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The 1986 Australian Grand Prix was the climax of a tense title battle between McLaren's Alain Prost and Williams duo Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet - but what was it like to be involved? Autosport's technical expert TIM WRIGHT recounts his experiences...
BMW motorsport director Jens Marquardt is “honoured” that IndyCar driver Robert Wickens wants to drive one of the marque’s DTM cars, although organising a test is not currently possible.
As Formula 1 faces a tricky balancing act to fit a cluster of postponed races into an increasingly confined space, could it take a leaf out of the FIA World Endurance Championship's book and merge its 2020 and 2021 seasons? While such an approach would solve some problems, it would likely create others too...
McLaren will continue with plans to switch to Mercedes power units for 2021, despite chassis designs being frozen for the next Formula 1 season.
When Ferrari expats Harvey Postlethwaite and Jean-Claude Migeot landed at Tyrrell in 1989, they devised a stepped-nose that would become commonplace in F1 for the next three decades. This is the story of that car, the Tyrrell 019
Sebastian Vettel headed an oft-interrupted second morning of the second Formula 1 2020 pre-season test, setting a 1m16.841s benchmark following a Turn 5 excursion which prompted a red flag.
Valtteri Bottas ended the first week of Formula 1 pre-season testing quickest overall, completing a Mercedes 1-2 on the timesheets as his morning 1m15.732s lap proved unassailable.
Mercedes sent its rival F1 teams, the media and fans into overdrive when its front wheels were caught turning inwards in response to a steering input from Lewis Hamilton. Here we examine the tech behind the device that has caused so much commotion
Racing Point has decided to copy last year's title-winning Mercedes concept on its new RP20. Eschewing a design philosophy that it's familiar with has its risks, but gambling in the last year of the current F1 ruleset also could reap big rewards
Williams can't afford to have another season like 2019, and though the FW43 is an evolution of the troubled FW42, its initial design is already noticeably more elaborate.
AlphaTauri's lengthy launch presentation was worthwhile given the striking AT01 waiting at its end. It's clear to see where its 2020 car has been influenced by sister team Red Bull, but the former Toro Rosso outfit has retained some original designs.
Alfa Romeo offered a peek of its 2020 C39 having its shakedown at Fiorano, and several neat revisions can be detected as the team seeks to consolidate its position in Formula 1's midfield.
The W11 that Mercedes unveiled on Friday morning looks distinctly similar to last year's title-winning W10. Even if its new challenger does carry over developments from the end of 2019, that leaves Mercedes well placed to pick up where it left off
The launch-spec McLaren MCL35 looks to have held back in areas that are expected to be crucial for development in 2020. But it points to a quiet confidence that the team can continue its upward trajectory and recapture its Formula 1 glory days of old
Renault's decision to release only teaser shots of its 2020 challenger was disappointing, if unsurprising. It's next challenge is to make sure that the R.S.20 doesn't simply tease its potential, but makes a tangible step forward on 2019
Red Bull did its best not to give too many of its 2020 car's secrets away by releasing a single studio shot of the RB16. Even so, there's plenty to glean from that image about how it intends to become a proper F1 title contender once more
Ferrari became the first F1 team to reveal its 2020 challenger ‘in the flesh’ on Tuesday, it made no secret of the “extreme” concept it has adopted.
Yes, the 2020 Formula 1 season is bound to have its talking points, but it's 2021 that most are eagerly anticipating. What would happen, then, if F1 followed the example of a major international attraction and cancelled the upcoming campaign altogether?
Haas kicked off Formula 1's launch season early by revealing images of its 2020 car - back in Haas Automation colours - on Thursday. The VF-20 takes obvious styling cues from Ferrari, but what else does it tell us about this year's likely design trends?
The on-track battle for supremacy in Formula 1's 2019 season was augmented by a tech battle waged between Ferrari and Mercedes.