News and Analysis
Aston Martin will race with 007 branding on its Formula 1 car in Italy this weekend ahead of the upcoming James Bond film, No Time To Die.
Christian Horner believes there is currently one-tenth of a second separating Formula 1 title rivals Red Bull and Mercedes’ outright performance as both prepare for the championship run-in.
Nikita Mazepin says he has “no problems” with Haas Formula 1 team-mate Mick Schumacher after tensions flared at Zandvoort, but states that he simply wants “to be in front”.
Robert Kubica will race for Alfa Romeo once again at the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix after stepping in at Zandvoort following Kimi Raikkonen’s positive test for COVID-19.
Red Bull has confirmed it released Alexander Albon so he could make a racing return to Formula 1 next year with Williams, but still has a relationship including “future options”.
Alexander Albon will make his Formula 1 comeback with Williams next year after being signed by the team to replace George Russell.
Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner praised the Dutch Grand Prix organisers for creating an “outstanding” atmosphere, saying that Zandvoort was “like being in a nightclub for three days”.
Fernando Alonso believes the unknown challenge Formula 1 teams faced with tyres at Zandvoort last weekend led to a lack of overtaking upon the Dutch Grand Prix’s return.
The arrival of George Russell at Mercedes in 2022 will represent the biggest threat Lewis Hamilton has faced from a teammate since 2016, the last season of his rivalry with Nico Rosberg. As F1's statistical greatest driver reaches the end of his career, their dynamic could come to define perceptions of Hamilton in years to come.
Lewis Hamilton has paid tribute to outgoing Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas, calling him the “best teammate I’ve had the pleasure of working with”.
Sergio Perez believes incidents with Nikita Mazepin and Lando Norris cost him a possible sixth-place finish in the Formula 1 Dutch Grand Prix after starting in the pit lane.
Formula 1’s long-awaited return of the Dutch Grand Prix didn’t disappoint and provided the ideal sunny remedy after the dreary Spa washout last weekend. We pick out the key talking points covering home hero Max Verstappen, the latest movements in the driver market and what Zandvoort delivered for the championship
Mercedes believes it was "behind the curve" in its fight against Formula 1 title rival Red Bull throughout the Dutch Grand Prix weekend ahead of its defeat on race day.
Gunther Steiner believes there is no one to blame for the latest incident between the Haas drivers at Zandvoort despite Mick Schumacher’s anger over Nikita Mazepin’s “dangerous” move.
Max Verstappen says it was "never straightforward" to meet the expectations of the Dutch Formula 1 fans at Zandvoort, but he remained "very focused" to win his home grand prix.
Mercedes says it is facing “odd” struggles with its Formula 1 car through the banked Turn 3 at Zandvoort, losing almost 0.2s to Red Bull through that section alone.
Toto Wolff says Mercedes would be happy to work with Alex Albon at customer team Williams next year if Red Bull releases him from its Formula 1 contract.
Amid mounting speculation linking Nyck de Vries and Alex Albon to seats at Williams next year, the team is now in a position of strength in the driver market that it has not occupied for many years. Whichever way the team decides to go will have significant ramifications for teams and drivers elsewhere
Nikita Mazepin says Haas Formula 1 teammate Mick Schumacher deliberately ruined his final lap in qualifying for the Dutch Grand Prix, leaving him "really annoyed" and "f***** off".
Sergio Perez says his Zandvoort Q1 exit is “really hard to digest” after a few factors combined to leave him 16th in Formula 1 qualifying for the Dutch Grand Prix.
Jost Capito says there is "no time pressure" for Williams to decide on its Formula 1 line-up for 2022 amid continued links for Alexander Albon and Nyck de Vries.
Toto Wolff believes Formula 1 teams need to discuss a rethink over red flag rules during practice after losing more than half of FP1 at Zandvoort on Friday.
Robert Kubica will make his Formula 1 return in this weekend’s Dutch Grand Prix after Kimi Raikkonen tested positive for COVID-19.
Sebastian Vettel believes Formula 1 needs to have more corners like Zandvoort’s banked turns after getting his first taste of the track’s changes on Friday.
Christian Horner says it would be a “great shame” if Mercedes blocked Alexander Albon’s preferred move to Williams for 2022 due to his Red Bull Formula 1 links.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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 Formula 1 give fans a “free race” at Spa to make up for last Sunday’s washout at the Belgian Grand Prix.
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.
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 has announced he will retire from Formula 1 at the end of the 2021 season.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 has revealed its updated calendar for the remainder of the 2021 season, dropping to 22 races and leaving a TBC slot in late November.
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.