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Wolff: Delaying 2022 driver choice until winter was a "wind-up"

Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says comments he made suggesting he could delay making a 2022 driver choice until the winter were a "wind-up".

Mercedes: Low-downforce choice would have been slower for us

Mercedes does not believe that going down the low-downforce route that Red Bull has taken for Formula 1’s French Grand Prix would have helped it do better in qualifying.

Steiner: Schumacher and Mazepin tensions 'blown out of proportion'

Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner thinks tensions between Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin aren’t as bad as everyone thinks, despite the fall-out from their last-lap incident in Baku.

Mercedes: F1 didn't have level playing field on tyre pressures

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has welcomed the FIA’s tougher checks on tyre pressures, suggesting that there had not been a level playing field in Formula 1 before.

Vettel's detailed feedback behind long F1 debriefs - Aston Martin

Aston Martin says that Sebastian Vettel’s ‘remarkable’ recollection of how his Formula 1 car performs over a lap has triggered more lengthy engineering debriefs this year.

F1 faces "serious problem" over tyre failures, says Aston Martin

Aston Martin boss Otmar Szafnauer says Formula 1 faces a ‘real and serious’ problem if tyres are failing despite teams following Pirelli’s protocols.

Ferrari removes Mission Winnow logos for EU F1 races

Mission Winnow’s logos will be removed from Ferrari's SF21 Formula 1 cars for all races in the European Union, starting from this weekend’s French Grand Prix.

Pirelli: Red Bull and Aston Martin were running with lower pressures

Red Bull and Aston Martin were running with lower pressures than expected in Formula 1’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Pirelli said on Thursday, but did not break any rules.

Hamilton: Pirelli not to blame for Baku tyre blowouts
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Hamilton: Pirelli not to blame for Baku tyre blowouts

Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton believes Pirelli was not at fault for the tyre failures in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, as focus over teams playing with tyre pressures ramps up.

The joy that exposes F1’s key weakness Prime

The joy that exposes F1’s key weakness

Long-awaited wins for ex-Formula 1 drivers Marcus Ericsson and Kevin Magnussen in IndyCar and IMSA last weekend gave F1 a reminder of what it is missing. But with the new rules aimed at levelling the playing field, there’s renewed optimism that more drivers can have a rewarding result when their day of days comes

The F1 tyre tricks that new clampdown will stamp out

Pirelli’s carefully worded statement on Baku’s Formula 1 tyre failures may not have explicitly blamed teams, but the strength of the FIA’s response tells us all we need to know.

The conflicts at the heart of F1's TV graphics push

Formula 1 fans have never had more information at their disposal when it comes to following the live action on grand prix weekends.

Tyre presssures in the spotlight as F1 awaits Pirelli Baku report
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Tyre presssures in the spotlight as F1 awaits Pirelli Baku report

Scrutiny over Formula 1 teams playing around with tyre pressures looks almost certain to ramp up in the wake of the failures that marred the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

British GP to still welcome fans, but numbers may be restricted Canadian GP
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British GP to still welcome fans, but numbers may be restricted

Formula 1’s British Grand Prix will go ahead in front of fans this year in spite of the UK's extended lockdown, but numbers may be more restricted than originally planned.

Alpine chasing answers on lack of F1 race pace

Alpine has admitted it is still chasing answers as to why its current Formula 1 car is quite strong in qualifying but lacking in race pace.

Red Bull has no doubts of Mercedes F1 fightback

Red Bull and its engine partner Honda are bracing themselves for a Mercedes fightback after two difficult race weekends for the Formula 1 world champion team.

Tost: Tsunoda must find F1 limit to use “unbelievable speed”

Yuki Tsunoda needs to learn where his true limit is if he is to harness his ‘unbelievable’ natural speed, reckons his Formula 1 team boss Franz Tost.

Vettel: 'Wild' costs of junior categories need to be cut

Sebastian Vettel says the spiralling expense of competing in junior categories before Formula 1 needs to be slashed, because the situation has become ‘wild’.

Hamilton: I don't understand why F1 cars are getting heavier

World champion Lewis Hamilton does not understand why Formula 1 is letting cars get heavier and heavier while also trying to improve sustainability.

How Alesi battled tears to take his only F1 win

Few victories in Formula 1 have been as popular as the one that Jean Alesi delivered at the Canadian Grand Prix on this day in 1995.

Horner: Perez "ahead of expectation", but no rush for new deal
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Horner: Perez "ahead of expectation", but no rush for new deal

Red Bull says that Sergio Perez is doing better than the Formula 1 team expected him to do, but it is no rush to sort out a fresh contract with him.

McLaren insists Extreme E effort will not disrupt F1 team
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McLaren insists Extreme E effort will not disrupt F1 team

McLaren insists that its efforts to get back to winning ways in Formula 1 will not be disrupted by its decision to join Extreme E next year.

Two bad weekends won’t make Mercedes adjust 2022 F1 plans

Mercedes insists there is no temptation to pull resource off its 2022 Formula 1 car development, despite the recent struggles it has faced on track.

Alonso: Alpine's F1 rivals flattered by street circuit run

Fernando Alonso thinks the form of some of Alpine’s main Formula 1 rivals – including Ferrari – has been flattered by recent street circuits helping their tyre preparation.

Rosberg: Wolff's workload puts me off wanting to be F1 team boss

Nico Rosberg says that the intensity of Mercedes boss Toto Wolff's workload is why he has no interest in ever becoming a Formula 1 team principal himself.

Mercedes has "really promising" theory about recent F1 struggles
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Mercedes has "really promising" theory about recent F1 struggles

Mercedes says it has unlocked a "really promising" theory about its W12 Formula 1 car that could help it turnaround its recent struggles.

The weighty issue F1 needs to find a balance with Prime

The weighty issue F1 needs to find a balance with

OPINION: After consecutive street races with contrasting highlights, one theme stood out which has become a prevalent issue with modern Formula 1 cars. But is there a way to solve it or, at least, reach a happy middle ground to help all parties?

What is the Mercedes magic button and what does it do?

Lewis Hamilton threw away a potential Formula 1 victory at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix by accidentally pressing a "magic" button on his steering wheel. We investigate what that magic brake setting actually does.

Why Verstappen's scepticism puts pressure on Pirelli to find answers

When Max Verstappen's failed Formula 1 tyre arrives back at Pirelli's Milan headquarters on Monday, the company's laboratory technicians will face some urgency in finding answers about what happened in Baku.

Wolff: Mercedes form "unacceptable" in F1 title fight

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says his team’s current performances in Formula 1 are ‘unacceptable’ if it wants to have any hope of beating Red Bull this season.

Gasly worried engine problem could cost him podium finish

Pierre Gasly has revealed that he was battling an engine problem during Formula 1’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix that he feared could cost him a podium finish.

Hamilton explains 'magic button' incident that led to restart off Azerbaijan GP
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Hamilton explains 'magic button' incident that led to restart off

Lewis Hamilton's lock-up at the restart of Formula 1's Azerbaijan Grand Prix was caused by him accidentally hitting the 'magic button' on his steering wheel that alters brake balance.

Vettel: Tyre management key to first podium with Aston Martin

Sebastian Vettel believes the way he looked after his tyres during his first stint at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix was key to his first Formula 1 podium with Aston Martin.

F1's braking focus behind Baku crash fest, says Ocon

Formula 1’s spate of crashes over the Baku weekend are a consequence of a recent trend of teams and drivers chasing laptime gains under braking, reckons Alpine’s Esteban Ocon.

McLaren F1 shareholder Mansour Ojjeh dies aged 68
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McLaren F1 shareholder Mansour Ojjeh dies aged 68

Mansour Ojjeh, who had been a shareholder in the McLaren Formula 1 team since 1984, has passed away. He was 68.

"Bored" Wolff yet to decide on F1 flexi-wing protest

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says his team has made no decision yet on whether or not it will protest Red Bull’s rear wing at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Hamilton says second on Baku grid a "monumental result" Azerbaijan GP
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Hamilton says second on Baku grid a "monumental result"

Lewis Hamilton labelled his front row start for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix as a "monumental result", after what he said had been a "disaster" of a Formula 1 weekend.

Flexi-wing push motivated by weight saving - Alpine

The push for flexi-wings in Formula 1 was motivated more by saving weight than any straightline speed advantage, says Alpine executive director Marcin Budkowski.

Bottas: Something "fundamentally wrong" with Mercedes in Baku

Valtteri Bottas thinks there must have been something "fundamentally wrong" with the Mercedes in Formula 1 practice at Baku on Friday after he and team-mate Lewis Hamilton struggled so much.

Singapore GP called off due to COVID restrictions
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Singapore GP called off due to COVID restrictions

This year's Singapore Grand Prix has been cancelled because of coronavirus restrictions, with Formula 1 now looking at alternative options as a replacement.

AlphaTauri reveals Tsunoda's new training schedule after move

AlphaTauri has revealed the intense new schedule that it has put Yuki Tsunoda on following Red Bull’s decision to move the Formula 1 rookie to Italy.

McLaren: F1 needs to act on flexi-wings if rivals run them in Baku

McLaren says action must be taken over the Azerbaijan Grand Prix weekend if rival Formula 1 teams continue to run flexi-wings.

Bottas "surprised" by Mercedes suggestion over Monaco pitstop

Valtteri Bottas says he was "surprised" that Mercedes suggested him being slightly out of position in his Monaco Grand Prix pitstop had contributed to the failed Formula 1 tyre change.

Norris unable to drive McLaren F1 car the way he wants
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Norris unable to drive McLaren F1 car the way he wants

Lando Norris has admitted that even he is unable to drive McLaren's new Formula 1 car exactly like he wants, despite his run of podiums.

The day Senna was able to tame 'Il Leone' at Monaco in 1992

On this day 29 years ago, Ayrton Senna brought Nigel Mansell's winning streak to a shuddering halt with one of his finest-ever drives around the streets of Monaco.

Why time isn't up on Monaco's place on the F1 calendar

OPINION: The latest Monaco Grand Prix may have split opinion about the race action and its place in modern Formula 1, but it cannot be ignored as a unique challenge that provides risks and opportunities for drivers and teams in equal measure

Binotto praises Leclerc appearing at Monaco podium

Ferrari Formula 1 team principal Mattia Binotto has praised the way that Charles Leclerc stayed at the Monaco Grand Prix and then cheered on Carlos Sainz’s podium finish.

McLaren's "special" F1 driving style hurting Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo’s adaption to McLaren is not being helped by its 2021 Formula 1 car needing a "special" driving style, says team boss Andreas Seidl.

McLaren never expected podium pace in Monaco

McLaren said it never expected to be so fast at the Monaco Grand Prix, as Lando Norris took another Formula 1 podium finish.

Graham Stoker launches FIA presidential bid
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Graham Stoker launches FIA presidential bid

Graham Stoker, the FIA’s deputy president for sport, will stand for election as FIA president later this year on a ticket alongside nine-time Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen.

Mercedes warns F1 flexi-wing saga could lead to Baku protest
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Mercedes warns F1 flexi-wing saga could lead to Baku protest

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has indicated that Formula 1’s bendy wing saga will head to a protest in Baku if teams are allowed to continue running them.

Mercedes mistakes show Red Bull it needs to keep up pressure

The mistakes Mercedes made in the Monaco Grand Prix has shown Red Bull why it needs to keep piling the pressure on its Formula 1 title rival.

Life after the scandal: Max Mosley, interviewed in 2008

The passing of former FIA president Max Mosley marks the end of an era in Formula 1, after he helped shape the sport we know today.

Norris "made engineer nervous" with track limit warnings

Lando Norris says he left his McLaren engineers "extremely nervous" after burning up his two track limit allowances by lap seven of Formula 1's Monaco Grand Prix.

Ferrari uncovers cause of Leclerc's Monaco driveshaft hub failure

Ferrari believes that the broken driveshaft hub that prevented Charles Leclerc starting Formula 1’s Monaco Grand Prix was indeed damaged in his qualifying crash – but this was not detected in its regular pre-race checks.

Former FIA president Max Mosley dies aged 81
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Former FIA president Max Mosley dies aged 81

Former FIA president Max Mosley, who was once the most powerful man in motor racing, has passed away. He was 81.

Ferrari: Leclerc's driveshaft would have failed with new gearbox

Ferrari wants answers in the next few days as to why it failed to spot the driveshaft problem that derailed Charles Leclerc's victory hopes in Formula 1's Monaco Grand Prix.

Sainz: Monaco F1 podium "doesn't taste as good as it should"

Carlos Sainz has admitted that his first Ferrari podium does not taste as good as it should, after Formula 1 teammate Charles Leclerc failed to start the Monaco Grand Prix.

IndyCar red flag rules would be "intelligent" for F1 - Wolff

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff thinks Formula 1 adopting IndyCar's red flag rules, so that drivers lose their best times if they stop a session, would be 'intelligent'.

Leclerc to start Monaco GP from pole after Ferrari gearbox check

Charles Leclerc will start from pole position for Formula 1's Monaco Grand Prix after Ferrari gave the all-clear to his gearbox on Sunday morning.