Turkish GP (2021)
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Daniel Ricciardo will get to drive one of Dale Earnhardt’s NASCAR Cup cars at the United States Grand Prix, after winning his Formula 1 bet with boss Zak Brown.
FIA Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has dismissed Fernando Alonso's criticism on the fairness of F1's stewarding, saying the "rules are applied equally for everyone."
Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz says he "wouldn't change the decision" to take a new power unit in Formula 1's Turkish Grand Prix after seeing how competitive his team turned out to be.
Esteban Ocon’s achievement of getting to the end of the Turkish GP in the points without a single pit stop was a rare feat. Ocon and his Alpine team explain how they pulled off their "dangerous" strategy.
Mercedes believes Lewis Hamilton would have fallen towards “the back of the points” had he not pitted during Sunday’s Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix after completing its post-race calculations.
Toto Wolff believes Valtteri Bottas’s dominant victory in Turkey may not be his last for Mercedes, and proves the “vital role” he can play in both Formula 1 championship fights.
Aston Martin Formula 1 boss Otmar Szafnauer says the team had to trust Sebastian Vettel to make the right call to go to slick tyres in the Turkish GP.
George Russell says his Williams Formula 1 team has to have “a bit of a think” about how to get the best out of intermediate tyres after a difficult Turkish GP.
The fight between Mercedes and Red Bull in Formula 1 has been as much about car development this year as it has been about wheel-to-wheel battles on track.
Lando Norris said the ‘scary’ spray being thrown up by Formula 1 cars at the wet Turkish Grand Prix made things much harder for drivers.
Yuki Tsunoda tried fending off Lewis Hamilton “as much as possible” early in the Turkish Grand Prix to help Max Verstappen’s Formula 1 title hopes in Honda’s final season.
Fernando Alonso apologised to Mick Schumacher for their clash on the second lap of the Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix, accepting the five-second time penalty.
Ross Brawn has bit back at suggestions Formula 1’s rules revolution for 2022 is not needed in the wake of the current ultra-close title fight.
Last weekend in Turkey saw Valtteri Bottas score his first Formula 1 victory in over a year with a dominant display for Mercedes, controlling the race to win ahead of Max Verstappen.
Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has confirmed Sergio Perez did nothing wrong when he went off track while battling with Lewis Hamilton during the Turkish Grand Prix.
Red Bull's Sergio Perez says Lewis Hamilton "caught me at my worst time" during the Turkish Grand Prix Formula 1 as he kept the Mercedes driver at bay after an "intense" battle.
The 2021 Formula 1 title battle swung back in favour of Red Bull in Istanbul, but it was a weekend when Mercedes had a clear performance edge - as demonstrated by Valtteri Bottas's first win of the year. Motorsport.com picks out the key talking points at the Turkish Grand Prix, as Red Bull faces a fortnight of head-scratching, McLaren was handed a reality check and mental health returned to the agenda.
Mercedes believes Esteban Ocon’s late struggles on worn intermediate tyres proved the risk of not pitting Lewis Hamilton in Sunday’s Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix.
Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli doubts Lewis Hamilton would have made it to the end of the Turkish Grand Prix on his original used set of inters.
Red Bull says a "surprising" engine power step from Mercedes has left it struggling for answers about how best to stop its Formula 1 title rival pulling clear.
Starting 11th after his engine change grid penalty, Lewis Hamilton faced a tough task to repeat his Turkish Grand Prix heroics of 2020 - despite making strong early progress in the wet. Instead, his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas broke through for a first win of the year to mitigate Max Verstappen re-taking the points lead
Toto Wolff says Mercedes’ pitwall has a “thick enough skin” to understand Lewis Hamilton’s radio frustrations over his pit strategy during Sunday’s Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix.
Charles Leclerc and Ferrari insist they have no regrets over their decision to try to hold on in the lead with old inters in Formula 1’s Turkish Grand Prix.
FIA Formula 1 race director Michael Masi says that Pierre Gasly was penalised for contact with Fernando Alonso in the Turkey GP because the Frenchman was deemed to be wholly to blame.
Nikita Mazepin described wet conditions as like “driving blind” during the Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix and will apologise to Lewis Hamilton for almost causing a crash while being lapped.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff thinks his team was right to gamble on trying to get Lewis Hamilton through Formula 1’s Turkish Grand Prix on a single set of inters.
Lewis Hamilton believes he wasn't on the best race strategy for the Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix and feels he should have either pitted earlier or gone to the end without stopping.
Sebastian Vettel has taken responsibility for the call to switch to dry tyres during the Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix in damp conditions.
Max Verstappen knows the Formula 1 title fight against Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes is “not going to be easy” despite regaining the championship lead in Turkey.
Valtteri Bottas won the Turkish Grand Prix at Istanbul Park on Sunday as Red Bull’s Max Verstappen finished second to take the F1 World Championship lead from Lewis Hamilton, who finished fifth.
Valtteri Bottas dominated Formula 1's Turkish Grand Prix ahead of Max Verstappen in damp conditions, while Lewis Hamilton climbed to fifth but ended the race angry with Mercedes' strategy calls.
Lando Norris says the long corners at Formula 1's Turkish Grand Prix venue are the cause of it being a more difficult weekend for McLaren.
Daniel Ricciardo looks set to start Formula 1's Turkish Grand Prix from the back of the grid after McLaren elected to introduce a new power unit.
Lewis Hamilton may be serving a 10-place grid penalty for Sunday's Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix, but it does not mark the end of Mercedes’ engine concerns.
Carlos Sainz says Ferrari's "strange plan" in qualifying for the Turkish Grand Prix was to stop a Formula 1 rival from making Q2 - leaving Daniel Ricciardo unable to progress.
The Istanbul Park plays host to the 16th round of the Formula 1 season on October 10. Here's how you can watch the Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday.
Max Verstappen does not believe Red Bull has the pace to beat Mercedes in Formula 1’s 2021 Turkish Grand Prix, where he will start second alongside Valtteri Bottas.
Charles Leclerc says his surprising third place on the grid for Formula 1's Turkish Grand Prix came despite a low downforce set-up gamble that made things tricky for him in qualifying.
Toto Wolff believes Mercedes is "definitely in a better place" to fight Red Bull than before Formula 1's summer break after finishing 1-2 in Turkish Grand Prix qualifying.
Valtteri Bottas says he was “fully going” in his bid to top qualifying at Formula 1’s 2021 Turkish Grand Prix and was not asked to lift to help Lewis Hamilton.
Lewis Hamilton was fastest in Turkish Grand Prix qualifying at Istanbul Park, but will start 11th on the grid due to an engine change grid penalty, so his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas inherited pole.
Fernando Alonso will start the Formula 1 Turkish GP from fifth on the grid after avoiding any sanction following an investigation for allegedly not respecting yellow flags.
George Russell felt “disappointed in myself” after a mistake on his final lap in Q2 for the Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix cost Williams another “special Saturday” result.
Fernando Alonso has been summoned to see the stewards at Formula 1's Turkish Grand Prix for allegedly not slowing for double-waved yellows in qualifying.
Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff believes it will be tough for Lewis Hamilton to move up in Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix after being alarmed by traffic issues in free practice.
Lewis Hamilton topped qualifying at Formula 1's 2021 Turkish Grand Prix, where Valtteri Bottas will start on pole ahead of Max Verstappen as a result of Hamilton's engine-change grid penalty.
AlphaTauri team boss Franz Tost says any of his staff unhappy about the stresses put on them by a 23-race Formula 1 schedule in 2022 should ‘go’.
Pierre Gasly topped a drizzly final Formula 1 practice session for the Turkish Grand Prix that was briefly interrupted by a red flag following a spin for George Russell.
McLaren Formula 1 chief Andreas Seidl says the team’s pitwall will learn from its misjudgement over the risk and reward of keeping Lando Norris out on intermediates in Sochi.
Andrew Shovlin conceded that overtaking in Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix practice proved tougher than Mercedes would have liked as Lewis Hamilton prepares to fight back from a penalty.
Formula 1 travels to Istanbul this weekend for the Turkish Grand Prix. Here's how you can watch qualifying on Saturday.
Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton dominated the opening day of action for the 2021 Turkish Grand Prix, on the Istanbul circuit’s much improved track surface. But the Black Arrows squad’s position isn’t quite what it seems. Here’s why...
Join us as we delve into the latest technical photos from the Turkish Grand Prix at Istanbul Park, courtesy of Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton was fastest on the opening day of Turkish Grand Prix practice at Istanbul Park on Friday, the 16th round of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship season.
Red Bull Formula 1 team principal Christian Horner said a "balance mish-mash" was at the heart of Max Verstappen's Friday struggles in Turkey.