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With Zandvoort chiefs planning to withhold track data from F1 teams in order to make the racing more unpredictable, Jonathan Noble argues more circuits should be paying attention to the Dutch venue
Charles Leclerc's stock rose considerably during a 2019 season in which he took more poles than anyone, and became only the second team-mate to beat Sebastian Vettel over the course of a year. But do he and Ferrari have the tools for a 2020 title tilt?
Red Bull removed a second element of intrigue from the Formula 1 driver market by securing Max Verstappen for another three seasons. Its decision, like Ferrari's to keep hold of Charles Leclerc, shows it has put its eggs firmly in one basket for the future
Formula 1's reliance on manufacturers could become increasingly problematic as we begin a decade that will bring huge change in the industry, argues Mark Gallagher
Most of the top drivers in Formula 1 are facing intriguing 2020s. If things go one way, there could be a much-changed grid in '21. But, as Scott Mitchell explains in his final Motorsport.com column, only if one racer doesn't get everything right this season
Formula 1 has used hybrid power units since 2014, but has done a relatively poor job of explaining the engineering excellence they contain. But the achievements of Lewis Hamilton's final '19 engine have highlighted their strength
Formula E's 'lost world champions' will be a unique footnote in the history of the series. But it is a small price to pay for FE's latest step forward to greater prominence in motorsport
The opening part of last weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix featured a long segment where DRS did not work. For a time, it completely changed the face of the race, but it also exposed an uncomfortable truth for some Formula 1 fans
The Hollywood blockbuster that brought the story of Ken Miles, Carroll Shelby and Le Mans 1966 to the silver screen was so good that it’s crying out for a sequel, says Charles Bradley.
Sebastien Ogier is set to make his third new start in four years at the 2020 Monte Carlo Rally, following the confirmation of his deal to join Toyota. But with the six-time champion's retirement coming fast, he won't hold back from calling out mistakes
Director James Mangold decided to make Ford v Ferrari not because he thought it would be a huge box office success, but because he loved the story and wished to revel in his art. We motorsport-'experts'-turned-film-critics would be smart to remember that, says David Malsher.
Pierre Gasly is almost unrecognisable from the driver who left Red Bull no choice but to demote him. While his response to that has been outstanding, he must do more if he is to fulfil the promise his talent offers
Forget the stewards' verdict that blame was equal in the Ferrari drivers' Interlagos clash - this was clearly another example of one of Sebastian Vettel's flaws. What Ferrari does - or doesn't do - next will have long-running repercussions
The recent introduction of a tyre wear graphic on Formula 1 TV broadcasts appeared to mostly prompt annoyance and confusion. Was that fair?
With Christian Bale and Matt Damon in the lead roles of Ken Miles and Carroll Shelby respectively, the ‘Ford v Ferrari’ movie – a.k.a. ‘Le Mans ’66’ in Europe – opens on Friday, Nov. 15 across the U.S. David Malsher explains why it’s a must-see for motorsport aficionados and how it could turn a wider audience on to the magic of racing.
News that Peugeot will join the FIA World Endurance Championship grid in 2022 is just the tonic the series needed at a time doubts were beginning to surface about the hypercar concept, writes Jamie Klein.
Rebellion broke Toyota's stranglehold on the WEC at Shanghai, but the series just swapped domination by one car for domination by another. The LMP1 success handicaps are creating variety but not decent racing, says Gary Watkins.
Lewis Hamilton won the 2019 title with two races to spare, continuing Formula 1's drought of title deciders. The series would be justified in tweaking its points system to help matters.
By acquiring Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series, Roger Penske has landed his greatest deal, and now faces one of his toughest jobs. But there is no better man to provide the adrenaline shot needed by U.S. open-wheel racing, writes David Malsher.
Barely an hour after he had sealed his sixth Formula 1 world title with second place in the US Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton faced the media for his champion's press conference. In doing so, he revealed his humanity perhaps more than ever before