ‘four teams could disappear’, warns McLaren CEO Brown
Zak Brown is the chief executive officer of McLaren Racing
In Brief

F1: ‘four teams could disappear’, warns McLaren CEO Brown

Ron Dennis launches initiative to provide one million free meals to NHS workers
6 Apr 2020
F1: introducing McLaren’s new driver... #BaldoNorris
McLaren driver Lando Norris shaved his head after raising $12,000 for charity
In Brief

F1: introducing McLaren’s new driver... #BaldoNorris

Nico Rosberg says Max Verstappen’s title chances could be boosted by short season
3 Apr 2020
F1: Mercedes boss Toto Wolff denies Aston Martin rumours
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff speaks with drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas
In Brief

F1: Mercedes boss Toto Wolff denies Aston Martin rumours

Lawrence Stroll is excited by Aston’s return and Sebastian Vettel says money is not the key factor for his future
2 Apr 2020
F1: Hamilton and Verstappen are the sport’s ‘only two stars’
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen
In Brief

F1: Hamilton and Verstappen are the sport’s ‘only two stars’

Former team boss Briatore wishes that Max, not Jos, had driven for him
31 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: F1 champions Mercedes help create breathing aid
It took less than 100 hours from the initial meeting to produce the first CPAP breathing aid
In Brief

Coronavirus: F1 champions Mercedes help create breathing aid

Silver Arrows worked with University College London engineers to produce a device in less than a week
30 Mar 2020
‘15 to 18 races’: F1 chief is hopeful of a revised calendar
F1 CEO Chase Carey spoke to media and fans ahead of the cancelled Australian Grand Prix
In Brief

‘15 to 18 races’: F1 chief is hopeful of a revised calendar

Canada is the next scheduled grand prix but the country’s withdrawal from the Olympics puts Montreal race in doubt
24 Mar 2020
Sport shorts: Hamilton hits out at ‘irresponsible’ public
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won his sixth F1 world championship in 2019
Daily Briefing

Sport shorts: Hamilton hits out at ‘irresponsible’ public

Ten things from the world of sport on Monday 23 March
23 Mar 2020
Sport shorts: F1 launch virtual grand prix series
The Bahrain International Circuit as featured on the F1 2019 PC video game
Daily Briefing

Sport shorts: F1 launch virtual grand prix series

Ten things from the world of sport on Friday 20 March
20 Mar 2020
‘FIAsco’: F1 slammed for handling of Aus GP cancellation
The words ‘stop F1’ are seen over the sky in Sydney, Australia on 11 March
In Depth

‘FIAsco’: F1 slammed for handling of Aus GP cancellation

Confusion reigned on a dramatic day for Formula 1 fans and media
13 Mar 2020
F1 Australian GP finally cancelled after McLaren withdraw
McLaren have pulled out of the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne
In Review

F1 Australian GP finally cancelled after McLaren withdraw

McLaren team member tests positive for coronavirus
13 Mar 2020
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