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Hamilton "on the back foot" after early end to Dutch GP practice

Lewis Hamilton says he is "on the back foot" after an on-track stoppage brought his Friday Formula 1 practice running for the Dutch Grand Prix to an early end.

Wolff wants to keep de Vries in Mercedes family if he gets F1 seat

Toto Wolff is eager to ensure Formula E champion Nyck de Vries remains part of the Mercedes family if he secures a Formula 1 drive for 2022.

Albon’s F1 return could be agreed in next week amid Williams/Alfa interest

Alexander Albon’s return to the Formula 1 grid could be clinched within the next week amid interest from both Williams and Alfa Romeo for 2022.

Hamilton: No concerns about Mercedes team harmony if Russell signs

Lewis Hamilton says he has no concerns about the team harmony at Mercedes if George Russell becomes his new Formula 1 team-mate in 2022.

Hamilton expects boos from F1 fans at Zandvoort Dutch GP
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Hamilton expects boos from F1 fans at Zandvoort

Lewis Hamilton expects to face boos at Zandvoort this weekend, but Formula 1 title rival Max Verstappen says it is not his job to stop his fans from doing so.

Bottas wants multi-year F1 deal "I’ve never had before"

Valtteri Bottas wants to secure a multi-year Formula 1 contract as part of any deal for 2022, saying he is “happy” and “excited” about what next year could hold.

Raikkonen: ‘No plans’ beyond family after retiring from F1

Kimi Raikkonen currently has “no plans” for his future after retiring from Formula 1 at the end of the year, saying his schedule “can be our family’s schedule”.

Russell would make things "difficult" for Hamilton at Mercedes

Max Verstappen believes George Russell would make things “very difficult” for Lewis Hamilton if he were to become the seven-time Formula 1 world champion’s Mercedes teammate next year.

Rosberg: Mercedes could become "more heated" if Russell joins

Nico Rosberg believes Mercedes could become "more heated" internally if the team opts to sign George Russell as Lewis Hamilton's Formula 1 teammate for 2021.

Lewis Hamilton would like to see F1 hold ‘free’ Belgian GP for fans

Lewis Hamilton would like to see Formula 1 give fans a “free race” at Spa to make up for last Sunday’s washout at the Belgian Grand Prix.

George Russell: "Fantastic" Nyck de Vries deserves F1 chance Dutch GP
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George Russell: "Fantastic" Nyck de Vries deserves F1 chance

George Russell believes Nyck de Vries deserves to be racing in Formula 1, adding to growing calls for the Formula E world champion to join the grid next year.

F1 working with promoter on options for Belgian GP ticket holders

Formula 1 has released a statement confirming it is “working through various options” alongside the Spa race promoter for Belgian Grand Prix ticket holders after Sunday’s washout.

Kimi Raikkonen to retire from F1 at end of 2021 season Dutch GP
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Kimi Raikkonen to retire from F1 at end of 2021 season

Kimi Raikkonen has announced he will retire from Formula 1 at the end of the 2021 season.

Why the time is right for Raikkonen to hang up his F1 helmet Prime

Why the time is right for Raikkonen to hang up his F1 helmet

Kimi Raikkonen will finally hang up his helmet at the end of the current Formula 1 season. The Finn has had an unconventional motorsport career, and though the wins and podiums have long since dried up, Raikkonen's decision to call time on his F1 tenure has come at the right moment

Verstappen: F1 should start races earlier after long wait at Spa

Max Verstappen believes Formula 1 should start races earlier to reduce the risk of rain shortening the grand prix after Sunday’s two-lap Belgian Grand Prix.

Mercedes wants Bottas, Russell F1 futures secured before announcement

Mercedes wants George Russell or Valtteri Bottas to both have their future plans secured before announcing who will race for its Formula 1 team alongside Lewis Hamilton next year.

Wolff: Mercedes must take Belgian GP F1 race call "on the chin" Belgian GP
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Wolff: Mercedes must take Belgian GP F1 race call "on the chin"

Toto Wolff says Mercedes must take Formula 1's decision to run two laps and award half points at Spa "on the chin" after seeing its championship advantage narrow.

Ten things we learned from the F1 Belgian Grand Prix

Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix will go down as one of the most memorable events in Formula 1 history. Unfortunately, it is for all of the wrong reasons.

FIA: "No ability" to postpone Belgian GP until Monday Belgian GP
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FIA: "No ability" to postpone Belgian GP until Monday

Michael Masi says there was "no ability" to move the rain-hit Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix to Monday after rain only allowed for two laps behind the safety car.

Hamilton: F1 "made a bad choice" at Spa, but "money talks" Belgian GP
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Hamilton: F1 "made a bad choice" at Spa, but "money talks"

Lewis Hamilton believes Formula 1 "made a bad choice" running only two laps behind the safety car to secure a Belgian Grand Prix result, but that "money talks".

Verstappen admits "not how you want to win" Belgian GP

Max Verstappen acknowledged it was "not how you want to win" after an unusual Belgian Grand Prix victory, closing the gap at the top of the Formula 1 drivers' championship.

Belgian GP: Verstappen declared winner after two laps behind SC

Max Verstappen was declared the winner of the shortened and then abandoned 2021 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix after severe and persistent wet weather impacted proceedings at Spa.

Perez allowed to join Belgian GP from pitlane if car repaired during delay

The FIA has confirmed that Sergio Perez will be allowed to start Sunday’s Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix from pitlane if Red Bull repairs his car during the rain delay.

Belgian GP under red flag following safety car start in heavy rain

The Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix is under a red flag after completing a handful of formation laps behind the safety car in heavy rain.

Perez out of Belgian F1 GP after pre-race crash Belgian GP
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Perez out of Belgian F1 GP after pre-race crash

Sergio Perez will not start Sunday's Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix after crashing en route to the grid in wet conditions at Spa.

Mercedes holds out hope Spa set-up choice will still pay off Belgian GP
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Mercedes holds out hope Spa set-up choice will still pay off

Mercedes hopes its decision to lean towards a drier set-up for its W12 Formula 1 car will still pay off despite forecast rain for the Belgian Grand Prix.

Norris takes five-place grid penalty at Spa after gearbox change

Lando Norris will drop five places on the grid for Sunday’s Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix after McLaren was forced into a gearbox change following his qualifying crash.

Perez knew before summer break that Red Bull F1 future was secure

Sergio Perez knew before heading into Formula 1's summer break that his future with Red Bull was secure for 2022 ahead of a contract being signed this week.

Monza renames Parabolica in honour of Michele Alboreto

Monza has announced that its famed Parabolica corner has been renamed in honour of Michele Alboreto ahead of next month's Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix.

George Russell had "nothing to lose" in Spa F1 qualifying Belgian GP
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George Russell had "nothing to lose" in Spa F1 qualifying

George Russell was left “buzzing” after a shock charge to second on the grid in Formula 1 qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix, narrowly missing out on pole for Williams.

Wolff: Mercedes has decided between Russell and Bottas for 2022

Toto Wolff says that Mercedes has made its decision between George Russell and Valtteri Bottas over who will race for its Formula 1 team in 2022.

Vettel: Wrong to start Spa F1 Q3 in heavy rain ahead of red flag

Sebastian Vettel does not understand why Formula 1 race director Michael Masi started Q3 for the Belgian Grand Prix in heavy rain minutes before Lando Norris’s crash at Eau Rouge.

Belgian GP qualifying red-flagged after Norris crashes at Eau Rouge Belgian GP
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Belgian GP qualifying red-flagged after Norris crashes at Eau Rouge

Formula 1 qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix is currently under a red flag after Lando Norris crashed heavily at Eau Rouge in wet conditions, but walked away unassisted.

Formula 1 reveals updated 2021 calendar, drops to 22 races

Formula 1 has revealed its updated calendar for the remainder of the 2021 season, dropping to 22 races and leaving a TBC slot in late November.

Capito: Williams will need more points to win fight for P8

Williams will need to score more points to win the fight for eighth place in the Formula 1 constructors’ championship ahead of Alfa Romeo, according to team boss Jost Capito.

Ferrari changes Leclerc's F1 chassis after Spa FP2 crash damage

Ferrari has changed Charles Leclerc’s SF21 Formula 1 car chassis ahead of final practice for the Belgian Grand Prix after damage sustained in his FP2 crash.

Verstappen "very happy" with F1 car feeling despite FP2 crash Belgian GP
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Verstappen "very happy" with F1 car feeling despite FP2 crash

Max Verstappen felt "very happy" with the feeling of his Red Bull Formula 1 car during Friday's practice running for the Belgian Grand Prix despite crashing late in FP2.

Red Bull to await possible F1 calendar changes for penalty strategy

Red Bull will wait to find out what the rest of the Formula 1 calendar looks like before deciding where Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez will take grid drops.

Red Bull looking at F1 seat options for Albon in 2022
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Red Bull looking at F1 seat options for Albon in 2022

Red Bull is looking at other options for Alexander Albon to race in Formula 1 next year after opting to extend Sergio Perez's contract for 2022.

Seidl: "Tough luck" if F1 teams need to take extra engines

Andreas Seidl sees no reason to change Formula 1’s engine penalty regulations in the event of damage caused by rival teams, agreeing that it is “tough luck”.

Schumacher reveals Spa 1991 tribute helmet to his father

Mick Schumacher has revealed his special tribute helmet for the Belgian Grand Prix, using the same design his father made his Formula 1 debut with at Spa 30 years ago.

Verstappen calls for review of F1 engine penalty rules after crashes
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Verstappen calls for review of F1 engine penalty rules after crashes

Max Verstappen believes Formula 1 should review its power unit penalty rules after moving to the brink of a grid drop because of crash damage caused to his engine.

Verstappen denies Hamilton's experience is beneficial in F1 title fight
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Verstappen denies Hamilton's experience is beneficial in F1 title fight

Max Verstappen doesn't believe Lewis Hamilton's experience of Formula 1 title fights will provide an edge in this year's run-in, saying only a faster car will make a difference.

Verstappen: No concerns for F1 2022 as Red Bull continues development
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Verstappen: No concerns for F1 2022 as Red Bull continues development

Max Verstappen says he has no concerns over Red Bull's continued development of its 2021 Formula 1 car despite title rival Mercedes placing full focus on 2022.

Verstappen, Perez lose second Honda F1 engines after crash damage Belgian GP
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Verstappen, Perez lose second Honda F1 engines after crash damage

Honda has confirmed that Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez have lost their second Formula 1 engines of the season due to recent crash damage, making future grid drops likely.

Hamilton: Working relationship with Bottas is ‘better than ever’ Belgian GP
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Hamilton: Working relationship with Bottas is ‘better than ever’

Lewis Hamilton says his working relationship with Valtteri Bottas is “better than ever”, but will support whatever decision Mercedes takes over his Formula 1 team-mate for 2022.

Russell and Bottas coy over Mercedes 2022 F1 driver decision Belgian GP
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Russell and Bottas coy over Mercedes 2022 F1 driver decision

George Russell and Valtteri Bottas remained coy over any decision by Mercedes for its 2022 Formula 1 line-up, both saying there is currently "no news to share".

Alpine announces Alonso renewal for 2022 F1 season
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Alpine announces Alonso renewal for 2022 F1 season

Fernando Alonso will continue to race with Alpine in Formula 1 next year after the team confirmed his contract had been extended.

Grosjean’s IndyCar success makes former F1 boss Steiner ‘very happy’
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Grosjean’s IndyCar success makes former F1 boss Steiner ‘very happy’

Gunther Steiner says he is “very happy” to see former Haas driver Romain Grosjean performing so well in his debut IndyCar season following his exit from Formula 1.

Wolff: Mercedes feels like a university campus amid new F1 hires

Toto Wolff says that Mercedes’ Formula 1 squad often feels like a “university campus” as he sees it evolve and the next generation of team members emerge.

Netflix releases trailer for upcoming Schumacher documentary

Netflix has released the first trailer for its upcoming documentary on Michael Schumacher, including contributions from the seven-time Formula 1 world champion’s family and Sebastian Vettel.

How Ocon’s win countered F1’s ‘billionaire boys’ club’ image

When the Formula 1 paddock re-opens for business this weekend after the summer break at Spa, one driver will arrive as a grand prix winner for the first time.

Schumacher: Points would be "amazing" in rookie F1 season
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Schumacher: Points would be "amazing" in rookie F1 season

Mick Schumacher believes it would not be a "huge drama" if he failed to score points in his debut Formula 1 season, saying they would be "an amazing bonus".

Tsunoda's rookie F1 struggles "not out of the blue" - AlphaTauri
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Tsunoda's rookie F1 struggles "not out of the blue" - AlphaTauri

AlphaTauri technical chief Jody Egginton says Yuki Tsunoda's rookie struggles have not come "out of the blue" given the growing complexity and difficulty of entering Formula 1 for young drivers.

Qatar closing on November slot for F1 2021 calendar
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Qatar closing on November slot for F1 2021 calendar

Qatar looks increasingly likely to join the 2021 Formula 1 calendar in November as a replacement for the cancelled Australian Grand Prix.

Norris feels he found balance between joker and serious on social media

Lando Norris believes he has found the right balance on social media after working to come across as less of a joker after his rookie Formula 1 season.

Hamilton ‘proud’ of Vettel for F1 stand with ‘Same Love’ t-shirt

Lewis Hamilton felt “proud” of Sebastian Vettel for standing up for LGBTQ+ rights in Hungary last weekend after the Aston Martin Formula 1 driver was reprimanded for breaking FIA protocol.

Alpine pitwall realised Ocon would win with three laps to go Hungarian GP
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Alpine pitwall realised Ocon would win with three laps to go

Alpine Formula 1 chief Marcin Budkowski says the team realised Esteban Ocon was set to win in Hungary with three laps to go after Lewis Hamilton’s charge was stalled.

Wolff: Bottas Hungary crash won’t influence 2022 F1 driver decision

Toto Wolff says Valtteri Bottas’s first-corner crash in Hungary will not have any impact on Mercedes’ Formula 1 driver decision for 2022.

Brawn defends Alonso's "tough" defensive F1 moves on Hamilton Hungarian GP
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Brawn defends Alonso's "tough" defensive F1 moves on Hamilton

Ross Brawn believes that Fernando Alonso’s “tough” defensive moves in Hungary were fair despite sparking an in-race complaint from Lewis Hamilton, making for a “brilliant” Formula 1 battle.